Escape Into Reality – Alex Trebek and the Value of Facts

Alex Trebek has passed away and while trivia may not be a superpower, Jeopardy and trivia contests hold so much overlap with our various fandoms that we wanted to take this episode to explore the show and its importance in our culture. What is the value of objective fact? Why was a show about knowing facts so popular? And just how should we pronounce ‘genre’?

Paul Hoppe’s Stream

Alex Trebek says genre

Matthew on trivia podcast The Geek Bracket

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