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July 31

The Avengers has a "$260m budget". According to an interview with the cinematographer (p17 - PDF reader required). More...
Buffyverse references in early episode of What The Fuck is Wrong With You. Nash is an Internet comedian whose show WTFIWWY showcases the very questionable side of human behavior. In this early episode and commentary, there are three overt Whedon-related references. More...

July 30

Rest In Peace 11th Hour. Susan Renee Tomb was one of those fans from the early days who helped make the Browncoat community what it is today. A very talented artist, she made guerrilla artwork to help promote the Firefly DVDs and Serenity too. It was the latter that would eventually bring her into conflict with Universal but the fandom rallied to her defense and the studio backed down. By 2009, her designs were being sold by QMx. She will be sorely missed by her fellow fans. More...
'Buffy vs Vampirella' as drawn by Jill Thompson. You'll recognise the artist if you're a fan of Sandman or The Invisibles (via Bleeding Cool). Bruce Timm and Wizard Magazine have also captured the Slayer and the Vampire in action.
Reed Diamond to guest star on The Mentalist. He will appear on the second episode, which will be shown on Sept. 29. More...
(SPOILER) Grimm similar in feel to early Angel? io9's Charlie Jane Anders reviews the pilot for David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf's new NBC fantasy-horror-procedural-hybrid "Grimm," and compares it to the beginnings of "Angel" which, to her, is not exactly high praise.

July 29

What science fiction movie made Nathan Fillion cry? A brief interview from the carpet at the Entertainment Weekly Comic-Con celebration.
Interview with Joss, Jessica Neuwirth of Equality Now and The One True b!X. The brief interview starts at 48:00, and was conducted by Atom Freeman (the event's M.C) backstage at the June 2011 Can't Stop the Serenity held in L.A. by the SoCal Browncoats. More...
Seth Green saves the male perspective at Comic-Con's Oh, You Sexy Geek Panel. Seth Green stepped up and provided some 15 minutes of intelligent, thoughtful viewpoint (making up for the actual male panelist, about whom some controversy is swirling). Sadly, there is no video (yet). More...
Two interviews plus the trailer for MTV's 'Good Vibes', with Alan Tudyk. These are collected at a-brody.net.
Trailer for 'Insight' featuring Adam Baldwin. Check out the trailer for the supernatural thriller "Insight," co-starring our very own Adam Baldwin as well as two other thesps familiar to the Whedonverse (without looking at the cast list, see if you can spot them in the trailer).
Felicia Day answers fan questions on Ustream. To celebrate the 5th season of The Guild, Felicia Day took to ustream to chat with her fans. Many topics are mentioned (Dr. Horrible 2, briefly). It's a laugh riot. More...
(SPOILER) First teaser trailer for The Avengers. It comes at the very end of the Captain America clip.
No comic tie-in for The Cabin in the Woods? FEARnet talks to Joss about, amongst other things, his horror film with Drew Goddard and whether or not the planned comic is still on the agenda. Also discussed: whether or nor the film even has a mythology that could be tapped for other material.

July 28

Julie Benz now to be recurring on A Gifted Man allowing her to star in TNT movie Ricochet. Show to focus now on medical aspect rather than family aspect . More...
(SPOILER) Preview for Eliza Dushku's episode of White Collar. 'On The Fence' airs next Tuesday.
And the Castle/Firefly cross pollination continues... Molly Quinn steals her T.V. Dad's costume and other fun at the Castle Comic Con Panel.
An interview with the actor who plays the 21st Century's top sci-fi icon. It's extra material from the interview that SFX did with Nathan Fillion in their recent magazine special.
TV Guide interviews Marti Noxon. Another Comic-Con interview, this time the focus is on Glee but many Buffy references, particularly as related to the Willow-Tara and Brittany-Santana relationships. More...
MTV interviews Joss Whedon at SDCC '11. Joss speaks about many things: Season 9, Angel & Faith, The Avengers, etc. And he manages to avoid giving out spoilers. Sometimes, it's just nice to hear his voice...

