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December 10 2014

The Avengers sing Christmas carols. Get into the holiday spirit with the top heroes of the MCU!

November 21 2014

TV writers and showrunners increasingly 'mute' the fans. The New York Observer looks at the current relationship between writers and fanbases. There's a quote from Danny Strong in the article.

November 14 2014

19 funniest nude scenes in sci-if and fantasy (work-safe). A few episodes from the Whedonverse appear in all their...umm...glory.

November 11 2014

Don't miss Can't Stop The Serenity's eBay auction. Bidding on their second round of items ends this Sunday (Nov 16th). All profits go to Equality Now.

November 10 2014

Equality Now proclaims November 10 as Browncoats Appreciation Day! "You just can't stop Joss Whedon's Browncoats-the diehard fans keeping his Firefly and Serenity going strong! As long-time supporters of Equality Now, the Browncoats have raised an astounding $900,000+ since they began their worldwide Can't Stop the Serenity (CSTS) charity screenings in 2006!"

November 04 2014

Can't Stop The Serenity's eBay auction is going on now. Bidding on these items ends on Sunday (Nov 9th), after which there will be a second round with new items. All proceeds go to Equality Now.

October 30 2014

Paul Reubens does the Age of Ultron trailer voice-over. A funny segment from "The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon", this is weirdly fitting as Reubens was a cast member on the original Buffy, the Vampire Slayer movie.

October 23 2014

Hallowhedon 2014 in Israel on October 30. The Joss Whedon Community of Israel is sponsoring the event, which will be held in Herzliya (just north of Tel Aviv). Link goes to a Facebook event page in Hebrew.

October 21 2014

Whedonverse sing-alongs this weekend at the Paley Centers in New York and Los Angeles. Once More With Feeling! Dr. Horrible! Bonus if you're a Freaks and Geeks fan. More...

October 19 2014

Fan makes amazing art for her favourite characters. A couple of our favourites are included in this gorgeous collection.

October 15 2014

The absolutely first-ever Can't Stop the Serenity Virtual Shindig on October 15th. You're invited to the end-of-season online party/fundraiser for Can't Stop the Serenity and Equality Now. It's a great cause and a great film. More...

October 12 2014

CSTS events in Salt Lake City and St. Petersburg FL today. Serenity, Operation Night Watch, The Verse, costume contest, RPG game scenario demo and Firefly Car air fresheners. More...

October 04 2014

CSTS events in London, Pembrook Pines FL, Sacramento CA today. Serenity, Dr. Horrible, Firefly inspired music videos, Firefly Wheel of Fortune, costume competition and a Steampunk convention. More...

September 27 2014

CSTS events in Atlanta, Grand Prairie, Nowra, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Toronto and Tucson this weekend. Three countries, 7 Cities, Serenity, Dr. Horrible, Browncoats: Redemption, "Zoe's Shootin' Gallery" game, "Joss Whedon Jeopardy" hosted by Captain Hammer. More...

September 20 2014

CSTS events this weekend. There's events in in Duluth MN, Halifax Canada, Orange County CA, Phoenix/Scottsdale AZ, Platteville WI and Sandy UT. Includes some first timers! Serenity, Dr. Horrible, Hero of Canton sing-along, a bonfire and staged combat. More...

September 14 2014

Sarah Michelle Gellar is running a Twitter contest. See link for details.

September 13 2014

CSTS events in Arcata, Aberdeen, Beeston and Montreal this weekend. Canada, UK and USA, Serenity, Dr. Horrible, Done the Impossible, Sword Dancing, a costume parade and more. More...

September 12 2014

HISHE's Villain Pub-goers discuss tailoring options. "Unexplained accessories can be nice!"

September 06 2014

All the artwork from Gallery1988's Joss Whedon exhibit. Available to buy as well.
CSTS events in Providence and Salt Lake City today. Serenity in an historic Opera House, food drive, raffles with prizes including some signed by Joss Whedon and Felicia Day, Dr. Horrible and huge group photo. More...

September 02 2014

The specialist subject round is Joss Whedon. How many points can you get in this pub quiz round?

August 23 2014

CSTS events in Miami Springs and Fort Worth this weekend. Serenity, Dr. Horrible, Can't Stop the Music and Firefly themed Wheel of Fortune Game. More...

August 18 2014

Nathan Fillion takes the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS awareness. This is the current craze sweeping the Internet. If you want to know about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) then head over to the ALS Association website. And Tom Hiddleston has also done the challenge as has Eliza Dushku and David Boreanaz.

