Monthly Archives: March 2013

Issue Twenty-One: A Note from the Editors

Hello, Wanderers! It’s been lovely chatting to you since our last issue – here’s our letters page so you don’t miss anything. This issue, since the kids around here are off school for a well-deserved holiday, we have two GUST … Continue reading

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Lifecycle of a Fandom: Part Two – Transmission

Our ongoing series, Lifecycle of a Fandom, looks at the way fandom evolves and changes throughout the lifecycle of the media it loves. This issue, it’s time for Transmission… Alright, Wanderers, last issue we were thinking about how fandom can … Continue reading

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I Don’t Care What You May Say So D’Arvit to You

Dearest darlingest Wanderers … yeah, I disgusted myself a little there too, don’t worry. But I wanted to greet you affectionately. Maybe I should have reconsidered my wording. Anyway, dear fellow Wanderers on this journey through fandom we are taking. … Continue reading

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How to Make a Polite Request

Wanderers, sometimes it is better to give than to receive. This is one of the driving forces behind the constant production of fanworks – fic, art, vids, the lot. But there are times when you don’t want to write something, … Continue reading

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Fandom as One Big Fandom

Maybe it’s just me, but I’ve always seen fandom as an innately positive thing. After all, fandom is about liking something, and liking it unashamedly. Talking about, and thinking about, and being inspired by things you like is a brilliant … Continue reading

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Issue Twenty-One: Letters Page

We love hearing from you, Wanderers, however much or little you have to say… Thanks for all your emails, tweets and comments. Please keep them coming, and we’ll continue to share some of them with you! Don’t forget, you can: … Continue reading

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Everything’s Going to Be OK: Dollhouse

I’ll be honest; I watched Dollhouse for the first time because a friend suggested it, and all he had to tell me was that it was a Joss Whedon endeavour and that Eliza Dushku – “You know, Faith from Buffy” … Continue reading

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The Dumping Ground

‘Hands up everyone who’s had a complicated start in life?’ The daily lives of young people in the social care system doesn’t exactly sound like the most obvious idea for a kids’ television show. However, The Dumping Ground is following … Continue reading

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Issue Twenty: A Note from the Editors

Hello, Wanderers! We’ve all been a bit quiet recently, but here’s the letters page as usual. We do love hearing from you, so please feel free to get in touch with anything you want to say! Now, to business. Our … Continue reading

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Everyone Has Dreams: Tangled

Yes, alright, we at Fandom Wanderers are fond of a good Disney film now and then. Quite a lot of the time, actually. This issue, I want to look at Tangled, their brilliant adaptation of the story of Rapunzel. Disney … Continue reading

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