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1 04, 2015

Nerd Lunch Podcast 172: Drill Down – Bac-Os

By | 2017-03-18T02:52:13+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

It’s a three way dance this week as CT, Pax, and Jeeg discuss whether the new Bac-Os truly were improved.  Could they really be enjoyed without the artificial preservatives? Were the new Bac-Os more like real crumbled bacon? Did the name Bac-Os always mean even tastier salads? The nerds answer all these questions and more [...]

9 10, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 56: Turning Movies Into TV Shows

By | 2017-03-18T14:57:45+00:00 October 9th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Thom Holbrook of Poobala.com returns to join Pax, CT, and Jeeg for a discussion of TV shows based on movies. After a brief trip around the horn to mention some of our favorites and what made them work, we all pitch concepts using movies that have never been translated to TV. We come up with [...]

14 09, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 2: Drill Down – Back to the Future

By | 2017-03-18T03:32:25+00:00 September 14th, 2011|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Hey! We've doubled the amount of Nerd Lunch episodes available to you. In episode 2, the guys are joined by Shawn Robare from Branded in the 80s for an in-depth discussion of the Back to the Future franchise. Favorite movie? Favorite scene? Should there be a Part IV? Do the temporal mechanics make sense? Hang [...]

23 06, 2011

DC Reboot: Rearranging Deck Chairs on Planet Krypton

By | 2017-03-17T00:52:53+00:00 June 23rd, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

CT has more of a dog in this fight than I do. He was mainly a DC Comics fan growing up, while I was strictly into Marvel Comics. But around the time we started hanging out, post-college, I started reading DC and quickly came to realize there was some great stuff. In particular, I appreciate [...]

11 06, 2011

DC Reboot: It’s Not About Me

By | 2017-03-17T00:52:53+00:00 June 11th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , |6 Comments

It's been a few days since the big DC Comics announcement that they would be rebooting their line in September. Giving it time to digest and get the full scope of their initial plans for the reboot, I want to finally throw my two cents in about this whole thing.To those who don't know, here's [...]

24 12, 2010

A Klingon Christmas Carol

By | 2017-03-17T02:54:10+00:00 December 24th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , |4 Comments

Live theater is not a regular topic of conversation on this blog, but A Klingon Christmas Carol is not your ordinary theatrical event. As the website describes it: Scrooge has no honor, nor any courage. Can three ghosts help him to become the true warrior he ought to be in time to save Tiny Tim [...]

26 10, 2010

Sherlock

By | 2017-03-17T02:54:11+00:00 October 26th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , |6 Comments

In an astounding fit of timeliness, my wife and I watched the US premiere of Sherlock last night and I’m writing about it today  The BBC’s new take on Sherlock Holmes is being broadcast here on PBS through the descendent of Masterpiece Theatre. Set in modern day Britain, the series starts Benedict Cumberbatch as Holmes [...]

22 06, 2010

I love it when a walrus comes together.

By | 2017-03-17T01:00:46+00:00 June 22nd, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , |9 Comments

Just got back from seeing The A-Team. Wow.I'm going to diverge from the usual story/presentation approach that Jeeg and I use when we review movies. For me, this movie is more than just that. A movie can have a strong story and presentation, yet completely betray what it is supposed to be. Especially when the [...]