Fandom Culture

Gaming

Women of Warhammer Show Us Their Finest Work

We spoke to female fans about their passion for the game, and whether its male-dominated landscape is changing.
Ben Sledge
3.18.19
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
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I Went on a Quest to Find the Friendliest Fans at Pitchfork Paris

I recently moved to Paris, from Dublin, and already my social circle is closing in on itself. Time to fix that, by talking to strangers at a festival.
Brian O'Flynn
11.7.18
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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
10.17.18
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BTS’ Live Show Is a Glowing, Self-Affirming Safe Haven

For fans of the Korean boyband, like myself, their "love yourself" mantra swells in size in a live setting like London's O2 Arena.
Biju Belinky
10.11.18
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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
10.3.18
Fandom Week

Lady Gaga Pioneered Online Fandom Culture As We Know It

Today we have Beliebers, Swifties and Directioners. But the Little Monsters were cultivated in a way we hadn't seen before.
Jake Hall
9.29.17