Tag: fandom

Memories of Indian Film Stars

On Twitter, @samjawed65 has shared letters and autographed photographs from Indian film stars in the 1950s and 1960s that her aunt solicited and kept in a photo album. Look at them all together here and/or read the Twitter thread, which includes translations of the 1962 letter in Urdu […]

“Fandom and Information Literacy”

Friend of the Gutter Matt Finch talks with SOAS University of London librarian Ludi Price about “the way fans collect, share, and organise information about their fandoms.” “This 1-hour discussion with Dr. Ludi Price explores what information professionals can learn from the ways in which information is managed […]

“An Investigation into Blathers”

At Eurogamer, Dr. Laura Humphreys investigates the curator of Animal Crossing’s museum, Blathers. “The Museum is a staple of Animal Crossing. It collects bugs, fish, and fossils, all sourced locally from players for display, and more recently, artistic works have been added. It acts as a living catalogue […]

DIY Giallo Title Generator

Use the giallo title generator as a way to pass the time or a writing prompt. It’s certainly not a supernatural vision sent to you by an ancient coven of witches or a fashion-obsessed murderer who works in a mannequin warehouse… It probably isn’t. Certainly the police scoff […]