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Fandom: Popslash (version 2.0)
by the girl with her many obsessions (wistfuljane)
at February 17th, 2005 (05:18 pm)

current mood: tired

Last Updated: Dec. 20, 2007.

v2.0 Notes: If you prefer the older version of this guide, you may find it here. As for this version, I have moved the Challenges and Recs sections to here and here, respectively. Please do let me know if I missed anything or if there are any mistakes and so on.

If you would like a more comprehensive list of Pop-related communities, please check here as this guide will mostly concentrate on the fiction aspect of this fandom.

Primers | Manifestos | Directories | General | Personalities | Pairings | Genre | EzBoards | Y!Groups

*Nslash Overview @ crack_van by zaneetas.
*NSYNC Fandom Primer by shinetheway.
BSB Overview @ crack_van by hnix.
Backstreet Boys Primer by trumpeterofdoom.
AJ Primer: Biography, Girls & Dogs, and Tattoos by trumpeterofdoom.

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Boys Will Be Boys, a Nick Carter/Tommy Lee manifesto.

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Popslash Directory.
Pop Communities on LJ & Pop Communities List.
Popslash Resources.
Archive of Archives.
Popslash Challenges Index.
Popslash Recommendation Lists & Etc. Index.
Popslash Authors List.
Beta Reader List.

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All-Purpose Communities
popcomm, a community for readers and writers of popslash.
_popcrack, a Pop artists community for posting fanfics, media, news, etc.
sparkle_cafe, a *NSYNC community for posting fanfics, media, news, etc.
sparkly_girls, a Sparkly Girls community for posting fanfics, media, news, etc.

pop_newsletter, a Pop newsletter.
thispoplife, an all-purpose announcement Popslash community.
shinyandnew, a general Popslash fanfiction announcement community.
pop_challenges, a Pop challenge announcement community.

sparklyukfans, a Popslash community for UK fans.
thinky_pop, a Popslash discussion community.
auspop, a Popslash community for Australian fans.
nsync_fandom, a *NSYNC fandom discussion community.

pop_reference, a community about pop culture, or finding information thereof.
irlsdbresources, a community of Real Life Resources for SDB Fic.
Popslash Canon Resources.
Bus School, canon vs. fanon, & Chronology Toy.
Sparkly Calendar.
*NSYNC Chronology.
BSB Timeline.
Crossovery Events List.

popslashbetas, a community to help popslash writers - newbies and pros alike - get betas for their stories.
sky_pie, a Popfandom writing exercise community.

girlyslash, a Pop Princess Slash community.
bsbslashfic, a BSB slash community.
The Backstreet Intra-Index, a BSB intra-slash index.

popslash_flash, a challenge community for posting fics of 100-1000 words.

Fanfiction 100s
popslash_100, dedicated to Popslash crossovers.
bsb_fanfic100, for those who participate in fanfic100 to post their BSB entries.
nsync_fanfic100, for those who participate in fanfic100 to post their *NSYNC entries.

boybanddrabbles & Boyband Slash Drabbles Archive.

fic_requests & fic_req_index.

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The Others, an index of stories featuring non-Sync, non-Street boyfriends, girlfriends and various supporting players.

Christina Aguilera

loaded.words, the eminem slash fanfiction index (currently down).
Slim Slash, an Eminem slash archive.

Howie Dorough
Nothing to Prove, a Howie slash archive.

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in a room full of people, a JC/Chris fic archive.
I Think I Love You, a Chris & JC slash archive.

The Big Fat Choey Archive.


Trickyfish, a Chris/Lance archive.


What We All Wish for, a Justin/JC slash archive.
Slashy Goodness, a Justin/JC slash archive.
Stop the Press, all JuC, all the time.
Holiday-themed JuC fic list.

The Two Of Us, a JC/Lance slash archive.

The Best Paring You Never Wrote, a Joey & Justin archive.

All About the JoLa, a Joey & Lance archive.

Justin/Lance :
Southern Comfort, a Lambs archive
Slashy Intentions, a Justin & Lance archive.

Intra-Backstreet Boys


Can't Deny It, a Kevin/AJ fanfiction link archive (currently down).

I Got You, a Brian & Nick archive.

Pretty Motherfuckers, a Kevin & Nick story index.



Cartercest stories index.



JC/Orlando Bloom:

JC/Ryan Seacrest:

JC/Tony Lucca:

JuKe Box, a Justin Timberlake & Kevin Richardson slash archive.


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Not of This World, an AU archive (currently down or moved).
High School AU Archive.
The Popslash School AU Archive (currently down).
Sparkly Boys In Space.

Rocket Ship to Hell (currently down).

