October 26 2011
What has Joss Whedon ever done for movies? A fair bit, it would seem.
October 19 2011
SFX Magazine's Hot 50 preview. Joss comes in at number four in this year's list of "the movers, the shakers and the decision makers" in sci-fi. If you want to see the whole list, you'll have to buy the latest issue of SFX.
October 12 2011
Joss Whedon is voice-over man! It's a clip from the Warren Ellis documentary "Captured Ghosts".
"Lust for Love" - Fran Kranz & Dichen Lachman's Kickstarter movie project. "We're a group of friends who have worked and created together over the last few years and want to step up and make a feature. With a little support through the Kickstarter platform we believe we can make a wonderful movie." Felicia Day, Enver Gjokaj and Maurissa Tancharoen will also be in the movie.
October 06 2011
10 TV universes you would and wouldn't want to live in. Dollhouse and Firefly make it onto one of these lists. Maybe not the one you'd hope though...
September 27 2011
Joss, briefly, in trailer for Warren Ellis film. NSFW if your work doesn't like cursing. Trailer for the forthcoming Captured Ghosts, about Warren Ellis, who at some point will be collaborating with Joss on the web series Wastelanders. Btw if you're interested in trying to set up screenings for Captured Ghosts, head over to this Facebook page.
September 20 2011
Reaper Awards 2011 nominations announced. The awards honour the best horror and thriller titles of the past year on DVD and Blu-ray. The Buffy Season 8 Motion Comic DVD got nominated in the "Best Limited Release/Direct-to-Video Title" category and The Cabin in the Woods features in the "Most Anticipated Title" category.
September 15 2011
A question and answer regarding Joss and Toy Story. A Pixar camera artist gives his recollections on Joss and his work on Toy Story . More...
September 12 2011
(SPOILER) Positive review for "Comic-Con Episode 4: A Fan's Hope" from the TIFF. Joss Whedon is a producer on the documentary.
September 10 2011
The best comic book movies Hollywood never made. IGN includes Joss' Batman and Wonder Woman in this feature about comic book movies caught in Development Hell.
September 09 2011
Why is TV losing women writers? Maureen Ryan investigates why the number of staffed female writers has been halved in the last five years. Features quotes from Whedon alums Jane Espenson and Shawn Ryan, and mentions Felicia Day. More...
September 05 2011
Joss Whedon's advice for getting through high school. He provides four very important rules.
August 31 2011
We're All Mad Here: Institutionalization in the Whedon-verse. An examination of how Joss explores the idea of institutionalization as a form of controlling and punishing women. It's a good read.
August 20 2011
Organisers for Women of Wonder Day 2011 seek contributions. They are looking for "Artwork, Collectibles, and Autographed Items featuring ANY "Women of Wonder"" (so Buffy for example). The event will raise money for domestic violence charity programs.
August 18 2011
Joss' Equality Now T-Shirt Design. See Joss' design for one of Equality Now's t-shirts. Buying one will, of course, help out the organization and its mission. More...
August 16 2011
Joss Whedon will appear in 'Captured Ghosts'. He got interviewed for the feature-length documentary about Warren Ellis. Presumably the Whedon/Ellis webseries that gets mentioned in the tweet is 'Wastelanders'.
August 05 2011
CNET video interview with Joss Whedon from Comic-Con. It's 4:22 long with a bit of Season 9 and a bit of Avengers. There's also a Whedonopolis/Fanboy Comics interview with Andrew Chambliss. The Andrew video is 8:26 in length with a bit about Dollhouse comics and a bit of Season 9.
August 04 2011
Joss Whedon speaks about "Buffy: Season 9" & "The Avengers" to CBR TV. Juggling his work on “Avengers” with the comic’s new season and his plans to dial back the widescreen action from “Season Eight,” returning to the character’s roots as well as the level of interaction fans can expect between the various Buffyverse titles.
August 03 2011
Comic-Con: Episode IV to premiere at 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. It's part of the documentary line-up for the festival, which runs September 8 to 18. More...
July 28 2011
MTV interviews Joss Whedon at SDCC '11. Joss speaks about many things: Season 9, Angel & Faith, The Avengers, etc. And he manages to avoid giving out spoilers. Sometimes, it's just nice to hear his voice...
July 24 2011
Watch the Joss Whedon panel at Comic-Con. TFAW.com filmed the whole event. Joss talks about Buffy Season 8 and 9, Angel & Faith, Dr Horrible 2, the unlikelihood of a Serenity sequel, Buffy on Broadway, more Firefly, Dollhouse and Dr Horrible comic books, The Avengers actors and wanting to write a strong male gay character.
