Tag: fandom

“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 […]

“Horror has a Leadership Problem”

Johnny Donaldson writes about some issues with high profile people in horror including filmmaker Adam Donaghey and Joe Bob Briggs. “Horror has a problem. It has a problem with gatekeeping, it has a problem with leadership, and it has a problem with access. And it has a problem […]

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 […]

The Secret City of Heroes

At Motherboard, Emanuel Maiberg writes about the revelation that City Of Heroes lives. “‘When City of Heroes closed in November 2012, this was very fresh in my mind,’ Pardini wrote. ‘Instead of trying to develop a server out in the open to suffer the same fate as Infinite […]