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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

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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

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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

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7 Reasons You’re Barb from “Stranger Things”

Everyone needs a good friend; a friend that they can straight up shit on. Perhaps that is why everyone loves Barb from Stranger Things so much. Let’s break it down with the Top 7 Reasons You’re Barb. You’re incredibly insecure and are latching on to the nerd girl character Barb because she is a reflection of… Continue reading 7 Reasons You’re Barb from “Stranger Things”

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Talking Nerdy Podcast Ep. 94: Smellblind

Sterling, Beyonce, and #Supernatural in this week's episode. We play the Comcast TV Movie Game and try to guess the slogans for World Cup Soccer. And we play the Comcast Cable TV Movie Game! It's like Clash of Clans, except it's fun and exciting and not interminable--and free! Download the latest episode HERE or go… Continue reading Talking Nerdy Podcast Ep. 94: Smellblind

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!!

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Super Dudes Power Show, Ep. 42: The Dark Knight Googlyboobs

In this week's episode we introduce the hashtag #googlyboob and venture into why Batman villains never succeed in their evil deeds. Boston Strong in this week's Super Dudes Power Show! Download HERE or on iTunes!

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Life Lessons from Comedian Tim Vargulish

Tim Vargulish is a young comedian who I met on a random and directionless vacation to Boston. Let's paint a picture, shall we? My girlfriend and I were wandering around Harvard's campus feeling punch-drunk and slightly less intellectual than normal. We were searching for a place that seemed familiar and (thanks, Yelp!) discovered the Comedy… Continue reading Life Lessons from Comedian Tim Vargulish

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Life Lessons from Cherry Ferretti

The first time I ever realized my attraction to women I was 14, and watching the sexy Chasey Lain video. With the power of a god, I would seduce every single man and woman on this planet. I would be Miss Babalon. 😉 I've always considered myself a nerd. 😛 I can't stand when motherfuckers… Continue reading Life Lessons from Cherry Ferretti

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OK, you cunts. Let’s see what you can do now…

It has become increasingly clear that the day of Batman and Robin is over. No longer will comic book inspired movies have an underlying need to appeal to the goofy broad base of children and popcorn shovelers. Are there bad comic book adaptations? Absolutely--but KICK-ASS is not one of them. KICK-ASS is set in a… Continue reading OK, you cunts. Let’s see what you can do now…

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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