Fan-Army-FTW Tag Archive

Fan Army Manifestos: Adam Lambert’s “Glamberts”

Posted June 20

Adam Lambert may not have come in in first place on American Idol, but his consolation prize was undoubtedly the unconditional love of his myriad fainting fans. The Glamberts — who come in all sizes, ages and genders — are a dedicated bunch, which is why they were a shoo-in to be nominated for Fan Army FTW.

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Fan Army Manifestos: Girls Generation’s “SONES”

Posted June 19

Hey, parents: If you think your child is rapidly slipping into a manic state of obsession over a K-Pop band, take heart! They’re likely becoming at least somewhat proficient in Korean whilst standing in 14-hour lines and crying hysterically. Such is the case with fans of Girls Generation, the SONES.

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Fan Army Manifestos: Tokio Hotel’s “Aliens”

Posted June 18

After two straight cycles of completely trouncing their competition for the O Music Award for Fan Army FTW, Tokio Hotel’s Aliens are back, their aching, spasming clicking fingers nearly bleeding into the cracks of their keyboards for all the voting they’ve been doing. Can they remain victorious for the third time in a row? Well, according to the cadre of Aliens that we interviewed, they’re pretty confident that their troops will prevail.

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Fan Army Manifestos: 2NE1′s “Blackjacks”

Posted June 15

Being a member of a fan army takes immense dedication — the ability to withstand long ticket lines, the courage to stand up to vicious haters and, sometimes, the drive to power through massive time differences so as to catch even the briefest online glimpse of the adored band in question. Such is the case for the Blackjacks, fans of a K-Pop band that’s really popping off: 2NE1.

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Fan Army Manifestos: The Wanted’s “TWFanmily”

Posted June 14

It’s rare that a band’s name so aptly describes how it’s perceived by its fans, but such is the case with British boy band, The Wanted. Their fan army, TWFANmily, wants, needs, revers the band so much that they have — quite literally — dedicated each day of the week to a different band member. Bet they wish that that other British boy band’s jam, “Eight Days A Week,” would be made manifest so that there would be yet another 24 hours for loving.

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