Archive for the ‘NERD KIDS’ Category

Ep 135 -Childhood Books

We’re pretty far into developing our theories on what formed this particular nerd crew (hint: it all happened between the ages of 10-14), and in this episode we examine further evidence on that front. As John re-buys his childhood library (“It’s for my son!”), we take the Todd-approved Wayback Machine to remember some key reading […]

Ep 110 – Teen Girl Awards 2015

It’s a pretty big awards night in the pop culture world! That’s right – it’s the Teen Girl Awards 2015, broadcast live from the Nerd Tangent HQ. Learn who will win the coveted Avengers OTP award this year, and what the runner up for best Taylor Swift song will be. It’s the most thrilling night […]

Ep 109 – Valentimes 2015

It’s a Valentimes Special on the Nerd Tangent podcast. While one of our hosts is away officially tying the knot, James brings on his Valentine of the past 20 years to discuss the relationship between a Nerd and a Non-Nerd. EAR OPTIONS: Listen direct from the Nerd Tangent website on your computer HERE. Download the […]

Ep 83 – Dungeons & Dragons

With the Starter Set for the latest edition of Dungeons & Dragons launching this week, Todd and James share their history with the game. EAR OPTIONS: Listen direct from the Nerd Tangent website on your computer HERE. Download the podcast from iTunes (don’t forget to give us a 5-star review, 5th-level rangers!) HERE. Or use […]

Ep 72 – 1982

The Nerds hop in a DeLorean to travel back to 1982 and flip through the movie ads in the newspaper. Yeah, they used to have movie ads in the newspaper. Yeah, they used to have newspapers… EAR OPTIONS: Listen direct from the Nerd Tangent website on your computer HERE. Download the podcast from iTunes (don’t […]

Ep 71 – Pets and Fuzzy Animals

With bellies full of chocolate bunnies, the Nerds share stories of childhood animals and fondly remembered pop culture pets. We’re practically 5th-level druids! EAR OPTIONS: Listen direct from the Nerd Tangent website on your computer HERE. Download the podcast from iTunes (don’t forget to give us a 5-star review, animal husbandry enthusiast!) HERE. Or use the […]

Ep 51 – And They’re Brothers!

The Nerds get a break when the Teen Girl Squad from Episode 29 takes over this week, discussing the year’s superhero movies and talking about what they’d like to see in sequels. James tries to see if they have opinions on the portrayal of females in the male-dominated superhero landscape, but the girls really aren’t interested in […]

Ep 47 – Kid Vid

As we get closer to Hallowe’en, John reveals the true terror of the season – terrible children’s movies that he’s been forced to watch over and over again.  Learn the terror of talking dogs!  Hear tales of psychic scars left by screeching chipmunks!  Surely a part of some demonic plan, we discuss the horrible (and […]

Ep 43 – Parents in Pop Culture

This week, we’re talking about parents in pop culture, from the Keatons and Cosbys to Darth Vader. I’m pretty sure some issues will come up… Also, Field of Dreams.  Is it dusty in here?  I think there’s something in my eye… NEW OPTIONS: Listen direct from the Nerd Tangent website on your computer HERE. Download […]

Ep 37 – Cartoons

This week, we’re taking a look back at the cartoons we watched in the ’80s, from Superfriends and Thundarr the Barbarian to the giant robot anime invasion and into Batman: The Animated Series.  So grab a Scooby Snack, sit back and enjoy! Podcast Powered By Podbean