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Harry Styles Must Be Stopped: Join the Revolution That's Heading in One Direction

Stephen Frizzle | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Stephen Frizzle

I implore to you all: Harry Styles must be stopped. There is some hypnotic gaze that the hairstyled individual holds over young girls in order to do his bidding. This month, I will be taking the show to London and Edinburgh. Please grab your bottle of Frizz-Ease and lucky dead cat and come join me in finding out how to stop all things One Direction based.

To Fan the Passion For Sports

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Sport
Preetam Kaushik

Have you ever wondered about the origin of the word "fan"? We are not talking about ceiling fans or table fans or pedestal fans. We are talking about fans whose hearts go "thuk, thuk" on seeing the celebrity they hero-worship.

'You Suck!' US Vs UK fandom

Greg Rose | Posted 26.12.2012 | UK Sport
Greg Rose

In America sport is a social occasion, not a life-and-death embodiment of their hopes and desires. When was the last time you had actual, tangible fun at a football match in England?

They Wanted to Believe: How Mulder and Scully Were Almost the New Robsten

Hannah Ellison | Posted 19.10.2012 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Ellison

Four days ago Gillian Anderson issued a statement on her website decrying her annoyance over how she was being talked about in certain articles. However, what she did not mention was the recent, and very excited reporting of a supposed relationship between Anderson and former X-Files co-star David Duchovny (a rumour since debunked by representatives from both camps).

The Importance of Fandom

Alexandra Burke | Posted 24.06.2012 | Home
Alexandra Burke

These days fans go above and beyond - you only have to look at the likes of JLS, One Direction and The Wanted to fully appreciate the extent that 'fandom' as some people like to call it has really taken over... I will always have time for my fans no matter how busy or tired I am.

The Victims of SOPA: Fans and the Globalised Fandom

Selina Wilken | Posted 19.03.2012 | UK Entertainment
Selina Wilken

Forming communities that transcend age, social status and physical location are such a beautiful thing, and one of the ways in which the internet has changed the world for the better. How, then, could the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) bill destroy the fandom utopia?