So there’s a blog out there claiming that George is looking into making a sequel trilogy in 3-D because Cameron’s Avatar might make him – gasp – jealous. Sci Fi Wire has called bullshit, and I agree.
I mean, really: Avatar? Blogger, please.
io9 discovers Supershadow, the internet’s most laughable Star Wars site. (Unless you happen to be certain type of Wookieepedian, in which case he is the fannish equivalent of Osama bin Laden. They get so adorably worked up over the little nutter.)
If the antics of Mickey and friends are a little too out there for you, io9 has also charted the prevalence of the Hero’s Journey in science fiction.
Everyone actively involved in a fandom – any fandom – should read the story of Msscribe, a woman who allegedly went to extraordinary lengths to get in with a certain group of well-known Harry Potter fans and be popular in the fandom.
A thread on Jacen Solo’s behavior in the Dark Nest trilogy makes Fandom Wank. Bless Narcissam and the anonymice for making it through all this, because I’m getting a headache just reading the digest version.
There’s a lovely TheForce.Net flamefest regarding clones and numbers in the EU that ended up on Fandom Wank this weekend… Where it is unmercifully mocked. And you all know how much I love the mocking: I can’t help but share.
Warning: Not for the sensitive, faint-hearted, or anyone offended by mention of Jedi having sex. Fandom Wankers are notoriously distracted by the possibility of Ewan getting it on.
Quite possibly the freakiest fandom story ever has made it into mainstream media with Hobbits gone wrong, a cover story into Portland’s Willamette Week. It’s an odd story of LOTR ‘charity’ fansites, Sean Astin, a missing person, and a whole lot of waylaid cash.