This episode has Mike’s new favorite comic, Scandinavia and the World. Plus the sad end of Cast and the Curious, canine bladder stones, and a little bit of Nerd Rage about fact checking. All this plus almost a dozen new listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic and a heaping helping of Listener Betrayal. Grab a seat by the fire and get comfortable, we’ll do the rest.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 169 – Protest Pig
First, Mike was sick. But now he’s well enough to record a podcast. And there’s some Secret Hitler and some TV stuff and Mike rages out over poor drink stocking choices. On top of that, R2 delivers ten brand-new, listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic. There’s questions about Melissa McCarthy, the Lantern Corps, Exploding Kittens, reindeer naming rights, and a kitten/baby panda deathmatch, plus so much more. Yup, this is definitely the episode you’ve been waiting your whole life for.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 168 – Kona Rage
Nerd Pride actually recorded on Christmas Day. Mike and several of his kids talk about their awesome Christmas (spoiler alert: Mike got a lot of games). Plus there’s the world’s oldest gorilla, the song Baby It’s Cold Outside, plus Mike revels in his own ignorance for a while. There’s an even dozen listener-submitted questions on the Pod-O-Matic including stuff like Time Bandits, McNugget combinatorics, Stephen Hawking on A.I., games to never play with your parents, and a whole bunch more! Make your holidays complete by downloading and listening NOW! We’re here for you.
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 167 – Pokejamas
In this episode, Mike starts a little political discussing potential threats to our freedom of speech. But then it’s Gaming Table, and Mike finally talks about his recent Paranoia game. Which was awesome. Then Aidan joins for a three-fer version of the Sci-Fi Double Feature, reviewing Moana, Rogue One, and Arrival. When R2 finally rolls out, he brings four new listener-submitted questions for the Pod-O-Matic, covering Barney Miller, concerts, a special Star Trek FMK, and the twelfth president of these United States–Zachary Taylor! The show wraps up with a week-long Listener Betrayal. Treat your brain to something special and listen now!
Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 166 – Brown Shirts
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