Calling All Nerds
By Mike Thayer
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Mike Thayer just walked away from $10,000,000 to dedicate himself to his dream of writing children's fantasy novels. Join him as he talks to all people "interested and interesting" about writing, movies, video games, books, UFC, hunting, business, politics, and a whole lot more as he tries to figure out life and how to achieve his dreams.
||Clean#17 - Why I Stopped Writing with Author Jacob Gowans||Jacob Gowans is the hybrid author of the very popular Psion series and the Shadow Mountain published Tales of Light and Shadow series. In one of my most interesting interviews ever, Jacob shares how he published 7 books over the course of 5 years and...||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16 - Persevere to Publishing with Frank Morin||Frank Morin is the author of the YA fantasy series Facetakers and Petralist. Frank shares his roard to becoming a published author with great books, awesome covers, and cool art. We talk about his incredible work ethic (one day he wrote 18,000 words!)..||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15 - Overthinking Everything with Podcaster Andy Ballstaedt||Andy is the creator and host of the Andy Overthinks podcast (AndyOverthinks.com) and one of my very favorite conversationalists. We tackle everything from the controversial Gillette ad to parenting styles, to giving kids cell phones, to political...||1/23/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14 - Being a Renaissance Man with Stephen Gashler||Stephen Gashler is a storyteller, author, playwright, composer, and singer. He has been entertaining children and adults for over ten years through storytelling, stand-up comedy, and music. I talk about what its like to be a jack of all trades. You...||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13 - Year in Review with Dr. Stephen Thayer||I speak with my brother, Captain Dr. Steve Thayer about movies, video games, and TV shows in 2018. What were the best, the worst, the most disappointing, and the ones Rotten Tomatoes got wrong. I also review how I did on my 2018 resolutions and lay...||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12 - Author's Perspective with Jodi L Milner||Jodi L. Milner is the author of the YA noble dark fantasy Stonebearer’s Betrayal as well as several short stories appearing in numerous anthologies and SQ Magazine. In her community, she holds a leadership position in the League of...||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 - Creative Entrepreneurship with Designer/Builder Kristie Wolfe||Kristie has built a hobbit hole in Washington, a tree house in Hawaii (one of Airbnb's top 10 most wish-listed properties), a lookout tower getaway in Idaho, and is working on giant livable potato...just to name a few of her projects. She has been...||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 - Magic Systems In Depth with Engineer and Blogger Clark Rowenson||Every fantastical story has extraordinary elements and whether you realize it or not these elements each belong to their own "system." I talk to magic system expert, Clark Rowenson, about the science behind hard, soft, nebulous, and rational magic...||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 - The Secret to a Superhero Physique with Health and Fitness Coach Sean Stosich||Sean Stosich is a fitness and health coach who specializes in helping people get the physique they've always wanted. We chat about Sean's personal journey to getting ripped and the nuts and bolts of what it takes for the average Joe/Jane. My current...||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 - The Wonderful World of Acting with Actress and Dramatic Arts Professor Emmelyn Thayer||Emmelyn Thayer is a brilliant actress, dialect coach, theatre director, and Dramatic Arts professor. We chat about all things acting, from the catharsis of shedding your inhibitions, to the effect it has on your relationship, to the #MeToo movement,...||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 - Preconceived Barriers & UFC 229 with Dr. Michael and Monica Hill||Dr. Michael Hill is surgeon, neighbor, and friend who recently adopted a lifestyle of intermittent fasting including doing a fast for 7 DAYS! We talk about the lifestyle and what preconceived barriers we may have in our life that hold us back. We're...||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 - The Power of Integrity with Trainer and Life Coach Bruce Pitcher||Bruce Pitcher, a dear friend of mine since the 7th grade, was a contestant on ABC's Extreme Weight Loss and dropped over 200lbs. After five years he's kept it off, helps others do the same, and is now coming out with a new book entitled Larger Than...||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 - The Origins of Creative Culture with LTUE Founder Dave Doering||Why do so many successful science fiction and fantasy authors come from Utah? I get to the bottom of it as I speak with Dave Doering, one of the founders of LTUE (Life, The Universe, and Everything) a hugely successful yearly academic symposium on all..||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4 - Finding Strength in Loss with Dr. Steve Thayer||Dr. Steve Thayer discusses finding strength from loss on the one year anniversary of our father's passing. My dad's death was what kicked off me quitting my job, writing fulltime, starting the podcast, and taking my life in a completely different...||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 - Chasing Your Dreams with Filmmaker Stephen Groo||I talk to filmmaker Stephen Groo, founder of Utah Wolf Productions (www.UtahWolf.com) and subject of the upcoming documentary The Insufferable Groo. We chat about pursuing your passion in the face of unmet expectations and what it's like to have your...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 - Achieving Your Dream with Painter Greg Olsen||In my 2nd podcast episode, I talk world famous painter, Greg Olsen (www.GregOlsen.com) about his path to success, similarities between painting and writing, and what it feels like to live the dream.||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 - Following Your Dreams with Psychologist Steve Thayer||I just walked away from $10,000,000 to follow my dreams! In my first ever episode I talk with my brother, psychologist Steve Thayer, about everything from movies we like to whether I have a shot at making my dreams a reality.||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Can you handle the adventure??
If you’re interested in anything that would remotely resemble the following combo, then listen to Mike and his podcasts!
Avengers + LOTR + DC + King Arthur + Monty Python + Three Amigos + Jim Gaffigan + Brad Meltzer = Mike Thayer
Mike has a special talent for expression. He has the ability to turn your adult mind into your 8 year old self. Have you ever wanted to have your own “Bat Cave?” He has one and his creation are a result.