First- a new feature, “Ask Tony Zaret About the Television Industry,” in which we talk about the chances of Community coming back and why cable channels with much lower ratings thrive. Then- we discuss nerd and geek culture and whether that’s even a thing or just an annoying marketing ploy.

ALSO- Plugs, wherein you find out where you can see Tony do standup in person (in NY) and see Leonard read from his book (in TX). And! Your chance to have lunch with Wasted Words personalities, if you’re willing to go to Manhattan to do so! Details inside! Listen, then email! You could enjoy a cheap lunch with real genuine podcast people!