Monthly Archives: April 2013

Issue Twenty-Three: A Note from the Editors

Greetings, Wanderers! We’ve had a lot of fun chatting to you over the last fortnight – if you missed out, you can catch up a bit on our letters page. Right, what have we got in terms of reviews this … Continue reading

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How to Cope with a Creative Block

It is the curse which plagues the nightmares of all creative people out there and no frankly I don’t think I’m being one bit over-dramatic in saying that. It’s a horrible sensation to be halfway through writing that brilliant piece … Continue reading

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Fandom As a Thriving Economy

Fandom is big business these days. Of course, it’s been clear for some time that those who like something will do all they possibly can to support it; the film industry, for example, realised that it could capitalise on big … Continue reading

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The Ghost with the Most: Beetlejuice

So, this was another one of those what-the-hell-am-I-actually-going-to-write type articles. They pop up at least once every other issue, don’t worry. When stuff like that happens, well, I usually turn to my DVD shelves and play eenie meenie minie mo. … Continue reading

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Snowball and Fun Times: Rise of the Guardians

When it comes down to it, there are really only two companies when it comes to animated movies aimed at children and their families. Well, okay, so there’s not and I’m really generalising here but go with the flow, alright, … Continue reading

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Not On My Shift: The Bodyguard

‘Reagan got shot!’ ‘Not on my shift.’ Does anyone else out there have a favourite film? You know, the sort of film that you watch over and over again, which seems to define an entire genre for you, which you … Continue reading

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Lifecycle of a Fandom: Part Four – Cancellation

Our series,  Lifecycle of a Fandom, looks at the way fandom evolves and changes throughout the lifecycle of the media it loves. This issue, we’re wrapping up by thinking about Cancellation. I know, dear Wanderers, that this is a painful … Continue reading

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Issue Twenty-Three: Letters Page

We love hearing from you, Wanderers; it reassures us that we didn’t forget to post the last issue… Thanks for all your emails, tweets and comments. Please keep them coming, and we’ll continue to share some of them with you! … Continue reading

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Issue Twenty-Two: A Note from the Editors

Hello, Wanderers! Thanks to everyone who’s chatted to us this fortnight – here’s the letters page as usual. This issue, we’ve got reviews of Shaun of the Dead and Elementary, plus our GUST: Boy Meets World. We’ve also got the … Continue reading

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One Boy Against the World…

“You’re very good at a lot of things.” “Like what?” “Don’t push me on this. I’m trying to make you feel better.” Boy Meets World is a show that I ummed and ahhed about categorising as a GUST. Originally broadcast … Continue reading

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