Fangasm: Supernatural Fangirls by Katherine Larsen,Lynn S. Zubernis

By Katherine Larsen,Lynn S. Zubernis

Once upon a time no longer in the past, in charge collage professors, Lynn the psychologist and Kathy the literary pupil, fell in love with the tv convey Supernatural and became their oh-so-practical lives the other way up. Plunging headlong into the hidden geographical regions of fandom, they scoured the net for photographs of stars Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki and secretly penned racy fan fiction. after which they hit the road—crisscrossing the rustic, racking up common flyer miles with alarming ease, status in conference traces at four A.M.

They had white-knuckled encounters with overly zealous defense guards twelve months and smiling invites to the Supernatural set the following. Actors stripping of their trailers, fangirls sneaking onto movie units; drunken confessions, squeals of pleasure, tears of depression; wallets emptied and tasks left in the back of; intrigue and ecstasy and crushing disappointment—it’s all here.

And but at the same time they reveled of their fandom, the authors have been asking themselves even if it’s alright to be a fan, specifically for grown girls with careers and children. “Crazystalkerchicks”—that’s what they heard from Supernatural workforce participants, defense guards, airport immigration officers, even occasionally their fellow lovers. yet what Kathy and Lynn came upon was once that the majority enthusiasts have been a great deal like themselves: shrewdpermanent, able ladies searching for whatever in their personal that engages their brains and their libidos.

Fangasm pulls again the curtain at the mystery worlds of enthusiasts and well-known alike, revealing Supernatural backstage and studying simply how a lot the forged and team find out about what the enthusiasts are as much as. an individual who’s been tempted to throw off the limitations of respectability and indulge a mystery passion—or hit the line with a most sensible friend—will are looking to come along.

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