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24 07, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 47: Expanded Universes

By | 2017-03-18T15:05:42+00:00 July 24th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |6 Comments

Pax, CT, Shawn Robare, and TAG Irregular Mark Dury provide our take on expanded universes. We discuss our favorite EUs from Star Wars to the Buffyverse, talk about what works or doesn't work in EU, and offer up some properties we wish had EU. When we're done, be sure to check out this week's episode [...]

27 12, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 17: List Busters!

By | 2017-03-18T03:43:54+00:00 December 27th, 2011|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Lists have become the one of the Internet's favorite ways to cook up easy content and generate views. They're also one of our favorite ways to cook up easy episodes and generate downloads. In this week's episode we turn our critical eyes to a list of the top 25 sci-fi movies and tear it to [...]

17 01, 2010

Signing the Cast: Buckaroo Banzai Reboot Movie

By | 2018-08-18T14:56:56+00:00 January 17th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

Welcome to the 300th post on the Nerd Lunch blog. I love doing these Signing the Casts, they can just be a bit time consuming. But I thought it might make a good entry as our anniversary post especially considering the love PLee and I have for this particular movie (sorry, Jeeg). You know the [...]

14 03, 2008

Oddly Shaped Dice: Task Force Xan

By | 2017-03-17T01:04:06+00:00 March 14th, 2008|Categories: Article|Tags: , |2 Comments

Some years ago, I ran a one-shot we called "Steampunch," a Victorian Era "Yellow Menace" pulp game that pitted the heroes against Hanoi Xan (a Fu Manchu analogue referenced in some cut scenes from "Buckaroo Banzai"). I always thought that a nifty followup would be a John Woo - meets - Alias modern Hong Kong [...]