Jessy Krupa has been writing for PopMatters since 2009, contributing articles and blurbs to the Mixed Media, Channel Surfing, and Sound Affects sections. She's reviewed various movies, TV series on DVD, books, and music for the site, and is PopMatters' resident "Supernatural" expert. She's a wealth of information on pop culture topics as diverse as Disney movies, The Beatles, "American Idol", boybands, Paul McCartney & Wings, "The Man From U.N.C.L.E", SuperBowl commercials, and more. You can follow her on Twitter @JessyKrupaa for updates and Dalton Rapattoni fangirling.
The Best Pop Singles of 2012 | 16 Dec 2012 // 5:20 PM
In 2012, people -- not just kids -- loved pop.
Everyday Rock Stars: An Interview with the Cars | 13 Jun 2011 // 5:00 PM
With their first new album in nearly a quarter century, David Robinson of the Cars discusses playing drums for the first time in 24 years, designing the band's visual look, and why you'll never hear a Cars song on Glee.
John Lennon and Paul McCartney: The Friendship Heard 'Round the World | 15 Nov 2010 // 4:00 PM
Two unbelievably talented friends changed the world with their music, but the strain of normal life changes and out-of-control fame would test their bond. Meanwhile, most of their fans separated into two hotly debated sides that often miss the whole point.
'Yesterday... and Today' Today | 10 Nov 2009 // 4:00 PM
“Never judge a book by its cover” is a good piece of advice.
Recalling a Time When We Looked Forward to Commercials: 'Watch Around The Clock: In Color' | 10 Oct 2017 // 4:30 AM
This new DVD set of vintage cartoons, TV shows, movies, and commercials tries to replicate the '70s TV-watching experience.
'Watch Around The Clock': Retro Adventures in the Oft-disputed Golden Age of TV | 5 Oct 2017 // 4:30 AM
A new DVD collection of vintage cartoons, movies, TV shows, and commercials shines an entertaining light on what television was like in the ‘50s and ‘60s.
'Supernatural': Season 12 Ends With a Bang, Not a Whimper | 24 May 2017 // 6:00 AM
The wayward sons carry on in a two-part finalé full of action, surprises, and death.
'Supernatural': "Twigs and Twine and Tasha Banes" Recalls the Past, Suggests the Future | 11 May 2017 // 4:00 AM
A dark and dreary chapter that ends up being one of the season's most memorable stand-alone episodes.
‘Supernatural’: The Twisty "British Invasion" Is Confusing, Surprising, and Fun | 12 Apr 2017 // 4:30 AM
Supernatural (finally) airs a must-see episode of genuinely surprising plot twists.
'Supernatural' Alternates Between Humor and Dread in "Somewhere Between Heaven and Hell" //13.Mar.17
The Strength of "Anatomy of a Song" Is Found in Its diverse and Impressive Group of Interviewees //8.Nov.16
'Life Moves Pretty Fast' Hits Some Slowdowns //27.Jun.16
Believe the Hype: 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' Is One of 2015's Best Action Films //13.Dec.15
Santana and Various Artists: Guitar Heaven //15.Feb.11
Sons of Sylvia: Revelation //16.Aug.10
Supernatural Sets the Stage for Season Finalé With “There's Something About Mary” | 22 May 2017 // 2:30 AM
A busy episode in which at least one character dies, two become puppets, and three are trapped and left for dead in an unlikely place.
'Supernatural': "The Future" Starts Bleak, Then Meanders Into Rehashed Plots | 3 May 2017 // 5:30 AM
A deeply disturbing opening and several bad plot devices inch us closer to the finalé.
'Supernatural': "The Memory Remains" Retreads Some Familiar Territory | 21 Apr 2017 // 6:30 AM
"The Memory Remains", with a few minor exceptions, borrows heavily from a season one classic.
Supernatural's 'Ladies Drink Free' Is a Dull Pit Stop on the Road to the Finalé | 3 Apr 2017 // 6:30 AM
The show comes back from a seasonal hiatus with a predictable monster-of-the-week episode, but at least it contains some hints for the future.
'Supernatural': Mary Comes Clean, Gavin Goes Home in the Middling "Family Feud" | 28 Feb 2017 // 4:01 AM
The episode reveals some key plot points in a family-themed episode that resolves itself far too easily.