Category Archives: A Catch All

Here We Are In August

First, July was stressful but also… clearly more chill than June. I think there was less direct harassment – that I saw, at least – in July. I’m sure it’s still out there because I’m basically a non-person to multiple … Continue reading

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Stitch @ Teen Vogue: Twilight’s Jasper Cullen Is Part of Confederate Vampire History

In returning to Twilight — or starting the series for the first time — fans are coming across things they didn’t know about the vampires in the series. A major example? Jasper Cullen’s pre-vampire past as… a Confederate major in the Civil … Continue reading

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[Stitch Talks Ish] Season 2/Episode 4: Stitch Talks Ish With Sleeq and NJ

Shownotes Apple Podcasts Buzzsprout Check out Sleeq’s previous appearance on my podcast in Season 2, Episode 2! Looking for where you can find my work/social media? Check out my LinkTree Follow Sleeq on Twitter Follow Sleeq on Instagram Follow NJ on Twitter … Continue reading

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[Image + Essay] Your Place, In Place

Originally posted on Patreon at the $1 Tier on 4/2/2021, Source: What Fandom Racism Looks Like: Phone A Friend of Color Thinky Thoughts If there’s one fandom behavior I wish I could Thanos-snap out of existence, it would be the … Continue reading

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I Need Your Help… PCA 2021 Edition

For PCA 2021 – an academic conference on pop culture – I’m doing a presentation on an under-represented and researched type of international Korean idol fans: Black women and other femme-identity aligned people within our community.  A lot of the … Continue reading

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Out With April, In With May

I did not get a lot done in April but also… wow did I get a lot done in April.  Yes, I got 16 different blog pieces out – including a stellar guest post about Alison from Doctor Who that … Continue reading

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Music Video Anatomy #10 – Tough Cookie (ft. Don Mills)

Missed what I’ve been doing with Music Video Anatomy? For the most recent installments, I covered WA$$UP (와썹 and Bermuda Triangle! We’re back on our bullshit this time and talking about Zico and hip hop masculinity! Title:  Tough Cookie (Feat. … Continue reading

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April Outlook/March Retrospective

I’m still struggling to get back in the groove after being yeeted off the path in February thanks to That Nonsense and just… all the awful terrible things in the news (like the escalation in anti-Asian hate crimes on top … Continue reading

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Thread Collection: Where Fandom Progressiveness Stops (4/30/2019)

Originally posted as a thread April 30, 2019. There’s a really good tumblr post about the progressiveness of fic (that boils down to “the OP can go to any bookstore and some grocery stores and easily find books about Black … Continue reading

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Thread Collection: On Racefakers (3/14/2021)

They absolutely then start to pull the “did you assume my ethnicity” card and claim they’re white passing or claim some shade of brownness when they’re literally just… white.
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7 Marches With You

This marks my 7th March of having Stitch’s Media Mix be a thing. Holy shit. 7 years of functionally doing the same thing – for someone who has 2 of their three degrees in different things and the attention span … Continue reading

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Series Squee: Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

Mobile Suit Gundam Wing is probably the most important Gundam Series in my life – yes, even though I was very invested in the off-the-wall wackiness of G Gundam and would absolutely sacrifice myself so that Tieria and Neil Dylandy … Continue reading

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Here We Are In March

February was… a lot. 0/10 do not recommend. While the harassment I’ve been detailing for months continues to escalate (now strangers are claiming I’ve done the, direct harm and that “PickMe” truly is a racist/misogynistic slur while coming for my … Continue reading

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a letter to the world, a friend, and to everyone else

You probably don’t know me.  What I do for Stitch’s Media Mix, and Stitch, is largely unseen.  I don’t engage in fandom the same way Stitch does— or for that matter the way most of you do— I tend to … Continue reading

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Thread Collection: Anti Racism =/= Anti Fandom (1/8/2021)

Originally Posted on 1/8/2021 This is super relevant to fandom, where “nice” white women & queer people latch on to acceptable Black/brown targets and will spend months or even YEARS spreading hate & harassing others in the name of “their” … Continue reading

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