Author Archives: Amanda Rosenblatt

About Amanda Rosenblatt

I have always been obsessed with fan stories, the origin of fanaticism and pop culture in general.

Star for a Princess

Let’s face it – 2016 was kind of sucky for fans. Many beloved pop culture icons lost. The latest is Carrie Fisher (and shortly after, her mother Debbie Reynolds). To say the biggest “duh” comment in the world – one … Continue reading

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Fan Friends

Being a lover of fan culture, plus a very social and inquisitive person, I love meeting other fans and then hearing their awesome fan stories. In the process, I make amazing friends, so I just had to share these two … Continue reading

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Fans in the News – September 2016

The band Florida Georgia Line surprised a little lady named Angel who is battling cancer In a similar story, two rival football teams got together to help a fan who is battling cancer to make his wish come true To … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

“There’s this deep level of sentimentality drawing back to the time they were first introduced to that film, character, story, or whatever. When they think on it, when they reflect on it, it brings up all these positive feelings and … Continue reading

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Nerd Persecution

Things have taken an odd turn in the world of being a nerd (geek? whatever your preference). I’ve noticed some negativity and hostility towards our ilk. First, I had an R2D2 Mickey Mouse pair of ears from Disney that I … Continue reading

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Star Wars Chick Essentials

A while back, you may recall I wrote about my visit to Disneyland and chronicled the fun Stars Wars stuff to do and buy there (the blog is here). I mentioned the Star Wars Zip Satchel by Dooney & Bourke … Continue reading

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Blink Ink

I love when bands and celebrities are proud of their fan’s tattoos. With everything Blink182 has been through in the past couple of decades, it’s nice to see the fan base going strong.

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