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August 11 2017

James Marsters explains why 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' is this generation's 'Star Trek'. "And if we become the new "Star Trek" then I claim Spock. Spock Spike, Spike Spock - either way."

February 09 2017

James Marsters will be be appearing in Marvel's Runaways. He'll be playing Victor Stein, one of the Pride.

December 08 2016

James Marsters talks Buffy, Joss Whedon, and why the slayer story endures. He'll be at Paradise City Comic Con this weekend.

October 25 2016

James Marsters talks about the fans, Vidiots, Once Upon a Time, and more. One tidbit - his appearance on the Once Upon a Time DVD extra was filmed by Jane Espenson (her directorial debut).

September 02 2016

James Marsters' ViDiOTS sizzle reel. The sizzle reel for James Marsters & Mark Devine's new web series ViDiOTS. More...

June 22 2016

James Marsters will star in an 'Once Upon A Time' Season 5 DVD feature. According to the press release, he'll play "an all-new ONCE character" set in the Underworld. Spoilers for Season 5 if you haven't seen it yet.

November 06 2015

James Marsters talks new project Metal Hurlant, Buffy and more. Marsters met with Be for an interview while he was in Paris.

October 26 2015

James Marsters surprises Spike fans. The Buzzfeed gang had James Marsters surprise Spike fans in this awesome video.

October 12 2015

James Marsters joins Twitter! Welcome James at @JamesMarstersOf!

September 25 2015

James Marsters at the Edmonton Comic Expo this weekend. Amber Benson and Eliza Dushku will also be appearing. More...

July 23 2015

James Marsters cast in LA Theatre Works' "As You Like It". James will perform the dual roles of Duke Senior and Duke Frederick, in Shakespeare's "As You Like It" in April 2016 at The James Bridges Theater, UCLA.

May 13 2015

Indiegogo campaign for Billie Bob Joe, a film with a James Marsters cameo. "A loopy conspiracy about people named Joe, people named Bob, and two brilliant stepsisters."

April 24 2015

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

March 27 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...

December 18 2014

A review of the Buffy Fanmeet with Eliza Dushku, Nick Brendon and James Marsters. It's a very good read with some nice tidbits from the actors' Q&As.

July 16 2014

Out this week - 'Spike: Into The Light' graphic novel. It's penned by James Marsters and drawn by Derlis Santacruz. Bloody Disgusting said it's "a fan-must-have for your Buffy comics collection".

July 12 2014

Help James and Jasmin Marsters produce short film "Kessi Blue". James and Jasmin Marsters are asking for fans to help fund their short film "Kessi Blue" via Indiegogo. There are quite a few perks, including James' autograph, a YouTube message from James, a one-on-one Skype chat with James and a brunch with James.

July 10 2014

Emma Caulfield to attend Starfury Vampire Ball convention. James Marsters was announced last year. It's at Birmingham in the UK in September.

July 09 2014

(SPOILER) A review of James Marsters' 'Spike: Into The Light' graphic novel. "The man himself joins the Buffy comics to write his own. And it's good." More...

June 20 2014

James Marsters and Bianca Lawson to guest star on 'Witches of East End'. It's nearly seventeen years since they appeared together on Buffy.

June 13 2014

James Marsters talks about his latest play, Joss' Hamlet, and Spike. A good interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

May 27 2014

James Marsters to star in L.A. Theatre Works' 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'. This will run from June 12th to 15th and will broadcast on US radio at a later date. tickets for the performances can be bought here.

April 23 2014

James Marsters has a new Kickstarter. He stars in a feature fantasy film called 'Dragon Warriors'.

April 07 2014

The SGU Podcast interviews James Marsters. The 15 minute long interview starts around the 45 minute mark of the show, they discuss Buffy, his career, his favorite books and science.

March 21 2014

Nicholas Brendon and James Marsters talk to CBR about Buffy Season 10. The Buffy veterans discuss writing comics, some stories from the early days of Buffy, and the differences between television and print.

