Gritty is a Socialist: Fandom Beyond Capitalism

We’re all fans of something, and oftentimes we are encouraged to express that fandom through consumption and capitalism. But what about when you want to express your love for your OTP or favorite comic without contributing to a flawed economic system? Panelists Tanya DePass, Alex Cox, Trin Garritano, Karlyn Meyer will guide you through celebrating fandom with alternatives to your purchasing power.


Tom Dyke [Director of Events, Cards Against Humanity], Alex Cox [Technical Director, Cards Against Humanity], Trin Garritano [Digital Games Outreach, Kickstarter], Tanya DePass [Founder, Twitch Partner, I Need Diverse Games], Karlyn Meyer [President, Chicago Nerd Social Club]