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Dave’s Chart-Topping Success Opens a New Chapter for His Fans
We spoke to some of the south London rapper's fans, about his number 1 debut album 'Psychodrama' and its wider significance.
'Dragon Ball Z' Superfans Tell Us Why the Franchise Is Still So Popular
"'Dragon Ball' is the Iron Maiden of anime."
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The 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.
'Rick and Morty' Incest Porn Is Tearing the Show's Fans Apart
RickMorty shippers are testing the boundaries of the First Amendment.
When Hardcore Pop Fans Turn Their Back on the Fandom Forever
Jealousy, disillusionment and anxiety can cause even the most dedicated fans to reevaluate how they spend their time, and who they spend it with.
Those Oversized Disembodied Heads at College Basketball Games: A Life Story
The oversized heads that fans wave around behind baskets during college basketball games were once one of fandom's great ideas. Now they're just part of the landscape.
Touhou and the Quest to Discover an Audience Beyond Japan
Touhou is a bullet hell shooter series with a whole bunch of fan games. Now it's coming to a PS4 near you.
long reads or whatever
Our Magical, Terrible Journey Through the Blazblue Wiki
Series: Blazblue Type: Fighting Game Franchise with innumerable spin-offs Rating: Anime
A Day in the Life of a James Dean Impersonator
Photographer Reto Sterchi followed Scott Brimigion as he competed in the famous James Dean lookalike contest in the icon's hometown of Fairmount, Indiana.
Meet the Hardcore MLS Superfans Who Will Do Anything for Their Team
Traveling 18 hours for one game seems like madness, but for a certain breed of MLS fan, it's part of the price of admission.