Podcast – The League of Nerds

Podcast for the modern nerd! From bad science in the media to the nerdy love of all things geeky.

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Website
https://theleagueofnerds.co.uk
Description
Podcast for the Modern Nerd!
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-04-28 17:50
last episode published
2018-02-25 14:25
publication frequency
6.93 days
Contributors
Myles Power and James Gurney owner   author  
Explicit
true
Number of Episodes
197
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Categories
Science & Medicine

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
25.02.2018

#198 The end

Goodbye everyone. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTube
Myles Power and James Gurney author
18.02.2018

#197 Fun with Mormonism

The dynamic due of James and Rebecca Waa, I mean Natalie Newell are back. This time we are talking with Bryce Blankenagel of the Naked Mormonism podcast. Bryce is a former Mor-mo and now researches the history of the church and its influential figures....
Myles Power and James Gurney author
11.02.2018

F**K you Buck Mulligan – The Science Wars, King Crocoduck- #013

What is Science? A culmination of the best ways we have so far developed to understand the nature of our universe? Or perhaps is it another imperialist white man social construct which seeks to invalidate cultural knowledge and principles. At one point...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
4.02.2018

Tyranny

Buck read a book, he thought you might like it too! The book is ‘On Tyranny: twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century’ by Timothy Snyder. The book takes a look at 20 things that caused and allowed tyranny in many forms to prosper in the 20th century. ...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
28.01.2018

#195 Holocaust Denialism

Yesterday was International Holocaust remembrance day, on the 27th of January 1945 Auschwitz was liberated. Roughly 6 million Jews, 250k mentally disabled, 200k Romani, and close to 10k homosexual men. Despite being highly documented, having 1000s of c...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
21.01.2018

#194 – Conspiracy Conspiracy

This film was dull and the person who made it is too. Basically calling things conspiracies is a conspiracy to discredit people who believe them. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTube
Myles Power and James Gurney author
14.01.2018

F**K you Buck Mulligan – Fake Fighting: Martial Arts Woo – #012

This week Buck breaks out his nunchucks focuses his Qi and transcends to clear his mind of all distractions. With the adequate number of montages Buck is ready to talk with his Guest Mr the Pinkman about martial Artist frauds. P.s – did you know Chuck ...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
7.01.2018

#193 – Let’s Engage some Millennials!

Vance is back… this time he talks to the nerds about his time at Monsanto. The nerds were the first podcast to interview Vance and his position as the director of millennial engagement for Monsanto. Engaging with millennials is a crucial project, terri...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
31.12.2017

#192 – Get Your Life Back Now

The alt-nerds are joined by Dr Chad Hayes (http://www.chadhayesmd.com) to talk about the joint project to send him to the woo conference ‘Get your life back now’. In a moment of jest Natalie twitted the conference. Plans quickly emerged to send a real ...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
24.12.2017

#191 – Battle of Ideas

In late October Myles was invited to Battle of ideas down in London. He went to see Vance Crowe, the man from Monsanto. Vance was shocked about Myles’ height. The Battle of ideas tries to bring multiple different view points for debate and encourages r...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
17.12.2017

F**K you Buck Mulligan – Mythicist Milwaukee – #011

This week Buck talks to the guys from ‪Mythicist Milwaukee about a topic that stopped being relevant 2 months ago. A few months ago the guys and their skeptics conference found themselves at the wrong end of an angry mob. We talk about the controversy,...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
10.12.2017

#190 – I was a 9/11 Truther

Buck is really milking in the lime light, he tells us, in depth, about he old beliefs on 9/11. Like many truthers Buck had seen and read opinions online and felt that gave him enough evidence to know the ‘truth’. He then also went out of his way to avo...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
3.12.2017

#189 – Extremism

The nerds this week have Chris Shelton on once again. Chris has a lot of experience with scientology which some might consider an extremist ideology. What is an extremist ideology and what makes a person fall into that mindset? Hope you enjoy the show,...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
26.11.2017

#188 – Plant Whispering and Random DNA with Prof Kevin Folta

It finally happened! We spoke with Kevin Folta about his research. Professor Folta (if you want to be formal) works on plants and how they work out their environment, they call this plant whispering. By changing the light Kevin and his team can ‘tell’ ...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
19.11.2017

F**K you Buck Mulligan – Talking to 9/11 Truther – #010

The self proclaimed best British author (seriously) Thomas Baden-Riess joins Buck to talk about why he believes that 9/11 was an inside job. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTubeFiled under: Podcast
Myles Power and James Gurney author
12.11.2017

#187 – The Waco Siege

The Waco siege was a siege of a compound belonging to the group Branch Davidians by American federal and Texas state law enforcement and US military. The siege lasted for 51 days between February 28 and April 19, 1993 and ended with an FBI assault, dur...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
5.11.2017

#186 – The Anarchists Cook Book

The Anarchist Cookbook, first published in 1971, is a book that contains instructions for the manufacture of explosives, rudimentary telecommunications phreaking devices, and related weapons, as well as instructions for home manufacturing of illicit dr...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
29.10.2017

#185 – An Ex-scientologist

A full complement of nerds this week with a special guest in the form of Chris Shelton. Scientology describes Chris as ‘difficult to find a more unqualified person to speak on the subject… A self-proclaimed arrogant know-it-all, Shelton is really just ...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
22.10.2017

F**K you Buck Mulligan – Free Speech and Sorority Girls – #009

This week Buck joined by Christine Price the former president of her High School Free Thought Club and talk about how censorship isn’t just a thing the Left do. Also some sexy some sexy Sorority stories… not really Download Podcast Watch Episode on You...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
15.10.2017

#184 – Agent Orange

The tactical herbicide Agent Orange, which was used in South-east Asia by the United States Department of Defence during the Vietnam War, was made from equal parts of the n–butyl esters of 2,4,5-T and 2,4,-D. For almost half a century, controversy has ...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
8.10.2017

#183 – Nazi Conspiracies and Sci-Fi Technology

In this podcast, we discuss Nazi conspiracy and the ridiculous technologies (e.g. spaceships, secret bases at the core of the planet, and Nazi’s on the moon) that people believe were created as part of it. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTubeFiled...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
1.10.2017

#182 – Was Balloon Boy a Hoax?

Was Balloon Boy all a hoax? Yes, yes it was unless you’re Myles. Myles gets it all wrong and buys into a hoax, James (the voice of reason and writer of this blurb) tries to fish Myles’ deluded brain back, oh and Buck was there I guess. Download Podcast...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
24.09.2017

F**K you Buck Mulligan – Nothing to Do with Islam – #008

Buck is joined by Jody Tomchishen a Philosophy PhD candidate and he and Buck talk over is there something specially or inherently ‘bad’ or dangerous, or violent about Islam more say that other judo based religions. Download Podcast Watch Episode on You...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
17.09.2017

#181 PETA targeting scientists

This week the nerds are joined by Kevin Folta once again he has recently being spreading awareness of PETA’s latest campaign of harassment. Dr Christine Lattin is a postdoc researcher at Yale, her work focuses on how stress can effect behaviour in bird...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
10.09.2017

#180 – What the Health

What the health is the latest assault on the nerds sensibilities. Instead of understanding that almost any diet can be healthy constructed the film makers decided that it is vegan or death. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTubeFiled under: Podcast ...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
3.09.2017

#179 – Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is often held as the best way to cure an Alcoholic. Is Alcoholism a disease? – does AA work? – whats with all the religious stuff? Buck and Myles (the B team) are joined by Jon Stewart, he spent 14 years attending AA meetings but l...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
27.08.2017

F**K you Buck Mulligan – Who Done 9/11 #007

In an attempt to have a fatwa issued on his life Buck and Terry McDermott sit down and talk about how islam may drive extremist Islamic terrorism. Terry is the author of Perfect soldiers: The 9/11 Hijackers: Who They Were, Why They Did It. Download Pod...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
20.08.2017

#178 – GamerGate

Oh boy another hot button topic, we had planned this episode a long time in advance in order to not be accused of milking any hype or drama, then the universe spat in Myles’ furry little eye by having Sargon/Anita drama at vidcon. Troy Leavitt (veteran...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
13.08.2017

#177 – Psychic Adventures

Brian Eggo joins the nerds to talk about all things Psychic. Are they as scummy as they seem? Brian talks about his multiple run ins with psychics around the UK. Download Podcast Watch Episode on YouTubeFiled under: Podcast, Psychic Sally, Psychics Tag...
Myles Power and James Gurney author
6.08.2017

#176 – Alex Jones salesman?

