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Dr. Chrisha Anderson and Catherine McKenna process feelings surrounding the fandom's emotional rollercoaster of Supernatural coming to an end. Join us for fangirling, fun, and feels as we process and theorize our way through the final season of the longest science fiction/genre show in American television history! Special thanks and credit to our amazing contributors: Logo: Gio_Gui Music: VooDooBlooze Editing: Chris Anderson, Catherine McKenna

Dr. Chrisha Anderson and Catherine McKenna process feelings surrounding the fandom's emotional rollercoaster of Supernatural coming to an end. Join us for fangirling, fun, and feels as we process and theorize our way through the final season of the longest science fiction/genre show in American television history! Special thanks and credit to our amazing contributors: Logo: Gio_Gui Music: VooDooBlooze Editing: Chris Anderson, Catherine McKenna
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Dr. Chrisha Anderson and Catherine McKenna process feelings surrounding the fandom's emotional rollercoaster of Supernatural coming to an end. Join us for fangirling, fun, and feels as we process and theorize our way through the final season of the longest science fiction/genre show in American television history! Special thanks and credit to our amazing contributors: Logo: Gio_Gui Music: VooDooBlooze Editing: Chris Anderson, Catherine McKenna

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English


Episodes

8.1: "Atomic Monsters," Becky, and Fandom

11/10/2019
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*S15E4 SPOILERS BELOW* If you'd asked Chrisha and Catherine a week ago if they'd be doing an entire section of a podcast on Becky Rosen, they'd probably have laughed. But here we are. In part one of their two-parter on "Atomic Monsters," Catherine and Chrisha talk about Becky's journey as a character and what this means for fandom. Fanfiction, writing, mental health, and power dynamics are just a few of the things that come up! "Atomic Monsters" audio clip credits: The CW

Duration:00:39:33

Mini Episode: Supernatural Finale Date Reaction

11/9/2019
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In this mini episode, Chrisha and Catherine react to the news that the date of the Supernatural finale episode has been set. Supernatural: September 13, 2005 - May 18, 2020 Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is intended to be for entertainment and educational purposes only. It should never be used in place of advice given by a mental health or medical professional or as a substitute for mental health treatment. If you're struggling with a mental health issue, please seek...

Duration:00:05:50

7: Managing Fandom Experiences on Social Media

11/2/2019
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Navigating our way through fandom on social media can be rough. Catherine and Chrisha talk about what's worked for them as Supernatural fangirls, give practical tips about how to manage and cultivate our feeds for a positive fandom experience, and put it all in the context of the heightened emotions surrounding the final season of Supernatural.

Duration:00:38:58

6.2: Processing "The Rupture" (Dean, Cas, & Belphegor)

10/29/2019
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*S15E3 SPOILERS BELOW* The feels were real for "The Rupture," and Chrisha and Catherine had a lot to talk about--so much so that they ended up making this podcast a two-parter (there was also a lot of Kleenex involved). Part 2 focuses on Dean and Cas (and Belphegor... oh, my!). Catherine and Chrisha uncover why their emotional reactions to Cas and Dean ran so deep, how the episode's conflict has caused unexpected personal revelations, and what has helped them to process their...

Duration:00:53:22

6.1: Processing "The Rupture" (Rowena, Sam, & Ketch)

10/27/2019
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*S15E3 SPOILERS BELOW* The feels were real for "The Rupture," and Chrisha and Catherine had a lot to talk about--so much so that they ended up making this podcast a two-parter (there was also a lot of Kleenex involved). In Part 1, they talk about Rowena, Sam, and Ketch: how the episode honored these characters, their stories, and their redemption... even as it dealt out huge blows. "The Rupture" audio clip credits: The CW

Duration:00:45:54

5: We Are (Raising Hell)

10/20/2019
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*S15E2 SPOILERS BELOW* Chrisha and Catherine dig in to the second episode of season 15, sharing their thoughts on what they enjoyed and what they were frustrated by. They also delve into the emotional and behavioral regression experienced by each of our boys last season, and explore how - despite some attention grabbing silliness and LOLs - the episode showed Sam, Dean, and Cas each taking strides towards healing... and what this may mean for the future. "Raising Hell" audio clip credits:...

