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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!

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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pokemon-diamond-and-pearl-pokemon-diamond-and-pearl-400x505In this Nerd Show DLC, DLC standing for Downloadable Content exclusive to http://www.thenerdshowonline.com, The Nerds welcome Andrew from F.A.N.S. into the studio to talk about a very thought provoking topic.  Are Pokémon subservient to their trainers or are they more partners and companions?  The Nerds also welcome Merys, an avid Pokémon card player, to the discussion.

F.A.N.S. stands for Fandom and Neomedia Studies which is dedicated to the study and appreciation of all fandom and media products and phenomena!  More info on the F.A.N.S. Conference can be found at http://fansconf.a-kon.com/!

The Nerd Show DLC is an exclusive feature of The Nerd Show and to The Nerd Show Online and a product of Nerdville Entertainment, All rights reserved.

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A-Kon 25 has arrived!  Dallas is less than one week away from A-Kon 25 being held at The Hilton Anatole on Market Center Blvd and I-35 East in Dallas!

A-Kon Logo No BackgroundThe Nerds welcome David and Shannon from A-Kon Gaming in-studio to talk about their Guinness World Record attempt for the largest gathering of people cosplaying as original video game characters! They also talk about the various table top tournaments they will be holding as well as console tournaments including qualifiers for national gaming competitions!  For more info on Gaming, check out their facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/#!/akon.gaming?fref=tsAnd for more info on their Guinness Record attempt, check out their facebook event page, https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/1437344086506473/!

A-Kon LogoThe Nerds are also joined by Jason from the A-Kon Social Media department to discuss the A-Kon App!  If you plan on attending and going to panels, this is the App to have!  Jason covers Panels and large events you won’t want to miss at A-Kon 25.  He’s also the Chairman for the F.A.N.S. Conference that will be going on during A-Kon 25!  F.A.N.S. which stands for Fandom and Neomedia Studies which is dedicated to the study and appreciation of all fandom and media products and phenomena!  For all things A-Kon 25, check out their website, http://www.a-kon.com!  To check out the F.A.N.S. Conference, check out their website for all the details, http://fansconf.a-kon.com/We also talk a bit more with Jason concerning the F.A.N.S. conference in one of the lastest Nerd Show DLC’s!  Check it out here: http://thenerdshowonline.com/?cat=11!

Kristen McGuire In StudioAnd finally, The Nerds welcome their best friend of the show, Manga Artist, Author, and Voice Actress, Kristen McGuire live in-studio!  She has finished her 6 issue limited series of “Enchanted” just in time for A-Kon 25!  She will have her last and final issue of “Enchanted” for sale in the Artist Alley!  She also talks about her voice acting exploits and what’s next for her after “Enchanted.”  Check out Kristen’s website at http://www.kriscomics.com and her facebook fan page at https://www.facebook.com/#!/kriscomics!

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Fanassociation2Welcome to another Nerd Show DLC.  DLC standing for DownLoadable Content exclusive to The Nerd Show website!  In this installment, we continue to talk with Jason from the social media department for A-Kon!  The F.A.N.S. Conference will be holding their second annual gathering at A-Kon 25!  F.A.N.S. which stands for Fandom and Neomedia Studies which is dedicated to the study and appreciation of all fandom and media products and phenomena!  Jason, who is the Chairman of F.A.N.S. runs through some of the different panels and activities happening this year!  More info on the F.A.N.S. Conference can be found at http://fansconf.a-kon.com/!

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X-Men DOFPThe Nerds will review X-Men: Days of Future’s Past! How will it stack up to First Class? Will it do justice to the comic from years ago? How does director Bryan Singer balance the two franchises?  Could both franchises keeping going?

punisher-akartsky-the-punisher-6967485-1280-960With the Punisher’s recent appearance in “Original Sin” put out by Marvel, The Nerds will discuss what classifies him as a hero. Is he a hero? Possibly an Anti-Hero? Or could he be a mass murderer?

A_Million_Ways_to_Die_in_the_West_posterBen and Thaddeus will preview the upcoming movie, “A Million Ways To Die In The West!” Starring Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman, Neil Patrick Harris, and Amanda Seyfried! Coming to Theaters May 30th! Will this be another hit for MacFarlane?

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With Glenn absent this week, Ben tries his hand at Nerd News!

DCC Logo 2014In the aftermath of Dallas Comic Con, Jason from SCNS: Live joins The Nerds live on-air to discuss his impressions of DCC at their new venue.  The good, the bad, and what they need to work on!  Also, has DCC arrived at being a “corporate con?”  Are ticket, autograph, photo op prices getting too high?  Check out SCNS: Live on facebook, http://www.facebook.com/SCNSLIVE!

Future's End Issue 1This week, we have a double header with Weekly Comic Book Review!  The Nerds take a look at the big DC Comics crossover, Future’s End issues #0, 1, and 2!  Brother Eye is back and takes over the future!  Which hero can travel back in time to save us and avert this future?  Why Terry McGinnis from Batman Beyond fame, of course!  Could this book make up for the overall terrible performance of DC’s New 52?

Original Sin

In round 2 of The Weekly Comic Book Review brought to you by Keith’s Comics, The Nerds take a look at Marvel’s crossover, Original Sin #1!  Heroes are in a state of shock with the murder of the mysterious Watcher.  Who would have the power to murder a being as powerful as the Watcher?  Why are his eyes taken?  Who would benefit from killing the Watcher?

Keith’s Comics serving Dallas since 1989, Keith has 4 great locations to serve you! Keith’s Comics off of Mockingbird between Hwy 75 and McMillian. Keith’s Comics North Dallas at Trinity Mills and Midway Road! More Fun Comics in Denton on the Square and Keith’s Comics Firewheel Town Center in Garland! Follow Keith on Twitter: @keithsince1989, follow him on facebook, http://www.facebook.com/keithscomics, and check out his website, http://www.keithscomics.com! Big Thanks to Keith for supplying issues of Original Sin for us to review!

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10171288_638633556205535_8030051090638217033_nIn this Mother’s Day edition of The Nerd Show, The Nerds welcome students from Booker T. Washington’s Sequential Art Class, in other words, The Comic Book Artist class, into the studio!   Along with their teacher, Mike Wolfman, these students learn the skills and art of learning to produce a published comic book!

They produced a comic titled, “Teenage Pop Junkie” #1.  Joy, Avery, and Nick, students in Mike’s class, explain the difficulties in moving from a fine art skillset to an illustrative format.

Mike explains how the class first got started in the D.I.S.D. and how it found a home at Dallas’s art magnet school.

Visit Keith’s Comics for more info on purchasing your very own copy of “Teenage Pop Junkie” #1.  http://www.keithscomics.com for more info or http://www.terrorcomics.com!

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