Apr. 12th, 2010

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From the moment I stumbled across a Charmed website while looking for episode summaries back in 2001, Fandom has been a part of my life. )
helens78: A close-up of Nathan Fillion's gloved hands resting on his gun belt in "Serenity".  Caption: Leather/Fillion Fetish (rpf: fillion fetish)
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[community profile] pacifi_cant has its second wind, and that wind seems to be spelled M-E-T-A! I've volunteered to take on the following topic for [community profile] pacifi_cant, so here we go:

Castle: I Don't Know Why I Love You, But I Do - Why Castle Is Winning Us Over

To begin with, the title's a bit of a misnomer -- not only do I know why I love Castle, I can break it down for those of you who aren't familiar with the show or who don't know why anyone is so excited about yet another Moonlighting retread. Buckle up and come along for the ride! Let's start with

What is this Castle show? )

Nathan Fillion: O Captain My Captain )

Maiden, Mother, Crone? Screw That: We'll Take Awesome Women In Three Generations, And You Can Call Them By Name, Buster )

Snappy Patter, One-Liners, And Characters You Want To Bring Home: The Writing Staff Is Good At Its Job )

What, The Black Guy *Didn't* Do It? (or, Yes, It Is Possible Not To Fail At Diversity On A Major Network) )

If Your Charm Ain't Doin' It, You Might Have To Show People You're A Real Person: How Rick Castle Is Not A Static Character )

NOTHING HAPPENED: They Aren't Doing It Yet (Unless You Read The Fanfic) )

Ryan And Esposito: So Freakin' Married That... Can You Even Read Them As Just Buddies? )

Mixed Media: How Twitter, Print, And Pop Culture References Are Putting The Icing On My Castle Cake )

I hope you've enjoyed this trip through my Castle glee! It's a wonderful show, and I'm looking forward to the rest of season 2 and all of season 3!



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