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Episode 210 – Happy Birthday, Myles. Kiss Reality Goodbye

For Myles’ birthday challenge, we dust off the Full Moon B-sci-fi/horror classic, Arcade. Much to his surprise, Drew and Patrick had more fun with it than expected! Before that, though, the boys swoon over the recently announced Destiny DLC, Rise of Iron, as well as more DC Rebirth books! Listen here: Fortnight’s Challenge: Watch Dreamworks and Netflix’s reboot of Voltron!

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TMYN’S Comic Book Buy Pile 7/15/15

Patrick: My pick this week is a new comic from a familiar creator that we have spoken about on the podcast. “Mercury Heat” #1 from Avatar Press Inc, written by Keiron Gillen and art by Omar Francia is out today. Gillen you know from books like cult classic ‘Phonogram’ and the smash hit ‘The Wicked + The Divine’ both from Image comics. We’ve talked on the podcast about the excellent character building and dialogue he brings to Marvel books as well, particularly (my favorite) his run on ‘Young Avengers’. So it was really his name that made me pick this issue off the rack…

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Episode 160: Jim Butcher, Cat Whisperer

Nerds! Have we got a very special guest for you this week! Literary powerhouse, Jim Butcher, took time out of his insane writing schedule to chat with us about the first book in his new upcoming series, The Cinder Spires, his writing process, and, of course, the wizarding world of Harry Dresden. Listen here: Next challenge:  Watch the first five episodes of Gargoyles Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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Episode 159: Looting Jupiter with Jason Fry

Jason Fry crash lands into the Nerd Cave this week as we talk about his novel, The Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for the Hydra, as well as the work he’s done and has planned for the Star Wars Universe. We tried our best, even threatened to make him walk the plank, to get him to spill details on the new Star Wars film, but Mr. Fry was immune to our ways of making people talk! Listen here: Next challenge:  Watch the first five episodes of Gargoyles Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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Episode 152: Star Wars: The TEASER Awakens

Since JJ Abrams and the good folks at Disney decided to show us a sneak peek at Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we, too, thought it would be a fun idea to give you good people a teaser of our inevitable Star Wars: The Force Awakens episode coming this December as we all hail our new nerd overlord: BB8. Listen here: Next challenge:  Play horror game Amnesia: The Dark Descent Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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Episode 141: The Dresden Files

Live action Pac Man! Walter White! Liam Neeson hawking bad games! That’s right! The boys tackle the entertainment aspect of this year’s Super Bowl! Before delving into The Dresden Files for this week’s challenge, they also discuss the merits of Marvel’s new Daredevil trailer. Listen here: Next challenge:  Read Robo: Volume 1 – Atomic Robo & The Fighting Scientists of Tesladyne Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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Episode 139: Primer AKA Time Travel Hurts My Head

The boys bring up the exciting possibility of new X-Files episodes as well as try to figure out what the “new” Marvel Universe being promoted will be. After that, they hunker down and try to make sense of noted sci-fi film, Primer. Now with 100% less  Lucas impressions! Listen here: Next challenge: Read At Least Book 1 of The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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Episode 71: Starcrash – Space Ben Kingsley

In this week’s episode, Mike and Drew watch Starcrash. I’d say more about it, but it extra explanation wasn’t worked into the budget for this bad, cult sic-fi movie. Listen to the episode here on the site or subscribe to our podcast on iTunes. Talk Nerdy to Me: Mike sells all his worldly possessions to buy a 3DS and plays more Mice and Mystics. Drew did some stuff, but for the life of me right now I can’t seem to recall what any of it was! AND WE ALSO GET TO MEET PATRICK. This week’s Third Nerd! This week’s challenge: (Courtesy of Catherine in St.…

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