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January 01

(SPOILER) Alexa Davalos a fine actress, per L.A. Times. Alexa Davalos (Gwen in "Angel") is praised for her work in the Los Angeles Times review of the new film "Defiance."
What would Christian Kane steal? "Name five things in Hollywood you'd like to steal. That's the assignment we gave Christian Kane (Angel) and Gina Bellman (the British Coupling), costars of TNT's new caper series, Leverage."
USA Today recommends Firefly for New Year's Day. Perfect hangover cure, plus a Dollhouse mention.
Start the New Year the Horrible way at Whedonesque. Remember this? Well we're now looking to update the quotes section that appears on the top right of the page with dialogue from Dr. Horrible. So post your favourite lines from the musical in the comments section. More...

December 31

Dollhouse mention in "10 New Year's Resolutions for Geeks." Geekdad has a New Year's resolution suggestion for all the Whedonites and geeks out there. More...
AnE Vibe talks to the "Dr. Horrible" DVD designer. "Shaftel points out that the Whedon fans are an enthusiastic and internet-savvy online community 'They are great communicators,' Shaftel says, 'and so they needed a more challenging easter egg hunt, as anything too easy would have been found immediately.' "
Dr. Horrible's Commentary! ode to Ninja Ropes flatters the game's author. (Click the link to play Ninja Ropes) - Sarkscape, author of Ninja Ropes is a big fan of Firefly, and thanks the Dr. Horrible team for including the game. They especially thank Nathan Fillion for his costume at the recent LA screening. More...
An updated list of episode titles, writers and directors for Dollhouse. The fansite Dollverse has the scoop. And there's also some speculation about the possibility of a Dollhouse preview DVD.
'Cabin In The Woods' - the Tom Cruise connection. From today's Variety: "[Mary Parent] did steer Joss Whedon's horror film 'The Cabin in the Woods' to Cruise and convinced him to make it as a UA movie".
A quick word from Tim Minear regarding Dollhouse. SciFi Wire has a quote from him for their Midseason TV Preview feature.
This Top 50 special effects shots list includes one from "Alien: Resurrection." The shot from the Joss Whedon-penned movie comes in at #50. More...
(SPOILER) 2008 Top Ten Best Moments of the Whedonverse. Another fun year end round-up. Happy New Year! (Spoilers for the latest issue of Angel: After The Fall).
Lumps of Coal: The 12 Least Essential Comic Characters of 2008. This is a fun list of the least essential comic book characters and Dracula makes an appearance at #2.
Firefly Vlog-Style Collab Channel. This guy is making a YouTube collab channel of all the characters from Firefly making video blogs. More...
Dr Horrible one of the "Top 18 Geek News Stories." GeekDad lists Dr Horrible as part of his "Top 18 Geek News Stories of 2008." More...

December 30

Let a Thousand Guilds and Horribles Bloom. Tube Filter encourages other web series creators to step up their games, Whedon/Day-style. More...
Writers taking us into higher dimensions of science. Joanne Ostrow of The Denver Post contemplates how recent TV shows are making her use her brain. "I've been thinking - TV has been forcing me. If it's not string theory or electromagnetism it's Einstein's relativity. We ache to understand mysteries bigger than ourselves and science-y television let's us pretend we can." Also, she likes Dollhouse. More...
Alan Tudyk is in today's IMDb poll. Steve the Pirate, Alan's character in "Dodgeball," is one of the choices for "Who is your favorite movie character who sports an eye patch?".
Tom Lenk sells you Taco Bell. As well as Coffee? Make a run for the border with Tom Lenk. More...
Serenity out on Blu-ray today. "A must-see" says a reviewer at Blu-ray.com.
Happy Birthday Eliza Dushku! The sometimes bad, but mostly good Slayer and upcoming programmable Doll is celebrating her 28th Birthday today. More...

December 29

Interview and Recap from the Dr. Horrible Paley Screening. Part 2 of an interview with the host of the sing-alongs. More...
Brian Lynch has finished Angel:After The Fall. "It was a long, fun, stressful, insanely rewarding road."
"I'm a snowflake on the wind". Hijinks Ensue does a Serenity-flavored tribute to Bill "Calvin and Hobbes" Watterson.
Dr. Horrible one of the Washington Post's "viral videos" of the year. Money quote: "Still, the video was enough to make us consider the types of things we might all be watching when we're no longer watching TV."
Dr. Horrible features in the AFI's "Moments of Significance" in 2008. That's quite the accolade. Kudos to everyone involved.
Dr. Horrible #3 on Amazon's sales ranks today! It has since dropped back down and is currently at #6, but wow! Right up there will Wall-E and the Dark Knight.
Geeks of Doom review the Dr. Horrible DVD. The reviewer says "This musical will rock your socks off."
More Official Serenity stuff: "Sure Would Be Nice If We Had Some Grenades" T-shirt. And a Serenity "Fruity Oaty Bar Original Art" T-shirt. More...

