Categorizing Fractured Fandom

Defining Fractured Fandom According to the discipline of fan studies, at this point in history, being a fan is considered a positive for any individual. Being a fan helps people discover their identities, and to determine what they like and do not like. Being a fan helps people find friends, establish communities, and develop a…

Equestria Girls: Targeting Furries?

This will definitely be receiving more academic treatment from me, as I do some side projects on the issues of gender and reception surrounding My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. ┬áThis new movie turns the ponies into quasi-humans (they retain their pony colors but in human form). ┬áHasbro says they are trying to target teenage…