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December 01

TNT cancels Raising the Bar, which co-stars J August Richards. The series is not returning due to low ratings. However love the last line "Are you guys bummed about the end of Raising the Bar or just counting the minutes until Christian Kane comes back with more Leverage?"
BtVS The Chosen Collection on sale at Barnes & Noble for $84.99. DealNews has info on a great deal for the boxed set to end all boxed sets. Website says deal is today only. More...

November 30

What If... ThatCostumeGirl over at ManWithPez speculates on the idea of re-casting the station crew of WKRP with the crew of Serenity.
(SPOILER) Casting Call for Dollhouse 2x13. Last casting call for Dollhouse ever. More...
Mutant Friends - episode one. Lucy James tries to deal with her love for Joss' shows in the debut webisode "Crazy Random Happenstance". The concept works, kudos.
Blue Gloves Assault - Another campaign to bring back Firefly. The Blue Glove Assault is planning to send blue gloves to Universal on 20 September 2010 in an effort to convince the execs to bring back Firefly. More...
Buffy mentioned in Philosophy Now. John Shelton Lawrence thinks along the lines of Danny Fingeroth about "what makes a superhero, philosophically speaking", with Buffy being an example of the "Amazon"-category of superheros.
(SPOILER) Georges Jeanty Full Slayalive Q/A For Buffy #30. Another informative Q/A with the Buffy aritst.
Dollhouse S1 DVD for $14.99 at Best Buy. The website says that it is only available through Monday night. Currently sold out online, but may still be available in-store.
Dollhouse Season 1 DVD nominated for Satellite Award. Nathan Fillion and Neil Patrick Harris also got nominations. More...
James Marsters goes Down Under in April. He will be appearing in Australia. He will take part in Australia’s Supanova Expo April 9 – 11, 2010 in Brisbane and then April 16 – 18 in Melbourne. Also videos from the rescent Boston event Q/A. More...

November 29

Firefly DVD set at BestBuy for just $10.99. Free shipping on orders over $25... makes a great stocking stuffer for your friends/family who don't have it yet!

November 28

Video of the Jane Espenson and Tim Minear QMX panel. At the Creation Salute to Firefly/Serenity event, last Saturday.
The Screenwriter Of The Twilight Saga Films Is A Big Buffyverse Fan. The Twilight/New Moon/Eclipse screenwriter and writer/producer of Dexter tried to get hired by Joss for Buffy and Angel. More...
Nicholas Brendon updates his audioblog. He talks about meeting people at Hallowhedon, his play, his upcoming tv movie airing on December 13th, and other topics. More...
Happy Birthday, Maurissa Tancharoen! One Mo' quiet, uneventful year in the life. More...

November 27

Buy One (Done the Impossible) Get One (Done the Impossible) Free. The guys are offering a nice bargain in time for the holidays. Best fan documentary ever.
E! says that Tara and Willow are the best lesbians on tv ever. And well they are not wrong!
Joss Whedon is My Master Now T-Shirt is on sale for only $10. PVPStuff.com is having it's Black Friday sale that includes this cunning tee.
The 14 greatest format-breaking SF & Fantasy TV episodes ever. Fun list over at the SFX website. Joss' shows did very well out it too. Dollhouse's Epitaph One took 10th place, Angel's Smile Time came eighth and, last but not least, Buffy's Superstar was first.
James Marsters, Tahmoh Penikett and Harry Groener added to Fedcon. The event will take place in Bonn, Germany April 30th - May 2nd.
Joss Whedon on Sky News. He was talking about the current popularity of vampires. More...
6 Things io9 is thankful for in Sci-Fi. Includes Dollhouse and a clip of Nathan Fillion dressed up as Captain Tight Pants on Castle.
Previously on the Dollhouse ARG. The story so far.
Put away the Dollhouse. Andrew Ellard of Noise To Signal begins an analysis of what went wrong with Dollhouse. Part two is here as is part three. And before we complain, it is only the kind of analysis that could have been written by a fan.

November 26

"Pangs" gets recognition on The Daily Beast. The season 4 Thanksgiving episode "Pangs" recognized as one of "15 Classic Thanksgiving Episodes." Nice to see the Buffster get some mainstream recognition!
Disastrous feasts from science fiction classics. io9 takes a look at various examples of hearty holiday feasting gone awry - including one such incident from the Buffy canon.
Amazon.com's Top 100 DVDs and Blu-ray Discs of 2009. The editors voted the Dollhouse season one DVD in at number 22. And the show took sixth place in the Best TV DVDs of 2009 section.
A new trailer for the Browncoats: Redemption fan film. This was shown at last weekend's Firefly/Serenity convention. It's a very impressive look at the 'Verse.
Fan report from last weekend's Firefly/Serenity Convention. Any other reports? Pics etc? Yep, in thread. More...
A Weekend at Southdown Abbey Shindig. Seems to involve more then just 'sittin' and 'meditating over the wonders of your rock garden'. More...