December 28

Dr. Horrible number three viral video time waster. From today's Toronto Star top ten list. Comes in between Rick Rolling and doing enjoyable things to Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. More...
Serenity 2-Disc Collectors Edition for $6.99 at Best Buy. Don't have a player for the BluRay edition of the BDM coming out this week? (for $24.99) This'll do. And if you live in the UK, the ordinary edition is going for three quid at HMV.
(SPOILER) A review of David Boreanaz's new movie 'Ghost Writer'. Apparently he's the only good thing in it. More...
(SPOILER) The Futon Critic reviews the new Dollhouse pilot. Unfortunately it's not a good one and in summing up describes Dollhouse as "the last thing you'd expect from Joss Whedon - unfunny, not that compelling and a limp noodle procedural."
iFanboy hearts Serenity: Better Days TPB. In this edition of the comic book discussion show, the guys revisit some of their favorite indie books. More...
Buffy season one : a fan trailer. This is an amazing trailer that will leave you speechless, and will probably make you want to see the first season all over again. There is also one for season 2 here.
(SPOILER) Faces to watch: Tahmoh Penikett. Find out why Joss chose him to play Paul on Dollhouse (and lots, lots more).

December 27

Two new Dollhouse promo pics. Both feature Eliza. More...
Parade Magazine Buffy Quiz. Fun and interesting Buffy quiz from Parade Magazine this week. More...
Repo! The Genetic Opera to have big screen showings in US in January. The official site for the ASH film is here.

December 26

(SPOILER) Lindsey Meets Jonathan ... sort of. Don't know if they have scenes together, but Danny Strong (Jonathan on "Buffy") is listed as a guest star on this episode of TNT's "Leverage," scheduled for airing Jan. 27, which has Christian Kane (Lindsey McDonald on "Angel") as a regular. Mark Sheppard (Badger on "Firefly") has a recurring role on the series.
Whedonesque made TV.com's top 100 list. A list of the top 100 TV-related items of 2008, with Whedonesque at number 53. More...
Dr. Horrible makes Top 10 TV shows in "The Fien Print". Despite not being a TV show per se, DHSAB makes #8 in Daniel Fienberg's year-end column on the new hitfix.com site. Pushing Daisies and Chuck also make the list at #6 and #5, respectively. Oh, and Mad Men at #3. More...
TV Reviewer mentions Dr. Horrible in Year End Wrap-up. Tim Goodman uses Dr. Horrible as an example of good things happening on the 'net. Mention is near the bottom of the column.

December 25

Have a Horrible Xmas from Whedonesque. As promised, it's the official thread to talk about the amazing Dr. Horrible DVD. So please do natter away about the extras, easter eggs and the commentaries. And if you have time, vote for your favourite song at Whedonesque.org. More...

December 24

Christmas message from James Marsters. As the title implies, it's a message for Christmas, from James Marsters .
Fresh Air 2008 TV round-up interview cites Dr. Horrible as 10th best show. The Fresh Air TV critic, David Bianculli, calls Joss the next Sondheim for his lyrics in Dr. Horrible and OMWF. Discussion starts about half-way in.
Carol Of The Firefly. I don't know who Alanna Torres is, but she just posted a Great Firefly Christmas Video on youtube! It only had 11 "hits" on it when I found it...
Happy Christmas from Angel,IDW,Ryall and Mooney! So printing this for next year's cards :).

December 23

(SPOILER) Toronto Star review of Dollhouse, Ep. 1. Good: "a nifty concept, sporadically witty dialogue, a way-cool set" More...
Nick Runge doing covers for Angel: Aftermath. Chris Ryall casually mentioned it on his blog, when posting holiday wishes. More...
The Guild's Christmas Special on MSN Video, and episode four. Episode four of The Guild is now available, but check out this year's Christmas special, where the gang gives a new gamer spin to "Twas the Night Before Christmas". More...
The Christmas movies that never were. "Time Out pitches a few ideas for future festive favourites..." Both Alyson Hannigan and Sarah Michelle Gellar are cast in "potential" Christmas movies. More...

