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ghostbusters-logoThe 30th Anniversary of Ghostbusters is upon us!  The Nerds discuss how Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis supposedly came up with the idea for the 1984 Cult classic.  They then move onto the Saturday morning cartoon which was spawned from the movie.  With the loss of Harold Ramis, is Ghostbusters 3 still possible?  After 30 years, The Nerds take the rose-colored glasses off and look for plot holes in the film.  How does the movie look from the point of the  E.P.A. guy?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABen went to a Main Event Entertainment and played some pool, shuffleboard, bowling, and also partook in some arcade games!  What kind of games make up and arcade these days?  Is skee-ball considered an arcade game?  Are there more ticket-spitting games than ever before?  Does getting the high score matter than much any more?

deathofwolverine1In the Weekly Comic Book Review, The Nerds take a look at Death of Wolverine #1!  Looking at the beginning of the end for the fan favorite surprises The Nerds!  With the loss of Wolverine’s healing factor, a bounty is put on his head that attracts every mercenary on Earth.  The instruction is to bring him in alive, but will Wolverine go quietly? Is this truly the end of Wolverine?  There is no question that he will return.  Does that possibly cheapen his death?  Even sabotage it?  The book also includes a fantastic interview with Wolverine creator, Len Wein.  What are his thoughts on the death of a character he created?

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whysoseriousWarner Brothers have set forth a “No Joke” policy for all upcoming DC movies.  Already at a disadvantage compared to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is this a wise move for Warner Brothers?  Can the more serious, gritty outlook exemplified in the Christopher Nolan Batman trilogy work for DC Cinematic Universe?  How does a darker tone work for Superman? Wonder Woman? Or even Justice League?

the-tick-is-it-time-for-a-tick-movieThe rumor is that Patrick Warburton could be in talks to take up his previous role of “The Tick” in a newly revived series being produced by Amazon.  The most interesting thing about it is how Amazon is approaching the revival of the series.  Could this be the next step in evolution in producing new television programming?  Will they take away the risk of producing new content?

The-Multiversity-1-720x1107In the return of The Weekly Comic Book Review, The Nerds take a look at The Multiversity #1, the new book written by Grant Morrison with art by Ivan Reis.  When the DC multiverse is threatened, a group of heroes is collected from across the multiverse to help save creation, including Captain Carrot.  Glenn and Kristi seem a bit off put by the title.  It might be up to Ben to help prevent a literary blood bath!

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THE FIRST LIVE BROADCAST from the new Nerdville Studios!

Due to some technical issues with the new studio, you are in for a special treat!  While Ben flips out and tries to get us on-air, Thaddeus, Glenn, and Kristi discuss a world without and before the internet existed.  Exclusive to The Nerd Show Rewind!

The Show begins in the aftermath of The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!  Check out the video here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FlPxdhur3k!

Drug Abuse GamersThe Nerds discuss substance abuse in professional gaming.  Glenn came across an article during the week involving reports of “doping” in professional gaming.  How is this even possible since the stereotype of “doping” and substance abuse is mostly attached to sports?  Aside from “Gamer Fuel” such as energy drinks, what type of prescription and/or illegal drugs are being used by professional gamers?  The Nerds talk the dangers of abusing such drugs.  With a fledgling governing body over some gaming leagues, could testing or even a set of rules be set down to begin to supply oversight to this growing problem?  Is an overall governing body necessary?  Would it be practical or even feasible?

Star-Wars-LogoThe Nerds dive into a thought provoking Star Wars discussion.  What was the real reason the Empire built the Death Star?  Was it meant to end The Clone Wars?  To instill fear once the Imperial Senate was dissolved?  Or perhaps the Emperor foresees the coming Yuuzhan Vong invasion and was preparing for it?

Death StarAfter the break, The Nerds return to the topic asking if a fully equipped Empire complete with Death Star(s) would have been better to handle the galaxy wide invasion of the Yuuzhan Vong than the New Republic?  If the Rebellion hadn’t happened, how many Death Stars would the Empire had to combat the invasion?

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The Nerds travel to AnimeFest 2014 held at The Dallas Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Dallas!

Kristen McGuireLong time friend of the show, manga artist, author, and voice actress, Kristen McGuire takes time away from her busy weekend to sit down and talk about the end of her manga series, “Enchanted.”  We talk about the type of preparation that is involved for an artist to make a trip to a convention and how one prepares pieces for an artist auction.  Finally, we touch on the projects she has on the horizon and finally which anime series she has lent her voice to over the past few years!  Be sure to keep up with Kristen by visiting her website, http://www.kriscomics.com!  You can become a fan on facebook at Kris Comics – Art by Kristen McGuire and follow her on twitter, @KrisComics!

