I've spent some time listening and seeing others play modern video games, and I realized that I don't care. Most modern games look incredible, however, they also appear to be incredibly time-consuming. Which is good for some, not so much for me. One of my favorite things about the games of my youth was that… Continue reading Joe Z’s Retro Gaming Adventure
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 230: Elephant Seals Against Fascism
Superbowl LI and the speculation over Lady Gaga's inevitable Half Time Show disaster / Shamir is back! / Turbo Tax's disturbing Humpty Dumpty commercial / Checking in to He Will Not Divide Us / Frantic NYU Professor goes full-blown-insane / Pocahontas loses a whole crowd in an airport / SNL lampoons Sean Spicer with a mannish Melissa McCarthy / Verne Troyer does an unboxing / Review Brah… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 230: Elephant Seals Against Fascism
The Second Time Around: Re-Watching Star Wars Episodes I, II, and III
The second trilogy of Star Wars continues to be loathed, loved, or tolerated. I was in the loathing group, however, after years of debate, a new trilogy beginning, and new side story movies, it was time to give these films another change with an open mind. Before I begin we will get this out of… Continue reading The Second Time Around: Re-Watching Star Wars Episodes I, II, and III
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 216: Grab Em By the Front Butt
Son of Zorn misses the mark / Disney's First Kid and the discovery of the Great Ape conspiracy / Justice for Harambe and Clinton Attacks /When and where to buy your steel buildings / Trump and Billy Bush, the Access Hollywood Tape / Joe is always stuck at the front of the haunted house group / Power Rangers is… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 216: Grab Em By the Front Butt
Sweet Christmas: A Look at Luke Cage
On September 28th, Luke Cage arrived in Harlem. Two days later, Netflix released the series to a universally positive response. The new series is third in a line of Marvel Netflix shows orchestrated to lead seamlessly up the The Defenders; a team that consists of Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and next year...Iron Fist (along with a few introductory characters such… Continue reading Sweet Christmas: A Look at Luke Cage
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 210: Korean Groceries & Wrestling
Field trip to a Korean Grocery Store / WWE NXT TAKEOVER in Brooklyn / Growing up with wrestling / Sinsuke Nakamura wins the NXT title / Sausage Party is an unsung winner for Seth Rogen / Will there be a black Mary Jane? / Stephen King's IT may actually end up being good / Amazon premieres The Tick / No Man's Sky is a "no man's… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 210: Korean Groceries & Wrestling
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 199: Wizard World Philly, the Re-Up
Wizard World Philly 2016 ends with a bang, and a fluctuating spectrum / Mean muggin' nerds / Chris Evans talks Captain Marvel / Panels and interviews with Sean Patrick Flanery, Jason David Frank, and Bob Gale / Batman is in bad shape / Easter eggs that aren't really Easter eggs in X-Men Apocalypse / X-Men… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 199: Wizard World Philly, the Re-Up
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 198: The Supernatural Mansplain-Off
Making Memorial Day great again / X-Men is an Apocalyptic disaster / Going back to the Brothers Grimsby / Sitcoms with no laugh track / Sitcoms with inappropriate laugh tracks / The boy and the gorilla / Kanye West explodes into the daytime talk show scene / Dan and Joe Mansplain #Supernatural Tweets from Girls… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 198: The Supernatural Mansplain-Off
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 197: Standies and Sitties
Dan sees the Nice Guys / Alex discovers the mad genius of Rod Serling / Can we build a Spider-Man franchise? Yes we can! / Thor inherits a Hulk / Star Wars overload / Star Trek gets good / Maybe Ghostbusters haters just don't like Leslie Jones / Neighbors 2 raises the dead / Dan… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 197: Standies and Sitties
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 195: What’s So Civil About War, Anyway?
Mother's Day Bad Moms trailer / Spoiler Alert: Captain America Civil War was awesome / Everything you needed to hear about Civil War but were afraid to ask / Spider-Man boner / X-Men Apocalypse / Dan Mansplains #Supernatural Tweets from Girls on Twitter / George Takei is a hypocrite and needs to "whitewash" himself /… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 195: What’s So Civil About War, Anyway?
