Podcasts – Nerd Pride Radio
By Mike Jones
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Mike's take on all aspects of nerd culture--especially D&D, science, TV & movies, gaming, comics, technology, history and anything else that strikes his fancy. Home of the Bad-Ass Movie Quote of the Week, and the Pod-O-Matic--random podcasting determined by the roll of the dice! It's nerdtacular!
||CleanEpisode 126 – Orange is the New Kobolds||It’s a short podcast this week, but one filled with love! Mike raves about Orange is the New Black, which he has FINALLY gotten around to watching. Then in his Gaming Table segment, he talks about Pathfinder and Homeroom before … Continue reading &#||2/7/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 125 – Epicycles||First up, Mike shares two new webcomics he’s been enjoying: O Human Star and Strong Female Protagonist. In the Science Corner, he delves into the mysteries of dark matter and dark energy before launches into the newly announced possible Planet … Con||1/31/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 124 – Dr Lazarus RIP||Mike’s finally getting over his illness, and cranks it up this week with the Gaming Table: Homeroom, Battle Sheep and the awesomeness of Blue Orange Games, Mike getting trounced yet again by his kids at Carcassonne and Guillotine, not to … Continue||1/25/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 123 – Star Wars 7, Hateful 8||Mike finally saw The Force Awakens! More than that, he also got to see Hateful Eight. And technically Knights of Badassdom too, but c’mon… it’s a Science Fiction DOUBLE Feature, so guess which ones Mike spends his time on. After … Continue reading||1/10/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 122 – Namby Pamby||Mike opens with a host of Uncomfortable Topics, just to clear the air and his PocketMod and start the new year with a clean slate. After that, it’s the Gaming Table and the slew of games he’s been playing over … Continue reading →||1/4/2016||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 121 – Boxing Day Report||A recap of Mike’s holidays, recording on Boxing Day. The gifts, the food, the family time… it’s all in here. And what did Mike get for Christmas? If you guessed “a whole bunch of new games” you’d be exactly right! … Continue reading →||12/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 120 – Paranoid||First up, Mike’s a liar. But after we get that out of the way, he’s got a report on his son’s new tattoo. There’s a little Pathfinder talk at the Gaming Table, but mostly, this week is about Paranoia… one … Continue reading →||12/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 119 – Holiday Bonus||It’s a Nerd Pride Radio holiday bonus episode! And it’s all listener submitted questions in an action-packed all Pod-O-Matic extravaganza! Hot beverages, Felicia Day, Heroscape, Hawk the Slayer, Crunch Berries, Jason Mamoa, an infinite universe, and s||12/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 118 – Pickles are Gross||Mike has opened his first Christmas gift of the year, and it’s awesome! After he tells you all about it, it’s time for game talk and then more game talk: Pathfinder, Snake, Poker, Zombie Dice, Munchkin, Rascist Pegacorn’s Fantasy Movie &||12/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 117 – Callous Guards||In episode 117, Mike clears out his Master List in another Fingertips episode. Cool names. Character backgrounds. Mike finally reads Kyle’s new book. The card game Guillotine. Impressing small children with SCIENCE! And a bunch of other stuff Mike can||12/6/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 116 – Dodge a Wrench||This week is all about Mike’s Gaming Table: Castle Panic, Cards Against Humanity, Guillotine, Fluxx, Them’s Fightin Words, Pathfinder, Homeroom, and Dodgeball. And in the midst of all that, Eli appears having just discovered Mike’s mythic, decade-ol||11/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 115 – All the Whos||Mike has lots of stuff to haver on happily about as this episode opens: Mike loves Steven Universe; Mike’s bard finally reached seventh level. But then he moves to more serious topics talking first about the inevitability of history versus … Continu||11/22/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 114 – Ich Bin Ein Half-Orc||After an update on his parking woes, Mike goes to his Gaming Table to talk about a variety of games he’s playing and wants to play. Then he touches on the recent tragedy in Paris before getting to the Science … Continue reading →||11/15/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 113 – Another Toozdee||Mike starts off shilling for his brother’s next online game Homeroom. Then it’s all about podcasts, talking about The History of Rome podcast and The Crabfeast. In his Roku segment, Mike cannot quit gushing about Steven Universe, probably the greatest||11/8/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 112 – Zombie Romance||After a little feedback, Mike starts at his Gaming Table, talking Pathfinder and bulletin board roleplaying. He talks about the new Cub Scout requirements, and then talks about how he’s been a little down lately. In a Nerd Culture Report, … Co||11/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 111 – Eleventy-First||Mike does a little podcast talk, and the Aidan comes out to give his double-feature