Joy Sandwich (society & culture)
Episode 012: Music From Our Youth

On Episode 12 of Joy Sandwich, Jessica and Non chat about some of their favorite and most memorable music from their pre-teenage and teenage years! Music from our youth! Plus, Non sings poorly but as only a giddy nerd can, Jessica battles her desires to be Madonna and Cyndi Lauper and a unicorn simultaneously, and both of them reminisce about the tunes that really kicked off their independence. Music fun! If you have any fun music stories from when you were young, or you'd like to share your favorite band from your teenage years, please let us know. We'd so love to hear! Tweet the show @NerdQuestHQ or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/nerdquestpodcastnetwork. Thank you kindly for listening!

And, as always, embrace your joy!

Direct download: 12_Episode_012__Music_From_Our_Youth.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 7:44am PDT

It's a dander-riffic episode! On Episode 11, we talk about pets! With special guest and truly special and not at all crazy "cat lady," Mindy! Each of us delve into our own journey with pets, including cats for Mindy, dogs for Non, and horses for Jessica! Plus, we talk about animal body language, toy horses, sleeping bags for dogs, and the many, many joys of pet ownership. We'd love to hear your pet journey! Tweet us @NerdQuestHQ or post on our Facebook page at Facebook.com/NerdquestPodcastNetwork. Thanks so much for listening!

And, as always, embrace your joy!

Direct download: 11_Episode_011__Pets.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:15pm PDT

Episode 010: Childhood Movies

On Episode 10 of Joy Sandwich, Jessica and Non discuss memorable childhood movies! Movies that you watched over and over and over again, wearing out that old VHS tape or Laser Disc, sharing the joy of watching it with your friends and family and as many people as you can muster. This is what Episode 10 is all about. It's about the joys of those repeat viewings and the little gems from childhood that will forever remain with us, in that impenetrable joy-nerd part of our brain. We'd love to hear your memorable childhood movies! Tweet at the show at @NerdQuestHQ on Twitter or at Facebook at facebook.com/nerdquestpodcastnetwork. Thanks for listening!

And, as always, embrace your joy!

Direct download: 10_Episode_010__Childhood_Movies.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 8:29am PDT

Connections! On episode 9 of Joy Sandwich, Non and Jessica step back into the podcast saddle to chat about making connections and the relationships we make with friends on Twitter, Facebook, and elsewhere! We also delve into the differences between those meaningful connections we make online as compared to those we do offline. Plus, the value of Twitter as a community builder, Non's new diet, our love of Bunheads, and one more hilarious poop story from Jessica and her horse Paladin! Hope you enjoy the show! Follow Jessica on Twitter @ReadSchmead and Non @SubjectPlusVerb. You can follow the Joy Sandwich podcast on Twitter @NerdQuestHQ and on Facebook at Facebook.com/NerdQuestPodcastNetwork. Thanks!

And, as always, embrace your joy!

Direct download: 09_Episode_009__Making_Connections.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 1:47pm PDT

Episode 008: Childhood Stories

On Episode 8 of Joy Sandwich, we welcome our dear pal Josh to talk about the wonder and adventuresome spirit of childhood! Josh and Non have been friends since they were five. Crazy! As a result of that long friendship, Josh and Non have heaps of fun tales of adventure, rambunctious glee, misguided rebellion, killer horses, parents that let us roam like Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer, and one story in which Josh's mother found herself digging "dirt" out of their ear holes! Join Jessica, Non, and Josh as they look back at childhood and the stories that shaped who they are today. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @NerdQuestHQ and on Facebook at facebook.com/nerdquestpodcastnetwork/. Thanks so much for listening! And, as always, embrace your joy!

Direct download: 08_Episode_008__Childhood_Stories.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:14pm PDT

Welcome to Episode 2 of Joy Sandwich! On this episode, Jessica and Non chat frankly and in the silliest of ways about the nature of resolutions, what they are looking forward to in 2014 (e.g., a certain superhero movie!), and what they'd like to improve upon in the new year. Pop in your earbuds and jump onto the silly joy-mongering train that is Joy Sandwich! Hope you enjoy the show!

Follow us on Twitter @NerdQuestHQ.

Direct download: 02_Goals_For_the_New_Year.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 12:30pm PDT

Welcome to our first episode of Joy Sandwich. This is the episode where you get to know us and why in holy hector we have decided to create Joy Sandwich. Hope you enjoy!

Direct download: 01_Episode_1_Introduction_to_Joy.mp3
Category:Society & Culture -- posted at: 5:28pm PDT