Secondhand Fandom: When you do not actually watch/read/are really interested in said fandom or object of the fandom, but you know enough about it that you can hold an intelligent and involved conversation with someone in the fandom.
It’s like dying from lung cancer because you live with a chain smoker, but you yourself have never touched a cigarette in your life.
that is so painfully accurrate
Ugh, so many
Look! There was a fan fiction article in today’s Washington Express (a free daily I newspaper put out by the Washington Post in Washington DC)
Article credit, Beth Marlowe (Express)
Art credit, Patrick Leger (For Express)
An actually…. respectful…. and balanced article?? About fanfiction???
In a real publication??!?!
I just cannot express how much I love this.
can we talk about everyone’s expressions in the top photo please like mostly Bones he’s just like DAMMIT JIM I’M A DOCTOR NOT A VOYEUR
^omfg poor bones
can we also talk about how romantic kirk and spock were in the new movie i mean cOME ON WHAT. it was… not extraordinarily platonic a whole lot of the time. i won’t tell spoilers but geeeeeez.
so every year after the juniors finish reading The Great Gatsby my high school english teacher throws a Gatsby party at his huge house and everyone shows up in period clothing and Charlestons to 20s music and my english teacher just wears a suit and stands off to the side staring wistfully out the window the entire night
you guys think I’m joking??