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November 01

'Cruel Intentions' sequel show not moving forward. The midseason schedule is apparently too crowded to move forward with SMG's pilot.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x06 Sneak Peek #2 "The Good Samaritan." I did not see that coming at all.

October 31

Video of Eliza Dushku's "Working with Joss Whedon" panel at Paris Comic Con. This was held two weekends ago. It's a good watch. There's some interesting insights into Dollhouse's ratings.
The ten greatest Halloween TV episodes ever. Find out which Buffy episode made this Guardian list.
You probably know more about Buffy than Sarah Michelle Gellar does. Watch Sarah Michelle Gellar play Buffy the Vampire Slayer trivia and totally fail.

October 30

Digital Trends interviews Nathan Fillion. Covering "Firefly," mastering selfies, and living the Con life.

October 29

Buffy and Angel Complete Series Boxsets are on sale today at Amazon.com. Buffy is going for $48.99 and Angel $39.99. Ideal Xmas presents.
Happy Birthday, Tim Minear! Next up for the writer of "Epiphany" (Angel), "Omega" (Dollhouse), and "Out of Gas"(Firefly) is an anthology series, Feud, that starts with Joan Crawford v. Bette Davis.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x06 Sneak Peek "The Good Samaritan." Star Wars reference!

October 28

Harry Groener stars onstage in the Center Theatre Group's production of "Vicuna." The play is by Jon Robin Baitz and described as political satire.

October 27

(SPOILER) Bones The Final Chapter announced. David Boreanaz's long running series begins its 12th and final season on January 3,2017. More...

October 26

Jane Espenson delights the internet with a crafty Pringles experiment. As always, this interview with her is a really fun read.
(SPOILER) Discuss Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #1. The crew are back for a six issue mini-series.
The 'Can't Stop the Serenity' auction is now live, lots of Whedonverse goodies to be had. There's some nice collectibles here. The eBay link can be found here and proceeds go to Equality Now.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x06 Promo "The Good Samaritan" Ghost Rider Origin. Remember when the Initiative thought they could contain demons?
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4x05 "Lockup". The episode was written by Nora Zuckerman and Lilla Zuckerman. It was directed by Kate Woods.

October 25

(SPOILER) Check out Emma Caulfield first recurring TV diary column she's writing for Entertainment Weekly. This first one is about 'The Walking Dead' Season 7 premiere (thus the spoiler tag). EW invited her to write a recurring column for the 2016-2017 TV season, after loving what she wrote about 'The 100' Season finale a few months ago.
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).
Teaser trailer for Zack Whedon's new movie "Come and Find Me". The movie, which co-stars Enver Gjokaj, is out on November 11th in theaters and on VOD.
Read Whedonverse academic essays in the latest issue of Slayage. Vol 14.2 contains a report about the recent EuroSlayage conference and essays about Buffy, Dollhouse, Firefly, and the Joss Whedon ensemble. There's also an obituary for David Lavery by Rhonda V. Wilcox.
Buffy the HD Remaster version: Framing Comparisons for Season 1. Sunnydale Archives have done a similar video for Buffy Season 2 as well.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x05 Sneak Peek #2 "Lockup." Who Let the Dogs Out ? Who ? Who ?

October 23

(SPOILER) Sneak peek at Charisma Carpenter on 'Lucifer'. Her episode airs tomorrow night on Fox.

October 21

15 stars you forgot appeared on Angel. Enjoy this trip down memory lane.
Tony Head's show "Guilt" gets cancelled. The show aired on Freeform.

October 20

(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x05 Sneak Peek "Lockup." Can the scientist outsmart the machine?
Joss Whedon talks about his new World War 2 screenplay and lots of other cool stuff. Though the press will probably will seize upon his Star Wars comments (the Buffy fandom may examine his shipping preferences).
Buffyverse characters ranked by screen time. This is a fantastic IMDB list.

October 19

"Buffy: The High School Years - Parental Parasite" is coming out in July of next year. This is the third volume in Dark Horse's High School Years series.
Joss Whedon's ambitious near-future dystopia doesn't get enough respect. The Av Club looks back at Dollhouse's vision of the future.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x05 Promo "Lockup." An ancient book in the hands of a mad scientist ghost...
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4x04 "Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire". The episode was written by Matt Owens and directed by Brad Turner.

October 18

Con Man AMA with Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, & Felicia Day. Along with Nolan North and PJ Haarsma.
A new video from Save the Day called "Weatherman". The clip stars Keegan-Michael Key and a familiar Whedonverse face.

