Tag Archive: fandoms

Star Trek & Me: Growing Up in the Final Frontier

“Each time I watched an episode or read a novel, I was transported out of my living room…and taken on an exciting adventure in space aboard the U.S.S Enterprise…”

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Why Do We Always Like the Bad Guys?: An Analysis of Memorable Villains

Read this analysis of why we often find ourselves sympathizing with the villains in fandom franchises, such as Darth Vader in Star Wars and Loki in the Marvel Universe.

Emotional Depth and Imaginary Heights: Fantasy and Sci-Fi Stories That Teach Us How to Love

“I believe that the worth of a story…is dependent upon how much that story can reveal about our own souls, and ultimately, how much it can reveal to us about the Nature of Love…”

A Cat of a Different Coat: Spirituality, Storytelling, and the Music of Karliene

Read this overview of the spirituality and storytelling style found within the fandom-based music of Karliene.

Who Is Gandalf Really?: A Fandom Cross-Over Theory

Read an out-of-this-world cross-fandom theory about missing dots connecting Gandalf with Dumbledore, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and The Ancient One!

Rapture: Bioshock, Andrew Ryan, and Christian Society

Read this insightful review of the video game “Bioshock” and how it relates to lesson we should learn about the nature of Christian Society.