Our Podcast Show Ep.53 – Thermal Mike: A Hero Without a Cape During a Pandemic

We’ve just posted our latest podcast. This is Our Podcast Show Ep.53 – Thermal Mike: A Hero Without a Cape During a Pandemic. Go check out the podcast and remember to subscribe: https://bit.ly/3NFvWq8 👈

Our Podcast Show this week, we’re thrilled to have Mike Fierheller, aka Thermal Mike, as our guest. Mike is a Product Manager at Thermaltake, where he promotes the brand’s mass array of PC enthusiast products with a serious knack for it. But when the pandemic created uncertainty, Mike’s enthusiasm was needed more than ever.

With support from Thermaltake, he found a way to connect with people worldwide through streaming. Every week, Mike entertained and gave hope to people worldwide. Human connection is powerful, and he was truly a hero without a cape wielding this amazing power when people desperately needed it.




  • 00:00 – Who is Mike Fierheller? And how do you pronounce his name?
  • 02:11 – What has Mike been doing during the COVID lockdowns?
  • 03:55 – How did Thermaltake Live start?
  • 06:09 – What are Mike’s favourite episodes?
  • 07:15 – Is Vodka good as a computer liquid coolant?
  • 08:20 – Did Mike really use syrup as a coolant?
  • 08:56 – Watch Live PC builds and tube bending at Thermaltake Live!
  • 10:57 – How do I get a nice bend on the tubing?
  • 12:29 – How did Mike connect with his community during the COVID lockdowns?
  • 14:16 – Why did Mike use Twitch for streaming?
  • 17:03 – How did live streaming help during COVID travel restrictions?
  • 18:09 – What drives Mike to do a live stream every week?
  • 21:23 – Does Thermaltake exhibit at PAX events?
  • 22:39 – Why did Thermaltake do Online Expos?
  • 23:56 – What equipment did Mike get for live streaming?
  • 27:13 – Why is the Shure SM7B microphone so good for podcasting and streaming?
  • 29:04 – Why is Kenny Lin (CEO of Thermaltake) so passionate about bikes?
  • 32:08 – What is Mike’s favourite sport?
  • 34:23 – Did Mike take a CPU water block in one of his underwater dives?
  • 35:45 – Why are you excited about e-Bikes?
  • 36:29 – How did Mike know Jacob Freeman (ex-EVGA)?
  • 38:08 – Does Jensen Huang have a tattoo?
  • 38:21 – Is Jensen Huang’s leather jacket really AI?
  • 40:08 – Why Mike loves COMPUTEX Taipei so much?

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