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 169: Check Your Glenn Privilege
Dry your eyes, Chris Hardwick, Glenn Isn't Dead! We celebrate a not-so-happy Halloween Hangover / Philadelphia kid falls out of a window and into The Last Supper / The Walking Dead wants us to believe that Glenn was eaten / The Force Awakens toys have arrived! / White Privilege and Mean Cops / Sasheer Zamata raises awareness… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 169: Check Your Glenn Privilege
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 167: Chocolate Hunger Games
We introduce another Goober this week: The Report of the Week! / Star Wars The Force Awakens poster-talk / Larry David as Bernie Sanders and Bernie Sanders as Bernie Sanders / Bernie Sanders debates himself / Lincoln Chafee shit his pants on stage / Jim Webb kills / Amy Schumer is Miss Piggy / The… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 167: Chocolate Hunger Games
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 160: Friendly Game of Dice ‘N’ Bucks
Episode 160: Ashley Madison Hacks / Evil Jared from Subway and More Disgraced TV Icons / The Fat Joke Thief / I Am Cait: The Greatest Show on Earth / Behind the Music of 80's Hair Band Sensation Cinderella, Pat's Dogs, and the Time Traveling Kiddie Diddler / Cam'ron's Film Debut: Killa Season! Check out #TalkingNerdyLIVE Sat.… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 160: Friendly Game of Dice ‘N’ Bucks
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 158: TransJenner CaitCrimes
The premiere episode of "I AM CAIT" / the tragic end of HitchBot / Zimbabwean Lion Hate / Ronda Rousey the Hobbit / the first of the Republican debates / debate over why sports are important to politics / Dan's trip to the Art Museum / Stepdad Tom Wolf / The Facebook Speaker of the… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 158: TransJenner CaitCrimes
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 156: Welcome to Earth 2
We're joined by the boys from Philly's The Fight Back Home as we discuss the conspiracy theories of Twitter, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No, the possibility of alien life on Kepler-452B Earth 2: Electric Boogaloo, the critic response to Adam Sandler's Pixels, and the nominations for Video of the Year at the VMAs. We play… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 156: Welcome to Earth 2
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 155: Appropriating Garbage People
Special guest, Kate Lillo drops by to discuss the latest Comic Con trailers, Garbage People, and dick splits. We take a wonderful journey to Cutlery Corner, and reflect on the highs and lows of cultural appropriation, boycotting Bravo, being a garbage person, and the Chinese. Have fun with this one! It's a doozy! DOWNLOAD THE… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 155: Appropriating Garbage People
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 154: America, Ready for a Sexy Aunt May
San Diego Comic Con kicked off this week with updates from Gotham City and Panem, with no sign of the stretchy arms of Mr. Fantastic. The social media wasteland goes Thunderdome over Jared from Subway, Paula Deen, Jeb Bush, and Amy Schumer--and we dive into the conspiracy theory and Cheeto-riddled mind of Michael "Donkey Lips"… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 154: America, Ready for a Sexy Aunt May
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 153: Love Wins For All But Batman
Love won all across the country this week, but love lost for Batman and Electra. The Internet struggles to find something else to battle in a news cycle that has been relatively calm, desperate for a big story. We dive into the conversation about equality for all and if DC's venture into the darkest night… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 153: Love Wins For All But Batman
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 152: PrattKeeping the Internets
Is it a coincidence that Spider-Man's costume features the same colors as the Confederate flag? Yes. But that doesn't stop us from talking about both the future of Spider-Man and the scourge of the rebel flag in this week's riveting episode of Talking Nerdy. We review and discuss Jurassic World, play the #HASHTAGorDIE game with… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 152: PrattKeeping the Internets
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 151: TransRachel Humor with Tom Cassidy
In this week's quest, we're joined by Tom Cassidy of the Center City Comedy Podcast to discuss gamer news from 2015's E3 Convention, the Internet's obsession with race and cultural identity, and the social media storm that brews from national tragedy and self-righteous blogging. We cover this week's #HashtagOrDie winners and play a friendly game… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 151: TransRachel Humor with Tom Cassidy
