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June 23 2009

J is for... With exceptionally good timing, Neill Cameron reaches the letter J on his illustrated A-Z of Awesomeness.
An open letter to Joss from TVOvermind. The gist: Make Buffy the kind of gigantic, multiple-series-spanning franchise that Dr. Who is. More...
Dollhouse in Penny and Aggie. Long running online comic, "Penny and Aggie", mentions why exactly it's ok for Joss to make something as controversial as Dollhouse without being "exploity". The reference is in the last panel only.

June 22 2009

Joss turns 45. TFAW.com celebrates. In honor of the Purple One's birthday this week, Things From Another World are offering special discounts on anything and everything in their store Whedon-relevant. More...

June 10 2009

Top 10 Ways to Provoke a Geek Argument. Fun list that includes Joss Whedon.

May 27 2009

No Whedon = No Buffy. Joblo.com makes it clear where they stand on a Whedon-less Buffy.

May 26 2009

Joss speaks out on Whedonless Buffy movie! It's not a lot but it's all we got so far.

May 19 2009

The Independent interviews Joss. On the eve of Dollhouse's UK premiere, the paper prints an interview mostly about the impact of Buffy. Includes a rather direct smackdown of Buffy movie rumors.

May 18 2009

(SPOILER) Joss talks about the Dollhouse renewal. James Hibberd interviews Joss. Minor spoilers for episode 13.

May 03 2009

Why the Razorbacks? An Arkansas-ian reporter asks why a TV show would pick his town (or town's team) to focus on, and describes a brief encounter with Joss in which he asked that very question. More...

April 16 2009

(SPOILER) Dollhouse panel report- Joss hopeful for season 2. FearNet has highlights of last night's PaleyFest panel. A lot of info, including an explanation of tonight's optimism for season two. No new spoilers, but the same Epitaph One stuff revealed before is in here. The Hollywood Reporter has a thorough write-up as does the futon critic. More...

March 19 2009

Joss and Eliza FOX25 Dollhouse Interview. Just a cute Joss and Eliza interview. They talk about Dollhouse, and Eliza talks about Boston.

March 16 2009

Joss and Eliza at SoHo Apple Store podcast finally up (iTunes link). Thanks to Rachelkachel mentioning it in the old thread, the Apple Store has finally posted the audio of this appearance in NYC from a month ago.

March 06 2009

Joss Q&A on the Hulu Blog. Joss answers the questions Hulu asked for a couple weeks ago.

March 02 2009

The Guardian on Joss' catch-22. Anna Pickard pokes at the notion that somehow his old work can be both "popular" and "critically-acclaimed" yet come any new work, "people (particularly TV critics) can't wait to call it a failure".

February 18 2009

A Q&A with Joss Whedon, Who Never Had A Dollhouse. A Nerd World Blog post that links to TWO chats with the Purple One. More...

February 16 2009

Geek 16: Joss vs Jonathan Coulton, Stan Lee vs. Felicia Day. A March-Madness style showdown for geeks where the current round of voting pits Joss vs Jonathan Coulton and Stan Lee vs Felicia Day. More...

February 08 2009

(SPOILER) "Roll it, Clip Man!" The first ten minutes of Dollhouse at ComicCon NYC. Io9 describes in detail the first act of the first episode of Dollhouse, complete with commentary and, of course, a whole lot of spoilers.

February 07 2009

Ask Joss a question. TVGuide.com wants your questions, on any topic, for an upcoming video interview with Joss that will be posted on Feb. 13th to commemorate Dollhouse's debut.

February 02 2009

"Perfect storm of wit, deep emotion and passion for genre". That's J.J. Abrams commenting on Joss' storytelling for a lengthy TV Week article on the latter's return to television.

January 30 2009

The TV Addict interviews Joss. From a press junket in January. In the site's words, about the "almost inhumane level of self-inflicted pressure and fan expectation". Says The TV Addict: "It's officially time to cut Joss Whedon a little slack."

