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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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Apr 15, 2022

This week we hung out with Andy from Monuments!

We talk the new album, his perfect self-care day, the most difficult bosses in Elden Ring, and anime!

Music featured in this episode:

“Makeshift Harmony”

“Lavos”

“False Providence (feat. Mick Gordon)”

Apr 5, 2022

This week we hung out with Boyu!

We talk music, the song he was nervous to release, how TikTok changed our attention spans, “liquid happiness,” and his love for Super Mario.

Music featured in this episode:

“NYC Ate Your Soul”

“Miata Trip”

Feb 23, 2022

This week we hung out with Alexx Bean!

We talk music, the Atlanta Skating Community, “no safety net,” an interesting detail on his LinkedIn profile, and his love for The Lord of the Rings.

Music featured in this episode:

“Castles”

“Young Love”

Feb 4, 2022

This week we hung out with Ava Kay!

We talk about the new track, “living in the moment,” the Women in the Studio program, her favorite Game of Thrones episode, and surviving the Zombie apocalypse.

Music featured in this episode:

“Go”

“Wild Again”

And don't forget to follow our host, Awkward, on Twitch!

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Dec 10, 2021

This week we hung out with Patty from As It Is!

We talk the new album, touring with Set It Off, his #SpotifyWrapped, “the lockdown challenge,” Pokémon, and his newest fandom.

Music featured in this episode:

“IN THREES (feat. Set It Off & JordyPurp)”

“I MISS 2003”

“ILY, HOW ARE YOU?”

And don't forget to follow our host, Dan, on Twitch!

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Dec 1, 2021

Streamer Spotlight: Kimmerino

We talk about her love for her community,  the importance of “playing what you want,” weird moments on twitch, the reason why she played Fortnite on stream, and Pokemon Unite.

(Stay tuned til after the closing outro for bonus “how did that happen?” talk)

Follow her on Twitch!

Kimmerino

And follow our host, Dan, also!

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Nov 16, 2021

Streamer Spotlight: Jamonisgaming!

We talk about why he started streaming, his advice for having an extra long stream, “the raid that crashed his stream,” and how he balances mental health and streaming.

(And Jamon meets my fiancee..sort of.)

Follow him on Twitch!

Jamonisgaming

And follow our host, Dan, also!

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Nov 10, 2021

Streamer Spotlight: RavensReap!

We talk about why he started streaming, “bring some tissue,” how Twitch can be therapeutic, his anime recommendations, and how GTA brought him love.

Follow him on Twitch!

RavensReap

And follow our host, Dan, also!

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Nov 3, 2021

We review Squid Game with Bboy_1981 and Jocelyn(my BFF)!

Did we like it? Was it binge-worthy? And what we WOULD have changed in the show!

We also discuss our predictions for the next season!

Make sure to follow Bboy on Twitch!

Bboy_1981

And follow our host, Dan, also!

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Nov 2, 2021

This week we hung out with Tyler from Saving Vice!

We talk music, feeling the energy of a crowd “again,” how he nerded out during pandemic, and the movies EVERYONE needs in their collection.

Music featured in this episode:

“Somebody Kill Me”

“Phantom Pain”

“So Safe (Acoustic)”

Make sure to follow our host, Dan, on Twitch!

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Oct 26, 2021

This week we hung out with Hailey Knox!

We talk music, redefining her career, her dream tour, what shows she loves to binge, and her strong falafel game.

Music featured in this episode:

“Butterfly Doors”

“a boy named pluto”

Make sure to follow our host, Dan, on Twitch!

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Oct 19, 2021

Streamer Spotlight: Daddy_Rev!

We talk about the importance of playing what you want to play, why he started streaming, how video games bring people together, and his love for Game of Thrones.

Follow him on Twitch!

Daddy_Rev

And follow our host, Dan, also!

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Oct 5, 2021

Streamer Spotlight: EnvyDuzIt

We talk about how streaming helps him with his mental health, the one question every streamer has to ask themselves, balancing family and Twitch, and Twitch love stories.

