Mike talks about the totally radical awesomeness of Lazer Ryderz and follows it up with the high points of his RPG experience and his slow growth as a gamer. Then Noah takes charge of the Sci-Fi Double Feature with (spoiler-laden) reviews of Spiderman: Homecoming and War for the Planet of the Apes. R2 delivers four new listener-submitted questions for the Pod-O-Matic and then there’s a surprisingly busy Listener Betrayal to cap it all off. So dust off the old 8-track player and break out the headphones, cuz this is the episode you’ve been waiting decades for!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 196 – No Spoilers
It’s a new week and a new episode! At the Gaming Table, Mike’s got his brand new copy of Lazer Ryderz AND all the back issues of Dragon and Dungeon magazines on PDF! In Fingertips, he covers dementia village and The Orville. And then R2 has a half-dozen brand-new, listener-submitted questions including two new Bed/Wed/Beheads and love at first sight. This is the episode that all the time-travelers come to the 21st century for, and now it’s finally your chance. Don’t miss it!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 195 – File 13
Mike and Aidan introduce an all new segment to the show. But first, Mike talks about his observations at a Jason Derulo concert, and then gives a review of the new novel Meddling Kids. Then, in the new segment, Awesome in the Eighties, the guys talk about Top Gun… a movie Mike loved as a kid… and whether or not it holds up for a new generation. Spoiler Alert: Iceman is the good guy. Then it’s a full ten all-new, listener-submitted questions rolled up on the Pod-O-Matic. They cover topics from trigonometry and thumb drives to movie remakes, Kyle’s office pool on the death of Barnes and Noble, and one of the most cringe-inducing Bed-Wed-Behead bits ever. And that not even including an amazing Listener Betrayal. Awesome day! Awesome podcast! Come get your listen on!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 194 – Awesome in the Eighties
It’s new microphone week! Mike babbles on about all sorts of stuff, but the most important part is that he does it with a new microphone… which he greatly enjoys. There’s also 7 brand-new, listener-submitted Pod-O-Matic questions… with a new microphone. Not to mention some awesome Listener Betrayal… with a new microphone. So listen now! You won’t regret it.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 193 – Just Do For People
This week is Mike and Aidan again! First there’s some basic Pathfinder GM talk on the Game Table. In the Science Corner, Mike and Aidan talk about the incredible shrinking kilogram. Then it’s Fingertips, where the guys touch on Elon Musk, excessive patriotism, universal basic income, and the Death Tunnel of Tajikistan. On the Pod-O-Matic, R2 delivers a half-dozen all-new, listener-submitted questions: The Dark Tower, the Marvel cinematic universe, the game Paranoia, colonizing Venus, True Detective, and our girl names. Filling. Satisfying. And absolutely zero calories. Listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 192 – Iceman Cometh
It’s a plus-sized Fingertips episode… with Aidan! Mike’s got a huge list of short topics, and he and Aidan take them as they come. Movie reviews for the new Transformers and Baby Driver; camp stories about gaming; interesting tidbits about tabloid magnate David Pecker and why Mike was right all along about the National Enquirer being a shill for Trump; plus the chicken-chihuahua hybrid, racism and bigotry in the 80’s, and the Weathermen of the 70’s. Then comes R2 with a full dozen brand-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic, with topics ranging from paintball and time travel to holographic universes and game night with the Fantastic Four. It’s a two-hour nerdstravaganza aimed right at your earballs! Listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 191 – Chicken Chihuahua Hybrid
Short episode this week, broadcasting from Camp Cedars! Mike talks about camp for a while, and then there’s a little science talk as he rattles on about how cool talking birds are. And then Mike even manages to squeeze in a couple horror movie reviews on the Sci-Fi Double Feature, with It Comes at Night and The Girl with All the Gifts. R2 shows up just long enough to deliver three brand-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic, and then we even manage some listener betrayal. All of this in the tightest half-hour of podcasting you’ll find this week! Listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 190 – Camp Cedars III
This week, after a slew of updates, Mike talks about the Obayashi space elevator on the Science Corner. Then there’s a serious cautionary tale about talking to strangers. Plus Mike’s got some podcasts to talk about on Pod People. Then comes R2 with ten all-new, listener-submitted questons on the Pod-O-Matic, from Universal’s Dark Universe to Dan Ackroyd movies, plus workplace decor, Tang, and a half-dozen more that range into the completely bizarre. This is the podcast the Gypsy fortune teller warned you about. Listen to it now before you completely lose your nerve!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 189 – Rainbow Jupiter
A little Wonder Woman talk, and then it’s a dive into the Gaming Table, talking about GenCon preparations, plus a handful of new games. But then it’s right into the Pod-O-Matic, where R2 delivers 11 brand-new, listener-submitted questions. Questions on cosplay and the Goonies, and a Haiku about Big Trouble in Little China. Plus a bunch of others that defy description here. Download. Listen. Repeat.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 188 – Listen to Yourself Churn
A plus-sized episode! A review of the Dark Souls board game; a Nerd Culture Report about happy people on YouTube; Mike’s vacation to Turner Falls, Oklahoma; plus a double dose of Nerd Rage! Then it’s R2’s turn, and he serves up over a half-dozen, brand-new, listener-submitted questions, and we wrap it all up with some awesome Listener Betrayal. Nerd Pride Radio — a better way to podcast.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 187 – Stink of Game Night