""Fangasm" takes you on a wild and brave journey into the deep realm of fandom. It's a no-holds-barred true tale of community, passion, and creativity, where the fans are the real stars of the story. An honest, insightful, and often surprising exploration into the world of fandom, "Fangasm" breaks down barriers and reminds us just how vital fans are to the success of any creative work. It resonates with the fangirl or fanboy in all of us."--Tony Zierra, director, and Elizabeth Yoffe, producer, "My Big Break"
About the Author
Lynn S. Zubernis is associate professor of counselor education at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She is also area chair for stardom and fandom for the Southwest Popular Culture Association. Katherine Larsen teaches at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., and is the area chair for fan theory and culture for the Popular Culture Association. Larsen and Zubernis are principal and associate editors of the "Journal of Fandom Studies." Together, they have authored "Fandom at the Crossroads: Celebration, Shame, and Fan/Producer Relationships" and edited "Fan Culture: Theory/Practice" and "Fan Phenomena: "Supernatural."" They aren't telling the names under which they write fan fiction.