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Think Fractured Fairy Tales meets Big Bang Theory and the History Detectives! Dorktales Storytime, hosted by Jonathan Cormur, is a podcast featuring slightly wacky and very geeky retellings of classic fairy tales with important life lessons and untold stories about the hidden heroes of history—yesterday’s geeks, nerds and dorks who are today’s must-know visionaries, great minds, dream makers, achievers, and inventors who made history in ways you’d never imagine!
 
Are you a nerd? Geek? Super-fan? Maybe you like all that stuff but you aren’t in touch with it all? Well what ever your vice is if it’s geeky or nerdy then this is the show for you. Join the podcast host Raven M. Theory, FyreWulf and Kejax as they talk about comic books, video games, movies, tv shows, Japanese anime and more. They may be a little out of touch but they celebrate the nerd life. The Out of Touch Nerds Podcast.
 
GonnaGeek.com Show is a weekly geek news video show (and weekly geek news podcast). Each week we get together to chat about the latest in the world of geek covering a variety of genres including tech news, gaming news, scifi news, science news and space news. Each episode also features a segment that talks about something else geeky such as tech reviews, geek television or even space information. Hosted by Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. We broadcast live on Mondays at 5 ...
 
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On an otherwise normal day, a portal opens in a mysterious tree hidden in the very corners of a California redwood forest. Jonathan walks through the trunk and tumbles into the mystical, magical land of Once Upon a Time. Mr. Reginald T. Hedgehog, who’s out on his daily walk around his hovel, encounters this lost human. The two discover their kinshi…
 
Annoyed and anxious and angry, oh my! Looks like our friends from the Folktale Forest are on an emotional roller coaster, especially the Big Bad Wolf. He's so upset, he just wants to howl at the moon! Luckily, they encounter a caring capybara who patiently helps them sort through their big feelings and calm themselves down. Join Jonathan, Redge, an…
 
An epic quest to uncover an early video game pioneer! As a teen, Jerry Lawson was a self-taught electronics wiz—building ham radios, making walkie-talkies from scratch, and repairing his neighbor’s TVs. His love of new technologies brought him to California where he became one of the only Black engineers in Silicon Valley. While there, he changed t…
 
Two traveling dudes mindlessly meander down a path when they awaken ferocious O, a ginormous growling bear, from his peaceful slumber! Will these best bro buddies help each other to safety when the bear barrels towards them in full bluster? Or will one have to learn a righteous lesson about who he can truly count on when things get tough? PARENTS, …
 
A story of diving, discovery, and the Shark Lady! Fascinated by marine life as a child, Eugenie Clark grew to become a leading ichthyologist who changed the way scientists study ocean life. Throughout her career, she conducted 72 submersible dives, led more than 200 field expeditions, and pioneered the practice of underwater research through scuba …
 
Harumph! Why is a new neighbor making Mr. Redge’s quills stand on end? Maybe his outlook will change after hearing the story of the pompous peacock who struts his fine feathers while prejudging the friendly crane. Will he connect with the crane’s advice to stay open minded, or will he stand firm with his first fowl impression? PARENTS, TEACHERS AND…
 
A seafaring tale of daring do in a long dress and petticoats! At the young age of 15, Ida Lewis helped her father with his lighthouse keeper’s duties on Lime Rock. She grew to become the small island’s sole keeper responsible for protecting and guiding ships to safe harbor. Throughout her life, Ida fearlessly rowed her small skiff out in rough stor…
 
“Question everything!” That’s Rapunzel’s motto. The princess from Mythdom breaks all fairy tale stereotypes when she tells the story that her time in the tower was for scientific innovation and experimentation. Her patented, three-step, hair strengthening system could win her a STEM scholarship! Can she shimmy down the tower’s trellis and make her …
 
A tale of storytelling magic and handmade puppets from the Bronx to the Lower East Side! Pura Belpré was the very first Puerto Rican librarian hired by the New York Public Library. She was an advocate for Spanish-speaking communities and was responsible for introducing bilingual story hours, authoring children’s stories in Spanish, and releasing th…
 
