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November 07 2015

Buffy bests Daria in Vulture's High School TV Showdown Tournament. The next round will see Buffy face off against either Friday Night Lights or Beverly Hills, 90201.

November 05 2015

The 25 best onscreen female superheroes. Several Whedonverse and Marvel Cinematic Universe heroines made this list. #1 needs no introduction.

October 27 2015

James Marsters surprises Spike fans. The Buzzfeed gang had James Marsters surprise Spike fans in this awesome video.
The best high school TV show of the past 30 years, round one. Buffy tramples Dawson's Creek in the first round of Vulture's tournament.

October 23 2015

Sarah Michelle Gellar on Good Morning America. She discusses Star Wars Rebels, Foodstirs, and Buffy is mentioned.
Which Buffy characters would the cast of Orphan Black 'Shag, Marry, Clone'? There's a choice between Buffy, Angel, and Spike.

October 19 2015

Which season of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' is your soul? Just in case you've ever wondered.

October 16 2015

The 25 best Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes. This time according to Den of Geek US.

October 10 2015

25 best US TV characters in the last 25 years. Does Buffy feature on this Entertainment Weekly list? Yes. Is that a shock? No.

October 09 2015

Dark Horse announces "Buffy: The High School Years - Freaks and Geeks" graphic novel. The Mary Sue has an interview with the writer Faith Erin Hicks and there's artwork from Yishan Li to look at as well.

October 03 2015

The 13 best villain songs of all time. Three Whedonverse songs made this list.

September 21 2015

The A.V. Club's guide to horror TV shows. Buffy is featured alongside the likes of The X-Files, Twin Peaks, and other landmark shows.

September 17 2015

Hollywood's 100 favourite TV shows. The Hollywood Reporter asked 2,800 industry people to choose their favourite tv show of all time. Firefly and Buffy make the list and there's quotes from Nathan Fillion and Joss Whedon.

August 15 2015

Stars and producers pick the shows they'd revive. Find out who'd want to see Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel back on the small screen.

July 30 2015

Interview with Camden Toy: A Buffy retrospective. Camden Toy only made a handful of appearances on the massive cult television show Buffy, the Vampire Slayer, but each of those roles are ones that fans will probably never forget.

July 24 2015

Tiny Fences - A Weekly Buffy Podcast. A fun quirky podcast from Canada that's doing a full Buffy watch, at one episode a week. They are up to Season 2. More...

July 22 2015

What the hell are you wearing: the science of tacky formal dresses. Featuring at least two examples with which you are most likely very familiar.

July 17 2015

Anthony Head on Buffy's influence on Doctor Who. Promoting the return of Dominion, in a brief interview, he made a comparation of the shows.

July 04 2015

What video game should Rocksteady Studios make next? EW suggests The Avengers or Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

June 30 2015

Brad Meltzer talks about Buffy with Kevin Smith. During the live video streaming of the Fatman on Batman podcast, Brad tells of his experiences working with Joss on the Twilight arc of the Season 8 comics. More...

June 27 2015

These shows helped shape America's attitudes about gay relationships. With same-sex marriage legalized in the United States today, TIME looks at television shows that influenced the modern gay rights movement.

June 25 2015

Charisma Carpenter cast in new series "Scream Queens". She will be guest starring/have a potentially recurring role in the new comedy-horror anthology series coming to Fox this fall.

June 15 2015

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a show about outsiders for outsiders. Another article in a long line of articles about why the show means so much to people. In this case, it's about the writer and his wife.

June 11 2015

What your favourite Buffy character says about you. Fandom fun courtesy of Bustle.

June 10 2015

Vote for your five favourite Buffy episodes to air on ABC Family. The show will be airing on ABC Family at the end of the month and the channel is doing a "Fan Favorite" week which will feature episodes selected by fans (via TVInsider). There's fifteen Buffy episodes to choose from.

June 09 2015

The ten scariest Buffy episodes. No prizes for guessing what came in at number one.

