Comic Con, Game of Thrones, HBO’s Confederate

Comic Con, Game of Thrones, HBO’s Confederate

We start the podcast with a quick recap of the recent political developments from the tension between Donald Trump and Jeff Session to the resignation of Sean Spicer. We discuss Vy’s weekend at San Diego Comic Con and all the cool trailers ...

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Cheating, Hollywood vs Bollywood, SpiderMan, & Casting

Cheating, Hollywood vs Bollywood, SpiderMan, & Casting

In a heavy movie oriented episode we start with a discussion on romantic comedies and the difference between Hollywood and Bollywood when it comes to depictions of love. We talk about how they capture and shape different notions of love; where ...

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Remakes, Fandoms, and Furries

Remakes, Fandoms, and Furries

The episode starts with a crazy story from Diz about his strange late night encounters. Our nerd news of the week discusses Ron Howard joining the Han Solo movie and the Jumanji remake. This leads us to talking about remakes and Hollywood before ...

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Adam West, Superhero Role Models, & Black Panther

Adam West, Superhero Role Models, & Black Panther

In honor of one of our favorite Batmen, we talk about the passing of Adam West and the impact he had on the series. We discuss the evolution of the Batman series and his influence in the nerd community. This leads us to a deeper discussion on ...

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Guardians of the Galaxy, Wonder Woman, and Feminist Icon

Guardians of the Galaxy, Wonder Woman, and Feminist Icon

After being behind for a while, we finally catch up on our favorite nerd movies. Vy gives us a review of Guardians of the Galaxy and we discuss the success of the series in comparison to other Marvel movies. We talk about the future of superhero ...

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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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