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Episode 219: Babblin’ About Babylon 5

It’s Drew’s birthday! In celebration, he challenged us to watch the two hour pilot and first episode to an old favorite show of his: Babylon 5! After some Talk Nerdy To Me, we discuss the merits of the science fiction cult classic, and why it still works over twenty years later. Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge:Watch Season 1 of Stranger Things on Netflix.

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Episode 216: Star Trek Beyond, Thunderdome

Spoilers: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Nerd. Its continuing mission to expand nerd horizons by engaging in weekly challenges. This week, the crew finds themselves face to face with the brand new offering of a beloved franchise: Star Trek Beyond. Will the Kelvin universe consume them? Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: San Diego Comic Con News Special

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Episode 215: Monte Cook’s Critical Hits

Last time game master Monte Cook visited the show, poor Patrick was sick and had to miss out chatting with one of his heroes. Luckily, Monte kindly took time away from prepping for GenCon to chat with us more about role playing culture, what inspired him to create Numenera, as well as gifting us the ability to give a little surprise to our listeners! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Star Trek Beyond SPOILERCAST!

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Episode 212: Power Rangers: Mythic Legends!

With Patrick out, Drew and Myles postpone talking about Runaways. Instead, inspired by the excellent reboot of Dreamworks and Netflix’s Voltron series as well as the recent bit of Power Rangers movie news, Drew challenges Myles to make his own Power Ranger show! Though on the spot, the two come up with a fun assortment of their Ranger colors, themes, Zords and villains. If any of our listeners are artists, we’d LOVE for you to interpret these ideas! Go go Power Rangers! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Read the first 18 issue run of Marvel’s Runaways!

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