Episode 15: Fan Fiction

Apr 8, 2015

Creating fan fiction is the ultimate homage to a story or characters that have had an effect on you. And this art form is growing. If you’re not creating fan fiction yourself, you might think these uber-fans are odd folks, sitting in their dark rooms concocting fairy tales. But you’d be wrong. On this episode of Media Inside Out we talked with two experts in the field of fan culture and critically examine the benefits and concerns of the growing popularity of fan fiction.


Hector Postigo

Associate Professor, Temple University



M.L. Jean

Philadelphia Free Writers Association, Chief Administrative Officer

M.L. Jean’s new book: “Snapshots of American Culture: Japanophilia and the Otaku