November 25

Nicholas Brendon's back on Criminal Minds tonight. He returns for the 100th episode of CM tonight. Plus, due to the success of his play, "The Santaland Diaries", more shows have been added to the calendar.
(SPOILER) Nine To Go - a rundown of Dollhouse's final episodes. The rollercoaster ride begins on December 4th.
Can't Stop the Serenity Last Hurrah Charity Auction Week 2. Make sure to check out the really cool items on auction for Equality Now!
Stephen Mooney's Angel sketchbook is now up for order. "The book itself is 84 pages and costs 10.00 euro. The postage and packaging(anywhere in the world) would be another 5 euro, so you're looking at 15 quid altogether". More...
20 classic tv shows: the season we pick as each show's peak. EW.com chooses season 2 for Buffy.
(SPOILER) Promo stills from Dollhouse 2x07 and 2x08. To help us survive the Dollhouse drought, here are some stills from episode 2x07 and episode 2x08 (beware of huge spoilers).
Join Amber Benson in the fight against hunger. "From November 22nd - 29th all of the proceeds from Benson Entertainment's exclusive "Triangle Tara" action figure will be donated to the Los Angeles Food Bank!!"
Fox reveals midseason schedule, Dollhouse to follow Bones repeats. Beginning on January 8th, Dollhouse will follow repeats of Bones (starring David Boreanaz) for its remaining episodes.

November 24

Dr Horrible's Freeze Ray works on Nematode worms. National Geographic name checks Dr Horrible in this article about the effect of UV on Nematodes.
(SPOILER) IDW's Angelverse comic books for February. Angel #30, Angel: A Hole In The World #3 and the Angel: Only Human tpb all come out in this month. More...
"Six Degrees of Separation" - Anthony Head's new play. This will be on at The Old Vic in London from January 7th to April 3rd 2010. More...
The Top 10 Best Box Office Bombs of the Decade. Serenity makes it to number 8 of this Seattle Movie Examiner list.
"Hallowhedon" screen printed poster. There simply aren't enough Whedon-related screen printed posters out there. More...
DB Woodside guest stars on tonight's Castle. This might explain this tweet from Nathan a few weeks ago. "We got something for Buffy fans coming up on Castle!"
New Firefly short stories in the works? Both Jane Espenson and Jose Molina have tweeted recently about a Firefly short story project of some kind. Also involves Ben Edlund. More...

November 23

Producers Guild to honor Joss. "Joss Whedon has mastered the art of melding the newest technology with inspired storytelling, truly exemplifying the spirit of the Vanguard Award".
Felicia Day is the Geek You're Looking For. According to StarWars.com.
iFanboy podcast discusses Dr. Horrible one-shot comic. 40 minutes and 45 seconds into the Pick of the Week podcast, a user submits their review, resulting in opinions expressed about the comic and the video itself.

November 22

Nicholas Brendon's play sells out in opening weekend. It's sold out Thanksgiving weekend, too. Plus, a pleasant review and cute picture from Trent of Pink is the New Blog. More...
QMx gets Firefly, Dr. Horrible licenses. As announced yesterday at Creation's Serenity & Firefly convention, QMx now has the rights to produce collectibles for two more Whedon shows. They showed off a Dr. Horrible maquette.
Sexiest vampires... ever! With the new vampire craze, MSN today took a look at the sexiest vampires in film and TV history (includes guys and girls!) Guess who made the list?
Gene Ha's "full pencils" Captain Hammer artwork. Wowed by the Captain Hammer pin-up in the recent Dr Horrible comic book? Then check it out in its original form.
Official Serenity Leaf on the Wind T-Shirt. Finally, an official Wash t-shirt. Nice color too.
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Official Ornaments. They have some Holiday Bundles and the 2010 calendar and free shipping on $75 or more. More...
Remains Dance. Fans put together a dance to Remains! (via MoTancharoen's twitter)

November 21

Mythology: Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Impact. Box Office Prophets shows their continuing Whedon love.
Chuck Season 3 Preview. Chuck is back and better than ever. Introduced by Zachary Levi and features, of course, a very funny Adam Baldwin. More...
LoveFilm picks top 10 suckers for vampires. Our very own Buffy takes the top spot with her Angel romance, beating Sookie and Bella.
Jayne Hats for Turkeys. Help feed the hungry. Donate $25 or more to a food bank in time for Thanksgiving and be in the draw to win a free Jayne hat.
Joel Grey's Anatomy. Anybody catch Doc playing doctor on Grey's Anatomy last Friday? A nice one-shot for the Season 5 villain.
Powers #1 preview... now with dialogue! Remember that mysteriously Joss-like supersomething in the artwork-only preview of this Brian Michael Bendis comic? Now see what he has to say for himself. Possibly NSFW if your boss can read text on your monitor and doesn't like hard cursing.
Should Joss Whedon Revisit the Horror Genre with his Next Project? FEARNet's Joseph McCabe asks the question.