January 27 2009

What are Whedon and Goddard building with Cabin in the Woods? "Joss Whedon is one of the best in the world when it comes to building - and manipulating - online hype for his projects, essentially getting fans to do his PR work for him." More...

January 16 2009

Understanding the Dollhouse. Fox just released a new Dollhouse behind-the-scenes featurette which includes interviews with Joss and the cast, as well as some new footage from the show itself.

January 07 2009

The Futon Critic interviews Joss. Apparently, this was conducted at the 2009 FOX Midseason Press Junket. More...

January 06 2009

Joss the Web Slayer. Written By (the magazine of the Writers Guild of America, West) profiles Joss as a "new media guru" in its January issue.

December 17 2008

Joss wrote a review of the Dr. Horrible DVD for a blog entry over at Amazon. "I think you should buy the DVD every day forever, and I am totally unbiased."

December 14 2008

Watch with Kristin visits the Dollhouse. It doesn't actually happen until around 55 seconds or so into the video, and ends around the 4-minute mark.

December 06 2008

More Than Just Duplicitous and Evil. Or: "Joss Whedon on Crafts and Craftiness". Remember that forthcoming "crafty" interview with Joss? Here it is. Show notes here, and transcript here. More...

December 01 2008

Access Hollywood visits the set of Dollhouse. Apparently this is just part one of the video. Which, you know, should mean at least one other one coming as well.

November 30 2008

Joss wins 2008 Forry Award for Lifetime Achievement in the field of Science Fiction. The yearly award is given by the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society. The site has not yet been updated with Joss' name, as the award was just announced to the public tonight, but that will probably be fixed shortly. More...

October 02 2008

Joss Whedon and Eliza Dushku talk Dollhouse. A five-minute video interview.

September 30 2008

The inception of Dr. Horrible web vehicle, Hulu. "Joss Whedon...popped in to talk about Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog."

August 26 2008

Vampires and Slayers Behind the Scenes on Angel Continues. Just thought I'd float a reminder that Vampires and Slayers is continuing to release behind the scenes interviews on ATS every week, this time covering Hero and Parting Gifts. This week they also feature an audio interview with Joss about our favorite future slayer, Fray. More...

August 12 2008

Hollywood goes Silicon Valley. Joss headlines TechCrunch50 conference panel which will "showcase the efforts of a posse of entertainment luminaries who are creating content exclusively for the Web." More...
G4TV's Attack of the Show covers Dr. Horrible. Quick interviews with Joss, Neil Patrick Harris, Felicia Day and Nathan Fillion. More...

August 03 2008

Could Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog be the breakthrough innovation that saves Hollywood? New media writer Scott Kirsner blogs for Harvard Business Online that "Joss Whedon may be the 21st century's answer to Walt Disney." More...

July 31 2008

Mama Pop on Dr. Horrible & Stalking Strawberry-Blond Auteurs. A well written bit of fun over at Mama Pop that some of us can probably relate to a bit more than we'd ever admit. More...

July 30 2008

Dollhouse Poster from Comic Con. Also some more great pics of Eliza, Joss, and Tahmoh from All About Tahmoh Penikett. More...
Joss gets fans into Sci Fi Channel/EW party. Pop Candy's Whitney Matheson shares a cute anecdote from Comic-Con, about taking an elevator with Joss and his entourage, and his magnanimous approach to party-going. More...
Dr. Horrible panel from Comic-Con finally on You Tube. It's in several parts, this being part one. More...

July 27 2008

UGO chats with Joss and Eliza about Dollhouse. Post-panel, a sleep-deprived Joss discusses creating more Dr. Horrible ('cause "it's not like it takes that long to do") and the most important thing about Dollhouse. More...