December 22

Angel revisited: creators talk comics adaptations. Comic Book Resources speaks to the guys behind IDW's adaptations of 'Smile Time' and 'Not Fade Away'.
TWoP Winter Preview - psyched for "Dollhouse", "Castle". Article quote: "Why We're Excited: Joss Whedon and Eliza Dushku. Together again. 'Nuff said." More...
How The Guild beat the system. "Drawing on her Buffy and World of Warcraft connections, actor Felicia Day has created a hit online sitcom." An article from The Guardian media section.
David Boreanaz drinks Guinness. And he also looks really good on the front cover of Draft Magazine.
Dr. Horrible now available with Amazon Video On Demand. Another format now available for $4.99. More...
It'd be fun to be in Dollhouse says Neil Patrick Harris. "I like being a cousin in the Whedon family, so whatever he wants me to do. Except porn."

December 21

(SPOILER) Exclusive 'Dollhouse' video. Michael Ausiello at EW.com has an exclusive clip from the premiere episode.
Santa's Little Helpers. Alyson Hannigan and a couple of her HIMYM castmates are on the cover of TV Guide's Best and Worst of 2008 issue, now on newsstands, all decked out for the North Pole. More...
Angel:Smile Time #1 preview pages. It's out this week.
Vote For Dollhouse on TV.com. Which midseason replacement are you looking forward to the most? More...
Jane Espenson speaks about her career to date. A very enjoyable audio interview. If you're into fandom, writing and scooters then you'll love this. There's some great insights into Star Trek, Buffy, Battlestar Galactica and Dollhouse. More...
Andrew Stanton on Joss Whedon and his "Toy Story". Some very kind words on Joss and his writing abilities within this podcast on "Wall-E" courtesy of Creative Screenwriting Magazine.
Serenity comes to SciFi. SciFi channel to show Serenity for its Scinema Saturday on January 3.
Sign up to be notified when Dr. Horrible becomes available at Amazon.co.uk . Even if you already ordered in from Canada or USA, you can sign up so you can tell your friends when it happens.

December 20

(SPOILER) Scott Allie : "There is talk of doing some animations of the comics". In a Q&A at Slayalive.com, Scott Allie reveals that interesting project, but says he won't talk more about it until another time. More...
Best superhero graphic novels of 2008. NPR's Laurel Maury includes Joss' Runaways arc on her best-of list saying "Whedon's wondrously colorful mix of goofiness and morality is ever present".
The good Doctor cameos on 'The I.T. Crowd'. It may have taken till episode 5 to spot it but as you can clearly see, the Dr Horrible teaser poster does appear on the set of the Channel 4 sitcom. More...
New Official Firefly/Serenity T-shirts. I think my brother needs the "You are beginning to Damage my Calm" t-shirt. The Reavers! t-shirt will be great for Halloween! More...
Randy Newman Parody - An Ode To Serenity. The internet comedy group Paul and Storm picked Serenity to be the subject of Day 20 of their "25 Days of Newman" extravaganza.
Hopefully the Joss loyalists will show up. The LA Times speaks with "Fox Entertainment Chairman Peter Liguori and Fox Entertainment President Kevin Reilly about the challenges of the months ahead" regarding the network's programming, including Dollhouse.

December 19

(SPOILER) IGN Review of the Dollhouse pilot. A cautiously positive take on the new pilot, with some reservations.
(SPOILER) Preview of Buffy Season 8 #21. Newsarama gives us a sneak peek at January's issue of Buffy.
Happy Birthday, Kristy Swanson! The original Buffy turns 39 today!
Dollhouse's Echo as an action figure. Time Magazine's tv critic reports having received a Fox collectible Echo action figure. More pics over at TV Week.
Clinton McClung talks Dr. Horrible and Buffy Sing-alongs. Buffyfest have an interview about tonight's Dr. Horrible sing-along and what happened with the Buffy sing-along as well.
Dr. Horrible released today on Amazon.com. For those who didn't pre-order, the DVD is still eligible for shipping in time for Christmas. And if you're looking for a review, check out the one by Time.com's James Poniewozik. More...
SciFi Wire needs more Dr. Horrible. "...the nation needs Dr. Horrible more than ever. Here's why."
Nathan Fillion on Dr. Horrible. Amazon.com posts a new exclusive clip of Nathan discussing the mushortio on its Dr. Horrible DVD page.
Felicia Day interviewed on Legendary Thread. The hosts of 1UP.com's World of WarCraft podcast talk to Felicia about "moving her show to Xbox LIVE for its second season, stalkers, and a whole lot of other shenanigans".
Dr. Horrible and Sweet (OMWF) get mentioned in list of singing supervillains. Other mentionable mentions are Dr. Frank-N-Furter (The Rocky Horror Picture Show), Rotti Largo (Repo! The Genetic Opera) HAL 9000 (2001: A Space Odyssey) and GLaDOS (Portal).

