Posts tagged "joss whedon"

Bloggers Take Joss Whedon & Equality Now To Task

Blogger Melissa Gira Grant critiques Equality Now, which recently had a speech by Joss Whedon in which he discussed feminism, for its anti-prostitution stance ... [Talking Points Memo] ... and blogger Flavia Dzodan critiques the contents of Whedon's speech itself. [Red Light Politics] Here's Dream Hampton's response…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 8, 2013

Dude We Love: Joss Whedon Hates The Word “Feminist,” But Loves Feminists

I wouldn't blame anyone for being sick of the discussion around the word "feminist." The conversation is extremely fucking overwrought, when it shouldn't be.  I agree with Joss Whedon, who says in the video above, that you either believe that women are human beings equal to and deserving of the same opportunities and respect a…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 8, 2013

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney … For The Zombie Apocalypse

Joss Whedon is probably best known for creating "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," "Angel" and "The Avengers." He's also an ardent supporter of the zombie apocalypse, whether it be the fast moving zombies of "28 Days Later" or the slow, stubborn zombies of "Night Of The Living Dead." Either way, Joss wants more zombies. And that'…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 29, 2012

Kristy Swanson Not Mad At The Joss Whedon-Less “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”

"If they wanted me to be a part of it, I think that would be fantastic and that it would be a blast. ... There are die-hard Joss Whedon fans who absolutely love him to death, and rightly so. He’s a brilliant man, no doubt. I love everything Buffy. I don’t care who’s doing it."…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 28, 2010

A New “Buffy” Movie? Don’t Get Too Excited

When I heard yesterday that "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" had been greenlighted for a movie adaption—again—I felt my heart start to palpitate. My first thoughts were: What will Joss Whedon have up his sleeve this time? Gosh, it will be so nice to see Sarah Michelle Gellar kick some butt again. And, most importantly,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 23, 2010

Quotable: Joss Whedon’s Formula For “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”

"There’s a whole recipe for how to make a Buffy. Take one cup Sarah Connor from the first 'Terminator' movie; one cup Ripley [from 'Alien']; three tablespoons of the younger sister in 'Night of the Comet'; a few sprigs of 'A Little Princess'—the book, not the movies; and a pinch of Jimmy Stewart for pain,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 1, 2010

Quickies: Huge Friggin’ Baby Born In Indonesia

A 19-pound baby was born in Indonesia. So glad it did not pop out of my vagina. [Babble] Justin Timberlake has been cast as Facebook founding president Sean Parker in the movie about the making of the social networking site. [Gawker] 10 Spanking Tips. Do I really need to say anything…
By: Erica Maxwell / September 24, 2009

“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” Movie Remake In The Works

You either are or love someone who is a "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" fan. For me, it's my best friend AJ who once wrote "Buffy" fan-fiction and will never live it down. But in saying you're a Buffy fan, everyone agrees it means you love the TV show, not the 1992 movie. (Which I argue…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 26, 2009