NW NERD Podcast: Fandom-powered news
About This Show
NW NERD is a magazine podcast presenting geek journalism with original feature reporting and discussion covering pop culture, science and more for the Northwest and beyond.
These are the stories that make us nerds and the issues behind them. The geek community is diverse with interests spanning pop culture to science, comicon to movies, fandom, anime, comic books, games and so much more.
Hosted by Pop Culture / Pokémon aficionado Nick Jarin and Star Trek obsessed Sci-Fi Geek Journalist Dyer Oxley -- two nerds hailing from the Pacific Northwest.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 27: Nerdy Burlesque, Media Clean-up, Lord of the Rings TV
3 days ago
Hosts Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley start things off with a survey of news in the geek world, including why Gal Gadot reportedly threatening to leave Wonder Woman, DC Comics parting with an editor with a history of sexual misconduct allegations, and why Amazon is ponying up to buy the rights to a Lord of the Rings TV show. Dyer quizzes Nick on Tolkien versus Martin facts, and then dives into the world of nerdlesque -- the growing wave of nerdy burlesque shows. Finally they play an interview with Daniel Way, a comic book writer/founder of the Geek Craft Expo.
3:45 -- Gal Gadot
10:50 -- DC Comics editor Eddie Berganza’s ouster
19:30 -- Navigating complicit media
26:30 -- Brian Michael Bendis moves to DC Comics
31:20 -- Amazon eyes Lord of the Rings deal
35:00 -- Quiz: Tolkien or Martin?
52:00 -- Feature: Nerdlesque
1:08:30 -- Interview: Daniel Way