This GEEKend: Salute to Supernatural (swoon!)

If there's one TV show that's great to watch around Halloween, it's...
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The CW's Supernatural follows two brothers as they hunt vampires, werewolves, demons, and all things wicked.  Geek girls have swooned over the Winchesters for 8 seasons.  There's Dean, who loves women, pie, and classic rock almost as much as he loves his Impala.  There's also intelligent, shaggy-haired Sam.  At one point, I thought Sam (er, Jared Padalecki) was the most attractive man alive.  ...One look at his grammar-murdering Twitter account changed that.  ;)

For those of you not heartbroken by crushing reality, Creation Entertainment's Salute to Supernatural is just about here.  The convention will be at the Westin O'Hare- an easy jump from the Blue Line.  Thing is, Creation reaaallyyy wants you to stay all 3 days.  Jensen and Jared are appearing Sunday, but fan favorite Misha Collins (a.k.a. Castiel) is a Saturday-only guest.  Most of the minor characters are slated for Friday.  I suppose hardcore fans won't mind the commitment!

Other programs include karaoke with Matt Cohen and Richard Speight, Jr. (I've seen some crazy pictures from this), photo ops, trivia, a costume contest, and a charity Halloween party.  By far the weirdest event is a centerpiece contest.  Yes, centerpieces... like you'd see at a Supernatural wedding.  Fascinating.  I think I've read that fanfic.

Jensen and Jared at a recent con.

TL;DR:  If you can't get enough of those Winchester boys and their rock'n'roll demon-slaying, this is the event for you.

Creation Entertainment's Salute to Supernatural.  Friday, October 26th - Sunday, October 28th.  Westin O'Hare, 6100 River Rd, Rosemont.  Tickets at-the-door: Weekend, $109.  Friday or Saturday, $30-50.  Sunday-only SOLD OUT.

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