Talkin’ U2, Bono, and Bedge with Tory from the Retro Fanfic Retrospective Podcast!
Talkin' Fanfic
by talkinfanfic
1y ago
Sara welcomes the great and wonderful Tory, best known for their reliably insightful analysis of fanfiction on the Retro Fanfic Retrospective podcast (found wherever you get your podcasts!) Tory shares their lifelong love affair with the legendary band U2, and their knowledge of the band’s history and music. Tory also digs into the amazing feat of how the band’s joyful, sublime chemistry seeps into the very music they produce, sustaining fruitful artistry for nearly fifty years.  Other topics include: Irish history, and the Christianity of U2, along with comparisons with Oasis. We also ta ..read more
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Talkin’ Music with shineswithyou
Talkin' Fanfic
by talkinfanfic
1y ago
Summary: Sara takes (kind of sort of) a break from talking fanfic and bandfic to talk about a different form of storytelling– music, and writing about music! shineswithyou is a familiar face around Oasis and U2 tumblr, but what you might NOT know is that she has recently embarked on a writing journey of her own, with a substack blog about music and its place as the soundtrack of her own life. Sara and shines talk about her blog, and the difficulty of “writing words about sounds”; how music is a language in and of itself capable of telling its own (and our own) stories. Of COURSE we loop it bac ..read more
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Interview with Jeevey
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by talkinfanfic
1y ago
Summary: Sara sits down with the amazing, sublime, talented Jeevey, a legend in the Oasis RPF and Gcest world. Jeevey talks about the challenges of finding time to express yourself amid real life responsibilities; telling the truth through amateur writing; the joys of RPF and her start in the U2 fandom; rejecting the shame of writing taboo topics, and why she likes writing about interesting, compelling characters versus ‘unproblematic’ more acceptable figures (BORING!) Jeevey is also a fandom expert on Noel Gallagher’s pre-Oasis career as a roadie for the Inspiral Carpets, and his friendship ..read more
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MAD FER IT: Oasis, RPF, and Gallaghercest
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by talkinfanfic
1y ago
Are ye mad fer it?! In episode 303 Sara and Laura crack open a lager and spend three hours indulging in their most problematic (or NOT) obsession yet– The Gallagher Brothers of Oasis! RPF, or ‘real person fiction’ is fanfiction based on the lives of real people. We figure, if you’re gonna get into RPF, you ‘might as well do the white line’ and in true rock’n’roll lifestyle Slide Away into the nitty gritty of one of the most complicated, fascinating, beautiful, ugly, loving, brutal, intense relationships maybe ever. D' You Know What I Mean?  Gcest fans, this is for you. Turn your light on ..read more
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Choose Not to Warn, and “The Operative Word” by road_rhythm
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by talkinfanfic
1y ago
A literal throw-back! Recorded in February 2022, Sara didn't get around to editing and posting until September 2022.  In this belated Season 2 closer, Sara and Laura discuss (after some updates on recent ColdFlash and Gallaghercest obsessions) a commonly forgotten or misunderstood Archive Warning: the "Choose Not to Warn" tag. They discuss the purpose of CNTW in context of and along with a phenomenally written story, "The Operative Word" by road_rhythm, in which Sam Winchester weighs the meaning of life, death, and the existence of Free Will itself.  Do fanfiction authors have the op ..read more
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Interview with phyn, aka RedHead
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by talkinfanfic
2y ago
Talkin’ Fanfic  Episode No. - 302 Episode Title - Interview with phyn, aka RedHead   Summary: Yet another incredible treat for the ColdFlash fans! On this episode of Talkin’ Fanfic, Sara sits down with phynali, better known in ColdFlash circles as (the one, the only!) RedHead. RedHead has authored two of the top five kudos’d works under the ColdFlash tag on Ao3, and their work is commonly counted as some of the most seminal in the fandom. Sara and phyn dig into three of RedHead’s works: “Tumbling Together”, “An All Too Jagged Snowflake”, and “Got A Melancholic Temperament (that’s wha ..read more
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Interview with Crimson1 aka professional author Amanda Meuwissen
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by talkinfanfic
2y ago
Talkin’ Fanfic  Episode No. - 301 Episode Title - Interview with Crimson1, professional author Amanda Meuwissen  In Talkin’ Fanfic’s third season opener, Sara sits down with professionally published author Amanda Meuwissen, who has openly and proudly published fanfiction on both ff.net and Ao3 for decades, as Crimson1 ! Sara and Amanda discuss how Amanda’s introduction to popular fiction (via, ironically, Anne Rice novels) almost immediately funneled her into the world of fanfiction reading and writing, and how a Dean/OMC fic she wrote during the early seasons of Supernatural quickly ..read more
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Interview with elsi
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by talkinfanfic
2y ago
Talkin’ Fanfic  Episode No. - 209 Episode Title - Interview with elsi   Sara sits down to talk with elsi, aka Prince_of_Elsinore, an incredibly talented author who has spent many thousands of words exploring the heart of the relationship between the characters of Dean and Sam Winchester from Supernatural. Sara and elsi cover the show itself (that finale!) and discuss three of elsi’s works centered around Sam and Dean over the course of their lives together. elsi speaks in depth about the differences between gencest and Wincest, and the thin and not-so-thin lines that form the fascina ..read more
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Interview with museaway
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by talkinfanfic
2y ago
Talkin’ Fanfic  Episode No. - 208 Episode Title - Interview with museaway Sara sits down with long-time multi-fandom author and community organizer MUSEAWAY, where they discuss three of muse’s works in Smallville, Supernatural, and the Alternate Original Series Star Trek fandoms. Topics include:  Their love of the edenic, the singular! old school Smallville fandom  The difference to an outsider, between what Supernatural looks like from tumblr gif sets vs what it looks like watching the show (VERY. DIFFERENT.) How to write Destiel without writing over Sam Case fic! The joys of ..read more
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Talkin‘ with Elise_51 - Catchup and Comics
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by talkinfanfic
2y ago
Sara and Laura catch up and talk about what they’ve been reading (angsty ‘Toy Story’ teen romance! Wincest in the world of ‘Tremors’ ! fake-marriage-scifi! Jason Todd/Dick Grayson!) ; what they’ve been writing (Batfamily! Green Lantern GuyKyle space husbands!) ; and Laura talks about her recent adventures in DC Comics land, where among other things, Guy Gardner of Space Sector 2814 gets KO’d by Batman, and tries to take his prospective girlfriend to a porno. And also why you should love Guy Gardner.   Contact and Credits: Tumblr: talkinfanfic.tumblr.com  Instagram: @talkinfanfic Ema ..read more
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