Nerds are Funny

Comedy and stories from the people who stand up and come out as nerds

Nerds Are Funny

Nerds In Real Life

August 21-23rd
The Den Theatre: 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL, 60622

At this year's Jangleheart we'll be doing a live recording of Your Stories as well as a sketch show.

Nerds Online

From the podcast: The Nerdologuecast

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Steve Persch returns from Milwaukee and Katie's mom joins us on this very special episode of the Nerdologuecast. If you've ever wanted to know who 12-year-old Katie Johnston-Smith viewed as a sexual icon, this episode's for you!

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Nick Hassebrock was mesmerised by David Copperfield from the first time he saw one of his specials at six years old and has loved and been inspired by him ever since. It wasn't just about the illusions, it was the whole package; from lighting to music to showmanship, Nick points out that Copperfield is truly at the top of his field and helps magic seem less "dorky."

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

This week, Eric Schinzer joins up for a trip through tiiiiiime to talk about the games we played growing up. 

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From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, July 14th, 2014

This month, we're celebrating the Upstairs Gallery - this podcast's home for a year - and looking forward to the Jangleheart Circus. It's fun! It's introspective! 

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Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Jeff Goldblum is part dinosaur.

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

Molly Jones is the happiest of campers. She's always rallying the troops and weaving tales on and off stage. It’s no surprise that she wanted to talk to me about her love of summer camp. She still counts her summers as a camper (and later counselor) at Camp Laurel South as some of her greatest times.

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Frequent contributor and good friend Kellen Terrett returns to the show this week to discuss Shovel Knight, an 8-bit adventure that some folks are already calling game of the year!

From the podcast: The Nerdologuecast

Monday, July 7th, 2014

This episode, Joe Gennaro, Kevin Reader, and host Chris Geiger dissect the phenomenology of the activity known as "brunch" - and you all have so much to learn. Then, we're lucky enough to be joined by a very special guest and Dark Lord of the Sith!

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Sarah Shockey is warm, funny, and passionate in general, but when it comes to her love of Princess Tutu, all those traits are simply intensified. Anime fans can rejoice in this episode topic's slight obscurity, but everyone can appreciate how much fun we have as she explains the ins and outs of this wonderful little show.

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

This week, Jangleheart Circus organizer and gaming fiend Alex Honnet joins us to chat about Hearthstone, the online WoW card game that's occupying people's time across the nation!

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