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The Death of Discourse

It may surprise many of you, but I’m not a very young fangirl. I’ve been a fan for many years. I was one of the many old fanfiction girls of Quizilla (RIP) and one of the pillars of the old deviantArt community (RIP). 1,385 more words


There Should Be a Happy Coexistence Between Copyrights and Fan Passion  

Last week saw the release of a four year one-man fan project to remake the classic sequel Metroid 2: The Return of Samus, titled AM2R (Another Metroid 2 Remake). 996 more words

Yes, People Blame 2016 on Their Grief, and That's Okay

It’s been a near-universal constant that 2016 has been a difficult year.  Between the deaths of high-profile celebrities and entertainers, as well as political upheavals, it pretty much goes without saying that 2016 was fraught with many an infamous moment.  617 more words

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Ultras Filipinas: Taking Pinoy Fan Culture to A New Level

The Philippines currently lack passion in terms of supporting its national teams. Although most Filipinos will say otherwise and would even show their pride in terms of their “passion” for sports as fans and supporters, I can say that what it is a different view of of fandom that is mainly rooted in capitalism, glory hunting and being fair weather fans. 282 more words


The essay “Quentin Tarantino’s Star Wars? Grassroots creativity meets the Media industry“ by Henry Jenkins, focuses on Star Wars and the effect it has on its fans as they come up with better and advanced ways of appreciation. 321 more words

Star Wars fandom and toxic masculinity

Last year, shortly after the first full trailer for The Force Awakens was released, news started circulating that a bunch of crazy white people had somehow taken offense about the decade’s most anticipated blockbuster. 571 more words

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Benefits of Fan Media

When thinking about fan culture usually the first thing that comes to mind is that fans are hurting the producers of the show/movie/book/etc. that they are creating content of. 412 more words