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In a world where we’re sometimes seen as one-dimensional, Culturess is all about going 3D (but, you know, without the special shades—those things are a rip-off).
No, we mean 3D as in celebrating all facets of vivid, technicolor fangirldom. Whether it’s analyzing horror themes in the latest Archie comic, bowing down to Gal Gadot, drafting an LGBTQ writing dream team for the upcoming L Word reboot, geeking out over a new arts festival for self-described black nerds, or crushing hard on Daenerys Targaryen’s fierce winter coat on Game of Thrones (and its deeper meaning), Culturess is a place where you never have to choose between your passions. We leave traditional stereotypes, particularly those affecting women (though anyone’s welcome here), on the cutting room floor.
We cover everything from podcasts to politics to the Potterverse; from romance novels to records to rides at Disney World. Through it all, the common plotline is always further fueling your fandoms, whatever they may be.
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We're looking for thoughtful, diverse new voices. Do you feel strongly about musical theater? LGBTQ issues in pop culture? Race on TV and in movies? Reality TV? True crime? Nonfiction new releases? Underwater basket-weaving? Another obscure fandom we don’t even know about? We want to hear from you.
Send us pitches, ideas or just say hello at [email protected]
Meet the Team
Amanda Mullen,Site Expert
Amanda is a freelance writer and blogger residing in New York with her boyfriend and cat. When she isn’t writing, she can usually be found hiking near the Hudson Valley or reading a book bigger than she is. When she is writing or editing, you’re likely to find her close to the coffee maker.
Lacy Baugher,Site Expert
Lacy is a digital strategist working in Washington, D.C. who loves to yell about TV in her spare time. Whovian, Ravenclaw and captain of the Sansa Stark Defense Squad. Come say hi on Twitter at @LacyMB.
Cristine is a food, entertainment, travel and lifestyle writer. She is the site expert at FoodSided and a contributor to Culturess. Follow her on social media at @CristineStruble or @StrublePublications.
Molly Catherine Turner,Contributor
Undying fan of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Joss Whedon. Tell me what your favorite episode is over at https://twitter.com/themollyturner.
A lover of all things hockey and Marvel. I wait impatiently for every Marvel Cinematic Universe movie. I turned Frankenmuth, MI, into Johan Franzen's own magical land in Sweden, known as Franzenmuth. "Pavel Datsyuk In: A Case of Dangleitis" was also my creation. I wrote the novel "On The Border," my first venture into published fiction work; check it out on Amazon.
Meg is a health science writer by day and a Star Wars enthusiast 24/7. She lives in Illinois with her cat, dog, and medal-worthy book collection, and believes any conversation in which Star Wars references are applicable is one worth having.
Shaun Stacy is a writer, baker, rocker and feminist living in Charleston, SC. Superheroes are her jam. She can often be found in local bars on 90's trivia nights and frequently listens to angry white girl music, especially Evanescence and Halestorm. She also enjoys cupcakes, traveling to comic cons, the beach and spending time with her dog, Beau.
Millennial TV junkie. Voted 'Mostly Likely to Talk Your Ear Off About What She's Watching Even If You're Not Watching It'. Probably a little too excited for your coffee level this morning.
Lauren is a Chicago native with a weakness for junk food, a passion for film & television, and a constant yearning to be at Disney World.
I am a freelance writer who has been working in the online media industry since 2014. I have covered everything from entertainment news to health and lifestyle.
I like a lot of hot actors, it is slowly becoming my thing. Writer, actress, aspiring everything. California girl stuck in a New York state of mind.
Veronica Elizabeth Bruno,Contributor
Award-winning journalist and photographer. Fansided site tennis expert. Sports analyst, lifelong golf enthusiast, and entertainment sponge. Press Association winner. Published in the Harvard Summer Review. Favorite writer is Shakespeare. Obsessed with Downton Abbey, Absolutely Fabulous, Vikings, The Wire, Rome, Twin Peaks, Game of Thrones, Westworld, Deadwood, and The Walking Dead. Veronica's photographs have been exhibited all over the country.
Follow me on Twitter: @SonyaIryna I've been writing professionally for more than 13 years and fangirling all my life.
Rhode Island native and freelance writer. Passionate about TV shows, badass women, and good coffee. Avid defender of the “Lost” finale.
Tonya R. Moore,Contributor
Tonya R. Moore is a Jamaican speculative fiction writer, currently living in Florida. A fan of anime, manga, and all things spec-fic, she hopes to bring a fresh West Indian perspective to the science fiction, fantasy, and horror universes.
Sarah is a writer and blogger who loves watching too much TV, participating in different fandoms, and reading until the early hours of the morning. She currently cohabitates with her miniature dachshund, Gracie.
Kristen Lopez has a Masters from CSUS and spends her time watching movies and reading books. She's worked as a TCM Social Producer and has contributed articles to Flavorwire, The Playlist, Pacific Standard and Film School Rejects.
Amy has lots of opinions about pop culture, which she sometimes writes down for other people to read. Her freelance work has been published at The Week, Bright Wall/Dark Room, and Film School Rejects.
I am a writer and improviser who loves podcasts, Netflix , and discovering new music on Spotify. I'm a proud girly girl who wants to create work that entertains and inspires people.
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Our work is regularly featured on SI.com and Bleacher Report and many FanSided writers have gone on to work full-time in online media. FanSided hired over ten of its own writers in 2013 and there are currently FanSided alums working at other major media outlets and with professional sports teams.
The idea of FanSided was born in 2007, when two brothers felt that their favorite team, the Kansas City Chiefs, was being under-covered by the mainstream media. Taking matters into their own hands, they launched Arrowhead Addict, a move that would spawn the creation of FanSided in 2009, a network of over 300+ fan-powered unique sports, entertainment and lifestyle sites dedicated to team-specific, sport-specific, genre-specific, and fanbase-specific coverage.
From sports, movies and TV to lifestyle and tech, FanSided has you covered.
Zach Best Co-CEO
Best co-founded the company in April 2007. He manages the growth of the network from a business and financial standpoint.
Patrick Allen VP, Content & Strategy
Patrick is VP, Content and Strategy for the FanSided. He has been with the network since 2009 when he was hired to be the expert at Arrowhead Addict. He currently heads up FanSided's editorial headquarters in Chicago and is proud to be a tortured fan of the Kansas City Chiefs, Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians. The Cleveland Cavaliers winning the NBA Championship was the greatest day of his life. Go Buckeyes.
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