November 20

Eliza Dushku on whether Dollhouse will live on. "I feel like we're probably going to wrap it up for people at the end of this second season. We had time to sort of see where we wanted to close things off, but... I think this is going to be it".
The Dollhouse panel at PaleyFest '09. Ten YouTube videos featuring Joss, Eliza, Fran, Miracle and Dichen at the Dollhouse panel held in April of this year.
A Buffy the Vampire Slayer quiz. Can you get 20 out of 20? More...
(SPOILER) Video interview with new Angel artist Brian Denham. He talks about his work on the upcoming arc starting next month.
STVs Top 12 Onscreen Vampires. Spike makes the list.
Adam Baldwin has joined Twitter. The Man they call Jayne...er...Casey has taken the plunge. Confirmed! More...
Ten TV Things TWoP is thankful for this year. Check out numbers 4 and 10 . . .
Mutant Enemy Puzzle #8. Another puzzle from the folks over at The Puzzle Hub - More...
Firefly & Uncharted 2 so similar, your head might explode! This hilarious (and bloody) video convincingly compares the top-rated, action-adventure game with Joss Whedon's space cowboy property. More...
SciFi Now's "ten of the best" science fiction television series. Firefly appears on the list and gets described as "the darling of modern science fiction". Quite right too.
Firefly or Serenity on Blu-Ray on Sale at Amazon.com. Today's Amazon.com Lightning Deal at 1:00 PM EST/10:00 AM PST is "Captain Tightpants in Blu". That could be the Series or it could mean the BDM, but one will be on sale. ETA: It's the Firefly Blu-ray set going for $34.99.
"Chuck" returns January 10th. Adam Baldwin returns to our screens in a 2 hour premiere Sunday Jan. 10th.
Dollhouse is listed as a show that deserves a remake! TVOverMind has a great piece up right now about shows that deserve to be remade in the future, Dollhouse tops its list.

November 19

Seth Green on Tonight Show. Sunnydale's favorite guitarist werefwolf was on the Tonight Show last night. Nothing Whedony was discussed but entertaining, interview. More...
Captain Tightpants wants to be the Greatest American Hero. "I know I'm Canadian, but I think I could put my hat in for that one," says Fillion.
Eliza Dushku for the Black Cat in Spider-Man 4. With the rumor that The Black Cat/Felicia Hardy is going to be in the next Spider-Man film and Rachel McAdams, Julia Stiles, and now Anne Hathaway talked about for the role, MTV speaks to Eliza about her interest in the part. More...
Joss visits Alyson on the set of How I Met Your Mother. The filming of the 100th episode is underway and it's going to be a musical episode. Alyson tweeted "Joss + Musical = FLASHBACKS".
(SPOILER) Press release for the first Dollhouse double-header on Dec 4. Seems like 2x05 "The Public Eye" has been renamed to "The Left Hand (Part 1)". Episode descriptions and guest stars included.

November 18

What's Alan Watching? blog considers Buffy for Best Of The Decade. Obviously, "Once More With Feeling" and "The Body" are sure-fire contenders. More...
The Worst TV Ideas Of The Decade. Firefly gets a mention on film.com's list due to the boneheaded-ness of Fox, not because it isn't shiny.
Jewel Staite replaces Nathan Fillion at the Salute to Serenity/ Firefly event this weekend. The schedule is posted for the event.
Brad Meltzer jumps into the Buffyverse. The bestselling author tells of how he came to be writing season 8 and what to expect in his upcoming arc.
Rossum website has a TV commercial. Although the return of Dollhouse is just two weeks away, Rossum, the parent company of the Dollhouses, has just produced an ad that is designed to be shown in TV markets around the world. It's safe to say it may make an appearance on the show before long.
Dr Horrible comic book out today. The one-shot penned by Zack Whedon tells of how Dr Horrible got drawn into a world of crime.
DVD Verdict reviews Moonshot, available now. "And Marsters, though I never watched Buffy, is very much tied to that role; but I never once had a moment to let my thoughts wander out of his performance."
Report by Crix Lee from 2nd Dr Horrible/The Guild screening. Some footage from the 2nd Dr Horrible/The Guild screening plus interviews. More...
NYMag says goodbye to Dollhouse. Among other things the show is described as "an interesting failure" with "moments, even whole episodes, of brilliance." Also says Whedon belongs online.
Angel: After the Fall Fan Film. A NSFW comedy set during the comic series.
Wipethefuture.com presents a new login puzzle. Expand post for user name and password. More...

