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The Indoor Kids #95: Mascots and More with Dominic Dierkes

Today, the Indoor Kids welcome pal Dominic Dierkes to run through the history of video game mascots. From Pac-Man to Alex Kidd to Bubzy to Nathan Drake, they go through… more

The Indoor Kids #94: We Finish the Swans and More Bioshock

Please enjoy this hodgepodge episode, pulled together from multiple podcasting expeditions. In it, you’ll hear video game news talk, TV show talk, discussion of games we’re playing now, an interview… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

The Indoor Kids #93: Infinite Bioshock Spoilers with Blair Butler and Film Critic Hulk!

They’ve talked around it for weeks, but now it’s time to unbutton their gaming pants and let loose. Kumail and Emily welcome old friends Blair Butler (on her second playthrough)… more

The Indoor Kids #92: The Language of Games with Tom Bissell

Today The Indoor Kids welcome Tom Bissell, author of some of our favorite video game essays and writer of Gears of War: Judgment. They talk about how they evaluate games,… more

The Indoor Kids #91: Bioshock and Babies with Blair Herter and Jessica Chobot

Today The Indoor Kids welcome back their favorite couple, Blair Herter and Jessica Chobot! We haven’t seen them since they had a baby a few weeks ago, so there’s lots… more

The Indoor Kids #90: Salute to Tabletop Games with Ivan Van Norman

In honor of Tabletop Day (which was Saturday), we invited King of the Nerds/Outbreak:Undead creator Ivan Van Norman on the show. As both a gamer and a tabletop… more

The Indoor Kids #89: Games, Zombies, and Dogs with Steve Yeun

Today Kumail and Emily are joined by Steve Yeun, aka Glenn on The Walking Dead, to talk about being a minority on TV, zombies, comic books, Steve’s lifelong love of… more

The Indoor Kids #88: Chris Kluwe: Renaissance Man

Chris Kluwe plays for the Minnesota Vikings, and, also, he is a legit obsessive gamer. Today he joins the Indoor Kids to talk about his gaming history, what he’s playing… more

The Indoor Kids #87: The SXSW Smosh Show with Jovenshire!

This week Kumail and Emily welcome Josh Ovenshire of Smosh Games and King of the Nerds to talk about being on a reality show about nerds, how he got his… more

The Indoor Kids #86: Rock n Roll Gaming with Steve Agee

Today Kumail and Emily welcome their old pal Steve Agee to discuss games they’re playing, some recent gaming news, how they deal with motion sickness and addiction to games, and… more

The Indoor Kids #85: News and Aliens Hour with Jhonen Vasquez

First up, Matthew Burnside stops by for an extended news segment- we discuss all the PS4 news, IGN news, Bioshock news and more! Also, both Burnside and guest Jhonen Vasquez (… more

The Indoor Kids #84: Musicals, Commerce, Goats, and Depression- with DC Pierson!

Today we welcome podcast pal DC Pierson to talk about the latest video game news, odd things we used to do while playing video games, depression as a video game,… more

The Indoor Kids #83: The Gaming Influence with Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Today, the guest is the Indoor Kids’ dear friend and director extraordinaire Jordan Vogt-Roberts. He is a lifelong gamer and talks about how growing up in gaming has influenced his… more

The Indoor Kids #82: Jilling Off on Violence in Gaming with Devin Faraci

Today Kumail and Emily are joined by Devin Faraci of Badass Digest to talk about a very hot, very annoying topic to many gamers: the role video games play in… more

The Indoor Kids #81: What Makes You a Gamer? with Jordan Morris

Kumail and Emily welcome their favorite guest, Jordan Morris, to discuss those weird Nintendo commercials where a person (usually a female) is playing a DS and proclaims herself not a… more

The Indoor Kids #80: The G4 Funeral with Blair Butler and Matt Mira

Today Kumail and Emily are joined by Blair Butler and Matt Mira, two employees of Attack of the Show and X-Play, two shows that are now dead to G4. They… more

The Indoor Kids #79: Weaponized Tiger with Aisha Tyler

Today Kumail and Emily welcome back to the show one of our favorite guests, the fast-talking, fast-thinking genius that is Aisha Tyler. We discuss the perils of fame, Aisha’s E3… more

The Indoor Kids #78: Veep-eo Games with Tim Simons

In this episode, we are joined by Veep’s Tim Simons (aka Jonah, the POTUS lackey), a guy we spent some time hanging out with. Hear tales of Baltimore, obsessive gaming,… more

The Indoor Kids #77: Another Year Over with The Indoor Kids (and Gil of The Mutant Season)

It’s the end of another year of all the forms of art and entertainment you can cram into your eyes and ears. Kumail and Emily go through their top picks… more

The Indoor Kids #76: Supercouple: Edmund and Danielle McMillen

Today, Kumail and Emily have a chat with Edmund and Danielle McMillen. You might know Edmund as 1/2 of Team Meat and the creator of games like Super Meat… more

The Indoor Kids #75: Starr Power with Martin Starr

This week, Kumail and Emily are joined by the one and only Martin Starr (Freaks and Geeks, Knocked Up, more!), who tells us about his gaming history, his life philosophies,… more

The Indoor Kids #74: Hobbit Balls: A Very Hosty Episode

Kumail and Emily are in the fine city of Baltimore, and, thus, are all alone for this episode. They talk about games from Skrillex Quest to XCom to Assassin’s Creed (… more

The Indoor Kids #73: Indoor Kids News Hour with Gabe Delahaye

Today, Gabe Delahaye (Videogum, Emily’s cohost on Love in the Time of Robots) joins Kumail and Emily to talk about some of the weirdest news stories to hit our ears… more