So, I had a hard time creating a gift for this community because, well I’ve never contributed to a fandom in a significant way before. From analyzing my HIMYM tweets I know that like myself, HIMYM fans are very emotional and opinionated. So, I wanted to create a poll for fans of HIMYM to fill […]

Well, the holidays are here, so you know what that means … Jingle the Reindeer is nearly here! [Image credit: animalcrossing.neoseeker.com] Seeing Jingle and getting some awesome new sectional couches from him is the perfect way to culminate an entire semester spent studying Animal Crossing: New Leaf. I’ve sure learned a lot about the game […]

In 2013, two major changes happened on HIMYM that had the potential to cause a major fan uproar if they were received negatively. The long awaited reveal of The Mother took place at the end of last season, and it was decided that the final season would all take place during Barney and Robin’s wedding […]

For this blog, we do not simply write, we immerse ourselves in our community and integrate useful tools which together make up a textual ecology. By noting what I did throughout composing my recent blog post, I can see how these tools have changed the way I create blog posts and even come up with […]

Back in October I wrote about How I Met Your Mother’s International Suit Up Day, a fan made holiday in favor of beloved suit upper Barney Stinson. Research for the post took me in several different directions which could not all be addressed in the “holiday” blog post. Although I had known previously about the […]

There is something I have to admit…and no, it is not fun admitting it. I have claimed to be a fan to numerous things that I truly did not know about. In every description of fandom I am reminded of how I pretty much am a limited fan. Before you go off judging my thoughts, […]

If you haven’t composed a blog post, you might not know about all of the hard work that goes into publishing to the web. If you do, you will understand my following presentation, which, thanks to the help of my textual ecology spaces such as Twitter, Pocket and Feedly, shows how I essentially found out […]