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October 01

No Dollhouse on Friday, October 16th. It's getting pre-empted by baseball.

September 30

20th Century Fox gets serious about video games. The Cut Scene says that it looks like the studio is getting ready to dive into the video game market. The Variety blog adds that "Fox has a slew of gamer friendly properties, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Family Guy and the Alien and Predator franchises". Reckon you could add Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse to that list.
Active engagement: a review of Epitaph One. The latest in a series of conversations on the meanings of Dollhouse episodes. More...
Dollhouse wardrobe designer Alana Stone answers fan questions. A very extensive Q&A about Dollhouse and her music.
(SPOILER) Angel #28 two page preview. Beautiful art, bodes very well! Spoilers for characters featured in the arc.
"Last Angel in Hell" fan-vid contest. Fun contest from Brian Lynch and Stephen Mooney - Angel 'Be Kind Rewind' style! More...
NCIS:Sunnydale? TWoP ponders this possibility . . .
Friday Night is the "Death Slot". The Futon Critic takes a statistical look at the canceled/renewed numbers, and Dollhouse is "FOX's first Friday newcomer to be renewed for a second season in 10 years".
(SPOILER) Clips from the second episode of Dollhouse season 2. The first one looks good and does the second clip, the third clip and finally the fourth one.
Buffy Season 8 'Predators and Prey' tpb out this week. The fifth volume collects issues #21 - 25 and also includes the short stories "Harmony Bites" and "Vampy Cat Play Friend" from MySpace Dark Horse Presents.
(SPOILER) "I Can't Really Do Anything Else." Miracle Laurie bringing the humility to an Examiner interview about her many accomplishments. Spoiler for episode two.
(SPOILER) 7 years after Firefly: Where are they now? Sci Fi Wire takes a look (minor spoilers for Summer's role on Dollhouse). More...
"Wired" talks to Felicia Day about The Guild. Interesting article about Felicia Day and the growing success of the Guild. She also discusses about whether that has led to more mainstream roles, and how the web series format is still evolving

September 29

Fox's 'Dollhouse' adopts P2 HD. A few thoughts about Dollhouse's new digital look for season 2 and some comments from the new Director of Photography, Lisa Wiegand.
Maurissa Tancharoen - "Focused, Self-Absorbed and Tense". The latest episode of the web series FLOORED AND LIFTED titled "That's Fine" features our lovely and multi-talented Mo. More...
Alyson Hannigan on the Late Show with David Letterman Tonight. Scheduled for Tuesday Sep. 29. More...
Dollhouse available for streaming in Canada. As an alternative to Hulu, Global TV's official website has begun offering full episodes of Dollhouse (and other shows) for Canadian visitors. More...
Additional promo pics for Dollhouse Season 2. SpoilerTV has some additional Season 2 promo photos with the rest of the Dollhouse cast (i.e. this time no Eliza).
Summer Glau to prolong her stay on Dollhouse. Dollverse informs that Summer's character in the second season of Dollhouse has become recurring and thus will appear in more episodes than the two that were initially planned for her. Yay!
An Evening with Joss and Felicia. See "Dr. Horrible" and "The Guild - Season Two" on the big screen, and enjoy a discussion with Joss and Felicia on October 16th! (schedule permitting). More...
Felicia Day appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. She is scheduled for Tuesday night Sept 29th broadcast on NBC.
Eliza, Tahmoh, Dichen, and Enver Interview each other. On AOL Outside The Box. Also many other bonus clips on the right side of the screen if you scroll.

September 28

Lifetime greenlights 'Deadly Honeymoon'. Summer Glau to star in a Lifetime movie inspired by a true story.
(SPOILER) Interview with Dichen Lachman about Dollhouse season two. It's a spankin' interview with my favourite Doll.
(SPOILER) Highlights from Eliza Dushku's Dollhouse conference call. Finished just there now by all accounts. ETA: There's an excellent recap of the event at FEARNet.
Eliza on Fox 5 (San Diego) tomorrow morning. Also Eliza says she is on Letterman next Tuesday. She'll also be appearing at Anaheim Comic Con April 16th-18th next year.
(SPOILER) IDW Angel solicitations for December. These include Angel:Last Angel in Hell "movie adaptation", #1 of A Hole in the World/Shells adaptation and #28 - the beginning of the new arc 'The Crown Prince Syndrome' by Willingham and Denham. Good month.
Cabin in the Woods to be released in graphic novel form. At NYAF this past weekend, TOKYOPOP announced that a global manga based on Cabin in the Woods would be released in February 2010.
Three New Audioblogs from Nick Brendon. Nick blogs about his love of bluetooth technology, scary movies, Wednesdays, and responds to feedback on his latest movie.

September 27

Julie Benz's "Dexter" returns tonight! America's favorite serial killer returns for his fourth season on Showtime. It airs at 9:00pm tonight!
14 Reasons Why TV And Superheroes Don't Mix. "Buffy" listed as one of the few Superhero TV Shows that did work.
Nathan Fillion mentioned in Virtual Shackles. With Jossverse references. This one's several months old.
Nathan Fillion aka Richard Castle book signing for Heat Wave. The event will take place Sept 29th at 8pm at the Borders books in Northridge, CA.
'I don't think Angel is going to be coming back' says Davd Boreanaz. But if there was some sort of Buffyverse reunion, would it look like this fab pic?
Amber Benson and Amber Tamblyn at the West Hollywood Bookfair. Oct 4th from 10am-6pm at West Hollywood Park. They will both be doing panels and signing. More...
(SPOILER) Writing team Liz Craft and Sarah Fain move to Lie to Me. Aaron Barnhart talks to the Mutant Enemy scribes about vacating the dollhouse, and some of the experiences on Lie to Me. More...
Firefly: The Big Damn Musical. I happened upon this on YouTube and couldn't stop laughing. I don't think it's been posted here, so... what the heck, right? :D More...
Juliet Landau tweets for help to keep 2 long term care facilities open, for entertainers. She is asking for people to write the governor of California to stop the closing of the 2 facilities that take care of elderly entertainers. Dean Butler aka Buffy's dad has even narrated a video about the problem.

