RadioNerd Ep 14 - The Author is Dead?
Mar 29, 2022 • 00:58:58
We talk today about Death of the Author, what that means and what pop culture thinks it means. Additionally, we broach subjects like censorship, boycotting, Harry Potter and Orson Scott Card. There’s a lot here so buckle in.
RadioNerd Ep. 13 - Fanfiction Interview with Becca
Mar 15, 2022 • 01:01:06
Today we’re doing a RadioNerd first, we have a guest. We’re talking with Becca about Fan-made content including cosplay and fanfiction while discussing cartoons, representation and issues in the fanfic community. Note: There was an error with my audio, and using a new style of recording for this interview, I…
RadioNerd - Ep. 12
Mar 9, 2022 • 00:59:28
Today we are talking about depictions of mental health in pop culture, and within nerd media. We discuss the good and the bad, as well as the consequences of both, finishing off with some ideas of how to be better as a creator.
RadioNerd Ep. 11 - Down the Rabbit Hole
Feb 15, 2022 • 00:56:38
Today we’re discussing Pipelines, specifically Alt-Right pipelines, what they are, how to spot them, and perhaps how to prevent them from infiltrating your nerdy communities.
RadioNerd Ep. 10 - Hey, That's Like Me
Feb 1, 2022 • 00:56:34
Today we’re taking a look back at the topic of the first episode and discussing some more about Queer Representation and Visibility, addressing diverse topics and media within.
RadioNerd Ep. 9 - Holiday Watch List Part 2
Jan 25, 2022 • 00:58:36
Today we’ll be going back over the things I checked out during the Winter Holidays. I’ll discuss the good, the bad and the meh parts in plenty of detail.
RadioNerd Ep. 8 - The Holiday Watchlist Part 1
Dec 7, 2021 • 00:57:24
For the last episode before the holiday break, I discuss some of the media I plan on watching over the break and what expectations, hopes and biases I have towards many of them. I also discuss plans to talk about and review them all in the new year.
RadioNerd Ep. 7 - Capital 8 Eighties
Nov 30, 2021 • 00:58:09
A bit of a rambling episode this week, where I discuss the 80s, Remakes, Capitalism and how they fit together and influence nerd culture to this day. Asking some interesting questions this time, and really asking about how we should be critical of the things we love.
RadioNerd Ep. 6 - The Planet of Hats
Nov 23, 2021 • 00:52:35
An examination of Science Fiction and Fantasy depictions of culture, race and sexuality, using Dungeons and Dragons, Star Trek and other media examples.
RadioNerd Ep. 5 - Dungeons, Dragons and Diversity
Nov 16, 2021 • 00:55:33
A conversation about inclusion in Tabletop Roleplaying Games, focusing on streaming, creators and the world’s oldest RPG, D&D.
Exploring the progressive and not-so progressive sides of Nerd Culture with a focus on learning and talking about the ways we can be better within a sub-culture that is slowly becoming more part of dominant pop culture.