The Nerds You're Looking For | Weekly TV/Film Nerd Culture Podcast (pop culture)
That's no moon; it's a podcast! A weekly Nerd Culture podcast that discusses the culture through various segments. You can like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @TheNerdsPodcast. You can find extra content on our blog at thenerdspodcast.com. Enjoy!

Episode C: Pat is a Whore: The Nerds kick off their 100th episode by un-retiring (for this episode) Nerd Origins...the origins of the podcast.  Then Tyler discusses Impractical Jokers while Pat discusses The Shallows.  The Nerds then move on to their weekly comic book spotlight; Tyler: She Wolf #1/Pat: Weird Detective #1. Tyler leads the discussion of the latest Nerd News.  The Nerds then discuss their thoughts on the new Pixar flick Finding Dory. They end this episode with a Nerd Favorite...favorite film set in, on, or around the ocean?

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Direct download: 100_Pat_is_a_Whore.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 6:50pm CDT

Pat and Tyler forgo most of the typical segments and just celebrate the glory that is Indy Pop Con!  This episode includes all the various recordings we got at our booth and our live recording on the podcast stage with our friends Billy and Brandon from Billy and Brandon Watch Movies!  Enjoy!

 

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Links to the Cool People We Met:

Disney, Indiana Podcast

In this bi-weekly podcast, your hosts Tracey and Scott take you to Disney, Indiana and discuss books, movies, music, theme parks, video games and whatever else in the Disneyverse they'd like to talk about.

Loading Crew Crafts

The Loading Crew is a husband and wife team consisting of two different kinds of artists. The business was started in 2014 when the duo was asked to sell some of their home made goods at a local community college. After a successful show, they decided to expand into artist alleys at anime and comic conventions. Within 1 year, the couple had completed over 12 successful shows and are looking to expand even further.

Jake Omen Wrestling

American professional wrestler from Indianapolis, Indiana.

Twitter/Instagram: @JakeOmen2012

Co-Opted

MatchStick (the blonde one) and AutoJon (beardo) play video games while providing commentary MST3K style. On occasion, we also like to make it down to our local Fight Night, hosted by the CFG or Columbus Fighting Games group.

Michael T Mann!

My happy thoughts will forcefully enter your brain. Comedy needs no warrant.

Cinemacide

Just some goofs riffing movies. We provide the riff track. You provide the laugh track!

Dodeca System

The Dodeca-System is the nuts-and-bolts rules system created by Mike Finkelstein and Dave Phillips. With just a single twelve-sided die you can unlock a world of possibities.

Starbase Indy

Who is Starbase Indy?  Well, Starbase Indy is you -- the fan.  Comprised of approximately 35 core members, we are 100% volunteer and work from March to December every year.  We spend those ten months planning all the details during monthly meetings - everything from which guests to invite, to where to put all the programming in the hotel.  We create all of our own art including the convention badges, program books and in most cases, the convention t-shirts.

Like many of the Star Trek fan clubs out there, our primary focus is to create an event where like-minded individuals can enjoy each other's company, meet new friends and work towards helping our favorite charity.  Starbase Indy is considered a 501(c)7 and we currently work to raise money for Cats Haven, LUNGevity (in honor of our fallen comrade, Dana Dougan) and The Jason Foundation.

There are many great conventions out there; some fan-run and some for profit.  Starbase Indy has that small convention feel, bringing in about 650 attendees each year, with big-time programming. There is always something to do at Starbase Indy and usually until the wee hours of the morning.  Many of our loyal convention goers attend several conventions a year, but they always say that Starbase Indy is their favorite.  We hope that you will give Starbase Indy a chance and see what you think.

Lynette Eklund

Lynette Eklund has been in the special effect industry since she was 20. Her work comes in all sizes, from stop-motion miniatures to full-size dinosaurs. With over 50 IMDb television and film credits to her name, she has contributed to Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, Beetlejuice, Species I & II, the Emmy Award winning miniseries The Stand, and Oscar-nominated The Lost World: Jurassic Park, among others, while working with the likes of Ben Kingsley, Jeff Goldblum, Gore Verbinski and Stephen Spielberg.

Lynette’s skills have also been used on the Teddy Ruxpin talking teddy bear; commercials for McDonalds, Duracell, and Budweiser, among others; Tokyo Disneyland, Epcot, Universal Studios and several other amusement parks around the world; mentoring her long-time Con-going friend Lance Ikegawa; and painting limited-edition collectables for Disney sculptor Terri Hardin.

Resistance Radio

Resistance Radio is Hypable.com's weekly podcast dedicated to the Star Wars universe. Join regular hosts Mikey and Donya for all the latest news, theories, interviews and much more from the galaxy far, far away.

JSL Podcast

Welcome to JSL Podcast! This is the podcast (JSW coming soon!) that talks about everything from comics, video games, movies and tv shows! Hilarity and insanity happens every episode, so Just Sit and Listen (get it?) and enjoy what your about to hear and see!!

Billy and Brandon Watch Movies

Meet Billy, an up and coming theatre employee, and his best friend Brandon, whose biggest accomplishment to date has been coming in third place at a beauty pageant that one time that he played Monopoly. The one thing they have in common is their love of movies, but whenever they watch one together it penetrates their lives and becomes a part of their reality. 