September 26

Nick Brendon's got a secret in his new movie airing tonight! "My Neighbor's Secret" will air on Lifetime Movie Network at 8 p.m. Eastern. More...
Dollhouse S2 premiere ratings. "Dollhouse averaged 2.57 million and a 1.0/4 adults 18-49 rating."
5 Awesome Cases of the Internet Owning Mainstream Media. Firefly/Serenity is mentioned as one of the 5.
What the papers say about Dollhouse S2x01 'Vows'. The A.V. Club gives the episode an 'A-' saying "Welcome back, Dollhouse. I missed you". The CinemaBlend recapper thought "they might have crammed a bit too much in". The TV Squad reviewer saw evidence of the show growing into its own. TV critic Alan Sepinwall loved one particular storyline because of the existenial questions it was asking and Mania.com said "Dollhouse has a solid lead-off for its second season". And finally, the reviewer at About.com gave 'Vows' 4 stars out of 5. More...
(SPOILER) Preview for next week's episode of Dollhouse. 'Instinct' airs next Friday.
For the canine Browncoat. I spotted this while buying cat food the other day and it made me smile.
Halo 3: ODST (X360) Nathan Fillion Interview. Covers almost everything Nathan and answers the question on Xbox Live, how to know if you are playing against Nathan Fillion. More...
Virtual Echo program is up at the official Dollhouse site. The long promoted promotional app is now online. More...
(SPOILER) Discuss the Dollhouse season 2 premiere. The episode is called 'Vows' and it's written and directed by Joss. If you missed it, you can now watch it at Fox on Demand and Hulu and buy it on iTunes. More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon on 'Dr. Horrible,' 'Dollhouse,' his 'Battlestar' guests & Summer Glau. Zap2It's Korbi has nice little talk with "the man".

September 25

(SPOILER) Tahmoh talks about Dollhouse Season 2. He chats about the Battlestar Galactica-guest stars in the early episodes and Paul's starting point in Season 2. If you want more then BuddyTV has an interview with him (and Eliza).
New "V" promo featuring Morena. It debuted during the premiere of FlashForward last night. Features Morena's city-sized face.
(SPOILER) Jamie Bamber talks "Vows". Spoilers for the Dollhouse season opener.
Juliet Landau video interview. She talks about her work on the Angel comic book and new movie projects.
(SPOILER) Pics from a scene in an upcoming Dollhouse episode. Eliza shooting a scene with some crazy guest star person, and they're wearing cute matching outfits! Aww.
(SPOILER) Echo's On a Mission. Eliza talks to TV Guide about Season 2. You can see some new footage from "Vows" in there.
Tweet for Dollhouse Prizes. Dollverse will be giving away prizes to twitterers (twits?) who amuse them before and during the premiere tonight.
"Dollhouse was meant to be about power, desire, identity, and sexuality". Want to read something a bit different from the Joss interviews doing the rounds at the moment? Then have a look at this piece, there's some very interesting and controversial issues to explore and it's quite possibly the best Joss interview in ages.
Who should host the Oscars? Movieline looks at the Oscars and suggests potential hosts. Including NPH.
Dollhouse Should be TV's Next Big Sci-Fi Epic. An interesting write up on the show, explaining why those who gave up should come back, and why those who haven't seen it should climb on board.
Say Hello to Dollhouse! TV By the Numbers' article examining the second season premiere of Dollhouse tonight and why it may or may not be back for more after these next 13 episodes.
(SPOILER) Hitfix reviews Dollhouse Season 2 Premiere. "Certainly one of the show's better hours and representing a strong focused direction". iFMagazine has a review of the episode as well.
(SPOILER) Bill Williams on his new writing gig for the Angel comic book. He chats to FEARNet about his backup story for the series and how he and Bill Willingham came to write Angel.
Dr Horrible and Serenity screening in Bristol, England this Friday. Also there is a Midnight Serenity screening in Saint Louis this Friday and Saturday. And a "Dr. Horrible stage production at the Risley Theatre at Cornell University this weekend. " More...
Galileoscope signed by Felicia Day and Battlestar Galactica cast. Bid on the item on ebay - "This auction is being done by a newly formed non-profit . . . and for every $15 of your bid, we will donate 1 telescope to a needy school." More...
The Betty Interview: Eliza Dushku. Eliza talks about typecasting, True Blood or Twilight?,what her dream date is, what she looks for in a man, and other fun interesting things about herself.
Joss Whedon: His Best TV Episodes Ever. TWoP picks Joss Whedon's best episodes of television to date. Episodes of his shows, not necessarily episodes he wrote. EW.com does a similar sort of thing with its "25 Best Whedonverse Episodes" list.

