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July 18 2017

The 20 best sci-fi TV series of the 21st Century, ranked. Not one but two Joss shows feature on this IndieWire list.

July 17 2017

Joss will contribute an essay to a new collection about activism. HOW I RESIST: Activism and Hope for the Next Generation has an impressive author list and will be edited by Maureen Johnson and Tim Federle. The authors and editors have all pledged to donate the full $50K advance to the ACLU.

July 16 2017

Joss pays tribute to the late and great George Romero. The celebrated filmmaker known best for his zombie films passed today at age 77. Joss also paid tribute to Martin Landau.

June 28 2017

Joss Whedon invited to join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Joss is among 774 members of the film industry to receive invitations to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

June 26 2017

Joss Whedon will not be at Comic-Con this year according to a report. He's reported to have said "I won't be there. Only the second time in twenty years I won't make it."

June 23 2017

Happy birthday to Joss Whedon! He turns 53 today.

May 17 2017

'UNLOCKED' - Joss Whedon's video for Planned Parenthood. More information about this short film can be found in this Buzzfeed interview with Joss.

May 05 2017

Joss Whedon's genre screenwriting, ranked. Syfy Wire attempts to rank Joss' writing for "TV episodes to movies and beyond".

April 24 2017

Joss Whedon shows ranked. I'm sure opinions will vary.

March 22 2017

Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Dollhouse, and Firefly will be leaving Netflix in April. Back to DVDs then.

February 28 2017

Joss Whedon can help you unleash your post-election superpowers. Find out what Joss is up to these days.

February 27 2017

ECCC programming features Whedonverse panels and signings by Dark Horse. There are signings with the writers from BtVS: Season 11 and High School Years series and 'Throughout the Whedonverse: 20 Years in the Making' panel on March 2nd.

January 31 2017

The Batman: Nine directors who could replace Ben Affleck. IGN has Joss as one of their choices, he'd be a safe pair of hands plus Joss has pitched for a Batman movie way back in the day. They also suggest Drew Goddard as well, him getting the gig would make up for never seeing his Sinister Six movie.

December 08 2016

Joss Whedon reveals more about his new movie script. He tells Vulture that it's about a Jewish woman in World War 2.

November 07 2016

Ask Joss a question on Tumblr. Joss is doing an Answer Time on Tumblr this afternoon at 4 pm ET (1 pm PT). You can submit your question here.

November 02 2016

Joss interviewed on The Young Turks. The interview took place roughly around 9:30 pm EDT.

October 29 2016

Buffy and Angel Complete Series Boxsets are on sale today at Buffy is going for $48.99 and Angel $39.99. Ideal Xmas presents.

October 20 2016

Joss Whedon talks about his new World War 2 screenplay and lots of other cool stuff. Though the press will probably will seize upon his Star Wars comments (the Buffy fandom may examine his shipping preferences).

October 13 2016

"Secret Admirer" - Joss pens Tumblr piece on Hillary Clinton. It's a brief, poetic little piece about his admiration for her, apparently written in August but just posted today.

October 04 2016

Joss Whedon reads a woman's thoughts to other men. Liz Plank of Vox fame gets Joss to read what she wrote cause "When men talk about sexism, though, they tend to generate quite a buzz".

August 02 2016

Listen to Joss Whedon on a radio show about Joss Whedon. Appearing on the WNPR show with him are Jeanine Basinger and David Lavery. The show was broadcast earlier today.
The cinema behind Star Wars: Joss Whedon. A look at how the DNA of Star Wars surfaced in various Joss projects.

July 27 2016

Black Widow, Star Wars or Terminator: what should Joss Whedon do next? What ever he wants to do.
Would Joss Whedon write for Doctor Who? His comments made at the weekend have picked up a fair bit of media attention. Second only to what he said about the Black Widow movie.
Grant Gustin would like to see Joss Whedon direct 'The Flash'. Seems that Joss has watched every episode of the show.
Joss Whedon is a guest star on tonight's episode of 'Another Period'. As teased last month by co-creator Riki Lindhome, he appears in this episode titled "Harvard" as a salesman.

