Episode 98: Fanfic Part 2 – Surfing the Web

We’re joined by ASC Award Winner B.A. Lopez to discuss fanfiction’s migration onto the internet, from net.startrek in 1982 through Archive of Our Own today, with a few stops along the way.  We also talk about our own experiences in…

Episode 53: Fanfic Part 1 – Pre-Internet

cover art from Spockanalia fanzine

The crew is joined by Erica Massey, a PhD student studying modern literature and pop culture, to discuss pre-internet Star Trek fanfiction. We discuss the fanzine production process, the culture of the early fanfic community, and debates around “slash” fic.…