Weinstein, #MeToo, Black Panther & Ta Nehisi Coates

Weinstein, #MeToo, Black Panther & Ta Nehisi Coates

In a heavy Hollywood and media episode we tackle the difficult topic of sexual assault *trigger warning* in the recent Weinstein scandal. We discuss the details of the case and the reality that many women face in male-dominated societies. As ...

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Technology Fail, NFL, & Star Wars

Technology Fail, NFL, & Star Wars

Ali has done the unthinkable and updated his software on his iPhone. We start this episode off with his rants and raves against technology as he’s dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century. This leads us to talk about the recent ...

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Twitter, Las Vegas, & the Gifted vs Lucifer

Twitter, Las Vegas, & the Gifted vs Lucifer

After a short break we are back to our usual antics as we discuss the latest news from twitter and their increased word count. We analyze the problems with the platform and discuss the real issues like harassment that go unaddressed by twitter. ...

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9/11 and Rohingya

9/11 and Rohingya

In this episode we put on our political nerd hats and dive into some serious conversation, but first start off with our usual banter which involves a debate about whether you can claim to have visited a state if you had a layover in it’s ...

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North Korea, DACA, & Harry Potter

North Korea, DACA, & Harry Potter

The world is about to end again so we discuss what got us into this predicament. We talk about the tension with North Korea and its latest hydrogen bomb test. This leads us to talking about the major political news, the Trump administration ...

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Phoenix, Laguna Beach, & Beyond the Wall

Phoenix, Laguna Beach, & Beyond the Wall

This episode ends up being a random city tour as we talk about the events of Charlottesville leading up to Trump’s speech in Phoenix, Arizona. We break down the political speech, it’s implications, and also discuss the so-called new ...

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Taylor Swift, Inhumans, & Charlottesville

Taylor Swift, Inhumans, & Charlottesville

In this episode we cover the Taylor Swift trial, her responses, and the reaction from the internet, before going on to nerd news and discussing Marvel’s endeavors into TV world. We talk about Inhumans and some of the struggles with the ...

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Fidget Spinner, Nuclear War, and Game of Thrones

Fidget Spinner, Nuclear War, and Game of Thrones

We start this episode with a quick review of the weekend’s events. From our former co-host, Mustafa’s wedding to the Summer Leadership Initiative with ADEP. Vy gives us an interesting history of the fidget spinner and the controversy ...

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Lizard People, Scaramucci, & Politicon

Lizard People, Scaramucci, & Politicon

Time to dig deep in our political podcast. We start with a discussion of a conspiracy theories in light of Bo Dalls on Talk is Jericho. We talk about hollow earth, lizard people, the Illuminati, and why people believe in conspiracy theories. We ...

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Comic Con, Game of Thrones, HBO’s Confederate

Comic Con, Game of Thrones, HBO’s Confederate

We start the podcast with a quick recap of the recent political developments from the tension between Donald Trump and Jeff Session to the resignation of Sean Spicer. We discuss Vy’s weekend at San Diego Comic Con and all the cool trailers ...

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Otherkin, Han Solo, Philando Castille & Nabra

Otherkin, Han Solo, Philando Castille & Nabra

We start our podcast off with a new segment called Tumblr Ethnographies. Vy decided to go down the rabbit hole that is tumblr and explore the world of “otherkin.” We discuss the different ideas behind otherkin, the origins, its ...

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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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Cultural Appropriation and Cinco De Mayo

Cultural Appropriation and Cinco De Mayo

Fresh from a trip to our capital, Diz and Ali regale us with tales of the Afghan American Conference and Diz’s secret act of heroism at the embassy. Our discussion of DC leads us to talking about the recent local controversy with a bar, ...

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The Last Jedi, Flip the 6th, & Afghanistan

The Last Jedi, Flip the 6th, & Afghanistan

Today’s powerhouse episode covers a wide breadth of topics. We start with a discussion of the special elections in Georgia’s 6th district. We predict what this means for politics in 2018. Next we talk about the new Star Wars trailer, ...

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Pepsi & Advertisement

Pepsi & Advertisement

Hey kids, all you need is Pepsi. In our latest episode we take a look at the latest Pepsi ad and the backlash it spawned. We talk about the new trend among corporations in co-opting social justice messages and progressive movements. We discuss ...

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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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Logan and Gamer Subculture

Logan and Gamer Subculture

Old Man Logan is a hit. We start our episode with a quick review of Logan and what we thought made the movie stand out. As avid fans of the X-Men we were excited about the film and it did not let us down. This leads us to do a quick summary of ...

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Executive Order and Protest

Executive Order and Protest

Over the weekend Donald Trump signed a series of executive orders and immediately faced backlash. We break down the orders and what they hoped to achieve. Then we discuss the immediate response to them. We talk about the spontaneous mass ...

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Trump Craziness & Charismatic Leadership

Trump Craziness & Charismatic Leadership

It’s only been a week or so since Trump took office and madness has taken over. We start the podcast talking about the protests, resistance, and the appointment of cabinet members. We talk about all the things going wrong with our ...

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Drunken Love & Idiot Cabinets

Drunken Love & Idiot Cabinets

In a usual mad riff we discuss snuggling, cuddling, and drunken love. After our foray into the sordid world of love we talk about the even more sordid world of politics. We talk about the Trump cabinet and what they represent for the next four ...

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