Interesting comments on fanfic from Teresa Nielsen Hayden. My favorite bit:
Personally, I’m convinced that the legends of the Holy Grail are fanfic about the Eucharist.
Going in a similar direction, The Da Vinci Code is Bible fanfic, which is based on Holy Blood, Holy Grail, which is more or less an analysis of Biblical subtext in medieval France, and then when you consider the New Testament itself was written approximately 80 A.D., and the Judas fangirls and…
Yeah, I’ll stop now.