It seems like it was yesterday when I wrote up a little thing for the 14th anniversary for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiere, and now we're on the 15th anniversary. And today, I'm pondering this day as I work on the Joss Whedon biography that I'm writing. So strange to think of how much Buffy has affected my life, and the lives of the people around me -- and all for the … [Read more...] about I'm Buffy, The Vampire Slayer. And You Are?
When they announced the merger of The WB and UPN, I was surprised but gave it little thought. I knew both netlets had been struggling with ratings, and a joining of the two for a potentially competitive network made decent business sense, even if it came with a crappy name: The CW. But it wasn't until The WB signed off with a five-hour block of pilots -- Felicity, Angel, Buffy … [Read more...] about The WB Bows Out
Coming out of the Joss Whedon-verse of shows where writers got their own fan clubs, Jane Espenson is no stranger to people reveling in her words. But she was not expecting the intense traffic to her site when she decided to embark on a one-woman "spec script" writing course on her blog. If you haven't been to Jane's site yet, you most likely have seen her work. She's written … [Read more...] about 20 Questions with Jane Espenson
If you honestly and truly don’t know the name "David Fury," you certainly know his words. He penned more than 25 Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel scripts (finishing off his reign at both shows as Co-Executive Producer) before heading to Lost. While there, he delivered several episodes - including the brilliant and oft-discussed "Walkabout," where it was revealed that John … [Read more...] about PG Interview: David Fury
A week and a half away from the election I, at long last, managed to get myself to a political fundraiser. This wasn’t your typical pay-for-your-high-priced-ticket-to-schmooze-with-the-local-bigwigs-over-Chardonnay-and-stuffed-mushrooms affair. Nope, this was a national event, featuring a menu of pizza and frosting in a can, where I never saw most of the participants and all … [Read more...] about Fan Event Stake Out