Follow him on Twitch!

EnvyDuzIt

And follow our host, Dan, also!

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Sep 28, 2021

Streamer Spotlight: Andi_Luv

We talk about “gettin’ Dubs and !lurk,” life as a variety streamer, being mentally ready to stream, her track “Pedestal,” and her advice for new streamers!

Follow her on Twitch!

Andi_Luv

And catch our host, Dan, also!

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Sep 28, 2021

This week we hung out with Chris from Highwind!

We talk music, his “anxiety anthem,” his console collection, how he stayed sane during the pandemic, and his love for anime.

Music in this episode:

“Sleepless in L.A. (feat. Sierra Binondo)”

“Reds & Blues”

“Never Sitting Pretty”

Make sure to follow our host, Dan, on Twitch!

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Sep 24, 2021

This week we hung out with Wrabel!

We talk the new album, “bestie etiquette,” why it’s impossible for him to “sleep it off,” his love for vintage watches, and the TV show he can’t stop binging.

Music featured in this episode:

“good”

“nothing but the love”

“back to back”

“london”

 

Guess what?!

Our host is now on Twitch!

Make sure to follow him!

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Sep 22, 2021

Streamer Spotlight:

Nasplay4fun

We talk about how she started streaming, “video games = yoga,” the one movie EVERYONE should have in their collection, and why we need to “take the mask off.”

Catch her on Twitch!

Nasplay4fun

And catch our host, Dan, too!!

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Sep 21, 2021

This week we hung out with Andy from Clarity!

We talk music, “beach balls to the face,” his love for Yuna, Genshin Impact, the importance of finding your “triggers,” and social anxiety.

Music featured in this episode:

“A Monster Calls’

“True Believer”

“Serenade”

Sep 17, 2021

This week we hung out with Izza!

We talk music, “needing to get away,” how music has helped her mentally, her love for Mario Kart, what she’s binging on Netflix, and the importance of “self check-ins,”

Music featured in this episode:

“LAX to JFK”

“Crying in Silver Lake”

 

Our host is now on Twitch! Make sure to follow him!

AwkwardHugger1

Sep 16, 2021

This week we received an early copy of Horizons/East, the 11th studio album from Thrice!

Is it worth your time? Press play and let's find out!

Sep 13, 2021

Streamer Spotlight:

Avatarthelastlightbender and LoveAugust22

We talk about streaming as a couple and how they grow together, Flow Art, difficulty levels in games, scary movies/anime picks, and maintaining your mental health as a streamer.

Follow them on Twitch!

AvatartheLastLightBender

LoveAugust22

And catch our host Dan, too!

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Sep 7, 2021

This week we hung out with Ariel Bellvalaire!

We talk music, “awkward relationship questions,” Aerial Gymnastics, her dream tour, and her love for Nintendo 64.

Music featured in this episode:

“Diamonds or Coal”

“Elastic”

 

Guess what! Our host is on Twitch now!

Follow Dan!

AwkwardHugger1

Sep 6, 2021

Streamer Spotlight: FiyahPapaya

We talk about how she got into streaming, what she loves about Twitch, her gamer husband, “social batteries,” and maintaining your mental health as a streamer!

Follow her on Twitch!

FiyahPapaya

And check out Dan too!

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Aug 27, 2021

This week we hung out with Andrew from Grayscale!

We talk the new album, hitting the road again, our experiences streaming on Twitch, “Cadet Kyne,” and “Duck Hunt Honesty.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Carolina Skies”

“Dirty Bombs”

“Without You”

Follow Andrew on Twitch!

Grayscalepa

And catch our host Dan, also!

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Aug 24, 2021

Streamer Spotlight:

We hang out with Nof_Sumo!

We talk about why he started streaming, Pixar films, his love for Dragon Quest, streamer struggles, and we go deep on anime.

Catch him on #Twitch: Nof_Sumo

Sumoooooo!

And catch our host, Dan!

AwkwardHugger1

 

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