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October 19, 7pm EST - finally starting to read the Kindle version of "Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon".

Taking notes. If something shockingly new grabs my attention (that others overlooked) I'll post it as a reply to this (mostly to remind myself).

In the preface, Hibberd outright explains that the book contains "fifty" new interviews with cast & crew - by which he means each paragraph blurb, but I don't begrudge that: even one paragraph can contain revealing, vital info. Also admits he re-used some prior articles.
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Fandoms are not separate from white supremacist systems of power. In fact, fandoms often reify white supremacy.

How do I know? Well...I have some data!
Been seeing a lot of discourse on whether particular fandoms & ships are racist. And the truth is, most fandoms are entangled in systems of power (white supremacy, heteronormativity, colonialism, ableism, etc). These systems are both insidious and overt, and they are EVERYWHERE
Fandoms can be safe and brave spaces, but they are not automatically so. It is up to us as individual and collective fans to shape these spaces. Who is represented in mainstream culture? How do fandoms replicate this representation? Who is represented & how in fandom majorities?
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Rewatching #DemThrones Season 5 episode 2 #SerBarristan counseling fairness to #Daenerys reminds me of corporate #Democrats talking about bipartisanship with #Republicans who have been systematically and ruthlessly exercising power & undermining #Democracy #GameofThrones #GOT
As #Cersei says "You win or you die." #politics
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