Thank you TVWeek.com for posting this tid bit.

TVWeek: Vampires are big in pop culture right now. Have you seen “Twilight’?

Mr. Whedon: I saw “Twilight.” And it’s—what can you say? It’s absolutely like crack. It strikes a tweener chord that’s just as loud as the apocalypse. You cannot deny the power of it. It just works. And I sort of like that.

TVWeek: What about HBO’s “True Blood”?

Mr. Whedon: I’ve seen less of it. “Twilight” makes its own rules, as we all do. It takes what it wants and discards the rest but ultimately, it is kind of classical. They’re puffy-shirt vampires in a sense.

“True Blood,” I think, is more what we see in a lot of the comic books, which is, “Let’s deconstruct this and explore what it would be like if [vampires] were really among us.” It’s more postmodern.

TVWeek: Did you watch “Moonlight”?

Mr. Whedon: I did not. I actually don’t love vampires. Anne Rice was definitely a life-changer. It was wonderful. But at the end of the day, I’ve really kind of had my fill.

You know, Buffy wasn’t going to necessarily fight vampires. The idea was always there’s a monster, she fights it. And when I did the Buffy/Angel romance, I thought, “There’s no way in the world I’m getting away with something this cheesy.” I thought, “People are going to laugh at me.”

Over the years, I’ve gotten a better understanding of why vampires resonate so much. I even came up with an idea for a vampire film recently … but then I saw there was this glut, so I thought I better ease off of that. It’s still in my consciousness. But I think I need to spend some time with some Frankensteins.

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I finally got around to watching Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog. Fun stuff! I wish I could come up with a lot of highfalutin reviewy mumbo jumbo to describe how I feel about it, but I’m really just blown away. I expected fun. I expected witty. I expected sarcasm. I really didn’t expect to care about the characters. I certainly didn’t expect to want more when it was over, to feel it ended before I was ready.

To Neil Patrick Harris: Can you do no wrong? You have a PhD in Awesomeness!

To Nathan Fillion: I’ve had a crush on you since Joey Buchanan (you’re the real Joey!). Ahem! Sorry. The point is, that’s some might fine acting to make me even thinking about disliking you for a moment, my MySpace Friend.

To Felicia Day: I don’t really know your work, but I didn’t want to leave you out. Great job! You have a lovely voice.

To Joss Whedon: Thanks, again!

To Random: I told you I’d watch it! 😛

To Everyone who has not watched Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog: Make the bad horse gleeful, or he’ll make you his mare.

Mostly I’m putting this here so I don’t forget to go back and finish watching it, but I invite you to share in the fun that is Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog. Thank you, Patrick, for telling me about this. I watched maybe the first five minutes (I can’t vouch for anything but that, at this time), and know that I, personally, will love the rest. How can I not love a singing Neil Patrick Harris and the promise of Nathan Fillion to appear as someone named Captain Hammer? It begs the question…what would I do if I had a hammer…Sorry. Went away for a sec. Anyway, did I mention Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog is written, directed, and produced by Joss Whedon, et al?