The More You Nerd Podcast

The More You Nerd Podcast

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A podcast about expanding nerd horizons.

Episodes

Episode 258: A Birthday Trip to Dark City  

E3 occurred this week to lukewarm fanfare, but the boys talk about some of their favorite gaming announcements as well as pay tribute to the late Adam West in this week's Talk Nerdy to Me. In a change-up from his typical birthday challenges, Myles serves up one of his favorite movies that isn't more aligned with being incredibad and instead chooses a more shadowy path: 1998 the neo-noir science fiction film, Dark City, for this week's challenge!E3 occurred this week to lukewarm fanfare, but the boys talk about some of their favorite gaming announcements as well as pay tribute to the late Adam West in this week's Talk Nerdy to Me. In a change-up from his typical birthday challenges, Myles serves up one of his favorite movies that isn't more aligned with being icnredibad and instead chooses a more shadowy path: 1998 the neo-noir science fiction film, Dark City, for this week's challenge!

Episode 257: StarCrossed with Francesca and Mike of Contigo Games!  

Summer is here and we've got a lengthy Talk Nerdy to let you know of all the fun nerdy stuff we're getting into while beating the heat. Most special of all, Francesca Carletto-Leon and Mike Flood from Contigo Games join us to talk about one of our favorite gaming experiences of PAX 2017, StarCrossed! We had a ball talking the origins of the game, the mechanics, and the value of quick, replayable, fun games throughout our friendly chat with these excellent game makers!

Episode 256: Wonder Woman SPOILERCAST  

As with most of the world, we were completely taken by WB/DC's Wonder Woman. So of course our SPOILERCAST is dedicated to gushing over the Amazing Amazon herself!

Episode 255: May The 40th Be With You  

For the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars, we decided to forgo a review/spoilercast and instead had the hosts from the Fan Theory World podcast on the show to talk about our favorite fan theories from the storied universe of one of our favorite franchises of all time.

Episode 254: Hunter X Hunter  

Destiny 2 had its content reveal with week, so you KNOW we had to talk about that. Star Trek: Discovery had its first proper teaser this week, so you KNOW we had to talk about that. Basically,we've got a jam packed Talk Nerdy before we attack this week's challenge: the utterly charming manga, Hunter X Hunter!

Episode 253 - Tokyo Ghoul  

This week we invade the 20th ward as we were challenged for the first seven episodes of the anime phenomenon, Tokyo Ghoul! We dive into what about this show has attracted such a large audience, and what worked and didn't always work for the three of us. But before that, we do a somewhat lengthy Talk Nerdy, which includes discussing the trailer for the sequel of one of Patrick's all-time favorite films, Blade Runner!

Episode 252: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 SPOILERCAST  

Like the obvious a-holes we are, we had to do a spoilercast for one of the most fun comic book film franchises: Guardians of the Galaxy!

Episode 251: Super Green  

The guys return to a movie that defined their adolescence-- The Fifth Element!

Episode 250: Tarzan of the Apes  

We take a blast to the past this week with a challenge that predates anything we've been challenged to do before! Going back to 1912, we read Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel, Tarzan of the Apes, and dig into the origin of one of pop culture's oldest heroes!

Episode 249: The Return of MST3K!  

In the not too distant future, THIS Sunday A.D., we wade through all the massive recent events in the realm of Star Wars before diving into the crowdfunded resurrection of Mystery Science Theatre 3000 currently on Netflix!

Episode 248: Getting Congressional With Jen Briney  

We enter a realm we rarely delve into this week as we have Jen Briney, host of the Congressional Dish podcast, on the show to discuss her nerdy passions of researching and understanding Congress and the exact nature of the bills being passed! While we don't delve into the political realm often, we had a blast talking to Jen about the nature of the political beast!

Episode 247: Horsin' Around  

This week exemplifies why the challenges are so important as we discuss Netflix's Bojack Horseman's first season. After chatting about the new Justice League trailer and the rumor of Joss Whedon directing Batgirl, we dive into the animated comedy starring Will Arnett and talk about the effect of its slow burning nature.

Episode 246: Power Rangers SPOILERCAST!  

It's finally (morphin') time! Myles' most anticipated film of the year, the Power Rangers reboot, hit US theatres this weekend, and he, Drew, and Patrick are going to review and spoil the crap out of it. So grab your power coins, a Krispy Kreme donuts, and get ready for our hot takes on the newest iteration of Saban's Power Rangers!

Episode 245: PAX EAST 2017 ROUND-UP!  

Drew, Myles, and Patrick return from Boston (except Patrick cause he lives there) to gush about their experience with this year's Penny Arcade Expo and all the rad games coming on the horizon that they played.

Episode 244: Traversing The Strange With Bruce Cordell  

Lauded game designer Bruce Cordell joins us this week to discuss the new Kickstarter for the deluxe boxed set for his and Monte Cook's tabletop RPG, The Strange, as well as his upcoming novel, Myth of the Maker. But before Bruce regales us with fantastical worlds, Drew and Myles excited talk about their initial impressions of the Nintendo Switch and gush over The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Episode 243 - All I Want To Do Is To Watch More Steven U  

We're returning to our favorite Crystal Gems this week! This time, Patrick has cooked up a list of story and character-centric episodes of Steven Universe that showcase the emotional gravitas the show is known. Stuff you can't quite grab from the first 7 eps of our initial challenge. But before that we Talk Nerdy about the newly announced Nightwing film, and which actor could have the assets to fit the character.

Episode 242: Zodiac Starforce!  

Our Talk Nerdy segment this week is all movie reviews! For the first time in ages, all three nerds went to different movies for non-challenge flicks. Well, technically, Myles went twice. After that, we summon the power of Astra to discuss the truly excellent title from Dark Horse Comics, Zodiac Starforce!

Episode 241: No Retreat No Surrender 3 With Jason Anarchy  

Our game designer buddy Jason Anarchy returns to the show for the latest in our series of episodes dedicated to the must-be-seen-to-be-believed martial arts franchise, No Retreat No Surrender! No Retreat No Surrender 3: Blood Brothers, as its predecessors before it, doesn't fail to live up to the hilarious hype we've set for these cinema masterpieces!

Episode 240: Re: Zero Is An Excellent Anime, I Suppose!  

After a grueling Talk Nerdy To Me, where Myles attempts to discuss his dissatisfaction with Rings, the third film in the American horror franchise, despite Drew and Patrick's attempt at a bit, the guys cannot help but gush over their newfound love of the truly excellent anime: Re: Zero - Starting Life In Another World!

Episode 239: Tales of Understanding Undertale  

On this week’s episode we meet some cool monsters and make a conscious effort not to fight them going against 30+ years of video game experience in “UNDERTALE”

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