Fansplaining

Fansplaining is a podcast about by, for, and about fandom. It’s hosted by Flourish Klink and Elizabeth Minkel. New episodes come out every two weeks. If you want to call us and leave a message for us to read on air, our number is 1-401-526-FANS!

http://www.fansplaining.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h7m. Bisher sind 114 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche
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episode 103: Slash: The Play


In Episode 103, Flourish and Elizabeth interview Leah Hennessey and Emily Allan, creators of “Slash: The Play,” which they recently performed at Joe’s Pub in New York City. Topics discussed include lurking, the appeal of “bad” writing,...


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 27 June 2019  1h15m
 
 

episode 102: OOC


In Episode 102, Elizabeth and Flourish talk about characterization: how fans interpret it, get attached to it, and fight about it. How do fans collectively come to an understanding of a fictional character? Does this change with textual vs visual...


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 12 June 2019  1h13m
 
 

Stan Culture


In Episode 101, “Stan Culture,” Flourish and Elizabeth talk with Keidra Chaney, co-founder and publisher of The Learned Fangirl, about the terms “stan,” “stanning,” and “stan culture.” They discuss the evolution of “stan” from a...


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 29 May 2019  1h10m
 
 

The More You Know


In Episode 100, “The More You Know,” Elizabeth and Flourish celebrate the ways they’ve learned and grown in the past four years of Fansplaining, reflecting on key areas where they’ve changed their frameworks—and their minds. Topics covered...


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 15 May 2019  1h7m
 
 

episode 99: The Shipping Answers


In Episode 99, “The Shipping Answers,” Elizabeth and Flourish are joined by special guest and DATA PROFESSIONAL verity to analyze the 17,391 (!!!) responses to the Fansplaining Shipping Survey. How do these bazillions of people define...


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 01 May 2019  1h22m
 
 

The After Effect


In Episode 98, “The After Effect,” Elizabeth and Flourish talk about characterization and RPF, pegged to the release of the film After, adapted from Anna Todd’s massively popular Harry Styles fanfic. What happens when different groups of fans...


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 17 April 2019  1h8m
 
 

The Shipping Question


In Episode 97, “The Shipping Question,” Elizabeth and Flourish unveil their brand-spanking-new survey, on shipping and what we mean when we say we’re doing it. They discuss the inspiration for the survey, what’s included (and what isn’t),...


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 03 April 2019  1h6m
 
 

Ask Fansplaining Anything: Part 4


In Episode 96, “Ask Fansplaining Anything: Part 4,”  Flourish and Elizabeth respond to a plethora of listener letters on a wide variety of topics, including genderbending, imagines, political leanings across fannish platforms, Fandom Wank,...


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 20 March 2019  1h4m
 
 

episode 95: "Back to the Fans"


In Episode 95, “Back to the Fans,” Flourish and Elizabeth discuss director Jason Reitman’s recent comments—that the upcoming Ghostbusters film would give the franchise “back to the fans”—and contextualize them in both the morass that is...


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 06 March 2019  1h6m
 
 

Save Our Show (It’s A Metaphor)


In Episode 94, “Save Our Show (It’s A Metaphor),” Elizabeth and Flourish talk fan petitions—to keep a show on the air, to get a ship together, to de-canonize a piece of content, and everything in between. On a recent trip to Los Angeles,...


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 20 February 2019  1h5m