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Things We Saw Today: Happy 20th Anniversary, Buffy!


Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered 20 years ago today and went on to change the face of television. As The Guardian puts it, the show was “the thrilling, brilliant birth of TV as Art.” You can check out Sarah Michelle Gellar’s emotional essay about the iconic show HERE, and Anthony Stewart Head’s piece on the show and feminism HERE. Also, have you seen the original unaired pilot (complete with pre-Alyson Hannigan Willow)? Check that out over on YouTube.

  • Amazon’s The Man in the High Castle has put together Resistance Radio. Music to fight The Man by.
  • Got a kid in your life who loves all things DC Comics? Now, there’s an age-appropriate digital series they can fan out with! Check out DC Kids!
  • Shia LaBeouf tried to fly a #HeWillNotDivideUs flag at a semi-secret location, but people with too much time on their hands tracked where it was to have the pleasure of taking it down. This is why we can’t have nice things. (via Reddit)
  • The original voice actors from Ghost In the Shell are doing the Japanese dub of the live-action film coming up. At least somebody associated with this flick is Asian… Grrr… (via Kotaku)
  • Canadian Justice Robin Camp, who famously told a rape victim that she should have just “kept her knees together” has resigned and apologized for his comment. GOOD. (via Washington Post)
  • Brie Larson says that her look (and lack of applause) when she presented Casey Affleck his Best Actor Oscar “speaks for itself.” And we applaud her. (via NY Daily News)

That’s it for today! Have a great weekend, everyone. If the Apocalypse comes, beep me.

(image via 20th Century Fox Television)

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