[[folder:Primary Characters]]
The host of WTFIWWY.

* AGodIAm: He [[NoodleIncident may have claimed to be Jesus]] while being way too drunk.
* AnimalMotifs: Monkeys. He ''loves'' monkeys. For example, the picture used in the 'We Are Experiencing Technical Difficulties' sign is an adorable chibi!Nash with monkey ears and a monkey tail.
* AntiHero: Of the good, but not heroic, kind.
** Tara once described him as being as far away from being Jesus as possible without actually being Charles Manson. Nash thanked her for the compliment.
* BerserkButton: Nash reacts strongly to bad journalism, such as unclear facts and {{Incredibly Lame Pun}}s.
** While he really doesn't like kids, he and Tara became furious over a story involving [[MoralEventHorizon a man who used his one-year-old son and girlfriend as human shields against pepper spray]].
*** And another involving a mother who smoked marijuana, put her baby son on the roof of her car in his carseat, and then drove off after forgetting about him. She didn't even stop when the carseat fell off the car (fortunately, her son was not hurt).
*** Hell, anytime his dislike of kids comes up, it will lead in to a story involving appalling negligence and/or abuse.
** Don't insult, hurt, or slander his friends. [[PapaWolf/WebOriginal Nash will not be happy]]. ''Especially'' if it involves Creator/JewWario, as the head of Project Million Entertainment learnt after stating after Justin's death that he was happy to be working for them. (Nash had a Skype conversation saved, showing that Justin was [[{{Understatement}} pretty pissed]] that PME owed him a few thousand dollars.)
** Eddie Van Halen's Franken-Strat. Nash doesn't deny that Van Halen is a god of guitar-playing, but Van Halen's butchered a few guitars over the years, something that tends to make Nash [[{{Understatement}} pretty damn annoyed.]]
* ButtMonkey: Most notable in the crossover episodes.
* TheCastShowoff: He sings very well and plays guitar like a pro.
* CatchPhrase: Wouldn't be a TGWTG member without one.
** "Hey kids, I'm Nash and I couldn't make this shit up if I tried." (opening line)
** "This is Nash, saying that if I have to hurt, so does everyone else." (closing line)
** "Looks like this is the part where I elaborate." Lead-in for the animated intros.
** Obviously, "What the fuck is wrong with you?!"
*** When there's a woman who does something particularly stupid: "The fuck is wrong with you, lady?!"
** "This," ''(picture)'' "plus this," ''(another picture)'' "equals fucking this!" ''(picture depicting an obvious combination of the preceding pictures)''
** "Look out, everyone, it's a DOOOOOUCHEQUAAAAAAAAAKE!"
*** Followed by "We haven't had one this bad since [really douchy event]."
** "Don't be caught standing, when the music stops." (a closing line for one of his other shows, The Musical Chair)
** "Each week, Kathryn (and the Radio-Dead-Air-Audience) goes out on the world wide interwebs, finds all sorts of horrible stuff, brings it back here on a segment we like to call "What the Fuck Is Wrong With You?"" (opening line for the live version)
** "So, what have we learned this week?"
** "I/We got video!"
** "Live, everybody!" (whenever they encounter technical difficulties in the Live show). This reached the point where during a general sound failure Tara wrote it on an index card and held it up to her camera.
** He has been known to close his weekly show with "I'll see you next week, [[Series/{{Batman}} same bat-time, same bat-channel.]] Meanwhile, this is Nash saying stick a stake in me, I'm done!"
** From his reviews: "Remember that. It's going to hurt later."
** Whenever someone older than about 30 turns up on the show, "[Age], that is, old enough to ''fucking know better''..."
** "Are we ready to begin the nonsense?"
** Whenever someone makes a bad joke, usually one about him: [[SarcasmMode "Funny."]]
** After a deep inhale "...Alright."
* ChildHater: Hate is a bit much, but he doesn't really care for children. However he gets really upset whenever someone hurts and/or mistreats a child.
* DeadpanSnarker: Well, [[CausticCritic sometimes not that deadpan]]...
* {{Determinator}}: He ''will not miss'' a single week of Radio Dead Air if he can help it. In thirteen years, he's missed less than ten, and one of those still had the show going on with Tara filling in.
** Not illness, not sleep deprivation, not his monitor catching on fire, not losing his job, not him breaking up with his girlfriend, not the loss of a [[Creator/JewWario friend due to suicide]], [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking not going to England,]] not even the death of his own father will stop him from hosting the show.
* DrivenToMadness: One of the stories finally made him snap and go on a hammer-killing spree while singing "I've Been Working On The Railroad".
