Slashcast 42: Tumblr and the New Direction of Fandom
Slashcast Episode 42: Tumblr and the New Direction of Fandom – 29.5 MB [01:26:09]
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LGBT NEWS – [00:01:15]
– New Zealand vote in parliament prompts singing
– Russia: Petitions/Article
– Jason Collins at Boston Pride (link to essay embedded)
– Samantha Bee takes on evangelicals
META DISCUSSION – [00:10:48]
Host: Emma Grant
Guests: Roane, Katie, and Cara
Topic: How Tumblr has changed fandom: Love it or hate it, Tumblr is now one of the central hubs of online fandom. In this chat, we discuss our own experiences using Tumblr as a platform for fandom, what we like and what we don’t, and how we think Tumblr has changed the ways we all participate in fandom.
United We Stand, Divided We Fall by Enysluisa
MAILBAG – [01:13:44]
Host: Emma Grant with the Slashcast staff
–GaymerX (San Francisco, CA, Aug 3-4, 2013)
–VividCon (Chicago, IL, August 16-18, 2013)
–DragonCon (Atlanta, GA, August 30-September 2, 2013)
–Nauticon (Provincetown, MA, September 13-15, 2013)
–Seattle Sherlock Con (Seattle, WA, October 4-6, 2013)
–WinCon (Las Vegas, NV, October 10-13, 2013)
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NOTE: After this episode, we’ll be going on hiatus until 2014. In the meantime, you can check out the masterlist of all our episodes here. Thanks for listening!