Episode 244 – With Matthew Quinn Martin

On September 1, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 244 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author and actor Matthew Quinn Martin. About Matthew: Born in Allentown, Pennsylvania and raised in New Haven, Connecticut, it wasn’t until Matthew moved to Manhattan that he realized he was a writer. These days, he lives on a small island […]

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Episode 243 – With Zachary Jernigan

On August 11, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 243 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author and journalist Zachary Jernigan. About Zach: Zachary Jernigan works as a feature journalist in Northern Arizona. His debut novel, No Return, is a science-fantasy story filled with sex, violence, religion, and muscular people in weird skintight costumes living on a world where god exists and […]

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Episode 242 – With Bioware’s Jonathan Warner

On August 4, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 242 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with Bioware Game Director Jonathan Warner. About Jonathan and Bioware: Jonathan Warner is a Game Director at BioWare / Electronic Arts. BioWare develops high-quality console, PC, and online role-playing games focused on rich stories, unforgettable characters, and vast worlds to discover. […]

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Episode 241 – With Chris Brogan

On July 28, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 241 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author and marketing-guru Chris Brogan. About Chris: Chris Brogan explores how people use content and community to build marketplaces around areas of belonging. He is CEO of Owner Media Group, a highly sought after professional speaker and the New York […]

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Episode 240 – With Andrew Gross

On July 21, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 240 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio have a mini-episode of Cord Cutters without Tom Merritt… ooops? (jk!)  Followed by the last of Patrick’s PPWC interviews with NY Times Best Selling Author, Andrew Gross. About Andrew: Andrew Gross is the author of New York Times bestsellers Reckless, The Blue […]

Episode 239 – With Laura DiSilverio

On July 14, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 239 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author Laura DiSilverio. About Laura: Laura is the author of the Swift Investigations and Mall Cop mystery series. After twenty years as an Air Force intelligence officer – serving as a squadron commander, with the National Reconnaissance Office, and at […]

Episode 238 – With Peter Orullian

On June 30, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 238 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author Peter Orullian. About Peter: Peter Orullian has worked in marketing at Xbox for nearly a decade, most recently leading the Music and Entertainment marketing strategy for Xbox LIVE, and has toured as a featured vocalist internationally at major music […]

Episode 237 – With Naomi Novik

On June 23, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 237 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author Naomi Novik. About Naomi: Naomi Novik was born in New York in 1973, a first-generation American, and raised on Polish fairy tales, Baba Yaga, and Tolkien. She studied English Literature at Brown University and did graduate work in Computer […]

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Episode 236 – With Greg Weisman

On June 16, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 236 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with Greg Weisman,  comic book and animation writer and producer, best known as the co-creator of Gargoyles and as the Supervising Producer of The Spectacular Spider-Man, and the Young Justice animated series – obviously the coolest animated DC Universe show ever. […]

Episode 235 – With Melissa Flashman and Margaret Bail

On June 9, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 235 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat for a bit before Patrick’s live interview with two literary agents: Margaret Bail (Inklings Literary Agency) and Melissa Flashman (Trident Media Group). About Margaret Bail: Margaret Bail has a BA in English and an MFA in Creative and Professional Writing. With […]

Episode 234 – With RL Stine and Mary Kay Andrews

On May 26, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 234 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat for a bit before Patrick’s live interview with not one, but two NY Times best selling authors: Mary Kay Andrews and R.L. Stine. About R.L. Stine: R.L. Stine was born in Columbus, Ohio. When Bob was nine, he found an old […]

Episode 233 – With MK Meredith

On May 19, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 233 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about things and ideas and then cut to Patrick’s live interview with writer, 2014 Pikes Peak Writers Conference Director, and all around awesome person, MK Meredith. About MK: MK Meredith writes single title contemporary romance novels, promising an emotional ride on […]

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Episode 232 – With Trai Cartwright

On May 12, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 232 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about music and stuff and then cut to Patrick’s live interview with writer, professional story breaker, editor and creative writing and screenwriting teacher, Trai Cartwright. About Trai: TRAI CARTWRIGHT, MFA, has over 25 years experience as a professional story breaker. While […]

Episode 231 – With Adam Christopher

On April 28, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 231 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author Adam Christopher. About Adam: ADAM CHRISTOPHER is a novelist and comic writer. In 2010, as an editor, Christopher won a Sir Julius Vogel award, New Zealand’s highest science fiction honor. His debut novel, Empire State, was SciFiNow’s Book of the Year and a Financial […]

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Episode 230 – With Ferrett Steinmetz

On April 21, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 230 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author Ferrett Steinmetz. About Ferrett: A firm believer in the “apply butt to chair, then fingers to keyboard” philosophy, Ferrett Steinmetz writes for at least an hour every day – which helps, he promises. He is a graduate of both […]

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Episode 229 – With Steve Bein

On April 14, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 229 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with author Steve Bein. About Steve: Steve Bein (pronounced “Bine”) is a philosopher, traveler, translator, and award-winning author of science fiction and fantasy. His short fiction has appeared in Asimov’s, Interzone, Writers of the Future, and in international translation. His Fated Blades […]

 

Episode 228 – With Kristi Charish

On April 7, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 228 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with scientist and author Kristi Charish. About Kristi: Kristi is the author of OWL AND THE JAPANESE CIRCUS (Jan 13th, 2015, Simon & Schuster Canada/Pocket Books US), an urban fantasy about Ex-archaeology grad student turned international antiquities thief, Alix— better known […]

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Episode 227 – With Peter ‘Vengeance’ Brett

On March 31, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 227 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio have to step back and let Peter ‘Vengeance’ Brett take center stage – he’s on a mission of vengeance – and he wants you to READ HIS BOOK! About Peter ‘Vengeance’ Brett: The first non-school book without pictures Peat ever read was […]

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Episode 226 – Jamie Todd Rubin

On March 24, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 226 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with Jamie Todd Rubin. About Jamie: I’ve always had a fascination with the life of writers that I admire. They make up these great stories, but what are they like as people? A guilty pleasure of mine is reading biographical pieces […]

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Episode 225 – Live from Capricon 35 with Jody Lynn Nye

On March 17, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 225 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat live at Capricon 35 with Jody Lynn Nye. About Jody: Jody Lynn Nye lists her main career activity as ‘spoiling cats.’ When not engaged upon this worthy occupation, she writes fantasy and science fiction books and short stories. Since 1987 she […]

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Episode 224 – Live from Capricon 35 with Mary Robinette Kowal

On March 10, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 224 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat live at Capricon 35 with Mary Robinette Kowal. About Mary: Hugo-award winning author, Mary Robinette Kowal is a novelist and professional puppeteer. Her debut novel Shades of Milk and Honey (Tor 2010) was nominated for the 2010 Nebula Award for Best Novel. In […]

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Episode 223 – Live from Capricon 35 with John Bivens

On February 24, 2015, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In episode 223 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with comic book artist and Capricon 35 Artist Guest of Honor John Bivens. About John: Comic book artist. Worked on the award winning COMIC BOOK TATTOO, POPGUN volume 4, & Reading With Pictures. Currently drawing DARK ENGINE from Image Comics This […]

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