Why do we stick to music we have liked since our youth? And how do we try to keep these memories alive?
Music fans aren’t good listeners – just one of the arguments presented at Popular Music fandom & the Public Sphere.
… Or even a step further: Why do they faint at concerts? Or just behave the way they behave (screaming – fainting – dancing)?
A reflection on the Fan Studies Network Conference 2014, in London: what is the current status quo in fan research?
Advantages & disadvantages of working with speech recognition software for transcribing interviews.
Summer. For many people a period in which work is set aside for a little while. For me, it’s THE period in which I need to get things done. Well, at least research wise.
The Internet is buzzing with pictures of an awkward meet & greet experience: Avril Lavigne & her Brazilian fans. Reportedly, the fans paid 215 pounds to ‘meet’ Avril. Greeting her was out of question. As most pictures reveal, standing next to her or embracing her were not an option. Now, I’m all for treating the celebrity not…