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A New Beginning And An Awkward Sign-off

So, when this blog was not actually a corporeal thing (it still isn’t, technically, since we can neither touch or feel it) or rather, when it was only an idea, it involved one of my pseudo-writer friends and me writing to each other back and forth in letter form. 216 more words

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What Miley Cyrus and Elvis Presley Have in Common

The most popular performers in music today don’t just have fans, they have “stans” — overzealous supporters nicknamed after the Eminem song “Stan” (and also said to be a portmanteu of “stalker” and “fan”). 403 more words

"The Economics of Fandom: Value, Investment, and Invisible Price Tags," by saathi1013

Okay, so. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about fandom in terms of the value/devaluation spectrum. It’s a useful framework for my current mode of fandom behavior analysis. 1,726 more words

Club Statement Following Würzburg Trouble

Following the disturbances from Düsseldorf supporters this weekend at the before and after the DFB Pokal First Round defeat to Kickers Würzburg, the club has released the following statement: 183 more words

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The "Papers Towns" effect: people are just people, yo

“What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.” – John Green in “Paper Towns”

Abbey from the YouTube channel Abb3rz07…

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