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Dune fandom praised

Dune's is the last remaining online fandom that remains pure, writes Sean T. Collins. Spectacular yet sprawling, wondrous yet wooden, prophetic yet problematic, it has everything -- and the best memes, too.

Dune references signal shared knowledge to those in the know, and that’s about it. Dune fandom is an un-fandom.

Part of my edit of Lynch's film remains live on YouTube. It's Dune with all the dialogue taken out:

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