July 27

Firefly as a good example of mixing genres. A writer references Firefly as an example of mixing genres done right, while also showing that mixing genres makes things harder to promote to audiences.
Why Joss Whedon almost didn't take on The Avengers. Great interview over at at io9.
Top 10 funniest Buffy moments. A different list than I would put together, but still worth a look.
Lolcats honors Buffy. A cute kitteh for your amusement.
Nick Brendon surprises Tony Head at Comic Con. (SLYT) Will brighten up your day. More...
Emmy nominee Tamara Johnson talks Browncoats: Redemption. Her write-up "Breaking all the Rules of Film to Do The Impossible"
Kevin Feige talks about the Hulk in the Avengers. Kevin Feige was talking to LA Times Hero Complex. More...
Malcolm Reynolds voted top sci-fi icon of the 21st Century. The top 100 characters can be seen in the new SFX magazine special. Buffy and Spike came fourth and fifth.
(SPOILER) Video interview with Anthony Head about Merlin, backstage at Comic Con. Plenty of chuckles along with a few serious bits about the show. Low-fi vid of awesome season 4 trailer is here. More...

July 26

Ausiello interviews Adam Baldwin and the cast of Chuck. Some spoilers if you are not caught up on the show.
The Cast of the Guild will appear on the Nerdist Podcast on August 6th. Those in Los Angeles can attend the taping at the Nerdist Theater at Meltdown Comics.
Let's get Ripped! Emma Caufield is looking for backing for a new online comic book. And doing pretty well, it would seem.
Ten action librarians. Not just quiet bookworms. Our favorite librarian makes the list.
Sarah Michelle Gellar's sexy new 'Ringer' ad. The poster that will be used for CW's marketing campaign on billboards, buses, and magazines.
Case Sensitive to return for Series 2. Olivia Williams will reprise her role as DS Charlie Zailer. More...
Miracle Laurie on her total geek out moment. Find out what happened when she met her favourite star.
Happy Birthday, Olivia Williams! She turns 43. More...
Charisma Carpenter comments on the Buffy reboot. She's still not in favour, to put it mildly.
Video of the Nerd HQ Panel with Nathan Fillion. With an awesome introduction by the doubly awesome Zachary Levi and featuring a couple surprise appearances from some old friends. And, while you're at it, go give the charity behind it Operation Smile a look-see.

July 25

Joss Whedon talks about the Avengers cast. Another interview out of Comic-Con, this time with MTV's Splash Page. And speaking of The Avengers, have you seen this College Humor video?
(SPOILER) Buffyfest interviews Scott Allie at SDCC '11. The brief summary on the Buffyfest blog states: "Scott talks about new titles for the year, adding gay characters to the cast of Buffy, and a hint at what to expect from this season. Would Angel look good in purple? But, that's not all. As you'll see below, putting yourself in someone else's shoes, is harder than it looks."
'Merlin' renewed for a fifth season. Confirmed by executive producers Jonny Capps and Jillian Murphy. More...
(SPOILER) TV Line interviews Nathan Fillion. He talks about his SDCC experience, icons who he wishes to work with and the new season of Castle (spoilery). Nathan also stopped by the EW lounge to test fans on their Fillion knowledge and there's also an interview with The Futon Critic. More...
Neil Patrick Harris co-host of Live with Regis and Kelly on Monday. I always love it when Neil co-hosts w/Kelly Ripa. Actually I love everything that NPH does. ETA: He also a guest on tonight's Daily Show.
(SPOILER) Video of the Buffy and LGBT Comics Fandom panel at Comic-Con. Jane Espenson,Tom Lenk and Scott Allie are the panel guests. More...

