Plus Size Nerd Hosted by Nancy Basile

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The Plus Size Nerd podcast focuses on the unique problems and lifestyle of the female plus size nerd. Host Nancy Basile talks to cosplayers about their experiences and how they got started, to fashion gurus about how to dress for a plus size woman, and reviews nerd entertainment.

Welcome, plus size nerds! This podcast is for plus size woman who geek out over movies, TV shows, comic books and books. You're part of an awesome group of women who support each other and lift each other up.

The Plus Size Nerd podcast is here to address the unique problems a female plus size nerd faces. From finding attractive clothing, to deciding what size bra to wear, to figuring out where to shop, and how to get the best deal, host Nancy Basile will tackle a problem like your BFF.

Listen to interviews with cosplayers about how they got started and what keeps them coming back to cons. About how they build their costumes and the feedback they get from the nerd community.

Listen to style gurus and influencers talk about designing clothes for plus size women, or how to dress for your shape, or where to find the best deals online.

You'll also hear motivational episodes aimed specifically at the plus size woman. Find out how to get and maintain a positive body image or what to do at Universal Studios if you're too big for rides.

Lastly, hear the occasional top picks list of TV shows and movies that plus size nerds are dying to watch.

Also, most podcast episodes are the audio tracks to Facebook Live sessions and YouTube videos. You can always check 'em out at these links.


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A plus size woman's inspiration for cosplay, clothes and confidence.


Nancy Basile
Nancy Basile has been a nerd since she was 5 years-old and spun around in her front yard wearing underwear that she had decorated with markers to look like Wonder Woman. Since then, she's been an avid fan of Harry Potter, Star Wars, Marvel, DC, Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones and the list goes on.

Nancy's also been plus size most of her adult life, so she's well-educated on what it's like to maintain a positive body image when you're faced with retailers and mainstream media that's fixated on women size 10 and under.

Before Plus Size Nerd, Nancy wrote for CBR, Paste Magazine, (now Dot Dash) and local newspapers and magazines. She has a B.F.A. in musical theater and worked in Hollywood in casting for a short period of time.


1: How do I access the audios?

After you register for the audio program, you will be instructed to download the Soundwise mobile app. When you sign in on the app, the program you registered for will automatically load in your library.

2: Can I listen offline?

Yes. Tap on the download icon next to an audio track will download the track to your phone. Simply download the audios when you have wifi and you can listen to them anywhere you go.

3: What should I do if I have technical issues?

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