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Episode 132: Post-Holiday Blues

Virginia asks Nick if he ever suffers from the post-holiday blues. Nick argues that that’s not a thing.  By the way, apparently being sad after Christmas is a thing.

Episode 131: License Plate Tracking 

Nick discusses the seedy practice of tracking license plates and whether or not citizens can opt out.

Episode 130: Gamergate

Nick and Virginia discuss the media hype surrounding gamergate.

NerdAbsurd Flashback: John M. Barry

In December, we’re running some of our best podcast interviews. Check out this oldie by goodie: On this podcast, we speak with author, John M. Barry, about the erosion of land from the Louisiana coast.  This erosion impacts Louisiana residents, who are susceptible to future storm surfers during hurricanes that might otherwise have been dispelled by the additional landmass. John was part of a committee dedicated to protecting Louisiana’s coastline Read More...

Episode 129: Nick’s Technophobia

Nick and Virginia discuss their growing inability to utilize the latest technologies. Click here to listen!

Episode 128: NerdAbsurd does Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all of our listeners! Click here to listen!

NerdAbsurd Flashback: David Lankes

In December, we’re running some of our best podcast interviews. Check out this oldie by goodie: This week’s episode is super cool.  We got David Lankes, a professor of information studies at Syracuse University (also known as the world’s best public speaker), to talk to us about libraries.  We thought we’d have a grand debate on the topic of libraries and electronic media, but what we actually had was a Read More...

NerdAbsurd Flashback: James Altucher

In December, we’re running some of our best podcast interviews. Check out this oldie by goodie: On this episode, Nick and Virginia talk to James Altucher, the author “Choose Yourself.”  James is a renaissance man who has made and lost a fortune twice; he’s now an investor who sits on the board of several companies and writes about his experiences on his popular blog.  His Daily Practice of eating right, Read More...

NerdAbsurd Special: Expect More by David Lankes (Chapter 8)

This is Chapter 8 of David Lanke’s audio book, “Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries for Today’s Complex World.” We hope you’ve enjoyed NerdAbsurd Special! You can find out more about the book on David’s site. Enjoy! Click here to listen!

NerdAbsurd Flashback: Alfie Kohn

In December, we’re running some of our best podcast interviews. Check out this oldie by goodie: Alfie Kohn discusses his new book, “The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging Conventional Wisdom about Children and Parenting“, which is about common parenting myths, specifically whether or not children are spoiled and should be allowed to fail.