September 1st, 2008

Utena: With Sword

You can check out, but you can NEVER LEAVE!

So, here I was doing some actual academic type research for Sociology (though I still haven't worked out exactly what I am doing it in, given my interests I'm seeing what Sociological research there is on blogs et al. and seeing if I can find something to work from there), when I somehow my search for journal articles brings up the following:

Tyler, I. "Chav Mum, Chav Scum" 2008

You can pretty much guess what my reaction to seeing that combination of writer and title was.

Oh, fandom. No matter what I do, you are always there. Watching, waiting, ready to draw you back in at the first sign of weakness...