Masterlist of Episodes

Slashcast will be on hiatus until 2014, but in the meantime, we hope you’ll check out some of the 42 episodes we’ve released since we got started in 2006. Over the years we’ve had contributions from more than 150 fans and have discussed nearly 50 fandoms. We hope we’ve captured a bit of fandom history in the process. Enjoy!

 

The Harry Potter Years

Episode 1: Let’s Misbehave (19.2 MB)
Released: April 1, 2006
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Contents:
-HP fandom news (Astute_anomaly)
-Meta discussion: The Slash Fetish (Charlotteschaos, KerryBlaze, and Sonofdarkness)
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Insider Interview: Amanuensis (host: Emma Grant)

Episode 2: Dear Mr. Popstar (24.3 MB)
Released: April 15, 2006
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Contents:
-HP fandom news (KKR)
-Meta discussion: The vilification and marginalization of female characters in slash and fandom (Furiosity, Jedirita, Emma Grant, and Charlotteschaos)
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Insider Interview: Glockgal (host: Emma Grant)

Episode 3: Greener (23.3 MB)
Released: May 6, 2006
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Contents:
-HP fandom news (Astute_anomaly)
-Meta discussion: Slash pairings in the HP fandom: (Charlotteschaos, Theregoesyamum, KerryBlaze, and Foreword)
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Insider Interview: Painless_j (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 4: Seventeen (26.2 MB)
Released: May 27, 2006
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Contents:
-HP fandom news
-Meta discussion: Slashers and Age (Charlotteschaos, Katho, and Jcho)
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Insider Interview: Geoviki (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 5: Rebellion (23.3 MB)
Released: June 17, 2006
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Anajali)
-Meta discussion: Horror in Fanworks (Charlotteschaos, Sonofdarkness, and Amanuensis)
-Fandom Opinion: “So what is it with Wank?” (Emma Grant)
-Insider Interview: Sherant (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 6: Even if You Don’t (23 MB)
Released: July 15, 2006
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Contents:
-Meta discussion: Incest in fanworks (Charlotteschaos, Phaballa, and Katho)
-Fandom Opinion: “The loyal House of Hufflepuff” (Aspen)
-Insider Interview: Cassandra Claire (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 7: Lumos Special: Oh Yeah (23 MB)
Released: August 6, 2006
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Contents:
-Fandomers on the Street (mini-interviews with attendees at the Lumos con in Las Vegas)
-Insider Interview: Bekki O, head of programming for Lumos (host: Emma Grant)
-Fandom Opinion: “What I liked about Lumos” (Jedirita)
-Meta discussion: We went (to Lumos) for the slash (Emma Grant, Amanuensis, Kriken, and Geoviki)

Episode 8: Good Things (20.9 MB)
Released: August 26, 2006
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Contents:
-Meta discussion: The Great Ship Debate: Remus/Sirius (Charlotteschaos, Moony, and Scarah)
-Fandom Opinion: “Fandom, Celebrity & Power: BNFs” (Flamewarrior)
-Insider Interview: Dementordelta (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 9: Grounds for Divorce (17.6 MB)
Released: September 23, 2006
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Meta discussion: Characterization and OOC-ness in fic (Charlotteschoas, Foreword, Rosesanguina and Karaz)
-Fandom Opinion: “Ship Wars” (Lottelita)
-Insider Interview: Furiosity (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 10: Let’s Dance (15.8 MB)
Released: October 14, 2006
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Meta discussion: The Great Ship Debate: Snarry (Charlotteschaos, Cursescar, Djin7, Miints, and Akemi42)
-Fandom Opinion: “Fandom reading habits” (Cursescar)
-Insider Interview: Lizardspots (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 11: We Are All Animals (16.7 MB)
Released: November 5, 2006
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Meta discussion: Movie canon, book canon, and fanworks (Charlottechaos, Kerryblaze, and Scarah)
-Fandom Opinion: “On not having an OTP” (Stepps)
-Insider Interview: Dr. Henry Jenkins, the Director of the MIT Comparative Media Studies Program and the Peter de Florez Professor of Humanities (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 12: They (18.2 MB)
Released: December 2, 2006
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Meta discussion:  The Great Ship Debate: Snupin (Charlottechaos, Thetreacletart, and Anjenue)
-Fandom Opinion: “The right to read” (Jedirita)
-Insider Interview: Dr. Henry Jenkins (continued from episode 11, host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 13: Le Disko (21.3 MB)
Released: January 14, 2007
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Meta discussion: Slashy 2006 in review (Charlotteschaos, Djin7, Emma Grant, and Dramedy)
-Fandom Opinion: “Genfic Slash” (Mijan)
-Insider Interview: Gmth, mod of Merry_Smutmas (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 14: Razor Sharp (13.7 MB)
Released: February 5, 2007
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Meta discussion: True Romance and the love of romantic fic (Charlotteschaos, Red Rahl, Miints, and Phaballa)
-Insider Interview: Owens_mom (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 15: Friday Night (14.1 MB)
Released: March 4, 2007
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Meta discussion: Slash RPGs (Charlotteschaos, Wook, Sazzlette, and Irrevokable)
-Insider Interview: Pir8fancier (host: Emma Grant)
Equus tickets giveaway winner: Draco’s Howler by Dark0feenix
-Mailbag

