Carpe Brewski

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Title: Carpe Brewski
Author(s): Gyzym
Date(s): June 25, 2011 - October 2, 2011?
Length: ?
Genre: slash College AU
Fandom: XMFC
External Links: Carpe Brewski

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Carpe Brewski is a wildly popular Erik/Charles College AU by Gyzym. As of 2017, it is an abandoned WIP, with ten chapters, all posted in 2011. In November of 2011 gyzym posted an address to the Brewski fandom in general, stating that due to outrageous and very rude comments, she was putting the fic on hiatus.[1]

In the story, Erik and Charles are the beleaguered and hard-partying heads of a fraternity, with many other personalities from the X-Men universe as secondary and tertiary characters.

The fic has already spawned fanart[2] (mostly on Tumblr, perhaps owing to the brief period in July 2011 when Livejournal was down as a result of another DDoS attack).

It has also spawned a fan community on livejournal, carpebrewski, dedicated to creating a space for Brewski fans to have fun and create fanworks while waiting for new chapters. Since the announcement of the hiatus, the community has since slowed to a crawl.

Fan Reviews/Reactions

It was recced in Slash Report episode 3 in 2011.

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  1. gyzym. state of the everything., posted to Tumblr November 21, 2011. (Accessed 22 April 2012)
  2. Tumblr tag