Arizona State University
's science fiction
and fantasy society
. Known for its popular anime review
site, its fanzine Entropy
, and its semesterly finger painting
T.H.E.M. meetings are run by its Fearless Leader, who is elected via revolution, but the Fearless is merely a figurehead. The real person with the power is the Faithful Lackey. T.H.E.M. does not collect dues from its members. Instead, they throw any spare change at the club's Money-Grubbing Slime.
It is not known what T.H.E.M. actually stands for. Some guesses include: Totally Heinous Evil Masochists, Tempe Harbors Eccentric Minds, Temporarily Homeless Engineering Majors, They Hurt Ender Mostly, T.H.E.M. Has Eccentric Members, Those Bastards Who Can't Spell (or Count), Tennessee Has Elvis Monuments, Toasted Hot English Muffins, 311,000,000, Tiny Horselike Evolutionary Mammals, Telephones Have Electronic Middles, Time Has Exciting Moments, Tame Halitosis: Eat Mentos!, Turtles Have Excellent Memories...