Ruben LangdonThe Nerds are able to sit down with one of the most sought-after martial arts/stuntmen in Asia, Rueben Langdon.  Rueben began his career in Japan.  He explains some of the differences between working in Asia for a number of years as a stuntman and then coming to America.  The Nerds ask him about his time working on Power Rangers.  He is also a very accomplished motion capture actor.  He explains some of the difficulties in working in a large motion capture studio versus working on a film or stage with other actors and props to work with.  Rueben also has a funny experience he shares with us regarding working as an actor on a project after working so long as a motion capture actor!  Check out Rueben’s company, Just Cause Productions.  Follow him on twitter, @RuebenLangdon!

Amelie BelcherNext, The Nerds sit down with artist, Amelie Belcher!  You may remember her from last year’s Nerd Show live broadcasat, she’s back and has been on the road recently and she’s coming to the end of her convention schedule for a bit.  Along with Kristen McGuire, Amelie has pieces in the art auction.  These pieces must be original art and hand painted.  The Nerds talk with Amelie about working with computers versus getting your hands dirty and creating the “old fashioned” way.  Does it feel good to change gears?  Which method does she prefer?  Visit Amelie’s website at at http://www.amiarmy.com!  Follow her on twitter, @AmelieBelcher!

Ayu SakataContinuing the AnimeFest 2014 Juggernaut, we are able to speak with voice actress, voice director, actress, author, and Tim Drake enthusiast, Ayu Sakata!  Kristi asks about Ayu’s 4 panel comic that she writes about her experiences in voice acting.  She talks about how she originally got into voice acting.  Ayu creates, writes, and directs her own dating sims.  She tells us about the process of creating a dating sim and gives us a sneak peek into one she’s currently writing!  Also, The Nerds subject Ayu to the Voice Acting Speed Round!  Visit Ayu’s website at http://www.ayusakata.com.  And follow her on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/sakevisual and on twitter, @sakevisual!

Ian SinclairFinally, The Nerds sit down with Space Dandy himself, voice actor Ian Sinclair!  Best known for the title role in a show called “Space Dandy,” Ian describes himself as the “Spanish Homer Simpson.”  He goes into more detail of this description as well as going into how he became involved with Space Dandy.  Ian explains how his interpretation of Dandy came about.  He also discusses his important role in Full Metal Alchemist.  And how does Ian fair in the Voice Actor Speed Round which spins into some X-Men talk!  Follow Ian on twitter, @iantweeting!

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TMNT 2014 PosterThe Nerds rip the band aid off and discuss the new Michael Bay produced Teenaged Mutant Ninja Turtles movie.  Some nerds refuse to even see the film.  Are they justified in their refusal?  The movie itself; how well are the turtles portrayed?  How well did Megan Fox do as April O’Neil?  Was their ever a scene where she didn’t breathe through her mouth?  Is the Shredder believable?  Will Arnet as Vern?  What did The Nerds find surprising about the film?

Gamer FrustrationHave you ever experienced gamer frustration?  Kristi is currently playing a game called Dark Souls.  It’s a game that openly flaunts its own difficulty.  It raises the question of how hard can be a game before it becomes too difficult to play and enjoy?  What kind of gamer frustration do you experience?  Not enough checkpoints or save options?  Too many cutscenes?  Not being able to skip cutscenes?  Does gamer frustration affect how you play?  Is it just part of the gaming experience?

Marvel UniverseWith Guardians of The Galaxy and San Diego Comic Con fresh on their minds, The Nerds talk about the state of the Marvel cinematic and comic book universes.  The new female Thor coming to the comic book universe.  Does she or does she not affect Chris Hemsworth as Thor in the cinematic universe?  Was is the buzz about Ant-Man and phase three of the cinematic universe?  What is the speculation on the ultimate conclusion of the Marvel cinematic universe?

Be sure to check out The Nerd Show, Sunday Nights at 7pm Central streaming live on Nerdville Radio at http://www.nerdvilleradio.com. Check out The Nerd Show on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/thenerdshow and on twitter, @thenerdshow! The Nerd Show is a production of Nerdville Entertainment, All Rights Reserved.

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Nerdville Radio Logo for TuneInThe Nerds return on their new broadcast home, Nerdville Radio!  Check out http://www.nerdvilleradio.com to listen live and for the growing list of podcasts that are joining The Nerd Show on this 24/7 streaming online radio station!  Check them out on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/nerdvilleradio and on twitter, @nerdvilleradio, for all the latest updates!

Night Owl SocietyThe Nerds begin by welcoming James Venhaus, author and creator of The Night Owl Society, live in-studio!  The book begins after a close friend is killed by the mob, David Foxworth recruits a team of his high school classmates to take matter into their own hands.  The Night Owls try to disrupt the mob’s operations without getting killed or grounded.  To top it off, the book is set in Dallas!  With artwork by Pius Bak, take a listen to see what The Nerds think! Head over to James’s webiste, http://www.jamesvenhaus.net/nightowl to order yourself a copy and follow them on facebook, http://www.facebook.com/nightowlsociety!

