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Fandom And The Problem Of The Media Franchise

The outcry over HYDRA Captain America reveals a deeper clash between fan culture and media franchises.

Whitney Thompson

Before the Trump era, there wasn’t much that could get me to actually participate in the explosions of outrage that periodically swept social media. 2,531 more words

Whitney Thompson

SKAM ER LOVE: Meet The Fans Who Shaped The Cult TV Series (part 1- the vidders)

Last December I covered the hit Norwegian TV series around the time it gained its cult following- season 3. However, since I had not fully immersed myself into the SKAM experience I neglected one of the most important aspects of the show- the… 776 more words

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When did fandom become religious cult?

I grew up in fandoms, I bounced from Buffy to Xena and found friends, fun and self-acceptance through fandom. It was a good place to be awkward in, a good place to try to find yourself, your interests and even your sexuality. 353 more words

nendophoto365: instagram filters 🌸

A few months ago I randomly decided that I wanted to another 365 photo project. The last I had done was back in my last year of college a few years ago and I remember it been quite fun. 292 more words

Anime Adjacent

Observations 7/17/17

First of all: writing that Spear Of Destiny post was a hoot, and I’m glad so many of you liked it. I had been planning it literally for months. 425 more words

It Happened On The Internet

✨ this week in figure news ~ 004 ✨

It’s time for another installment of figure news! Not much has caught my attention so a short one this week. 😊

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For all you Persona 5 fans, Good Smile Company will be releasing a… 343 more words

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Real Madrid and Juventus fans are loving these tees by Ritual FC

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