December 18

Pajiba review the Dr. Horrible soundtrack. Brilliancy should always be remembered over & over over...
Amazon/CreateSpace press release for the Dr. Horrible DVD and CD. If you want to know why Joss chose this particular distribution model then this press release is a must-read.
Alyson Hannigan is Sarah Palin. Neil Patrick Harris is Indiana Jones and one of the Jonas Brothers. And there's other goodies to be had, you best have a look.
Jane Espenson comments on her five-issue Buffy arc. "The next thing I'm going to do is finish this Dollhouse script, then we get into that comic" (minor spoilers about the character arc).
Variety Reviews "The Alphabet Killer". "Eliza Dushku commands the screen but cannot reconcile the script's conflicted and increasingly idiotic agendas."
Gina Torres on Criminal Minds tonight. I wonder if anyone'll speak Chinese.
Preview page from 'Not Fade Away' comic. Stephen Mooney provides this page for us and explains his process of adapting the episode for comics.

December 17

"This changes everything" - Tubefilter review of the Dr. Horrible DVD. We find out that the name of the network that passed on Joss' pitch and other interesting facts as well. More...
LA Weekly's Top Five Space Cowboys. Our good captain Mal Reynolds leads the list.
20th Century Fox TV is trimming budgets. Shows affected include Dollhouse, Life on Mars, Family Guy and 24. More...
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #20. It's a very special "animated" episode of Buffy.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel: After The Fall #15. How will the huge cliffhanger from the last issue get resolved?
Doctor Horrible makes the cover of Time Magazine. Talk about the icing on the cake. More...
Bid for Buffy season 8 original artwork. Inker Andy Owens has donated a page from Buffy #11 to held raise funds for the Faber family. "Rich [Faber] is a well-known comic book inker and co-creator of the indy superhero series Buzzboy. His wife Traci is battling Stage 4 metastic melanoma" and they need all the help they can get "pay for costly cancer treatments for Traci". More...
Whedonverse Holiday Gift Guide. This is a fun list of Whedon-themed gifts for the Holidays!
Sarah Michelle Can Do No Right? A New York Post commentator hopes "Veronika Decides to Die" adds some lustre to Sarah Michelle Gellar's post-Buffy career.
Firefly Blu-ray Review. A review of the new Firefly Complete Series Blu-ray DVD.
Joss wrote a review of the Dr. Horrible DVD for a blog entry over at Amazon. "I think you should buy the DVD every day forever, and I am totally unbiased."

December 16

More details about Buffy the Animated Series. Eric Wight sheds some light on the aborted spinoff in an interview over at SlayAlive.
James Marsters makes USA Today's top 100 people of 2008 list. The Pop Candy column at USA Today picks James as their #69 top person of 2008. More...
Serenity Blu-Ray Australian release date. It's due March 4th - also Firefly Blu-Ray distribution delay.
(SPOILER) Jeph Loeb talks Buffy. His highly anticipated Buffy Season 8 debut comes out tomorrow. Some of the proceeds from the sale of the comic book will go to the Sam Loeb Charity Fund.
A familiar "Firefly" prop turns up in "Dark Streets". This low-budget film-noir blues musical is set in a fever-dream 1930s Los Angeles -- or maybe it's really set on Persephone 500 years from now.... More...
Dr. Horrible pokes up his head on amazon.ca. Not up for pre-order yet, but he's coming.
(SPOILER) Angel: After The Fall #15 preview. Comicbookresources.com have a five page (plus cover preview) of Angel #15 up to look at. More...
Mark Sheppard talks about his role in Dollhouse. "It's great, being in Dollhouse with Tahmoh. Just walking onto a set and him being there, Joss being there of course... A lot of fun for me". And there's another interview over at iFMagazine.com.
"Merlin" confirmed for second season. Cast & crew will be filming in Wales & France for the second season of this modern retelling of the legend of Arthur, starring Anthony Head as Uther Pendragon. More...
James Marsters monthly Q and A. This time out questions range from acting boundaries to dancing ability, what he puts off, and what makes him laugh.
(SPOILER) Felicia Day on The Guild and Dr. Horrible. Felicia discusses the changes to Season 2 of her popular web series and briefly touches on her Horrible experience. More...
(SPOILER) Eliza spills on Echo's personas. Some old info, but a couple of new interesting tidbits worth checking out as well. More...
Elisabeth Rohm on The Mentalist tonight. More...
(SPOILER) Zack Whedon raps about Dr Horrible. A tiny clip from the Doctor Horrible DVD, which I am buying right now.
Pie Spoilers! looks at number of Dollhouse episodes. A Fox spokesperson speaks about Dollhouse's episode order, appearing to suggest season one will be 13 episodes in total.
Buffyverse overload: Buffy #20 and Angel ATF # 15 ship this week. Confirmed by Previews.
Mark Sheppard begins his recurring role on Leverage. Mark will be appearing in at least 5 episodes of the series Leverage (which stars Christain Kane) this season, including the season finale. Starting this Tuesday at 10pm ET on TNT.

