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July 10 2017

Buffy authors to hold a 20th anniversary celebration panel of the show at Comic-Con. Surprise guests are promised. This will be held on the Sunday at 12pm in Room 7AB. More...

April 12 2017

SyFy Australia celebrates 20 years of Buffy with gorgeous promo. The post also announces airing all seasons on the network programming soon.

March 29 2017

Entertainment Weekly celebrates 20 Years of Buffy with cover and feature story. EW reunited the cast and Joss Whedon for their first joint interview and photo shoot in over a decade. Full reunion video can be found here and Group shot here. More...

March 28 2017

Simon Pulse to publish new Buffy spin-off series. Kiersten White will author the series, which will focus on a brand new Slayer from the group of Potentials whose powers were awoken in the show's series finale. Slayer will launch in the fall of 2018.
'Buffy the Vampire Slayer', reimagined by its fans. Remember when the New York Times asked for your Buffy fanfic for an article they were doing? Well here's the finished piece.

March 15 2017

Buffy at 20: Ranking the seasons. That season you like the best is still number one in your heart.

March 12 2017

Felicia Day reflects on 20 Years of Buffy. An interview with CNET where Felicia talks about working with Joss and her time playing Vi. More...
Amber Benson takes the Spike vs. Angel question somewhere dirty. This is the AV Club's 11 Questions with Amber. She talks about how much fun she had filming the musical and gives lots of love to Dawn and Spike.

March 11 2017

Buffy video games ranked from best to worst. Someone needs to re-release the top two for the mobile market.
Five music artists who appeared on Buffy share their memories. Ashanti, Michelle Branch, Nerf Herder, Bif Naked, and Cibo Matto share their memories in this unique restrospective.
Torchwood Boy watches Buffy for the first time. A young Brit (real name, Alex) who makes reaction videos on YouTube, takes a look at this whole Buffy thing everyone's talking about, starting with the pilot, Welcome to the Hellmouth. NSFW: Contains some adult language, due to his genuine reactions.
Ten famous writers love Buffy. Yes, today is all about the Buffy love.
Amber Benson reflects on Buffy. Another slideshow, including a bit about the nixed Tara return.
Anatomy of a Perfect Pilot - Welcome to the Hellmouth. Meredith Borders of Birth.Movies.Death. writes on the structure of that first episode, and how it serves as a perfect introduction for the series to come.

March 10 2017

Sarah Michelle Gellar's post about Buffy at 20. She wrote a wonderful piece on her Instagram account.
'Buffy' at 20: Jane Espenson picks her best and worst episodes. A quick slideshow of Jane's opinions on her episodes.
"The Body": The radical empathy of Buffy's best episode. An analysis of the episode and its approach to grieving.
'Buffy' at 20: Joss Whedon talks TV today, reboot fatigue and the trouble with binging. "I don't want to be a drop of water pretending I'm the whole wave, but where that wave crashes, that's our beachhead - empowering women and young people, and making everybody matter."
Tony Head on why Buffy was a feminist parable for everyone - including him. Another great 'Buffy at 20' article.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer debuted on The WB 20 years ago today. The Guardian reminds us why the TV show was so good and meant so much to a lot of people. As does Den of Geek, Gizmodo Australia, Salon, The Telegraph, IGN, Paste Magazine, New Statesman, Radio Times, The Independent, US Weekly, and Vulture. And if you've missed some of the previous 'Buffy at 20' coverage posted at Whedonesque, then check out our Slayer20 tag.

March 09 2017

Joss Whedon looks back at Buffy. This is a great Joss penned overview of the show from start to finish.
'Buffy' at 20: 13 Key players on how it changed TV and why there shouldn't be a revival. The Hollywood Reporter sat down with James Marsters, Nick Brendon, Charisma Carpenter, Michelle Trachtenberg, Tony Head, Emma Caulfield, Danny Strong, Amber Benson, Kristine Sutherland, Eliza Dushku, Gail Berman, David Greenwalt, and David Fury to talk all about Buffy.
Buffy's James Marsters on the hardest day of his professional life. We all probably know which it is. An excellent interview with some bonus love for ASH.
The best bit of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 7. Can stand up, will stand up.
13 TV shows to watch if you miss Buffy. Good recommendations via Vulture, but some obvious staples are missing.
The villains on 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' showed just how pervasive misogyny can be. Alyssa Rosenberg explains how the villains of Buffy are "a field guide to misogyny."

March 08 2017

The Guardian newspaper wants to hear what 20 years of Buffy means to you and see photos of your collections. You can share your photos and memories by visiting the site and clicking on the 'Contribute' button or by filling in their form. A selection of contributions will be featured on their site later for the 20th anniversary.
'Buffy' at 20: Gail Berman reflects on the rocky road to air and how the show could return. There's some interesting behind-the-scenes info here that you might not have been aware of. Like Buffy could have been an NBC show for example.
Adam Busch knows that Buffy fans think Warren's terrible. To think we could have had The Trio as an evil boy band in Once More With Feeling.
Seven episodes for the perfect all-night Buffy binge. Some might say that seven is too few.
Nick Brendon talks about his time on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Another great interview from The A.V. Club.

March 07 2017

We should thank Buffy for today's 'Golden Age' of television. BBC retrospective because of the 20th anniversary.
James Marsters shares the secrets of his time on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Some nice anecdotes to be had in this Myspace interview.

March 06 2017

Seventeen bizarre Buffy collectibles that will slay you. Never did get the Buffy Tongue Painter Chupa Chups.
Every episode of Buffy ranked. This is a Paste Magazine list and, like most lists linked to here, is not legally binding.
Tom Lenk talks about his time on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It's a good interview.
A slayer's lineage: 9 pop culture precusors to Buffy. In honor of Buffy's 20th anniversary, The A.V. Club cites various works that influenced and/or paved the way for the show's creation.
A Buffy family tree: 'Bones' and demons and rabid fans. The New York Times looks back at the BtVS phenomenon as the 20th anniversary approaches.

March 05 2017

The top ten underrated Buffy episodes. As a Yahoo! writer puts it "here's to the unsung greats, the ones people don't tend to talk about".

March 04 2017

The New York Times is looking for your Buffy fan fic. No, really.

March 03 2017

The top 20 Buffy the Vampire Slayer quotes. This is actually a really good video to watch.

March 01 2017

How Buffy the Vampire Slayer will mark its 20th anniversary. With some new merchandise and competitions according to the press blurb. More of the merchandise can be found at Yahoo!.
SFX magazine are celebrating 20 years of Buffy in their latest issue. This month will be pure nostalgia for the fandom.

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