* DropTheHammer: His WeaponOfChoice is a standard claw hammer with a red handle.
* [[EvenEvilHasStandards Even Riffers Have Standards.]]: While he will laugh at the idiocy-induced misfortune of others (sometimes quite heartily), as he demonstrated in Episode 31, he has his limits. (Namely, politics, sexual assault and religious stories, as the first and last are prone to starting long-winded arguments and the second is just no.)
** Nash also will not cover a story that ends in death or extreme mutilation. Fans that clamored for Nash to cover a [[http://www.wptv.com/dpp/news/local_news/water_cooler/miami-zombie-like-face-eating-attack-eating-flesh-extremely-rare-experts-suspect-mix-of-drugs May 2012 story of a man that was high on bath salts when he tried to eat another man's face]] (resulting in the attacker being killed by the police) were met with him [[https://twitter.com/Nash076/status/207168552384466944 outright refusing to do so]] on Twitter, proclaiming the story to be tragic, not funny. Of course that didn't stop newcomers to the livestream later that day ''still'' asking for it.
** Although he still covered it, he was clearly horrified about a news story where a woman attacked her own mother to steal her engagement ring.
--> Nash: It's your mom! Man, I would beat someone STUPID if they laid a finger on MY mama!
** He normally doesn't cover stories where people get hurt, mainly because it's not funny and WTFIWWY isn't ''America's Funniest Home Videos''. He'll make exceptions if the subject of a story didn't get ''seriously'' hurt, especially if they hurt ''themselves'' in an exceedingly stupid way.
* GenreSavvy: Not that it helps him much.
** TemptingFate: When talking about doing something stupid, he often ends up doing the same thing anyway. He also admits he shouldn't take viewer submissions, but does so anyway.
** WrongGenreSavvy: He assumes that [[ItMakesSenseInContext he'll be perfectly fine after the monkey attack]], [[StatusQuoIsGod since the effects of zaniness go away next episode.]] It didn't.
*** Zig-zagged: It went away the episode ''after'' the next episode.
* GoMadFromTheRevelation: More like Go Mad From The Rampant Stupidity, but it still applies. Nash frequently is a few SAN points lower by the end of the episode from all the stupid shit that people do.
* GoneHorriblyWrong: He and Tara met while making fun of [[Film/{{Avatar}} Navikin]] online. Nash was flagged, while Tara was pulled aside by the mods and asked not to encourage him. [[SarcasmMode That worked splendidly.]]
* HeroesWantRedHeads: He apparently has something of a thing for redheads.
* ICallItVera: His custom Fender Stratocaster, Laura (named after the first woman to break his heart, apparently).
* IdenticalStranger: 'Identical' is a stretch, but due to his hair, he bears a strong resemblance to the common conception of Jesus. This is a RunningGag.
* IHaveManyNames
* KnightInSourArmor: Despite his snarkyness and mocking sarcasm Nash is still a decent guy.
* LimitedWardrobe: The blue jacket and the black shirt with a grey collar. Though he has used other clothes, these are the most common.
* MediumAwareness: In the scripted show. Most notable are his comments on various camera upgrades.
-->'''Nash:''' [[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus Ladies and gentlemen, I have bad news. This room is surrounded by]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_single-lens_reflex_camera DSLR]].
** When the show jumped to widescreen, he trailed off during his opening line to ask "is it me or did it get a lot bigger in here?"
* MinorInjuryOverreaction: While participating in a NERF war at [=MAGFest=] X in January 2012, Nash became incensed when a fellow player accidentally shot him in the crotch, going so far as to ''call him out on it during the TGWTG panel.'' "You shot me in the dick!" became one of the most memorable moments of the con.
* MoodSwinger: Nash can go from fairly calm to hammer-swinging crazy in seconds.
* OnlySaneMan: Nash is this to not only everybody in the featured news stories, but often also to other characters on the show.
** Not only in his own show, but even compared to other hosts on the site.
* RapunzelHair: It's one of his most notable features. Everybody loves the hair.
* ScreamsLikeALittleGirl: Not in the show itself, but apparently he managed to drop [[StarWars Emperor Palpatine's]] [[MakesSenseInContext lightsaber through his own foot]].
* SignatureLaugh: Ahahahahahahahahahahahahaha!
* SlasherSmile: Oh, ''boy''.
* StepfordSmiler: Shades of this.
* TitleDrop
* WeaponOfChoice: Nash favors the standard issue hardware store hammer.

