In the latest episode, The Fanbase Weekly co-hosts welcome special guests Justine Mastin (psychotherapist, podcast host, educator, author - Starship Therapise: Using Therapeutic Fanfiction to Rewrite Your Life) and CJ Brittain (Chief Operations Officer - Fintech Firm, Trans Rights Advocate) to discuss the latest geek news stories of the week, including better understanding the looming strike for the Writers Guild of America, whether it's necessary to "kill your nostalgia" for fandoms like Harry Potter, and how Hollywood can and should better handle mental health in the wake of The Flash.
Hosts: Barbra Dillon (Fanbase Press Editor-in-Chief) and Drew Siragusa (Senior Contributor)
Special guests: Justine Mastin (psychotherapist, podcast host, educator, author - Starship Therapise: Using Therapeutic Fanfiction to Rewrite Your Life) and CJ Brittain (Chief Operations Officer - Fintech Firm, Trans Rights Advocate)
This month's sponsor: Sci-Fi Radio. SCIFI.radio is listener-supported science fiction fandom radio. It's sci-fi for your Wifi.
26:17 - (Variety) Hollywood Braces for Fallout as a Possible Writers Strike Looms
45:42 - (io9) Keep Your Memories, Kill Your Nostalgia
58:46 - (Entertainment Weekly) THE FLASH director breaks silence on Ezra Miller's mental health: 'We're all hoping that they get better'
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