discussion question 768

Conduct a search online for an artifact of fan culture and consider how the artifact constructs a fan base utilizing one of the theoretical frameworks that you reviewed in Modules One and Two. Consider how the business of popular culture helps to create a fan base and fan culture that surrounds the artifact. (For example, think of the fan culture associated with Star Wars, Star Trek, Friends, Pokémon).

Post your artifact of fan culture (link) to this discussion topic and address the following in your initial post:

1.How does this artifact represent the humanities?

2.What theoretical lens and theory does this artifact most closely relate to?

3.How does the artifact and its commodities connect to the humanities?

4.How has a fan culture developed around this artifact and influenced the creation of commodity?

5.What business aspects are connected to this artifact and fan culture?