!! Tara

-->''"Ladies and gentlemen, my co-host: the Devil."''\\

Nash's co-host during the live shows.

* AnimalMotifs: Hippos. Oh, she ''really'' loves hippos.
** Personality wise, she says that she's a cat.
* BerserkButton: Tara doesn't seem to take kindly to Nash forgetting about the hippo she gave him.
** Also, while she is not a mom, she has nieces and nephews that she loves dearly, so stories that involve kids being put in danger piss Tara off right away.
** Tara was an art major in college. As such, stories such as that of the ''Ecce Homo'' incident strike a nerve with her.
** Lately, people smuggling things inside themselves has really started to freak her out.
** People who act like dicks toward (or even physically abuse) retail staff, as revealed when discussing a certain ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'' [[WebComic/{{Sonichu}} fanboy]] attacking a [=GameStop=] employee with pepper spray. She points out that such staff work long hours on low wages, are almost never responsible for the things that piss off customers, and simply don't deserve to be treated the way they often are.
* BlessedWithSuck: She regards her uncanny ability to unwittingly provide segues for Nash as this. On multiple occasions she's called it the world's worst superpower.
* TheCameo: She's made four appearances on the scripted show: [[http://radiodeadair.com/2010/03/28/radio-dead-air-what-the-f-is-wrong-with-you-episode-5/ First]] in a parody of 50s educational videos, [[http://channelawesome.com/wtfiwwy-episode-28/ second]] in voice only as an almighty being that lived on a mountain and [[http://channelawesome.com/wtfiwwy-episode-33/ third]] on-screen at the beginning of a gaggle of other cameos. A [[http://radiodeadair.com/2012/11/20/wtfiwwy-episode-35-this-is-all-your-fault-the-new-batch/ fourth]] one is now added which explains why she's not on the taped episodes.
* CatchPhrase: "Welcome back to '[[DoWrongRight Be A Better Criminal with Tara]]'" (before pointing out the holes in dumb criminals' logic).
** (In response to an outlandish reaction to an otherwise normal situation) "Y'know... like ya do..."
*** Also: "I don't know, I don't judge" when discussing weird fetishes.
** "I'm just saying...", usually after saying something horrific/hilarious/both.
** "Oh, poodle," said sarcastically whenever someone in the story complains about a trivial problem.
** "Oh that reminds me" right before she goes into one of her many related stories.
** When there's a grammatical mistake in the article: "EDIT!"
** "In with the Buddha, out with the Hitler. In with the Buddha, out with the Hitler." Usually said when Nash is in a rage again.
** Or when she's about to tell some facts (that should be obvious): "See, here's the thing..."
** "[[{{Self deprecation}} Freakin' white people, amn]]", usually regarding racially charged incidents.
* CelebrityCrush: She has the hots for Creator/ChrisEvans.
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Her obsessive collection of [[CollectorOfTheStrange hippo toys]] and her tendency to go off on bizarre tangents make her come across as one.
* CollectorOfTheStrange: Hippo toys. A whole truckload of 'em.
** According to her husband, Dan, she also has "enough nail polish to repaint the house."
* CoolAunt: Nash has pointed out that her nieces and nephews are going to think she's the coolest aunt ever once they're old enough to watch the show, since "she says fuck on the internet."
* CosmicPlaything: She got into so many accidents as a child that her mom took her to different hospitals for fear of being suspected of child abuse.
* CrazyCatLady: And proud of it. She has a cat stroller.
* DarkAndTroubledPast
-->'''Nash:''' Whenever you tell childhood stories, it's like [[CloudCuckooLander Rose Nylund]] from ''Series/TheGoldenGirls'' meets ''Franchise/{{Saw}}.''
* DeadpanSnarker: Can destroy any story with one snarky sentence and reduce Nash to a [[TheHyena laughing]] or [[{{Angrish}} gibbering]] mess.
* DoWrongRight: Her general schtick is getting mad at criminals for doing it wrong.
