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A Stake Through The Heart Of 'Buffy' Fans

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Take something weird, make it cult. Take something cult, make it classic. Take something classic, make it a Joss-less pile of potentially flaming poo. Warner Bros and a team of eagerlings are "rebooting" and updating the 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' franchise without Joss Whedon and the original cast, making the new incarnation sound as appealing as the Human Centipede eating its own ass. Or maybe it'll be fantastic. Breath holding begins now. More on Whedon's reaction and the reaction to his reaction available at your local internet.