November 17

Wonderful article about James Marsters as Spike on the Buzzy Multimedia site. This is just the way I feel about the subject.
Pics of Nicholas Brendon in The Santaland Diaries. Nick's play with The Blank Theatre Co. opens this weekend, but you can get a preview of him in (I'm assuming) full costume.
(SPOILER) Some spoilerish tidbits about Dollhouse's Victor and Sierra. E! Online's Kristin has the news (spoilers for just about every other US show on this page).
(SPOILER) Three new pics from Dollhouse 2x06 'The Left Hand'. They're at the bottom of the photo set for that episode (spoiler laden descriptions as well).
Marc Blucas Gets Scary with a "Deadline". Check out the trailer and some stills from the horror-thriller "Deadline," co-starring our former ex-Initiative soldier himself alongside Brittany Murphy and Thora Birch. The movie arrives on DVD and Blu-ray December 1, 2009.
V co-star has much love for Alan and Morena. Elizabeth Mitchell, formerly of Lost, plays FBI Agent Erica Evans on V. She admits her Browncoat nature and talks about improving with Alan, and meeting Morena for the first time.
(SPOILER) Angel:Only Human #4 preview from Newsarama. Final part of the Gunn/Illyria miniseries is out tomorrow.
Eliza Dushku is Us Magazine's Cult Fave of the Year. More...
Joss gets a lofty shout-out in the latest Penny Arcade comic. It is literally a high point.
A Thank You Book for the Dollhouse cast and crew. If you're interested in contributing then pop over to Whedonesque.org. In related news, donations and ideas for the cake are going well.
Cordelia Chase on EW's Top 21 Bitches List. On Entertainment Weekly's Top 21 Bitches List, Cordelia has a slot.
Dushku Face-palm. Sadly, this seems to show why Eliza's other show was canceled.
Alyson Hannigan and Peyton Manning commercial. Saw this commercial for Mastercard during "Castle". Seems like an odd pairing. More...
Neil Patrick Harris joins Twitter. Felicia says it is actually-really-him. Join me in following his 140 character musings.

November 16

Jane Espenson Steps Aside as Showrunner on Caprica. Mo Ryan of the Chicago Tribune updated her blog with a message from Jane "This is actually a pretty subtle shift of duties. Kevin is going to take over running the room so I can spend more time writing as we head toward our big first season finale."
Buffy Season 8 motion comic web series confirmed. Voice casting has begin. Casting breakdowns are here. More...
The fantastic 'Last Hurrah' auction. Can't Stop The Serenity and the Californian Browncoats are auctioning off some highly desirable Whedonverse collectors items. These include a Serenity poster signed by Joss, a Dr Horrible print signed by Neil, Nathan and Felicia and a tour of the Dollhouse costume department with Shawna Trpcic.
Happy Birthday to Harry Lennix! Everyone's favourite morally ambiguous handler turns a year older today!
Feminism and the Vampire Novel - Comparisons between Buffy and Twilight. Interesting article about feminism and our fascination with the intersections of vampires, sexuality, and gender. Buffy the Vampire Slayer series is referenced.
A new food song from Mo and Jed. Straight up from the street...a new food song!
Zack Whedon announces six issue Terminator series for Dark Horse.

November 15

"Gone too Soon" Sci-Fi Show list with a Joss focus. AOL discusses Joss' seemingly bad luck keeping any series alive since Buffy and lists the Top 12 Sci-Fi shows canceled prematurely. Joss shows appear as well as Whedononians cast in other series.
Watcher Junior Issue #4 is now available to read. The latest issue of the Undergraduate Journal of Buffy Studies contains three essays: Dawn as Ophelia, gothic heroines and a revisionist examination of female empowerment in Buffy.
Pop culture head trips. The Buffy episode 'Normal Again' gets included in this list of tv episodes and films that played games with the mind.
The five stages of fan grief. We've discussed our feelings on cancellation, here are some points of view from the much maligned other side, and some hints on how to cope.
James Marsters November Q and A. This time out he answers questions from crying on cue to whether he's neat or messy.
Should Felicia be an Angel? One of Charlie's that is. More...
QMX sponsors a panel with Jane Espenson and Tim Minear: On Writing. At next weekend's Salute to Serenity/Firefly event in LA, the panel will be held at 3 pm on Saturday.
Castle S1 DVD on Sale for $14.99 & $17.49 Target for $14.99 and Best Buy for $17.49 from Nov 15th - Nov 21st. More...
Olivia Williams on some upcoming projects. Another rather broad interview with Ms. Williams. Apparently she had heard of Joss because she used to watch a program that aired after Buffy and would see his name on the credits. :D.
TV Gal's pick for most charming man in prime time. Who else agrees?
"I'll still get hate mail and death threats". Preston Beckman, executive VP of strategic program planning at Fox, comments on the Dollhouse cancellation.
FUCKYEAHJOSSVERSE. 'Fuckyeah'-blogs are a subgenre of single-themed blogs that worship at the altar of their chosen subject, in this case: all things Joss. More...

