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September 23 2013

Villainy made interesting. Science blog Pharyngula has a brief piece contrasting stereotypical one-dimensional computer game villains with Dr. Horrible.

June 24 2013

Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog, for String Quartet. Four talented young ladies (fans, I assume) interpret the entire soundtrack to Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog on their string instruments. Personally I think it sounds great.

May 02 2013

Horrible Poetry 101: Arise and Sing. Fantastic analysis of Dr. Horrible's final song, Everything You Ever.

April 04 2013

"Big Damn Heroes" - A Whedonverse Tribute video. A tribute video from a fan for Whedon Month.

January 07 2013

Joss Whedon's 2013 to-do list: 'The Avengers 2,' 'Much Ado' and maybe more 'Dr. Horrible'. Joss reveals his 2013 plans to Entertainment Weekly.

December 21 2012

New video about the Showrunners documentary. The Showrunners documentary has 3 days left in their Kickstarter campaign and have created a new video about the project filmed in a particularly horrible location. The film includes interviews with Joss Whedon, Jane Espenson, and Steven DeKnight.

October 26 2012

Seven tragic Whedon deaths. Dorkly lists the 7 most tragic deaths that Joss Whedon created.

August 01 2012

Simon Helberg on the Dr Horrible sequel. Short clip of Moist himself talking some Dr Horrible at Comic-Con.

July 31 2012

Vote for your favourite Dr. Horrible character. Bad Horse sadly not an option.

July 30 2012

CW sets air date for 'Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog'. It will make its television debut on the CW on Tuesday, October 9, at 9 PM.

May 02 2012

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

April 24 2012

Dr. Horrible Freeze Ray Tee available at Thinkgeek. Freeze-Ray. Stops time. Tell your friends.

March 12 2012

Joss on Dr. Horrible 2: "We plan to be working on it this summer". Crave Online has the highlights from yesterday's Whedon/Goddard roundtable interview.

January 16 2012

Dr. Horrible kawaii fan-art. Boulet, a french cartoonist, did several kawaii fan-arts about show he likes, including a Firefly one in october. Now it's Dr. Horrible's turn.

November 24 2011

Quantum Mechanix Black Friday sale includes some Whedony goodness. Starting at midnight, Quantum Mechanix will be selling the River BDH Maquette, Mule Replica, Fruity Oaty Bar girls, Penny Animated Maquette and a couple T-Shirts for at least 50% off. More...

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.

August 12 2011

Sing Along with Dr. Horrible by Joebot. The artist who did "River Tam and the Fireflies" creates a design based on Dr. Horrible. More...

May 27 2011

A Joss Whedon dilemma: the case For Firefly, Dollhouse and Dr. Horrible. "Of the three pieces here, which is the most re-watchable? Which is the best overall expression of that special "Whedon-esque-ness" (ahem) that keeps us, as fans, screaming for more?"

April 18 2011

Joss Whedon revisits Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. A fantastic interview at the New York Times site. Aside from the internet musical, Joss comments on that io9 poll, Wastelanders, The Avengers and whether The Cabin in The Woods will ever get released (next year?).

April 12 2011

Layoffs at Dark Horse. Hard times hit Whedon's publisher of choice. More...

April 09 2011

Dr Horrible - the My Little Pony version. It works on so many levels. More...

April 08 2011

Jed Whedon reveals the heroic equivalent of The Evil League of Evil. It's one of the first tangible hints for a possible Dr Horrible sequel. He also says that Captain Hammer was most fun to write for.

April 06 2011

Zack Whedon's Talk-Along Interview. The promotional campaign for the Dr Horrible book hits MTV Geek.

April 04 2011

Maurissa Tancharoen on Dr Horrible, Dollhouse and 'Help Nathan Buy Firefly'. She also tells Crushable that she's working on some musical projects at the moment.

April 03 2011

What has Dr. Horrible done for you, lately? Liz Shannon Miller of Gigaom ponders what "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" has done for new media or web-based content.

March 31 2011

Bad Horse Pizza Restaurant opens in NYC. Not too sure if this is connected in any way but name; still, there you have it.

March 28 2011

Dr Horrible and Spider-Man - a comparison. It seems that they're more similar than you'd think.

March 26 2011

Live Dr. Horrible Performance at North Carolina State University. March 30th through April 3rd.

