Following the adventures of two brothers who investigate deeply strange and paranormal mysteries in their never-ending road trip, the TV show Supernatural has many fans eager to better understand the psychology behind the series' themes and characters. Featuring cast & crew interviews, this collection examines issues at the heart and soul of Supernatural's heroes and foes (fans, too):
●The role grief and trauma play in the protagonists' lives.
●The importance of music to the narrative.
●What motivates someone to hunt monsters and why we want to believe in magic.
●How angels relate to humanity and what that has to do with real intergroup conflict.
●How people can cope with tragedy, loss, addiction, and fear to become heroes who do the right thing.
●The dynamics of fandom: how fans relate to the narrative, characters, and actors, and continue to engage with series through fanfic, social media, and other practices.
|Product dimensions:||6.40(w) x 5.30(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Best known for his captivating, rich narrations, Joe Hempel has entertained listeners with over 100 audiobooks in genres ranging from horror and mystery to science fiction, romance, and personal development. He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his son Zach.
Travis Langley authored the acclaimed book Batman and Psychology: A Dark and Stormy Knight. He is the editor and lead writer for Sterling Publishing's Popular Culture Psychology series. He is a psychology professor who teaches on the psychology of crime, mental illness, social behavior, and media at Henderson State University.
Lynn S. Zubernis is associate professor of counselor education at West Chester University of Pennsylvania and the coauthor of Fangasm: Supernatural Fangirls and editor of Family Don't End with Blood.
Mark R. Pellegrino is an American actor of film and television. A prolific actor, he is best known for his work as Lucifer in Supernatural, Paul Bennett in Dexter, Jacob in Lost and as Bishop in Being Human.
Jonathan Maberry is an American suspense author, anthology editor, comic book writer, magazine feature writer, playwright, content creator and writing teacher/lecturer. He is a New York Times bestselling author. His books have been published in more than two dozen countries.