If the late Roger Gould was right… then we’re all completely screwed. Of course, it isn’t hard to guess who would win in a non-virtual confrontation between a high-status World of Warcraft player and a high-status basketball player. Just sayin’.
Daniel H. Nexon is a Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service. His academic work focuses on international-relations theory, power politics, empires and hegemony, and international order. He has also written on the relationship between popular culture and world politics.