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January 31

Buffy starts airing in HD on Syfy Spain and 6ter (France) on February 1st. According to Syfy, the HD version is the same that aired on Pivot. More...

January 30

Nathan and Alan discuss Con-Man with Kevin Smith. Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk are the first guests on Kevin Smith and Mark Bernardin's new show, Fat Man on Batman. More...

January 29

Mark Ruffalo talks about The Hulk in Thor 3 and Joss. Among other things, he spoke about how Joss' departure from Marvel has affected him personally (which was kinda sweet).
MTV's Finding Carter cancelled. The show starring Alexis Denisof won't come back for season 3.

January 28

Seven hidden gems from Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 1. Love for 'The Puppet Show' is always a good thing.
The 10 best superhero performances in movies. Three Avengers make the list.
The resurgence of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Back when the show ended in 2003, some of its detractors said that no one would be discussing Buffy after a little while. This Mary Sue article reminds us why that didn't happen.

January 27

Gina Torres talks to TVLine about her roles on Firefly, Angel, and more. "Coming out of the fog and a sand storm with a shotgun with Mal saying, 'What does that make us, Zoe?' 'Big damn heroes.' It doesn't get better than that!"
The most searched '90s shows. Is Buffy on the list? Yes it is.

January 26

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Honest Trailer. Everyone please remember this is a comedic take.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Seasons ranked. One of the fandom's more non-contentious topics.
The first 15 minutes from Marvel's Lego Avengers game. The video includes the Lego reenactment of the Age of Ultron opening sequence and first few minutes of gameplay. Details for the game's DLC has also been unveiled, including Agents of SHIELD expansion, among others. And for curiosity sake, here's the very cute opening video for Marvel Tsum Tsum game app.

January 25

The thirteen best episodes of Angel. This is according to Tell-Tale TV, you on the other hand may disagree.
Capt. Tight Pants takes a ride. "Nathan Fillion, who plays the title role in ABC television's detective drama Castle, will reign as monarch in the Krewe of Orpheus' Lundi Gras parade in New Orleans, the krewe announced Monday (Jan. 25)."

January 24

TV Episodes About School Shootings - sadly still relevant. Huffington Post looks at how different shows have handled school shootings, including Buffy's "Earshot."

January 23

We know which "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" villain you are. This BuzzFeed quiz makes a bold claim.
SyFy's 'The Expanse' is the best space show since Firefly. While most of us here probably did watch Firefly as it aired, here's another show worthy of your time during this era of Peak TV.

January 22

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #23. The issue is out on Feb 3rd.
Loot Crate is doing a Firefly Cargo Crate subscription box. Every two months you'll get a crate with 5 to 7 exclusive collectibles (done by QmX by the looks of it).

January 21

Friends as family: how Buffy keeps the Scooby spirit alive. "Since 1997 Buffy has epitomized the notion that we create our own family with our closest friends."

January 20

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #23. It's the third part of the "In Pieces on the Ground" arc.

January 19

Ranking the 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' birthday episodes. All because Buffy turned 35 today. comiXolgy are doing a sale on the Buffy comic books to mark the occasion.

January 18

(SPOILER) What Agent Carter has in store for Season 2. TV Guide interview with the showrunners Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas (Dollhouse) ahead of tomorrow's premiere.
Drew Goddard to direct Mike Schur NBC comedy series 'Good Place'. Goddard will make his TV directing debut with "Good Place" which was created by Mike Shur (Parks & Rec) and stars Kristen Bell & Ted Danson.
Charisma Carpenter books recurring role on Chicago PD. She's playing a lawyer-turned-marijuana dispensary owner who's appearing first on the Episode 15, titled "A Night Owl", which will be broadcast mid-February.

January 15

The cold, hard stats of vampire comedies. A deconstruction of over 60 years of vampire comedy films (including the original Buffy film).
Neil Patrick Harris in negotiations to star in "A Series of Unfortunate Events". The show will air on Netflix and is based on the Lemony Snicket books.
"Supergirl" episode promo guest starring Emma Caulfield. She will portray DC Comics character Cameron Chase, in the live action debut of the character. More...
Bones' eleventh season may be its last. David Boreanaz's long running series may be coming to a end. If this is its last season then it had a great 11 year run.

