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Solo Trailer Reaction, Part 2!

The full Solo trailer dropped during an episode of American Idol, and both Dan & Kenton were watching (not really!) They give their initial thoughts and reactions to the trailer in this bonus episode.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

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Making a Case for Meryl

Should Meryl Streep be the new Leia? Dan & Kenton discuss the merits of the recent petition calling for this casting. The also try to get excited about the new Denny’s Solo-themed menu items. Then it’s a discussion about what other movies any good Star Wars fan should also watch.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

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Getting Close to Cleese

Kenton tells Dan all about meeting comedy legend John Cleese at his recent show in Winnipeg, which leads to a discussion about meeting celebrities. How much money would you pay to see which celebrity? It’s like a monetized version of your “cheat list.”

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

Theme by Kenton Larsen, additional music by Schuyler Hunt. Download Emulated Reality on your favorite music service: https://www.emulatedreality.com

 

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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.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

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Interview with Pablo: Special Edition

From the archives: We spoke with Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo just a few weeks before the release of The Force Awakens. This interview (originally posted Oct. 30, 2015) has been re-mastered, re-edited and re-imagined for a new generation of podcast listeners. Enjoy!

You can come meet Pablo at FanQuest! He’ll be in Winnipeg for the con June 23 & 24. Tickets and info at http://fanquestcon.com

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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.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, pleased to welcome Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo to Winnipeg June 23 & 24. Come to FanQuest and talk Star Wars with Pablo! Tickets and info at http://fanquestcon.com

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Rebels With a Cause

Dan debunks the new theory that Luke had no idea what he was doing during Han’s rescue from Jabba’s palace. The Nerds talk about the Rebels series finale and what the show means for the larger Star Wars universe. And Toys R Us is dead in the U.S., but lives on (for now) in Canada.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, pleased to welcome Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo to Winnipeg June 23 & 24. Come to FanQuest and talk Star Wars with Pablo! Tickets and info at http://fanquestcon.com

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The Force is with Favreau

Mark Hamill receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! Jon Favreau is given the keys to a new live-action Star Wars TV series! Dan and Kenton still haven’t seen the Rebels finale! Just another typical week in the life of a Star Wars Nerd.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, pleased to welcome Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo to Winnipeg June 23 & 24. Come to FanQuest and talk Star Wars with Pablo! Tickets and info at http://fanquestcon.com

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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.

This episode is sponsored by FanQuest, happening June 23 & 24, 2018 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Go to fanquestcon.com for tickets and information.

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Game of Stars? War of Games? Just Make Good Movies.

The Nerds catch up on the last few weeks’ Star Wars news, including the Game of Thrones guys getting their own Star Wars film series to write & produce, the home video release dates for The Last Jedi, and even more toy-related spoilers (not really!)

 

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Movie Memories

Originally posted: June 13, 2007 at 9:25am Sometimes when you go to see a movie, it’s not just the film itself that is interesting (or not, if you’re going to see the latest Kevin Costner epic). For me the experience of seeing a movie in itself can be fun and can produce[read more...]
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The Media Nerds on Shaw TV Episode 4

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