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July 01

"Once More With Feeling" in Toronto? Apparently it's a "SILVER STAGE Live Shadow Cast Performance", whatever that means. Can't find ticket links anywhere on the Toronto Fringe Festival site, however.
Tim Minear is penning the new Alien Nation for SciFi. I mean, "SyFy". Tim is working on the development of the series for Fox 21. More...
Juliet Landau is headed for Comic-Con. She's announced on her Twitter account when she'll appear. She'll be part of the IDW panel on July 25th, talking about her character's appearance in Angel #24 and 25. She's co-writing the issues with Bryan Lynch. She'll also signing autographs at the IDW booth on the 24th and 25th.
Countdown to Comic-Con limited edition Dollhouse DVD. Fox Home Entertainment launches a countdown clock to ordering, and details on pick-up at the Fox booth at Comic-Con.
Wizard World brings a vengeance Demon and a Gentleman to Chicago. Emma Caulfield and Doug Jones will be appearing at the event Aug 6-8th. More...

June 30

Amber Benson on the new Buffy movie. "It definitely won't be the same Buffy as the TV show, it will not have Joss' voice. And I think that is what draws people into Buffy's world ... [But] it COULD be great."
True Blood is biting into the Buffy effect according to the Guardian. True Blood is debuting on British screens and this blog post talks about the effect of Buffy.
Amber Benson interview on National Public Radio show Here and Now. More...
Michelle Trachtenberg to star with A Couple of Dicks. It's the new Kevin Smith movie. More...
Dichen Lachman interview with Australia's Sunday Times. There are some brief quotes from her about the challenges of her Dollhouse role and fan support.
Scott Allie's Metal Crypt Interview. Dark Horse Comics' editor explains what he looks for in an artist, tells his own origin tale, and talks briefly with someone in one of the books he edits -- Robin Balzer of Buffy Season Eight! More...

June 29

Photos of Joss' Shasha Seminar speech at Wesleyan. Pretty much, or, really, exactly what the post title says. The event occurred back in May.
Congratulations to Harry Lennix. He got married on the 20th.
Win Dollhouse on DVD. We Are Movie Geeks has an exciting competition for you. And if you want a chance to win more goodies then Pads And Panels is doing a huge Dark Horse give away which includes Buffy Season 8 Vol 2 and DHP Myspace Vol. 2. And if you live in the U.K., you're in with a chance to win the complete Buffy boxset courtesy of SFX Magazine.
Anthony Stewart Head joins Twitter. His website's FAQ also links to his Twitter account.
How I Met Your Mother Returning in September. Though shooting starts pretty late on this, the fifth season starts September 21st.
Video of James Marsters interacting with fans. The video was taken after his performances in the "Importance of Being Earnest" on Saturday and Sunday.
Tyler Austin's SLAYED: The Buffy Project. Episode 1 of a YouTube series that Whedon-izes the documentary SUPER SIZE ME. More...

June 28

Can't Stop the Serenity in Raleigh NC, Sunday, Monday. Can't Stop the Serenity Screenings in Raleigh, NC Sunday night June 28, and Monday night June 29 - hosted by the NC Browncoats!!!
Quote of the Day - Pie! Quotes of the Day features another Dr. Horrible quote.
Interview with writer of 'Fallen Angel' comic featuring Illyria. Writer Peter David discusses the Illyria plot.
Willow makes the list of Out & Proud TV characters to love. It’s Gay Pride Weekend in San Francisco, and the Examiner puts Willow on their list of "TV’s most noteworthy portrayals who pushed the envelope right out of the closet, but are more than a stereotype."
Happy Birthday Christian Kane. A day late (June 27th) but we cannot forget one of our favorite evil lawyers. Also if you are in Portland, Oregon go check him out at Dante's tonight. More...
Happy birthday to Felicia Day. She turns 30 today.
TV's Top 10 sidekicks. A list of the 10 best TV sidekicks. Willow comes in at #5. More...
New Firefly/Serenity fan song: "An Open Letter to My Captain". It's by River and the Reavers.
FireflyFans.net loses main source of income to support site. Stupid Alliance-like law.

June 27

The ten best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes. That's according to one blogger at Daily Kos. So what do you consider to be the best Buffy episodes?
Jane Espenson has a Twitter, too. As confirmed (ish) by Tom Lenk and properly confirmed by our Simon.
Serenity screening in Santa Barbara, CA. Friday July 31st, Saturday August 1st and Monday August 3rd. More...
(SPOILER) "Epitaph One" has a UK airdate. The Sci-Fi Channel will air the last episode of Season 1 on August 11th, 9pm. Spoilery description, if you know nothing about the episode.
New Whedonverse Interactive Mega-Community on LiveJournal. If you've got a live journal account, and you're a fan of Whedon (which you clearly are), you should head here. Members get put on different teams based on the TV shows and compete for points by participating in different fandom tasks. If they ask, tell 'em illyriaz_shell sent you.
Film Snobbery interviews the Master, Mark Metcalf. "I think because Buffy was a new show with nothing but the talent making it to back it up there was more of a hungry and creative feeling about the set."
"Honey, I'm Home!" - a famous TV homes quiz. See number 8! :o) There's a bit of interesting trivia about it and Angel's mansion on the quiz answer page.
Felicia Day makes TV Weeks' Hot List for 2009. No, it's not what some of you might think, TV Week honors "the brightest young stars from all areas of the TV business". They say Felicia "will likely be one of the few Web-centric stars who’ll work seamlessly online and in mainstream TV".

