Kings of Con: Supernatural Alum Create a Comedy Set in the Convention World

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rob-wig-rich-kings-of-conThe 21st century is all about the celebration of fandom and convention culture. There’s nothing cooler than nerding out about your favorite show, actor, book, or cause. With conventions being part of the mainstream, Supernatural alumni Richard Speight, Jr, and Rob Benedict have taken con culture a step further by creating a digital series called Kings of Con, currently streaming on Comic-Con HQ. The scripted series is loosely based on their real experiences, but takes a comedic approach to the convention world. Continue reading

Honolulu Supernatural Con: Hawai‘i Travel Tips

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Charlie Cas Did we just become best friends SupernaturalNovember 2017 can’t come soon enough for the Supernatural ʻohana. For the first time, a Supernatural convention will be coming to Hawai‘i. Expect to create lasting memories and maybe even some new best friends in beautiful Honolulu.The fandom is more than the sum of its parts because, as Dean tells Sam, “we’re better together than we are apart.” For those planning to visit the islands for the Supernatural convention, your trip can be an opportunity to learn more about the history and culture of the 50th state. Continue reading

Supernatural San Francisco: Life Outside the Convention Hotel

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sutrolightning2Coming to San Francisco for the Supernatural Convention? So are we! We had a blast at the 2015 and 2016 Salute to Supernatural conventions in San Francisco, and the next one can’t come too soon. The convention will once again be held at the Hyatt Regency, near the airport (not to be confused with the downtown “High Anxiety” Hyatt Regency). Staying in the same hotel as the convention is recommended, as events such as the Saturday Night Special go late into the night. Besides, it gives you the chance to hang out with the amazing #SPNFamily. Continue reading

Consuming More Zombie TV: Shows beyond The Walking Dead

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Zombie Abraham Lincolns Z NationZombies have come to permeate our popular culture. Comics, novels, anime, video games, television, movies—there’s no medium that the living dead haven’t overrun. With the mainstream success of The Walking Dead, television has exposed a huge audience to these reanimated corpses. Right about now, you might be looking for some alternative zombie television programming to fill your revenant cravings. When choosing from such a vast menu of choices, your TV viewing doesn’t have to be a somber, survivalist slog. Try these fun selections to add some zest to your zombie watching experience.

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Supernatural: What to Expect in Season 12

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Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) gets to know his mom (Samantha Smith) again

We’ve been watching Sam and Dean Winchester saving people and hunting things for over a decade. Supernatural has kept us engaged through 11 seasons by giving us great stories and characters that we connect to emotionally. This beloved CW series was built with epic monster tales, but its foundation is family. Season 12 will be helmed by new co-showrunners Andrew Dabb and Robert Singer, who have both been involved with Supernatural for many years. They’re planning on bringing viewers back to the basics with the return of Mary Winchester, a focus on smaller stories, and the search for Lucifer. Oh, and monsters, lots of monsters.

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Honolulu Supernatural Con: Eat, Drink, and Make Merry

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Dean Cas Sam Things they left behind Tahitian Bar SupernaturalWe all need a little something to look forward to. How about something awesome, like a Supernatural convention in Honolulu? Aurite! Creation Entertainment is bringing the Supernatural Convention to Hawaiʻi for the first time November 17–19, 2017. Maybe the Winchesters can’t save everyone, but you can still save yourself some good seats for #SPNHon. While in beautiful Hawaiʻi it’s a good time to act like it’s your last night on earth and “eat, drink, and, you know, make merry.”  Continue reading

Star Trek 50th Anniversary: 5 Ways Gene Roddenberry Changed the World

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Commander Spock (Leonard Nimoy) Captain Kirk (William Shatner), Doctor McCoy (DeForest Kelley) and Commander Scott (James Doohan)

The original series of Star Trek may have only had three seasons, from September 1966 to June 1969, but its influence continues to be felt today. Not only did Star Trek go on to become a media franchise though television spinoffs, movies, novels, comics, games, and magazines, but Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the future had a powerful impact on the way that people came to see the world. Star Trek celebrates its 50-year anniversary this year, allowing us an opportunity to look back at how this beloved series changed the world. Continue reading