After a special guest helps with advertising, Teresa jumps right into the news. The first story deals with the alleged details of Chelsea Clinton’s upcoming wedding. Adam jokes about the gift he bought for her, and talks with Teresa about the recent trend of sexing it up at your wedding. Adam says Chelsea’s wedding seems a bit expensive, and in today’s economy, it should be reeled in a bit.
In other news, a recent bear attack in Montana left several dead and wounded. Adam talks about the ‘wildly unsatisfying’ way to defend yourself against a bear, and Teresa talks about her experiences in Yosemite. Adam then reflects on going camping with Donny, having nothing more than a blanket. Other news stories revolve around Tiger Wood’s mistress avoiding rehab, an update on the woman with gigantism, and the latest Kate Gosselin drama.
Intern Logan joined Adam at Comic-Con, and helped out for a segment of Nerdwalking. Random nerds are asked questions about sports and other manly things, and Adam, Teresa, and Bryan compete to see who can predict if the nerd will know the correct answer.
Author Tony O’Neill, hailed as the It Writer of the Decade, joins the studio. He talks to Adam about growing up in Lancashire, England and moving out to Los Angeles after a great party. In the past, Tony has struggled with drug addiction, however he disagrees with Dr. Drew about the image of recovery. As Tony puts it, ‘to a junkie, a beer isn’t a relapse.’ They talk about other authors on the It list, and Adam gets advice on releasing his book and the publishing world.
Tony is also a musician, and Adam recalls a story that a recent guest from the band Yoso told him about a drug-related incident. In honor of the super-band, they start listening to a Toto song, then a version of William Shatner singing Harry Chapin’s ‘Taxi.’ Adam recently played the original on the show, and he plays it again for Teresa and Tony, reminding everyone of it’s ‘positive message for the kids’. Finishing off the news, Teresa talks about the birth of a Zedonk, and also a religious bench advertisement that suggests the end of days is nigh. Tony jokes that if that’s true, then Jesus would really love his latest book.
Be sure to pick up a copy of ‘Sick City,’ and also check out Tony’s live reading/singing/drinking, this Friday in Portland, and Saturday in San Francisco.
Also a shout out to www.richbanks.com for helping us with all our music, including the Nerdwalking theme song.
Executive Producer: Donny Misraje
Producer: Angie Fitzsimmons
Audio: Mike Dawson
Writer: Mike Lynch
Production Engineer: Logan Moy
Search: Chris Laxamana
Build and Edit: Chris Laxamana
Phones: Brian Meyer
Show Summary: Matt Fondiler