On Episode 15 of Pop Unmuted, Scott Interrante and Kurt Trowbridge are joined by fandom scholars Helena Dare-Edwards and Dr. Mark Duffett to discuss pop fandom, fan screaming, and the power of fan armies. The group then turns their attention to Justin Bieber’s come-back single, “What Do You Mean?”
People in this episode:
Helena Dare-Louise is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of East Anglia researching tween TV, girl culture, & online fandom.
Dr. Mark Duffett is a Reader in the Department of Media for the University of Chester.
Scott Interrante holds a Master’s degree in Musicology from CUNY Hunter College focusing on contemporary pop music and masculinity. He hosts Pop Unmuted and K-Pop Unmuted