Fanboyishness

I’m a Joss Whedon fanboy. Perhaps I’m not as rapidly fanboyish as some – I don’t subscribe to every Joss-related forum, website and newsletter – but whenever I hear about a new project from Mr. Whedon, I automatically start to salivate. I’ve been looping Acts I and II of his smash-hit web serial “Dr. Horrible”:http://drhorrible.com all day today. I simply can’t get enough of this show, its clever and witty lines, and contagious music.

Joss also has a new project called _Dollhouse_ scheduled to debut for the 2009 spring season on Fox. The fears from a lot of Joss’s fans is that Fox will do to _Dollhouse_ what they did to _Firefly_ – cancel it before it can really get going. According to an interview with Joss, however, there’s a good chance that _Dollhouse_ will get a fair shake this time around:

Joss Whedon, creator of Fox's upcoming midseason SF series Dollhouse, told SCI FI Wire that he's OK returning to the TV network that canceled his beloved Firefly after mishandling it.

"These are different people," Whedon said in an interview in Santa Monica, Calif., on July 14, part of the Television Critics Association summer press tour. "They didn't do to me what was done to Firefly."

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Joss has this uncanny knack for finding some of the best people to work with and to work for him, and I’m excited to see both the conclusion of _Dr. Horrible_ and the debut of _Dollhouse_.

2 thoughts on “Fanboyishness”

  1. Joss def. has a knack for entertainment. Something about his projects are fun to watch, and enjoy.

    One thing he does is really put his heart into his projects and that passion shows. I love how his ideas are always a little different, but the worlds he builds are believable and entertaining.

    Space cowboys who hijack trains in an American/Chinese future world? Seriously… but it was amazingly done.

  2. re: Stuicide – Absolutely. If it had been anyone else who had tackled a mixed-genre project like that, I think it would have failed. Joss just seems to have a genius for doing the unexpected and making it work. :)

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