If you put people in a cage, don’t be upset that they won’t let you in.– A.J. Perna, concerning in-groups, subcultures, privilege, and colonialism. (via jellyfish-dance)
Casually Obsessed: nevernottogether: “Fandom is... →
nevernottogether: Fandom is focus. Fandom is obsession. Fandom is insatiable consumption. Fandom is sitting for hours in front of a TV screen a movie screen a computer screen with a comic book a novel on your lap. Fandom is eyestrain and carpal tunnel syndrome and not enough exercise and staying up way, way past your bedtime. Fandom is people you don’t tell your mother you’re meeting. Fandom is...
pi: On goofy Bieber fans and online communities... →
fatmanatee: So far we’re incapable of recognizing what all of these communities mean in the grand scheme of things. Twitter and Tumblr are big tent communities with so many little pockets of fandom and culture, so when users see something that they perceive as invading their space (ex. The… A perspective on fan space and social media space becoming one and the same.