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Rise & Shine, Nerds | Nerdy News from Sep. 11 – 15, 2023

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Each weekday morning, Radio Matt & Deidra take you through the latest nerdy news in LTN’s official nerdy Morning News Show on YouTube and LTN Radio! Tune in to the live premiere each morning on YouTube at 10am E to chat along with Radio Matt during the show!

Episode 30 | September 11, 2023

Max Testing CNN News Pop-Ups Over Your Shows

Radio Matt & Deidra discuss the terrible direction Max is heading in with forcing more CNN on people who usually watch streaming shows to ESCAPE reality.

PLUS:

  • Future Plans for National Cinema Day
  • BMW Backtracks on Heated Seat Subscriptions
  • Hiatus Headlines from Last Week 

Episode 31 | September 12, 2023

Only Up! is Only Down… Forever

The creator of “Only Up!” pulls the game from Steam forever due to the overwhelming stress of its popularity. Plus, more nerdy news and a toddler game recommendation.

PLUS:

  • The Dark Knight Trilogy Returns
  • Pumpkin Spice Frosty & Baja Blast Gelato
  • APP: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Episode 32 | September 13, 2023

Mattel Cinematic Universe

With the massive success of the Barbie movie, Mattel has 14 new movies based on their products and IP already announced (and many more in the works). Be ready to have you childhood fed upon…

PLUS:

  • Apple Forced into USB-C
  • NYPD’s Big Brother Drones
  • Fast Food Trivia Battle

Episode 33 | September 14, 2023

The Tonight Woes

Jimmy Fallon is the latest likable host that is being accused on fostering a toxic workplace. Is this just part of a rare pattern or is this just how Hollywood works?

PLUS:

  • Workers Resisting Calls to Return to Offices
  • AI Start-up Was Actually Just Humans
  • APP: RunPee

Episode 34 | September 15, 2023

Are G-Rated Movies Dead?

There will be ZERO G-rated movies released in theaters in 2023. Is the family movie dead?

PLUS:

  • PR Firm has Been Gaming the Rotten Tomatoes System for 5 Years
  • Discord Shinies Share Their Favorite G-Rated Movies

There are 4 ways to experience Rise & Shine, Nerds! First, join us on Twitch on Saturday mornings for a full-binge of our several segments recording live! Your chat will be on the show and you might even get a chance to be on the show through the LTN Discord! Second, each finalized episode will premiere on our YouTube channel Monday through Friday at 10am ET. Radio Matt will be live in the chat watching along too! Third, catch the show when it airs on LTN Radio – every Monday through Friday at 8am & 10am ET. Lastly, subscribe to our podcast feed above and listen anytime.





Episode Hosts

Radio Matt
DIR OF CONTENT & RESOURCES
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of the "Nerd History Podcast" & the "Two Words Podcast". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. Matt is the father of two boys and a little girl. It's probably the best thing about him.
Deidra Coker
Co-Host of the Nerd History Podcast
Loving mother of three nerdy kiddos. Fan of Star Trek, Quantum Leap, The Office, Smallville, and too many other TV shows to count. I don't have a favorite anything, so don't ask.

Episode Producer

Radio Matt
DIR OF CONTENT & RESOURCES
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of the "Nerd History Podcast" & the "Two Words Podcast". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. Matt is the father of two boys and a little girl. It's probably the best thing about him.

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