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Discussion segment on a fandom relevant topic.


How are fat people represented on BBC Sherlock and other media? Listen here or download. Shownotes: Fat Representation (1:35:39)↑ Consulting Fans: Chelsea, Smirk, B, SundayDuck, vex Producer: Chelsea, Editor: Drinkingcocoa Twitter conversation about fat goth fan in TEH Article about Benedict being a “friend of a friend” of Sharon Rooney’s Positive […]

71 – Fat Representation


Consulting fans discuss their first encounters with reading and writing their fanfic. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Our First Fics (0:56:19)↑ Consulting Fans: Emma, Science, B, MK Producer/Editor: B My Immortal  A Date with Benedict Cumberbatch by detective_in_training Master-Apprentice archive (Star Wars prequels) Self-insert stories (TV Tropes) On Self-Insertion, Intersectionality, and Writing This segment was […]

71 – Our First Fics


Ever wondered what TPTB think of fans? Listen in as we discuss the depiction of fannish characters in BBC Sherlock, as well as their depiction in other media. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Who Do They Think We Are? (0:17:10)↑ Consulting Fans: Finnagain, SundayDuck, vex , Smirk Producer/Editor: vex Osgood the […]

71 – Who Do They Think We Are?



Consulting fans discuss this 5+1 Johnlock fic with all the squee of your local book club. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Johnlocked, Sassy Producer: Alexxphoenix42 Editor: Caroline About Sleep and Coffee and the Existence of Fate by Atiki This segment was first released on November 1, 2017 in Episode 70:  Ready for Round […]

70 – A Study in Fanfic: About Sleep and Coffee and the Existence of Fate ...


Four fans from three continents rave over the spectacular sexiness of Rupert Graves. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Rupert Graves Squee Fest (2:51:35) Consulting Fans: Redscudery, Undun-duz, Wastingyourgum, Drinkingcocoa, Producer: Drinkingcocoa, Editor: DrinkingcocoaFour fans from three continents rave over the spectacular sexiness of Rupert Graves. Feast your eyes on photos of this beautiful man. Wearing cricket pads. […]

70 – Rupert Graves Squee Fest


Squee over Bearded!John!   Listen here or download. Shownotes: That’s My Genre: Bearded!John (1:41:49) Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42,B, Cookie, Smirk, Producer/Editor: Alexx Smirk’s recs Beard Contest art by reapersun Captains of Industry series by 221b_hound The List by distantstarlight Closer by hungryhippo_11 (reader/Martin Freeman) Fuzz by chibistarlyte Façade by distantstarlight Guide to types of gay men B’s recs Northwest Passage by Kryptaria Cookie’s recs Lumberjack art by thetwelfthpanda (neetols) […]

70 – Talking About My Genre: Bearded!John



We’ve all got ’em – those bulletproof fave tropes for sexy fic, the ones you’ll click on every time they pop up in the tags, even though you know how it’s going to go. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Sexy Fic Tropes (0:19:50) Consulting Fans, Emma, Sunday Duck, Vex, and Science Producer/Editor: Emma […]

70 – Sexy Fic Tropes


The reasons we love fics posted serially as works in progress.  Listen here or download. Shownotes: Delaying Gratification: Reading and Writing WIPs (1:34:29)↑ Consulting Fans: Emma Grant, BakerStMel, CWB (aka conversationswithjohnlock), and Alexxphoenix42 Producer/Editor: Emma Grant BakerStMel’s recs: Damage by LifeonMars Ink Your Name Across My Heart by PrettyVK Truth May Vary by Amalnahurriyeh  (*note: […]

69 – Delaying Gratification: Reading & Writing WIPs


Mrs. Hudson stans gather together for a We Ship It discussion about her exciting sex life in fic and how we need more! Listen here or download. Shownotes: We Ship It: Everybudders (0:30:55) Consulting Fans: Chelsea, Vulgarweed, Redscudery, and Coat Producer: Chelsea, Editor: Drinkingcocoa Get Mrs. Hudson laid – collection on ao3 […]

69 – We Ship It: Everybudders (Mrs. Hudson/EVERYBODY)



We give the book club treatment to the story Humdingers and Melancholies by flawedamythyst. Listen here or download. Shownotes: A Study in Fanfic (1:28:00)↑ Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Ayla, Smirkdoctor, Sunday Duck Producer/Editor: Alexxphoenix42 This segment was first released on September 1, 2017 in Episode 68:  “They’re good dogs, Geoff” Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music […]

68 – A Study in Fanfic: “Humdingers and Melancholies” by flawedamythyst



Why does Sherlock do anything? It’s For Science, John! Listen here or download. Shownotes: That’s My Genre: It’s For Science! (1:40:51)Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, Caroline, Cookie, SundayDuck, Producer/Editor: Alexxphoenix42 A Cure for Boredom by emmagrant01 The Great Sex Olympics of 221B by XistentialAngst 34 minutes by bendingsignpost Fucking Cake by Random_Nexus John’s missing Wednesday by PlainJane Cookie The […]

67 – That’s My Genre: It’s For Science!



