#10 - Anglophiles

Episode 11 December 10, 2016 01:06:02
#10 - Anglophiles
Fanthropological
#10 - Anglophiles
/

Show Notes

This week, we take a small jump across the pond to talk about fans of those dashing Brits: Anglophiles! Who are Anglophiles? Is it just Americans who are Anglophiles? What is the appeal? Stay tuned for a smashing good time! Everyone's a fan! Find more like this: [fanthropological.com](http://fanthropological.com) Find us on social media Twitter: [@thenickscast](http://twitter.com/thenickscast) Instagram: [@thenickscast](http://instagram.com/thenickscast) Facebook: [fb.com/thenickscast](http://fb.com/thenickscast) Youtube: [youtube.com/thenickscast](http://youtube.com/thenickscast) Email us about fandoms you want to hear about: [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]) Play-by-play 00:00 - Cold Open 00:08 - Theme Song 00:31 - Introduction 02:06 - Who are Anglophiles? 04:50 - Trivia 09:28 - Why are people Anglophiles? 52:03 - Fans of the week 55:17 - Spotlight: [Watchtower Restaurant KW](http://www.watchtowerrestaurant.com/) and the [Nickscast Youtube](http://youtube.com/thenickscast) 59:12 - Goodbye! 1:00:25 - Outtakes Citations ["What is an Anglophile? - ANGLOPHILES UNITED"](http://www.anglophilesunited.com/what-is-an-anglophile.html) ["Lost in the Pond: Why Are There So Many American Anglophiles? - Anglotopia.net"](http://www.anglotopia.net/anglophilia/lost-in-the-pond-why-are-there-so-many-american-anglophiles/) ["10 Reasons Why This US Dude Loves the English | The Huffington Post"](http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/norm-schriever/10-reasons-why-this-us-guy-loves-the-english_b_3737122.html) ["Why America's Anglophiles Are Missing the Point of the Royal Wedding - TIME"](http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,2068118,00.html) ["Is the UK an introvert's paradise? - The Student Room"](https://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1605906) ["Separated by a Common Language: accent attitudes"](https://separatedbyacommonlanguage.blogspot.ca/2011/06/accent-attitudes.html) ["Anglophilia: Anglophile Problems That We Have to Accept - Anglotopia.net"](http://www.anglotopia.net/anglophilia/anglophilia-anglophile-problems-that-we-have-to-accept/) ["Wikipedia - Anglophile"](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglophile) ["Anglophones United"](http://www.anglophilesunited.com/) ["25 Signs You're an Anglophile"](https://www.buzzfeed.com/keelyflaherty/signs-youre-an-anglophile?utm_term=.plKnNk0Rn#.hf3veZQDv) ["Lost in the Pond: Why Are There so Many American Anglophiles"](http://www.anglotopia.net/anglophilia/lost-in-the-pond-why-are-there-so-many-american-anglophiles/) ["Confessions of an Anglophile"](http://landlopers.com/2011/02/09/confessions-anglophile) ["Reddit - Brits of Reddit, How Long Would an Anglophile Last in the UK"](https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/3azxzm/brits_of_reddit_how_long_would_an_anglophile_last/) ["Reddit - What Do You Think of Anglophiles"](https://www.reddit.com/r/AskUK/comments/28p7r1/what_do_you_think_of_anglophiles/) ["Reddit - What Are Your Thoughts on Anglophilia and Anglophiles"](https://www.reddit.com/r/unitedkingdom/comments/4h30hq/what_are_your_thoughts_on_anglophilia_and/) ["Wikipedia - Paris Syndrome"](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_syndrome) ["Anglicon 2017 ― Christmas in Whoville"](http://anglicon.com/) ["TV Tropes - Foreign Culture Fetish"](http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/ForeignCultureFetish) ["Know your meme - Anglophiles"](http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/subcultures/anglophile) ["Professor Elemental's "I'm British""](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FkF_XpA5P48) ["Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer's "Straight Out of Surrey""](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bj7J7vXCf5w) ["Lost in the Pond: Why are there so many American Anglophiles"](http://www.anglotopia.net/anglophilia/lost-in-the-pond-why-are-there-so-many-american-anglophiles/) ["Why Anglophilia"](https://americananglophile.wordpress.com/why-anglophilia/) ["The Mystery of Stephen Harper's Anglophilia"](https://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorialopinion/2012/09/27/the_mystery_of_stephen_harpers_anglophilia.html) ["The New Anglophilia: How the Brits Are Colonizing Our Telly"](http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2012/06/new-anglophilia-how-brits-are-colonizing-our-telly/327018/) ["Dubbing and Anglophilia: Doctor Who in South Korea"](http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/imr/2013/12/18/dubbing-and-anglophilia-doctor-who-south-korea) ["An Open Letter to Fangirls on Anglophilia"](http://thelearnedfangirl.com/2013/07/an-open-letter-to-fangirls-about-anglophilia/) Credits Music: Pomp and Circumstance, March No 1 by Edward Elgar performed by the Eastern Wind Symphony via [musopen.org](http://musopen.org) Abeldazer - II. Rondeau by Henry Purcell performed by Philip Adler via [musopen.org](http://musopen.org) Mars, the Bringer of War by Gustav Holst performed by the US Air Force Band via [musopen.org](http://musopen.org) Logo: ["Glasses"](https://thenounproject.com/term/glasses/132894) by [Anton Anuchin](https://thenounproject.com/antonwebium) used under [CC BY 3.0 US](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/) ["United Kingdom"](https://thenounproject.com/term/united-kingdom/628430) by [Nikita Kozin](https://thenounproject.com/kozinn) used under [CC BY 3.0 US](http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/)

