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NW NERD is a magazine podcast presenting geek journalism with original feature reporting and discussion covering pop culture, science and more for the Northwest and beyond.These are the stories that make us nerds and the issues behind them. The geek community is diverse with interests spanning pop culture to science, comicon to movies, fandom, anime, comic books, games and so much more. Hosted by Pop Culture / Pokémon aficionado Nick Jarin and Star Trek obsessed Sci-Fi Geek Journalist Dyer O ...
 
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NW NERD was invited to moderate a keynote science panel at Renton City Comic Con 2019. Five experts across varying fields were asked to weigh in on the exciting, and perhaps frightening, advancements in space travel, AI, education, bioengineering, and much more. What does the future hold? How will it affect us? Should we be anxious? Take a list ...…
 
This magazine episode starts off with a dive into ‘landlocked surf rock’ with a nerdy twist by Dyer. Then, he and Nick discuss some headline news including WeWork’s continued growth in Seattle despite the company’s IPO debacle and the startlingly high box office gross for DC’s Joker. Finally, they round out the show with recommendations. Nick s ...…
 
Felicia Day has many titles -- actor, entrepreneur, and author. Whatever the endeavor, creativity has played a significant role. Her recently-release book "Embrace Your Weird" takes a unique, engaging approach to anxiety and self-refection. Day talks about her own experience with anxiety, authenticity, and more, and how she finds strength in cr ...…
 
Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley are joined by author and business development expert Neil Cohen in Season 4's first spotlight episode. They discuss Cohen's new book, Business is Dead: Resurrecting Entrepreneurship Through the Fan-Focused Venture, which is full of stories from Walking Dead "fantrepreneurs", people who started businesses spun out of th ...…
 
This magazine episode starts off with Dyer’s feature story on the Jedi Alliance, an actual church of the Force (from Star Wars) in Spokane, Washington. The place is a monument to pop culture. It’s stuffed from wall to wall, basement to ceiling with games and memorabilia. Then, Nick and Dyer discuss some nerdy news including Anacortes’ foray int ...…
 
From superhero Phoenix Jones to Critical Role's Travis Willingham, a passion for KITT (yes that one car), some Northwest tech history, and a very, very embarrassing story from the Comic Dads. Also, a couple comments from Buffy the Vampire Slayer actor Nicholas Brendon about how his love of music suffered after an attack. These are the cuts from ...…
 
When this special podcast is released, Nick and Dyer will be in Portland, tending to the NW NERD booth at Rose City Comic Con. This Rose City Sampler is for all the fine folks we meet in Portland, to provide a sample of what NW NERD does and the stories we cover.These particular features all have an Oregon nexus. We profile the Nerd Out in Port ...…
 
NW NERD sits down with Seattle-based artist Blacky Shepherd to discuss a horror comic book project he took part in, with a video store theme. Dyer and Shepherd recall the days when going to the video store was nearly a spiritual experience. This is a peek at a much longer interview with Shepherd that will be published in upcoming season 4. Also ...…
 
If you've been listening to NW NERD over the past year, you're well aware that we've focused some attention on the Renton community, its comic con, art projects, etc. These are the Renton files -- stories we've done on Renton's geek community.By NW NERD.
 
In this special edition of NW NERD, Dyer sits down with Gareb Shamus to discuss his career path – from launching Wizard Entertainment to ACE Universe which has experienced considerable success in a short period of time (he also became a painter along the way).An ACE Universe event feels different than other pop culture conventions. There is def ...…
 
NW NERD joins Andrew Walsh and Genevieve Haas with After These Messages for a live podcast recording onstage at ACE Comicon in Seattle. The two podcasts combine forces to discuss the commercials that make us nerds, then Dyer tries to stump the other three on stage with a NW NERD style trivia quiz.By NW NERD.
 
You asked, we answered. NW NERD calls in some help from Joel the Geek and Pixie Bomber Cosplay to answer questions gathered from across social media. Learn about the one guest that NW NERD was promised and never showed. How did Dyer injure his knee at a country and western bar? What's Nick's top advice for attending a comic con? And what the he ...…
 
Comedian Drew Barth joins Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley to help them do an all-news episode of the show. They discuss the upcoming Magic: The Gathering Netflix animated series, a recently resurfaced alternate ending to Quantum Leap, why metadata is costing musicians billions of dollars and more.This is the season finale for Season3, but the show wi ...…
 
This magazine episode starts off with Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discussing nerdy news and headlines, including a policy paper that posits the collapse of human civilization as we know it by the year 2050 if we don’t start seriously fighting the global climate crisis, plus a couple of updates on stories we’ve covered in the past: The boom of cry ...…
 
Now that Game of Thrones is behind us, let's take a moment to consider the TV shows, movies, and books that we're excited for. Hosts Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley run through the upcoming attractions that they are most ready to nerd out about and welcome in some friends of the show--Pixie Bomber, Luna Lyrik, the Comic Dads, and Aaron Mason--for the ...…
 
