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October 12 2012

Thrilling Adventure Hour Kickstarter offers Whedonverse rewards. With the seemingly never-ending Kickstarters tugging at our fandom wallets, Thrilling Adventure Hour have some rewards that stand out from the crowd. You can have a digital fireside chat with Jane Espenson or David Fury if you pledge $500 or more.

October 06 2012

The Princess Bride - Whedon style. 'Cheesewearing Theology' casts the Princess Bride characters with Whedonverse actors. Inconceivable? Well that's for you to decide.

September 25 2012

BAMF Girls Club Kickstarter. Comediva's web series featuring Michonne, Hermione, Katniss, Lisbeth, Buffy and Bella is running a Kickstarter to fund future episodes.

September 19 2012

S.H.I.E.L.D.E.D. by Adam Levermore. Spot the Buffyverse cameo.

September 18 2012

Charisma Carpenter and Sean Maher will be guests at the first ever Edmonton Expo! This will be on October 20th and 21st.

September 05 2012

Whedonesque (no relation. ed.) Burlesque - Seattle. After five sold out performances, Whedonesque Burlesque has left Seattle. Here are the cast photos. ('Whedonesque Burlesque' is not affiliated with our website. Ed.)

September 03 2012

Whedon protestors at Dragon*Con. Down with this sort of thing.

September 01 2012

Geeks after dark: fandom, humour and awkward sexiness. Huffington Post piece on a Geeks After Dark performance in Vancouver. More...

August 28 2012

The first episode of the BAMF Girls Club. Michonne, Hermione, Katniss, Lisbeth, Buffy and Bella go on a reality show and live in a house together. There's a trailer as well.

August 27 2012

Hobbyist builds working S.H.I.E.L.D. helicarrier. Might be slightly tenuous for the front page, but I couldn't resist.

August 26 2012

Ultimate Slash Madness Tourney - round one. It's Mal and Simon vs Spike and Angel in one bracket with Thor and Loki facing off against Steve and Tony in another.

August 17 2012 lists Buffy as the second best cult tv show ever. Though three weeks ago, the print edition listed it at number one. Firefly also got ranked at #12 or #11.

August 16 2012

Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass to Joss Whedon: It's On. They post a video in reaction to Joss' call for a boycott of 'Sleepwalk With Me'. More...

August 14 2012

Happy Birthday Robin Balzer! Celebrate the only superhero in the Buffyverse who also also lives in this 'verse. More...

August 08 2012

Fan pitches naming SpaceX's first private spaceship "Serenity". In the spirit of getting the first shuttle (although it never flew into space) "Enterprise" after Star Trek.

August 06 2012

Top ten Joss Whedon villains. It's a follow-up piece to House of Geekery's "Top ten Joss Whedon characters" feature.

August 01 2012

Top ten Joss Whedon characters. There's two criteria for making the list - they have to be original Whedonverse characters and be included in the opening credits of their respective shows.

July 30 2012

Anna Torv quotes Joss Whedon at The Saturn Awards. "In the speech, she quoted Joss Whedon, much to the delight of everyone in attendance. She somehow recently came across Whedon's famous quote from his 2002 New York Times profile..."

July 28 2012

Secret benefactor pays $20,000 for lunch with Joss Whedon. This happened at the recent event for Eliza Dushku's charity ThriveGulu.

July 17 2012

The Whedonverse: This Is War. Another AMAZING fan video from the prolific MrMorda898. One of the presenters showed this at the 5th Slayage Conference that just wrapped up in Vancouver, Canada, to show how the various Whedonverse shows have more in common than at first glance. More...

July 12 2012

"Like A Joss" - a rap song. Vamp Slayer! Like a Joss! Browncoat! Like a Joss! An Avenger! Like a Joss!
Browncoats in Bingo! Mike Yamada and Victoria Ying created a bingo card for San Diego Comic-Con, including Stan Lee and a Browncoat!

July 10 2012

Joss Whedon fixes movies. Not all of them, just the ones that have been out in the cinema recently.

July 06 2012

Screening and discussion for Dr. Horrible & Commentary: The Musical at Slayage Conference. This July 14 evening event is open to the public (RSVP required) and will be taking place at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada.

June 29 2012

TV Love Confessions Video Mix. And it's not even Valentine's Day! A Flavorwire mix of the best TV love confessions includes a couple of familiar faces. More...

