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Hosted by Kyah Green and Stephanie Malek, The Fandom Show is a celebration of Fandom. From boy bands to magical girls, Star Wars to star clusters, there is no shortage of things in this world to nerd-out about. The Fandom Show talks to guests about their favourite fandoms; why they love it, how they love it, and all the bizarre little details only a true fan would know. Join us for an hour of pure enthusiasm, where nerds are the coolest kids in town!

Produced by the The From Superheroes Network.

Feb 7, 2023

This week we’re talking to comedian and collector, Yaw Attuah (he/him) about the wearable artform (that some collectors don’t wear); Sneakers! We learn about the sneaker basics like silhouettes and colourways, the major manufacturers and designers, and the difference between a ‘sneakerhead’ and a ‘hypebeast’. We get into the nostalgia that drives sneaker culture, the massive microeconomy behind flipping kicks, how many shoes does the ‘average’ sneakerhead have, and what it means to search for your ‘Grail’. Plus some insight into what it means to wear Yeezys and whether you can enjoy the shoe without supporting his views. 

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