Thursday, August 28, 2008

The Onion Takes a Dig at Whedon via Sorkin

The Onion recently posted an article,
"Aaron Sorkin Announces New 'West Wing' Animated Series At SorCon" with a cartoon versions of Jimmy Smits, Alan Alda, and Bradley Whitford in a fictional "West Wing: The Santos Administration"

The article is obviously parodying Joss Whedon's comic "Buffy: Season 8" and his pilot for "Buffy: The Animated Series, as well as his following of Whedonites. It's also got a bit of George Lucas thrown in ("The costs of live-action production restricted me to a set only slightly larger than the actual White House and an ensemble cast of under 15 actors. But animation technology will enable us to provide fans with extended 40-minute walk-and-talks, digitally compressed dialogue for faster delivery, and a cast of over 70 main characters. My vision will finally be presented in its truest, most uncompromised form.").

By the way, would you like to see The Santos Years for real? If Obama gets elected, you just might, according to this video from Slate.

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