October 16

Buffy Summers is one of Entertainment Weekly's 50 most powerful superheroes. Characters were rated in Cultural Impact, Bankability, Design, Modern Relevance, Mythology, Nemeses, Originality, Personality, and Powers categories. Buffy beat quite a lot of well known names.
Yuko Shimizu's variant cover art for Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #1. This is a Fried Pie variant and will be available at various stores. The first issue of the new Serenity mini-series will be out on the 26th of this month.
Watch Joss Whedon introduce Serenity at the Alamo Drafthouse. This happened yesterday as Joss was down in that neck of the woods for the launch of the Back to Eden EP.

October 15

Santa Fe New Mexico CSTS event. First time in Santa Fe. More...
Ten reasons why Angel is better than Buffy. Controversial, maybe.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x04 Sneak Peek #2 "Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire." Zoom zoom.

October 14

Vincent Kartheiser is the new younger, 'sexier' Colonel Sanders. I guess they ran out of comedians.
Out now - 'Back to Eden' the new EP by Shawnee Kilgore & Joss Whedon. The six track EP is also available on iTunes, Bandcamp, and Google Play.
"I Want to be a Macho Man" - a gender studies look at Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Subtitled "Examining Rape Culture, Adolescent Female Sexuality, and the Destabilisation of Gender Binaries", this paper looks at how the show "engages with and challenges the prevalent gender binary of active/male and passive/female".
Amber Benson talks Supernatural, Buffy, and The Crooked Man. She always gives a good interview and this one with Movie TV Tech Geeks is no exception.
(SPOILER) Agents of SHIELD 4x04 Sneak Peek "Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire." Never trust something too good to be true in the housing market.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: the forgotten greatest comic story. Den of Geek reveals its love for the Jane Espenson penned tale "Reunion".

October 13

"Secret Admirer" - Joss pens Tumblr piece on Hillary Clinton. It's a brief, poetic little piece about his admiration for her, apparently written in August but just posted today.
R.I.P. Buffy and Angel makeup FX artist John Vulich. Various sites are reporting his passing. Our condolences to his family and friends. A clip of John talking about his work on Buffy can be found on YouTube and a list of his extensive credits can be found on IMDB.
29 spin-offs that almost happened. A Mental Floss list video about spin-offs that never happened. Buffy has two possible spin-offs mentioned.

October 12

(SPOILER) Details and cover art for Dark Horse's Buffy, Angel, and Serenity comics out in January. Buffy Season 11 #3, Angel Season 11 #1, and Serenity: No Power in the 'Verse #4 are all out that month.
(SPOILER) Marvel's Agents of SHIELD 4x04 Promo "Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire." Ghost Rider gets to play with the rest of the team!
(SPOILER) Discuss Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 4x03 "Uprising". The episode was written by Craig Titley and directed by Magnus Martens.

October 10

Why Dolly Parton gave Gail Berman a cheque for Buffy royalties over lunch. Dolly owns Sandollar Productions and sometime in the late 90s she "had been unhappy to discover that men at the company had given Ms. Berman a less-than-generous share of "Buffy" royalties."

October 09

The cast from Agents of SHIELD surprise fans at NYCC. Check out this fun video, featuring Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennet and Gabriel Luna cosplaying different MCU characters and surprising fans at the convention floor. Turns out this was showed at the AoS Panel, Newsarama has a Panel Report, on related note they also have a report for Marvel Netflix Panel, which has a Cabin in the Woods actor joining the cast.

October 07

Serenity Adult Coloring Book is out now in comic book stores. It's pretty good. If you're curious then there's preview pages of it on the Dark Horse site. More...
A 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' marathon will be part of Sydney Opera House's "Bingefest". The event scheduled for Dec 17-18 will feature a Buffy marathon hosted by The AV Club among the programming between 10:30pm to 6:00am. Complete program and sign-up details at the event's website.

October 06

The 12 best worst poets on TV. Den of Geek celebrates National Poetry Day in the UK and yes, Spike is on the list.
Astonishing X-Men features in The Hollywood Reporter's "100 Greatest Superhero Comics" list. Joss and John's run came in at number 87.
(SPOILER) Marvel's Agents of SHIELD 4x03 sneak peek "Uprising." On the 11th get the pitchforks and torches out.

October 05

From 'Buffy' to 'Once': Jane Espenson on creating TV's best female friends. It's a great interview.

October 04

Joss Whedon reads a woman's thoughts to other men. Liz Plank of Vox fame gets Joss to read what she wrote cause "When men talk about sexism, though, they tend to generate quite a buzz".
Pre-Order the "Back to Eden" Album. Lyrics by Joss, melodies by Shawnee Kilgore, pre-sales by iTunes and Amazon. More...

October 03

DIY: Replica of Mal's gun. A Break.com video walkthrough for a replica build of our favourite captain's gun. More...

October 01

Olivia Williams to star in new drama "Counterpart". The show will air on the Starz Network.



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