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Rise & Shine, Nerds 45 | Shoe Boxes, Speed 3, & Saving Mary

Radio Matt & Deidra are joined by Thomas Manning from Operation Christmas Child to discuss how a simple shoebox gift can have an Eternal Impact on a family and a community. Plus, kidnapped by a runaway electric car! And the Atari 2600 is having its best year since 1982! All this and a lot more.

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

Radio Matt & Deidra take you through this week's nerdiest news from all corners of the nerd universe. The Top Stories this week involve brining back extinct species, Disney100, robots, flying cars, Rotten Tomatoes, and Strong Tower Gaming Convention.

Rise & Shine, Nerds | Nerdy News from Sep. 18 – 22, 2023

Radio Matt & Deidra take you through this week's nerdiest news from all corners of the nerd universe. The Top Stories this week involve MGM's cyberattack, UFC & WWE merging into TKO Group, NASA's Alien Promises, NSYNC's reunion, and an awesome interview with Manny Montanez from Quiet Mountain Apparel.

Rise & Shine, Nerds 9 – 12 | Interview with Luke Filipiak of Love Thy Nerd

Radio Matt & Deidra welcome LTN's Luke Filipiak for a full interview where we will learn about how he became who he is, his faith journey, his life as Twitch streamer & professional nerd, and his Nerd Culture Mission work with LTN! Plus, nerdy news, marital advice, a game, and Deidra's Miscellaneous Musings!

Humans of Gaming 192 | Kirk Dennison of Rurik

Boardgame designer Kirk Dennison joins us fresh out of knee surgery to open up to Drew and Chris about life as a father of 4 and the strained relations and expectations that can come with being a preacher’s kid.

Book Club 2 | David Petrie’s Party Hard

Join the club as Madeline Turnipseed interviews author and LTN Community member David Petrie about Party Hard, the first book in the Pixel Dust series.

The Heart in Faith Based

Perhaps the most meta and interesting film of the year is Faith Based, a film in the style of a mockumentary, about the making of a movie, a faith-based one at that.

Humans of Gaming 168 | Rob Daviau of Hasbro Games

Drew and Chris chat with board game titan Rob Daviau about his time as Hasbro, being a part-time parent, and how his beliefs influences his work.

Humans of Gaming 22 | Edmund McMillen of The Binding of Isaac on Feeling Like a Monster

For the developer of The Binding of Isaac and Super Meat Boy, the defining characteristic of his faith is the mystery of death.

Humans of Gaming 152 | Gabriel Graziani of Ubisoft

Gabriel Graziani has been the public face for many of Ubisoft's popular franchises and has many stories to tell about optimism and joy for his profession.