In social media posts during the pandemic, fans posit their idols as loyal to the nation, the people and the party state.
How fans attending Chris Brown’s sold out UK tour are referencing race in their arguments against the singer’s ‘cancellation’.
The opportunity to place bets has changed the way games look, the way they’re talked about – and, of course, how many people have money riding on the outcome.
Extreme heat kills more Australians than any other natural hazard. Here’s why it’s important to keep an eye on older family and friends this summer.
As the World Cup kicks off in Qatar, a scholar probes questions of identity in the American game. Is Mexico really the US’s ‘other team’?
Renaissance is Beyoncé’s first solo album in more than five years, and her first fully dance album.
A newsletter sends out chronological snippets from the 125-year-old novel ‘Dracula.’ Fans on the internet go wild.
Being a fan can be good for you – even in defeat.
Nicki Minaj’s international anti-vaccine fiasco reveals the life-and-death stakes at the heart of normalizing a culture of fandom tribalism.
Abba’s most devoted fans have helped them remain in the public consciousness. Sometimes, under difficult circumstances.
John Glenn would have turned 100 on July 18, 2021. Today’s space program is a giant leap more inclusive than when he made his pioneering orbit of the Earth in 1962.
What at first appeared as a horror story for supporters could turn out to have a happy ending.
Being indoors with other people is a recipe for spreading the coronavirus. But removing airborne particles through proper ventilation and air filtration can reduce some of that risk.
Some comic fans have found a bright spot in virtual conventions in an otherwise bleak pandemic year. The sense of community matters more than a simplistic analysis about metrics or interactivity.
Monsta X fans have been derided as boy-band dupes, but their protests against the treatment of superstar Wonho shows them rejecting the capitalist system that’s quick to cut people loose.
High-profile cases of corruption, ticket touting and match fixing have led Italians to lose faith in the beautiful game.
Fan culture is thriving in Westeros. Although HBO’s Game of Thrones has ended, fans will ensure that the show lives on (and changes) across multimedia platforms, long into the future.
Australia’s deep passion for sport is changing, with fewer people attending major traditional sporting events and eSports on the rise.
The adult fans of My Little Pony are both a blessing and a curse for marketing the new movie.
The struggles of being a female sports fan.