fandom

K-Pop

Why So Many Former Emos Are Now K-Pop Fans

Something about these two seemingly disparate genres seems to bring the same people together.
Biju Belinky
7.30.19
Books

What It Means to Be a Fangirl in 2019

VICE staffer Hannah Ewens' new book, 'Fangirls: Scenes From Modern Music Culture', hands the microphone to female music fans.
Lauren O'Neill
7.25.19
tv

Miley's 'Black Mirror' Episode Is Not That Bad, Come On

Sure, some critics have panned its ending. But season 5's "Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too" tells a specific, engaging story about fandom.
Hannah Ewens
6.8.19
Twitter

The Weird World Of K-Pop Prediction Accounts

What do you do when your favorite artist reveals absolutely nothing about their private lives? You turn to other, more prophetic means.
Biju Belinky
4.9.19
fandom

Turns Out Eminem Is Himself a Stan

His tweets calling out Netflix for canceling 'The Punisher' sound like they're written by his famous super fan alter ego.
Taylor Hosking
2.21.19
Anime

'Dragon Ball Z' Superfans Tell Us Why the Franchise Is Still So Popular

"'Dragon Ball' is the Iron Maiden of anime."
Tom Usher
1.31.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People Want to Fuck the Grinch

The next hot millennial trend is, apparently, wanting to perform anilingus on the furry green man-beast who stole Christmas.
Beckett Mufson
12.18.18
Television

A Deep Dive Into the Voyeuristic World of ‘Big Brother’ Superfans

The fandom is closer to that of a sports team than of a reality TV show.
Audrey Carleton
11.21.18
Important Questions Raised By...

How Much Influence an Artist's Politics Really Have on Their Fans

Taylor Swift, Stormzy and Kanye fans on what it's like when your favourite musician takes a political stand – and what it means for you.
Georgia Marsh
10.18.18
Important Questions Raised By...

We Asked People How Their Musical Idols Disappointed Them

“Guilty pleasure or not, I refuse to listen to this one singer, because he allegedly beat up my friend.”
Clara Krohn
10.4.18
Features

The Trials and Tribulations of Stanning a Failure

What does it mean to be obsessed with a pop star who failed to hugely succeed, just like I was with Natalia Kills?
George Griffiths
10.4.18
AFL

Heartbreaking Photos of Crushed Collingwood Fans

Tears on the Northside in the aftermath of the AFL Grand Final.
VICE Staff
10.1.18
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