The True Fan……Is a Myth

Once more perfectly spoken. I agree 100% on this.

Pen to Paper

A couple of days ago Adam Rodriguez was on Access Hollywood and made a statement that not only upset me, but gave me pause. When asked about Criminal Minds and this season without Thomas Gibson he said, “We’ll see who the true fans are.” I’m glad I wasn’t eating or drinking anything when I heard that, because it made me sputter.

Here is an actor in a new role on a beloved show that fans, who had stuck with it for eleven years, he dared to insult by saying something like that. Of course, it shouldn’t surprise me. This statement has been bantered around in fandom for decades. It was heard quite often in comic book stores, game stores, conventions, outside movie theaters and basically anywhere fandom exists.

You want to know what my answer to this is? There is no such thing as the ‘true’ fan. Now, I may…

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