Covert Nerd Podcast
About This Show
A podcast to bring out the inner nerd in all of us! Celebrate your inner nerd by uncovering books, video games, comic books and more from the past and present and analyzing them from a nerd perspective.
Most Recent Episode
7 days ago
Today we discuss passing on nerd hobbies, then a fun podcast called Daydream Instruction Manual. Finally the fabulous comic book Invincible.
It’s interesting how popular nerd hobbies are passed down to the next generation more now than they were in 60’s or 70’s. I find it fascinating how pop culture from the 80’s is and has been reused, some cases multiple times. You see retro podcast and even retro cons for various pop culture hits from the 80’s like MOTU, GI Joe and Transformers. It’s popular to collect everything from the 80’s like one guy who collects MOTU Mossman figures, only Mossman no others. One theory I have is maybe we and when I say we I mean Gen Xrs or people between 35 and 55 are more open about the things we played with as a child more than our parents did. We seem to be more excited about them than are parents were. It seems when they grew up and put them away they put them away for good. For us yes we put t [...]