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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 191: Requiem for a Red Shirt

Ashley Victoria Robinson and Jason Inman return just after releasing the very last episode of The Red Shirt Diaries EVER! We talk with them about making the second season, favorite moments, and what it’s like to have the project completed. Afterwards, we break down our DC love by talking about the current and potential future of the DC TV universe! Listen here: Next challenge: Read All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka

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Episode 181: Boldly Going With Paul Peterson

To the surprise of no one, this week’s Talk Nerdy To Me is all about the prospect of the recently announced Star Trek show on CBS. Game designer Paul Peterson, creator of games such as Guillotine and Smash Up, talks about his gaming origins in Magic: The Gathering, staring a career and game design as well as his current and upcoming projects! Listen here: Next challenge: Watch the first seven episodes of Steven Universe 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 151: Max Temkin, STEM and Star Trek

We got to sit down with one of the creators of Cards Against Humanity, Max Temkin, to talk about what the CAH crew are currently working on; the Science Pack of cards that is raising money for the Science Ambassador Scholarship to the board game show Tabletop Deathmatch. To Drew’s delight we hold an in-depth Star Trek conversation. Plus, we had the audacity to challenge Max to a game of “Onion/NotTheOnion”. Spoiler Warning: Max is good at games. Listen here: Next challenge:  Play horror game Amnesia: The Dark Descent Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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Episode 140: U is for Unspeakable

Have we got some specials g-g-ghosts for you! James Ernest and Mike Selinker are here, creators of Unspeakable Words, a Cthulhu Mythos-based word game with a wildly popular Kickstarter for the Deluxe Edition. We talk a little Marvel and Star Trek 3 news before diving in headfirst into the world of table top gaming. And boy, do they have some stories to share! Listen here: Next challenge:  Read At Least Book 1 of The Dresden Files by Jim Butcher Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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Episode 131: Cracking Open the Red Shirt Diaries

  The guys have some special guests for this week’s Nerdy News! Jason Inman and Ashley Victoria Robinson, creators of The Red Shirt Diaries,  join Myles, Drew, and Patrick in discussing not only their show and the current Indiegogo campaign for Season 2, but the horrors of DEWITOS! Has the world gone mad!? Tune in. Listen here: Next challenge: Read Joker by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo Subscribe: iTunes | RSS

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