NPR Wisconsin Public Radio

What does it mean to be a fan of something? For some, it’s lining up outside a bookstore in order to get their hands on a new book at midnight or donning costumes to celebrate their favorite characters. For others, it’s using a shared hashtag to talk about that crazy play that just happened on Monday Night Football. We explore what it means to be a fan, how fandom has changed over times, what superfandom is, and how our obsessions change what we buy and who we are. Listen >