March 25 2011

"What a Crazy Random Happenstance": Destiny & Free Will in Dr. Horrible. Did Billy have a choice in what he did or was it all just so inevitable?

March 24 2011

Joss Whedon's original lyric sheet for the Dr Horrible song "Everyone's A Hero". It's featured in the brand new Dr Horrible book (out in the UK this Friday and in the US on Tuesday). And thanks to Titan Books, we have 3 copies of the book to give away. Head over to this thread at to find out how you can win.

March 23 2011

Stage performance of Dr Horrible this week at Notre Dame. It will be performed this Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the Washington Hall Lab Theater. There's even a Facebook page. And it looks like this adaptation will be the last licensed performance in the US until further notice.

March 21 2011

Neil Patrick Harris and Christina Hendricks join Philharmonic's 'Company'. Paraphrased from the article: NPH will play perennially single protagonist, Robert. And also joining these "Company" performances which will run from April 7 through 9, is Christina Hendricks who will play the air-headed flight attendant, April.

March 19 2011

Simon Helberg on the chances of a Dr Horrible sequel. "All I know is that we’re all interested in making this".

January 21 2011

Simon Helberg stars in the LATW production "Doctor Cerberus". The radio play is now available for online listening from the L.A. Theatre Works site.

January 17 2011

"No time for rhetoric" - Characters who strayed from their prepared remarks. Now this is a list worth reading. Dr Horrible's Captain Hammer is amongst some very illustrious company.

December 12 2010

Stage production of Dr Horrible tonight in Mannheim, Germany. It's on at 19.30 at the Mannheim College.

October 17 2010

Dr. Horrible sells out! The Dark Horse trade paperback is getting a second print run. On its first month of release, the collection stormed in at number two on the Top 100 Graphic Novels list.

September 22 2010

Master of the Whedonverse quiz nights. Are you the Master of the Whedonverse? Quiz nights starting this Saturday. More...

September 08 2010

Dr Horrible trade paperback out this week. It includes a brand new Evil League of Evil story. Also available from Dark Horse this week is a $1 dollar reprint of the original Buffy #1 from 1998.

August 25 2010

Top 10 Greatest SF&F Characters. The SFX list features Giles at number 3 and Dr Horrible at number 5.

August 14 2010

Neil Patrick Harris LIVE today on Kevin Pollak's Chat Show. The chat will stream live, starting at 3pm, Pacific time. Alternatively, the episode should be available to watch the following day, in the Archives section.

August 09 2010

Dr Horrible and Serenity screenings this weekend in Minneapolis. The screenings will run from the 12th to the 14th at the Riverview Theater. Proceeds raised will go to Equality Now. More...

July 08 2010

Joss Whedon and J.J. Abrams Comic-Con panel confirmed. The "Entertainment Weekly: The Visionaries" panel will be on the Thursday at 3.30pm in Hall H. Later that evening, there's going to be a Dr Horrible screening hosted by the California Browncoats. On the Sunday, Tony Head will be on a panel to promote the third series of Merlin.

June 04 2010

Examining Meta-narrative in Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. And there's analysis of 'Commentary! The Musical' thrown for good measure too. More...

May 28 2010

New details about the Dr Horrible Sing-Along Blog Book. It will feature exclusive contributions from cast and crew, sheet music and the full shooting script.

May 24 2010

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog out on Blu-ray today. Reviews of it can be found at and DVD Talk.

May 21 2010

The Dr. Horrible syndrome (horribly nice guys). The Slap and The Tickle blog looks at why the Doctor put Penny on a pedestal.

May 20 2010

A feature on 'Dr Horrible - Live in Calgary'. Apparently it's the first professional production of the musical and it'll be on from May 27th to June 5th. The poster for it can be found here.

May 12 2010

Win a copy of the Dr Horrible DVD signed by Joss Whedon. If you want to double your chances, there's another similar competition on New Video's Facebook page (why should you be inducted into the Evil League of Evil?).

May 11 2010

Snafu comics' Avengers teaser. Spoilers if you haven't seen the very end of Iron Man 2.

April 16 2010

Press release for the Dr Horrible Blu-ray. As previously reported, this'll be out on May 25th.

April 09 2010

Dr Horrible comic available for iPhone/iPod/iPad now. It's written by Zack, and it's currently in the top 100 app downloads. Top ten, anybody?

March 31 2010

Felicia Day talks Dr. Horrible Sequel to MTV. She's heard there is a title.

