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WPG Ep 172: Pucks, Geeks & Riots

WPG Ep 172: Pucks, Geeks & Riots

On this episode of We Be Geeks, we welcome Carl from the 4th line podcast, which can be found on the We Be Geeks network.  Carl tells us a bit about his podcast that focuses on hockey which then leads into a discussion about how some teams treat fans who wear opposing jerseys, the hockey playoffs, and Carl’s thoughts on expansion teams.  We ask Carl about some of the other things he geeks out about, then move on to talk about the Red Wings and the differences and similarities in the jerseys of the Penguins and Bruins.
After the hockey talk, the conversation moves more to the geek side of things as we have a lengthy discussion about Captain America and the reaction to the recent major reveal in his Marvel comic book.  After that, we talk about fandom, getting Carl’s thoughts on American fans verses Canadian fans, and then talk about an article stating that fandom is broken.  During that discussion, we talk about social media’s effect on fandom, Star Wars fans who got upset about Disney’