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 150: The Guide to the Future
Along with our guest, Philly Comedian Seamus Millar, host of the Conversations for our Grandkids podcast, we discuss the future; where we are and where we're going along with such topics as political correctness, parenting, science, the arts, comedy, and the ongoing "will they won't they" of establishing a real-life Jurassic World. DOWNLOAD THE LATEST… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 150: The Guide to the Future
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 149: To Shaq a Predator
Charlie Charlie update, the reveal of Fallout 4, and the media storm of Caitlyn Jenner are our main topics this week! We encourage everyone to vote for Paul Giamatti for every unreasonable award at this Summer's Teen Choice Awards and we imagine a world where Shaq is on television more in the upcoming reboot of… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 149: To Shaq a Predator
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 148: Charlie Charlie and the Babadook Wu
In this week's action-packed episode, we discuss the Charlie Charlie ghost terrifying black teens across the globe; watch Batfleck squat over a purple Lamborghini; discuss the final episodes of Game of Thrones; and get to the bottom of whether or not Brianna Wu is a book ghost. Dan mansplains the feminist blockbuster 'Mad Max: Fury… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 148: Charlie Charlie and the Babadook Wu
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 147: Cock Merchants of Ice and Fire
We discuss the geek heat over this week's violent episode of Game of Thrones and Simon Pegg's interview telling nerds that it's time to act like adults. The boys have another unsuccessful softball game, and Supernatural comes to a heart-pounding close. We announce our #HASHTAGorDIE winners from this week and wrap it all up with… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 147: Cock Merchants of Ice and Fire
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 145: 9-Year-Olds VS Neckbeards
This episode, our first using the Live Streaming power of Periscope, finally brings YOU into the show! We discuss the monumental Marvel release of Avengers: Age of Ultron and why people who shouldn't be allowed out of their house, let alone, access to shoelaces are complaining about it, Joss Whedon's Twitter rage-quit, Mayweather/Pacquiao, Supernatural, TayText,… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 145: 9-Year-Olds VS Neckbeards
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 141: Dean Girls Do Jazz Hands
The crew talks about their experiences over the Easter vacation, Dan joins a gym and stares at penises, and Alex has a virtual Zombie Apocalypse. We wish a happy birthday to Kristen Stewart with a round of the Rotten Tomatoes Game, play a rousing match of Brianna WHO?!, speculate about the upcoming Deadpool movie, and… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 141: Dean Girls Do Jazz Hands
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 139: The Worms of Hollywood
In this episode, we pay our respects to Fortune's 6th Greatest Person in the World: Taylor Swift, we play a game of Brianna WHO?!, and Dan Mansplains #Supernatural Tweets. Play along with Dave's checklist of people who manage to offend as we speculate on Walking Dead, the hellscape of fraternities, Josh Trank's Thing, and how… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 139: The Worms of Hollywood
Talking Nerdy, Episode 124: Hack ‘Em All and Let God Sort ‘Em Out!
The latest hacking-gate on Sony fuels the conversation, leading up to Facebook and Twitter debates clues us in on why we're all animals. The finales of various television shows grab our attention, and we wonder what could possibly be in the future of our beloved Marvel movie characters. We play the IMDB movie game, Jose… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Episode 124: Hack ‘Em All and Let God Sort ‘Em Out!
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 115: Something Robbed a Bank
The boys are back! We discuss the gender equality hypocrisy of BuzzFeed's Staff, the wide world of Gotham and who that TV show was made for, stories from a weekend of Center City Comedy, and play some games like Rotten Tomatoes and Hold On, Hold On, I Know This! DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EPISODE HERE!!! or… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 115: Something Robbed a Bank
Talking Nerdy Episode 102: The Nerd Stays in the Picture with Robert Emmons Jr.
We go long and hard with documentary film maker Robert A. Emmons, Jr. discussing movies, comic books, and his latest film Diagram for Delinquents (available now on Sequart.com). We cover the latest news and go full throttle on the Rotten Tomato Game: Documentary Edition! Strap in, because this is a long and sweaty ride! DOWNLOAD… Continue reading Talking Nerdy Episode 102: The Nerd Stays in the Picture with Robert Emmons Jr.