March 25 2010

Why I Hope Dr Horrible Stays on the Internet. Self-explanatory...

March 20 2010

The Dr Horrible Comic Book App for your iPhone. Buffy Season 8 to follow?

March 19 2010

Neil Patrick Harris thinks the Dr. Horrible sequel will be on the big screen. NPH speculates on the future of Dr. Horrible: "I don't know what their plans are, but I don't think it will be on the Internet."

March 17 2010

Felicia Day talks Dollhouse, The Guild and the Dr Horrible sequel. Very enjoyable interview over at

February 16 2010

Inside Wesleyan's stage adaptation of Dr. Horrible. The director reveals what it's like to put Joss and co's internet hit on the stage.

February 12 2010

Top ten tragic geek love stories, or, geek tragedies. A list of Geekdom's top tragic Love Affairs. Two obvious Whedon couples make the list. More...

February 03 2010

Dr Horrible production at Wesleyan University. It's running from the 11th to the 13th of this month and tickets are free. So if you live in Connecticut or thereabouts, why not pop along? More...

January 31 2010

Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Blu-ray gets a release date on Amazon. It'll be out on May 25th. Will it have the good Doctor's Emmy appearance as an extra? More...

January 28 2010

Buffy Season 8 and Dr Horrible win some Diamond GEM awards. "Dark Horse Comics' Buffy the Vampire Slayer hit a double-header for the Oregon-based publisher, with issue #22 awarded Licensed Comic of the Year and the Season 8 TP Volume 4: Time of Your Life winning Licensed TP of the Year". And the Dr Horrible DVD won Audio/Visual Media of the Year.

January 26 2010

Joss says "I do hope to create something in this calendar year". He also talks about Dr Horrible 2 and his upcoming Glee episode (and whether Neil Patrick Harris will guest).

January 18 2010

Zack Whedon on his new Terminator comic (and the next Dr Horrible title?). "I also see my family every now and then, and when I do, the talk often turns to 'Doctor Horrible 2: Carnal Indulgences.' That's all for now!".

December 13 2009

Dr Horrible Commentary soundtrack is coming. An official soundtrack of the addictive Commentary! The Musical is coming our way, maybe before christmas says Dr Horrible's twitter account.

November 22 2009

Gene Ha's "full pencils" Captain Hammer artwork. Wowed by the Captain Hammer pin-up in the recent Dr Horrible comic book? Then check it out in its original form.

November 18 2009

Dr Horrible comic book out today. The one-shot penned by Zack Whedon tells of how Dr Horrible got drawn into a world of crime.

November 17 2009

Report by Crix Lee from 2nd Dr Horrible/The Guild screening. Some footage from the 2nd Dr Horrible/The Guild screening plus interviews. More...

November 11 2009

Zack Whedon gives an update on the Dr Horrible sequel. "We will expand the world a little bit into other areas you have not seen... and it will be hilarious."

November 09 2009

Joss Whedon talks Glee, Terminator and the Dr Horrible sequel. He's willing to go up to $15,000 for the Terminator franchise, he'll be shooting the Glee episode in March (it's his favourite new show) and he thinks Horrible Turn is "itsy kitschy glitzy" (turns out it should be "itsy kitsy goodsy") .

November 07 2009

Fox to open online studio inspired by Joss Whedon and Dr Horrible. Fox Digital Studios cites Joss Whedon and Dr Horrible as an aspirational model for the venture.

November 05 2009

I'd love to be in a Dr Horrible sequel says Morena Baccarin. Great interview over at which covers 'V', Morena's new hairstyle, the likelihood of a Serenity sequel and working with Joss.
(SPOILER) Preview of the Dr Horrible comic book. And related interview with Zack Whedon.

November 02 2009

Nathan Fillion updates on Dr Horrible sequel. He re-confirms that there is a title and that some of the songs are already written.

October 30 2009

Trailer for the Dr Horrible fan prequel 'Horrible Turn'. This fan effort will be out on November 10th.

October 21 2009

Zack Whedon on Dr Horrible's appearance at the Emmys and more. There's some great info about the Dark Horse webcomics and the upcoming Dr Horrible one-shot. Oh and you'll find out what form the prequel to the Dr Horrible sequel will take.

October 08 2009

(SPOILER) Why Dollhouse should be saved. Maureen Ryan makes the case for the series continuing, chats with Jed Whedon and takes a look at upcoming episodes.