June 26 2012

Captain Mal vs Captain Jack in TVLine's Best Bad Boy Tourney. Angel and Spike will be featured in future rounds as well. More...

June 22 2012

Abraham Lincoln versus Angelus. Who would win in that fight?

June 19 2012

Avengers opening credits, Firefly style. The cast of "The Avengers" gets put into the Firefly intro and theme song. More...

June 18 2012

Damon Lindelof talks writing Prometheus, fan fiction and attempting a Buffy spec script. Says he got 20 pages into a terrible "Giles origin story" -- calling it hubris. More...

June 12 2012

"Then we walked down the aisle together to the theme song from Angel". Awesome wedding? Certainly looks like it. And the bride and groom did change their last name to Reynolds.

June 09 2012

Nathan Fillion on Stan Lee's "Cocktails with Stan". Nathan is featured on this week's episode of Cocktails with Stan on "Stan Lee's World of Heroes" YouTube channel. More...

June 08 2012

James Marsters' 50th birthday celebration! And a Chicago Comic Con roundup. Here's your chance to meet Juliet Landau, James Marsters, Amy Acker, Doug Jones, Camden Toy, Amber Benson and Luke Perry! PLUS, come celebrate James Marsters' 50th birthday with a special concert event! For more details visit the show's Facebook page. The show runs August 9-12, 2012 in Rosemont, IL, USA. More...

June 06 2012

11 Great Geek Wedding Dresses . Mental_floss compiled a picture list of their favorite themed weddings. Check out the third entry.

May 31 2012

Can't Stop The Serenity events for 2012 start next weekend. Events in Vancouver (Canada), Nottingham (UK), and Lawrence (Kansas, USA) kick off this summer's charity events. Check out the 2012 event list for local opportunities to watch Serenity with other fans. CSTS screenings often include other fun activities such as auctions, raffles, costume contests, and trivia.

May 30 2012

Fandemonium: Super Fans and Building Communities. Whedonites and Browncoats get a shout-out as dedicated and do-gooding fan communities.

May 24 2012

The Avengers trailer - MineCraft remake! Youtuber thetripodification has reconstructed (a shortened version of) one of the Avengers trailers in the style of the blocky computer game MineCraft. Very nifty, very detailed.

May 22 2012

WhedonFest 2012 - this August in Kentucky. "Not another convention but a weekend retreat - a gathering of likeminded individuals to discuss and celebrate the creative works of Joss Whedon."

May 17 2012

Doug and Lu Hate Everything Podcast. Doug and Lu Hate Everything Podcast discusses Avengers (spoilers!), Buffy season 9, Angel & Faith, and more!

May 16 2012

The Avengers trailer - Lego remake! Youtube user "teradew" has made a stop-motion Lego version of the Avengers trailer.

May 12 2012

A Fan's Firefly license frame. YouTube reviewer Jeremy Jahns shows his new license plate frame, personalized for a Browncoat.

May 09 2012

OMWF Sing-along this Friday in Chicago! There's a Buffy trivia contest at 7pm and the singing begins at 8 sharp. More...

May 04 2012

Buffy, Xander and Willow go to see The Avengers. Whilst we're in the middle of all the razzmatazz, here's some mashup art to gaze upon.

May 02 2012

Masters of the Whedonverse. A CNN blog looks at why Joss' work inspires such devotion from fans.

May 01 2012

Big Damn Prom Photos. Couple #5 is dressed as Kaylee and Mal...and they appear to have made their tightpants and foofaraw out of duct tape. Shiny (literally)!
How Joss Whedon Works. HowStuffWorks' "PopStuff" podcast co-hosts Holly Frey and Tracy V. Wilson tackle the subject of all things Joss-related in this fact and fan-filled episode. ETA: The link to the podcast on iTunes can be found here.

April 30 2012

10,000 supporters and Lego could make a Serenity kit happen. Who wouldn't buy one of these either for themselves or a child? More...

April 28 2012

Whedon fan Blu-ray pack giveaway. Win a cool Whedon-themed Blu-Ray prize pack from the Expanding the Verse fan video community! More...

April 25 2012

Streets collapsing in D.C. - residents worry its due to potential Hellmouth. News article lists "hellmouth" as potential cause for street collapsing in the nation's capital. Here's hoping D.C. doesn't join the likes of Sunnydale and Cleveland.