November 14

AV Club's Best TV Episodes of the Decade. Includes Angel "Smile Time" and Dollhouse "Epitaph One".
The next stage in the Dollhouse ARG. It all started with leaks of Rossum internal memos. Now there is a new company involved, Spectrin. Is this the end? Or a new start? More...
Dr. Horrible inspires Germans. It seems that once again life is imitating art in this video on the BBC News website. So everyone be careful with your wonderflonium now.
Today's IMDb poll: Is it possible for Joss Whedon to get a break in television? The options seem jokier than average today.

November 13

(SPOILER) Gina Torres guesting on Vampire Diaries. She'll be appearing in Episode 10. (Some minor character/plot spoilers, I think...I don't watch the show.)
"The Coverup" co-starring Eliza Dushku. Check out the poster for next year's "The Coverup," co-starring our leading doll alongside Gabriel Mann.
Olivia Williams among others on Acting. "I say I'm a very technical actor. Then I find myself weeping for no logical reason, other than that I've been thinking about tragic things and crying all day on set. I'm not an impermeable surface."
Quick Sporcle Quiz for Firefly Fans. It's a short online quiz matching the actors to the characters they played on the show.
Mountains May Crumble But Not Chiwetel Ejiofor. Salon's Stephanie Zacharek doesn't like "2012" but by gum, she likes Chiwetel Ejiofor: "The movie's most spectacular special effect is an actor. As far as I can recall, Ejiofor has never given a bad performance, although near the end of "2012" Emmerich, surely unwittingly, challenges that record". Seattle PI's review says "I've shouted it from the mountaintops over the past decade: get J.J. Abrams and Joss Whedon to look at every script where the production budget surges over $150 million! It should just be a Hollywood law".
Save Her? Something is happening on the WipetheFuture site. More...
(SPOILER) Alexis Denisof talks Alyson, Wesley and Dollhouse. One of the best interviews that he's ever done. Highlights from it can be found here. More...
Was it right to axe Dollhouse? Digital Spy tracks the highs and lows of the show's short life. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy Zone Update. Scott Allie talks Buffy #30 reveal and teases Willow one-shot, Joss's issue 31, and Brad Meltzer's arc.

November 12

(SPOILER) Casting call details for Dollhouse 2x11. Cool spoilers. Interesting spoilers. Slightly surreal spoilers. It must be a Tim Minear episode. More...
Behind the Scenes on Bones. Pictures taken by the cast. I thought these were fun so I'm sharing. Hopefully, a little laugh amidst the tears for Dollhouse. Hope that's ok. No spoilers.
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon previews Dollhouse's final season. Conducted before yesterday's news, it includes an unexpected comment about a potential cancellation.
Vote for Alyson Hannigan in the People's Choice Awards. She was nominated for Favorite TV Comedy Actress.
Amy Acker Starring in 'Cabin in the Woods' Confirmed. While it has been rumoured for a while, Fran Kranz just let it slip on his Twitter page that Amy Acker will indeed make an appearance in Cabin in the Woods.
(SPOILER) Ryall hints at upcoming Angel project from IDW drawn by Franco Urru. "Franco Urru's making his return to ANGEL... but not in the main series. Where, then? That'll be revealed soon enough. But after a look at this image, a better question might be "when"...?"
Sub picks up Dollhouse in Finland. Finnish fans can (legally) see Dollhouse on Sub next spring. More...
Miracle Laurie thanks Dollhouse fans. "Thank u all 4 ur love & support & kind words & for fighting to even get us a S2. Enjoy the rest of the season-it's going 2 blow u away! xo". And Fran Kranz tweets "it's hard. I'm sad. But they will air the rest and they are going to be great. Thanks for being great fans and giving us all a 2nd season."
The A.V. Club lists Buffy and Firefly in its top 30 shows of the decade. How I Met Your Mother also makes the cut, along with many others.
On Mutant Enemy And Social Media. Theonetruebix had a theory. More...
It's time Joss Whedon changed the world. The latest Devin's Advocate over at Chud makes the argument that Joss could find great success with his work in new media.
Marti Noxon to Write "Fright Night" Remake. The Hollywood Reporter says that Marti Noxon has been hired to pen Dreamworks' remake of the 80's flick "Fright Night".
Dollhouse cancellation: Peeved or pleased? Entertainment Weekly weighs in on the cancellation and wonders whether this may be a good thing or a bad thing.