Duration:00:55:32

4: Premiere Feelings

10/12/2019
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*S15E1 SPOILERS BELOW* In their first podcast since Supernatural's season 15 premiere, Chrisha and Catherine recap the day leading into the broadcast and what happens when our everyday lives and fandom collide. They then process their reactions to "Back and to the Future" (that opening scene, Cas being all angel-y, Sam's wound moment, Alexander Calvert's new character, and Dean and Cas' ongoing conflict) and figure out how they're doing in the wake of it all. "Back and to the Future" audio...

Duration:00:48:56

3: Premiere Preparation

10/6/2019
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In this episode, Chrisha and Catherine talk about the week leading up to the season 15 premiere and all the accompanying emotions. They also chat about some of the squee-worthy moments from the past week (Jensen's new music, Misha's new poem) and talk about how they are personally preparing for the first episode of Supernatural's last season. Intro audio credit: The CW* Misha's poem audio credit: Niamh (@danneelsbitch on Twitter) *No S15 spoilers in this audio (it pulls from S1-14), but...

Duration:00:48:42

2.3: Deep Dives - S15 Poster Edition

10/3/2019
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In this third and final part of their epic three-part podcast, Chrisha and Catherine go on a deep dive into Supernatural's S15 poster, which was released on Supernatural Day. Take a listen as they have WAY TOO MUCH FREAKING FUN analyzing what the meaning and symbolism might be behind the image, including: the heaven and hell imagery, those dang angels, the placement of the characters, and the unusual eight-pointed star. So much hypothesizing. So much excitement. So. Much. FUN.

Duration:00:44:03

2.2: Tipping Points

10/2/2019
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Chrisha and Catherine continue Monday's conversation, turning to this year's Supernatural Day--a day that both of them personally found to be difficult. This part of their three-parter podcast focuses on tipping points (in other words, moments where the fun stops being fun anymore), ways to cope, and re-finding our joy in the midst of it all.

Duration:00:32:33

2.1: The S14 Gag Reel: Can We Say Those Things On This Podcast?

9/30/2019
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Chrisha and Catherine are back with an EPIC podcast that was so long they had to break it up into three (yes, three) different parts, which will all be released this week! In this first part, they are fangirling HARD about the Supernatural Season 14 gag reel! Take a listen for lots of giggles and for discussion about the fun atmosphere on Supernatural's set, the cast's rejection of toxic masculinity, and how difficult they made it for Chrisha and Catherine to keep this episode PG (engorged...

Duration:00:31:44

1: Endings Are Hard

9/27/2019
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In the very first episode of The Fangirl Business, Chrisha and Catherine discuss "The Announcement," the fallout from San Diego Comic Con and the SPN cast's Hall H appearance, and what we're hoping this podcast can accomplish. The central theme of it all? None of us are alone as we are coming to terms with the end of Supernatural.

Duration:00:45:35

Promo 3: How We Met

9/23/2019
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Welcome to The Fangirl Business! In this brief promo episode, Chrisha and Catherine discuss how they met and bonded over Supernatural, and how that friendship ultimately spawned a podcast!

Duration:00:06:30

Promo 4: Jensen's Beard

9/23/2019
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Welcome to The Fangirl Business! In this brief promo episode, Chrisha and Catherine discuss some of the hard hitting issues this fandom has faced over this year's hell-atus, such as the state of Jensen Ackles' beard... and what it may mean for Dean Winchester in Season 15. *insert dramatic music*

Duration:00:07:17

Promo 2: Who We Are

9/23/2019
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Welcome to The Fangirl Business! In this brief promo episode, Chrisha and Catherine discuss their educational and professional backgrounds, including what role their expertise will play in their academic fangirling over Season 15. The co-hosts also discuss their Supernatural fandom origin stories, and how they each came to find their home within the #SPNFamily.

Duration:00:05:10

Promo 1: San Diego Comic Con

9/23/2019
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Welcome to The Fangirl Business! In this brief promo episode, Chrisha and Catherine discuss why they chose to begin recording the podcast before Season 15 airs, and how the fandom reaction (and their own!) to San Diego Comic Con influenced the timing and tone of the project.

Duration:00:04:33