May 28 2015

How 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' helped me embrace my queer identity. A Hello Giggles contributor writes about what Buffy meant for her.

May 17 2015

Episodes of Buffy that shouldn't be funny (but are). Wicked Horror picks episodes that "truly shine as examples of the kind of genre-bending Buffy was capable of at its best".

May 09 2015

How well do you remember the intro to Buffy The Vampire Slayer? Featuring the best poll choices ever.

May 04 2015

Why Avengers: Age of Ultron fills this Buffy fan with despair. In the author's own words,"...I still can't square what I see in Age of Ultron with the pleasure I got from all seven seasons of Buffy... If we really are in a golden age of television, Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a harbinger. Age of Ultron is the beginning of nothing; at best it's a leaden, heavy-spirited middle." More...

April 24 2015

James Marsters reveals two good Joss Whedon secrets. The Buffy writers' story is really interesting.

April 22 2015

Joss Whedon weighs in on the idea of a Buffy reunion movie. He tells "I'd never rule anything out, but I've no plans at this point." And that's all he said on the matter.

April 14 2015

The five most ridiculous sex scenes in comic book history. We can file this Buffy Season 8 moment under "oh right, that happened."

April 11 2015

Six reasons why Buffy is still relevant today. "There are few shows I'll defend like I do Buffy, mainly because it has always been a show that I've connected to that on a deeper level."

April 03 2015

The 17 most effective insults from science fiction and fantasy. A few choice lines from the Whedonverse made the list (shocker!)

March 28 2015

(SPOILER) James Marsters joins HBO pilot about Salem Witch Trials. Marsters' role in The Devil You Know will be quite different than his role as Spike on Buffy. He'll play a minister who gets involved in the witch trials. More...

March 25 2015

Mindy Kaling chooses sides in 14 of pop culture's biggest love triangles. Buffy, Angel, or Spike? Find out which team she's on.

March 17 2015

Titan Comics to bring out "Best of the official Buffy magazine" collection. Amazon UK has the first volume listed as "Buffy The Vampire Slayer Bind-up Collection Vol.1" but elsewhere it seems to be actually called "The Slayer Collection: Welcome to the Hellmouth".

March 10 2015

How well do you remember the Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiere? Take the Buzzfeed test and find out.

March 08 2015

(SPOILER) Buffy shout-out in this month's Rocket Raccoon. Nice Buffy shout-out in this month's Rocket Raccoon # 9. Mild spoilers, though this comic isn't really the most plot heavy anyway.

March 05 2015

Sarah Michelle Gellar discusses why there won't be a Buffy reunion movie. ""What people don't realize-they forget Buffy was a failed movie," Gellar, the No Kid Hungry spokesperson, says... "Buffy didn't work as a movie.""
"What's wrong with Buffy's HD?" - a video. This is the latest fan effort to raise awareness about the HD remastering done for Pivot.

February 24 2015

Top 12 really creepy ballet moments in film and TV. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and The Cabin in the Woods all feature on this Den of Geek list.

February 20 2015

Why aspect ratios matter. At last Buffy and the Mona Lisa get mentioned in the same article.

February 02 2015

'I'm Buffy and You're History: Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Contemporary Feminism' out this September. This book promises to "reveal the ways in which Buffy reconfigures the ideals of second-wave American feminism for a broadly conceived third-wave audience." It will also explore "the ways in which the final season's vision of collective feminist activism transcends racial and class boundaries".

January 23 2015

16 late-arrival female TV characters we can't live without. Faith, Anya, Fred, oh my!
The worst of the best: Buffy "Where the Wild Things Are". The Nerdist continues their look at the worst episodes of the best shows.

January 17 2015

(SPOILER) Leonard Roberts to guest star on Marvel's Agent Carter. The former Buffy cast member is in Agent Carter 1x05 "The Iron Ceiling" airing on February 3rd.