November 11

How to thank the Dollhouse cast and crew. We're thinking that it would be a nice idea to send a cake to the cast and crew to say thank you. So chip in with your ideas and thoughts over at Whedonesque.org. UPDATE: Vote for your favorite ideas.
Vincent Kartheiser to play Fielding Goodney in "Money" for the BBC. Filming begins this month.
Hollywood Reporter says Dollhouse is cancelled. A few minutes ago a crew member tweeted a sad face. Presumably, this story is why. Variety reports that all 13 episodes of season 2 will air and the 13th episode will be the series finale (which could air on January 22nd according to this schedule). ETA: Joss speaks about the cancellation.
Morena Baccarin Tops IMDB STARmeter. The buzz from her role as Anna on the new 'V' is exposing her to an unfamiliar audience.
Zack Whedon gives an update on the Dr Horrible sequel. "We will expand the world a little bit into other areas you have not seen... and it will be hilarious."
Dr. Horrible at the University of Connecticut. Another theatrical adaptation of DHS-AB produced by UConn Dramatic PAWS. Goes up this weekend.
A Slayer Comes to Town or The Two Types of Fantastic Story. Interesting essay taken from the anthology "Seven Seasons of Buffy".
Is neuroscience still the bad guy in Dollhouse? (Duh.) Remember the discussion we had last week regarding the essay about neuroscience in Joss' works? Well the author has now updated his premise and shares his thoughts on Dollhouse.
"Clash of the Titans" Trailer. Starring Alexa Davalos (AtS Gwen) as Andromeda. More...
Horrible Turn - "the one hour [fan tribute] musical with songs and stuff". "He wanted to change the world. But the world changed him."
Olivia Williams on Jane Austen and Dollhouse. A quick little interview for an Aussie publication on playing Jane Austen, Agatha Christie, even a little about Adelle DeWitt.
Finally, what we've all been waiting for: McG's Dollhouse. io9 gives a humorous look at what would happen if some creators took over new franchises. J.J. Abrams gets Terminator, Christopher Nolan gets G.I. Joe, and McG gets Dollhouse. More...

November 10

(SPOILER) Scoop on Summer Glau's Dollhouse character. E! Online has some spoilers on Bennett. (Spoilers for other shows as well.)
Why is Joss Whedon on my shirt? A blogger gives his reasons for wearing the "Joss Whedon is my Master now" t-shirt.
Chiwetel Ejiofor talks about his work on 2012 and his other upcoming projects. He plays a geologist in 2012 which opens worldwide on November 13th.
Ditch The Tech. I phoned the number on the Rossum website and sometime later I got a call back with a short message, simply telling me to "ditch the tech". I went back online, and found this site.
Bunch of videos from Hallowhedon. Fan on YouTube posted a bunch of videos from this weekend's Hallowhedon. Nice for those of us who couldn't go.
Live+7 ratings for Dollhouse 2x04 "Belonging". Live+7 ratings for Belonging go up 57% to take Dollhouse to a 1.3.

November 09

Rossum Corporation has new website. In a clever way to promote Dollhouse's return in December, the Rossum Corporation has set up its own website explaining its mission. It includes the locations of some of the regional offices that could also be doubling as "Dollhouses". There's even a response to Senator Daniel Perrin's investigation which will be part of the show next month. More...
(SPOILER) First look at Georges Jeanty's cover for Buffy #32. What. The. Frak. (Jo Chen's cover can be seen here). More...
Joss Whedon talks Glee, Terminator and the Dr Horrible sequel. He's willing to go up to $15,000 for the Terminator franchise, he'll be shooting the Glee episode in March (it's his favourite new show) and he thinks Horrible Turn is "itsy kitschy glitzy" (turns out it should be "itsy kitsy goodsy") .
(SPOILER) Details on Nick Brendon's next "Criminal Minds" episode. Nick will be returning for the show's 100th episode. Plus, info on a how to bid for an autographed picture of Nicholas and Criminal Minds' Kirsten Vangsness. More...
(SPOILER) Full Scott Allie Slayalive Q/A for Buffy Season 8 #30. Scott discusses different aspects of issue 30 plus other tidbits.
Vote in the SFX Awards 2010. Dollhouse gets nominated in a number of categories: 'Needs' for Best Episode, Eliza for Sexiest Female, Alpha for Best Monster Or Villain and for Best Plot Twist too, the mind-wipe technology for Best Gadget Or Future Technology and the first few episodes for Biggest Disappoinment Or Missed Opportunity. More...
James Marsters' Valentine Events Feb 2010. Two Countries, Two Cities, One Man. Details of events in London and New Jersey up on James' official sites . Tickets on sale today. More...
Morena Baccarin to "visit" The Bonnie Hunt Show! Our former "Firefly" girl is appearing on Bonnie's November 12th show to promote her new ABC hit, "V."
Elisabeth Rohm will be a guest on E!'s That Morning Show. Catch her talk show appearance on Wednesday, November 11th.