It’s the Folktale Forest’s annual Diamond Pitch Pennant! Mr. Redge is upset that his team, the Woodland Wonders, lost their first game. He’s sure that he alone is the reason his team is known as the understory underdogs. It takes the tale of one parched yet patient hedgehog with a brilliant idea to prove to him that his one, two, three strikes you’…
 
In honor of Black History Month, we share an encore of our most popular Hidden Hero of History episode about George Washington Carver: It’s a story of perseverance and the power of plants! Despite the barriers thrust upon him, George Washington Carver overcame society’s challenges to ultimately become one of the nation’s leading botanists and agric…
 
After worrying that the forest creatures don't respect him, Mr. Wolf exits his cave at sunset and is surprised by his new fearsome and formidable shadow. Feeling large and in charge for the first time, he struts about declaring he’s now the forest’s fiercest foe! It takes the setting sun and one small sparrow to break his illusion, and help him rea…
 
Two stories of trailblazing triumphs! Helen Liu Fong and Norma Merrick Sklarek broke new ground in building design to become two of the most innovative architects of the 20th Century. Talent and a never-give-up attitude were their blueprints for overcoming gender and racial discrimination in their professions, and served as the building blocks for …
 
Listener Favorites’ Encore! Is the fancy fabric for the emperor’s new clothes really invisible to those who are not worthy? Or is this a case of double-dealing dupery by two wily weavers? As the emperor struts his stylish self through the streets of his kingdom, it will take one forthright boy to blurt out the naked truth. PARENTS, TEACHERS AND HOM…
 
Hey fellow story lovers! This is Jonathan Cormur tumbling into your pod feed to let you know that Season 3 of the Dorktales Storytime Podcast will begin on January 13th. And just like our friends at Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, we’ll be unlocking new fairytales, fables and untold hero stories that will surprise you! Prepare for unexpected speci…
 
Life in the Folktale Forest is merry and bright! Jonathan made a glorious holiday feast—including his pop-in-the-oven crescent rolls and his Aunt Mary Ann’s famous sugar cookie recipe—so he and Mr. Redge can grab a plate, gather by the crackling fire, and settle in to hear some Christmas cheer. Join the holiday happiness as they listen to “A Cratch…
 
Pull up a log, gather ‘round the campfire with your cocoa and get ready for the Jolly Holly Day Spectacular! Jolly Holly has been passed down through generations of Folktale Forest hedgehogs—a day for sharing the year’s joyful moments, and the experiences that make hearts sing. Mr. Redge hosts this reason-for-the-season celebration filled with happ…
 
Who’s on board to help Little Redge Hen sow some seeds, harvest the wheat, and grind it in to flour? “NOT I,” say the unbelievably unconcerned cow, the overly obstinate ostrich, and the sourly stubborn sheep, who are focused on their own selfish ways. Will the barnyard besties finally step up, or will Hen’s freshly baked bread fill them with the sm…
 
A story of an extraordinary mission of mail and morale! Overcoming the prejudice of her time, Lieutenant Colonel Charity Adams became the first Black woman to command her own battalion in World War II. Known as the “Six Triple Eight,” she and 855 Black female soldiers were assigned to take up a lost cause - sending 17 million warehoused letters and…
 
Hello boils, ghouls, and non-corporeal entities! Our SCARE-rator is here to tell you a spooky tale that will send shivers up your quivers and make your teeth chatter with delight! It’s party time at Katrina’s house and Ichabod Crane is having the time of his life. Jealous of his fun, Brom Bones gathers the guests to tell the chilling tale of the He…
 
¡La historia del ruiseñor mexicano! Beloved for her remarkable Bel Canto singing style, Ángela Peralta became known the world over as “The Mexican Nightingale.” She made her debut at the young age of 15, rising in demand to appear at leading opera houses throughout Mexico, Italy, France, Spain, Russia, Egypt and the United States. Beyond singing, M…
 
