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April 30

Miracle Laurie joins Geek & Sundry International Tabletop Day. For the next hour and a half, she will be playing the game Castle Panic on the G&S Twitch channel. More...

April 29

Fill in this survey about fan responses to Buffy the Vampire Slayer. A PhD student is looking for participation in her survey as part of her research. This may take around 20-30 minutes to fill in and you have to be 18 or over to participate. There's a chance to win Amazon vouchers as well.
Writing an episode of Buffy for the Toronto Screenwriting Conference. Greg David of TV Guide Canada talks about what it's like to to break a spec script of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Fans of Wynonna Earp might be interested to know that the showrunner was part of the exercise.

April 28

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x19 'Failed Experiments' Sneak Peek #1. Hive and Daisy discuss SHIELD's future.
Twenty-five greatest superheroes. Buffy Summers lands at #3 on Entertainment Weekly's 25 Best Superheroes countdown.
Fran Kranz spits insults from 'King Lear'. This was done for HitFix's "Shakespeare 400" video series. If you liked Fran in Much Ado About Nothing, then you'll love this.
Saluting geek TV's "Zeppo" episodes. The classic Xander episode features on this Den of Geek list as does Agents of SHIELD's 'Turn, Turn, Turn'.
Twelve Joss Whedon creations that made the world a better place. A bold claim but yet not unwarranted.

April 26

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x19 'Failed Experiments'. This episode will air in all its glory next Tuesday.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD recreates classic Gwen Stacy death cover teasing huge finale event. New art teasing the finale was released by IGN. More...
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x18 "The Singularity". The episode was written by Lauren LeFranc and directed by Garry A. Brown.
(SPOILER) Brett Dalton hints at Hive's future plans. Speaking with CBR he talks a bit about what Hive is thinking at the moment and possibilities for the finale.

April 25

If Buffy The Vampire Slayer was on TV today. The Tinder gag is inspired.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x18 'The Singularity' sneak peek #2. Wherein Phil makes Lincoln an offer with explosive repercussions.
(SPOILER) Nathan Fillion rumored to appear in Guardians of the Galaxy 2. Looks like our Captain will be making another appearance in the MCU. Based on the description, though, it may be blink-and-you'll-miss-it.

April 24

Fabrizio Filippo's "The Summoned": World Premiere. Toronto's Tarragon Theatre is presenting the world premiere of new work by Fabrizio Filippo (Scott Hope in Buffy).
Can Buffy's pun and poof formula possibly be improved? Comic illustrator Lucy Knisley and The AV Club give a small comedic take of 'Buffy' being faux rebooted to present day.
Announcing the winner of the 2016 Can't Stop The Serenity logo contest. Shiny! More...

April 22

Michelle McNamara, writer and wife of Patton Oswalt, dies at 46. Our condolences to her family and friends.
Joss Whedon and Mark Ruffalo at The Tribeca Film Festival. It's a Vulture write up of the video that was posted a few days ago.
Maurissa Tancharoen reveals Lupus attack during pregnancy. In a fundraising appeal for the Lupus Foundation, Maurissa describes how lupus threatened the life of her unborn daughter.

April 21

Fran Kranz joins 'The Dark Tower'. He'll play Pimli, the right-hand man of the Man in Black.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x18 'The Singularity' Sneak Peek #1. The start of protecting their own.
From Gavin Park to Broadway royalty. TheaterMania gives a first look at Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim in costume for "The King and I". The pair enter the Broadway revival on May 3.
Enver Gjokaj plays a Comic-Con security guard. He's in the play "Future Thinking" at South Coast Repertory in Southern California, through Sunday. "Castle" fans should note Arye Gross (Perlmutter) is also in the cast. This is a link to the production's available-to-the-public press page, with photos.

April 20

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #26. It's the first part of the "Own It" arc.

April 19

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x18 'The Singularity'. Tense stuff.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x17 "The Team". The episode was written by DJ Doyle and directed by Elodie Keene.

