Talking Nerdy, Ep. 112: Beyond the Apron with Masterchef’s Bri Kozior

Masterchef 4’s Brianna Kozior joins us for a discussion about her career as a Vegetarian/Vegan Chef, her time on FOX’s hit cooking competition, and her future bringing great food with a sexy attitude to Pennsylvania. We keep up on the week’s biggest news stories and explain why football players snap on children. #TalkingNerdy #HashtagKitchen


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Watson Reviews “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”

Directors: Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller Writers: Frank Miller Studios: Dimension Films, Troublemaker Studios, Aldamisa Entertainment, Miramax Entertainment, Demarest Films, Solipsist Films Cast: Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis, Eva Green, Powers Boothe, Dennis Haysbert, Ray Liotta, Jaime King, Christopher Lloyd, Jamie Chung, Jeremy Piven, Christopher Meloni, Juno Temple Release Date (UK): 25 August, 2014 Certificate: 18 Runtime: 102 min

Creamy white blood splattering through the night air. Gun-toting prostitutes in bondage gear prowling the streets of Old Town. Shoulder to shoulder drunks drooling over the dancer Nancy at Kadie’s Saloon. And the big brute Marv growling about his “condition” — right before crushing some punk’s throat with the heel of his boot.

Welcome back to Sin City. It’s been a while: it’s been damn near a decade, in fact, since Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller’s 2005 neo-noir first burst onto cinema screens in all its twisted, sleazy and hyper-stylised glory. And after year upon year of delay upon delay, a sequel is finally here. So I guess the question is, was follow-up “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” really worth the 9-year wait? In truth, not entirely: back in the directors’ chairs, Rodriguez and Miller essentially present us with more of the same, but not as good — hardly surprising for a sequel, but after 9 years, it is difficult not to expect, and indeed hope for, something more. And yet, speaking as a big fan of both the first film and the original comic series (and as someone who may or may not own the entire set of “Sin City” action figures, bought from his local Forbidden Planet), it is, I have to admit, quite thrilling to be thrust back into this comic book world full of anti-heroes, femme fatales, crooked cops and limb-lopping ninja hookers once again — even if it is a clear-cut case of diminishing returns. (CONTINUE READING…)


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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 111: Love and Elevator Music with A.G. Fernandez

Hip Hop artist, A.G. Fernandez, joins us in the studio once again to discuss all of the top stories from Ray Rice’s elevator assault to Iggy Azalea’s non-existent sex tape. We listen to the top hits on the Billboard charts, play a special music edition of the Rotten Tomatoes Game, and Dan tells an embarrassing story about his trip to the gas station. Check out “The Formative Years”, the new EP from A.G. Fernandez on iTUNES! #TalkingNerdy



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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 110: Fappenheit Nine-One with Brandi Lukas

Brandi Lukas, founder of and host of the ‘Going to Hell’ podcast, joins us in studio to talk about the unfathomable events of September 1, 2014, otherwise known as: The Fappening. We get into some further news and wrap up the show with a Charlie Sheen edition of The Rotten Tomatoes game!



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Talking Nerdy LIVE from the 2014 Philadelphia Podcast Festival

Special Guests Dan Scully & Garrett Smith from “I Like to Movie Movie” along with Rap Artist A.G. Fernandez join the crew for our second ever LIVE show with the Philadelphia Podcast Festival! We play games like “Drunk or Kid” and “TV Guide Movie Game”, give away prizes, and talk about shitty craft beers. #TalkingNerdy



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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 109: Final Fantasy Football with Milly B.

Yahoo Sports Contributor, KDH News Correspondent, and Multimedia Hippie Milly B. joins us to tell you why you’re going to lose your Fantasy Football games. The aftermath of the VMAs and EMMYs are discussed. We also get the news from Joe Z., play a game of ‘Swift or Dylan’ and try to guess the films of JCVD, Steven Seagal, and Chuck Norris!



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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 108: Fireside and Firebombs with Conrad Benner

Streets Dept founder Conrad Benner joins us to talk nerdy about street art, counterculture, and haters on Facebook. We cover the violent climate of Ferguson, MO and the unfounded hatred of the ALS Cold Water Challenge! We finish out the episode with some Bachelor Party stories, getting shot in the nuts, and a rousing game of Who Blogged That Blog?! #TalkingNerdy



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Talking Nerdy LIVE at the 2014 Philly Podcast Festival!

Join Alex Gross, Dan McGlynn, Charlie Lightning, David Grow and Joe Zakrzewski for an evening of fun and games at the 2014 Philadelphia Podcast Festival Sunday, August 24th at 3PM!

As part of the event, Talking Nerdy will be putting on an hour-long live event including some of our favorite stories, audience discussion, and a visit from Special Guests Dan Scully and Garrett Smith from the I Like to Movie Movie show! For more information and details on the event’s festivities, Follow @NerdyPodcast on Twitter and Instagram!

Also, for information on other shows featured during the festival, visit the Official Site!


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Watson’s Review of Guardians of the Galaxy

Director: James Gunn Writers: James Gunn, Nicole Perlman Studios: Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Benicio del Toro Release Date (UK): August 1, 2014 Certificate: 12A Runtime: 122 min

“Guardians of the Galaxy” is an exhilarating blast of pure sci-fi pulp, stuffed full of thrilling outer space mayhem, driven by a commitment to unabashed nuttiness, and topped off with a kick-ass retro mix-tape soundtrack guaranteed to put a big, stupid grin on Quentin Tarantino’s face. It’s been widely proclaimed that this was a big risk for Marvel Studios, and from the outset it’s easy to see why: among its main characters are a walking, talking tree and a gun-toting, anthropomorphic raccoon, its setting is a bunch of weird whatchamacallit, thingamabob alien planets somewhere, and it’s based on a nerd property hitherto known only to the most hardcore of basement dwellers. Hardly an easy sell for the average Jane or Joe Movie-Goer. Then again, halfway through watching director James Gunn’s action-crammed comic-book space opera, I did begin to wonder, how is a film this stupendously entertaining in any way a risk? (CONTINUE READING)


9 outta 10

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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 107: Don’t Tell My Family with Chris Morris

Actor and Comedian Chris Morris is our special guest this week! We talk about one man shows, Robin Williams, Ferguson, and all the stupid shit Alex does. The crew gets nerdy with Ninja Turtles and we welcome back Dave Grow! Super-quick and intense Robin Williams movie game. Don’t miss it! #TalkingNerdy




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