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Back Row | Week 153 | Nerds We Don’t Understand (Yet)

Since joining Love Thy Nerd, Radio Matt & Mo have been exploring the depths of their nerdiness. But they have also come to realize that there are several areas where their nerdiness comes up… shallow. Of course, not all nerds like all nerd things, but it's never a bad time to try to expand our knowledge on subject we don’t understand. This week, Radio Matt & Mo will be taking a deeper look into parts of nerd culture they are less familiar with and see if there is something there that interests them.
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One Piece at 1000: Finding Freedom in a Straw Hat

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The Tragedies of Oppression in Star Wars: Visions – Lop and Ocho

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Responding to Hopelessness in Star Wars: Visions – Akakiri

Love is a beautiful thing, but Episode 9 of Star Wars: Visions show us that doing absolutely anything for it can lead to dire consequences.

The Value of Defense in Star Wars: Visions – The Elder

To be defensive is more than just a fighting or sports technique. It's a way of being in all things, as Episode 7 of Visions teaches us.

The Power of Connection in Star Wars: Visions – The Village Bride

Episode 4 of Visions shows us that to live fully means to surround and bind ourselves to others, for that is the greatest Force there is.

Fighting for Family in Star Wars: Visions – The Twins

No matter the era or timeline, Star Wars is a recurring tale of giving others the benefit of the doubt, as reflected in Episode 3 of Visions.