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did they post under a different name before?
She doesn't seem especially wet by the standards of people who write these kinds of blogs. Bellend seems a bit harsh, to be fair. Although maybe imbecile is a bit harsh too. I dunno.
"very, very bad writer"
it's a review of the BFI screening where Caitlin Moran chaired a Q&A afterwards.
I've read quite a few reviews of the evening, including of the Q&A, and that's the first one to rubbish it.
Doesn't sound like Moran did much that was out of order there.
getting people on the panel to read sexually explicit fan fiction at a Q&A isn't wrong per se but at best it seems slightly inappropriate, at worst it seems like she was having a laugh at the actors expense.
And she signed up to give him a bollocking? No me neither.
she must have had a google alert on her own name or sth?
and as he had got her mixed up with Burchill she felt the need to point out she hadn't abandond her children.
(but not Fred Talbot, any more.)
a massive over-reaction.
So she did something that might possibly have been a little misjudged. Oh well.
I suppose I was just as annoyed by the fact that people keep giving her a platform to pull this sort of shit, rather than by her behavior. They gave her five minutes in the Doctor Who Culture Show special to talk about Daleks, and she brought fuck-all to the table. And yeah, if you've been asked to do a Q&A for one of the most anticipated TV events in recent years, do you really use that time to indulge in some bawdy/zany poor man's Graham Norton antics?
Did *you* write the article?
Yes, my name is Claire. I'll be reviewing theatre, musicals, film screenings and other event type things I do in London!
Yeah, I realise that phrase was a bit 'Accidental Partridge'-style hyperbole, but it's probably true also.
She's a self-confessed massive fan, albeit not to the extent that she inhabits an online community of people who write really, really bad stories about Sherlock and Watson bumping uglies.
If I need to be this much of a bellend to enjoy it, I'll just leave it be I think.
than that fucking hack Moffat.
a) rampant misogyny and b) a stupid hand-waving bit at the end that makes no fucking sense whatsoever
shut up it's great
That 'TWITTER SILENCE' thing she did a few months back was an absolute abomination and everyone involved should be thoroughly embarrassed, but her writing is entertaining (in an otherwise mostly dreary newspaper) and she seems normal enough.
I sort of wish she'd never got twitter; I was like the biggest fan of hers but by god she's been a hell of a knob on social media on repeated occasions.
but she's probably due some sort of award for exceptional achievement in this area.
I've changed my mind. Now I hate it.
It's much more like that Dirk Gently adaptation that was done a few years ago, and which they really should make more of.
And very sherlocky.
*As a writer of canon ACD slash (only marginally interested in the BBC version)*
|I think we've peaked as a species
to be rubbishing fanfiction at a Sherlock event is fucking rich. The concept of the programme IS fan fiction.
1) statistics and statistical studies
5. cat videogames
7. Cat slash Fiction
8. stats on cat slash fiction
coming on here to see if it was fidel_castro (it was, twice)
sherlock is an ok tv show
caitlin moran is normally pretty annoying
this q&a seems pretty typical of her
the writer of the blog is insanely sanctimonious
a slathering fan of this bullshit anyway?
Is this not just a case of my-fandom-is-better-than-your-fandom?
I might have a crack at Kyril Bonfiglioli fan fiction though.
no-one who has ever written for money can have any opinion of capitalism aside from 100% support
"I know one thing - if he doesn't stop having a go at my husband, he'll be pissing through a straw."
I assumed him repeatedly bringing it up was him winding her up (which I enjoyed.)
Undermining her cause slightly...
twittersilence was embarrassing
Fuck off crybaby fanshit writer
Sounds like she had some prime bantz with the crew and he's butt hurt because she wasn't asking fan wank stuff.
she's pretty funny
I haven't clicked the link
unless he's made rape jokes, continuously shamed women for what they have and haven't done, discriminates against the disabled, is a racist and a transphobic too (as well as constantly using the slurs to back both up).