December 15

Charisma leads new movie for Sci-Fi channel. Playing a ghost hunter alongside Corin Nemec, to air in 2009.
(SPOILER) Casting call for Dollhouse episode 11. As revealed earlier today in another article, this particular episode will be Jane Espenson's first episode written for the show.
(SPOILER) 'Veronika Decides To Die' trailer. SMG's new movie which is an adaptation of the Paulo Coelho novel, is due out next year.
Dollhouse gets its first magazine cover. Check out Eliza on the front of the latest issue of SFX.
Whedonverse comic book chart positions for November. Buffy season 8 re-enters the top ten with #19 taking eighth place. 'Angel: After The Fall' #14 comes in at no. 47 and is also the top selling book on the Independent Comic Books chart.
Neil Patrick Harris gets all excited for the Dr. Horrible DVD. "[It's] going to be awesome-town". And would he be up for a sequel? Of course.
"Joss keeps you interested as an actor". Amy Acker speaks to StuffWeLike.com about how she came to be on Angel, her roles as Fred and Illyria and the season 6 that never was. More...
(SPOILER) TV Guide interviews Summer Glau. Spoiler warning for TSCC. When asked about the move to Friday, the pairing with Dollhouse and the Whedon connection; Glau: "We do, and I think the fans will band together and support us on Friday nights. We had a lot of competition on Monday, so I think this might be a good thing".
Christina Hendricks gets engaged. Better check her lipstick.
The Fallen Angel and Illyria. First look at the Angelverse crossover with Peter David's Fallen Angel comic book series. More...
Alexa Davalos talks about her new movie "Defiance". This is a new historical drama starring Daniel Craig. (Video Interview).
Jane Espenson says Dollhouse is "now rolling along glitch-free". Talking to Sci Fi Wire, she also says she's working on the script for episode 11, her first solo script for the show.
David Greenwalt = Potential Savior of Television? He, along with four other notable small-screen-scribes, are mentioned on this list of the top five writers to save the tube.

December 14

Lessons on Personal Finance from Buffy. See, not all Canadian links are creepy. More...
Lessons of Firefly: Learning From the Works of Joss Whedon. The Carolina Romance Writers are running an online workshop in all things Firefly early next year (Jan 5th - 30th). According to the website, "Joss Whedon has reviewed this workshop and has given his permission for it to be offered to The Romance Writers of America". More...
Will Dollhouse be funny/serious? Jaime Weinman's TV Guidance on Macleans.ca asks whether Dollhouse can achieve the same feat achieved on Buffy the Vampire Slayer -- the ability to be goofy during a serious scene without breaking the mood. More...
Watch with Kristin visits the Dollhouse. It doesn't actually happen until around 55 seconds or so into the video, and ends around the 4-minute mark.
(SPOILER) New Dr. Horrible DVD review. The review not only has snippets of lyrics from Commentary: The Musical, but also hints at some of the DVD easter eggs and names a few of the Evil League contest winners. More...

December 13

Favorable NY Times review of Eliza Dushku's performance in 'The Alphabet Killer'. The film is "anchored by the considerable skills of Eliza Dushku."
(SPOILER) Cover and solicitations for IDW's March Angel books. In March,we've got Angel #19 which is the second Angel:Aftermath issue, Angel:Blood And Trenches #1 and the Angel:ATF Vol.3 Hardcover. More...
"Serenity" Blu-Ray Review at WFDVDReport.com. The Blu-Ray doesn't street for another 3 weeks, but the folks at WFDVDReport.com got their hands on a copy already and put up a review! More...
(SPOILER) Summer Glau on Terminator's move to Fridays. Short article on IGN telling us Summer Glau's feelings on the move to friday night. Includes possible minor spoilers on upcoming Terminator episodes.
Seth on Joss, Oz and Leaving. Seth Green talks about having Joss appear on Robot Chicken's 4th season opener, using the Oz doll on the show, and just why he left BtVS in a series of video commentaries posted to the Adult Swim website.
Piccolo and Mai on a Rock. A new picture of James Marsters as Piccolo in the big screen adaptation of the cartoon show Dragonball.

