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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 [...]

18 10, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 7: Does It Live Up to the Hype?

By | 2017-03-18T03:35:23+00:00 October 18th, 2011|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |5 Comments

[Begin HYPE mode] Robert Zerbe joins the guys on what is assuredly the greatest podcast episode ever recorded! After Robert fills us in on his blog, “To The Escape Hatch!”, and how Bruce Campbell rolls, we catch up on a few of the most hyped movies and TV shows from the last 15 years. Can [...]

8 11, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 10: Classic He-Man Toys

By | 2017-03-18T03:37:58+00:00 November 8th, 2011|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |6 Comments

Shawn Robare of Branded in the 80s returns to join CT, Jeeg, and Pax. We discuss the Masters of the Universe toys of our youth including favorites, disappointments, and those figures or vehicles we wanted but never got. Along the way we learn about our collective obsession with Faker, the dirty hippies employed by Mattel, [...]

12 01, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 19: Drill Down on Soda

By | 2017-03-18T03:45:17+00:00 January 12th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Podcast regular Shawn Robare occupies the fourth chair for a discussion of sodas, pops, fizzy drinks, cokes, or whatever you might call them. We kick around our favorite and most hated carbonated beverages, wade into the cola wars, and talk about ill conceived soda disasters. Crystal Pepsi, anyone? Plus in the Nerd To-Do List, we [...]

19 01, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 20: Movie Sequels

By | 2017-03-18T03:45:41+00:00 January 19th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |5 Comments

The Nerd Lunch crew is back together with Robert Zerbe for a bigger, louder, and uncut episode. After hearing about the latest happenings at To The Escape Hatch, we dive into movie sequels. We discuss what makes a good sequel, debate the differences between movie series and sequels, give our favorites and least favorites, and [...]

15 02, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 24: Give it a Chance–Spirited Away!

By | 2017-03-18T03:47:32+00:00 February 15th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |7 Comments

In what we hope will be a franchise topic, we have our guest guide us through an examination of some new territory. Up first is our old friend Shawn Robare from Branded in the 80s to lead us into anime with the Hayao Miyazaki film "Spirited Away". Listen to find out what three anime newbies [...]

1 05, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 35: When Real Life Ruins Stuff

By | 2017-03-18T03:56:48+00:00 May 1st, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |3 Comments

Pax and Jeeg welcome CT back from his sojourn in the wilderness and guest Robert Zerbe from To The Escape Hatch for a discussion of real life issues that can dampen one's enjoyment of nerdy things. Celebrity meltdowns, marketing oversaturation, obnoxious product placement, annoying theater patrons, and more make our lists. This week's Nerd To-Dos [...]

15 05, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 37: Drill Down – Original Muppet Movies

By | 2017-03-18T03:57:42+00:00 May 15th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Shawn Robare rides his stunt motorcycle over from Branded in the 80s to join us for a discussion of the original trilogy of Muppet films: The Muppet Movie, The Great Muppet Caper, and The Muppets Take Manhattan.  We start with our personal histories with the Muppets and where they fit into our nerdom. Then we [...]

24 07, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 47: Expanded Universes

By | 2017-03-18T15:05:42+00:00 July 24th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |6 Comments

Pax, CT, Shawn Robare, and TAG Irregular Mark Dury provide our take on expanded universes. We discuss our favorite EUs from Star Wars to the Buffyverse, talk about what works or doesn't work in EU, and offer up some properties we wish had EU. When we're done, be sure to check out this week's episode [...]

23 10, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 58: Zombie Survival Party

By | 2017-03-18T02:53:36+00:00 October 23rd, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Robert from To The Escape Hatch returns to our fourth chair as we put together the ultimate team for the zombie apocalypse with characters from across the horror genre. Robert Kirkman, Ridley Scott, John Carpenter, Valve Software, and others provide nominees for our party. Once the team is assembled, we determine the order that members [...]