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Episode 85: Age and Fandom

Episode 85: Age and Fandom

Update: 2018-10-17
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In Episode 85, Flourish and Elizabeth talk about the ever-contentious topic of age in fandom. They start with childhood—are there aspects of childhood that are naturally fannish?—and continue on through later stages of life, including the way mainstream society pits fannishness against maturity (unless you’re a sports fan!). Topics covered include ageism, the empathy gap online, Ann M. Martin, and the glory that was the mall in the 1990s.

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Episode 85: Age and Fandom

Episode 85: Age and Fandom