Fansplaining

Fansplaining is a podcast about by, for, and about fandom. It’s hosted by Flourish Klink and Elizabeth Minkel. New episodes come out every two weeks. If you want to call us and leave a message for us to read on air, our number is 1-401-526-FANS!

http://www.fansplaining.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h6m. Bisher sind 97 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Ask Fansplaining Anything: Part 4


In Episode 96, “Ask Fansplaining Anything: Part 4,”  Flourish and Elizabeth respond to a plethora of listener letters on a wide variety of topics, including genderbending, imagines, political leanings across fannish platforms, Fandom Wank,...


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episode 95: "Back to the Fans"


In Episode 95, “Back to the Fans,” Flourish and Elizabeth discuss director Jason Reitman’s recent comments—that the upcoming Ghostbusters film would give the franchise “back to the fans”—and contextualize them in both the morass that is...


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Save Our Show (It’s A Metaphor)


In Episode 94, “Save Our Show (It’s A Metaphor),” Elizabeth and Flourish talk fan petitions—to keep a show on the air, to get a ship together, to de-canonize a piece of content, and everything in between. On a recent trip to Los Angeles,...


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Episode 93: User-Generated Content


In Episode 93, “User-Generated Content,” Elizabeth and Flourish tackle the thorny intersections between making stuff you love and getting paid. They start with the recent round of layoffs at BuzzFeed—including the revelation that a good portion...


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 2019-02-06  1h15m
 
 

Episode 92: Ask Fansplaining Anything: Part 3


In Episode 92, “Ask Fansplaining Anything: Part 3,” Elizabeth and Flourish read and play another batch of listener letters and voicemails. Topics covered include fandom’s future platforms, TV revivals, the dehumanizing aspects of RPF, and a...


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 2019-01-23  1h13m
 
 

Episode 91: Casey Fiesler


In Episode 91, “Casey Fiesler,” Flourish and Elizabeth welcome the information science professor back onto the podcast to discuss her research, especially her study on the way transformative fandom migrates across platforms. Topics covered include...


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 2019-01-09  1h17m
 
 

episode 90: The Year In Fandom 2018


In “The Year In Fandom 2018,” Elizabeth and Flourish discuss the events of the year: What trends from 2017 continued, what was less important, and did anything new begin to emerge? Tumblr fell apart; #metoo did not save us from the way systems...


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 2018-12-27  1h11m
 
 

episode 89: Rukmini Pande


In Episode 89, Elizabeth and Flourish welcome back Dr. Rukmini Pande, a fan studies scholar whose new book, Squee From the Margins, explores race in both the field as well as fandom at large. Topics discussed include defining the boundaries of...


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 2018-12-13  1h28m
 
 

episode 88: Kenyatta Cheese


In Episode 88, Flourish and Elizabeth interview Kenyatta Cheese, a founder of Know Your Meme and currently of Everybody At Once, the company behind the social media presences of Doctor Who, Orphan Black, and other shows. They discuss EA1’s...


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 2018-11-28  1h12m
 
 

episode 87: What We Discourse About When We Discourse About the Discourse


In Episode 87, Elizabeth and Flourish offer up an extra (and possibly unwanted) fourth installment of THE DISCOURSE TRILOGY, entitled, “What We Discourse About When We Discourse About the Discourse.” Brace yourselves. They read and play responses...


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 2018-11-14  1h7m