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

Our A.V. Club Field Guide To Parenting is designed to guide you toward the best kids’ books, shows, movies, and music, just like we do with The A.V. Club for adults. Every month or so, we will feature a new subject with a few essential pop-culture takes parents should know, saving you from the mountains of kids’ dreck