Kimberly (kimberly_a) wrote,

  • Mood:

Kerfuffles killed the radio star ...

After reading a post by eliade just now, I realized why it is that I've become so little involved in Buffy fandom since getting involved on LiveJournal.

Before LiveJournal, I maintained a BTVS fan website, wrote fanfic, enthusiastically corresponded with other fans, etc. I initially came to LiveJournal in a bid to become even more involved in the Buffy fandom ... which I did. I came to know many more fans.

But I don't deal well with the phenomenon many call "the kerfuffle". Everyone gets all in a tizzy about something that really doesn't matter, and they start calling each other names and turning it all personal ... and every time this happens, I take a few steps further back.

By now, several months after I came to LiveJournal, I've taken so many steps back that I'm no longer easily identifiable as a member of Buffy fandom at all. I still have fannish friends, and I enjoy their fanfic and their posts about Buffy issues, but I mostly don't think or talk about the fandom independently anymore.

LiveJournal killed my interest in the fandom. Kerfuffles drove me away. Interesting.
Tags: fandom

  • SFMOMA visit

    Shannon and I went to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) between Christmas and New Years, and I've been meaning to write about my…

  • Golden Gate Park

    Lovely day today at Golden Gate Park with Shannon. Picnic in the Fern Grotto, respectful visit to the AIDS Memorial Grove, stroll through the Music…

  • Bad dreams

    I had terrible dreams last night that woke me up repeatedly. The worst one was when I found a tiny kitten that had been disemboweled, and I was…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded