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April 11 2013

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 9 interview with Andrew Chambliss & Georges Jeanty. It's from WonderCon 2013 and they talk about several different topics.

April 10 2013

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #20. It's the Xander issue.

April 09 2013

15 screen costumes you've seen somewhere before. Vamp Willow's costume was reused on Bones?!?! More...

April 06 2013

(SPOILER) Fanboy Comics interviews Christos Gage from Wonder Con. Gives some more hints about the end of season 9 for Angel & Faith.

April 05 2013

Metacritic scores older TV series, including Whedon classics. Metacritic has begun to lengthen its chronological scope by aggregating reviews for series which aired before the sites' time. The first seasons of Buffy, Angel, and Firefly now have Metascores. More...
(SPOILER) Rebekah Isaacs Q&A for Angel & Faith #20. In which the Angel & Faith artist answers fans' questions about last week's issue and drops some interesting hints for issue 22.
"A World Without Shrimp" - a Buffy essay. This originally appeared in the "Seven Seasons of Buffy: Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors Discuss Their Favorite Television Show" anthology.

April 04 2013

(SPOILER) CBR's Buffy Season 9 Wondercon panel report. This was held last weekend.

April 01 2013

New online webseries VERSUS has a Bond vs Buffy match-up! Some crazy geeks (nerds?) in London have created their own match up series on youtube, and this episode is our own Buffy the Vampire Slayer matched up against James Bond. Who will win? Who do you think?
A Buffy episode makes TVLine's list of plot twists they wish were April Fools jokes. Guess which episode they name?

March 31 2013

Michelle Trachtenberg on Kathy live. Unfortunately, no Buffy mentions. She shows up at about 13:27.
(SPOILER) WC13: Buffy Season 9 panel report. Newsarama was live blogging from the just ended panel. More...

March 29 2013

(SPOILER) Christos Gage's Slayalive Q/A for Angel & Faith #20. The issue came out this week.

March 28 2013

Out in August - Fan Phenomena: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. This collection of essays offers "a window into the more personal and communal aspects of the fan experience". The book can be pre-ordered at
Out now - Buffy Season 8 Library Edition Hardcover Volume 4. It collects #31 - #40 and the Riley one-shot.

March 27 2013

Whedon tournament final on It's down to Buffy vs Firefly.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith #20. "Spike & Faith".

March 26 2013

Christos Gage interview. Newsarama talks to Christos Gage mostly about his Spider-Man work but in the middle of the article he talks about writing Spike in Angel & Faith. More...
(SPOILER) Buffy # 20 Preview Pages. Courtesy of CBR.

March 25 2013

Seth Green cast In Seth MacFarlane pilot for Fox. Everyone's favorite werewolf and co-creator of Robot Chicken will be in the pilot of "Dads", about two guys who are stunned to learn their dads (played by Peter Reigert and Martin Mull) are moving in with them. Green will be the co-owner of a successful video game business.

March 23 2013

Cool Xander-centric Gif-a-thon on Buzzfeed. Titled: "32 Ways You Relate To Xander on 'Buffy'" Sweet, random awesomeness like the Xand-man himself.

March 22 2013

Fictional deaths we'll never get over. The title explains it. Two Whedon-Earth entries, the usual but in good company.

March 19 2013

15 cancelled shows to bring back. TV lists 15 shows that should be brought back, including a half-dozen Whedon-related ones. More...
Brief comments from Scott Allie on the Buffy comics in new interview. The comments are towards the middle of the interview.

March 18 2013

What a nightmare: 21 tv episodes that do dream sequences right. A good AV Club list. Number 10 is a familiar classic.
You don't know all the secrets of Buffy the Vampire Slayer yet. Some tidbits from Nancy Holder's "Buffy: The Making of the Slayer" book via io9.
'Vampire Diaries' Executive Producer Jose Molina reflects on Buffy's legacy. He would be in a position to know as he worked on Buffy, Angel and indeed Firefly (he wrote Ariel and Trash).

March 17 2013

New Yorker story about transgendered teens. In this week's New Yorker, there is a story about transgendered teens. One of the young people profiled says he recovered from his double mastectomy by watching three seasons of Buffy back to back. You need a subscription to read the entire story.
Top ten girl-power moments in science fiction and fantasy. It wouldn't be a list without Buffy.

March 13 2013

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith # 20. CBR has it up.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #19. It's the conclusion of the "Welcome to the Team" arc.

March 11 2013

(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Buffyverse Season 9 Solicitations for June. There's details for Buffy #22, Angel & Faith #23, Willow: Wonderland trade and the Buffy story in Dark Horse Presents #25.
Sleeping Beauties Vs. Gonzo Girls. The New Yorker's discussion of modern female trickster heroines mentions Buffy.
Sarah Michelle Gellar with a Buffy cake. The picture was taken this Saturday at Duff's Cake Mix. More pictures here. More...

March 10 2013

The Buffy theme in reverse. It works quite well (btw the show first aired 16 years ago today).