Where the Boys Are, a Boybands crossover archive.
teevee, a Popslash & media crossover, fusion, & adaptation archive.
Fiction, Baby, Popslash Media crossover directory.
hobbitsync, a *NSCYNC/LotRiPs crossover community.

Hurt Puppies, a mental hurt Popslash index.

Get Your Story Straight.

We're Not Here to Judge.

kink // the archive.
Cross-dressing index.
taking matters into your own hands, a wank!fic index.

Give Me a Bloodless Road.

Hell to Pay, an index for religious-themed popslash.

sparklydarkboys, a Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Magical AU Fics community.

Some Blind Hand.

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JJB & jjbcommunity, mostly a *N'SYNC board, find the latest news here and the occasional fanfics.
Backstreet's Back likewise, a general BSB board.
NMD, a general Popslash message board.
Mpreg, message board group dedicated to Mpreg slash that includes general popslash fanfiction.
IGBY & SLY, message board groups dedicated to JC/Justin.

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Backstreet Slash & Backstreet-Slash, BSB slash mailing lists.
N'SYNC Slash Fiction, a *N'SYNC slash mailing list.
Pregnant Boyband Slash, a Mpreg slash mailing list.
All About JC Slash, a JC slash mailing list.
JoshJustinSlash, a Justin/JC slash mailing list.
The Two Of Us & LanceJCLovin, JC/Lance slash mailing lists.

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Posted by: Jewelianna (jewelianna)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 02:00 am (UTC)

Just an FYI, you've got the songfic archive on the school AU link

Posted by: the girl with her many obsessions (wistfuljane)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 02:08 am (UTC)

Ah, thank you for pointing it out.

Posted by: lemniskate (lemniskate)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 02:14 am (UTC)

there's also http://www.because-yes.com/straight/ which is a list of het pop fic recs

Posted by: the girl with her many obsessions (wistfuljane)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 02:26 am (UTC)
JC - Sideways

Thanks, I wasn't sure whether I wanted to include that or not since the whole slash thing, but I just noticed the index includes m/m/f so I'm putting it in. Thanks again.

Posted by: I made this beat with my panflute and my keyboard (janet_carter)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 04:13 am (UTC)

This makes me happy both as a popslash newbie and as a librarian-in-training who's dorkily squeeing about the greater bibliographic control provided by this community. Thanks!

Posted by: the girl with her many obsessions (wistfuljane)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 04:45 am (UTC)

Hah. Glad to know that this list doesn't grate on your librarian's sense of organization.

Posted by: this fishbowl life (therisingmoon)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 04:37 am (UTC)

also, chris_daily.

Posted by: the girl with her many obsessions (wistfuljane)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 04:42 am (UTC)
TVChris - Who

Ee! I can't believe I forgot Chris'. Thank you for reminding me.

Posted by: J (marrymehowie)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 05:27 am (UTC)
Chris CFTC 04 Vodka by batgrrl1975

This rocks! Thanks for putting it together, and I'll be sure to let you know of anything I can think of to add:)

Posted by: the girl with her many obsessions (wistfuljane)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 05:45 am (UTC)
TVLance - Nothing

Cool, thanks.

Posted by: Beth (brighton_girl)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 12:04 pm (UTC)

This is great...thanks for doing this!

Posted by: the girl with her many obsessions (wistfuljane)
Posted at: February 18th, 2005 08:24 pm (UTC)
TVJustin - Nobody


Posted by: Devil Doll (devildoll)
Posted at: February 19th, 2005 08:49 pm (UTC)

Holy moly, that's a lot of stuff. Thanks!

Posted by: the girl with her many obsessions (wistfuljane)
Posted at: February 21st, 2005 01:18 am (UTC)

Yea, kind of overwhelming looking at all the links. And it's no problem. Anything to contribute.

Posted by: Bounce! (partly_bouncy)
Posted at: June 2nd, 2005 03:02 am (UTC)
Meeps. Question regarding popslash fan fiction timeline...

I figured this was a guide so I could ask here... I was curious if you could possibly think of some events on er this sort of popslash timeline that I've missed and events that should be added...

1977 to 1983

  • Led Zeppelin fan fiction begins to circulate in fanzines. The early zines used the names Tris and Alex instead of Jimmy Page and Robert Plant. (Sidewinder: http://www.livejournal.com/users/halegirl/370787.html?thread=544099#t544099 )

    1991 to 1999
  • Duran Duran slash and het fic circulated in fanzines. According to Sidewinder, Duran Duran zine people said that Duran Duran were aware of the fan fiction. Sidewinder also notes that the RPF people at the time did not seem to come from the same community as "traditional fan fiction fans" were coming from. (Sidewinder: http://www.livejournal.com/users/halegirl/370787.html?thread=544099#t544099 )

  • In March, the Nifty Archive came on-line. It is well known in fan fiction fandoms as a repository of boy band and celeb erotica.