December 12

James Marsters announces Valentine's event. James Marsters announces a one day event in NJ on February 15th 2009 at the South Orange Performing Arts Centre. Tickets, limited to 150 people, are on sale now. More...
Canadian man builds himself robot girlfriend. The lovebot has "clear skin, a slim if shapely figure and a wonderful disposition". Sadly the robot overlord is not called Mr Universe.
'Not Fade Away' comic adaptation cover and announcement. After the Fall artist Stephen Mooney elaborates on the upcoming comic adaptation of Angel's series finale and provides the cover for issue 3.
Angel musical score extracts. Angel score co-composer Douglas Romayne has some extracts from his work on Angel (and one from Buffy) on his Website. Look under Supernatural/Horror and Thriller/Suspense. More...
Review of Serenity Blu-ray on High-Def Digest. The actual film review from the old HD-DVD version review is re-used, but pretty much everything else is new. More...
No Dollhouse webisodes on the horizon? Back in June, Joss told The Live Feed that "we are planning to do a series of webisodes -- literally a full season of them". But Fox Publicity tells Pie Spoilers!!! that they "do not believe that there will be supplementary webisodes".
Julie Benz on Craig Ferguson tonight. Also on the website is the full episode with Neil Patrick Harris which aired November 25th.
(SPOILER) New Interview With Jane Espenson. She discusses the Battlestar Galactica webisodes she wrote. More...
Joss Whedon discusses Dollhouse problems. SyFy Portal recaps what Joss said to SFX Magazine.
The Angel Series Box Set is Amazon's Deal of the Day. All 5 seasons for about 50 bucks with free shipping by Christmas. An amazing deal.
Gavin to be King! Daniel Dae Kim to star in The King & I at the Royal Albert Hall. More...

December 11

Dollhouse Paper Dolls. The Dollhouse Fan Wiki gets crafty with Melissa Lobach's papercraft dolls.
All About Tahmoh Penikett Posts Galactica TV Interview. Apparently this comes from the Battlestar Starfury con from the weekend and includes several Dollhouse questions. More...
Joss bans final Cylon talk on the set of Dollhouse. At the recent Battlestar Galactica convention in England, Tahmoh Penikett revealed that "[Joss] asked a couple of times, but it's a game. He doesn't really want to know, he's banned everyone on the set from talking about it."
Total Sci Fi talks to Joss about Dollhouse. This description shall simply reference the title, which is what the link is about.
Golden Globe Nominations and the Whedonverse. Neil Patrick Harris is nominated for Supporting Actor- TV (HIMYM) and Amy Adams for Supporting Actress-Film- Drama (Doubt). More...
Serenity showing in Cambridge, MA. The BDM will be playing at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, MA Saturday the 13th at 10pm.
Felicia Day Returns To Geekscape. 37 minutes and 31 seconds into episode 99 of Geekscape, Jonathan London reunites with Felicia to talk about season two of The Guild. More...

December 10

Brian K. Vaughan script among "most liked" of 2008. A script called "Roundtable" by Brian K. Vaughan appears on the "Black List" of most interesting screenplays of 2008, as passed on by Nikki Finke. More...
Dr. Horrible Listed as #5 on SFGate's Top 10 Viral Videos of 2008. Dr. Horrible comes in at a respectable fifth place. More...
Dragonball Evolution - High Definition trailer released. The trailer for Dragonball Evolution ( In which James Marsters plays Piccolo) premiered on Japanese TV yesterday. ign.com has the exclusive on the high def version. More...
Joss talks about Dollhouse scheduling. "I would have put "Dollhouse" on Fridays too".
(First?) Dr. Horrible DVD review. A review of the DVD from Newteevee. Includes quotes from Commentary! More...
No Buffy movie says Tony Head. He shoots down those recent rumours. And if you were wondering about Ripper, well it seems to be dead in the water according to what Joss said in his Write Environment interview.
The best license plate ever. Do the drive of joy.
SciFi.com set dates for BSG webisodes written by Jane Espenson. Titled "The Face of the enemy", the webisodes will debut on December 12th with 2 episodes every week.

December 09

People's Choice - Vote for Dr. Horrible. Saw this the other day, and it seems to have slipped through the cracks. Most of the categories are closed, but they made one for on line sensation and the Dr. is nominated. Vote now. Vote often.
Jane Espenson Bids Her Gentle Readers Farewell, Not Goodbye. Ms. Espenson regrets to inform us that she has said just about everything she (thinks she) has to say about television writing. More...
Paley Center for Media's Perspectives on Media: Doctor Horrible. The Paley Center takes a look at Dr. Horrible and announces their Dr. Horrible Sing Along. More...
Stephen Mooney posts a cover. It's for an unknown project. More...
So Fresh, So Fox: Winter Edition - promo pics and video. Fox has new pics of the Dollhouse cast on their promotional site.
End Credits Score is Posted. Moses Lei has posted the score for his transcription of the Dr. Horrible End Credits. More...
Who should direct 'Twilight' Sequels? Nikki Finke says "Pro: 'Where’s Joss Whedon when you need him?' 'Who has more experience with teenage vampires than Joss?'". More...