July 24

The Avengers assembled. All the newly released character posters put together. More...
Pics of Joss Whedon at Comic-Con. As the Comic-Con coverage starts to wind down, here's some pics of Joss with some cast members from his shows. First up is Joss with Nathan, followed by Joss and Adam Baldwin, then Joss with Eliza Dushku and finally Joss with Scott Allie and Tony Head (big spoilers if you haven't read Buffy Season 8). Oh and here's a solo pic of Joss.
Happy birthday to Summer Glau! Raise a 'huzzah!' for Summer who turns 30 on this warm sunny day. More...
TV Line Interviews Jane Espenson. Michael Ausiello interviews Jane Espenson. She talks Buffy, Torchwood: Miracle Day and Husbands among many other things.
Watch the Joss Whedon panel at Comic-Con. TFAW.com filmed the whole event. Joss talks about Buffy Season 8 and 9, Angel & Faith, Dr Horrible 2, the unlikelihood of a Serenity sequel, Buffy on Broadway, more Firefly, Dollhouse and Dr Horrible comic books, The Avengers actors and wanting to write a strong male gay character.
Eliza Dushku on Catwoman and her Comic-Con costume of choice. Video interview courtesy of SFX.
(SPOILER) Marti Noxon talks 'Fright Night' and Spike. It's from the movie's press conference at Comic-Con. There's also a brief interview with her at The Hollywood Reporter.
Trailer for 'Knights of Badassdom' featuring Summer Glau. It was unveiled yesterday at Comic-Con.
Joss Whedon talks Avengers, The Cabin in the Woods and Buffy. Great video interview at EW.com. Techland also has an interview with him where he talks about the Buffy comics and the Harry Potter ending.
(SPOILER) Buffyfest interviews Andrew Chambliss & Georges Jeanty about Season 9. Video interview has new spoilers.

July 23

The Joss Whedon panel kicks off shortly at Comic-Con. Hopefully we'll get rolling coverage in the comments section. ETA Fannish Inquisition is live blogging. Recaps can be found at Hero Complex, Collider and Superhero Hype.
Culturally Fixated Podcast with Reed Diamond. Reed guests on Culturally Fixated where he discusses Franklin and Bash, Dollhouse, TV sins, Good Luck and Good Night and George Clooney amongst other things.
Most Awesome Firefly Lego Evah! We've seen quite a few Lego renditions of our favorite spaceship and crew over the years, but this one may be one of the best so far. Amazing level of detail on both the ship and the crew. The tail even lights up!
Highlights from the Girls Gone Genre panel at Comic-Con. Jane Espenson and Marti Noxon were on the panel.
Summer Glau to guest on 'Alphas'. The news was revealed at the show's Comic-Con panel.
Tony Head to judge art work/ideas that tackle climate change. He's on the 'Imagine Better' contest board. Looks like you can vote for submissions here.
Happy birthday Charisma Carpenter. Our Cordy turns 41 today!
Ringer Comic-Con panel now on Buffyfest. No major spoilers.
USA will not order Enver Gjokaj pilot "Eden" to series. The plot centered on a young hotel worker who, with the help of his escaped con artist cousin (Gjokaj), works as the concierge at an elite NYC hotel.

July 22

(SPOILER) Tom Lenk to guest on USA's Psych this upcoming Season. Article contains spoilers from the Psych Comic-Con panel.
New artwork for 'The Avengers'. Marvel Studios has released two new Comic-Con exclusive posters for the film featuring Hawkeye and Black Widow, which give a good look at the design of their costumes in the movie.
The coolest Firefly art in the 'Verse. An io9 sponsored collection of more than forty of the coolest, funniest and most thrilling Firefly/Serenity fan art pieces (including some recent favorites) to be found.
Trailer for 'H+' featuring Alexis Denisof. It's a new webseries produced by Bryan Singer (some info about it here).
(SPOILER) Ausiello interviews Felicia Day at Comic Con. The first of what will undoubtedly be many interviews with the lovely Felicia over the next few days. Minor spoilers for The Guild Season 5 and Eureka.
(SPOILER) Promo footage for Vincent Katheiser's new movie 'In Time'. IGN has the (very spoilery) footage shown at yesterday's Comic-Con panel for the movie. Formerly known as "Now"/"I'm.Mortal" and directed by Andrew Niccol (Gattaca, Lord of War), the film also stars Matthew Bomer (Eliza's boyfriend from Tru Calling) and other well-known actors such as Cillian Murphy, Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried or Olivia Wilde. More...
(SPOILER) Scott Allie interview from Comic Con. Has some new spoilers for Buffy Season 9 and Angel & Faith.
Firefly Blu-ray to get released in the UK. It'll be out on September 19th and you can only buy it at Amazon.co.uk by the looks of it. It's £17.99, bargain!
Adam Baldwin and Michelle Trachtenberg both on tonight's Love Bites episode. Looks like it's the last episode of the series.

