The Brightest Winter in Seattle

Seattle’s winter can feel a little dark, but an impressive 32-7-6 combined record by the Sounders since July, Washington Huskies Football, and Seahawks has Seattle fans beaming. Two teams are three wins away from ultimate glory.

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The Morality of Fandom

I’ve written previously about the tension I experience between two different types of fandom: the nationalism involved in committing fully to a team (Avalanche), and the desire to seek exciting and novel experiences (like Wimbledon). I wrestle with the pull of the experience – the beauty of a particular play or a classic matchup –…