Joss Whedon talks Avengers, The Cabin in the Woods and Buffy. Great video interview at EW.com. Techland also has an interview with him where he talks about the Buffy comics and the Harry Potter ending.
July 23 2011
The Joss Whedon panel kicks off shortly at Comic-Con. Hopefully we'll get rolling coverage in the comments section. ETA Fannish Inquisition is live blogging. Recaps can be found at Hero Complex, Collider and Superhero Hype.
July 21 2011
The four biggest Whedonverse betrayals according to an Examiner writer, one for each show.
July 18 2011
Buy Joss Whedon's NOH8 photo. The magnificent Buffy writers photo is also available for purchase as are various solo pics of the writers. More...
July 15 2011
Whedonverse shows that deserved Best Series' Emmy nominations. Pajiba's Dustin Rowles cites two Joss Whedon-created shows that deserved to receive a Best Series' Emmy nomination in his countdown of the 25 best TV series to never get a Best Series' nomination.
July 07 2011
Top five Joss Whedon moments! As provided by WhatCulture!.
June 25 2011
June 23 2011
Happy birthday to Joss Whedon. He turns 47 today.
June 09 2011
Watch the new Joss Whedon PSA Video for "Equality Now". This video will be shown in the Can't Stop the Serenity screenings in 2011. ETA: The video has now been set to private.
May 26 2011
Joss Whedon and His Creations: Some of the Best Reasons to Watch Sci-Fi & Fantasy. James Sherlock of Den of Geek shares his thoughts on ten things that make sci-fi and fantasy movies and TV shows worthwhile, and both Joss as well as many of his creations are noted as highlights.
May 11 2011
Whedon topics on Quora. Recently started exploring Quora and found lots of Whedony topics, including BTVS, Angel, Firefly, Nathan. Lots more to find, given time. Oh, and Felicia answers questions on her topic.
April 13 2011
April 08 2011
Teenage girls who can kill you whenever they feel like it. Two Whedonverse female characters make the list. Hint, they've both worked on at least two Whedonverse projects.
A Debate on Joss' Feminism. The linked author defends Joss' feminist credentials against this critique .
April 07 2011
"The Sky isn't evil. Try looking up." The link attached to the preceding quote is to Joss Whedon's post on this very site - approximately four years ago - about the stoning to death of Du'a Khalil Aswad. More...
April 06 2011
TV's Grim Reaper: Why Joss Whedon continually kills the characters we love. Today's PopMatters essay looks at Joss' "willingness to kill off recurring characters in order to ratchet up the narrative tension and create a sense of danger".
April 05 2011
PopMatters' Joss Whedon 101s - from the Buffy movie to Angel: After The Fall. There's been a series of PopMatters essays looking at each Joss work to date . Here's the complete list so far. More...
April 04 2011
Zombies, Reavers, Butchers and Actuals in Joss Whedon's Work. A look at how the Zombie is portrayed in Buffy and Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse.
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...
Buffy and Dollhouse are worth the "effort". I don't know if I'd use that word, but the AV Club presents nice write-ups on why both shows are worth sticking with.
March 30 2011
The family we make: chosen families of Whedon and Sorkin. A comparison between the two wordsmiths.
March 24 2011
In the Buff: Sexual Conservatism in the Works of Whedon. Interesting essay with brilliant double entrendre in the title.
March 23 2011
Heroic humanism and humanistic heroism in the shows of Joss Whedon. A look at the relationship between the hero and the larger community in the context of Buffy and Firefly.
March 14 2011
Howard Gordon on why Joss Whedon is a genius. The veteran tv producer says "In Joss' case... the word genius gets thrown around lightly but in this case it applies; he truly saw things in a way that no one else does". More...
March 07 2011
Alien Resurrection - the unproduced script that shaped Joss' career. Time for another reevaluation?
March 04 2011
Why cast a spotlight on Joss Whedon? PopMatters kicks off its epic Whedonverse essay series by looking at why Joss matters. More...
First Whedon shows hit Netflix Canada. Netflix Canada added Angel, Firefly, and Dollhouse this morning to Watch Instantly.
March 01 2011
Most Whedon shows are leaving Netflix Instant Viewing on April 1st. All of Angel, Buffy, Firefly, and Season One of Dollhouse drop off Netflix Instant Viewing on April 1st. More...