July 21

Charisma Carpenter: "You need to get it out that I'm a proud Latina!". She also says that she will be a bridesmaid at Julie Benz's wedding.
"I'm not trying to re-create Buffy and I'm not trying to top it". The Hollywood Reporter has highlights of a Ringer roundtable interview with Sarah Michelle Gellar at Comic-Con. EW.com has an interview with her as well as a sneak peek (i.e. a new trailer) at her new show and Screen Rant has coverage of the Ringer panel at Comic-Con.
Chris Colfer starrer 'Struck By Lightning' adds Christina Hendricks to cast. Christina Hendricks casted in Chris Colfer's new movie.
(SPOILER) First look at some of the costumes from The Avengers. IGN has Captain America's new costume design and earlier First Showing had a peak at the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent uniforms.
The four biggest Whedonverse betrayals according to an Examiner writer, one for each show.
Alyson Hannigan is the new face for Head & Shoulders. They're running a contest now where you can "Become a Good Girlfriend with Alyson Hannigan".
The Cabin In The Woods gets a release date! Set for release April 13, 2012. Finally! ETA: The press release (which includes quotes from Joss and Drew) can be found here.

July 20

The teaser poster for 'The Avengers'. A is for Awesome.
Unlucky 13 - Marsters out, Glover in. After being the voice of the first 12 Harry Dresden novels - and therefor the voice of Harry Dresden, whose point of view the novels are primarily told from - the chain is broken and James Marsters will not be reading GHOST STORY, the 13th Dresden novel. When the audiobook drops on August 4th it'll be read by John Glover, most recently from Smallville but who once played a demon even more well-known than Spike. More...
Short Robert Downey Jnr interview about Captain America and The Avengers. Find out what he thinks about Chris Evans as Captain America and Joss.
Angel Omnibus Volume 2 comes out this week. The collection includes Smile Time, A Hole in the World, Barbary Coast, Only Human and Not Fade Away. In related news, Angel writer Bill Williams will be signing at Comic-Con and his schedule can be found at his website.
'Ringer' art with Sarah Michelle Gellar. EW.com has the exclusive first look.
Promo pic for Jane Espenson's new web series 'Husbands'. The series "tells the story of a little marriage that was never supposed to happen. But it did. And that turned out to be a very good thing."
Neil Patrick Harris is a guest judge on Tonight's 'So You Think You Can Dance'. It airs on Fox.
Jayne's hat makes an appearance once again. This time in the Penny Arcade webcomic.
Happy Birthday, Reed Diamond! He turns 44. More...
San Diego CSTS event tonight. With an Eben Brooks performance, Serenity screening and lots of shiny prizes. More...
The Hollywood Reporter chats with SMG and other genre ladies. Gellar talks long hours, Wonder Woman and the Comic-Con experience. The video gallery can be found here.

July 19

'The Avengers' signing schedule for Comic-Con. Chris Evans will be at the Marvel booth this Thursday and Clark Gregg and Joss Whedon will be there on Saturday.
BtVS: Season 8 Motion Comic hugely discounted! Amazon is currently selling the blu-ray for only $10.99!
Seven reasons why they should bring back Firefly. A Thought Machine editor puts forward her case.
Jo Chen's Comic-Con 2011 schedule. The artist says "I am posting this with the hope that at least some of you in attendance will swing by one of these events/gatherings that I'll be attending to say howdy including the 'Whedonverse Signing' at the Dark Horse booth on Saturday at noon." More...

