Supernatural is on its way to becoming a truly great TV show again

Ever since the angels were introduced as major characters on Supernatural, they've been used to talk about questions of free will versus obedience to some divine plan. And last night's episode, written by the great Ben Edlund, took that theme in a fascinating direction — by showing us what creatures with free will are… » 5/02/13 11:52am 5/02/13 11:52am

One of Ben Edlund's Finest Hours: The Secret History of Supernatural's…

Supernatural has had a few really great ideas since original showrunner Eric Kripke left — but few of them have been more thrilling than the "Turducken Slammers" episode, "How to Win Friends and Influence Monsters," last season. Writer Ben Edlund pulled out all the stops, and then built new stops so he could pull… » 11/30/12 1:20pm 11/30/12 1:20pm

The most homoerotic Supernatural episode ever

Last night's Supernatural episode, "Blood Brothers," was great for two reasons. One, it was artfully written (by Ben Edlund) and brought us back to the season's arc while also telling a completely self-contained story. And two, it offered us a way to understand the emotional connections in Sam and Dean's lives as… » 11/01/12 7:21pm 11/01/12 7:21pm