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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!

https://www.twitch.tv/awkwardhugger1

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!

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Aug 10, 2021

This week we hung out with High Shores!

We talk music, “being let down,” the importance of mental health days, “improv with mythical creatures,” and what a Persona 5 movie would look like.

Music featured in this episode:

“Fall for You”

“Let Me Down”

“Ready to Fall”

Make sure to follow High Shores on Facebook!

Like the page!

And catch our host on Twitch(He sucks, honestly)!

We stream on Twitch now!

Aug 4, 2021

This week we hung out with Anthony Russo!

We talk the new album, why “going to sleep angry” can be ok, believing in his dream, streaming on Twitch, World of Warcraft,

Music featured in this episode:

“Midnight”

“Morning”

“Anyone (But You)”

“Do Better”

Follow Anthony and Dan on Twitch!

https://www.twitch.tv/anthonyrusso314

https://www.twitch.tv/awkwardhugger1

 

 

Aug 2, 2021

This week we hung out with Flight Club!

We talk the new album, “Non-Dairy Very Hairy Cherry,” streaming our gaming, learning how to be “normal” again, and “being a pirate.”

Music featured in this episode:

“Two Tongues”

“High Roller”

“I’ve Been Kicked Out of Better Homes Than This”

“Visitors”

(We mentioned our Twitch streams!)

https://www.twitch.tv/alexflightclub

https://www.twitch.tv/awkwardhugger1

Jul 16, 2021

This week we hung out with Bert from Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!

We talk the new album, “Rose and Jack,” appreciating life, how he stayed sane in 2020, and why The Mandalorian was better than the last few Star Wars movies.

Music featured in this episode:

“Blame It On This Song”

“Bitter”

“Gone Are The Good Days”

“Complete You”

Jun 11, 2021

This week we hung out with Kristopher Pooley, Music Director for American Idol!

We talk music, working on American Idol, the importance of human contact, his love for Avengers, and “being kind to yourself.”

Nov 3, 2020

This week we hung out with Natti from Fickle Friends!

We talk music, how songs can help you can “escape,” a brave step she took, what she took for granted about normal life, a milkshake that can make you cry, and Professor Lupin.

Music featured in this episode:

“92”

“What a Time”

“Pretty Great”

“Eats Me Up”

Oct 19, 2020

This week we hung out with Major Moment!

We talk music, Chester Bennington, 320 Changes Direction, if they have stayed sane during this crazy time, and the importance of using your platform to spread awareness.

Music featured in this episode:

“Living Your Life Like This”

“The Flood (Reimagined)”

“May Leave Scars (Reimagined)”

Oct 12, 2020

THREE CHEERS FOR THE AMERICAN BEAUTY is the new EP from LUNA AURA. 

Does it work?

Is the EP worth your time?

Let's find out!

Oct 5, 2020

This week we hung out with Mikaila from Yours Truly!

We talk the new album, Sad Summer Fest, the spot to eat at in Australia, taking over the personality of the Gilmore Girls, and the video game she would love to be featured on.

Music featured in this episode:

“Composure”

“Funeral Home”

“Together”

“Undersize”

Sep 22, 2020

This week we hung out with Steal the Day!

We talk music, frog and boomer problems, “getting Zucked,” how COVID has affected them, video games, and the importance of therapy.

Music featured in this episode:

“Do the Hand Thingy (Chiromancy)”

“Simply Crazy”

“Optimist”

“Guilt”

 

Jul 15, 2020

This week we hangout with Happy.!

We talk the new banger, “balancing internet life and real life,” TikTok duets with cats, Call of Duty, and an important birthday cake.

Music featured in this episode:

“I Call Shotgun”

“Sick is the New Sane”

“Don’t Overdose and Drive”

“Drowners”

Jun 19, 2020

This week we hung out with Finn from Love Ghost!

We talk the new single, his own mental health struggles, using your voice to reach others, comics, and Joker.

Music featured in this episode:

“Let It All Burn”

“I’ll Be ‘Fine’”

“Friday Afternoon”

Jun 18, 2020

This week we hung out with BINNY!

We talk music, being able to sing before saying his first word, real life “Pitch Perfect,” Top Golf, Amazon cart decisions, and The Sims.

Music featured in this episode:

“Retrograde”

Jun 17, 2020

This week we hung out with Tor from Mantric!

We talk the new album, how his profession inspired “Polyanna,” how the band has lasted since the 90s, and sleeping with ghosts.

Music featured in this episode:

“Every Day is Independence Day”

“Polyanna”

“Norwegian Dastard”

Jun 16, 2020

This week we reviewed Forever + Ever x Infinity, the brand new album from New Found Glory!

The album drops 6/19! And to help celebrate, the band will be playing 40 songs live that day!

You can purchase tickets now at https://songathon.newfoundglory.com!

A portion of all proceeds will go to colorofchange.org.

Music featured in this episode:

"Boy Crazy"

"Greatest of All Time"

"Himalaya"

"Shook by Your Shaved Head"

May 21, 2020

This week we hung out with Ella Isaacson!

We talk music, working with Gallant, how journaling helps her, Outlander, and her extremely nerdy project.

Music featured in this episode:

“Expectations (feat. Gallant)”

“Naked (Acoustic)”

 

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”
Oct 4, 2019

This week we hung out with David from Paper Lions!

We talk music, “a happy breakup,” band longevity, the new album, climate change, Beyond Meat, the importance of friendships, and board games.

Music featured in this episode:

"Rhythm & Gold"

"Don't Feel Like That"

"Travelling"

Sep 10, 2019

This week we hung out with Bonnie from the Death Valley Girls!

We talk music, horror films, being missionaries for Rock and Roll, Burger King commercials, and a must see show on Netflix.

 

Music featured in this episode:

 

“Dream Cleaver”

“Street Justice”

Sep 6, 2019

This week we hung out with A R I Z O N A !

We talk music, furry friends in their videos, tour buses dying, live action anime, Zach’s unique take on Filipino fusion, and fighting the stigma of mental illness.

 

Music featured in this episode:

 

“Find Someone”

“Nostalgic”

“Freaking Out”

“Hold the Line”(Acoustic)

“Oceans Away”

Sep 3, 2019

This week we hung out with Paul from Live Well!

We talk music, podcasting, being “mad dog,” Apex Legends, The Witcher, and what he does to stay mentally healthy.

Music featured in this episode:

"Beach Time"

"Cool Bands"

Aug 27, 2018

You voted and you wanted Marvel! 

 

The Nerds discuss the best and worst of Marvel so far. Which Nerd did not care for Starlord? And which Nerd wished Captain America did not survive Avengers: Infinity War. It was funny, heated, and fluffy kittens were mentioned.

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