photo by Scott Beale / Laughing Squid The nerds reminisce about their experiences with the Internet in the 90s. Dial-up, AOL discs, USENET groups, MUDs, and crappy search engines made for a special time indeed. WARNING: Do not take a drink every time Netscape is mentioned in this episode.
One upon a time, a certain commercial featuring Martin Scorcese had a very special impact on CT and Jeeg. Learn more about that in this Extra Helping and maybe maybe maybe maybe you'll learn something about yourself too. Thanks to Derek Dahlsad for saving this gem for posterity and for posting a whole bunch of [...]
This week Jeeg takes CT and Pax back into the wacky world of infomercial and catalog products. Join the nerds as they use all their powers of deduction to determine if the others would buy gimmick coffee mugs, kitschy microwave cleaners, toilet decals, and more. As a bonus, the Nerd Lunch Captain America: Civil War mini-review [...]
So it looks like Hostess is closing down their doors. Probably one of my fondest memories of Hostess is when they would run one-page stories featuring super heroes eating their pies. Seanbaby.com features a rundown of the history of those ads. However, super heroes were not exclusive to Hostess. They've long been pitching products to [...]