Interview: Supernatural: Cindy Sampson

Today, we introduce one of the “new” actors of season six, Cindy Sampson, who plays Lisa Braeden. We talked to her on Friday the 13th about Supernatural, her career, dancing, being a Canadian actress, and being a dedicated saltgunner:

[There are spoilers below for Supernatural, as well as the film, The Shrine]

IFP: Are you in Vancouver?

CS: No, I had an eight-day break because they sent me home for a bit, so I’m leaving on Sunday …

IFPInterview: Supernatural: Cindy Sampson

Supernatural Fridays: Interview: Jennifer Aspen

Today, we sit down to chat with actress Jennifer Aspen, who appears in the upcoming Supernatural Jensen Ackles-directed episode, “Weekend at Bobby’s” (6.04), about her role as Marcy Ward, her work on Glee, her love of theatre and the show True Blood, and why Stephen King is her favourite author [some spoilage, obviously, ahead]. She’s currently on location filming a Lifetime movie of the week based on Garth Brooks’ song, “Unanswered Prayers”:

IFP: How did you get …

IFPSupernatural Fridays: Interview: Jennifer Aspen

Supernatural Fridays: Interview: Michelle Harrison

Today on Supernatural Fridays, we sit down with Michelle Harrison, who played Dean’s sinister and very personal psychiatrist, Dr. Cartwright, in the episode “Sam, Interrupted”. Michelle talked with us about her Supernatural role as Dr. Cartwright; her new, Lovecraft-tinged film, Altitude; and her lead role as Kate on the CBC series, Wild Roses:

IFP: How did you get into acting?

MH: I was always really interested in theatre as a child. I spent a lot of time doing …

IFPSupernatural Fridays: Interview: Michelle Harrison

Supernatural Fridays: Interview: Joe Schreiber

Today, as part of Supernatural Fridays, we’re talking to Joe Schreiber, author of recent Supernatural tie-in novel, The Unholy Cause (which we reviewed a few months back). Joe was kind enough to answer our questions about his career and give us some more insight into what’s turned out to be quite a popular entry in the show’s tie-in series:

IFP: How did you start out as a writer?

JS: I’ve been writing seriously since I was thirteen years old. That’s …

IFPSupernatural Fridays: Interview: Joe Schreiber

Interview: Brad Abraham

Today, we talk with screenwriter, Brad Abraham, who wrote the SyFy Channel’s Stonehenge Apocalypse, starring Misha Collins, Peter Wingfield and Torri Higginson. Stonehenge Apocalypse repeats tomorrow at 7pm on SyFy:

IFP: How did you get started in writing? What got you into screenwriting?

BA: Throughout public school, I was always writing short stories and plays, more for myself than anyone else. When I studied film at Ryerson University, I, like most of my classmates, wanted to direct and I …

IFPInterview: Brad Abraham

Retro Review (and Recap): Supernatural 2.09: Croatoan

By Paula R. Stiles

[Here be many spoilers]

Tagline: Sam has a terrible dream in which Dean coldly shoots an unarmed human. He persuades Dean to investigate and their search leads them to a town that is being isolated and “disappeared” by a demonic virus that may also be responsible for the disappearance of the “Lost Colony” at Roanoke. The question is: why? And will they survive?

Recap: The “Then” recap for this episode is a famous one among fans. …

Paula R. StilesRetro Review (and Recap): Supernatural 2.09: Croatoan

Interview: Supernatural: Cam Banks

Today, we talk to Cam Banks, a designer and editor from Margaret Weis Productions, Ltd, and one of the creators of the Supernatural Role Playing Game:

IFP: How did Margaret Weis get started?

CB: Margaret started out as a book editor for TSR, Inc., the company that published Dungeons and Dragons back in the 70s and 80s. They hadn’t been known for publishing fiction, but when Tracy Hickman and a number of other game designers and artists started working …

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Interview: Supernatural: Jim Beaver

[This interview contains some spoilers for season five]

Today, we’re sitting down with Jim Beaver. Writer, actor and director, Beaver is best known for playing prospector Whitney Ellsworth on HBO series Deadwood and gruff ghosthunter Bobby Singer on the CW’s Supernatural:

IFP: You’ve been very busy, lately, what with appearing in Supernatural and Harper’s Island, putting out a book and directing a film. Tell us about the projects you have done in the past year. What has been your …

IFPInterview: Supernatural: Jim Beaver

Interview: Supernatural: Alex Irvine


IFP: Can you tell us how you started out as a writer?

AI: I used to write poetry in high school, in a (mostly but not entirely) vain attempt to impress girls. I started tinkering with writing fiction in college, but never took writing seriously until I was in my

IFPInterview: Supernatural: Alex Irvine

Interview: Supernatural: Jeff Mariotte

Today, we talk with Jeff Mariotte, author of Supernatural tie-in novel Witch’s Canyon and numerous other books:


IFP: Can you tell us how you started out as a writer?

JM: I’ve always written, since I was very young, and getting a bit more serious about it in my teens. In college, I won a literary award for a short story and published an article in a music magazine. After that stuff happened, I eventually got work at a bookstore

IFPInterview: Supernatural: Jeff Mariotte

Interview: Supernatural: Keith R.A. DeCandido

Today, we sit down with Keith R.A. DeCandido, author of Supernatural tie-in novels, Nevermore, Bone Key and the upcoming Heart of the Dragon (one of two Supernatural novels next year; the other is Dark History):

IFP: Can you tell us how you started out as a writer?

KD: I can’t ever remember a time when I wasn’t writing. My parents gave me a typewriter when I was very young, and I created my first book at the

IFPInterview: Supernatural: Keith R.A. DeCandido

Interview: Emma: Supernatural IMDB Guerilla Advertisement Team

Today, we’re sitting down with Emma, founder of the Supernatural IMDB Guerilla Advertisement Team. This is a group of fans from around the world who have decided to advertise Supernatural on their own before its fifth season starts on September 10.

IFP: Tell us a little about the Supernatural IMDB Guerilla Advertisement Team. How old is it? What was the reason for founding it?

SIGAT: The Supernatural IMDB Guerilla Advertisement Team advertises Supernatural where the CW does not. The

IFPInterview: Emma: Supernatural IMDB Guerilla Advertisement Team