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Here at The Nerdy Show Network we specialize in podcasts for all nerds across the multiverse. Whatever it is you nerd out about – comics, video games, sci-tech, roleplaying, movies, and beyond – we’ve got something for you!

Our programming features talk, music, and radio drama style shows guaranteed to inject a healthy dose nerd humor and infotainment into your daily grind.

You can subscribe to the entire network or individual shows via iTunes, Soundcloud, audioBoom, and our RSS feed, as well as stream via Google Play.

Get listening to the best nerdy podcasts on the Internet! Browse the list below or CHOOSE A CATEGORY FROM THIS INDEX:




NS button lrgNERDY SHOW :: The Nerdy Show Network’s titular flagship podcast – the one that started it all!

It’s a weekly celebration of the multifaceted d20 that is the modern nerd featuring hilarious, topical discussions and interviews with geek celebrities such as “Weird Al” Yankovic, Dan Aykroyd, The Protomen, Greg Weisman – to name but a few.

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Main Nerdy Show Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


state of the empire 1STATE OF THE EMPIRE :: A Star Wars speculation podcast, where we “Look For News in Alderaan Places!”

The Network‘s biggest Star Wars nerds join forces and head to a galaxy far, far away and straight down the garbage chute. We’ll do anything to get a scoop, even make it up! Join us for the latest from the Star Wars franchise – as well as Willow Watch!

Main State of the Empire Page :: Subscribe via iTunesSoundcloud  | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


Flame On!FLAME ON! :: The all-gay, all-geek podcast!

Thrill as the boys dish on all of geekdom and gaydom – comics, movies, video games, and queer culture – it’s all here! Flame On serves up topical pop culture chat, nerd celeb interviews, and the geeky drag diva bio series: Drag is the New Spandex. New episodes debut every other Friday.

Main Flame On! Page :: Subscribe via iTunesSoundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


FNF 1400FRIDAY NIGHT FANFICTION :: The drunken fanfiction podcast you’ve been waiting for! Friday Night Fanfiction turns terrible fanfiction readings turned into a drinking game!

They tackle nightmares your parents didn’t even think to warn you away from: horribly-written and thoroughly NSFW fanfics from all corners of the nerd world. Laugh or lose composure… Take a swig of whatever is on hand! New episodes every Friday!

Main Friday Night Fanfic Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


lightning-dogs-album-artLIGHTNING DOGS :: Our quest to create the most awesome animated series that never was.

The Lightning Dogs are a pack of anthropomorphic dogs from another world, trapped on a post-apocalyptic Earth, fighting the minions of the evil Glampire. It’s an animated adventure series steeped in the glory of 80s and 90s cartoons… Or at least it could be. Ride along for the world-building and character creation, while the Nerdy Show crew tries to break into the animation industry in Lightning Dogs: The Official Paw’dcast.

Main Lightning Dogs Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


wicked anime 1400WICKED ANIME :: Awesome animated commentary every other week!

Wicked Anime brings you news and reviews of the latest in anime, manga, and Japanese culture. These ultra-otaku are all-inclusive – whether you’re a avid animation fan or you hardly touch the stuff, there’s something here for you. Hilarious reoccurring segments and cultural awareness gone horribly wrong!

Main Wicked Anime Page :: Subscribe via iTunesSoundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS



piecast redux 300EPIC PIECAST :: Party with NYC nerds Schaffer the Darklord and Nelson Lugo!

One of them is a super-talented artist, beloved by thousands of fans, and the other is a magician. EPIC PIEcast is a monthly show where every corner of pop culture is discussed, debated and deconstructed with all the witty banter that these snarksters can muster.

Main EPIC PIEcast Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS



Book ClubNERDY SHOW BOOK CLUB :: The Nerdy Show crew hits the books!

Nerdy Show Book Club features community read-alongs of geeky novels from the best and worst of the sci-fi, fantasy, and adventure genres. We interview celebrated nerd authors, review our latest reads, and do hilarious dramatic readings!

Main Nerdy Show Book Club Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


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BAD STORYTELLERS :: A podcast about writing and things that are written.

Follow four friends on the road to becoming professional writers, as they embark on the perilous and often hilarious adventures of reading each others’ work for jollies and cynical critique (posted so you can read along too). All the media they consume is subject to dissemination – both the good and the bad – and every episode they workshop a movie idea and record a full trailer for it. New episodes every other Tuesday.

Main Bad Storytellers Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | audioBoom | Soundcloud | Google Play | StitcherRSS


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DERPY SHOW :: Unscripted, unrefined, and completely uncouth! Derpy Show is the definitive comedic nerdy podcast about nothing.

The Derpy Show crew provide twisted viewpoints on every topic presented, make asses of themselves, perform derpy music, and say offensive things on a monthly basis. What’s not to love?

Main Derpy Show Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


robo itunesATOMIC ROBO: NUTS & BOLTS :: Issue-by-issue creator commentary of the comic series!

In Nuts and Bolts, go under the hood of  Atomic Robo, the multi-Eisner-nominated comic series about a sentient robot created by Nikola Tesla. Join co-creators Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener as they expound on comic creation, historical context, art, and much more!

Main Nuts & Bolts Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS



NS theatreNERDY SHOW THEATRE :: All Nerdy Show‘s dramatic programming in one place!

The Nerdy Show Network is home to the funniest, most cinematic audio dramas in the multiverse! From our long-running roleplaying series like Dungeons & Doritos and Ghostbusters: Resurrection, to scripted series like Liberty: Critical Research, plus specials and other geeky narratives from around the Network – Nerdy Show Theatre‘s got it all.

