Actress Eliza Dushku and screenwriter-director Joss Whedon launched a fundraising event in San Francisco to raise money for ThriveGulu, a charity founded by Dushku's mom, Judy, which aids survivors of Uganda's civil war.
I get peeved anytime I hear someone remark how TV tears families apart, because it has done the exact opposite in my family. My favorite shows are now my dad's favorite, and our daily conversations are loaded with pop culture references.
For devoted followers of Joss Whedon's TV shows, the success of "The Avengers" is all the more sweet. Everyone who's ever championed Whedon's work probably spent half this weekend saying: "See? I told you he was a frakkin' genius!"