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Fandom: A Con-Goer's Perspective

By Stacey Gillard Four years ago, fuelled by an illness and a desire to have something to look forward to, I made a decision that took me on a new and surprisingly life-altering path: I booked tickets to go to one day of the Supernatural fan convention in my home town of Vancouver. The idea of attending such an event had never appealed to me. Because of a possibly unfair

Padalecki and Ackles On Stage at the Vancouver Convention

Fan favorites, Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles appeared on stage at the Vancouver Supernatural Convention early Sunday afternoon. The sound in the room was deafening when the two actors first appeared on stage; they were humble and sweet as per usual. They told great stories, teased each other, spoke about Season 8 (no spoilers in this article, folks) and just seemed to be having a great time. Jared even offered

Vancouver SPN Convention: Breakfast With the Boys

Jared Padalecki (Sam Winchester) and Jensen Ackles (Dean Winchester) arrived promptly for their appearance at the “Salute to Supernatural” Convention at the Sheraton Wall Centre Sunday morning.  Looking well-rested and more than a little mischievous the two stars of “Supernatural” put on a great welcome to their fans. If you’ve ever watched a video of one of their appearances it will come as no surprise to you that Jared broke his microphone

Richard and Matt: A Perfect Match

Day two of the Supernatural Convention in Vancouver brought attendees Richard Speight Jr. and Matt Cohen.  These two have developed the kind of rapport on stage that is an absolutely pleasure to watch.  They have little digs at each other, and even turn the tables on fans.  If a fan is brave enough to ask these two a question they may all end up on the stage together.  Turn around

Lucifer Has Big Balls: Supernatural Convention Karaoke

If you’ve ever been to a Karaoke run by Matt Cohen (Young John Winchester) and Richard Speight Jr. (Gabriel) then you’ll be aware of how difficult it is to describe.  The actors volunteer their time to head on stage and lead a karaoke session with everyone.  Yes.  Everyone is invited to karaoke whether they have a ticket or not.  If you’ve never been lucky enough to attend one then you