The 42cast Episode 28: Is Fandom Broken?


We all know of examples of fandom behaving badly, and in this episode we delve into the question of whether or not fandom is “broken”. It’s a complicated issue as we examine the interaction between fans and creators and how fans relate to other fans. We talk about how things can go South, how to know if you’re the problem, and give some tips on how to avoid things escalating. We define a “broken fandom” and we each give our own opinions on whether or not it’s broken.

This week Jennifer, Ryan, Sam, and newcomer Michael join the cast.

Show Notes:
Fandom is Broken by Devin Faraci
No, Frandom is not Broken by Dany Roth
Lazer Tag Acadmey (80’s animated series.)
Lazer Tag Commercial
Photon (80’s TV series)
Photon Commercial

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