November 08

Seth Green scheduled for Conan O'Brien next week! His appearance is scheduled for Wednesday November 18th, 2009. Set your DVRs!
Top Cult Shows: Firefly. Real TV Addict gives Firefly a look. More...

November 07

Hallowhedon 2 Tickets on Sale. Tony Head has been confirmed as a guest at this 2010 London convention.
Felicia Day to co-host Attack of the Show. She will be guest co-hosting this Thursday and Friday. More...
Angelus wins Vile TV Villain poll at sidereel.com. He beat Sylar in the final.
Fox to open online studio inspired by Joss Whedon and Dr Horrible. Fox Digital Studios cites Joss Whedon and Dr Horrible as an aspirational model for the venture.
Strung-Out: The Dollhouse Edition! Over at the Puzzle Hub they have created a Dollhouse Crossword puzzle to pass the time while we wait for the shows return.
Joss is "really excited" to direct Glee episode, says cast. Cory Montieth (Finn) tells MTV's Hollywood Crush that "it's good to have a talented fan directing the show".
For the love of Buffy Season 8. A Comic Book Daily columnist tells us why Buffy is the comic book that he must have every month.
CSTS Global Charity Donation Tally has just hit a new record $116,936.18. Whoo-hoo! And still climbing. More...
Julie Benz is just busy. Buzzy Multimedia spoke with her about her various roles and the common thread they seem to have. "Julie Benz is one of the sweetest-looking people on Planet Earth, and yet somehow she winds up in a lot of films and TV shows dealing with violence."
Bianca Lawson joins The Vampire Diaries. She was in it for only a couple seconds of the last minute of the eighth episode. More...
The Buzz on 'V's' Morena Baccarin. The web is abuzz about the 'new' face we already knew. The main Yahoo! page asks 'who is this mysterious face?'

November 06

Vote for Dollhouse + other shows in TVGuide November Sweeps Survey. Chance to win $1,000. You can vote for Dollhouse for November (LOL Cry) sweeps, HIMYM, Bones, V everything but Castle. TVguide (Nov. 9-15) magazine has an interview with Nathan Fillion with full page pic. More...
Serenity nabs place in top SciFi tear jerkers. Twitterfied list includes the Big Damn Movie among notable others.
"Mad" about Christina Hendricks. Our Mrs Reynolds talks about her role on Mad Men including what she is learning about the era; ‘Huh, I didn’t realize that they had that kind of stapler then,’ or, ‘I didn’t realize that White-Out was invented by then.’
Charisma Carpenter in "Legend of the Seeker" Season 2. Check out our Miss Chase in all her medieval glory, courtesy of Sci Fi Wire.
Dr. Horrible listed on io9's Top 10 Dumbest Evil Geniuses of All Time. Dr. Horrible is regrettably listed for his ineptitude.
Why you should watch Dollhouse when it comes back in December. This blog entry from Fast Forward Weekly makes some points about the show I haven't seen elsewhere.
Chat transcript with Firefly and Castle writer Jose Molina. Lots of chatter. Writing advice. Questions answered.
I'd love to be in a Dr Horrible sequel says Morena Baccarin. Great interview over at PopEater.com which covers 'V', Morena's new hairstyle, the likelihood of a Serenity sequel and working with Joss.

November 05

(SPOILER) Preview of the Dr Horrible comic book. And related interview with Zack Whedon.
Psychology Bad or How Joss Makes Neuroscience Seem Like Magic. A timely essay taken from "The Psychology of Joss Whedon".
Happy Birthday to Armin Shimerman. Principal Snyder turns 60 today!
All Your Characters Talk the Same? Look to Joss Whedon for Help! io9 gives writers of any kind out there tips on how to give characters distinct and separate voices, and give a shout out to Joss Whedon about his particular abilities to develop very unique spins on a select number of voices.
How I Met Your Mother is upped by two episodes! It's been given a twenty-four episode season. More Aly and NPH! More...
The Futon Critic reviews Washington Field. This was a CBS pilot featuring Gina Torres that did not become a series for the 2009-2010 fall season. More...
Astonishing X-Men: Gifted, Episode 1 on Hulu. The motion comic is available to watch on Hulu for those with an account.
Fillion-rich "Complete Hero" art installation opens in London. Anybody from here attend yet?
HijiNKS Ensue comic about DVRing sci-fi shows. We all wrestle with this. Which shows do we keep and which do we delete to make room for more shows with Whedon actors?
People Magazine has the first pics of SMG's and FPJ's baby, Charlotte. People Magazine presents exclusive photos (and a very cute article) of Sarah, Freddie and their new baby girl. More...
(SPOILER) Dollhouse 2x05 "The Public Eye" promo on Hulu. With a surprising revelation!
Nancy Holder gets posssessed by 'Possessions'. "The best-selling author of BUFFY books and co-author of the WICKED series talks about her newest novel."

