'Avengers' Director Joss Whedon on Trying to Be More Like Buffy - Forbes | Tracking Transmedia | Scoop.it

"Joss Whedon has the kind of credibility that only comes from repeated failure. . To his intensely devoted fans, Whedon is nothing less than a genius, the hyperliterate auteur who created the cult hit “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and would have minted a half-dozen other self-aware genre franchises by now if it weren’t for the eternal obtuseness of network and studio executives...."