Episode 16: Consider This (36.5 MB)
Released: April 7, 2007
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Greyandgrey)
-Meta discussion: Podcasting and the HP fandom (Emma Grant, Akemi42, Robert Standring, and Annie)
-Fandom Opinion: “Deathly Hallows: The Potterocalypse?” (dm_p)
-Insider Interview: Cursescar (host: Charlotteschaos)
-Mailbag

Episode 17: Your Ex-lover is Dead (32.6 MB)
Released: May 23, 2007
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Meta discussion: Fandom Burnout—Pre-book Tension or The End? (Charlotteschaos, Gmth, and Themostepotente)
-Fandom Opinion: “Putting Yourself in Your Fic” (Rexluscus with Blondececile)
-Insider Interview: Captain_tulip (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 18: Do the Whirlwind (13.1 MB)
Released: July 13, 2007
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Meta discussion: Book 7 Theories (Charlotteschaos, Phaballa, and Emma Grant)
-Fandom Opinion: “On Fear, Freedom and Harry Potter Fan Fiction” (Melusinahp)
-Insider Interview: Elanor_isolda and Annephoenix, organizers of the London con Sectus (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 19: Eye Magic Mix (41.2 MB)
Released: August 18, 2007
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Slashers on the Street at Prophecy, part 1 (host: Emma Grant)
-Meta discussion: The Future of Fandom on LJ (Emma Grant, Elaboration, Furiosity, Mijan, and Gmth)
-Fandom Opinion: “Life After Deathly Hallows” (Jedirita)
-Slashers on the Street at Prophecy, part 2 (host: Emma Grant)
-Mailbag

Episode 20: Lies on Lies (33.1 MB)
Released: October 1, 2007
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Insider Interview:  Maple Mahogany (host: Emma Grant)
-Meta discussion: Dropped Plot Threads in Deathly Hallows (Jedirita, Kriken, Emma Grant, and Arie)
-Fandom Opinion: “Five Keys to Writing Post-DH Harry/Draco” (Ravenna C Tan)
-Mailbag

Episode 21: The Really Late One (31.7 MB)
Released:
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Phaballa)
-Insider Interview: Jedirita (host: Emma Grant)
-Meta discussion: The Slashy Potential of Deathly Hallows (Jedirita, Pennswoods, and Djin7)
-Fandom Opinion: Femmeslash (Monalovely)

 

The Multifandom Years

Episode 22: We’re Back! (98.6 MB, 1:47:46)
Released: September 1, 2011
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: Heidi8 on the Harry Potter 8 film premiere, HP fandom history, and more (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: White Collar with Kriken (host: Emma Grant)
-Slashers on the Street: Star Trek Las Vegas (Wook and Elanorofcastile)
-Meta discussion: The final Harry Potter film: A slashy perspective (Kriken, Akemi42, Vivid_honey, and Arie
-Mailbag

