BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

Everything I ever needed to know I learned from… Joss Whedon television!

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

It would not be an understatement to say that Joss Whedon and his television shows – Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly and Dollhouse – have shaped my life. I started watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer at 10, and I just never really stopped watching Whedon shows. Or movies. But I liked Whedon before he was cool, AKA before The Avengers came out. Continue reading

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BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

Cast Catch-Up: ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

It’s hard to believe that our demon-saving heroine, Buffy Summers, just turned 33 (But, according to Sarah Michelle Gellar’s tweets, she thinks she just turned 30!) When Buffy the Vampire Slayer first premiered in 1997, our little Buffy was only 16! Where has the time gone? Better yet, where are our beloved characters that graced our screens with witty remarks (thanks to Xander) or left us with crazy nightmares (I still shudder at the thought of “The Gentlemen” knocking on my door in the middle of the night to steal my heart)?

I decided to find out for myself what the “Scoobies” are up to outside their alter egos. Continue reading

The Top Five Small Screen Vampires

David Boreanaz as Angel and Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy in BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

David Boreanaz as Angel and Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy in BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (Image Credit: Warner Bros.)

I’ve been completely obsessed with vampires for over half my life now. Granted, it has cooled down some in the wake of the recent onslaught of vampire-related media, but I still get excited any time a new project gets mentioned. Case in point is NBC’s new Dracula series, scheduled to come out this fall.

I’m not a huge fan of Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who will be playing Dracula in the show, but I’m sure if his The Tudors performance is any indication that his Dracula will be both seductive and terrifying. In spite of Meyers’s presence, I’m definitely willing to give the show a shot. While the summary on NBC’s website sounds mostly like the original Bram Stoker novel, there are intriguing hints about electricity, the “new technology” that could give the show an additional push.

Dracula is, obviously, the king of all vampires, but after years of devouring practically everything vampire, there are quite a few others to whom I’m partial. Given that Dracula will be just the latest in a long line of vampire television shows, here’s a list of my personal top five vampires on the small screen. Continue reading

POLL: Who’s Your Favorite TV Vampire?

Alexander Skarsgård as Eric Northman in TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: HBO)

Alexander Skarsgård as Eric Northman in TRUE BLOOD (Image Credit: HBO)

With so many small screen blood suckers to choose from, picking a favorite television vampire might not be easy, but reflecting on the most entertaining vampires to hit the airwaves sure is! From recent hits like True Blood and The Vampire Diaries to cult favorites like Buffy and Moonlight, we’ve round up some of our favorite TV vampires and are asking you to vote on which one is your absolute favorite. Spoiler alert for all you fans who are not up to date on your vamper show of choice, you might not want to read any further unless you’re ready for spoilers on who’s been turned… Continue reading

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Hollywood needs Cult TV. It just doesn’t want to admit it.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Image Credit: © 2000 Twentieth Century Fox. All Rights Reserved)

Hollywood bigwigs make it sound so dirty, but is being labeled a “cult hit” in the television and movie industry really all that bad? No in the slightest. In fact, productions who get branded with the title should feel honored. Continue reading