Real-life science folks assess the science in Sherlock…for science! Listen here or download. Shownotes: Science in Sherlock (0:52:07)Consulting Fans: Nicole, Ayla, Chris, Smirk Producer: Smirk, Editor: Emma Nicole on AO3, tumblr Ayla on AO3 Chris on tumblr, twitter Smirk’s twitter, AO3 Smirk’s blog post about fandom and how it shapes us The Scully Effect (1, 2) House MD as […]

67 – Science in Sherlock


Consulting fans discuss beekeeping. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Chelsea, Claire, Elinor, Producer/Editor: Chelsea Retired Beekeepers of Sussex Winnie the Pooh beehive Langstroth Hive Warre Hive The Backyard Beekeeper The Beekeepers Handbook Claire’s Fandom Guide to Beekeeping This segment was first released on August 1, 2017 in Episode 67:  For […]

67 – Beekeeping


Consulting fans sort Eurus (or try) into a Hogwarts house. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Shannon, Rachael, Drinkingcocoa, Finnagain Producer: Shannon, Editor: Caroline Genie the feral child Ariana Dumbledore This segment was first released on July 1, 2017 in Episode 66:  Conductors of Light Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music […]

66 – Sorting Eurus



In this meta segment, we discuss the Mind Palace: its evolution, the people who populate it, and how we understand the show and Sherlock Holmes through it. .  Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Caroline, Alexxphoenix42, Vex, Monika Krasnorada Producer/Editor: Caroline ASIP, “if it begins anywhere, it begins here” friendship […]

66 – Under The Microscope: The Mind Palace


Fans of the Jolto ship talk about why they love John Watson and James Sholto. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Cookie, Vanetti, Monika Krasnorada, Bree Producer: Cookie, Editors: Vex, Emma Vanetti on Tumblr and Twitter Monika Krasnorada on Tumblr and ao3 Bree on Tumblr and ao3 Fic recs discussed Wherever Destiny Takes Me, by justacookieofacumberbatch He Dared […]

66 – We Ship It: Jolto (John Watson/James Sholto)


Contributors discuss their experiences of being older adults in fandom. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: SundayDuck, Emma, Vex, Meiringal, Alexxphoenix42 Producer: SundayDuck, Editors: SundayDuck, Alexxphoenix42 This segment was first released on June 1, 2017 in Episode 64:  When I’m 64 Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for purchase […]

64 – Fans Over 40 Roundtable



Join the moderators of Reading 221B for a live book club-style discussion of a classic Johnlock fanfic. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: TiltedSyllogism, GentleSpirit, Urbanhymnal, Patternofdefiance, + Various 221BCon 2017 Attendees   Editor: Emma Reading 221B community: Tumblr | Livejournal | Dreamwidth The Art of Flatsharing by out_there This […]

64 – Live From 221BCon: Reading 221B


A roundtable discussion of Mrs. Hudson and all her badassery, recorded live at 221B Con 2017. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Finnagain, Alexxphoenix42, + Various 221BCon 2017 Attendees Editor: SundayDuck Save The Last Dance for Me by Lilith (Citrine) The Delegation of Executive Functions by Molly Synthetic Get […]

64 – Live From 221BCon: Badass Mrs. Hudson


Fan roundtable discussing the Retirementlock genre. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Alexxphoenix42, CWB, mistyzeo, Mazarin221b Producer/Editor: Alexxphoenix42 Alexxphoenix42’s recs Through the Clouds by Mazarin221b Fine Print by mistyzeo Unbounded Domesticity by mistyzeo Where Else Would I Be? by cwb Honey and Wounds by earlybloomingparentheses parentlock comic by 3bino3 […]

