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by Nerd Mike
Mon Dec 19, 2016 6:28 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Episode 166 - Brown Shirts 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 Featu...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Dec 05, 2016 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

So many podcasts... Episode 165 - Mars is the Worst 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-Ma...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:37 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Nerd Pride Radio, Episode 123 - Star Wars 7, Hateful 8 Mike finally saw The Force Awakens! More than that, he also got to see Hateful Eight. And technically Knights of Badassdom too, but c’mon… it’s a Science Fiction DOUBLE Feature, so guess which ones Mike spends his time on. After that, Mike goes...
by Nerd Mike
Wed Jan 06, 2016 4:47 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Episode 122 - Namby Pamby Mike opens with a host of Uncomfortable Topics, just to clear the air and his PocketMod and start the new year with a clean slate. After that, it's the Gaming Table and the slew of games he's been playing over the holidays, including Smallworld, Battle Sheep, Them's Fighti...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Jun 22, 2015 4:18 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Episode 93 - Counter Propagating Lasers Counter propagating lasers? Apparently, that’s what Australians need to prove that quantum weirdness is exactly as weird as advertised. Mike talks about it in the Science Corner. There’s a little Patherfinder babbling at Mike’s Gaming Table, and then a bunch ...
by Nerd Mike
Thu Jun 04, 2015 1:20 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Episode 90 - Sports Talk We open up with everyone's favorite segment: Mike was WRONG! Mike talks about his upcoming Gen Con trip on the Gaming Table. But then there's Nerd Rage as Mike talks about sports talk and why nerd-level knowledge about sports is the only socially acceptable nerd obsession i...
by Nerd Mike
Mon May 11, 2015 4:26 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Episode 89 - Big Bird in Space This week: a little cleanup on the Gaming Table, and Aidan joins Mike for the ROKU! segment where Mike gushes about Daredevil, and Aidan talks about The Babadook. To wrap up the meticulously plotted portion of the show, Mike talks about putting Big Bird into space on ...
by Nerd Mike
Tue May 05, 2015 11:01 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Episode 88 - Flaming Cat Ship In honor of episode 88, Mike has a review of a movie of the same name. After a little chatter at his Gaming Table, Mike explores the possibility that Pope Gregory IX helped cause the Black Death by his hatred of cats. And there’s some other stuff too, but Mike glosses ...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Apr 27, 2015 4:06 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Episode 87 - Son of Fingertips A podcast in two parts: Fingertips and Pod-O-Matic. In the Fingertips segment, Mike finally clears the detritus from his ever-expanding master list with short discussions on Neanderthal brains, caffeine, how everyone is a freak in their own way, the intelligence of cr...
by Nerd Mike
Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:39 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Episode 86 - My Leg Feels Funny Mike’s too tired to podcast, so he records the longest episode yet. Go figure. A bunch of listener feedback, a new installment of Mike Was Wrong, and then straight into a Nerd Culture report to talk about happy stuff: the new Star Wars trailer and some random free hu...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Apr 13, 2015 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Episode 85 - Goblin Parasite Fighter Warning! Mike’s a little punch-drunk for this one. Rambly and perpetually tangential, and yet, as always, entertaining as all get-out. The credits take no less than 12 minutes as Mike uses them to describe the XF-85 Goblin. Then his Feedback bleeds into his Nerd...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Apr 06, 2015 3:11 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

[Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

Nerd Pride Radio is a weekly podcast about whatever interests me... typically roleplaying games, science, technology, history, comics, movies... anything vaguely nerd-related. Plus each show features the Pod-O-Matic, where the dice determine which user-submitted topics and questions I'll ramble on ...
by Nerd Mike
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50102240

Re: 1190: "Time"

Have you ever had a perfect day and wished you could make it last forever? I think you just summarized this comic. Congratulations, sir. Thanks. I personally would be very satisfied if it turns out that that's what this comic is all about--savoring the time we have. It seems to me the sort of state...
by Nerd Mike
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:03 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1190: "Time"
Replies: 107235
Views: 50102240

Re: 1190: "Time"

Have you ever had a perfect day and wished you could make it last forever?
by Nerd Mike
Wed Jan 09, 2013 2:30 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

It's episode 40 and Mike's got a new sidekick! The Sisters Trung kick it all off in the Unnamed History Segment. Science betrays Mike horrifically in the Science Corner. And The Hobbit and Safety Not Guaranteed both get the treatment in the Sci-Fi Double Feature. As an added bonus: exclusive intervi...
by Nerd Mike
Tue Oct 09, 2012 3:03 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