September 24

Senator Daniel Perrin has a website. He's also on Twitter and talking about investigating Rossum.
James Marsters to appear at Boston's Super Megafest. Sat Nov 21-22, 2009 in Framingham, MA. He will be signing autographs, doing photo ops, holding Q & A session each day, and giving a concert on the Saturday night.
(SPOILER) Review of "An Evening Without Monty Python" -- with Alan Tudyk. High praise for Tudyk specifically -- spoilers for what's in the show if you're planning to see it (and want to know absolutely nothing about it, which is kind of difficult if you're familiar with Python in the first place).
Sci Fi UK airs Buffy! Finally! Sci-Fi UK finishes off expressing it's Whedon-love by airing Buffy the Vampire Slayer. In related British Buffy news, Mercdes McNab will be a a guest at the Hallowhedon convention. More...
Sing along with Dr. Horrible in L.A. one night before Halloween. Information about the Los Angeles Halloween-time screening of "Dr. Horrible's Singalong Blog." More...
Full Joss Whedon and Ira Glass interview available. I'll let Joss and Ira explain: "We did this event hoping to raise money to teach writing to kids. We're kind of, you know, into writing. If you listen, and you're against helping schoolchildren with their homework and expanding their literary horizons, then certainly do not click the donate button. Everyone else, please click." This is one of the best Joss interviews in years.
In a Social Networking World, What's the Future of TV? "Whedon and Day are demonstrating that television may be a genre or format of entertainment -- which looks and feels "like television" even if it is never broadcast".
(SPOILER) Kicking it in the Dollhouse. The show's stunt co-ordinator shows off some stunts from the season 2 premiere.
Nine things about Tahmoh Penikett. Another new video on Fox's Dollhouse site. And if you want more Tahmoh (and who wouldn't?) then pop over to io9.com and IGN.com to read a couple of interviews with him. More...
Interview With Miracle and James (Clem) on Cabonauts. Miracle Laurie, co-star of Dollhouse, talks about her role in The Cabonauts. There's also an interview with James C. Leary here.
Nathan Fillion visits the Apple Store in New York City. Read descriptions of the event, listen to audio of the Q&A session and watch a recap video of Castle, Season 1.
Tur-Mohel's Yearly review to the ELE. Tur-Mohel sends in his yearly review to Bad Horse and the League.
First photo of Charisma Carpenter in 'Legend of the Seeker'. "Carpenter plays Triana, one of the feisty Mord-Sith warrior women."
New Social Network for Whedon Fans. It looks like another Whedon Fan Group just sprung up. More...

September 23

The most controversial magazine covers of all time. Includes a surprise appearance by Sarah Michelle Gellar's "zombie arm."
Dr. Horrible in Legos. This comes from Sci-Fi Wire, but Mo Tanchareon found these two figures of Dr. Horrible and Captain Hammer made out of Legos. Someone named "Cube Dude" made them, and displayed them on his Flickr page. More...
(SPOILER) Joss talks to Complex Magazine. Joss covers the gamut of his current projects. Spoilery if you are staying away from Dollhouse guest star spoilers.
Bing! Your Firefly reference is ready... Search engine Bing's daily background is of the planet Neptune and one of the 'hidden' links takes you to a Firefly video search. More...
Astonishing X-Men Omnibus out this week. Contains all of Joss' X-Men run in one handy hardcover volume. If you haven't read it, try and get a hold of it as John Cassaday's artwork is superb and it contains some of Joss' best writing to date.
That Silly Nick Brendon Is Blogging Again... Nick has posted a new audioblog about his upcoming projects.
(SPOILER) All you need to know for Dollhouse season 2. Some new hints about the upcoming season, with quotes from several cast members. More...
Fran Kranz is Blue in Megabot (NSFW). Fran Kranz stars in this wonderfully awesome Voltron spoof, Megabot. The Megabot team is out to save the world... again. All they need to do is beat existential dread, alcoholism, and Visigourd. More...
Halo 3 ODST (featuring Firefly cast members) out this week. Certain members now take on their same roles in a new title.
Is there a Joss new media studio in the works? Tubefilter seems to think so, citing sources that he's "shopping a digital studio proposal around Hollywood, including to the major studios, looking to raise investment". More...
Christian Kane tours Ohio and Kentucky in October. Christian is opening for Eric Church Oct 21-24, hitting Louisville and Covington, Kentucky as well as Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio. Ticket onsale Friday for these shows.
(SPOILER) Clip from the Dollhouse season 2 premiere 'Vows'. And here's clip number 2 and clip number 3.
Sarah Michelle Gellar and husband, Freddie Prinze Jr. welcome a baby girl! Congrats to Sarah and Freddie! And how about that, a normal name. ;)

September 22

Whedon's hit-free adventures. Variety's television columnist, Brian Lowry, dissects the niche appeal of Joss's shows. More...
Eliza Dushku: Life After Film School Interview. Eliza takes a walk down memory lane,dishing on her career then and now with some fun anecdotes. (Video from Hulu)
Eliza Dushku on the cover of Complex Magazine. There's also an interview, a gallery and a behind the scenes video. You probably wouldn't want to view them at work, just saying. On the other hand, if you are at work and want to find out why Joss is the best dancer in the world then you may have to.
Angel artist Stephen Mooney sketchbook 'Soul Survivor' debuting this weekend. "Contains plenty of Angel-centric sketches, commissions, pencils and inks and the like. On top of that is a brand new intro by your-and-my favourite Angel scribe, Brian Lynch."
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon says unaired 'Epitaph One' will guide Season 2. The L.A. Times interviews the one and only Joss Whedon. More...
New Hallowhedon Guest Announced. Harry Groener has been added to the list of stars attending London's Hallowhedon event.
Even more Nathan Fillion. USA Today's Pop Candy blogger Whitney Matheson has posted the second part of her interview over pierogi with Nathan Fillion.
(SPOILER) DVD Verdict reviews Season One of Castle. "How is he not a sexist jerk-wad? Because of Fillion's performance."
(SPOILER) Additional casting call for Dollhouse 2x07. We now know the title of the episode, which will be "Meet Jane Doe".
(SPOILER) Promo pics of James Marsters in 'Lie to Me'. His episode will air on October 5th.
(SPOILER) Promo pics from Dollhouse 2x03 'Belle Chose'. The Fox Flash website has the descriptions for them if you're curious. ETA: The press release is also out now.
Recap of last night's Joss event in New York. Some very good nuggets of info here. Especially in regards to what Fox thought of Dollhouse and who would in a fight between Reavers and vampires.

