The Rec Center

  • January 20, 2017 The Rec Center #55

    Hello! Let’s talk about something else—anything else. How about fanfiction? :-D (My official plan for today has been...75% successful...

  • January 13, 2017 The Rec Center #54

    It’s taken us a while, but this week we’re sharing our first set of Rogue One fanfic recs! They’re mostly about Baze & Chirrut. Elsewhere on the internet, we’ve found a hilarious Yuri on Ice f...

  • January 06, 2017 The Rec Center #53

    Happy new year, Rec Center readers! We’re back with some traditional post-holiday fare: multifandom Yuletide recs.

  • December 30, 2016 The Rec Center #52

    #52!! That’s a newsletter for every week this year, since we started The Rec Center in the first days of January 2016. Next week we’ll resume our regular format (in a bit of an anniversary issue, ...

  • December 23, 2016 The Rec Center #51

    Welcome to the second half of our holiday fanfic recs! Next week’s newsletter will be a little different, but for now we’ve got an end-of-year book retrospective from Elizabeth, some essential cov...

  • December 16, 2016 The Rec Center #50

    Hello! Welcome to another newsletter from the same side of the Atlantic. I’ve encouraged Gav to do a THIS WEEK IN YURI ON ICE rather than slipping in 16 YoI things into the rest of our sections. (As...

  • December 09, 2016 The Rec Center #49

    A warm welcome to the new subscribers who joined us from Yuri on Ice fandom last week! We hope you stick around. :) Along with our usual selection of fandom news articles and criticism, this week we h...

  • December 02, 2016 The Rec Center #48

    IT’S ALL YURI ON ICE ALL THE TIME, BABY. Or, uh. Most of the time. I watched all eight (now nine) extant episodes last week and am O B S E S S E D. So, this week we’re doing YoI recs and a fandom ...

  • November 25, 2016 The Rec Center #47

    Happy “you survived a meal with your extended family” to some of our American readers! And kudos to the rest of you for putting up with our complaining about it. If you’re currently holed up in ...

  • November 19, 2016 The Rec Center #46A—An Apology

    We’re writing with an apology: a reader has flagged us that one of the guest recs in this week’s letter, “Rose Hill” (from the Glee fandom), is a historical slavery AU. There were no warnings ...