Episode 35 - Product Placement Mike opens with a Book Report: More Song of Ice and Fire PLUS... the best time travel stories of the 20th century. In the Science Corner, Mike obsesses over hexaflexagons. Then in the Unnamed History Segment, Mike tells what cool stuff he has learned from his 3rd grad...
by Nerd Mike
Thu Sep 20, 2012 12:20 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

I'm back from my summer haiatus, and there's a month's worth of episodes for everyone to catch up on. Here's the latest: Episode 34 - Cloaca Maxima Mike explores the underworld of Rome in the History Segment, babbles about his kids again at the Gaming Table, spends time in the Science Corner going f...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:36 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

Episode 28 - Chips & Dips Mike explains how the "Phyletic Size Decrease in Hershey Bars" directly impacts his chippin' and dippin' recreations. Then there's yet another awkward nerd encounter, and Mike's idea for his new TV show: Harvey Manor. And everyone's favorite: Nerd Rage! In pa...
by Nerd Mike
Fri Mar 09, 2012 11:48 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

Episode 27 - Warrior Dash, io9, and Raptors Mike opens with Warrior Dash--the roughest, toughest, meanest race to ever wear a Viking helmet. Then it's all about Shared Space: traffic without signs. Io9--the geek news site designed solely to cater to Mike's nerd predilictions. He waxes philosophical...
by Nerd Mike
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:33 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

Episode 26 - Portal, GenCon, and Comic Timing Late but still awesome! Recoving from illness, Mike still manages to pack tons of nerdy goodness into this abbreviated podcast: Mike finally discovers the joy that is Portal, plus gives his ameteur advice on attending GenCon. New Futurama episodes hit M...
by Nerd Mike
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:32 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

Episode 25 - Radio Silence Mike opens with the greatest astronomer to ever lose his nose in a duel, followed by the most awesome toy of the year. Mike introduces The MaryAnn Effect and havers on at length about his ROKU! Plus Jabba the Truck, Casa de mi Padre, and the Whitney Houston time machine. ...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:55 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Episode 24 - King Harald the Hardass

Some weird electrical feedback threatens to destroy the sound quality for this week's 'cast, but luckily, Mike manages to single-handedly save the show! Mike gives his opinion on the upcoming 5th edition of D&D, and then puts his favorite year--1066--into the spotlight for the unnamed histor...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Jan 30, 2012 4:25 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Nerd Pride Radio #23 - Terror at Camp Pinewood

This here is my podcast... Mike may be sleep deprived, but he loves you so much, he's still here cranking out the quality material! First, he takes a bold and controversial stance against snobbery, and then he shares the latest roleplaying game that he's created: a horror game featuring Boy Scouts c...
by Nerd Mike
Sat Jan 21, 2012 2:49 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

Mike got his first Cease & Desist! So start with that. But he's also got his first ever Nerd Pride Book Report on... the Hunger Games! Russell Peters gets punk'd by the King of Jordan, and Mike vents his Nerd Rage on Cracked.com.Not enough for you? Then rock out with the incredibly awesome Lloyd...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Jan 16, 2012 6:04 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

Holy cow! There's three brand new segments this week! Mike explores the world's disdain for pegacorns in Pegacorns Revealed. He finally gives the cheese it's own segment in The Cheese Culture Report. Plus, there's Chinese pirates in The Unnamed History Segment. As if that wasn't enough, there's inte...
by Nerd Mike
Sun Jan 08, 2012 3:17 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

EPISODE 20 - Chimp with a Katana! It's the first episode of the new year! Mike talks about Pathfinder and gaming with his youngest sons. He havers on about his favorite cartoon voice actors and Order of the Stick. And somehow he still finds time for TWO movie reviews on the SciFi Double Feature! All...
by Nerd Mike
Sun Dec 25, 2011 6:12 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

For Christmas, Mike has not one... but TWO gaming topics this week: Method 1 characters, and the secret lives of teen roleplayers. Plus, Mike is apparently in love with Kaylee Frye and hates Twilight. Go figure. This week's awesome music is from King Charles, and R2's Pod-O-Matic asks all the tough ...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:12 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

Episode 18 - Broken Characters & Hobo Steve Mike opens up about his strange obsession with numbers, then talks about his love of broken characters in RPGs. There's the upcoming Airbender series, and the twisted secret of... Hobo Steve. Music from AWOLNATION, and of course R2 with the Pod-O-Mati...
by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:51 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Airbender and Korra - Shyamalan's Masterpiece Animated
Replies: 1713
Views: 363937

The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra

It's a new animated Airbender series from Nickolodeon Studios. YAY! Supposed to be out this summer. 70 years later, Aang is dead, and a young waterbender named Korra is the new avatar. She has mastered three of the elements and is now striving to master Air. It's set in more of a cosmopolitan/steamp...
by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 14, 2011 1:49 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Joss Whedon doing writer things again.
Replies: 41
Views: 10543

Re: Joss Whedon doing writer things again.