February 02 2011
Cast your vote in TV Guide Magazine's Fan Favorite Awards. Nominations include Nathan Fillion, Castle, HIMYM and Eureka (Felicia Day will be in it so that counts, right?)
January 25 2011
io9's list of most iconic, stylish and just plain wacky opening credits. Both Firefly and Buffy make the cut.
January 19 2011
Seven Joss Whedon projects we'll never see (and one we eventually will). That's according to Blastr. No mention of the animated Dracula musical and the 1998 Buffy movie. More...
January 16 2011
Charisma Carpenter announced for Hallowhedon 3. She has been announced as the first guest at this London convention in October.
January 15 2011
The Nicest TV Bad Guys. Ugo.com has a list of the nicest baddies from television. Whedon characters galore.
January 13 2011
The most exciting severed hands of all time. Buffy and Angel can seemingly appear on any list these days.
January 12 2011
Syfy UK's top ten Whedonverse episodes. What episodes feature on your list?
January 05 2011
Joss Whedon's 'The Write Environment' interview airs tonight on KCET. So if you live in Los Angeles and haven't seen the interview from 2008, do tune in.
Television as art and literature. Such is the subtitle of Smart TV, a course at the University of Utah. Shows include Buffy, Firefly, and Dr. Horrible. Amber Benson and Jane Espenson are listed as guest speakers (although whether in person or electronically isn't clear).
December 31 2010
Suggested New Year's Resolutions for TV Showrunners from the Pacific Northwest Inlander. Explicit mention of Tim, implicit reference to Joss (I'm thinking), and just general all-round sense being spoken.
December 12 2010
20 TV Sci-Fi Gamechangers. Find out why SFX included Buffy falling for Angel and Angel Season 5 in their list of show-shaking moments.
December 08 2010
Ellen Ripley Saved My Life. Some interesting ruminations on the nature of the Strong Woman Action Heroine using several familiar examples.
November 25 2010
Joss Whedon talks Firefly, Dollhouse and leaving television. It's an extended interview from the latest issue of SciFi Now.
November 23 2010
Television Without Pity considers which of Joss' work is better suited for a reboot. Dollhouse, Alien Resurrection, Titan A.E., Speed and Roseanne all get a mention.
November 19 2010
"This is the picture". A stunning fanvid comparing all of Joss's shows to each other - showing some unexpected similarities. I wouldn't normally link to a vid, but this is more an analysis of Whedon's overall themes and ideas than anything else.)
November 17 2010
Tuning into SciFi TV Contest to Win Complete Buffy Series on DVD. In celebration of their special episode all on BtVS, the folks at Tuning into SciFi TV are running a giveaway to win the complete Buffy series on DVD. Open to US Residents Only.
November 16 2010
The 100 greatest sci-fi and fantasy TV shows. Find out where Buffy, Angel and Firefly ended up on this Total Sci-Fi list.
November 04 2010
Buffy and Dollhouse: female empowerment and disempowerment, respectively. The writer argues that Dollhouse is "an extraordinary exposé on structural, systemic oppression and its implications for feminism".
October 27 2010
Five days with the Alien Anthology: Day Four. In light of the recent Blu-Ray release, Bleeding Cool revisits Joss' Alien: Resurrection and calls it "the secret weapon of the series."
October 26 2010
Robin Sachs confirmed for Hallowhedon 2. Ethan Rayne will be appearing at this weekend London convention, which starts this Friday. More...
Vampires in pop culture. Buffy is among several pop culture texts to be discussed by two Duke University professors at the Durham County Library. More...
October 22 2010
Do we want too much from TV's creators? Deep in the age of television viewers networked by technology, Emily Nussbaum ponders the question. Includes "Heart, Broken" in its discussion.
October 16 2010
Greatest actor-director collaborations in sci-fi movies and TV. Joss Whedon and .....?
October 06 2010
"It Gets Better" - a video campaign. Julie Benz participates in the "It Gets Better" video campaign (sparked by the recent suicides of gay teens) and endorses The Trevor Project. More...
September 30 2010
Ten shows you should watch now that they've ended. Firefly and Dollhouse make the list!
September 27 2010
Novacut, a new open-source video editor, owes its origins to Joss. "We're developing [this] video editor because there's no reason for Joss Whedon to ever have a show canceled." More...
September 24 2010
20 of the most epic failures in network science fiction TV. Half of the shows that Joss created made the list. More...
September 20 2010
Sing Something Sci-Fi. Amber Benson, Adam Busch, James Marsters and David Boreanaz make this list of 15 sci-fi and fantasy actors who have performed extra-curricular vocal duties.
