150 episodes

Once a week Myles Power, James Gurney and, on occasion, Buck Mulligan come together to try and make the world a slightly more rational place. Their podcast, The League of Nerds (TLoNs), is a light-hearted glance into some of the stranger and more serious realms of irrationality that, unlike other similar podcasts, feels more like an informal chat down the pub with friends rather than an unfriendly academic lecture. Each show lasts about an hour and the Nerds are often joined by a special guest who brings their own thoughts, knowledge, and experience to the show, making every episode fresh and unique. These guests range from highly credited scientists to Hollywood actors. A particularly interesting guest was the lead author of a HIV denialist book who tried to convince James (a Dr of microbiology who works on viruses) that viruses do not in fact exist. The Nerds are also big on building an online community and encourage their listeners to submit questions for the show in the hope of giving a platform to people whose voices might otherwise go unheard.

Podcast – The League of Nerds Myles Power and James Gurney

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    • 4.8 • 33 Ratings

Once a week Myles Power, James Gurney and, on occasion, Buck Mulligan come together to try and make the world a slightly more rational place. Their podcast, The League of Nerds (TLoNs), is a light-hearted glance into some of the stranger and more serious realms of irrationality that, unlike other similar podcasts, feels more like an informal chat down the pub with friends rather than an unfriendly academic lecture. Each show lasts about an hour and the Nerds are often joined by a special guest who brings their own thoughts, knowledge, and experience to the show, making every episode fresh and unique. These guests range from highly credited scientists to Hollywood actors. A particularly interesting guest was the lead author of a HIV denialist book who tried to convince James (a Dr of microbiology who works on viruses) that viruses do not in fact exist. The Nerds are also big on building an online community and encourage their listeners to submit questions for the show in the hope of giving a platform to people whose voices might otherwise go unheard.

    #198 The end

    #198 The end

    Goodbye everyone. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTube

    #197 Fun with Mormonism

    #197 Fun with Mormonism

    The dynamic due of James and Rebecca Waa, I mean Natalie Newell are back. This time we are talking with Bryce Blankenagel of the Naked Mormonism podcast.… Read more "#197 Fun with Mormonism"

    F**K you Buck Mulligan – The Science Wars, King Crocoduck- #013

    F**K you Buck Mulligan – The Science Wars, King Crocoduck- #013

    What is Science? A culmination of the best ways we have so far developed to understand the nature of our universe? Or perhaps is it another imperialist… Read more "F**K you Buck Mulligan – The Science Wars, King Crocoduck- #013"

    #196 – Tyranny

    #196 – Tyranny

    Buck read a book, he thought you might like it too! The book is ‘On Tyranny: twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’ by Timothy Snyder. The book… Read more "#196 – Tyranny"

    #195 Holocaust Denialism

    #195 Holocaust Denialism

    Yesterday was International Holocaust remembrance day, on the 27th of January 1945 Auschwitz was liberated. Roughly 6 million Jews, 250k mentally disabled, 200k Romani, and close to… Read more "#195 Holocaust Denialism"

    #194 – Conspiracy Conspiracy

    #194 – Conspiracy Conspiracy

    This film was dull and the person who made it is too. Basically calling things conspiracies is a conspiracy to discredit people who believe them. Download Podcast Watch… Read more "#194 – Conspiracy Conspiracy"

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

No double standards ,

Come Back!

Let's just say you guys need to make some 'specials' or something because there is so much crap out there you never touched. Princes Diana conspiricies, 5G, Atlantis. The barrel goes so much further down even when you hit Buck you were suprisingly still far from the bottom.

Come back and do more.

Bnmkfffb ,

Brilliant

Thanks for all the hard work guys. Excellent honest podcasts

Dat matt ,

An absolutely fascinating and funny podcast

Every week myles James and whoever they could drag in on the day are able to give a wealth of information on the given subject in a light hearted and humorous way. My current favourite podcast.

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