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I killed a clown. AMA! by liesmyth
It, Eddit/Richie. "'I (39M) got stabbed twice today and now I want a divorce. Help?' Or: the one where Eddie is on Reddit." // 10K. Set up like multiple Reddit posts + comments. This must have taken hella work, but brilliant results and worth it. Still haven't seen movie but thoroughly sucked in by (bizarre yet also weirdly typical) Reddit drama version.
fanfic  It  slash  het  pair:RichieTozier/EddieKaspbrak  ref:fixit  ref:backstory  ref:postcanon  ref:meta  ref:Internet  ref:outsiderPOV  ref:humor  ref:angst  ref:H/C  ref:oblivious  via:elise.grey  au:liesmyth  fandom:IT 
24 days ago by zhena
Anthony J. Crowley, Retired Demon and Airbnb Superhost by TheOldAquarian
Good Omens, Crowley/Aziraphale. "What are you supposed to do when you've been fired from your sweet job in Hell for thwarting the schemes of Satan, you've got a swanky flat in Mayfair, and you're looking for an excuse to spend all your time in someone else's bookshop? Obviously, you turn to the dubious world of short-term vacation rentals. The resulting Airbnb property has been variously described as 'an instagram trap,' 'a vampire den but make it botanical,' and 'the weirdest bed and breakfast in the shared history of beds and breakfasting.'" // 3K. A series of appreciative, much less so, and/or bewildered online AirBNB reviews. It's good.
fanfic  via:epaulettes  GoodOmens  gen  slash  pair:Aziraphale/Crowley  ref:outsiderPOV  ref:humor  ref:meta  ref:epistolary  ref:Internet  au:TheOldAquarian  fandom:GoodOmens 
7 weeks ago by zhena
The Facebook of Margery Kempe by NaomiK
14th Century RPF, The Book of Margery Kempe, gen. "IF YOU ARE UNASHAMED OF BELIEVING IN THE LORD JESUS OR HIS UNWORTHY SERVANT WHO WEEPS WHENEVER SHE THINKS OF HIM THEN SHARE THIS POST." // 4.5K. OMG. Modern AU. The best. Seems like every year someone pops off with medieval lulziness, and they are always, always amazing. Tags: "Margery has Facebook." "Margery has Twitter." "Margery has concerned family members." LOLOLOL.
fanfic  MargeryKempe  14cRPF  gen  yuletide  yuletide2019  AU  ref:religion  ref:internet  ref:modern  ref:humor  au:NaomiK  fandom:MiscBooks  fandom:HistoricalRPF 
7 weeks ago by zhena
Lest They Be Angels in Disguise by Raven (singlecrow)
Good Omens, Crowley/Aziraphale. "Buzzfeed, July 2019, 'Top Five Off-the-Wall Theories About the Scary Instagram Plant Man'." #acceptablerosesofinstagram, or Crowley's sideline as a mysterious social media influencer. // <1K. Images mainly with accompanying text -- faux IG posts and snippets of user comments on them and news commentary about them. Fun, but I found it awfully difficult to parse at first glance; some line rules visually separating the items would have helped.
fanfic  GoodOmens  slash  pair:Aziraphale/Crowley  ref:epistolary  ref:humor  ref:meta  ref:outsiderPOV  ref:Internet  via:sophia_sol  au:singlecrow  fandom:GoodOmens 
july 2019 by zhena
Adventures in Attempting to Purchase a Book from That Weird Old Soho Bookshop, A. Z. Fell & Co. by Quandtuniverse
Good Omens, gen. "A rare book collector posting on a niche internet forum is dismayed to learn that the final missing book he needs from a series is only available at the best worst bookshop in London." // 1.3K. Fun, and not long! It's a series of posts to an Internet forum, wherein everyone shares despair and advice about the best approach to a notoriously peculiar bookshop. (And it's not clear why the mods have not banned their "DangerNoodle666" troll.) I do love stuff like this.

