Independent Researcher in Media Studies

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The Puppy Postulate, or Why Some Women Like Sherlock (and Other Things)

I don’t know what the secret is, just that the fanbase happens to be very female. I don’t know why. ~ Steven Moffat

A Tale of Two Show(runner)s

My most recent fannish loves – in a long line of infatuations – have been BBC’s Sherlock and NBC’s Hannibal (the network designations belie the transnational coproduction contexts of each, but that’s a post for another day). Both are named for characters who have unwittingly embarked on journeys of […]

A Fledgling Vidder’s First Attempt at Transformation

For the past week or so, I’ve been working my way through the first week of exercises featured in Middlebury College’s digital humanities workshop, Scholarship in Sound & Image, as described by television scholar Jason Mittell on his blog. I had wanted to apply to […]

Adventures in Vidding

This past summer at the Fan Studies Network Conference held at the University of East Anglia, I had the pleasure of meeting and talking vidding a bit with Tisha Turk – a conversation that, once again, made me long to be able to make sense […]

FSN Conversations: Social Media Campaigns

One of the other conversations that happened during the Fan Studies Network Conference 2014 – on Twitter, in fact – was spurred by Nistasha Perez’s paper, “The Creation of Official Tumblr Accounts in Online Fannish Spaces: Examining Integration of Fannish Practices By Media Corporations.” As […]