July 25 2008

Dr Horrible is one of Box Office Prophets 'Shiny Things' of the week. It is about half way down the page. In related Dr. Horrible coverage, TV Guide's Matt Roush reveals that Joss asked him not to reveal the twist in his review. And Dr. Horrible is the subject of today's national DailyCandy email, going out to millions of mostly female subscribers. More...

July 23 2008

Joss has plans to do Dollhouse webisodes. According to The Live Feed, Joss plans to, "do a series of webisodes -- literally a full season of them. We're planning to do one for every episode produced. Whether we pull that off remains to be seen." More...

July 22 2008

iF Magazine sings the praises of "Dr. Horrible" A glowing but comprehensive review of everyone's favorite musical 'net phenomenom.
Joss Whedon on 'Dr. Horrible', Stephen Sondheim, and Bad Horse. New York Magazine's Vulture speaks to Joss about his musical influences and favorite Dr. Horrible moments.

July 19 2008

Screenwriters strike back: 'Dr. Horrible' leads Web charge. Variety discusses the post-strike environment for content creation on the Internet.
Dark Horse Announces Signing Schedule at Comic-Con. The Dr. Horrible cast and Joss will be there from 3-4:30 PM on Friday July 25th. More...

July 17 2008

Joss Whedon Talks Dollhouse and his Love Affair with Battlestar Galactica. TVAddict speaks to Joss about regime change at FOX, and pilfering cast members from BSG. More...

July 12 2008

"Nathan will sing your scrotum off, Poi-Dog!" Fun interview with the Joss on the weekend edition of Gawker. More...

July 11 2008

(SPOILER) "I was thrilled that Joss let me have her for this." Brian Bendis talks a little about Joss and Agent Brand's involvement in "Secret Invasion". (Half-way down the page.)

July 08 2008

Joss Whedon: "I am the world’s laziest workaholic." MTV News interviews Joss about all of his upcoming projects: Dollhouse, Doctor Horrible, Cabin in the Woods, and the ones that won't be happening for now (Goners and Serving Girl).

June 20 2008

Watch With Kristen video from the Fox upfronts. Joss Whedon and Eliza Dushku yuk it up on camera with Niecy Nash and Jerry O'Connell of Do Not Disturb.

June 06 2008

Mirror's Edge takes whedonesque cues on dystopia. Gaming website Gamasutra has a fun mention of Joss in this quick writeup of EA DICE's (makes of the Battlefield series) new first person action game. More...

May 16 2008

Joss Whedon's stalled Wonder Woman used as an example of DC's cinematic frustration. "I'll bet the DC people were crying when that fell apart." More...
Dollhouse Trailer. What more do you need to know? Go watch and then come back and discuss! Thanks to gossi for this one. More...

April 22 2008

Joss Whedon Strikes Again. Jill Golick reviews the Dollhouse pilot briefly - and glowingly! No spoilers. More...

April 19 2008

Joss in Fast Company (May 2008). Joss and Whedonverse noted as inspirational to Lost, Heroes, Battlestar, and others.

March 29 2008

Article on Fan Marketing quotes Joss saying "I like to see fan fiction of Firefly." I don't think he ever said this and I think the conclusions the author draws are a bit of a reach.

March 28 2008

Promo clip for The Write Environment. A promotional clip for a new series featuring interviews with Joss and a number of other prolific and high profile writers. This was created and is hosted by Jeffrey Berman, better known to many of us as Jeffrey from United Hollywood. More...

March 25 2008

"Pop-culture icon" Joss (and some other people) explains the lure of graphic novels. "Whedon says Dark Horse allowed him to 'plumb the depths' of the Buffy story in a new genre, and also introduced him to what he calls 'a different kind of fandom.'" More...