* DoesntLikeGuns: Has a self admitted fear of guns. She prefers bludgeoning weapons.
* EvenTheGirlsWantHer: [[NoodleIncident She once encountered naked women waving at her to come hither.]] [[TheUnreveal She didn't actually explain what happened next.]]
* FascinatingEyebrow: Goes along great with her huge eyes.
* FieryRedhead
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Has an amazing knack for guessing events that are going to appear on the show, even months ahead of time, to the point of calling it [[BlessedWithSuck the world's worst superpower.]]
* GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals: Especially if they are hippos.
* HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood: She has a bizarre childhood story that pertains to almost every story they run across. She mentioned several times that she had the orthodontist from Auschwitz because he snapped off two of her teeth while removing braces.
** Her mother actually had to cycle between different hospitals to avoid suspicion of child abuse.
* KindheartedCatLover: Over the course of the show, she's had a few cats. Bridget, who belonged to her nephew; Miracle, who belonged to her boyfriend (later husband); and kittens Peggy and Dottie (her current pets).
* TheLancer: Of the live show.
* TheMaidenNameDebate: Decided to go for a double barrel name (Dan didn't).
* NightmareFace: Every so often, her Skype screws up, giving her a horribly-damaged pixellated face that (in the best case scenario) clears up in a few seconds, or (in the worst case scenario) freezes for a minute until she sorts it out.
* NightmareFuelStationAttendant: Yes. More than once, has said something with a smile that makes Nash utterly horrified.
-->'''Nash:''' Everything you just said made me sad.
** [[TropeName It's Tara's description on her Skype profile!]]
* NoodleIncident: She once kicked her way through a plate glass door. The reason for this may or may not have anything to do with the FBI.
* OlderThanTheyLook: She's the same age as Nash, but looks a lot younger. She's occasionally rather startled when stories feature people younger than her, but have aged worse.
* OnlySaneMan
* PopCulturalOsmosisFailure: In her own words, her mother "wouldn't let her participate in anything that would make her cool," so she occasionally fails to recognize certain popular geeky works, to the exasperation of Nash, the chat, and occasionally Dan.
* PungeonMaster: And damn proud of it, to Nash's eternal chagrin.
* QuizzicalTilt
* RaisedCatholic
* RealSongThemeTune: Over the last few weeks of 2011, she had "I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas."
* RunningGag: "Welcome back to 'Be a Better Criminal with Tara!'" Also, [[OncePerEpisode Disembodied Orgasm Hippo.]]
-->''[[MostAnnoyingSound "OHH, OHH, I'M A HAPPY HIPPO! OHH, OHH!" *maniacal laughter*]]''
** Also has a story that somehow relates to anything. Also can bring anything back to ''Series/{{Lost}}'' and/or Hippos.
* SpellMyNameWithAnS: Due to the varying accents of the hosts and guest hosts, more than a few people continually mishear her name as 'Tera' or 'Terra', and refer to her as such.
* StrangeMindsThinkAlike: Occured quite frequently between her and WebVideo/JesuOtaku, when he (prior to [[UsefulNotes/{{Transgender}} transitioning]]) and Nash were dating.
** She and Nash met when they were making fun of [[Film/{{Avatar}} Navikin]] online.
* ThirdPersonPerson: Tara sometimes refers to Tara in the third person, usually when Tara is answering questions/discussing comments about Tara in the chat.
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: Pepsi. She's also really fond of flan.
* WeirdnessMagnet: "I am apparently a crazy magnet."
* [[{{Manchild}} Womanchild]]: She absolutely loves hippos, to the point of of obsession. That being said, she's usually the more level-headed and down-to-earth of the two, and she tends to come up with the more disturbing jokes.
** She got her first hippo toy when she was 19, and carried it everywhere.

