from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. All the fans of a sport, an activity, or a famous person.
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- n. The fans of a sport, activity, work, person etc., taken as a group.
- n. The subculture of fans.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the fans of a sport or famous person
The person I know who's in fandom is a big Wincest shipper which - ugh!
SF/F congoers know that I do panels about rape, sexual assault, and sexual politics and problems in fandom - in the community education and prevention branch of BARCC, we're encouraged to identify a community to work with, and fandom is one of mine.
My Christmas wish for the New Who fandom is we all represent the best in fandom and that none of us express ourselves via fandom wars.
(5 comments | Leave a comment) my fandom is the cutest ever
“About 90 percent of the fandom is just excited to have anything,” said Lori Joffs, co-creator of Twilight Lexicon.
When Lori Joffs stated the following to MTV “About 90 percent of the fandom is just excited to have anything,” said Lori Joffs, co-creator of Twilight Lexicon.
What then, beyond mere fandom, is the significance of Lovecraft and his ideas for you?
I do think something has changed in fandom over the past 10 years.
It's much more credible that The Sun is catching things on the wind in fandom and running with the Chinese Whispers.
There is a hell of a lot of Wincest out there in fandom, and I have to admit the few times I watched the show, I could see it, not in an 'oooh I ship this' way, more in a squirmy, 'wtf are they doing?' way.