Stolen from selenak
, the End of Year Fannish Meme!1. Your main fandom of the year?
Old Star Trek: DS9 and ENT. I had a huge personal loss and massive life-change this year, as well as some resulting depression, and the combination sent me scrambling for comfort in the form of both the familiar and long-beloved (DS9) and the familiar-but-slightly-new (ENT). 2. Your favourite film watched this year?
I'm terrible at picking only one favorite, so instead I'll list a few: Arrival
, and Hail, Caesar!
come to the top of my mind.3. Your favourite book read this year?
Again, terrible at picking only one, but I developed a passion for Georgette Heyer this year, and probably my favorite of her books is either Arabella
. 4. Your favourite TV show of the year?
I'm going to go with "favorite new to this year," so that would be the short-lived but marvelously underrated BrainDead.
Seriously, check this out if you missed it, it's hilarious, has a marvelous cast, and is perfectly delightful. 5. Your favourite online fandom community of the year?
Meh, I have honestly not been that terribly involved in online fandom this year, apart from individually with a few friends. Mostly I love that there are still fans of the old stuff floating around putting up occasional new things.6. Your best new fandom discovery of the year?
Uh... The Force Awakens
taught me that sometimes I really like Star Wars?7. Your biggest fandom disappointment of the year?
Uhhhhhhhhhh... does the ENT finale count? Because wow, that was a piece of shit. I was prepared, and I was still horrified. 8. Your TV boyfriend of the year?
2016 shall go down in my fandom history as the year that I coped with my messed up life by falling head over heels for Commander Shran, and Jeffrey Combs in general. 9. Your TV girlfriend of the year?
Hmm, let's say Mary Elizabeth Winstead, because I loved her character in BrainDead
and was thrilled to see her doing something better than Scott Pilgrim
.10. Your biggest squee moment of the year?
Seeing "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Globe Theater in London, and then watching the same production several months later when its final performance was streamed by the BBC. That was fucking fantastic. 11. The most missed of your old fandoms?
The most missed
would probably be Babylon 5, which I've been somewhat restraining myself from (just the thought of the DVD menus is enough to keep me from pulling them out, even though I'd love to rewatch some of my favorite episodes, and I'm a little afraid of falling face-first back into all that madness) and whose online camaraderie I really missed from the old days of LJ. 12. The fandom you haven’t tried yet, but want to?
Hmm, dunno. We've been trying Leverage
, but it's not really clicking yet? I know, that doesn't totally count. Uhhhh... I might watch Rogue One
once it's on Apple TV? I'm afraid it'll be too Saving Private Ryan
for me. 13. Your biggest fan anticipations for the New Year? American Gods
and Star Trek: Discovery
. I suspect the former will surpass my usual levels of accepted violence/gore and the latter will disappoint me in some way, but I am still ridiculously excited for both and will do my best to stick them out regardless. Also looking forward to the as-yet-untitled (as far as I know) spin-off from The Good Wife
, because damn but I miss that show. Oh, and Mass Effect: Andromeda
. Man am I excited for that game.