It also affects the lives of those around them that get dragged into their shenanigans. Friends such as Kurt, Sally, and the Shovers are always front and center, but also Billy's angry manager Jeff, their nemesis Jarrod, and that leach of a man named Steve. Some are more willing to be a part of the fun than others, but they all get sucked in one way or the other. 

The show was created and written by the real life Billy and Brandon, and it is filmed by the real life Kurt and Jarrod. All of whom graduated with film degrees during a recession. While the naming of characters lacks creativity, the driving force of the show is the witty dialogue and the care taken to both parody and pay homage to the movies that each episode is based on. Hopefully you have as much fun watching them as we had making them.

 

And of course...

Obsessive Viewer

Blog & Podcasts featuring movie/TV reviews and editorials about the entertainment industry.

 

 

Direct download: 99_2016_Indy_Pop_Con.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 9:40am CDT

Episode VCVIII: Pat's Garbage at Donkey Kong: Tyler starts the episode by discussing Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping AND Bo Burnham: Make Happy while Pat discusses Annabelle.  The Nerds then move on to their weekly comic book spotlight; Tyler: Green Arrow: Rebirth #1/Pat: The Fix. Tyler leads the discussion of the latest Nerd News.  The Nerds then discuss their thoughts on the new James Wang flick The Conjuring 2. They end this episode with a Nerd Favorite...favorite scare from The Conjuring 2?

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Direct download: 98_Pats_Garbage_at_Donkey_Kong.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 7:11pm CDT

Episode VCVII: That's How You Get Hepatitis: Tyler starts the episode by discussing Overwatch while Pat discusses Bloodline: Season 2.  The Nerds then move on to their weekly comic book spotlight; Tyler: DC Rebirth, Captain America: Steve Rodgers/Pat: Civil War II #1. Tyler leads the discussion of the latest Nerd News.  The Nerds then discuss their thoughts on the new TMNT flick Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows. They end this episode with a Nerd Favorite...favorite non-turtle TMNT character?

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Direct download: 97_Thats_How_You_Get_Hepatitis___TMNT__Out_of_the_Shadows_Review.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 8:23pm CDT

Episode VCVI: Fat Wolverine: Pat was in Cleveland for a wedding, so The Nerds had forgo the usual segments and just reviewed X-Men: Apocalypse.

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Direct download: 96_Fat_Wolverine.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 6:01pm CDT

Episode VCV: You Had Me at Netflix: Tyler starts the episode by discussing Ballers while Pat discusses Hush.  The Nerds then move on to their weekly comic book spotlight; Tyler: Batman, TMNT #6/Pat: Civil War II #0. Tyler leads the discussion of the latest Nerd News.  The Nerds then discuss their thoughts on the new Shane Black flick The Nice Guys. They end this episode with a Nerd Favorite...favorite Buddy Cop film?

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Direct download: 95_You_Had_Me_at_Netflix.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 8:45am CDT

Episode VCIV: Batman, Batman, and More Batman: Tyler starts the episode by discussing Silicon Valley while Pat discusses Green Room.  The Nerds then move on to their weekly comic book spotlight; Tyler: The Mighty Thor/Pat: Batman #52. Tyler leads the discussion of the latest Nerd News.  The Nerds then discuss their thoughts on the Snyder/Capullo run of Batman. They end this episode with a Nerd Favorite...favorite Snyder/Capullo Batman arc?

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Direct download: 94_Batman_Batman_and_More_Batman.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 7:54am CDT

Episode VCIII: Secret/Civil Wars: Tyler starts the episode by spoiling the shit outta Game of Thrones (3:09-7:45) while Pat discusses Everybody Wants Some and In Your Eyes.  The Nerds then move on to their weekly comic book spotlight; Tyler: Daredevil/Punisher #1/Pat: Punisher #1. The Nerds then discuss their thoughts on Captain America: Civil War. They end this episode with a Nerd Favorite...favorite Spider-Man costume?

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Direct download: 93_Secret_Civil_Wars.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 7:17pm CDT

Episode VCII: Ryan Gosling is a Goofball: Tyler starts the episode by sharing his thoughts on Everyone Wants Some while Pat discusses The Huntsman: Winter's War. The Nerds then move on to their weekly comic book spotlight; Tyler: Batman #51/Pat: Dark Knight III: The Master Race Book Four. The Nerds then discuss their Summer Movie Preview. They end this episode with a Nerd Favorite (sorta)...franchise you'd like to see get a Dice Masters set?

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Direct download: 92_Ryan_Gosling_is_a_Goofball.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 7:01pm CDT

Face/Off Isn't a Good Movie? | 11.22.63 Review

Episode VCI: Face/Off Isn't a Good Movie?: Tyler starts the episode by sharing his thoughts on Criminal while Pat discusses Fear the Walking Dead and Andy Barker P.I. The Nerds then move on to their weekly comic book spotlight; Tyler: Black Widow #2/Pat: Superman: American Alien #6. The Nerds then discuss their thoughts on 11.22.63. They end this episode with a Nerd Favorite...favorite James Franco film?

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Direct download: 91_Face_Off_Isnt_a_Good_Movie_.mp3
Category:Pop Culture -- posted at: 8:47pm CDT