June 26

A 'Once More With Feeling' poll. It's a very good excuse to talk about the magnificent Buffy musical. More...
(SPOILER) The third preview of Buffy #26. This particular sneak peek has one more page of Espenson goodness than the last preview.
Buffy/Angel wedding topper. io9 posts a collection of nerdy wedding cake toppers, including this one of Buffy and Angel. More...
Movie adaptation of web series Girltrash! is in the works. It will star the original cast, which included Amber Benson as a Russian hooker/mistress.
Cordelia, l'enfant terrible. An EW list of problem kids.

June 25

How to Meet and Woo a Nerdy Girl. Love ladies with big glasses and bigger brains? The Park Bench provides a list of definite 'do's' (check out #7). More...
Portal Awards 2009 are open for voting. Voting is open from June 25 to July 25 and you may vote once per day and email address. You can vote for Eliza Dushku, Olivia Williams, "Omega", Alan Tudyk, Summer Glau, Jewel Staite, Dollhouse, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Dollverse and Whedonesque.
Is Dollhouse the new threshold for succesful Sci Fi on Fox? Michael Taylor, co-creator of Virtuality, says that the "threshold for renewing Joss' show ["Dollhouse"] was ultimately pretty low and I think was out of respect for what he showed he can do and respect for sci-fi fans". More...
IGN TV MVP Mark Sheppard Q & A. Mark talks to us about Dollhouse, Battlestar, Leverage and more.
Runge covers for issues 2 + 3 of the Angel/Fallen Angel crossover. Illyria joins the world of Bette Noire for this miniseries.
(SPOILER) Five page preview for Angel #23. Written by Brian Lynch, this issue will be out next Wednesday.
Harry Groener in the LA Theatre Works radio production of "The Physicists". It runs from July 08-12 as part of "The Play's the Thing!" series.
Video of Amber Benson's Q&A from Challengers Comics, Chicago. The questions and answers were part of a signing for "Death's Daughter." Thanks to Tim for the link!

June 24

FHM releases its 100 Sexiest Women of the World List for 2009. Whedonverse actresses who make the list include Summer Glau at #27 (up 63 places from last year) and Eliza Dushku at #53. More...
Time, location set for Dollhouse panel at Comic-Con. 20th Century Fox released its panel information today. Following up on the initial information, Dollhouse will be in Ballroom 20 from 4PM to 6PM on Friday, July 24.
(SPOILER) Another Juliet Landau Interview Promoting Angel #24 & #25. Chris Ryall has it up at his blog.Mild spoilers for the story although not really anything we didn't already know.
Scott Allie on Metal Crypt Today. Dark Horse Comics' editor will be second guest on internet radio show and the interview is scheduled to being at 5:00 PM Eastern, 2:00 PM Pacific. More...
Michele Fazekas on her new Dollhouse job. The Reaper co-creator says "Things are going great. We are humongous Joss Whedon fans so it's very cool to be working with him".
Spike and Buffy Among TV's Best Male-Female Duos. Our favourite vampire/slayer pair (well, one of two!) makes TV Guide's "TV's Best Male-Female Duos" list (not numbered).
(SPOILER) David Boreanaz on This Morning UK TV Show Video. Another U.K. promo interview. This time David Boreanaz appeared on U.K. TV show 'This Morning'. Please be aware the interview does contain Bones Season 5 spoilers. More...
IGN interviews Michelle Trachtenberg. A short, but definitely link worthy interview with Michelle Trachtenberg about her upcoming series Mercy. More...

June 23

(SPOILER) Expanded Preview of Buffy Season 8 #26. Contains two additional pages not included in the 3-pg preview posted last week.
(SPOILER) David B. in the UK. Radio interview. Nice audio interview with DB. Mentions of Buffy and Angel as well as Bones. Spoiler for end of season 4 and beginning of Season 5. More...
Dollhouse episode 6 blogged by the Guardian's Anna Pickard. "So this is why episode six was talked of in hushed tones."
J is for... With exceptionally good timing, Neill Cameron reaches the letter J on his illustrated A-Z of Awesomeness.
Firefly Females Make Top 10 Sci-Fi Movie Babes. Asylum.com talks about their top 10 Sci-Fi Babes of all time - and the crew of Serenity ranks quite high.
"These are our kids Whedon, Firefly Serenity, River and Doctor Horrible". Temerity Jane ponders names for babies.
J. August Richards on lawyer roles and being part of the Whedonverse. TV blog Raked chats with J. about his current show, past roles, and some very classy Whedon fans.
An open letter to Joss from TVOvermind. The gist: Make Buffy the kind of gigantic, multiple-series-spanning franchise that Dr. Who is. More...
Amber Benson ABC News interview. She discusses her books, a new film, and of course BtVS.
Dollhouse in Penny and Aggie. Long running online comic, "Penny and Aggie", mentions why exactly it's ok for Joss to make something as controversial as Dollhouse without being "exploity". The reference is in the last panel only.
Happy Birthday, Joss. Doesn't look like anyone else has started this annual thread yet so here goes. Let the stream of paraphrased Whedonverse birthday related quotes begin...
So many vampires, so little time. Salon's Laura Miller provides us with a guide to a literary genre in which Buffy's spirit lives on, with young heroines battling demons -- and adulthood.
DB Woodside and Golden Brooks having a baby. Otherwise known as Buffy's Robin Wood, which the article fails to mention. More...
Fox's Human Target weak because of Dollhouse? So says screenwriter/reviewer Adi Tantimedh in his critique of the pilot for Fox's midseason replacement actioner. More...

