Articles Posted in the " Geek Culture " Category

  • The Growth of Queer Representation in Critical Role

    The beauty of Critical Role is that this article will always feel like it’s being written too early. The unique format that the Dungeons & Dragons Twitch show utilizes means that the characters and plot are a constant, improvised collaboration between storytellers – brand new information is being revealed all of the time in a […]


  • Fandoms Come Together To Help Combat Australia’s Wildfires

    Australia’s wildfires have been raging for months, and the scale of the damage is almost beyond comprehension. But fandom is doing what fandom does best and coming together to raise funds for various relief groups. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged. Copyright © The […]



  • My Five Favorite Fandoms Of The Decade

    This decade has been hella long, and I’ve bounced around between dozens of fandoms in that time. But these five have ended up being my favorite fandoms over the past ten years. I wouldn’t be the same without them. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are […]


  • Assert Identity Like A Geek With These Fandom Rolemodels

    Pop culture gives us a lot of role models for how to find the strength and the words to overcome a lot of personal struggles. But with underwhelming representation for trans and nonbinary fans comes an unsurprising scarcity of inspiration on how to assert your identity when society doesn’t understand. -Read our before commenting. Do […]



  • Mei Is Now A Pro Hong Kong Symbol (And Other HK Updates)

    A lot has happened the past couple days since we reported on Blizzard’s decision to suspend a Hong Kong based Hearthstone pro player for making pro-Hong Kong protester comments. The most interesting update is that Overwatch’s Mei has now become a symbol for the movement. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in whole […]



  • How To Write Bisexual Characters Who Read Like Actual Bisexual People

    Whether you’re hashing out a screenplay, writing a novel, or adding a chapter to your 36-part epic fanfic, representation is important. That goes double when writing about groups you don’t know much about – and since it’s #BiWeek, we’re going to focus there. Too many writers don’t know how to write bisexual characters who feel […]


  • The Psychology of Fandom Hyperfixation

    You ever suddenly obsess over one single piece of media for days, weeks, or maybe even months? You can’t talk about anything else except your new shiny fandom and suddenly its your whole world.  This is what I call a Fandom Hyperfixation. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in whole to other […]