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Dumb Nerds: Smart Topics Discussed by Funny Amateur Experts

Dumb Nerds is a podcast hosted by comedian, Cassi Jerkins. Each week Cassi has a different funny guest on to talk about a smart topic they’re both too dumb for. The guest has the honor of picking a topic she or he is passionate about but is clearly no expert in. Topics range from Greek Mythology, Body Farms, How to Buy a House and so much more! Come learn with Cassi and friends! Or at the very least, laugh at how dumb these nerds are!

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55. Online Dating with Married Man Rian Kountz

Happy Valentine’s Day! Are you single and curious about online dating? Are you happily married and missed the online dating craze? Or maybe you’re...
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Adoption & Why You Should Adopt A Nerdy 12 Year Old with Meg Joh

Writer and comedian Meg Joh comes on to talk about adoption! Meg and her two sisters are adopted. She shares her firsthand experience to...
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53. Amelia Earhart: More Than A F*ing Mystery & Now a Musical! With Manny...

Amelia Earhart was a freakin’ badass woman. How much do you know about her? Does your knowledge go beyond her disappearance? Guests Manny Hagopian...
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52. Sonic the Hedgehog & Poor Theme Park Designs with Minhdzuy Khorami

The Dumb Nerds Podcast is taking another trip down memory lane with writer Minhdzuy Khorami by getting nerdy about the video game character and...
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51. The JFK Assassination Rabbit Hole with Luke Wienecke

The JFK Assassination. One of the biggest moments in American history. Where were you? Probably not born! Guest Luke Wienecke and host Cassi Jerkins...
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50. Gettin’ Nostalgic on Nickeloden Game Shows with Charlie Mihelich

Were you a 90s kid? Or ever wonder what it was like to be a 90s kid? Spoiler: It was pretty great! One of...
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49. Dungeons & Dragons with Cassi’s One and Only Dungeon Master Lars Hansen

D&D is not just for nerds! Well It mostly is but more and more “pretty” people are getting on board. So why not start...
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48. New Years’ Resolutions & Vision Boards with Libby Doyne & Inessa Frantowski

It’s almost 2018! Happy New Year! So… Are you excited? Hopeful? Want to make it your best year yet?! Guests Libby Doyne & Inessa...
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47. How to Live Your Best Life & Why Improv is the Best with...

Super talented and funny guest Shay Dominguez moved to LA from St. Louis to do improv and Shay has no regrets because she’s living...
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46. Flavor of Love & Getting Extra with Jesse Esparza & Julian Gonzalez

Are you a fan of reality TV? Did you watch “Flavor of Love”? Guests Jesse Esparza and Julian Gonzalez (Extra Extra Podcast) are huge...
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45. The Room, The Disaster Artist & The Real Zach Olsen

“You’re tearing me apart, Lisa!!” How many times have you and your friends screamed that in terrible delight? We have Tommy Wisseau to thank...
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44. Salem Witch Trials, Teenage Voodoo & that Arthur Miller Play with Kelly McInerney

Remember that time in history when people claimed women were witches and if they denied it, they were hung/burned at the stake? We do!...
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43. Astrology and a Free Tarot Card Reading for Cassi with Hannah Faust

Astrology! What’s your sign, listener? Guest Hannah Faust (LA City Municipal Dance Squad, UCB Hot Hot Goss) explains astrology and goes deeper than what...
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42. Taco Soulmate with Marcella Riley

Tacos! Who doesn’t love tacos? Who also doesn’t love getting off topic and talking about music, whether people on death row get to drink...
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41. Cassowaries, the World’s Deadliest Bird with Jen Curcio

Did you know there’s a large bird with razor sharp claws that can kills humans? Oh yeah. It can cut up a human with...
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40. Spooky Spooky Halloween History with Lucé Tomlin-Brenner

Happy Halloween! This is a favorite holiday for many people and did you know it’s been around for over 2,000 years?! It began as...
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39. The Best Bathroom in Disneyland & More Magical Secrets with Eileen O’Connell

Get ready for an ep all about the Most Happiest Place on Earth- Disneyland! Guest Eileen O’Connell (Skeeterial Podcast) comes on to talk all...
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38. DIY Deodorant & Veganism with Bozant Katzakian

What are your thoughts on Veganism? Could you completely give up the consumption of all animal products as best you can? This includes meat,...
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37. “There’s a Scientist Who…” The Mystery of Consciousness with Alex Berg

What is consciousness? We’re all experiencing this subjective phenomena but what the hell is it? Here’s the thing, no one knows! Scientists and philosophers...
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36. Seances, Ghost Photography and the Art of Mourning in the Victorian Age with...

It’s October! That means Halloween season is finally upon us and what better way to get spooky then with our returning guest, Clark Canez...
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36. Seances, Ghost Photography and the Art of Mourning in the Victorian Age with...

It’s October! That means Halloween season is finally upon us and what better way to get spooky then with our returning guest, Clark Canez...
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35. Nutrition and Hot Tips to Eat Yummy AND Healthy with Kenny Prawat

Did you our knowledge of nutrition is relatively new? Like Vitamin C wasn’t discovered until the 1930s! Guest Kenny Prawat (Crowning Jewels, io Sketch team...
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34. Fun Facts to Feel Good and Live a Happier Life

Host Cassi Jerkins takes the week off from the usual format to destress and give you fun facts that will make you feel good...
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Digimon with Will Choi! Plus Growing Up with Siblings, Writing Fan Fiction & SNL...

