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July 13 2017

Marti Noxon talks to NPR about upcoming film directorial debut, Buffy, and Joss. 'To the Bone,' a drama based on Noxon's own struggles with anorexia (she also wrote the screenplay), debuts on Netflix this weekend. Joss drops a typically incisive quote.

July 11 2017

Watch Joss Whedon and others perform 'Hamilton' for #Ham4All. Joss channels his inner Orson...or, "two pints of Sam Adams but I'm working on three..."

March 03 2016

Planned Parenthood challenge grant. Joss Whedon has issued a second Planned Parenthood Challenge Grant. He will donate $80,000, if 500 new people will donate any amount. Deadline is midnight tonight.

January 29 2016

Mark Ruffalo talks about The Hulk in Thor 3 and Joss. Among other things, he spoke about how Joss' departure from Marvel has affected him personally (which was kinda sweet).

July 16 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 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 09 2015

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...

May 06 2015

Mark Ruffalo responds to Joss controversy in this Reddit AMA. A very eloquent and heartfelt response.

May 05 2015

Age of Ultron/Final Countdown dance video parody. Shot in LA's Meltdown Comics, this music video parody assembles a cast of cosplayers from Geek & Sundry and Nerdist School.

April 14 2015

Joss Whedon and James Gunn on Female Superheroes and Hillary 2016. What they think will happen first: a female standalone superhero movie or a woman in the White House?

January 12 2015

New Avengers 2 trailer arrives. The second trailer for Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron.

November 02 2014

Joss Whedon and Nathan Fillion duel with lightsabers. Pic taken by Britanick’s Brian McElhaney.

April 24 2014

Joss talks with Empire about Avengers: Age of Ultron. "I'm having a blast with Ultron. He's not a creature of logic - he's a robot who's genuinely disturbed."

November 06 2013

Joss speaking at Make Equality Reality. A recording of Joss' speech from Nov 4th when he was honored at an Equality Now event. Find out why he hates the word 'Feminist!' ETA: In related coverage, Allison Mack responds to Joss' 2006 Equality Now speech on her blog.

September 20 2013

"He'll just randomly do a body pop halfway through explaining something". Elizabeth Henstridge on working with Joss ("The man can dance") and being a technophobe in a super-lab. Look: video of the interview!

September 16 2013

Joss crashes London Serenity Con. Joss Whedon crashed the Starfury "Serenity Forever" convention in London this past weekend.

July 22 2013

Listen to Joss Whedon on the Nerdist Podcast. Chris, Matt, and Jonah invade Joss's home to talk about how he casts for his characters, coming up with new ideas, and the days when he and Chris lived across the street from each other!

July 20 2013

The Avengers 2 gets a title: "Age of Ultron". Joss revealed it at the end of Marvel Studios panel at the San Diego Comic Con in Hall H. More...

June 24 2013

Joss mentioned in new Marvel Heroes Video Game Easter Egg. Joss is mentioned in the new Marvel Heroes video game. The dialogue in question is spoken by Wonder-Man, who mentions that "Whedon better put him in the sequel."

June 21 2013

Ideas At The House interviews Joss (video) at the Sydney Opera House.

June 19 2013

Joss Whedon finds time to do 'Much Ado'. Emma Bates talks to JSOnline: "He's somebody who's always cooking up something. Still, it was so hilarious. I mean, how secret can Shakespeare be?"

May 28 2013

Joss is dropping by EW Radio. He's going to stop by for a chat on's Sirius XM Channel 105 at 10:15 AM EDT tomorrow (May 29th). More...

May 23 2013

IGN briefly interviews Joss about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The interview took place during the ABC Upfronts, but was just posted today. Joss reinforces that this is a show about "the lives of these people as they're dealing with this super-world."

April 01 2013

Comic-Con 2013 Schedule Leaked! Including lots of Whedony goodness - including a first time gathering of all the Whedon Brothers (minus Zeppo.)

March 15 2013

"Joss" comments on the whole Kickstarter thing. Per the satirical Onion newspaper: "Wowee, if Kristen Bell can raise a million bucks on the 'net, I'll bet a guy like me, Joss Whedon, could really clean up."

