Slashcast

By fans of slash, for fans of slash.

The Podcasts

This month we talk all about the fourth wall and fandom!  Wook77 brings us our LGBT news update, chaeche interviews Professors Rebecca Tushnet and Tisha Turk about copyright law and fanworks, in Pimp My Fandom Kris and incapricious talk about One Direction, Emma Grant reports from Sherlock Seattle for Slashers on the Street, Arie talks with slumber, affectingly and JLH in the Metachat about the future of the fourth wall, and all of the Slashcast staff chime in for the mailbag to talk about your comments and their thoughts on this month's theme.

Direct download: Episode_37.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:37am CST

This month's episode focuses on character death. How do writers deal with this topic in fanfic, and why do they kill off the characters we love? How do we as readers and fans respond to the death of a favorite character in canon and in fanfic? Tune in to this episode for discussions about character death and the books, shows, and films that make our hearts bleed -- in a good way.

Direct download: Episode_36.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:36am CST

This month is our Halloween episode! Wook77 brings us our LGBT news update, our guest contributor DJ interviews speranza, Kris and Suiane talk about Teen Wolf in Pimp My Fandom, Slashers on the Street has wook77 and elanorofcastile reporting on Dragon*Con, elanorofcastile hosts the Meta Chat with Kris, xtinethepirate and tashilover on horror and fandom, and all of the Slashcast staff chime in on the mailbag to talk about your comments and their thoughts on this month's theme.

Direct download: Episode_35.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:57am CST

This month we talk about old school and back to school related fandoms.  Wook77 brings us our LGBT news update, our guest contributor DJin7 hosts a metachat about old school fandom with Marcelle, Meri Oddities, Treewishes and CM Shaw. Emma Grant reports from Lubricus for Slashers on the Street, in a Metachat and Pimp My Fandom combined segment, Arie talks with eachtoeach and annakovsky about school AUs, and we wrap up with the Slashcast staff talking about your comments, their take on fandom evolution, and other topics on our theme from this month.

Direct download: Episode_34.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:57pm CST

This month we talk about video game fandoms. El Em En Oh Pee brings us our LGBT news update, Kris and Jo talk about Mass Effect in Pimp My Fandom, Wook77 interviews writer David Gaider, Emma Grant reports from Ascendio for Slasher on the Street, in the Metachat Wook77, Paul, KT, and Wai talk about LGBT inclusion/exclusion and video games, and we wrap up with some of the Slashcast staff talking about your comments and their own thoughts on this month's theme.

Direct download: Episode_33.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:46pm CST

This month we talk about real person fic (RPF) fandoms.  Wook77 brings us our LGBT news update, Kris and Elanor of Castile talk about RPF in Pimp My Fandom, Emma Grant interviews Helens about writing RPF, Tree Wishes reports from Con.txt for Slashers on the Street, in the Metachat we have Arie, RubyTuesday and Valiant talking about RPF, and we wrap up with some of the Slashcast staff talking about your comments and their own thoughts on RPF.

Direct download: Episode_32.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:31pm CST

This month we talk about comics and multimedia fandoms.  Wook77 brings us our LGBT news update, Kris and Gyzym talk about The Avengers in Pimp My Fandom, Wook77 shares a written report by reddwarfer from Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) East for Slashers on the Street, in the Metachat we have Wook77, Jaime and Sebastian talking about comics, and we wrap up with the Slashcast staff discussing your comments and pretty much devolve into Avengers squee.

Direct download: Episode_31.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:35pm CST

This month on Slashcast we're talking about sex positivity in fandom.  Wook77 brings us our LGBT news update, Emma Grant interviews Dr Sarah Frantz from Dear Author, Kris and Ravenna C Tan talk about PWP in Pimp My Fandom, Rachel reports from Bitchin Party for Slashers on the Street, the metachat revisits the February chat with a focus on kink memes, and we wrap up with the Slashcast staff chiming in on your comments in the mailbag.

Direct download: Episode_30.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:38am CST

This month on Slashcast we talk about crack and all its fun.  Wook77 brings us our monthly LGBT news update, Emma Grant interviews sfiddy, Kris and Wook talk about mpreg in Pimp My Fandom, Slashers on the Street has Emma reporting from the PBS Sherlock party at SXSW, Wook talks with Elanor of Castile and Ken Ichijouji in the Metachat, and all of the Slashcast staff chime in on the mailbag with responses to your comments and discussion of our guilty pleasures.

Direct download: Episode_29.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:24pm CST

This month on Slashcast we talk about things that make us crazy.  Wook77 shares our monthly LGBT news update, Emma Grant interviews Dr She Bloggo, Kris and Arie talk about Glee in Pimp My Fandom, Rachel talks with Dianne, Nick and Rose in the Metachat, and we wrap up with the Slashcast staff discussing your comments and our own thoughts on our fangirl anger.

Direct download: Episode_28.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02pm CST

This month on Slashcast we talk all about kink.  Wook77 brings us our monthly LGBT news update, Emma Grant interviews mijan about writing BDSM in fic, Kris and chaeche talk about True Blood in Pimp My Fandom, Slashers on the Street is brought to us by Kris reporting from Arisia in Boston, Arie is joined in the Metachat by Glee Kink Mod and thisprettywren, and all of us chime in on the mailbag segment on your comments from the last episode.

Direct download: Episode_27.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:04am CST

Happy 2012 everyone! This month we're talking about behind the scenes of fandom. Wook77 brings us our LGBT news update, Emma Grant interviews Laura McKeon and talks about being a beta reader, Kris and Wook talk about the video game fandom for Assassin's Creed in Pimp My Fandom, Slashers on the Street brings us memories of Lumos from 2006 with Lisa, Wook, Kris, and Emma. Wook, DJin7, and ThistleRose talk in the Metachat, and all of us from Slashcast talk about your comments from our previous episode and our fandom New Year's resolutions.

Direct download: Episode_26.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:16am CST