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October 01

(SPOILER) A preview clip from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x02 "Purpose in the Machine". See what Ward is up to.

September 30

Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion's Webseries "Con Man" Premieres Today. The first four episodes of the Indigogo-funded, Firefly-inspired comedy are now available on Vimeo. FastCompany has an article about how the project "rallied the geeks" and why it was so successful.
Serenity was released 10 years ago today; it's time for a new Joss Whedon original. A solid case for Serenity and for Joss to do something different and new.
Bear McCreary covers composing for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3. His first blog post of the new season. More...
Why Drew Goddard refuses to be influenced by internet chatter (even the good kind). "Sometimes my mom will read stuff and say, 'Why didn't you tell me this?' and I'll just say, 'Mom, it's not true. Turn off your Google Alert, Mom.' Please turn it off."
Ratings for the Agents of SHIELD Season 3 premiere. The show got a 1.7/5 in the 18-49 demo.
Seven ways 'Serenity' inspired us to be more thoughtful human beings. Tenth anniversary love from MTV News.
'I'd love for Joss Whedon to direct 'Into The Woods'' says Tony Head. All that and a great chat about Dominion, Anya in The Body, and Tony's new play 'Ticking'.
Serenity turns 10 today. Probably the movie I've watched the most. There's always something new to discover. Anyhow congrats to Joss and co for a fantastic experience back in 2005. They have something to be proud of.
(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x02 'Purpose in the Machine'. This episode will air next Tuesday.
CSTS events in Crest Hill IL, Fort Worth and London this Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Fort Worth is doing a Serenity Quote Along. More...
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 3x01 "Laws of Nature". Welcome to Season 3! The premiere was written by Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon. It was directed by Vincent Misiano.

September 29

Seven great genre TV Shows that had horrible pilots. Angel is first on the list.
(SPOILER) "Agents of SHIELD" showrunners answer your pre-Season 3 premiere questions. Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen answer questions about Season 3 on CBR.
Agents of SHIELD characters to join 'Marvel Future Fight' mobile game. Nine characters from "Agents of SHIELD" will be introduced to "Marvel Future Fight," a mobile RPG.
Honest Trailers - Avengers: Age of Ultron. The guys at Honest Trailers believe Joss needs a hug.
Watch a clip of Felicia Day and Alan Tudyk in 'Con Man'. The web series debuts tomorrow on Vimeo.
Nathan Fillion attempts to break internet with Facebook post. Relative newcomer to Facebook, the Captain posts picture with a couple familiar faces.
More from Drew Goddard about the studio demand for a Cabin in the Woods sequel. But what about the ending for the first movie you ask? "I'm sure we could figure it out if we got inspired to." says Drew.
(SPOILER) Synopsis for Agents of SHIELD Season 3 Episode 3 "A Wanted (Inhu)man". Wherein at least one Inhuman's plans go bust.

September 28

Confessions of a G-List Celebrity from a Buffy the Vampire Slayer actor. A very candid account from James C. Leary aka Buffy's Clem.
Morena Baccarin on the Nerdist podcast. "[She] talks with Chris and Matt about filming Gotham in New York, what studying at Juilliard was like, and being a mom in show business. She also talks about being Brazilian, how Brazilian culture differs from American culture, and the upcoming season of Gotham!"
Agents of SHIELD showrunners "reinvent" the show for Season 3. Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon chat to Comic Book Resources about the fandom and the upcoming season.
The Sailor Moon/Buffy the Vampire Slayer connection. Den of Geek US looks at the similarities between the two shows.

September 27

USA Today article on Gina Torres. Nice, short bio piece on our favorite warrior woman. More...
Watch the deleted Thor cave scene from Avengers: Age of Ultron. The Blu-ray and DVD of the movie are out in the US on October 2nd.

