11 Books That Every Aspiring Television Writer MUST Read

Tomorrow, an army of geeks descends on San Diego — and many of them would kill to write for television. Comic-Con always hosts panels about TV writing, and they're always standing-room only. But how do you learn the craft? We asked some great television writers, and they told us 11 books that every aspiring scribe… » 7/16/13 10:33am 7/16/13 10:33am

How on Earth is the Buffyverse getting a male slayer?

Yesterday, our world was rocked by the revelation that there's a new vampire slayer in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer comics — and he's a man! A gay man, named Billy. Of course, it turns out that Billy isn't actually a Slayer in the "chosen one" sense — he's just a self-trained badass with no superpowers. » 9/11/12 11:20am 9/11/12 11:20am

Buffy comic is getting a gay male vampire slayer

The Buffyverse has gone through its share of changes since it moved from television and into comics: dealing with hundreds of Slayers in the world, the aftermath of the Twilight events. But its focus has remained on female monster hunters. Soon, though, the comics will feature a teenaged boy who has decided that… » 9/10/12 1:20pm 9/10/12 1:20pm

Detailed Map Of Battlestar Galactica's Twelve Colonies

Here's your exclusive first look at a new star-map of Battlestar Galactica's Twelve Colonies, designed by writer Jane Espenson and science advisor Kevin Grazier. And Espenson and Grazier explained to us how twelve colonies can fit in one star system. » 1/24/11 12:01pm 1/24/11 12:01pm

Jane Espenson says Torchwood will allow her to "push the boundaries of…

Writer extraordinaire Jane Espenson is writing three out of 10 episodes in Torchwood's upcoming fourth season, she told Blastr. In an unusual move for U.S. television, the whole season will be written before the show starts filming, and Russell T. Davies is keeping it tightly plotted. And she adds that she'll be going… » 9/03/10 9:30am 9/03/10 9:30am