Nerd Alert

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Examining the hard science and nerd culture that impact both our present and future.

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Brendon Small Talks Black Metal and Dethklok!
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Kim Horcher and Brendon Small - Brendon Small talks about Galaktikon and plays "Guess the Black Metal logo;" The Oscars new film category is a really bad idea; What 80s fantasy shows should get rebooted?; Hollywood is now getting inspiration from terrible pop songs; What's in a Name? Brendon explains how he named Metalocalypse characters; and lastly, The true power of nostalgia.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 14, 2018
Even MORE Start Trek is Coming After Picard & You Pronounce "NES" Wrong
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Kim Horcher and Matt Acevedo -- Could the whole Guardians of the Galaxy cast be replaced?; Patrick Stewart and many more Star Trek shows are coming; Nerfs new Overwatch guns; We think we know where the Star Wars live action show will take place; how "NES" is actually pronounced; and humans really don't want to turn off robots that beg for their lives.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 11, 2018
3 Thanos Mysteries Confirmed by Infinity War Directors, & The BEST Underloved Comic Book Movies
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Kim Horcher and Ashley Victoria Robinson- 3 huge questions about Thanos Avengers: Infinity War finally answered; ALF is coming back, here's a refresher; our picks for BEST under-appreciated comic book movies; how Venom can retcon into the MCU proper; why phasing out snow days isn't fair; and Facebook and Instagram will now tell us how much time we waste on our feeds.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 06, 2018
GoT Prequel, Facebook Censorship & Home Alone Reboot
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HBO Game of Thrones prequel set 1,000 years before series. Facebook censors sex-education content. Interesting Fantastic Beasts fan theory. New horror video game monitors heart rate. Butts are helping scientists research the effectiveness of sunscreen. Ryan Reynolds to remake a stoner version of Home Alone.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Amazon vs Libraries, Neopets & Batgirl movie?
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Forbes op-ed suggests replacing libraries with Amazon bookstores. Neopets is back! Warner Brothers casting for Batgirl movie. Wild plant that burns your flesh.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
SDCC 2018, Movie Trailer Reactions & James Gunn Fired
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SDCC 2018: Demolition Man Taco Bell, Disenchantment, And More! 'SHAZAM!' SDCC 2018 Trailer Shows One Of DC's Best. NerdAlert Reacts - 'Aquaman' Official Trailer. NerdAlert Reacts - 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' Official Trailer. Star-Lord, Gamora, and Drax React to James Gunn Firing.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Star Trek Quiz, Indiana Jones Reboot & Escape Room Story
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Matt Mira vs SUPER Hard Star Trek Quiz. On-brand childhood stories. Upcoming Indiana Jones movie. Burglar Gets Stuck In Escape Room, Calls 911 For Help. What Did We Learn? 'Old Zealand' &amp; Shel Silverstein's Other Job.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Comic-Con, Last Jedi & New Home Release of Classic
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Marvel, HBO and Lucasfilm absent from Comic-Con. Analyzing the final showdown between Luke and Kylo Ren in Last Jedi. Are we seeing too much of The Rock? New Twitter game replacing movie casts with Muppets. New Terminator 2: Judgement Day home release.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Heat Waves, Living to 150 & The Scranton Strangler
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What Happens To Your Brain During A Heat Wave? Will Our Generation Live To Be 150? Let's Discuss Human Lifespan. These Iconic Movies Did NOT Age Well. Is Creed or Toby The REAL Scranton Strangler?<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Thanks' Reddit snap, AT&T and HBO & Fandoms
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Russo brothers not exempt from Thanos’ Reddit snap. AT&amp;T’s acquisition of HBO could mean bad things for the network. James Mangold defends filmmakers from angry fans.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Movie Review, Disney Upgrades & Harry Potter fandom
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Ant-Man and the Wasp review. First photos of Kristen Wiig as Cheetah in Wonder Woman 1984. Kingdom Hearts characters may be coming to Disney parks. The eerie human quality of Google Assistant. Wizarding fandom divided over whether Harry Potter is a nerd or jock.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Real Life Ironman, GoT Clues & Horror Movies
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ROBOT Stuntmen Are Coming To Disney Theme Parks. Did Kit Harrington Just Drop a Major Game of Thrones Clue? BDE Study Shut Down By WAY Too Many D-Pics. What Loving And Hating Horror Movies Says About You.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Google's Gaming Console, Privacy & EU vs Memes
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PROOF Google Is Making A Game Console. Samsung Galaxy Phones Are Secretly Texting Your Private Photos. Happy July 4th! Your Hot Dogs Are Filled With Feet. The EU Wants to Make Memes Illegal.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Ant-Man and the Wasp with Ashley Victoria Robinson