Alex Jones and info wars would like to sell you stuff, what sort of stuff well Jeff and the nerds talk about these great products.    Download PodcastFiled under: Podcast
Myles Power and James Gurney author
23.07.2017

F**K you Buck Mulligan – Red Pill #006

Woke yeah? What even is a Red pill? Buck tries his best not virtue signal himself to death. I say how dare someone hold a complex set of opinion based […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
23.07.2017

#175 – Conceptual Penis Paper

Oh boy… A fake paper does not make an entire field fake. There’s no need to use fake papers to criticize any field. Any field of research has holes and […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
16.07.2017

#174 Artificial Intelligence

I am AM %*% please enjoy this squishy human ‘entertainment’. Artificial intelligence is never going to happen, relax fellow humanoid.    Download PodcastFiled under: Podcast
Myles Power and James Gurney author
9.07.2017

#173 – Bought

Bought is a 2015 Documentary in which Tony Bark (Quicksliver from Xmen not the MArvel extended universe) tries to tie together all sorts of health based conspiracy theories. The films […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
2.07.2017

F**K you Buck Mulligan – Science and Politics #005

Yeah I guess this week Buck bores C0nc0rdance for 50 mins or so about his inane ideals and politics. The topic, politic and science two low key and none hot […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
25.06.2017

#172 – Alien: Covenant

Framed as a return to form after the calamity of Prometheus (which made $300 million profit ffs), Alien: Covenant is Ridley Scott’s, hopefully, final bash at the Alien franchise. We […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
18.06.2017

#171 – Food, Inc.

Food Inc a 2009 ‘Documentary’ on food production and consumption practices of North America. Mistaking less efficient and more labour intensive farming practices as some how better or natural is […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
11.06.2017

#170 – A Titanic Conspiracy

You know that famous ship that sank? Did it really sink? Is it sunk? who’da sunk it? There is a conspiracy of titanic proportion that the titanic didn’t actually sink […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
4.06.2017

F**k you Buck Mulligan – Talking to a Sandy Hook Denier- 004

Buck talks to a Sandy Hook Truther.    Download PodcastFiled under: Podcast
Myles Power and James Gurney author
28.05.2017

#169 – Talking GMOs to skeptics

Myles feels like he needs to vent ok, let’s all just let him get this off his chest and be cool right? In this weeks TLoNs Myles recounts his experiences […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
21.05.2017

#168 – Victorian Spiritualism

Sprits rap three times on this podcast if you are there… The nerds are joined by an apparition of Ash Pryce, writer of‘How to talk to the dead’ and […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
14.05.2017

#167- Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

In early 1986 a series of bad choices lead to a global incident. Reactor number 4 of Chernobyl nuclear power station melted down. How and why and what were the […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
7.05.2017

F**k you Buck Mulligan – How to Start a Cult – 003

It is that time of the month again, time to bolt the doors, delete youtube and scream‘Fuck you Buck Mulligan’. Buck speaks with the affable Natalie about cults I […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
30.04.2017

#166 – Open Access Science

Boy is this an exciting topic to choose, but the access to science is so vital to so much. Having closed and difficult to reach areas of science can only […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
23.04.2017

#165 – Lack of Science Jobs

Oh dear boys and girls, Myles and James have a disagreement, you know what to do! Form an immutable mental target of the‘other’ and project an argument on to […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
16.04.2017

#164 – MMS’s Fake Malaria Trial

Did the red cross really test MMS (an industrial bleach) as a treatment for Malaria in Uganda? The nerds review a MMS sales pitch that makes heavy use of this […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
9.04.2017

F**k you Buck Mulligan The Regressive Left #002

Buck fucks with SJWs    Download PodcastFiled under: Podcast
Myles Power and James Gurney author
2.04.2017

#163 – The Skeptical Community

Grant Richie Jr DDS joins the Nerds this week to talk about the Skeptical Community or if you prefer the‘Skeptical Community?’ is it a thing? Should it be a […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
26.03.2017

#162 – Vaccine Courts

What’s the deal with Vaccine courts? Are manufactures of vaccines completely exempt from being sued by patients who are injured by vaccines? The nerds are joined by lawyer Travis who […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author
19.03.2017

#161 – Fracknation

In reply to Gasland, journalist Irish Boris Johnson (Phelim McAleer) decided to investigate some of the claims made in Gasland, at a press event he asked Gasland’s director (Josh Fox) […]
Myles Power and James Gurney author