Other Episodes

Episode 10

September 21, 2018 01:46:18
Episode Cover

Sonic The Hedgehog - Suckin' On Chili Dogs

What kind of obscure lore will we unearth about Sonic "the" Hedgehog (Or is it Sonic "Maurice" Hedgehog)? Only time will tell, unless you're too slow! Fortunately, we have special guest Matt (AKA SonicMTD) to help us out! And that wraps up Season 8! Join us in a few short weeks as we return with the beginning of Season 9! What changes will occur? How rad will our beards be? Do people say rad anymore? In any case, the episodes will keep on coming, they just won't be live until we're back. So until next time... we'll see you next time! ## Where can I learn more about Matt (AKA SonicMTD)? If you'd like to hear more from Matt or check out his work, you're in luck! - His YouTube: https://youtube.com/SonicMTD - His Twitter: https://twitter.com/SonicMTD - His Facebook: https://facebook.com/SonicMTD ## Episode outline ### Fandom Facts **History and Origins:** > Sonic the Hedgehog is a media franchise created and produced by Sega. It is primarily a video game franchise, centering on a series of speed-based platform games. Sonic, the protagonist, is an anthropomorphic blue hedgehog with supersonic speed, capable of reaching the speed of sound. Typically, Sonic—usually along with some of his friends, such as Tails, Amy, and Knuckles—must stop antagonist Doctor Eggman's plans for world domination. > > The first game in the series, released in 1991, was conceived by Sega's Sonic Team division after Sega requested a mascot character. Its success spawned many sequels and helped Sega become one of the leading video game companies during the 16-bit era of the early 1990s. > > While the first Sonic games were side-scrolling platform games, later games expanded into other genres, such as Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games. The series ...

Listen

Episode 4

August 25, 2017 01:17:09
Episode Cover

#40 - Coffee Fans

What is it about that bitter (or sometimes sweet) morning delight that makes people such a fan? This week, we're talking about fans of coffee, and if there is more to it than its magical (and addictive) effects. What is it that has folks questing for the perfect brew? Next week, we seal the rift in wibbly-wobbly-summer-timey-wimey as we put on some classic rock (and our deerstalker hat) as we interrupt our world travelling with time travelling as we talk about fans of that fascinating meta-fandom: _SuperWhoLock_! ## Episode outline ### Fandom Facts **Origins:** There are historical accounts and there are accounts of legend of how coffee was discovered (and in a loose way, the fandom). One legend tells the story of a 9th-century Ethiopian goatherd, Kaldi, who discovered coffee when he noticed how excited his goats became after eating beans from a coffee plant. That story did not appear in writing until 1671 and is likely apocryphal. Another legend tells of a Sheikh Omar (known for his ability to cure the sick through prayer) who was exiled to a cave, and found the berries from a shrubbery and tried a variety of ways to prepare them. Starving, he found that boiling them worked best and he was 'revitalized', and stories of this 'miracle drug' caught on (and when he returned he was made a saint). The first historical record of the plant comes from accounts of 15th century Yemen, where the seeds were roasted and brewed in a way similar to how we prepare coffee today. It was then used by Sufi circles to stay awake for religious rituals. By the 16th century it had reached the rest of the middle east, Persia, Turkey, and ...