September 21

'Castle' Raconteur Nathan Fillion: A Man Crush Explained. Interview with Nathan at EW by Marc Bernardin... Nathan tweeted about it the other day. More...
Dollhouse discovered to be real. Turns out it's not an urban legend after all.
(SPOILER) Access Hollywood talk to people about Friday's Dollhouse episode. People being a lovely British guest star, Eliza and Joss rockin' a fine Equality Now hat.
Live breast cancer auctions at lisawalks.com include Whedon faves! The latest batch of live auctions to benefit The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer at lisawalks.com includes a pink boxing glove signed by main cast and creative team for Dr. Horrible and bears signed by James Marsters, Morena Bacarrin, Jewel Staite, Ron Glass, Mark Sheppard and Kristy Swanson. More...
Pop Candy's Whitney Matheson Interview Captain Tight--er Hammer --er Pants. Part One of Whitney's interview with Nathan Fillion is up. Castle, Dr. Horrible, and various fan questions. More...
Joss hosting a Dr Horrible screening tonight in New York. This to benefit 826NYC and after the screening, there will be an interview with Joss and a Q&A as well. And if you are going, the correct address is Broadway at 95th Street.
TV Guide's "Best Moments" at The Emmys. The Doctor is in, at #4.
Dr. Horrible attacks the Emmys. What happens when Doctor Horrible finds out about the Emmys? Well, watch this and find out! Alternate link with the intro and outro bits in HD here.

September 20

Tonight on CBS - a truly Horrible Emmys. Neil Patrick Harris is hosting, David Boreanaz and Alyson Hannigan will be presenting awards and (and this is a HUGE and) there's going to be some sort of Dr Horrible happenstance. Zack Whedon popped by earlier to suggest what form it might take. More...
Friday nights are not what they used to be. Dollhouse will be facing off against Medium, Southland and Ugly Betty this Fall. So the L.A. Times is wondering if Friday is becoming "a day for appointment television". There's some insight from Joss into the matter.
(SPOILER) Eliza talks to Manny from KIIS FM. Really vague season 2 spoilers, nothing we don't already know. She mentions a couple of the personalities she plays this season.
Joss talks Dr Horrible on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday. The audio interview is now online and it's a really good listen.
Kanye interrupts your favorite Sci-Fi Show. A little Photoshop-fun over at Sci-Fi Wire, with Kanye interrupting - amongst others - Summer Glau's Cameron to tell her that Dollhouse is one of the best low-rated Fox shows of all time.
James Marsters joins 'Marvel Super Hero Squad'. He will provide the voice of Mr. Fantastic. Michelle Trachtenberg's role as Valkyrie was revealed back in March.

September 19

Simon Helberg aka Moist on the Dr Horrible sequel. He reckons that it could indeed be a movie.
Organize your 2010 with some "Horribleness" . The same company that produces the Buffy calendars brings us Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along-Blog 2010 Wall Calendar.
The Emmys are going to be 'Horrible'. Ausiello confirms that "Neil Patrick Harris will headline a Dr. Horrible-themed production number". ETA: Dr Horrible has a plan. More...
"Open Graves" Co-Starring Eliza Dushku Tonight on Syfy at 9/8c. The long-shelved independent horror film co-starring a certain Echo is finally being released (albeit on cable TV).
Browncoat Ball 2009 in Portland. Browncoat Ball 2009 - Registration Still Open! Sounds like the Portland Browncoats have a great shindig planned.
Amber Benson book signing in Houston, Tx at Murder by the Book. Today 3 events w/ Amber, starting with the book signing from 2-5pm. Then a special fundraiser reception benefiting Houston's SWAMP, from 5:30-7pm. Followed by Buffy musical episode sing-along, from 7:30p-10:30pm.
James Marsters in "The Importance Of Being Earnest " - playing now on radio and MP3. James' recent LA Theatre Works performance as Jack /Earnest airs today and is available on MP3 for the next 6 weeks. Well worth a listen. More...
Dollhouse Season 2 photoshoot video. The cast and the photographer Frank Ockenfels share their enthusiasm for Season 2.
Last day to bid on 11 DVD Set All Signed By Nathan Fillion. Ebay auction supporting The Kids Need to Read Foundation. More...
(SPOILER) Another character returning to the Dollhouse. Michael Ausiello gets the scoop at the Entertainment Weekly pre-Emmy bash. Spoilers for Dollhouse and Friday Night Lights.

September 18

Fabio Moon discusses Sugarshock. Along with some of his other work in an interview with Broken Frontier. The print version of Sugarshock arrives October 21.
NPH in hilarious(ly fake) behind-the-scenes video for "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs". (Update: now with working link!) Neil Patrick Harris describes the meticulous and draining acting process involved in playing an animated monkey. More...
(SPOILER) Dollhouse Premiere Promo. Finally, a new advertisement has hit the web.
Want to watch Team Horrible win an Emmy, here's your chance. The Creative Arts Emmy Award are now airing on E! it just started so you still have time to catch the win. Not to mention seeing the other verse guest in attendance. (YouTube link in comments.)
(SPOILER) Dollhouse boss breaks good Horrible news. Dr. Horrible lives again! Also contains mild Dollhouse character spoilers.
The Gentlemen go for an Adventure in Tennessee. Doug Jones and Camden Toy will be attending Adventurecon in Pigeon Forge, TN. Oct 24 -25.
(SPOILER) Casting call details for Dollhouse episode 2x07. No title yet for this particular episode.
Dollhouse number 11 in UK DVD charts. A respectable position for Fox Home Entertainment here I think considering it's on a niche network.
How to Host an Awards Show. Neil Patrick Harris & NPR talk about the Emmy gig, and impromptu lyric writing.
Some brief, unspoilery thoughts about "Vows". It's The One True b!X, liking the Dollhouse premiere, because "it does very much feel like a less job-stressed Whedon who was able just to relax and go where his writing wanted to take him".
Get a free Joss Whedon DVD today in the UK. The Daily Mirror and Asda are giving away an exclusive DVD which has an episode of Buffy, Angel and Dollhouse ('Hush', 'City Of' and 'Needs') on it. It has "collector's item" written all over it (well probably but it's a good way to promote Joss' shows). More...
Teaser for the next season of Dollhouse. Words are good, we'll take all the help we can get. More...

