Category: feb2003

Daredevil

Marvel keeps the winning streak alive with Mark Steven Johnson’s affectionate new film. By Dan Wiencek February 19, 2003 Reading Daredevil as a kid was like being into the Shoes or Husker Du — most people wouldn’t have a clue what you were talking about, but those who did would nod approvingly, as though you had fulfilled some half-formed expectation they’d had…

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Buffy, “Get It Done”

Slayer mythos aplenty. By Sarah Kuhn February 19, 2003 Man, I’m a sucker for all the Slayer mythology stuff. I know it’s very nerd-like of me to want everything I watch to have big, fat, epic back-story, preferably reaching all the way to ancient, oldey thymey times, and possibly involving long stretches of desert or space or snow, but that’s just the…

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Buffy, “Storyteller”

I knew Xander Harris. Xander Harris was a friend of mine. You, sir, are no Xander Harris. By Sarah Kuhn February 26, 2003 You know what episode I love? That one where the nerdy guy, the seemingly non-heroic one, skulks around in the background and watches the rest of the Scoobs save the world. We see everything from his point…

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On the Jazz #8: Joss, Lose the Beard!

I’ll even donate my Norelco. By Matt Springer February 26, 2003 Fans of television’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer (as opposed to, what, Russian literature’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer?) have a great deal on their minds right now. Sarah Michelle Gellar is leaving the show. This leaves the future of Buffy as we know it in jeopardy. Spinoff rumors are overtaking fandom like those grisly Ubervamps…

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