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


It's Shelby and Chris's first show as hosts, and they're starting with an old favorite!

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We sat down with the indie improv team Breastmilk to learn what brought them to Chicago, what brought them together as a team, and why they think Improv Sux. 

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We're on a short hiatus while we get the next 4 episodes ready. In the meantime, please enjoy this episode where Elliot tries to help Jo take her mind off things. 

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Fanfiction February returns, and it's Chris and Shelby's first full go in the hosting hot seat! Of course, it turned out awesomely.

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The introduction of Light Hope to Princesses of Power brings a lot of surprising and fascinating lore with it. Who better to chat with about her episode, then, than She-Ra story editor and writer Josie Campbell? (No one, that's who!) 

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Two adults who host a She-Ra podcast are at least self-aware enough to know that ultimately, the show's meant for kids. So we decided to interview one! This week, Vera, 8, tells us about why she loves the Princesses of Power and why "Promise" is her favorite episode. Eric also reveals the source of his longstanding feud with the Goldbergs. 

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We're 80% of the way through new host Chris and Shelby's favorite episodes in this show's 7-year history! Today we're flashing back to an episode that celebrated the beginnings of the Chicago Podcast Coop which, hey, is still helping us support ourselves today!

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Art director Elizabeth Kresin joins Lauren and Eric to discuss one of the most emotional and character-driven entries in the first season of Princesses of Power, and we get a look inside the creative design process of the show to boot!