Thor: Ragnarok & DC vs Marvel Cinematic Universe

Thor: Ragnarok & DC vs Marvel Cinematic Universe

This episode we dig deep into the nerd world of comic book movies. Firstly we start with a random rant about pornography and streaming services before giving a review of Thor: Ragnarok *Spoiler Alert* Vy gives us a quick rundown of the movie and ...

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Papa John’s, Stranger Things, Food Trucks, & Streaming Services

Papa John’s, Stranger Things, Food Trucks, & Streaming Services

In our latest episode we talk about the recent controversy with Papa John’s. We talk about the long history of Papa John’s wading into politics and the mess they make of things from refusing to pay their employees, to rejecting the ...

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Weinstein, #MeToo, Black Panther & Ta Nehisi Coates

Weinstein, #MeToo, Black Panther & Ta Nehisi Coates

In a heavy Hollywood and media episode we tackle the difficult topic of sexual assault *trigger warning* in the recent Weinstein scandal. We discuss the details of the case and the reality that many women face in male-dominated societies. As ...

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Emmy’s, Identity Politics, & Young Justice

Emmy’s, Identity Politics, & Young Justice

In a heavy media-oriented episode we discuss the Emmy’s with the appearance of Sean Spicer. We discuss how establishment and institutional inclination is to always normalized. We talk about the cozy relationship between media and politics, ...

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McGregor & Mayweather, Deathnote, & Game of Thrones Finale

McGregor & Mayweather, Deathnote, & Game of Thrones Finale

We start this podcast with a quick report on the McGregor-Mayweather match which leads to a deep rant about combat sports and spectator sports in general. Vy and Ali tease Diz about his obsession. We turn to the release of Deathnote and why it ...

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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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Game of Thrones, D23, & Movies: Fact vs Fiction

Game of Thrones, D23, & Movies: Fact vs Fiction

In this week’s podcast we begin with some nerd news from D23. We talk about the upcoming movies like Wrinkle in Time, Marry Poppins, Aladdin, Lion King and all the latest developments from Disney. We discuss the start of the new season of ...

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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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Otherkin, Han Solo, Philando Castille & Nabra

Otherkin, Han Solo, Philando Castille & Nabra

We start our podcast off with a new segment called Tumblr Ethnographies. Vy decided to go down the rabbit hole that is tumblr and explore the world of “otherkin.” We discuss the different ideas behind otherkin, the origins, its ...

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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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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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The Legend of Omar, Carrie Fisher & Ruining Your Childhood

The Legend of Omar, Carrie Fisher & Ruining Your Childhood

We may still be a bit tipsy from all the holiday foods given our crazy rants in this episode. We open the podcast discussing Omar’s Exotic Birds, a random local business that has captured our imagination. We ponder about its origins and ...

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Debate and Haunted House

Debate and Haunted House

The debates are finally over even if the election is not. We discuss and analyze what happened in the last debate and what impact it will have on the presidential race. Collectively we agree that we are so over this election and ready to move ...

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Clinton Standard, Emperor’s Clothes, and Trailers

Clinton Standard, Emperor’s Clothes, and Trailers

Being the political nerds that we are, we continue to discuss the presidential campaign after the conventions. We talk about the double standard that Hillary Clinton is held too. While clearly a politician and one that has done all sorts of ...

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Oakland PD, Battle of the Bastards, Hold the Floor

Oakland PD, Battle of the Bastards, Hold the Floor

*Warning, this episode discussing disturbing content like rape and human trafficking.* The world is descending into madness and we are all going for a ride. We start this episode off talking about the power of privilege and how the rich and ...

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