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PuffCast Podcast Promotion

If you, like me, are a fan of Harry Potter then one podcast which you definitely need to listen to is PuffCast.


The Ultimate Harry Potter Tag W/ PuffCast Hosts: Julianna & Melanie

I had the opportunity to sit down with PuffCast podcast hosts Julianna and Melanie and answer the following questions from the ultimate Harry Potter tag.


8 Favourite Lydia Martin Moments

Check out this list below of some of the best Lydia Martin moments from all six seasons of MTV’s Teen Wolf!


Top 10 Wanda Maximoff Moments

With WandaVision in production, I sat down with Thomas to find out what his top 10 Wanda Maximoff moments are. 


Stacey’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D Full Series Predictions

Conversations with my brother, Thomas.R, who is also a fan of the show, ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D led to me making my list of ten predictions that I think will come true over the course of the seven seasons. 


HYDRA RP Promotion Post

HydraRP is a Xbox gaming community built on the primary function being a roleplay community on GrandTheftAuto5. We have expanded to multiple games while constantly recruiting via social media and live streams.


We Are Looking For More Writers!

Contributing writers required to help provide published posts to the public. Post topics may vary, depending on what you are interested in writing.


Come Join Our ‘Harry Potter’ Discord Chat Party!

We are hosting a Harry Potter chat party on Friday August 21st 2020 from 9-10.30 PM (GMT +1) – Why not come and join in?


Top 10 HYDRA Moments

With Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D having come to its conclusion in a two-hour series finale on Wednesday, August 12th, we took a look back at some of the top 10 HYDRA moments from the show and the Marvel movies! 


We Now Have A Discord Server!

Did you know that we now have a discord server? We do!  On the FandomxFanatic Blog Discord, you will be able to interact with the FandomxFanatic team as well as other individuals worldwide and discuss all your favourite fandoms.      Whether its books, movies, TV shows or gaming, the FandomxFanatic Blog Discord provides for you multiple channels to meet Read More


The Stay At Home Book Tag

Consider yourself tagged and comment with the links to your own posts down below!


Thomas’s Top 10 Marvel Characters

Check out Thomas’s top 10 Marvel characters here! Let us know your favourites down in the comments below!


Book Playlist: ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ by Jay Asher

Whether you’re planning on re-reading the novel following the TV show adaptations finale or picking up this fantastic piece of fiction for the first time, why not read it whilst listening to this fan made book playlist we created?


10 Great Moments From ‘Gotham’

Gotham may have concluded back in 2019, but what better time than now is there to take the opportunity to binge watch or rewatch the show in its entirety? While you’re watching, why not look out for these 10 great moments, listed in no particular order, from Gotham!


My ‘Beyond the Veil’ Guest Appearance

In Episode 43: Say No to Time Turners, I got to talk with Madison about the concept of time, the impact the Potter story has had on my life and about my love for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!


THE BLOG IS BACK

From this point onward, blog posts will be published from Thursdays – Sundays only, with one post per day subject to change. 


BLOG ON HOLD

We’re taking a break but we’ll be back on August 1st!


Top 10 Moments From ‘Teen Wolf’

If you haven’t seen all six seasons of Teen Wolf then be warned that spoilers lay ahead as we list below the top 10 moments from Teen Wolf!


Buzzfeeds: 15 “Would You Rather” Questions That Are Impossible For “Harry Potter,” “Twilight,” AND “Hunger Games” Fans

The following questions were taken from Buzzfeed and answered by Stacey Lannigan.


The Never-Have-I-Ever Book Tag

The following book tag was completed by Stacey Lannigan.


Question Of The Month: July

Who Is Your Favourite Author (&Why)?


Hamilton: The Musical Review

‘Hamilton’: 5/5 stars goes to this mind-blowing musical which brings America’s past into the present to both educate and entertain audiences worldwide.


Let’s Chat: ‘Harry Potter’ Series

Whether it’s the books or the movies, let’s chat about the Harry Potter series created by J.K. Rowling down in the comments below. 


The Hamilton Book Tag

The Hamilton book tag was completed by Stacey Lannigan in celebration of Hamilton: The Musical coming to Disney+ this week!


5 (Completed) Shows You Must Watch

If you prefer binge-watching TV shows as opposed to waiting around for the next episode, then why not check out this list of 5 (Completed) Shows You Must Watch?


6 Games You Should Play On The Xbox

Here’s Allan’s list of the top 5 games you should play on the Xbox (360 or 1)!


Top 5 Queen Songs

Today, I’m exploring Queen’s music as well as picking out what I believe to be their top 5 songs! 


Let’s Chat: ’13 Reasons Why’

Let’s chat about ’13 Reasons Why’!


10 Reasons To Watch ‘Gotham’

We came up with ten reasons as to what makes Gotham such a great show and exactly why you should add it to your ‘must-watch’ list!


