Answer: Wanna hear something even funnier? My plan worked, 'cause he's attending now! Sort of. A source close to the sold-out Buffy panel tells me that although Boreanaz has a family commitment the evening of March 20, he will likely tape a special message for fans. Short-story-shorter: Look for me in the front row of the Cinerama Dome huntin' and peckin' away on my Dell laptop!
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