February 15, 2016 marks the inaugural International Fanworks Day, celebrating fandom and the art it inspires around the world. According to it’s creator, the Organization for Transformative Works, today is “a day to promote fan creativity in all of its forms,” something we try to do on a daily basis whether through publishing on the site or commenting on other fans’ work posted online. Though we didn’t … Continue reading Happy International Fanworks Day!
In the summer of 2003, actor Shane West was flying high. He was coming off of a run of successful “chick flicks”, and was just about to begin work on the beloved television classic, ER. A fact I’m sure he was never privy to, though, was my complete and utter love for him. Sure, he was pure heartthrob material in A Walk to Remember and Whatever … Continue reading When LXG Meets BadFic
“She’s fallen too far, the girl that time forgot.” Series 8 spoilers, sweetie. The Doctor and his impossible girl return to the small screen this Saturday in the series 9 premiere episode, The Magician’s Apprentice. At the conclusion of series 8, we left Clara at an extremely critical and heartbreaking time. She lost Danny Pink, the man she had only just professed her forever love to, … Continue reading Headcanon Hits: Clara Oswald
Everyone has to start somewhere, right? In the days before social media truly kicked off, there were really only three forms of online communication. Email, AIM, and topic specific forums. Sports, science, culture, and plentiful other forums popped up left and right across the net. As young, aspiring fanatics Kaitlin and I knew there had to be others like us out there, somewhere. Stemming from … Continue reading BadFic: Fanfiction Gone Bad