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31 01, 2017

Nerd Lunch Podcast 259: You’ve Got The Rights 3

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This week the nerds welcome back Doug Frye (Rest in Podcast, Schlock Treatment) to the Fourth Chair. They also welcome back the You've Got The Rights topic as it climbs towards franchise topic status. On the docket for fresh project pitches are an 80s loose cannon cop, a superhero martial arts icon, a member of [...]

25 11, 2014

Nerd Lunch Podcast 156: Drill Down – Nintendo Entertainment System

By | November 25th, 2014|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Tim Lybarger and Jaime Hood join Pax and Jeeg for an episode that is truly party fun for all ages. Yes, it’s our long anticipated discussion of the classic 8-bit Nintendo.  We share memories of first getting our hands on the NES, our favorite and worst games, and the weird and wonderful world of NES [...]

14 07, 2014

Nerd Lunch Podcast 140: Video Arcades

By | July 14th, 2014|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

CT is absent this week so Jeeg and Pax invite Shawn Robare and The Retroist over to talk about video arcades.  We talk about our earliest memories of arcades, we talk about some of our favorite games, we talk about games we actually beat and we even have a good discussion about Showbiz Pizza.  Nerd [...]

19 03, 2013

Nerd Lunch Podcast 77: Atari 2600 Retrospective

By | March 19th, 2013|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

This week, CT abandons the show and we are instead joined by The Retroist in his second appearance and Vic Sage, who is one of the head writers on The Retroist blog, in his first appearance on the show.  We brought in these retro experts to discuss one of the greatest gaming systems of all [...]

13 11, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 61: Super Fight Dome Takeover

By | November 13th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , |1 Comment

While housesitting at The Atomic Geeks Network HQ, we decide to put the Super Fight Dome to good use with our own twist on a Versus episode. CT acts as matchmaker while Pax, Jeeg, and Jeremy from Geek Chunks bring their chosen combatants to battle. It’s a fight card for the ages featuring celebrity chefs, [...]

23 10, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 58: Zombie Survival Party

By | 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 [...]

14 08, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 50: Ask Us Anything

By | August 14th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

We cap off the first year of the Nerd Lunch podcast with a session of Ask Us Anything where questions from some of our listeners fill the role of the 4th chair. We tackle pressing issues such as our favorite Starfleet captain, last meal choices, dream guests, why the 80s are so popular, and more. [...]

28 02, 2012

Nerd Lunch Podcast 26: Memories of Retro Technology

By | February 28th, 2012|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |8 Comments

On this week’s episode we turn our attention to some of the technology that was cutting edge during our youths. We’re joined by the best retro expert we could ask for, The Retroist himself. During our conversation we stroll past all manner of tech gravestones including the Kodak Disc camera, Atari 2600, audio cassettes, the [...]

27 06, 2010

I Hate Mountains

By | June 27th, 2010|Categories: Article|Tags: |0 Comments

I probably do hate mountains, though my geologic preferences really aren’t important. What is important is that everyone’s favorite zombie killing biker, Francis from Left 4 Dead, hates mountains just like everything else. Unfortunately for Francis, he and the other survivors find themselves in zombie infested mountains and woods in a new fan created campaign. [...]

20 10, 2009

It’s not a doll! It’s an ACTION FIGURE! (part 2)

By | October 20th, 2009|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , , , , |6 Comments

I listed primarily Sideshow Toys in the last post. While Sideshow has been a dominant force in these types of collectibles, in recent years, a new company has emerged out of Hong Kong that puts everyone to shame. Hot Toys makes dolls that are so realistic, you'd think they have souls. There are several I [...]