Interview With Director Justin Zagri

I had the amazing opportunity to ask director Justin Zagri of Broad Stroke Productions a couple of questions regarding his interest in directing and his works, both available and yet-to-come!


Question Of The Month

Question Of The Month: Who/What Inspires You?


The Quintessential Summer Book Tag

The following book tag was completed by Stacey Lannigan to mark the official beginning of 2020’s summer!


The ‘Let’s Chat’ Series Announcement

So if you have any suggestions for topics you’d like to see feature, comment down below and I look forward to chatting with you all! 


Review: ‘The Pillars of the Earth’ By Ken Follett

Originally published in 1989, The Pillars of the Earth written by Ken Follett has everything that a reader could ask for in a novel within its pages!


WandaVision Predictions

*The following predictions were made by Allan C and regard Disney+’s: WandaVision.* * Pietro Appearance/Return    Wanda Does Bad Things     Ultron      Multiverse      Wanda Gets Her Full Powers     What do you think about the above predictions? Do you have any you wish to share? Let us know down in the comments below!


Black Widow Movie Predictions

Here’s Stacey’s predictions for the upcoming Marvel movie: Black Widow.


Top 5 Must-Sees On Netflix

This post relates to TV shows and movies available on Netflix in the United Kingdom – please note, this may vary depending on your location in the world.


Reader Problems Book Tag

The following tag was completed by Stacey Lannigan.


Things I Want To See In Spiderman 3

Here’s Stacey’s list of things she wants to see in the next Spiderman movie starring Tom Holland.


Finding A Friend

During her second year at Hogwarts, Ginny Weasley comes across a peculiar individual in the school library…


‘Falcon & The Winter Soldier’ Predictions

Here’s Allan’s predictions for ‘Falcon & The Winter Soldier’ coming eventually to Disney+!


15 Minutes More

It’s not the first time Scott McCall has faced death, although this certainly feels like it will be the last and it just so happens that the one person who can convince him to live is the very one he would die for…


Black Widow Predictions

Here’s Thomas’s predictions for the upcoming Marvel movie: Black Widow.


‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Final Season Predictions

Here’s Allan’s predictions for the final season of Marvel’s ‘Agent’s of S.H.I.E.L.D.’


Welcome Home Weasley

Welcome home to my new kitten, Weasley!


Black Widow Movie Predictions

Check out Allan’s predictions for the upcoming Black Widow movie!


Playlist: ‘Avalon High’ by Meg Cabot

If you are someone who likes to listen to music whilst they read, then why not give the below songs a listen to whilst reading Avalon High?


Kiss Or Kill?

/Whilst he would never go into detail about what his imagination created in regards to scenarios involving himself and a certain genetic Chimera, standing in front of a currently armed Theo Raeken who had the gun pointing straight at him was never one of them…/


Things I Want To See In Spiderman 3

The following list was created by Thomas and features 5 things he wants to see in the next ‘Spiderman’ movie!


You Have Your Mother’s Eyes

In death, Severus Snape is confronted with a ghost from his past who has just one thing to say about his actions over the past few years.


Dumbledore: Killer of the Potters

Was Dumbledore as responsible for the death of the Potters as Voldemort?


The Harry Potter Book Tag

*The following tag was carried out by Stacey Lannigan with a special guest appearance by Beyond the Veil podcast host, Madison Ford.*


Falcon & The Winter Soldier Predictions

The following ‘Falcon & The Winter Soldier’ predicitons were made by myself, Stacey Lannigan, and my younger brother, Thomas R.


Reasons To Read/Watch ‘Harry Potter’

‘ … He’ll be famous – a legend – I wouldn’t be surprised if today was known as Harry Potter Day in future – there will be books written about Harry – every child in our world will know his name!’


Book Playlist: ‘Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of The Universe’

Perhaps you have already read the novel or perhaps it’s one sitting in your TBR pile… Regardless of which, why not give the following fan playlist for the book a listen to whilst reading?


Q&A With Booktuber: renontheroad

I had the honour of conducting a small Q&A session with Booktuber: renontheroad! Here’s what she had to say about books, youtube, movies, writing and more! 


‘WandaVision’ Predictions

The following ‘WandaVision’ predictions were made by myself and my younger brother, Thomas.


Forever

With their time at Hogwarts drawing to a close, Albus is worried about what this will mean for his friendship with Scorpius. However, whilst he has a tendency to overthink, Scorpius has it all planned out.


On The Home Front

‘There was once a woman who lived during the war, and it was of the war she wondered: ‘What is this all for?’ . . .


Q&A With Author: Andrew Lennon

If you’re a fan of the horror genre, then one author’s works which you should definitely add to your TBR pile is those by Andrew Lennon.


