NerdLanta Atlanta City Life and Nerd culture come together on the NerdLanta podcast hosted by Kristopher Bolz & Matthew English. Each month we interview some of the creative and talented people who live in this city. We provide you with the latest in nerd/pop culture news, comment on the stories, and get to know our guests. We Are NerdLanta.

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NerdLanta NerdLanta podcast hosted by Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Atlanta city life & Nerd/Pop culture fused together and delivered twice a month into your ear holes. Check out our local guest interviews, Nerd News, commentary and more. Available now on The ESO Network

  • NerdLanta S2 EP10
    by NerdLanta on July 8, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    Epic Briefs Podcast is an Atlanta-based Nerd/Pop Culture podcast produced and hosted by friends. Listen to their regularly scheduled episodes every other Wednesday. Available on www.EpicBriefsPodcast.com & all popular podcast apps https://epicbriefspodcast.com/https://www.facebook.com/epicbriefspodcast/https://www.instagram.com/epicbriefspodcast/ We had the pleasure of speaking with Claudius Moore, Jamie Peters, Chris Evans, and Ryan Plourd from the Epic Briefs Podcast. We find out how they met, the story behind the podcast name, what they have learned since they started, and they gave out some helpful podcasting advice. Nerd Culture with a Southern Twist. We are NerdLanta. Our podcast brings Atlanta city life and Nerd/Pop culture together in one place. Hosted by comedians Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Featuring local guest interviews, Nerd News, commentary, and more. Available now on The ESO Network. Producer: Kristopher Bolz. Recorded remotely with Zencastr. Atlanta recording studio is American Sushi Studios. Website & Social Media:www.NerdLanta.comwww.ESONetwork.com

  • NerdLanta Podcast EP 9 Final
    by NerdLanta on June 24, 2020 at 1:10 pm

    Angelia Sheer is a UFO researcher with 35+ years of experience in the field. She is the State Director of MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) of Tennessee and Founder of Parasheer Research. Her latest book, 'UFO Encounters: How High Strange Events Transform Human Perception' is available for sale right now. www.AngeliaSheer.comwww.Facebook.com/AngeliakSheerwww.Instagram.com/AngeliaSheer We had the pleasure of speaking with Angelia Sheer about her research and experiences with UFO's. She also told us some great stories of sightings that she and other people witnessed while investigating. Nerd Culture with a Southern Twist. We are NerdLanta. Our podcast brings Atlanta city life and Nerd/Pop culture together in one place. Hosted by comedians Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Featuring local guest interviews, Nerd News, commentary, and more. Available now on The ESO Network. Executive Producer: Kristopher Bolz. Recorded remotely with Zencastr. Atlanta recording studio is American Sushi Studios. Website & Social Media: www.NerdLanta.com www.ESONetwork.com

  • NerdLanta S2 EP8: DJ Douggpound - Adult Swim
    by NerdLanta on June 10, 2020 at 12:16 am

    Doug Lussenhop (DJ Douggpound) is a musician, video editor, and comedian known for his groundbreaking video editing style with Tim and Eric's Awesome Show on Adult Swim. He has also worked on the Eric Andre Show and Portlandia. We had the pleasure of speaking with Doug recently about his current podcast work and future projects. We also learned more about his video editing style and how he became involved with Tim and Eric Awesome Show. . Nerd Culture with a Southern Twist. We are NerdLanta. Our podcast brings Atlanta city life and Nerd/Pop culture together in one place. Hosted by comedians Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Featuring local guest interviews, Nerd News, commentary, and more. Available now on The ESO Network. www.Douggpound.comwww.Facebook.com/Douggpound www.Instagram.com/Douggpound www.Twitter.com/Douggpound Executive Producer: Kristopher Bolz. Recorded remotely with Zencastr. Atlanta recording studio is American Sushi Studios. Website & Social Media: www.NerdLanta.com www.ESONetwork.com

  • NerdLanta S2 EP7: HYPERSPACE - Geek Rock
    by NerdLanta on May 18, 2020 at 11:45 am

