Calling Out Callout Culture

The way we consume and relate to media has changed a lot with the rise of the internet. Websites with public forums like Twitter and Tumblr have allowed fans and critics to connect and publically show support or disdain for a piece of work. In most ways, this has been fantastic. It’s a more effective [...]

The Problem with Stan Culture

With the rise of social media, stan culture has grown exponentially. Sure, there have always been fanatics, but social media gives us something we never had before: a connection to celebrities. Or, more accurately, the illusion of one. We communicate directly with celebrities via Twitter, Tumblr, and more and have easier access to interviews, behind-the-scenes [...]