WARNING: Spoilers ahead!Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley recap and discuss the series finale of HBO's Game of Thrones along with Seattle Met Magazine associate editor Rosin Saez. The three react to the latest episode and try to put it into context with the rest of the show and story. Plus, Dyer calls up the other guests throughout the season who helpe ...…
 
WARNING: Spoilers ahead!Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley recap and discuss the latest episode of HBO's Game of the Thrones. Nick offers up what he thinks would fix a lot of the season's pace and story issues. They both submit their final predictions for what will happen in the finale, including who will sit the Iron Throne (or its equivalent) at the e ...…
 
WARNING: Spoilers aheadNick Jarin and Dyer Oxley welcome in That Guy Named John from the About To Review podcast to break down the latest episode of Game of Thrones. They get into why they were overall disappointed in this week's offering and which of their favorite theories are still in play for the final two weeks. PROGRAMMING NOTE: Go check ...…
 
WARNING: Spoilers ahead for both GoT and Avengers!Hosts Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley welcome in Jamala Henderson, a public radio vet and self-described recovering journalist, to help them break down the third episode of the final season of Game of Thrones. They get into Arya's big moment, the inevitable dragon clash, and where things go from here. ...…
 
WARNING: Spoilers ahead!Hosts Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley welcome in a good friend of the show to help the recap and discuss the latest episode of Game of Thrones as part of their ongoing coverage of the final season of the HBO show. Ben Lewis of The Hoot Hoots and the Trash Food for Garbage People podcast joins them to talk all things Thrones an ...…
 
WARNING: Spoilers ahead! Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley kick off their weekly recaps of the final season of HBO's Game of Thrones with some help from Seattle Met Magazine associate editor Rosin Saez. The three of them break down what happened this episode and what it means. They get into their favorite moments and some wild speculation. Nick tries t ...…
 
This magazine episode starts off with Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discussing nerdy news and headlines, including a plan to break down Washington’s digital divide, some hard numbers on how much Vancouver, BC is crushing it in the film industry, and the casualties of Avengers and Game of Thrones swallowing up all of our attention. Dyer’s feature th ...…
 
This round table episode has friend of the show Aaron Mason (The Leap Home: A Look Bakula) join Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley to celebrate the seminal sci-fi that premiered in 1989. They talk about the show’s highlights, lowlights, and signature moments, including the time Sam leapt into a woman about to give birth, the time he saved the Civil Righ ...…
 
You may not expect that a small, neighborhood pub with comic book wallpaper, Star Trek on a big screen, and customers in cosplay would have some of the best cocktails in the city, perhaps the country. But that’s what The Nerd Out aimed to do when it opened in Portland’s Belmont neighborhood in December 2017. Since then, this small pub has grown ...…
 
This magazine episode starts off with Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discussing nerdy news and headlines, including some Avengers: Endgame news (they even try to fix the film’s most glaring flaw!) and a bill in Olympia to declare Washington State’s official dinosaur. After that, Dyer profiles the home of the Spider-Manhattan and other inspired, geek ...…
 
For this round table episode, Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley are joined by Jeff Gomez of Starlight Runner, a transmedia company that specializes in building out an IP's story mythology. Have you every picked up a book based on a game you love? Or vice versa? That's transmedia. Well, a piece of it. Gomez explains his specialty and discusses his upcom ...…
 
Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley kick off this magazine episode with a couple heads up about this year's Emerald City Comic Con. They discuss some other nerdy news and then Dyer plays a mini-feature story about the Critical Role podcast coming to Seattle this weekend for the convention.If you see anyone in a NW NERD cape during ECCC, take a pic and en ...…
 
This round table episode has Seattle superhero Phoenix Jones join Dyer Oxley and Nick Jarin in studio to talk about his career as a crimefighter and whether he is really retiring. Phoenix gets candid as he talks about his reasons for hanging it up.By NW NERD.
 
The ADL (Anti-Defamation League) has started hosting game jams – when avid gamers gather to create a video or tabletop game under a tight deadline. Normally, indie games can take years to develop. These gamers are building one in a weekend with the help of Seattle Indies. Last fall, the ADL hosted a game jam with the theme of identity, and the ...…
 
This magazine episode starts with a news section, where Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discuss changes to Rotten Tomatoes to limit troll campaigns, what makes Bill Gates happy, and their trip to Wizard World in Portland. Plus, they announce their upcoming photo contest during Emerald City Comic Con. After the news, Dyer takes us to a hackathon with ...…
 
This round table episode kicks off with Dyer Oxley sitting down with Hollywood executive Gary Glushon. They discuss Glushon’s career path, his unique insights to China’s influence on Hollywood, and Glushon’s advice for creators and filmmakers trying to get their break. Next, Nick and Dyer discuss some TV industry shakeups and news. The last two ...…
 
In its years on the air — as one of the longest-running TV shows in history — Supernatural has inspired a cult fandom like no other. So much that a niche of fans have taken countless hours, and money, to recreate “Baby,” sometimes called the “Metallicar,” so they can drive their own demon-hunting 1967 Chevy Impala, just like Sam and Dean. Meet ...…
 
This magazine episode starts off with Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discussing nerdy news and headlines, including a cryptic social media post from Seattle’s most iconic superhero. After the news, Dyer takes us inside the world of a particular Supernatural super-fandom: People who make and own replicas of “Baby”, the Impala from the TV show Superna ...…
 
Indie game designer Dylan Mangini joins the show to discuss the success of his fully funded Kickstarter tabletop game. How did he do it? What role did the local tabletop scene play in his success? Who said that the game is "better than Pokemon"?Mephisto Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/631404185/mephisto-the-card-game…
 
Episode 318: Geeks speaking up for geeks in Renton(feature only) by NW NERDBy NW NERD.
 
