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The Case of the Missing Rogue One Trailer

Star Wars Nerd Extraordinaire Chris Schiffmann joins Kenton & Dan to recap Star Wars Celebration, everyone’s favourite Official Lucasfilm Star Wars Convention. Overall, a great weekend for Star Wars fans, but Kenton has a beef with the way the new Rogue One trailer was rolled out… or not.
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How Long Ago? How Far, Far Away?

Kenton tells Dan about his unusual find in the Wal-Mart toy aisle – rare figure, or return scam? Plus, a Legends character becomes canon, more on the Rogue One reshoots, and who exactly is telling us this whole story? How long ago and how far away does this all take place?
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Rogue One Reshoots

Dan & Kenton recap last week’s “lost episode” which shall never see the light of day due to technical difficulties. As well, they discuss in depth the ramifications of Disney’s order for major reshoots on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
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Tragically Hip, Civil War

This week, the Nerds start with the shocking news about Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie’s diagnosis with terminal brain cancer. Then they move on to the latest installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain America: Civil War.
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#CreCommChiTown

Dan tells Kenton about Creative Communications’ triumphant return to Chicago, a class field trip that was once both loved and feared (now hopefully just loved!)

Plus, Kenton tells us about what will probably be his final time seeing The Who in concert.
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Nerd Blog

The Nerds Do Comic Con!

The Nerds Do Comic Con!

We will once again be podcasting live from the Central Canada Comic Con, October 30th - November 1st at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg. As the Manitoba Podcast Network will not have a table at C4 this year, the Nerds will be podcasting "guerrilla style," setting up and recording wherever[read more...]
Ode to the meter reader

Ode to the meter reader

  There is a fellow dressed in yellow Who creeps around all day While others work, he's the jerk Who tows their cars away From far and wide, the people hide When e'er he comes around For they all know, his wont's to go And ticket all he's found What makes this fellow dressed in yellow Ply his nasty trade? What[read more...]
Free Press Radio (originally posted Sept. 23, 2012)

Free Press Radio (originally posted Sept. 23, 2012)

The following was posted two-and-a-half years ago on my old blog, after a massive round of layoffs at the Winnipeg Free Press. At the time, the local Twittersphere exploded in passionate debate, much like last weekend after the Freep announced its new paywall. Some of this is dated, but I[read more...]