When I try to explain slash to non-fans, I often reference that moment in Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan where Spock is dying and Kirk stands there, a wall of glass separating the two longtime buddies. Both of them
lianesque said: “have you seen this fantastic tumblr illustration of the famous Jenkins quote? http://raktajino-hot.tumblr.com/post/43063405852/link-to-quote-source-x” That’s awesome! I wish we could do that with all quotes. Browsing around, it seems like there’s even a vid of this particular quote – http://henryjenkins.org/2008/05/the_glass.html.
This may be a bit too out there, but I’ve been trying to find a throw-away statement by J.J. Abrams regarding the relationship of Star Trek and female fans. I saw it on my flist, but can’t find it again,