Main Nerdy Show Theatre Page :: via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS



COCFINAL 1400THE CALL OF CTHULHU MYSTERY PROGRAM :: Unknowable horror and black comedy!

The Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program is tabletop roleplaying turned into a 1930s radio serial. What dark deeds unfold on the streets of Arkham?  And which unwitting souls – innocent or impure – will succumb to the maddening call… OF CTHULHU!

Main Call of Cthulhu Mystery Program Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | RSS



Basic dnd imageDUNGEONS & DORITOS :: If ye be seeking hilarious and perilous improvised adventures – look no further!

Dungeons & Doritos is live tabletop roleplaying turned into an episodic radio drama with cinematic sound effects and an original score. It’s also the most popular show on the Network. Join our adventurers on mayhem-filled, morally-questionable quests for wealth, honor, and crunchy corn chips.

Main Dungeons & Doritos Page :: Subscribe via iTunes Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


orphans-album-artTHE ORPHANS :: A sci-fi survival audio drama

A tale of survival on an unknown world. The Orphans is a cinematic audio drama chronicling the castaways of downed starship, The Venture – Stranded on a hostile planet, struggling to remember how they arrived and who they are. Mysterious creatures hunt them, and in this seemingly unpopulated world, a tower looms. The survivors must learn to live with one another and work together as they fight for their lives in this alien wilderness.

Main Orphans Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


GBR_1400GHOSTBUSTERS: RESURRECTION :: Grab your proton packs and PKE meters!

Ghostbusters: Resurrection is a cinematic roleplaying podcast set in the present day with the same lore, weirdness, and comedy of the films, games, and comics. Join the Central Florida Ghostbusters as they tackle the Sunshine State’s paranormal predicaments for fun and profit.

Main Ghostbusters: Resurrection Page :: Subscribe via iTunesSoundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS



Pokeballs of steelixPOKÉBALLS OF STEELIX :: A Pokémon tabletop roleplaying podcast!

Join our crew of mismatched, inexperienced Poké-trainers as we quest through the Kanto region and beyond – 37 years after the original Pokémon series! Together these kids (and one grown-ass man) quest to be the very best and prove that they have… Pokéballs of Steelix!

Main Pokéballs of Steelix Page :: Subscribe via iTunesSoundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


Matte Painting © 2015, Dylan PierpontLIBERTY :: Sci-fi and horror audio dramas

Welcome to the world of Liberty: for hundreds of years the colony of Atrius has been cut off from humanity and endured generations of civil war. What remains is a gleaming city and beyond its walls, a lawless expanse known as the Fringe. The stories set in this world span multiple miniseries, such as the anthropological adventures in Critical Research or the horror anthology, Tales From the Tower.

Main Liberty Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google PlayStitcher | RSS


RPG from scratch v2RPG FROM SCRATCH :: Ever wanted to create your own tabletop RPG built from everything you love about gaming?

The Bad Storytellers embark on a quest to build a roleplaying game that meets all of their needs with the end goal of sharing it with the world. Listen in on the trials and errors of tabletop game design, explore the art of mechanics and storytelling, and adventure with them through epic playtesting.

Main RPG From Scratch Page :: Subscribe via Soundcloud | RSS  Coming Soon:  iTunes | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher


RPG 1-ShotsThere’s even more dramatic tabletop RPGs waiting for you!

Here you’ll find our growing list of roleplaying specials and limited-series from across the Network where we dip into different genres and different RPG systems including Paranoia XP, Big Eyes, Small Mouth, and more!

Main RPG 1-Shot Page




NERDYFM :: A radio-style playlist of the greatest nerdy tunes.

NerdyFM is the home of geek music from across the globe. Join host Marc With A C for a jam session of the best of geek rock, nerdcore, comedy, VGM, and every niche sub-genre in-between. This monthly show features tracks from legendary artists alongside up-and-comers – classic songs, new releases, rarities, and exclusives.

Main NerdyFM Page :: Subscribe via Soundcloud |  audioBoom  | RSS   –  Coming Soon: iTunes | Google Play |  Stitcher


BRnL1400BITS, RHYMES, & LIFE :: Enter the world of Mega Ran and K-Murdock, the foremost hip-hop gamers around.

In Bits, Rhymes, & Life Ran and K-Murdock share their nerdy life journeys, in lavishly-soundscaped storytelling experience. Sit back, tune in, turn up, and prepare to blast off!  New episodes the first Wednesday of every month.

Main Bit, Rhymes, & Life Page :: Subscribe via iTunes | Soundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


Nerd GrooveTHE NERD GROOVE :: Your monthly fix for nerd music is here!

Hosted by Dr. Vern of Sci-Fried and Nerdy.FM, The Nerd Groove showcases the best in nerdy music: Nerdcore, Chiptunes, VGM, Comedy and Parody, Filk, Geek Rock, and more! Dr. Vern explores every corner of the nerd music world from the past, present, and future! New episodes the last Tuesday of every month!

 Main Nerd Groove Page :: Subscribe via iTunesSoundcloud | audioBoom | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS


real congregation 1400THE REAL CONGREGATION :: A journey into nerdy indie musician, Marc With a C’s music collection.

Over its five-year run from 2009-2014, The Real Congregation dug deep into record bins for the best songs that you’ve never heard before, haven’t heard in quite some time, and in some cases – you’ll never want to hear again. Every episode offers insightful discussion, as well as the occasional themed shows and special guests.

Main Real Congregation Page :: Archive :: Subscribe via RSS




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