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Comic Con Cosplay Faves

Even though I wasn’t physically at NY Comic Con this past weekend, I did experience some of it through various social media and also friends’ snapchats. 226 more words


Pros and Con-ventions

So it’s that time of year in New York again. Comic Con time.

And as a broke college student, I will be experiencing it vicariously through friends, family, and Twitter. 270 more words


hockey fandom: an intro

Like many twenty-somethings, I’m a fan of a lot of things. I have a Harry Potter tattoo on my wrist and a Jonas Brothers tattoo on my rib and I’m flying to Manchester in three weeks to see Harry Styles perform. 554 more words



A short documentary series, produced by the wonderful COPA90 and Eli Mengem, focuses on the side of the international break that not many people look at. 32 more words

Fandom: Can You Avoid It?

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine recommended the animated Netflix series Voltron to me. However she also gave me a warning with that recommendation, “Avoid the fandom, though. 289 more words


Hypocrisy in Fandom

When I watched the SNL skit with William Shatner that made fun of fans and their obsession with popular culture, my first reaction was indignation. I thought “But that’s not true! 550 more words

Why Do Adults Love Kid's Cartoons?

Once upon a time, children’s cartoons were considered a mindless form of entertainment. When I was a kid, my parents wouldn’t let me watch cartoons on the account that it would “rot your brain”. 573 more words