Michael, Rob, and Evan welcome Christian Nielsen (Pop Culture Retrofit) and new guest Siskoid (The Fire and Water Podcast Network) to guess movie titles based on one-sentence descriptions of the plot. It's kind of hard, fairly chaotic, and completely fun. Download or listen to the episode here.
Rob, Pax, Evan, and Christian Nielsen form teams and test their superhero knowledge as Michael asks them questions from a card game he got in his Christmas stocking. There is triumph and there is defeat, but mostly there's a lot of laughter. Download or listen to the episode here.
Christian Nielsen and new guest Karen Flieger join Rob and Michael to talk about their favorite Christmas episodes of TV shows. In discussions of The Beverly Hillbillies, Bewitched, Friends, and Justice League, the Clampetts learn about the politics of gift-giving, the Stephens' help an orphan boy discover the spirit of the season, Ross tries to teach [...]
Download or listen to the episode here A palliate is something that reduces or eases the symptoms of something horrible. In this special episode of AfterLUNCH, Rob Graham talks to AfterLUNCH guests and listeners to learn what has brought them joy or relief during the uncertainty and isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Tune in and [...]
Download or listen to the episode here Adam Pope pitched the idea and Michael May dug it, so they invited Chris Bailey, Rob Graham, Evan Hanson, and Christian Nielsen to help create teams of fictional police characters. Each team has a leader, a detective, a ballistics expert, a wild card, a scientist, an undercover expert, [...]
On this final episode of Fourth Chair Army Invasion, members of the Fourth Chair Army talk about what they love about Nerd Lunch, their favorite episodes, and say goodbye to the show. But all is not done. Stay tuned to the very end for details about the new monthly show that will replace Invasion on [...]
Christian Nielsen and Kay join Michael May to talk about a phenomenon that's plagued nerds since the beginning of time (or at least, nerd time). Why do we latch on to some series or characters so hard that we feel compelled to watch or read even iterations that don't look that appealing to us? Looking [...]
(Vector illustration credit: www.Vecteezy.com) For this episode we are joined by first time Fourth Chair Retromash as well as Fourth Chair vets Christian Nielsen and Shawn Robare to draft ourselves a heist team. We are each given 9 positions to fill and we pop culture fantasy draft ourselves a team to steal the Classic Film [...]
Disney loves making live-action versions of its cartoon library, but how many of them are actually good? Geek Kay and Christian Nielsen join Michael May to talk about the phenomenon and also figure out how they'd approach remaking Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Hercules, The Three Caballeros, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when disks were floppy, graphics were VGA, and gaming was great. Jeeg, Pax, and guest Christian Nielsen discuss some of their favorite computer game soundtracks, goofy gaming violence, lame cutscenes, and more.