Never Knew a Love Like This Before: Eight Wild Stan Stories to Read Before You Watch 'Swarm' on Prime Video

From Rachael Ray's 'Lemonade'-stained Instagram to 'Meet Me in Temecula', here are eight wild stan stories to read before you watch the new series 'Swarm.'

Dominique Fishback as Dre stares at a phone on 'Swarm.'

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Dominique Fishback as Dre stares at a phone on 'Swarm.'

The new Prime Video show Swarm, a thriller executive produced by playwright Janine Nabers and Donald Glover, explores the darker side of fan culture: Dominique Fishback plays Dre, a stan of the world’s biggest pop star (wink-wink, nudge-nudge: she’s a “killer bee” in the singer’s “hive”) whose single-minded obsession leaves her with blood on her hands. The show is fictional but draws its horror from our collective fear of being on the wrong side of all sorts of fandoms. Here, we’ve collected eight stories about things done in the name of allegiances to everyone from Queen Bey to rappers and entire football teams.

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Meet Me in Temecula

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