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27 12, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 17: List Busters!

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

6 12, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 14: Drill Down–Star Wars Holiday Special

By | 2017-03-18T03:41:13+00:00 December 6th, 2011|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments

Access Hollywood's Ultimate Star Wars Fan, Jason Collier, accompanies us to Kashyyyk for our first (and last?) annual Life Day celebration. Rather than invoke our rights under the Geneva Convention, we endure the Star Wars Holiday Special for you. Harvey Korman's bad comedy, Carrie Fisher's singing, and Chewbacca's dad's "special time" with Diahann Carroll only [...]

1 12, 2011

Nerd Lunch Wives: Married to a Nerd

By | 2017-03-17T03:04:50+00:00 December 1st, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |9 Comments

Continuing on with our Nerd Lunch Wives series, we asked Mrs. Holley, wife of our podcasting partner Paxton Holley, if she would like to participate. She jumped at the chance. Here is her submission. Someone recently asked me, “So, what is it like being married to a nerd?” Hmmm, interesting question! When I hear the [...]

25 10, 2011

Nerd Lunch Podcast 8: Nerd Interior Decorating

By | 2017-03-18T02:53:57+00:00 October 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. [...]

24 08, 2011

CT’s Road Trip, part 4: A Stop in Metropolis

By | 2017-03-17T00:52:50+00:00 August 24th, 2011|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |2 Comments

While I haven't finished covering the trip, I wanted to sneak in a post about the trip back to Tallahassee before finishing this out on Friday when I talk about the food I ate and the meet up with Jeeg and PLee.When traveling between Philo, IL and Tallahassee, FL, the route we use, takes us [...]

29 06, 2010

Snub Fighter

By | 2017-03-17T01:00:45+00:00 June 29th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Fill-in Atomic Geek Mark Dury is a man who inspires self-loathing in me. I have an on-again/off-again relationship with video production, so seeing what Mr. Dury does just makes me want to abandon it all.He posted a funny little video this morning that's a re-edit of the end of Star Wars. It's very impressive how [...]

30 04, 2010

Nerd + Lunch

By | 2017-03-17T01:00:47+00:00 April 30th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

Generally the posts on this blog are either about nerdy stuff (sci-fi, comics, RPGs, etc.) or food. Thus, the name of this blog being great for combining both interests into one succinct phrase. Every so often these interests merge. And in the last couple days, I've noticed a few of these nerdy lunchy things.Michael DiGiovanni [...]

3 02, 2010

Mount Rushmore of Nerdom: George Lucas

By | 2017-03-17T01:00:48+00:00 February 3rd, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Say what you will about this entry, (I know I'm no huge fan of his) but his creation of Star Wars completely changed Nerdom. Not only were special effects pushed to the limit like never before, but merchandising the property alone had a huge impact. Nerdom became mainstream in a way like never before. With [...]

23 09, 2009

Fanwalruses

By | 2017-03-17T01:01:31+00:00 September 23rd, 2009|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

I recently had the opportunity to watch Fanboys a movie that I thought was going to seem oddly out of place and time, but probably came at the right time.StoryThe year is 1998, six months before the release of "The Phantom Menace" and four nerds who were primarily into Star Wars have entered their early [...]

28 02, 2009

Comic Book Throwdown: Modern Movie Legion of Doom

By | 2017-03-17T01:02:34+00:00 February 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 [...]