“Digimon”, short for “Digital Monsters” was an amazing Japanese media franchise that was very popular in the 90s and has been making a comeback...
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32. What No One Tells You About Being Pregnant with Kelly Matten (Spoiler: It’s...

Pregnancy. Making, having, raising babies. Lots of animals do it! For decades, centuries, even longer than that! You get it. So what’s there to...
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31. Cheers to that Hit TV Show “Cheers” with Matt Manser

How many of us are lucky to have a bar we frequent where everybody knows our name? How about for 11 seasons? Hilarious comedian...
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30. Knock Knock Knockin’ on Bob Dylan’s Door with Jonathan Harris

How much do you know about Bob Dylan past “Blowin’ in the Wind” and his distinctive raspy voice? Guest Jonathan Harris (UCB) knows a...
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29. Oooh Fancy! Wine & Cheese Pairings with Nick Casalini and Muriel Montgomery

The fanciest and longest episode yet! Guests Muriel Montgomery and Nick Casalini (Hella in Your Thirties Podcast) are a wonderful, married couple/talented comedians who...
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28. The Amazing, Empathetic Life of Oprah Winfrey with Naomi Villa

Oprah Winfrey has inspired and changed the lives of millions of people including today’s guest, Naomi Villa (Let’s Fall in Love Podcast, UCB). Naomi...
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27. Cleopatra, An Original Badass Nerdy Woman, with Katelyn Hempstead

How many badass things do you know about Cleopatra? Do you know how many languages she knew? How much she loved books? How she...
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26. Stanley Kubrick – Filmed the Moon Landing or Just Great Films? With Adam...

Stanley Kubrick. What is this famous filmmaker’s deal? Known for making groundbreaking films like “2001 Space Odyssey”, “The Shining”, “Dr. Strangelove” "Full Metal Jacket",...
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25. DOGS! with Jillian Dunn

DOGS! This episode is all about dogs! Actress, comedian Jillian Dunn joins us to talk about her experience growing up with parents who participate...
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24. The Punk Rockstars of Classical Music with Rosie Leisure

Who were the original rockstars? Classical music composers. That’s right, Franz Liszt was the Elvis Presley of his time and created the rockstar entrance...
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23. Why Fireworks & BBQs on Independence Day?

USA’s Independence Day to Americans means getting drunk at a BBQ and watching fireworks, right!? But why BBQ? Why fireworks? Why Independence Day? Host...
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22. Dom Johnson & Romantic Comedies

Romantic Comedies? Do you love them or hate them? Guest Dominique Johnson loves them! From the predictable formula to the fights that reveal to...
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21. Sara Iyer & Bigfoot

Bigfoot! We all know the legend but what about the facts? It’s 2017 and people still believe in Bigfoot. There’s even an active scientific...
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20. Cory Webster & Intuitive Gifts (Psychic Abilities)

Do you have an intuitive gift? Clairvoyance, clairsentience, clairaudience and/or claircognizance? These psychic abilities are also known as clear seeing, feeling, hearing and knowing....
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19. Cody Ziglar & Edgar Wright Films

Shaun of the Dead. Scott Pilgrim vs the World. Hot Fuzz. These are some of the great, super fun films directed by Edgar Wright....
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18. Matt Apodaca & the TV Series LOST

LOST. One of the top greatest television shows of all time and comedian Matt Apodaca (UCB) is on to praise it and argue why...
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17. Bryan Rainstein & Ben Folds

The most important episode yet! Jk, but it’s a fun one! Improviser/Actor/Artist Bryan Rainstein comes on to talk with Cassi Jerkins about Ben Folds!...
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16. Jacquis Neal & How to Raise Your Credit Score

Today comedian and actor Jacquis Neil (“Against the Grain” podcast, Dramedy) comes on to teach listeners how to raise their credit score! Jacquis gives...
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15. Dhruv Singh & Muhammad Ali

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” Today on Dumb Nerds we have on the super hilarious and talented Dhruv Singh (I'm Too...
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14. Katie Nathan & the Tonya Harding-Nancy Kerrigan Debacle

Today our guest is actress/comedian Katie Nathan and she comes on to talk about figure skating’s most dramatic and unnecessary event, the infamous Tonya...
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13. Grant O’Connell & Chess

Actor/Comedian Grant O’Connell (“Attack of the Killer Donuts”, Garbáge) is on to talk about chess! Chess has been around since 6th Century in India...
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12. Cara Meyers & the Dark Web

Today we have the lovely and hilarious Cara Meyers on to talk about the not-so-lovely and not-so-funny Dark Web! Cara and Cassi are deeply...
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11. Edgar Momplaisir & Kanye West

Today guest Edgar Momplaisir (Arcade Currency, DiCaprio) is on to talk about his love for Kanye West. Cassi and Edgar get into Kanye’s life,...
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10. Mark David Christenson & the Saga Comic Book Series

Today’s Dumb Nerds’ guest is Mark David Christenson (“I Will Watch Anything Once” Podcast) and he comes on to talk about his love for...
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9. Veronica Gruba & Christianity

Today we have the lovely and very wise Veronica Gruba (Who We Used to Be Podcast) on to talk about her experience with Christianity,...
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8. Charlie Mihelich & The Terminator Movies

Today’s special guest is Charlie Mihelich (Catharsis: Dramatic Improv & Purgatory) and he comes on to talk about The Terminator movies! Cassi had to...
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7. Steven Ray Morris & Body Farms

Today’s episode is all about body farms with Steven Ray Morris! ("The Purrrcast", "My Favorite Murder", "Mother, May I Sleep With Podcast"). Body farms...