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“An Open Letter to Pan-Holmesian Fandom: Elementary is Not Your Punch Line,” by language-escapes

I listen to a lot of podcasts these days.  When I moved a few months ago, my commute went from being five minutes to being an hour and a half, … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 5 Comments

“What’s the Point of Modern Adaptation?” by violethuntress

After seeing far too many reactionary posts, mostly about Sherlock or Elementary, though recently too about Sleepy Hollow, saying “it’s this way [white, straight, etc] in the book so get over it,” I decided it was … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 6 Comments

“Canon Shenanigans: The Limits of Canon and the Legitimacy of Fanworks,” by tonipontificates

Curator’s note: this is the second of two meta that consider the relationship of canon to transformative fandom; here, tonipontificates considers the nature of canon in an increasingly transmediated (and … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 1 Comment