December 08

"Your comfort zone lies in your hair." Eliza's quoting of Joss continues: "[A]nd I am going to take you out of your comfort zone as much as I can in this show." Another interview with Eliza discussing Dollhouse (and Nobel Son).
Dr. Horrible makes Time Magazine's Top 10 list for best TV show of 2008. "Cramming hilarity, heartbreak and high notes into a half-hour, it reminded us that no labor dispute can keep a genius from using his powers for Evil, and for good."
2009 Writers Guild Awards Nominees Announced. Danny Strong is nominated by his peers for "Recount." Plus, lots of familiar names are up for their respective shows: Drew Goddard, Brian K. Vaughan, Marti Noxon, and Zack Whedon. Congratulations to them all!
Animated Wonder Woman film to debut at NYC Comic Con. Featuring the vocal talents of Keri Russell and Nathan Fillion.
Buffy - The Complete DVD Collection is less than 49 pounds at Amazon.co.uk. That's 73% off! More...
Sci Fi Wire uses random YouTube commenters to pronounce Dollhouse DOA. It was going to get posted here at some point, so I thought I'd engage in some editorial angling of my own via the link title.
(SPOILER) Cover for "Angel - After the Fall" #16. Alex Garner posts the cover for Angel: After the Fall #16 in his deviantArt gallery.

December 07

Felicia Day is #46 of the Top 100 Twitterholics! She has more followers than Starbucks and Britney Spears! ( AND DrHorrible is ranked at #60.) More...
Join the 'Can't Stop the Serenity' Global Team. The organisers are looking for volunteers to help make next year's event "bigger and bolder than ever before".
Buffy: Where Are They Now? Based on the current "rumours" of a Buffy movie, Digital Spy looks at what the cast have been up to since the show ended.
Nothing But Red named as finalist for 2008 Eppie award. The anthology, which came about as a result of Joss' impassioned post about the killing of Du'a Khalil, got nominated in the "nonfiction anthology" category. More...
Classic moments: Buffy kills Xander. Digital Spy has a look at that scene from 'The Wish'.

December 06

More Than Just Duplicitous and Evil. Or: "Joss Whedon on Crafts and Craftiness". Remember that forthcoming "crafty" interview with Joss? Here it is. Show notes here, and transcript here. More...
Joss on Robot Chicken. Joss is in the opening sketch of the RC season premiere. Ron Moore as well.
(SPOILER) Christian Kane interview with Pegasus news about Leverage. Lengthy interview about the new series, which premieres on TNT Sunday, December 7th at 10/9c. More...
Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion cameo in music video parody. The Dan Band, with help from celebrities, delivers a message to the world through song: "Please Don't Bomb Nobody This Holiday" More...
(SPOILER) Dark Horse Presents: Harmony Kendall's MySpace. Newly created MySpace page the character Harmony. Courtesy of Dark Horse, check back often for updates... More...
(SPOILER) Eliza Dushku interview with Moviesonline.ca on Nobel Son and Dollhouse. Interview with Eliza and Nobel Son co-star Bryan Greenberg. Very mild spoilers regarding Dollhouse.

December 05

Dark Horse's Scott Allie on Storytelling in Comics. The editor guest blogs on MTV about inspiration and the collaborative nature of working on comics - specifically Buffy S8.
Summer and Hat-trick Carlos together again. Carlos Jacott guests on Terminator. Did he and Summer appear together at all in the pilot of Firefly?
TV Without Pity honors "Firefly" in list of Shows Cancelled Too Soon. The show is number six in the top ten list, followed by Veronica Mars (which included a Joss cameo in season two) and Wonderfalls, which had two episodes written by Tim Minear.
(SPOILER) Wrapping it All Up & Starting Dark Reign. Brian Bendis makes a very public note to Joss Whedon about a certain character used in his X-Men run. More...
Cabin in the Woods of 2010. Looks like the release date for Saw VI proved intimidating enough. More...
Morena Baccarin Wins Newsarama's Cast Off For Wonder Woman. Morena Baccarin beat out Cobie Smulders and Megan Fox in a poll with over 6000 votes.
Preorder the Horrible soundtrack CD now! Available on Amazon. More...
Happy Birthday, Amy Acker. Our favourite physics whiz/resurrected hellgod/kidnapped wife/soon-to-be caretaker of dolls turns 32 today. More...
Art We've Resisted. The AV Club writers cop to "art they've willingly avoided". More...
James Marsters talks Clone Wars. James talks about his role in today's episode of Star Wars: Clone Wars.
Michelle Trachtenberg film to be screened at Sundance. She co-stars in Against the Current with Joseph Fiennes and Mary Tyler Moore.
(SPOILER) Michelle Trachtenberg to Resume "Gossip"ing? E!'s Kristin Dos Santos reports that "Gossip Girl" is planning another late season visit by the former youngest Scoobie. (Possible spoilers for current GG developments.)
(SPOILER) TIME magazine reviews Dollhouse. TIME got a Screener of Dollhouse.