Talking Nerdy Episode 101: Kickin’ It Nerd School with Chris Kluwe
Former NFL kicker and current activist, Chris Kluwe, joins us in between signing books on the road. We talk about the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, the world of gaming, sports, and the BET Awards! We also play a special edition of Jose-Can-Say-So in honor of Jose Canseco's birthday! Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisWarcraft DOWNLOAD… Continue reading Talking Nerdy Episode 101: Kickin’ It Nerd School with Chris Kluwe
Talking Nerdy Episode 98: White Privilege and Dumber
In addition to video game updates, we discuss the practicality of a female-driven superhero movie, news from NASA, and the inevitable destruction of the World Cup. We play TV Movie Mania and speculate on the end of Game of Thrones! DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EPISODE HERE or on STITCHER RADIO or iTUNES!
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 91: Wrap It Before You Tap It
A dramatic reading of the Sorority Dick Sucking Queen Letter. Dan explains #Supernatural tweets by girls on Twitter. Jose Can-Say-So. Game of Thrones spoilers, and a Michael Moore edition of the Rotten Tomatoes Game! Download the Latest Episode HEREor on iTUNES! Join the conversation on TWITTER @SuperDPS!
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 83: King Cake Baby Goes to the Oscars!
In this week's episode, we reveal the new mascot for New Orleans: the terrifying King Cake Baby. We also place our sensible Oscar bets, talk new comic releases, and play some games! It's the return of America's Favorite: Jose Can-Say-So and our new social experiment: Dan Explains #Supernatural Tweets from FanGirls. Not a moment is… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 83: King Cake Baby Goes to the Oscars!
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 77: The Wheel of Pain
With news, pop culture and more...This is the beginning of our New Years integration of the WHEEL OF PAIN! Video is integrated with this podcast, so LIKE us on Facebook! The Golden Globes were harsh and now it's time to pay the piper. Thank you all for listening to this soundboard-heavy episode of TALKING NERDY!!!… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 77: The Wheel of Pain
Talking Nerdy Episode 73: Shit Wonder Woman Says
In this week's episode, we say goodbye to Paul Walker and discuss the brand new revelations regarding the Man of Steel sequel and Amazing Spider-man franchise. We play "Who Twote That Tweet?", "Real or Jabroni?", and discuss practical changes that need to be made in public restrooms. Download HERE or on iTUNES! Please leave comments… Continue reading Talking Nerdy Episode 73: Shit Wonder Woman Says
Talking Nerdy Episode 72: The DOC Holiday Special
We celebrate the 50th anniversary of Dr. Who and discuss the evolution of nerd culture. Walking Dead gears up for a gritty mid-season finale and Thanksgiving gears up for a drunk clusterfuck of embarrassment! It's a lot of fun this episode, with no sports but two games: Who Twote That Tweet and Iron Sheik Real… Continue reading Talking Nerdy Episode 72: The DOC Holiday Special
Talking Nerdy Episode 59: Electric Winter
We honor the memory of Elmore Leonard with a little noir theater. We also geek out on Star Wars rumors, talk sports news, and go balls to the wall with old school shows like Super Train and Thunder in Paradise! This is the most excited we've ever seen Dan McGlynn! Listen up to hear Charlie… Continue reading Talking Nerdy Episode 59: Electric Winter
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 57: Back to Black w/ Dave Temple and Chris Cotton
Philadelphia comedians and hosts of the "1st World Problems" podcast, Dave Temple and Chris Cotton stop by to talk about the history of racism, Velociraptors, Jurassic Park, and more! Download the Latest Episode HERE or on iTUNES!!
GodsGirl Aglaia Venus is a CosPlaya!
Okay, so some guy from some crazy website called SuperDPS.com asked me to write some crazy things about sexy nerdy stuffs. Let’s see….. The first thing that comes to mind when I think “sexy nerdy stuff” is Cosplaying. Nothing makes me giggle like a fan girl more than seeing a scantily clad woman representing one… Continue reading GodsGirl Aglaia Venus is a CosPlaya!
50 Things on the Internet You DON’T Need to See!
Recently (and by which I mean Monday), I came across a website that listed 99 Memes that you NEED to see on the internet. In this article I will pluck 50(that's right) from things on this list and describle them The first 30 will be the WORST, hopefully saving you the trouble of wasting as much of… Continue reading 50 Things on the Internet You DON’T Need to See!
CCGs and Me
It has come to my attention with my recent purchase of the still-surviving Card Game, Munchkin, that I have an abundance of Customizable Card Games that I fear I will never be able to play again. The best thing about CCGs is the concept of being able to play "god." The games are practically never quite… Continue reading CCGs and Me