September 17

Get fit with Eliza Dushku and Dichen Lachman. There's some handy tips and even a slideshow.
(SPOILER) Highlights from today's Joss Whedon conference call. This was conducted to promote Dollhouse and has tidbits about Ray Wise's role. There's a bit more coverage of the event at SF Universe. And the most comprehensive account so far can be found at io9.com and SCI FI Wire. More...
Nicholas Brendon to chat with 'Criminal Minds' fans tonight. Nicholas will stop by the "Criminal Minds Fanatic" chatroom at 9 p.m. Eastern to discuss his work as Kevin Lynch on the show. More...
IF magazine covers the TCA Q and A with David Boreanaz. He talks about Bones season 5, being a producer, and giving props to his fans, "Angel and Buffy has given me a sense of having those fans follow me over to this show, which is great, because they are great fans and great people."
'It' host Neil Patrick Harris takes on the Emmys. "I wanted the ability to have a say in the structuring and creation of the show". And here's a video interview from EW and another one from TV Guide. More...
(SPOILER) Ausiello delivers Dollhouse spoilers to your home. Watch out, not only are there a bit of Dollhouse spoilers, but a lot of spoilers for other shows as well.
More Dollhouse season 2 wallpapers. It's all about the lipstick and guns. More...
David Boreanaz on Jimmy Fallon. Everyone's favorite Booth is on Jimmy Fallon tonight.
Tucson & Phoenix, AZ Serenity + Dr. Horrible Charity Screenings this week. Also in Santa Cruz CA, non-charity Midnight Serenity screenings Fri & Sat. More...
The many faces of Juliet. Juliet Landau has created a new (non-flash) site to share some of the various photo shoots she has done.
Ask Nathan Your Burning Questions! Pop Candy will be with our captain this weekend as he promotes Castle, so submit your Qs.

September 16

Top 10 Most Corrupt Mayors From Science Fiction. Sunnydale might be no more than a crater on the map, but founder and long (long) time mayor Richard Wilkins' legacy lives on.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel #25. It's the second part of Dru's adventures in Los Angeles (as penned by Brian Lynch and Juliet Landau). More...
Jane Espenson comments on Caprica rumours. Reacting to weekend speculation about her show, she told Airlock Alpha that "I'm absolutely thrilled with the work my writers have done".
(SPOILER) Getting 'Dollhouse' in order. The Chicago Tribune's Maureen Ryan looks at what's coming in Season 2. More...
(SPOILER) Watch With Kristin video interview with Eliza Dushku. A little bit spoilery, Eliza talks about broad specifics of Season 2 in a *wink wink nudge nudge* you didn't hear it from her kind of way. There's also an interview with Enver and Dichen from the same Fox event.
Dollhouse promo photo outtakes. Spoiler TV has three HQ pics of Eliza-with-a-gun.
(SPOILER) Tiny scoop about Dr. Saunders in "Vows". TV Guide tells us a bit about Jamie Bamber's role in "Vows" and about what sort of questions Dr. Saunders might ask herself in the Dollhouse Season 2 premiere. Lots of spoilers for other shows as well.
(SPOILER) A review of 'The Cabin in the Woods' script. The CinemaBlend reviewer says Joss and Drew's movie "has the potential to be something special, but it's by no means a slam dunk".
The 25 greatest cult tv shows ever. Firefly comes in at number 6 on this EW.com list and Buffy takes the number 2 slot. Huzzah.
Calling all Browncoats and Doers of Good Deeds. Can't Stop the Serenity wants your help for their latest plan for raising money for Equality Now (it won't cost you anything).

September 15

(SPOILER) What's going on inside the Dollhouse for season 2? Joss, Tahmoh and Eliza talk about the new storylines for the upcoming season (only 10 days to go).
(SPOILER) Publicity pics for episode 2 of Dollhouse season two. I like typing 'season two'.
Ray Wise joins the Dollhouse cast. Actor that fans of Twin Peaks and Reaper know and love has taken a "potentially recurring role." More...
(SPOILER) Big Joss news: Dollhouse, Dr. Horrible and Cabin updates. Sci-Fi Wire interviews Joss after a Fox party Monday night.
Gina Torres cast in the next DC direct to DVD animation. She's voicing Superwoman in "Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths" which will be released on Spring 2010. More...
Hijinks Ensue comic on FOX's new space western. This from yesterday. Also, a link to io9 under the cartoon regarding Fox and a "Firefly-like" story.
The Five most maddeningly unresolved TV Plotlines. Rather brilliant list from Cracked.com, that with seven seasons worth of material, features pretty much the most unexpected Buffy the Vampire Slayer story to wax lyrical on...
IGN review of Eliza Dushku's 'Wet' video game. It's out this week in the USA and Europe.
Bons Mots from Joss. The vocabulary-building "A Word A Day" mail list always includes a bonus "Thought for Today". Today's thought is a typically impassioned Joss quote about getting involved and making a difference. More...
James Marsters Sept. Q and A. This month what makes him barf (it's not gross), concerts he has attended, and if he needs glasses.
New promo pics for Dollhouse Season 2. Spoiler TV has a bunch of new HQ shots.
Dollhouse featured in new "So Fox" promo. I think there's a glimpse of "Echo" and "Vows" in there.
"Mercy" poster. Check out the promo art for NBCs new medical drama (or dramedy?) "Mercy" co-starring Michelle Trachtenberg.

