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John Scott - NHL

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Entertaining episode of Radiolabs

 

https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/radiolab-punchline

 

about John Scott who was voted to all stars as a joke and wound up winning MVP of game.  Game was in Nashville.

 

John Scott was the professional hockey player that every fan loved to hate.  A tough guy. A brawler. A goon. But when an impish pundit named Puck Daddy called on fans to vote for Scott to play alongside the world’s greatest players in the NHL All-Star Game, Scott found himself facing off against fans, commentators, and the powers that be.  Was this the realization of Scott’s childhood dreams? Or a nightmarish prank gone too far? Today on Radiolab, a goof on a goon turns into a parable of the agony and the ecstasy of the internet, and democracy in the age of Boaty McBoatface.

 

 

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