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)

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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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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 106: Covering the Galaxy with Nicole Sbaffoni

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy has been out for almost a full week, and that means it has been plenty of time to launch a spoilercast full of all of our favorite bits from the film. Honestly, there’s no way this movie could possibly be “ruined” for you by anything we say, so have fun, sit back, and join the abridged Talking Nerdy crew with very special guest, singer/songwriter Nicole Sbaffoni!

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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 105: Comics After Dark…Nado with Gigio Longo

It’s the premiere night for Sharknado 2: The Second One, and we offer our live commentary and talk about the biggest San Diego Comic Con reveals. Comic Book writer, Gigio Longo, joins us in the studio to talk DC, Marvel, and the franchises built around both–as well as his own independent mini-series: ADAM 12! We play “SyFy Movie OR Monster?!” and go extra long (for your pleasure).

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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 104: Talking Derty with Dr. Timaree Leigh

Sex Expert and host of the ‘Sex with Timaree’ podcast, Dr. Timaree Leigh joins the boys in studio this week to talk about gender roles, religion, comic book movies and chick flicks. We play the Urban Dictionary Game and promote the Philadelphia Podcast Festival happening this August!

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Watson Reviews “Boyhood”

Director: Richard Linklater Writer: Richard Linklater Studios: Universal Pictures, IFC Films
Cast: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Lorelei Linklater Release Date (UK): 11 July, 2014 Certificate: 15 Runtime: 166 min

Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” is a soaringly epic yet deeply intimate journey through the life of a boy from age 5 to age 18 that is completely immersive and unmistakeably human. Filmed over 12 years with the same actors, it’s an extraordinary achievement in movie-making and unlike any film I’ve ever seen before. Filmmakers the world over aspire to the level of human truth which comes so naturally here, and in such high and heavy abundance; as an ode to human nature, it’s simply breathtaking.

Linklater has, in the past, shown an interest in how people change over time; his engrossing “Before” trilogy provided us with glimpses at the evolving relationship between two lovers over the course of almost 20 years. Here, he invites us to watch as young Mason grows through the years, and as he transforms from a watchful young boy into an awkward teenager into a confident young man with his whole future ahead of him. Mason is played by Ellar Coltrane, and he plays him at 5 years old, and he plays him at 18 years old, and he plays him at everything in between. Coltrane gives one of the great child performances, and one of the great teen performances, too; he’s completely natural, which makes his 12-year transformation all the more enthralling. (Continue Reading…)

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