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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 […]


Phoenix Comicon 2017: A Retrospect

I still remember the first time I went to Phoenix Comicon. I’ve always been super geeky and had been wanting to go for a long time. In 2011 I finally got the chance and was instantly mesmerized. Not only did I get a chance to see icons like Wil Wheaton, Leonard Nimoy and Billy Dee […]


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 14 – Phoenix Comicon 2016

In episode 14 you’ll hear Kate’s experience at Phoenix Comicon 2016. From Sharknados to The Borg and Jurassic Park to Kylo Ren this is definitely an episode you don’t want to miss. She talks to Wayward Nerd. @waywardnerd www.waywardnerd.net Tracee Cocco @realtraceecocco Carl Gottlieb @JAWSwriter Here are some of my fav pics from the weekend! […]


Phoenix Comicon Survival Kit

With Phoenix Comicon this weekend I’ve been getting into full con mode lately. When I went to my first con a few years ago, I was a bit overwhelmed and didn’t have the greatest experience. Since then, I’ve learned what things to bring to make it a more enjoyable and successful con.   If you plan […]


Episode 13 – Interwebs

This episode discusses the fascinating nature of internet memes. We talk to the star of the popular youtube video “David After Dentist” (see the video here: https://youtu.be/txqiwrbYGrs.) Then we talk to Tom Kuipers about the connection between pop culture, memes and Phoenix Comicon. Check us out on nerdofparadise.net Follow us on Twitter @NofPPod Send us […]


Episode 7 – Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest 2015

Welcome to Nerd of Paradise! In this episode Kate takes on Phoenix Comicon Fanfest! She talks to awesome cosplayers, actors & artists and wrangles bb-8! 9:47:18 Denise Crosby @The DeniseCrosby 12:08:16 Kevin Sorbo @ksorbs 14:55:10 Tom Hodges @hodgesart Jan Sullivan www.retroartbyjan.com Check us out on nerdofparadise.net Follow us on Twitter @NofPPod Send us an Email at hello@nerdofparadise.net […]


Episode 5 – Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest Preview

Welcome to Nerd of Paradise! In episode 5, Kate visits the media preview night for Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest! Hear interviews with integral members of the staff who make Phoenix Comicon and Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest possible. Be sure to stay till the end to find out about the contest for free tickets! Check us […]