Episode 41 – In A World

Episode 41 – In A World

This week, the guys dive deep into the existential dilemma that comes with being a nerd, but they do so with a little bit of help!

Week in Geek: An old blog post about the Open Gaming License that Andrew wrote ago suddenly courted new traffic, while Dan rediscovered a snippet from his youth that he thought was lost to time.

King of the Nerds: Recently crowned King of the Nerds, Jonathan Adler (mathemetician and member of the Rock Band rock band, Crystal Math), talks with Andrew about his experiences on the third season of the TBS reality show, King of the Nerds, and they dive into different issues that the show brought up along the way.

Nerds Everywhere: Building off of topics discussed in the Jonathan Adler interview, Dan and Andrew talk more about how the definition of what a nerd is has changed over time and what it means to be a nerd, for good or for ill.

Question of the Geek:

What is your nerdy specialty, if you were to boil it down to one or two?

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For all intents and purposes, that was an episode recap.

Featured Music:

-“Stayin’ in Black” by Wax Audio

-“Why Must We Fight” by Paul Williams (written by the Sherman Brothers)

-“Hail to the Chief” by American Patriotic Music Ensemble

-“Matsuri (Irodori)” by Kodo

-“It’s In The Way That You Use It” by Eric Clapton

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