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DIG030618_3The Nerds shake things up a bit by having The Weekly Comic Book Review at the beginning of the show!  The Nerds continue in the Marvel vein by reviewing S.H.I.E.L.D. issue #1! The latest from writer Mark Waid and artist Carlos Pacheco! Special Agent Phil Coulson brings together the best and the brightest! Welcome to Level Eight!

628x471She was out sick last week but is feeling much better now! Comedian and Good Friend of the show, Jen Kirkman! You may have seen her on such shows as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Chelsea Lately, After Lately, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and @midnight! She will be joining us live on-air to talk about her upcoming trip to Dallas as part of her stand-up comedy tour. And don’t forget her writing credit for Phineas and Ferb! We haven’t!  More info on her comedy tour and buying her New York Times Best Selling book, “I can barely take care of myself: Tales from a happy life without kids” can be found on her website, http://www.jenkirkman.com!  Become a fan on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/jenkirkman and follow her on twitter, @jenkirkman!

300x250_DALLASv3The Nerds welcome Chief Operations Officer, Doug Schaer, and Chief Executive Officer, Rick Licht live on-air! They’ll talk about The Marvel Experience: The World’s First Hyper-Reality Tour coming to Fair Park this week! We’ll find out what “Hyper-Reality” is and what we can expect! Check out their website, http://www.themarvelexperiencetour.com for more info!

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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Sadly, comedian and good friend of the show, Jen Kirkman is under the weather and unable to join us this evening to talk about her upcoming trip here to Dallas.  We will have her on soon to talk about her trip!

agent-carterBen noticed something while watching the promos for Agent Carter premiering this Tuesday at 8/7C on ABC.  The promos for Agent Carter have been making such an issue of her being a woman being powerful and all of the men in the series are underestimating her.  Again and again and again!  She proved her ability that she is more than a pretty face in the first Captain America movie and again in her own Marvel one shot!  Could this spell doom for Agent Carter before it even preimeres?

The_Interview_2014_posterThaddeus and Kristi review The Interview staring Seth Rogen and James Franco.  Thaddeus begins by summing up the media hype leading up to the eventual release of the film.  Was the movie worth all of the hype?  Will it live on in infamy?

DIG030618_3In The Weekly Comic Book Review, The Nerds take a look at Agent Coulson’s debut in the mainstream Marvel Universe!  Thaddeus makes a good analysis regarding Coulson’s character in the book.  Coulson isn’t alone as the only character to make the jump from the Marvel Cinematic Universe!  The latest from author Mark Waid and artist Carlos Pacheco!  Coulson prides himself on knowing heroes and villains.  He knows which hero to put where in a crisis to get the job done!  Check out his first day on the job!

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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1479505_239182299582017_499110369_nBIG ANNOUNCEMENT FROM NERDVILLE RADIO!  A NEW PODCAST IS COMING TO NERDVILLE RADIO! The Nerd Show is pleased to announce a new show is joining Nerdville Radio!  The Nerds welcome Kevin Ebeling, Host of “The Status Bro!”  It’s a guy-centric podcast dealing with a male’s perspective in today’s world.  Kevin turns the tables a bit during the interview and asks The Nerds some questions regarding their history!  Catch the premiere broadcast of “The Status Bro” on Nerdville Radio, Thursday December 11th at 5pm Central!  More info on “The Status Bro” can be found on their facebook page!

Spoiler-AlertSpinning out of the Walking Dead Twitter debacle and the general labeling and use of the phrase, “Spoiler Alert,” The Nerds discuss if there is a statue of limitations on announcing “Spoiler Alert!” before discussing plot points of movies or TV shows!  With DVR’s, online Video on Demand, Netflix, and Hulu, at what point are you free to talk about spoilers!?!

BSGDOA01-COV-B-SMITHIn The Weekly Comic Book Review, The Nerds take a break from Marvel and D.C. to take a look at “Battestar Galatica: The Death of Apollo” issue #1 put out by Dynamite Comics!  Glenn and Kristi have never seen the original Battlestar series.  Thaddeus and Ben have.  Could a reader pick up the book cold and understand what is going on?  Must you be a die-hard fan to enjoy it? 

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10320568_714440458597137_6956474517188685321_nKristi is out tonight!  What will the guys do?!? They welcome author Chrystal Anne live in-studio as special guest host! She gives us the latest on her book series, “Hell’s Gate.”  She talks about the cultural differences and shock she experienced when she first travelled to Japan as part of the research she did for “Hell’s Gate.”  You can order the first book, “Awakening,” on Amazon here Be sure to follow Chrystal on facebook and on twitter!