Episode 23: Being Multifandom (85.3 MB, 1:33:11)
Released: October 1, 2011
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: CJ Marlowe (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: BBC Sherlock with Kaalee (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: DragonCon (Wordplay and Jlh)
-Meta discussion: Being Multifandom (Wook, Rubytuesday5681, and Tripperfunster
-Mailbag

Episode 24: The TV Fandoms One (54.3 MB, 1:59:14)
Released: November 3, 2011
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: Coffeejunkii on TV fandom and queer issues (host: Wook)
-Pimp My Fandom: Suits with Casness (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: WinCon (Affectingly)
-Meta discussion: TV fandoms and the impact of social media on fandom (Emma Grant, CJ Marlowe, Leetje, and Kerryblaze)
-Mailbag

Episode 25: The Holiday One (41.5 MB, 1:31:07)
Released: December 2, 2011
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: Astolat, creator of the Yuletide Fic Exchange (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: The 13th Warrior with Mlyn (host: Kriken)
-Meta discussion: Fandom Gives Back (Wook, Heidi8, and Tracy_loo_who)
-Mailbag

Episode 26: Fandom Behind the Scenes (63.1 MB, 2:18:04)
Released: January 1, 2012
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview:  Laura McEwan on beta-reading and vidding (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: Assasin’s Creed with Wook (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: Lumos remembered (Emma Grant, Wook, Kriken, and Midnitemaraud_r)
-Meta discussion: Surviving holiday fic fests (Wook, Djin7, and Thistlerose)
-Mailbag

Episode 27: The Kinky One (57.3 MB, 2:05:56)
Released: February 1, 2012
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: Mijan on writing BDSM (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: True Blood with Akemi42 (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: Arisa Con (Kriken, Mijan, Ravenna C Tan, Freckles42)
-Meta discussion: “My kink is not your kink and that’s okay!” (Arie, Thisprettywren, and one of the Gleekinkmods)
-Mailbag

Episode 28: March Madness (52.1 MB, 1:54:16)
Released: March 1, 2012
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: DrShebloggo on Glee blogging (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: Glee with Arie (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: Top Ten Reasons to Attend Lubrius
-Meta discussion: When Fans Get Mad (Akemi42, Lampblack, Sevensickles, and Jedinic)
-Mailbag

Episode 29: The Cracky One (62.9 MB, 2:18:06)
Released: April 1, 2012
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: Sfiddy on the Twilight anti-fandom (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: M-preg with Wook (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: PBS Sherlock Party at SXSW with a special shout-out from Steven Moffat (Emma Grant)
-Meta discussion: Crack fanworks (Wook, Ken Ichijouji, and Elanorofcastile)
-Mailbag

Episode 30: Sex Positivity in Fandom (61.9 MB, 2:16:03)
Released: May 1, 2012
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview:  Dr. Sarah Franz on professional m/m romance and BDSM fiction (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: PWPs with Ravenna C Tan (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: Bitchin’ Party (Akemi42)
-Meta discussion: Running Kink Memes (Arie, Thisprettywren, and one of the Gleekinkmods)
-Mailbag

Episode 31: Multimedia Fandoms (54.6 MB, 2:00:00)
Released: June 1, 2012
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Pimp My Fandom:  The Avengers with Gyzym (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: PAX East (Reddwarfer)
-Meta discussion: Comics fandom (Wook, Jaime, and Sebastian)
-Mailbag

Episode 32: RPF Fandoms (55.8 MB, 2:02:38)
Released: July 1, 2012
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: Helens78 on writing RPF (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: RPF 101 with Elanorofcastile (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: Con.Txt (Treewishes)
-Meta discussion: Reading and writing RPF (Arie, Rubytuesday5681, Elterriblefizzy, and Valiant)
-Mailbag

Episode 33: Video Game Fandoms (65.9 MB, 2:24:56)
Released: August 5, 2012
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Arie)
-Insider Interview: David Gaider of Bioware (host: Wook)
-Pimp My Fandom: Mass Effect with Joasakura (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: Ascendio (Emma Grant)
-Meta discussion: LGBT inclusion and exclusion in video games (Wook, Paul, Wai, and KT)
-Mailbag

