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August 16 2012

Twelve overlooked Buffy and Angel episodes. TV With The Foot's 'Whedonverse Classic' series covers "the ignored and forgotten episodes of Buffy and Angel".

August 13 2012

Alexis Denisof talks about his role in The Avengers. Quick article where Alexis discusses his role in The Avengers and how he got it.

August 08 2012

Wolfram & Hart and... Legal Ethics? Would Angel really be allowed to become the CEO? Are the Senior Partners members of the California Bar? 'Law and the Multiverse' investigates these and other questions. More...

August 06 2012

IDW Angel and Spike 50% off sale at Comixology. Every issue of Angel and Spike published by IDW, plus most of the associated mini-series and one-shots, available to download at 99 cents each. More...

August 03 2012

The top five things I've learnt from Buffy and Angel. And just for good measure, here's a "10 Things I Learned From Buffy The Vampire Slayer" list.

July 23 2012

Happy birthday to Charisma Carpenter! Today our Cordy turns 42 (or yesterday, based on where you're from!)

July 18 2012

"Spike: the Complete Series" is out today. The story takes place after "Angel: After the Fall" and before "Buffy Season 8."

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...

June 27 2012

Angel and Spike are up in TVLine's Ultimate Bad Boy Tournament. Against Pretty Little Liars' Noel Kahn and The Vampire Diaries' Klaus respectively.

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 24 2012

Awesome books to replace your favourite cancelled shows. io9 gives some recommended reading to substitute our Big Damn Heroes and that lovable Vampire with a soul, among others.

June 23 2012

"On Wesley and Fred". An article defending the relationship between Wesley and Fred, as well as Fred herself.

June 14 2012

Vincent Kartheiser talks punchability of his face. Plus some Mad Men talk. No Whedon content.

June 12 2012

Gemeni's album released today, featuring Buffy-inspired song "A Stake In My Heart". Dark Horse's #MyBuffyLife contest runner-ups and Buffy Season 9 Comics Chosen Podcast's Lisa and Gina Gomez's album was released on iTunes today, featuring Buffy inspired song "A Stake In My Heart" and an instrumental song called "Something Effulgent" based off of Buffy episode "Fool for Love". More...

June 01 2012

Survey Request: What Are Angel's Values? Watcher Junior is requesting help with surveys on Whedon's work. This week's survey will have you examine the values expressed by Angel, the television series created by David Greenwalt and Joss Whedon. (The comic series will be the subject of a later survey.) More...

May 15 2012

'Victim Triumphant' - an Angel essay. This originally appeared in the "Five Seasons of Angel" anthology.

May 06 2012

Get drawn into Angel & Faith. Enter Multiversity's contest and artist Rebekah Isaacs may put you in an upcoming issue! More...

May 05 2012

Julie Benz is married! Julie marries Rich Orosco on Saturday in Los Angeles.

May 03 2012

Jane Espenson and Douglas Petrie on The Nerdist Writers Panel. Jane Espenson (Once Upon a Time; Husbands; Buffy; Caprica) and Douglas Petrie (Charlie's Angels; Buffy; Pushing Daisies) return to the studio to revisit Jane's old blog,, and discuss how, while the business may have changed since she was regularly updating it, writing has not. Plus: Who is Ty Cashman? More...

May 02 2012

Joss Whedon's best and worst projects. Rolling Stone's ranking of Joss Whedon projects contains a few surprises.

April 30 2012

20 things we love about Angel. SFX Magazine says "It became a phenomenal series in its own right: chock-full of laughs, drama and plot twists so relentlessly twisty it ended up as a completely different show than the one it started out as (something even Buffy didn't really accomplish)."
"The Buffy Project" starts at HitFix. First of an eight-part podcast series covering all of "Buffy" and "Angel". More...

April 20 2012

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

April 17 2012

How Many Spinoffs Is Too Many? This discussion of spinoffs touches on Buffy and Angel after 12:30 minutes having also considered myriad comic book spinoffs and Lou Grant.

April 12 2012

(SPOILER) Details on Spike and Willow miniseries for Buffy Season 9. Description of the two comic mini-series, one starring Spike (Aug. 22nd) and the other starring Willow (Nov. 21st). Article also includes previews of the lovely covers. More details at Comic Book Resources. More...

April 08 2012

"A World Without Love" - an Angel essay. This Smart Pop Books essay looks at the failure of family in Angel.

