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  1. Lightning Dogs: The Official Paw’dcast – Out Now!

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    The time has finally come! Once again, The Lightning Dogs are unleashed! Back in 2013 we accidentally brainstormed a hybrid of all our favorite 80s and 90s cartoons and sci-fi during an episode of Nerdy Show. The result was a would-be animated series about anthropomorphic dogs from another world, trapped on a post-apocalyptic Earth. Armed with special powers and tearing through the Wasteland in their battle-ready vehicles, they combat the evil Glampire’s minions and keep his vampiric reach from extending to the stars.

    Sounds pretty cool, right? Well, we weren’t the only ones who thought so. As soon as this episode came out, fans demanded more, and we found ourselves in the unique position of having captured the spark of an amazing idea at its birth, and the opportunity to document the entire journey. Journey to what? Why an actual animated series, of course.

    Over the years we’ve recorded all of our sessions of character creation, world building, and general brainstorming of the LightningDogs universe, releasing some of them as episodes of Nerdy Show – but now we’ve launched Lightning Dogs: The Official Paw’dcast! We’ve re-released our original episodes in a new documentary format and in this on-going series we’re continuing to chronicle Lightning Dogs‘ creation every other Monday.

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  2. VIDEO: Cap Joins One Shot Podcast For Betrayal at House on the Hill

    While visiting Chicago, Cap met up with the crew of One Shot for a tense and terrifying session of the beloved board game: Betrayal at House on the Hill!

    If One Shot is new to you, get ready to familiarize yourselves! They’re a podcast group specializing in one-off playthroughs of tabletop RPGs, and a long-running Star Wars campaign, in addition to other fine programs. In this session your crew of spooky house spelunkers are One Shot‘s James D’Amato and Mel Fox, along with Aram Vartian, creator of Godsfall an RPG podcast set in a custom world of swords and superheroes, and of course Nerdy Show‘s intrepid lead host, Cap. (more…)

  3. New Podcast Series: The Orphans – A Cinematic Sci-Fi Audio Drama

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    The Nerdy Show Network is proud to introduce a brand new series to our podcast roster: The Orphans.

    It’s a cinematic audio drama chronicling the castaways of downed starship, The Venture. They’re stranded on a hostile planet, struggling to remember who they are and how they arrived. Mysterious creatures hunt them, and in this seemingly unpopulated world, a tower looms. The team, including an A.I., must not only fight for their lives, but learn to survive each other.

    The entire first season is available now! Seven episodes, perfect for binge listening. (more…)

  4. Remembering Drew: Make Him the First LGBT Star Wars Movie Character

    As an Orlando-based outlet, the massacre at Pulse deeply affected all of us here at Nerdy Show. Now one of our own is staging a campaign of remembrance that’s heartfelt and nerdy in the biggest way possible.

    You may know Drew Leinonen either as a Star Wars-obsessed guest voice on Flame On! our all-gay, all-geek podcast, or, heartbreakingly, the Pulse victim who was buried alongside his husband-to-be Juan Guerrero. If you want to learn more about him, he was recently memorialized on an episode of Flame On! in a very raw, personal recording just a day after the tragedy. Now, Drew’s best friend, and former Flame On! co-host Joshua Yehl aka The Question, has started a campaign to immortalize Drew as the first on-screen LGBT Star Wars movie character.

    As Joshua says, “I know it’s a long shot, but hey – never tell me the odds.”

    Here’s the first steps to ushering Drew’s memory into the Star Wars holocron for all time:
    Sign the Change.org petition, share it everywhere you can, and fill the net with #PutDrewInStarWars

     

    Want to learn more? Watch Joshua’s video above or read his open letter to the heads of Lucasfilm and Disney below. (more…)

  5. No Fangs T-Shirts Are Back!

    no fangsTired of the “cool kids” trying to convince you or your friends that being a werewolf, vampire, or lagoon goon is “totally rad”? There’s only one answer to those creeps: just say, “NO FANGS!”

    No Fangs is America’s #1 social outreach organization for inhuman awareness and transformation prevention. Sure, Twilight might make it seem sexy to be a creature of the night, but the consequences are beyond dire. There’s no zipper on those Halloween costumes.

