Currently Nerdy

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In our first podcast of 2021 we catch up on all that has happened in the past few weeks. We talk about the failed insurrection, subsequent political quagmire, and the reality that our problems as a nation aren’t going away anytime soon. We disc
We dive into the viral news of possible alien contact. We discuss how in recent years there has been an increased revelation around aliens and UFO’s starting with the the Defense Department revealing video and audio of pilots witnessing UFO’s.
Game of Thrones only ended a year ago and yet we’ve collectively agreed to forget about. Today we discuss how the show went from a global cultural phenomenon to disappearing in a short period of time. We compare it with other highly popular ser
We start this podcast off talking about the WWE situation with Zelina Vega. We discuss how WWE was at the forefront of the current labor situation by designating wrestlers as contractors rather than employees and the relation this has to Uber,
It’s time for our post-election coverage. We discuss the historic 2020 presidential election in all its messy glory. We talk about the campaign leading up to election day, we analyze the polling, and examine the outcome. We discuss Trump’s unwi
We take on the popularity of Khabib among immigrant and Muslim communities and discuss his connection to dictators. We analyze the need for strongmen-type heroes and what it reveals about masculinity and feeling powerless. We breakdown Borat an
As we survive a pandemic we discuss the future of a vaccine. We talk about flu shots and what we would do is vaccines were made available. We then discuss the casting of Kamala Khan in the upcoming Disney+ live action Ms. Marvel. We talk about
We take a trip down memory lane as we discuss the golden age of youtube and where youtubers are today. We examine the rise of youtuber celebrities and whether the platform still has cultural power or not. We then dive into the wild slugfest tha
We start this episode talking about getting our driver’s license when we were younger. Diz managed to escape the whole experience while Ali talks about all the weird driving instructors he had from the dude who wouldn’t stop talking about his f
The world is burning down, or at least California is. In this episode we discuss climate change and the impact on California. After sharing his personal good news, we dive into the record temperatures in California and the state-wide fires. We
Today we pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman. After the sudden and tragic passing of the actor who gave us so many iconic performances we spend this episode recounting his legacy, the way he impacted us individually, and the body of work he leaves
Today we explore the militarized culture of the United States. We discuss the way in which the military and militarization is glorified. We explore how Americans see the military in cult-like fashion and the way in which this impacts society pa
In our new episode, we cover the latest controversy with Netflix and the French film, Cuties. We discuss how Netflix’s advertising creating a false impression and the consequence of story or advertisement by algorithm. We dig deeper into the ob
We’re joined by guest Hena as we discuss Donald Trump’s attempt at banning TikTok. We dive into the ridiculous scaremongering around the app and discuss the way national security scaremongering ignores the real threat of privacy and big tech. R
We are joined by Dr. Nura Sediqe of Princeton University and New American Fellows to discuss her new report on representation in the state legislatures. We discuss her findings and the alarming lack of representation from minority communities.
*Content Warning for discussion of sex trafficking* In this episode we are joined by Samovar Network Podcast host and friend Weiss H as we take a closer look at conspiracy theories. We talk about why people believe in conspiracy theories and th
*Content Warning for discussion of sex trafficking* In this episode we are joined by Samovar Network Podcast host and friend Weiss H as we take a closer look at conspiracy theories. We talk about why people believe in conspiracy theories and th
We are joined by the legendary Omar as we dive into the world of celebrity politics. We discuss how the specter of Omar has taken on a life of its on in our podcast lore and his secret side business as an exotic birds dealer. We take on the new
We are joined by special guest Hena as we dive into the world of politics and nerddom. We discuss the recent decision to change the name of the Red Skins football team. We talk about how it took corporate pressure before the decision was made.
In this episode we talk about the fall out from the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests. We discuss the information failure around covid-19 and the dangers of conspiracy theories in a global health crisis. This leads us to talk about c
In this episode we talk about the murder of George Floyd and the nation-wide uprising against racism and police brutality. We discuss the events surrounding the video-taped murder of George Floyd and the long history of police violence caught o
We start this episode by talking about the resurgence of interest in the greatest show of all time Avatar: The Last Airbender. We then discuss Diz’s dangerous foray into TikTok and his employment chances. This leads us to talking about the rece
We dive deep into our need for overstimulation . We discuss the way in which quarantine has uncovered the nature of our entertainment. We chat about how social media and streaming work hand-in-hand to provide constant stimulation and the time-p
Whoever said billionaires were smart clearly never met one. We discuss the latest stupidity from Elon Musk as he continues to flirt with covid-19 trutherism. We talk about how he tries to brand himself as an internet edgelord, but really is a p
Diz has taken up reselling. With chat about his adventures in trying to hustle during the pandemic with forays into fast food guilty pleasures. We discuss the mysteries of Mountain Dew Baja Blast before diving into internet culture’s use of “Ok
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