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Conference Presentation: LangRhet 2017


When people discover love for a story, or a universe in which a story takes place, they sometimes form into communities of fans called ‘fandoms’ and use their passion to interpret that narrative. 1,317 more words

Rebekah Small

Apocalypse Fanboy

Um, I’ll tell you the problem with the scientific power that you’re using here, it didn’t require any discipline to attain it. You read what others had done and you took the next step.

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Geek Culture

Hey-Yo, Matteo!

I spent my holiday night at Kia Theatre with my lovely friends, Ann and Irone, and witnessed Mateo Guidicelli’s major concert, “Hey Matteo“. 589 more words

Fan Culture

Guest Appearance: Super-Psych

I had an amazing time on the excellent Super-Psych podcast talking Yuri on Ice and my hatred of it and the psychology of fandoms and fan culture. 25 more words


Types of Fandoms (Part 1)

In my post about why we are fans I mused that what makes someone part of a fandom might be determined by how invested someone is in their chosen fandom interest. 571 more words


✨ this week in figure news ~ 009 ✨

Been busy with a couple of nendography prop projects, but now it’s time for a quick run through of some figure news!


It’s been a Love Live kind of week, with a couple of figFIX µ’s girls, a Chika nendoroid re-release, and the first half of the Dress Up World Image set of nendoroid outfits. 392 more words

Anime Adjacent

Why are We Fans?

I’ve stated in my first post here that fandom is becoming more mainstream. However, not all fans are the same. Sure, millions of people have read and watched the Harry Potter series, but not every person who enjoyed Harry’s adventures at Hogwarts wants to know every single spell mentioned in the series. 339 more words