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Tag Archives: Fandom

My Friend Was Telling Me About a Show He Found

This holiday season you surround yourself with those you love (or thought you did) and realize things about people that make or break your relationships. I’ve been a Whovian for years. When you’re a Whovian, you can’t help but share you’re fanaticism. I try to do so tastefully and like to think I’ve succeeded in that. The other day my friend called and was like, “Oh, by the way, I know you’re really into sci-fi and stuff, so I thought I’d tell you I started…

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Fandom

“Not Literally” Takes Fangirling To A Whole New Level

(We don’t care, we love it). Launched by Harry Potter fangirl Ginny in 2011 Not Literally has carved out its own particular niche on youtube.  Now run by a meager but brilliant staff, Not Literally Productions is constantly branching into new fandoms and bringing viewers hilarious and catchy parodies of their favorite books, shows and movies. Over the last three years, staffers Ginny, Dana and Erik have covered everything from Harry Potter to Catching Fire, Doctor Who and Game of Thrones. They’ve always been clever, punny and…

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Laugh At Yourself Before Anyone Else Can

While looking at all things Sherlock, the writers at Larkable stumbled upon this, The Starving Games and it just looks too…well, you’ll see. As American gossip columnist Elsa Maxwell once said, “Laugh at yourself before anyone else can.” With that in mind, take this Scary Movie/Epic Movie/Not Another Teen Movie type film with a grain of salt. The blog Sherlock Peoria brought this movie to light, otherwise it would have gone unnoticed for a few more weeks. We at Larkable do enjoy the lighthearted side…

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Doctor Who series 8

New Retro logo for ‘Doctor Who’ Series 8?

Twitter user Ashley Woolston shared a behind the scenes perk for Whovians with the new Doctor Who Series 8 jackets Twitter user Ashley Woolston shared this pic of the cast and crews jackets for series 8. It looks like they’re taking a step back in the marketing direction, but retro is sort of cool, don’t you agree? And older look for an older doctor? Brendon Connelly wonders if this forecasts a change in the opening sequence, but as they just recently redid the opening sequence…

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Things That Make Sherlockian Hearts

Why do we love Sherlock? Um, because how can we not? It’s wonderful to look back at all the good times with fondness. Are you ready for this Sherlockians? Let’s get on with it then! To date, BBC’s Sherlock might have the most fantastic introduction to Sherlock yet. It places us undoubtedly in our current time with the technology, it integrates text messaging brilliantly, and gives us a taste of Sherlock’s personality before we even meet him: Then we do meet him and he’s incredible…

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Peeta

Could You Recognize Peeta At A Glance?

Take Hypable’s How well do you know Peeta’s body? quiz to see if you know our favorite YA BF as well as you think. In the words of Uncle George, oh myyy! Are you Team Peeta? Time to prove your dedication: Hypable has a How well do you know Peeta’s body? quiz so you can put your money where your mouth is! Like all quizzes, it’s best to go into them prepared. Don’t worry, Larkable is here to help you study up: He loves her…

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Frozen

6 Favorite Oscar Movie Quotes

The 2014 Oscars are around the corner and to celebrate Larkable has brought together our 6 favorite movie quotes from some of the nominations. 6. Best Animated Feature Nominee: Frozen Disney finally does it right! 5. Best Picture Nominee: American Hustle (Just because you hear it in a movie, don’t forget to fact check before you actually quote Jesus saying this) 4. Best Picture Nominee: The Wolf of Wall Street (Possibly the only piece of advice you should take away from this movie) 3. Best…

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I want you, but do I need you?

Romione and J.K. Rowling’s Betrayal, According to The Internet.

As you might have expected, J.K. Rowling’s recent revelations concerning the relationship between Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger from her beloved book series Harry Potter incited some rather interesting reactions. Here’s a compilation of some of the best Tumblr reactions. 1) There were the disappointed rants:     2) The Sarcastic “What’s Next?”   3) The Parodies     4) And my personal favorite,  The “______ author has also come forward, claiming to regret one of their best literary devices.” And of course, 5) There…

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