Nerds Online

From the podcast: Average Strength

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Powerlifter Pete Radlowski joins Bill and Bryan to talk about losing weight but still gaining strength. Plus, Starting Strength Coach Niki Sims joins to discuss plateauing and “The Boyfriend Problem.”

From the podcast: She-Ra: Progressive of Power

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

This week, we’re finally talking about an issue that is (mostly) bipartisan – animal rights! We’ve got special guest zoo professional Jon Meisenbach to share his thoughts on the Horde’s attempted conquering of Unicorn Island, and Lauren and Eric gush about their dogs a lot.

From the podcast: Average Strength

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Powerlifter, coach, and Bill’s little brother Steve joins Bill, Spencer, and Bryan to talk about weigh gain, weight loss, and whether anyone can truly out train a bad diet.

From the podcast: She-Ra: Progressive of Power

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

The Whispering Woods is broken and so is the way we think about caring for people. This week, Dr. Adam Del Conte joins Lauren and Eric to talk about access to healthcare, how environmentalism relates to well-being, and meeting the real She-Ra (almost definitely).

Podcast Episode

1. Introduction

From the podcast: Average Strength

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Bill, Spencer, and Bryan lay out their background in strength training and coaching, as well as their goals for their podcast.

From the podcast: She-Ra: Progressive of Power

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

This week, the Rebels find a friend in an unlikely place, and Lauren and Eric discuss the potentials and limits of finding real-life allies from across the aisle. Is John McCain an actual General Sundar? Eh, maybe! Roy Moore definitely isn’t.

From the podcast: She-Ra: Progressive of Power

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Skeletor drops in on Etheria with the most dastardly plan of all: EVIL PIE. Someone has to cry for Hordak, and we discuss the social and political value of empathy. Featuring special guest elementary school psychologist Aaron Hosek.

From the podcast: She-Ra: Progressive of Power

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

This week, we look at an under-the-radar gem of the She-Ra series that teaches kids everywhere how important it is to play to their own strengths, even if they can’t lift tanks over their head like our favorite Princess of Power. Lauren and Eric learn something, too, as we talk about trying to develop our own strengths that don’t relate to trashing robot troopers.

Podcast Episode

"Huntara" - Race

From the podcast: She-Ra: Progressive of Power

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

This week, we tackle a beloved episode and She-Ra’s biggest issue — representation of anybody who isn’t white. And hey, thanks to Hordak’s evil plot, Fake News is also on the docket! With special guest Dawn Xiana Moon.

From the podcast: She-Ra: Progressive of Power

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

What happens when a group of spacefaring rocks that transform into pacifist humanoids try to immigrate to Etheria? What a hot topic! Plus we welcome guest Christina Bailey, who speaks on her own experiences as part-Latino, part-white in the US, and we finally dive (a little bit) into the really poor gendered marketing of the Princess of Power and Masters of the Universe toys.

Pages