1 hr 9 min

Gatekeeping and Imposter Syndrome The Uncultured Podcast

    • Society & Culture

Welcome to the un-cult-ured podcast!Have you ever felt like your blossoming interest in a new fandom has been burnt to a crisp by the veterans of that community? An unfortunate thing that occurs among veteran fans of a piece of art is a tendency to “gatekeep” newer members, almost as a means of hazing to ensure that only “true fans” of the series survive. This can give rise to “nerd imposter syndrome” where you feel unworthy to become a fan of a new piece of culture. This can be especially true for former members of cults and high control groups, where you were severely restricted in the kinds of entertainment you could watch.Join Germ, Patricia, Covert Fade, and Jordan for this episode where we do a deep dive into the culture of gatekeeping and how to combat nerd imposter syndrome.Check out our discord! If you need someone to chat and hang out with, we are all pretty active on there. Please consider supporting the show on Patreon!https://www.patreon.com/unculturedpodcastFollow us on Social Media!https://twitter.com/uncultured_castwww.unculturedcast.comThings We Mentionhttps://knowyourmeme.com/photos/1165176-cosplayhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC-mqKc8fik&list=PLTtpi7gJO7XM9GKNb91i1DeRoBepQjGouTheme song courtesy ocRemix by artist bsolmaz13: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03951

Welcome to the un-cult-ured podcast!Have you ever felt like your blossoming interest in a new fandom has been burnt to a crisp by the veterans of that community? An unfortunate thing that occurs among veteran fans of a piece of art is a tendency to “gatekeep” newer members, almost as a means of hazing to ensure that only “true fans” of the series survive. This can give rise to “nerd imposter syndrome” where you feel unworthy to become a fan of a new piece of culture. This can be especially true for former members of cults and high control groups, where you were severely restricted in the kinds of entertainment you could watch.Join Germ, Patricia, Covert Fade, and Jordan for this episode where we do a deep dive into the culture of gatekeeping and how to combat nerd imposter syndrome.Check out our discord! If you need someone to chat and hang out with, we are all pretty active on there. Please consider supporting the show on Patreon!https://www.patreon.com/unculturedpodcastFollow us on Social Media!https://twitter.com/uncultured_castwww.unculturedcast.comThings We Mentionhttps://knowyourmeme.com/photos/1165176-cosplayhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fC-mqKc8fik&list=PLTtpi7gJO7XM9GKNb91i1DeRoBepQjGouTheme song courtesy ocRemix by artist bsolmaz13: http://ocremix.org/remix/OCR03951

1 hr 9 min

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