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
Mike has all his sons around as he does another Fingertips episode. He talks about his new game Godball, his second favorite band-nerd, Antarctic movie night, podcasts so good you’ll listen twice, and Mike’s new best friend in the world. Then R2 has a baker’s dozen brand-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic that mention Space X, Amazons on kangaroos, Melissa McCarthy as Sean Spicer, and how to detect ghosts with peanut butter, plus so many more! If you didn’t know any better, you’d swear it was butter! Listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 210 – Peanut Butter Ghosts
Mike talks about continuing playtesting of the board game Godball. Then in the Science Corner, it’s all about the reproducibility of science and the joy of being wrong. This week’s Nerd Culture Report is all about the Punisher and Captain America as competing symbols of American patriotism. R2 rolls out a neat baker’s dozen of all-new, listener-submitted questions for the Pod-O-Matic. This is the podcast that you’ve dreamed about since you were a kid. Don’t miss another moment of it!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 209 – Wassup Bro
It’s Guy Fawkes Day! Mike has a story of gaming stupidity in Pathfinder at the Gaming Table. Then there’s pumpkins and zucchinis in the Science Corner. Mike shares a job story and insights into snowplows. Then there’s the tale of Guy Fawkes and how he is connected to our modern use of the word guy. Plus a little Nerd Rage! All this is followed by R2 and no less than 16 brand-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic, including Pathfinder, political office, required reading in school, Antarctica, BBQ sauce, a Nazi goat, and so… much… more! To top it off, Mike has a stunning revelation in the Listener Betrayal. Come for the nerd talk… stay for Mike’s humiliation! It’s worth your time.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 208 – Guy Fawkes Day