376 episodes

Friends Talking Nerdy is a podcast hosted by Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd that delves deep into all things geeky and nerdy. With their passion for pop culture, science, mental health, and technology, the hosts offer insightful commentary on the latest trends and happenings in the world of geekdom. Through their engaging banter and lively discussions, Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd create a fun and informative space for all nerds to come together and explore the latest trends and ideas. We hope you join us.

Friends Talking Nerdy Tee Kittle/Tim Jousma/Aubrey Baldwin

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

Friends Talking Nerdy is a podcast hosted by Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd that delves deep into all things geeky and nerdy. With their passion for pop culture, science, mental health, and technology, the hosts offer insightful commentary on the latest trends and happenings in the world of geekdom. Through their engaging banter and lively discussions, Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd create a fun and informative space for all nerds to come together and explore the latest trends and ideas. We hope you join us.

    Talking About Tropical Vacations, Wrestling Reminisces, And Part One Of Our Thoughts On 1991 In Music - Episode 358

    Talking About Tropical Vacations, Wrestling Reminisces, And Part One Of Our Thoughts On 1991 In Music - Episode 358

    On this week's episode, the hosts dive into a diverse array of topics that are sure to captivate listeners. First up, Professor Aubrey regales us with tales from her recent sun-soaked getaway to the picturesque Puerto Vallarta, sharing her experiences and adventures from this Mexican paradise.

    Then, Tim the Nerd unleashes his unbridled passion for professional wrestling, dissecting the highly anticipated Wrestlemania 40 Night 2 main event clash between Cody Rhodes and Roman Reigns. Brace yourself for a heated dissection of every high spot, false finish, and controversial moment. Professor Aubrey, a Wrestlemania newcomer, also weighs in with her fresh perspective on witnessing the spectacle live for the first time.

    But the real showstopper is the duo's deep dive into the iconic music of 1991. Over the next two weeks, they'll unpack why this year was such a pivotal moment in music history, exploring groundbreaking albums from a diverse range of artists, including the DiVinyls, Gerardo, Queen, REM, Bob Dylan, Lenny Kravitz, Michael Bolton, Boys II Men, Natalie Cole, Van Halen, Bonnie Raitt, and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Get ready to reminisce, discover, and appreciate the lasting impact of these seminal releases.

    As always, we wish to thank Christopher Lazarek for his wonderful theme song. Head to his ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for information on how to purchase his EP, Here's To You, which is available on all digital platforms.

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    • 57 min
    Talking About Animal Emotions, Safety Camp, Johnny Depp and Movie Reboots, and How Mental Health Can Affect Your Career - Episode 357

    Talking About Animal Emotions, Safety Camp, Johnny Depp and Movie Reboots, and How Mental Health Can Affect Your Career - Episode 357

    Episode 357 of Friends Talking Nerdy with Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd delves into an eclectic mix of topics that appeal to the curious and the nerdy alike.

    In this episode, Tim the Nerd kicks off the discussion with an exploration of the emotional journey animals undertake when brought to places like doggy daycares. His insights shed light on the often-overlooked experiences of our furry companions in such environments.

    Professor Aubrey then shifts gears, sharing her excitement about an upcoming event called Safety Northwest. She elaborates on how this event equips individuals with the necessary skills to handle various scenarios, particularly those encountered in settings like Burning Man or Soak, ensuring safety and preparedness in unconventional environments.

    The conversation takes an intriguing turn as Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd delve into the reboot of Pirates of the Caribbean, notably without Johnny Depp. Tim the Nerd offers his perspective on this development, reflecting on his evolving interests in movies currently gracing theaters, a departure from his usual cinematic enthusiasms.

    Wrapping up the episode, the duo dives into a thought-provoking article from Psychology Today titled “Is Your Mental Health Hurting Your Career?” by Samuel L. Pauker MD and Mirian Arond. They dissect the intricate relationship between mental well-being and professional success, sparking introspection and dialogue.

    As always, we wish to thank Christopher Lazarek for his wonderful theme song. Head to his ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for information on how to purchase his EP, Here's To You, which is available on all digital platforms.

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    • 55 min
    Talking About Horny Dogs, Spam Texts, Willie Nelson, And Our Favorite Soundtracks - Episode 356

    Talking About Horny Dogs, Spam Texts, Willie Nelson, And Our Favorite Soundtracks - Episode 356

    Episode 356 of "Friends Talking Nerdy" delves into a lively mix of topics, as Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd traverse the realms of quirky dog behavior, digital nuisances, musical adventures, and cinematic nostalgia.

    Kicking off the episode, Tim the Nerd regales listeners with tales from his job working with dogs, shedding light on some of their peculiar antics, including the ever-awkward phenomenon of mounting. As anecdotes flow, the duo explores the fascinating and sometimes baffling world of canine behavior.

    Shifting gears, Professor Aubrey voices her frustration with the incessant barrage of spam text messages, sparking a conversation about the ease with which spammers obtain personal information to deceive unsuspecting recipients. Tim the Nerd adds his insights into the mechanisms behind these digital intrusions, highlighting the importance of vigilance in safeguarding personal data.

    The podcast takes a cultural turn as the hosts delve into the documentary "Willie Nelson and Family," available on Paramount Plus. With anecdotes and reflections, they dissect favorite moments from the film, with Tim the Nerd offering humorous commentary on Willie's infamous tangles with the IRS, pondering the absurdity of it all.

