Tag: fandom

  • Watching the Birth of a Fandom

    Watching the Birth of a Fandom

    Header image description: A promotional photo for the FX on Hulu series The Bear. Carmen “Carmy” Berzatto (Jeremy Allen White) is in the foreground, with Tina (Liza Colón-Zayas), Ebraheim (Edwin Lee Gibson), Marcus (Lionel Boyce), Sydney Adamu (Ayo Edebiri), and Richard “Richie” Jeremovich (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) in the background. All characters are standing except Richie, who […]

  • A Letter to My Tumblr, Ten Years Later

    A Letter to My Tumblr, Ten Years Later

    Header ID: This is a screenshot of my Tumblr microblog as of September 6, 2021, nearly a decade after I first made an account on the platform. The blog’s background image is the famous painting The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai. The sidebar says “nerdy ass bitch from da souf” and has my name, […]

  • “Cringeworthy” Is the Least of It: White Hamilton Fans Are Racist as F*ck

    “Cringeworthy” Is the Least of It: White Hamilton Fans Are Racist as F*ck

    [Header Image description: the original Broadway cast of Hamilton: an American Musical getting ready to take their bow at the end of a performance. Source: Tampa Bay Times] This piece contains a CW/TW for a discussions of racist violence, structural anti-Blackness, cyberbullying, and brief mentions of sexual assault (particularly against Black women). Last Friday, the […]