  • Blink 182 released their first album.

  • “With Strings Attached” was written. This story was one of the most famous pieces of novel length fantasy pieces Beatles fan fiction written.
  • On July 14, the first Hanson fan fiction is written and posted to the Internet. It is titled "Hanson & Hugo" and was written by Ghostman 7 productions.

  • On October 15, FanFiction.Net was founded.

    1998 to 2002
  • From October 15, 1998 till September 12, 2002, FanFiction.Net had an active policy forbidding ActorSlash while they have Musicians and other real person fic categories. ( http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FFN-Slashers-Unite/ )
  • The Blink 182’s primary fan fiction archive was FanFiction.Net. (xcacophony: http://www.livejournal.com/community/fdnet_history/725.html?replyto=1749 )


  • 2000
  • beatlesfanfictionlist was founded on September 24, 2000.
  • In January, an influential RPS discussion takes place on Rareslash mailing list, the list run by Sofie Werkers. The discussion involved whether or not RPS should be allowed to be posted to the list.
  • In January, RS-X, one of the more important Real Person Fic mailing lists, was founded by Sofie Werkers.
  • In December, Puppies in a Box, an NSync fan fiction site, went live. This site was very important in the history of the NSync fan fiction community. The site is now defunct. ( http://www.obsessivetendencies.net/yeah/chick.html )

  • Posted by: Bounce! (partly_bouncy)
    Posted at: June 2nd, 2005 03:03 am (UTC)
    Re: Meeps. Question regarding popslash fan fiction timeline...


  • Between June and November, FFN-Slashers-Unites discussed the ethical implications of Real Person Slash.

    2001 to 2002
  • The Blink 182 slash fan fiction community based at FanFiction.Net was producing early and influential works in the community. Among these works are “Advantages of Alcohol,” “Letters After Death,” “In my Room,” “Defying Gravity,” and “Deafening.” (xcacophony: http://www.livejournal.com/community/fdnet_history/725.html?replyto=1749 )

  • By 2002, the definition of Mary Sue began to change as Mary Sue became further and further removed from her roots. In communities like Harry Potter and Good Charlotte, on sites like SugarQuill and FanDomination.Net, the community took their understanding of Mary Sue, which was filtered through several layers of various fen, and came to a new understanding. This understanding began to define almost every original character in fiction as a Mary Sue as they all could be said to have traits of Mary Sue. In communities where there was a distinct absence of canonical female characters and people, in communities like Mest and Good Charlotte, Mary Sue began to be defined as any original female character in fan fiction.
  • On September 12, FanFiction.Net removes all Real Person Fic from the site.
  • The Good Charlotte fan fiction community reached a critical mass.
  • Wired news published an article about real person fan fiction on June 13, 2002. Among other people quoted are Henry Jenkins who says that people who first conceived of fan fiction would probably be troubled by RPS.

  • On April 12, idolslash, one of the most influential American Idol fan fiction communities, was founded on LiveJournal. (http://www.livejournal.com/userinfo.bml?user=idolslash&mode=full , tisharrasofine on AIM)
  • On July 23, AFI_Slash livejournal community was created. It claims to be the first and only community. It should be noted that this community is small and FanDomination.Net has most stories and authors than this community. (http://www.livejournal.com/userinfo.bml?user=afi_slash&mode=full)

  • On February 2, Blink_Slash, a Live Journal Blink 182 slash community, was founded. ( http://www.livejournal.com/userinfo.bml?user=blink_slash, xcacophony: http://www.livejournal.com/community/fdnet_history/725.html?replyto=1749 )
  • On July 24, matag, a Live Journal Blink 182 slash community, was founded. (http://www.livejournal.com/userinfo.bml?user=matag&mode=full, xcacophony: http://www.livejournal.com/community/fdnet_history/725.html?replyto=1749 )
  • Between September and November, the Lil_Princess incident happened in Good Charlotte fan fiction community. This involved the deliberate purveying of badfic ad mocking of fen for supporting it as good writing. The person behind Lil_Princess intended to prove that being a bad author didn’t mean anything, that the community supported authors who wrote crap.

  • Posted by: the girl with her many obsessions (wistfuljane)
    Posted at: June 2nd, 2005 04:50 am (UTC)
    Re: Meeps. Question regarding popslash fan fiction timeline...

    I can't really help you with these, but maybe you could try pop_reference? I'm sure there's someone more knowledgeable than I am.

    Posted by: Bounce! (partly_bouncy)
    Posted at: June 2nd, 2005 12:32 pm (UTC)
    Re: Meeps. Question regarding popslash fan fiction timeline...

    Thanks for the heads up...

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