    Hyperspace is an Atlanta based Geek Rock band. We had the pleasure of speaking with members Jason Kochis, Ryan Paul, and Kayvan Sarikhani. In this episode, you'll be able to hear previews of several songs from off their new album EMULATOR which is available for purchase on Thursday, May 21st. Right now, Bandcamp is having a presale where you can download the first song "Jackie" instantly and the rest of the album. www.HyperSpaceBand.com          www.HyperSpaceBand.bandcamp.com/album/emulator Nerd Culture with a Southern Twist. We are NerdLanta. Our podcast brings Atlanta city life and Nerd/Pop culture together in one place. Hosted by comedians Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Featuring local guest interviews, Nerd News, commentary, and more. Available now on The ESO Network. Executive Producer: Kristopher Bolz. Temporarily recorded remotely with Zencastr. Atlanta recording studio is American Sushi Studios. Website & Social Media: www.NerdLanta.com

  • NerdLanta S2 EP6: Joel Byars - Comedian & Podcast Host
    by NerdLanta on May 13, 2020 at 12:29 pm

    Joel Byars is a comedian and host of the Award Winning Hot Breath Podcast. We had the pleasure of speaking with him about his first independently released comedy special titled The Trophy Husband which is Available Right Here. We also get into how he is staying productive during the lockdown, find out what he's learned in his 10 years of being a stand-up comedian, and get sound advice on life in general. www.JoelByarsComedy.com www.HotBreathPodcast.com Nerd Culture with a Southern Twist. We are NerdLanta. Our podcast brings Atlanta city life and Nerd/Pop culture together in one place. Hosted by comedians Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Featuring local guest interviews, Nerd News, commentary, and more. Available now on The ESO Network. Executive Producer: Kristopher Bolz. Temporarily recorded remotely with Zencastr. Atlanta recording studio is American Sushi Studios.  Website & Social Media: www.NerdLanta.com www.Facebook.com/NerdLanta

  • NerdLanta S2 EP5: Candace Weslosky Miller
    by NerdLanta on April 9, 2020 at 10:54 pm

    We had the pleasure of speaking with Atlanta based host/producer Candace Weslosky Miller. She is the founder of Lips Down on Dixie, which is known for producing Atlanta's premiere Rocky Horror Picture Show featuring the longest-running shadow cast at the Plaza Theatre. Candace is also the manager of OutlantaCon. Atlanta's LGBT+ Convention for Sci-fi, Pop-culture, Multi-media, & Gaming. For the last decade, OutlantaCon has been offering a fun welcoming place for queer geeks to gather in Atlanta, Georgia, where they can show their love for everything from anime to horror. www.Facebook.com/LipsDownonDixie                                              www.Facebook.com/OutlantaCon We Are NerdLanta. Our podcast brings Atlanta city life and Nerd/Pop culture together in one place. Hosted by comedians Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Featuring local guest interviews, Nerd News, commentary and more. Available now on The ESO Network. Executive Producer: Kristopher Bolz. Temporarily recorded remotely with Zencastr. Atlanta recording studio is American Sushi Studios.  Website & Social Media: www.NerdLanta.com                                                                       Facebook.com/NerdLanta                                                                  Instagram: @NerdLanta

  • NerdLanta S2 EP4: Jason Barnes - Cyborg Drummer
    by NerdLanta on March 25, 2020 at 9:38 pm

    Bridging the gap between man and machine. When Jason Barnes lost his arm he feared he would never be able to play the drums again. But he was determined to carry on playing, so he did some research and decided to build his own prosthetic drumming hand. We had the pleasure of speaking with ATL artist/drummer Jason Barnes. He joined us for Nerd News followed by an awesome and inspirational interview. www.Instagram.com/Jason_cybrnetx www.SoundCloud.com/cybrnetx NerdLanta is hosted by Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Produced by Kristopher Bolz. Recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. Special thanks to studio engineer Sam Mills-Cotten for all of his help.