June 22

Joss turns 45. TFAW.com celebrates. In honor of the Purple One's birthday this week, Things From Another World are offering special discounts on anything and everything in their store Whedon-relevant. More...
Is it Joss' fault vampires are weak now? Interesting read on the link between the vampires in Joss' work and more recent vampire-centric fiction. More...
Firefly: Still Flying: The Official Companion Volume 3 - out next year. Now the first two Volumes covered the tv show and the Serenity Companion obviously covered the movie. So it will be interesting to see what Titan Books come up with for Volume Three.
(SPOILER) IDW's Angelverse comic books for September. There's Angel #25 as penned by Brian Lynch and Juliet Landau, Angel: Only Human #2, John Byrne's World War One opus gets collected in one volume as does Kelley Armstrong's Aftermath arc. And to cap it off, Peter David continues the tale of Illyria in Fallen Angel.
Firefly expands one's vocabulary. Subject: Re: A.Word.A.Day--sanguine
Def: 1. Cheerfully optimistic or confident. 2. Having a healthy reddish color. 3. Blood-red. More...
Twitterlit Has a New Category for Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Twitterlit, which posts the first sentences from books, has been Buffycentric lately. And now they've set up a new section for Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Today, they've added to the section with two entries on Firefly. More...
New interview with Juliet Landau at Slayerlit. A new interview with Juliet about her role in the Drusilla 2-parter, new writing and the Buffy S8 comic.
Who's awesome? Joss is awesome! The Nexus is running a twice-weekly A-Z of awesomeness. Go vote !B, fittingly enough, as you can witness yourselves, was/is Buffy Bravely Battling Beelzebub! More...
David Boreanaz to direct more episodes of Bones. David Boreanaz was talking to media last week on his way believed to be the U.K. for Bones Season 5 Promo work. Has revealed that he will be directing another episode of Bones for the 5th Season saying "Yeah, I'm gonna do it, definitely, definitely gonna be directing.". More...
TVFandex - new service that tracks online interest in TV shows. Web site creation service Wetpaint has launched a measurement system called TVFandex that tracks fan interest in popular TV shows. Dollhouse, Chuck & Terminator mentioned.

June 21

Neil Patrick Harris on tonight's Million Dollar Password. On CBS 8:00pm ET/PT.
(SPOILER) Anthony Stewart Head talks about how Uther Pendragon could be like Giles. First part of a two-part interview with IF Magazine, with Mr. Head discussing all that he's up to these days and the origins of Giles' midlife crisis on "Buffy." Pt. 2 has discussion of the "Buffy" comics and Ripper.
Robin Balzer on the Funky Werepig Show. The Buffy Season Eight guest star (Robin was the Minder in Issue #10) says a few words about supportive spouses. Robin joins the show 92 minutes in. More...
Starfury presents: ECHO 1. The first dedicated Dollhouse convention in the UK. Guests confirmed are: Tahmoh Penikett, Mark Sheppard and Miracle Laurie.

June 20

Get some Global Merchandise. If you can't make the Can't Stop The Serenity screenings this month, then you can buy some shiny t-shirts, hoodies and patches at the official site. All proceeds go to Equality Now.
Space ships then and now. The feature has a couple pictures of Serenity.
TV Guide's Sexiest Dads. Daniel Dae Kim is No. 2, although I don't think they're ranked.