March 29 2012

Happy Birthday, Juliet Landau! Wish her well in the comments within or on Twitter.

March 20 2012

Is TV paying too much attention to fans? An article about how the web brings audiences and creators closer together talks to Chris Buchanan, one-time president of Mutant Enemy, about "the early beneficiaries of this new online fan-community model".

March 17 2012

"Where Have All the Good Guys Gone?" - an Angel essay. This originally appeared in the 'Five Seasons of Angel' collection of essays that came out in 2004.

March 08 2012

Redemptioncast Special - Q&A with Tim Minear. Stephanie Smith and Robin Burdge ask Tim listener-submitted questions regarding Angel (mostly), Dollhouse and Terriers. There's also some Firefly and Wonderfalls talk thrown in. Chock full o' spoilers! More...

March 07 2012

IDW's complete Angel and Spike series coming to digital platforms. Head over to the IDW Store and iTunes to see what's been released so far. In related news, Dark Horse's comics (including Buffy and Serenity) are now available for the Nook and Kobo.

March 05 2012

Mark Watches Angel. The first time watcher begins Angel season one alongside Buffy season four.

March 02 2012

Tim Minear on Redemptioncast. The Angel-themed "Introcast" (a podcast featuring hosts that are new to a series, recording their impressions after initial viewing, while being spoiler-free) is joined by Tim Minear to discuss the Doyle-focused episode, "Hero".

February 21 2012

Watch the pilot for "Awake" early! Executive Produced by Howard Gordon (Buffy, Angel, The Inside), the series premieres on NBC, March 1st but folks with access to Hulu can see the pilot now. Spoiler Alert: It's Amazing! :) More...

February 14 2012

Zap2it's 'TV's Most Crushworthy' Poll. Features quite a few Buffyverse representatives, including the Slayer herself. More...

February 11 2012

Whedonverse veterans confirmed for Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo. Adam Baldwin and James Marsters announced as media guests at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo in April. More...

February 06 2012

Think Angel, think Israel Defense Forces? The latest IDF YouTube video uses the Angel theme tune.

January 27 2012

Liz Craft & Sarah Fain on The Nerdist Writers Panel! In addition to the Angel and Dollhouse writing duo, this episode also features Angela Kang (The Walking Dead, Terriers) and Liz Meriwether (creator of The New Girl). WARNING: Contains adult language. More...

January 21 2012

Poll - What's your favourite recent tv series/movie that features vampires? With Angel and "Sorry, but it has to be Buffy all the way" among the options.

January 20 2012

"There's My Boy..." - an Angel essay. This Smart Pop Books essay is taken from "The Psychology of Joss Whedon".

January 09 2012

Monster Popcorn Interviews Angel & Faith artist Rebekah Isaacs. She talks about her work, Buffy, Angel and what interests her as a geek.

January 06 2012

TV Surveillance's Joss Whedon theme week. The site's writers have been looking at the pilots for Buffy, Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse in great detail. There's some interesting points raised.
"It's A Stupid Curse" - an Angel essay. Did the gypsies curse the wrong guy?

December 22 2011

"The games are indoors, and they usually play at night." David Boreanaz pens an ode to the Philadelphia Flyers. More...

November 23 2011's Black Friday Sale includes many Whedon shows on DVD. $8.00 titles include Buffy S1-7 and Angel S1-5. The $10.00 titles are Dollhouse S2 and Firefly: The Complete Series.

November 22 2011

Barnes &'s pre-Black Friday sale includes most Whedon shows. All Seasons of Buffy and Angel are $9.99. Firefly The Complete Series is $12.49/DVD & $17.99/Blu. Dr. Horrible is $7.49/DVD & $11.99/Blu. Dollhouse on DVD S1 is $9.99 & S2 is $12.49.

November 21 2011

Grimm gets full-season order and Thursday night tryout. NBC's fantasy/crime drama co-created by Angel's David Greenwalt will get a full order of 22 episodes after doing well in its first four episodes. It will also have a special showing at 10 PM on Thursday, December 8th, followed by another new episode the next night. ETA: Also, Amy Acker is cast (this link has spoilers). More...

October 29 2011

Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! The writer/producer/director is 48 today.

October 27 2011

Tim Minear and Steven S. DeKnight on the Nerdist Writer's Panel! Recorded on June 19th, 2011, the panel also includes Harris Wittels (Parks and Recreation) and Megan Ganz (Community).

