SPORTS: A fandom like any other? – That Thing You Like #60

Trevor Linden

SPORTS. A pop culture cornerstone with which geek culture has a fairly adversarial relationship. “SPORTSBALL!”; “Lol did your favourite man score all the ball points!?”; And so on. In this most esoteric of podcasts, That Thing You Like‘s hosts reflect on being lifelong sports fans, talk about being socialized by sports at a young age, and discuss how sports and geek fandoms have a lot more in common than you might think. Plus, does the age old “geek vs jock” rivalry, often writ large in popular culture, even make sense now that geek culture IS mainstream culture?

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