Continue Reading The Infinity Stones – Bonus Thanksgiving Episode

The Infinity Stones – Bonus Thanksgiving Episode

Today in the United States is Thanksgiving, and a lot of the podcasts that I listen to have taken the week off to spend time with extended family, and well that’s great, but if you’re anything like me then you might be able to use a little bit of a break from your extended family and in laws, or maybe by listening to this before you see your family you can be prepared to change the topic when your Crazy…

I Want to be a Wizard!
Continue Reading Fantastic Beasts – I Want to be a Wizard! Episode 91

Fantastic Beasts – I Want to be a Wizard! Episode 91

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! This last weekend Fantastic Beasts and where to find them opened at $75 million dollars. Don’t worry we will give you warnings before spoilers.  This is the first movie that exists in Harry Potter’s Wizarding World that did not exist as a book first which makes it unique in and of itself but there were a few other things about this film that we wanted to talk about including a diverse audience, how young…

Escape Into Fandom
Continue Reading Escape Into Fandom – Episode 90

Escape Into Fandom – Episode 90

With the Election Cycle in the US and a few bouts with being sick we understand that sometimes living in the real world sucks, but luckily for us we live in an age with unprecedented access to other worlds that we can escape into.  These worlds come in the form of Fandoms and tonight we are going to share with you what we do when we want to numb or block out the outside world.  Is it running away?  Probably,…

Continue Reading Fanfic: Attack of the Plot Bunnies – Episode 89

Fanfic: Attack of the Plot Bunnies – Episode 89

What is Fanfic?  Well Fanfic is shorthand for Fan Fiction and this week we bring on friend of the show and Fanfic author Sara Linn to talk to us about what it is, how to find it, and what some of the terminology means.  If you’ve ever been curious about what an AU, a shipwar or a an archive is then you need to listen to this episode. Common Places to find fanfic (in chronological order) fanzines, mailing lists &…

Time Travel in Fandom
Continue Reading Time Travel in Fandom – Episode 88

Time Travel in Fandom – Episode 88

Time Travel in Fandom We’ve reached episode 88 this week and to pay tribute to Back to the Future we talk about different fandoms that utilize time travel, and the unique ways that they all explain or use Paradoxes. After our discussion about some ways that time travel is used in Fandom we talk about why time travel is used so often in pop culture. Random Fandom – Super Powereds Since we haven’t heard from you in a while about the…