Category Archives: Podcast

Episode 28: Total Eclipse

Hello and welcome back to Nerd of Paradise. In this episode Kate experiences last month’s eclipse at the Arizona Science Center and talks to people of all ages about what the eclipse meant to them. Thanks for listening to Nerd Of Paradise! Find all of our episodes on nerdofparadise.net Follow us on Twitter @NofPPod Send […]


Episode 27: Star Trek Voyager

Hello and welcome to another episode of Nerd of Paradise! In this episode Kate and special cohost Gary (@Plo_Kool) break the Prime Directive at every available opportunity by shifting from their usual Star Wars chat to discuss Star Trek Voyager. Also, hear Kate’s interview with Harry Kim himself — Garrett Wang, from Phoenix Comicon this […]


Episode 25: Star Wars Day 2017

Welcome to Nerd of Paradise and happy Star Wars Day! This episode is a celebration of Star Wars and features some special Star Wars stories from: @forcechildren, @jedinews2010, @pattybones2, @echostation5_7, @genxwing, @unholyalliances, @scubedpod, @jamesjawa and @dan_brooks! So pour yourself a glass of blue milk and sit back and relax as we reminisce about 40 years of […]


Update: La Gattara Cat Cafe

On the very first episode of Nerd of Paradise we talked with Melissa of La Gattara Cat Cafe. In this update we catch up with her and find out all the latest news about Arizona’s first cat cafe! Check out lagattaracatcafe.com for more info!


Episode 24: FOGcon 2017

Welcome to Nerd of Paradise! Episode 24 is all about my recent adventure at FOGcon. Listen on to find out why this con was unlike ANY I’ve ever attended before! Lots of great stuff including interviews with: Lisbet Weir lisbetweir.com Steven Schwartz Effie Seiberg effieseiberg.com Colleen O’Rourke Vylar Kaftan vylarkaftan.net Becca Gomez Farrell rebeccagomezfarrell.com and […]


Episode 23 – Indiana Jones

Welcome to the first new episode of 2017! Episode 23 is all about the legend that is Indiana Jones! Stick around for some interesting perspectives from different facets of Indy fandom. Matthew Jacobs (Writer for Young Indy, and much, much more!) Thomas Riddle – indyintheclassroom.com Rob Wainfur – thebeardedtrio.com Jason Ward – makingstarwars.net/makingindy.net Links mentioned […]


Episode 22 – Alcohol

In this episode Kate tours the Lucidi Distilling Company in Peoria, Az. The tour details the process of making spirits including Vodka, Whiskey, Rum, Gin and Moonshine. Don’t miss this informative and entertaining episode! To find out more about Lucidi Distillery go to http://lucididistilling.com. Here are some pics from the tour!     Thanks for […]


Episode 21 – Fall Cons

Welcome to episode 21 of Nerd of Paradise! In this episode you’ll get 2 comicons for the price of one! Kate covers Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest (held in Phoenix on October 22, 23 2016) and Tucson Comic Con (held on November 4-6 2016). She talks to: @ConManSeries conmantheseries.com @SeanHoade seanhoade.com @TheNotFakeMHP https://www.youtube.com/user/MiserableHairPeople @PatrickTylee patricktylee.com @natailewright_ […]


Episode 20 – Podcasting

Happy #Podcast day and happy 1 year podiversary from Nerd of Paradise! Revel in the podcasting festivities by listening to a podcast episode that’s all about podcasting! This episode features a variety of voices who enjoy listening and/or creating podcast! The How Stuff Works article on Podcasting. Follow Rob @TheDWShow thedwshow.net Follow Patty @pattybones2 everydayfangirl.com Follow Dennis […]


Episode 19 – Ugly

On this episode of Nerd Of Paradise we continue the topic of Body Image by talking to author Robert Hoge. Robert’s memoir “Ugly” recounts his time growing up being “ugly and disabled.” We talk about beauty, bullying, disability, Star Trek and Abed from Community! Read Robert’s list of 5 Things You Can Say to Someone with […]