The Last Laugh

The year is 1989 and in a London swimming pool, the death of eleven-year-old Carl Powers sees the point of no return for one Jim Moriarty.


What If Neville Was the Chosen One? (+Trailer)

‘Had Voldemort chosen Neville, it would be Neville sitting opposite Harry bearing the lightning-shaped scar and the weight of the prophecy . . . or would it?’


Book Playlist: ‘Hemlock Grove’ by Brian McGreevy

Interested in reading Hemlock Grove or perhaps looking for a playlist to go along with your re-read? Why not listen to the songs below?


The Honest Truth

And so I write this poem to you, to show who all can see, that, Nan, when I say it – I speak the truth: you mean the world to me.


Q&A With Author: Katherine Roberts

We chat to author Katherine Roberts about her books, which are inspired by legends and myths, writing, and more!


Book Playlist: ‘IT’ by Stephen King

The following is a fan-made playlist for Stephen King’s novel IT.


Nintendo Switch & Animal Crossing

Feel free to leave your own friend codes and even DoDo codes down in the comments below 🙂 


May 2020: Many Thanks, COVID-19, Volunteers, Suggestion Box

So ends the month of April and what a month it has been! However, May has arrived and here at FandomxFanatic we wish you a merry one! Check out what we have in store for you this month of May. . .


Does Watching Violence On TV Influence The Levels of Aggression in Children Aged 10-18 Years Old?

The following investigatory project is one which explores the ongoing debate within society in regards to whether or not watching violence on TV influences the levels of aggression in children ages 10-18 years old.


The TV Show GIF Tag

Here are 10 TV Shows that I have watched and a GIF representing how I feel about them!


‘Carry On’ by Rainbow Rowell

If you’re a fan of Rainbow Rowell’s books, particularly her novel titled Fangirl, then you’ll love Carry On.


Sorting The Loser’s Club Into Hogwarts Houses

One thing we Harry Potter fans love to do sort the fictional characters from other fictional worlds into Hogwarts houses! So, I decided to do the same with the Loser’s Club from Stephen King’s IT.


10 Memorable Moments From Stephen King’s ‘IT’

We decided to take a look at the memorable moments from both IT films, and explore what it is that makes these scenes so particularly impossible to forget.


Read Jenny Colgan’s ‘The Little Shop of Happy Ever After’

The Little Shop Of Happy Ever After by Jenny Colgan is a story of love, hope, independence, and courage that will render readers unable to put the book down from the minute they start reading!


Book Playlist: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

If you are one of those people who loves to listen to music in the background whilst reading, then why not give this playlist a listen when sitting down to read Rainbow Rowell’s novel Fangirl?


Reasons To Watch The ‘Merlin’ TV Series

Here are some reasons why you should watch the TV series: ‘Merlin’!


The Movie GIF Tag

Last week I published ‘The Book GIF Tag’ and decided to apply the same to movies and so I present to you the movie GIF tag.


Q&A With Author: Jessica Branton

Jessica Branton’s debut YA paranormal novel, How To Experience Death For Beginners, published in February 2019. We had the pleasure of talking to Jessica about writing, how her book came to be, and what advice she’d give to aspiring writers.


‘How To Experience Death For Beginners’ by Jessica Branton

If you’re in search for that rare ‘just-can’t-put-it-down’ book, then look no further than Jessica Branton’s debut YA novel, How to Experience Death for Beginners!


HYDRA Series (Part 1)

You were probably expecting this to be a hero versus bad guy discussion but I’m here to tell you why a world with HYDRA replacing S.H.I.E.L.D. would have been better for the earth in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


The Book GIF Tag

I was suggested 10 books which I have read and for each of those I have assigned a GIF (as can be seen below) which represents how I feel about that particular book.


Friendship In Fiction

Within the world of fiction, the theme of friendship is perhaps just as crucial as the plot of the story is in the telling of the tales which we are told.


Reasons You Should Read ‘The Immortals’ Series by Alyson Noel

Written by Alyson Noel, The Immortals is a young adult fantasy book series consisting of six individual novels. From Evermore to Everlasting, the tale is beyond gripping and filled with many moments that will have the reader dying to know what comes next…


Joining The World Of Fanfiction

There are, in fact, many reasons as to why people write and read fanfiction and it is clear that the acts of doing so have become integrated into fandom life.


For The Love Of Our Libraries

All you had to do was pull a book from the shelf and open it and suddenly the darkness was not so dark anymore.


Call Of Duty: Warzone (2020)

With 15 million players and counting, Call Of Duty: War Zone could possibly be the best battle royal to come out yet.


American Assassin (2017)

They took everything from him. Now he’s taking it back.


The Family We Call Fandoms

It could be more fitting to use a different term to describe what fandoms are: fandoms are families.


The Reality Of Fiction

Fiction helps to teach us what it is to be human.