March 18 2014

(SPOILER) James Marsters on his new Spike Graphic Novel. James Marsters speaks about the stories he would like to tell in his new role as graphic novel author. More...

January 14 2014

James Marsters in Oscar Wilde's "Salome". This is on at the L.A. Theatre Works from January 30th to February 2nd. It should be streamed online and broadcast on the radio at some stage.

December 19 2013

'Meeting James Marsters' - a video. A filmmaking troupe got to meet James at Wizard World Nashville. This is their story.

November 21 2013

Dark Horse responds to James Marsters graphic novel reveal. Scott Allie chimes in. More...

November 20 2013

James Marsters' idea for the Spike TV movie is becoming a graphic novel! James Marsters reveals the secrets of his dark new Spike comic.

October 29 2013

Why we (heart) vampires. New special this Friday night on NBC at 8 about vampires with James Marsters.

September 01 2013

Grigware interviews James Marsters. Interview with James Marsters talking about The Bells of West 87th and more. More...

August 19 2013

Happy Birthday, James Marsters. Blondie Bear is 51 today.

August 10 2013

Of Vampires and Ghosts (of the Robot): a talk with James Marsters. He's at Wizard World Chicago this weekend and RedEye spoke to him beforehand about Buffy, Twilight and his band.

July 02 2013

Watch last night's episode of Warehouse 13 with Tony Head and James Marsters. It's been a while since they shared a scene together.

June 06 2013

Geeknation podcast with James Marsters. Clare Kramer interview with James for Geeknation.

April 14 2013

(SPOILER) Warehouse 13 episode with James Marsters is available online. The new episode is available 2 weeks before broadcast. I have seen it and he was excellent.

April 04 2013

(SPOILER) Scoop on James Marsters' Warehouse 13 appearance. Complimentary mention on James' guest star performance when Warehouse 13 returns April 29th. More...

March 08 2013

(SPOILER) Promo pics of James Marsters in 'Warehouse 13'. His episode should air on April 29th.

March 06 2013

James Marsters online Stageit concert, April 6th. With his band, Ghost of the Robot! More...

February 27 2013

James Marsters talks Spike, Spock and Joss. This interview was conducted at Creation Entertainment's Grand Slam Convention a couple of weeks ago.

January 11 2013

James Marsters would do anything for Joss. Especially if it involved working for him. Brief article about how James Marsters would love to work for Joss again. Fluff, mainly.

January 07 2013

Watch James Marsters rock out as Declan Horn in 'Wedding Band'. James will be appearing on the Wedding Band on January 12th on TBS.

October 28 2012

Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Warehouse 13. Another great pic courtesy of Eddie McClintock.

October 27 2012

James Marsters' episode of Metal Hurlant will air tonight in France. 'Shelter Me' is on France 4 at 23.31.

October 26 2012

Marsters of the Universe. In this eclectic interview, James talks about his career, the Mars rover Curiosity, 50 Shades of Grey, accents, whether he'd play Spike again and more.

September 13 2012

Adam Baldwin, James Marsters, and Nicholas Brendon to appear at Montreal Comic Con. Event takes place Sept 14-16, 2012. Yes, that's this weekend, but I only found out about it today.

August 28 2012

James Marsters and Juliet Landau look back on Buffy. This Q&A was held at last weekend's Fan Expo in Toronto. A video of the entire panel can be found here.

August 20 2012

MTV Splash Page's 50 greatest Spike moments. They are celebrating James Marsters' birthday as well.
Happy birthday to James Marsters. He turns 50 today.

June 26 2012

Captain Mal vs Captain Jack in TVLine's Best Bad Boy Tourney. Angel and Spike will be featured in future rounds as well. More...

June 05 2012

On the set of Metal Hurlant. James Marsters interviews Michelle Ryan on the set of Metal Hurlant.

