Starting at the Gaming Table, Mike’s tried two new games this week, Forbidden Island and Oregon Trail, the card game. He talks about the beauty and tragedy of Fearless Girl. And then there’s a three-fer Nerd Rage rant about all sorts of petty things getting under his skin. R2 delivers four new listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic, including Mike’s most anticipated movies of 2017, his favorite rap song, the last time he was moved to tears, and what song he wants to hear on repeat for the rest of his life. All this nerdy goodness is capped with a plus-sized version of Listener Betrayal. So come on and listen to the only podcast episode that has ever truly loved you.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 182 – Died of Dysentery
What a great day! Mike talks about all the media he’s been consuming the last couple week: podcasts, TV… even a book. Then Jacob joins him for the Science Corner and talks about his encounter with a real live astronaut. Then there’s nine new listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic. All in all, one of the very best. Don’t wait around for summer reruns… catch it now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 181 – Zelda Milk Bar
Great episode! Elijah joins Mike on this episode to talk about Otzi the Iceman, poetry, a long stretch on politics where both of them get quite worked up and passionate, and finally a little Nerd Rage about the miniaturization of dogs. There’s also five new listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic where they talk about Star Wars 8 rumors, zombie defense, a bro-on-bro eating contest, hot wings, and a brand new bed-wed-behead featuring modern women of power. I’m telling you guys–this really is the greatest episode ever. And I mean it this time! Listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 180 – Kim Jong Hero
Just a quick one today. Mike finally reviews Get Out and then rants about movie trailers. On the Pod-O-Matic, R2 brings out just two new listener-submitted questions about wicked cool dice and Aidan’s key ring. Then we even score some Listener Betrayal on this shortened ‘cast. Mike’s listeners are the best!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 179 – Shawty
Mike’s first playtest of Mars Needs Cows! And it was awesome! Then Mike geeks out about Pascal’s Triangle… cuz y’know… he’s a geek like that. And then Mike talks about time travel movies–the BEST kind of movies–and the latest one he’s seen: Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel. But then R2 rolls out with the Pod-O-Matic, and he’s got a double load of listener-submitted questions for this week. From bears in schools to Thundarr Thurrsday; from duck fighting to an improv within an improv about neutering Ookla the Mok; from cotton candy to cyberpunk to the ultimate throwdown between He-Man and Thundarr! And that’s just the tip of the iceberg, because there’s over a half-dozen more that have nothing to do with Thundarr at all! It’s not too late to join the cult! Listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 178 – Thundarr the Barrbarrian
On this week’s Gaming Table, Mike talks about chess and King of Tokyo and licking game cartridges. Then he finally catches up on some indie movies he’s missed with reviews of Swiss Army Man, The Green Room, and The Witch. And on Pod People, he talks about a trio of new podcasts from the people at Crooked Media. Then R2 delivers a half-dozen new listener-submitted questions on topics ranging from Phil Donohue to what to do with your lottery winnings. Overall, pretty awesome. Come be a part of it.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 177 – Lick the Switch
Mike hits a number of quick topics this week. Of course, he has to talk about Trappist-1 and its seven exoplanets, but he also gets to Breath of the Wild, magnetism in Iron Age pottery, arctic tourism, and taking away a congressman’s cleft-lip card. Then there’s a half-dozen new listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic, and Mike gets to talk about pillows and diet soda; Paranoia and his best game investments; plus water temperature and his brother’s attempt at sound even more hipster than he already does. It’s a beautiful episode, and you’ll be better-looking for having listened to it. Don’t miss this chance!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 176 – A Sound Drubbing
A laid back episode. Mike tells stories about his son’s pet hedgehog, nostalgia, and Dick Cavett. But then he rolls out R2, and there’s more than a dozen listener-submitted questions: John Wick, Mike’s new car, Superman, airshows, flossing, Christmas movies and tons more. Hurry up and download it now before we’re all sold out!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 175 – Mighty Mike
Mike has fun just talking about games and nonsense until, without warning, he turns it all into a rant about politics. But he is quickly saved by Aidan and R2 who help him out with ten brand spankin’ new listener-submitted Pod-O-Matic questions. There’s bug eating and a Trump report, overlooked science fiction and the Pathfinder game, plus another zombie apocalypse and a full recitation of the Jabberwock. All this among other assorted Pod-O-Matic goodness. You’re already happy you’ve chosen to listen to this one. You know you won’t regret it.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 174 – My Awesome Parents
Mike loves self-checkout at the grocery. With that out of the way, Mike gets excited about grammar rules of so-called “bad English”. Then in history, Mike tells the tale Nebraska’s own Hermit Jim. There’s a slew of listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic: blood magic, Pixar movies, Firefly, committing the perfect murder, and one of the toughest F-Marry-Kill challenges ever, plus so many more! This is the episode you’re going to love so much you’ll want to marry it, so you better hurry before someone beats you to it!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 173 – Marrying Murfreesboro