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19 05, 2015

Nerd Lunch Podcast 179: Characters We Love To Hate

By |2017-03-18T02:51:56-04:00May 19th, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

CT and Jeeg welcome Doug Frye of Schlock Treatment back to the show to discuss characters they hate and love to hate. The nerds talk all manner of despicable and lovable villains from Alex De Large to David Lo Pan to Dolores Umbridge to Cobra Commander. Also revealed are some classic characters we were supposed [...]

2 04, 2013

Nerd Lunch Podcast 79: Drill Down – Firefly

By |2017-03-18T14:37:33-04:00April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

After 20 months of doing the podcast, we finally decide it's time to cover Joss Whedon's sci-fi western classic, Firefly and the follow-up movie Serenity. And to occupy the fourth treadmill (?) for this conversation we call in our own big damn hero, Mark Dury. We recap our history with Mr. Whedon at the time [...]

27 12, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 17: List Busters!

By |2017-03-18T03:43:54-04:00December 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 [...]

25 10, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 8: Nerd Interior Decorating

By |2017-03-18T02:53:57-04:00October 25th, 2011|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |9 Comments

Long time friend of Nerd Lunch, Fitz, occupies the fourth chair this week. In this episode the guys outfit some rooms with the finest in nerd decor. Fictional decorating budgets are blown on vintage pulp magazines, a replica lightsaber hilt, a Magic d20 of Destiny, and a Pimp Daddy Destro action figure amongst other items. [...]

30 07, 2010

By Whedon’s Beard

By |2017-03-17T00:59:46-04:00July 30th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |4 Comments

PLee and I had a bit of an e-mail discussion recently about Joss Whedon directing the Avengers. My thoughts are posted here for dissection. There are Buffy/Angel/Firefly/Dr. Horrible spoilers below so beware if you haven't completed those series.I honestly have mixed feelings about Joss directing The Avengers. The pros are that he can do team [...]

4 05, 2010

How I Watch TV

By |2017-03-17T01:00:47-04:00May 4th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |5 Comments

Firefly was the greatest 14 episode television series ever made. As if Friday evening wasn't already good enough, that one hour of television turned Friday evening into something magical. Yeah, I watched it when it aired beginning with "The Train Job" and going all the way through to "Serenity." (Talking aired order here, not actual [...]

19 03, 2009

March Madness

By |2017-03-17T01:02:34-04:00March 19th, 2009|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |3 Comments

For years, I saw sports as the sworn enemy of all things nerd. My disdain for sports matched my passion for my nerd interests. Playing them, watching them, it didn't matter. I hated sports. I think it was more than just not being good at them. It was even more than a general disdain for [...]

28 02, 2009

Comic Book Throwdown: Modern Movie Legion of Doom

By |2017-03-17T01:02:34-04:00February 28th, 2009|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |2 Comments

This isn't necessarily comic book related other than I'm lifting the "Legion of Doom" name for this.The challenge:Pick at least five villains from movies that came out over the past ten years and form a "Legion of Doom" who would make a formidable, nefarious alliance.Here's mine...Davey JonesWhile I thought the second and third Pirates of [...]