* "So You Need To Get Into A.Z. Fell & Co.; Now What? (A Guide For Unfortunate Bookworms)" by arkhamcycle, https://archiveofourown.org/works/19893115 // Followup fic in the form of the FAQ mentioned to in the previous fanfic.
via:sophia_sol  fanfic  GoodOmens  gen  ref:meta  ref:humor  ref:angst  ref:epistolary  ref:outsiderPOV  ref:Internet  ref:in-world  au:quandtuniverse  au:arkhamcycle  fandom:GoodOmens 
july 2019 by zhena
Love Hath Made Thee a Tame Snake by thehoyden
Good Omens, Crowley/Aziraphale. "He was the bloody Serpent of Eden, and he wasn’t going to stand for this kind of flagrant trespassing." Crowley discovers the benefits of hanging about in the bookshop as a very large snake. // 3.5K. This is the one with the Yelp reviews at the bottom (including "Anthony C" approving of the comment by someone who got bit). This is also the one with Aziraphale going spring frolic + genital genderswap. It's a lot, and packed into a small space.
fanfic  GoodOmens  slash  pair:Aziraphale/Crowley  ref:humor  ref:animal-transform  ref:first-time  ref:genderswap  ref:heat  ref:domestic  ref:curtainfic  ref:outsiderPOV  ref:meta  ref:Internet  via:shadowkeeper  au:Hoyden  fandom:GoodOmens 
july 2019 by zhena
He's Been Dead for Years by cassowarykisses
Guardians of the Galaxy, gen. "In 1988, 8-year-old Peter Quill vanished from the hospital where his mother lay dying. Despite a massive manhunt through the surrounding woods, no trace of him was ever found. ... or, r/UnresolvedMysteries discusses the Quill cold case." // 2K. Exacting, perfect take on what a Reddit thread about the case would look like.
fanfic  GotG  gen  ref:socialmedia  ref:Internet  ref:reddit  ref:epistolary  ref:outsiderPOV  ref:humor  ref:angst  via:esther_a  au:cassowarykisses  fandom:GotG 
march 2019 by zhena
Catch My Disease by Rhovanel
What We Do in the Shadows, gen. "Vladislav goes viral. The Beast is not impressed." After Nick introduces everyone to the concept of Twitter, Vladislav takes to the Internet like a possum to trash (literally) to get one up on his ex. // 2.5. Cute. :D
fanfic  What-We-Do-in-the-Shadows  gen  yuletide2018  ref:vampires  ref:postcanon  ref:humor  ref:blackhumor  ref:Internet  au:Rhovanel  fandom:MiscFilms 
december 2018 by zhena
The Internet Was a Mistake by kageygirl
Kingsman, Eggsy/Harry, AU. Drunk!Eggsy becomes enamored of a professor featured on a BBC nature show, and his life takes a mortifying turn, courtesy Twitter. // 3K, short, gen-ish, and v.v. cute.
Unsaid, but fairly fucking obvious in hindsight, was that Harry Hart did not have a lot to do in his free time to have delved that deeply into Eggsy's timeline, and that Eggsy might have wanted to consider that a lepidoperist with 53 Twitter followers might well notice picking up a new one with whom he was not personally acquainted and thus do some digging, and also that Eggsy was an idiot and the entire internet was a mistake.
fanfic  Kingsman  slash  pair:HarryHart/EggsyUnwin  AU  ref:Internet  ref:humor  ref:pining  ref:meet-cute  via:we.are.golden  au:kageygirl  fandom:Kingsman 
august 2018 by zhena
Full Metal Sasquatch by newsbypostcard
Captain America, Steve/Bucky. William (a hairy, paranoid, unemployed Brooklyn hipster) is baffled yet reluctantly impressed by the popularity of the cat memes and boring food photos his friend Karen (a natty executive assistant) keeps posting on Instagram. He starts his own account in hopes a hobby will help alleviate his aggressive pining after his long-distance boyfriend, Patrick (an American art student in Paris), whom he hasn't seen in three years. Meanwhile, ever since Captain America started to open carry a gun, he's been accused of supporting a conservative political agenda... // 20.7K: "(Bucky!Cap, doing his best.)" 100% Bucky POV. His hardcore dedication to removing Steve from the grid is sadness, and his getting swept up in spite of himself with a tiny taste of Instafame is endearing. So, so much pining here. Good times.