!!Stick Boy
The star of Nash's introductory cartoons.

* CargoShip: {{In-universe}}. See SecondLove below.
* TheChewToy: Gets hurt quite a bit during the opening segments.
** So much that the TGWTG showrunner might veto many things, but catapulting Stick Boy is acceptable.
* GoodEyesEvilEyes: During the opening segment, Stick Boy's eyes will sometimes have white rings in them rather than being fully black the way they usually are. This has been used to demonstrate drunkenness, drug use, or even just straight insanity, but it has never meant anything good.
* RogerRabbitEffect: He has been shown to be Nash's employee, rather than his creation.
* SecondLove: Found one after Lupa rejected him.... with a stop sign. And they had a son.
* TalkingWithSigns
* TheVoiceless: Except for screams of fear and pain.
** A rare few times, he's also been heard giggling.

[[folder:Secondary Characters]]
!!Space Guy
The leader of an unspecified extraterrestrial race's spaceship.

* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: According to "This Is All Your Fault (The New Batch)", the reason he looks like Nash (other than [[ActingForTwo the obvious]]) is because his true form is incomprehensible, leading to the viewer's minds to fill in the gaps. This is why Stick Boy sees Space Guy as a "stick" version of him.
* BizarreAlienBiology: Space Guy has a secondary digestive sac. Also, he can eat [=LEGOs=], and his farts smell like plastic when he does so.
** He's also half-imaginary. [[Recap/DoctorWhoTVMTheTVMovie On his mother's side.]]
* BlueAndOrangeMorality: His holiday greeting is launching missiles at oncoming spacecraft. [[spoiler: He kills Santa.]]
* CatchPhrase: "Greetings. I am from space" [[spoiler: Well he's trying to get it as a catchphrase]]
* HumanAliens
* InelegantBlubbering: Space Guy does not respond well to Film/TheLastUnicorn's decidedly un-romantic ending:
* MikeNelsonDestroyerOfWorlds: Apparently, he has an Ultimate Annihilator. He accidentally activates it.
* RedEyesTakeWarning
* ReadingTheStageDirectionsOutLoud: During his tenure as GuestHost. ("Fade to black, start cartoon")
** BadBadActing: In "Take It to the Limit". He has to check every other sentence. Nash calls him on it.
* ShutUpHannibal: Space Guy defeats the Trousers Cosmic once and for all by "calling bullshit" on the idea of sentient pants.
* SophisticatedAsHell
* TheUnpronounceable: His real name, which might also double as a BrownNote.

!!Arlo P. Arlo
A southern guy who apparently likes DIY and guns.

