The Internet Ruins Everything, Including Our Sweet Boy, Toad

On this Friday's Waypoint Radio, we get into the big topics: Mario's Nipples, Harry Potter fandom, and yes, Toad.

by Waypoint Staff
Sep 21 2018, 8:10pm

Screenshot of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe courtesy of Nintendo

Content Warning: We begin with the Trump/Toad Discourse.

Today, Danielle, Natalie, Patrick, and Rob sit down to talk about the ways in which fandoms interpret works. Why is it that we can find the "horny" in just about any piece of media? When is it inconsequential fun, and when—as in the case of Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie—is the question of a character's sexuality something worth taking a little more seriously. Plus, we take a quick dip in the bucket to discuss a piece of lore from Quantum Break.

Discussed: Toad, Mario Franchise, Twin Peaks, Sesame Street, Harry Potter, Quantum Break

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