I felt hearts swell and tear ducts overflow last night throughout the fandom when “the hug” by tuke18 appeared on Twitter timelines. Perhaps that feeling echoed through TWO fandoms. If a modicum of cynicism hides in a dark corner of any soul, this photo surely is the antidote, for here is something authentic, pure, genuine… real. Yeah, we can joke, as in “I hope Brian didn’t lick the neck!” (not my joke, but I love it.) If we dare to get close to our true sentiments, however, there’s something profound here. Read more: A Kind of Magic – Brian May and Adam Lambert.