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Fandom! That’s Haram!

Seher and Kori talk about fandoms, the erosion of the fourth wall, treating fandom spaces and characters like idols, and why it’s haram to display those offensive caricatures of the Prophet (PBUH).

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  • Seher

    Seher is a Managing Editor at The Fandomentals focusing on the ins and outs of broadcast TV. Representation on screen and behind the scenes are one of many specialties. Otherwise, she's reading away for her anthropology graduate program. pc: @poika_

  • Kori is an entertainment writer and Managing Editor at the Fandomentals. In her spare time, she is a fragrance and watch enthusiast, lover of Eurovision, and Yanni devotee.

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