In "Interview the Internet," Jamie Schuh investigates the sub-cultures and unique characters that populate the strangest corners of the Internet.
What do teen girls do alone in their bedrooms? Look up chloroform recipes? Kiss their Justin Bieber posters are whisper "tomorrow you will be mine?" Yes, probably, but also teen girls are writing fan fiction about boys kissing each other. Not all of them, sure, but a lot of them. A friend of mine, who we will simply call "L," because she has a grown-up job and life now, was writing sexy Harry Potter stories a few years ago, mostly about the series' male characters rubbing their wands together (a few selections are still online here). On a quest to find out what was so titillating about wizards humping each other, I sat down with L to ask her about her secret life as a fan fiction writer. Here we go!