Comedian and writer Joseph Scrimshaw teaches us how to watch Doctor Who without hating it, how to still deal with the election, how to live dat #nerdlyfe, how to create new Mountain Dew flavors, how to make a living out of fandom, how to fart on command, how to properly address a Time Lord, how to play VR bar sports, how to come up with Star Wars sequel names, and most importantly, how to tell the difference between a geek, a nerd, and a dweeb.
"Bill Nye Saves the World" and "No, You Shut Up" writer CeCe Pleasants teaches us how to make perfectly crispy chicken, how to spend an entire podcast talking about the election, how to be a loser, how to be in secret Hillary Clinton Facebook groups, how to not engage with conservative family members, how to be in musicals, and how to talk even more about the election. Sorry for talking so much about the election, but here we go!
In an episode recorded BEFORE the election, Nerdist writer and director Ben Mekler teaches us how to make the perfect vacation itinerary, how to get the F out of Florida, how to get through film school and get started in Hollywood, how to work for Pauly Shore, how to buy a house, and how to put a pack of wolves to good use. Then we play a game called "Maximizing Life," where we get dark and deep. But it was before the election so it was pretty chill.
Comedian Liza Treyger (Comedy Cellar, Seth Meyers, Comedy Central's The Half Hour) teaches us how to fix every problem with honesty, how to be a jew in Iowa, how to insult a cop without getting shot, how to survive a neo-Nazi parade, how to start comedy in Chicago, how to ruin a friendship over Shrek, how to get passed at the Comedy Cellar in NYC, how to terrorize your roommate till they move out, how to prepare a standup set for TV, and how to get kicked out of a White Sox game. Then we play a rousing game of Britney Spears Trivia, in which we review the time Britney Spears married a man named Jason Alexander, giving us all one brief moment where we said, "Wait..."