Since we’re smack in the middle of not just Giants’ fever, but Giants’ pandemonium-bordering-on-religious-hysteria, this lovely, even-keeled personal reflection on the childhood roots of Giants’ fandom, from Jerie Sandholtz Jacobs, might prove salutary.

The piece aired Thursday on KQED’s Perspectives.



Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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