July 24 2016

Joss Whedon and others reflect on the state of geekdom. This interview was conducted beside a surreal swimming pool.
Watch the Joss Whedon panel at NerdHQ 2016. The panel was at 11am. There was also a panel with the cast of Agents of SHIELD at 10am. More...

July 23 2016

Joss talks to IGN about Dark Horse Comics and possibilities of more Marvel. Includes a Twist update. Also, he'd be down for a Black Widow movie.
Joss Whedon on 'The Pleasures of Shakespeare Over Time'. Other Folger Shakespeare Library videos feature Joss talking about acting out Henry IV, Part 1 at Thanksgiving, filming Much Ado About Nothing, and Shakespeare's words.

July 14 2016

Joss Whedon will be doing a Conversation for a Cause panel with Nerd HQ. This will be on July 24th at The New Children's Hospital in San Diego. Tickets will go on sale tomorrow.

July 10 2016

Joss Whedon will help train storytellers on the convergence of multiple platforms. More information about this six-month residency training program can be found at the R/O Institute website.

July 08 2016

Joss Whedon will be doing a panel at Comic-Con. It's the traditional "Dark Horse: Conversations with Joss Whedon" event . This will be on the Friday at 3.45pm in Hall H.

July 07 2016

The strong female standard: an interview with Joss Whedon. This interview was conducted at the HeForShe media event in Los Angeles back in May.

July 02 2016

Esquire Mag opines on 10 shows that were "saved with one fix". Agents of SHIELD and Angel make the list (with some possibly dubious reasoning). Possible spoilers for non-Whedonverse shows.

June 24 2016

The five best TV episodes written by Joss Whedon. Not bad choices, actually.

June 22 2016

Happy birthday to Joss Whedon! He turns 52 today.

May 26 2016

Rolling Stone's 40 best sci-fi tv shows of all time. Hooray for a list that doesn't just show the usual suspects.

May 22 2016

Joss Whedon reveals clues about his new movie script. "It is a story about a girl who goes through some unbelievable sh-t".
Read Joss Whedon's speech at the HeForShe Media Summit last night in LA. He got an award for his activism from the United Nations Women group. Video footage of the event (including the panel) is forthcoming but clips of it can be found here, here, and here.

May 13 2016

'Joss Whedon would my choice to direct Andre the Giant movie' says wrestler's daughter. Robin Christensen-Roussimoff says that Joss has "just got such an interesting view of things that I think he could make it a lot of fun."

May 10 2016

'Twister' is 20 years old today. Joss was an uncredited writer on the movie.

May 01 2016

Joss Whedon & Shawnee Kilgore finish mixing EP. "We're both head over heels in love with it," says she. More...

April 28 2016

Twelve Joss Whedon creations that made the world a better place. A bold claim but yet not unwarranted.

April 22 2016

Joss Whedon and Mark Ruffalo at The Tribeca Film Festival. It's a Vulture write up of the video that was posted a few days ago.

March 24 2016

Tom Whedon passed away yesterday. Jed Whedon posted the news to Instagram and we'll let that post speak for itself. Our deepest condolences to his family and friends. More...

March 14 2016

Cover art for Joss Whedon and Shawnee Kilgore's Back To Eden single. It will be released this Friday.

February 15 2016

Alien: Resurrection - Joss Whedon's original endings. Den of Geek has a look at what Joss originally intended for the fourth movie in the Alien franchise.

February 09 2016

Joss Whedon: "I'm writing... there's a couple of things I'm very very excited about". He hopes to say something about them very soon. You also get to hear about his favourite movies from last year.

February 08 2016

Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon at the Oscar Nominees Night party. Adorable. That's the only word for them.

February 04 2016

Pics of Joss Whedon at Gutenberg! The Musical!. Bonus if you're a Darren Criss fan.