GOTG_Payoff_1-Sht_v4b_LgGuardians of The Galaxy debuted this weekend!  The Nerds have been waiting with bated breath for months now!  Does the movie live up to the hype?  Who was the best character?  Your favorite?  Which character ends up stealing the show?!! Of course, it being a Marvel film, what did The Nerds think of the end credits scene and the post credit scene?!

Be sure to check out The Nerd Show, Sunday Nights at 7pm Central streaming live on Nerdville Radio at http://www.nerdvilleradio.com.  Check out The Nerd Show on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/thenerdshow and on twitter, @thenerdshow!  The Nerd Show is a production of Nerdville Entertainment, All Rights Reserved.

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The Nerd Show has a new home!  The Nerdville Radio Network!  Nerdville Radio is your new source for Geek Entertainment and Nerd Culture!

The Nerd Show becomes the flagship show for this new streaming 24/7 streaming radio format.  Nerdville Radio will collect podcasts and radio shows from around the world and provide them to you in one place!  No more having to search for your favorite podcasts and radio programs!

The Nerd Show is proud to be the first of a long line of podcasts that will be joining this growing online radio network!

Our first broadcast will be Sunday, August 3rd at 7pm Central.  Click the new “Listen Live” link on our website!

For more info on Nerdville Radio, check out their website at http://www.nerdvilleradio.com!

e3primer6The Nerds begin by recapping E3.  Due to technical issues from the previous week, no one got to hear Ben’s spectacular recap of E3.  Kristi quite rightly gives up the proper update.  In the aftermath of last year’s console launches, what was the focus of this year’s convention?  More product debuts than we’ve seen in the past few years.  The Nerds give their take on the latest!

Travel-Mistakes-You-Can-AvoidWhat are your favorite nerd oriented vacation destinations?  Florida to California?  Monument Valley to New York? Amusement Parks to Comic Book Conventions?  Do you prefer the journey or the destination?  What corner of the globe would you travel to?

TVThe Nerds touch on the upcoming fall T.V. season.  More than ever before, more superhero and supernatural themed shows are set to debut this fall.  Which ones are you most looking forward to?

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PSPIn part two of a special two part A-Kon 25 spectacular, The Nerds continue with speaking with the original PSP, Patrick Scott Patterson!  He begins with his first experience with video games and how that sparked a kind of nerd oriented education revolving video games. Scott tells The Nerds about how he became an authority in the video game industry.  He discusses his philosophy on video games as a serious debating topic when dealing with violence and the influence said video games on children.  Scott points out the bias in the mainstream media regarding violence in video games.  He finally touches on stigma of video gamers!  Check out Scott’s website at http://www.patrickscottpatterson.com!

YaYa HanCosplayer YaYa Han joins The Nerds to talk cosplay.  She reveals how she got into cosplaying, the first conventions she attended and how she felt when she was first exposed to cosplay.  YaYa revisits her memories of her earliest costumes.  She talks about how various ways of learning to make your own costumes.  YaYa also touches on how she makes costumes today.  She covers some tips of the trade with makeup and difficulties with costumes over the years.  What are some of the enemies of cosplayers?  And what is the status of YaYa’s craft room?  Finally, how does YaYa fair in the adapted cosplaying speed round of questions?!  Check out YaYa’s website at http://www.yayahan.com and on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/yayahan!

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LogoThe Nerds return from A-Kon 25 held at the Hilton Anatole off of Market Center Blvd and I-35 East in Dallas!

caitlin_glass_full3In part one of this special 2 episode coverage of A-Kon 25, The Nerds catch up with voice actress, Caitlin Glass!  It’s been two years and she’s been up to a bunch of voice acting!  Caitlin talks about living outside the country and how hard it was for her to leave and then come back and getting back into voice acting!  She touches on aging in the voice industry, socializing with fellow voice actors, and Caitlin meets the Speed Round of Voice Acting Questions!  Become a fan of hers on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Caitlin-Glass-Voice-Actor/ and also follow her on twitter, @caitlinsvoice!

Kyle_Hebert1Next, The Nerds sits down with voice actor Kyle Hebert!  Kyle lists his credits, working with Kevin Smith, and gives us the scoop on new projects coming soon like DragonBall Z and DragonBall Z Kai!  He talks about how he first got into voice acting and the beginning of his desire to get into entertainment in general.  Kyle discusses the pitfalls and tribulations of being a voice actor and heading out to Los Angeles!  He also touches on dealing with an agent and how to get noticed by an agent.  Be sure to friend Kyle on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/kylehebert and follow him on twitter, @kylehebert!

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