Nerds are Funny

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

Nerds In Real Life

Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 7:00pm
Some Office: 1917 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

The Nerdologues are turning 8 this year, and to celebrate we made you a present -- a super-sweet recording of some of our favorite songs and sketches from our history as a group. Join us March 10th to hear it performed live in its entirety! Stick around for our anniversary party afterwards.

Sunday, March 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Challengers Comics: 1845 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL, 60647

We love comics, we love comedy, we love wrestling. Let's combine all three. 

Nerds Online

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Jando's parents immigrated to the US from Iraq and Syria in their early 20s, making the first two decades of their lives vastly different from his even though he's only ever known them as quiet suburb-dwellers. He ruminates on how this has shaped his family and their Assyrian community via food, ceremony, language, religion, and a plethora of other small ways that he often forgets are considered different because it's all just his own American experience.

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, February 19th, 2018

We're back with our yearly February tradition! Yes yes yes yes. 

Podcast Episode

Jillian's BAPS Church

From the podcast: Blank Cassette

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

It's playlist-as-communion on this week's Blank Cassette, as we feature what originally was a soundtrack for an Easter show but ends up digging into some deep religious questions.

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Tiffany discovered the possibilities of LARPing via putting on immersion theatre as the Artistic Director of Otherworld Theatre Company. After their own production of Gone Dark and attending Sleep No More in New York, she was inspired to take the interest even further by producing a series of 2-day LARPs in the Midwest called Chronicles of the Realm. Find out about the levels of experiential gaming and theatre that can be achieved as well as the work and talent it takes to plan characters and re-plan scenarios on the fly as players discover the path they want the LARP to take.

From the podcast: Your Stories

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Our Fortnight ends with one of the all-time great Your Stories pieces courtesy of James D'Amato and a vastly underrated band unfortunately named Extreme.

From the podcast: Your Stories

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

One member of our favorite storytelling family (the D'Amatos) teaches us about romance and partnership in nature; Dwight, Claire, and Eric pay tribute to the Fellowship that is the Damn Yankees.

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Today's Fortnight entry features tributes to Harrison Ford and the Purple One. 

From the podcast: Your Stories

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Day 11: A study of how technology impacts romance by two incredible podcast producers, and a throwback to a 2010 one hit wonder from Dwight and Eric. 

From the podcast: Your Stories

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Nerdologues member Katie takes the spotlight in this episode about sexual awakenings and Uncle Jesse (weirdly not connected). 

Friday, February 9th, 2018

The first single off the Nerdologues' album, releasing March 9 on this website!