January 12 2016

Joss reveals the Grateful Dead song that transformed him. He and Shawnee Kilgore tell what inspired them to write songs, first individually and now jointly. Direct link to the interview here. More...

December 24 2015

Joss Whedon is matching donations to Equality Now. He will match 100% of every donation they receive until Dec. 31st.

December 23 2015

Joss is matching donations to Planned Parenthood. According to the site, "Screenwriter and Director Joss Whedon will chip in an extra $50 for every new monthly gift in December - up to $100,000 total."

December 22 2015

Brian Michael Bendis talks about working with Joss Whedon. He also chats about Powers and Jessica Jones.

December 13 2015

The top ten Joss Whedon characters. puts forward their case. Heated debates on the Internet follow.

December 11 2015

Joss Whedon talks about working on 'Toy Story'. This is from last night's 'Toy Story at 20' special on ABC. Scroll down to the last video on the page to see the Joss clip.

December 10 2015

Watch all of Joss Whedon's Q&A at the Oxford Union. This took place on the 9th of November. More...
Jeanine Basinger is profiled by The Hollywood Reporter. "What she teaches you is that everything you see is an expression of yourself, and therefore everything you film is going to be an expression of yourself." As one of her former students at Wesleyan University, Joss has cited her as a major influence in his work.

December 02 2015

Joss Whedon will appear in 'Toy Story at 20' special on ABC. This one hour tribute will air next Thursday at 8pm EST.

November 24 2015

Joss Whedon will cameo in the Season 2 premiere of "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce". This will air on Bravo on December 1st.

November 19 2015

Joss Whedon talks character progression, storytelling and pop culture. This interview was conducted at his recent Oxford Union event.

November 10 2015

Joss Whedon is working on a new musical. He made the comments at last night's Q&A at the Oxford Union. Highlights from that talk can be found here.

October 28 2015

EW's list of butt-kicking women in movies/TV. It includes who you're probably thinking of.

October 26 2015

IMDb staff ranks the top 25 TV series since 1990. A list by IMDb's staff to celebrate their 25th anniversary. A couple of familiar shows make the list.

October 13 2015

Sam Mendes puts his questions to Joss Whedon and other directors. Ever wanted an insight into how the Hollywood A-List make movies? Then this is the Empire magazine feature for you. More...

October 08 2015

Joss Whedon will speak at the Oxford Union. According to the Oxford Union's website, this will be on November 9th at 8pm.
Watch Shawnee Kilgore's 'Little America' - shot by Joss Whedon in Austin, TX. There's a Patreon for Shawnee if you're interested.

October 05 2015

Joss Whedon - the LinkedIn connection. Is there one? Yes there is, as you'll see in this New Yorker profile of Reid Hoffman.

September 24 2015

Patton Oswalt's Night Cafe and the script that changed Joss Whedon forever. An interesting look at the impact of Alien Resurrection.

September 04 2015

The unfinished projects of Joss Whedon. Den of Geek rounds up Joss projects that currently remain uncompleted.

August 17 2015

Joss joins Drew Goddard and The Martian author Andy Weir for a beer. Bestselling author of The Martian Andy Weir posted this on his Facebook page, saying that he had a couple of beers with Drew Goddard, who wrote screenplay for the Ridley Scott-directed film version, when Joss joined them. And of course Joss looks like he has a halo around his head in this group photo.

July 30 2015

Joss Whedon on his early film making years at Wesleyan University. This Hollywood Reporter article about the top US film schools contains the following fab Joss quote "I try to make science fiction, but I always end up making a Western."

July 14 2015

Video of Joss Whedon's panel at Comic-Con 2015. It's been uploaded on youtube by Flicks And The City, Enjoy!

July 13 2015

Joss Whedon on why he'll never be finished with superheroes. Joss talks with io9 about Twist and the Black Widow controversy in Age of Ultron.

