Vanessa. 23. Malaysia.
Extremely multifandom interests include Pacific Rim, Tolkien, Hannibal, My Mad Fat Diary, The Thick Of It, A:TLA, Marvel and Doctor Who (this is not a Moffat-friendly establishment).
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    arobynsong:

    WOOP THERE IT IS.

    WELP




    The monetization of fandom: How media franchises pay to have a fan following built from scratch.

    Online fandoms are now the popular media equivalent of the tech world’s early adopters. If you can get people to start blogging and tweeting about your TV show or movie, half the work is already done.

    The good news is, your social media campaign doesn’t even need to be all that subtle. If you say that you’ll release the new Divergent trailer after a thousand retweets, a thousand fans will retweet you, cheerfully aware that they’re own Twitter feeds are being used for advertising purposes. Even fast food joints are trying to build their own fandoms, with Denny’s currently in the lead thanks to their inexplicably cool Tumblr presence.

    Inevitably, there’s now a lucrative market for social media consultants who can engineer online fandoms from scratch, with the fans as willing participants in the deal. It’s an “if you build it, they will come,” kind of situation. Fans want to show support for their favorite TV show or movie, even if they’re completely aware that it’s a cynical marketing ploy. In the era of Facebook communication, you are what you Like.

    In a recent episode of PBS documentary series Frontline, Douglas Rushkoff took a look at various social media fandoms from the ground up. With YouTube star Tyler Oakley at the most organic end of the popularity scale and the Hunger Games movies as the most professionally cultivated example, all of those fandoms had one thing in common: a desire to feel closer to your idols, even if the most tangible sign of that relationship is a retweet.

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    blackseoul:

    T.O.P - Fubu Interwiew

    MC: “No, No! I just threw it out there just because.”




    favorite pride and prejudice quotes







    jammygummy:

    fenm-universe:

    onthesurfaceofmidnight:

    linnealurks:

    allgoodthingsflowintothecity:

    lumos5001:

    aflawedfashion:

    The Doctor wouldn’t.  He’d find another way.

    and the thing is Moffat is 100% right because regardless of if he called himself “The Doctor” during the Time War he was still the Doctor deep deep down and in the end he saves lives, and he saved his people

    "I lack the creativity to imagine characters being forced to make difficult choices, especially since my understanding of said characters is surface-deep at best. Sometimes I think about writing real emotional consequences to things, but then I remember how much easier it would be to avoid consequences whatsoever with some bizarre winding hole-filled plot. I am a professional writer who overcomes difficulty writing a scene by shoving in a contrived loophole so I don’t have to write it. Please punch me in the face."

    As RTD wrote it, he didn’t save his people, he saved the rest of the universe from his people. by destroying them. A much more difficult and courageous thing to do.

    Like, did he not watch the Tennant finale, The End of Time??? Where he reveals that the Time Lords had turned bad,

    "Had turned bad"? Dude, the Doctor’s been railing against the Time Lords since at least the Sixth Doctor. During "Trial of a Time Lord", we find out they had destroyed nearly all life on Earth to protect their secrets. Hell, that’s WHY the Doctor was on trial; they knew he’d be pissed and were trying to get him out of the way.

    Let’s be clear people: The Time Lords are NOT good guys. At ALL. And they haven’t been for a very long time. Frankly, the revelations in “The End of Time” are… not really that surprising when you look at the series over all, and some of the shit the Time Lords have pulled in the past.

    "In all my travelling throughout the universe, I have battled against evil, against power-mad conspirators. I should have stayed here. The oldest civilisation: decadent, degenerate, and rotten to the core. Power-mad conspirators, Daleks, Sontarans, Cybermen - they’re still in the nursery compared to us. Ten million years of absolute power. That’s what it takes to be really corrupt.”

    -The Doctor (The Ultimate Foe, 1986)




    mishasminions:

    The Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division




    visually stunning movies the prestige




    shuckl:

    why does it seem like the other arctic monkeys don’t want to dress like that and monkey leader just makes them