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Should we have interwiki links in nav-templates?[edit]

Pls see Wikipedia talk:Categories, lists, and navigation templates#Request for comment: Use of interlanguage links in Wikipedia templates.--Moxy (talk) 17:12, 21 January 2017 (UTC)

Linking to a fan-created assembly of fair-use sources that is referenced by several RSes[edit]

For the show Stranger Things, which is purposely shot as a homage to several works from 1980s, several secondary, reliable sources have linked to a video created by a fan of the show that has side-by-side shots of short segments (well within US fair use allowances, particularly considering it is for commentary/criticism purposes) of the show against the 1980s works the shots resemble. The referring sources use this to demonstrate the vastness of works that the show purposely or in some cases subconsciously drew from - in other words, these reliable sources agree that this fan video represents a reasonable analysis of the show. It would seem to make sense, barring any article from any RS, to include a link to this fan video in the EL section, possibly alluding to the video via the sources or at least using those references to augment the EL to justify its inclusion.

I definitely would not ask this if it was a random fan video that got no attention from anyone; its only the fact that several outlets (including the producers) have acknowledged this video that makes me wonder if it would be reasonable. Does this seem like a fair argument for inclusion as an EL? --MASEM (t) 17:49, 10 February 2017 (UTC)

Could you provide some of those sources and the link in question? --Ronz (talk) 20:50, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
The comparison video is here at Vimeo.
The key article from Rolling Stone that the Duffers specifically talk about the video.
An example of articles highlighting it Salon, Daily Beast, Esquire and about a zillion more (search "stranger things comparison video" and it comes up.
Please note that I wouldn't want to use the video to justify original research (all 1980s works already mentioned in the show article are directly from interview sources). --MASEM (t) 21:00, 10 February 2017 (UTC)