Fandom is, essentially, the collective refusal of thousands of people accross the world to be passive about the media they are exposed to.
I just wish people from the outside would realize how great it truly is.
i keep seeing the words coffee shop au without knowing what they mean. a coffee shop universe? alternate universe where there are coffee shops. friends, i have some good news for you about this universe that we live in
Imagine being given a list of all the people who made you into the person you are today. And next to their name you could see the exact personality trait you got because of them.
I’d be curious to see how much of me was taken from fictional television characters.
|—||Henry Jenkins, Convergence Culture, 2006. (via bigbangthesis)|
|—||Casey Fiesler, Everything I Need To Know I Learned from Fandom: How Existing Social Norms Can Help Shape the Next Generation of User-Generated Content, p173 (via fanhackers)|
fuck ‘it’s all in their head’ headcanons
fuck anything that reduces everything fantastic and wonderful and strange into delusion
fuck stereotypes of mental illness, images of people in padded rooms unable to face reality
fuck destroying wonder and replacing it with sheer ableism
fuck ruining the magic
and fuck anyone who thinks destroying dreams is ‘new’ and ‘creative’
If I ever get a famous text post I hope you do make it about your fandom.
A little bit of Hiddles in my posts
A little bit of Johnlock in my likes
A little bit of the Doctor is all I need
A little bit of Benny is all I see
A little bit of porn is always fun
A little bit of RPing all night long
A little bit of Avengers here I am
A little bit of you makes me your fan
I feel so tempted to actually record this
Is this where I sign into the fandom?
HA, I see you have a ship!
I have one too!
They’re very non-canon and…
What fandoms looks like to tumblr users
What fandoms looks like to non-tumblr users
ACCURATE AS HELL.