Behold: Photographic evidence that the Supernatural/Scooby-Doo crossover is actually happening

Lest you think this particular corporate mash-up was simply the product of some kind of fever dream—and not, say, a creative team tossing up their hands and saying “Fuck it, why not?” 13 seasons in—we now have photographic evidence that the Supernatural/Scooby-Doo crossover is actually happening. Said photos come…

A slayer’s lineage: 9 pop cultural precursors to Buffy

When Buffy The Vampire Slayer debuted on The WB in 1997, it signaled a new direction for the fledgling netlet, a pivot toward audiences who could see themselves reflected in Buffy Summers and her Sunnydale High classmates. Of course, it’s the distinctions between Buffy and all previous TV teens that made all the…

Spend Halloween with monsters only a mother could love

Ah, Halloween, the push-me/pull-you of children’s holidays. Pro: Candy. Con: Scary monsters. Pro: Playing dress up. Con: Nightmares for the rest of the year. So what’s the best way to ease your child into the Halloween fun without giving them fear complexes that they’ll spend years of therapy getting over? Once again,