February 21 2013

Joss Whedon's insidious hidden agenda exposed. Pajiba speaks out.
Short interview with Joss on Much Ado About Nothing. In which he recommends small and weird movies.

February 14 2013

Robot Chicken season finale preview where unlike his many short-lived sci-fi series, Joss is back from the dead, and not happy about Network TV.

January 14 2013

Joss Whedon nominated in the YOUreviewers Awards for Best Director.

December 04 2012

Joss meets with some Heads in London. Mr Whedon enjoyed a rendez-vous with Tony Head, his partner Sarah and their two children. Single picture Facebook link.

November 05 2012

Force is strong with dream 'Star Wars' directors. A wouldn't-it-be-cool list.

September 12 2012

Husbands Climax (their second season). Actors Joss Whedon & Felicia Day interpret the inspired words of co-writer Jane Espenson.

September 03 2012

Where are all the good female superhero movies? A Time article discusses females in comic book movies and why there needs to be more of them. Joss gets plenty of mentions.

September 01 2012

"It's okay to leave them to die". Sean Maher talks to the New Melbourne Browncoats about All Things Firefly, Serenity & Browncoaty, and also about Much Ado About Nothing. More...

August 16 2012

Making Avengers 2 awesome. Empire magazine has some respectful suggestions for the movie - I very much agree with points 1, 3 and 5.

August 10 2012

Why Joss' exclusive Marvel contract could actually be a big deal. The main takeaway from Marvel's announcement.

August 07 2012

Joss Whedon signs three year deal with Marvel Studios. Joss will work under the company's roof until June 2015.
Joss Whedon will return to write and direct The Avengers sequel and develop a Marvel-themed TV show for ABC. Variety just reported it as well - I also updated the title to reflect the ABC show details.

July 19 2012

Geeking out about storytelling with Joss Whedon. Comic-Con interview with Joss focusing on storytelling in comics, TV, and movies.

July 18 2012

A picture of Joss working on Wastelanders. Or as Warren Ellis titled it "Rare Image of Me Making Joss Whedon Work". More...
CNN's Geek Out! asks, What's next for Joss Whedon? "In comic books, we're all at the top, and if it feels right, it belongs there and you don't have to go through a phalanx of suits. I don't know if [Dark Horse Comics editor] Scott Allie owns a suit."

July 15 2012

Dark Horse's Joss Whedon Comic-Con panel video. This is not the same as the Firefly panel or the Nerd HQ Q&A.

July 13 2012

Joss's Dark Horse panel at SDCC. The panel is scheduled to run 5:30-6:30 PST. Come chat about it here! A live blog of it can be found at ComicBookResources and Newsarama. Things to note is that Dr. Horrible will air on The CW and Joss is scoring Much Ado About Nothing.

June 22 2012

In honor of his 48th birthday, former Joss coworkers discuss the man with MTV. Specifically, Tim Minear talks about how working under Joss is different from other TV showrunners, and Sean Maher marvels at the man's genius.

May 09 2012

The Purple. IN WHICH the guy who comes before "Esque" shares his deep depth, and then links you to a vid of him as a poop coach. More...

May 07 2012

What's next for cast & crew of The Avengers? Nice summary of upcoming projects for Joss and key members of The Avengers cast.

April 23 2012

(SPOILER) Joss details his shooting style and James Cameron's influence on The Avengers. And (thankfully) avoiding Michael Bay's style.

April 12 2012

Marvel's The Avengers tracking for huge opening weekend. Remember trying to shove people out to see Serenity?

April 07 2012

(SPOILER) Joss talks to The Sydney Morning Herald about The Avengers. "I felt like I really want to show the idea of being a hero as something more than powers." More...

March 01 2012

Equality Now holds 20th anniversary event. It will be April 19 in New York. Joss is an honorary co-chair, and Eliza is an honorary committee member.

February 25 2012

(SPOILER) MovieHole's exclusive look at "In Your Eyes". "There's something crafty simmering away in Whedon's screenplay - something "best episodes of Buffy" brilliant about it." Big spoilers for the movie's premise and plot.