January 14

(SPOILER) Buffyverse covers and solicitations for April. Angel & Faith #25, Buffy #26 and Buffy The High School Years - Freaks And Geeks. More...
Drew Goddard and Mark Ruffalo get nominated for Oscars. Drew got nominated in the Adapted Screenplay category for his 'The Martian' script and Mark in the Supporting Actor category for his role in 'Spotlight'.
The 20 best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes. "This is how many best-of Buffy lists for us now?" "Oh, uh, well six, at least. Feels like a hundred."

January 13

B.J. Britt cast in major role for 'UnREAL' Season 2. A few of SHIELD's departed cast will be sharing another show.
What's going on with Firefly Online? News about the MMO has been light of late so io9 spoke the developers to see what's happening.
Darkforce will play a major role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe moving forward. As this article notes, we actually got a glimpse of this stuff back in Season 1 of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

January 12

(SPOILER) Preview for the second part of Agents of SHIELD Season 3. Some interesting tidbits including how much time has passed.
Joss reveals the Grateful Dead song that transformed him. He and Shawnee Kilgore tell what inspired them to write songs, first individually and now jointly. Direct link to the interview here. More...
Avengers: Age of Ultron gets nominated for three Visual Effects Society awards. The award ceremony will be held on February 2nd.

January 11

'Age of Ultron' at the Academy's annual visual effects bake-off. Variety recaps the event where nominees for the Best Visual Effects Oscar are chosen. It's an enjoyable insight in the presentations that are shown.

January 10

Firefly's ten most memorable moments. This may be the first time we've ever had a list like this on the front page.

January 09

'Marvel's Most Wanted' going to pilot at ABC. Here we go again.
Joss Whedon's six biggest Marvel legacies. Comic Book Resources lists his contributions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Table read of Joss Whedon's Wonder Woman. From a series called "Development Hell".

January 08

Clark Gregg suspects Marvel's Inhumans movie won't connect much to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. "But hopefully there'll be some way that our Inhumans connect to that. It'd be too bad if that was wasted."

January 07

Summer Glau to guest on Castle! She'll play a private eye on the show.
Why Game of Thrones and Jessica Jones owe Buffy Season 5 a debt. Inverse says Buffy laid the groundwork for today's genre TV.
Jewel Staite will guest star in Legends of Tomorrow. She's cast as tech genius and roboticist Rachel Turner. She will appear in episode ten of this season.

January 06

Chris Hemsworth and Nathan Fillion win People's Choice Awards. Chris got Favourite Action Movie Actor and Nathan Favorite TV Crime Drama Actor.
Christina Hendricks joins "Bad Santa 2". Hendricks will play a new character who runs a charitable organization. Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox and Brett Kelly will reprise their roles. Kathy Bates has also been cast. More...
Den of Geek rounds up underrated film performances of 2015. Nicholas Brendon is praised for his performance in Coherence. "It's by far the best thing Brendon has done post-Scoobies and in a complex ensemble sci-fi story, he delivers the most nuanced performance."
Agent Carter Season 2 Cast Photos. Includes Enver Gjokaj as Daniel Sousa.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #22. It's the second part of the "A Tale of Two Families" arc. Scott Fischer's cover art is sumptuous.
'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Double Agent' gets nominated for a Producers Guild Award. Nominees for "The Award for Outstanding Digital Series" include Epic Rap Battles of History, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

January 04

The Q&A Podcast interviews Drew Goddard about his work on 'The Martian'. A great in-depth 80-minute podcast interview, including great behind-the-scenes stories from Buffy and Firefly.

January 03

Pop culture media picks up on Joss Whedon's Marvel comments from two months ago. MCU highlights from Joss' Q&A at the Oxford Union on November 9th are getting reported on various sites today.

January 01

Eleven great TV fight scenes from 2015. Chloe Bennet's great fight sequence from the Season 2 episode "The Dirty Half Dozen" features in this IGN Best Of list.

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