Why Do We Read This?: Li Qingzhao, Fandom, and FanFic

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Podcast Episode
Why Do We Read This?
Episode #3
Episode Title: Li Qingzhao, Fandom, and FanFic
Length: 1:04:12
Featured: Rebecca L. Salois and Andrea Fernandez
Date: October 9, 2019
Fandom: Panfandom
External Links: https://soundcloud.com/user-166913300-165721049/ep003

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Li Qingzhao, Fandom, and FanFic is an episode of the "Why Do We Read This?" podcast.

In this episode, we discuss the 12th-century writings of Chinese poet Li Qingzhao. We consider her works in connection with today's fandom culture, including spending money on fandom and writing fan-fiction.

Topics discussed

  • Fans micro-discussion of small details in Supernatural episodes, as compared to religious discussion of each word in a piece of scripture: "Religion is fandom."
  • Fan economies
  • The Li family's collection as compared to modern fan merch collections