NerdLanta podcast hosted by Julie Marateck & Matthew English. Atlanta city life & Nerd/Pop culture fused together and delivered twice a month into your ear holes. Check out our local guest interviews, Nerd News, commentary and more. Available now on The ESO Network

NerdLanta S2 EP7: HYPERSPACE - Geek Rock
May 18 • 65 min
Hyperspace is an Atlanta based Geek Rock band. We had the pleasure of speaking with members Jason Kochis, Ryan Paul, and Kayvan Sarikhani. In this episode, you’ll be able to hear previews of several songs from off their new album EMULATOR which is…
NerdLanta S2 EP6: Joel Byars - Comedian & Podcast Host
May 13 • 58 min
Joel Byars is a comedian and host of the Award Winning Hot Breath Podcast. We had the pleasure of speaking with him about his first independently released comedy special titled The Trophy Husband which is Available Right Here. We also get into how he is…
NerdLanta S2 EP5: Candace Weslosky Miller
Apr 9 • 64 min
We had the pleasure of speaking with Atlanta based host/producer Candace Weslosky Miller. She is the founder of Lips Down on Dixie, which is known for producing Atlanta’s premiere Rocky Horror Picture Show featuring the longest-running shadow cast at the…
NerdLanta S2 EP4: Jason Barnes - Cyborg Drummer
Mar 25 • 55 min
Bridging the gap between man and machine. When Jason Barnes lost his arm he feared he would never be able to play the drums again. But he was determined to carry on playing, so he did some research and decided to build his own prosthetic drumming hand. We…
NerdLanta S2 EP3: The Roxie Roz Burlesque Experience
Mar 11 • 50 min
We had an excellent time speaking with Shellie Schmals, Royal Tee and Emily Rose from The Roxie Roz Burlesque Experience. They joined us for Nerd News and our Q&A. We talked about the difference between a GIF and JIF, how Roxie Roz started, what inspires…
NerdLanta S2 EP2: Mike Faber – The ESO Network
Feb 19 • 43 min
We had an excellent time speaking with Mike Faber, he’s the founder of The ESO Network (Your Station For All Things Geek) and host/producer of The Earth Station One and The Earth Station Who podcasts. He joined us for our Nerd News segment at the start of…
NerdLanta S2 EP1: Josh Warren - Action Show Studios
Feb 12 • 47 min
We had the pleasure of speaking with local Improv actor and founder of Action Show Studios, Josh Warren. He joined us for our Nerd News segment at the start of the program and then we talked about his background, current projects and learned more about…
Episode 15: Bob Cronin (Ghost Cave)
Oct 27, 2019 • 57 min
Our guest co-host was musical producer (DJ BC) Bob Cronin of Ghost Cave AND a member of Atlanta Ghostbuster, and he was joined by Atlanta artist Tribe One and DJ Supercrunk.…
Episode 14: Rory Hawkins (CATLANTA)
Oct 27, 2019 • 39 min
We had a great time hanging out with local artist Rory Hawkins (Catlanta). We talked about his career, upcoming projects and of course CATS!
Episode 12: Kym LaRoux. The Satanic Temple
Aug 17, 2019 • 38 min
Our guest co-host for episode 12 is Kym LaRoux. He’s one of the council members for The Satanic Temple and lead singer of Denied Grace. We talked about the documentary Hail Satan?, The Baphomet statue and so much more.…
Episode 11: Challenger Deep at Criminal Records
Aug 2, 2019 • 37 min
NerdLanta Live at Criminal Records on the last Wednesday of every month. This is our live in-store podcast series hosted by Kristopher Bolz and Alyx Libby. We had the opportunity to speak with the band Challenger Deep about their self titled debut album,…
Episode 10: Master Blazer & Walt Hitman - ATL Roller Derby
Jul 29, 2019 • 50 min
Our guest co-hosts for episode 10 are Master Blazer & Walt Hitman from Atlanta Roller Derby. They joined us for Nerd News at the start of the show, and then we had the opportunity to interview them.…
Episode 9: Lawson Chambers. Illustrator/Writer
Jul 29, 2019 • 50 min
Comic book illustrator & writer, Lawson Chambers was our guest co-host and featured guest interview for this episode. He joined us with commentary for Nerd News at the start of the show. We then talked about his comic book series An Alternative Reality,…
Episode 8: Catherine Barson. The Gluttonous Geek
Jul 22, 2019 • 39 min
We had a great interview with food blogger Catherine Barson. She is the founder of The Gluttonous Geek, a blog dedicated to the world of fandom and food through inspired recipes, interviews, and reviews on books, film, comics and more.…
Episode 7: Robot Party. ATL Geek Rock Band
Jun 13, 2019 • 41 min
Our guests tonight are a local sci-fi comedy rock band. You can see them perform all over Atlanta, Their new music video “Fantasy Club” is available online along with their latest album Revenge of the Moon Scorpions.…
Episode 6: Hyperspace at Criminal Records
Dec 1, 2018 • 39 min
Latest episode of NerdLanta Live!
Episode 5: Kate Logan. ArtEtak Freelance Artist
Sep 29, 2018 • 43 min
Recorded live at Criminal Records on Wednesday, September 26th at 8pm. Kristopher Bolz and Paul Byron spoke with Kate Logan of ArtEtak about her designs, horror movies, glitter, tacos, demons, and more. Check out her amazing artwork at
Episode 4: Lawson Chambers. Illustrator/Writer
Aug 9, 2018 • 36 min
This is our first live podcast recording at Criminal Records. We had a great time speaking with local comic book artist Lawson Chambers about his zine An Alternative Reality.
Episode 3: Jason Barnes. Cyborg Drummer
Aug 9, 2018 • 36 min
We spoke with local drummer Jason Barnes over the weekend at Joystick Gamebar. He lost his arm from an accident 5 years ago but received a bionic prosthetic arm from Georgia Tech. He’s now one of the fastest drummers in the world and has an amazing story…
Episode 2: Johnathan French. Fantasy Writer
Aug 9, 2018 • 28 min
Here’s our interview with local book author Johnathan French.
Episode 1: Michael Myerz. Nerdcore Rap Artist
Apr 25, 2018 • 28 min
On this episode, we speak with Atlanta hip-hop/Nerdcore rap artist Michael Myerz about how he got started, the challenges of being a performer, and his upcoming shows.