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Meet Me Halfway, Would You? 
Fans shouldn't be peeved when material made to satisfy them first and foremost isn't welcomed by audiences with no obligation to meet that material halfway
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In For The Long Haul 
Are we doing others a disservice when we recommend to them a series they might not be able to afford or complete?
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What I Did (Not Do) On My Vacation 
For the first time in years, I attended Otakon as a fan and not press, and felt none the poorer for it
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High Standards Or Impossible Standards? 
Do the impossibly high standards some fans set for anime come from the material itself, or from the way they're introduced to it?
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A 'Legend' Without The Myth 
With 'Legend of the Galactic Heroes' finally licensed for English release, it's all the more important to examine it critically, not reverentially
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Yes To The Canon, No To The Sacred Cows 
Anime needs a canon, for fans both new and old-- but one that manifests as a process, rather than as a list
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Influence: Good, Bad, And Ugly 
There should be no shying away from how the influences left by our favorite works are not always good ones
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