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March 25 2015

Every argument about Buffy on the Internet, from 1998 until now. A good-natured glimpse at 17 years of passionate nerd debate. More...
Mindy Kaling chooses sides in 14 of pop culture's biggest love triangles. Buffy, Angel, or Spike? Find out which team she's on.

March 24 2015

John Litvack, TV executive who helped guide WB Network creators, dies at 69. Memories of a WB exec in the 1997-2004 era, who helped guide Whedon, Abrams et al through their early years at The WB.

March 23 2015

33 behind the scenes photos from Buffy you need to see. Behind the scenes photos of cast and crew of Buffy. More...

March 20 2015

Luke Perry talks about Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Early 90s nostalgia ahoy!

March 18 2015

(SPOILER) A recap of the Buffy Season 10 panel at Long Beach Comic Expo 2015. Writer Christos Gage and artist Megan Levens were on the panel and they provided insight into what's going on with the likes of Giles, Andrew, Angel and Spike.
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #13. The issue is out April 1st.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #13. It's the third part of the "Love Dares You" arc.
(SPOILER) Promo for Agents of SHIELD 2x14 "Love In The Time Of Hydra". This episode will air next Tuesday.

March 17 2015

Titan Comics to bring out "Best of the official Buffy magazine" collection. Amazon UK has the first volume listed as "Buffy The Vampire Slayer Bind-up Collection Vol.1" but elsewhere it seems to be actually called "The Slayer Collection: Welcome to the Hellmouth".

March 13 2015

13 TV character deaths that we never got over. Answers.com lists 13 television character deaths that fans never got over. Two of them are from Whedon shows.
(SPOILER) Buffyverse Solicitations for June 2015. Buffy #16, Angel & Faith #15 and the Angel & Faith Season 9 Vol. 2 HC are out. More...

March 11 2015

The upside of no-see me: Invisibility and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. PopMatters tackles "Plato's discussion of the Ring of Gyges, and the morally corrupting temptation of invisibility" in the context of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
10 female roles that defied stereotypes. Buffy appears on this list. How could she not? :)

March 10 2015

18 reasons Buffy the Vampire Slayer was the best show on TV. On the anniversary of the first airing of Buffy, Metro News celebrates some of the things that made it great. The Atlantic has a feature about why the show is so revolutionary.
How well do you remember the Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiere? Take the Buzzfeed test and find out.
'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' aired 18 years ago today on The WB. The episode was directed by Charles Martin Smith who played Agent Wallace in The Untouchables.
Who'd they play best? 12 TV actors and their top roles. Willow Rosenberg vs. Lily Aldrin, via EW Community.

March 06 2015

The Psychology of Inspirational Women: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Part of The Mary Sue's Psychology of Inspirational Women series, "in which Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Janina Scarlet talks us through the mindset of our favorite female characters."

March 05 2015

Sarah Michelle Gellar discusses why there won't be a Buffy reunion movie. ""What people don't realize-they forget Buffy was a failed movie," Gellar, the No Kid Hungry spokesperson, says... "Buffy didn't work as a movie.""
"What's wrong with Buffy's HD?" - a video. This is the latest fan effort to raise awareness about the HD remastering done for Pivot.

March 04 2015

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #12. It's the second part of the "United" arc.

March 02 2015

(SPOILER) Preview for Buffy Season 10 #13. This'll be out on the 18th.
20 great TV episodes too painful to watch again. Buffy and Angel both have an episode make this list. It's probably not a surprise which ones. Some spoilers for other shows.

February 21 2015

A newbie and a hardcore fan discuss "The Long Way Home". EW has two fans, one new to the comics and one up-to-date, give overall impressions to the Buffy comics. This will continue on Fridays.
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #12. This issue is out on March 4th.

February 20 2015

Why aspect ratios matter. At last Buffy and the Mona Lisa get mentioned in the same article.

February 18 2015

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #12. It's the second part of the "Love Dares You" arc.

February 12 2015

(SPOILER) Buffyverse Season 10 solicitations for May. CBR has the info and covers for Angel & Faith #14 and Buffy #15.

February 10 2015

The power and pitfalls of shipping on television. Buffy is mentioned in this piece that looks at shipping as a trope and the impact in can have on both fandoms and a show itself.

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.
(SPOILER) Victor Gischler interview with Comic Book Resources and there's covers for Angel & Faith #14.The interview covers all his current comic work.The Angel & Faith part is towards the end with the new covers. More...

February 04 2015

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #11. Find out what happens next after last issue's dramatic cliffhanger.
'Buffy' never grows old, says Emma Caulfield. She talks about the continuing popularity of the show. Emma will be appearing at Dallas Comic Con this weekend.

