Posts tagged “buffy the vampire slayer”

  1. John Hawkes, you've been around for a long time but are perhaps most well known for your roles in Deadwood and Winter's Bone. Why didn't you tell me you were on the episode of Buffy where the teen murder sex ghost possesses her and Angel? John Hawkes, do you think Spike's character arc was an interesting chart of slow but progressive redemption, or a waste of a perfectly interesting villain? John Hawkes, Joss Whedon has reportedly said that "I Only Have…

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  2. Joss Whedon: Inventer Of Feminism Or Literal Hitler? Joss Whedon invented feminism. Before Joss Whedon, every female character on television was crushed to death under the weight of her male co-stars' heavier paychecks in the second-season finale. Every female character Joss Whedon ever wrote was forcibly impregnated by a demon and brutally murdered, because Joss Whedon hates lesbians. But Warren And The Trio Were – EVERYONE GETS THAT WARREN AND THE TRIO REPRESENTED THE THREAT OF…

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  3. Previously: Ayn Rand's The Devil Wears Prada and Rupert Giles, MLS. BUFFY: My shoulders are naked and I am drenched in the blood of my enemies. You are my physical and mental equal. I wish to express my respect for you in the physical embodiment of my ideals: the act of love. Let us have sex now. ANGEL: Buffy, I can't. You know that if I were to experience even a moment of…

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  4. If you are a lesbian of a certain age, you know that nothing on television has ever been as formative to nascent girl-on-girl feelings as Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And I am not talking about Willow and Tara. Willow and Tara are lovely; they are attractive and accomplished and their relationship is nuanced and interesting and one time they sang to each other while dressed up for the Renaissance Faire (for reasons which will forever…

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  5. In 1998, as Joey and Dawson shared their first kiss and Felicity agonized over Ben and Noel, poor Buffy Summers murdered the love of her life. Watching that episode some 15 years later, as a woman well into my 30s, I cried bitter tears. As she made out with her ex-boyfriend, stabbed him in the stomach, and looked on in horror as he got sucked into Hell, it struck me as the most harrowing and…

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