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27 09, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 4: Guilty Displeasures!

By |2017-03-18T02:53:58-04:00September 27th, 2011|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |9 Comments

Nicole Wakelin joins the Nerds to expose some shocking revelations about nerdy franchises and icons that they feel they should like, but don’t. Star Trek: Voyager, The Watchmen, Stargate, and Game of Thrones are all on the hit list of at least one of the panelists. Plus we chat about Dr. Manhattan’s “little doctor” for [...]

19 03, 2010

When a Nerd Becomes a Dad: Imagination Movers

By |2017-03-17T02:36:34-04:00March 19th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |5 Comments

Last time, we introduced Cordy and ran the first of his two part series where he began deconstructing childrens shows from the Nerd point-of-view. Cordy is back with a look at another show. Who knows...if enough people like this topic, maybe we'll have Cordy come back and do this again.Imagination MoversThe job of these four [...]

18 03, 2010

When a Nerd Becomes a Dad: The Little Einsteins

By |2017-03-17T02:36:34-04:00March 18th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |8 Comments

Our friend Cordy has graciously accepted the request to submit an article to Nerd Lunch. We like it so much, we're going to spread it out over two posts. I'll let PLee introduce Cordy...Cordy "The Red-Headed Stepp Child" Stepp designs forklifts for a living, perhaps as a result of his traumatic forklift accident as a [...]

25 07, 2009

Be Seeing You

By |2017-03-17T01:01:32-04:00July 25th, 2009|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

While only 17 episodes (and of those, only 10 or so are good), the original Prisoner was compelling, thought-provoking television that came way ahead of its time. Patrick McGoohan produced, wrote and starred in this series about a former spy who was brought to a village in order to learn some secrets. It was very [...]

2 11, 2008

Old sci-fi stars never die…

By |2017-03-17T02:55:17-04:00November 2nd, 2008|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |0 Comments

...they just morph into parodies of themselves. Sadly we know that isn't entirely true (RIP, Bones and Scotty), but I may have spotted a trend. My wife recently picked up the next to last season of the BBC's feel good drama, Monarch of the Glen. As we were watching the antics of the MacDonald clan, [...]

17 11, 2007

You were my Doctor…

By |2017-03-17T01:04:50-04:00November 17th, 2007|Categories: Article|Tags: , |6 Comments

The new Doctor Who series has impressed me. I think it achieves everything the original wanted to be and more. But it acknowledges respectfully that it owes a great deal to what came before it.Growing up, I would occasionally catch an episode of Doctor Who featuring Tom Baker or John Pertwee on PBS. But when [...]