March 06 2013

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow - Wonderland #5. It's the final part of the mini-series.
Worst of the Best. TWOP tells of the worst episodes of great series and chooses "Where the Wild Things Are" for Buffy.
Spend the Night Alone: Notes on "Conversations With Dead People". A thorough and excellent look at the season seven episode from The Exploding Kinetoscope.

March 05 2013

Why Netflix thinks Buffy is a "guilty pleasure" - and why it isn't. A response to Buffy's Netflix nomination as a "Guilty Pleasure".

March 04 2013

The Friend Zone and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". A video breakdown of the term 'friend zone' using our favorite Scoobies.
Netflix nominates "Buffy" for "Best Guilty Pleasure" in first ever Flixie Awards .... in the same category as "Toddlers and Tiaras", "Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon", and "90210". ETA: Those outside the US may see different shows and movies nominated. More...

March 03 2013

Peggy from Mad Men invents Buffy. And then the rest of the Mad Men team ruins it.

March 01 2013

Joss Whedon shares his favourite Buffy episodes. Digital Spy lists the five greatest Buffy episodes in response.

February 27 2013

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith #19. It's part four of the "Death and Consequences" arc.

February 26 2013

(SPOILER) Preview of Willow #5. These are actually more panels than full pages.
(SPOILER) Preview of Buffy Season 9 #19. This'll be out on the 13th of next month.
Buffy Facebook Recaps. One fan begins an effort to recap Buffy episodes using altered Facebook screencaps. "Welcome to the Hellmouth" is currently complete.

February 24 2013

Audio: Joel Grey's Cabaret. Joel looks back on his Oscar-winning role as the Master of Ceremonies in Cabaret. NPR host Rachel Martin can't resist also asking him about the ongoing recognition he receives as a BtVS alum. More...

February 22 2013

Vulture commemorates the 15th anniversary of "Passion". The entertainment section of NY Mag recalls what a game-changer the episode was for Buffy.
The 13 greatest fictional make-out spots for getting lucky. The Hellmouth gets mentioned as a place to meet your monster-with-benefits More...

February 20 2013

Buffy: "Making of a Slayer" on sale at Woot. Great price ($18.00) for Buffy: The Making of a Slayer. The box set has a great book along with lots of memorabilia from the show.

February 19 2013

(SPOILER) Behind Buffy Season 9: "Welcome to the Team: There's No Team". Dark Horse's Scott Allie discuses Buffy Season 9 #17 and #18 and what's come to next.
TV's Most Heartbreaking Deaths. TV Guide posts a photo gallery of 23 especially heartbreaking character deaths. Not only does it include one from BTVS, at least five of the deaths happened in shows starring or featuring Whedon alums. SPOILERS for Downton Abbey, The Walking Dead; do not view if you haven't watched the complete 3rd season of these shows!

February 16 2013

Love bites sale on Dark Horse digital, inc. Angel & Faith. And a Love Bites bundle incl. BtVS Season 9#1 and Angel & Faith #1.

February 15 2013

'Love Saves the World' - a Buffy essay. This originally in the "Seven Seasons of Buffy" anthology that came out in 2003.

February 14 2013

(SPOILER) CBR Behind Buffy S9: Christos Gage on the last arc of Angel & Faith. Includes preview pages for Angel & Faith # 19.

February 13 2013

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #18. It's the third part of the "Welcome to the Team" arc.

February 11 2013

The Monomythology of Buffy. An actual chart of how Buffy the Vampire Slayer fits in to Joseph Campbell's theory of the 'monomyth'. More...

February 09 2013

Sorting Les/Bi characters into Hogwarts houses. Of no real moment, but fun nonetheless, see Willow and Tara get sorted into one of the 4 Hogwarts Houses. And Willow gets to be head!

February 08 2013

One man's myth: how Joss Whedon showed me the crack in the invisible wall. A very interesting essay about Buffy the Vampire Slayer and mythology.
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's solicitations and covers for May. Buffy #21 and Angel & Faith #22 are released in May.

February 06 2013

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow - Wonderland #4. It's the second last part of the miniseries with Angel & Faith's Christos Gage joining the writing team.

February 05 2013

Spike and Dru are coming to Canada! James Marsters and Juliet Landau added to the roster of celebrity guests for Fan Expo in Vancouver (April 20-21 2013)

February 03 2013

TV teen super couples. Buffy/Angel and Buffy/Spike are both on this list. They called Spuffy 'Bike' for some reason, though.

February 02 2013

TV's best will they/won't they couples and a nod to some Whedonverse alumni.

January 31 2013

BAMF Girls Club - episode 7 (with special Buffy guest star). That actress has that character down to a tee.

January 30 2013

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 9 #18 preview. Three-page preview is up at Comic Book Resources.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith #18. It's the third part of the "Death and Consequences" arc.

January 29 2013

List of best fictional libraries. One we all know makes the list.

