Review: Joss Whedon: The Biography

Joss Whedon: The Biography
Joss Whedon: The Biography by Amy Pascale

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I’m a Joss Whedon fan. I think Firefly is one of the best shows ever aired and The Cabin in the Woods a classic deconstruction of the horror genre. I think his turns of phrase are incredibly clever and full of the pop culture references I love. So yeah, I’m a fan. Not sure you’d pick this book up if you weren’t. Even more so, I’m not sure this book would convince you to be if you weren’t already. And I think that’s the biggest problem with Amy Pascale’s book – she’s also a fan, a big one, and this book comes across like a fan’s take on examining the catalog of her hero.

Which, to be fair, she does quite well. Continue reading “Review: Joss Whedon: The Biography”