What should you ran into your favourite artist in probably the most unlikely place: Stan Twitter?
It’s positively potential, as a result of because the cliché saying goes, our idols are identical to us. They have their share of social media strain, inventive blocks, emotional turmoil, and a willingness to drop all the things now (s/o to Taylor Swift) for somebody they admire—a actuality the highlight or screens don’t often present.
But what’s being a fan like for somebody who additionally has followers? Do in addition they think about not possible eventualities with their biases? Have they regretted shopping for overpriced merch? Have they graduated from the informal screaming every time their idol is on TV? What does stan tradition appear to be in a POV that sees each side? These are the questions we reply in our latest video collection “Your Fave’s Fave,” the place our favourite creatives carry out a enjoyable show-and-tell—however as an alternative of that includes their work, they reveal their most genuine stan selves. After all, they, too, deserve the free serotonin.
In our first episode, I exchanged inaudible (digital) screams with Mica Abesamis over Park Seo-joon. Once upon a time on Twitter, I seconded the PSJ sentiments of this full-time graphic designer, photographer, and mother, and we’ve been mutuals ever since. “Hindi pa rin ako makapagsalita (I’m nonetheless speechless),” she confesses whereas describing her expertise of utilizing a pretend FaceTime-call-with-PSJ filter. But on this video, she candidly speaks on what fangirling means in her life.
Art by Yel Sayo