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Think about it. Being nerdy is simply being passionate about a topic. On each episode of Friends Talking Nerdy, The Reverend Tracy, Tim Jousma, Professor Aubrey, and an assortment of characters gather together to discuss what has piqued their passion on any given week. We would love for you to join in on the conversation.

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Think about it. Being nerdy is simply being passionate about a topic. On each episode of Friends Talking Nerdy, The Reverend Tracy, Tim Jousma, Professor Aubrey, and an assortment of characters gather together to discuss what has piqued their passion on any given week. We would love for you to join in on the conversation.

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    From The Archives: Talking About Abortion - Episode 259

    From The Archives: Talking About Abortion - Episode 259

    From our archives:

    On this episode of Friends Talking Nerdy, join The Reverend Tracy and Tim Jousma as they talk about abortion. Articles mentioned during the show:

    Abortion - Top 15 Arguments For and Against - ProCon.org

    Abortion laws: Jewish faith teaches life does not start at conception (usatoday.com)

    Factors associated with spontaneous abortion: a cross-sectional study of Chinese populations - PMC (nih.gov)

    The Role of Reproductive Hormones in Postpartum Depression - PMC (nih.gov)

    Texas foster care crisis getting worse, former case worker says | KXAN Austin

    6 Myths About Abortion | Time

    Medical Tourism and the Destination Country's Poor

    With everything going on in the world, please consider helping The Trevor Project if you can. They are currently looking for a trained remote Crisis Support Counselor.

    Consider supporting the ACLU as well. The attack on the Trans community will end up in court rooms around the country. Supporting the ACLU in any way helps give voice to the voiceless.

    Consider supporting The Brigid Alliance. Attacks on abortion are at an all time high. The Brigid Alliance helps people arrange funds and support for people looking to have an abortion.

    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.

    Head to our website for more information about the show.

    We welcome the newest show to the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network, Excelsior Journeys with George Sirois is available at this link.

    Follow us on Twitter at @FTNerdy, @TheRevTracy, @timjousma, and @genghisfaery

    Follow Friends Talking Nerdy on Instagram.

    Check out Season One of The TnT Review at this link.

    Join us on Wednesdays on the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network for the latest episodes of Hump Day with Tim and the Professor at this link.

    Follow Their Voices on Twitter @TheirVoices_Pod Check out their podcast at this link.


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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Talking about Gaslands and Table-Top Crafting with Chris Trent and Benjamin Popp - Episode 258

    Talking about Gaslands and Table-Top Crafting with Chris Trent and Benjamin Popp - Episode 258

    On this episode of Friends Talking Nerdy, join The Reverend Tracy and Tim Jousma as they talk to Chris Trent and Benjamin Popp about the table-top game Gaslands and the table-top crafting that goes along with that game. To check out the work of Chris and Benjamin, click on the links below:

    How To Be Awkward - A Gaslands Page By Chris Trent

    Making a TOY CAR into an overgrown HORROR | Eldritch Tree Monster - YouTube

    With everything going on in the world, please consider helping The Trevor Project if you can. They are currently looking for a trained remote Crisis Support Counselor.

    Consider supporting the National Network of Abortion Funds. Attacks on abortion are at an all-time high. Any help would be appreciated.

    Consider supporting the ACLU as well. The attack on the Trans community will end up in court rooms around the country. Supporting the ACLU in any way helps give voice to the voiceless.

    Consider supporting The Brigid Alliance. Attacks on abortion are at an all time high. The Brigid Alliance helps people arrange funds and support for people looking to have an abortion.

    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.

    Head to our website for more information about the show.

    We welcome the newest show to the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network, Excelsior Journeys with George Sirois is available at this link.

    Follow us on Twitter at @FTNerdy, @TheRevTracy, @timjousma, and @genghisfaery

    Follow Friends Talking Nerdy on Instagram.

    Check out Season One of The TnT Review at this link.

    Join us on Wednesdays on the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network for the latest episodes of Hump Day with Tim and the Professor at this link.

    Follow Their Voices on Twitter @TheirVoices_Pod Check out their podcast at this link.


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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Talking About Universal Basic Income - Episode 257

    Talking About Universal Basic Income - Episode 257

    On this episode of Friends Talking Nerdy, join The Reverend Tracy and Tim Jousma as they talk about tipping and Universal Basic Incomes. Articles mentioned in this episode include:


    Internet Backs Drive-Thru Customer Who Says 'Tipping Culture' Is 'Out of Control' (newsweek.com)
    Couple who work as waitresses show how much they make in tips during on normal Saturday: ‘Dream life’ (yahoo.com)
    Some restaurants are abandoning tipping in favour of paying their staff higher wages - The Globe and Mail
    20 Key Pros & Cons Of Tipping in Restaurants - E&C (environmental-conscience.com)
    Universal Basic Income Pros and Cons - Top 3 Arguments For and Against (procon.org)
    Luke_WP2_Web.pdf (bath.ac.uk)
    Study Finds People Given Basic Income Are Likely to Keep Working (futurism.com)




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    • 2 hr 1 min
    Talking About Cancel Culture - Episode 256

    Talking About Cancel Culture - Episode 256

    On this episode of Friends Talking Nerdy, join The Reverend Tracy and Tim Jousma as they talk about the results of the Johnny Depp/Amber Heard trial as well as go into a deeper discussion about Cancel Culture. The article mentioned during this episode is:


    Cancel Culture Top 3 Pros and Cons (procon.org)

    With everything going on in the world, please consider helping The Trevor Project if you can. They are currently looking for a trained remote Crisis Support Counselor.

