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Gary Yager
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Just me.

I'm a little late to the party... sorry.

I saw Buffy in the theater, great idea, poor execution, especially Donald Sutherland's lines.

Rolled my eyes when I found out Buffy would be a TV show.

After the new Star Wars movies came out, I was pretty down on sci-fi, so I didn't have much interest in Firefly or Serenity (although some of the lines in the trailer made it very tempting).

Getting ready in the mornings, I'd watch SportsCenter, flipping over to Buffy reruns during commercials. A few months later I found myself watching Buffy and flipping over to SportsCenter during commercials.

Then I found myself wanting to check out Whedon's other stuff. That is actually a tough thing to do. Titles like Buffy, Angel, Dollhouse, etc. are almost designed to make a guy not want to watch. It's barrier of entry that a lot of guys may have a hard time crossing. I'm glad I did. I think Whedon is a gifted story teller. So good that I now actively seek out his stories.

I think The Avengers will do a lot about breaking down those barriers to his stories. I hope so, he deserves the recognition.

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24/04/2015 14:19 CET   34484. Joss Whedon regrets resurrecting Phil Coulson. 
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31/03/2015 13:32 CET   34353. Edward James Olmos on Coulson showdown and 'Age of Ultron' connection. 
24/03/2015 21:06 CET   34331. Russo Brothers reportedly to direct Avengers: Infinity War films. 
10/03/2015 20:35 CET   34269. How well do you remember the Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiere? 
03/03/2015 01:35 CET   34230. Latino Review reports Drew Goddard will write & direct the MCU Spider-Man film. 
27/01/2015 14:53 CET   34122. Joss Whedon 'very doubtful' for Avengers sequel Infinity War. 
05/12/2014 00:40 CET   33944. Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2x09 "...Ye Who Enter Here". 
03/12/2014 03:39 CET   33944. Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2x09 "...Ye Who Enter Here". 
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19/11/2014 03:21 CET   33895. Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 2x08 "The Things We Bury". 
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23/10/2014 02:43 CET   33773. 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer officially released online by Marvel. 
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29/09/2014 13:26 CET   33651. Avengers 3 as a two-part movie? 
19/09/2014 19:07 CET   33609. Is Liam Neeson making Joss' old spec script? 

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