Nerds are Funny

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

Nerds Are Funny

Nerds In Real Life

Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 7:00pm
The Public House Theatre: 3914 N Clark, Chicago, IL, 60613

Every month, the Nerdologues invite our friends and Nerds from the community to come and share their stories. Some people do stand-up, perform sketches, or sing songs; a lot of people share stories. Then we put it up on a podcast. And it's free!

This month's special guests: The Improvised X-Files
This month's theme: The Truth (Is Out There)

Nerds Online

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

His name is Matt Barbera, and he's a recovering out-oholic. Matt, currently in his tenth year of being president of the Playground Theatre, loves going out and being social so much he adopted (coined?) a term for it.

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

This week, returning champion Kellen Terrett joins us as we pull back the curtains to reveal the top-secret and super-cool(?) world of beta testing, also known as playing a game before everybody else. 

Podcast Episode

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, April 14th, 2014

This month, we're joined by the Chicago Outfit Roller Derby for some serious (and funny!) scar stories. 

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Hi, I'm over here. Professor...scuse me...professor? 

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Sawyer Heppes (of the Otherworld Theatre ensemble and host of his own podcast, OC Dweeb) tunes in to MBSing to share his love of and long-standing fandom for television sitcoms. 

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

This week, Rachael Hartofelis joins us to talk about all things strategy. Bring your game plan!

From the podcast: The Nerdologuecast

Monday, April 7th, 2014

It's a rare treat to get a guest of actual renown on the Nerdologuecast, but that's what happens today as we're joined by Matthew McConaughey to chat about his recent career renaissance and nothing else. Absolutely nothing else.

From the episode: July 2013 Bonus: Superman
Storytellers: Chris Geiger

Founding Nerdologues Member Chris doesn't read Superman comics but can't imagine a world without Superman.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Our friend Tim Dunn came over to talk about his podcast, The Nerdologues Presents Talking Games with Tim and Clayton. Tim and Joe also happen to play Dungeons and Dragons together.

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Adam Levin is a Chicago improviser not afraid to air out his failures, and it made for a really compelling, funny episode to record. He tells so many stories of improv, romantic, and work-related failures that, if nothing else, this will be a fun ep to commiserate with (or make you feel better about your own, less awkward failings?).