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4 06, 2019

Nerd Lunch Podcast 331: Early Internet Memories

By |2019-06-04T09:57:11-04:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

photo by Scott Beale / Laughing Squid The nerds reminisce about their experiences with the Internet in the 90s. Dial-up, AOL discs, USENET groups, MUDs, and crappy search engines made for a special time indeed. WARNING: Do not take a drink every time Netscape is mentioned in this episode.

4 02, 2013


By |2017-03-17T00:42:03-04:00February 4th, 2013|Categories: Article|Tags: , |3 Comments

I've brought up more than a few times before on both the blog and podcast that I interned at Marvel Comics back in 1998. Upon completing that internship, I graduated from college and a few weeks later got married. Afterward, I began looking for my first job. With that Marvel internship now sitting on my [...]

30 06, 2012

Dear Nerd Lunch: CT

By |2017-03-17T00:49:09-04:00June 30th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , |2 Comments

Dear Nerd Lunch,Where to begin?Superman has his Fortress of Solitude. I have you. Sure, I have a family, church, job, and recently school. But with all those things, it's not easy for me to get away and run off to a physical location where I can surround myself with my nerdin' activities. With you, I have [...]

29 06, 2012

Dear Nerd Lunch: Jeeg

By |2017-03-17T02:58:48-04:00June 29th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , |3 Comments

Dear Nerd Lunch,   Has it really been 5 years already?  I know I don’t write as much as I should these days, so let me apologize.  I am devoting a lot of attention your little brother, Podcast, and Twitter can be a hell of a distraction, but you’re still just as important as ever. [...]

28 06, 2012

Dear Nerd Lunch: Pax

By |2017-03-17T02:09:26-04:00June 28th, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: , |2 Comments

Dear Nerd Lunch,Sup, bro?  How you doin’?  What did you say?  You’re 5 years old?  Wow, that’s crazy. Time flies.  I remember when I first met you.I first discovered you in early 2011.  Your funky attitude about pop culture and hossin’ (good eatin’) drew me back to you again and again.  You covered pop culture [...]

10 04, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 32: Nerd Heritage

By |2017-03-18T02:53:54-04:00April 10th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |4 Comments

Our old buddy Fitz returns to the show for our companion piece to Episode 148 of The Atomic Geeks, “Geek Dads!”. We spend the first part of the show talking about our upbringing and the formative experiences that made us nerds, geeks, dorks, and poindexters. After that we briefly touch on how we hope to [...]

3 04, 2012

This Day in Nerd Lunch History: April 3, 2003

By |2017-03-17T00:49:09-04:00April 3rd, 2012|Categories: Article|Tags: |1 Comment

Near the beginning of the time that Jeeg, PLee and I began getting together for lunch, PLee made an off-hand comment about how humanity would be in big trouble if the monkeys and dolphins ever teamed up. I felt like this needed to be illustrated in some way, so I spent a morning putting together [...]

28 02, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 26: Memories of Retro Technology

By |2017-03-18T03:49:14-04:00February 28th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

On this week’s episode we turn our attention to some of the technology that was cutting edge during our youths. We’re joined by the best retro expert we could ask for, The Retroist himself. During our conversation we stroll past all manner of tech gravestones including the Kodak Disc camera, Atari 2600, audio cassettes, the [...]

29 12, 2011

Nerd Lunch 2011 Year in Review

By |2017-03-17T00:51:15-04:00December 29th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: |2 Comments

This year has been a big year for Nerd Lunch and I want to reflect on it and maybe brag a bit about what we did in 2011.Almost right out of the gate, we launched the short-lived, but much loved "Nerd Lunch: The Web Series." This was quite a departure from the blog and featured [...]