The Literary Horizon: Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet, In the Peanut Gallery with Mystery Science Theater 3000

I like thoughtful, scholarly discussion on fandom and pop culture, but it’s often hard to get a hold of it in book form. Not because it doesn’t exist—it does—but because they’re put out by small, focused presses, and more obscure academic texts don’t often crop up in public libraries. (You know, to make room for the various duplicates of mysteries! I’m not bitter…) McFarland is one such press, and two of their titles have made their way onto my reading list over the years.

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