Topic: Supernatural

The 9 Most Unbelievable Panels at San Diego Comic-Con

The 9 Most Unbelievable Panels at San Diego Comic-Con

We really wish we were based in California and could hop a train to San Diego this week. Alas, we’ll be posting Comic-Con coverage from afar, starting with this rundown of some of the stranger SDCC panels lined up for 2011. The full schedule is available on the official site, but we went through and came up with the screenings, how-tos, and discussions that — whether they were absurd, awesome, or unexpected — made us say, “Huh?” More »

Interview: ‘Supernatural’ Author Rebecca Dessertine on Writing Snappy Pop Culture References and ‘The Hunger Games’

Interview: 'Supernatural' Author Rebecca Dessertine on Writing Snappy Pop Culture References and 'The Hunger Games'

Rebecca Dessertine, author of the book Supernatural: One Year Gone, had a leg up on other writers of tie-in novels: She’s worked as series creator Eric Kripke‘s assistant for four years. After acting as liaison between Kripke and other writers working on supplementary novels — preparing pitches for Kripke and passing on his advice on which topics to avoid — she decided to pitch her own story, one set between seasons 5 and 6. More »

STD Week: 10 TV Characters Who Had STDs

STD Week: 10 TV Characters Who Had STDs

STDs have a special spot in television: Often, TV likes to pretend they don’t exist, a phenomenon TV Tropes calls “STD Immunity.” Luckily, though, there ARE, in fact, a number of shows that not only acknowledge STDs, but also (and perhaps more importantly), expose their main characters to them. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but for your entertainment and information, here are 10 television characters who have or had STDs: More »

STD Week: TV/Movie Characters Who Get Tricked Into Acting in Herpes Commercials

STD Week: TV/Movie Characters Who Get Tricked Into Acting in Herpes Commercials

You know what’s funny? Having STDs. Or at least, that’s what TV and movie writers think, because there are at least three instances where a character has unknowingly become the face of genital herpes or another cringe-inducing condition, by starring in a commercial for STD medication. Whether the characters were trying to earn a quick buck or incurred the wrath of an angry female, the experience forever tarnishes their image… and it gets the laughs. More »

What Should I Watch On TV? The Shows of Your Adolescence Are All Grown Up

What Should I Watch On TV? The Shows of Your Adolescence Are All Grown Up

Sometimes the interests of your childhood come out in your adult life. You loved your pets, and you became a vet (or professional dog walker), you were into drawing and now you’re a graphic designer, you were obsessed with video games and now it’s been seven years since you left your basement . And what you watched when you still had to schedule time in front of the TV around homework can translate to what you’ve got on your DVR now. More »

Here’s Your Chance To Talk on the Phone with ‘Cougar Town’ Star Courteney Cox

Here's Your Chance To Talk on the Phone with 'Cougar Town' Star Courteney Cox

We’re used to fan interaction from the early days of American Idol, where texts and phone calls would determine a contestant’s staying power. But only in the last few years have scripted series invited fans to interact with the characters or stars. The latest is ABC’s Cougar Town: When watching tonight’s episode, the moment you hear a character say a phone number, call it up for the chance to talk to one of the stars. You might get Courteney Cox, Busy Phillips, Josh Hopkins, or another actor, depending who picks up. More »

Crush This: ‘Robin Hood’, Rom-Coms Rule This Week

Crush This: 'Robin Hood', Rom-Coms Rule This Week

Welcome to Crush This, your weekly guide to what’s new in movies, music and TV. We’ve navigated the inner reaches of our entertainment-obsessed brains in search of all the pop culture landscape has to offer. This week, we’re getting into the summer movie season in earnest, with big releases like Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood with Russell Crowe in the lead role and romantic comedies Letters to Juliet and Just Wright. And don’t miss this week’s season finales of some of your favorite TV shows like Vampire Diaries — especially if they haven’t been renewed by the networks yet. More »