    The No Fangs Initiative is made up of community leaders, cryptid survivors, and celebrities speaking out against the nefarious intentions of these paranormal predators. The Wolf Dads are out there, guys. We love comedy here at Nerdy Show, but this is no laughing matter. Will you join No Fangs and Nerdy Show not just in October, but all year round, to spread awareness and give kids the courage to just say… “NO FANGS”? Pick up an awesome No Fangs t-shirt today and support the cause! (more…)

  6. Nerdy Show 244 :: Pardon Our Mess or… Doug is Sad He’s Not DiCaprio

    ep244Spiraling from the year-end chaos the holidays bring comes… Nerdy Show!

    If this is your first episode, let us stop you right here folks. Perhaps we can direct you to our Greatest Hits page where you’ll find our finest adventures. THIS episode goes deep. In some cases, Inception deep. Before we return to your regularly scheduled Nerdy Show, we wanted to do an impromptu community update explaining where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re headed.

    Join Cap and Doug for an unedited community update ramble through the craziness that comes from the year’s end, the various Nerdy Show productions in development, and on a completely unrelated note: a dream Cap had starring Tim and Eric, John C. Reilly, Leonardo DiCaprio, and a cast of performers in flesh-colored banana suits. We’ve also got some tips for what YOU can do to help Nerdy Show get a leg up in this competitive, crazy podcast world. In the months to come we’ll keep you posted on what we’re cooking up and how you can help – and on the flip side let us know how we can better serve your infotainment needs! (more…)

  7. FAN ART: Game of Thrones Style House Sigils for Nerdy Show

    Simon Newell GoTLongtime contributor to Nerdy Show Network fan art, Simon “HeavyDevil” Newell, recently unleashed an amazing collection of themed fan art for Dungeons & Doritos, Lightning Dogs, Friday Night Fanfiction, Ghostbusters: Resurrection, and Pokéballs of Steelix.

    These 10 pieces are in the style of Game of Thrones houses, featuring original sigils and house mottos, and are all created and designed by Newell.

    Check them out, below! (more…)

  8. NEW PODCAST SERIES & MORE! Introducing the Dramatic Series, Liberty: Critical Research, and Nerdy Show Theatre

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    We’re pleased to announce the debut of a new series on The Nerdy Show Network: Liberty: Critical Research. This sci-fi audio drama marks the debut of the first scripted series on Nerdy Show and will join our fan-favorite RPG series and other narrative adventures in our new feed Nerdy Show Theatre!

    Liberty: Critical Research comes from the minds of Kaitlin Statz and Travis Vengroff and is set within the universe of upcoming sci-fi comic book series, Liberty. It features cinematic storytelling with a full voice cast that includes the creative duo Careless Juja and many others. Join civilian scientist Dr. Kovski on a dangerous expedition into a deadly expanse known as the Fringe. (more…)

  9. Take the Nerdy Show Network Survey!

    SurveyWe need your feedback!

    Whether you listen to all of our podcasts, some of our podcasts, Nerdy.FM, read our articles, watch our videos, or have any kind of opinion on something we do – we want to make sure that your Nerdy Show Network experience is the absolute best.  That’s why we’ve made a survey so you can let us know what you like the most, what you like the least, how you connect with our content, and if we’re lucky, how to evolve Nerdy Show into the Charizard of nerd entertainment networks, forever and ever. (more…)

  10. VOTE NERDY SHOW! Help Us Get a 100k Grant

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    Help us Nerdy Show fandom, you’re our only hope.

    Okay, so maybe we’re not in a life-or-death struggle with a galactic empire, but as a grassroots, listener-supported nerd network… we need all the help we can get. And all we need is the click of a button.

    Mission Mainstreet and Chase bank are awarding $100,000 grants to small businesses. We’ve submitted our application, but to qualify we need votes – at least 250.

    UPDATE: Thanks to our amazing fans we’ve surpassed the 250 vote mark! We’ll hear the results in September.

    UPDATE 9/17/15: It’s official, we didn’t get the grant. Congratulations to all the recipients. If you know anyone interested in investing in a nerdy podcast network, you know who to call. (Hint: Nerdy Show)

    VOTE FOR NERDY SHOW!

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