October 18 2011

Buffy and Angel Complete Series Boxsets get (Twilightesque?) makeover in the UK. Gaze upon the new artwork for the Buffy and Angel boxets at

October 17 2011

"There's my boy" - an Angel essay. Smart Pop Book's free essay of the week comes from Five Seasons of Angel. A look at Angel and Darla's relationship through centuries

October 14 2011

'Grimm' to premiere to Twitter followers, take 10-city tour. The forthcoming NBC show from David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf (Buffy, Angel) will DM followers details on how to watch online early. And ten cities will get screenings, some with Q&A.

October 11 2011

RedemptionCast starts watching Angel. The first time BtVS watchers behind PotentialCast start watching Angel. More...

October 04 2011

'The Buffyverse Catalog: A complete Guide' - out now in print. Both new and used ones over at Amazon. Can't wait until I get my hands on one. More...

September 23 2011

Stephanie Romanov interview on SciFiandTvTalk. Great interview with Stephanie about her time on Angel.

September 22 2011

Ben Edlund, Amy Berg and Angelina Burnett on the Nerdist Writers Panel #8. Lots of Joss talk in this one. Also, adult language. :)

September 16 2011

(SPOILER) Angel and Faith #2 Preview pages. Dark Horse has a three page preview of the next Angel & Faith issue. Due out September 28.

September 12 2011

Julie Benz interview on the Investigating Angel podcast. Audio interview with Julie Benz where she talks about her work on Buffy and Angel.

September 01 2011

Best TV show, worst episode. AV Club writers take on picking (as it says) the worst episodes of the best TV shows. So which Mutant Enemy episodes make the cut? Hint: I've spoiled it in the tags.
Nerdist Writers Panel #5: Douglas Petrie, Alexa Junge, Josh Friedman & Michael Green. "Questions begin with 'W's, not with 'I's." "That should be on the gates at Comicon!" More...

August 26 2011

Angel by the Numbers. A fantastic essay by someone who worked on the show.

August 18 2011

Gina Torres Suits up for new USA series. The actress talks about playing the boss, and her continuing thoughts about Firefly's Zoe.

August 17 2011

Buffy Season 9: Something New. Scott Allie describes how Joss, Scott and other writers broke the arc for the Buffy Season 9 comics. More...

August 12 2011

Nerdist Writers Panel #2 with David Fury. Recorded on March 13th, 2011, the panel also includes Jeff Greenstein (Friends, Will & Grace, Desperate Housewives), Emily Cutler (Community) and Cathryn Humphries (Mad Men, V).

August 11 2011

The thirteen most hilarious moments in Angel. That's according to one writer at

August 04 2011

Christian Kane's video release for "Let Me Go". On Christian's facebook page, he is calling on all Kaniacs and other fans to check out his new video and help him get it charted on CMT.

August 03 2011

Tim Minear joins the writing staff of American Horror Story, as Consulting Producer. The series will premiere on FX October 5th, with a 90-minute episode.

July 29 2011

(SPOILER) Grimm similar in feel to early Angel? io9's Charlie Jane Anders reviews the pilot for David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf's new NBC fantasy-horror-procedural-hybrid "Grimm," and compares it to the beginnings of "Angel" which, to her, is not exactly high praise.

July 21 2011

The four biggest Whedonverse betrayals according to an Examiner writer, one for each show.

July 20 2011

Angel Omnibus Volume 2 comes out this week. The collection includes Smile Time, A Hole in the World, Barbary Coast, Only Human and Not Fade Away. In related news, Angel writer Bill Williams will be signing at Comic-Con and his schedule can be found at his website.

July 16 2011

Ennis House (Angel's Sunnydale home) sold. The famous property finally has been sold (at a reduced price) and may open to the public for a limited number of days each year.

July 04 2011

Angel's Jenny Frisson gets nominated for a Harvey Award. She got nominated in "Best Cover Artist" category.

June 29 2011

Dark Horse's Angel Omnibus gets released this week. That's according to Diamond's shipping list. The omnibus collects the comic book tales of Angel and co from 2000-2002. And Scott Allie writes about the comics at the Buffy Zone.

June 23 2011

See Angel do stuff! A fan of Buffy and Angel places life size cardboard cutouts of David Boreanaz and James Marsters in various places. These are their exploits.

June 18 2011

Buffy 1.6th scale Library set. A WIP 1.6th scale Sunnydale library set made by a fan to go with their Sideshow 12" figures. More...

