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Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: The Mighty Ducks Franchise

It's been almost 23 years since we last cheered on the District Five, Junior Goodwill Team USA, Eden Hall Mighty Ducks and the country is worse off for it. In 1992, The Mighty Ducks kicked off a string of Disney children's sports films--which were all basically rip-offs of The Bad News Bears--which almost never happened. When NHL… Continue reading Disney Pre-9/11 Video Vault: The Mighty Ducks Franchise

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The Last Jedi: Most Divisive ‘Star Wars’ Ever?

As an unapologetic Star Wars apologist, I feel that we need to get several things straight right away regarding a personal and a public response to this latest trilogy installment, The Last Jedi. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j78oe2QB7X4 Let's start with the personal. With the unquestionable exception of the Wookiee-related sections of the Star Wars Holiday Special, I can watch anything in… Continue reading The Last Jedi: Most Divisive ‘Star Wars’ Ever?

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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 208: D4 The Mighty Dorks

A trip to the Mahoning Drive-In Theater / Jurassic Park and Jaws double feature / Rio 2016 Olympic Games kicks off with a career-ending injury / Suicide Squad kicks the bucket / The Stranger Things debate / 2016 Election--Clinton VS Trump / The Trump-Yourself App / Voting for Vagina / Masterchef is no longer about cooking / Nathan loses his mind /… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 208: D4 The Mighty Dorks

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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 156: Welcome to Earth 2

We're joined by the boys from Philly's The Fight Back Home as we discuss the conspiracy theories of Twitter, Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No, the possibility of alien life on Kepler-452B Earth 2: Electric Boogaloo, the critic response to Adam Sandler's Pixels, and the nominations for Video of the Year at the VMAs. We play… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 156: Welcome to Earth 2

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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 152: PrattKeeping the Internets

Is it a coincidence that Spider-Man's costume features the same colors as the Confederate flag? Yes. But that doesn't stop us from talking about both the future of Spider-Man and the scourge of the rebel flag in this week's riveting episode of Talking Nerdy. We review and discuss Jurassic World, play the #HASHTAGorDIE game with… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 152: PrattKeeping the Internets

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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 141: Dean Girls Do Jazz Hands

The crew talks about their experiences over the Easter vacation, Dan joins a gym and stares at penises, and Alex has a virtual Zombie Apocalypse. We wish a happy birthday to Kristen Stewart with a round of the Rotten Tomatoes Game, play a rousing match of Brianna WHO?!, speculate about the upcoming Deadpool movie, and… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 141: Dean Girls Do Jazz Hands

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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 140: Make Paul Giamatti Pooh

In the wake of April Fool's Day, we discuss the best and worst pranks and Internet oddities that cropped up on that dreaded day; along with the serious announcements for Deadpool and a live action Winnie the Pooh film. We launch a campaign for #MakePaulGiamattiPooh to get the accomplished actor into the adorable role of… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 140: Make Paul Giamatti Pooh

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Talking Nerdy, Ep. 136: Threesomes and Assholes

In this episode, we speculate on Dan's threesome that may or may not have actually happened and relive the best and worst moments from the neighborhood bar crawl. We treat you to another thrilling installment of JOSE-CAN-SAY-SO and play the Rotten Tomatoes game. In the aftermath of Philadelphia's winter mess, we welcome the (still slippery)… Continue reading Talking Nerdy, Ep. 136: Threesomes and Assholes