Phoenix CS Andrews is a writer and researcher, specialising in politics, fandom and internet cultures from conspiracy theories and radicalisation to TikTok and data privacy. Phoenix has written for a range of popular publications, including the Times, Independent, Slate, New Statesman and Prospect magazine, alongside academic articles and book chapters. They tweet as @pennyb and regularly appear on broadcast media (BBC Radio 4, World Service, Times Radio etc) and have been quoted in the New York Times. Their book about fandom in politics, I┬áHeart Politics: Why Fandom Explains What’s Really Going On, will be published by Atlantic Books in September 2022.

Bernie Sanders supporters in London