Nerd Christmas – Catlike Reflexes #33

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Not sure how the exercise bike got in there though.

Not sure how the exercise bike got in there though.

In many ways, Christmas was made for nerds.  It has an epic origin story, flashing lights, and its greatest hero is a fat guy with a beard who eats a lot of cookies.

In this episode, the PodCats discuss Nerd Christmas and the effects of some of Santa’s geekiest gifts on their young, impressionable minds.

PodCats: Brendan Main, Gillian Ross.
Host: Bryan Piitz

Music: Capacitor by Hardcore SCM.

Growing Up Geek – Catlike Reflexes #21

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"I want to be Han Solo, awesome space pirate." "And I want to be Robin, Batman's....pet, I guess?"

“I want to be Han Solo, awesome space pirate.”
“And I want to be Robin, Batman’s….pet, I guess?”

When did you know that you were a nerd?  Was it a harsh epiphany, or a slow realization?  Growing up on the geek side of things can be awesome or torturous depending on your point of view.  On this episode, the PodCats discuss what it means to Grow up Geek, or if it even means anything at all.

PodCats: Podcats: Nahanni Born, Derek Howard.
Host: Bryan Piitz

Music: Wish You Were Here by The.madpix.project.