    Consider supporting the National Network of Abortion Funds. Attacks on abortion are at an all-time high. Any help would be appreciated.

    Consider supporting the ACLU as well. The attack on the Trans community will end up in court rooms around the country. Supporting the ACLU in any way helps give voice to the voiceless.

    Consider supporting The Brigid Alliance. Attacks on abortion are at an all time high. The Brigid Alliance helps people arrange funds and support for people looking to have an abortion.

    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.

    Head to our website for more information about the show.

    We welcome the newest show to the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network, Excelsior Journeys with George Sirois is available at this link.

    Follow us on Twitter at @FTNerdy, @TheRevTracy, @timjousma, and @genghisfaery

    Follow Friends Talking Nerdy on Instagram.

    Check out Season One of The TnT Review at this link.

    Join us on Wednesdays on the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network for the latest episodes of Hump Day with Tim and the Professor at this link.

    Follow Their Voices on Twitter @TheirVoices_Pod Check out their podcast at this link.


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    • 1 hr 54 min
    Talking About Depression - Episode 255

    Talking About Depression - Episode 255

    On this episode of Friends Talking Nerdy, join The Reverend Tracy and Tim Jousma as they have an in depth talk about depression. Articles mentioned during this episode include: 


    Mental Health Disorder Statistics | Johns Hopkins Medicine 
    FastStats - Depression (cdc.gov) 
    The Depression Epidemic (psychotherapynetworker.org) 
    How Pets Help Manage Depression (webmd.com) 
    How Music Can Help Reduce Stress and Ease Anxiety and Depression (webmd.com) 
    Tee Kittle on Instagram: “If you ever wonder what “small things” could be contributing to your anxiety, depression, PTSD/CPTSD, my number one piece of advice is to…” 
    Kimberley Wilson — Whole Body Mental Health | The On Being Project Whole body mental health with Kimberley Wilson
    Whole body mental health with Kimberley Wilson | Tictrac 
    Food and Mood Centre Stress Is Edible. Here's How We Can Avoid It In Our Food System - 
    Worth How Animal Welfare Leads to Better Meat: A Lesson From Spain - The Atlantic 
    Tee Kittle on Instagram: “Read More Here:…” 
    9 Benefits of Running a Mile Every Day. Nike.com 
    Run for 10 Minutes to Improve Mental Health, Says Study (verywellmind.com) 
    Exercising to Relax - Harvard Health Publishing - Harvard Health 
    Mental Health Disorders and Rock Climbing - Climbing 

    With everything going on in the world, please consider helping The Trevor Project if you can. They are currently looking for a trained remote Crisis Support Counselor. 

    Consider supporting the National Network of Abortion Funds. Attacks on abortion are at an all-time high. Any help would be appreciated. 

    Consider supporting the ACLU as well. The attack on the Trans community will end up in court rooms around the country. Supporting the ACLU in any way helps give voice to the voiceless. 

    Consider supporting The Brigid Alliance. Attacks on abortion are at an all time high. The Brigid Alliance helps people arrange funds and support for people looking to have an abortion. 

    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. 

    Head to our website for more information about the show. 

    We welcome the newest show to the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network, Excelsior Journeys with George Sirois is available at this link. 

    Follow us on Twitter at @FTNerdy, @TheRevTracy, @timjousma, and @genghisfaery Follow Friends Talking Nerdy on Instagram. Check out Season One of The TnT Review at this link.

    Join us on Wednesdays on the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network for the latest episodes of Hump Day with Tim and the Professor at this link. 

    Follow Their Voices on Twitter @TheirVoices_Pod Check out their podcast at this link.


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    • 1 hr 32 min
    Talking About Universal Health Care - Episode 254

    Talking About Universal Health Care - Episode 254

    On this episode of Friends Talking Nerdy, join The Reverend Tracy and Tim Jousma as they have a discussion about Universal Health Care. Articles mentioned in this episode include:


    Universal Healthcare Pros and Cons - Is It a Human Right? (procon.org)
    Doctors less likely to accept Medicaid than other insurance | Healthcare Dive
    Surprise Medical Bills and Ground Ambulances - Consumer Reports
    Trouble paying medical bills can lead to longer episodes of homelessness, new study shows | UW News (washington.edu)
    10 Myths About Canadian Health Care, Busted | Physicians for a National Health Program (pnhp.org)

    With everything going on in the world, please consider helping The Trevor Project if you can. They are currently looking for a trained remote Crisis Support Counselor.

    Consider supporting the National Network of Abortion Funds. Attacks on abortion are at an all-time high. Any help would be appreciated.

    Consider supporting the ACLU as well. The attack on the Trans community will end up in court rooms around the country. Supporting the ACLU in any way helps give voice to the voiceless.

    Consider supporting The Brigid Alliance. Attacks on abortion are at an all time high. The Brigid Alliance helps people arrange funds and support for people looking to have an abortion.

    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.

    Head to our website for more information about the show.

    We welcome the newest show to the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network, Excelsior Journeys with George Sirois is available at this link.

    Follow us on Twitter at @FTNerdy, @TheRevTracy, @timjousma, and @genghisfaery

    Follow Friends Talking Nerdy on Instagram.

    Check out Season One of The TnT Review at this link.

    Join us on Wednesdays on the Friends Talking Nerdy Podcast Network for the latest episodes of Hump Day with Tim and the Professor at this link.

    Follow Their Voices on Twitter @TheirVoices_Pod Check out their podcast at this link.


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    • 1 hr 41 min

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