Supernatural Fridays: In Defense of Sam Winchester

By Jessica Yourdon

When I was first asked to write this article, I laughed to myself. Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a Dean girl through and through. I wondered if I would be the best candidate to write something on Sam that would do him any justice. However, I have always loved Sam (aside from some episodes in season four). I thought it would be interesting to write a positive article on Sam from a Dean’s fan point …

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TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/7/11

This entry is part 10 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2011: Part 2

This week, we have spoilers for Torchwood, Doctor Who and Supernatural:

Torchwood (Friday nights, 10pm, Starz)
By Heather S. Vina

This is it! This Friday will be the final episode of Torchwood’s Miracle Day season. Hopefully, they will satisfactorily wrap everything up and we will finally get some answers regarding the who, the what, and the why of Miracle Day!

There are several previews …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/7/11

Supernatural Fridays in September

It’s going to be quite a spooky fall at Innsmouth Free Press. We won’t wait until Halloween to unleash it on you, either. This season, in addition to our usual reviews of returning CW show Supernatural (Friday nights at 9pm, season seven starting September 23), we’ll be reviewing two new dark fantasy shows.

J. Keith Haney and Acacia Rhiannon Nokomis, fresh off their reviews of The Event‘s one and only season, check out Supernatural‘s new competition, fantasy noir …

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Supernatural Fridays: The Winchester Mystery House

By Heather S. Vina

In the California Bay Area (from San Jose to San Francisco), there are a lot of tourist attractions. But one of my very favourite places is the house known as the Winchester Mystery House. A building full of inexplicable designs and ideas, the house has been a local attraction since 1923, when it was purchased by an investor following the death of the house‚Äôs creator and owner, Sarah Winchester, and opened to the public. In …

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Supernatural Fridays: Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 2.08: Crossroad Blues

This entry is part 9 of 21 in the series Supernatural Season 2

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: The brothers investigate a demonic case that goes back to the early days of blues music.

Recap: Extended recap of John’s deal with YED in “In My Time of Dying” and a short bit about the devil’s trap.

It’s August 1938 in Greenwood, Mississippi and a man (La Monde Byrd) is playing the blues in …

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TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 8/31/11

This entry is part 9 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2011: Part 2

This week, we have spoilers for upcoming show Once Upon a Time (which we will start reviewing this fall), Torchwood, Doctor Who, and Supernatural:

Torchwood (Friday nights, 10pm, Starz)
By Heather S. Vina

Torchwood only has a few episodes left! It was better this week, but I’m glad it’s finally wrapping the story up.

Starz has a preview for the next episode, “The …

Paula R. StilesTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 8/31/11

Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 1.17: Hell House

This entry is part 17 of 22 in the series Supernatural Season 1

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: Sam and Dean investigate a haunting in Texas and tangle with a couple of amateur ghost hunters.

Recap: Usual season one recap about the brothers’ Quest to Find Dad, even though they did sort of find him once, already (as Sam will point out to Dean later). Cut to Richardson, Texas, where a group of stereotypically dumb …

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Review: Supernatural Magazine, Issue #26

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers for season six]

Supernatural Magazine. Titan Magazines, 2011. Issue #26, August 2011. 66pp. US $6.99, CAN $7.99. ISSN: 1752-945X.

This issue, we’ve got the usual double-interview with Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles, a season six set report, an article about the making of “Frontierland”, and an interview with Mitch Pileggi. Regular columns include “The End” as the Classic Episode, dragons in Myths and Legends (Oh, boy), Batchelor’s Grove Cemetery in the Chicago area for …

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TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 8/24/11

This entry is part 8 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2011: Part 2

This week, we have spoilers for upcoming show Once Upon a Time (which we will start reviewing this fall), and returning veterans Doctor Who and Supernatural. We’ll also start reviewing Doctor Who again when it comes back from hiatus on August 27:

Doctor Who (Saturday nights, 9pm, BBC America)
By Heather S. Vina

Doctor Who is back this weekend, yay! Back on Saturday, August 27, …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 8/24/11

Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 3.09: Malleus Maleficarum

This entry is part 9 of 16 in the series Supernatural Season 3

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: In honour of Lovecraft’s birthday, we check out a case of witchcraft set in New England, where the brothers stumble across a dark corner of the demon Ruby’s past.

Recap: Recap of Dean’s deal, Sam Done Come Back Wrong: Season Three, and Ruby’s seduction of Sam (which actually makes her look even worse than in the context …

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TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 8/17/11

This entry is part 7 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2011: Part 2

This week, we have spoilers for Supernatural:

Supernatural (Friday nights, 9pm, CW)
By Paula R. Stiles

You know it’s a real slow spoilers week when the most exciting news is that the folks on the set have officially gone cra – I mean, decided to play a massive prank on the fandom by asking fans to send in ducks to the set. You know…little

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Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 4.13: After School Special

This entry is part 8 of 21 in the series Supernatural Season 4

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy]

Tagline: A hunt at one of their old schools brings back more than bad memories for Sam and Dean.

Recap: Recap of weeChesters, with Sam whinging about how he never got to have a normal childhood and it’s all Dad’s fault.

Cut to Truman High School in Fairfax, Indiana, where a stereotypically nasty blonde cheerleader is getting the others on her …

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