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Host Kim Horcher and Ashley Victoria Robinson geek out over Ant-Man and the Wasp.<br><br><br><br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
80's Props, Spider-Man Game, Westworld Predictions
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Iconic props from the 80’s are falling apart; The “Close Door” buttons in elevators don’t do anything; Doctor Octopus revealed as surprise villain in Spider-Man game; What will happen in Westworld’s third season?<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Dungeons and Dragons with Jason Charles Miller
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Host Kim Horcher and guest Jason Charles Miller discuss Starter Kit and Dungeons and Dragons.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Bao, TMNT & Sad Twitch Streams
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Pixar's New Short 'Bao' Blends Food And Family Perfectly. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Is Getting A Reboot... Again. 'Solo' Bombs At Box Office And Kills Future 'Star Wars Story' Films. Website Broadcasts Twitch Streams With ONLY Zero Views.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Algorithms + Caffeine, Plastic Straws Replaced & Facebook AI Creepiness
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What are all of Jack-Jack’s superpowers?; Algorithm helps optimize caffeine intake; Britain’s new paper straw factory to help reduce plastic waste; Facebook AI replaces your eyeballs in photos.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
X-Men, Harry Potter Events & Wonder Woman 1984 Predictions
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Maeve and Dolores = Professor X and Magneto?; Warner Bros. cracks down on Harry Potter fan events; “Gaming disorder” classified as mental health condition; What are we expecting from Wonder Woman 1984?;&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Christina Ochoa, Germs & Virtual Reality
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Christina Ochoa - Science Communicator and Actor. Are Plastic Bags Actually Better For The Environment? Germs On A Plane: Are They Really That Bad? Virtual Reality Can Be Used For Education, Not Just Gaming.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Incredibles 2 Review, Double Dare Return & Hangry Explained
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Incredibles 2 review. Double Dare coming back to Nickelodeon. The scientific connection between hunger and anger.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Super Smash Bros Update, Game Trailers & Console War Heats Up
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Super Smash Bros bringing back every character. Game trailers unveiled at E3. UC Berkley researchers testing water harvester for desert air. Microsoft gearing up for next leg of the console war.&nbsp;<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Jurassic Park is 25, Spider Man & AI Psychopath
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Revisiting Jurassic Park 25 years later , Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse trailer , Valve’s handling of Steam’s content guidelines, Is the science of Jurassic Park possible? ,&nbsp; MIT scientists created a “psychopath” AI named Norman.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
D&D, Internet Access & Surveillance
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What makes a truly excellent Dungeon Master? ; Millions of Americans don’t have broadband access ; Bathroom surveillance in Indian college ; Doom Patrol’s mature tone.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Wreck-It-Ralph 2 Trailer Review
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Hosts Kim Horcher breaks down the latest updates from Wreck-It-Ralph 2.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Westworld Questions, Climate Change & Best Sci-Fi
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Westworld Mid-Season Questions and Predictions (Episode 6 spoilers); If you enjoyed Solo, watch these movies!; Can a city sue about climate change?’ ; Best sci-fi to stream this month.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Aug 01, 2018
Should Bots have free speech? Huge Solo spoiler!
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Kim Horcher, Andrew Fogel, &amp; John Iadarola. Big huge Solo spoiler; What if Thanos was right?; Should bots have free speech?; Facebook’s guidelines re: white supremacy; Westworld Mid-Season Questions and Predictions (Episode 6 spoilers); If you enjoyed Solo, watch these movies!; Can a city sue about climate change?’ ; Best sci-fi to stream this month.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 04, 2018
PS5 and the Next Console Cycle; Ajit Pai’s Reese’s mug
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Kim Horcher &amp; Brandon Winfrey. The Future of Sony Consoles and PS5(?) ; Boba Fett movie + more spin-off movies; What Game Announcement Do You Want Most at E3?; Which canceled shows would you revive and which renewed show would you kill? ; First look at Matt Groening’s ‘Disenchantment’ ; FCC wants $200 to release emails about Ajit Pai’s Reese’s mug ; Here’s why you’ve gotten so many privacy policyemails.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 04, 2018
Can you Trademark a Smell? The Superman Game by Rocksteady
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Kim Horcher &amp; Matt Atchity. Spider-Man Homecoming 2 – Who Is Mysterio?, Play-Doh’s trademarked scent, Westworld – Shogunworld discussion, Deadpool 2 Vanessa &amp; The Hidden Heroes (SPOILER), Kingdom Hearts 3, Robots farming human mini-kidneys, Rocksteady’s rumored Superman game, Solo – review SPOILER-FREE.<br><br>Learn more about your ad choices. Visit <a href="https://megaphone.fm/adchoices">megaphone.fm/adchoices</a>
Jun 04, 2018