Here are some helpful links and resources that will help you understand terms and other information related to fandom:
Know Your Meme – What’s a meme? Go here for definitions and information on individual memes. (Pronounced “Mee-m.”)
Urban Dictionary – Not sure of a term or acronym? Do yourself a favor and search for it here before googling something like “ipecac challenge.”
Anime News Network – Why is Blü such an otaku? Anime News Network can’t answer that question specifically, but they do have a huge lexicon for you to find out what otaku is and information on anime and manga.
Comicspedia – An online database of comic book summaries. Comic books are categorized by psychological theme.