July 12 2015

Discuss NerdHQ's Conversations for a Cause panels. These will all be livestreamed in three places: IGN, the app (iTunes, Android), and YouTube. More...

July 11 2015

Joss Whedon Just Explained The Meaning Of Life To Us. io9 gives a summary of Joss's answer to the meaning of life during his panel. More...
Joss was presented with the Comic-Con Icon Award during his panel. "Comic-Con Internationalís Icon Award is presented to individuals or organizations who have been instrumental in bringing comics and/or the popular arts to a wider audience." According to people in the room he was given a standing ovation and was quite moved. More...
Discuss Joss's Dark Horse panel at SDCC. It's 4:45 - 5:30 pm Pacific.
Joss speaks of the social importance of 'Another Period'. Whedon connects the social satire of the show to recent statements made by affluent celebrities.

July 09 2015

New Con Man trailer, shown at SDCC. Lots of Whedon people in the trailer, including the man himself.
The Honorable Josh Something interviews Your Betters. The Bellacourts condescend to appear in San Diego and an eager admirer will excitedly spew queries upon them! O! That we live in such times! More...

July 08 2015

Joss Whedon will be interviewed in 'Raiders, Raptors and Rebels' ILM documentary. This will air on the Science Channel on July 19th at 10pm ET/PT.

July 01 2015

Joss Whedon will be doing a Conversations for a Cause panel at Nerd HQ. This will be on July 12th at 12pm in the New Children's Museum in downtown San Diego. Tickets go on sale tomorrow. If you can't make it, IGN will be streaming all the panels.

June 27 2015

'Dark Horse: An Afternoon with Joss Whedon' - a Comic-Con panel. This will be on the Saturday at 4:45pm in Hall H.

June 25 2015

Joss Whedon's 7 best quotes about writing and life. Words of wisdom from Joss.

June 22 2015

Happy birthday to Joss Whedon! He turns 51 today.

June 18 2015

Zack Whedon to write and direct 'Come and Find Me' movie, Aaron Paul to star. I'm mentally queuing up.

June 07 2015

The fifty greatest sci-fi TV shows ever. Two Whedonverse shows makes the list. More...

June 03 2015

Examining Joss Whedon's binned superhero films. Den of Geek looks at Joss's unmade comic genre films. More...

May 05 2015

Joss Whedon on why he left Twitter. He tells Buzzfeed "If I'm going to start writing again, I have to go to the quiet place."

May 04 2015

Joss deletes his Twitter account. For good?

May 01 2015

Dark Horse is having a sale on digital Whedon comics. In case you missed the recent Buffy sale, here's another chance to stock up.
Everyone's a Hero in Their Own Way: Tracing the Superheroic Roots of Joss Whedon. On the late Roger Ebert's website, contributor Brian Doan writes about the superhero genre and how it runs through Joss Whedon's work, to coincide with the release of Age of Ultron. More...

April 28 2015

Joss Whedon on which of his projects gets the most fan attention. There's other interesting bits and pieces to be had in this Metro interview.

April 27 2015

Joss Whedon on his possible Liam Neeson action film, Suspension. This was speculated upon back in September of last year, and it is indeed one of Joss' old spec scripts that is being filmed.

April 23 2015

Joss Whedon regrets resurrecting Phil Coulson. Whedon is quoted as saying he feels it "take some of the punch out of it [his death scene] for me." Joss also tells the Wrap that Edgar Wright's Ant Man script was "not only the best script that Marvel had ever had, but the most Marvel script I'd read."
Joss Whedon is adorably pumped for Batman v Superman. "Batman and Superman are gonna fight! I'm so excited! I'm so excited!"

April 21 2015

Joss Whedon gives updates on some of his projects. Buzzfeed asked him what's happening with Dr. Horrible 2, Goners, Wastelanders etc.

April 15 2015

Joss Whedon on super heroes, killing characters, and existing outside the pop culture mainstream. Q&A with Whedon from Mental Floss.

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