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A nerd culture podcast that aims to bring out the inner nerd in all of us! Celebrating your inner nerd by uncovering books, video games and comic book gems from the past and present and analyzing them from a nerd perspective.

A nerd culture podcast that aims to bring out the inner nerd in all of us! Celebrating your inner nerd by uncovering books, video games and comic book gems from the past and present and analyzing them from a nerd perspective.
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United States

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A nerd culture podcast that aims to bring out the inner nerd in all of us! Celebrating your inner nerd by uncovering books, video games and comic book gems from the past and present and analyzing them from a nerd perspective.

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English


Episodes

Retro Recycling

4/16/2018
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Today we discuss passing on nerd hobbies, then a fun podcast called Daydream Instruction Manual. Finally the fabulous comic book Invincible. —-more—- It’s interesting how popular nerd hobbies are passed down to the next generation more now than they were in 60’s or 70’s. I find it fascinating how pop culture from the 80’s is and has been reused, some cases multiple times. You see retro podcast and even retro cons for various pop culture hits from the 80’s like MOTU, GI Joe and...

Duration:00:11:24

Artist and creator Nate Hamel

3/30/2018
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Today I sat and talked with artist and creator Nate Hamel. He gives us all some great advice as far as becoming an artits and life in general. He tells us about his work he has done over the years and the nerdy stuff he likes. You can find out more about Nate in the links below. —-more—- www.facebook.com/BTGcomic/ www.natehamel.com covertnerd.net

Duration:00:49:51

Word Nerd EP 10

3/11/2018
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Today I will be a bit of a word nerd, then we take a look at a beautiful CCG based in Middle Earth, lastly we will look at the comic book Invincible. Word Nerd George Orwell put the point simply: “If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” The words you say can make a big difference in how others perceive you and your ability to convey exactly what you are thinking. Substituting a word for another can make a big difference. For example using the word think, know...

Duration:00:17:36

Are you being authentic? EP 9

2/25/2018
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Today we will discuss are you being authentic? Then the fun you can have with your Alexa. A great movie podcast that you can use to impress your friends with little known facts finally a comic book that will make you wonder. This episode is jam packed so let’s get started. “Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You.” ― Dr. Seuss Are you being authentic? Do you act or speak in a totally different way when certain people are around you? Now...

Duration:00:13:27

Comic artist Bob Hall interview EP 8

2/9/2018
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I was at the Behind the Glass Comic Art Gallery event and had the honor to interview Bob Hall. He has worked for Marvel, DC and Valiant during the 70’s 80′ and 90’s. I really enjoyed our brief conversation, I hope you like it too. If you like it please share. Visit covertnerd.net for more episodes and information.

Duration:00:29:07

Your Why

1/8/2018
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Today we will discuss your why, then more Tolkien talk and finally a podcast I think you will enjoy. Plus stick around at the end for a giveaway. What is your why? Why do you work where you work? Why do you live where you live? Why do you enjoy the hobbies you enjoy? Your why is so important because it’s the reason your are doing what you’re doing, it’s the reason you are in a relationship with someone. Whether your why is good or bad you have to be self aware and honest enough to...

Duration:00:18:55

The Soul of Sauron EP 6

12/26/2017
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Today we will look at Tolkiens villain Sauron and then a comic book called I kill giants, finally we will look a great free audio book app. Plus stick around for the giveaway you can win. Soul of Sauron: Is anyone beyond redemption? That’s a question I thought of when I read a passage from of the Rings of power and the third age at the end of the Silmarillion about Sauron. Which we will get too in a minute but first let’s take a brief look at Saurons early origins. Sauron has far more...

Duration:00:13:21

You never forget your first… comic books EP 5

12/12/2017
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Today we will be talking about your first comic books, next an amazing book called the inevitable and lastly a great e-reader app. Lets dive right in. You never forget your first… comic books We always remember ours firsts: First date, First car, First kiss, First job, First podcast… Search on Twitter and Instagram about first comics I saw a lot of responses: “Best purchase ever!” “Several people said totally dating myself because it was 30 plus years ago” “The holographic cover...

Duration:00:20:50

Parallel Movie review EP 4

11/27/2017
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The movie Parallel is an interesting and psychological concept. If you ever wondered how would my life have diverted if I would have made a different choice on my job or partner or other decisions? This movie tries to answer that question. I really like the concept of experiencing yourself from another universe and how you may act differently good or bad. If you have seen the movie sliding doors with Gwyneth Paltrow, this movie has a similar concept. This movie however takes a more dark,...

Duration:00:07:14

Insights about Thanos and the Infinity Gems EP 3

11/15/2017
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Imagine with me for a moment anything you wish to be you are… anything you wish is…nothing in this universe dares challenge that claim, there can be only one word to describe you GOD That’s what I want to talk about today is marvels Infinity Gauntlet This topic has been slowly brewing for the last few years because of the MCU movies and the underlying thread of the infinity gems and Thanos. Where and when did all these stories and characters come from? That’s what I want to explore...

Duration:00:20:40

Episode 1 Hero Quest what brings you back

10/6/2017
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Do you have an activity you did when you were younger that you have fond memories of? If so what was it? What makes it so appealing? What is it that you put down then pick up again later? Maybe its a hobby like fishing or an activity like running. What do you go back to and why? Have you shared it with someone? What makes Hero Quest so appealing? For Hero Quest it is: Simplicity

Duration:00:19:24

Introduction to Covert Nerd podcast

9/23/2017
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Nerd culture podcast that aims to bring out the inner nerd in all of us! Celebrating your inner nerd by uncovering books, video games and comic book gems from the past and present and analyzing them from a nerd perspective.

Duration:00:00:53

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