June 19

The Ten Most Heartbreaking Television Episodes (Of The Last 20 Years). Pajiba lists the 10 most heartbreaking television episodes of the last 20 years. Guess which episode of Buffy comes in at #3? More...
Dollhouse to air in New Zealand. LA Dollhouse reports that CanWest/MediaWorks "have confirmed that they have secured the rights to broadcast Dollhouse". Airdate and channel to be announced. More...
What do you suppose Darla would think of Dexter? Julie Benz answers "I think she'd kill him. [Laughs.] No contest. She's a vampire! She's got superpowers! She would just suck the blood right out of him. She might turn him into a vampire: He'd be a fun playmate for her. And then he might kill her."
Australia's FOX8 picks up Dollhouse for a second season. According to the network's Twitter account, the season will air later this year, "soon after the S1 conclusion." More...
Ennis House up for sale again. Looks like the restoration is proving too expensive for the preservation foundation.
Amber Benson signing tonight Boston - CSTS too! Amber has only one stop in the Boston area on her North East tour - she is going to be at Pandemonium Books in Cambridge this evening from 7-9 pm. She will be signing with her co-creator of Ghosts of Albion and BTVS author, Christopher Golden. Also appearing with them is author Tom Sniegoski. More...
Angel, Booth and Castle named in "Top 50 TV Dads". Angel is at no.11, Seeley no. 13 and Castle no. 9. More...
Dollhouse's seasonal DVR ratings. TV by the Numbers takes a final look at the DVR ratings for the past season. Dollhouse has the largest 18-49 demo increase and the greatest percentage of DVR viewing for broadcast TV.
Juliet Landau joins the Carnival of Darkness film fest panel. The festival will be held August 6th at the Majestic Crest Theater in Los Angeles. Advance tickets are now available.
11 Vampires Cooler Than Edward Cullen. Author manages to cull the list down to a mere 11 in part by only including our two favourite Sid & Nancy-eseque Buffy vamps. More...
David Boreanaz to be on BBC Radio 1 Next Week! David Boreanaz is set to do an interview on the Edith Bowman Show next Tuesday the 23rd of June. More...
Daniel Dae Kim Is...The King. As in Rodgers and Hammerstein's version. At the Albert Hall in London, through 28 June. There's an interview with him about the role over at the BBC news site. More...

June 18

Super Hero Haiku featuring Astonishing X-Men #1-6! Haiku featuring Joss' Astonishing X-Men among others! Haiku for #7-12 can be found on the original blog here.
Buffy's Coming Back ... As A Motion Comic? At least according to TV Overmind, citing an unnamed source who has been asked to produce a new Buffy animated series with Joss apparently "involved".

June 17

Dollhouse opening credits - Angel style. Pretty good fan made effort. ETA: There's a new one with added Topher goodness.
Felicia Day appears in Barely Political's E3 "coverage". "Interviewer" mentions Buffy and Doctor Horrible.
Amber Benson book signing in NYC on Saturday, June 27. Amber Benson will be signing copies of her book, Death's Daughter, at the Times Square location of Midtown Comics in Manhattan on Saturday, June 27, from 3-5PM. More...
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel #22. The conclusion to Kelley Armstrong's "Aftermath" arc is out today.
'Once More With Feeling' screening at Paley Center L.A. this Friday. It's all to do with 'TV Guide's Top 100 Episodes of All-Time'. The screening is in the John H. Mitchell Theater at 3.40pm. (PDF reader required for the link). More...
(SPOILER) "Epitaph One" confirmed available in Singapore. Do not click if you want to remain unspoiled! Photos of a television in Singapore confirm Dollhouse 1x13 is available on MioTV. (page no longer exists, so talk about the weather or something - Simon).
(SPOILER) MTV's Hollywood Crush speaks to Eliza about Dollhouse season two. There's a lot of sweet in this, including the sexuality of The Thing, Mr Fillion gets a mention - and that 13th episode I shall not speak the name of ever again.

June 16

Happy Birthday to Tom Lenk. The actor turns 33 today. More...
Dollhouse: True Believer blogged by The Guardian's Anna Pickard. "Perfectly executed Dollhouse engagements to date: 0".
Joss on making "new media" for studios. An article from The Hollywood Reporter discusses new media and major studios. Joss: "New media for 'Dollhouse' means (Fox) just gets free writing and free acting. ... I'm not interested in addendums to existing shows. Sometimes they're beautifully done, but I'm interested in people getting paid equitably for work like that."
NPH to voice musical Batman villain. One of our favorite singing villains is doing just that kind of role again...but animated! More...
Eliza Dushku on the Buffy reboot movie, Season 8 and her Geek IQ. "Joss really has been the gateway for me into the different realms and comics". She's also heading back to L.A. today to begin filming Dollhouse season 2.
(SPOILER) Fox8 will not air "Epitaph One" in Australia. According to their twitter, the episode "is a special DVD release" and therefore "not fitting with FOX8's S2 schedule". Beware of the micro-spoiler about the setting of the episode.
Whedon shows cited as examples of how to survive. In a piece about how the axeing of Primeval doesn't necessarily mean it's dead, the examples of how to survive are both Joss shows.
Bones Season Five Premiere Date! The fifth season of "Bones" begins on Thursday, September 17, at 8:00 PM.
The Serenity Blu-ray is 50% off at Amazon. You can now get it for $14.99. More...
Buffy and Angel make TV Guide's Top 100 Episodes of All Time. Angel's "I Will Remember You" comes in at #78, and Buffy's "Once More, With Feeling" clocks in #14. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy Season 8 #26 preview. 3-page preview courtesy of Dark Horse.
From Al Capone to Buffy-- This Week's Chicagoist Podcast. Weekly podcast chats with Amber Benson on her new projects. More...
Why Christian Kane will be wearing a hat in Leverage ep 207. John Rogers explains, it seems Chris loves to do his own stunts. This time it got him 17 stitches, which he later took out himself.