January 23 2012

Empire covers for The Avengers. I often wonder which covers end up selling the most (or are produced in the most quantities).

January 09 2012

The Philosophy of Joss Whedon - now shipping from Amazon. According to the blurb "The Philosophy of Joss Whedon" examines Whedon's plots and characterizations to reveal their philosophical takes on the limits of personal freedom, sexual morality, radical evil, and Daoism.

September 15 2011

Neil Patrick Harris gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame. Short piece and photos of NPH's Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony where he is joined by partner David Burtka, Jason Segel, plus check the photos for a surprise appearance by someone familiar.

September 14 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 08 2011

You, too, can dress like Joss Whedon. Did you like the shirt that Joss wore at Comic-Con and for the filming of Avengers? Well Buffyfest have tracked down where you can buy it.

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 01 2011

Tony Head has "no idea" why the Buffy reboot could be happening. He gives a private interview during the Television Critics' Association's press tour, and mentions having dinner with Joss during Comic-Con. More...

June 28 2011

Who should be the villain(s) of The Avengers? has their top 10 list of who should be cast as the big bads and why.

June 14 2011

Pre-Order Buffy Season 9 at TFAW! You can now pre-order all 3 variants of Buffy Season 9, #1, at or start a Season 9 subscription. Some beautiful, amazing artwork by Jo Chen, Steve Morris & Georges Jeanty! More...

June 13 2011

Joss Whedon Rap - a song about Joss Whedon. A little bit and more bits of fandom & fun from a girl who wants to have sexual intercourse with ours truly. And who loves Fray ^^.

March 09 2011

Spooks writers cite Joss Whedon among influences. In an interview, new Spooks writers Jonathan Brackley and Sam Vincent talk about season 9 of the BBC hit. Spoilers for series 9 of Spooks.

January 19 2011

Brian Lynch talks about Angel, Joss, and his current projects. In this interview, Lynch talks about pretty much everything he's ever written. More...

December 05 2010

Brian White talks Cabin and Joss to 411mania. "I wanted to do it for three big reasons; Joss Whedon, Joss Whedon, Joss Whedon." More...

November 16 2010

Marvel moves the Avengers to LA? BleedingCool reports that in order to cut costs, The Avengers will be doing only minimal shooting in Manhattan, moving the large part of production to LA.

October 26 2010

"Joss Whedon's Wonder Woman was killed by Studio Guys, no, really." Short blog piece about Joss and the author's lack of love for "studio guys." More...

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...

August 26 2010

Joss on SOON on Aussie radio on Go there & click on "Listen" - they keep announcing him for "after the news." ETA: The interview is now online. More...

August 24 2010

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 03 2010

FX President Landgraf talks about that legendary lunch with Joss. Remember the one? Find out what it was really all about!
Joss wants to direct more Glee. In an interview about plans for Glee Season 2, Ryan Murphy explains that Joss wants to direct another episode of Glee -- after Avengers wraps. More...

July 28 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 23 2010

Mark Ruffalo confirmed as Hulk? Jimmy Martin of SLUGFilmCritic says Joss told him so tonight. More...

June 26 2010

Top 5 Movie to TV adaptations. Yahoo! list of top movie to TV adaptations with our favorite Slayer making the list.

June 02 2010

A Sporcle trivia quiz on actors who've been in multiple Joss projects. A trivia quiz posted today on Sporcle lists actors who have played multiple characters in Joss Whedon projects. You remember the characters, but can you remember their names?

May 02 2010

Joss Whedon sings 'Heart, Broken' on Return To The Scene Of The Crime. "In a live episode of This American Life, filmmaking legend Joss Whedon makes his very brave musical theatrical debut". More...
Iqbal Theba posts a great Glee wrap party photo of him, Joss, and their wives. AWWWWWWWW. More...

April 21 2010

The (possible) redemption of Joss Whedon. Daily Wildcat explores the possible redemption of Joss Whedon.