* AbnormalAmmo: Made a gun that fires dogs based on ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII''. Except where Rinoa could launch her dog as a single shot, [[CrazyAwesome Arlo's version]] [[MoreDakka fires dozens of dogs per second]].
* ButtMonkey: His assistant, [[TheGhost Bobby]]
* CatchPhrase
** "You want it? We make it! No questions asked!"
** "Now I know you're asking yourself, 'Arlo, how is this possible?'"
** "Exactly!"
** "Okay, needs a little work."
* DeepSouth
* EvenTheSubtitlerIsStumped: Occasionally, although Arlo insists that he speaks perfect "Amurkican".
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: "At [=IDS=], we rigorously test each and every insane idea. Then we do it anyway."
** "We review the latest space-ace technologies and advanced medical research... and then we say to hell with it and subcontract the whole thing to India!"
* PeripheryDemographic: {{In-universe}}. Arlo is a [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic brony]].
* RepetitiveName
* TheUnintelligible: At least he's got subtitles.

!!Trousers Cosmic
Best described by Nash: "Pants are aliens, and they are angry. Angry alien pants."

* BigBadWannabe: They think they're big villain stuff. Space Guy [[HannibalLecture points out]] that, compared to the likes of [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Lord]] [[MultiversalConqueror Vyce]] and [[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Doctor]] [[MadScientist Insano]], they're nothing.
** Although the clincher was that [[WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd The Angry Video Game Nerd]] has ''the Devil'' as an adversary. Even if "Space Pants" could somehow match up to other TGWTG nemesis, it's still ''the Devil''.
* LargeHam
* LivingClothes

!![[StarWars Emperor Palpatine]]
The leader of the Galactic Empire, whom Nash pesters once in a while.

* NoodleIncident: Apparently when he met Nash, Palpatine dropped his lightsaber through his foot.


[[folder:The Pets]]

Tara's nephew's kitten, who started appearing in the background in June 2014.

* CutenessProximity: The channel regularly loses its mind when she's on-camera.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Ever since she came into Tara's house, she's been regularly appearing in the background or just making noise off-camera.
* PutOnABus: Bridget belongs to Tara's nephew and is no longer on the show since Tara moved out of her sister's home.
* SpotlightStealingSquad: Bridget has immediately captured the viewers' hearts (and attention), even upstaging Tara in her first appearance on camera, and leading Nash to joke bitterly about renaming the show "Radio Cat Hair."

Tara's adopted cat, who happened to be completely deaf.

* [[GrumpyOldMan Grumpy Old Lady]]: Whenever Tara voiced her.
* IllGirl: Miracle was a kitten mill kitty, so she had multiple health issues as a result. In particular, it was revealed during "Ding Dong, It's My Ding-Dong" that she was recently diagnosed with lymphoma, with the expectation that it is terminal.
** Miracle passed away on May 31, 2016. She will be very much missed.
* MeaningfulName: She was named Miracle because it was a miracle that she lived for so long with her various health problems.
* NoIndoorVoice: Being deaf, she meowed at maximum level anytime she spoke.
* ReplacementGoldfish: Miracle was instantly adopted by viewers as provider of CutenessProximity whenever she was onscreen.

Nash's ragdoll, who started appearing in early 2016.

* AffectionateNickname: Floofopotimus, as given by Tara.
* TheBigGuy: He's barely a year old but is already much bigger than he should be.
** Comes with being a ragdoll, which is one of the largest breeds in the world. He's still just a big ball of floof, though. Eventually he got heavy enough that Nash put his back out trying to pick him up one time.
* BrainlessBeauty: He's adorable, and also as dumb as a box of rocks.
* CuteButCacophonic: He ''never shuts up'', except when he's eating or when Nash is holding him.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Can often be seen playing with his toys or lounging in the background of Nash's studio. Sometimes, this results in him passing in front of the [[ChromaKey green screen]], resulting in him looking like he's standing in the middle of nowhere.
* LovableCoward: He's scared of everything, but he's just so cute!
* PhraseCatcher: "Grady, please."
* RidiculouslyCuteCritter: Just [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQu2yqY3qfY look at him!]]
* SpeaksFluentAnimal: [[AvertedTrope Averted,]] [[RealityEnsues obviously.]] Although, as expressed in [[https://twitter.com/nash076/status/715230716733366273 this tweet]], that doesn't stop Nash from trying:
-->'''Nash:''' Dear God, please give me the strength to stop trying to reason with my cat. Thanks.
* SpotlightStealingSquad: Has a habit of misbehaving in some capacity, drawing the attention of either Tara or the audience.

