Category Archives: Issue Twenty

16/03/2013

Issue Thirty-One: Letters Page

It’s great to hear from you, Wanderers, and it’s a pleasure to be able to share some of our favourite messages with you! Don’t forget, you can: email us at fandomwanderers@gmail.com tweet us at @FandomWanderers get in touch via our … 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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How to Survive ‘The End’

I’m afraid you will all find me in a rather sad and bewildered state this fortnight. In recent weeks, my mood has swung from ‘Too many awesome television shows to keep up with’ to ‘No, no no – why you … Continue reading

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Not Another Vampire Story: The Vampire Diaries

“When you Google ‘vampire’ you get a world of fiction. What’s the reality? I know you eat garlic.” “Yes.” “And somehow sunlight’s not an issue?” “We have rings that protect us.” “Crucifixes?” “Decorative.” “Holy water?” “Drinkable.” “Mirrors?” “Myth.” Elena Gilbert … Continue reading

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Fandom As Liberation

Over the past few months, we have talked about how being part of a fandom can inspire you, motivate you to try something new or help you to achieve a specific goal. All of this discussion has got me thinking … Continue reading

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Lifecycle of a Fandom: Part One – The Hype

Our new series, Lifecycle of a Fandom, looks at the way fandom evolves and changes throughout the lifecycle of the media it loves. First up, we look at the hype. So, Wanderers, it’s time for a new series and we’re … Continue reading

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Issue Twenty: 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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He’s Not The Messiah: Life of Brian

Few are the people – at least in the UK, where I hail from – who have not heard of Monty Python. They are comedy greats, legends even – some would say they are the gods of all things funny. … Continue reading

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