September 21 2009

Recap of last night's Joss event in New York. Some very good nuggets of info here. Especially in regards to what Fox thought of Dollhouse and who would in a fight between Reavers and vampires.
'Castle' Raconteur Nathan Fillion: A Man Crush Explained. Interview with Nathan at EW by Marc Bernardin... Nathan tweeted about it the other day. More...
Joss hosting a Dr Horrible screening tonight in New York. This to benefit 826NYC and after the screening, there will be an interview with Joss and a Q&A as well. And if you are going, the correct address is Broadway at 95th Street.
TV Guide's "Best Moments" at The Emmys. The Doctor is in, at #4.

September 20 2009

Dr. Horrible attacks the Emmys. What happens when Doctor Horrible finds out about the Emmys? Well, watch this and find out! Alternate link with the intro and outro bits in HD here.
Tonight on CBS - a truly Horrible Emmys. Neil Patrick Harris is hosting, David Boreanaz and Alyson Hannigan will be presenting awards and (and this is a HUGE and) there's going to be some sort of Dr Horrible happenstance. Zack Whedon popped by earlier to suggest what form it might take. More...

September 19 2009

Joss talks Dr Horrible on NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday. The audio interview is now online and it's a really good listen.
Simon Helberg aka Moist on the Dr Horrible sequel. He reckons that it could indeed be a movie.
Organize your 2010 with some "Horribleness" . The same company that produces the Buffy calendars brings us Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along-Blog 2010 Wall Calendar.

September 18 2009

(SPOILER) Dollhouse boss breaks good Horrible news. Dr. Horrible lives again! Also contains mild Dollhouse character spoilers.

September 17 2009

'It' host Neil Patrick Harris takes on the Emmys. "I wanted the ability to have a say in the structuring and creation of the show". And here's a video interview from EW and another one from TV Guide. More...

September 12 2009

Dr Horrible WINS the Emmy. Just tweeted "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog wins #Emmys09 for Short-format Live-Action Special Class". Photo from Zack Whedon of the envelope. Some more photos from earlier of Team Horrible at the Emmys. Photo of Nathan and Emmy. Pic of the gang on stage. More pics in thread comments. More...

September 11 2009

The Top 10 Most Watched Web TV Shows. Dr Horrible is #8 for August, and The Guild is #4 (don't ask what's #1...) More...
What is your favourite Joss Whedon TV creation? We got an IMDB Daily Poll all to ourselves.

August 26 2009

Dr McKay's Sing-Along Blog. Great parody of the Dr Horrible trailer.

August 20 2009

Bid for Dr Horrible Sing-Along Blog figurines. The Captain Hammer figurine is signed by Nathan Fillion and proceeds will go to Kids Need to Read. The auction ends on the 24th of August.

August 14 2009

If We Ran Entertainment Weekly... we would totally run this fake EW Whedonverse cover every single week. Check out The TV Addict's preference over the endless Twilight covers we've been getting. More...

August 05 2009

'We have a story for the Dr Horrible sequel' says Joss. He tells MTV News "the writers are trying to put something together".

July 15 2009

Nerd Apocalypse Survival Guide. Our favorite nerdy girl at The Park Bench provides a list of essentials we nerds should have on hand in case of apocalypse, including Dr Horrible's Sing-Along Blog soundtrack and David Boreanaz blow up doll (for in case it floods, of course!).

June 04 2009

'Penny: Keep Your Head Up' - a Dr Horrible tale. Zack Whedon and Jim Rugg tell Penny's back-story in the latest issue of MySpace Dark Horse Presents. More...

May 14 2009

Neil Patrick Harris to Host 63rd Annual Tony Awards! Stage and screen star Neil Patrick Harris will host the 63rd Annual Tony Awards, which will be held June 7 at Radio City Music Hall. CBS will broadcast the three-hour event live beginning at 8 PM ET.

May 11 2009

Nathan Fillion talks Castle, Dollhouse and Dr. Horrible. A brief interview with Nathan Fillion on the likelihood of Castle being renewed, what he knows about a possible sequel to Dr. Horrible (there's a title) and his thoughts on Dollhouse.

April 20 2009

Dr Horrible sequel at a theatre near you? SCI FI Wire reports on the Whedon brothers (and sister-in-law) thoughts regarding a Dr. H sequel.

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