Get Your Geek On: 'Fanboy Confessional' Outs Fandom in All its Forms
- As a comic book collector for 16 years and an attendee of nearly every comic convention in my city, I thought I had the fandom thing nailed down. Then I watched 'Fan...
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Pop culture enthusiasts used to just collect things related to their interests. Now they collect experiences. "Fanboy Confessional" celebrates this revolution, going inside these experiences to reveal the heretofore secret worlds of self-professed "fanboys" (and "fangirls"). Once ridiculed as geeks or nerds, these aficionados now walk proudly in their own skin, even as they dress as zombies and take over a major city, or don brass goggles and throw the inaugural Steampunk World's Fair, or suit up to fight crime as RLSHs -- Real Life Super Heroes. While the series concentrates on the obvious passion these folks display, it also shows they have a healthy measure of self-awareness and keen sense of humor.