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About spnfans

Author/Editor of 'There'll Be Peace When You Are Done: Actors and Fans Celebrate the Legacy of Supernatural', 'Family Don't End With Blood', 'Fangasm Supernatural Fangirls' and many others

SPECIAL ISSUE ON QUEERBAITING CALL FOR PAPERS

Fans use the term ‘queerbaiting’ to account for a television tactic whereby producers deliberately insert homoerotic subtext between characters in order to capture a queer viewership, yet never actualise this subtext on screen. It is near exclusively deemed by fans … Continue reading

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Sources We Love

Welcome to the first in what I hope will become a regular feature here.  What sources resonate with you?  What do you keep returning to?  What did you read for the first time and shout an excited “Yes!!!” or a … Continue reading

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The Possible Futures of Fan Studies: Harmonic Convergence of SCMS and PCA/ACA

Originally posted on cute girl discount:
Over the past two weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to be in the room for two amazing and productive conversations about the future of fan studies. The first was at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies…

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Welcome to JFS

The Journal of Fandom Studies is well into its third year of publication and the Fan Culture and Theory area of the Popular Culture Association just off another record breaking year of participation and attendance at its national conference in New … Continue reading

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