Cassandra Clare & Fanfic Going Pro
Lexie Dunne, professional author of the novel series "Superheroes Anonymous" and longtime fandom survivor, joins me for an in depth discussion of fanfiction writers who jump to the big leagues of real world publishing. Top of the episode is the copyright infringement lawsuit against Cassie Claire, aka Cassadra Clare, author of the "Shadowhunters" novels. What's the difference between her story and that of "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E. L. James? Then we hit pay-for-content websites like...
The Flash, Jane the Virgin, and Problematic Faves
Minutes: Intro - 16:00 - Greetings & The Flash; 16:00 - 24:00 - Jane The Virgin & Identifying with Diverse Characters; 24:00 - 29:10 - Steven Universe; 29:11 - 41:00 - Sleepy Hollow & erratic series writing; 41:00 - End - reconciling good works with their problematic creators;
The 100 Season 3 - "Wanheda Part 1" Review
This episode starts off with geek news then goes all in for The 100 season 3 premier! 00:00 - 7:00 - Intros and vidding; 7:00 - 9:43 - The X Files nostalgia; 9:43 - 11:50 - Steven Moffat set to leave Doctor Who ("The evil is defeated!"); 11:50 - 13:36 - Wonder Woman Movie sneak peak is out; 13:36 - End - The 100 season 3 episode 1 premier, "Wanheda Part 1"; Thanks to BenSound.com for our opening music.