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Supernatural’s Ongoing Fridging Problem Isn’t a Laughing Matter

At the Supernatural Comic-Con panel, one fan stepped up to the mic to ask a question about the show’s treatment of female characters, specifically referencing the recent death of hacker Charlie Bradbury. You can watch the question being asked in the video after the jump as well as the uncomfortable awkwardness that follows.

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The Bad Message Sent by Hollywood’s Tired “Nerd Makeover” Obsession

We all know the scene.

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Here’s Why Netflix’s Sense8 Should Be Your Next Binge-Watch

If you’ve been on Tumblr at all within the past month, chances are you’ve seen this show reblogged on your dashboard—little snippets of scenes with particularly memorable quotes and GIFable moments. I didn’t have any of that when I was originally tuning into this show shortly after it was released on Netflix, or I might have had a sense of what I was getting myself into.

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A Letter to All the Fandoms I’ve Loved Before

Dear Fandoms, It’s been a while since I first discovered some of you, and it’s been even longer since I put a DVD in and pressed play or even allowed myself a good rewatch. But I want you to know that I haven’t forgotten about any of you. You should know how much you mean to me, how much you defined and shaped my love of certain genres, how much I looked up to the strong female characters that made their presence known on my TV screen and changed my life forever.

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Everything Outlander Got Right in Its Inaugural Season

Strong women and strong relationships galore.

When it was first announced that the Outlander series was being made into a television show, the news was met with guarded excitement. Fans had been waiting for years for an adaptation that would do justice to the characters and the story. And then there were more murmurs when it turned out that the show would be airing on Starz, which certainly provided more opportunities to keep the series from being watered down for network television.

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I Went to the David Duchovny Show in NYC and It Was The Best Experience of My Life

You know those experiences in your life where you want to write them all down so you don’t forget a single moment of them? This is one of those moments. The thing you need to know about me is that I never really do anything like this. When it comes to going out, I’m a homebody. On the other hand, I’m fairly obsessed with everything having to do with The X-Files - and that includes following the actors largely responsible for fostering my love, Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny.

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Things I’m Most Hoping To See When The X-Files Returns

I’m one of those X-Philes who couldn’t be more than excited that the show is coming back for a limited series. The details are still pretty scarce, but here are a couple of things I’m keeping my fingers crossed will happen.

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