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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...

July 23 2013

27 Mind Blowing Statistics About Fictional Universes. A couple of our favourites make appearances. More...

July 20 2013

A Whedon reference in the new Veronica Mars SDCC sneak peek footage. You'll know it when you see/hear it.

July 19 2013

9 TV bands that need to reunite. Guess who made the list?

July 17 2013

Comicon 2013 cosplay catastrophe. A CollegeHumor video that features the voice of Joss (fair bit of swearing to be had).

July 15 2013

The Bi-Monthly Fangirl Update Meeting. Brings No New Firefly News. A cute video about self-proclaimed fangirls and their fandoms. More...

July 11 2013

Can't Stop the Serenity charity events in Birmingham UK, Philadelphia and Seattle this weekend. Philly is sold out...better get tickets for October.
Dark Horse signings schedule for San Diego Comic-Con. As always, plenty of Whedonesque goodness to be had at the Dark Horse booth, including signings by Georges Jeanty, Christos Gage, Felicia Day, Andrew Chambliss, Jane Espenson, and of course Joss Whedon.

July 06 2013

An A to Z of... Joss Whedon. An eclectic look at Joss' career to date.
Saturday's Whedonverse panels at Comic-Con. On the 20th, there will be panels featuring the likes of Felicia Day, the cast of How I Met Your Mother, Ben Edlund, David Greenwalt and Jose Molina. Plus a Star Wars vs Serenity panel to boot. More...
6th Annual Browncoats Backwoods Bash. The 'Bash is a FREE pitch-in picnic for fans of Firefly/Serenity and all things Joss Whedon. Held every year at the Waterfall Shelter at Lower Cascades Park, Bloomington Indiana. September 21, 2013 - 11:00am until 9:00pm.

July 05 2013

Friday's Whedonverse panels at Comic-Con. On the 19th, there will be an Agents of SHIELD panel, a Buffy Season 8 and 9 panel with Georges Jeanty and the Dark Horse: Joss Whedon panel. Plus panels featuring the likes of Jane Espenson, David Boreanaz, Amber Benson, Julie Benz and Miracle Laurie. More...

June 21 2013

Gemeni covers Much Ado About Nothing's "Sigh No More". Twin sisters "Gemeni" release a cover of Maurissa Tancharoen's and Jed Whedon's "Sigh No More" that was in "Much Ado About Nothing" to celebrate the wide release of the film today. More...

June 14 2013

Great origin stories from Movies & TV. The mythologies of Buffy AND Firefly are featured on this IMDb list.

June 11 2013

Top ten underused Whedon characters. Characters we might have enjoyed seeing more of, according to SFX. More...

June 10 2013

New York Times reports Stark Industries CEO to offer 2.5 bn relief package to NYC after alien invasion. Just one of the headlines on MediAvengers. A pretty well put together tumblr blog featuring fan made newspaper/magazine covers, articles, and blurbs set in the MCU.

May 24 2013

Joss mentioned in Daily Dot story about fandom and Yahoo's purchase of Tumblr. Aja Romano name-drops Joss in her piece arguing for Yahoo to embrace fan norms and practices. More...

May 14 2013

"You'll Be Safe Here" - a celebration of geek culture. Can you spot Buffy and Mal? (Via SFX).

May 13 2013

Joss Whedon is now on Twitter. As confirmed by Maurissa Tancharoen. More...
SteveVader101 dissects Joss Whedon's brain. This popular YouTube personality examines the unique brand of existentialism, feminism and humanism Whedon uses in his work. More...

May 11 2013

Team Whedon celebrates the S.H.I.E.L.D. pickup with a Vine movie. All this Marvel work may be making Joss tired. More...

May 09 2013

Tom Lenk and Amber Benson to attend LeakyCon. The event will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland from June 27 to 30.

May 03 2013

Jewel Staite and J. August Richards will appear at Hal-Con. The event will be held at the World Trade & Convention Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia from November 8 to 10.

May 02 2013

Vote in The SFX Awards 2013. The Avengers, The Cabin in the Woods, Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard, Tom Hiddleston, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Loki and SHIELD have been nominated for various categories.

May 01 2013

Nathan Fillion joins Ottawa ComicCon but Jonathan Frakes cancels. Fillion joins several previously announced Whedonverse guests, but Frakes will no longer appear at the event.

April 30 2013

Pop Candy lists the top 25 tv shows of the last 25 years. You'll recognize some titles, especially at the top of the list.

April 28 2013

Registration now open for WhedonFest 2013. The CSTS event will take place from August 9th to the 11th in Kentucky.
Firefly Crew Sculpts. You might remember a couple years ago, there was a posting here about Trevor Grove (he does work for Sideshow Collectibles) and his personal project sculpting the Firefly crew. He's recently finished all nine.

April 24 2013

Felicia Day will appear at New York Comic Con. It's a bit early to think about NYCC, but Felicia Day is already announced to be attending October 11 to October 13 (Fri to Sat).
Ed Sheeran samples Buffy The Vampire Slayer theme on new album. "Sampling 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' in a song. Of course we are", the Buffy-obsessed singer states.

April 22 2013

Whedonism II: 2nd Annual Joss Whedon Tribute Burlesque Show. Friday, May 3, at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C.

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