Monthly Archives: January 2014

Issue Forty-One: A Note from the Editors

Hello Wanderers! Thanks once again for getting in contact with us; all your messages can be found on the letters page. This issue, we’ve got a GUST for you, looking at Wreck-It Ralph. We’re also taking a quick look at … Continue reading

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I’m Okay (Trust Me)

I should first preface this article by saying, despite the title, it is not about the band My Chemical Romance, and their surprisingly positive effect on their fan base despite what the mass media and tabloids would have otherwise convinced … Continue reading

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Chance to be the Hero

Hello Wanderers, and welcome once again to your bi-weekly instalment of that forever favourite, the GUST article. And once again, we’re looking at those overlords of childhood, the Disney company. Now, regardless of what you think about their choices in … Continue reading

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The Ragamuffin Speaks: Fandom’s Insidious Desire For Utopianism In Fiction

Insidious (adjective) – operating or proceeding in an inconspicuous or seemingly harmless way but actually with grave effect. The particular space in fandom that I tend to inhabit the most (that being tumblr) has a large crossover with the social … Continue reading

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In the Name of the Moon

Hey Wanderers, hope you’re all feeling good in this New Year and that so far it’s been good to you. Last year was a year of anniversaries in quite a few fandoms. There was Power Rangers and their 20th anniversary, … Continue reading

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How to Be a Good Audience Member

Well, Wanderers, sometimes it’s good to go out and watch something at the cinema or theatre. This can,  however, be fraught with difficulties due to the fact that people are quite easy to annoy. They’re even easier to annoy if … Continue reading

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The Theory of Narrative Causality

Wanderers, despite the fact that we don’t seem to have done as many book reviews as we may have liked to have done, it is important that you know that all of us were at FW Towers are big on … Continue reading

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Branding in Fandom: An Introduction

From household names which have been established for centuries to their lesser known counterparts, brands are now a part of our everyday life. From the moment we wake up in the morning (or, in some cases the afternoon) to the … Continue reading

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Issue Forty-One: Letters Page

Your messages are always welcome, Wanderers. Thanks for so many of you getting in touch! Don’t forget, you can: email us at fandomwanderers@gmail.com tweet us at @FandomWanderers get in touch via our Facebook page find us on Tumblr comment at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Issue Forty: A Note from the Editors

Happy New Year, Wanderers! We’ve got a bit of a theatre special for you this issue, which means a bit of a format shake-up. The letters page with all your messages is, of course, here as usual, and we’ve had … Continue reading

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