good morning kiddos
oh man people are so cute
Vladislav Nagornov (Russian, b. 1974)
soul calibur is my favorite video game and i love it i love it so much
I’ve been sitting on this (read: consistently forgetting about it) for like two weeks, oops
Ezra’s tweet tackles the ways in which we identify ourselves with regard to the things we appreciate and enjoy as observers. By setting up three parallels that acknowledge the passage of time and the emergence of maturity, Ezra exposes the tendency of humans to watch ourselves as we grow and to label the beginnings and ends of our development. Scholars of popular culture can easily recognize what Ezra means with terms such as “fanboy,” “fangirl,” and “fanfic,” but understanding of such concepts is not necessary in order to understand his implications. Ezra’s fanboys and fangirls begin as small, arbitrary, inconclusive beings. As they transform into Fan Men and Fan Women, not only are their titles given more visual prestige and consideration, but their lives of “fic” become lives of “nonfic,” symbolizing a change from adolescent wonder to the reality of adulthood.