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Fandom Culture

We Spoke to Brosettes About the Bros Documentary

Super-fans reveal their frustrations and revelations from the documentary ‘Bros: After the Screaming Stops'.
Hannah Ewens
1.24.19
Op-Eds

Boy Bands Are Back, Baby!

If Rak-Su and PRETTYMUCH mean Gen Z are about to get their dose of dance routines and heavily merchandised pop, then let the fun begin.
Emma Garland
12.19.17
Op-Eds

Robbie Williams: The Great British Pop Star Who Will Never Go Away

He has been on 'Eastenders'. He has a road and tourist trail named after him in Stoke-on-Trent. He, quite simply, just won't leave.
Ryan Bassil
2.22.17
Noisey News

Lock Up Your Mums: Lee Ryan's Going on 'Eastenders'

The ex-Blue member will appear for a short stint this spring.
Lauren O'Neill
2.16.17
Op-Eds

The Unbearable Silence of Harry Styles

Over the past few years, pop's number one marketing tool has been one that says nothing at all.
Daisy Jones
11.2.16
Op-Eds

Have We Witnessed the Death of Boybands?

Peter Robinson investigates whether the appeal of five handsome men harmonising together died off with One Direction.
Peter Robinson
9.12.16
Music

I Was a Teenage Heartthrob

Ben Adams from A1 remembers what it was like to be on every British girl's bedroom wall, and how lonely life can be when you're a famous teenager.
Ben Adams
6.14.16
Music

British Tabloids Are Pissed Off that LGBT Celebrities Can Come Out Without Them

A new gay-positive approach online doesn't hide the fact that tabloids still relish spinning stories out of famous people's sexualities.
Sophie Wilkinson
2.4.16
Thinkpieces And Shit

Is There Really A Difference Between Pop-Punk Bands and Boybands?

5 Seconds Of Summer are the blink-182 of Generation Y.
Emma Garland
10.10.14
Thinkpieces And Shit

Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" Video Isn't Dumb At All

There is a competence that wafts around everything she does, as if she read a stage direction at the beginning of her life that said “spunky yet poised”
sam wolfson
8.19.14