July 18

Buy Joss Whedon's NOH8 photo. The magnificent Buffy writers photo is also available for purchase as are various solo pics of the writers. More...
(SPOILER) Amanda Righetti joins the "The Avengers". That's today's casting news (minor spoilers for her role).
"It's the funnest ensemble movie in the history of the planet and... Joss Whedon is God". Clark Gregg, aka Agent Coulson, gives an update on The Avengers to Collider.com.
Attend! It Is the Birthday of Jed Whedon! Harken! He rocks, often literally. Plus: Dollhouse comic! More...

July 17

Singing chipmunks recap Fringe by singing a Firefly theme parody. And they said it couldn't be done.
Why Buffy Matters. An essay from Hypable.com about the importance of Buffy. More...
(SPOILER) Report on The Avengers teaser trailer attached to Captain America. 'Captain America: The First Avenger' has started screening and CBM has a spoilerish report on the end of the film and a Avengers teaser attached to it. More...
(SPOILER) Avengers film will use NASA facility in Sandusky, Ohio. A short Article that should picque the interest of all us Science Geeks out there.

July 16

Ennis House (Angel's Sunnydale home) sold. The famous property finally has been sold (at a reduced price) and may open to the public for a limited number of days each year.
Buffy movie coming to Blu-ray in September. There's no word on what the bonus features will be.
CSTS event in Fort Lauderdale tonight. Along with Melbourne, Australia and Birmingham, UK. More...
'Knights of Badassdom' first look. EW gives a First Look at the film about LARPing gone awry.
Avengers casting call draws thousands in Cleveland. Almost six thousand people showed up to try and be an extra in Cleveland today. More are sure to show up tomorrow. More...
Eliza Dushku gets a Tumblr! Eliza posted the link to her Tumblr on her Facebook account.

July 15

Joss Whedon is 'so clever' says Chris Evans. The actor who plays Captain America gives Joss a lot of praise in this MTV interview.
Tony Head to moderate 'Grimm' panel at Comic-Con. He'll be reunited with David Greenwalt on the Saturday.
15 shocking deaths from TV history. Imagine if this DIDN'T contain any Whedon references. I know. Surely the end of the world. But everybody can relax and enjoy. More...
The Trailer for the Guild Season 5 is now out. Felicia Day's web series continues with a new season premiering July 26th.
Kal (Beer Bad) Penn to take recurring role on How I Met Your Mother. HIMYM is not a Whedonesque show, but w/Alyson Hannigan and Sweet Little Neil, it is hard to ignore, so I was happy to hear that Kal Penn (who turned into a cave man in Beer Bad on BtVS) will be leaving the White House to take a recurring role. More...
Serenity is one of Amazon's Science Fiction Spotlight Deals. Serenity Widescreen Edition is selling today for $7.99... More...
Joss Whedon on Neil Patrick Harris - 'He has "a Sinatra quality"'. Great feature on Neil at the Los Angeles Times website.
Whedonverse shows that deserved Best Series' Emmy nominations. Pajiba's Dustin Rowles cites two Joss Whedon-created shows that deserved to receive a Best Series' Emmy nomination in his countdown of the 25 best TV series to never get a Best Series' nomination.

