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F AN C ULTURE Stephanie Schwartz October 11, 2012
FANDOM REFERS TO THE SOCIAL STRUCTURES AND CULTURAL PRACTICES CREATED BY THE MOST PASSIONATELY ENGAGED CONSUMERS OF MASS MEDIA PROPERTIES --Henry Jenkins in his syllabus for his graduate seminar at MIT “Fandom, Participatory Culture, and Web 2.0”
JOSH The Internet people have gone crazy. C.J. You posted on a web site? JOSH I was communicating with the people. C.J. Really? JOSH C.J., it's a... crazy place. It's got this dictatorial leader, who I'm sure wears a muumuu and chain smokes Parliaments. [makes a smoking gesture with his fingers]. It's called LemonLyman.com. C.J. Let me explain something to you, this is sort of my field. The people on these sites? They're the cast of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.” The muumuu wearing Parliament smoker? That's Nurse Ratched. When Nurse Ratched is unhappy, the patients are unhappy. You? You're McMurphy. You swoop in there with your card games and your fishing trips...Well, now I'm telling you to open the ward room window and climb on out before they give you a pre-frontal lobotomy, and I have to smother you with a pillow. C.J. I'm Chief Bromden, yes, at this particular moment. I'm assigning an intern from the press office to that web site. They're going to check it every night before they go home. If they discover you've been there, I'm going to shove a motherboard so far up your ass... The West Wing "The U.S. Poet Laureate” Season 3, Episode 27, March 27, 2002
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