The guys once again return to a previous topic with professional help, this week in the form of Author and Romance Storytelling Specialist Nancy Northcott!
Donovan returns from the Batman 80th Anniversary Pop Culture Conference in Bowling Green State University and talks with Harry about media criticism and fandom. How do fans become proper critics, where does that take their fandom, nay, their sanity? Why do WE do this?
Michael Bailey gives his thoughts on the topics of making people aware of their racism and fan entitlement, as he, Harry and Don answer feedback!
Part Two of our adventure gets into the heat of the volcano. The guys talk Star Wars, the DCEU, Spider-Man and letting go when the hurt is too much.
Donovan and Harry switch gears from the last several serious topics and go after their own in discussing fandoms and geek culture that went Too FAR.
This week the guys discuss Cultural Phenomena, how that gets to be defined, and the backlash effect with each example.
This week the two fools return to the subject of love and romance, albeit fictionalized in a creator’s mind. What romantic tropes drive our expectations of romance in both the real world and fiction? Which of these are most harmful and what would a best case scenario look like in a romance with no toxic … More What will Romance Tropes be in the Future?
Donovan and Harrison return to the world of celebrities to discuss obsession, both theirs and the world’s. Why do we care? Why does anyone? Will it lead to our destruction? … More Celebrity Worship: YAY or NAY?
This time out the boys discuss the ongoing war between Creators and their Audiences, from all angles. What moral responsibility, if any, is owed by the creator? What should audiences keep in mind about them? What about the workers for hire, or the fans who turn into creators? A lot of television shows, movie franchises, video games and comic books are brought up as examples…because it’s Donovan and Harry. … More Do Creators have a Responsibility to their Audience?