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Dreamwidth Studios - In Development!

A journalling website, similar to LiveJournal but with better management and improved tech (they forked the LJ code and added some long-requested features and improvements)
"Our mission in life is to make it easy for you to share the things you make, and easy to find the people who are making the things you want to enjoy." In beta. Might become the next LJ?
in closed beta for now.
Like bandwidth, only sharing creativity. A blog-like setup similar to livejournal. Coming soon.
"an Open Source social networking, content management, and personal publishing platform." And LJ alternative.
linabean: Poetry! (All around us!)
I'm trying to find a fic and it's annoying me to no end that I cannot find it. I thought it was on Wraithbait but I couldn't find it.
And thus was born the mad idea to randomly select sgastoryfinders posts, cull lines from them, and see what kind of poem I can find thereby.
poetry from the sga ficfinder comm.
The sgastoryfinders poems.
I need help finding a story... What little I remember is, I'm looking for a story I am looking for a fic
Storyfinders poetry
sga storyfinders found poetry
I think John was actually busy being a mathemetician and not a soldier.
Hilarious poetry constructed from 'I'm looking for a fic ...' requests on the lj community, sga storyfinders. -- "I am, of course, searching for a fic. I remember trapped under some rubble trapped under a lot of debris Sheppard and McKay are captured Rodney and John are hurt"
"I need help finding a story... What little I remember is," Poetry constructed from ficfinder comm posts.
<3 <3 Found poetry from sgastoryfinders. I don't even read SGA fic but this felt so true and awesome anyway.
The important thing is: they have sex. *** OMG. OMG. OMG. This shouldn't be read in public places. It demonstrates clearly the utter ridiculousness of my favourite fandom and of people in general. OMG. Delicious supplied "recycle" for recommended tags. Who am I to go against the tide?
Main Page - Fanlore
Fanlore is a multi-authored website that any fan can easily contribute to. We want to record both the history and current state of our fan communities - fan works, fan activities, fan terminology, individual fans and fannish-related events.
Welcome to the Fanlore wiki! Fanlore is a multi-authored site for, about and by fans and fan communities that create and consume fanworks.
Fanlore is a multi-authored site for, about and by fans and fan communities that create and consume fanworks.
rawles: now that we've got that clear, and you know that i'm not here...
OMG A BLACK GIRL! Zoe Saldana is a major character in a summer action sci-fi blockbuster. OMG A BLACK GIRL! She is ambitious and intelligent and clever without being a caricature. OMG A BLACK GIRL! She is not forced into asexuality by the inexplicable disinterest of every male character. OMG A BLACK GIRL! She is one half of the principle romance. OMG A BLACK GIRL! She is in love with and desired, romanced, and loved by one of the most iconic figures, not just in all of nerdom, but in all of popular culture. OMG. A black girl is fucking Spock. Nyota Uhura is not a white girl. Her just being there is still worthy of a fuckton of notice. This, right here, is one of the biggest coups in media representation that I've seen in my entire lifetime. Goggle adjustments may be in order. Just saying.
My essay on Nyota Uhura in STXI and holding women of color to white feminist standards.
Nyota Uhura is a black girl and there is no angle from which her actually being allowed to have consensual sexuality, being desired, and being loved (in addition to having her job and intellect, no less) is a fundamental downgrade from what she had before.
"Uhura being single in TOS was not empowering. She was single because the male leads were all white and as a black woman she was less of a person than them, she was less of a person than a white woman, and the fact that this serendipitously ended up meaning that she didn't have to spend all of her time mooning pathetically after dismissive men does not make that any more acceptable."
"Now, in general, I don't like the idea that because a female character has a love interest that is all she is and/or that she is automatically reduced by it. It's not that I don't want female characters to have as wide a range of roles in the story as male ones because I absolutely do. It's that, inkeeping with that, I don't feel the need to restrict or limit female characters any more than they already are. Saying that a female character can't be a strong character if she's in a romance is just as shitty as various alternatives."
A reminder of why Uhura and Spock's romance in XI is just so incredibly awesome...and why the way Uhura is portrayed is one of the best things to happen to mainstream media ever. As one parody/recap says, Uhura has an "MA in Advanced Linguistics, PhD in Badass", and she is all that and so much more.
Meta: Why Uhura being in a relationship in STR is noteworthy.
Simply put: Nyota Uhura is not a white girl.
Neil Gaiman's Journal: Entitlement issues...
another ex-American Airlines flyer
ha ha ha
fan entitlement for authors writing series
Neil Gaiman responds to a reader's inquiry about author George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice and Fire" series, and the question of whether it's realistic to have demands on a writer for when their next book will be published.
"George R.R. Martin is not your b****" A succinct castigation of fans who think that they are owed something by the people whose work they follow.
Super Heroes vs. the Westboro Baptist Church - ComicsAlliance | Comics culture, news, humor, commentary, and reviews
Comic Con vs Westboro Baptist: "Magnets How the *?*! do they work???"
Westboro baptist church tries to protest Comic-con. Nerds make hilarious signs satirizing them.
Article on Westboro Baptsist Church protesting Comic Con
Kill all humans!
They've faced down humans time and time again, but Fred Phelps and his minions from the Westboro Baptist Church were not ready for the cosplay action that awaited them today at Comic-Con. After all, who can win against a counter protest that includes robots, magical anime girls, Trekkies, Jedi and...kittens?
RT @comicsalliance Super Heroes vs. the Westboro Baptist Church - ComicsAlliance | Comics culture,..