August 15 2014

'Firefly' featured among Hitfix.com's uncanceled shows poll. The half season wonder competes among other television darlings (including others starring and/or written by Whedon alums) for title of most beloved canceled show.
Weapons of Whedon: A Showcase of Fight Scene videos. These are from stage and film workshops run by Art of Combat in New York. They include fights from Buffy, Agent of SHIELD, Serenity, Dollhouse, The Cabin in the Woods, Much Ado About Nothing (really) and The Office (yes, really). The direct link to Art of Combat YouTube channel can be found here.

August 14 2014

Joss Whedon's filmography: what's been found, and what hasn't. An exhaustive list of Joss's produced, unproduced, and rumored scripts he has written throughout his career.

August 13 2014

CSTS events in Dallas/Fort Worth, Halifax, Melbourne AU, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Portland. Serenity, Dr. Horrible, The Guild, evil laugh competitions, Battle of the Geeks and all manner of fun. More...

August 10 2014

Bronze and Firefly bars aren't better places to eat than Central Perk. Brazilian podcast Foodcast reviews ficticious restaurants. More...

August 03 2014

The Mutant Enemy logos that never were (and the shoes that shouldn't have been). Dave Golder reprints a fun article from an old SFX magazine special and points one or two shoe-related errors with Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

August 01 2014

CSTS events in Melbourne and Perth Australia this weekend. Serenity, Dr. Horrible, cosplay competition, Cinema Paradiso and all manner of games. More...

July 27 2014

CSTS Serenity Screening in Raleigh, North Carolina today. Sold out 5th year running. More...

July 26 2014

HISHE give letter J in their project ABCDEFGeek to Josh... Joss! "Meanwhile at Uber Con, a persistent fan waits hours in line to meet the one and only JOSH Whedon."

July 18 2014

CSTS Event in Halifax Nova Scotia, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington DC this weekend. Small ensemble from the Washington Metropolitan Gamer Symphony Orchestra. Shiny. More...

July 16 2014

Read Shangel's in-depth review of London Film and Comic Con 2014 , with guests from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Shangel is a UK blogger, passionate about Joss Whedon and his works. He runs a blog where he currently reviews Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. Firefly, Dollhouse, and other non-Whedon shows are also planned!
Joss Whedon weighs in on the big Thor news from Marvel. Joss comments on Twitter: A female Thor? What the hell makes them think THAT would be cool? Picture of Starbuck.

July 12 2014

Get Loki - a parody. Fans spoof Avengers and Get Lucky music video. Hilarity ensues.
Denver's 9th year of CSTS Charity event today. Remember to bring your "cunning hat". Pre-screening shindig, Serenity, Dr. Horrible and a costume contest. More...

July 06 2014

The six Joss Whedon geek girls who captured our hearts. Well that's according to PopSugar.

July 05 2014

CSTS Charity events in Albuquerque, Leicester and Toronto this weekend. Leicester has a video to promote their event and a their own Jayne and Wash. More...

June 28 2014

CSTS Charity events in Nashville/Murfreesboro TN, New York City and Norfolk, VA today. Lots of fun including Serenity, Dr. Horrible, and The Secret Commonwealth. More...

June 27 2014

How long does it take to watch Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer? This is important research undertaken by Nielsen.

June 21 2014

The top 15 Joss Whedon characters. This time round, Digital Spy try their hand at producing a list that will please everyone in terms of characters and rankings.

June 20 2014

Joss Whedon's Birthday Weekend 2014 CSTS Serenity Charity Events. Events in Boston MA, Lawrence KS, St. Louis MO and Slayage Conference Sacramento CA. More...

June 19 2014

Joss Saves - a birthday project. Kiba Rika, the webmistress for the Joss is a hottie website has started a campaign to celebrate Joss's upcoming birthday on June 23rd. More...

June 18 2014

Harmony has minions? Well sort of.

May 30 2014

Serenity and The Avengers feature in Empire Magazine's '301 Greatest Movies of all Time'. It's a readers poll and Serenity got voted the 90th Greatest Movie of all Time and The Avengers the 16th. More...

May 24 2014

Ranking Joss Whedon's most heartbreaking character deaths. Light hearted reading for a Saturday morning.

May 18 2014

Whedonverse comics boost Dark Horse sales. Despite losing the rights to Star Wars, Whedonverse comics like Serenity and Buffy are giving the publisher a sizable boost.