    In a musical interlude, Tim the Nerd tantalizes listeners with a sneak peek into the upcoming album "Yesterday’s Coffee" by Jomo and the Possum Posse, set to drop on May 10th, teasing the first single "Train Of Thought."

    Rounding out the episode, Tim the Nerd and Professor Aubrey engage in a spirited discussion on their favorite soundtrack albums, spanning genres and eras. From the iconic melodies of "Pulp Fiction" to the timeless tunes of "The Wizard of Oz," they traverse a musical landscape rich with nostalgia and cinematic magic, inviting listeners to reminisce and rediscover beloved soundtracks.

    As always, we wish to thank Christopher Lazarek for his wonderful theme song. Head to his ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for information on how to purchase his EP, Here's To You, which is available on all digital platforms.

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    Talking About Lip Balm, Food Carts, Video Games, and Love's Fragility - Episode 355

    Talking About Lip Balm, Food Carts, Video Games, and Love's Fragility - Episode 355

    Episode 355 of Friends Talking Nerdy with Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd brings a delightful mix of quirky obsessions, culinary explorations, gaming insights, and profound discussions on matters of the heart.

    Kicking things off, Professor Aubrey shares her unabashed obsession with lip balm, unraveling the mysteries behind her extensive collection and the science behind the perfect pout.

    Next, join Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd on a culinary escapade as they recount their recent visit to the renowned Alberta Carts Food Carts in Portland, Oregon. Amidst the plethora of delectable options, Wonder Boys Smoke Stack emerges as the standout, offering a tantalizing menu that leaves taste buds tingling and hearts content.

    In the realm of gaming, Tim the Nerd takes the spotlight to deliver his review of the latest PS4 sensation, WWE 2K24. From bone-crushing moves to electrifying showdowns, he dissects every aspect of the game, revealing whether it lives up to the hype.

    As the episode draws to a close, Professor Aubrey and Tim delve into the complexities of love and its fragility, inspired by the insightful Psychology Today article, "8 New Findings on Love and its Fragility" by Sebastian Ocklenburg Ph.D. From the chemistry of attraction to the psychology of heartbreak, they navigate the intricate landscape of human emotions with wit, wisdom, and a sprinkle of nerdy charm.

    As always, we wish to thank Christopher Lazarek for his wonderful theme song. Head to his ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for information on how to purchase his EP, Here's To You, which is available on all digital platforms.

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    • 50 min
    Talking About Hair Dyes, Streaming Woes, and Wrestlemania Outfits - Episode 354

    Talking About Hair Dyes, Streaming Woes, and Wrestlemania Outfits - Episode 354

    Episode 354 of Friends Talking Nerdy with Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd dives into a colorful array of topics, spanning from personal grooming adventures to the intricacies of digital entertainment. Here's what you can expect:

    First up, Professor Aubrey shares her escapades in the realm of hair dyeing. From salon visits to DIY experiments, she regales listeners with tales of vibrant hues and unexpected results. Whether it's a bold new look or a subtle change, Aubrey explores the joys and pitfalls of transforming one's hair.

    Then, Tim the Nerd takes the mic to delve into the hot-button issue of streaming service password sharing. He weighs the necessity for companies to protect their content and revenue against the inconvenience it poses to consumers. Tim the Nerd debates the fine line between profitability and consumer satisfaction, arguing for a balance that allows for flexibility without compromising the bottom line.

    Finally, the dynamic duo of Tim the Nerd and Professor Aubrey don their metaphorical judge's robes to critique the grand entrances of WWE Superstars at Wrestlemania. From the extravagant to the eyebrow-raising, they dissect the spectacle and style of entrances featuring the likes of Logan Paul, Rey Mysterio with Snoop Dogg, Rhea Ripley, and more. With keen eyes and sharp wit, they offer their verdicts on the most memorable entrances of the event.

    As always, we wish to thank Christopher Lazarek for his wonderful theme song. Head to his ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for information on how to purchase his EP, Here's To You, which is available on all digital platforms.

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    • 59 min
    Talking About The Prom - Episode 353

    Talking About The Prom - Episode 353

    On this episode of Friends Talking Nerdy, join Professor Aubrey and Tim the Nerd as they go to the prom. The 80's prom, that is. The duo visit a local 80's Prom Night at Mission Theater in Portland, Oregon. They discuss their experiences with proms past, or lack thereof, and bring you along on their journey to recapture their youthful spirit.

    As always, we wish to thank Christopher Lazarek for his wonderful theme song. Head to his ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠website⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for information on how to purchase his EP, Here's To You, which is available on all digital platforms.

    Support our sponsor, Coffee Bros. Head to their ⁠⁠website⁠⁠ and when you make an order, put in promo code FTN10 to save 10% on your order.

    Head to our ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Linktree⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠for more information on where to find us online.

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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

cassiej79 ,

Love hanging with these nerds!

This show is so fun! So many topics, interesting conversations, great guests, and jokes to enjoy!

Jo Anna ,

I want to hang out with them.

I love the conversations on this podcast. The hosts mesh well and it feels like you’ve known them your whole life.

ODPH607 ,

Take a listen!

You know it's gonna be a fun podcast with an auto-tune intro. great content & banter from the hosts. Hit download already & see what you've been missing! - #ODPH

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