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SIX OF THE BEST… times the hero and the villain teamed up

I’m kind of surprised that it took me this long to write a hero/villain team-up column.

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Buffy at 20

Five years ago, I wrote a fifteenth-anniversary retrospective of Buffy the Vampire Slayer for Escape Pod. Today is the twentieth anniversary of Buffy, and what better way to celebrate it than also celebrating the five-year anniversary of my fifteenth-anniversary retrospective’s publication? Portrait … Continue reading

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SIX OF THE BEST… musical episodes

Do you like musical episodes? I like musical episodes. SIX OF THE BEST… musical episodes

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Movie Review: “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”

I honestly don’t think Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a bad film… but then, I’m biased, because I’m a huge fan of the TV show. If I wasn’t a fan of the show, I think I’d rate the movie much … Continue reading

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“Smile Time”, or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust in Whedon”

“Oh crap… it’s the puppet episode.” Indeed. Read about how I changed my tune by clicking here. “Smile Time”, or “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust in Whedon”

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Book Review: “Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion”, edited by Mary Alice Money

My review of Joss Whedon: the Complete Companion, a compendium of articles and essays on all of Whedon’s creations (and I mean all), is now on Escape Pod. Read it here. Book Review: “Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion”

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Portrait of a Slayer at Fifteen: the 15th Anniversary Buffy Retrospective (part 3 of 3)

My 15th anniversary Buffy retrospective ends with my top ten episodes. I bet you can guess which one is on top. Portrait of a Slayer at Fifteen: the 15th Anniversary Buffy Retrospective (part 3 of 3)

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Portrait of a Slayer at Fifteen: the 15th Anniversary Buffy Retrospective (part 2 of 3)

No retrospective of a beloved television show would be complete without a countdown, so here’s the first part of my top 25 episodes. Portrait of a Slayer at Fifteen: the 15th Anniversary Buffy Retrospective (part 2 of 3)

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Album Review: “Once More, With Feeling”

I really liked the Buffy series, and “Once More, With Feeling” was a really good episode — on Facebook, my friend Dave said, “to this day I consider this to be the greatest single episode of a series I’ve ever … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Slayer at Fifteen: the 15th Anniversary Buffy Retrospective (part 1 of 3)

March 10, 1997: the day that changed television for a lot of people. And continues to draw in new viewers all the time. The fashions may not hold up; the slang and pop-culture references might be dated; the effects in … Continue reading

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