Monthly Archives: October 2013

Issue Thirty-Five: A Note from the Editors

Greetings, Wanderers! Thanks for all your messages – they’re here on the letters page as ever. It’s the spookiest time of the year, and we couldn’t resist making a slightly spookier issue than usual. With that in mind, our GUST … Continue reading

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Come Little Children: Hocus Pocus

Witches, intrigue, deception, and a Book with an eye. Yes, Wanderers, this Halloween we’re hopping onto our broomsticks and flying off with the last witches of Salem in Hocus Pocus. On October 31st, 1693, Thackery Binx, a teenage farmer living … Continue reading

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Issue Thirty-Five: Letters Page

We love to hear from you, Wanderers, whether you’re telling us your dog looks like Batman or just excited about a new trailer you’ve spotted online. Don’t forget, you can: email us at tweet us at @FandomWanderers get in … Continue reading

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Fandom As a Social Circle

Alright, Wanderers, we’ve talked before about fandom functioning as a community in a number of ways, but here’s one I don’t think we’ve mentioned yet; fandom as a social circle. Today, I’m not even going to talk about internet fandom … Continue reading

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Let’s Do the Time Warp Again: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Oh Wanderers, where do I start? Until recently, I’d never seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and now I can’t get it out of my head. This low-budget cult classic concerns the misadventures of Brad Majors (Barry Bostwick) and his … Continue reading

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Give Someone a Scary Book This Halloween

In early October 2011, Neil Gaiman – world-renowned author of graphic novels and chapter books alike – started a new Halloween tradition: All Hallow’s Read. In essence, the concept is simple: you give someone, or lots of someones, a scary … Continue reading

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Always Nice to See Them Daleks

Hello once again my merry Fandom Wanderers, and welcome back to the next installment of 50 Years of Doctor Who. Cue the title card and theme music now. Hopefully with some nice special effects and decent opening sequence. And let’s … Continue reading

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Pumpkins Scream in the Dead of Night: Halloween Tips

Yes, I know, opening with a quote from a song in The Nightmare Before Christmas isn’t exactly original for Hallowe’en, but it’s an epic song, I think we can all agree on that. Hallowe’en is one of those celebrations that … Continue reading

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Issue Thirty-Four: A Note from the Editors

Hello, Wanderers! A lot of you have been talking to us this fortnight – here’s the letters page to prove it – and this makes us feel very loved. Thanks to everyone who’s got in touch, and those who haven’t, … Continue reading

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Success Supposes Endeavour: Emma

Hello there peoples, and welcome to another review of another work of Austen. Why has brought this on? Well, that would be the starting of the new web-series by Hank Green and crew, Emma Approved. That will likely be reviewed at … Continue reading

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