April 18 2014

'Orphan Black' and dream sequences. Dollhouse and Buffy the Vampire are used to explain BBC America's Orphan Black. Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode Restless is used as an example of dream sequences in media.

April 02 2014

Vote for the 250 greatest sci-fi and fantasy moments of all time. This'll feature in an upcoming issue of SFX Magazine. There's several Whedonverse moments you can vote for and you can write-in your choice if you don't see it listed.

March 30 2014

Another clip from the HIMYM cast on Inside the Actors Studio. Neil and Jason reprise their Les Mis confrontation.

March 29 2014

Graph ratings of your favorite TV shows. Graph TV's graphs show each respective TV series' episode and what the IMDb ranking of each said episode is (via io9.com).

March 19 2014

HitFix March Mayhem: Heroes vs. Villains. Spike, Loki, and, of course, Buffy, all need our votes to advance.

March 06 2014

The 20 greatest Joss Whedon characters. Total Film pick their favourites.
Cruel Intentions, 15 years later. EW looks at how the careers of the film's stars have progressed over the years (including Sarah Michelle Gellar's).

February 28 2014

Top eleven times Joss Whedon made me cry with sadness. What's on your list?

February 27 2014

12 most codependent supervillains of all time. Two Whedonverse pairings made this io9 list.

February 26 2014

Buffy! a parody play. Funhouse Lounge in Portland (Oregon) is presenting its unique take on the original movie, running Thur. Fri & Sat thru March. There's an interview with the director at The Oregonian.

February 21 2014

Which Joss Whedon heroine are you? Kaylee, apparently.

February 11 2014

Matching Buffy and Angel scenes with real life. These pics are really good.

February 10 2014

Joss Whedon answers the question "Who is the strongest between The Hulk and The Thing?" French comic book artist Davy Mourier asked Joss this question and about Dr. Horrible when Joss was over in Paris. Be warned - he (Davy) gets naked at the end of the YouTube video so possibly NSFW. More...

February 08 2014

'Across the Universe' Event in Los Angeles, tonight! This burlesque/fan event is at Fais Do Do in LA and Georges Jeanty will be attending. Tickets are still available!

February 06 2014

All Oscar roads lead to Joss Whedon. Find out how all this year's acting Oscar nominees can be traced back to Joss through two or three degrees of separation.

January 31 2014

A real review of a fake Joss Whedon movie 'Manos!'. The remake of one of the worst movies of all time was better received than Joss' recent Dr. Strange movie.

January 12 2014

"Across the Whedonverse" Burlesque event in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb 7th. This is a burlesque/multimedia event being described as "A night celebrating Joss Whedon For fans, By fans".

January 09 2014

Deadline Extended for Can't Stop the Serenity 2014 Art Contest. Artwork will now be accepted through 12 January 2014 11:59 P.M. PST. Complete rules are here.

December 19 2013

'Meeting James Marsters' - a video. A filmmaking troupe got to meet James at Wizard World Nashville. This is their story.

December 16 2013

Pop Candy holding contest to give away Whedon-themed books. All it takes is a quick email to enter.

December 14 2013

Geeking OUT vlog recaps LGBT in the Whedonverse. Becca and Neil share their thoughts on Joss' evolution in handling of LGBT characters, and offer some speculatons and suspicions for Agents of Shield. More...
Call for papers and topics - Joss Whedon: A Celebration. "The Media and Cinema Studies program at DePaul University is hosting a one-day celebratory colloquium in honor of the work of Joss Whedon on Saturday, May 03, from 9-6."

December 08 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity 2014 Promo Art Contest is open. Designs for CSTS 2014 promotional art may be submitted for consideration through 11:59 PM PST on January 4, 2014. Voting is scheduled for January 12-20, 2014 More...

November 09 2013

Loki interview prank. Smosh 'interviews' Tom Hiddleston.

November 07 2013

Zachary Levi dishes on dancing with Joss Whedon. The discussion came about during a Thor: The Dark World promo interview.
Chinese movie theater uses 'Thor' fan poster by accident. Let the fanfic begin (or continue, as the case may be)... via HuffPo

November 04 2013

A great write-up of Hallowhedon 5. This is a fab read about the recent convention. Loads of interesting tidbits to be had about the Whedonverse.

October 29 2013

The fifty biggest movie fandoms. In which we feature not once, not twice but three times.

