Episode 61: Emotional Context

Episode 61: Emotional Context

In which we discuss a range of emotional reactions to our post-Sherlock series 4 world: activism, heartbreak, meta analysis, and more.

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Shownotes, contact details, and credits below.


Host Opening (0:00:00)
Consulting Fans: Caroline, Science, Smirk, Vex
Producer: Caroline, Editor: SundayDuck

Coroner’s Report (0:13:42)
Consulting Fan: Smirk
Producer://Editor: Smirk

All the news that’s fit to fandom.

From the Notebook of Kitty Riley: Fandom Trumps Hate (0:19:07)
Consulting Fans: SundayDuck, Winter, Tilted Syllogism, Vulgarweed
Producer: SundayDuck, Editor: SundayDuck, B

An interview with the organizers of Tumblr-based charity auction Fandom Trumps Hate, held in the wake of the US Presidential Election.

Johnlocker Heartbreak (0:51:18)
Consulting Fans: Pern_Dragon, Alexxphoenix42, IamJohnlocked4Life, UppityUmbrella
Producer: Caroline and ScienceofObsession, Editor: Drinkingcocoa

Analysis and assessment from fans who expected or hoped for Sherlock and John to become romantically involved in S4.

WBSL Radio: March (1:22:05)
Consulting Fans: Chelsea, Smirk, B
Producer: Chelsea, B, Editor: B

A protest-inspired playlist for March.

Geek Interpreter: Queerbaiting and Transformative Fandom (1:57:04)
Consulting Fans: Finnagain, Joseph Brennan, Hannah Mueller, Lori Morimoto
Producer://Editor: Finnagain

Fan studies academics Dr. Joseph Brennan, Dr. Lori Morimoto, and Hannah Mueller join Finnagain to discuss the concept of queerbaiting, its relevance to transformative fandom, how it can come up in fan/creator interactions, and factors in and around the source media that affect that conversation.

  • Hannah Mueller – https://notcanoncompliant.com
  • Joseph Brennon – josephbrennan.org
  • Lori Morimoto – https://lorimorimoto.org/
  • Brennan, J. (2016). Queerbaiting: The ‘playful’ possibilities of homoeroticism. International journal of cultural studies, 1367877916631050.
  • Meuller, H. (2015). A Questionable Bromance: Queer Subtext, Fan Service, and the Dangers of Queerbaiting in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes and A Game of Shadows. Gender and the Modern Sherlock Holmes: Essays on Film and Television Adaptations Since 2009. Farghaly, N. (Ed), McFarland.
  • Nordin, E. (2015). From Queer Reading to Queerbaiting: The Battle over the Polysemic Text and the Power of Hermeneutics. Master’s thesis, Stockholm University.
  • Haraway, D. (1992). Otherworldly conversations: terran topics; local terms. Science as Culture 3(1): 64–98.
  • Miller, T. (2005). A metrosexual eye on queer guy. GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 11(1): 112–117.
  • Jenkins, H. (1995). Out of the closet and into the universe: Queers and Star Trek. In 1. Tulloch & H. Jenkins, Science fiction audiences: Watching Doctor Who and Star Trek (pp. 237-265).
  • Blood and Fire: Unfilmed Star Trek TNG script featuring an openly gay couple https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_and_Fire_(Star_Trek:_The_Next_Generation)

Top Ten Self-Care Strategies for the Characters of Sherlock (2:27:51)
Consulting Fan: Caroline

Under the Microscope: “I Love You” (2:29:40)
Consulting Fans: Emma Grant, Emceefrodis, Anarfea, Bassfanimation, Drinkingcocoa
Producer: Drinkingcocoa, Editor: Emma

The panel discusses the “I Love You” scene from The Final Problem, including why Eurus chose Molly, whether Sherlock meant it, and headcanons about what happened afterward.

That’s My Division (3:06:16)
Producer: Caroline

Our theme for the month: healing fics, whether that means healing for the fandom, one’s heart, or…medfet.

Post Mortem (3:21:13)
Consulting Fans: Caroline, Science, Smirk, Vex
Producer://Editor: Caroline


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Production Credits
Episode Producer: Caroline, Science
Episode Audio Editor: Caroline
Banner Art: Fox Estacado
Distribution funded by fans!

Music Credit
Unless otherwise indicated, all music is available for purchase through online retailers such as amazon.com and iTunes.

  • Show Intro – David Arnold and Michael Price, Sherlock: Original Television Soundtrack Music From Series One: Opening Titles
  • Coroner’s Report – Breaking News: Eye on the World Broadcast News
  • From the Notebook of Kitty Riley – The Quantic Soul Orchestra, Stampede: Hold it Down
  • Johnlocker Heartbreak – Lifehouse, Smoke & Mirrors: It Is What It Is
  • Geek Interpreter – Sleater-Kinney, No Cities To Love: New Wave
  • Under the Microscope: “I Love You” – Lady Gaga ft. Beyoncé, The Game Monster: Telephone
  • That’s My Division – John Coltrane, My Favorite Things [Deluxe Edition]: My Favorite Things, Part 1
  • Show Outro – Bee Gees, Saturday Night Fever [The Original Movie Soundtrack]: Stayin’ Alive

How to Cite
Three Patch Productions (Producer). (2017, March 1). Emotional Context [Episode 61]. Three patch podcast. Podcast retrieved from http://three-patch.com/2017/03/01/episode-61