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Supernatural Commentary Track: “Fan Fiction”

We’ve decided to sit back, relax, and start vocal warm-ups because this episode we’re doing a commentary for Supernatural’s love-letter to fandom, “Fan Fiction.” Join Taekia and Leah for...

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His Dark Materials, The Subtle Knife Ch 2: A Cliff Ghast Is An Enemy Always

Since The Subtle Knife continues with a truly insane amount of plot, Melissa and Will have decided to take their time and split chapter two into two episodes. We’ll be...

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Supernatural: What if… Dean Died in “Faith”?

Taekia and Leah try and make Hellatus slightly more tolerable as they dive into yet another “What If” and this time it’s Dean dying in “Faith”. Come for the...

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His Dark Materials, The Subtle Knife Ch 1: Back to the Good Stuff

We’re jumping into The Subtle Knife this week, and we couldn’t be happier. The first chapter is jam-packed so we go through the strange new world we’re thrown into piece by...

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Supernatural S15E11: The Gamblers

As we stare headlong into our final hellatus, Taekia and Leah dig deep into The Gamblers. What makes a hero, lady luck, and our best boy Jack are all...

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Supernatural S15E10: The Heroes’ Journey

After watching what could be Supernatural’s last meta episode, Taekia and Leah felt the need to dissect almost every scene. What makes a hero you may ask? Apparently their...

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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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