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fanboy

1. noun A male who is very interested in or devoted to an element of pop culture (such as a celebrity, athlete, book series, TV show, band, or movie). My brother Eric is such a Star Wars fanboy that his voicemail message is "This isn't the Eric you're looking for," like he's Obi-Wan Kenobi!
2. verb To express excessive glee and excitement over a person or thing that one likes. My brother totally fanboyed when he met his favorite football player.
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Thankfully, they agreed and I have explored the opportunity," said the fanboy of the late veteran ghazal singer Jagjit Singh.
Just as important is former 'Veronica Mars' actor Chris Lowell, who plays Bash, the fanboy TV producer who's no stranger to the excesses of the endearing '80s!
Legendary's adaptation of the beloved game has a lot riding on the reaction of the fanboy demo.
com/news/new-warhammer-rts-game-announced/) Attack of the Fanboy , the space RTS will let players commandeer massive fleets from a choice of four factions, which includes Imperial, Chaos, Eldar and Orc forces.
The fanboy fervour endured even when they effectively declared the opposite by charging PS11.
The fanboy blog 'Aint It Cool News' later said it had "compelling independent confirmation that Nimoy is 'absolutely' in the new film", a claim that was supported by a number of other US blogs.
The fanboy handed over to the commentators on Saturday night with a blustering "Come on England.
Each of the appealing characters in Makers (Tor), his new novel about a post-scarcity economy set in a near-future wasteland of strip mall shantytowns and Russian weight loss clinics, is a slice of Doctorow himself, from Suzanne, the journalist turned (wildly profitable) blogger, to Perry, the fanboy magnet, always-on-the-road guru, and keeper of an open source Wunderkammer housed in an abandoned Wal-Mart.
For starters, there are the fanboy geeks who spend every waking hour poring over the original material.
And that required, at one point, writing a whole new computer program to redo the fire effects, following the leaks of some early test footage onto the Internet that predictably sent the fanboy community into cyber-apoplexy.
What the original merchandise did was create a new breed of devotee - what we now call the fanboy, obsessives that fill their homes and their lives with Star Wars, or Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, or other fantasy/sci fi giants.
We created Hero Complex after recognizing that the fanboy entertainment that informs so much of our pop culture deserved a bit of journalistic justice," said The Times Assistant Managing Editor, Arts & Entertainment, Sallie Hofmeister.
Summary: The fanboy genre-director champions original filmmaking in this musical masquerading as a heist movie
Marvel Television's plan to bring second-tier heroes to the screen has found a logical and hospitable home in Netflix, a subscription service that should benefit from capitalizing on the ardor of the fanboy base via a multi-series relationship.
Attack of the Fanboy reports that the developer is looking to expand the franchise to satisfy fans, though this alone does not guarantee changes in the near future There is something to look forward to, as even more characters coming via expansions and three new storylines added to: One More Match, Hall of Pain and Path of the Warrior.