Sterek: The Teen Wolf Shipping Phenomenon (ft. Shippers Guide To The Galaxy)

This is written in collaboration with Shippers Guide To The Galaxy, a brilliant YouTuber who analyses shipping and fan culture on her channel. The video is embedded below!

When it comes to television shows the phenomenon known as shipping is no new thing. Pairing characters together as a practice has gone on in this medium since the 60s. However, there are some pairings that become so large they become part of the fandom landscape and it appears that Sterek shall be one such pairing. Sterek comes to us from the world of Teen Wolf a teen drama show loosely inspired by, but not based on, the 80s dramedy of the same name and the show contains various allusions to that source material. This show has actually become far more known for its shipping and fan culture as well as its social media presence rather than any clever throwback references. Continue reading “Sterek: The Teen Wolf Shipping Phenomenon (ft. Shippers Guide To The Galaxy)”