Media Nerds

200 Episodes!

It’s been more than five years since Kenton & Dan started recording their nerdy media conversations in a college basement. Today they look back on the last 200 episodes, talk about how media has changed in the last five years (supplemented by the new CRTC report) and try to re-create their long lost 1st episode.

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Chill, Netflix. You’re Making Us Look Bad

Netflix has reached a few meaningful milestones over the last few months, and so Dan & Kenton thought it’d be a good time to talk about the impact that the streaming juggernaut has had on regular ol’ cable TV.

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Oscar Picks 2018

The Oscars are this Sunday, and so the Nerds make their picks for who they think (or hope!) is going to win. In the Nerd News, Vero takes the social media world by storm and Apple retires a really old product.

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The Patreon Saint of Money

The Nerds are on Patreon!

After discussing a brilliant Jimmy Fallon bit and guessing the top 10 shows on Netflix, Kenton & Dan jump into a discussion about creator crowdfunder site Patreon, and why they’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon.

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Best & Worst Super Bowl Ads 2018

It’s the time of year when all the TV advertising gets a bit better because brands have blown a ton of money on Super Bowl ads and they’re trying to get their money’s worth. We break down our favourite and not-so-favourite of this year’s crop.


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Oscar Nom Noms

The Oscar Nominations are out, and Dan & Kenton weigh in on the nominees without having seen many of them. They do however pledge to see them all before Oscar night.


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Oprah for President!

Dan & Kenton talk about last week’s Golden Globes and Oprah’s inspiring speech. Plus, Kenton’s halfway through Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” and shares his thoughts on it so far.

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Best & Worst Media of 2017

Kenton & Dan recap the awesome (sarcasm) year of 2017 by talking about their favourite and least favourite movies, TV shows, podcasts, social media, books and music from the past year. Happy New Year!

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