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How fandom is still shaping pop culture

Fandom and identity are central components of today’s digital landscape, and they have a huge impact on internet culture as a whole.

On Sep 24, 2023 by Kira Deshler

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What you need to know about the BookTok hockey drama taking over the internet

Involving BookTok, an NHL team, and people's comments about one player in particular.

On Jul 31, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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Sapphic Netflix series ‘Warrior Nun’ is getting a third season 7 months after it was canceled

The show's creator gave credit to a seven-month-long fan campaign to save the show.

On Jun 28, 2023 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘At nearly every party there’s some adult that does not understand boundaries’: Married man asks woman who does princess parties for picture

'Why would he need that?'

On Apr 16, 2023 by Tiffanie Drayton

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Is the Omegaverse finally coming to live-action TV?

Omegaverse fans are freaking out over this viral Chinese romcom trailer.

On Mar 20, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘The Last of Us’ fans think an important season 2 character had a secret cameo in episode 6

Right now it's a background role—but she's a central character in future storylines.

On Feb 21, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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What happens when your favorite TV show gets canceled?

'The idea that I could never rewatch a show that acts as a home for me is terrifying.'

On Dec 22, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘House of the Dragon’ episode 7 ends with a welcome book departure

The rare book change that gives a character a better fate.

On Oct 3, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘Rings of Power’ fans are theorizing that Sauron is hiding in plain sight

Is Sauron already in the show, disguised as a seemingly-unrelated character? It's possible!

On Sep 12, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘The Rings of Power’ cast and crew speak out against racist backlash

The show's creative team are standing up to racist trolls—and they're joined by the original LotR cast.

On Sep 8, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Cis people don’t get it’: Rowling’s anti-trans views under fire amid ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ pre-orders, sparking debate among ‘Harry Potter’ fandom

'...tells COMPANIES that they can still pay MONEY to TRANSPHOBES..'

On Aug 30, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘She-Hulk’ episode 2 puts Jen Walters on a new career path as she encounters an O.G. villain from the MCU

With an appearance from one of the first MCU movie villains.

On Aug 26, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘He made her a teenage camgirl’: ‘Euphoria’ fans are blaming Sam Levinson for Barbie Ferreira’s departure

Her departure comes after Levinson faced criticism for her role.

On Aug 25, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Delving into ‘House of the Dragon’s tangled Targaryen family tree

A who's who of a different era in Westeros.

On Aug 19, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Why ‘Star Wars’ fans are arguing about Obi-Wan Kenobi’s sexuality

Some fans believe a new novel confirms that Obi-Wan is bisexual - but it's a bit more complicated than that.

On Jul 28, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw