Episode 011

On May 28, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

011 The Functional Nerds In the Eleventh episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio are joined by the latest recruit in the 3rd Nerd Army, Andrew Liptak!  Andrew is a blogger/writer who has contributed to i09 & SFSignal, has a Masters Degree in Military History and chats with us about: Military Science […]

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Nerd News Roundup-May 27 2010

On May 27, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy MSNBC: Creepy creature dominates ‘Splice’ SFSignal: MIND MELD: What Fantasy Series is Underrated? PYR: Prometheus Books at Book Expo America SFSignal: SF Tidbits for 5/27/10 Bowing to the Future: ImagiCon 2010 AirlockAlpha: Bryan Singer Will Have To Balance Old, New ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Reviews: A Dribble of Ink: Sandkings by […]

 

Nerd News Roundup-May 22 2010

On May 22, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy Lou Anders on The Functional Nerds podcast IGN: Hollywood Salutes The Empire Strikes Back NewsARama; “Splice”: A Provocative Genre Movie Hybrid Empire Strikes Back turns 30: ARS technica: Empire Strikes 30: Ars looks back at an amazing film ScifiWire: The Periodic Table of The Empire Strikes Back (CHART) ScifiWire: […]

 

Episode 010

On May 21, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

010 The Functional Nerds In the Tenth episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio are joined by four time Hugo Award nominee, 2008 Philip K. Dick Award nominee, 2008/2006 Chesley Award winner/nominee, and 2006 World Fantasy Award nominee and editorial director of Pyr books – Lou Anders!  Lou joins us this week […]

Nerd News Roundup-May 20 2010

On May 20, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy Scotsman.com: Making time for sci-fi in class can open a whole new dimension SfSignal: TRAILER: The Cup of Tears Grasping for the Wind: Review: Empire in Black and Gold by Adrian Tchaikovsky i09: Megan Fox dropped from Transformers 3. Has she already been replaced? SciFiWire; Jon Favreau reveals first […]

 

Nerd News Roundup-May 18 2010

On May 18, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy Grasping for the Wind: Sort of Free Fiction: Bull Spec Magazine i09: Lost Has Already Given Us More Answers Than Battlestar TOR.com: JordanCon: Interview with Red Eagle Entertainment i09: Science Fiction Author Offers Readers $3,000 In Prizes To Read His Book TOR/Forge: Giveaway: The Omega Point by Whitley Strieber […]

 

Nerd News Roundup-May 17 2010

On May 17, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy AirlockAlpha: BBC America To Co-Produce New Jamie Bamber Series ‘Outcasts’ i09: How Did Science Fiction Defeat Horror In The War For The Zeitgeist? SciFi Wire: Wait … there’s two 20,000 Leagues remake movies?? SciFi Wire: Your complete guide to the films of Philip K. Dick SfSignal: SF Tidbits for […]

Nerd News Roundup-May 16 2010

On May 16, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News SciFi & Fantasy Dallas News: Charlaine Harris not done with Sookie Stackhouse yet Airlock Alpha: Who Do You Think Should Be Nominated For A Portal Award? Grasping for the Wind: 2009 Nebula Award Winners Cinematical: Genre Wars: Has Sci-Fi Surpassed Horror? i09: Great Moments In Alternate History: Our Alternate Presidents Grasping for […]

Nerd News Roundup-May 15 2010

On May 15, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News…mega massive news day… Episode 9 of the podcast is live – featuring Aidan Moher. Scifi & Fantasy Scifi Wire: 6 amazing sci-fi TV shows ruined by their freaky finales SfSignal: Voice Of The Fans: Which Book Series Do You Want To End? Grasping for the Wind: Essay: 11 Novels of Science Fiction […]

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Episode 009

On May 14, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

009 The Functional Nerds In the ninth episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio are joined by a member of the 3rd Nerd Army: Aidan Moher from A Dribble of Ink! This week we chat about: Terry Goodkind & Tyra Banks both getting 3 book contracts, The Law of Nines & The […]

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Nerd News Roundup-May 13 2010

On May 13, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy AirlockAlpha: AlphaBits: John Barrowman Avoiding New ‘Doctor Who’? i09: Heroes dead at last? Life, Doctor Who & Combom: Matt Smith talks Daleks (video) SFSignal: EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Gregory Frost Talks About ‘The Comeuppance of Creegus Maxin’ i09: 3 Simple ways to become a chrononaut SFSignal: SF Tidbits for 5/12/10 Slice […]

 

Nerd News Roundup-May 12 2010

On May 12, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy Grasping for the Wind: REVIEW: Not Less Than Gods by Kage Baker SFFWorld: REVIEW: Shadowplay by Tad Williams SFSignal: REVIEW: Deep Navigation by Alastair Reynolds ATFMB: Review: Green Lantern-Rebirth Shadowlocked: Top 8 secrets of cheap sci-fi tv and movies SciFiWire: 28 sexy skintight outfits from 5 decades of sci-fi […]

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Episode 008

On May 7, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

008 The Functional Nerds In the eighth episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio are joined by the 3rd member of the 3rd Nerd Army: Blake Charlton!  Blake is both a novelist (Spellwright published by TOR) and a medical student, so we talked about: science fiction-like technologies being used in the world […]

 

Nerd News Round Up-May 4th 2010

On May 4, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

May the 4th be with you! Scifi & Fantasy SFSignal: REVIEW: WWW: Watch by Robert J. Sawyer AirlockAlpha: ‘Doctor Who’ Pregnancy Remains A Mystery i09: Skip The “Pretty Decent” Books And Go Straight To The Ten-Star Ones! Airlock Alpha: It’s The Fargonator SFSignal: SF Tidbits for 5/4/10 i09: Daybreakers Directors Helm The Dark Crystal Sequel, […]

 

May Round Table Discussion

On May 4, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

The Functional Nerds – Round Table Discussion May 2010 This is a special bonus episode of The Functional Nerds! The concept here is simple – we take several topics to discuss and we invite some friends to join us for a round table discussion – which we record for posterity.  Similar to inviting a bunch […]

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