fanfic  CaptainAmerica  slash  pair:SteveRogers/BuckyBarnes  AU  ref:fork  ref:established  ref:plot  ref:humor  ref:undercover  ref:pining  ref:Internet  via:norwich36  au:newsbypostcard  fandom:CaptainAmerica 
may 2018 by zhena
This Has Been a Public Service Announcement by Nokomis
Spider-man/Avengers, gen. After an embarrassed Peter inadvertently reveals the existence of Steve's school PSAs to his amused coworkers. Steve pursues vengeance. Peter takes revenge for Steve's revenge, and escalation ensues, pulling in everyone else in the vicinity -- with an avid Internet audience. // 17K, series of four fics, humor. A fic with the phrase "the most savage art supply" is worthwhile.
fanfic  gen  Spiderman  Avengers  ref:humor  ref:plot  ref:Internet  au:nokomis  fandom:Avengers  fandom:MiscMarvel 
may 2018 by zhena
#OccultChicago by lucia_tanaka
Dresden Files, gen. Log of an IRC channel for those in the know, run by a suspect bot script. // Three short LJ comments, kink meme fill. I'd forgotten about this one! It's v.v. cute. (And now saved on the Wayback Machine, just in case. You're welcome, fandom~)
fanfic  DresdenFiles  gen  ref:humor  ref:epistolary  ref:Internet  via:fancake  au:lucia_tanaka  fandom:DresdenFiles 
april 2018 by zhena
You Know I'd Quench That Thirst by napricot
Captain America, Steve/Bucky, Steve/Peggy, Steve/Bucky/Peggy, Steve/the USO Tour. After the serum, Steve, whose sexual experience amounted to Bucky-Once-In-a-While, has a raging libido with no help but his hand until the USO comes to his rescue. Bucky and Peggy are willing to assist with his "medical condition," but after he's revived his life's filled with fail: everyone's too in awe of the icon to fuck him. So that's other reason he's desperate to find Bucky. // 38K. Goofy, fun idea, and some bits are legit hilarious with a side order of angsty woobie. Probably the best Peggy/Bucky threesome I've hit so far. But. Later it seems to wobble about in a goal-less way, aside from ticking off a checklist of fanon issues to cover. Also loaded with jarringly anachronistic phrasings / dialogue, like constantly hitting mental speed bumps for me. Ergo ambivalent: maybe reread, maybe not.
fanfic  CaptainAmerica  slash  pair:SteveRogers/BuckyBarnes  pair:SteveRogers/PeggyCarter  pair:SteveRogers/BuckyBarnes/PeggyCarter  pair:SteveRogers/USOTour  ref:postcanon  ref:established  ref:first-time  ref:humor  ref:Internet  au:napricot  fandom:CaptainAmerica 
march 2018 by zhena
All the Dragons We Have Slain by brighter
Yuri on Ice, Victor/Yuri. Gamer AU. When Yuri and Phichit's attempts to beat a final boss in Everguard fail, they post a request for more help -- and are answered by a massively experienced (but possibly nuts) player on the Russian server and his grumpy teenage sidekick. // 10K of super-cute. Here, Yuri works at the family onsen, and Phichit is his former college roommate from Detroit, now working at his family's restaurant in Bangkok. Extreme long-distance pining and UST culminating in a covention meetup. (It's not a real game, so no knowledge of it needed.)
Victor Nikiforov is a walking conundrum. He's good, obviously, nearly too good to be playing with the likes of Yuuri and Phichit, who prefer Google to guidebooks. But Victor's also dense. Yuuri was incredulous during their first encounter.
[katsudonkatsuki]: wait
[katsudonkatsuki]: are you our tank
[v-nikiforov]: yes! i am victor! ^^ what's your name?
