Kathryn Graham: WhedonCon is Coming to Los Angeles May 18th – 20th!

by Kathryn Graham

Hey fans of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Marvel’s Avengers, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Dollhouse, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog, and other fun Whedon-creations like Cabin in the Woods, if you’re in Los Angeles or you can get your butt over here by May 18th – 20th, then WhedonCon is the place for you.

A con run by fans for fans, Fandom Charities Inc. have taken their love of the affectionately named ‘Whedonverse’ and combined it with some truly fantastic humanitarian causes. read article

The 10 Most Popular TVWriter™ Posts of 2013

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Settle down. Lean back in your chair. Good…ready?

So are we, with links to the most visited articles posted on TVWriter™ in the last 52 weeks. But first a caveat: read article

Peer Production: WRITERS CABIN

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And today’s amazing interweb video logline is:

The raging fangirl has gathered the greatest television writers around and they’re gonna write the best TV show of all time!
… or will they? read article

The FIREFLY Board Game is Only 1 Week Away

fireflygameboxOur favorite deadline of the year so far.

To be precise, the Firefly game is available for pre-order on Amazon.Com, with its in-house-ready-to-ship date given as September 1. As you can see at the bottom of this post, Amazon doesn’t have a lot of info, but here’s some info from the maker, Gale Force Nine:

In Firefly: The Game – based on the popular Firefly television series created by Joss Whedon – players captain their own Firefly-class transport ship, traveling the ‘Verse with a handpicked crew of fighters, mechanics and other travelers. read article

LB: Looks Like It’s Time to Give Up on a FIREFLY Return

josswhedonbatmanJust found this quote, more or less buried in reportage last week about “An Evening with Joss Whedon” that was hosted by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Seems there was a question-and-answer session that included this response to a question about our favorite deceased science fiction series:

“Right now I’m happy to say everybody is working doing good jobs. There’s a real fear of ‘The Monkey’s Paw,’ you know? You bring it back to life and it isn’t the same. Even if it’s GREAT and it isn’t the same. I’m dying to get on a ship with those guys again, but I’m also doing yet another goddamn huge ensemble movie [‘The Avengers 2’]. Why can’t I do a movie about just one guy? So right now I can’t even access that part of my brain. If all the planets align that would be great, but I’m not going to do what I did the first time and move heaven and earth to make it happen.”

Read more of Joss’ comments read article