Fanthropological

--- The Nickscast ---

Exploring the weird and wonderful world of fandoms! Every week, we deliver fandom-related "fanalysis" complete with hard data, guests, and, of course, rampant speculation!
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Latest Episodes…

  1. #25 - Whovians

    The Nickscast, along with special guest friend, Alex Kennard (of Reality Bomb fame), discuss the _why_ of Doctor Who fans (aka Whovians). What is it that has kept the show on the air for over fifty years, and why did it stop? What draws in new fans? We 're going ...

    2017-04-21

  2. #24 - Bronies

    We're going out with a bang this season finale as we tackle a contentious (but fascinating) fandom: Bronies (adult male fans of My Little Pony)! What is it about the show, obstensibly for children, that draws in adults? Why does the fandom persist to this day? Why the controversy? That is it ...

    2017-03-31

  3. #23 - Magic: The Gathering Fans

    Untap, Upkeep, Draw, Main, Combat, Main, End. What do these words have in common? You would know, if you were a fan of _Magic: the Gathering_ (this week's topic)! We've got a special guest friend, Kevin, to help guide us through the complex and exciting world of the Planeswalkers. Why is ...

    2017-03-24

  4. #22 - Linux Fans

    We're compiling (notes) and choosing our favourite distro for when we talk about this week's fandom: Linux Fans! What _is_ Linux? Why are its fans so dedicated? What is the appeal? Stay tuned! Want to see more awesome fandom content? [Become a Patron on Patreon!](http://patreon.com/thenickscast) Find more like this: [fanthropological.com](http://fanthropological.com) Find us on ...

    2017-03-17

  5. #21 - LEGO Fans

    Are we building a mystery? No, we're talking about Lego fans! Who are Lego for? Is there more than just building? Is it about collecting (and making money??)? Stay tuned! Want to see more awesome fandom content? [Become a Patron on Patreon!](http://patreon.com/thenickscast) Find more like this: [fanthropological.com](http://fanthropological.com) Find us on social media ...

    2017-03-10