The Department of Nerdly Affairs
About This Show
The Department of Nerdly Affairs is a bi-weekly talk podcast dedicated to exploring different aspects of nerdly arts and culture. Together bringing over 80 years of experience to the table, the hosts, Rob and Don, try to take a seasoned, knowledgeable, and real-world approach to looking at the creation of nerd culture and the forces shaping it. The podcast covers topics ranging from from film and comics to writing and history, and pretty much everything in between. If it's a hobby shared by few or by many, you can expect to hear it talked about by the Department of Nerdly Affairs. New episodes every second Friday!
Come chat with us at obeythedna.com!
Most Recent Episode
DNA Podcast 48 – History of Manga (Part 2)
In this episode, Rob and Don finish their discussion of the History of Japanese Comics. Starting in the 1980’s, they discuss the rise and fall of Shonen Jump, how Dragonball changed everything, and how modern manga have been influenced by animation. All this, and Bakuman, in this episode of the Department of Nerdly Affairs.
Ode to Joy performed by Oliver Eckelt
Gung Ho (movie)
Shameless School PTA
The Group of 24
Japanese Garage Kits
The Japanese Manga Studio System
Journey to the West (The Monkey King)
Fist of the North Star (Hokuto no Ken)
Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure
Sakigake no Juku
Mai the Psychic Girl
Magical Girl Genre
Shonen Jump Sales Chart
Hikaru no Go
My Hero Academia
Robot x Lazerbeam
One Punch Man