June 15

Comics chart for May. Buffy #25 "Living Doll" gets the 14th position while Angel 21 leads the indie comics' chart. A good showing, all in all. More...
Interview with Jonatha Brooke (Dollhouse Theme singer/songwriter). A sweet and quick interview with Ms. Brooke. Includes a little bit of her singing the song off the cuff.
Summer Glau turns down role in 'Trophy Kids'. NYPost: A rep for Glau told Page Six, "She passed on the film due to creative differences."
Dollhouse and Whedonverse actors nominated for Tubey Awards. It's up for Best New Show and Worst New Show, among others. More...
Dollhouse Season 2 Premiere Date. As revealed in the Dollhouse facebook group: The season premiere date has been announced - Season 2 of Dollhouse will premiere Friday 9/18 at 9/8c, only on FOX! More...
LA Times' "Girl's Guide to Comic Con". Dollhouse is listed as one reason women might feel more welcome at Comic Con this year.
Happy birthday Neil Patrick Harris! The star of "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" turns 36 today.
Mutant Enemy Cross Word #3. The puzzle Hub have put up their third Mutant Enemy Crossword. Enjoy.
Monthly Q and A from James Marsters. This month's questions prompt answers from trying to teach his son a lesson about fame to keys being his favorite item at home.
Dollhouse nominated for Portal Awards. The show got nominated in five categories including Best Show and Best Episode. Dr Horrible is in the running for Best Web Production and Whedonesque is up for Best Web Site. More...

June 14

The 100 Other Best Movie Quotes Of All Time. Pajiba lists the top 100 movie quotes rarely included on 'best of' lists. Both Serenity and Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog make the top 30.
What TV Shows Should Be Animated To Stay Alive? io9 gets to thinking about which SF shows could use a little animated spell to get healthy again. Firefly gets discussed as well as The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Tater Tops 2009: What's the Best New Show? "Dollhouse" is an option on the E! Online ballot. More...

June 13

TV Buffy Versus Movie Buffy: Who Slays Who? TV Buffy annihilates the movie Buffy 5 X 5.
(SPOILER) Five page preview for Angel #22. It'll be out next week.
Inara's Shuttle architectural cutaways of Serenity up for auction. Part of the previously unannounced set by QMx, 15 numbered test prints will go under the hammer at the LA CSTS screening.
Creation Salute to Firefly/Serenity adds more BDH's and a few villains to the Nov. event. Alan Tudyk, Gina Torres, Mark Sheppard, and the Feldman brothers will be joining Adam Baldwin and Morena Baccarin at the event in LA. Find out how to win 2 Gold Tickets. More...
Fun Fictional Worlds. AV Club writers ponder the question: "Which works of fiction create a world (or a version of reality) that you’d consider most enjoyable to live in?". More...

June 12

Screening of Dr Horrible at Comic Con. It's being organised by the California Browncoats and they'll be showing Commentary! The Musical as well.
Vampire Blood Bath. Sidereel poll featuring a few familiar names in a vampire vs vampire tourney.
The best sci-fi cliffhangers. SFX Magazine picks the Angel episode 'Calvary' and the Buffy episode 'Surprise' for their 15 greatest sci-fi cliffhangers (only one episode per show if you were wondering). Spoilers if you haven't seen the series 2 finale of Ashes to Ashes.
Dr Horrible Fan Sculpt. A 13cm Sculpture made from polymer clay. Scroll down past a couple other pics and then you'll find it. It's really cool.
IGN reports Fazekas and Butters took the slots on Dollhouse vacated by Craft and Fain. "Craft and Fain, another writing duo, left Dollhouse at the end of Season 1 to join Lie to Me, where they will be reunited with new showrunner Shawn Ryan,creator of The Shield. Craft and Fain worked on The Shield after their stint on Whedon's Angel."
Popwatch interviews Joss Whedon. PopWatch interviews Joss about Dollhouse and the new Buffy movie. Regarding the movie, he says "I believe [the producers] did ultimately reach out to my agent after the news broke, I think that's something better left untouched by me. So, I wish them luck".
Trailer for Seth Green's new movie "Old Dogs". First trailer available for viewing on Movie-list.com. More...

June 11

First info on the Dollhouse panel at Comic Con. Dollverse reports that Joss and Eliza will be there and that "Epitaph One" will be screened during the special two-hour session on July 24. Mo Ryan confirms this. More...
Top 10 Geek Pick-Up Lines on Twitter. Take a look at number four for Whedon-y goodness! More...
Anticipating a Dollhouse video game. Although it was written over a month ago I find the article interesting with the ideas they have come up with for a Dollhouse video game. More...
WB details Sarah Connor Chronicles Season 2 on Blu-ray. First proper details on the Blu-ray release of T:SCC's sadly final season. More...
Three Months of Serenity. The Sci-Fi Channel will be showing Serenity in June, July, and August. The June Airdate is this Saturday. If you can't attend a CSTS screening, permaybehaps this would make a good substitute. Throw a Shindig, and send an envelope with Cashy-money to Equality Now or CSTS-central. (Sorry, I don't have the addresses at hand.)
Maurissa Tancharoen announces two new writers for Dollhouse. Over on Twitter, we get to know the names of who just joined the Dollhouse writers' room.
ABC announces fall premiere dates. "Castle" is set for Mon 9/21.
50 Can't Stop The Serenity Charity Events by date. Look at all the Serenity and Dr. Horrible screenings. More...

