Articles Posted in the " fandom " Category

  • 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. Please do not copy our content in whole to […]


  • I Stan ‘Stan’ Being Added to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary

    Merriam-Webster’s isn’t just any ordinary dictionary.  They’re a cool dictionary.  And they’ve recently added ‘stan’ to their official list of words and I stan them for it. According to Merriam-Webster, ‘stan’ is defined as the following: stan noun \ ˈstan \ plural stans slang, often disparaging : an extremely or excessively enthusiastic and devoted fan […]


  • We’re All in This Together: An Interview with Spencer F. Lee

    San Diego Comic-Con is this week (can you believe it?) and one of the panels we’re most excited about here at The Geekiary is From the Bridge, a documentary about the history and evolution of fandom. From director Spencer F. Lee, From the Bridge is hosted by George Takei and features interviews from such iconic names as […]


  • “Ship It” Sounds Cute but May Actually Do Shippers a Disservice

    I was really excited about Britta Lundin’s Ship It, a YA novel heavily focused on fandom and convention culture featuring an LGBTQ+ romance. Unfortunately, I was incredibly disappointed with the characters and the way fandom – particularly shippers – were presented. It is a good starting off point for a much-needed discussion about entitlement in fandom, […]


  • #BlackHogwarts Is Brilliant and I Want Someone To Make A Movie About It!

    If you’ve been on Twitter recently, you must have seen #BlackHogwarts trending yesterday. The trend’s filled with brilliant use of GIFs and jokes to give everyone an idea of how Hogwarts could’ve looked like with better black representation. I’m all for Black Hogwarts becoming a movie! Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content […]




  • Disaster Strikes, Fandoms and the Entertainment Industry React

    When disaster struck after Hurricane Harvey, many celebrities and fandom spaces took it upon themselves to help others in any way that they could. Most have chosen to use their power to raise funds for aid groups, but others have used social media to create a new and unique approach to help facilitate rescue efforts. […]


  • When Anti-shippers Go Too Far (And Why Aren’t We Talking About It More?)

    Fandom, the time has come to talk of many things, about ships and shippers and anti-shippers. While shippers do their fair share of bad behavior, there’s bad behavior from anti-shippers too. For some reason this seems to get less discussion, combined with a lingering, difficult-to-budge perception that shippers are to blame. That shipping is to […]