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filk

 (fĭlk)
n.
A genre of music popular among devotees of science fiction and fantasy literature, often involving original lyrics set to familiar melodies.

[Alteration of folk, originally a typographical error in the title of a manuscript of the essay "The Influence of Science Fiction on Modern American Folk Music" by Lee Jacobs (died 1968), American writer of science-fiction fan fiction.]

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Media convergence is often described as "technical convergence of print media to electronic media and telecommunications" (Gundelsweiler & Filk, 2012, p.
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9 million subscribers and several comedy channels as of August 2014, produced a parody called Kim Jong Style that criticizes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his father, Kim Jong Il, by using black humor and filk music.
This spring sees him conducting La filk du regiment at Covent Garden and Les comes d'Heinann for Seattle Opera, while future engagements include.
They wrote filk music, a typo-inspired form of folk songs on science fiction themes, about Lagrange living.
Concerning this relative indeterminacy, Atmanspacher and Filk (2003) proposed an explanative approach based on generalized quantum theory, a "temporal double-slit scenario" in which discrimination and sequentialization of events are considered as complementary (non-commuting) observables.
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1990), "Toward a 'critical mass' theory of interactive media", in Filk, J.
MediaWest also had fan fiction zines, cosplay [costume play], filk songs, plays and skits, crafts--the whole rich culture of fannish behavior.