The New York Times Magazine

The Fans Run the Show

Jamie Lauren Keiles

PREVIEW

From The New York Times Magazine: “The Fans Run the Show” by Jamie Lauren Keiles.

The problem isn’t just Star Wars geeks and superhero stans—every microcelebrity, even a humble podcaster, has to deal with the cursed dynamics of online fandom...

Book Cover for "The Fans Run the Show"

PREVIEW

From The New York Times Magazine: “The Fans Run the Show” by Jamie Lauren Keiles.

The problem isn’t just Star Wars geeks and superhero stans—every microcelebrity, even a humble podcaster, has to deal with the cursed dynamics of online fandom...