Trekkies, MSTies, Browncoats, Twi-hards, Gleeks, Whovians, Deleteheads…. How does a story spawn its own subculture? Fanfiction writer Laura Fischer joins us to discuss what drives fans to create new fiction, art, and communities about their favorite story universes.
Then stay tuned for a sample of Laura’s fanfiction, Nick and Tim pitching one of their nerdiest ideas yet, and some sweet fandom-related music, of both the rocking and poignant variety. It’s all here in the latest episode of Derailed Trains of Thought.