Thor Ragnarok & Death

Thor Ragnarok & Death

Thor: Ragnarok teaser trailer is out and we couldn’t be more excited. In our latest podcast we break down the trailer and take a closer look at what it reveals. We surmise that it likely draws from several different comic book plots, but ...

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Trailers, Death Note, & Anime Culture

Trailers, Death Note, & Anime Culture

A whole new rash of trailers have been released. We talk about the new Spiderman movie, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Justice League, and the Transformers: The Last Knight. We talk about what we are excited about and what not so much. We’re a ...

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Logan and Gamer Subculture

Logan and Gamer Subculture

Old Man Logan is a hit. We start our episode with a quick review of Logan and what we thought made the movie stand out. As avid fans of the X-Men we were excited about the film and it did not let us down. This leads us to do a quick summary of ...

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Nerd Culture, Representation, & Social progress

Nerd Culture, Representation, & Social progress

This year’s Oscars are certainly going to be remembered for years to come. Besides the controversy and disaster of the end, the award ceremony also saw new winners. We link this to the Saudi Arabia having its first comic convention which ...

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Dystopian Society

Dystopian Society

Given how crazy the world has been, we thought a discussion on the genre of dystopian societies was ideal. We talk about how the genre emerged, its roots in the 20th century, and the effect it has had on pop culture. We discuss different ...

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Cabinet & Doctor Strange

Cabinet & Doctor Strange

Oh yay it looks like Donald Trump has picked some of his cabinet members and it look as bad as you might expect. We start this podcast off taking a closer look at some of his picks and the problems that they present. We explore their histories ...

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Kim K & Luke Cage

Kim K & Luke Cage

Kim Kardashian was robbed and the response has sparked controversy. We discuss why there may be a lack of sympathy for Kim and how this may tie into a society that penalizes certain women because they do not fit into the traditional definition ...

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Trivia, Celebrity, and Fame

Trivia, Celebrity, and Fame

Diz, Vy, and Ali try to stump one another in trivia questions. It’s all fair game as they play a quick game of trivia. This sparks a conversation about celebrity, fame, and what we put value you in as a society. We talk about the function ...

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Olympics, Killing Joke, & Dark Knight Returns

Olympics, Killing Joke, & Dark Knight Returns

It’s Olympics season and our sports nerd makes sure we spend some talking about the event. We talk about Olympics as they relate to geopolitics and how winning a medal isn’t just an exercise in athleticism, but also deeply political. ...

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GOP Implosion & Suicide Squad

GOP Implosion & Suicide Squad

We talk about politics a lot because are political nerds, but this election season has been something else. In our latest podcast we talk about the recent crazy comments by Trump and the subsquent GOP panic as he starts to lose ground in solidly ...

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Nerd Women, Women in Public, Notorious RBG

Nerd Women, Women in Public, Notorious RBG

In today’s podcast we talk about the double standards that women in the public face. We discuss the controversy of Justice Ginsburg and her comments on Trump and how even powerful women often face a type of scrutiny that their male ...

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Harambe, BBQ, and X-Men: Apocalypse

Harambe, BBQ, and X-Men: Apocalypse

In our latest podcast we talk about the the story of Harambe and the child who fell into the gorilla enclosure. We muse about the nature of parenting, selective outrage, and the difficult decision between the life of a child and the life of a ...

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Hodor & Comic Book Movies v Game Movies

Hodor & Comic Book Movies v Game Movies

Spoilers abound in this podcast as we discuss the latest Game of Thrones episode. We explore what the fate of Hodor means for the show and examine a few theories about the role of magic, time travel, and the gods in both the show and the books. ...

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Gods and Captain America Civil War

Gods and Captain America Civil War

As part of our ongoing tradition of recapping Game of Thrones we start the episode off with an interesting discussion about episode 3 of the season. ***Spoiler Alert*** We cover the basic narrative of the episode and focus in on some of the ...

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Violence and London

Violence and London

We remark on the inevitable nomination of Donald Trump as GOP candidate. We compare his rise with the Trump-esque tactics in the recent London mayoral race. We talk about the Goldsmith-Khan race has brought race dog-whistle and fear-mongering to ...

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Conventions & Batman V Superman

Conventions & Batman V Superman

The Currently Nerdy crew hit up conventions over the weekend and share our experience with the listeners. Vy regales us with tales about WonderCon while Diz and Ali talk about the Afghan American Conference. We then review Batman V Superman ...

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Brussels and Batman V Superman

Brussels and Batman V Superman

As Europe reels from another terrorist attack, we take a moment to reflect on the tragedy as well as the forgotten tragedies of Turkey. We sympathize with the pain and question whether there is a selective outrage when it comes to tragedy, or if ...

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Rioting and Civil War

Rioting and Civil War

Keeping with the political season, we discuss the results of the Super Tuesday 2.0 and the future of the GOP nomination. We discuss whether Bernie Sanders has any prospects after last night’s results and whether the future is Clinton V ...

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Kanye, Scalia, & Deadpool

Kanye, Scalia, & Deadpool

This episode has some ***spoilers*** so be warned. We start this podcast off with Diz’s hissy fit before quickly talking about the great trolls of the internet. We talk about Kanye’s latest twitter meltdown, his claims of needing ...

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Superheroes, Deadpool, Oregon Militia

Superheroes, Deadpool, Oregon Militia

In another zainy episode, we bounce around all over the place. After some random discussion we talk about superheroes and the strange way their powers are dealt with and the amazing viral marketing for Deadpool. We discuss the Avengers: Civil ...

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