Can't Let It Go
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11 months ago

Fandom & The Internet: Everything I Need I Get from You

Matt & AC discuss fandom, stan culture, and the Internet through the lens of the Kaitlyn Tiffany book Everything I Need I Get from You: How Fangirls Created the Internet as We Know It

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Art by Scout (https://ko-fi.com/humblegoat) Music by Ethan Geller (@pragmatism on Twitter)

Everything I Need I Get From You: How Fangirls Created the Internet as We Know It on bookshop.org

00:00 - Taylor Swift fans killing it
00:56 - Talkin' about the Internet
01:38 - CW: Harry Potter
03:01 - Kaitlyn Tiffany on fandom
07:26 - AC's first online fandom
10:38 - Loving something deeply
13:43 - The problem of fallible people
16:57 - Fandom archeology
24:10 - The value of fandom
26:57 - A sense of belonging
27:32 - CW: Harry Potter
31:32 - CW: HP // The consequences of fandom
36:55 - Different ways to be a fan
39:04 - CW: Harry Potter, abuse
43:59 - Stan culture
49:24 - Fan service
52:19 - Women in fandom
56:10 - CW: Harry Potter
57:41 - fandom physicality
1:03:26 - collective effervescence
1:05:55 - Connection and disconnection
1:08:47 - The name of the book

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