64 – That’s My Genre: Retirementlock



Fanvidders of the Sherlock fandom join us to share their stories, process, inspiration, and tips. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Caroline, Lesley/Vanetti, Oreo/Superoreoman, Jenn/Duchesscloverly Producer://Editor: Caroline Lesley on Tumblr, video tag (also on my layout sidebar under “Stuff That I Made”), Vimeo, Twitter Superoreoman on tumblr, video tag, […]

62 – Fanvidders



Fans discuss the crack ships of series 4, starring balloon!John and Shermit. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Smirk, Vex, JL4L Producer: Smirk, Vex, Editor: DrinkingCocoa Balloon!John Recs Shawleylesres’s huge Balloon!John collection lynatikish’s balloon manips anotherwellkeptsecret’s adorable balloon art and sketch nim-lock’s balloon!johnlock kiss enerjax’s balloon!John art eliosu’s adorable […]

62 – We Ship It: Balloon!John and Shermit



The extended cut version of the Johnlocker Heartbreak panel that aired in episode 61: Emotional Context. Featuring analysis and assessment from fans who expected or hoped for Sherlock and John to become romantically involved in S4. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Pern_Dragon, Alexxphoenix42, IamJohnlocked4Life, UppityUmbrella Producer: Caroline and […]

61C – Johnlocker Heartbreak – Extended Cut


The extended cut version of the Geek Interpreter panel aired in episode 61: Emotional Context. Fan studies academics Dr. Joseph Brennan, Dr. Lori Morimoto, and Hannah Mueller join consulting fan finnagain to discuss the concept of queerbaiting, its relevance to transformative fandom, how it can come up in fan/creator interactions, […]

61B – Geek Interpreter: Queerbaiting & Transformative Fandom – Extended Cut


Analysis and assessment from fans who expected or hoped for Sherlock and John to become romantically involved in S4. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Johnlocker Heartbreak (0:51:18)↑ Consulting Fans: Pern_Dragon, Alexxphoenix42, IamJohnlocked4Life, UppityUmbrella Producer: Caroline and ScienceofObsession, Editor: Drinkingcocoa This segment was first release on March 1, 2017 in Episode 61: Emotional Context. […]

61 – Johnlocker Heartbreak



FThe panel discusses the “I Love You” scene from The Final Problem, including why Eurus chose Molly, whether Sherlock meant it, and headcanons about what happened afterward. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Under the Microscope: “I Love You” (2:29:40)↑ Consulting Fans: Emma Grant, Emceefrodis, Anarfea, Bassfanimation, Drinkingcocoa Producer: Drinkingcocoa; Editor: […]

61 – Under the Microscope: “I Love You”


Consulting fans take the fandom temperature of several ships, old and new, now that series 4 is over. Listen here or download. Shownotes: We Ship It: State of the Ships Post-series 4 (2:13:05)↑ Consulting Fans: Emma, DrinkingCocoa, Science, Smirk, and Vex Producer/Editor: Emma   This segment was first released on […]

60 – We Ship It: State of the Ships Post-series 4


With just a bit of time to reflect, consulting fans discuss their reactions to series 4 as a whole. Listen here or download. SHOWNOTES: Series 4 Reaction Roundtable (0:11:38)↑ Consulting Fans: Shannon, Qui, Chelsea, Drinkingcocoa Producer: Shannon, Editor: Drinkingcocoa Moriarty Entering To twitter 221B Explode To twitter Sherlock and Molly […]

60 – Reaction Roundtable: Series 4



Finn sits down with consulting fans to discuss the results of the fandom and sexuality survey that Three Patch ran in September. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Caroline, Chelsea, Alexxphoenix42 Jenga Facebook interview Finger tutting This segment was first release on December 1, 2016 in Episode 56: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (The […]

56 – Squee: Doctor Strange


Finn sits down with consulting fans to discuss the results of the fandom and sexuality survey that Three Patch ran in September. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans:Emma, Sophie (xojim), and Anarfea A Spectre at the Feast by Anarfea Coriolis Effect by Anarfea Sheriarty 30 Day Challenge by Anarfea […]

56 – We Ship It: Sheriarty


Emma Grant and a host of consulting fans discuss the endless possibilities of sports AUs. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Emma, Librarylock, Urban Hymnal, and EarlGreyTea68 Librarylock’s recs: Oomarilliaoo’s Equestrian!lock fanart Eyes Up, Heels Down by CodenameMeretricious Fly Very High by yalublyutebya The discussion of DCI!lock, which someone […]

55 – Talkin’ Bout My Genre: Sports AUs