Episode 121 – King Arthur Is All Fanfic

This episode of Nerd & Tie was recorded in a Super 8 in Dekalb, IL, as Nick, Gen and Trae were all at Karoshi Con! In the headlines we tackle Cherry City Comic Con’s confusing cancellation and uncancellation. Then we talk about the revelations surrounding the late Justin “JewWario” Carmical that have come out in the wake of #ChangeTheChannel.

Just a content warning, that story includes a frank discussion of sexual assault and grooming. If you can’t listen to it, you can jump to our main discussion topic at the twenty-five minute mark.

That main discussion is pretty fun though, as we let Nick talk about King Arthur — and mostly how every single fanfic trope you can imagine went into forming the “canon” of Arthurian legend.

Lancelot is just someone’s OC guys. Seriously.

Trae Dorn

Trae is the tallest of the hosts, and he is certain it’s because he is the oldest. This is (at the very least) why he is the baldest. Trae co-founded Wisconsin’s longest running Anime convention No Brand Con and refuses to apologize for it... which he probably should. Trae also writes the webcomics UnCONventional and The Chronicles of Crosarth, which leads many to ask when the hell he has time to actually do anything anymore. He says he has time because he “does it all quite poorly.”