reviews of The Visit and Crimson Peak (with some bonus Goosebumps talk for good measure). Then R2 shows up for the Pod-O-Matic, and there’s awesome … Continue||10/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 110 – A Week’s Waste||It’s a fingertips episode! Mike’s cleaning up the topic list again, and he talks about The Birthday Song, imaginary friends, nuclear missiles and missile silos, proper flag design, stargazing, and spelunking. Then he gets R2 in on the act and … Cont||10/19/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 109 – Unrelated Title||This week, Mike talks about science denial in the Science Corner. Then it’s on to more existential topics as he ponders on the nature of understanding and empathy. A small handful of Pod-O-Matics and some healthy Listener Betrayal round out …||10/12/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 108 – Wedding Themed||A podcast bookended by wedding stories entirely by coincidence. After some brief updates, Mike brings out R2 for a full-on all Pod-O-Matic episode. Mike takes listener questions about Heroscape, dragons, Scarlett Johanssen, and Christmas trees. Plus, is t||10/4/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 107 – Saving Doctor Doom||This week, Mike talks about his ongoing obsession with the Fantasy Movie League, plus he has finally figured out how to make Fantastic Four into a good movie. In the Science Corner, he rambles on about the awesome Missouri River … Continue reading &||10/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 106 – Pod Science||Mike talks about all the new sciencey podcasts he’s listening to, and then give all sorts of cool science tidbits gleaned from his listening: the majesty of crocodylimorphs before the rise of dinosaurs, the future of facial recognitions software, the &#||9/21/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 105 – Do You Queue Too||This week is science, science, and more science: Mike talks about the James Webb space telescope; new information about merging in traffic and how to wait in line; Homo Naledi… the newest member of the hominid family; and tragically, the … Continue||9/14/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 104 – Spirit Possum||Mike opens with a Nerd Culture Report talking about blogger Kelley Hartnett and YouTuber Hannah Hart. Then a quick spiel on the beauty of taking turns. On the Science Corner, Mike gets one step closer to his self-driving car with … Continue reading||9/7/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 103 – Weresheep!||Mike is so sick! And whiny! So it’s a short one. There’s Pathfinder on the Gaming Table as Mike finally gets his home group going again… with a weresheep! There’s a Nerd Culture Report about the amazingly awesome astronaut Chris … Continue readi||8/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 102 – FFMKK||It’s a Fingertips episode, where Mike cleans up all the old topics he’s found laying around the house: online comics, including the return of Bloom County; the invented language Toki Pona; McDonald’s breakfast; riddles; drones and robots||8/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 101 – Gonna Need a Bigger Table||Mike opens by tying nerd fandom to One Direction in this week’s Nerd Culture Report. Then he talks about expanding his Gaming Table with a community game night. He nerds out for a bit over the joys of letting Google … Continue reading →||8/16/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 100 – GenCon 2015||Episode 100! Woot! This time it’s all about GenCon. Mike gives a report about his time with the best four days in gaming and talks about all the awesome games and people and events there. It’s a spectacular time. Enjoy! … Continue readin||8/10/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 99.1 – Zerongel||GenCon! Mike and his friends are leaving GenCon and spend 3 hours on the road trying valiantly to NOT talk about GenCon… and failing. So much Pod-O-Matic. So much GenCon. So much Awesome! Just come listen. Enjoy! Nerd Pride Radio, … Continue r||8/3/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 99 – Better than Free||First, Mike was WRONG! But that’s nothing new. Then an update on Rusty the dog, and Noah holds court on MarioKart 8 on this week’s Gaming Table. Mike nitpicks things for a while in his Pet Peeve segment, and then … Continue reading →||7/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 98 – Mrs. Hades||It’s a housecleaning episode, so Mike hits all sorts of topics: Should his son be Thor? More stuff on Pluto. What’s on the telly? Caitlyn Jenner. Hip-Hop accountancy. The Fantasy Movie League. @Customer_Service. Mike’s stupid phone again. And finall||7/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
The passion and zeal that defines the quality of these podcasts is simply overwhelming. Mike does a fantastic gob regaling his listeners with funny quips and statements sure to put a smile on anyone's face. Also, the ferocity with which he expounds upon his subject matter is truly professional, and this podcast is sure to be an instant favorite of all listeners. Five stars!
Funny, nerdy, informative and nerdy! You hear Mike talk about D&D, space exploration, Harry Potter and RPGs. Awesome podcast.
Keep up the good work!
This podcast is great, and who doesn't love the Pod-o-matics? Keep updating and I will listen.