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The Nerd Lys are Chris and Rachel Ly, a married couple with tons of geek love. Nerdy news and pop culture, and interviews with Creative People E-mail us at

Dec 23, 2020

Chris gets to sit and chat with Brian Volk-Weiss, Executive Producer of "A Toy Store Near You".

A Toy Store Near You, will be released on Christmas Day, 2020. All episodes will be available on Apple TV, Amazon Prime Video, Tubi, Google Play, Youtube, Microsoft XBOX, Breaker, and Vimeo. Season 2 will take us across the...

Sep 21, 2020

In this episode, we welcome special guest Morgana Ignis! She is one of the main puppeteers of Ned in the Henson production Earth to Ned available on Disney Plus. Please make sure to check out the 10 episodes available now!

You can find Morgana on Twitter or Instagram

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Sep 3, 2019

This is a LIVE episode from Long Beach Comic Con 2019.  "Casters of a Lesser Pod" was a panel hosted by Alex Dandino of the Long Box Sessions/Film Alchemist pod.  Chris represented The Nerd Lys, with The Unlucky Ones Podcast and Go Help Yourself podcast.

We talk about the ins and outs of being an independent...

Sep 3, 2018

In this episode, we chat with Justin Zagri, Mick Ignis, Garrett Schweighauser and Katie Kotulak to talk about their radio play The Great Wizarding War. We chat about their experiences post Severus Snape and the Marauders, Snape at the vending machine, and give you insights into how they've filled a gap in the Harry...

Aug 20, 2018

BONUS EPISODE! We sit down with Kerry and Janet Ly (Chris' sisters) to discuss the movie Crazy Rich Asians, its significance to asian-americans, and the cultural touchstones that related to our personal lives.

Please be aware that this episode is SPOILER filled. 

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