  • NerdLanta S2 EP3: The Roxie Roz Burlesque Experience
    by NerdLanta on March 11, 2020 at 10:13 pm

    We had an excellent time speaking with Shellie Schmals, Royal Tee and Emily Rose from The Roxie Roz Burlesque Experience. They joined us for Nerd News and our Q&A. We talked about the difference between a GIF and JIF, how Roxie Roz started, what inspires them, upcoming shows and so much more. The Roxie Roz Burlesque Experience BIO: Roxie Roz Burlesque is a collective of performers who celebrate the art of the tease in both vintage and contemporary styles embracing all genres of striptease. Our performers are dancers, drag artists, singers, comedians, poets, actors, filmmakers, visual artists and beyond. Roxie Roz serves as a conduit in the arts community and we aim to bring burlesque representation to all creative mediums and forms of philanthropy. NerdLanta is hosted by Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Produced by Kristopher Bolz. Recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. Special thanks to studio engineer Sam Mills-Cotten for all of his help.

  • NerdLanta S2 EP2: Mike Faber - The ESO Network
    by NerdLanta on February 19, 2020 at 4:28 pm

    We had an excellent time speaking with Mike Faber, he's the founder of The ESO Network (Your Station For All Things Geek) and host/producer of The Earth Station One and The Earth Station Who podcasts. He joined us for our Nerd News segment at the start of the program and then we talked about how The ESO Network got started and his inspiration for it. Check them out at www.ESONetwork.com                                      Facebook.com/ESONetwork NerdLanta is hosted by Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Produced by Kristopher Bolz. Recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. Special thanks to studio engineer Sam Mills-Cotten for all of his help.

  • NerdLanta S2 EP1: Josh Warren - Action Show Studios
    by NerdLanta on February 13, 2020 at 2:07 am

    We had the pleasure of speaking with local Improv actor and founder of Action Show Studios, Josh Warren. He joined us for our Nerd News segment at the start of the program and then we talked about his background, current projects and learned more about Action Show Studios. Check them out at www.ActionShowStudios.com NerdLanta is hosted by Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Produced by Kristopher Bolz. Recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. Special thanks to studio engineer Sam Mills-Cotten for all of his help.

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode XIV - Bob Cronin (Ghost Cave)
    by NerdLanta on February 5, 2020 at 12:09 am

    This is a flashback episode. Every week we'll be uploading our classic episodes leading right up to our brand new shows recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. On this episode, we got to hang out with music producer (DJ BC) Bob Cronin of Ghost Cave, also a member of Atlanta Ghostbuster. Joining us for this episode were Atlanta artist Tribe One and DJ Supercrunk. https://www.facebook.com/ghostcave1 https://www.facebook.com/TribeOneWon https://www.facebook.com/DjSupercrunk

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode XIII - Rory Hawkins (CATLANTA)
    by NerdLanta on January 29, 2020 at 9:10 pm

    This is a flashback episode. Every week we'll be uploading our classic episodes leading right up to our brand new shows recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. On this episode, we got to hang out with local artist Rory Hawkins AKA Catlanta! We talked about his career, upcoming projects and of course CATS! www.CatLanta.netwww.Facebook.com/CatLantaArt Recorded: Sunday, October 27th at Joystick Gamebar. Hosted by Kristopher Bolz and Matthew English.

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode XI - Kym LaRoux. The Satanic Temple
    by NerdLanta on January 14, 2020 at 10:44 pm

    This is a flashback episode. Every week we'll be uploading our classic episodes leading right up to our brand new shows recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. On this episode, we got to hang out with Kym LaRoux. He's one of the council members for The Satanic Temple and lead singer of Denied Grace. We talked about the documentary Hail Satan?, The Baphomet statue and so much more! Recorded: Sunday, August 11th at Joystick Gamebar. Hosted by Kristopher Bolz and Matthew English. www.DeniedGrace.com                                                                      www.TheSatanicTemple.com

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode X - ATL Roller Derby
    by NerdLanta on January 7, 2020 at 11:05 pm

    This is a flashback episode. Every week we'll be uploading our classic episodes leading right up to our brand new shows recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. On this episode, we got to hang out with Master Blazer & Walt Hitman from Atlanta Roller Derby. They joined us for Nerd News at the start of the show, then we had the opportunity to chat with them about Roller Derby in Atlanta, and so much more! Recorded: Sunday, July 14th at Joystick Gamebar. Hosted by Kristopher Bolz and Matthew English. www.AtlantaRollerDerby.comwww.Facebook.com/ATLRollerDerby

