The Functional Nerds Podcast

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Functional Nerds is the weekly podcast from author/blogger Patrick Hester and Musician/Blogger John Anealio focusing on science fiction and fantasy media: television, film, comics, and new media such as fan films, audio dramas, online animated comics and more, technology, gadgets and all things Apple as well as music and the occasional video game.

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It’s 393 people! And this week, Patrick and John welcome Becky Chambers – part of the team of writers who wrote The Vela, a brand new season of fiction from Serial Box! The writing team includes Becky, Yoon Ha Lee, Rivers Solomon, and S.L. Huang. About Becky Chambers: Becky Chambers is the author of the science fiction novels The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, A Closed and Common Orbit, and R…
It’s the 392nd episode of the Functional Nerds podcast and both Patrick and John are hiding from the polar vortex, safe and sound indoors and recording a Just Us episode for you. What do they talk about? A better question might be – what DON’T they talk about?! Topics this week include but are not limited to: The polar vortex, quitting shows you don’t like, how smart TV’s are being subsidized whi…
In the 391st episode of the Functional Nerds podcast, Patrick and John welcome back former contributor, anime enthusiast and author – Django Wexler! Django has a new book out – Ship of Smoke and Steel – the launch of Django Wexler’s cinematic, action-packed epic fantasy Wells of Sorcery trilogy. About Django Wexler: Django Wexler graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsbur…

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Dec 30th, 2014
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Feb 19th, 2019
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