Over the last six months or so, as I write this, I’ve dealt with a number of attempted harassment campaigns. The majority of them, admittedly, didn’t go…… Read more “Behind the Curtain: “Bad” Mental Illness and the Danger of Visibility”
TW: As you might have gathered from the title, this column discusses incest, fanfiction policing, pedophilia, and abuse (of various kinds; child sexual abuse, relationship abuse and…… Read more “Behind The Curtain: Metaphorical Incest, Fanfiction and Cultural Taboos”
Fandom is stereotyped, not that unfairly, as the pursuit of the amateur. However, increasingly, there’s a push to be professional in fan spaces – which isn’t always a good thing.
If you missed where this started, episode 1 is over here! Some recap: This analysis covers all of PMMM’s original run, but will not touch on Rebellion. Spoilers…… Read more “Behind The Curtain: A Queer Revisiting of Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Episode 2”
Lately, I’ve been reading Seanan McGuire’s Wayward Children series. It’s a fun series of books, starting with what is probably a modern classic of Every Heart A Doorway, and…… Read more “Behind the Curtain: Wayward Children- What About Jill?”