I look forward to anything Joss Whedon does. After Buffy/Angel/Firefly/Dr. Horrible, he gets much love and the benefit of the doubt from me. But at the same time, the shine has kind of worn off. I'm not the fanboy I once might have been. I'll watch it, and I'm hoping it entertains, but really I'd lo...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:22 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

Re: Nerd Pride Radio -- my podcast

My latest is Episode 17 - Outnerded . I talk about my pick for nerd of the year, my ongoing RPG, and rage over my wealth of gadgets. There's a little Beastie Boys, and then in the random portion of the show, I talk about my love of Fred Hicks, the movie The 13th Warrior, and the game Paranoia... amo...
by Nerd Mike
Mon Dec 12, 2011 5:20 pm UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: NASA: update on possible earthlike planets
Replies: 7
Views: 2524

Re: NASA: update on possible earthlike planets

Pet peeve: I wish that when they talked about life on other planets, news organizations would remember to qualify it as "recognizable life" or "life as we know it." It's a little thing, but if they'd remember to say it, then I'd quit having to add it manually in my head.
by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 07, 2011 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Cartoon)
Replies: 311
Views: 173784

Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

it stars Lee Evans (the pizza guy from Something About Mary, if you can believe that) He's also the "Cabin Boy" on the luxury star-liner in The Fifth Element. For anyone in the UK used to his stand-up career, both roles provoke severe cognitive dissonance. Oh right! I completely forgot ab...
by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:25 pm UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: [Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio
Replies: 27
Views: 33457

[Podcast] Nerd Pride Radio

This here is my podcast: Nerd Pride Radio I'm a lifelong nerd, a husband, gamer, and father of four. Every week, I spend the first half of my show talking about whatever's on my mind, most frequently role-playing games, science, and general nerd culture. Then the second half is the Pod-O-Matic where...
by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:33 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: MUSICALS! *jazz hands*
Replies: 46
Views: 6527

Re: MUSICALS! *jazz hands*

Wicked--which apparently is being made into a movie coming up... I have high hopes and am praying they don't screw it up If it doesn't star Idina Menzel as Elphaba then I have zero interest. Well, many many others have said it before me, but I'm just hoping for Kristin Chenowith as Glinda. I get th...
by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:16 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Cartoon)
Replies: 311
Views: 173784

Re: The Great Recommendation Thread (Movie, TV, Anime, Carto

Freeze Frame I highly recommend the movie Freeze Frame. A small Irish film from 2004, it stars Lee Evans (the pizza guy from Something About Mary, if you can believe that) as a man who claims he was wrongly accused of murder 10 years ago, and is convinced that the authorities are still out to get h...
by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 07, 2011 2:57 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: MUSICALS! *jazz hands*
Replies: 46
Views: 6527

Re: MUSICALS! *jazz hands*

I don't know that I'm adding anything new, but I'll second (or third) some of the musicals listed above: Dr. Horrible's Singalong Blog --quite simply brilliant. Entertaining, nerdy, quirky, and truly moving. Moulin Rouge Chicago Wicked --which apparently is being made into a movie coming up... I hav...
by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 07, 2011 2:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Muppets (2011)
Replies: 14
Views: 2869

Re: The Muppets (2011)

Absolutely--Tae Kwon Doe made me laugh a lot.

Also--as for that kid from Modern Family, I totally didn't get him. My kids had to explain who he was later.
by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 07, 2011 2:27 pm UTC
Forum: Forum Games
Topic: You Jelly Bro?
Replies: 25
Views: 37663

Re: You Jelly Bro?

Jelly Belly Belly Flops
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by Nerd Mike
Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:21 am UTC
Forum: Science
Topic: NASA: update on possible earthlike planets
Replies: 7
Views: 2524

NASA: update on possible earthlike planets

NASA Telescope Confirms Alien Planet in Habitable Zone: http://news.yahoo.com/nasa-telescope-confirms-alien-planet-habitable-zone-162005358.html Still too many uncertainties to declare any particular planet "habitable" and even if we could, we're still a few thousand years from reaching an...

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