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“On Sylvie, and the Many Issues of Fandom and WOC Romance,” by threefeettotheleft

[Spoilers for Musketeers series 3] Here’s the thing, before I begin: none of this is about [Your Ship]. [Your Ship] and the way you play with it, is merely a component piece of … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · 9 Comments

“The Moffat Era and Monikers: ‘The Girl Who Waited’ and ‘The Impossible Girl’ in Context,” by tillthenexttimedoctor

      “Fourteen years since fish custard. Amy Pond, the girl who waited, you’ve waited long enough.” There exists lot of contention around the use of monikers of Steven Moffat’s … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

“Slash Wife Syndrome,” by madlori

Because of the fic I’m currently writing, I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about women in slash fics, more specifically, wives in slash fics.  As in, a female … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

“The ‘Spotlight Effect’ in Media and Fandom,” by saathi1013

Curator’s note: This week we’re focusing on meta that considers the relationship of transformative fandom/fan works and canon, beginning with saathi1013’s examination of the ‘spotlight effect‘ in media and fanworks. … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

“Will Graham Takes the Beltway: Geography in Hannibal,” by dignityisforotherpeople

I was thinking recently about how different Hannibal would be if it were set in the “real world.” Let me lay some bullet points on you: The show is set in the … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 1 Comment