Westlife, Arashi, and that thing they call hiatus

The irony is not lost on me being a fan of one band that’s returning from hiatus and another preparing to go into one.

a fan’s work is never done

(For all my fan-friends from old and new fandoms) Or a fan’s spark is never gone. How did you start as a fan? I’m sure everyone has their own story to tell, the artists they’ve fangirl-ed (Dear Oxford Dictionary, please include fangirling/fanboying–for the sake of gender equality, spazzing and kyaa as new words) and the…