With popslash we’re moving into dangerous waters, as I talk with stellarbisexual about the first Real Person ship for this podcast (not counting the special Patreon episode). However, mostly we bond over being fandom olds and squee excitedly as we reminisce – not just about JC Chavez and Justin Timberlake but also some other shared fandoms.
Tag: genre: slash
Surprisingly, the fandom of Richie Tozier and Eddie Kasprak (Reddie) from horror franchise IT likes their ship mostly in one flavour: fluff.
Arthur and Eames only share a handful of moments in Christopher Nolan’s Inception – however, the subjects of episode 18 somehow managed to take fandom by storm.
In episode 17 we revisit another fandom – this time, we’re looking at Boku No Hero Academia from the perspective of Aida, who ships previous podcast object Bakugou Katsuki with Kirishima Eijirou and shares some of the reasons why she loves how their relationship develops in canon as well as plenty of fanworks for you to enjoy.
In the longest and most-indepth episode to date, we revisit the Marvel universe as Meeya delves into the decades-long history of Steve Rogers and Tony Stark in their many iterations.
Unsurprisingly, this episode contains themes not for the faint of heart – yet despite my own cannibalism squick, Stitch was a very insightful and fun interview partner, not just when it came to Hannigram. We found plenty of common fandom ground, leading to a few detours, which I hope you enjoy as much as I did!
Episode 11 brings us our first musical with Dear Evan Hansen – but while the songs are undeniably catchy, the story they tell is anything but fluffy, making for a fascinating interview about the Tree Bros with Nich aka bbcotaku.
In this episode I finally learn what Naruto is all about as Woolfy tells me all about Sasori and Deidara and what makes them work – both as separate characters and together.
In this episode Grey and I get our geek on, not just about our shared love of Sherlock Holmes but also detouring a few times about fandom in general and generally having a blast.
We stay in anime/manga territory as I learn that “Kyouhaba is good!”, to paraphrase Honey, whose enthusiasm for this ship is absolutely infectious. We also detour a little, talking about fandom as a place of community and incredibly creativity.