July 14

'Where is Echo?'- a Dollhouse competition. Follow the clues and you could win Dollhouse DVDs and a signed Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 Comic.
Sarah Michelle Gellar rumored to be returning to All My Children. TV Guide reports that there are some whispers going around that Sarah Michelle Gellar has agreed to return to AMC for a farewell appearance before the show leaves ABC.
Art Nouveau Firefly prints. You can order the Firefly Les Femmes Poster Set at the QMx website. Though the Saffron one is a Comic-Con exclusive.
Happy Birthday to Jane Espenson! There's a lot of birthday well-wishing going on on Twitter, and a Tor blog entry by Scott Allie has kicked off a birthday meme. More...
Christina Hendricks gets nominated for an Emmy. Seth Green's Robot Chicken got three nominations. More...
Emma Caulfield Guest Starring on TNT's Leverage! She will be in an upcoming episode of the show airing this winter.
Making of a Cover by Steve Morris: Angel & Faith #1. Steve Morris takes us through his process, describing his sketching, penciling, and coloring methods in producing his first cover for Angel & Faith.
Nathan Fillion is the king of photobombs! While obviously we don't appreciated the title of the post its is a hysterical compilation of how epic Nathan Fillion is.

July 13

Dark Horse announces Whedonverse signings for Comic-Con. Zack Whedon, Andrew Chambliss, Georges Jeanty and Jo Chen will be doing a signing at 12 pm on the Saturday and then Joss will be doing a signing at 5pm (both signings are ticketed by lottery). And there's going to be Buffy Season 9 and Angel and Faith green screens.
Marc Blucas talks about his new show Necessary Roughness and BtVS fans. Good interview on how it felt to play a sometimes disliked character.
Bandwagon Season 2 premiere now on YouTube. It's the new season of Emma Caulfield's web series.
Angel and Faith artist Rebekah Isaacs Interview. Nothing spoilery.
Alan Tudyk joins twitter. So says Nathan Fillion. Go stalk him give him a follow!
(SPOILER) Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1 is on sale today. Written by Andrew Chambliss, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, the mini-series features the adventures of Alpha and co in a battle to save mankind.
Happy Birthday Fran Kranz! Today Fran turns 28! You can give your personal birthday wish to Fran on his Facebook page or on twitter!
Amazing Firefly Inspired Album by Adam Warrock. Adam Warrock, one of the hottest nerdcore MC's on the interwebs is working on an entire album inspired by Firefly. More...

July 12

A conversation with the cast of Firefly. An event featuring Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin and Jewel Staite. It's being arranged by Nerd Machine and it's conveniently scheduled for Friday the 22nd of July in San Diego. Trying to get a hold of tickets seems to be a new sport.
Felicia Day in mini animated Penny form by QMx! More...
Top 10 most bitchin' witches. Fun list, and the comments from readers are even better.

July 11

Music video for Amber Benson's new movie 'Dust Up'. It's by Spindrift and if you like Westerns then you're in for a treat.
(SPOILER) Jane Espenson's commentary on Torchwood: Miracle Day. It'll be a regular Monday feature at AfterElton for the duration of the series. And yes she was thrilled to see youknowwho in the first episode.
Nathan Fillion's tips for Comic-Con. He also reveals what his first impressions of Comic-Con were. Spoilers if you haven't seen the Castle season 3 finale.
Kaylee's Strawberry Delight. QMX just announced their latest shiny statue. More...
Thor DVD/Blu Ray to include Avengers preview. Thor's DVD and Blu Ray release has been announced for September 13th and will include a sneak peek into Marvel's The Avengers.
New Spike statue from Sideshow Collectables. Here's the latest in the new line from Sideshow collectables. *ETA* Video footage added. More...
Christina Hendricks interview with Everyday Health. An interview that discusses Ms. Hendricks' childhood, plus her health and appearance advice for readers.

July 10

Firefly's Sonny Rhodes awarded "Best Instrumentalist - Other" by The Blues Foundation. Sonny has been nominated about 15 times since 1995.
Sunday's Whedonverse panels at Comic-Con. Highlights include a Castle panel with Nathan Fillion and Tony Head at the Merlin panel. More...
Best TV Show Competition. Buffy is up against Game of Thrones in a Spoiler TV Competition. Another round which features Angel vs Bones and Firefly vs How I Met Your Mother can be found here.
(SPOILER) Jewel Staite to appear in 'Supernatural'. She will be in the third episode, scheduled to air Oct. 7th. The 3rd paragraph in the link contains some spoilers for the episode.