September 26

Chloe Bennet talks about her new badass role on Agents of SHIELD. Chloe has a chat with CBR about how her character has changed over the course of the series and the importance of playing a Asian-American super hero.
(SPOILER) The second clip from the Agents of SHIELD Season 3 Premiere. Wherein Daisy explains the new facts of life to her new pal, Joey. The third clip can be found here.

September 25

(SPOILER) Promo pics for Agents of SHIELD S3x02 "Purpose in the Machine". And they're all on one page.
(SPOILER) Comic Book Resources reviews (and praises) Buffy Season 10 #19. "This comic reminds us that a media tie-in comic can not only be good, it can be fantastic."
James Marsters at the Edmonton Comic Expo this weekend. Amber Benson and Eliza Dushku will also be appearing. More...
TEN CSTS events this weekend celebrating the 10th anniversary of The Big Damn Movie. There are CSTS events this week include Boston, Salt Lake City, Toronto, Pittsburgh and 2 in Texas.
Six female celebrities who could be Nintendo princesses. Dichen Lachman could be...
traceroute bad.horse. Someone's having a bit of fun with machine names. More...

September 24

Morena Baccarin revealed she's pregnant. Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie (The O.C., Gotham) are expecting a child together. Congratulations to them both!
(SPOILER) Watch the opening scene from the Agents of SHIELD Season 3 premiere. The show returns next Tuesday.
Patton Oswalt's Night Cafe and the script that changed Joss Whedon forever. An interesting look at the impact of Alien Resurrection.

September 23

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #19. We also get the title of the arc.
Team "Agents of SHIELD" launches unofficial DC crossover in Dubsmash war video. In their latest round of the Dubsmash War, Clark Gregg and Chloe Bennett are joined by a Deadpool cosplayer and Supergirl herself, Melissa Benoist. More...
Mark Sheppard (Badger from Firefly) is now a US citizen. Always nice to see someone from the old homestead.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #19. "Freaky Giles Day" looks good. And take time to appreciate the Steve Morris cover and the Hulk homage that Rebekah Isaacs did for the variant cover.
Sean Maher stood in for Mark Ruffalo in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Yet another interesting titbit from Joss' commentary.
Call for questions: Interview the "Agents of SHIELD" Showrunners! An excellent opportunity to get an explanation of whatever it is that interests you about the show.

September 22

Marti Noxon reveals that she was approached to do a Buffy movie several years ago. And if you're a fan of "Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce", Marti chats about that show as well in this TVWise interview.
Shawnee Kilgore gives an update on the EP she's making with Joss Whedon. According to her, it should be out next year. She also talks about what's it like to work with Joss.

September 21

(SPOILER) Synopsis for Agents Of SHIELD S3x02 "Purpose in the Machine". Includes casting spoilers. It appears that the focus is on Simmons & May.
The A.V. Club's guide to horror TV shows. Buffy is featured alongside the likes of The X-Files, Twin Peaks, and other landmark shows.
Hadley and Sitterson both win Emmy Awards. That is, Bradley Whitford and Richard Jenkins both won Emmys on the same night, Whitford for guest performance in a comedy and Jenkins for Lead Actor in a miniseries or movie. So who's running Ops while they're collecting statuettes?

September 20

11 things you may not know about Joss Whedon's Firefly. Short list from Digital Spy. You probably know most of them, but there are a couple that are a tad more obscure. More...

September 19

CSTS events in Alameda CA, Surrey BC Canada and Tucson AZ this weekend. Surrey's event features a talk by Mariam Nasrri. She will talk about emigrating from Afghanistan and her trips back to the area to rescue women and girls in threatening situations, demonstrating how important the work of Equality Now is. More...

September 18

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. cast photos for Season 3. There's a definite theme.
The new issue of Empire Magazine has Sam Mendes interviewing Joss Whedon. Hopefully this feature will be put online at the magazine's website.

September 17

Agents of SHIELD Season 3 poster is revealed. Not bad. Not bad at all.
Hollywood's 100 favourite TV shows. The Hollywood Reporter asked 2,800 industry people to choose their favourite tv show of all time. Firefly and Buffy make the list and there's quotes from Nathan Fillion and Joss Whedon.