Listen

Episode 9

November 25, 2016 00:56:44
Episode Cover

#8 - Esperantists

We take a departure from the ordinary as we get a bit more international, and talk about the "fandom" of this week: Esperantists! What is Esperanto? Are speakers of a language "fans"? What is its appeal and how did its followers come to be? Stay tuned for an educational episode! Everyone's a fan! Find more like this: [fanthropological.com](http://fanthropological.com) Find us on social media Twitter: [@thenickscast](http://twitter.com/thenickscast) Instagram: [@thenickscast](http://instagram.com/thenickscast) Facebook: [fb.com/thenickscast](http://fb.com/thenickscast) Youtube: [youtube.com/thenickscast](http://youtube.com/thenickscast) Email us about fandoms you want to hear about: [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]) Play-by-play 00:00 - Cold Open (Esperanto???) 00:07 - Theme Song 00:29 - Introduction (Esperanto???) 00:56 - Introduction (English) 01:20 - Who are Esperantists? What _is_ Esperanto?! 41:30 - Fans of the week 47:16 - Spotlight: [Springboard to Languages](http://www.springboard2languages.org) 50:46 - Goodbye! 52:03 - Outtakes Citations ["The Joy of Esperanto - The Daily Beast"](http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/10/30/the-joy-of-esperanto.html) ["The Serious History Behind Esperanto | TIME"](http://time.com/4417809/esperanto-history-invention/) ["Esperanto: the language that never was | Prospect Magazine"](http://www.prospectmagazine.co.uk/magazine/the-language-that-never-was-esperanto-languages) ["The Secret Jewish History of Esperanto - Culture - Forward.com"](http://forward.com/culture/348344/the-secret-jewish-history-of-esperanto/) ["Regina home to smallest Esperanto language club in Canada - Saskatchewan - CBC News"](http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/esperanto-language-canada-smallest-club-regina-1.3557994) ["Esther Schor's Bridge of Words, reviewed."](http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/books/2016/10/esther_schor_s_bridge_of_words_reviewed.html) ["Springboard… to Languages - an innovative introduction to language learning for KS1 and KS2"](http://www.springboard2languages.org/) ["Pasporta Servo - Wikipedia"](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pasporta_Servo) ["Learn Esperanto first: Tim Morley at TEDxGranta - YouTube"](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gSAkUOElsg) ["paculo comments on Why learn Esperanto?"](https://www.reddit.com/r/Esperanto/comments/4ujrc4/why_learn_esperanto/d5qccpg/) ["Adventures in Esperanto - Finding Esperanto's little quirks"](https://adventuresinesperanto.wordpress.com/) ["Wikipedia - Esperanto"](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto) ["The Secret Language of George Soros"](http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/216065/secret-language-of-george-soros) ["The Joy of Esperanto"](http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/10/30/the-joy-of-esperanto.html) ["The Hidden Perverse Effects of the Current System"](http://claudepiron.free.fr/articlesenanglais/effects.htm) ["Esperanto in China Faces Uncertain Future"](http://www.china.org.cn/china/2016-07/26/content_38959660.htm) ["Parolas Esperanton? Esperanto Language still has Appeal in Brazil"](http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article99066207.html) ["Johnson: Simple, Logical and Doomed"](http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2013/09/esperanto-0) ["Are there any esperantization movements - Reddit"](https://www.reddit.com/r/Esperanto/comments/3xx6xx/are_there_any_esperantization_movements/) ["Gufujo - Wikipedia"](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gufujo) ["Oomoto - Wikipedia"](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oomoto) ["Esperanto Culture - Wikipedia"](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto_culture) ["Esperantido"](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperantido) ["Esperanto Stack ...

Listen