June 10

(SPOILER) Angel: Blood & Trenches #4 is Out Today. The conclusion to John Byrne's Angel WWI tale is out today. More...
More Caprica and Battlestar Galactica: The Plan news from SciFi President Dave Howe. Chicago Trib writer Maureen Ryan is chatting with Howe today and has twittered a bunch of info about Jane Espenson's BSG projects... More...
Top 10 Ways to Provoke a Geek Argument. Fun list that includes Joss Whedon.
(SPOILER) TV Guide's Matt Mitovich on the chances of Miracle Laurie returning to Dollhouse. Lots of spoilers for other shows there as well. Though Miracle says in a Facebook post that "And for those of you wondering if I'll be back...that's part of the Q&A so you'll know soon enough. Hint: the answer makes me happy. :)".
Guardian review of Dollhouse episode 4 'Grey Hour'. "Basically, nice Scooby-Doobisode, but increasingly we're just waiting for that kick in the plot, two weeks from now. And until then, we're left pondering the main questions – again".
(SPOILER) Page from the Drusilla two-parter comic book. Chris Ryall presents an excerpt from Brian and Juliet's Dru story and informs us where and when IDW will announce the Angel comic franchise's future.
Seth Green announced for Melbourne and Auckland Armageddon Expo. Melbourne: October 17/18th, Auckland: October 24-26th. More...
SFX Vampire Special now on sale. The magazine has exclusive interviews with Juliet Landau and James Marsters. And free Buffy coasters as well! Will they be as awesome as the Buffy Morphers that came free with packets of Sugar Puffs? Only time will tell.
6 Sci-Fi Conventions That Need to Die. Firefly gets a nod for going against the norm. (Note that this is from Cracked, which tends to play a little loose with the naughty language) More...

June 09

The Jayne "Thrillin' Heroics" maquette prototype CSTS Auction. QMX have outdone themselves again by donating this to the LA CSTS screening for auction which is open to all including international bidders.
"Buffy was an extraordinary piece of writing". Fantastic interview with Tony Head. Buffy, Ripper, Eliza, Angel, Serenity, Dollhouse and Fox all get discussed. More...
Mark Sheppard Earns a Black Belt in Geek-Fu. Newsarama interviews the frequently-seen actor. Interesting tidbit: They might be doing a reading of an unaired Middleman episode at Comic-Con.
TV Worth Watching loved NPH as Tony's Host. Quote: "If Justin Timberlake doesn't want to be the guy to single-handedly save the TV variety show, maybe Neil Patrick Harris does." Definitely spoilery if you haven't watched the Tony's yet. And you can vote Neil for your favorite funny guy in this E! Online poll.
New Eliza Movie: Valediction. Filming in Boston. Also stars Ben Barnes who played Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia. More...
Firefly on Blu-ray on sale for today only! Amazon's deal of the day is Firefly: The Complete series on Blu-ray for $39.99. That's 56% off!
Felicia Day playing Natal. Felicia Day playing with Natal and not looking silly at all!! More...
Boston Herald Interviews J. August Richards. He says, "The show is still kind of living on, which is a strange thing to me.”

June 08

How Jo Chen works her cover art magic. A series of sketches and comments from Jo Chen show the steps that turn a conceptual sketch into a cover. The cover is from Star Wars: Invasion.
Eliza Dushku and Jason Sudeikis Outtakes. These are outtakes from Eliza's brief E3 appearance from The Jimmy Fallon Show. More...
(SPOILER) Scott Allie's Q&A for Tales of the Vampires. Dark Horse' editor in chief answers fan questions over at Slayalive and reveals a new small project for the Buffyverse.
Pre-ordering the Comic-Con edition of Dollhouse DVD? According to TVShowsOnDVD, starting July 6 you'll be able to pre-order the special Comic-Con edition of Dollhouse: Season One, for pick-up at Comic-Con. Otherwise, you try to grab one of the limited number of the sets being held back for sale at the event itself.
Two new movies for Neil Patrick Harris. NPH will star in indie comedy The Best And The Brightest and Beastly.
Buffy figurines to hit US comic book shops. Bleeding Cool says that "Eaglemoss has arranged for their Buffy line of magazines and figurines to be distributed in the USA".
James Marsters voices new video game. He's part of the voice cast for the Wii game "Real Heroes: Firefighter".
Buffy Season 8 nominated for British Fantasy Award. The third volume in the series 'Wolves at the Gate' got nominated in the "Best Comic - Graphic Novel" category. More details over at the British Fantasy Society website.
(SPOILER) Chris Ryall discusses Angel: Only Human. First write-up about the 5-part miniseries beginning in August.
Serial tales vs procedural shows - "the silent war going on in tv drama". The L.A. Times speaks to show creators and executive producers about stand alone dramas and arc driven shows. Joss mentions how Fox told him to make Dollhouse stand-alone and "as much as possible, make it easy on the audience".
Tom Lenk enters the Cabin in the Woods. Tom tweets that he finished filming his role a few weeks ago. More...
Neil Patrick Harris sings at the Tonys. Awesome finale number performed by Neil! (Spoilers for those West Coasters who haven't seen the ceremony yet.)
Dr. Horrible Official Merchandise on sale for Father's Day. $15 a shirt and there are also some bundling choices available now. More...

