Tag Archives: fandom

September 04

5 Fandom Friday: Fandom Deaths I Just Can’t Even

By: Meg Humphrey Intense emotional investment in fictional characters is nothing new for those deep in fandom. A little piece of us goes with every character that was important to us and we mourn them as we would a flesh and blood friend. These are the deaths that my heart will never heal from. Dr. […]

August 21

5 Fandom Friday: Crossovers I Needed Yesterday

By: Meg Humphrey Like all fangirls growing up, I have often thought of what would happen if so-and-so ended up in this-and-that show and what drama would ensue. Growing older, my crossover ideas have gotten a little less romantic, but no less obsessive! Here are my favorite from past and present. Alien vs. Predator vs. […]

August 19

By: Meg Humphrey Have You Nerd had the incredible honor of receiving the “Most Unique Website Content” award from the inaugural year of the Geekie Awards in 2013. This year, the Geekies are mixing it up and  giving fans the opportunity to vote for their favorites in each category! Here are my picks. Art: Jackie […]

August 14

5 Fandom Friday: Favorite Fandom Phrases

By: Meg Humphrey The Star Wars online fandom is full of fan made things, phrases included. Here are my favorite ones. “Fangirl Flail!” Made popular by the wonderful ladies over at Fangirls Going Rogue, “Fangirl Flail” is something that I do a lot. And although it’s gender specific, it hasn’t stopped men from Fangirl Flailing […]

December 05

The Force Awakens in Fandom

By: Meg Humphrey   There are more than enough Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens breakdowns out there, so I don’t really want to talk about that. What I do want to address is about community. Star Wars is a behemoth of a franchise that comes with just as big of a fanbase. There […]

October 03

5 Fandom Friday: Star Wars was My Gateway Drug

By: Meg Humphrey   The Nerdy Girlie and SuperSpaceChick have created “5 Fandom Friday” to help bloggers get through the busy Autumn season by supplying us with with weekly topics that let us explore our fanoms with our readers. This first Friday’s theme is “Gateway Fandoms that Made Me Who I am Today” and boy, […]

September 24

How To Be A Star Wars fan As A Black Girl Nerd

By:  Dr. Gina Moore-Sanders [This post originally appeared on one of our favorite geeky blogs, Black Girl Nerds. Be sure to check them out and subscribe!] Star Wars is my first fandom and I LOVE IT! The number of Black girls and women at Star Wars conventions are miniscule compared to that in other fandoms. It […]