Episode 34: Old School/Back to School (52.7 MB, 1:55:52)
Released: September 12, 2012
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Meta discussion: Slash fandom in the early days of the internet (Djin7, Treewishes, Marcelle, Meri_oddities, and CM Shaw)
-Pimp My Fandom: (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: Lubricus (Emma Grant)
-Meta discussion: School AU fanworks (Arie, Eachtoeach, Annakovsky)
-Mailbag

Episode 35: The Halloween Episode (71.1 MB, 2:36:16)
Released: October 2, 2012
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: Cesperanza (host: Djin7)
-Pimp My Fandom:  Teenwolf with Suaine (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: DragonCon (Wook and Elanorofcastile)
-Meta discussion: Reading, writing, and reacting: Horror in fandom (Elanorofcastile, Kriken, Xtinethepirate, and Tashilover)
-Mailbag

Episode 36: The Day of the Dead (31.7 MB, 2:18:50)
Released: November 2, 2012
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Writer’s Corner: Writing Character Death (Emma Grant, Madlori, and Cinnamon/Starflowers)
-Pimp My Fandom: Supernatural with Clex_monkie89 (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: WinCon (Emma Grant, Akemi42, and Aja)
-Meta discussion: Character Death: Reading it, writing it, working around it, loving it (Wook, Djin7, Elanorofcastile, and Xylodemon)
-Mailbag

Episode 37: Breaking the 4th Wall (62.5 MB, 2:17:25)
Released: December 2, 2012
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview:  Tisha Turk and Rebecca Tushnet of OTW on the winning of the DMCA exemption (host: Akemi42)
-Pimp My Fandom: One Direction with Incapricious (host: Kriken)
-Slashers on the Street: Seattle Sherlock Con (Emma Grant)
-Meta discussion: “The Future of Fandom’s Fourth Wall” (Arie, Slumber, Affectingly, and JLH)
-Mailbag

Episode 38: Wank, Wank, Wank (27 MB, 1:58:31)
Released: January 3, 2013
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview: Snacky, mod of Fandom Wank  (host: Emma Grant)
-Slashers on the Street: Teslacon (Elanorofcastile)
-Meta discussion: “Wank, Wank, Wank” (Wook, Elanorofcastile, Djin7, and Midnitemaraud_r)
-Mailbag

Episode 39: Romance (39.5 MB, 1:55:11)
Released: February 11, 2013
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Caroline)
-Writer’s Corner Chat:  Writing Romance with Diana Copland and Kryptaria (host: Emma Grant)
-Pimp My Fandom: The Hobbit with Imifos (host: Kriken)
-Meta discussion: “Romance and Sex” (Wook, Tripperfunster, Starduchess, and Fiona Fawkes)
-Mailbag

Episode 40: Rebooting (22.6 MB, 1:58:31)
Released: March 12, 2013
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Pimp My Fandom: Skyfall/James Bond with Jen (host: Elanorofcastile)
-Meta discussion: “Reboots, Remakes, and Adaptations, oh my!” (Kriken, Amand_r, Roane, and Chaeche)
-Mailbag

Episode 41: Fandom Goggles (25.3MB, 1:50:41)
Released: April 23, 2013
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Wook)
-Insider Interview:  Tripperfunster (host: Djin7)
-Pimp My Fandom: South Park with Elanorofcastile (host: Kriken)
-Meta discussion: My Little Pony (Elanorofcastile, Xtinethepirate, Michelle, and Tim)

Episode 42: Tumblr and the New Direction of Fandom (29.5 MB, 1:26:09)
Released:  August 3, 2013
Full show notes on LJ and website
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Contents:
-GLBT news (Caroline)
-Pimp My Fandom:  Spartacus with Joasakura (host: Kriken)
-Meta discussion: How Tumblr has changed fandom – for better and for worse (Emma Grant, Roane, Katie, and Areyoutryingtodeduceme)
-Mailbag

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