Brian Richardson: Professional nerd, video producer, homebound world traveler.

As seen on DragonConTV.

NerdSteading on YouTube.

  • A Tribute to Duck Dodgers, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Circumvent the Edges of Copyright Law

    A Tribute to Duck Dodgers, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Circumvent the Edges of Copyright Law

    What happens when a worldwide pandemic cancels your favorite sci-fi convention and threatens to derail a decades-long tradition? Welcome to the world of “Duck Dodgers: A Dragon Con Tribute“, a video that exists because of travel restrictions, automated enforcement of copyright law, and the dedication of my friends in fandom. My Daffy History Since 1998, […]

  • Love keeps her in the air when she oughtta fall down

    Love keeps her in the air when she oughtta fall down

    Labor Day is supposed to be our weird weekend. We embrace weird. But this wasn’t the weird we wanted.

  • ALL ABOARD THE FAILBOAT | NerdSteading Compilation

    ALL ABOARD THE FAILBOAT | NerdSteading Compilation

    On this April Fool’s Day, let’s celebrate some failure! Here’s the best of our worst (so far) from the GeekFarm renovation in Oregon, including some outtakes that explain why GoPro hasn’t sponsored my channel (yet).

  • NerdSteading: Interior Walls for the Workshop

    NerdSteading: Interior Walls for the Workshop

    Originally filmed December 2020 December in the Pacific Northwest… the perfect time to work inside the barn. In this episode, Brian frames the remaining interior walls of the workshop and works around some of the oddities of the existing barn’s roof supports. He also drops things on his feet and regrets buying the cheapest GoPro […]

  • NerdSteading: Workshop Walls, Windows & Doors

    NerdSteading: Workshop Walls, Windows & Doors

    Originally filmed November 2020 The workshop now has exterior walls (mostly), a front door (but not a back door), and new windows (after some drama). Come see Brian grab failure from the jaws of victory (yes, that’s right order)! It’s not posh, it’s functional nerd DIY. Join us for the NerdSteading journey! Subscribe to get […]

  • NerdSteading: Building a Floor

    NerdSteading: Building a Floor

    Filmed October 2020 Until I master levitation, our new workshop needs a floor. Tune in to learn about joist hangars, lumber shortages, and the magic of the VAPOR BARRIER. It’s not posh, it’s functional nerd DIY. Join us for the NerdSteading journey! Subscribe to get the latest videos as we make mistakes and improvements at […]

  • NerdSteading: 2 Shop 2 Demo (Workshop Demolition Part 2)

    NerdSteading: 2 Shop 2 Demo (Workshop Demolition Part 2)

    Filmed September 2020 Brian & Suzan continue to attack the GeekFarm with crowbars, saws, and a small dose of profanity in their quest to build a better workshop. Will the old plywood come down easily? Can Brian remove siding without destroying the new gutters? Why does Suzan keep finding knives in the walls? Find out […]

  • NerdSteading: We Break Things! Mostly On Purpose! (Workshop Demolition Part 1)

    NerdSteading: We Break Things! Mostly On Purpose! (Workshop Demolition Part 1)

    Filmed over Memorial Day Weekend (May 2020) Time to break some stuff! We know y’all watch renovation shows mostly to see people break things with sledgehammers, so this video is for you. None of that pesky “measuring and building” nonsense. Brian walks you through the first step in turning a questionable part of their Oregon […]