January 24 2013

Hypable lists the best and worst musical TV episodes. It's no surprise which episode is the "Big One." More...
Geekiest TV shows of all time. Yahoo!TV lists 'Buffy' and 'Firefly' as the geekiest TV shows of all time.
(SPOILER) Willow: Wonderland #4 preview. Three page preview courtesy of Comic Book Resources.

January 23 2013

(SPOILER) Victor Gischler interview about Spike: A Dark Place. An interview with the Spike: A Dark Place writer. Spoilers for today's issue.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike #5. It's the final part of the "A Dark Place" mini-series.
Buffyverse Sampler out this week in comic book shops. This one-shot collects Buffy Season 9 #1, Angel & Faith #1, Spike: A Dark Place #1 and Willow - Wonderland #1 and costs $4.99.

January 22 2013

14 TV series that usurped their original film versions. "The simple difference between the film and the funny, insightful seven-season TV show: Whedon actually took the concept seriously. "

January 20 2013

Buffy digital comics birthday sale at the Dark Horse website.
A Whedonverse series makes a 25 Worst Seasons of Great TV Shows List. I'm sure this will have some agreeing and some disagreeing. More...

January 18 2013

Buffy Birthday Sale. Things From Another World is celebrating Buffy's birthday with a special offer.
(SPOILER) Georges Jeanty's Slayalive Q/A for Buffy Season 9 #13. Due to his busy schedule, Georges ran late on answering the back half of the Q/A (questions 18-29) but it's now finished and has some spoilersh hints about the end of the season.

January 17 2013

Is the new legal drama "Suits" the new "Buffy"? Legal scholar and reviewer for the Atlantic and closet Buffy fan thinks that the new legal drama "Suits" may do for big law firms what "the best teen drama ever made" did for high school, succeeding because "the central metaphor, though ridiculous, dramatized a deeper truth. For teen-agers, high school really is a life-or-death struggle against monsters." And oh yeah, Gina Torres!
(SPOILER) Angel & Faith #18 preview. Three-page preview up at Comic Book Resources.
CBS Chicago Horrible Horoscope: Spike is an evil Leo and loving it! Come on, be honest, how many of you knew Spike was a Leo?

January 16 2013

Buffy digital comics megabundle at Dark Horse Digital. Over 2500 pages of "classic" Buffy comics for $100.
Buffy Season 9 nominated for a GLAAD Media Award. The rest of the nominees in the Outstanding Comic Book category are Astonishing X-Men, Batwoman, Earth 2 and Kevin Keller. More...

January 14 2013

Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2014 Wall Calendar now available for pre-order. It features pictures from the show and artwork from the comic books. There's an interesting fact on the back of the calendar, the Buffy DVDs have sold over 11 million copies internationally.

January 13 2013

Buffy/ Twilight Mash-up is legal! I've never been more happy to be wrong. Jonathon has won his copyright case and his video has been restored to YouTube.

January 10 2013

(SPOILER) Spike: A Dark Place #5 preview pages. CBR has the preview pages for the delayed finale. More...
Who was the best Buffy villain? Oracle of Film ranks the seven main antagonists.
Buffy vs Edward creator's fair use dispute with Lionsgate. Jonathan McIntosh writes about his ongoing dispute with Lionsgate, who recently filed DMCA complaints against his work. More...

January 09 2013

Emma Caulfield takes Walking Dead character quiz, hilarity ensues. Blastr has an article and video of Emma taking one of those "Which character are you?" quizzes for The Walking Dead.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #17. In which a Chosen One meets an Old One and hilarity ensues (probably).
Pop Between Realities, Home in Time for Tea 51 (Buffy the Vampire Slayer). TARDIS Eruditorum is dramatically long cultural studies essay project about the history of Doctor Who from theorist Philip Sandifer. Sometimes he glances at other influences. Today, it's Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
Amazing behind the scenes videos from Jeff Pruitt, Buffy stunt coordinator. Pruitt has just uploaded these great behind the scenes clips from his personal home video collection. This is gold.

January 08 2013

(SPOILER) Dark Horse advance solicits for April 2013. Contains solicitations and covers for Buffy #20, Angel & Faith #21, and Spike: A Dark Place trade paperback.

January 07 2013

25 little-known facts about 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer'. Although given the membership of this site, maybe it's '25 Sorta-Well-Known Facts'. More...

January 02 2013

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow - Wonderland #3. Find out what happens next in Willow's quest to restore magic.

December 30 2012

Happy Birthday, Eliza Dushku! She who brought us Faith and Echo aims "to bring beautiful LIGHT and LOVE to Gulu." Grant her birthday wish?

December 28 2012

Franco Urru's Xander cover for the first Buffy Season 9 tpb. This special variant edition was released by Panini Comics in Germany earlier this year and was limited to 333 copies. Signed copies by the late, great Urru are available here. More...

December 26 2012

The 12 Most Epic Action Heroes of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Guess who made it? I'll give you a hint. She likes shoes. A lot.

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