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May 26 2016

"My words stayed in folders": life as a fandom lurker. Elizabeth Minkel of the NewsStatesman tells of how becoming a Buffy fan led her to lurking in online fandom communities.

May 22 2016

Can't Stop The Serenity shirts are available for purchase online. There are a variety of styles and colors - not just t-shirts. New this year, you can buy a shirt online to support CSTS and Equality Now. In former years shirts were only available to buy at your local event. 100% of the proceeds will go directly to Equality Now.

May 21 2016

First CSTS event of the 2016 season goes to the Utah Browncoats on Saturday. Salt Lake City event with Serenity, raffle, costume contest, and live and silent auctions. More...

May 10 2016

Whedoncon is May 13-15 in Los Angeles. Announced guests include Juliet Landau, Miracle Laurie, and Gentlemen Doug Jones and Camden Toy.

April 28 2016

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'.

April 24 2016

Announcing the winner of the 2016 Can't Stop The Serenity logo contest. Shiny! More...

March 29 2016

"It felt like the best kind of Whedon-esque pathos." Supergirl executive producer Andrew Kreisberg name checks Joss when talking about last night's fab crossover episode. Spoilers if you haven't watched it yet.

December 02 2015

A very thorough recap of the Buffyverse 'Vampire Ball 6' convention. This was held last month in England. There's some really interesting insights to be had from the likes of J. August Richards, Charisma Carpenter, George Hertzberg, James Leary, Keith Szarabajka, Clare Kramer, and Georges Jeanty.

November 28 2015

The 13 best episodes of the Whedonverse. What are your choices?

November 14 2015

Linking it all together. How Buffy, Cabin In The Woods and Firefly are all in the same universe.

November 05 2015

The 25 best onscreen female superheroes. Several Whedonverse and Marvel Cinematic Universe heroines made this list. #1 needs no introduction.

October 30 2015

CSTS event at Hal-Con in Halifax, NS Canada today. Serenity, Dr. Horrible, Hero of Canton sing along and an Evil Laugh competition.

October 25 2015

CSTS 'van Gogh' inspired event at Southlake TX on Sunday. It is a 2 hour class to paint a Van Gogh inspired version of Serenity. More...

October 14 2015

Engineer makes homemade Thor's hammer that only he can lift. Then challenges people in the streets to see who's "worthy".

October 13 2015

CSTS event in Adelaide, Australia this Wednesday. Here is the find another event page.

October 09 2015

CSTS events in Fort Douglas UT, Jenkintown PA and Paris this weekend. Loni Peristere will be at the Utah event. More...

October 03 2015

The 13 best villain songs of all time. Three Whedonverse songs made this list.

September 30 2015

CSTS events in Crest Hill IL, Fort Worth and London this Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Fort Worth is doing a Serenity Quote Along. More...

September 19 2015

CSTS events in Alameda CA, Surrey BC Canada and Tucson AZ this weekend. Surrey's event features a talk by Mariam Nasrri. She will talk about emigrating from Afghanistan and her trips back to the area to rescue women and girls in threatening situations, demonstrating how important the work of Equality Now is. More...

September 17 2015

Hollywood's 100 favourite TV shows. The Hollywood Reporter asked 2,800 industry people to choose their favourite tv show of all time. Firefly and Buffy make the list and there's quotes from Nathan Fillion and Joss Whedon.

September 12 2015

Joss Whedon will be at Whedonopolis' Halloween Event. This year's event in Hollywood, CA will benefit Kids Need To Read. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.
CSTS events this weekend. Five events in three countries, Arcata CA, Cleveland OH, Grand Prairie Alberta, Milwaukee WI and Narre Warren Victoria. More...

September 09 2015

The bloody funniest horror comedies ever made. TV Guide cites two Whedonverse works.

September 06 2015

CSTS event in Newtown, CT tonight. Nerd Night in Newtown. More...

August 28 2015

CSTS event in Albuquerque, NM today. Dr. Horrible and some cool raffle items. More...

August 21 2015

CSTS events in Edinburgh UK, Lawrence KS, Melbourne Australia this weekend. Happy 10th Melbourne. More...

August 15 2015

Stars and producers pick the shows they'd revive. Find out who'd want to see Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel back on the small screen.
A Can't Stop the Serenity Debut this Saturday in Fairfax, VA. Congratulations Fairfax. More...

August 13 2015

Pluto TV has a Joss Whedon Shows channel. It's USA only because the content is coming from Hulu. But still, how cool is that?

August 11 2015

Shutterstock posts an Infographic: The Influence of Star Wars on Film and TV. With titles such as "The Sci-Fi Cowboy", "The Chosen One", and "The Strong Female Badass", you can probably predict which Whedonverse characters will be on the chart. More...

