About this Episode

Episode 117: Toxic Fandoms

Fandoms have become increasingly toxic and broken lately. This week, the Curmudgeon, the Legend and the Favorite examine the story of Sherlock Holmes and how even 150 years ago, people were dealing with harassment from fans. Ryan, Carie and Jason also talk about the current problems in fandom, particularly the Star Wars, Critical Role and White Wolf Publishing fandom problems in recent weeks!

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  • The Baker Street Irregulars — The original Sherlock Holmes "fan club" is still around today! Learn more about the Baker Street Irregulars!
  • Nuts.com — Be like a Jericho fan! Order peanuts from the same company that Jericho fans did when they saved the show from cancellation!
  • Critical Role — Critical Role is the life-play Dungeons & Dragons show in which a character was killed a few weeks ago.
  • White Wolf's Facebook page — White Wolf Publishing's official Facebook page is where a lot of the terrible, toxic fan behaviors reared their ugly faces a few weeks ago.
  • Lost Colonies Larp — Joe Hines is running a great LARP in the Washington DC area that you should check out if you're in the area!