April 18

Video: Mark Ruffalo talks with Joss Whedon at Tribeca. The event is part of their Directors Series. Recaps of last night's event (which is getting a fair bit of press attention) can be found at Mashable, Variety, and Deadline.
Check out a sneak peek of Clark Gregg performing Britney Spears' "Toxic". This is for Spike's Lip Sync Battle where he'll be facing Agent Carter's Hayley Atwell. Taped last October, the programme will be on Thu, April 21st at 10pm.
"100 Years/100 Shots"- a video journey through cinema. Jacob T. Swinney has compiled what he thinks is the best shot from each year in cinema. Find out which Avengers scene made the cut.

April 16

Jewel Staite to guest on Castle. These Firefly reunions on Nathan's show are delightful.

April 15

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x17 'The Team' Sneak Peek #1. The Inhumans gear up even though Intel's a bit short. The second sneak peek can be found here.
Doug Petrie and Drew Goddard will work on 'The Defenders'. Doug is one of the showrunners and Drew will be an executive producer for the Netflix Marvel show.

April 14

'Heroines Who Rule' sale over at Comixology. Up to 75% off on Buffy and Angel & Faith comics. The sale ends 4/21 at 11 pm EST.
Sarah Michelle Gellar turns 39 today. Happy Birthday to our favorite slayer.

April 13

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 10 solicitation for July. Buffy #28 is out July 20th.
Marti Noxon's 'Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce' gets a 3 season renewal from Bravo. This pick-up includes seasons 3, 4 and 5. TV Insider has a nice write-up about why the cable network chose to do so, including comments from Marti about the creation of the show. More...

April 12

Trailer for 'Doctor Strange'. Serenity's Chiwetel Ejiofor is in it.
(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x17 'The Team'. The Secret Warriors come out to play.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2x16 "Paradise Lost". This episode was written by George Kitson and Sharla Oliver. It was directed by Wendey Stanzler.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x16 'Paradise Lost' Sneak Peek #2. The team makes a plan regarding 'Not Ward'.

April 10

Sofa Dogs Podcast commentary for Angel: Somnabulist with special guest Tim Minear. Three years after his last guest appearance, Tim Minear returns to the Sofadogs podcast for an audio commentary to one of his early ANGEL episodes. More...
James Marsters on Dudes & Dragons, the end of Angel, and having fun with John Barrowman. It's a really thorough interview. A good read to have with your Sunday coffee.

April 08

Tony Head joins Shondaland's 'Romeo and Juliet' sequel. "Still Star-Crossed" is an ABC pilot, Tony will play Lord Capulet in it.
(SPOILER) Victor Gischler's Slayalive Q/A for Angel & Faith #25. Victor Gischler talks Angel & Faith as season 10 concludes for this book.

April 06

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x16 'Paradise Lost' Sneak Peek #1. A sneak peak of the next episode.
(SPOILER) Discuss the Angel & Faith Season 10 finale. Issue 25 came out today.

April 05

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x16 'Paradise Lost'. This episode will air next Tuesday.
Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2x15 "Spacetime". This episode was written by Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon. It was directed by Kevin Tancharoen.
Agents of SHIELD's Chloe Bennet: Why I stopped using my Chinese last name. She talked to the Daily Beast about diversity in Hollywood.

April 04

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy #26. This is the first part of the final arc of season 10.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x15 'Spacetime' Sneak Peek #3. Looks intense!
New Doctor Who spinoff gets described as the "British Buffy". Some of us are trying to forget the previous British Buffys such as Hex and Demons.

April 03

Firefly Easter Egg in The Expanse. You'd have to be quick off the mark to spot it.
Eliza Dushku's ass-kicking days are not over. Good to hear.

April 02

Sean Maher is married. He announced the news today on Twitter. Congratulations to him and his husband.

April 01

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x15 'Spacetime' Sneak Peek #2. I am so confused.
Loki delivers the weather report on a local Chicago channel. Tom Hiddleston as Loki delivers a weather report on a Chicago channel. Needless to say, everything bad is due to Chris Hemsworth.

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