Adam Castar
Adam is a Radio Production and Studies major at Hofstra University. He's the co-executive producer of The Nerdcast and The Required Radio Fantasy Show. Some of his major interests include video games, film and comic books. Some of his favorite comics are Batman: Year One, The Flashpoint Paradox and The Dark Knight Returns. His favorite video game is The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker and his favorite film is Goodfellas.

Hofstra Alumni Profiles – Dina Santorelli

Dina Santorelli graduated Hofstra in 1990 and received her Master’s at Hofstra in 2009. A few years after that she published the first iteration of what became the Baby Grand trilogy. Former Required Radio President Adam Castar sat down with Dina at Digital Waterworx in Plainview, to discuss her novel series, her writing background and anything she’s planning for the future. Music Credits: Music from https://filmmusic.io “Werq” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

The Nerdcast Series Finale – Summer 2019!

On the final episode of The Nerdcast, Nick and Adam discuss what could be in store for next month’s E3 show! They have predictions on the upcoming consoles from Sony and Microsoft as well as a look into this year’s summer releases. Also, they would like to thank everyone who has been listening to The Nerdcast over the year and to enjoy everything else Required Radio has to offer! To listen to all previous episodes of The Nerdcast, keep it locked into Required Radio at requiredradio.com and wherever you get your podcasts.

Required Radio Fantasy Show Series Finale – Bold Predictions for 2019!

On the very last episode of The Required Radio Fantasy Show, the guys bring in Chris and Jared for some exciting fantasy football talk. This week, they’re diving into bold predictions; the reactions to which are worth listening to alone. Also, they predict busts, reaches and sleepers for the 2019 season. Adam and Bird would like to thank all of you for listening to the Required Radio Fantasy Show over this past year and a half and hope you enjoyed it! For more, keep it locked into Required Radio at requiredradio.com and wherever you get your podcasts.

Required Radio Fantasy Show – Adam and Bird’s Final 2019 Mock Draft

Now that the NFL Draft is behind us, Adam and Bird can now accurately project where players are going in Fantasy Mock Drafts this summer. The guys do just that in this episode of The Required Radio Fantasy Show, and have a great time doing so. Let us know what you think of our picks and keep it locked into Required Radio at requiredradio.com for more episodes of this show and others.

The Nerdcast – Sports Video Games

On this episode of The Nerdcast, Nick Koumis has temporarily been replaced by Ed Birdsall of The Required Radio Fantasy Show. The guys discuss ethics of the business model of sports video games, and how it affects the general gaming populace. For more, keep it locked into Required Radio at requiredradio.com and wherever you get your podcasts.

Required Radio Fantasy Show – NFL Draft Winners and Losers

The NFL Draft is behind us, and every team has made picks that hope to shape their future. But, how did they do? The guys use this episode of the Required Radio Fantasy Show to discuss the players and/or teams that were benefited/hindered by the draft. For more, keep it locked into Required Radio at requiredradio.com and wherever you get your podcasts.

Required Radio Fantasy Show – Reactions to the First Round!

The first round of the NFL Draft finished up last night, and the guys compare their mock drafts to what the teams actually did. How do they stack up? Find out on this episode of the Required Radio Fantasy Show. For more, keep it locked into Required Radio at requiredradio.com and wherever you get your podcasts.

The Required Radio Fantasy Show – 2019 NFL Mock Draft!

The 2019 Mock Draft Show is finally here! Adam and Bird dive into and break down their own personal mock drafts to try and predict where each young star will be headed in the upcoming NFL Draft. The guys also look at the latest news, including the retirement of former Raiders, Seahawks, and Bills running back Marshawn Lynch. For more, keep it locked into Required Radio at requiredradio.com, and be sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!

Music Credits: 
1) Star Wars “The Throne Title”

Required Radio Fantasy Show: NFL Draft – Tight End Preview

On this episode of the Required Radio Fantasy Show, the guys take a look at this year’s rookie Tight End class with the NFL Draft one week away. Who are the guys that stand out the most? Adam and Bird also dive in to more Average Draft Position (ADP) Data and discuss the best values for upcoming fantasy drafts. For more, keep it locked into Required Radio and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts!

The Nerdcast – Scapegoated Gamers

Mortal Kombat 11 is coming out on April 23rd, so Adam and Nick are looking back at the formation of the ESRB as well as why gamers are blamed for the world’s problems. They also take a look at whether there is empirical evidence as to whether or not video games cause violent behavior. For more, keep it locked into Required Radio at requiredradio.com and also check out Required Radio wherever you get your podcasts.