September 16

Team Agent Carter starts Round 2 of the Dubsmash War with a devastating entry. It's "Lola" by The Kinks.
Fray's Karl Moline helped by Hero Inititative. The co-creator of Fray was helped by charity intended to help comics creators with medical insurance coverage gaps.

September 15

(SPOILER) Brett Dalton behind the scenes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 3. TVLine has a clip of him talking about and filming Ward's first scene in the new season. It also links to a photo gallery of 35 pictures from episode 1, but nothing too different from the other link Simon posted.
"I would love to do a Dr. Horrible sequel" says Neil Patrick Harris. He did a video Q&A with fans on IMDB to promote his new show "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris". Neil also said Dr. Horrible was his favourite role to date.
(SPOILER) Pics from the Agents of SHIELD Season 3 premiere. Is ABC keeping with its tradition of releasing really dull promo pics? No. Why? We see Constance Zimmer's character and there's a kinda cool Coulson pic.
Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard & Lionsgate get $10M 'Cabin In The Woods' suit tossed. Finally.

September 14

Loki vs. Scarlet Witch? Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Olsen debate 'Avengers' showdown. Both actors star in the Hank Williams biopic "I Saw The Light".
(SPOILER) Chloe Bennet's new Quake costume in 'Agents of SHIELD.' The first official look at Chloe Bennett's new Quake costume.
(SPOILER) Read the synopsis for the Agents of SHIELD Season 3 premiere. 'Laws of Nature' will air on the 29th of this month at 9pm ET.
Dr. Horrible reunion panel at PaleyFest NY next month. Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day, and Joss Whedon will be there. Will you? (If you can't, it'll be streamed live on Yahoo!).
'Avengers: Age of Ultron' is out on Blu-ray/DVD in the UK today. Zavii were offering an exclusive Steelbook but that sold out months ago. So if you really want one, be prepared to pay a few quid extra on eBay.
Drew Goddard on the chances of a sequel to 'The Cabin in the Woods'. Has he and Joss talked about it? Yes. Would they want to do it? Well it doesn't look like it but as Drew says, "it all depends on how we wake up in the morning".

September 13

An 'Agents of SHIELD' episode will premiere at New York Comic Con. The episode will be shown at the 'Agents of Primetime' panel.
Juliet Landau to screen the trailer for her vampire documentary at 'Son of Monsterpalooza'. Remember Gary Oldman taking a pic of Joss? That was for this documentary. The trailer and the panel will take place at 2pm on the 19th at the horror convention in the Marriot Burbank Hotel in Burbank, CA.
'Beginnings' podcast interview with Jane Espenson. In which Andy Beckerman chats to Jane about her life in Iowa, her background in computer science and linguistics, being a TV writer, and lots more.

September 12

Joss Whedon will be at Whedonopolis' Halloween Event. This year's event in Hollywood, CA will benefit Kids Need To Read. Tickets go on sale tomorrow.
CSTS events this weekend. Five events in three countries, Arcata CA, Cleveland OH, Grand Prairie Alberta, Milwaukee WI and Narre Warren Victoria. More...
Drew Goddard scripted 'The Martian' launches to acclaim at TIFF. Goddard adapted Andy Weir's bestselling novel for the screen, preserving and translating it's sass and science-speak. Ridley Scott directs. More...
Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Henstridge! Hope she's celebrating in this dimension.

September 11

Disney Movie Anywhere has an exclusive Avengers: Age of Ultron feature. Bleeding Cool notes that if you get the movie on the DMA platform you get a bonus "Connecting the Universe" feature.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Bosses tease Season 3. Some general teases about the new challenges and new faces joining the show.