March 07 2008

(SPOILER) Scott Allie comments on Buffy #12 and Whedonesque's reactions. Scott updates his Buffy column on the DH site and talks on this very blog's take on the "event". Plus he explains why the NYT/ABC interviews came to be.
(SPOILER) Solicitation for Buffy # 15. Dark Horse has released the cover art and info for the last part of Wolves at the Gate.
(SPOILER) Preview for Buffy 8.13 "Wolves At The Gate" Part II. And just after a day after issue 12 coming out, Dark Horse gives us the preview for next month's. Spoilers for issue 12's "mysterious" guest star.
(SPOILER) Joss talks to Newsarama about Season Eight and issue 12. Long, juicy and revealing new interview about Issue 12, the outline for the rest of the season, and Joss' life-long relationship with the Buffster.

March 04 2008

What Sci Fi Franchise Should Joss Take Over? Which classic sf franchise would you like to see getting the Whedonian do-over? io9 asks, we all answer! More...

February 13 2008

Skinny White Chick skewers fandom in celebration of the end of the Strike. Video from Skinny White Chick celebrating the end of the strike, but asking the Browncoats to leave her alone. It's all in good fun, but the song does contain some NSFW language. More...

February 09 2008

Writers Strike Chronicles interviews Joss. Audio interview (short, but that's okay) in WSC Show #91, from the recent Sci-Fi day in front of NBC. More...

February 07 2008

(SPOILER) Ask Dark Horse about Joss' comics. Fans over at SlayAlive.com put together a list of questions about Season 8, Serenity and more which editor Scott Allie answered. Mild spoilers.
From Joss Whedon: Do Not Adjust Your Mindset. On United Hollywood, Joss reminds us that the strike "is not over. Nor is it close. Until the moment it is over, it can never be close".

February 05 2008

"I wanted to be sure..." Variety talks to Joss today on the strike lines, amidst the swirling and as-yet entirely unconfirmed rumors that a deal is imminent. More...

February 01 2008

Wizard Magazine #197 Features a Joss Q & A. There isn't a version of it online as of yet, but the magazine is on the stands now. Joss discusses his runs on Runaways and Astonishing X-Men which are both scheduled to drop the same day. Also (PIE SPOILERS!!!), his favorite pie (strawberry rhubarb) is discussed. You have been warned. More...

January 29 2008

Nexus Awards 2007! The Comics Nexus presents this year's awards, fittingly giving more than two of them to Joss! More...

January 16 2008

Joss Whedon, the face of the strike? Joss is pictured with a CNN story about late night TV during the strike.

January 01 2008

Joss' Quiet Riot. More on the WGA strike from Dreamwatch Magazine. Joss and Summer Glau are interviewed, and there is mention of the organizers of fans4writers and the good works they do.

December 23 2007

Joss Whedon on Dollshouse (sic) and Ripper. A very brief but interesting taster for an 'exclusive' interview with Joss Whedon which they say will appear in the UK Scifi magazine SFX #166 on January 16th.

December 15 2007

Bostonist reports from WGA rally. Brief look at today's rally in Boston, with snippets of quotes from Joss (and others), and some photos. I guess post here as other reports come in?

December 12 2007

Whedon & Mutant Enemy at The Gates. Comic Book Resources covers Mutant Enemy Day and the issues surrounding the strike. Has a great bit about Joss' son asking him about why he could still write comic books when he's on strike.

December 10 2007

The Boston TV Party. "TV writers Joss Whedon, Rob Kutner and Jaime Paglia throw a "Boston TV Party" to fuel support for the picket-sidelined scribes". After the TV Party, the writers will be going to Pandemonium Books in Central Square to meet the fans and sign stuff.
Joss makes AfterEllen.com's 'nice' list. Joss and the Buffy Season 8 comics feature in this year's 'naughty or nice' list from AfterEllen.com. (You need to scroll down the page, he's number 6)

December 09 2007

Buffy fan gives a report on Mutant Enemy Day in L.A. A site called mycelebrityencounters.com, run by Monique, has a report on who she met at Mutant Enemy Day last Friday. It even includes some of the guests from the recent Browncoat Cruise, and that's only the beginning.

