— FIRST & LAST MOMENTS AT THE 4077th —
part one // part two
hawkeye pierce • alan alda
margaret houlihan • loretta swit
trapper mcintyre • wayne rogers
bj hunnicutt • mike farrell
radar o’reilly • gary burghoff
For future reference.
For those who would ever need it. -C
reblogging here because i can see this being relevant to anyone who’s ever tried to get out of an abusive relationship
Reblogging because that last comment made me reread the whole thing in a new light and realize this could be vital information. So, putting it out there for everyone, and hoping no one ever really needs it.
The year is 2014:
"On the eve of the brand new season of Doctor Who, yesterday the BBC and Federation Against Copyright Theft teamed up to close a long-standing fansite. Following an in-person visit, Doctor Who Media shut down immediately. Its domain name will soon be taken over by the BBC." Source
The year was 1985 and this was written by an fan editor whose Miami Vice newsletter had been shut down by the studios:
“I was the editor of a small letterzine called ‘Vice Line,' which managed to publish 1 issue before being hit with fandom's greatest horror, the dreaded Cease and Desist notice. Receiving it was particularly painful for me, as I had just spent 8 months moving heaven and earth to keep ‘Miami Vice’ from being cancelled, and while I didn’t expect the producers to throw roses at my feet, I didn’t expect this either. Within days of its debut, the zine was folded, subs refunded, and plans for future fannish endeavors thrown into limbo. The experience left me drained, disillusioned, and angry about the massive amount of waste of time, energy and spirit, of all the people who had worked so hard for so long. I vowed I would never again lift a finger to do shit for a television show (or anything else for that matter) as long as I lived. There were million other hobbies one could engage in, and this seemed like the perfect time to finish that 5000-piece jigsaw puzzle. It was during this period of fannish-detachment your letters started arriving; letters full of empathy, encouragement and hope, that served to make the void that was left by ‘Vice Line’s’ demise, seem that much larger. I cannot describe the feeling you get from being told that some little thing that you did affected so many people in such a way, they feel your sense of loss as if it were their own…….”
Read more about the newsletter Vice Line on Fanlore here.
(links go to Fanlore, the fan run Wiki about media fandom)
Original Star Trek fan film starring Tony Todd and Kate Vernon, with amazing production values and a canonical reference explored as a full-blown story. Impressive!
Yet again I am struck by the difference between fan films and vids. The audacity and the money on display here is really striking.
A sudden need for a Cecil/Carlos fisting story. Extreme intimacy + internal organs, very Night Vale. I can just see it. Can’t you?