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Episode #7 – Creepy, Creepy Jeff Goldblum Planet

In this episode of Radio Free Fandom, my guest Charlotte & I talk about fanfic writing, Yuletide & Nanowrimo, gush about the latest installment in the MCU, Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok, and recommend some comic books everyone should check out!

Mentioned in today’s episode:
All about rare fandom holiday gift exchange Yuletide
Yuletide collection on Archive Of Our Own
National Novel Writing Month

Comic Books Recommendations:
Hawkeye by Matt Fraction (Writer), David Aja (Illustrator), Annie Wu (Illustrator), Matt Hollingsworth (Colourist)
Descender by Jeff Lemire (Writer), Dustin Nguyen (Illustrator), Steve Wands (Letterer)
Weirdworld by Sam Humphries (Writer), Mike del Mundo (Illustrator)
Giant Days by John Allison (Writer), Lissa Treiman (Illustrator), Whitney Cogar (Colourist)
Hulk by Mariko Tamaki (Writer), Nico Leon (Illustrator), Matt Milla (Colourist), Cory Petit (Letterer)
X-Force by Peter Milligan (Writer), Mike Allred (Illustrator), Laura Allred (Illustrator)
Clean Room by Gail Simone (Writer), Jon Davis-Hunt (Illustrator), Quinton Winter (Colourist)
Godshaper by Simon Spurrier (Writer), Jonas Goonface (Illustrator)

Time Stamps:
00:13 – 01:01   Intro
01:08 – 13:58   Yuletide & Nanowrimo
14:04 – 34:51   Thor: Ragnarok
34:58 – 46:52   Comic Book Recs
46:57 – 47:52   Outro

Find Claire online:
Twitter: @ClaireRousseau
Website: http://www.clairerousseau.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireRousseau

Find Charlotte online:
Twitter: @tambourine
Tumblr: alwaysalreadyangry
Ao3: tigrrmilk

If you have comments or questions, you can email the podcast at radiofreefandom@gmail.com or tweet us @RadioFreeFandom.

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Episode #6 – Freeze, We Are Police Colleagues

In this episode of Radio Free Fandom, my guest Penny and I recommend some crossover & fusion fanfic, discuss all the things we love about police sitcom Brooklyn Nine Nine and look back to the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender!

Crossover/Fusion Fanfic Recs:
Gene Therapy by LadyRa
King and Dragonheart by manic_intent
Carrying Dangerous Goods [podfic] by novembersmith (author), dodificus (narrator)
this one goes out to by novembersmith (author), knight_tracer (narrator)
More Important Things by captainskellington
Scenes from a Cultural Exchange, or The Muppets Take New Burbage by LovelyPoet
Elegance and Taste by Fyre
Reconcilable Differences by astolat
ROGERS: An American Musical by HopeNight

Also mentioned in today’s episode:
Brooklyn Nine Nine Hogwarts AUs on Ao3

Time Stamps:
00:13 – 00:54  Intro
01:02 – 15:20  Crossover Recs
15:28 – 40:39  Brooklyn Nine-Nine
40:47 – 53:51  Avatar: the Last Airbender
53:59 – 55:10  Outro

Brooklyn Nine Nine Spoiler Warnings:
From 29:20 we discuss the end of Season 2 and the show’s main romance plot.
From 36:29 we discuss the end of Season 4 and what may be coming next.

Find Claire online:
Twitter: @ClaireRousseau
Website: http://www.clairerousseau.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireRousseau

Find Penny online:
Twitter: @pennyplainknits
Ao3: Pennyplainknits
DW: Pennyplainknits

If you have comments or questions, you can email the podcast at radiofreefandom@gmail.com or tweet us @RadioFreeFandom.

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Episode #5 – Which Is A Brilliant Troll By Victor Hugo

In this episode of Radio Free Fandom, my guest Niamh and I talk about the media we’ve been consuming recently, revel in our mutual Les Mis feels & recommend some good old Remus/Sirius fanfic!