April 24 2012

Exploring the Whedonverse. The Hollywood Reporter takes us inside the cult hero fame of Joss Whedon. "Debates rage in forums, Twitterers spit character quotes, and scenes re-edited in fan videos thrive on YouTube. Leading fan-site is a tireless curator of all news and interviews..."
Joss Whedon is our leader now. It's a "window display board designed for the Forbidden Planet Avengers movie/Joss Whedon promotion".

April 21 2012

TV's most divisive love triangles. Two Buffyverse entries make this list from TVLine.

April 19 2012

Alan Sepinwall's Top Ten Shows in FOX History. One of Joss' shows comes in on the list. Can you guess which one? (hint: it starts with 'F' and ends in 'irefly'). More...

April 13 2012

Jewel Staite, Sean Maher and James Marsters to attend Dragon*Con. They'll be joining Adam Baldwin, Amber Benson and J August Richards in Atlanta over Labour Day weekend.
You could be a Master of the Whedonverse. If you're into quizzing check out Geeks Who Drink's upcoming "Masters of the Whedonverse" pub quizzes. More...

April 05 2012

Summer Glau is X23. Well at least in someone's mind. Comic Book Artists draw their interpretations of dream casting for Comic Characters.

March 24 2012

Whedon Month on Facebook. Celebrate the worlds of Joss by changing your profile picture! More...

March 22 2012

The Intermission released a 30 min podcast on Joss Whedon. "Let's just talk some Joss".

March 17 2012

Buffy is competing in TV March Madness. Best thing about March Madness? The other bracket type polls that come up. Buffy is in the off-air drama division of this particular bracket. More...

March 09 2012

The ultimate fan battle (round two). Firefly tries to avenge Angel's defeat by taking on Star Wars and Buffy goes head-to-head with Nintendo. It's the best poll ever!

March 07 2012

The ultimate fan battle (round one). There's never been a poll like this before. Buffy or The Beatles, Angel or Star Wars and Firefly or Demi Lovato - who will triumph?
Pay our respects to our overlord... A fun little ditty about the awesomeness that is Joss.

March 01 2012

Avengers/Toy Story mashup YouTube video. They took scenes from Toy Story and set it to the audio from The Avengers trailer. It's pretty neat.

February 28 2012

Serenity & Firefly Stamped Metal Cuff Bracelets. Found on Etsy, 3 designs: "The Future is Worth Fighting For", "You Can't Take the Sky from Me", "I am a Leaf on the Wind, Watch how I Soar".

February 26 2012

Vote in the 3rd annual Whedon Oscars. The online ceremony begins at 8pm EST.

February 21 2012

Vote for the sexiest characters in sci-fi and fantasy. There's numerous Whedonverse characters listed and there's also a write-in option.

February 15 2012

MoSF's Ultimate Imaginary Boyfriend of 2012. It must be that poll time of year! Misfits of SciFi have their own romance offering, Ultimate Imaginary Boyfriend of 2012, where we pick the genre characters we'd most like to have a relationship with. There are several Whedon-y characters available. More...
Zap2it's 'TV's Most Crushworthy' Poll. Features quite a few Buffyverse representatives, including the Slayer herself. More...

February 14 2012

Sci-Fi Coexist bumper sticker. Saw this on "Set Phasers to LOL" last night, thought it was pretty shiny.

February 05 2012

Ballads to the Buffy Big Bads #6 What kind of Master are you? The 6th of Karuna Tanahashis ballads to the Buffy Big Bads give us What kind of Master are you. This time sung " if Etta James was a Buffy fan."

January 23 2012

SFX Magazine's Top 50 Vampires of 2012. The Buffyverse vampires stormed the poll three years ago. Found out how the likes of Darla, Harmony, Vampire Willow, Angel/Angelus and Spike fared this time round.

January 07 2012

Small relic from the SFX gender bender contest in comic style where not only the gender was switched.

January 04 2012

Fran Kranz cast in Broadway Revival of Death of a Salesman. Fran will be playing Bernard, a great role. Congratulate him on his Great White Way adventure! More...

January 01 2012

Happy New Year from Whedonesque! Things to look forward to in 2012 - The Avengers, Much Ado About Nothing, The Cabin in the Woods, more Buffy Season 9 and Angel & Faith comic books, a brand new Serenity comic book tale and more updates about In Your Eyes.

December 23 2011

Dear Nathan Fillion, I am your number one fan. Merlin's Katie McGrath reveals her admiration for the Captain.

