Mike opens with a discussion of Webelos Science and cool science-y things he did with his scouts, followed by talk of Mars and the colonization of space. Then he completely loses his train of thought for five minutes, but then… on to the Pod-O-Matic. R2 has eight or ten new listener-submitted questions about video games and desert island albums and trigonometry and Mike’s preferred method of apocalypse, plus sooooo much more. C’mon, you’ve denied yourself long enough, and now it’s time to indulge–download and listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 165 – Mars is the Worst
Just some miscellaneous stuff to finish off the Thanksgiving weekend. Mike talks about his wrecked car, gives a quick review of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, plus talks about new shows he’s been watching. After that, there’s a half-dozen listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic. This is hands-down the greatest podcast Mike’s recorded all week. Make it a part of your podcast library.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 164 – One Punch Podcast
A little Gaming Table, a lot of Pod-O-Matics, and some pretty decent Listener Betrayal. Yup… it’s an episode!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 163 – Bugbearcat
The show opens with a little Trump talk, because… well, because how can it not? But once we get past that, the Science Corner explores the connection between school performance and poverty. And on the Gaming Table, it’s almost time for the 2017 Deadpool. Then R2 rolls out almost a dozen listener-submitted questions covering topics from 80’s slang to Paranoia weaponry and social anxieties to Star Wars LARPing. It’s the first episode of a brave new world. Do you want to have to tell your grandchildren that you missed out on this epic moment? Of course not! Listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 162 – Love
Mike shares the awesomeness of his experience with VR goggles and the coolest campaign button from the 60’s. Then he talks about the his latest podcast finds, including Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase and Dead Pilot’s Society. On the Pod-O-Matic, R2 rolls out new listener-submitted questions about Monopoly, aliens vs religion, chivalry, and the best place for a Nerd Pride Radio meet-up. All of this plus Listener Betrayal. This will be the best hour you’ve spent with your ears all week. Don’t let your ears down. Listen now.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 161 – Chivalry is Dead
Mike finally plays Magic the Gathering. Then he talks about Millennials for a bit and shares a story about how his son met Pi. R2 is ready with a whole load of brand-new listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic, including an all Queen FMK, what’s wrong with summoning in RPGs, how a 15-year-old discovered an ancient Mayan city, and so many more! Plus Mike rants about politics a couple times just to keep the podcast spicy. Your ears work hard for you, and you rarely do anything nice for them, so treat them to this podcast. Your ears will thank you.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 160 – Eli and Pi
Mike’s gaming table is YUGE! Game Night talk with discussion of Cobras, a new trick-taking game on Kickstarter; XenoShyft; Spot It; Pathfinder; and others. In the ROKU segment, Mike is overwhelmed by all the new TV choices being released for streaming to accompany the new fall season. Then Aidan takes over for a Sci-Fi Double Feature movie review for Left Behind and Shark Exorcist. And for Eli’s turn, the Science Corner delves into possible contact with alien life. R2 delivers listener-submitted questions for the Pod-O-Matic about Kickstarter, unacceptable humor, acid reflux, When Simon Met Brainy, and a handful of others. And since Mike forgot about Listener Betrayal, his entertains you with odd tidbits from his master list in a surprise Fingertips segment. The pull of this episode is irresistible. It’s too late to turn away. You might as well dive right in and listen now.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 159 – Shark Exorcist
Mike is joined by a brand-new co-host–his nephew Caleb! They talk about Rhys Thomas’s Science Circus, plus some history, looking at Victor Hugo Green and the Negro Motorist’s Green Book from the days of segregation. Then R2 gives Caleb is first set of Pod-O-Matics, dishing up listener-submitted questions about RPGs sans combat, a couple of tough FMKs, why wood won’t melt, and a bunch of other cool stuff. Truly, Nerd Pride Radio is the podcast of champions! Download it now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 158 – Science Circus
Mike and Aidan tackle some topics today, starting with the recent Clowndemic. This is followed by a story about stargazing and interesting science conversations between Mike and his kids. The best age for babies, Dissociative Identity Disorder, the upcoming Nerd Pride Deadpool 2017, the most famous scene from Fast Times at Ridgemont High, and how much Mike loves the music in Luke Cage. Then comes R2 to deliver a few listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic, and finally Mike and Aidan rush through some Listener Betrayal to wrap up the episode. Definitely the episode that wins us the Nobel prize. Don’t miss this one.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 157 – Clowndemic
This week, Mike shares two favorite comics: Flutter (again) and Stand Still Stay Silent. Then he delves into his thoughts about libertarianism. It’s a full Gaming Table as Mike covers Target’s game shelf, the good and bad of reskinned board games, an actual play report on Jomsvikinger, and Slowpoke–a new game of Mike’s own invention. Daredevil season 2 and Luke Cage make an appearance on ROKU, and then it’s time for R2 to roll out with 9 brand-new listener-submitted Pod-O-Matic questions. They cover getting older, elemental plane vacations, workplace regulation, gay dreams, whiskey vs vodka vs lager vs cider, and so much more! If the gods made ambrosia for your ears, this would be it!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 156 – Pure in Heart