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‘Fangirls’ Wants a Better Way to Talk About Young Female Pop Fans

Writer Hannah Ewens complicates the narrative of mass hysteria that attaches to bands and singers, from The Beatles to Ariana Grande

Rock ’n’ Roll Is Dead. Social Media Is King. What Happened to the Groupie?

For former pro starfuckers, the Instagram age has made the hunt complicated, boring and painfully unsexy

How Grief Over Kobe Bryant Altered Fan Culture

As fandoms of all stripes generated an overwhelming convergence of grief, a silver lining emerged: We were in it together

Does the Mandalorian Have Sex With His Helmet On? An Investigation

This question may seem silly to you amateurs — but its answer could undercut the logic propping up the entire ‘Star Wars’ universe

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