It's been almost 23 years since we last cheered on the District Five, Junior Goodwill Team USA, Eden Hall Mighty Ducks and the country is worse off for it. In 1992, The Mighty Ducks kicked off a string of Disney children's sports films--which were all basically rip-offs of The Bad News Bears--which almost never happened. When NHL… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: The Mighty Ducks Franchise
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The Last Jedi: Most Divisive ‘Star Wars’ Ever?
As an unapologetic Star Wars apologist, I feel that we need to get several things straight right away regarding a personal and a public response to this latest trilogy installment, The Last Jedi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j78oe2QB7X4 Let's start with the personal. With the unquestionable exception of the Wookiee-related sections of the Star Wars Holiday Special, I can watch anything in… Continue reading The Last Jedi: Most Divisive ‘Star Wars’ Ever?
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 208: D4 The Mighty Dorks
A trip to the Mahoning Drive-In Theater / Jurassic Park and Jaws double feature / Rio 2016 Olympic Games kicks off with a career-ending injury / Suicide Squad kicks the bucket / The Stranger Things debate / 2016 Election--Clinton VS Trump / The Trump-Yourself App / Voting for Vagina / Masterchef is no longer about cooking / Nathan loses his mind /… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 208: D4 The Mighty Dorks
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. 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. 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. 140: Make Paul Giamatti Pooh
In the wake of April Fool's Day, we discuss the best and worst pranks and Internet oddities that cropped up on that dreaded day; along with the serious announcements for Deadpool and a live action Winnie the Pooh film. We launch a campaign for #MakePaulGiamattiPooh to get the accomplished actor into the adorable role of… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 140: Make Paul Giamatti Pooh
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 136: Threesomes and Assholes
In this episode, we speculate on Dan's threesome that may or may not have actually happened and relive the best and worst moments from the neighborhood bar crawl. We treat you to another thrilling installment of JOSE-CAN-SAY-SO and play the Rotten Tomatoes game. In the aftermath of Philadelphia's winter mess, we welcome the (still slippery)… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 136: Threesomes and Assholes
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 131: Dr. Doom’s BuzzFeed Fantastic Forty
The crew takes refuge from the Snowpocalypse to discuss Racist Robots, the blogging villainy of Dr. Doom of the 'Fantastic 4' reboot, and an all-female 'Ghostbusters' cast. We read our favorites from this week's #HASHTAGorDIE game, Dan Explains #Supernatural Tweets from Girls on Twitter, we debate American Sniper and other Oscar movies we've actually seen,… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 131: Dr. Doom’s BuzzFeed Fantastic Forty
Talking Nerdy, Episode 120: How To Be A Social Justice Warrior
Comedian Seamus Millar joins us in the studio this week to discuss the degradation of social media in the clenched anus of Social Justice Warriors and speech police. We figure out what's really going on with the War on Christmas, speculate on the future of Euro-Space Travel, discuss why Gotham is almost more enjoyable than… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Episode 120: How To Be A Social Justice Warrior
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 117: Third Reich and Roll All Night with Victoria Watts
Special Guest Victoria Watts stops by to talk about music, Supernatural, and the Kickstarter campaign for her upcoming EP. We discuss the Billboard top selling albums, figure out where Weezer went wrong, and continue to wonder who Fox's Gotham is supposed to be for. After speculating on Walking Dead and Boardwalk Empire, we wrap up… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 117: Third Reich and Roll All Night with Victoria Watts
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, Ep. 113: Trial By Vegemite
The boys are back! No guest this week as we discuss comic book television adaptations Gotham and Agents of SHIELD, grown-up babies, and follow up on last week's Vegemite Challenge with such games as "WIKIpeeks" and "The Rotten Tomatoes Game!" DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EPISODE HERE or on iTUNES /// STITCHER RADIO
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 111: Love and Elevator Music with A.G. Fernandez
Hip Hop artist, A.G. Fernandez, joins us in the studio once again to discuss all of the top stories from Ray Rice's elevator assault to Iggy Azalea's non-existent sex tape. We listen to the top hits on the Billboard charts, play a special music edition of the Rotten Tomatoes Game, and Dan tells an embarrassing… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 111: Love and Elevator Music with A.G. Fernandez
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 110: Fappenheit Nine-One with Brandi Lukas
Brandi Lukas, founder of Olio.fm and host of the 'Going to Hell' podcast, joins us in studio to talk about the unfathomable events of September 1, 2014, otherwise known as: The Fappening. We get into some further news and wrap up the show with a Charlie Sheen edition of The Rotten Tomatoes game! DOWNLOAD THE… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 110: Fappenheit Nine-One with Brandi Lukas
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 Ep. 95: Drain The Rock Johnson
Special Guest Comedian Dan Scully joins us to talk movies, play games and discuss the Hot Billboard 100 in a way that only people who don't listen to the latest pop music can do! Download the LATEST EPISODE HERE or on iTUNES / STITCHER RADIO!
Talking Nerdy, Ep 89: Box Your Pop
Roxborough trash talk featuring NASA, Game of Thrones spoilers, Instagram, Taco Bell, NCAA, and America's favorite Talking Nerdy game, "Jose Can-Say-So". We play the Rotten Tomatoes Game and Dan Explains Girls' Tweets About Supernatural! All of this and more, with guest and friend of the show, Joe Zakrzewski! #CancelGrow Download the LATEST EPISODE HERE or… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep 89: Box Your Pop
Talking Nerdy, Ep. 86 “Madonna Madness!”
It's time for March Madness and Charlie Lightning's got everyone to fill out a bracket. Only time will tell as the NCAA series goes forward. In this episode, we talk about Walking Dead, Comics, Recent Movies and Games as well as which one of us would sleep with Madonna. We play Jose-Can-Say-So and the Rotten… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 86 “Madonna Madness!”
‘Under the Dome’ Flying Under the Radar
It’s pretty weird how quiet everyone is being about Under the Dome, because in theory it should be awesome. It’s based on a Stephen King novel! Its creator is Brian K. Vaughan, of LOST fame! It stars the Breaking Bad dude who’s going to give it to Walter in the end, Dean Norris! (He is cool, come on. That punch...)… Continue reading ‘Under the Dome’ Flying Under the Radar
Have You Seen ‘Alice in Wonderland?’
At first, I was apprehensive. The build-up to Tim Burton's latest Johnny Depp vehicle, Alice in Wonderland, had been so great that I was admittedly frightened of disappointment. I was excited to see Burton's vision for the bizarre and twisted world of creepy intellectual Lewis Carroll, but I'd been let down by Timmy B. before.… Continue reading Have You Seen ‘Alice in Wonderland?’
The Book of Eli: Baddest-Ass Movie of the Year?
This year in cinema really started off with a bang! The Rock is a Tooth Fairy, Jackie Chan is a super-spy who can't make fucking breakfast for a child, and Denzel Washington is bringing the pain! Without giving too much of the film away, let's dive in to a synopsis, shall we? In the Hughes… Continue reading The Book of Eli: Baddest-Ass Movie of the Year?
The Greatest Story Never Told: A Wholly Unbalanced Review of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’
If you've never done drugs and for some reason you have the natural instinct to be curious about what all of the hubbub is aboot, save your time, effort, and inevitable physical breakdown and just see Where the Wild Things Are. Typically, in a review for a children's film, you wouldn't see the phrase "fucking… Continue reading The Greatest Story Never Told: A Wholly Unbalanced Review of ‘Where the Wild Things Are’