June 07

Felicia Day Rumors! Catch The Fever On Twitter! The Guild star shares a list of her favorite rumor hash tags, broken up into categories from this new trend on Twitter that's spreading like wildfire. More...
Mark Sheppard on Warehouse 13, The Conduit and Dollhouse. "Joss is special. I don't always know what he's doing. I don't always understand what he's doing. I don't know that he always understands what he's doing [laughs]. But he's still brilliant."
(SPOILER) Preview for Angel: Blood and Trenches #4. The final part of John Byrne's Great War saga will out this Wednesday.
V Panel at Comic Con 2009? Seat 42F says it's happening, and that details about all the Comic Con events are going to begin rolling out over the next few weeks. More...
Eliza promotes her computer game 'Wet'. I haven't seen this here yet (and it still has a low number of hits, so I think it is new): I love seeing Eliza Dushku doing a computer game character, not all big stars want to do this, but you know there will be a movie of 'Wet'... eventually. More...

June 06

Gina Torres on 'Pushing Daisies' Tonight. Gina Torres' episode airs tonight, 10/9 central, as ABC burns off the final three episodes of the (sadly) cancelled 'Pushing Daisies' on Saturdays. More...
Eliza in Uganda News Video. Pretty self explanatory, and despite the fact that it's not in English, still found it interesting.
Nathan Fillion's likeness is also in Halo 3: ODST. In addition to voices provided by himself, Alan Tudyk and Adam Baldwin as reported earlier.
Buffy makes IGN's list of TV Graduation Days. Dawson's Creek and The OC are among others who make the list. More...
Dollhouse appears on Emmy nominating ballots. Eliza Dushku, Fran Kranz and Dichen Lachman got submitted for various categories in the Performers section. The show itself was put forward for Outstanding Drama Series in the Program section. More...
K.D. Aubert (New York Slayer Nikki Wood) joins Twitter. Leonard Roberts (Forrest Gates) is also on Twitter but only tweeted once. More...
A Few More Joss Quotes from Shasha Seminar. Well, two. So here are some new pix too. More...
Tater Tops 2009: Who Is the Best Baddie? Vote for Alan Tudyk in his "Dollhouse" role! More...

June 05

Vote: Do you want the Faith Tiki to have a mole or not? Here's the picture of her. Should the mole go? Go to the site, register to vote, or write to info@electrictiki.com More...
6 Characters Who Escaped Virtual Prisons... Or Did They? Includes Buffy in Normal Again. "In the end, it doesn't really matter which world is real and which is an illusion. What really matters is that Buffy chose the world she wanted to be real, and so the answer can remain safely ambiguous."
Angel Eaglemoss Figurine available for pre-order. I'm pretty sure that's only for UK-buyers tough. I don't think they ship internationally, but it could have changed. More...
Fabio Moon and Gabreil Bá talks about the process of creating the cover for "Tales of the Vampires". And today is the 33rd birthday of the Eisner awarded twin brothers. They're also follow their updates on twitter: Fábio and Gabriel.
NPH on Letterman for the Top 10 list. Another Tonys related interview reveals that amongst his Tony Awards duties NPH will present presented the nightly Top Ten List on “The Late Show with David Letterman” tonight (6/5) last night, June 4th, 2009. More...
Futuristic Macbeth is waiting for Anthony Stewart Head. From SciFi Wire: the filmmakers of a very unusual version of Macbeth are hoping that Anthony Head will return for reshoots. io9.com has some background detail on the film.
(SPOILER) Cover art and plot details for Buffy #28. This'll be out in September.
'Enhanced TV' - the transhumanism takeover of television. h+ Magazine talks about the concepts in Dollhouse & TSCC among others. More...
Vote on who you want to see play the next Lara Croft. The Coventry Telegraph is hosting a poll on which candidate, suggested by its online readers, fans would most like to see as the new, character-driven Lara Croft. Summer Glau is included. More...
Television Critics Assn. picks best TV of the decade. Whedonverse garners "Just Missed" honorable mentions in 3 of 6 categories.