May 28 2012

James Marsters talks about auditioning for True Blood. Find out what happened.

May 15 2012

The Roblog - the Ghost of the Robot tumblr. James Marsters is posting pictures there, including a slightly gory one from 'Metal Hurlant'.

May 04 2012

Free Enhanced E-book featuring James Marsters "The Importance of Being Earnest". Itunes download free through May 7th only in the US. Features a full cast audio rendition with James Marsters voicing Jack.

March 23 2012

Buy tickets for Frost/Nixon starring James Marsters. L.A. Theatre Works is putting on a production of Frost/Nixon in which James Marsters plays David Frost. More...

March 10 2012

James Marsters talks Buffy. This is a great indepth interview. One of the best he has ever done. More...

February 04 2012

Pics of James Marsters on the set of Metal Hurlant Chronicles. The live-action TV series is based on the French magazine Métal Hurlant.

December 29 2011

James Marsters in Three Inches tonight on the SyFy channel.

November 23 2011

James Marsters plays Angel. James Marsters was at the recent Alamo Drafthouse Buffy Singalong and agreed to play a scene, as Angel, with an audience member. This amusing write up comes complete with a video memorializing the performance. More...

November 02 2011

A great interview with James Marsters. In which he shares his thoughts on the Whedon-less Buffy reboot, Dragonball Evolution, Spike, Caprica, his new indie film and more.

October 21 2011

(SPOILER) Tonight on The CW - Charisma and James guest on Supernatural! This episode looks like it could be a lot of fun. And there's an interview with Charisma about the episode over at

October 19 2011

Interviews with actors at ComicCon: reaction edition. They say a picture is worth a thousand words...

October 13 2011

(SPOILER) New pics of James and Charisma on Supernatural. The episode airs October 21st.

October 04 2011

(SPOILER) First look at Charisma Carpenter and James Marsters on Supernatural. Their episode will air on October 21st. Spoilerish for the plot details.

August 23 2011

'Supernatural': Jared Padalecki and Charisma Carpenter on Set. Charisma Carpenter and James Marsters will be both in an upcoming episode of Supernatural. This is a picture from Charisma's first day on set. More...

August 20 2011

Happy Birthday to James Marsters. He turns 49 today.

August 19 2011

Macbeth on Audio Download. Download available of James Marsters performing Macbeth for L.A. Theatre Works. More...

August 16 2011

James Marsters' August Q&A is out. A somewhat brief Q&A this month, but interesting nevertheless. More...

August 01 2011

James Marsters narrates The Vampire Empire trilogy. Buzzy Multimedia has put out a press release about their latest audiobook. More...

June 15 2011

James Marsters' June Q&A. In which he talks doing theatre in Chicago, hydrogen technology and nicknames.

June 12 2011

James Marsters: Still buff(y) after all these years. If you can get past the groan worthy newspaper headline, there's a good interview to be had here.

June 02 2011

SFX's top 10 guest stars. James Marsters, Brian Thompson and Tony Amendola get honorary shoutouts, Felicia Day is tenth and Mark Sheppard is number one.

May 24 2011

James Marsters draws fangirls to Big Apple Comic Con. Huffington Post coverage of James and his fandom at last weekend's Wizard Con in New York.

April 15 2011

James Marsters April Q and A. This month is another video Q and A, in which he shows a scar he got from childhood among other things.

April 06 2011

James Marsters joins Morena Baccarin at Big Apple Comic Con. This convention takes place May 21-22 in New York City.

March 22 2011

Which comedy should Syfy greenlight? Io9 is running a poll regarding which SyFy comedy should get a greenlight. "Three Inches" is leading the polling, so far. Besides starring Marsters, it looks like a clever premise :)

March 17 2011

Nerd Bucket List. Newsarama contributor Jill Pantozzi presents the items on her "Nerd Bucket List", which includes two Whedony things to do before dying. More...

