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Nerdist Podcast Countdown on Anglophenia

Top 5 Nerdist Podcasts of 2011: The Doctor, His Companion and Their Burritos | Anglophenia | BBC America “I actually had to pull off the side of the road at one point to wipe the tears from my eyes and get my breathing under control.” True story. I was driving the crazy winding roads of… Continue reading Nerdist Podcast Countdown on Anglophenia

Entertainment, Humor

Joss Whedon’s Letter to Santa

From the imagination of PopCultureMonster Joss Whedon Dear Santa, Thank you for my present last year. A huge franchise movie, along with two smaller projects were exactly what I wanted. This year I’d like for the FOX empire to crumble and for their executives in charge of programming to know the sting of a thousand… Continue reading Joss Whedon’s Letter to Santa

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Torchwood Quotes

Jack: Torchwood... outside the government, beyond the police. Tracking down alien life on Earth, arming the human race against the future. The twenty-first century is when everything changes. And you gotta be ready. Owen: Look I've shared cars with women before, I know what'll happen, there's an emergency, all raring to go, I jump in,… Continue reading Torchwood Quotes

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The Dresden Files – What the hell is it?

Apparently while other Gawker sites have been unraveling, especially in terms of community, is still hanging in there, being its same old nerdy self. I was looking for a good solid review of Ghost Story (cuz I'm too lazy to write my own) and came across a decent one there on io9. But it… Continue reading The Dresden Files – What the hell is it?

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Last Ado… for now

OK, after 24 hours of insanity, I promise this is my last post about Much Ado: The Movie. At least for a little while. This is's big fat official interview with Joss, Sean & Amy. Some good details and a few pictures. This one made me squee. And I'm not usually a squee-er. "Obviously… Continue reading Last Ado… for now

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Much Ado… Officially Official

And with a Press Release, we finally have some real-life answers from real-life Joss Whedon... Santa Monica, CA (October 24th, 2011) Bellwether Pictures proudly announces the completion of principal photography on MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, a modern version of Shakespeare’s classic comedy adapted and directed by Joss Whedon (Marvel’s upcoming THE AVENGERS, “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along… Continue reading Much Ado… Officially Official

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Much Ado About… A Joss Thing

Courtesy of Pink is the New Blog, there is now some casting information on Much Ado: The Movie. Beatrice: Amy Acker (Angel, Dollhouse) Benedict: Alexis Denisof (Buffy, Angel) Claudio: Fran Kranz (Dollhouse) Hero: Jillian Morgese (The Avengers) Dogberry: Nathan Fillion (Firefly, Buffy, Dr. Horrible) Leonato: Clark Gregg (The Avengers) Don Pedro: Reed Diamond (Dollhouse) Ursula:… Continue reading Much Ado About… A Joss Thing

much ado about nothing, a film by Joss Whedon based on a play
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Much Ado About… what now?

About an hour ago, the tweets began... Which leads us to this website, featuring not much of anything except this image: If this is what it says it is... I'm all for it. The idea of Joss doing Shakespeare is five flavors of awesome. And the cast list is kind of epic. This tweet lends… Continue reading Much Ado About… what now?


Fall Promo Fever – Doctor Who

For a long time, I gave up on TV. I thought all the good shows were over, and nothing really interested me. The last few years, I've come to embrace a handful of shows, and this fall, many of them are coming back with a vengeance. Over the next few days, I'll post some promos… Continue reading Fall Promo Fever – Doctor Who


Dresden Disappointment – Part 1

My apologies if this series of posts is a little haphazard. It’s cobbled together from my posts on various forums. I tried to pull it all into a cohesive whole, but it’s still a bit piecey…. I pre-ordered the Ghost Story audiobook (CDs) a while ago, and apparently missed all the news on Twitter, Facebook,… Continue reading Dresden Disappointment – Part 1

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Harry Potter and the End of an Era

Having spent the last 11 years eagerly anticipating the next book or movie, I'm feeling an amazing sense of impending loss at the release of the last movie. It's the last. After that, it will be over. No more bookstore stalking or Amazon pre-ordering. No more midnight movie lines. No more creeping at my secret… Continue reading Harry Potter and the End of an Era


Lord of the Rings back in theaters After 10 years, The Fellowship of the Ring is coming back to theaters tonight in Extended form! Just think of all those new fans who've never experienced the Peter Jackson masterpiece in the theater. What a day! Who among you will be seeing it in theaters for the first time? Wait, it's been 10… Continue reading Lord of the Rings back in theaters

Books, Quotes

Dresden Files Quote

"My original Star Wars poster had survived the attack, though my library of paperbacks had taken a real beating. Those darned zombies, they always dog-ear the pages and crack the spines the minute they’re done oozing foul goop and smashing up furniture." - Harry Dresden, Proven Guilty by Jim Butcher Related articles D is for… Continue reading Dresden Files Quote