dreiser: (Utena: Juri Angst)
Tuesday, June 18th, 2013 09:00 pm
Allaine is ending his web radio show, Femslash 4 Fans, and I've been invited to be on one of the last of episodes. I'm sad to see it ending but I'm happy he asked me to be a part of it. If you want to listen to me babble the show starts at 10 pm EST Thursday, June 20th, and I'll be on at 10:45 pm.

Here's the official blurb:

Now that F4F has not only marked its fourth anniversary of being on the air, but also entered its final month of broadcasting, we’ll be spending all of June celebrating that which made this program great. Don’t worry, no self-congratulation here, of course I’m talking about the guests. For each show in June, we’ll have on four (and occasionally five) guests who made at least one prior appearance to talk about what they’ve been up to since then. Maybe they’ve continued to write fanfic for the same television show. Maybe they’ve moved onto something new, and moved again. Maybe it’s original fiction now. Or maybe they’ve stopped writing altogether. We’ll also be returning to the show’s roots by hosting shows weekly instead of biweekly, so that’s sixteen former guests, each speaking for fifteen minutes at a time. Tonight we’ll begin with Grdnofevrything (who first appeared on F4F on 7/2/2009) at 10 PM EST, followed by Kim Pritekel (6/14/10) at 10:15, Inspector Boxer (9/3/09) at 10:30, and Dreiser (6/25/09) at 10:45 PM. Tune in, because really, someone just might be talking about whatever thing you love best.

As for what I'll be talking about...  )
dreiser: (AMC: Nu!Kinks)
Friday, September 23rd, 2011 07:17 pm
The ABC finale of AMC aired today and it was cliffhangery. I liked it and I'm less anxious than I was because it wasn't really a repeat of the Madolvian Massacre in the fact that it's probably just one person that JR took out but it could be nearly anyone. I hope not Bianca/Marissa or Erica and Kendall. We'll see what happens when the show comes back. I wonder how they're going to film all of it though. They will definitely have to recast JR since Jacob Young signed onto Bold & The Beautiful. Anyway. Today's show with all the old school characters back made me irrationally wish we could somehow keep them all once the show begins online. I doubt that will ever happen but it was so great seeing all those characters together again.

Still! It was a decent way to "end" things until it starts online. I know some people aren't happy because it wasn't dramatic enough for them but honestly... I didn't want to see a gigantic scene with JR just taking out all these people as if it was Scarface done daytime style. That's just stupid to me. The way they ended things, I think it's pretty clear that only one person got shot and it could be anyone at that party. Which leaves me hopeful about the state of my various Kane/Montgomery/Lavery/Tasker people. Hopefully we'll be seeing AMC beginning in January at the same time as OLTL for the web series. In the meantime, I'm a sad person and picked up the special AMC edition of People Magazine.

Oh, I don't think I ever got to reply to these questions on last night's show about AMC. My favorite couple (other than Bianca/Marissa) is a tie with Erica/Dimitri and Brooke/Adam. Worst storyline throughout the years? Reversing Erica's groundbreaking abortion. I never understood the logic in that. And I'm going to miss (temporarily) checking in Monday - Friday with all these odd fictional characters with their various dramas who have somehow worked their way into my heart like they were real people.
dreiser: (AMC: Sneaky Kendall Is Sneaky)
Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 07:58 pm
I'll be on Femslash 4 Fans tomorrow. It's a talk about All My Children and Bianca before the show goes off the air this Friday. The show is airing live on the interwebs on September 22nd at 9 pm CST. Here's the official information about it. Please listen or call in and share my sad fangirling.

End of an (Increasingly Femslashy) Era - "All My Children"

Two weeks ago we talked about femslash from Harry Potter, in the wake of the conclusion of seven books AND eight movies. Tonight we move on to a different kind of ending, the involuntary kind. For five decades the ABC daytime drama "All My Children" ran five days a week, fifty-two weeks a year, with some of the most recognizable actors in soap operas. It tackled important, controversial social issues when few others would - abortion, HIV, transgender, etc. Perhaps the most well-known example of this was when Bianca Montgomery, cherished daughter of central character Erica Kane, came out of the closet to her mother. Since then Bianca went on to have a slew of relationships with other women - Frankie, Lena, Maggie, Reese, and so on - all of which seemed to end in heartbreak. Now that fans have started to fall in love with the newest pairing of Bianca and Marissa, however, ABC announced that All My Children would be cancelled in favor of more reality programming. Granted, it's going to have a second life on the Internet, but it's too early to know what kind of changes we're going to see. In light of the fact that AMC is about to air its last episode on commercial television ever, we're spending the show talking about not only the history of Bianca's love life on AMC, but also our reactions to the cancellation and our fondest and least-favorite memories from the show. I'll be joined once again by Dreiser, as well as fellow fans Jetgirl and past guest QQSuited.
dreiser: (Harry Potter: Hermione Smoking)
Monday, September 5th, 2011 08:42 pm
I'll be on Allaine's online radio show, Femslash 4 Fans, talking about Harry Potter and femslash in particular on Tuesday, September 6th, at 9 pm Central Time. Here's the official information on it. Hope you tune in!

