Talk Nerdy to Me - Netflix
Talk Nerdy to Me is written by writer-comedian Morgan Murphy, the project is inspired by the blog Talk Nerdy to Me, Lover, edited by Jen Friel. It revolves around four smart, ambitious, twenty-something women — two computer programmers, a musician and a doctor — who share a house on the canals in Venice, CA, and support one another as they reach for their dreams professionally and personally.
Status: In Development
Runtime: 30 minutes
Talk Nerdy to Me - Cara Santa Maria - Netflix
Cara Louise Santa Maria (born October 19, 1983) is an American science communicator, journalist, producer, television host, and podcaster. Santa Maria wrote her first blog for The Huffington Post in March 2010 before joining the publication as its founding science correspondent and host of the Talk Nerdy to Me web series from October 2011 until April 2013. She also co-hosted Take Part Live with Jacob Soboroff on Pivot TV. She officially joined the online political and social commentary program The Young Turks as an occasional panelist in May 2013. She currently hosts her podcast Talk Nerdy and co-hosts The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast, and was a co-host of TechKnow on Al Jazeera America.
Talk Nerdy to Me - Career - Netflix
Santa Maria has co-hosted Hacking the Planet and The Truth About Twisters on The Weather Channel, as well as TechKnow on Al Jazeera America. She is a former host of Take Part Live on the Pivot (TV channel). She makes regular appearances on popular YouTube programs, such as Stan Lee's FanWars, Wil Wheaton's Tabletop, and The Point. She has also guested on multiple podcasts, such as The Nerdist Podcast, Point of Inquiry, Star Talk and the Joe Rogan Experience. Speaking with Chris Mooney on Point of Inquiry in 2012, Santa Maria recognized that her work on behalf of science can sometimes be polarizing, and said that she tries “to write with a lot of respect and reverence for people’s ideas.” Santa Maria has been interviewed by Scientific American, The Times of London, Columbia Journalism Review, and Glamour. In March 2014, Santa Maria debuted her weekly podcast entitled Talk Nerdy. New episodes premiere every Monday and guests typically revolve around those involved in STEM fields, however individuals with careers oriented in new media and pop culture also make appearances. Additionally, atheism and politics are popular topics of conversation. Santa Maria wrote the foreword of atheism activist David Silverman's book, Fighting God: An Atheist Manifesto for a Religious World, published in December 2015. On July 18, 2015, during the live taping of episode 524 of The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast at The Amaz!ng Meeting, it was announced that Santa Maria would be joining the podcast, and she recorded her first show as a permanent member of the panel. In July 2015, Santa Maria was named a correspondent on “Real Future” for Fusion. In 2016, Santa Maria hosted on-line video segments that accompany the reality TV show America's Greatest Makers. In 2017, Santa Maria was a guest panelist on the Netflix series Bill Nye Saves the World.
In 2009, Santa Maria moved to the Los Angeles area to begin a career in science communication, after previously having worked in academia. She co-produced and hosted a pilot entitled Talk Nerdy to Me for HBO, but it never went to air. Santa Maria has appeared on various programs including Larry King Live, Geraldo at Large (Fox News), Parker Spitzer (CNN), Studio 11, The Young Turks, Attack of the Show!, The War Room with Jennifer Granholm, LatiNation, and SoCal Connected.
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