Issue 43

Vivimus ut serviamus

Welcome to Whoosh!, the Journal of the International Association of Xena Studies. Here you will find essays, articles, commentaries, and various analyses of the television show Xena: Warrior Princess (XWP).


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Episode Guide: 04-27-00 Airing Schedule: 04-23-00
The Xena FAQ: 04-26-00 IAXS FAQs: 10-14-99
NGR: 04-19-00 On The Road: 10-31-99
Über über Alles: 04/26/00 WHOOSH In the News: 12/19/99

Editor's Page
Letters to the Editor

Staff (04-26-00)
Author/Title Index (03-04-00)
Subject Index - Alphabetical (03-04-00)
Subject Index - By Issue (03-04-00)
XENA Magazine Index (09-28-99)
Xena Media Review/This Week in Xena News

A Directory of Gals, Season 1 through 4 (Crusader)
A Directory of Guys, Season 1 and 2
Dead in the Xenaverse 2000 Calendar

The Gabdrag: Xena's Way of Metaphorically Saying "I Love You"
By Xenaluvr@everythingsroses.com (Xenaluvr@everythingsroses.com)
The Fifth Season: Why Do They Always Save The BEST For Last?
By XenaRULZ4ever@cantgetbetterthanthis.com (XenaRULZ4ever@cantgetbetterthanthis.com)
The Comedies of XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS: How they Relieve the Dramatic Tension and Give the Fans What they Crave
By XWPlifer@iliveformore.com (XWPlifer@iliveformore.com)
Rape Shmape: Gabrielle, Dahak, and Love Among the Ruins
By GabDahakRomanticSociety@stonehenge.com.uk (GabDahakRomanticSociety@stonehenge.com.uk)
Why JACK OF ALL TRADES is a thousand times better than BRISCO
By ivabiggun@millhill.net.uk ( ivabiggun@millhill.net.uk)
Character Development Only Leads to Depression: More Pie Fights Please!
By lachrymose_intolerant@lil.debbie.com (lachrymose_intolerant@lil.debbie.com)
Who Cares About Charity and Autographs? We're Happy to Shell Out 200 Bucks Just to Be Here!
By robmeblind@crematorium.org (robmeblind@crematorium.org)
Nebula: The Most Beloved Never Occurring Character on XENA
By nebulaluver@sheneedsabettershowthancleo.com (nebulaluver@sheneedsabettershowthancleo.com)
Cleo's Screaming and the Benefits of Primal Scream Therapy
By Seigfeld Roy (crackpot@fruitsalad.com)
Big Cannons and Big Balls in JACK OF ALL TRADES: It's Your Dirty Mind That is to Blame
By Ivana Humpalot (innuendo@doubleentendre.org)


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