June 04

Eliza: "I liked Metroid, and I liked Mortal Kombat, and I liked the Mario Bros." They got Alpha... now Echo's talking to Blast. Eliza chats about the video game 'Wet' and her relationship with a Mr 'Wheedon'.
'Penny: Keep Your Head Up' - a Dr Horrible tale. Zack Whedon and Jim Rugg tell Penny's back-story in the latest issue of MySpace Dark Horse Presents. More...
Neil Patrick Harris video interview with Michael Ausiello. Mostly about the Tonys and a little about HIMYM.
(SPOILER) Alan Tudyk on Dollhouse, V and Wash the TV show. Alan being his usual funny self talks about what has been and what is coming up for him. Dollhouse-spoilers and V-spoilers. More...
Jeffrey Bell becomes showrunner for 'V'. Variety reports that it's part of his deal with Warner Bros. Television. More...
Dream comic book projects. IGN reckon Joss would the perfect writer for the Fantastic Four comic book. More...
Eliza Dushku meets with ex-Uganda child soldiers. "You learn so much that you would never be able to read in a book ... meeting people and hearing stories firsthand". More...

June 03

Felicia Day Photo Shoot and Video. Felicia gets new head-shots and promo images shot by the Bui Brothers.
Nicholas Brendon returns to Young Playwrights Festival. Nicholas will feature in the play "From Your Sweetheart" by Alex Valdez, from June 11 to June 14, at The Stella Adler Theatre.
Neil Patrick Harris gets ready as 2009 Tony host. NPH talks about his plans for hosting the Tony Awards ceremony Sunday. More chat with him at TV Guide (includes his thoughts on a Dr Horrible sequel).
Brad Meltzer talks a bit about his Buffy Season 8 arc. "(...)the plotting is moving along. The ending is gonna be just... goodies."
Summer Glau on IMDB. Summer Glau has two links on IMDB today. She's the answer to the daily trivia question and also leads the daily poll asking "Which of these TV actresses should appear in more movies?" Way to go, Summer!
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Vampires. Buffy goes indie with this Becky Cloonan penned one-shot set in the Season 8 universe.
Pop Culture's 10 Greatest Nerds. Willow tops Topless Robot's "10 Greatest Nerds" list. No surprise there.
Guardian review of Dollhouse episode 3 'Stage Fright'. "Of all the three we've seen so far, in this run of stand-alone episodes (before what everyone claims is the game-changing Episode Six), this one is the most straightforward A-Teamish storyline".
Dr. Horrible comes to Best Buy shelves and online. Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog DVD was released to (non-Amazon.com) retailers today. Best Buy brick and mortar stores have it. Anyone seen it elsewhere? More...
Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street. I've been reading 'Street Gang' of late, and it is chock full of Whedoney goodness - Tom Whedon, that is. More...
Who's our Breakout Sleeper Doll? E! Online is hosting their 2009 Tater Tops awards for Breakout Stars, and Miracle Laurie made the list. Let's vote and show our support! More...

June 02

Julie Benz talks about her love for Twitter. And, of course, she lets us know by tweeting a link to the interview.
Total Sci-Fi's 'The 25 Women Who Shook Sci-Fi' list. Buffy was second, Willow took 21st place. However Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch blog argues that they have no place on the list.
Eliza Dushku to Shoot New Flick in Boston. Eliza lets her @followers know she will be shooting a new movie this month. More...
Dr. Horrible Party Cakes. Evil has never been so delicious.
Two Birthdays, One day. Jewel Staite is 27 & Morena Baccarin is 30 today! More...
Anthony Head on Blue Peter. (UK only-iPlayer) The BBC children's programme Blue Peter has launched a Me and My Movie competition. The BP team's effort stars Tony Head. More...
Dollhouse Paley Fest panel video available in (USA) iTunes Store. (Link opens iTunes)
Ripper still possible says Tony Head. We're obliged to run this headline every year.
(SPOILER) Vincent Kartheiser & Christina Hendricks Mad Men Season 3 Promo. AMC-TV has provided a new promo for Mad Men Season 3 to return in August of this year.
Michael Ausiello's Dream Emmy Ballots (in parts). The title link is for Dream Emmy Ballot Part 1: Best Supporting Actors and Actresses (Comedy). Adam Baldwin and Neil Patrick Harris are mentioned. More...
New York Post article about Amber Benson's latest works. Starr Report talks about Amber's appearence at Mid town Comics to sign Death's Daughter's copies, and mentions "Drones", the movie she co-directed with Adam Busch. More...

June 01

Dollverse vs. Fox PR: The stunning conclusion! Dollverse reports that things have been straightened out with FOX and relations repaired. Good news for everyone. More...
Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk and Adam Baldwin voicing Halo 3: ODST. They can be heard in the game's first gameplay trailer.
Felicia Day at Microsoft's E3 press conference. She was demonstrating the new Facebook and Twitter features for Xbox Live. More...
Get to know The Evil League of Evil. MTV has an Easter Egg clip from the Dr Horrible DVD which goes on sale tomorrow in all good stores. It's only viewable from within the United States.
High Plains Invaders starring James Marsters starts On Demand today. Check your local on-demand provider for details. You should find it unders movies or search for James' name. This may be US only.
Dr. Horrible supposedly coming to Blu-ray. According to the Dr. Horrible Twitter, a Blu-ray release is being brainstormed. More...
Emma Caulfield announced for WizardWorld Philadelphia. It's a rare convention appearance for her.



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