The Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses 4

This summer, my wife and I are presenting papers at Slayage in St. Augustine, Florida.  For those of you unaware, Slayage is a biennial national academic conference dealing with any and all of the Whedonverses. Jennifer presented there in 2008, while this is my first go-round. To say that I’m excited would be fairly understated.  [...]

Dollhouse Returns to Fox for Nine Final Episodes

If you haven’t noticed, I love Joss Whedon’s Dollhouse.  It returns from its hiatus December 4th to finish its run.  I’ve written a post over at regarding elements I think viewers should be on the lookout for as the series ends.  Below is an excerpt: Friday, December 4th marks the return of internet fandom’s [...]

Dollhouse’s Main Weakness

Even though this is a subject that could potentially get me crucified among Dollhouse fans and potentially subvert my part of the Save Dollhouse campaign, “Belonging” solidified a belief I’ve held for a while: Eliza Dushku is the weakest aspect of Dollhouse. I’m not going to say she is a bad actress. I am just [...]

[TVverdict] Fighting the Good Fight: Fox’s Dollhouse

My newest post over at TVverdict is a topic obviously near and dear to my heart: keeping Dollhouse on the air.  This week, I tackle why the show is worth watching even though you might've heard otherwise. Below is an excerpt from the post: Unlike Whedon’s other shows, it is set in a world not [...]

Dollhouse – Leave Echo Alone!

Leave Echo Alone! Seriously, leave her alone.  Echo has been through a lot since the end of last season, and the Dollhouse management always seems to want to push her out into another engagement instead of giving her adequate time to rest and recoup.  Well, enough is enough. The girl needs some time off. After [...]