The Fandom Menace, or, “The Masses and the... →
northerndownpour: If every reviewer stopped using the word “fans” tomorrow, all our culture wouldn’t suddenly be open and equally accessible to everyone. Some people would still get tickets to previews, access to galleys, invitations to private showings and be paid to give their opinions. So do “the fans” need the distinction to define themselves just as much as the critics do, as a way of...
Not long ago, TV was a relatively simple three-legged stool: you had creators,...– Can ‘The Killing’ Make a Comeback? - NYTimes.com Can we finally, once and for all, bury the idea that watching television is a passive activity. (via jaybushman) AGREED!
Music + Tumblr Survey!
blurintofocus: At the end of this week I head out to SXSW for 10 days (almost wrote years there) and at the end of my trip I, along with a bunch of awesome Tumblr people, will be talking at SXSW about Tumblr and music fans. This is a continuation of the Fanma.de project that started last year when we discussed Tumblr and Music Memes at SXSW. It’s been really rewarding and I’m super excited to...