matter what we like or where our loyalties settle, there is one thing we can
all circle around. The fandom. This is a very “dangerous” topic, but one that
the Broke and Bookish ladies ask us to explore today. And when they ask (lead),
we must answer (follow).
top ten fandoms I’m in, 10 reasons X fandom is the best, must have merchandise
for x fandom, etc. etc.
fiction, romance or fantasy, no matter the outlet (books, TV, movies,
merchandise) the fandoms that surround any genre/ship or author’s works is
alive and well. I mean, there are hashtags that support this. It’s no theory
guys. Let’s do a quick recap as proof.
own adoring fanbase, and a matching hashtag to prove it)
his own hashtag)
the power a fandom can have. The fandom hashtag game is alive and well. With so
many things to ship, root for, swoon over and rant until we’re blue in the
face, my statement that today’s topic is “dangerous” should, perhaps make
perfect sense. It sure does to me anyway.
is next to impossible because we have to ask ourselves, “How do I feature one –
or even ten, fandoms?” Furthermore how does one chose which fandoms (even if we
do get ten) to spotlight? I mean, if you all are anything like me, you have a
boatload of them, especially if you take into account TV addictions. Which I
fangirl-y things. So watch out: excessive gushing ahead. You’ve been warned.
1. The Collection aka a
Bookshelf Hoarder | Let’s face facts, when we love a fandom, we want to collect
all the things. My kryptonite? Currently, it’s Funko Pops! When I first saw
them all over the Internet, a conversation I had with myself went something
Fangirls | This in and of itself is an incredible fangirl experience. Why is
this? Because without a community, there is no point to fangirl-y things.
We Understand the FEELS | Despite the angst, I love the whole fangirl
experience. I’ll confess, I used to get a lot more “invested” in the experience
in the sense that I worried over the break ups, the heartbreaks and the lead
ins. Now, I’m pretty much like, “Whatever.” I mean, much as I detest some of
the OTP issues (aka the break up of #Olicity. Still bitter, guys), the fact that
you cannot trust the writers mean there’s always a good chance the plot change
will reverse itself at some point. It’s annoying. It’s fun. It’s the Fangirl
it’s FUN!) | Who doesn’t love using hashtags? Especially when they’re so popular
they have a built in emoji.
only joined in a couple of read-alongs, but in my opinion they’ve been the
best. Especially when they’re with amazing writers and bloggers, Cassie and
ways we wail over storyteller’s breaking our hearts, it’s because of the
stories that we are able to enjoy these experiences.
TALK all about your favorite fandoms. I want to know: what are some of your
favorites? Why are they favorites? What did you feature today? Comment down
below with your Top Ten Tuesday thoughts, links and all that fun stuff. I’d love
to swing by your bookish homes on the interwebs.