Boghosian_08movietrailers1_LIFE_rThe Star Wars teaser trailer hit the internet this past week, more than a year before it’s release in December 2015.  Why so early?  Does buzz need to be created this far in advance?!  The Nerds discuss the nature of movie trailers and how they have evolved over the last 25 years.  Do trailers tell a story?  Have they always been fast paced?  Whatever happened to the movie trailer announcer trend?

TMNTGhostbustersIssueTwoRegularCoverIn the Weekly Comic Book Review, The Nerds return to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles / Ghostbusters crossover with issue #2.  The Turtles and Ghostbusters now have a chance to mingle and get to know each other.  Does it increase the chances of The Nerds liking the story?  Listen to the review of issue #1 The Nerds did in The Nerd Show DLC!

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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Leraldo-Anzaldua-HeadshotThe Nerds return triumphant from Anime North Texas!  Ben and Kristi have a chance to sit down with Houston based actor, director, and fight director, Leraldo Anzaldua!  He is a frequent fixture in the Houston convention scene but has not been to many Dallas conventions!  Having so many different hats, Leraldo explains the different challenges he faces being a voice actor, fight director, and fight director.  While voice acting, which types of roles does he prefer?  Dramatic?  Off the wall comedy?  We also subject Leraldo to The Nerd Show Speed Round!

2337-fitandcrop-660x365The Nerds welcome Adam Zuick, a member of the Blue Man Group to the show!  Adam tells us about his audition process when he joined the Blue Man Group company.  He also explains a bit more about how the training process works and how he bounced around to the different stationary companies.  The AT&T Performing Arts Center presents Blue Man Group!  December 30th through January 4th, 2015 in the Winspear Opera House!  Tickets and other info can be found on their website, http://www.attpac.org!

Headshot micah03bReturning to The Nerd Show coverage of Anime North Texas, Ben and Kristi get a chance to sit down with voice actors, Cliff Chapin IV and Micah Solusod!  There are no words for this interview.  You’ll need to listen….

 

5446a6b336912In the Weekly Comic Book Review, The Nerds take a look at the all new Thor issue #2!  Our first look at the new Lady Thor.  She takes on the frost giants!  The dark elf Malekeith is lurking about wearing the original Thor’s severed arm as a scarf!  Does it have better pacing than issue #1?  Does it restore your faith in the series and encourage you to want to continue reading the title?

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10014682_242658005917813_1822639524_nThe Nerds welcome Michael Loredo, Chairman of Anime North Texas, live on-air!  He talks about guests, cosplay, contests, and convention hours for Anime North Texas next weekend! You also have a shot at winning an Xbox One price pack!  November 14th through the 16th at the Radisson Hotel Ft. Worth North – Fossil Creek!  More info at their website, http://www.animenorthtexas.com!

Disney_BigHero6_Poster_BaymaxHave you seen the new movie out this weekend, Big Hero 6? Thaddeus and Ben have and they discuss pacing, characters, the visual look of the film, and how closely it follows the Marvel Comic by the same name!  Also, is it good for Ben to have seen the movie in a theater full of 4-9 year olds?

interior-ideas-amusing-comic-book-shelving-by-black-wooden-bookshelves-with-tidy-books-arranging-placed-on-the-white-floor-captivating-comic-book-shelving-for-minimalist-housingIt’s been years or you’ve never picked up a comic book in your life. How do you know which comic book you’ll like? You pick up an issue off the rack and you have no idea what’s going on! What are you to do?!? Ben gives you some guidelines about how to pick up that old story line from your childhood or find a new book to get interested in!

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3964453-unnamedThe Nerds didn’t have time for the Weekly Comic Book Review in their normal broadcast.  So what better to do than make it into a Nerd Show DLC!

The Nerds talk about the new book out by IDW Publishing, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover with The Ghostbusters issue #1.  Does it read like fan fiction like so many crossovers that have come before?  Which incarnation of the Ninja Turtles are they using?  Does issue #1 leave you with a desire to move on to issue #2?

How does pacing rate versus other books that The Nerds have reviewed in the past?  Will any of The Nerds move on to issue #2?

The Nerd Show DLC stands for DownLoadable Content exclusive to http://www.thenerdshowonline.com!  All rights reserved.

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