December 05 2007

Joss Whedon To Speak On United Hollywood Live. Joss will be discussing the Mutant Enemy picket day today at 3pm EST/12pm PST.

December 01 2007

The curse of Joss. The showrunner of the new Terminator TV show explains why he is cursed by Joss (read Joss' response).

November 30 2007

Details on Joss at Boston rally. Joss' previously posted info about attending a potential rally in Boston has been expanded and updated in this thread on the fans4writers.com site, including the latest update email from Jaime Paglia (Eureka). More...
SMG back on TV? From E! Online: "Sources close to the lovely Sarah Michelle Gellar tell me she's become somewhat disenchanted with the movie scripts she's been receiving, so she's considering...wait for it...coming back to television".

November 22 2007

Joss Whedon & Ron Moore send message to showrunners about Fans4Writers and pencils campaign. It begins: "There's a site out there called Fans4Writers.com that was put together by -- you guessed it -- fans. It's a really great place for fans to go to find information about the strike and how they can help to support the WGA in our cause." More...

November 12 2007

Joss cameo on CBExtras. In the midst of the WGA strike joke for this Monday, Comic Book Extras features a brilliant Joss Whedon cameo. More...

November 09 2007

No Welcome to the Dollhouse For Now. Joss has a little bit more to say about that icky strike on yesterday's Variety weblog. More...

November 07 2007

More Joss Strike Talk. IN WHICH Joss goes on again about all things Guildy. More...

November 02 2007

Joss to be interviewed on "Attack of the Show" tonight. This daily (and quirky) show is on the G4 network which is geared towards the internet & gamers crowd. From their site: "We’ll talk with comic book writer extraordinaire, Joss Whedon." More...
"Dollhouse" has a fan-run website. It didn't take long, but now we have a website for the new Whedon-Minear-Dushku series. It also has links to MySpace, Facebook and LiveJournal sites

November 01 2007

The women of Whedon. "As he crafts the adventures of 'Dollhouse,' his newly announced series," writes the LA Times, "we asked Whedon to quickly rundown some his favorite female creations." Me, I'm just tickled to see Dandelion get some press.

October 25 2007

(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #23 Covers. They're finally here! The regular cover is one of my faves on Joss' run. You'll have to scroll down the page a bit to find them. More...

October 20 2007

Hollywood Reporter column compares Buffy Musical with "Viva Laughlin". An interesting column from Andrew Wallenstein of the Hollywood Reporter compares "Once More With Feeling" to the premiere of Viva Laughlin in a discussion of how some TV shows take the risk of making musical episodes. More...

October 07 2007

Giving back - Fandom Style. Joss and CSTS mentioned. Joss specifically on page one. And Browncoats efforts for CSTS on page 2.

October 05 2007

Buffy's Mixed Legacy: Reaper (Yay!) and Moonlight (Boo!). "This fall season, two shows in particular are borrowing heavily from the 'Buffy' franchise." More...

August 29 2007

UGO's Top 11 Cameos Features a Familiar Face. The Jossly-one's appearance as Numfar in Angel Season Two makes the list of UGO's favorite cameos today. The whole list can be perused at this link. More...

August 27 2007

New interview with Tony Head about "Ripper." "It's more likely than it has been for some time... It's all about Fox now, whether Fox will give permission but the BBC [is] up for it." More...

August 24 2007

Joss Whedon in today's IMDb poll. "We created a list of contemporary writer-directors who are superb with dialogue; whose lines would you say are the strongest?" Joss is indeed listed as an option. More...
MTV interviews Brian K Vaughan. This interview covers Y The Last Man and Ex Machina heading to the big screen. Also Buffy, Runaways and his work on Lost. Plus, interview snippets with Amber Benson and Joss (both interview clips are from a few months ago - the same sessions used here). More...

August 14 2007

More printings for Buffy Season 8 issues 1-4. A 4th printing for #1, a 3rd printing for #2, and a 2nd printing for #3 and #4 with all new designed covers.

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