[katsudonkatsuki]: paladins are healers
[v-nikiforov]: not this one!!!
Victor's character moves with grace and wields a massive hammer. He's a paladin without all the honour. His murder count is *massacre.* He ends nearly all his sentences with a string of exclamation points. Yuuri finds himself fascinated. He's always had something of an affinity for contradictions.
fanfic  Yuri-on-Ice  slash  pair:YuriKatsuki/VictorNikiforov  AU  ref:gamers  ref:pining  ref:UST  ref:LDR  ref:first-time  ref:Internet  via:hermionemalfoy  au:brighter  fandom:Yuri_on_Ice 
march 2017 by zhena
Yuuri Katsuki Secret Route Walkthrough/FAQ by Metis_Ink
Yuri on Ice, gen(ish) "The otome community uncovers the mysteries of the Nikiforov-Katsuki Route, one of the most difficult and overly-complicated routes in a game supposedly just about ice skating."
mysticdabber
okay so I've literally conquered every other route on this damn game but yuuri keeps flat out rejecting me?? I've hit like 7 different Friend routes 50 times?? What does he want?? How high are his standards?? I'VE DONE EVERYTHING FOR YOU YUURI ALL I WANT IS YOUR HEART
// 3K, series of FAQs to achieve a secret BL route in "Yuri on Ice," a dating sim. LOL. Still my favorite fic so far.
Alt Link: http://bunnjou.tumblr.com/post/154486651930/mysticdabber-okay-so-ive-literally-conquered
fanfic  Yuri-on-Ice  slash  het  gen  pair:YuriKatsuki/VictorNikiforov  ref:meta  ref:Internet  ref:gamers  ref:outsiderPOV  ref:epistolary  via:sophia_sol  au:metis_ink  fandom:Yuri_on_Ice 
december 2016 by zhena
Stakeout by RabidChild
Dicks, Patrick/Matt. "Matt knows what to do to make a long, boring stakeout more interesting." // PWP + filk. Not sure how I missed this, as it seems to be made for yuletide. More under the fandom tag, though the comment fic was apparently deleted:
http://rabidchild.livejournal.com/tag/fandom%3A%20dicks
Based on this vid:
"Our USA Original Series," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHHFYiiZqG4
Which I found while reading this essay:
http://www.lennyletter.com/life/a326/learning-to-appreciate-my-chamber-of-secrets/
fanfic  Dicks  slash  pair:Matt/Patrick  ref:Internet  ref:meta  ref:humor  ref:PWP  au:rabidchild  fandom:MiscInternet 
april 2016 by zhena
The Weird Truth About Fanfiction by airspaniel
Cracked: After Hours, gen(ish). Katie, Daniel, Michael, and Soren contemplate their lives in the coffeeshop. Then realize that they don't work in a coffeeshop. // Out of control meta madness on the subject of fanfiction. (Though trips the line into the didactic at points.)
fanfic  Cracked:AfterHours  gen  yuletide  yuletide2015  ref:nerds  ref:meta  ref:Internet  ref:fanfic  ref:coffeeshop  ref:hogwarts  ref:apocafic  ref:genderswap  ref:regency  ref:pwp  au:airspaniel  fandom:Cracked 
december 2015 by zhena
It's Complicated by leupagus
Rivers of London, gen? Peter and Nightingale work on a haunting case, and Peter introduces Nightingale to Twitter and Facebook. // LOL. Appears to be a WIP? Part 1 of 3(?) posted. So far, this seems rather sweet. It's not slash so far, despite the pairing in the meta. (9/22) I wonder when/if it'll update...
eta: 6/16, still no updates. I want the rest. ;_;
fanfic  Rivers-of-London  gen  ref:WIP  ref:casefic  ref:Internet  ref:humor  au:leupagus  fandom:RiversOfLondon 
september 2015 by zhena
Left the City, My Family, My Precinct by spock
Check Please!, Jack/Bitty. "Bitty uses emojis like a second language, one that Jack's slowly starting to become fluent in." Jack hits three NHL training camps in a row over the summer and uses his free time to look into the Grindr thing. // Here there be porn of the online variety: sexting, dicpics, long-distance Skyping.