November 04

'V' premiere numbers. Starring Firefly's Morena Baccarin, with Alan Tudyk guest starring. Numbers inside. More...
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Buffy #30. It's the conclusion to Jane Espenson's Season 8 'Retreat' arc.
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel #27. The conclusion of 'Boys And Their Toys' is out today.
The Hollywood Dollhouse. Article comparing actresses, and particularly the way they are treated, to the Dolls.
Anna Pickard on Dollhouse: season two, episode four. Finally more of a review instead of a recap: "Sierra and Victor lead the action in far the best episode this season".
Sidereel warns fans about Dollhouse on the edge of cancellation buzz. It is a call to action for fans to keep Dollhouse on the air, including sending dolls to Fox.
Neil Patrick Harris is on Conan O'Brien Tuesday night. Neil Patrick Harris to be on Conan tonight. What more is there to say?
(SPOILER) New Caprica promo featuring James Marsters. The Jane Espenson series starts on SyFy in January 2010. It includes previously unseen footage and a first look at James Marsters' character, terrorist leader Barnabus Greeley.
Just in time for "V" premiere, a chance to win a free Serenity comic signed by Morena. I found this on Facebook and thought I should share.

November 03

New interview with Morena Baccarin. Her new show "V" premieres tonight at 8/7c on ABC. Also, Alan Tudyk will guest star in at least the first three episodes.
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch's Slayalive Q/A for Angel #26-27, Annual and Spike Monthly. Last month Brian Lynch did a Q/A at Slayalive for the release of Angel #26. Here are the questions he answered. Lots of new info on the upcoming Spike monthly series. More...
IMDB Daily Poll: 'Who is television's top writer-producer?' Joss currently tops today's IMDb poll with J.J. Abrams just behind. More...
Alyson & Alexis speak about their daughter's home birth. The first of a two part interview for My Best Birth. Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof discuss the challenges they experienced in fulfilling their desire to have a home birth.
Musicians, the Dollhouse fandom needs you! Activate Dollhouse and Why I Watch have come up with the 'Song for November Challenge'. It's a plan to release an album of Dollhouse inspired songs on iTunes. So they're looking for contributions from solo artists and bands. All profits will go to charity and if your song is chosen as the title track then you'll get a phone call from Miracle Laurie.
"But I adore the Terminator franchise". Joss explains his open letter to the Terminator owners.

November 02

Nathan Fillion updates on Dr Horrible sequel. He re-confirms that there is a title and that some of the songs are already written.
An Open Letter to the Terminator Owners. From a Very Important Hollywood Mogul More...
Alan Tudyk in "Tucker and Dale Vs Evil". Wash goes Deliverance in a riotous reversal of the standard horror tropes when a pair of innocent, well meaning hillbillies are mistaken for psychotic murderers. More...
Dollhouse Season 1 DVD nominated for 2009 TV DVD Award. You can vote for it to win in the "Best Extras" category.
Why vampires still thrill. The vampire phenomenon gets discussed on Sunday Night Safran and, naturally, Buffy gets a mention. More...
Electric Tiki Faith prototype + sketch on ebay. Own the white shirt edition before anyone else does. More...
(SPOILER) Orlando Pop Culture Examiner interviews Georges Jeanty. He talks about S8 (vague spoilers at best), teases some about S9, and comments briefly about the possibility of an on-going Dr. Horrible comic. Spoiler tagged just in case.
Why Great Horror is Heartbreaking. Io9 explains why the best horror stories are the ones with emotional pain, and refers to Whedon's expertise in that area. And in io9 list-related news, the Reavers make its top 10 of the scariest characters in movies.

November 01

Best Buy has Firefly: The Complete Series on DVD for only $12.99. Still have folks that never seen or heard of our BDHs? Now there is no excuse. Sale price good until November 14th.
Christian Kane's Leverage to air in the UK. Executive producer Dean Devlin tweets that Leverage has been picked up by Virgin 1 in the UK and will air on the Freeview channel soon. More...



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