Radio Active #97: Cooking Dada

A close-up of a green and grey Hello Fresh box.

On this episode of Nuketown Radio Active, the trail to Philmont finally ends, I revisit my summer reading list, catch up on the first season of the Lair of Secrets podcast, reflect on the fact that one of my kids is in college, and talk about how I got into cooking during the pandemic. Getting … Read more

Radio Active #94: Keep Calm and Geek On

Welcome to 2021, the year in which we try to release more than one episode every 12 months. On this episode of Radio Active, I talk about life during the COVID-19 pandemic, delve into using exercise and meditation to stay calm, and then geek out with the Nintendo Switch, Animal Crossings: New Horizons, Roll for … Read more

Radio Active #93: Reset. Renew. Return.

Like an astronaut hurled far into deep space, Nuketown Radio Active returns to Earth a year after it left to find the planet utterly transformed. Fortunately, there are no super-intelligent apes. At least, not yet. On this episode of Nuketown Radio Active, I reintroduce folks to the podcast, catch up on the state of Nuketown, … Read more

Radio Active #92: Back from the Break

A view from the top of a ski sloop. The hills of Pennsylvania can be seen in the distance.

It took a year, but I’m back! On this episode of Nuketown Radio Active, the Broken Ankle Saga comes to an end as the Outdoor Geek ventures into the Pennsylvania wilderness for some winter-time camping. Back in the warmer confines of the Game Room, I’ve got a ton of new role-playing games that I’m looking … Read more

Radio Active #90: Outdoor Geek

A middle-aged man (Ken Newquist) gives the thumbs up from a snow covered tent

On this episode of Nuketown Radio Active I celebrate Nuketown’s re-ignition, meet Bob the Seeing Eye Puppy and talk about my evolution into a geek who loves the outdoors. I also  ruminate on three games I’m playing now: Destiny 2: A massively multiplayer first-person shooter by the creators of Halo. Skyrim: Special Edition: An open world sandbox game set … Read more

Radio Active #89: Run Geek Run

A straight sidewalk is bordered on the left by a fence and on the right by bamboo and other greenery.

On this episode of Nuketown Radio Active I revisit the button-smashing happiness of Diablo III, soak in the nostalgia of Sonic Mania, and catch up listeners on a few of my Dungeons & Dragons campaigns. After that I delve into a topic I never thought I’d talk about: how I became a runner (and the … Read more

Radio Active #88: Summertime

A vibrant multicolored spring appears before a forested hill. A small board walk crowded with people appears to the right.

Radio Active PodcastOn this episode of Radio Active I catch up on the Nuketown redesign, talk about summer vacations … and summer reading lists.

I also finally complete my quest for a bean bag chair and offer a review of the Amazon Dot, Amazon’s always-on, always-listing digital assistant.

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