Articles Posted in the " slash " Category

  • Everyone Is Talking About Our ‘Star Wars’ Slash Ship

    I’m a slash shipper.  That’s not really a surprise to the vast majority of the people who know me, but it’s not a topic I’m used to being talked about at length outside of a very isolated slash shipping fandom.  Most of my real life friends know I have several queer pairings that I’m rooting […]


  • Whatever You Do, Don’t Mention The Slash

    It’s safe to assume that anyone that has access to the Internet and has visited Entertainment Websites in the last year or so has probably heard of slash. Gone are the days when fans could use the term as a code without outsiders knowing what we were talking about. The cat is well and truly […]


  • We Need To Talk About Tyler Posey

    When I logged into Tumblr earlier today it didn’t take me long to figure out what had happened. Someone’s insulting slash fans again, must be Tuesday. I wasn’t even surprised to discover that Teen Wolf’s Tyler Posey was the offender and Sterek was the subject – as many fans have pointed out he has more […]


  • Baiting the Fandom That Feeds You

    With fandom’s migration online and the rise of Social Media, any hope of hiding fan practices has basically disintegrated. Creators (including performers, writers, directors and producers) are actively encouraged to interact with fans via platforms like Twitter, Facebook and even Tumblr. So while some fans desperately attempt to maintain the illusion of the Fourth Wall […]



  • Martin Freeman Confronted with Slash: “That’s fine.”

    There’s been quite a fuss lately about Martin Freeman’s recent interview on Comic Relief during which Graham Norton confronted him with rather explicit John/Sherlock fanart.  Freeman seemed to know where it was going and asked Norton to “keep it clean” at the very beginning of the segment.  His plea was dismissed, however, and they bombarded […]