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Fandom Favorites Volume 4

This tweet They see me Rowlin’ They hatin’ https://t.co/dfiqou7vpD — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) February 17, 2016 Mystery Show Podcast Hannah says: Mystery Show is a podcast produced by Gimlet and hosted by Starlee Kine, who you may know from This American Life. As the name suggests, Starlee goes around solving mysteries that can’t be solved […]

Put Fandom On Your Resume

You spend hours obsessing. You might volunteer at a convention, transcribe a podcast, speak on a panel, design a website, run social media, create your own blog, cosplay, take photographs of cosplay, design jewelry for Etsy, write for a nerdy website or blog, complete NaNoWriMo, etc.

We Will Go To The Paper Towns: Dissecting the Trailer

Hannah: The thought I was having was that one quote: “The fundamental mistake I had always made—and that she had, in fairness, always led me to make—was this: Margo was not a miracle. She was not an adventure. She was not a fine and precious thing. She was a girl.”

GREATEST HITS Volume 1: Lost

Welcome to Greatest Hits, an ongoing series in which we will list and expound upon episodes, chapters–the best of the best, our faves from our faves. This first installment goes out to one of the FF team’s greatest loves: Lost.

Fwooper Foundation Launches Animal Care Campaign

This week, the newest Harry Potter fan activist group, the Fwooper Foundation, launched!

Glee: The End is Nigh, But I’m Not Worried

My favorite show has an expiration date. This isn’t the first time this has happened—I’ve seen many shows end their runs over my 30 years—but it’s the first time that even thinking about a show ending has made me a little verklempt.

All Our Fictional Boyfriends

Let’s not lie to ourselves or to each other. We know you used to stand around in your kitchen, stirring your Kraft mac and cheese after school or work, pretending that your latest fictional obsession was standing next to you and you were in their universe.

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