Learn about the history, culture, and reality of American sports.
5: Fandom and merchandising
April 20, 2018
Nic uses an anecdote from his childhood to illustrate how he is neurologically incapable of caring about sports teams.
Tom explains the upside of fandom.
The discussion then veers into merchandising and the astonishing amount of money sloshing around in that space.
If you’re interested in supporting your team by wearing their gear and you are (rightly) worried about knockoffs, Tom recommends Uni Watch as a great site to obsess a little bit more than you perhaps should about athletic uniforms.