As a reminder, this is our final episode until early 2022 - stay tuned for more information, and follow us on Twitter @gonnageek. This week's news stories include a Babylon 5 reboot, Shatner possibly going to space, EU pushing to make a standard port, more The Witcher news, NASA makes a change, and Ford continues the EV push. This Week's Hosts: Ste…
 
The lonely Prince is fed up with the Queen and her court! Their snobby standards are keeping him from finding someone who cares about connection over social status. Enter Wilhemina, the rain-soaked and mud-covered girl who makes a mess of a first impression, but ultimately proves that true friendship is more than a popularity contest. PARENTS, TEAC…
 
This week's news stories include a successful Inspiration4 space tourism trip, Google working on a second foldable, and there are new Kindles in the works. Plus we have an announcement. This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, September 20, 2021, streamed at www.Geeks.Live. Full sh…
 
This week's news stories include a new Android push feature, Android 12 possibly being released October 4th, a red warning light causes issues for Branson's space flight, Steve4 Wozniak is doing space things, GTA5 is irritating fans and James Webb is delayed (yet again). This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew and Chris Ferrell. This episode was recorde…
 
A tale that leads to an extinct volcano’s summit! Evelyn Cheesman’s deep love of the natural world led her to becoming the first woman curator at the London Zoo and leading entomologist for the Natural History Museum. From 1923 to 1953, she traveled to remote locations on solo-expeditions (unheard of for a woman at the time) where she observed, col…
 
We kick of this week's show with a couple stories from our week including Chris seeing guest of the show Sunkast on AEW, and Stephen uses his smart home to scare away wildlife. This week's news points include some Pixel 3 users seeing bricking of their phones, Nintendo Game Boy looking to make a return, Apple Watch is likely to be also impacted by …
 
This week’s news points include an update on supported hardware under Windows 11 (and why it might be a problem for older systems), Blue Origin filing legal challenges against NASA, Pixel 6 won’t have a charger in the box and the James Webb might get a name change. This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell […]…
 
Rushing out to attend the annual Honey Harvest Hullabaloo, the three bears absentmindedly leave their home in haste and end up with an uninvited guest! Goldiquills—a discourteous and disrespectful golden-quilled hedgehog—feels entitled to slurp, smartphone, and sleep her way through their things. Can she widen her eyes (and heart) to her bullying w…
 
This week's news points include Tesla (re) banning certain vehicles from their Supercharger network, Space Suit redesign delaying space projects, Matter being delayed, South Park renewed for more seasons, OFT-2 being delayed further and Twitter reverts changes. This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was…
 
A story of sportsmanship, record breaking feats and the Spirit of Aloha! Hawaii’s Duke Kahanamoku is the father of modern surfing, known for catching big waves and globally popularizing the sport. But the Big Kahuna's legendary status went beyond his surfing talents -- he won six Olympic medals for swimming, acted in 30 films, served 13 terms as Ho…
 
This week's news points include Starship being stacked for the first time, Gigabyte being the latest company to fall victim to ransomware, Substack is getting comics, Boeing CST-100 Starliner update, and Super Mario Bros sells for 2 Million Dollars. Finally, Stephen has a story about Ariana Grande. This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell …
 
This week’s news points include Xbox Stream Box Prototype being leaked, Nauka module causes a bunch of problems at the ISS, Niantec removes pandemic changes, YouTube testing a “Premium Lite” and there’s new Pixel 6 information. This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew and Chris Ferrell. This episode was recorded on Monday, August 2, 2021, streamed at […]…
 
Mr.Redge and Jonathan are off on their jam-packed-awesome-times-very-cool summer adventure, so they’ve asked their friends to fill in with their own unique kind of storytelling: It’s Lyndee and Leela, the mother-daughter duo at Newsy Pooloozi! They’re here to share their love of stories and wild, wacky news about science, technology, art, culture, …
 
This week's news points include Blue Origin taking first passengers to space, a change in getting your Astronaut wings, WB continues hybrid movie releases in 2022, Ring doorbell runs out encryption, new moon discovered, new Samsung flip and fold leak, and there's problems with Amazon's new world. This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell an…
 