October 28 2013

Pics from last weekend's Hallowhedon 5 convention. Alexis Denisof, Sarah Hagan, Jeff Ricketts, K. Todd Freeman, Tom Lenk, Brad Bell and Jane Espenson were at the event held in Birminghan, England.

October 26 2013

Salt Lake City Can't Stop the Serenity charity event Saturday. Final event of the season.

October 25 2013

(SPOILER) Last night's episode of The Big Bang Theory "sings" love for Joss. When Howard writes a love song for his wife, Bernadette, of course you know that Joss is going to end up in the lyrics! To watch the whole episode, click here. More...

October 21 2013

Kickstarter For 'LURK': A 'Fray' Fan Film. Fans of Whedon's first comic book 'Fray' are seeking to put a fan film into production, and launched a Kickstarter campaign to make that happen.

October 13 2013

Philadelphia Can't Stop the Serenity charity event this Sunday. Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog is a perfect event for October the 13th. More...

October 11 2013

British band Anavae reference "Amends" in new single. The last verse quotes Travis's speech to Angel in the episode.

September 27 2013

Five Can't Stop the Serenity charity events this weekend. Lots of fun to be had in Atlanta, Leeds UK, Madison, Pittsburgh and Toronto: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, "Hammer vs. Horrible" something and build your own freezeray. More...

September 21 2013

This weekend's Can't Stop the Serenity charity events. Lots of fun to be had in Arcata, Grande Prairie, Miami Springs, Nowra, Orange County and St. Louis: A rescued Pelican, Serenity, Firefly Out of Gas, Dr. Horrible, Firefly inspired songs and Mudders Milk. More...

September 17 2013

Joss crashes London Serenity Con. Joss Whedon crashed the Starfury "Serenity Forever" convention in London this past weekend.

September 14 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Chicagoland, Edmonton and San Francisco this Saturday. Lots of fun: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, The Guild, Costume Contests and a Jayne Hat Flash Mob. More...

September 08 2013

"How to pronounce Joss Whedon" according to Pronounciation Manual. You think you know, but there is no excuse for anyone to not watch this excellent educational video.
Casting a hypothetical Joss Whedon Hamlet. Two fans talks about which Whedonverse actors they'd like to see in such a movie.

September 07 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity event today in London. Lots of fun: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, cosplay competition, afterparty, raffle and a quiz. More...

September 04 2013

Cookie Monster learns a lesson from Tom Hiddleston. Loki schools Cookie Monster on the importance of delayed gratification.

September 03 2013

Kaylee the Riveter. Happy Labor Day, everybody!

August 26 2013

"Writers Cabin" - Fan animation puts Joss Whedon and other TV creators in one place , to make them write the perfect show. From talented Israeli animators Leigh Lahav & Tom Trager, also creators of the hilarious Thorested Development, Fangirls and other fan-related videos, almost always Joss-related.

August 24 2013

Joss weighs in on the recent announcement of Affleck as Batman. Via his official twitter account.
Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Phoenix AZ and Melbourne Australia this weekend. Sorry Melbourne Australia sold out. Phoenix almost sold out. Lots of fun: Serenity, Dr. Horrible, Hero of Canton karaoke, photo booths and costume contests. More...

August 16 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Lauderdale, Halifax and Tucson this weekend. Very shiny events including Serenity, Dr. Horrible, The Guild, evil laugh contest, costume contests, photo booth, live music and even Soutwestern Art Deco. More...

August 06 2013

11 sidekicks who are indisputably better than their heroes. Our favorite witch makes an appearance.

August 04 2013

A litter of cats named after the Firefly crew. They named the mother of the kittens Firefly. "I thought Firefly was a perfect name - she's the size and shape of a spaceship, and she's carrying a full crew inside."

July 26 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Raleigh this weekend. Raleigh is sold out. Halifax has The Guild at a Museum. More...
Electronic Frontier Foundation on Jayne hats and Browncoats. The civil liberties group has a report from San Diego Comic-Con which includes a brief look at the impact of the licensed Jayne hats on fandom.

July 24 2013

"Thorsday" - A Rebecca Black Friday Parody. In celebration of the upcoming release of "Thor: The Dark World", Gemeni (Lisa and Gina Gomez) parody Rebecca Black's "Friday" to chronicle a Thursday in the life of a Thor and Loki fangirl. Mentions of Firefly, Joss Whedon, the Avengers Shawarma scene plus references to Buffy and the Buffy actors. More...

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