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the fans of a sport or famous person

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The Las Vegas Harry Potter Fandom was formed in 2006 and holds several events a year including Harry Potter's Birthday Party Potter Pub Crawl.
It turns out that when commercial breaks and appointment viewing are stripped away and consumers can watch an entire season as they choose, you can see fandom emerge.
Team identification, dysfunctional fandom, sport fandom, parent gender, and child's perceived ability in their primary sport were identified as predictor variables while the shame coping strategies were the dependent variables.
5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wikia, the social universe of fandom for fans, by fans, today announced a partnership with the Electronic Sports League (ESL) at gamescom 2015 in Cologne, Germany from August 5-9.
Since my exploration of this issue stems from my NFL fandom, I focused my research on other NFL fans.
For the past six years I have used my own particular form of Internet fandom to pay tribute to my favourite TV shows and authors on Tumblr.
The movie adaptation of Veronica Roth's YA novel, "Divergent," starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James, has beaten "The Hobbit" and is now face to face with "The Hunger Games" for a chance to move on to the third round and maybe snag the Fandom of the Year award.
A Fandom is like a kingdom except that it has residents from all over the world.
This idea swept fan conventions around the world--but this book isn't about fandom.
An exploration of popular music fandom from a cultural studies perspective, this anthology of papers inaugurates a new series.
According to Entertainment Weekly, she added that the success, which she did not expect, floors her even now, as her only ambition for the books was to see them in the bookstore but this is huge, and there is this passionate fandom, for whom they need to get this right.
Katy Perry 1D fandom turned a shade of green after Niall Horan jokingly popped the question to Katy Perry on Twitter.
Within a general audience, "there are differing degrees and inflections to [the] saturation" of a text: "fans bear a more conscious and intense affective relationship to media objects" compared to "normal" viewers, and, while "'fan' is derived from 'fanatic,' a term with heavy connotations of extremism and irrationality," this characterization reduces fandom to "a kind of pathology" that should be avoided (Bailey 48-49).
Ray Palmer helped found science fiction fandom, edited Amazing Stories from 1938 to 1950 and co-founded Fate, America's longest-lasting chronicler of weird mysteries (1948-2009).
BEFORE the gig at a signing in Pulp clothing store, in the city's St Enoch Centre, the full power of the Black Veil Brides' fandom was there for bemused Sunday shoppers to see.