December 13 2014

The thing you like (that everyone else hates). Entertainment Weekly has a list of things in pop culture that are universally disliked by the majority, but that you might really like anyway... A certain season of Buffy is mentioned.

December 08 2014

'Buffy: Demons of the Hellmouth - A Guide for Slayers' coming out next year. According to the publisher's blurb, it's "an illustrated in-world guide to the vampires and other demons in the cult TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, written by Giles and Buffy."

November 22 2014

The enduring legacy of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer writers' room. Blastr looks at the legacy of the room and what the Buffy writers did next.

November 20 2014

TV’s geek girls need to rise above being tech support. Mentions Skye and (early) Willow as examples of a new tech-savvy female stereotype: "women who are smart and competent but in an entirely nonthreatening way." More...

November 14 2014

19 funniest nude scenes in sci-if and fantasy (work-safe). A few episodes from the Whedonverse appear in all their...umm...glory.

November 12 2014

10 TV episodes that everybody pretends never happened. One Buffy and one Angel episode each make the list. More...

October 27 2014

7 Halloween themed TV episodes that are scary good. This Nerdist list includes two Buffyverse episodes and another special Whedonverse-related mention.

October 24 2014

Sarah Michelle Gellar speaks about Buffy , changing her name, wearing glasses and more during her visit to Australia. Interview links: The Project on 24 October (skip to 30:00), Sunrise (23 October), Kyle & Jackie O Show (23 October) & Rescu (22 October)

October 23 2014

Ranking the Halloween costumes from Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Yes, a list that we've never actually had before.

October 17 2014

Celebrating TV music: 15 unforgettable tracks from our favorite shows. Buffy and Angel songs are featured.

October 16 2014

Read The Sunnydale Press. Handy for finding out what was going on in Buffy's home town back in the '90s.

October 10 2014

US Weekly's 20 most beloved TV characters from the last 20 years. Buffy made the list but where did she end up?

October 08 2014

#WhyBuffyStayed: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Riley, and the Cycle of Abuse. Samantha Field examines the connection between Buffy the Vampire Slayer, domestic abuse, and #WhyIStayed.

September 30 2014

Here's what the Buffy cast look like now. Thanks Buzzfeed.

September 28 2014

10 Buffy & Angel Easter Eggs you might have missed. Whedon's the master of hiding little "gifts" in his shows. How many do you know already...?

September 25 2014

Juliet Landau joins Doctor Who audiobooks. She will play Romana in the new Big Finish's Gallifrey series. More...

September 24 2014

Channeling Wonder: Fairy Tales on Television. New scholarly book which reference both Buffy and Dollhouse.

September 23 2014

The animated adventures of Buffy. A great fan video created by artist Stephen Byrne.

September 20 2014

Buffy the Mid-Life Crisis Slayer. Find out what the show taught a Paste Magazine writer about being forty.

September 19 2014

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michelle Trachtenberg, and Seth Green reunite. The three Buffy stars met up for Gellar's daughter's birthday.

September 07 2014

Fifteen creepiest Buffy the Vampire Slayer creatures. All the usual suspects appear, but it's a good solid list.

August 04 2014

WIRED's summer binge-watching guide to Buffy the Vampire Slayer. You may disagree with the episodes/seasons that you should skip or watch. But then if you're binging, you should probably watch all 144 episodes (you will be a better person for it).

August 01 2014

Before Game of Thrones, Pedro Pascal was on Buffy. Pascal reveals one of his very first TV roles.

July 31 2014

Free talk with Todd McIntosh, Buffy makeup artist, in Burbank, CA on August 13th. This free talk with Todd in Burbank, CA will revolve exclusively around his work on Buffy in which he will unveil over 100 never before seen, behind the scenes stills from the show. Deverill Weeks, husband of Juliet Landau (Buffy/Angel) will be the interviewer. More...

July 24 2014

Was Sarah Michelle Gellar really banned for life from McDonald's? Comic Book Resources examines this TV urban legend.

