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Previous Episodes

Supernatural Bonus Episode: Sorting the Winchesters

There was no new Supernatural this past week, so Taekia and Leah take this opportunity to dig a little deeper into the family Winchester… by sorting them into their proper...

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His Dark Materials, S1 E4: The Basic Bird of Briefing

Lee. Hester. Iorek. Trollesund. Dudley Dursley! And a very Unfancy Nongoose of Limited Information. It’s a very big episode! This episode IS SPOILER SAFE. We will let you know before...

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Supernatural S15E6: Golden Time

Taekia and Leah spend at least 50% of this episode gushing over Eileen and to be perfectly frank, they’re not sorry. The most recent episode of Supernatural felt like...

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His Dark Materials: S1 E3: Gyptians! Gyptians! Gyptians!

Extraneous is here to walk you through episode three of the His Dark Materials series! We spend most of this episode with the Gyptians. It’s emotional. There are emotions....

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Supernatural S15E5: Proverbs 17:3

All the world’s a stage, and we are merely Chuck’s players. That’s how that quote goes, right? Taekia and Leah break down last week’s devastating #Supernatural and then spend...

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His Dark Materials, S1 E2: Roaming Charges (get it?)

It’s episode two, and Lord Boreal has some questions about his roaming service.   This episode IS SPOILER SAFE. We will let you know before we go into spoilers (00:53:38)...

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Who Are We?

Melissa Anelli

Host: His Dark Materials

Melissa Anelli is the CEO of Mischief Management and Mischief Media, which produces LeakyCon, BroadwayCon, Con of Thrones, and all these amazing podcasts. In 2008 she published the New York Times bestselling Harry, A History, a chronicle of the Harry Potter phenomenon, featuring a foreword from J.K. Rowling. Melissa lives in Brooklyn with Will and their dog George; more at melissaanelli.com.

Taekia Blackwell

Host: Supernatural

Taekia Blackwell is a lifelong fan. Her first love was the MCU, before MCU was even a thing. She started watching Supernatural because of Tumblr and never looked back. Taekia is the COO of Mischief Management and the President of the Board of Directors for the Harry Potter Alliance. She is a proud Ravenclaw and NYC resident, and is always willing to talk television, film, and fandom with anyone who will listen.

Leah Cornish

Host: Supernatural

Leah Cornish is a big, big nerd. As a huge fan of podcasts and Supernatural, Extraneous is basically a dream come true. In her free time, you can find her in New York City searching desperately for a group of nerds to play DnD with. Leah is the Content Development Director for Mischief Management, so you can blame her for all the new content coming your way.

Will Redden

Host: His Dark Materials

Will Redden is a Ravenclaw who is psyched that Mischief Management is letting him sit with them. He is passionate about stories and how we tell them, and is excited to dive into His Dark Materials. Will lives in Brooklyn with Melissa and their pasta pup, George.


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