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I Demand Satisfaction

OR: HOW I LEARNED MY ANGER IS JUSTIFIED.

We have written a few articles on this site about fandom, nerddom and the like, but I feel that we often spend the majority of the time condemning fans for wanting things they love to match their expectations- without ever really trying to think about things from their side.  

I’m going to do something out of character: I’m going to try to see how I’ve been wrong and dive into why the angry fanboy is right- even if what they do with their anger is wrong. No matter how much you hate any piece of media, you can trust that people (not all of them, sure) poured their blood sweat and tears into it and any personal attacks are not only a waste of time, but outright cruel.  To do this, I’m going to be looking at some recent films and TV shows and spoil the hell out of them, so be warned….

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Episode 31 – Back from There Again

Sam talks about her own struggles with feeling lonely in the Shire, and she helps someone else who feels like they’re traversing Mordor. And a writer learns to accept the love of their cat.
Plus, links for accessing free and low cost mental health services, here and here.

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Episode 30 – Eowinning at Relationship

Sam gets two relationship questions this week that leave her chasing Aragorn for answers, plus a missive on grief that hits close to home.

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Episode 29 – Reason for Madness

You can’t spell hate without hat in this latest episode that also includes advice on remembering the small stuff and how to avoid divisive discussions about Game of Thrones. Spoiler: the answer is beer.

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Episode 28 – All Fellowships are Broken

Sam gets question about dealing with difficult people, and the Holy Trilogy reminds us all that fellowships, by virtue of being made of people, are always broken but can still save the world. Sushi also finds its way in there somehow.

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Episode 27 – And We Come to End of Days

So much excitement this week between Winterfell and Wakanda — what’s a fantasy fan to do? Sam uses Lord of the Rings to come to terms with endings and with its own shortcomings. It’s a doozy!

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