!!Peggy & Dottie
Two kittens that Dan and Tara got following Miracle's death.

* AffectionateNickname: Tara often refers to Dottie as 'Doodlebug'.
* TheBigGuy: Peggy.
* ChildHater: Peggy ''loathes'' children.
* DifferentAsNightAndDay: Peggy loves people and will happily meet anyone who comes by (except kids). Dottie will vanish at the first sight of an unfamiliar person.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: They're usually found running around in the background whenever Tara's onscreen.
* MundaneMadeAwesome: Dottie ''loves'' crumpled-up balls of paper. Peggy apparently likes boxes.
* ShoutOutThemeNaming: They're named after Peggy Carter and Dottie Underwood from ''Series/AgentCarter''.
* TheSneakyGuy: Dottie is an expert at hiding.

Sarah's labrador, who moved in with Sarah in late 2017.

* FriendToAllLivingThings: Loki loves the whole world. Loki even loves the vet.

[[folder:Other Real People]]

Tara's husband.

* CoolUncle: Perhaps a bit too cool; Tara's sister's son really likes it when Dan shows him how to make explosives.
* CreepyGood: He's a pretty nice guy, usually, but he has a lot of... ''unusual'' knowledge from his time in the military, as well as from his PhD in psychology. He also has a pretty dark sense of humor.
-->'''Dan:''' That reminds me of a funny story where [[BlackComedy a guy blew off his hand.]]
* DeadpanSnarker: He has his moments.
-->'''Tara:''' [[ItMakesSenseInContext Hey Dan, did you know I'm a woman?]]
--> '''Dan (offscreen):''' Really? I thought I was gay.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Whenever he's on screen. The toilet paper gag in ''The Mystery Pooper'' is a good example.
* GeniusBruiser: He's a former soldier with a [=PhD=].
* StuffBlowingUp: He's rather... ''fond'' of explosives. He also wants to teach Tara's nine year old nephew how to build bombs. His reason? "It's ''fun!''"
* TheVoice: Subverted. He's normally watching the show from a separate computer, but he will come on camera every once and a while.

Nash's girlfriend, who moved in with him in late 2017.

Nash's main researcher for the show.
* TheCameo: In "[[http://radiodeadair.com/2010/06/26/what-the-f-is-wrong-with-you-episode-13/ Hate The Gamer, Not The Game]]"

!!Mike the Producer
Nash's very strange producer, famous for his trolling requests on Radio Dead Air.
* GuestHost: Made a rare on-camera appearence to sub in for Tara on "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FuzYGAPPvhI Bare Breasted Brouhaha]]"
** He also is assisting Nash on the new monthly tech Q&A.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: To Creator/LordKaT, Nash's co-host on Tuesday Tech Talk, which was essentially the exact same show.
* {{Troll}}: He sent Nash a fucking ''gimp suit'', for the love of God.
** Which Nash did use at least once for a gag.
** The vast majority of the requests he makes on RDA are designed to freak out as many people as possible.

Fellow TGWTG producer, former member of the now-defunct Website/DesuDesBrigade and formerly dated Nash in real-life. Appeared on the live WTFIWWY and RDA whenever the show was broadcast from his house, and had regularly appeared on the show when he was still living with Nash. For his tropes, see [[WebVideo/JesuOtaku his page]].