#6 - Bruce Campbell Fans

Episode 7 November 11, 2016 00:59:48
#6 - Bruce Campbell Fans

Show Notes

If chins could kill, you'd want to watch out for fans of this week's topic: Bruce Campbell Are fans of Bruce Campbell distinct from similar fandoms (e.g. Evil Dead, Horror)? What makes them special? Does Bruce Campbell do a better job with fanalysis that we do?! Good. Bad. We're the one's with this week's episode. Everyone's a fan! Find more like this: [fanthropological.com](http://fanthropological.com) Find us on social media Twitter: [@thenickscast](http://twitter.com/thenickscast) Instagram: [@thenickscast](http://instagram.com/thenickscast) Facebook: [fb.com/thenickscast](http://fb.com/thenickscast) Youtube: [youtube.com/thenickscast](http://youtube.com/thenickscast) Email us about fandoms you want to hear about: [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]) Play-by-play 00:00 - Cold Open 00:06 - Theme Song 00:26 - Introduction 02:01 - Who are Bruce Campbell fans? 04:25 - Trivia 16:05 - Is Bruce Campbell fandom a thing (vs Evil Dead)? 30:02 - Does celebrity fandoms exist (through the lens of Bruce Campbell)? 36:06 - So, what is it about Bruce Campbell then?? 46:32 - Fans of the week 52:19 - Spotlight: [Anime Feminist](http://www.animefeminist.com/) 56:08 - Goodbye! 57:32 - Outtakes Citations ["'Ash vs Evil Dead' star Bruce Campbell reveals weird fan gift - Business Insider"](http://www.businessinsider.com/ash-vs-evil-dead-star-bruce-campbell-reveals-weird-fan-gift-2015-10) ["Bruce Campbell on How the Fans Brought 'Ash vs. Evil Dead' to Life"](http://variety.com/video/ash-vs-evil-dead-bruce-campbell-starz-tv-show/) ["I'm Bruce Campbell. I'm back. Ask Me Anything. : IAmA"](https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/3saj8z/im_bruce_campbell_im_back_ask_me_anything/) ["Fans Call For Bruce Campbell As Mysterio In 'Spider-Man 4' - MTV"](http://www.mtv.com/news/2595331/fans-call-for-bruce-campbell-as-mysterio-in-spider-man-4/) ["LAST FAN STANDING Episode 1 FREE on CONtv - YouTube"](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6I2R65bUmvY) ["Fanalysis"](http://www.bruce-campbell.com/product.asp?specific=199) ["Bruce Campbell - Encyclopedia Dramatica"](https://encyclopediadramatica.se/Bruce_Campbell) ["Help Bruce Campbell fund the Last Fan Standing - Kickstarter"](https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1774323088/help-bruce-campbell-fund-the-last-fan-standing/description) ["Hail to the King: Bruce Campbell on Fandom - Kickstarter"](https://medium.com/kickstarter/hail-to-the-king-92c2e2a92a35) ["Cult hero Bruce Campbell has fun with Fan Expo - The Toronto Star"](https://www.thestar.com/amp/entertainment/2009/08/29/cult_hero_bruce_campbell_has_fun_with_fan_expo.html) ["Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless talk about Comic Con and the difference between their fans - AOL"](http://build.aol.com/video/57f5893fc7480e39fd58fca0/) ["Strong Lineup Kicks Off First Edition of Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Fest in Chicago"](http://www.fangoria.com/new/strong-lineup-kicks-off-first-edition-of-bruce-campbells-horror-film-fest-in-chicago/) ["Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival: Special Groovy Report"](http://www.ew.com/article/2016/08/22/bruce-campbell-horror-film-festival) ["Bruce Campbell Interview: Evil Dead, Being Ordained, Making Bombs"](http://www.denofgeek.com/movies/25111/bruce-campbell-interview-evil-dead-being-ordained-making-bombs) ["Bruce Campbell Fan Page (Facebook)"](https://www.facebook.com/Bruce-Campbell-Fan-Page-207086332659072/) ["Deadite Hills Retirement Home (Nostalgia Thread)"](http://www.deadites.net/forums/showthread.php?tid=375) ["Books Bound in Human Skin... (Thread)"](http://www.deadites.net/forums/showthread.php?tid=300) ["I'm Bruce Campbell. I'm back. Ask Me Anything"](https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/3saj8z/im_bruce_campbell_im_back_ask_me_anything/) ["Bruce Campbell Talks Trump and Personal Legacy"](http://www.vulture.com/2016/10/bruce-campbell-talks-trump-and-personal-legacy.html?mid=twitter_vulture) ["Change.org: Nicolas Cage take me to prom"](https://www.change.org/p/nicolas-cage-take-me-to-prom) Credits Music: All music this week comes from our very own co-host (and in-house composer), G! Logo: ["Glasses"](https://thenounproject.com/term/glasses/132894) by [Anton Anuchin](https://thenounproject.com/antonwebium) used under [CC BY 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/) Derivative of ["Man"](https://thenounproject.com/term/man/222647/) by [Simon Child](https://thenounproject.com/Simon%20Child) used under [CC BY 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/) Derivative of ["Man"](https://thenounproject.com/term/man/222652/) by [Simon Child](https://thenounproject.com/Simon%20Child) used under [CC BY 3.0](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/)

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