Nerds are Funny

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

Nerds Are Funny

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Storytellers: Mary Beth Smith

Mary Beth reflects on the past year by employing one of her favorite contemplative songs, the Mountain Goats' "This Year."

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Your Stories is back for our third annual celebration of fanfiction!Things may not be as overtly sexual as last year's episodes, but THEN AGAIN, THEY MAY BE. 

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Josiah Jenkins is a FOR REAL lawyer while simultaneously being an improviser! And he came to talk some for real law talk with me. It makes me anxious to think about having to take such a definitive stance on things that don't have clear sides, so that coupled with the amount of time cases can take make me not envy the position Josiah enjoys and thrives in.

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Isn't it boring talking about protagonists all the time? Seriously! Thankfully for all of us, Clayton plus guests Nicole Vespa and Seth Owens (returning champ from last week) use this episode to look at the other side of the coin!

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Did you think we only got ONE episode of material from the Midwinter Gaming Convention? Oh boy, you are a wrong person. Here's part two, featuring more great comedians and podcasters from Milwaukee's premiere gaming con! 

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Shawn Boyle is a proud father of a two-year-old son, and this encapsulates pretty well his experience thus far. From coming around to wanting to have children at all to being with his wife during childbirth to watching his son experience eating a cookie for the first time, Shawn has a lot to share from his firsthand love of parenting.

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

This week, a solo Clayton welcomes guests John Patrick Coan and Seth Owens to the podcast to chat about one of the best strategy RPGs of all time - Final Fantasy Tactics!

Storytellers: Joe Gennaro

Joe shares how his perspective on work and career has changed since the childhood question of "what do you want to be when you grow up?"

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Last month, the Nerds took Your Stories on the road to the Midwinter Gaming Convention in Milwaukee. Here's what we got!

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

At its heart, this is a podcast about love. So at some point this was bound to happen. Eric Braband is both my significant other and a huge fan of a little Maine-based band called Rustic Overtones. I got to learn about a band he loves and the larger effect that discovery had on his search for the things he loves in music, movies, and other aspects of culture, and I suppose you all will get a window into our relationship. FUNNNNN.