February 03 2015

Megan Levens' art samples for Buffy Season 10. There's also a preview of an inked panel from issue #12.

February 02 2015

'I'm Buffy and You're History: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Contemporary Feminism' out this September. This book promises to "reveal the ways in which Buffy reconfigures the ideals of second-wave American feminism for a broadly conceived third-wave audience." It will also explore "the ways in which the final season's vision of collective feminist activism transcends racial and class boundaries".

January 30 2015

Wizard World Portland Buffy Season 10 panel report. Bleeding Cool has the report from last weekend's convention. More...

January 28 2015

The AV Club interviews Amber Benson. She talks books, Buffy and being hit on by teenage boys.

January 27 2015

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy Season 10 #12. It's out on February 18th.
Preview of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Panel To Panel: Seasons 8 & 9. The Dark Horse art book will be out on February 25th.

January 26 2015

(SPOILER) Christos Gage Slayalive Q&A for Buffy #11. Spoiler tagged to be extra cautious. It is mostly clarifications of things from issues already released.

January 25 2015

Megan Levens' Slayalive Q/A for Buffy Season #11. I don't see any spoilers for beyond this issue so I'm not putting a spoiler warning.

January 23 2015

16 late-arrival female TV characters we can't live without. Faith, Anya, Fred, oh my!
The worst of the best: Buffy "Where the Wild Things Are". The Nerdist continues their look at the worst episodes of the best shows.

January 21 2015

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #11. It's the first part of the "Love Dares You" arc.

January 19 2015

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #11. The issue will be out February 4th.

January 18 2015

Dark Horse is having a sale on digital Buffy comics in honor of her birthday. Issues from Season 8, Season 9, and Season 10 are 99 cents each. And there is a Buffy Megabundle for $150 which includes the classic Buffy and Angel series as well as all of the new Buffy, one shots, and Angel & Faith. 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.

January 14 2015

(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Buffyverse books for April. There's solicitations and covers for Angel & Faith #13, Buffy #14 and the second Buffy Season 9 Library Edition.
(SPOILER) Preview of Buffy Season 10 #11 - the birthday issue! This will be out in a week's time.
Out today - Buffy Season 9 Library Edition Volume 1 Hardcover. This volume collects issues 1 to 10 and "In Space No One Can Hear You Slay!" from Free Comic Book Day 2012.

January 12 2015

The WB 20th anniversary: ranking all 32 of the network's dramas from worst to best. Can you guess what number one is?

January 09 2015

(SPOILER) Slayalive Q/A with Victor Gischler for Angel & Faith #10. He did a Q/A for the final part of the "Lost And Found" arc.

January 07 2015

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #10. It's the final part of the "Lost and Found" arc.

January 01 2015

Discover the secret origins of TV's 'Big Bad'. Marti Noxon talks to MTV News about how Buffy the Vampire Slayer came up with the phrase.

December 30 2014

Happy Birthday, Eliza Dushku! All she wants for her birthday is for you to give to Gulu. For Faith, Echo and Eliza!

December 24 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #10. Last issue of 2014!

December 21 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #10. The issue is released January 7th, 2015.

December 20 2014

Angel and Faith Season Nine Library Edition Volume 2 up on Amazon. Containing A&F Vol. 3 Family Reunion along with Spike: A Dark Place and released on August 25th 2015.

December 19 2014

A review of the Buffy Fanmeet with Eliza Dushku, Nick Brendon and James Marsters. It's a very good read with some nice tidbits from the actors' Q&As.

December 13 2014

The thing you like (that everyone else hates). Entertainment Weekly has a list of things in pop culture that are universally disliked by the majority, but that you might really like anyway... A certain season of Buffy is mentioned.
Joss Whedon says widescreen 'Buffy' is 'nonsense'. The HD version of Buffy shown on Pivot has garnered bouquets and brickbats from fans.

December 12 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: an oral history of "Hush". TV Guide interviews ASH, Christophe Beck, Doug Jones, and Amber Benson to mark the 15th anniversary of Hush. More...
(SPOILER) Buffyverse Season 10 solicitations for March. Buffy #13, Angel & Faith #12 and the second Angel & Faith Season 10 TPB covers and info are released for this month.

December 10 2014

The 5 geekiest Cleveland appearances in pop culture. Number 4 will ring a bell.
Sarah Paulson lands a lead role in "American Crime Story: The People V. OJ Simpson". She will play prosecutor Marcia Clark in FX Network Limited Series from Ryan Murphy.

December 09 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy Season 10 #10. The issue is out on December 24th.

December 08 2014

'Buffy: Demons of the Hellmouth - A Guide for Slayers' coming out next year. According to the publisher's blurb, it's "an illustrated in-world guide to the vampires and other demons in the cult TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, written by Giles and Buffy."

