How Joss Whedon Became OK With Twitter

Whedon has used the internet to communicate with his legions of fans before now, but at long last, the man himself has his own Twitter account: @JossWhedon. (formerly @JossActual.)

1. Joss Whedon, writer/director of The Avengers and creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, and Dollhouse, has joined Twitter!

4. It’s been a long, winding journey to Twitter for the cult icon.

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5. Whedon has been communicating with fans online since Buffy was on the air, first using a now-defunct fan message board called “The Bronze” and then posting and commenting on the community blog Whedonesque.

6. On May 9, 2012, after The Avengers smashed opening weekend box office records, he wrote a touching message on the site thanking fans for their years of support.


9. In a comment on Whedonesque’s post about the Much Ado About Nothing tweets, Whedon wrote that he was “still too lazy/confused” to get his own Twitter account.

13. He even did the Harlem Shake!

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