fanfic  CheckPlease  slash  pair:EricBittle/JackZimmermann  yuletide  yuletide2014  ref:Internet  ref:sexting  ref:angst  ref:UST  ref:first-time  fandom:CheckPlease  au:spock 
december 2014 by zhena
Superhero RPF by Anonymous
Ms Marvel/Young Avengers/Agent of Asgard/Mighty Thor/etc., gen(ish). Kamala (aka PlusFiveToBling), who writes Avengers RPF epics (and Thor RPS), is a Tumblr and IRC pal of Sassgardian, who writes Game of Thrones fics and indulges in superhero cosplay Instagram sprees on the side. Meanwhile, FailFandomAnon, the CapeSwap fanfic exchange's anon bitch-board, Loki's D&D group, and his Starkphone contact list are all alternatively disgruntled and fascinated when Real Life begins to rudely intrude on everyone's fandom shenanigans. // 10K, 616 epistolary xover fic of doom, last updated in spring 2014. It's assembled as a series of Tumblr, LJ/DW, and texting conversations, with most of the characters IDed by usernames. (I figured out everyone except Fishbreath, but there's no character key, alas.) I'd somehow managed to forget Loki's love of the Internet in JiM (and his Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram presence in YA) -- it makes perfect sense that he'd take on fandom as well and troll it like a pro.
Orig. post w/ orig. formatting: http://norsekink.livejournal.com/12950.html?thread=31748758#t31748758
fanfic  YoungAvengers  MsMarvel  gen  pair:KamalaKhan|Loki  ref:616  ref:epistolary  ref:in-world  ref:fandom  ref:meta  ref:Internet  au:norsekink-anon  fandom:MiscMarvel  fandom:YoungAvengers 
august 2014 by zhena
I'd Still Find You by sweet_poeia
American Idol 8 RPS, Kris/Adam. Adam's on tour when he decides to type up an anonymous profile on a dating site. Kris has been striking out at finding a boyfriend when he puts his own profile on the same dating site. Internet anon chat ensues, then phone calls. How long will all this anonning hold out? // Canon(ish). Successful!Adam, Unsuccessful!Kris is cliche and sort of annoying, but the fic tries to compensate by keeping them on an extended anon footing; that aside, this is a sweet and easygoing fic. HEA.
fanfic  AmericanIdol  AI8  slash  Adam/Kris  AU  ref:musicians  ref:Internet  au:sweet_poeia  fandom:AmericanIdol  pair:AdamLambert/KrisAllen 
august 2012 by zhena
Random Craigslist Missed Connections by fire_juggler
Teen Wolf, Stiles/Derek. College student Stiles accidentally spills coffee on a grouchy, silent werewolf; he posts a Missed Connections to apologize. Derek, a hermit with ISSUES, is being reintegrated into human society by his sister/caretaker Laura when she spots the Missed Connections. She orders Derek to respond to it as part of his therapy. // 17+K Random punctuation and typos aside, this is a pretty inventive AU take on the canon. (Is this a new thing? Labeling something "not!fic" is a get-out-of-jail-free on betaing? HUH.)
fanfic  TeenWolf  slash  AU  ref:craigslist  ref:Internet  ref:alt-canon  au:fire_juggler  fandom:TeenWolf  ref:therapy  pair:DerekHale/StilesStilinski 
august 2012 by zhena
Night Work by sorrynotsorry
Inception, Arthur/Eames. Yusuf and Arthur run a porn blog. Arthur gets a tip that Eames, a new porn star on the scene, is doing webcams on the side. He investigates. // Fun stuff, with the usual identity-reveal ending. HEA.
AO3, with wonky formatting: http://archiveofourown.org/works/159702
fanfic  Inception  slash  pair:Arthur/Eames  ref:pornstar  ref:blogger  ref:Internet  au:sorrynotsorry  fandom:Inception 
may 2012 by zhena

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