No Ordinary Nerd

Dive into geek culture with No Ordinary Nerd where we challenge each other each week to try new things. Whether it be TV, Movies, Anime or Video Games we've got you covered on branching out into geek culture and becoming more diverse.
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May 21, 2019

his week we spoke with James Perry and Nick Skidmore from Visenya!


We talk about the band's future, their Game of Thrones predictions(were they right?), and must see anime.


Music featured in this episode:


"Simple Conversations"

May 21, 2019

Our awesome interview with with Nick Long from Small Words!

We talk music, his personal struggles with mental illness, and our thoughts on Avengers: Endgame.


You don't want to miss this one...


Songs featured in this episode:

"Good Day, Bad Me"


"Heaven's Gate"

Video mentioned in show:

May 12, 2019

More death...and our reactions to Episode 4 of the final season of Game of Thrones.

And of course, Dan finds a way to talk about Taylor Swift.



May 7, 2019


This week we interviewed LAYNE!

We talk music, her favorite podcasts, crazy tour stories, and what helps her cope with anxiety!


Music featured in this episode:

"Bad Feeling"

"Leave It Now"


May 5, 2019

The Long Night is here....and ended with many casualties.

Did your favorites survive the battle?

Francis and Dan discuss this episode and mourn their losses

May 4, 2019

The Nerds review the biggest movie in history:


Did we love it 3000? Or was it too overhyped?

We also discuss Facebook’s new Secret Crush option, money over love, and a trailer that looks absolutely horrible.


May 1, 2019

Our interview with Sam Swanson from Handsome Young Ladies!

We talk about the upcoming album, anime, classic video games, and the perfect 90s pop song.

Apr 28, 2019

The feels. So...much...feels.

The Nerds react to an extra emotional Episode 2 of the final season of Game of Thrones.

Lilli jumps in on this episode and tells us her thoughts and predicts who will end up on the Iron Throne.

Laugh with us. Cry with us. Drink some Giant's Milk with us.

Apr 25, 2019


This week we interviewed Matt, Jeff, and Enya from the band WARGIRL!

We talk touring, their influences, and why Majora's Mask is the best game in the Zelda franchise!


Featured music:

"Mess Around"

"How You Feel"

"I Know I"

Self-Titled album is out now!

Apr 21, 2019


Game of Thrones is back!

The Nerds discuss their thoughts and react to everything that happened in this episode!


We also predict who will end up on the Iron Throne at the very end...and who the first person to die will be.



Apr 19, 2019

This week the Nerds reviewed Shazam!

Did it strike lightning? Or did it fall flat?


We also talk breaking up weddings, Panda Express, and Dan's diet.

Don't ask me why.

Apr 15, 2019

This week we discuss a topic submitted by a listener!

Francis and Dan discuss our Top 5 movies that didn't match the hype! Either it was overrated, underrated, or we just didn't understand why no one watched it. 


We also discuss Avengers: Endgame, Netflix's The Witcher series, and flying with no clothes on.


Apr 15, 2019

This week the Nerds reviewed Captain Marvel! 

And...let's just say the Nerds agreed to disagree.

We also talked about leaving babies in airports, weird stuff left in Uber cars, and cats in suitcases.

Listen to all the arguing, the madness, and the's Flerken-fantastic!

Mar 16, 2019

This week the Nerds get up close and personal about the stuff they love that everyone else hates...and admit the annoying things they do.

We also discuss Rotten Tomatoes being stupid, the new Britney Spears Broadway Musical, and how Taco Bell can save lives.


If you want to play along with the Nerds, read these articles before you listen to the episode!!

Mar 8, 2019

We are celebrating our 50th episode! And what better way to do it with an episode that has everything!


Danielle discusses her love for The Umbrella Academy, Dan discusses his love for How to Train a Dragon: The Hidden World, and Francis gushes over The Division 2!

We also discuss the new XBOX console, Samuel Jackson's farts, and Disney Princesses going to school with Marvel Superheroes.

Yes, you read that right.

And finally, Francis and Dan talk about Red Dead Redemption 2!


Mar 7, 2019

Two awesome interviews live from the Red Carpet at the Napa Valley Film Festival!

Taissa Farmiga(The Nun, American Horror Story, The Long Dumb Road) opens up about horror films and what she does to escape anxiety.

And Alexandra Shipp(Dark Phoenix, X-Men: Apocalypse, Deadpool 2, A Dog's Way Home) talks with us about her love of comic books and what she does to fight anxiety and depression!

Mar 7, 2019

The Nerds review Lego Movie 2 and Alita: Battle Angel!

Did "The Stick" think everything was awesome in Lego Movie 2? And what did Dan think of the surprisingly violent Alita: Battle Angel?

Mar 7, 2019

Love is in the air...well, not really.


This week, the Nerds discuss the "not so romantic" history of Valentine's Day, Nerdy date ideas, and our love letters to stuff we love.

Feb 9, 2019

The Nerds discuss Netflix original film Polar!


Spoiler Alert: It didn't go well.


We also discuss Jason Mamoa and Danielle rants on a show she hated.



Feb 2, 2019

This episode Danielle, Francis, and Dan geek out over the awesomeness of Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse!

Did we all like it? 

We discuss the Oscars, bird poop, and Danielle makes a shocking confession.


Spoiler Alert: This confession made Dan very happy.


Jan 22, 2019

 This week Francis, Danielle, and Dan talk about what games they are currently addicted to, donuts on fire, puppies stealing utensils, and what video game worlds we would love to really live in.


Spoiler Alert: Danielle wishes she lived in a violent video game world, no surprise.


Listen to all the madness!



Jan 14, 2019

It's time to Netflix and Nerd. 

Dan and Francis review the Netflix hit Bandersnatch!

Did the Nerds like it? Was it confusing? Or do we just suck at this type of stuff? 

Probably the latter.

We also talk about IKEA being naughty.

Trust us on this one. Listen and find out!

Jan 5, 2019

Happy New Year from the Nerds!


Dan, Francis, and Lilli talk about the best and worst of 2018 in video games, movies, and Macaulay Culkin.

Yes, Macaulay Culkin.

Join us as we also reflect on our mental health in 2018!

Nov 22, 2018

 Happy Thanksgiving from No Ordinary Nerd!

Dan and Danielle talk about weird Thanksgiving traditions and what they are thankful for.

It's short. It's sweet. It's Nerdy.

Nov 19, 2018

The Nerds review 4 awesome Anime:

Tenchi Muyo, Your Name, Attack on Titan, and Netflix's The Dragon Prince.

Did we like it?

We also talk about Stan Lee, a new Clueless and My Hero Academia movie, and other shenanigans.

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