Slashcast 42: Tumblr and the New Direction of Fandom

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Slashcast Episode 42: Tumblr and the New Direction of Fandom – 29.5 MB [01:26:09]
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Host: elanorofcastile

LGBT NEWS – [00:01:15]
Host: angelbabe_cj
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.

Tumblr How-to
Cara’s fandom tea blends on Adagio


PIMP MY FANDOM – [00:52:14]
Host: Kriken
Guest: Joasakura
Fandom: Spartacus

Fandom Resource
Spartacus Wiki

Nagron Tag

GIF Stories
Songfic GIF series by Steorie
Quote GIF series by Pelennors

AXN (watercolor-style) by Virus-AC
You Stay, and I Go… and We Will Meet Again (Modern AU comic) by Crazzzedope

United We Stand, Divided We Fall by Enysluisa


MAILBAG – [01:13:44]
Host: Emma Grant with the Slashcast staff

Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking Over the World

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Geek & Sundry Vlogs
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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!

– Intro: Intermission (Original) by AlienAqtor, Disorder of Rage (DxOxRx), Flanicx, and Rod Brandao
– Breaks: Intermission by Tarran the Tailor
– Closing: You’re the Top, Lyrics by Cole Porter

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