July 18 2014

New QMx Buffy Maquette announced. A new Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1:10 scale polystone Buffy statue just announced to release in Q4 by QMx. Pricing TBD. Seems new BtVS merch is popping up all over.

July 17 2014

Titan Merchandise announces Buffy the Vampire Slayer line of vinyl collectibles. This is part of their “Welcome to the Hellmouth” collection with 20th Century Fox set to arrive in December of 2014. More...

July 12 2014

Sex, Women and TV: 21 shows that changed the way we see female desire. Buffy the Vampire Slayer features in this Time article that looks at " 50 years of female sexuality on the small screen".

July 09 2014

On the ethics of vampire slaying in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. One writer makes a case for re-ensouling all vampires in the Buffyverse.

June 27 2014

How long does it take to watch Firefly and Buffy the Vampire Slayer? This is important research undertaken by Nielsen.

June 25 2014

Fight! Which Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode is the best? So far it's 'Once More, with Feeling' battling it out with 'Hush' for the top slot on the leaderboard.

June 21 2014

Nick Brendon interview on Schrodinger's Cat and Buffy. Nick describes making a sci-fi movie without a script, his favorite Buffy episodes and the 'very political' cancellation of Kitchen Confidential. More...

June 16 2014

Happy birthday Tom Lenk. He turns 38 today. More...

June 15 2014

8 best fictional father figures (who weren't actually fathers). A certain Watcher appears on this Father's Day themed list.

June 13 2014

TV Guide's 24 greatest action heroes. Buffy comes in at number two on this list. "She always rose to the challenge of reducing terrifying monsters to dust while confronting inner demons of adolescent turmoil".
Press release for Funko's Buffy the Vampire Slayer Pop! Vinyl Figure Line. There's also new pics of the figures (which includes a variant Spike).

June 05 2014

15 problems only people from Sunnydale will understand. "Come for the weather, slay for the friends."

May 30 2014

A definitive ranking of every season of every TV show that mattered. Obviously, Buffy is one of them.

May 22 2014

The Mind Robbers versus Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Hosts, Scott Carelli and Matt Smith (not THAT one) talk their Buffy history as well as Joss Whedon's original screenplay for the movie.

May 20 2014

Own a piece of Buffy history! There is a screen used prop from "Once More With Feeling" being sold.

May 18 2014

Vintage Casting: A 1970's Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie. This is great. Who wouldn't want to see Kurt Russell play Xander?

May 14 2014

Buffy as Peanuts characters. Awesome. Especially number 3.

May 09 2014

A preview of Sarah Michelle Gellar's Buffy autograph card. Some background info as to why this is a major deal for trading card collectors can be found at

May 06 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer as a LucasArts adventure game. This is great, kudos.
"Die Jagerin" - a Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan film. Decent production values and you can more or less follow the plot even if you don't speak German.

April 22 2014

Seven dudes in distress who needed saving by damsels. Joss fans will appreciate #7 on this io9 list.

April 18 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer cast: then and now. US Weekly recaps each actor's career over the years.

April 07 2014

Diego Gutierrez returns to the supernatural in From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series. Joss Whedon's former assistant and the writer of Buffy's "Normal Again", has written the second episode ("Blood Runs Thick") of Robert Rodriguez's new Horror series.

March 29 2014

Cahiers du Buffy: TV Criticism vs Film Criticism. New Yorker critic employs Buffy as a platform to describe the co-evolution of film and TV criticism.

March 17 2014

Orphan Black's Jordan Gavaris talks Felix, fake accents, and Buffy. Gavaris chats briefly about his love of Buffy while promoting the new season of Orphan Black. More...

March 16 2014

Sarah Michelle Gellar on Buffy and the Veronica Mars Kickstarter. She got asked about it in an interview about her work with Project Sunlight.

March 12 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and mental illness. A writer relates how the show helped her confront the source of her anxiety and depression.

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