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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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Mar 30, 2020

This week we hung out with Brandon Banks!

We talk music, his writing process, the new EP, how the pandemic has affected musicians, wanting a new Hulk movie, video games and anime.

Music featured in this episode:

“PICO”

“LUCY”

“BALANCE (feat. UMI)”

“BUTTERFLY”

Mar 27, 2020

This week we hung out with Charlie and Alex from Rematch!

We talk music, the new EP, “a Josh thing,” how the Coronavirus hurts on so many levels, anime, and video games.

Music featured in this episode:

“Unstoppable”

“Live a Little”

“Hello Heartache”

“Lifeline”

Mar 24, 2020

This week we hung out with Tyler James Bellinger!

We talk music, being on Songland, his writing process, his guilty reality tv pleasures, and how he stays mentally healthy.

Music featured in this episode:

“Find a Way”

“Giving You Up”

“Messy”

“Break Me Down”

Mar 16, 2020

This week we hung out with Linda from Halflives!

We talk music, the new EP, the memorable tour, “being on lockdown because of coronavirus,” her favorite video games, The Last of Us, and Morrigan.

Music featured in this episode:

“Rockstar Everyday”

“Hard to Break”

“Snake”

“Time Bomb (feat. Kellin Quinn)”

Mar 13, 2020

This week we hung out with Conor Matthews!

We talk music, true honesty in his lyrics, “Mr. Mom,” and the importance of “quiet time.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Take All Night”

“Anyone’s But Mine”

“Older”

“Midnight Flight”

Mar 12, 2020

This week we hung out with Mixi from Stitched Up Heart!

We talk music, the new album and tour, fostering kitties,  and how Top Ramen helped get some airplay.

Music featured in this episode:

“Darkness”

“Straitjacket”

“Warrior”

“This Skin”

Mar 11, 2020
This week we hung out with Church Girls! We talk music, the tour, performing live on YouTube, Love is Blind, speed-solving Rubix Cubes, and real life connections through video games. Music featured in this episode: “The Haunt” “Regression” “Nothing” “Twin Hell Fire”
Mar 6, 2020

This week we hung out with Neale from Neverkept!

We talk music, signing to Epitaph, the upcoming tour, board games, and Snorlax.

Music featured in this episode:

“Complicated”

“Vertigo”

Mar 4, 2020

This week we hung out with Slavo and Justin from Fly By Midnight!

We talk music, working with awesome artists, making a big move, video games, movies you must have in your collection, and the importance of “disconnecting.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Drove You Away”

“The Ad Above Your Head”

“Lovely”

“Love Me Like a Friend”

Mar 2, 2020

This week we hung out with Zambricki from Magic Giant!

We talk music, touring with American Authors, performing on Good Morning America, the Nintendo Switch, and “turning off the mind.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Set on Fire”

“Disaster Party”

"Shake Me Up"

Feb 28, 2020

This week we hung out with Ron from The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus!

We talk music, being a Rockstar Dad, the band instrument that saved his life, “Songs That Saved My Life,” the upcoming tour, and Call of Duty.

Music featured in this episode:

“Face Down”

“A Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Called LA”

“Trust”

“Your Guardian Angel”

Feb 27, 2020

It's been 5 years since the last album from Four Year Strong. 

Was it worth the wait?

Let's find out!

Music featured in this episode:

"Brain Pain"

"Learn to Love the Lie"

"Talking Myself in Circles"

"Bada Bing! Wit' a Pipe!"

Feb 21, 2020

This week we hung out with Izzy Thomas!

We talk music, how the dating game sucks, bullying, her drive to spark change and spread awareness, and what TV show she loves.

Music featured in this episode:

“Mad”

“Trouble”

Feb 19, 2020

This week we hung out with MILCK!

We talk the new EP, the effect of “Quiet” and the Women’s March, performing on Tiny Desk, mental health, and Harry Potter.

Music featured in this episode:

“Ooh Child”

“If I Ruled the World”

“Quiet”

“This Is Not the End”

Feb 14, 2020

This week we hung out with James Rhodes, VP of FiXT!

We talk about the future of the label, expanding and adding to their already industry changing roster, music in video games, Altered Carbon and Lost in Space.

Music featured in this episode:

“Can’t Go Back” by PRIZM

“Offworld” by Essenger

Feb 12, 2020

This week we hung out with James from American Authors!

We talk music, how Plinko affects the tour, using their platform to spread change, Goats vs. Ghosts, and Manhwa.

Music featured in this episode:

“Best Day of My Life”

“Microphone”

“Before I Go”

“Champion (feat. Beau Young Prince)”

Feb 6, 2020

This week we hung out with Terrance and Cole from Nightwell!

We talk music and their inspirations, The Circle, Star Wars, and they drop some exciting news!

Music featured in this episode:

“Drive”

“Confident”

“Stay (feat. Saxl Rose)”

Jan 30, 2020

This week we hung out with Johnny from Hollywood Undead!

We talk music, the upcoming album, advice for new bands, His Dark Materials, Kobe, and what he wanted to legally change his name to.

Music featured in this episode:

“Time Bomb”

“Empire”

“Already Dead”

Jan 22, 2020

This week we hung out with Tony from Dragged Under!

We talk music, the upcoming tour, Top Golf, Lost in Space,  The Outer Worlds, and cheating in baseball.

Music featured in this episode:

“Hypochondria”

“Instability”

“Chelsea”

“The Hardest Drug”

Jan 13, 2020

This week we hung out with Max from Wolf Culture!

We talk music, the band’s future, Stephen King, Fallout, and the struggles of being on the road.

Music featured in this episode:

“Wreck”

“Spite”

“Continents”

Jan 10, 2020

This week we hung out with Frank from Neon Dreams!

We talk the upcoming album and tour, the reason he makes music, “a monster truck feeling,” The Witcher, and how Skyrim affects relationships.

Music featured in this episode:

“Life Without Fantasies”

“High School Dropout”

“Turn Back Now”

“We Were Kings”

Jan 1, 2020

Happy New Year from the Nerds!

And why not bring in the new year with our top 10 movies of 2019!

Dan and Francis countdown their lists and there are plenty of surprises.

We also share what we thought the most overrated films of 2019.(We did not agree.)

And we discuss the worst movie we saw in 2019...and we completely had the same movie in mind.

 

Dec 31, 2019

This week we hung out with Aaron and Asia from Ashland!

We talk music, “driving sweat pants,” the first thing Asia saw in Montreal, mental health, video games, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Music featured in this episode:

“I Hate That”

“OMG”

“Over the Moon”

“Motivation”

Dec 24, 2019

This week we hung out with Jonathon from Northbound!

We talk music, the most difficult thing about being on tour, “wet socks and brushing teeth,” Fortnite, and Atypical.

Music featured in this episode:

“Very Long List”

“Bad Blood”

“Cool”

“Special”

Dec 20, 2019

This week we hung out with Deborah Lee Smith!

We talk about The Shasta Triangle, how podcasts help her, creating a “mental health tool-kit,” and Harry Potter.

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