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5 Awesomely amazing anime weapons

Anime weapons come in all shapes and sizes. You can find these magical, supernatural weapons wielded by hard working losers and tenacious warriors and magical girls and near-mute monsters and goofball monkey men and the quiet smart kid with plans for world domination. From speedy little daggers to behemoth two-handed swords to bows made of […]

First-look photos from ‘This Is Us’ episode 2×11, “The Fifth Wheel”

Hey, This Is Us fans!  How are we doing during the winter hiatus?  Stocking up on tissues for episode 2×11, “The Fifth Wheel” on Jan.9?  Yes, you heard right, the new episode of everyone’s favorite show is coming back on January 9 instead of a week earlier.  That is okay because we have plenty of new episode […]

Marvel releases full series of ‘Black Panther’ character posters

Today, Marvel decided to grant us the gift of a full series of 11 Black Panther character posters. The Black Panther and Marvel Twitter accounts (and all of the actors) tweeted out their cast photos, and they are just as amazing as we hoped they’d be. Each of the photos is accompanied by a three-word descriptor for […]


Pure Fandom’s Madeline talks “Once Upon a Time” opinions

I tweeted, you asked and I talked and talked and talked! Watch me answer questions about Once Upon a Time from fellow fans on Twitter. Lots of fangirling ahead; you have been warned. Check out more Once Upon a Time articles on our site! Feature image via YouTube

4 New and returning animes to look forward in 2018

Identifying what new and returning animes there are to watch can be a challenge all by itself. My first article for Pure Fandom tasked me with pitching a handful of good starter animes for people just getting into the fandom. This last weekend in St. Louis I was challenged to lead a panel to introduce […]

Teach me, sensei – anime mentors and teachers

The importance of anime mentors and teachers… Something every hero, athlete, musician, magical girl, and regular student needs is an example to look up to. They need a goal to pursue or a dream to make real. Regardless of our position in this world as we’re growing up, we need someone to show us the […]


‘The Magicians’ recap: Brad and Cort Talk ep 3×10, “The Art of the Deal”

The Magicians, Ep 3×10, “The Art of the Deal” aired on March 14, 2018 Welcome back Fillorians! This week, Fen and Jules take a drastic step in their attempts to free Skye and the other enslaved fairies. The enemy of my enemy and all that. Honestly, we’ve seen the damage that the Fairy Queen can […]

‘Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block’ recap: Brad and Cort Talk ep 3×06, “Sacrifice Zone”

Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block, Ep 3×06, “Sacrifice Zone” aired on March 14, 2018 Welcome back to Butcher’s Block, neighbor. The Pestilent God finally arrived to collect his due in this week’s finale. He was not happy to find that his next meal (Izzy) managed to escape him yet again. At the top of the episode, The Peaches and Alice […]

Pure Fandom Podcast: Reimagining ‘Roswell’ on The CW

This podcast is hosted by Liz Prugh and Meg Bonney. The two discuss The CW’s latest pilot, the untitled ‘Roswell’ reboot. We’ve chosen to call the show a “reimagining” versus a reboot, given that the cast, crew, and writer behind the new show aim to make it timely and relevant to today, with its own […]