Tag Archives: fandom

Shipping and homophobia

“Shipping” — fans cheering on a relationship between characters in a story — is nothing new. The concept drives most love stories, after all: the writer wants the audience to pull for a given potential pair and then either pays … Continue reading

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Saints and sinners

It apparently bears reiterating: celebrities are human beings, and should be treated accordingly. Those who behave well should be lauded and those who behave┬ábadly should be rebuked. Simple, right? Unfortunately, the nature of celebrity means that both of those reactions … Continue reading

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