Whoosh! Online Edition

Issue 19

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).


Editor's Page
Letters to the Editor

What the Home Shopping Network Can Do For Xenites
By Kym Masera Taborn (whoosh@hsn.com)
Steamy Cels for Sale: "Hot Tub" Scene Cels Cut From Animated Movie Go On Sale Next Week
By J. G. Flatwood (jatg@battleon.com)
New Line of Toby Mugs Featuring Characters Due Out Soon
By Sharon DeZaney (zaney@aol.com)
Franklin Mint Commissions New Line of Joxer & Perdicus Plates for Sword & Staff Auction
By Misto (misto@netcom.com)
Check Out the Latest Workout Videos: Salmoneus Sweats to the Oldies, Gabs of Steel, and Sorbo's Low Impact Lifting
By Workee (amazon@pumpmeup.com)
Home Shopping Network Features "Perm the Natural Way" Segment, Hosted by Ephiny and Aphrodite
By Laura Sue Dean (hairgirl@fabu.com)
Top Ten Reasons Why Barry Diller Should Not Be Confused With Phyllis Diller.
By Jarron (jarron@simplenet.com)
Will Sony buy Whoosh!? Find Out in the All-Japanese Edition
By Amazon King (ak@harvard.edu)

The views of the authors of the articles published in WHOOSH! represent the various and at times conflicting views of individuals active in media fandom and are not necessarily condoned by WHOOSH! or its staff purely by their inclusion into an issue. The articles are intended to foster debate, explicate theories of intrepretation, and to add to the viewers' understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS. If you are affected, positively or negatively, by reading any article in WHOOSH!, the editorial staff strongly encourages you to express your concerns to us through a letter to the editor or through private e-mail to the author of the article.


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