September 14

(SPOILER) Five pages of Buffy #29. The issue, and the preview, featuring MANPADS. The less said about that the better, I think.
(SPOILER) Press release for episode 2 of Dollhouse season 2. It was produced as episode 3, hence the 2x03 tag.
TV Squad article "Gone Too Soon: Firefly". Nice little article on TV Squad, but with some errors. As usual.
I am a Browncoat. Watch the teaser trailer for the fan film Browncoats: Redemption.
NYMag: Neil Patrick Harris is a High-Wire Act. Seven page article on NPH covers his career with mentions of Dr. Horrible.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles dominates Tubey Awards. Summer Glau and the show won basically any category they were nominated in, and Neil Patrick Harris was similarly popular. Eliza Dushku and Dollhouse, on the other hand, won several less desirable awards. More...
(SPOILER) Olivia Williams talks Adelle in Season 2. Multipleverses has all the Fox promo vids up, including the last one missing, the very wonderful Olivia Williams.
(SPOILER) Full Georges Jeanty Slayalive Q/A for Buffy #28. 25 questions answered.
Seth Green to appear on Last Call with Carson Daly on Sept 16th. Buffy's resident werewolf will be visiting Carson during his premiere week; watch it at 1:35AM on NBC.
The diaries of other vampires revealed. TWOP ponders what other vamps might write in their journals, including entries from Angel and Spike. An amusing read.
(SPOILER) IGN has more info on Summer Glau's "Dollhouse" role. Some very specific information describing who her character is going to be, and what not.

September 13

Alan Tudyk's Funny or Die video. Alan has uploaded a new video to Funnyordie.com called Carl Hobbs : Punting Coach. More...
Pretty Scary interviews Juliet Landau. "Juliet Landau is known for being the vile vampiress Drusilla ... lately she’s been directing a music video for Godhead, directing a documentary about Gary Oldman, and writing two issues of the Angel comic book."
(SPOILER) Tahmoh video interview about Dollhouse Season 2! Maureen Ryan at the Chicago Tribune featuring more Whedony goodness (the Joss and Eliza interviews were previously seen here). More...
Stacey Scowley appearing in Season 2 of Dollhouse. "It's the happiest day of my life!" Also, pic from Eliza here. More...
Dr Horrible WINS the Emmy. Just tweeted "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog wins #Emmys09 for Short-format Live-Action Special Class". Photo from Zack Whedon of the envelope. Some more photos from earlier of Team Horrible at the Emmys. Photo of Nathan and Emmy. Pic of the gang on stage. More pics in thread comments. More...

September 12

(SPOILER) First look at Angel #25. The second part of Brian Lynch and Juliet Landau's Drusilla tale comes out next week.
Eliza Dushku and Dichen Lachman to appear in Self magazine. The description in the Boston Globe's celebrity news section is short but there's a great photo from the issue.
Firefly premieres tonight in Germany. Super RTL is showing "Serenity" at 10:10pm (or 10:15pm, depending on the sources). Link in german.
Firefly Mention by The Nostalgia Chick. Or more accurately, her friend. More...
Dollhouse season 2 wallpapers for your desktop. The official site gets rejigged for the next season and there's some brand new wallpapers to be had.
Doug Jones co-stars in the short film "The Butterfly Circus". The film is part of the Doorpost Film Project, 2009 contest, in the category of Hope. Please watch and if you like it vote for it. You have until Sept 16th. More...
James Marsters' Official Facebook page. Which includes the news that Sept 19th will be the radio broadcast of the play "The Importance of Being Earnest", which he recorded back in June. Tickets for next June's "She Stoops to Conquer" are now onsale. More...
Eliza nominated for Goremate Award. For her role in The Alphabet Killer.
The Top 10 Most Watched Web TV Shows. Dr Horrible is #8 for August, and The Guild is #4 (don't ask what's #1...) More...

September 11

Joel Grey among the guests of 'An Evening with Gavin Friday and Friends'. Joel Grey (Doc in Forever, The Weight of the World, and The Gift) will be performing alongside Gavin Friday and Friends at Carnegie Hall this Fall. More...
Serenity and Dr. Horrible charity screenings this Sunday in Hamburg, Germany. More...
(SPOILER) Fox's promo videos for Dollhouse season 2. Five in all on this particular site (though there are eight in total in the press kit) , and they feature interviews with Eliza, Harry, Enver and Dichen plus there's a b-roll tape as well. And the interview with Joss can be found here. More...
Ask the stars of Dollhouse a question for 'Outside the Box'. Eliza, Tahmoh, Enver and Dichen will ask each other questions submitted by you (the episode is taping Monday). ETA: Link not working at the moment, check back later.
James Marsters talks technology. Enjoyable feature over at The Guardian's website.
What is your favourite Joss Whedon TV creation? We got an IMDB Daily Poll all to ourselves.
(SPOILER) High-quality versions of the promo pics for Dollhouse 2x01 "Vows". Remember the kinda smallish promo pics for "Vows"? And how some of them were found in HQ later? Now the bunch's complete, in high resolution, for your viewing pleasure. More...
IESB Interview With Michelle Trachtenberg On Mercy & Gossip Girl.
(SPOILER) IESB set visit interview with Joss Whedon on Dollhouse Season 2. It's taken from this summer's TCA press tour event, I don't think there is anything major that we didn't already know.

