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Whedonesque - a community weblog about Joss Whedon
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September 30

Priceonomics ranks Firefly as #1 most popular cancelled cult TV show. Veronica Mars and Dollhouse also appear on this list, at number 8 and number 13 respectively. More...
Brookline, MA CSTS event today. Also Platteville, Wisconsin is having an CSTS event Sunday with Serenity and Dr. Horrible. More...
World premiere set for Joss directed "Back to Eden" video. The 14 October 2016 event at Austin's Alamo Drafthouse Cinema includes a Q&A with Joss Whedon and singer/song co-writer Shawnee Kilgore. More...
"Nerd Ecology: Defending the Earth with Unpopular Culture" - out in October. This "is the first substantial ecocritical study of nerd culture's engagement with environmental issues". Buffy and Firefly get examined in this context of marginalised individuals and communities uniting to save the planet. More...
"Cult Media, Fandom, and Textiles: Handicrafting as Fan Art" - out in November. This book is the "first to explore handicrafting practiced by media fans, their online fan communities and the multiple meanings they create". Firefly is cited as one of the shows that inspires such fan work. More...

September 29

In 2012, The Cabin in the Woods brought the gods back to horror. Consequence of Sound looks at Joss and Drew's meta-horror as part of the site's "most critically acclaimed horror movie of every year" series.
Joss Whedon tells Vice why he's putting another political ad in your newsfeed. His most recent video features Jesse Williams talking about why you should vote.
Gail Berman, Buffy's executive producer, hopes that we'll see more Buffy. She said "I would love that. It's really up to Joss." More...

September 27

(SPOILER) Marvel's Agents of SHIELD 4x03 Promo "Uprising." In two weeks on October 11th.
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4x02 "Meet The New Boss". The episode was written by Drew Z. Greenberg and directed by Vincent Misiano. More...
Joss to appear on MTV's Total Registration Live. He's appearing on MTV's Rock the Vote Special at 6pm EST to celebrate National Voter Registration Day and empower the community to vote.
Examining Serenity's introductory shot. Den of Geek looks at that glorious opening scene from Serenity. It's a great read.

September 26

Alan Tudyk got married at the weekend. Which may explain this gorgeous pic that Joss tweeted the other day.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x02 Sneak Peek #2. We finally meet the new boss for an optics lesson. Link also has another link within to who his comic character might be.
(SPOILER) Angel Season 11 announced. Ahead of NYCC16, Angel's season 11 title is announced including covers, preview pages and an interview with the new writer. More...

September 25

Agents of SHIELD Season 4 premiere gains significantly in Live+3 ratings. "In its debut in its new later time slot, the comic book drama rose +82% over its L+SD rating, marking its largest L+3 increase ever for any single telecast." More...

September 23

(SPOILER) Marvel's Agents of SHIELD 4x02 Sneak Peek "Meet the New Boss." A scene from next Tuesday's episode, "Meet the New Boss."
Milwaukee CSTS event today. There will be Serenity, Dr. Horrible, "Mal's Target Practice" Nerf event, trivia competition, costume contest, and door prizes. There is also a CSTS event in Denver today as well. More...
Stranger Things credits, Buffy style.
Joss Whedon will be doing a Facebook Live Q&A today. It will be about his recent Save The Day endeavour and should start at 14:30 EST. ETA: Joss' Q&A can be found here.
Nathan Fillion sets record straight regarding recent Firefly comments. Many sites took comments made in a Hollywood Reporter article as to meaning that Nathan thought one season of Firefly was enough.

September 22

Rolling Stone's 100 greatest TV shows of all time. With that title you know Joss is going to be in there. The real surprise is, only once? (Number 37 if you don't want to click through). As with all such rankings, your mileage may vary. Mine certainly does.

September 21

Drew Goddard talks about "The Good Place" and "Defenders". He directed the pilot and is an executive producer on the new NBC Series.
Joss Whedon rejoins Twitter and launches And yes, it does have to do with the US election. There's a video you can watch. Joss is currently tweeting as @joss and is also on Facebook. And you can read about Joss' Super Pac at The Hollywood Reporter and Buzzfeed.

