Nerds are Funny

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

Nerds In Real Life

Fisticuffs! is a free-for-brawl fighting card game that we made. Four to six players engage in head-to-head (-to-head-to-head) constant combat until the frenzy peaks and one player emerges victorious. We put it on Kickstarter in June, and we totally got funded: 132% of our goal.

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From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

This week, guest George Serad joins us to chat about the fine art of video game pugilism!

From the episode: June 2013: Journey, Part 2
Storytellers: Allison MacWilliams-Brooks

Nerdologues spouse Allison MacWilliams-Brooks tells of her unique situation as the only nerd-culture inclined one of five daughters born to a father who wanted a son and the continued importance of their Star Trek bond through her father’s memory loss.

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Tyler Paterson is a more than a guy sharing an urban legend around a campfire. Though he and his family do enjoy this pastime, they're only telling stories of their own experiences. Tyler has experienced constant unsettling dreams and various unexplainable events with ghosts in his life, and as a result he has essentially academically studied ghosts, used his experiences as inspiration for multiple published novels, and kept a good humor about himself all along.

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

This week, we welcome guest Jon Silver to chat about the highs(?) and lows(!) of the Assassin's Creed franchise and more!

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, July 20th, 2015

It's part two of our team-up with the Chicago Design Museum for a wonderful Design Week recording featuring the theme "Discovery"!

From the podcast: MBSing

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

Rosie Moan was a sexy little baby. Wait. No. Um. Rosie discovered her own sexuality at a fairly young age and has never looked back. Fueled by curiosity and a slightly hippy, open upbringing, she has never had much of an issue removing the stigmas from sexual pleasure, partners, patterns, etc.

Podcast Episode

Batman with Andy Junk!

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

He is vengeance. He is the night. He is BATMAN, and he's got a lot of video games to his name. Today we're gonna talk about 'em with guest Andy Junk!

From the podcast: MBSing

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Chicago expat Katie Wadsworth has spent the last year in Dallas, Texas, living with her parents and girlfriend as she went to school to become an EMT to save money for a big move to LA. I had the best time Skyping with her as she covered what the year has been like back under her parents' roof, how she looks back on the time she spent in Chicago, and the anxieties and excitement of picking up and moving forward to LA.

Podcast Episode

Audience Questions 2!

From the podcast: Talking Games

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

This week, Tim, Clayton, and Kellen undertake another round of audience questions, tackling everything from the well thought out and heartfelt to the troll-y!

From the podcast: Your Stories

Monday, July 6th, 2015

The Nerdologues teams up with the Chicago Design Museum for an illuminating night of stories based on the theme "Discovery"!

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