Of Grimms, Slayers, and Vampires with Souls | 27 Oct 2014 // 8:15 PM
Although our heroes in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Grimm are initially alone, accepting help, and valuing their found families, is a virtue.
“I’d Very Still”: Anthropology of a Lapsed Fan | 14 Apr 2011 // 4:00 PM
Joss Whedon has not only created great shows; he caused fans to reach out to other fans to share their mutual enthusiasm for shows and for specific characters within shows. Here Lily Rothman writes of her involvement with others who came together thanks to Oz from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Beyond Jodie Dallas: TV's 10 Most Important LGBT Characters | 4 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM
Several "best" or "favorite" LGBT TV character lists have popped up in recent years, but they don't always include the most important LGBT characters. So, we pay tribute to the ten(ish) most significant LGBT characters in US television history.
Trickster-Heroes in 'Buffy' and 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight' | 7 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM
While Spike represents a moral alternative to Buffy’s heroism, the Arthurian Green Knight's tricks -- including a gruesome beheading -- end as mere a parlor game. Spike is the superior trickster.
Why Are So Many Still Fascinated with 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'? | 11 Dec 2013 // 8:05 PM
Cover to cover, Fan Phenomena: Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a solid collection, well rounded, well researched, and written in an accessible tone.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Complete Seventh Season | 12 Dec 2004 // 6:00 PM
Joss Whedon says, 'We sort of worship at the same altar. Me and my staff are the biggest Buffy nerds alive.'
Buffy Vs. Edward: These Things Can Become Pretty Twisted | 14 Jul 2010 // 12:10 AM
Recent history makes clear that society is not always progressing. Take vampires, for example -- or at least the mythologies surrounding them. While the undead
When TV Became Art: What We Owe to Buffy | 17 Dec 2009 // 4:30 AM
In a New York Magazine essay, Emily Nussbaum argues that TV became Art in this past decade. But thanks to Buffy that had already happened at the end of the previous one.