June 03 2011

Julie Benz on The Nerdist Podcast! In episode 94 of the podcast, Julie Benz talks to Chris, Matt and Jonah about Star Wars, puppies, TV ratings and being a child figure skater. More...

June 02 2011

Overlords, Incorporated Part 1. A short film featuring some Whedonverse alums. Camden Toy, Bonita Friedericy, and Steve Tartalia co-star in this short film that is an offshoot of web series "The Humted". Here's a link to Part 2.

June 01 2011

David Boreanaz spotted in the wild. David was spotted heading into the Fox 2011 Upfronts by Jason O'Mara, star of the upcoming "Terra Nova."

May 27 2011

New Faith Polystone Statue from Sideshow Collectibles. Full reveal on 5/31 with pre-orders starting 6/2. A very good likeness of Eliza Dushku. More...

May 25 2011

'Not To Say Goodbye' - Scott Tipton looks back on his Angel years. A very timely article, it's a must read for anybody interested in IDW's Angel comic books. And Buffyfest has an interview with him as well.

May 19 2011

The 10 greatest vampire archetypes. Identifies the various ways vampires are depicted. (Maybe small spoilers if you haven't seen everything mentioned) More...

May 15 2011

Happy Birthday, David! Angel may never age, but Mr. Boreanaz turns 42 today. More...

May 12 2011

Juliet Landau is in a staged reading of "A Streetcar Named Desire". It is being held Saturday, June 4 at 8:00pm - June 5 at 8:00pm at the Lillian Theatre in Hollywood, CA. This is a pay-what-you-can event with ALL proceeds going to "Equality Now".

May 06 2011

io9's Pop Punishment analyzes the weaknesses of Angel S1's "She". Maybe Bai Ling's character not returning to the series was a good thing.

April 28 2011

CBR Interview with Chris Ryall taking stock of IDW's Angel run. The Editor-In-Chief looks back on IDW's Angel experience.

April 27 2011

David Denman skips over to the comedy Traffic Light. The actor talks his new Fox comedy, plus The Office and his experiences of playing Skip on Angel.

April 25 2011

(SPOILER) Preview of the final issue of Angel. Issue 44 comes out on Wednesday.

April 22 2011

Joss Whedon explains Angel. Another great SCI FI Australia interview.

April 19 2011

Investigating Angel interviews Tim Minear. Angie Ninde talks to the prolific writer/director/producer about his various works in the Whedonverse, Julie Benz and his process behind key moments from Angel and Dollhouse. This podcast episode contains some Adult Language. More...
Sarah Thompson on her Bollywood life. She also talks about the Internet hatred regarding her character on Angel.

April 16 2011

IDW's Angelverse titles for July. Coming out that month will be the rather fab looking Angel: The Covers hardcover, the Team Angel 100-Page Spectacular and Angel Omnibus, Vol 2.

April 14 2011

Elisabeth Rohm joins Wizard World Anaheim. Other whedonverse guest in attendance, Miracle Laurie, Nicholas Brendon, and Kelly Donovan. The convention takes place April 29 - May 1. More...
Fact: Tim Minear is made of pure, concentrated evil. Over on his Facebook page, Tim features a video collecting various moments from all his many, splendid cancelled TV shows! More...

April 13 2011

Julie Benz visits Patrick. Patrick is a pit puppy that was abused in Newark New Jersey. Julie came to visit him. Photos of her visit are not posted yet but will be posted soon. More...

April 06 2011

Rebekah Isaacs' cover art for Angel and Faith #2. Buffyfest has the scoop.

April 03 2011

Zap2it's 10 favorite grand romantic gestures from teen tv. The list includes Angel showing up to Buffy's prom.

April 01 2011

Buffy and Angel back to Netflix instant streaming. After disappearing for less than a day, BtVS and AtS are available for instant streaming again thanks to an expansion of Netflix's deal with Fox. More...

March 30 2011

Stephen Mooney teases Angel: Yearbook. Stephen Mooney releases a panel from the final Angel book from IDW.

March 29 2011

Happy Birthday, Juliet Landau! IMDB apparently has the birth year all wrong, making Juliet way older than she actually is. Hopefully, some day, it will get changed.

March 25 2011

Shawn Ryan interviewed on The /Filmcast. David Chen talks to the former Angel scribe about his current project, The Chicago Code as well as The Shield and the differences between writing for Network and Cable TV. Also includes brief mention and praise of Joss Whedon.

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