Posts by Erin Wilhelm

About Erin Wilhelm

Erin is a lifelong geek who is a part-time writer for Bleeding Cool. Between her day job and her mom job, Erin reads and watches all the fantasy and sci-fi she can get her hands on. She is a Trekkie, Warsie, Potterhead, recreational WoW nerd, and Whovian. Find her on twitter @pearlsandchucks.

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer Fans Are Ready For Real Paranormal Romance

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Fans Are Ready For Real Paranormal Romance

Throughout the first decade of the 21st-century television and film were flooded with vampire infused young-adult dramas. True Blood, Twilight, Moonlight, and Buffy The Vampire Slayer all skewed towards younger viewers and featured hot vampire love interests for young, human women. A few also featured other aspects of the supernatural such a demons, werewolves, and witches. […]

Television Titanics &#038 Sunken Screen Pairings: Bones Supergirl &#038 More

Television Titanics & Sunken Screen Pairings: Bones, Supergirl & More

One of the best parts of following a television series over time is watching the development of romantic relationships between your favorite characters. There is an awesome feeling that comes with watching a couple you have been rooting for finally get together onscreen. Not all long-awaited or much-hyped television relationships end in sunshine and roses, […]

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Tried Warning Us About 2020 Years Ago

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Tried Warning Us About 2020 Years Ago

This year has been quite a ride, and we are only halfway through. But if there is one thing that decades of watching genre television and reading genre fiction have prepared us for, it is the dumpster fire that is 2020. One show in particular, however, prepared us for exactly this situation. Watching Buffy the […]

Is It Time For Television to Abolish the Police Show

Is It Time For Television to Abolish the Police Show?

The May 25 video-recorded killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis re-awakened a protest movement across America. In addition to fighting institutionalized racism and police brutality, the #BlackLivesMatter movement demands that we rethink the role of police in our society. Racism, discrimination, and violence against minorities have long been a shameful reality […]

Binged-Out: We Want Our Episodic Television Back

Binged-Out: We Want Our Episodic Television Back!

Back in the old days, twenty years ago, we eagerly awaited the weekly episode of our favorite television series. In college, my friends and I would gather in someone's tiny room, crowding onto beds or the floor, to watch ER or Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Season finales, or worse, cliffhanger season finales, meant months of waiting before knowing […]

To The Pain: 10 Television Episodes Guaranteed to Make You Ugly Cry

To The Pain: 10 Television Episodes Guaranteed to Make You Ugly Cry

Never underestimate the healing power of a good cry. Life has a way of piling upon us, with one thing after another going wrong. Busy, stressful days rarely offer us an opportunity to sit down and express our feelings. But every once in a while, we really need to – as I tell my kids […]

Brady Bunch Get Smart and More: Does Classic TV Work For Modern Kids

Brady Bunch, Get Smart and More: Does Classic TV Work For Modern Kids?

Despite the modern discourse on the perils of screen time for children, I love watching television with my kids. I grew up watching Star Trek: The Next Generation and later ER with my parents, and now treasure those shared memories. In an effort to create similar memories for our elementary school-aged children, my spouse and I […]

Star Wars Ashley Eckstein Discusses New Ahsoka Tano Book [INTERVIEW]

"Star Wars" Ashley Eckstein Discusses New Ahsoka Tano Book [INTERVIEW]

Just last week, beloved Star Wars character Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein) returned to television in Season 7 of The Clone Wars on Disney+.  Now, Ahsoka Tano will be available in book form to a new generation of young fans. Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka, wrote a Little Golden Book called I Am A Padawan. The book, […]

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Ashley Eckstein Dishes On Ahsokas Return

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars": Ashley Eckstein Dishes On Ahsoka's Return

In February, Star Wars: The Clone Wars returned to Disney+ for a long-awaited seventh, and final, season. Last week, Anakin Skywalker's epically popular former padawan, Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein) crashed back onto the show. Now, there are rumors that Ahsoka might soon make the jump to live-action in Mandalorian. Just when the world needs hope, and […]




Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 7 Preview: Rex Is Haunted By A Distant Echo

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season 7 Preview: Rex Is Haunted By "A Distant Echo"

In this week's all-new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Disney+, Anakin (Matt Lanter) is back in "A Distant Echo." General Skywalker joins Captain Rex (Dee Bradley Baker) and the Bad Batch to hunt down Echo, a clone trooper long thought dead. After intercepting an interplanetary transmission from someone using Echo's clone birth code, […]

The Rookie Finally Returns With Day Of Death &#8211 Will Lucy Chen Survive [PREVIEW]

"The Rookie" Finally Returns With "Day Of Death" – Will Lucy Chen Survive? [PREVIEW]

After a record two-and-a-half month winter hiatus, ABC's The Rookie returns on Sunday February 23rd with its Spring Premier "Day Of Death." For viewers without a elephant's memory, the December fall finale ended with Officer Lucy Chen (Melissa O'Neil) being kidnapped by a serial killer. The premier picks up right where the finale left off: Chen […]



Star Wars &#8211 Obi-Wan Kenobi: The Professor Snape Harry Potter Deserved [OPINION]

"Star Wars" – Obi-Wan Kenobi: The Professor Snape "Harry Potter" Deserved [OPINION]

Alright fans, I know that tempers are running high in both the Harry Potter and Star Wars fandoms right now. So, lets take a step back and look at an interesting parallel that takes place outside of their current cinematic titles. In preparation for the coming Star Wars: The Clone Wars resurrection, I have been rewatching and sporadically retweeting […]

The Rookie Season 2 The Dark Side Review: Lucy I Am Your [SPOILER]

"The Rookie" Season 2 "The Dark Side" Review: Lucy, I Am Your [SPOILER]

This week, ABC's The Rookie definitely brings the drama in their fall finale "The Dark Side." While the team cajoles serial killer Rosalind Dyer (Annie Wersching) into revealing where she hid her victims, another threat looms. Unfortunately, no one spots the larger danger until it is too late. As predicted, the episode ends on a […]

The Rookie Season 2 Is Lured By The Dark Side [PREVIEW]

"The Rookie" Season 2 Is Lured By "The Dark Side" [PREVIEW]

This week is the winter finale of ABC's The Rookie. The show has been heavy on drama all season, and "The Dark Side" will be no different. If the episode preview is to be believed, one of the team is destined to fall victim to a serial killer. But who? And how? Who decided to take a […]