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Rise & Shine, Nerds | Nerdy News from Sep. 25 – 29, 2023

SHOW NOTES

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 40 | September 25, 2023

Are We Close to an Extinction Reversal?

We are getting closer and closer to developing the ability to resurrect species that have gone extinct. But are we spending so much time wondering if we could that we’re not asking if we should? Or will life find a way?

PLUS:

  • Disney Quietly Removes GroupWatch Feature
  • A.I. Movie Ideas

Episode 41 | September 26, 2023

Disney Celebrates 100 Years of Animated Movies… Expensively

Disney is Celebrating 100 Years in many ways, but one of the most controversial is a limited edition box set selling for 15 HUNDRED DOLLARS! Is this limited edition legacy box set worth the price or is the house of mouse asking for too much cheddar?

PLUS:

  • Yelp has a New Wall of Shame
  • Deidra Plays Around with A.I.

Episode 42 | September 27, 2023

Humanoid Robots and Flying Cars are Finally Here

With humanoid robots and flying cars on the way, we are closer than ever to the visions of the future that “i, Robot” and “Back to the Future” promised us. But are we ready to hover-convert our cars and share the sidewalk with errand boy robots? Well, doesn’t look like we have a choice!

PLUS:

  • Disney Movie Trivia Battle

Episode 43 | September 28, 2023

The Top 25 Movies from the Last 25 Years

Rotten Tomatoes has been celebrating 25 years of fresh picks starting way back with their first movie – Rush Hour. Rotten Tomatoes fans have chosen the best movies of the last 25 years. Did theater goers put some thought into the list or is it just 25 Marvel movies?

PLUS:

  • SPACE DRUGS!!!
  • 10 Things Radio Matt Hates

Episode 44 | September 29, 2023

Strong Tower Con Report (w/ Drew Villeneuve)

Love Thy Nerd recently got back from the Strong Tower Gaming Convention and our LTN Missionary Drew Villeneuve joins Radio Matt today to talk about everything that happened at the convention as well as why YOU should come along on a future trip!

Experience Rise & Shine, Nerds LIVE! Join us on Twitch on Saturday mornings for a full-binge of several segments for the final podcast, 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! Catch the fully-produced show when it airs on LTN Radio – every Monday at 10am ET – or 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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