December 05 2014

Morena Baccarin shares her "Memories from the Set". She talks about Firefly and Homeland, among others. More...

December 03 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: an episode roadmap for beginners. Den of Geek has a look at the episodes you should watch if you want to focus on particular characters or arcs.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #9. It's the fourth part of the "Lost and Found" arc.

November 30 2014

The 13 coolest vampire films of all time. Yet another listicle at Salon (originally at IndieWire). This one gives the Buffy movie some love.

November 22 2014

The enduring legacy of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer writers' room. Blastr looks at the legacy of the room and what the Buffy writers did next.

November 21 2014

(SPOILER) CBR's Behind Buffy Season 10 with Christos Gage. He discusses the first part of the season. More...

November 20 2014

Pop-culture holiday dinners suck for everybody, especially Buffy. AV Club's "Internet Film School" column delves into the composition choices that add to the discomfort of the holiday dinner at the heart of "Pangs" More...

November 19 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #9. It's the second part of the "Return to Sunnydale" arc.
Buffy Season 9 HC and Buffy Season 10 TPB Covers. Buffyfest has new covers for the season 9 hardbacks and Season 10 (both Buffy and Angel & Faith) trades.The last ones are new.

November 18 2014

(SPOILER) Buffyverse Season 10 solicitations for February 2015. There's details and cover art for Angel & Faith #11, Buffy #12 and the Buffy Season 10 Volume 2 "I Wish" TPB.
Out now - Buffy Season 10 Volume 1: New Rules tpb. This volume collects the first five issues of the current season.

November 16 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #9. The issue is out on December 3rd.

November 13 2014

Criminal Minds pays tribute to Buffy. Long-time Buffy fan and writer/producer for Criminal Minds Rick Dunkle populates latest CM episode "#Hashtag" with familiar names... More...

November 12 2014

10 TV episodes that everybody pretends never happened. One Buffy and one Angel episode each make the list. More...

November 10 2014

10 great comics for adolescent girls: graphic novels and collections. The Fray graphic novel from Joss Whedon makes it on Paste Magazine's 10 Great Comics for Adolescent Girls list.

November 05 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #8. A review at Geeked Out Nation said the issue "is still making progress on both sides of the story while upping the stakes at the same time".

November 02 2014

What would happen if 31 Disney characters dressed up on Halloween. Many of Mickey's friends turned into another fantasy haroes. A blonde girl choose Buffy. More...

November 01 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy Season 10 #9. The issue is out November 19th.

October 27 2014

Felicia Day and her brother play 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds' on their show Co-Optitude. They play the PS2 version of the game.
7 Halloween themed TV episodes that are scary good. This Nerdist list includes two Buffyverse episodes and another special Whedonverse-related mention.

October 25 2014

Buffy Musical Sing Along in Vancouver on November 2nd. The event will be held at the Pacific Cinematheque. Tickets are available HERE.

October 23 2014

Ranking the Halloween costumes from Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Yes, a list that we've never actually had before.
Pivot to air Buffy Halloween marathon. "Each week day leading up to Halloween will feature a block of themed episodes starting at 5 p.m.: "Mondays Suck," (Oct. 27), "Eve of the Demons" (Oct. 28), "Witchy Wednesdays" (Oct. 29) and "Thursday Unleashed" (Oct. 30). On Halloween, the marathon will start at 10 a.m. with a "Classic Monsters" theme."

October 22 2014

SMG says no to another Buffy role. When asked if she'd consider coming back to reprise her role as Buffy, the retired Slayer says "nay," unless her walker was a stake.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #8: "Return to Sunnydale" Pt. 1. It's the Halloween issue!

October 20 2014

(SPOILER) Angel & Faith #8 preview pages. From CBR.

October 17 2014

Celebrating TV music: 15 unforgettable tracks from our favorite shows. Buffy and Angel songs are featured.

October 16 2014

Read The Sunnydale Press. Handy for finding out what was going on in Buffy's home town back in the '90s.
(SPOILER) Buffyfest has two more Buffy # 8 preview pages. The third page is from Abe Sapien #17. More...

October 14 2014

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 10 solicitations for January 2015. The covers are down at the bottom.

October 13 2014

EW decides to rewatch and recap Buffy starting with S2! "The first show I ever watched religiously, every single week? Buffy the Vampire Slayer, back when my DVR was really just a stack of VHS tapes on top of the TV/VCR, next to magazine cutouts of EW's 1999 BTVS Viewer's Guide. I'm pretty darn excited to rewatch BTVS more than a decade after I first fell in love with the Scooby Gang-starting with season 2."

October 12 2014

FMK with Amber Benson. Buzzfeed asked Amber which Buffy characters she'd...

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