Looking Back Sans Time-Turner - Harry Potter Femslash


In tonight's episode we will not be looking at a specific author or discussing a certain body of fanfic work. By now many of you have seen "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2", which marked the end of a series of seven novels and eight movies that we've followed for years and years. Now that it's over, it may be time to take a look back at the entire canonical and subtextual Harry Potter universe. I'll be joined by past guests HP fanfic writers Dreiser and D. Geheimnis, as well as first-timer and fellow author Demoka, and we'll discuss everything related to femslash and Harry Potter, from major female characters such as Hermione, Ginny, Luna, and Fleur, to what kind of subtext actually exists, to the persistent popularity of the darker, incestuous world of the Lestrange sisters.

The usual rules apply, though. Please tune in live, and you can join the chatroom if you have an account with BTR.com. Or call the toll-free number. Otherwise, download it starting Wednesday, September 7th.
dreiser: (Harry Potter: Hermione Smoking)
Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 01:09 am
I'll be co-hosting [livejournal.com profile] allaine77's radio show, Femslash4Fans, on January 6th at 10 EST. The show topic (in case you haven't read my subject line) will be Harry Potter. We'll be joined by [livejournal.com profile] redbeargrl and [livejournal.com profile] meingeheimnis so I expect the show to be thoroughly awesome.

My fandom New Year's resolution is to try and finish my many abandoned fanfic projects including A Thousand Glimpses (AMC), Fragile Things (My Otome), and A Matter of Circumstance (Marimite).

Even so, I'm horribly tempted to participate in P&P's Epic Proportions contest. Since it has to be a brand new fanfic I was thinking of finally writing my All My Children/L Word crossover fanfic that hooks up Bianca and Helena thus creating the prettiest/nicest/most made of win lesbian heiress couple of all time. The pretty, you guys, the sheer pretty!

Or I could finish my Legend of the Seeker fanfic that has Cara/Dahlia post S2 finale. Hmm.
dreiser: (X-Men: Jubilee X-Mas)
Thursday, December 16th, 2010 07:52 pm
I'll be appearing yet again on Allaine's show Femslash4Fans on blogtalk radio tonight at 9 pm EST. We'll be talking about fun world of femslash in the year 2010 and what we're looking forward to in 2011. Listen in!
dreiser: (Avatar: Sokka Loves Rainbows)
Thursday, September 16th, 2010 04:39 pm
I'll be helping [livejournal.com profile] allaine77 co-host his radio show Femslash 4 Fans tonight at 10 PM EST. We'll be talking to Erica Friedman about Yuri and her various projects. Well, Allaine will. I'll mostly be a goof talking to a friend. Blurb away!

This month Femslash4Fans finally embraces a broad segment of lesbian fan fiction on the Internet that we've only scratched the surface on - anime and manga. With a year having already gone by since my segment on Mai-HiME, in September F4F will be doing two shows on anime/manga femslash, or more accurately "yuri". And when you think yuri, you think of Yuricon, the anime/manga convention that has been running since the turn of the millenium. And THAT naturally leads to thoughts of tonight's guest, Yuricon creator Erica Friedman. Starting small in 2000 with a virtual convention called AniLesboCon, it wasn't long before Friedman not only turned this into the Yuricon we know today, but also launched ALC Publishing, which has introduced many Americans to manga with its own original content, as well as English translations of Japanese comics. And if that wasn't enough, she writes the yuri review blog Okazu. Oh yeah, and she may have written some fanfic of her own too. Dreiser makes her second appearance on F4F as a co-host, as together we ask Friedman about all of the above, and more. How did it all get started, how are things now, and where does she see it all going?
dreiser: (Showgirls: Hitchhike)
Thursday, August 5th, 2010 03:28 pm
I'll be helping [livejournal.com profile] allaine77 co-host his radio show Femslash 4 Fans on Thursday, August 12th at 10 PM EST. If you love the snarky fun of Ash & Scribbs give it a listen!

Femslash4Fans finally makes a long-overdue return from its hiatus with its first-ever look at British television. While "Murder in Suburbia" only ran for twelve episodes in the U.K. in 2004-2005, it continues to inspire fans on both sides of the Atlantic, thanks to the partnership of Detective Inspector Kate "Ash" Ashford and Detective Sergeant Emma "Scribbs" Scribbins. After all, perhaps the reason neither ever seemed to find the right man was because they already found the right woman. Certainly the fanfic authors who have kept the community alive thought so. And two of them will be joining [livejournal.com profile] allaine77 and I on the air, [livejournal.com profile] forgivemenot author of the "Turning Point" series; and [livejournal.com profile] magicmumu who wrote the amnesiac story "Fallen."