fandom

Culture

how 'twilight' changed fan culture forever

As the film adaptation of 'Twilight' turns 10, the impact of the teen vampire phenomenon on fan culture is still evident today.
Alim Kheraj
10.26.18
LGBT

how a queer arthouse movie fuelled the internet’s most unlikely fandom

The precocious young stans of Call Me by Your Name reveal why they’re head over heels in love with a movie most of them haven’t seen yet.
Douglas Greenwood
10.30.17
Music

check out harry styles' falsetto on debut solo single sign of the times

The ex-One Directioner has found a musical direction that treads the boards of British rock and roll ballads.
Charlotte Gush
4.7.17
Justin Bieber

exploring the darker side of paparazzi culture and celebrity fandoms

From stalkers to trolls to airport bust ups, here are some examples of when fandom got too much.
Tish Weinstock
3.27.17
Culture

go crazy, crazy, crazy for pornographic zayn malik fanzine, solo

We talk to the editor of Solo about fan fiction, fantasy, and dismantling the teenage dream.
Billie Brand
8.24.15
Culture

meet liz west, the world's most obsessed spice girls fan

We catch up with the star of our new documentary, the owner of a Guiness World Record for having the world's biggest collection of Spice Girls memorabilia.
Tish Weinstock
4.23.15
Music

how deep is your love? fandom in the 21st century

​With quivering meltdowns, hand-drawn posters and a herd mentality, it’s easy to understand why music fans don't get the best rep. But there’s so much more to idolising your favourite pop star than mass hysteria. Popjustice’s Peter Robinson...
Peter Robinson
2.19.15
Fashion

the moschino effect

Thursday at Harrods, Moschino and Jeremy Scott staged a perfume launch not dissimilar to a pop star’s meet-and-greet album signing, cementing the new era of fashion fandom you might call the The Moschino Effect.
Anders Christian Madsen
11.14.14
Think Pieces

hypnotic fandom: stop the hype, be real!

The other day, Rob Lowe said that most of Justin Bieber’s teenage fans only like him because their friends do. But Anders Christian Madsen says adult fandom is often just the same.
Anders Christian Madsen
4.11.14