July 09

Whedonesque burlesque: when nerd culture gets sexy. Another report on the Whedonesque Burlesque in Seattle, sold out for this Friday and Saturday.
Joss Whedon panel announced for Comic-Con. That'll be on the Saturday. Other highlights on that day include Chuck and Knights of Badassdom panels. More...
Sarah Michelle Gellar teams up with Nestle to promote literacy. Video featuring SMG talking about the importance of reading for children. More...
Local news report on Avengers filming in Albuquerque, NM. KRQE News has some long distance set footage.
Nerdist podcast featuring Eliza Dushku & Tahmoh Penikett from their panel at C2E2 back in March

July 08

Harry Lennix confirmed for "Man Of Steel". He will be playing a high-ranking military officer named General Swanwick in the Zack Snyder directed, Chris Nolan produced Superman reboot film.
The Hollywood Reporter interviews Felicia Day. Felicia talks about Comic-Con, and reminisces about her first time at the event with Joss Whedon.
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Whedonverse titles for October. There's solicitations for "Angel & Faith" #3, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #2, and "Dollhouse: Epitaphs" #4.
Friday's Whedonverse panels at Comic-Con. Highlights include David Boreanaz on the Bones panel, Alan Tudyk on the Tucker & Dale vs. Evil panel and Eliza Dushku on the Batman: Year One panel. More...
(SPOILER) "It fills in a lot of the blanks about how the apocalypse came to be". Andrew Chambliss talks to Newsarama about Dollhouse: Epitaphs.
CSTS event tonight in Pittsburgh. It includes games such as Simon's Operation Challenge. On Saturday, there's Serenity, Dr. Horrible and Browncoats: Redemption screenings in Madison, WI. And on Sunday San Antonio, TX has Serenity, Dr. Horrible and The Guild. More...

July 07

Torchwood: Web of Lies now available on iTunes USA. The 10-part companion to "Torchwood: Miracle Day" is billed as an "episodic interactive experience that fuses incredible motion comic graphics and gameplay to tell a digital-exclusive Torchwood story". More...
A look back at Firefly. A personal retrospective by Fantasy author Jon Sprunk.
Jane Espenson interviewed at Tor. She answers 10 questions, mostly about 'Torchwood'. The Hollywood Reporter and ThinkProgress have Q&As with her as well.
Thursday's Whedonverse panels at Comic-Con. Quite a few goodies to be had. Highlights include a Spotlight on Jo Chen, the Ringer panel and a Buffy The Vampire Slayer and LGBT Comics Fandom panel. More...
David Greenwalt on Grimm - "It's somewhere between X-Files and Buffy". He and Jim Kouf speak to Hero Complex about the show.
Top five Joss Whedon moments! As provided by WhatCulture!.
The Browncoat Anthem. A Firefly-inspired rap by parody artist ActorPat. Hilariously shiny!
(SPOILER) Rebekah Isaacs' sketches for Angel & Faith. Spoiler tagged as it features a new character for the season.

