Great blog piece on one Dr. Horrible!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is my all time favourite television series. Not only for the content but the way it reshaped the modern entertainment industry, blended and challenged genre tropes while remain accessible and helped take geekdom out of its mother’s basement through its cross-culture appeal. I’m just that kind of geek. I’ve watched the series from start to finish multiple times and it’s still thrilling. The Avengers is possibly the pinnacle of comic book cinema, celebrating superhero culture rather than trying to rework it for a larger mainstream audience. Joss Whedon has made geekiness cool, oversaw an eleven episode series that still has people clamouring for more a decade later and is now tackling Shakespeare.
Having said that, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog could well be his opus.
It’s also his least seen work. Taking the show to the internet instead of the usual channels of television and cinema as a result…
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