September 10

Six Signs You Might Be Dating A Robot. Article mentions Buffy The Vampire Slayer episodes to illustrate that you may, in fact, be dating a robot.
Shows and Actors of Whedonverse nominees in the TV Geeks Awards. Dollhouse, The Guild, Dr. Horrible, Alyson Hannigan, Nathan Fillion, David Boreanaz, Eliza Dushku, Dichen Lachman and Enver Gjokaj are nominated.
'On Broadway' now on Hulu. The indie flick that won quite a few awards co-stars Eliza.
IDW's Angelverse comic books for this week. Today sees the release of Angel: Only Human #2, Fallen Angel #3 and the fifth volume of the ongoing Angel series i.e. Kelley Armstrong's 'Aftermath' arc. Last week, John Byrne's Angel: Blood and Trenches was released in tpb format.
(SPOILER) Dollhouse Scene Shooting Pics. Eliza shooting a scene with a certain guest star. There's 3 pages of pics if you click on the numbers in the column on the right.
Whedonesque cited as inspiration for new JJ Abrams blog. "ABRAMSology is a new community weblog discussing the work of J.J. Abrams; the man behind TV's "Lost" and "Alias", as well as such films as the new "Star Trek" and "Mission: Impossible III". This new blog lets his fans update each other by posting up-to-date information and comments regarding his work." More...
(SPOILER) IGN review of the Dollhouse season 2 premiere. 'Vows' gets a rating of 8.0, "Dollhouse definitely feels stronger now than it did for much of Season 1, with a more layered storyline going on".
(SPOILER) Jeffrey Bell demoted on "V" remake, according to Michael Ausiello. "The studio wasn't happy with the quality and the timeliness of the scripts show-runner Jeff Bell was delivering, so they bumped him to the No. 2 spot." (Spoilers for other tv shows).
(SPOILER) Casting call details for Dollhouse S2x06. The sixth episode certainly does have an intriguing title.
Dr. Horrible charity screening in Adelaide, Australia this Friday. It'll be showing at Union Cinema, Adelaide Uni. More...
10 things that "True Blood" owes to "Buffy". If you're familiar with both shows, you've probably noticed some similarities between the world of True Blood and that of Joss Whedon's Buffyverse....
(SPOILER) Yahoo! TV spotlights Dollhouse as one of the fall's 5 "Coolest Shows". Yahoo's Fall TV Preview continues with this video covering five "trendy and super hip fall tv offerings", starting with the "sci-fi hotties on Dollhouse". Includes a tiny bit of new footage from season two plus basic plot details for Gossip Girl, Melrose Place, Vampire Diaries, and Glee.

September 09

Tur-Mohel 2 Electric Boogaloo. Apparently Tur-Mohel, an Evil League of Evil application winner, is releasing another video message and looking at the homepage of Tur-mohel.com there may be a calendar on the way. Here is the YouTube link to the teaser trailer for the upcoming video.
'Dollhouse's' Miracle Laurie doesn't conform to Hollywood body standards. According to an Orlando Sentinel blogger.
EW Popwatch wants Nathan Fillion to stop by. And they want the fans to help convince him to do so.
Eliza Dushku on FOX's Life After Film School. Premieres on September 13th on FOX Movie Channel. "Eliza Dushku talks about the collaborative relationship with her longtime mentor Joss Whedon in producing [Dollhouse]".
(SPOILER) Nick Runge's cover for Angel #27. The conclusion of Brian Lynch's,'Boys and Their Toys.'
Neil Patrick Harris on Late Late show with Craig Ferguson. I just spotted this in tonight's TV listings.
(SPOILER) Cover art and details for Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow. The Season 8 one-shot comes out in December. There's also info about the Buffy GelaSkins and the re-release of the Buffy Supernatural Defense Kit.

September 08

Mark Sheppard guest stars on Warehouse 13 tonight on SyFy. Always love seeing Mark.
Felicia Day Featured in CNN Story. Her appearance at DragonCon last weekend is discussed in the story, and how the Guild is becoming known as "The Office for the geek set." More...
First BBC One trailer for MERLIN season 2 with Anthony Head. According to a fan who spoke with one of the show's producers, season 2 begins airing in the UK on September 19.
SFX in 2020. SFX magazine has a fun thing on its website about possible headlines in 10 years time. Check out number 13.
Marvel's Runaways: A Great Beginning that Needs a Great Ending. Reviewer does not favor Whedon's run on the title. Spoilers for those who haven't read Runaways. More...
Videos from Dragon*con Buffy Panels. You Tube videos from Buffy Panels with Kristy Swanson, Felicia Day, James Marsters, Charisma Carpenter, and Julie Benz. Friday panel. Saturday panel. More...

September 07

Chicago for the 2016 Olympics - Because David Boreanaz says so. David talks to Billy Dec about why he wants the Olympics to rock Chicago in 2016.
Amazon has pulled the Dollhouse DVD. Per the website, "...customers have told us there may be something wrong with our inventory of the item, the way we are shipping it, or the way it's described here." The Amazon Marketplace sellers are still selling it. ETA: The DVD is now back on sale. More...
September Silliness at Buffyfest. Vote for your favorite Buffy episodes in Buffyfest's September Silliness Tournament!
A.V. Club: 22 TV series not ruined when two characters hooked up. Buffy comes in at #9.
Breast Cancer PSA to star, among others, Alyson Hannigan. The first PSA in a six month, six episode long viral campaign was shot last week and starred Alyson Hannigan. More...
(SPOILER) Dollhouse Season 2 promo on Fox. It's a low-quality video'd-the-TV-screen version of the ad that aired yesterday. More...
Dollhouse season 1 DVD out today in the UK. SFX and Den of Geek have "exclusive" clips from the DVD to mark the release. And there's an interesting review of the boxset at DVD Times.
Tony sings for kids. Anthony Stewart Head takes part in a charity album. More...
Puzzle Hub - Buffy/Angel Letter Bank. If you live in the US and have Labor Day off, try your luck at these. And if you live elsewhere, take some time away from Facebook and YouTube at your desk job and give these a stab. ;)

September 06

Add a Dollhouse logo to your Twitter account. Should you want to. It adds a "Dollhouse 2" logo for all to see, along with the premiere date, to avoid people missing the return. There's another one, which is pretty cool too. More...
(SPOILER) Dollhouse featured in IMDb's TV Fall Preview. It is one of their Returning Favorites. Minimal (and casting) spoilers for Season 2.
(SPOILER) Full Scott Allie Slayalive Q/A for Buffy #28. He gives a lot of interesting insight into the latest issue.
Season premiere dates for Fall 2009. Includes several of our favourites from the Whedonverse: Bones (9/17, 8 PM); HIMYM (9/21, 8 PM); Castle (9/21, 10 PM); Dollhouse (9/25, 9 PM); Numb3rs (9/25, 10 PM); Dexter (9/27, 9 PM); and V (11/3, 8 PM).
Charlaine Harris recommends Buffy to fans of her Sookie Stackhouse novels. She also lists Buffy, Firefly and Serenity as education for aspiring writers.