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode IX - The Rise in My Pants
    by NerdLanta on January 1, 2020 at 9:54 pm

    This is a flashback episode. Every week we'll be uploading our classic episodes leading right up to our brand new shows recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. On this episode, we got to hang out with once again with Comic book illustrator & writer, Lawson Chambers! We talked about many things including the upcoming Sonic The Hedgehog movie and of course his comic book series An Alternative Reality, which is available right now at www,LawsonChambers.com. This episode was recorded on Sunday, July 14th at Joystick Gamebar. Featuring Kristopher Bolz, Lawson Chambers, Matthew English, Hayley Ellman www.instagram.com/lawsonchambers                                              www.Patreon.com/LawsonChamberswww.Facebook.com/Lawson.Chambers

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode VIII - The Last Gluttonous Geek
    by NerdLanta on December 24, 2019 at 11:14 pm

    On this episode, we got to hang out with food blogger Catherine Barson. She is the founder of The Gluttonous Geek, a blog dedicated to the world of fandom and food through inspired recipes. Featuring interviews, reviews on books, film, comics and more. Recorded live at Joystick Gamebar in Atlanta, GA. www.Facebook.com/JoystickGamebar Make sure to check out Munchies & Minis! It's a live Dungeons & Dragons-inspired cooking show hosted by Catherine Barson. Available now on Twitch TV. Watch here: https://www.twitch.tv/thegluttonousgeek www.TheGluttonousGeek.com www.Facebook.com/TheGluttonousGeek

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode VII - The Robot Party Awakens
    by NerdLanta on December 18, 2019 at 9:38 pm

    This is a flashback episode, dare we say a NerdLanta prequel? Every week we'll be uploading our classic episodes leading right up to our brand new shows recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. On this episode, we got to hang out with the local Sci-Fi Comedy Rock band, ROBOT PARTY! You can see them perform all over Atlanta, Their new music video “Fantasy Club” is available online along with their latest album Revenge of the Moon Scorpions. Featured on this episode are Atlanta comedians Kiami Mariah and Hayley Ellman. Recorded live at Joystick Gamebar in Atlanta, GA. www.RobotPartyATL.com/band www.Facebook.com/RobotPartyATL www.Soundcloud.com/RobotpartyATL

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode VI - Return of the Geek Rock
    by NerdLanta on December 11, 2019 at 11:17 pm

    This is a flashback episode, dare we say a NerdLanta prequel? Every week we'll be uploading our classic episodes leading right up to our brand new shows recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. On this episode, we got to hang out with local geek/punk rock band HYPERSPACE! We talked about their current and upcoming album, latest single, new music video and a little bit of Star Wars. This show was recorded Live at Criminal Records. Please visit them in-store and online at www.CriminalATL.com http://www.hyperspaceband.com https://www.facebook.com/hyperspaceband

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode V - The ArtEtak Strikes Back
    by NerdLanta on December 5, 2019 at 5:17 am

    This is a flashback episode, dare we say a NerdLanta prequel? Every week we'll be uploading our classic episodes leading right up to our brand new shows recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. On this episode, we got to hang out with local artist Kate Logan of ArtEtak and talk about her designs, horror movies, glitter, tacos, demons, and more. Check out her amazing artwork at www.ArtEtak.com This show was recorded Live at Criminal Records. Please visit them in-store and online at www.CriminalATL.com   

  • NerdLanta Podcast: Episode IV - A New Alternative Reality
    by NerdLanta on November 28, 2019 at 3:56 am

    This is a flashback episode, dare we say a NerdLanta prequel? Every week we'll be uploading our classic episodes leading right up to our brand new shows recorded at American Sushi Studios in Little 5 Points, Atlanta, GA. On this episode, we got to hang out with local comic book artist Lawson Chambers and talk about his comic book series 'An Alternative Reality. This show was recorded Live at Criminal Records. Please visit them in-store and online at www.CriminalRecordsATL.com  http://www.lawsonchambers.com/ Special thanks to ATL comedians Rara Imler and Paul Byron