Supernatural fans at San Diego Comic-Con had a special treat this year. Not only did Misha Collins (Castiel) bring donuts to those waiting in line, but the panel opened with Kansas on stage playing “Carry on Wayward Son.” As panel hosts Richard Speight, Jr. (Gabriel) and Rob Benedict (Chuck) pointed out, it felt like a sign that Supernatural has really made it. Apparently, they weren’t the only ones excited to see the band because Jensen Ackles (Dean Winchester), Jared Padalecki (Sam Winchester) and Misha Collins surprised fans when they stood in the back of Hall H to watch Kansas perform. You never know you might see in the crowd at San Diego Comic-Con, especially at a Supernatural panel. Continue reading
Many know Genevieve Padalecki as an actress, wife, and mother. She played the beguiling demon Ruby on Seasons 4 and 5 of Supernatural and worked on the television series Wildfire and Flashforward. It was on the set of Supernatural that she met her husband, Jared Padalecki. Later, the two came to share their love with sons Tom, age 5; and Shep, age 4; and daughter Odette, who was born on March 17. Gen Padalecki has now added lifestyle maven and blogger to her accomplishments with the launch of Now & Gen. Continue reading
Family is complicated. Relatives stir up strong emotions, bringing out our best and our worst. In “Family Feud,” Supernatural gives us an intense episode that’s all about the good, the bad, and the ugly of kin. Supernatural presents several intermingled narratives reminding us that dealing with family is never easy. “Family Feud” introduces a new Prince of Hell, Dagon, who is focused on Lucifer’s unborn child. Crowley’s son Gavin MacLeod, a Prince of Hell of a different kind, reappears after three seasons. Continue reading
Castiel’s past comes back to haunt him in “Lily Sunder Has Some Regrets.” It turns out there are consequences for some actions, whether “comic” or not. Castiel isn’t the only angel who appreciates humans on Supernatural, but he often seems to be in the minority amongst those of the Heavenly realm. Angels have a mixed reputation among the humans as well. In “Lily Sunder Has Some Regrets,” Supernatural reminds us once again that angels are just as flawed as humans. Continue reading
After 12 seasons, the Supernatural family has grown. Over the years, many actors, writers, and directors have contributed to the series. Some of the #SPNFamily have made headlines with their current shows, such as Jeffrey Dean Morgan (John Winchester) and Lauren Cohan (Bella Talbot) on The Walking Dead, but there’s a lot of other interesting series featuring Supernatural alum. Here are some television and web series that might appeal to those with a passion for all things Supernatural. Continue reading
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.
Can’t wait for the Salute to Supernatural convention in Honolulu? Neither can we. November 2017 may seem like a long way off, but not if you’re planning a vacation of a lifetime. Once you’ve got your tickets and your hotel, you’ll need to figure out how you’re going to spend your time on Oʻahu. That’s right, you’re going on a Hawaiian vacation! If you’re like Dean Winchester and enjoy sunsets, long walks on the beach, and frisky women, then you’re destined for a good time. Continue reading