All of Hooper's lab reports pertaining to fandom


Emma interviews two members of the 221B Con com about forming and running the premiere fan-run convention on Sherlock Holmes in the US. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Interview with 221B Con Organizers (1:37:53) Consulting Fans: Emma, Crystal, and Liz, Producer/Editor: Emma. 221B Con website 221B Con Twitter 221B Con Facebook 221B Con […]

74 – Interview with 221B Con Organizers


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


Kitchen shenanigans with B and fandom’s fave convention confectioner! Listen here or download. Shownotes: Notebook of Kitty Riley: Jennally’s Fandom Marshmallows (2:15:04)Consulting Fans: B, Jennally/Allison Producer/Editor: B Instagram Facebook Tumblr This segment was first released on August 1, 2017 in Episode 67:  For Science Music Credit Unless otherwise indicated, music is available for […]

67 – From The Notebook of Kitty Riley: Jennally’s Fandom Marshmallows



Interview with Danish acafan who studied female Sherlock fans over 50. Listen here or download. Shownotes: Consulting Fans: Shannon, Line Producer: Shannon, Editor: Drinkingcocoa TWC Article: “The florals”: Female fans over 50 in the Sherlock fandom by Line Nybro Petersen Line’s Twitter: thetwistedlip Line’s Academia.Edu Page : https://southerndenmark.academia.edu/LinePetersen Line’s University Webpage […]

64 – From The Notebook of Kitty Riley: Interview with Line Nybro Petersen


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


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



Fan studies academics Dr. Joseph Brennan, Dr. Lori Morimoto, and Hannah Mueller join Finnagain to discuss the concept of queerbaiting, its relevance to transformative fandom, how it can come up in fan/creator interactions, and factors in and around the source media that affect that conversation. Listen here or download. Shownotes: […]

61 – Geek Interpreter: Queerbaiting & Transformative Fandom


Consulting FansChelsea, Anne Jamison, Heidi, and Meiringal talk about the history of slash. Listen here or download. Paradigm of Uncertainty by Lori Boys’ Own Camping Adventure by Grimslasher The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer (Twin Peaks) by Jennifer Lynch Gene Roddenberry footnote in the novelization of the 1979 movie Star Trek: […]

42 – Geek Interpreter: From Kirk/Spock to Johnlock


Consulting fan Drinkingcocoa and finnagain interviews therapist Janina Scarlet. Listen here or download. Superhero Therapy The Psychology of Inspirational Women, Dr. Janina Scarlet’s column for The Mary Sue   This segment was originally posted on August 1, 2015 in Episode 39: Back to School . It may have been remastered for audibility. Music Credit Unless otherwise […]

39 – From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Janina Scarlet