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#28 - Read All About It

9/5/2017
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Reading. It used to be Shane's favorite pastime. But for quite a while, picking up a book has been a difficult thing to do. We discuss how our reading habits have changed, what we still like to read, and Shane's desire to pick up the habit again. Plus, we discuss a couple of nerdy cooking shows! Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the Questionable Endeavor Network. www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 00:44:12


#27 - I Am Food Nerd

8/30/2017
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It's time to learn more about everyone's favorite foodie! Shane talks to Chris about his show and persona as Food Nerd. Hear about some of Chris' early food adventures, what prompted him to start Food Nerd, and some of his hopes for the future. Also: Amazon acquires Whole Foods One of Shane's favorite JRPGs is getting a remake Food Nerd on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/foodnerd Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the...

Duration: 00:45:31


Episode 26 - Screen Time

8/23/2017
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This week is all about screen time. We discuss our take on kids and electronic devices. From TV and video games to computer and mobile devices, we talk about how long our kids have been interacting with screens and what has changed about kids programming since we were little. Do we regulate their time? Should we? Plus, we talk about an inclusive VR game, MoviePass, and Sonic Mania. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the...

Duration: 00:51:03


Episode 25 - Con Artists

8/16/2017
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This week, it's all about the convention experience! Which geeky conventions have we been to or would like to attend? How do we prepare? We discuss tips for surviving your favorite convention physically, mentally, and financially! Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the Questionable Endeavor Network. www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 00:48:48


Episode 24 - Minions and Matinees

8/9/2017
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Kids in movie theaters: the good, the bad, and the go away! How do we handle taking our own kids to movies? How do we handle when other people do it? Do we even bother with theaters anymore? This week, we discuss how we handle movie night, whether at the theater or in our own homes. Plus, we talk GenCon, Karate Kid, and boardgames! Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the Questionable Endeavor Network. www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 00:44:22


Episode 23 - Nothing to Prove

8/2/2017
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This week, we kick off our new, shorter format with a discussion about the concept of "fake geeks", particularly as often attributed to ladies. Do you ever feel like your geek cred is in question just because of who you are, or that you're somehow not geeky enough? Plus, we wrap up NaNoWriMo, talk a bit about this year's Williams Sonoma 'No Kid Hungry' campaign, and Chris sings the TGIF theme song. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is...

Duration: 00:48:03


Micro 4 - SDCC 17 Roundup

7/26/2017
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This week, we opt for another Micro episode to talk about news and trailers from San Diego Comic Con. From Star Trek to Stargate, we give our take on the latest geeky trailers. Let us know if we missed your favorite! Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the Questionable Endeavor Network. www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 00:37:37


Episode 22 - Going Digital

7/19/2017
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The team is back together! This week, we're talking about the digital age. How much of our physical media have we traded out for digital versions? Will we ever completely switch? How much longer does physical media have? Will we lose anything in this transition? Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the Questionable Endeavor Network. www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:14:53


Micro 3 - Table Talk

7/12/2017
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This week on WoG Micro, Shane and Jackie talk board games! Shane actually wants to buy a Monopoly game? What gives? Plus, the joys of pointing guns at each other.

Duration: 00:38:22


Episode 21 - Been There, Done That

7/5/2017
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Out of fresh ideas? Just redo something you've done before! That's what Hollywood does. This week Shane and Chris talk all about reboots. What are some bad ones? Some good ones? What fresh old ideas are on the horizon? Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Find Words of Geekdom on the Questionable Endeavor Network www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:07:46


Episode 20 - TGIW

6/28/2017
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TGIF. Disney Afternoon. Nickelodeon. We've talked previously about educational shows we watched growing up, but what about other shows? This week, Shane and Chris reminisce about some of the other shows we grew up watching. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Find Words of Geekdom on the Questionable Endeavor Network www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:06:25


Episode 19 - The Purge

6/21/2017
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Do your kids have too much stuff? This week, we talk about ways methods we've used to reduce the clutter, both for our kids and ourselves. Plus, we talk about crazy Japan theme parks, people who live off the energy of the universe, and one more quick note about E3. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is a part Questionable Endeavor Network. www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:03:32


Episode 17 - Fun and Games

6/7/2017
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This week we talk about gamification, applying game like elements to everything from education to parenting. We discuss things we've tried, ideas we've heard, and being a little envious of some of the neat ways we've heard schools in other countries do it. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Find Words of Geekdom on Questionable Endeavor Network www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:07:43


WoG Micro 2 - Heroic

5/31/2017
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It's a good week for a WoG Micro. On this week's shorter episode, we talk a bit about what we've been up to this week then move on to discussing some upcoming super hero films - Spider Man, Venom, and Wonder Woman!

Duration: 00:42:44


Episode 16 - The Little Things

5/24/2017
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Who really has time to play Persona 5? Not Shane. This week, we talk about some of the geeky things we do when we only have a short amount of free time. Other than watch funny cat videos, obviously. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the Questionable Endeavor Network. www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:05:59


Episode 15 - Feed Me, Seymour

5/17/2017
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This week, Food Nerd needs your help! How can we get our kids to eat something other than frozen pizzas? We discuss some methods we've tried to get our kiddos to eat. What has worked? What has failed miserably? How do we balance making them try things and just waiting it out? Give it a listen and send us your thoughts, tips, and tricks! Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Find Words of Geekdom on the Questionable Endeavor Network www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:04:01


Episode 14 - Outfits and Lady Bits

5/10/2017
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This week, we talk about cosplay! Finding the right outfit can be difficult, especially if you'd rather not show a lot of skin. We discuss some of our apprehensions about dressing up as our favorite characters. Plus, we talk briefly about Liana Kerzner's Lady Bits. Uh...her upcoming show, that is. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Find Words of Geekdom on the Questionable Endeavor Network www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:11:03


Episode 13 - Back to Square One

5/3/2017
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From Bill Nye to Beakman's World and The Magic School Bus to Schoolhouse Rock, this week we reminisce about all the great educational kids shows we grew up watching. Plus, we talk a bit about the ones our kids watch today. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the Questionable Endeavor Network. www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:12:40


Episode 12 - Yours, Mine, & Ours...But Mostly Mine

4/26/2017
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This week, it's all about toys! Do you have any toys or trinkets that you like to collect? Does your child know what they can play with and what's off-limits? We discuss our own toys collections and how we handle all the issues that come with such a hobby. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Words of Geekdom is part of the Questionable Endeavor Network. www.questendnetwork.com v2

Duration: 01:05:35


Episode 11 - G is for Geekdom

4/19/2017
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On this week's episode, we discuss educational games good and bad, and how they have changed since we were kids. Plus, our take on electronic devices and apps for kids. Recorded at Zencastr.com Music by TeknoAXE www.reverbnation.com/teknoaxe Find Words of Geekdom on the Questionable Endeavor Network www.questendnetwork.com

Duration: 01:05:03

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