The Indoor Kids

The Indoor Kids

United States

The Indoor Kids isn't just about video games, but it isn't not about video games. The Indoor Kids is all about the kind of lifestyle you have to lead in order to be a proper Gamer, capital G. Join hosts Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon as they take a journey from childhood Shinobi obsessions, up through the best and worst video game adaptations of movies. Grab your Energy Swords(Mountain Dew liter bottles)!

Episodes

The Damon Poop Effect with Adam Sessler  
Today we welcome Adam Sessler to talk about gaming, apartments where terrorists live, The Martian, and Sessler's new project, Friday the 13th: The Game! Enjoy!  

And if you haven't heard, we are going on a hiatus while we both have demanding full time gigs for a bit. We love you, love making this podcast, love hearing from all of you (even those of you that correct us mercilessly), and we have especially loved finding a community of like-minded, silly, smart, passionate people. We'll keep playing and keep posting about what we're playing, so don't unfollow us on Facebook and Twitter just yet. (Halo 5! Fallout! Battlefront!) Thank you for your support. You are all chicken sandwich.

Horror with Graham Reznick and Larry Fessenden  

Today Kumail and Emily welcome Graham Reznick and Larry Fessenden, writers of the game Until Dawn and producers/writers/genre creators of a bunch of amazing movies. We talk about the resurgence of indie horror, the challenges of writing a video game, and also Ron Perlman. There are Until Dawn spoilers, but they are late in the podcast and clearly delineated!

NYCC and Embarrassing Gamer Stories with Kumail and Emily  

Today you're getting a Kumail and Emily-only episode where we recap our one day at NYCC and then talk about all the games we're playing and read your best (or worst) embarrassing gamer stories. Enjoy! 

Virtual Reality with David "Yarvo" Yarovesky  

Today Kumail and Emily welcome their pal Yarvo, who they've been playing video games with for years, to talk about his movie The Hive! They talk about the horrors that can befall old school gamers, the time Yarvo did a 9 hour raid in Destiny, how he thinks of movies, and more!

The Indoor Kids at Fantastic Fest  

This week Kumail and Emily are alone in a hotel room in Austin reflecting on their annual pilgrimage to Fantastic Fest. Hear them talk about bands, movies, songs from Ren and Stimpy, and more!

Live from the LA PodFest  

Today you get to hear the magic of a live podcast episode with Kumail, Emily, Jared Logan, and Thomas Middleditch! Middleditch has opinions about MGS and... politics! Jared talks Cthulu! We talk Until Dawn! It's so fun!

She's In Everything with Laura Bailey  

Today Kumail and Emily welcome voice over actress extraordinaire Laura Bailey! We talk about Monster High, the perils of mo-cap performances, and much more!

**SPOILER ALERT** for Medal Gear Solid around 22:30 minutes

MegaMegas with The Megas  

Today Kumail and Emily welcome Josh and Greg from The Megas to talk about their band, their influences, what they're playing now, and how useful an app that tells you how long cutscenes are would be.

 

The Indoor Kids with... You!  

The first ever crowdsourced Indoor Kids episode is here! Emily and Kumail were absolutely blown away by how charming and professional and diverse your submissions were, and thank you so much for contributing. The things you're consuming included anything from the Marvel app to Desert Golf to Better Off Ted to a really random drink, and they loved hearing about them all!

Contributors include (not in order):
Angelo R
Gordon B
James M
Danielle C
Matt and Pat
Matt E
Zac K
Candace H
Mag and Mr. Kyle
Bannon R
Marc D
Ian Q
SungWon C
Nazareth J
Nathan and Sam
Jay M
Scott C
Sean R
Doug and Aldrin
Nikki B
Matt
Izzy B
Chris C
Alex and D'arby
Stephanie C
Erik B
Anthony S
Pete D
Brendan M
Chris R
Don B
Matthew A
Jacob C
Diego and Erick

Trashman, Seaman, and You with Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher  

Today we are missing Kumail, so Emily decided to have comedians and couple Cameron and Rhea join her to talk about some super bizarre video games, TV, movies, and more!

Superheroes with Max Landis  

Today we welcome screenwriter Max Landis to talk about video games but also mainly about his extensive knowledge of superhero comics and his feelings on superhero movies. Enjoy!

Horses with Lisa Hanawalt  

Today we welcome Lisa Hanwalt, designer on Bojack Horseman, to talk about art, video games, that Kim Kardashian game and the itch it scratches, and horses horses horses. Plus the Twitter game!

Gentleman with Paul F. Tompkins  

Today we welcome Paul F. Tompkins to talk about something no one ever asks him about: video games. We talk Batman (no spoilers), his gaming on set at Mr. Show and more!

Nostalgia with Devin Faraci  

Today we welcome back one of our most outspoken and hilarious guests, Devin Faraci, to talk about movies, gaming news, and much much more. He's the best.

Pee Blade with Matt McCarthy  

Today we welcome our pal Matt McCarthy to tell us everything we didn't know about wrestling. It's fucking fascinating. Plus an extended intro where Kumail talks about being in an episode of The X Files last week.

Kumail and Emily's Comic-Con Diary!  

Today you're going on a journey with Emily and Kumail through their four day journey at Comic-Con! You'll go on the floor with them and their friends, backstage at The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, to parties, to a panel of Nerdist podcasters! Featuring Drew McWeeny, Pete Holmes, Taran Killam, MegaRan, Matt Mira, Thomas Middleditch, Job Stauffer from TellTale, Mo from Mondo, Lootcrate staff, Mike Rosenstein, artist Mike Mitchell, and Dan Harmon!

Arkham Days and Arkham Knights with Pete Holmes  

Today we welcome our old pal Pete Holmes (You Made It Weird podcast) to discuss the weirdness of Independence Day, the magic of Batman, and more! There are Arkham Knight spoilers starting around 30 minutes into the podcast. Not the ending of the game, but plot points. We alert you within the podcast to turn it off if you don't want to hear spoilers, but this is your other heads up.

A Conversation with Cliff Bleszinski  

While Emily was unable to record, Kumail had an in-depth conversation with Cliffy B to talk about gaming, making cool games that people want to do fun new things with, and much more. Plus an intro with Kumail and Emily talking Arkham!

E3 Wrap Up with Thomas Middleditch, Troy Baker, Ashley Johnson and More!  

This week, first you'll catch up on all the E3 news that's fit to discuss with Kumail and Emily, and then you'll travel the E3 floor with Kumail and Thomas Middleditch!

Platinum with Anthony Rapp  

Today Kumail and Emily welcome actor Anthony Rapp! Anthony was an audience suggestion and was a fantastic guest, and we delved into all of the ways that he masters video games and also talked about what a tetris sex move would be.

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