Mike opens the show with a slew of Nerd Rage topics, ranging from Boy Scouts to addressing emails to losing the word ‘gamer’. Then Mike talks TV, with American Horror Story, Hot Ones, and Big Mouth. R2 delivers nine brand-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic. You don’t need a sales pitch–it’s a solid show. Listen.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 206 – Reply All
Mike is super-sick, so this is an all-Pod-O-Matic episode with Aidan playing co-host. Fun is had. You need to be a part of it. Listen NOW!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 205 – The Bronchitis Files
Mike’s got feedback and a whole lot of linguistics talk. But then he shares about the first playtest of a new board game. There’s a little science involving an antelope with heat stroke, some discussion of Norman Lear, and then a look at all the stuff Mike’s excited about on TV. R2 rounds out the show with a half-dozen, brand-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic. You have to listen right away… this episode is the best thing you can do for your ears… and your soul.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 204 – Godball
Gaming Table: Mike talks about the board game Santorini as well as Paizo’s use of the OGL. Science Corner: Sign language apes, the linguistic role of ‘dude’, and cool solar system stuff, including dwarf planets, ice planets, and planemos. Something Completely Different: avoiding useless details in storytelling. Nerd Culture Report: Mike finally gets all of his time travel movie talk out of his system. And then it’s the Pod-O-Matic with over a half dozen all-new, listener submitted questions rolled up fresh for your entertainment, including Lenny Bruce, Carol Danvers for President, Angie Tribeca and The Tick, and many more.There so much nerdy awesomeness in here that you might want to take it in small doses.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 203 – Back from the Future
Short one today. Mike and Aidan tackle An American Werewolf in London in this month’s installment of Awesome in the 80s, and then… that’s it! R2 throws listeners a bone with a single Pod-O-Matic question–Bed, Wed, or Behead, the religious philosophers edition–but really… that’s it. Two hours of quality nerdiness jam-packed into a new pocket-sized 26 minute version of the podcast!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 202 – Weer-Wolf
Mike reports on his first session of Starfinder at the Gaming Table. Then, Mike shares what he learned about astronomy this week on the Science Corner. There’s a sad story of a dying elephant, and then Mike has a double feature movie review: The Big Sick and It. R2 delivers seven brand-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic. All around awesome! Share this with five friends and good fortune is sure to follow!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 201 – 11001001
Episode 200! Wow! To celebrate, Mike does a Fingertips episode. There’s Starfinder, and a new Starfinder actual-play podcast–Cosmic Crit. He talks about his spirit animal: Kumail Nanjiani, and whines about how now is the season for too much good television. There’s a minor rant about the comments on math nerd videos, a brief talk about tribalism, and then previews his upcoming episode on time travel movies. And that’s just for openers. Then it’s R2 time, and he delivers a full dozen brand-new, listener-submitted Pod-O-Matic questions. From the golden age of television (now) to Mike’s most annoying habits to traffic jams and Biscoff Spread to the best roleplaying game characters Mike has made and never played. Plus a half-dozen more. And after all of this, there’s nothing but love in the Listener Betrayal to top off the show.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 200 – All the Love
First it’s Starfinder! No surprise–Mike loves Starfinder. But then there’s some baseball and math in the Unnamed History Segment. And Mike tops off the first half with Uncomfortable Topics and whether or not it’s okay for him to like Alison Brie so much. Then it’s R2 time! R2’s got nine brand-new, listener-submitted questions for the Pod-O-Matic, starting with leprechaun names and ending on jinx superstitions, passing through C.S. Lewis, dubstep, and kids’ toys along the way. This is hands-down the best episode that Mike has recorded since getting back from GenCon 50. Get your copy now before supplies run out!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 199 – Starfinder
We just went to GenCon50! We had our largest crew ever. We played a million games. We met 60,000 new people. There were awesome cosplays. Amazing new stuff. Cool new events. Plus They Might Be Giants! IT WAS GENCON!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 198 – GenCon50
This week is our second installment of Awesome in the 80’s, where Mike and Aidan take a look back at Adventures in Babysitting. But before that, there’s an actual video game on the Gaming Table–Hello Neighbor. Then R2 has ten all-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic: from bombardier beetles to electric toothbrushes, from in-laws to musical Beatles, plus a half-dozen more! This is your last chance to hear Nerd Pride Radio before GenCon 2017 changes everything. You’ll kick yourself if you don’t get on it right now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 197 – Hello Neighbor