The Rec Center

  • June 23, 2017 The Rec Center #77

    Welcome to a special—no, VITALLY IMPORTANT—Black Sails edition of the Rec Center! Along with our usual selection of fic recs and fandom news, Elizabeth & I have put together a primer for Black Sai...

  • June 16, 2017 The Rec Center #76

    Hello! It’s been a while since we said it, so a reminder: you survived the week. We’ve got a mix of articles and tumblr stuff (including Gav’s reporting on that Whedon Wonder Woman atrocity that...

  • June 09, 2017 The Rec Center #75

    Phew! It’s been a long 24 hours. I stayed up very late following the UK election results and am now a reanimated corpse, which is unfortunate because I’m helping to host a party tonight. BUT! We h...

  • June 02, 2017 The Rec Center #74

    Hello! Greetings from ~the very depths~ of New Fandom Land, where you could ask me literally any question and somehow I will drag the conversation towards a particular group of sad pirates. In honor o...

  • May 26, 2017 The Rec Center #73

    This week we have rec-ception: a rec for another rec newsletter, from 1D fan Allyson Gross. Also, some dystopian fic recs, some Twin Peaks nostalgia from 1990, and some awesome American Gods fanart! ...

  • May 19, 2017 The Rec Center #72

    Hi folks! This week we have Haikyuu!! recs from guest reccer Marina, some wonderful Korrasami fanart, Justin Timberlake fanfic reminiscences, and something to get you in the mood for the new series of...

  • May 12, 2017 The Rec Center #71

    Hello! Well, it sure has been an...interesting (/horrifying) few days. If you’re looking for a little distraction, we’ve got the usual mix of articles, tweets, and Tumblr stuff, plus a Rec Center ...

  • May 05, 2017 The Rec Center #70

    Hello! It’s been...quite a week. Perhaps you are like me, worrying about the future of your ACA health insurance and tagging various members of Congress on social media with things like, “I WILL N...

  • April 28, 2017 The Rec Center #69

    “Fan Fiction vs. Fanfiction ” by *Flourish Klink* at Fansplaining

  • April 21, 2017 The Rec Center #68

    OMG you guys we have A LOT of stuff for you this week! Elizabeth has put together a whole section of boyband fandom articles in honor of Harry Styles, and we’ve got a multifandom list of slash fanfi...