Buffy’s creator turns a new page at Melbourne Writers Festival
The Australian, 28 August 2010
Michael Bodey geeks with Joss Whedon out at the Melbourne Writers Festival.
Joss Whedon is a modern master of film and television, as big a geek hero as Batman or his own creation, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
So what’s the American film-maker doing headlining the Melbourne Writers Festival beside authors of tactile, bound pages of literature including D.B.C. Pierre, Alex Miller and Cate Kennedy?
“I feel very distinguished, and intend to wear elbow patches and smoke a pipe now,” he jokes.
“I will first and foremost always be a writer. I love directing and everything I do, but writing is what really defines me.”