September 18 2010
History of Forgotten Things review. Jed Whedon's album gets discussed on Summer Sound Check 2010 Podcast. Scott Carelli and John Pavlich feature twelve new albums to recommend, including track samples.
September 17 2010
Full transcript of Joss's Melbourne Writers Festival talk. Covers a wide variety of topics.
September 16 2010
Joss Whedon - "I think of myself as a writer, first and foremost". Excellent interview recorded at his recent appearance at the Sydney Opera House. If you're interested in writing, it's a must-see. You also get to hear Joss' Agent Smith impersonation.
September 13 2010
First Terriers ep free on iTunes! Get Tim Minear's new pilot for free. Season pass is out too.
September 10 2010
It's Joss - Not Josh! A blogger describes her reaction when someone gets Whedon's name wrong.
September 09 2010
10 of the best science fiction TV episodes that ever aired. The list from Blastr includes the Buffy episode "Hush" and the Firefly episode "Out Of Gas".
September 06 2010
Cover versions of music from Buffy and Angel. The covers album "Twilight, New Moon, Love & Vampires" features several tracks from Buffy and Angel. If that doesn't sate your appetite, then you can also get cover versions of "Close Your Eyes" and "Buffy's Sacrifice". More...
Small interview with Joss from Media Geek. Exactly what it says on the tin.
Joss Whedon a God? An article from The Australian covering Joss' recent visit and featuring a brief re-cap of his career. More...
August 31 2010
AllMediaNY reviews Jed Whedon's album "History of Forgotten Things". "The compositions are all well-planned and very catchy, and Jed definitely proves his talent". More...
August 29 2010
Joss Whedon interview with Australia's Sci Fi channel. In which we find out about Serenity being Firefly season 2, get some more insights into Buffy and Angel, learn what Joss thinks of Marvel's hands on approach with The Avengers and uncover who is the most fully developed character in the Whedonverse.
Joss Whedon takes the stage at the Sydney Opera House. By all accounts, tonight's "Joss Whedon: From Buffy to Dr Horrible, Infinity & Beyond" event went down a storm. Reports hopefully to follow soon.
August 27 2010
Tonight in Melbourne - An Evening With Joss Whedon. The keynote event starts at 9.30pm. Hopefully we'll get some sort of coverage as it happens. ETA: danielc2384 put some footage up on YouTube, Gizmodo Australia has coverage as does the Melbourne Writers Festival blog, Rellacafa and Pop Couture and there's official pics up on Facebook. More...
The wonderful Whedon of Oz. Joss talks about his upcoming appearances at the Sydney Opera House and the Melbourne Writers Festival, Glee and the lack of musical numbers in The Avengers.
August 25 2010
From SFX Magazine's archives - 100 Questions with Joss Whedon. With the magazine's 200th issue now out, SFX have put online features from each issue. And as you would expect there's a ton of Whedonverse covers, interviews, reviews, pictures and articles. More...
The Sydney Morning Herald gives an overview of Joss' long and varied career. Presumably in preparation for his upcoming Australian appearance, the paper tells the Story of Joss complete with new quotes from the man himself. More...
August 23 2010
New Joss Whedon 'Keynote' tickets on sale tomorrow. From tomorrow morning remaining tickets for Joss' Melbourne Keynote speech will go on sale.
August 11 2010
Author China Mieville opines on J.J. Abrams & Joss Whedon. "[Joss] is on some cultural level my brother and comrade". More...
August 04 2010
FX President Landgraf talks about that legendary lunch with Joss. Remember the one? Find out what it was really all about!
August 03 2010
Resistance forms against Hollywood's 3-D Push. Joss and J.J. Abrams quoted from Comic-Con in the context of a larger discussion of Hollywood's 3-D phenomenon. Cabin in the Woods and Avengers mentioned.
July 30 2010
The seven business days of Whedon. Features include The Top 19 Buffy Episodes, The Best Episodes of the Mutant Enemy writers, The Best of Angel, The Top 8 Episodes directed by Joss Whedon and The Five Absolute Best 44 Minutes of Firefly.
July 29 2010
Popcorn Taxi exclusive Sydney meet & greet with Joss Whedon. Popcorn Taxi in Sydney, Australia are offering premium seats and an exclusive after party to meet Joss when he appears at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday August 29th.
July 24 2010
The Joss Whedon Experience - the video. Watch yesterday's Comic-Con event courtesy of Buffyfest.
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