July 06

Buffy Season 9 Desktop Wallpaper from Dark Horse. Not sure if this got lost in the Whedon Wednesday shuffle, so wanted to share that Dark Horse has provided a Buffy S.9 Wallpaper in various sizes for your various gadgets (computer, iPhone, iPad, etc).
A brand new The Cabin in the Woods poster? Actor Brian White tweeted the pic earlier. Though it's interesting that Fran's image is strikingly similar, in the sense that it's identical, to a Dollhouse promo pic. Update: it's fan made.
(SPOILER) Jane Espenson talks about Torchwood: Miracle Day. Jane compares Torchwood to Buffy. (There are lots of spoilers for the upcoming Torchwood season.) More...
(SPOILER) Preview of Angel & Faith #1. Brought to you by USA Today. It contains the previously released Page 7, and the pages before and after it.
(SPOILER) First Look at Eliza Dushku in her animated Catwoman role. Eliza will be voicing the character in both Batman Year One and the Catwoman short film attached to the release. A release date of October 18 has also been announced.
Swamp Ass PSA starring Nathan Fillion. In this new Nerd PSA, actor Nathan Fillion addresses an important issue affecting gamers worldwide: Swamp Ass.
Which geek-tastic 2012 film are you most excited for? Vote for The Avengers in this EW poll!
First image from The Cabin in the Woods. Bloody Disgusting brings the first image from the horror film by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard. UPDATE: An actor from the film tweeted this poster today.
(SPOILER) Preview for Dollhouse Epitaphs #1. From Newsarama. More...
Once More With Feeling songbook signed by Sarah Michelle Gellar now on eBay. CSTS Vancouver is auctioning off a rare, even unique, item on ebay but it is up for only 1 week. SMG doesn't sign much so this is sure to be popular. Proceeds from this sale will go in to the CSTS Vancouver totals for Equality Now, and BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre Foundation.
Marvel secretly bringing 'Avengers' to Comic-Con with SHIELD viral. No Hall H panel? No problem. It looks like Marvel want to market the movie to everyone who goes to Comic-Con. There's speculation about a teaser trailer being shown at Marvel's booth.
The official trailer for Bandwagon season 2. Emma Caulfield's Bandwagon season 2's premiere date is going to be announced soon. More...

July 05

Knights of Badassdom (w/ Summer Glau) at Comic-Con. Film trailer and panel discussion in Hall H on Saturday, July 23. In the film, LARPers accidentally summon a real succubus.
What do the Chinese characters on the computers in Serenity and Firefly actually say? Hardware hacker Phil Torrone from Adafruit.com takes a gander. Courtesy of io9.
Charisma Carpenter to guest star on USA's Burn Notice. She'll appear on the 11th episode of the current season slated for broadcast in September.
Read "Capitalism Bites!" - a Buffy the Anarcho-Syndicalist tale. Remember back in 2007 when news broke about this counter-culture comic book? Well Nihil Press, the underground zine publisher, eventually made the story available in PDF format.
Two characters from Buffy make EW's list of hot teachers. Alyson Hannigan's How I Met Your Mother alter ego also makes the cut.
(SPOILER) Torchwood: Miracle Day teasers! Two small Torchwood: Miracle Day teasers, Dichen Lachman can be seen briefly in the first one.
(SPOILER) TVLine gives first impression of SMG's Ringer. Matt Webb Mitovich has seen the Ringer pilot and mentions what he likes and dislikes (mostly likes!). There are spoilers.

July 04

Angel's Jenny Frisson gets nominated for a Harvey Award. She got nominated in "Best Cover Artist" category.
Zack Whedon is engaged. Congrats to the third Brother Whedon!
Dollhouse: Who are the Butchers? Dark Horse continues the teasers for the upcoming Epitaphs mini-series.

July 01

Video from the April Transmedia Conference. Panel videos featuring Jane Espenson discussing ""It's About Time!" Structuring Transmedia Narratives" and Stephen DeKnight discussing: "Game On!: Intelligent Designs or Fan Aggregators?" More...
MTV Geek interviews Shawna Trpcic. The costume designer for Torchwood: Miracle Day of course has worked in the world of Whedon, including Firefly, Dr. Horrible, and The Cabin in the Woods.
The Avengers to be filmed in the Pittsburgh area. Though it will just be secondary filming and the actors will not be there.
Nathan Fillion comic in today's "Gutters". The webcomic about the comic industry comments on the new graphic novel based on the fictional Rick Castle's novel.
Read the latest issue of Watcher Junior. There's essays about Buffy's role as a military leader in seasons 7 and 8, Faith as a "bad girl" and how the show ties in with sex-worker feminism.
Serenity voted one of the "top 50 greatest sci-fi movies ever". It came in at no. 44 on Total Film's list.



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