December 20 2011

Merry Christmas from SFX. A special message from SFX with some Whedon goodness.

December 14 2011

The Nine Greatest Nerd Fears Today. No less than three Whedon-related fears pop up in this list. Ah, lists. Here's another one for your amusement. More...

December 06 2011

Vote in SFX's Greatest Vampires Poll. The Buffyverse did really well last time round (Spike topped the poll), can it happen again?

November 26 2011

Fictional Friday :: 10 fictional doppelganger collections. And some predictions on whether they would get along with each other.

November 22 2011

io9's gift ddeas for 10 major species of Science Fiction fan. Includes several spiffy selections just for us.
Now 'Buffy' is a smartphone! HTC and Facebook will build a smartphone, code-named after our favorite vampire slayer.

November 10 2011

Cheezburger Network launches FandomBase, with plenty of Whedonverse goodness. The good folks who brought you lolCatz and Failblog have launched a new site devoted to expressions of fandom, and the Whedonverse is heavily featured, such as here, here, and here.

November 08 2011

Video for Your Favorite Martian's "Nerd Rage!!". Whedon reference at the end of the song.

November 07 2011

A Hallowhedon 3 convention report. Charisma Carpenter, Tony Head, Phina Oruche, Amber Benson and Adam Busch were at the UK con and there's some good tidbits to be had from the Q&As. And if you're interested you can buy artprints from the event at under the floorboards.

October 23 2011

Buffy Gems on Tumblr. Buffy screencaps + the tweets of @Preschoolgems (the Dada-ist musings of young children). It works better than you might think.

October 17 2011

Shiny ditty for the pretty. The Browncoats are playing for us brownish coats, a little Firefly-themed song, for those of you out there in the black who's unaware of it. I think it's a gorram songy song.

October 16 2011

Bionic Woman / Buffy mashup. Fan edit of footage from the 70s Bionic Woman series set to the opening Buffy theme. Alternate links for restricted areas: Vimeo and Facebook. More...

October 10 2011

Alex Day is Doctor Horrible. YouTuber Nerimon sings 'A Man's Gotta Do' with his friends. More...

October 08 2011

SFX Magazine's top 25 sci-fantasy icons of the 21st Century. You voted for them back in April, the magazine special came out in July and now you can read the feature online (several Whedonverse characters feature on the list). An additional interview with the actor whose character got voted number one can be found here. More...

October 06 2011

Science Fiction and Fantasy Characters Who Lost Their Mystery (but Stayed Cool.) An interesting list complete with more than one whedonverse appearance (spoilery if you've been living under a rock for the past 15 years.)

September 29 2011

"Shiv, the antique is leaking" - Guy and Dolls Recaps. It's Ringer, played by the Buffy cast.
CSTS event today in Dublin. There will be a Dr Horrible screening and Shingdig Pub quiz. More...

September 26 2011

SFX's picks for Best Sci-Fi TV Mockumentaries. Guess the Whedonverse episode. The others on the list are interesting too.

September 25 2011

"Nerd Money" by Kirby Krackle - the music video. "Called Joss Whedon, got him on the phone".

September 24 2011

Orange County, CA CSTS event today has Serenity with Browncoats: Redemption. CSTS events also in Tucson and Atlanta this weekend. More...

September 23 2011

"That time I inappropriately touched Joss Whedon in an elevator". A true story by all accounts and the author is so sorry.

September 17 2011

Philadelphia CSTS event this weekend with Superpower Charades. CSTS Events also this weekend in Liverpool, Seattle, Charlotte, and Phoenix. More...

September 13 2011

TV Pilots That Are as Good as Most Summer Movies. Including two Whedon works and at least one additional entry with whedony notoriety.

September 12 2011

The Scoobies and the Newbie. The Fanboy Comics site launches a new podcast in which a BtVS "virgin" will be introduced to Buffy, starting from the very beginning, and listeners can follow his progress from broadcast to broadcast. More...

September 10 2011

Two-day CSTS event in Austin, TX this weekend. There's Serenity screenings along with Dr. Horrible, Firefly's Out of Gas and Buffy's Once More with Feeling. More...

September 08 2011

Take part in a survey of feminism within the Buffyverse fandom. Research into the fandom is always to be encouraged. Discussion of this particular research into feminism and the fandom can be found at this LiveJournal.

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