Gods and Monsters: “Supernatural” Jaxcon 2016


By Paula R. Stiles


About a year and a half ago, my brother Mike told me that there was going to be a Supernatural convention in Jacksonville and did I want to go? My brother lived about an hour south of the city, so it would be somewhat cheaper than it ordinarily would. At first, I hesitated because I had been to a previous Creation con in the late 90s and had a bad time. It had been a Star

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Column: Gods and Monsters: Recap and Review: Supernatural 10.03: Soul Survivor


By Paula R. Stiles


[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]


Tagline: Sam puts Dean through an extremely brutal form of shock therapy to make him human again. It has unforeseen consequences.


Recap: Recap of the first two episodes of the season, including a brief callback to the demon cure scene in “Clip Show.” Which is interesting because Sam? Well, he doesn’t do that ritual quite right. Could be it’s significant. Could be this writing team forgot important canon again.

Cut to …

Paula R. StilesColumn: Gods and Monsters: Recap and Review: Supernatural 10.03: Soul Survivor

Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 4.18: The Monster at the End of This Book

By Paula R. Stiles

We’ve got a fundraiser going for our Sword and Mythos anthology next year. Check it out and donate to get some nice stuff. If you can’t donate it, please spread the word. Many thanks to those who have donated, already. We really appreciate your support!

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: The brothers begin to suspect that they are the subjects of a novel series written by a man who seems to know what they will …

Paula R. StilesRetro Recap and Review: Supernatural 4.18: The Monster at the End of This Book

Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 2.15: Tall Tales

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: A strange case in a college town and an ill-timed prank war have the brothers at each others’ throats.

Recap: Almost a minute-long recap of The Family Business and the brothers’ prank wars.

Cut to a college campus, Springfield University, at night. A professor, Arthur Fox, is going up to his office on the fourth floor late at night. The building, Crawford Hall, looks like a huge, converted cathedral, including …

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Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 1.20: Dead Man’s Blood

By Paula R. Stiles

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TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 07/25/12

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This week, we have spoilers for Once

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 07/25/12

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/27/12

This week, we have spoilers for Once Upon a Time and Supernatural:

Once Upon a Time (Sunday nights, 8pm, ABC)
By Heather S. Vina

The big news this week is that ABC finally confirmed and announced the details on the show’s appearance at Comic-Con. You can read the press release here. Cast members Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parilla, Josh Dallas, Emilie de Ravin, and Meghan Ory, as well as executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, will …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/27/12

Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 1.07: Hook Man

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: The brothers investigate a case in which people are dying around a young girl in a fashion like a well-known urban legend.

Recap: Standard early-season-one “quest” recap, followed by title cards.

Cut to Theta Sorority, Eastern Iowa University, where curfew is being strictly maintained and all the girls are asleep in their beds – ha, I’m kidding. It’s a typical Friday or Saturday night, with kids wandering in and out …

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TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/20/12

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

Once Upon a Time (Sunday nights, 8pm, ABC)
By Heather S. Vina

The big news this week is that two fan favourites have been promoted to series regulars!

First off is Meghan Ory (Red Riding Hood, Ruby), who has been upped to a regular cast member, according to DeadlineHollywood.com is that Meghan Ory (Red Riding Hood, Ruby) has been upped to a regular cast member. Last season, she appeared …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/20/12

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/06/12

Syfy has picked up Lost Girl‘s 22-episode third season, to be aired starting in January (presumably in tandem with season three of Being Human). Season two will continue to run all summer.

This week, we have spoilers for Once Upon a Time and Supernatural:

Once Upon a Time (Sunday nights, 8pm, ABC)
By Heather S. Vina

The show was one of the ones featured in last week’s TV Guide Magazine “Finale” issue (June 4-10). I don’t see …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/06/12

Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 1.03: Dead in the Water

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: The brothers investigate several drownings around a lake, one of them witnessed by a terrified little boy.

Recap: Standard season-one recap of the Family Business and Sam’s Quest to Find Jessica’s Killer. Cut to season-one titles and then a nice cabin on Lake Manitoc in Wisconsin, which I’m pretty sure is the same cabin they used in the Canadian film, Desolation Sound (I checked. It’s actually a place called “…

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