So many movies! Mike reviews Black Panther and A Futile and Stupid Gesture. Aidan reviews crappy horror movies: Pay the Ghost, The Void, Zoombies, and Bleed. And together they do an Awesome in the Eighties nostalgic review of Poltergeist. All this plus a little podcast talk, a half-dozen brand-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic, and some extra listener feedback in Listener Betrayal. Happy Presidents Day, everyone!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 220 – CORN!
On the Gaming Table, Mike and Aidan talk about the joys of Pathfinder and Starfinder, plus Aidan delivers a review of Monster Hunter World. Then in the Science Corner, Mike talks language and the evolution of the word ‘literally’. But also, they cover sloths and marbled crayfish and albatross and the gonads of European eels. There’s a quick bit about Nebraska and Net Neutrality. And the Unnamed History Segment is all about Sriracha sauce. There’s over a half-dozen, all-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic. All of this is rounded out with spicy food and newly invented colors in Listener Betrayal. All the mysteries of the world are being unlocked, and you have a chance to be the first to know the truth. Don’t miss it! Listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 219 – Vantaplaid
Haha! No prepared content! Just a baker’s dozen of awesome listener-submitted Pod-O-Matic questions and a plus-sized version of our Listener Betrayal segment! And it’s all so good! Listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 218 – No Grueling Research
This week, in a display of shocking language and vulgarity, Mike describes the mocking reply of the Zaporozhian Cossacks to the Sultan of Turkey. Those guys are awesome! Then there’s some Nerd Rage over one college’s claim that ‘there are no wrong answers’. Mike reviews the movie Greatest Showman. And then there’s a plethora of topics on Fingertips, including getting fingerprinted, People Eaters, and a little bit of Flat Earth philosophy among other stuff. All this, plus a half-dozen, all-new, listener-submitted Pod-O-Matic entries AND some Listener Betrayal. It’s finally time to ditch those water wings and come join us in the deep end of the pool. Listen and enjoy! You won’t regret it.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 217 – Zaporozhian Cossacks
Today’s show is like no other! Mike starts with talking about Godball and Starfinder. Okay… that’s a little like other shows. But then he talks about his snow day and his magical snowblowers. Plus he breaks into some Science talk with a 10 Petawatt laser AND the ultimate AI chess championship. A segment on Hangman and social anxiety. Political talk on Gerrymandering. A History segment on Roman water curses. And to round it out, Mike harps on about Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Travelers again on ROKU. And then… finally… R2 joins the show with eight brand-new, listener submitted questions, including 80’s music, tolerance for being alone, some of Mike’s dazzling accent work, reparations for slavery, Paranoia, a new bed-wed-behead, President Trump, and the misogyny of the Smurfs! Truly this is the greatest show on Earth! Don’t miss out!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 216 – Snow Day
Mike talks quickly about Starfinder and Godball, but then comes the real meat of the show as R2 joins in and brings 16 brand-new, listener-submitted Pod-O-Matic questions. Starfinder, chex mix, crayons, cookies, super-pets, edible cutlery, and so many more! This is a good week. Be a part of it!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 215 – Sneaky Goblins
Happy 2018! Mike and his kids have been playing Starfinder, and it’s awesome! Then there’s a short Nerd Rage, followed by an installment of ROKU, where Mike and the boys talk about Brooklyn 9-9, Bright, and Johnny Dangerously. Finally, the kids bail and Mike does a couple short segments to tell a personal work story and to complain about the TV show Friends. And then it’s all about the Pod-O-Matic! R2 serves up an entertaining dozen all-new, listener-submitted questions for Mike to hit out of the park. Your long search for the greatest podcast episode of 2018 is finally over! Download it now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 214 – Ross is the Worst
Mike was WRONG… about his own brother’s age. BUT he’s starting to be less sick, for whatever that’s worth. All sorts of updates and behind the scenes talk is followed by Noah delivering his first nerd rage–about Greek gods. But that’s all the brainpower Mike had left for prep-work, so R2 occupies the remainder of our time with a full 15 all-new, listener-submitted Pod-O-Matic questions. There’s questions about Mike’s dream drive-in double feature at the moment, his boardgame-in-progress Godball, Lemony Snicket, Wonder Woman, the scourge that is Kender, the Borg as Capitalism-analogy, and so many more! THIS is a good episode! Well done, Mike.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 213 – Damned Souls
First up, Elijah has awesome news. Then there’s Mike’s new favorite animal: the kakapo. Plus he talks TV (Future Man) and new podcasts on his radar (Lore and What Really Happened). Then R2 delivers a dozen brand-new, listener-submitted Pod-O-Matic questions, including a really hard Bed-Wed-Behead AND a really easy one. Plus Dr. Horrible, Lego, Paranoia (twice), Ray Croc, Dead Baby vs. Yo Mama, and several more. This nerdy goodness has been aged to perfection in charred oak barrels, and now is finally the time! Come and get it!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 212 – Our Mrs Reynolds
Reports on Mike’s first live Godball playtest. Awesome in the 80’s looks at the genius of Real Genius. Plus Jacob’s garbage cat, and Mike takes a break in the middle of the episode to go see Wonder. Aidan sticks around for a full 15 brand-new, listener-submitted Pod-O-Matics. All this, plus a free subscription to the show for the first 25 listeners to download this episode! I know… too good to be true!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 211 – Garbage Cat