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Episode 254: Hunter X Hunter

Destiny 2 had its content reveal with week, so you KNOW we had to talk about that. Star Trek: Discover had its first proper teaser this week, so you KNOW we had to talk about that. Basically,we’ve got a jam packed Talk Nerdy before we attack this week’s challenge: the utterly charming manga, Hunter X Hunter! Next Week’s Challenge: Star Wars 40th with Fan Theory World Podcast Listen Here:

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Episode 253 – Tokyo Ghoul

This week we invade the 20th ward as we were challenged for the first seven episodes of the anime phenomenon, Tokyo Ghoul! We dive into what about this show has attracted such a large audience, and what worked and didn’t always work for the three of us. But before that, we do a somewhat lengthy Talk Nerdy, which includes discussing the trailer for the sequel of one of Patrick’s all-time favorite films, Blade Runner! Listen Here: Next Week’s Challenge: Read the manga Hunter X Hunter (first 4 volumes)

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Episode 251: MULTIPASS: 20 Years of The Fifth Element!

  Following last week’s foray into pulp heroes, we spent a little of our Talk Nerdy on the recent crossover between Batman and classic pulp vigilante, The Shadow! The rest, we spend arguing over TV adaptations before going into our 20th anniversary celebration of The Fifth Element! On top of gushing over this insanely fun film, we delve into some of the factors we think cemented this film as a genuine nerd and genre classic! Listen Here: Next Week’s Challenge: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 SPOILERCAST!

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Episode 248: Getting Congressional With Jen Briney

  We enter a realm we rarely delve into this week as we have Jen Briney, host of the Congressional Dish podcast, on the show to discuss her nerdy passions of researching and understanding Congress and the exact nature of the bills being passed! While we don’t delve into the political realm often, we had a blast talking to Jen about the nature of the political beast! Next Week’s Challenge: Read Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs Listen Here:

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Episode 247: Horsin’ Around

This week exemplifies why the challenges are so important as we discuss Netflix’s Bojack Horseman’s first season. After chatting about the new Justice League trailer and the rumor of Joss Whedon directing Batgirl, we dive into the animated comedy starring Will Arnett and talk about the effect of its slow burning nature. Next Week’s Challenge: Read Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs Listen Here:

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