We're three friends who love fanfic! Each episode Nicole, Brenna and Reid chat about their favorite fics, fandom, and do a whole lot of yelling along the way.
25: "One Year Anniversary!"
Get ready for a whole lot of hype horns, because it is officially Fic Clique’s one! year! anniversary!!! And wow what a year it’s been. In this episode your hosts take a break from our usual fic format to instead reflect on what this past year has looked like. We share some of our thoughts on how the pod has changed from its inception to now, answer questions submitted by fellow ficlets, and reminisce on some favorite fic discussions and episodes. We are so thankful for each and every one of you who has supported us along the way, and we absolutely can’t wait to see what next year will bring
24: "If You Listen to This Podcast, You Yearn"
In this episode of Fic Clique, your hosts discuss "freaky friday," by hardlythewiser (Basketball RPF) @17:45, "Shiver," by Yuu_chi (Haikyuu!!) @46:03, and "Eldritch Detective: The Case of the Startled Salon," by AirgiodSLV, CompassRose, Elle_dubs, Ellejabell, epaulettes, Kess, kitkat50311, mahons-ondine, minnapods, sisi_rambles (The Affair of the Mysterious Letter) @1:12:21. Have you ever wondered: "which stereotypical high school social category would I belong to based on some pretty arbitrary factors? Am I a jock? A nerd? A pro gamer?" Well, in this episode you get to be all three as we explore sports fandoms both real & fictional, as well as an entire playable game disguised as fic.
23: "Fandom Classic: United States v. Barnes"
In this episode of Fic Clique, your hosts discuss "United States v. Barnes, 617 F. Supp. 2d 143 (D.D.C. 2015)" by fallingvoices & radialarch (MCU). This is the very first installment of our fandom classics series! In this series we take a close look at one particular fic that really stands out within its respective fandom. With this one, we get into a hallmark of multimedia fic, what justice can look like, and love confessions that defy the limits of law.
22: "The Key to Becoming a BNF"
In this semi-themed episode of Fic Clique, your hosts discuss "Pairing Pendragon/Merlin" by Anon (Merlin) @15:46, "Skybird" by windsweptfic (Inception & White Collar) @45:12, and "What All This Time Was For," by lady_ragnell (Daredevil) @1:09:09. This episode is a blast from the past as we all brought fics that originated from a kinkmeme prompt. Be ready to be taken on a trip down memory lane (whether you're ready for it or not).
21: "God, I'm So Evil and Hot"
In this episode of Fic Clique, your hosts discuss "(this is a kind of grief)" by mnemememory (Critical Role) @11:45, "Strange Darling" by etymologyplayground (The Untamed) @36:02, and "his own strange altar" by vxmins (BTS RPF) @57:23. This episode covers it all - feelings of isolation, deeply repressed emotions, and the nuances of morality. Also, there are some very sexy supervillains.
20: "Oh My God Geralt, You're Soooo Funny"
In this episode of Fic Clique, your hosts discuss "make me feel like i'm set on fire" by aucoventry (Girls of Paper and Fire) @18:23, "The Taming of Foxes," by tielan (Pacific Rim) @40:34, and "Incomplete" by astolat (Witcher) @1:08:18. Come hear us talk about the self referential nature of fic, a movie primed for the fandom experience, and how outside perspectives can wonderfully frame a fic.