September 20

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x02 Promo "Meet the New Boss." The part that didn't air early in Canada.
CSTS event in Harrogate, North Yorkshire today. This is Harrogate's first CSTS event with Serenity, a Geek Pub Quiz, a costume contest, Jayne Hat shaped cupcakes and more. More...
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4x01 "The Ghost". The episode was written by Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon. It was directed by Billy Gierhart. The cast will be having a live chat on Facebook at 9:30 Eastern tonight. More...

September 19

The cast of Firefly recall the crazy Joss Whedon pitch that was never filmed. The Hollywood Reporter has the highlights of a Long Beach Comic Con reunion panel that featured Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite and Sean Maher.

September 18

Patton Oswalt wins Emmy and dedicates it to his late wife Michelle McNamera. He won for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Special and I'm sure she would be proud.
A fan owned production company says their number one request is Firefly. Jeff Annison, co-founder of Legion M Studios, tells Bleeding Cool that "our investors would go ape" if his production company could revive Firefly.
Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany speaks about watching Buffy when she was growing up. She tells reporters "[it] always felt very empowering".
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 'She's Ready' promo. Quake gears up for Tuesday!

September 16

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD Season 4 extended sneak peek. Much longer promo. There's character pics as well.

September 15

CSTS event in Lawrence, Kansas today. There's Serenity and Dr. Horrible to see. More...
Dichen Lachman to play DC comic baddie Roulette on Supergirl. confirmed this with Warner Bros after set-spy videos and pics of Dichen surfaced online.
Gina Torres will recur on Shondaland ABC drama 'The Catch'. There's not much more information beyond that at the moment.

September 14

(SPOILER) Dark Horse December 2016 Solicitations. Includes description, covers and artwork preview for Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11 #2 and Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #3.

September 13

Upper Deck will be bringing out a Legendary Buffy game. The deck building game was announced last month at Gen Con.

September 12

Tim Minear lands new showrunning job on Ryan Murphy's "Feud". Technically a co-showrunner on the new anthology program that will begin with the story of Joan Crawford and Betty Davis' rivalry.

September 11

(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ghost Rider promo. Mostly showing off the car and a few glimpses of the characters. And there's a pic of Ghost Rider at Yahoo TV.
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Henstridge! Join TV's Most Underrated Actress on the Smile Train.

September 09

Norfolk, Virginia CSTS event this morning. Serenity and Dr. Horrible and a peanut butter drive. More...
(SPOILER) A new Christos Gage interview about Buffy Season 11. A preview page for issue 1 is also included.
Tony Head talks about missing his family when he played Giles on Buffy. He's currently doing promotional work for his new movie "The Brother" which comes out in the UK next week.

September 08

CSTS event in Narre Warren, Victoria Australia this Saturday. Many Firefly boardgames and a pun jar. More...
James Marsters talks about 'lucky' career spike, passion for music. "If you hit cherries, that's great, but most people don't."
How cancellation told the story of the Dollhouse. This essay originally appeared in the "Inside Joss' Dollhouse: From Alpha to Rossum" anthology that came out in 2010.

September 07

Chemipalooza! J. August Richards spotted in the latest episode of Everything Is Terrible.
CSTS event in Grand Prairie AB, Canada today. Serenity, costumes, Fluxx, Out to the Black, Shiny Dice, Tall card and a multi day Firefly the board game tournament. More...
Emma Caulfield to guest on "Training Day". The CBS series will air mid-season.

September 06

Why 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' was the best possible name for that show. This is an excerpt from Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz's new book "TV (THE BOOK): Two Experts Pick the Greatest American Shows of All Time".

September 05

'Found footage' of Ghost Rider. The latest promo for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. really should have turned the phone sideways.

September 04

First look at Gabriel Luna as Ghost Rider in Agents of SHIELD! Entertainment Weekly has debuted a first look at Gabriel Luna as Ghost Rider in Season 4 of Marvel's Agents of SHIELD!

September 03

Clare Kramer guest stars in new 'Star Trek Continues' episode released today. Today is also her birthday!
Salt Lake City CSTS event today. Dr. Horrible's Sing-along Blog at the Salt Lake Comic Con seating capacity of nearly 900 seats. More...

September 02

James Marsters' ViDiOTS sizzle reel. The sizzle reel for James Marsters & Mark Devine's new web series ViDiOTS. More...
Melbourne Australia CSTS event today. Dr. Horrible's Sing-along Blog and cosplay at the Alchemist's Refuge. More...

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