September 05

(SPOILER) Dollhouse on Popular Mechanics list. Dollhouse among list of six shows that Popular Mechanics are looking forward to in the coming tv season.
James Marsters receives a belated Birthday gift from his fans. At Dragon*con on Friday night, a bunch of James Marsters fans presented him with a very special gift. A complete Stormtrooper outfit. Part 2 of the gift. Elsewhere Felicia Day runs into zombies and Julie Benz has dinner with Charisma and Lou. More...
(SPOILER) Promo pics of Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) in next season's premiere. Shiny, pics are snaggable.
Ann Arbor, Michigan Serenity + Dr. Horrible Charity Screenings this Saturday. Also a non-charity Serenity screening in Washington DC. More...
(SPOILER) The official FOX description of "Vows". The Futon Critic provides the press release for the season two premiere of Dollhouse, coming in three weeks.
No more Buffy seasons 2 and 3 on Hulu. Season 3 is being removed on October 2, Season 2 on October 16.

September 04

Wizard Magazine #217's Buffy Cover Revealed. The image is in the August 31st post. The Cover is by J. Scott Campbell.
(SPOILER) A look at the Dollhouse season 2 premiere. 'Vows' gets described as "relaxed" and we get some good teasers as to what happens during the episode.
The Most Memorable TV Musical Moments Ever. TWoP does not leave out "everybody's favorite." More...
(SPOILER) Preview Pages For Angel:Only Human #2. It's out next week.
Elizabeth Rohm on Heroes. Elizabeth Rohm (Kate from the first two seasons of Angel) will be making a guest appearance on Heroes in the upcoming season. More...
Eliza Dushku's taking questions on Twitter. Right now! She's @elizadushku.
Vanity Fair interviews Vincent Kartheiser. He talks a bit about his career, but mostly about his role as Pete Campbell on Mad Men.
Larger pic of the cover art for the sixth Buffy season 8 volume. As provided by Jo Chen. She also addresses the misconception that she's leaving the series.
Neil Patrick Harris on David Letterman tonight. Promoting the Emmys I assume.
Costume designer Shawna Trpic posts an intriguing pic. What could it mean? Could it be the return of...? More...
Jayne Knit-a-Thon Prize Drawing. Don't have to be at Dragon*Con, you can pledge online to qualify for drawing. All proceeds go to The Kids Need to Read Foundation.
(SPOILER) AICN's Hercules has seen the season premiere of Dollhouse. "Titled "Vows," the episode is superb: funny, suspenseful, sexy and willing to kick around more than a few Very Big Ideas." More...
Top 10 Games That Need Movie Treatments. Nathan Fillion is suggested for the role of Nathan Drake (Uncharted).

September 03

Is sci-fi better when it's low budget? Serenity is mentioned as an example of a low-ish budget sci-fi film which might be all the better for not costing big bucks.
Exclusive clip from Dollhouse 'Epitaph 1'. Empire Magazine covers the Dollhouse R2 DVD release.
Dollhouse in H+ Magazine. Interesting read about the show. (starts on pg. 34) More...
The fifty greatest ever superheroes. The results of SFX Magazine's readers poll are out and Buffy came thirteenth.
Dollhouse premieres today in Italy and Spain. Fox Italy is showing "Ghost" tonight at 9:10 pm (Link in Italian), Fox Spain has it on 10:15 pm (Link in Spanish).
Julie Benz in Boondock Saints II trailer! The trailer for Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day has gone online, and features Julie Benz in a lead role.

September 02

(SPOILER) Harry Lennix and Dichen Lachman talk Dollhouse season 2. Wouldn't recommend reading it if you're only into mild spoilers. Otherwise dive in, Harry Lennix shares some fascinating info on what to expect at the start of the next season.
Meet Nathan Fillion! That is, of course, if you are in NYC. Nathan Fillion meeting and greeting at the Apple store in Soho, New York, N.Y, on September 18. More...
The top 8 happy moments (sorta) in the Whedonverse. Was there really that many? Buffyfest seems to think so.
(SPOILER) First look at the cover art for the Buffy Season 8: Retreat tpb. Marked spoiler since the description for the arc might be spoilery for some.
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #28. The third part of Jane Espenson's 'Retreat' arc may provoke a lot of debate.
EW's Popwatch: "Joss Whedon, Master of Cult TV". Nice article over at EW covering all things Whedon. More...
Browncoats: Redemption Dragon*Con 2009 panel & trailer announcement. More information about the highly anticipated fan film can be found in this interview at Fantasy Magazine.
Marc Blucas joins Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in "Wichita". Our ex-Initiative soldier is rising in the ranks of Hollywood and Co., co-starring with Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz in this forthcoming spy-caper.
20 classic TV shows from four 'Televisionaries'. EW.com looks at the seminal shows of Aaron Spelling, J.J. Abrams, Aaron Sorkin and our very own Joss Whedon.
The trailer for Trucker co-starring Nathan Fillion is online. The flick is being shopped and promoted as possible Oscar-bait for star Michelle Monaghan. Film opens October 9th.

September 01

David Boreanaz and his wife welcome a baby girl. Her name is Bardot.
Trailer for the Astonishing X-Men: Gifted motion comic. The adaptation didn't exactly wow one reporter when it was unveiled at last weekend's Fan Expo.
Cap'n Tightpants ranks #8 on Top Sci-Fi Characters list. The Sci-Fi Block has posted their list of the top 10 science fiction characters of all time and our own Malcolm Reynolds makes the list. More...
11 ways Supernatural's Dean Winchester is like Buffy Summers. The similarities are uncanny. Well, except that one's a dude.
Geeks On Gina Torres. Gina Torres visits the wonderful geeks of GeeksOn.com for a chat about the role of women in Sci Fi. (Link goes directly to the mp3, as the website is still showing the previous podcast.) More...
The Music of WET. Eliza, and the guys behind WET talk about the game's soundtrack.
Season 3 of The Guild kicks off on MSN. I bet Sandeep Parikh hated to do this episode...



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