No Ordinary Nerd

A podcast that focuses on how Nerd Culture helps us escape mental illness.

May 24th, 2021    

Interview with Quiet Like a Thief!

This week we hung out with Alex from Quiet Like a Thief!

We talk music, “being your own person,” the future of the band, how he would survive a zombie invasion, and Hotel Cecil.

Music featured in this episode:

“Travel in TIme”

“Window Pain”

“Lak”

May 18th, 2021    

Interview with Josh Malerman, New York Times bestselling author!

This week we hung out with Josh Malerman, New York Times bestselling author!

We talk about his latest release, “the power of talking about what you do,” The High Strung, why he needed a getaway car when he left the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and mental health.

We also talk about his love of basketball and horror video games!

Music featured in this episode:

 

“The Luck You Got”

May 12th, 2021    

Interview with Good Terms!

This week we hung out with Good Terms!

We talk music, what “emo” is, being the good guy and bad guy in a relationship, a vow they made, and how the pandemic has affected our TV standards.

Music featured in this episode:

“All I Can”

“Pedestal”

“Useless Things”

“More Than I Deserve”

May 6th, 2021    

Interview with Hometruths!

This week we hung out with James and Ross from Hometruths!

We talk the new single, easter eggs in their videos, playing Mindfest, how COVID affects mental health, Final Fantasy, and the TV shows they are obsessed with!

Music featured in this episode:

“Soundtrack”

“So over You”

“Shimmers”

May 4th, 2021    

Interview with Andy Weir, New York Times bestselling author!

This week we hung out with Andy Weir, New York Times bestselling author!

 

We talk about Project Hail Mary, the future of the book, his thoughts on WandaVision, and why we shouldn’t be ashamed of our mental health.

May 3rd, 2021    

Interview with Aim High!

This week we hung out with Caleb and Morgan from Aim High!

We talk music, doing everything with no album support or label, self-care, and why Mortal Kombat is supposed to be Rated “R.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Here Lies Kakarot’s Hopes & Dreams (feat. The Home Team)”

“Home is Where the Hea(r)t Is (feat. Sleeping With Sirens & Like Pacific)”

“Gender Neutral Happy Meal (feat. Belmont & Safehold)”

April 29th, 2021    

Interview with Bailey Bryan!

This week we hung out with Bailey Bryan!

We talk music, how “situation-ships” affect her lyrics, being a “sensitive bad bitch,” Fresh Start Stories, trashy TV, and why it’s important to claim your anxiety.

Music featured in this episode:

“play w/me””

“Temporary”

“Don’t Call Me”

“Sober”

April 26th, 2021    

Interview with Goalkeeper!

This week we hung out with Marc from Goalkeeper!

We talk music, “productive pod moshing,” the death of crowd-surfing, why he hates soap foam, and how TV-binging can affect your mental health.

Music featured in this episode:

“Happy”

“Black & Blue (Reimagined)”

“Graveyard”

April 22nd, 2021    

Interview with The Bad Dreamers!

This week we hung out with The Bad Dreamers!

We talk the new album, “Onlynuns.com,” Justice League, the loss of ArcLight Cinemas, and the importance of grieving.

Music featured in this episode:

“She’s Really Not That Into You”

“Georgetown”

“Holier Than Thou”

April 19th, 2021    

Interview with Up From Here!

This week we hung out with Danny from Up From Here!

We talk music, dating during the pandemic, “water isn’t wet,” how their songs sound like anime songs, and what he thinks is the best video game ever!

Music featured in this episode:

“Afterthought”

“In My Head”

“Throw It All Away”

“Be Back Soon”

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