August 06 2015

CSTS events in Minneapolis and Perth this weekend. Minneapolis has 3 nights of events starting Thursday and Perth has two events Saturday. More...

August 01 2015

CSTS events in Pittsburgh and Seattle today. Serenity on the big screen, Serenity soaps, Ariel Ambulance, Sean Faust, Jewel Staite and Lee Stringer. More...

July 31 2015

28 fantastic words and phrases from sci-fi and fantasy. Guess which Whedonesque word makes the cut?

July 22 2015

What the hell are you wearing: the science of tacky formal dresses. Featuring at least two examples with which you are most likely very familiar.

July 18 2015

CSTS events in Albuquerque, Beeston UK, Miami Springs and Raleigh this weekend. Serenity, Dr. Horrible and Big Hero Six. More...

July 04 2015

Fan Friction - an improvised live Whedon show. On July 14th, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina by self-professed super Whedon fans (including Whedonesque's own Kiba) at the Dirty South Comedy Theatre - dreaming up and performing an episode of Firefly you only wish you got to see. More...
CSTS event at Montreal Comic-Con today. Jewel Staite a guest at the con. More...

July 01 2015

Watch 'Sidekicks', a fab sketch from 'HitRecord on TV'. This video features Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Anne Hathaway, Brian & Nick from BriTANick and a very special Whedonverse cameo.

June 27 2015

CSTS events in Norfolk, VA and Brake, Germany this weekend. Norfolk has Serenity and a Browncoat geek rocker comedian and Germany has songs written for episodes of Firefly and a special surprise. More...

June 25 2015

Mobilizing Fandoms for Charity panel at SDCC. Panelists from charities (Whedonopolis/Fandom Charities, Inc.) & (California Browncoats) etc.. discuss how fandoms help non-profit organizations. More...

June 21 2015

Rock band releases second EP of Firefly-inspired music. The Fallen Stars' Leaves on the Wind collection continues with "No Power in the 'Verse Can Stop Me". More...

June 19 2015

CSTS events in Denver, NYC and Vancouver this weekend. Hero of Canton sing along, Whedon Trivia Bingo, Evil Laugh contest, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog and of course, Serenity. More...

June 12 2015

CSTS events in Portland and Toronto this weekend. The Ariel air ambulance will be in Portland. Toronto's Serenity screening will be at the Royal Cinema, an historic Art Moderne movie house. More...

June 09 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron and Agents of SHIELD get nominated for Teen Choice Awards. There's four nominations in all for the Avengers sequel and one for Agents of SHIELD.

June 06 2015

Schedule for the 'Joss in June' conference. This year the 'Joss in June' conference is being held in Murfreesboro, TN on June 26th and 27th. In a related note, there's a call for papers for the 2016 Slayage Conference which will be held in Kingston upon Thames, England.

May 13 2015

The trailer for Joss Whedon's remake of "The Sound of Music". How would "The Sound of Music" remake look if Joss made it? It involves a Baroness, Nazis and alien tentacles.

April 27 2015

Avengers Age of Ultron - Speed Painting l "Ultron". A skilled artist named Bunny Girl speed paints Ultron.

April 17 2015

L'ennui Pour La Buffy (A Weariness for Buffy). A very good little short film about a troubled Buffy fan. Contains spoilers on "Serenity".

April 11 2015

Hulu launches Perfect GIF website. If you don't mind the branding, you can now choose GIFs from the likes of Buffy, Angel, Firefly or Agents of SHIELD.

April 02 2015

Keith Szarabajka's play "In Search of doG" episode 2 is on tap April 4 in LA at the Atwater Village Theater! Check it out - he guarantees you'll laugh!

April 01 2015

'Avengers' director announces 'Godfather' remake. Check the date.

February 23 2015

Wil Wheaton joins Firefly Online. He'll be providing the voice of the male player character.

February 07 2015

Canít Stop The Serenity raises one million dollars for charity. Whoo-hoo!

February 05 2015

Live Chat With Anthony Head this Saturday. Noticed on Twitter that ASH will be holding a live chat on February 7th. Details/Register at the link.

January 20 2015

The top 8 best female Joss Whedon characters. Ranked according to how unstoppably awesome they are. More...
Cross Whedonverse universal Slayer theory. A quick, fun fan theory linking some whedonverse properties together. More...
Live event in Atlanta GA Jan. 28: "Whedon Need No Education". The link is to the FaceBook event page, which describes this as "a night of music, comedy, and writing based on the works of Joss Whedon!" More...

January 17 2015

An artist's tribute to 9 kick-ass ladies of sci-fi and TV. A couple of Whedonverse favorites are given a great tribute.

December 29 2014

A fan sculpture of Melaka Fray. Good job!

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'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.

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