Wolfstar Fanfic Recs:
The Great Christmas Biscuit Misunderstanding of 1977 by xylodemon
Logical Deduction by kaydeefalls
Finest in Fairford by bluepeony
That Old Black Magic by fallovermelikestars
Text Talk by merlywhirls
Common Woodbrown by imochan
Stealing Harry by copperbadge
The Shortest Distance Between Two People by riko
Let Nothing You Dismay by montparnasse
No Mum, He Really Is My Boyfriend by showmeyourtardis

Also mentioned in today’s episode:
Mackenzi Lee’s #BygoneBadassBroads
Theatre Monkey lists seats to buy or avoid in various London venues
Elizabeth & Gav’s fandom newsletter The Rec Center
The Rec Center #7, in which they rec Remus/Sirius fic

Check out the Heart, Body, Soul: Erotica with Character anthology in which Niamh has a story published! AmazonSmashwords

Time Stamps:
00:13 – 01:33 Intro
01:40 – 10:45 Media Consumed
10:53 – 37:00 Les Miserables
37:07 – 51:19 Wolfstar Recs
51:26 – 52:31 Outro

Find Claire online:
Twitter: @ClaireRousseau
Website: http://www.clairerousseau.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireRousseau

Find Niamh online:
Twitter: @buckbeakbabie

If you have comments or questions, you can email the podcast at radiofreefandom@gmail.com or tweet us @RadioFreeFandom.

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RFF Special the First: Conventions! Just Like Twitter, Except You Can Have Coffee

In this first ever Special Episode of Radio Free Fandom, my guests Maija, Elizabeth, Rachel, Alasdair and Kate talk about conventions in general and Worldcon in particular.

Mentioned in the episode:
WorldCon75 Programme Schedule
Helsinki Restaurant Guide
Helsinki Transport

Time Stamps:
00:14 – 01:24  Intro
01:31 – 16:52  Helsinki 101 with Maija
17:00 – 30:28  Congoing Tips with Elizabeth
30:26 – 57:35  Hugo Awards Speculation with Rachel
57:43 – 01:13:34  Attending Cons as a Pro with Alasdair
01:13:42 – 01:23:55  Business Meeting 101 with Kate
01:24:03 – 01:24:42  Outro

Find Claire online:
Twitter: @ClaireRousseau
Website: http://www.clairerousseau.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireRousseau

Find Maija online:
Booktube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MaijaReads
Twitter: @maijareads

Find Elizabeth online:
Website: http://earlgreyediting.com.au/
Twitter: @elizabeth_fitz

Find Rachel online:
Booktube: https://www.youtube.com/user/kalanadi
Twitter: @koenix

Find Alasdair online:
Website: https://alasdairstuart.com/
Podcasts: http://escapeartists.net/
Twitter: @AlasdairStuart

Find Kate online:
Kate doesn’t have a project or social media she wanted to plug, but you can always find her snarking in the back row of the Business Meeting if you’re attending.

If you have comments or questions, you can email the podcast at radiofreefandom@gmail.com or tweet us @RadioFreeFandom.

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Episode #4 – You Can’t Take the Sea From Me

In this episode, my guest Kat Kourbeti and I recommend many swashbuckling pirates stories, gush about the ice skating anime of our heart, Yuri!!! On Ice, and look back to the Chronicles of Narnia!

Pirate Recommendations:
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Silver: Return to Treasure Island by Andrew Motion – audiobook read by David Tennant
Firefly
Hook & Jill and Other Oceans by Andrea Jones
The Devil’s Fire, The Devil’s Tide and The Devil’s Horizon by Matt Tomerlin
The Liveship Traders by Robin Hobb: Ship of Magic, The Mad Ship and Ship of Destiny
The Girl From Everywhere and The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig
Heroines and Harlots by David Cordingly

Also mentioned in today’s episode:
Wicked Girls by Seanan McGuire (live recording)
Lovely Wicked Girls fanvid by diseasedwits

Kat’s Narnia fanfic recs:
Many Are Thy Wonderful Works by neverfaraway
We Are Blinding by darthjuno
Men of Honour series by ineptshieldmaid

Londoners, check out Kat’s fanworks celebration screening at Deptford Cinema!

Time Stamps:
00:13 – 01:04 Intro
01:10 – 13:58 Pirate Recommendations
14:05 – 38:34  Yuri!!! On Ice
38:42 – 51:10 Narnia Squee
51:18 – 52:29  Outro

Find Claire online:
Twitter: @ClaireRousseau
Website: http://www.clairerousseau.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireRousseau

Find Kat online:
Twitter: @KourKat
Website: Cinescapist
Youtube: CinescapistTwo G(r)eeks & a Youtube Channel

If you have comments or questions, you can email the podcast at radiofreefandom@gmail.com or tweet us @RadioFreeFandom.

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Episode #3 – This Show Fosters my Brutal Slytherin Tendencies for Revenge

In this episode, my guest Alastair JR Ball and I talk about the media we’ve been consuming recently, engage in wild and gleeful speculation about Game of Thrones’ upcoming seventh season, and recommend political movies!

