Tag Archives: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Dear Joss: Please Get Better AKA How ‘Buffy’ Failed Us

Dear Joss: Please Get Better AKA How ‘Buffy’ Failed Us

It’s the role of a good writer, arguably, to torture characters. But there’s a difference in how Whedon tortures his female characters, and it reveals a very troubling pattern. Read More

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Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 20 – Doug Jones

Great Big Beautiful Podcast: Episode 20 – Doug Jones

It’s time to turn off the lights, dig into that bucket of popcorn, and have the bejeezus scared out of you by the modern-day Man of 1,000 Faces, Doug Jones! That’s right! We’re joined this week by the incomparable Doug Jones, who has brought to life characters from ‘Hellboy,’ ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ ‘Fantastic Four,’ ‘Hocus Pocus,’ ‘Falling Skies,’ and ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer.’ Read More

Happy Birthday, Joss Whedon!

Happy Birthday, Joss Whedon!

Today is the 49th birthday of Joss Whedon, geek icon extraordinaire. Without Whedon, the world of geekdom would have had no Buffy the Vampire Slayer, no Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, and no Firefly/Serenity. Read More