Kevin Spacey, Mueller Investigation & Halloween

Kevin Spacey, Mueller Investigation & Halloween

In our latest podcast we start with a conversation about the recent allegations against Kevin Spacey **Trigger Warning**. We talk about his horrible response and how not to address sexual assault. We discuss how the floodgates have been opened ...

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Social Media, Vidcon, Sargon of Akkad, and Anita Sarkeesian

Social Media, Vidcon, Sargon of Akkad, and Anita Sarkeesian

In the weird world of social media, what hope does society have? That’s the question we grapple with today. We talk about vidcon and the controversies of internet celebrities from Logan Paul to Christian Burns. We discuss the role of ...

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Exiting news! New Podcast: Head On History

Exiting news! New Podcast: Head On History

Exciting news from the Currently Nerdy team! We’ve launched a new podcast, Head On History hosted by Ali A. Olomi. For all the history nerds out there, this podcast is a must. Subscribe to learn more about the history of the Middle East, ...

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The New Racists

The New Racists

A rash of new cellphone videos have emerged revealing racist in their natural habitats. From a man berating someone for speaking Spanish, to a woman in cellphone store using racial epithets against a friendly customer, to an older woman openly ...

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Thor Ragnarok & Death

Thor Ragnarok & Death

Thor: Ragnarok teaser trailer is out and we couldn’t be more excited. In our latest podcast we break down the trailer and take a closer look at what it reveals. We surmise that it likely draws from several different comic book plots, but ...

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Surveillance, Spying, & Espionage

Surveillance, Spying, & Espionage

Building off our last episode we dive deeper into the history of espionage. We talk about how spying has developed over the years and the relationship with the state. We talk about intelligence gathering and how it has becoming something ...

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School Madness, Microwave Cameras, & Conspiracy Theories

School Madness, Microwave Cameras, & Conspiracy Theories

We start this episode off with a bit of reminiscing about our school years, talking about the various mischief that we got into in the past; From Vy’s sordid past, to Ali’s instigating insurrections, to Diz’s fights with other ...

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Dystopian Society

Dystopian Society

Given how crazy the world has been, we thought a discussion on the genre of dystopian societies was ideal. We talk about how the genre emerged, its roots in the 20th century, and the effect it has had on pop culture. We discuss different ...

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Origin of Names, PizzaGate, & Fantastic Beasts

Origin of Names, PizzaGate, & Fantastic Beasts

In a weird riff, we start our podcast talking about the origins of names and what they can tell us about a culture or time period. We talk about the popularity of some names, titles, and how people are referred to. Eventually we talk about the ...

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Thanksgiving, Origins of Turkey, and Alt Right

Thanksgiving, Origins of Turkey, and Alt Right

We’re thankful for all the dank food that clearly made us drunk as we talk about Thanksgiving, world foods, and the origins of Turkey. We talk about Turkey’s in the era of colonialism, the age of exploration, and the Ottoman-English ...

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Serial Killers & Cults

Serial Killers & Cults

Still feeling the Halloween spirit, we take a deep dive into the darker side of humanity. We talk about serial killers and sociopaths. We discuss the markers of sociopaths and why they do what they do. This leads us to talk about famous cults in ...

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Terrorism and the Other

Terrorism and the Other

Today we go over the weeks’ craziest news. We talk about the recent terrorist attacks in Chelsea, New York and Elizabeth, New Jersey and how fixation on the background of Ahmad Khan Rahami misses the mark. We discuss the history of ...

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Thailand, McChicken, & Colin Kaepernick

Thailand, McChicken, & Colin Kaepernick

Clearly this podcast has descended into madness. We start by talking about Vy’s trip to Thailand and all the memorable experiences he has. After certainly offending the whole world with outright ignorance we end up in the weird topic of a ...

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Trivia, Celebrity, and Fame

Trivia, Celebrity, and Fame

Diz, Vy, and Ali try to stump one another in trivia questions. It’s all fair game as they play a quick game of trivia. This sparks a conversation about celebrity, fame, and what we put value you in as a society. We talk about the function ...

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Dog Whistle Politics & Terrorism

Dog Whistle Politics & Terrorism

Today we talk about the dog whistle politics and the shifting discourse globally among politicians. We discuss the rise in overt racism in politics, the origins of the nativist movements, and the source of white resentment. We analyze the ...

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Brexit & Game of Thrones

Brexit & Game of Thrones

The past few days have been historic and this podcast covers the major events around Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, known on the internet as Brexit. We discuss the vote, the implications, and the resulting consequences of ...

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Hodor & Comic Book Movies v Game Movies

Hodor & Comic Book Movies v Game Movies

Spoilers abound in this podcast as we discuss the latest Game of Thrones episode. We explore what the fate of Hodor means for the show and examine a few theories about the role of magic, time travel, and the gods in both the show and the books. ...

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George RR Martin, Military Intervention, Transgender Bathroom Controversy

George RR Martin, Military Intervention, Transgender Bathroom Controversy

We mention the historic anniversary, May 15th as the founding of Israel and the remembrance of the Nakba. We talk about the latest chapter of George R R Martin’s Winds of Winter and what message this sends to Game of Thrones showrunners. ...

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Gods and Captain America Civil War

Gods and Captain America Civil War

As part of our ongoing tradition of recapping Game of Thrones we start the episode off with an interesting discussion about episode 3 of the season. ***Spoiler Alert*** We cover the basic narrative of the episode and focus in on some of the ...

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Dem Debate & Rock the Kasbah

Dem Debate & Rock the Kasbah

The first democratic debate was last night and today we give you full coverage of the event. We discuss the major highlights, what we thought worked and what didn’t. We question the nature of the system and the whole process of the ...

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