Mentioned in today’s episode:
This Alien Shore by CS Friedman
The Handmaid’s Tale TV adaptation of the novel by Margaret Atwood
The Snow Queen by Joan D Vinge
Grace and the Fever by Zan Romanoff

Videos relevant to this podcast’s interests:
Game of Fuckin’ Thrones
Malcolm Tucker as the Doctor

Political Film Recommendations:
Pride
Citizen Four
Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
Made in Dagenham
Wag The Dog
The Act Of Killing
In The Loop (and of course The Thick of It)

Time Stamps:
00:13 – 01:29 Intro
01:37 – 12:07 Media consumed
12:13 – 33:29 Game of Thrones Wild Speculations
33:35 – 45:25 Political Movie Recommendations
45:33 – 46:42 Outro

Find Claire online:
Twitter: @ClaireRousseau
Website: http://www.clairerousseau.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireRousseau

Find Alastair online:
Twitter: @AlastairJRBall
Website: Red Train Blog
Podcast: Moderate Fantasy Violence

If you have comments or questions, you can email the podcast at radiofreefandom@gmail.com or tweet us @RadioFreeFandom.

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Episode #2 – You’re My Nemesis And You Shoot… My Nemesis!

In this episode, my guest Nick Bryan and I look back at R.E.M., discuss the graphic novel finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards and play a few rounds of Superfight!

Mentioned in today’s episode:
Paper Girls, Vol. 1 by Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang & Matthew Wilson
Black Panther Vol. 1: A Nation Under Our Feet by Ta-Nehisi Coates & Brian Stelfreeze
Monstress, Vol. 1: Awakening by Marjorie M. Liu & Sana Takeda
The Vision, Vol. 1: Little Worse Than A Man by Tom King & Gabriel Hernandez Walta
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 5: Super Famous by G. Willow Wilson & Takeshi Miyazawa
Saga Vol. 6 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Time Stamps:
0:00 – 01:05 Intro
01:12 – 08:57 Vintage Squee: R.E.M.
09:05 – 28:46 Hugo Nominated Graphic Novels
28:55 – 38:07 Who Would Win In A (Silly) Fight?
38:14 – 40:07 Outro

Find Claire online:
Twitter: @ClaireRousseau
Website: http://www.clairerousseau.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireRousseau

Find Nick online:
Twitter: @NickMB
Website: http://www.nickbryan.com/
Podcast: Moderate Fantasy Violence
If you’d like to check out Nick’s darkly comedic crime series Hobson & Choi, the first book, The Girl Who Tweeted Wolf, is currently free as an ebook!

If you have comments or questions, you can email the podcast at radiofreefandom@gmail.com or tweet us @RadioFreeFandom.

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Episode #1 – The Vulcans Are Like Uber-Ravenclaw, Right?

In this inaugural episode of Radio Free Fandom, my guest Kay Taylor Rea and I ask each other silly fandom questions, look forward to Star Trek Discovery and recommend fanfic for one of our favourite tropes!

Mentioned in today’s episode:
Copperbadge’s fanfiction on Ao3
Beam me up: a Beginner’s Guide to the Star Trek franchise by Caroline Siede at the AV Club
Kay’s Trek Rec a Day Project Part I, Part II & Part III

Fake Relationship & Marriage of Convenience Fanfic Recommendations:
Christmas in Connecticut by waldorph
King and Lionheart by thehoyden
Bring You Down (to Just One Knee) by notevenyou
Say You Will, Say You Won’t by traincat
Love Among the Hydrothermal Vents by DevilDoll
Peace Shall Thatch the Roof and Love Shall Latch the Door by imaginary_golux
A Modest Proposal by Ignaz Wisdom
A Hale for the Holidays by rlnerdgirl

Time Stamps:
0.00 – 01:07   Intro
1:14 – 11:25   Silly Fandom Questions
11:35 – 39:05   Star Trek 101
39:16 – 52:04   Fanfic Recommendations
52:15 – 53:39   Outro

Find Claire online:
Twitter: @ClaireRousseau
Website: http://www.clairerousseau.com/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/ClaireRousseau

Find Kay online:
Twitter: @KayTaylorRea
Website: http://kaytaylorrea.dreamwidth.org/

If you have comments or questions, you can email the podcast at radiofreefandom@gmail.com or tweet us @RadioFreeFandom.

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