Nerds are Funny

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

Nerds in Real Life

Cards Against Humanity Theater:

1551 W Homer St,
Chicago,
IL, 60642


Your Stories teams up with Lily Be's The Stoop, one of our favorite storytelling shows in the city, for a fantastic night of stories, music, and doing a little good. 

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In which we journey again to Southern Illinois, in a show produced by the inimitable Benjamin Rathert, and make an exciting announcement about the future of the show...

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We sat down with Before Thursday to learn what brought them to Chicago, their process, what brought them together as a team, and why they think Improv Sux.

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Oh what a beautiful morning! Maggie Herskowitz joins me in our little town of Anatevka to talk about writing on the game Monster Prom, the lovely fanbase that has sprouted around the game, and her upcoming project Witch of the Wilderness, a game that's sure to be Wicked!

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When one of your listeners reaches out to try out an RPG inspired by She-Ra that she created, you listen! This week, we talk to designers Quinn Bleiler and Keisha Howard about their experience in the gaming industry and their love of She-Ra, and we try out a couple scenarios from Quinn's very own RPG, For the Honor!

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MB runs down the details of a slugfest between the Pops and the Rox, Eric laments Joe Musgrove's ejection and its effect on the second Braves/Pirates series, and they both share sauced stories.

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Di Billick and I talk about some of our favorite upcoming titles and news from E3 2019!

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The one and only Ben Rathert, friend of the show, has once again this year put together a Your Stories show for the voices of Southern Illinois. Recorded downstate in Ava, this episode is a real treat!

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We sat down with Nico Carter and Tom Fell to learn what brought them to Chicago, their process, what brought them together, and why they think Improv Sux.

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MB throws some draft knowledge at Eric, then they unpack the Braves and Pirates series before previewing, and wagering on, and the upcoming rematch, with some Arnold impressions peppered in.