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Pure Fandom was created by fangirls and best friends, Liz and Lindi. Their site - along with several other expert fan contributors! - brings you updates and breakdowns on shows like 'The Originals', 'The Vampire Diaries', 'Teen Wolf', 'The Walking Dead,' 'Game of Thrones,' and more. Liz & Lindi write for Entertainment Weekly, AOL, HelloGiggles, and frequently host Comic-Con panels around the country. They are dedicated to putting a comedic and fun twist on all things fandom.

Star Wars Theory Series Part 17: This is what fans need in a solo Obi-Wan Kenobi movie

Star Wars Theory Series is hosted by Pure Fandom Co-Founder Liz Prugh and her brother Patrick Pochop (talking about Star Wars is one of the only ways she can get him to hang out with her). They frequently have their other two brothers/Liz’s husband and self-proclaimed Star Wars experts as guest hosts. Each week they […]

9 Times Elijah Mikaelson was an absolute stud

Written by Liz Prugh In light of the amazing news that The Originals is renewed for a season 5 (yes!), we decided to take a fun look at one of our favorite vampires, Elijah Mikaelson, played by the equally as awesome Daniel Gillies. Let’s also relive the tweet about the confirmed fifth season from the Queen Julie […]

5 Ideas for HBO’s 4 possible ‘Game of Thrones’ spinoffs

Rejoice, Game of Thrones fans! EW recently announced that HBO is currently in the works to pitch four different spinoff shows to Game of Thrones. If all ideas are greenlit, HBO is prepared to produce all four. Aside of the birth of Liz’s baby due this summer, this is the best news we’ve heard this […]

This ‘Game of Thrones’ theory claims Jaime is the Prince That Was Promised—not Jon

We still have a looooong way to go, Game of Thrones fans, until the July 16 premiere of the new season, which means we have three months to dive into all of the crazy—and legit—theories swirling around the interwebs. The latest one that has peaked our interest comes from our friends at Nerdist, who dive […]

Star Wars Theory Series Part 16: The biggest revelations from ‘The Last Jedi’ trailer

Star Wars Theory Series is hosted by Pure Fandom Co-Founder Liz Prugh and her brother Patrick Pochop (talking about Star Wars is one of the only ways she can get him to hang out with her). They frequently have their other two brothers/Liz’s husband and self-proclaimed Star Wars experts as guest hosts. Each week they […]

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Pure Fandom wants to know all about you and what you love. Vote for your favorite TV fandom below for a chance to win a prize! We’ll pick a random winner on Tuesday, April 18th to win a special prize from your favorite fandom. You must be a Pure Fandom email subscriber to be eligible […]

5 Reasons you should be watching the comedic gem that is ‘Schitt’s Creek’

Written by: Lindi Smith Schitt’s Creek – the Canadian comedy that you may not have heard of but I guarantee will change your life. If you’re a fan of witty sitcoms that make your abs hurt when you’re done watching because you laughed so hard (think Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and New Girl), then this one’s for you. The show […]

James Marsters at Wizard World St. Louis: A geek just like all of us!

Written by Liz Prugh This weekend I had the pleasure of moderating James Marsters, best known for his iconic role as Spike (William the Bloody) on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its hit spinoff, Angel. I had moderated James a few times prior, and each time I chat with him I’m reminded of why he’s […]

‘The Originals’ 4×03 discussion: Two epic reunions, a Mikaelson gone rogue, Vincent’s reveal

Written by Liz Prugh The Originals Season 4, Episode 3 “Haunter of Ruins,” Aired March 31, 2017 Another epic episode for The Originals down in the books! Seriously, I love this show (y’all know I’m a super fan.) The dialogue kicks ass, and the story never veers from its core focus and foundation: family. The top […]

The top quotes from ‘The Originals’ 4×03 “Haunter of Ruins”

This week’s The Originals 4×03 “Haunter of Ruins” brought some seriously creepy witchcraft, and also some seriously good quotes. Freya turned up the heat when it came to protecting her family, causing riffs between her and Hayley. Haley and Elijah also share one of the most romantic moments ever on the show, reminding us all while they’re ultimate […]

‘Talking TV With Liz and Lindi’ podcast recap: ‘The Walking Dead’ 7×15, “Something They Need”

The Walking Dead podcast recap: Season 7, Episode 15, “Something They Need,” Aired Mar. 26 2017 *NOTE: We say 7×14 in the podcast, but it’s episode 7×15! With one episode left until The Walking Dead‘s season 7 finale, there’s a lot to discuss. Though “Something They Need” was a solid episode with lots of strong moments, it seemed at times […]

The best quotes from ‘The Originals’ 4×02 “No Quarter”

The second episode of The Originals season 4 not only brought on all the feels, but it had some killer one-liners. Josh is back and better than ever, and my new favorite quipper is Freya — who somehow became more fierce this season than she was last year. Let’s break down the best one-liners from 4×02, “No Quarter”. […]

‘The Originals’ 4×02 discussion: Klaus’s rescue, Marcel’s heartbreak, and a major threat

Written by Liz Prugh The Originals Season 4, Episode 2 “No Quarter,” Aired March 24, 2017 I don’t know if it’s my pregnancy hormones or the amazing writing of this show (probably both), but this episode gave me all the feels. I love how this show never relies on a twist or changes the core of […]

‘The Originals’ 4×01 discussion: An epic reunion and what that new symbol could mean

Written by Liz Prugh Alright, y’all. It’s discussion time! Let’s break down that uh-mazing episode of The Originals. Not only did it get right to the action, but it gave us a Halijah reunion and badass scenes with two of the fiercest female characters on TV, Freya Mikaelson and Haley Marshall. Let’s get to it. […]

‘The Originals’ Season 4 Premiere Promo: “Gather Up The Killers”

Wipe your tears, The Vampire Diaries fans! We still get our Mystic Falls-fix (kinda) with the successful TVD spinoff The Originals premiering March 17, at 8pmEST on The CW. A promo featuring the showrunner Michael Narducci walks us through where we’ll pick up in the season 4 premiere. Where we’ll pick up in the season 4 premiere: The biggest, baddest […]