April 18 2010

A fan's point of view on Joss directing The Avengers. As seen on YouTube.

March 03 2010

Parenthood: the old vs. the new. An article that discusses the old version of Parenthood (for which Joss was a staff writer) and, most interestingly, includes a video of his episode. More...

February 26 2010

Eliza planning feature film with Joss. Hollywood Life doesn't have much info, but quotes her as saying: “I think we’re going to work on a kickass feature together that we’ve been thinking about for a few years.” More...

January 12 2010

The Improvised Joss Whedon playing soon in Chicago. It will be at the Gorilla Tango Theater once a week February 7-28. According to this A.V. Club article, it's "a big "what if" scenario in which characters from various Whedon programs ... meet each other."

January 11 2010

"I'll be god-damned if I watch a show called Buffy the Vampire Slayer". Pat Rothfuss shares 7 reasons he is a Whedon fan and raffles off some nice collections for Heifer International. You can also donate directly and he will match funds by 50%. Auctions end January 15th. He's basically doing this to introduce people to Joss.

December 21 2009

Article on Made-for-web productions includes Dr. Horrible. Article from the associated press on the future of internet productions, reported on CP24's website.

December 18 2009

Dr. Horrible named one of the decade's best geek moments. Joss's web creation is added to list of triumphs for the 2000s. More...

December 15 2009

Paul Cornell blogs about this year's favourite things. Doctor Who writer Paul Cornell discusses his favourite new books, films and TV shows, including Dollhouse.

December 04 2009

11 things you don't know about Joss. Fox Broadcasting suddenly made Dollhouse-related use of its YouTube account today in honor of the show's return.
This American Life Live Show Now Available on DVD. The This American Life Live Show, "Return to the Scene of the Crime", featuring Joss performing "Heart Broken" is now available via DVD!

December 01 2009

(SPOILER) If Supernatural reveals God, who should play him? Or her? Some of our heroes (Gina Torres, Summer Glau, and some guy named Whedon) as choices to play God in a possible upcoming Supernatural episode. More...

November 23 2009

Producers Guild to honor Joss. "Joss Whedon has mastered the art of melding the newest technology with inspired storytelling, truly exemplifying the spirit of the Vanguard Award".

November 15 2009

"Gone too Soon" Sci-Fi Show list with a Joss focus. AOL discusses Joss' seemingly bad luck keeping any series alive since Buffy and lists the Top 12 Sci-Fi shows canceled prematurely. Joss shows appear as well as Whedononians cast in other series.

November 09 2009

Rossum Corporation has new website. In a clever way to promote Dollhouse's return in December, the Rossum Corporation has set up its own website explaining its mission. It includes the locations of some of the regional offices that could also be doubling as "Dollhouses". There's even a response to Senator Daniel Perrin's investigation which will be part of the show next month. More...

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.

October 22 2009

The TV Addict pens "An Open Letter To Joss Whedon." In which the question on all our minds is aptly expressed. Update: Joss comments.

October 19 2009

Breast cancer auctions feature some familiar faces from the Whedonverse. To finish up Breast Cancer Awareness Month, has posted new auctions to benefit The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer... including breast cancer bears with autographs and photos of Joss, Nathan Fillion, Miracle Laurie, Camden Toy and Stacey Scowley. More...

October 15 2009

The one comic book that Joss Whedon reads. Why it's 'The Walking Dead' by Robert Kirkman.

October 05 2009

GeekSix gives a primer on starting your own Serenity RPG. GeekSix Josh, the guy who gave Browncoats an online depot for RPG resources, gives his tips on a running a successful campaign in the 'Verse.

September 23 2009

(SPOILER) Joss talks to Complex Magazine. Joss covers the gamut of his current projects. Spoilery if you are staying away from Dollhouse guest star spoilers.

September 22 2009

Is there a Joss new media studio in the works? Tubefilter seems to think so, citing sources that he's "shopping a digital studio proposal around Hollywood, including to the major studios, looking to raise investment". More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon says unaired 'Epitaph One' will guide Season 2. The L.A. Times interviews the one and only Joss Whedon. More...

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