December 04

The Guardian's Lucy Mangan rounds on Twilight comparing it to Buffy, spoken of in glowing terms (including "Whedonesque").
(SPOILER) Eliza Dushku previews new movie and Dollhouse. A TV Guide interview. Very minor spoilers.
Dark Horse unveils cover art for the 'Time of Your Life' tpb. It's very good indeed. And if you were hoping to read a brand new issue of Buffy season 8 in March, well it seems that you may have to wait till April.
A brand new Dollhouse pic over at EW.com. It's of our Eliza and there's a quote from Joss to boot. More...
Want to ask the Dollhouse cast and crew a question? E! Online's Kristin is visiting the set very soon (today) and is looking for questions to ask Joss, Eliza and Tahmoh. So if you have a question for them then email tvdiva@eonline.com. More...
Dr. Horrible DVD now down to $9.99 on Amazon. And up to 12th on the Bestsellers in Movies & TV list. More...
(SPOILER) Eliza on Dollhouse's timeslot - "Dude, we're in the age of DVR". She also tells SciFi Wire about her different roles in the show.
Eliza Dushku is tonight's guest on Loveline. The radio show is airing right now. Tune in if it's broadcast in your area!
New Moist comic is now online at MySpace Dark Horse Presents.

December 03

David Boreanaz directs Bones. "I've done it before and I look forward to directing Bones for the first time".
Serenity on the big screen tomorrow night!! Christmas is coming early for Raleigh, NC Browncoats. More...
Win a Dr. Horrible DVD - Design a Christmas Gift Card Competition. For those who won't get their DVD in time for Christmas, Dr. Horrible fan site is hosting a design a card contest to comfort those who are waiting for Bad Horse!
Zack Whedon talks Moist. Find out about the secret origin of Dr. Horrible's henchman.
(SPOILER) Doug Petrie wrote tonight's Wonderfalls/Pushing Daisies crossover. On tonight's Doug Petrie-scripted episode of Pushing Daisies, entitled "Comfort Food," Beth Grant reprises her role as Marianne Marie Beetle, previously seen in the Wonderfalls episode "Muffin Buffalo." More...
Neil Patrick Harris in 'Prop 8 the Musical'. Also starring John C Reilly, Sarah Chalke,Jack Black, the living goddess that is Alison Janney, and other famously famous people.
(SPOILER) Casting call for Dollhouse episode 10. As usual, SpoilerTV has all the details. More...
Jeffrey Bell's "Harper's Island" Gets a Premiere Date. The 13-episode horror-mystery begins April 9, 2009 at 10pm on CBS.

December 02

ABC set debut date for Nathan Fillion's Castle. It will debut on Monday, March 9th, at 10pm. Amber Tamblyn's The Unusuals will debut later on April 8th. More...
(SPOILER) Six page preview for Buffy #20. Plus an interview with the writer Jeph Loeb as well. More...
The Guild: Episode 2. Episode 2 of The Guild Season 2 is now up at MSN Video and Xbox Live. There's also a new interview with Felicia on The Jace Hall Show.
Part II of Access Hollywood's visit to the Dollhouse set. We find out more about the concept of the show and how Joss and Eliza feel about the Friday night timeslot. ETA: Also, Part III.
Second Astonishing X-Men hardcover out this week. This volume collects issues 13-24 and Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1. More...
Behind the scenes clip from the Dr. Horrible DVD. Now available to watch at Amazon.com. And the DVD is region-free according to a Dr. Horrible tweet.
Amber Benson to appear at NY Comic Con '09. She'll be there to help promote the release of her next novel, Death's Daughter, along with a couple or three new indie films she's in that will be released in the next few months. More...

December 01

Eve and Vi tell "A Blogger's Tale". Sarah Thompson and Felicia Day in a movie about blogging as an alternative to professional therapy.
Access Hollywood visits the set of Dollhouse. Apparently this is just part one of the video. Which, you know, should mean at least one other one coming as well.
Today's the abstract deadline for special conference area on Joss Whedon. Whacky academics will be meeting to discuss the Master in Albuquerque in February. Maggie Walsh and that pop culture professor will *not* be there. Submit an abstract today, and you can still get in on early bird registration! More...
Firefly Creation Convention report. Summarizes events and cast Q&A, podcast with Marian Call interview/music and interviews with Andy Gore & Geoffrey Mandel.



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