March 15 2011

James Marsters March Q and A. This month he talks about cooking, acting, and playing guitar. There's also a video of him answering the questions.

March 07 2011

Buffy Panel Q&A at Emerald City Comic Con. Clare, Nick and James go down memory lane during the Buffy panel Q&A last Saturday, March 5.

March 04 2011

Ghost of the Robot's album "Mad Brilliant" is available for download at iTunes and also And according to the fansite Civilised James, they will be releasing their new CD (B)-Sider on the 15th, which will also be available on iTunes and amazon. More...

February 25 2011

James Marsters "The Importance of Being Earnest" audio play nominated for 2 Audies. The award recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association. The LA Theatre Works production is a finalist in Audio Drama and Multi-Voiced Performance. More...

February 10 2011

Just announced! James Marsters will be joining several Verse favorites at Chicago Comic Con , August 11-14. James joins Julie Benz , Felicia Day, Mercedes McNab, and Angel cover artist Jenny Frison at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. More...

February 07 2011

First round guest line-up announced for Sydney and Perth Supanova Expo. Whedonverse stars include James Marsters, Morena Baccarin, Sean Maher and Luke Perry. More...

January 30 2011

James Marsters is married. The news was revealed at yesterday's New Orleans Wizard World Comic Con.

January 15 2011

James Marsters' January Q&A. In which he talks teachers, working in theater and Star Trek.

December 16 2010

James Marsters December Q and A. This month's questions range from saying "no", preference of theatre technique, and anything of sentimental value.

December 14 2010

James Marsters guest-starred (again) on Hawaii Five-0 last night. The full episode is available at the CBS website. More...

December 07 2010

Faking It: TV actors who don't use their real accents. James Marsters listed for his English accent in Angel and Buffy. Alexis Denisof is also on this list.

November 09 2010

L.A. Theatre Works airs 'She Stoops to Conquer' (with James Marsters). This is expanded information from what was posted back in August. Lists radio stations across the U.S. which will air the play.

October 26 2010

(SPOILER) James Marsters to Reprise "Hawaii Five-O" Role. Also posted on James's Facebook page.

October 25 2010

Dresden Files narrated by James Marsters on iTunes. First two books in the series on sale on iTunes for only $5.95. More...

October 21 2010

Cast of Buffy pose for awkward family photos at Wizard Boston Con. James Marsters, Mercedes McNab, Clare Kramer, Amber Benson, Charisma Carpenter and Nicholas Brendon join in on the fun. More...

October 17 2010

James Marsters embraces his inner fanboy. Coverage of his talk at New York Comic Con. There may be one or two tidbits you haven't come across before.

October 12 2010

(SPOILER) James Marsters guests on Caprica and Smallville this week. He is back on Caprica tonight (Tuesday) at 10 pm on Syfy and returns to Smallville on Friday at 8 pm on the CW network. Title links to a clip from tonight's Caprica, and SpoilerTV has a Smallville preview.

October 10 2010

James Marsters receives special gift at New York Comic-Con. For those of you who don't Facebook, here is the YouTube link to the video which explains everything.

October 05 2010

(SPOILER) James Marsters talks Caprica (back tonight at 10 on Syfy). Just a reminder that James guest stars in Caprica 1x10, "Unvanquished," which airs a few hours from now. ;).

October 01 2010

James Marsters is one of TWOP's 10 Reasons You Should Be Watching Caprica. Television Without Pity admits this is pandering to the Buffy fans, but if it gets you to watch Caprica Tuesday night at 10 on SyFy they are not above pandering.

September 29 2010

(SPOILER) Sneak peek at James Marsters on Caprica. New clip from Caprica 1.10, "Unvanquished," with James Marsters returning as Barnabas. The episode airs next Tuesday at 10 on Syfy. Also, anyone in the L.A. area might be interested in a private screening of the episode. Go to Jane Espenson's blog for details.

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.

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