This week's news points include a new Stream Deck announcement and a Steam Deck announcement, Windows 365 being announced, Lockheed Martin's Orion first flight, Honda being open to EV partnerships, Nintendo OLED and NASA revives Hubble This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, July …
 
Christmas cookie baking and storytelling in July?! It's always a good time for a merry tale about a worried shoemaker who awakens one morning to find his luck has finally changed! How did a perfectly pair of stitched shoes magically appear on his workbench? When he and his wife hide in the cupboard to find the answer, they catch a glimpse of the cl…
 
SP and Stephen hold down the fort while Chris is away, but we shake up things a bit as we have a lengthy conversation about the kick off to Space Tourism with the recent Virgin Galactic space flight. We’ll discuss our thoughts about watching the launch, the launch stream, whether we think they actually went […]…
 
Welcome to Brave Aviator Airlines, where stories take flight! Unbuckle your curiosity as we take off on an adventure through time to meet four pioneers of aviation: Bessie Coleman, Hazel Ying Lee, Maggie Gee and Mae Jemison. From flying circuses and Avenger Field to the space shuttle Endeavor, these women broke through racial and gender barriers to…
 
This week's news stories include: A very odd iPhone wifi bug, another update with Cyberpunk 2077 (it's now on another platform.. again), and SpaceX is likely to miss it's July Mars rocket test date. This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, June 21, 2021, streamed at www.Geeks.Live.…
 
When an acorn strikes a blow onto Henny Penny’s head, she mistakenly fears the worst - that the whole sky is falling! As she waddles off to warn the farmyard, her fine-feathered friends join in the cautioning crusade. Will Henny ultimately lead them afoul? Or will her heightened sense for true danger save her bird buddies from a fiendish fox? PAREN…
 
The topic agenda is thrown away when we have some good conversations surrounding the announcement of three new Venus missions, highlights from the Xbox/Bethesda event including some new Xbox exclusives, and it appears Windows 11 if officially coming. Other topics that we had planned to talk about (and would love you to come chat with us on our Disc…
 
News points includes Google Stadia coming to Chromecast with Google TV, Fossil won't update to the new Wear OS, Bezos make an announcement about going to space, and our guest Sunkast runs down a couple highlights from Apple's WWDC, including FaceTime coming to multiple platforms (but in what capacity?). This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Fer…
 
A story of artistic triumph and long-lasting legacies! Ruth Asawa is one of California's most beloved sculptors and was an influential advocate for arts education. She persisted through extreme prejudice and the injustice of Japanese internment camps to become a master at her craft. Today, her remarkable work lives on—from installations in famous m…
 
News points includes Canadarm being damaged by space debris, the Canadian Space Agency announcing a moon rover plan, Amazon officially bought MGM (and what does that mean for some of our favorite movies?), Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision might be a console exclusive to Xbox, and Google drive changes have arrived, and it means you’ll […]…
 
News points includes Microsoft turning the Surface Duo into a handheld Xbox, Google and Samsung are working on a new Wear OS, Blue Origin's auction hits 2.6 million, Google is making Android 12 highly customizable, Tesla spotted with Lidar and NASA delays New Frontiers. This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This ep…
 
Once rejected and cast aside, a group of farm and forest animals come together and dream of becoming a busking band of musicians. While on their journey to the town square, they encounter a loathsome lot of thieves celebrating their haul of stolen loot. The group conducts a clever a cappella plan that frightens off the ne'er do wells, turning the T…
 
News points include Microsoft Teams rolling out to personal use (and we try to understand why this is happening), SpaceX has a new flight schedule and WarnerMedia and Discovery are in talks for a merger. Plus, it looks like there is an uptick in music service increasing audio quality. This Week's Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate P…
 
News points include Amazon removing a bunch of companies because of review practices, Sony gives an idea of when they may be able to reach Playstation 5 demand, Blue Origin has an update about their space tourism, Google foils Roku's plan to remove the YouTube TV app, SN15 (sort of) successfully lands. Plus, SP shares a story about how he used Smar…
 
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