This magazine episode starts off with Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discussing nerdy news and headlines, including rumors of an upcoming Funko movie and the big moves by Wizards of the Coast to make Magic: The Gathering an esports hit. Dyer’s feature story this week takes us to the scene of Renton City Comic Con faithful making their case to the ci ...…
 
Dyer Oxley plays interviews he did at Versus Comic Con with artist Brian Johnson of Robot of the Day and the quirky hero Captain Cannabis.By NW NERD.
 
Actor Nicholas Brendon was a hit as Xander in the iconic TV show “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” More recently, he has struggled with addiction, depression, and multiple arrests. Now, he goes bowling, raising awareness of depression and anxiety. The events foster a community of fans, supporting each other. But he also receives criticism. Brendon di ...…
 
This magazine episode starts off with Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discussing of some nerdy news, including the teaser for the final season for Game of Thrones and the release of Mephisto: The Card Game (get it on Kickstarter!). After the news, Dyer’s feature story this week looks at actor Nicholas Brendon’s ongoing events to promote mental health ...…
 
As a short special before Nick and Dyer return next week to continue Season 3, friend of the show Aaron Mason stops by with a story about actor Rob Paulsen. Paulsen voiced characters on some of your favorite cartoons, including Animaniacs, Jimmy Neutron, Transformers, Ninja Turtles, and more. Seriously, go look at his IMDb. Mason talked to him ...…
 
The final episode of the year is also the longest episode of the year. Pour yourself a mug of your favorite holiday beverage and listen as Dyer Oxley and Nick Jarin welcome in some secret guests to help them celebrate Festivus by airing some grievances and competing against each other in feats of strength.…
 
Comic books have been a part of Officer Kevin Stuckey’s life ever since he was a kid growing up in Detroit and New York. Today, he draws from them to be a hero in his own way as a police officer in Seattle.By NW NERD.
 
This magazine episode starts off with Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discussing of some nerdy news, including Black Panther’s Golden Globes nomination for Best Picture--Drama and a new type of space race that’s heating up. Dyer’s feature this week profiles a nerd in our community who Dyer has dubbed Seattle’s Comic Book Cop. 1:20 -- News: Black Pant ...…
 
This round table episode has Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley welcoming in a panel of film aficionados: That Guy Named John from About to Review and Emily and Kevin from the Dead Beat Film Society. The five podcasters offer up the movies their excited to see in theaters this holiday season and then share their top picks for Christmas movies. Naturally ...…
 
Everyone told them that a bar for geeks was an idea doomed to fail. But 10 years ago, they opted to ignore naysayers and chart their own course. AFK Tavern is a bar that shouldn’t exist if you ask the average range of investors and realtors. But it continues to thrive in Everett, and for a very good reason.…
 
This magazine episode starts off with Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discussing of some nerdy news, including NASA landing InSight on Mars with the help of some PNW rockets, Emerald City Comic Con’s effort to get that scalping money, and the world’s first gene-edited babies (reportedly). Then, Dyer takes us to the nerdiest bar in Everett, Washington ...…
 
NW NERD talks with Ben Andrews with the Seattle Film Summit, as well as Jonathan Keasey and Jeremy Dodd with the Bigfoot Script Challenge to try to understand why Hollywood prefers filming in Oregon or British Columbia -- skipping over Washington. What can be done and who are the people doing something about it?…
 
A NW NERD special episode in honor of the late Stan Lee, featuring two interviews with the comic book icon. Special thanks to friends of the podcast Frank Shiers and Heather Bosch, who each interviewed Stan Lee for KIRO Radio in 2010 when he visited Seattle for Emerald City Comic Con. Hear Lee tell a few stories of some of his most cherished ch ...…
 
This magazine episode starts off with Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley discussing of some nerdy news, including how Washington could be the hub of the space economy for decades to come. Then, Dyer takes us to Astoria, Oregon to dig into why its beaches and forests have been the setting for some of the Northwest’s most iconic films. Finally, cartoonist ...…
 
Hosts Nick Jarin and Dyer Oxley welcome in Abie Ekenezar and Y'hon Frakes of Black & Blue (find it on Amazon!) to discuss a recurring issue every Halloween and nerdy convention: How to do a costume without being racist or insensitive. It’s surprisingly difficult for some people, but this roundtable breaks it all down in a wide ranging conversat ...…
 
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