Articles Posted in the " Fan Works " Category

  • #ForCharlie Supernatural Marathon

    Many of us took Charlie Bradbury’s death hard.  In order to celebrate her life and amazing journey on Supernatural we’ve set up a Watch Party and Trending Event. How to Join: Use the hashtag #ForCharlie on Twitter to follow along with the rest of us. When to Join: The marathon is on Sunday May 10th. Episodes […]


  • Why Is It So Hard To Talk About Fanfiction?

    There has been yet another disastrous attempt to capitalize on fanfiction’s increasing visibility because apparently it’s hilarious to make fun of someone’s hobby. An event called “Fanfic Theater with Chris Gore” was announced as part of WonderCon’s schedule and it’s as bad as it sounds; basically the plan was for a bunch of comedians and […]


  • GISHWHES 2015 Is Coming: Get Ready

      GISHWHES, or the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen, is about to kick into gear for 2015.  The website’s FAQ indicates that the hunt will take place between August 1-8 and that registration will be “forthcoming.”  It goes on to state ‘When is “forthcoming”? That’s a great question. We believe it […]



  • What’s The Deal With The Marvel Civil War Meme?

    For about a week now, Tumblr (and by association everybody else) has been contemplating various frivolous reasons for Captain America and Iron Man to go to war in the upcoming Captain America: Civil War. The premise of the meme is pretty simple: someone, usually Tony, says something unpopular or even downright offensive, Steve Rogers reacts, and thus […]


  • And The Fangirls Rejoiced: Carmilla Gets a Season 2

    Throw your tampons in the air Creampuffs because it’s official. Breakout YouTube hit Carmilla will return for a second season in Spring 2015. At the end of a video showcasing the best of Season 1 (there are spoilers so watch with care) they announced that the series had been renewed, much to the excitement of […]


  • #SaveCarmilla – Fans Get Their Tampons Out For Season Two

    Breakout YouTube web series Carmilla – based on the Gothic novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu  – posted its final episode last Tuesday (Dec 2, 2014). While most fans found the finale very satisfying, the loss of a beloved series – which has been uploading episodes twice a week since August – is never easy; […]


  • Fans Are Having Way Too Much Fun Casting Captain Marvel

    Those that understand Carol Danvers’ impact on comics fans – particularly women – probably aren’t surprised by the enthusiasm for this upcoming movie. And for those who haven’t experienced Carol-fever before, it’s kind of difficult to describe her importance – but you’ll understand when you see thousands of little girls dressed as Captain Marvel on […]


  • Book Review: A Hero At The End Of The World

    Last year I wrote an article fangirling over Big Bang Press, an indie publisher that set out to publish original fiction by fan fiction authors. They blew past their Kickstarter funding goal at the end of last year, and since then they have been working towards publishing three novels by well-loved fan fiction authors. Their […]


  • Web Series Recommendation: Carmilla

    For anyone that watched The Lizzie Bennett Diaries and thought, “this would be better with lesbian vampires”…boy do I have good news for you! Carmilla is a web series based on Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s 1872 Gothic novella about a young woman drawn to a female vampire named Carmilla. The story pre-dates Bram Stoker’s Dracula […]