September 10

Firefly version of Fluxx coming in early 2016. Looney Labs has announced they're working on a Firefly version of the Fluxx card game, for release in early 2016. More...
The 'Angel' Easter Egg in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. Did you spot it?
(SPOILER) Covers and solicitations for Buffy Season 10 in December 2015. Angel & Faith #21 and Buffy #22 are released that month.
Why Avengers: Age of Ultron didn't have a Grey Hulk. Screen Rant speaks to VFX supervisor Christopher Townsend about why we didn't see Hulk turn a different colour as a result of Scarlet Witch's machinations.
Team "Agents of SHIELD" demolishes the competition in new Dubsmash war video. Team SHIELD releases their Dubmash video, featuring Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennett, Adrianne Palicki, and Patton Oswald. More...

September 09

"Eddie" from Buffy Season Four on his current gigs. Pedro Pascal talks about playing a vampire in Bloodsucking Bastards (with Fran Kranz!), as well as his work on Game of Thrones and Narcos. More...
A Day in the Life of Danny Strong. Article about Danny Strong, what he's got on his office walls, a recent bowling score, etc. Of course mentions "Buffy."
The bloody funniest horror comedies ever made. TV Guide cites two Whedonverse works.

September 08

(SPOILER) TVLine's Fall TV preview for Agents of SHIELD. Jeff Bell hints at the various threats the team will face in Season 3. Slight mention of the possible spin-off as well.
Avengers: Age of Ultron is out now on digital release. It's available at Amazon, iTunes, VUDU, Google Play and Disney Movies Anywhere.
Fran Kranz's 'Blood Sucking Bastards' in select Theaters. Check for local show times. Review here. Another review here.

September 07

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy #19. CBR says the release is this week but I'm pretty sure that is wrong and this issue is out on the 23rd of this month.
Top 10 immortal characters from TV. WatchMojo.com lists Spike as one of the characters who "just keep breathing", even though he technically, y'know, doesn't...

September 06

CSTS event in Newtown, CT tonight. Nerd Night in Newtown. More...

September 05

Explaining Scarlet Witch's distinctive movements on Age of Ultron. Jennifer White, Elizabeth Olsen's movement coach, talks to MTV News about training Elizabeth and what Joss' input was as well. There's also handy tips for mind bending.

September 04

Watch a preview of Agents of SHIELD Season 3. The clip is introduced by Chloe Bennet and Clark Gregg.
The unfinished projects of Joss Whedon. Den of Geek rounds up Joss projects that currently remain uncompleted.
The soundtrack for Agents of SHIELD is available for download. 18 tracks on digital format. The CD seems to be out out on October 2nd.
Watch highlights from the Avengers: Age of Ultron gag reel. Chris Evans is hilarious.
Esquire mag's 10 Best Movies of the Summer for 2015. Avengers: Age of Ultron makes the list. It's a short blurb about the movie with a link to their original review from April.

September 03

(SPOILER) New "Agents of SHIELD" video unveils Lincoln's new codename, power set. Marvel has released a video showing what Lincoln's new codename in Season 3 will be. More...
Avengers:Age Of Ultron considered a failure by Disney? Bleeding Cool is reporting that sources are saying to them that Disney was disappointed with how the Avengers sequel performed. More...

September 02

DubSmash War for Charity, Day 1. To the Death! More...
'The Muppets' beg Clark Gregg for 'Agents of SHIELD' inside info. In a bit of turnabout, this time the Muppets star in an Agents of SHIELD promo with Clark Gregg.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #18. It's the third part of the "Those Who Can't Teach, Teach Gym" arc.
Information about the new Serenity comic. It will be out in 2016.

September 01

Fran Kranz talks 'Bloodsucking Bastards' (and why he wants to be killed by Thor). He also speculates on what Joss might do next.
Titles and run times for the four deleted/extended scenes on the UK Age of Ultron Blu-ray. These were passed by the BBFC and each scene will have Joss Whedon commentary. More...
Nathan Fillion is in the Halo 5 Guardian's opening cinematic. And, you know, the game.



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