Media Nerds Podcast


Solo? So What?

Kenton & Dan talk about the newly-revealed title for the Han Solo standalone film. They also re-visit last week’s Last Jedi trailer and preview the fourth and final season of Rebels.

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Goodbye Hollywood “Magic”

More than 30 actresses (as of this posting) have come forward with stories about movie mogul Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulting them. Dan & Kenton talk about this scandal being indicative of a huge problem in Hollywood, and about how things need to change. NOW. Hollywood is broken, and someone (i.e. the moviegoing audience) needs to fix it.

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The Force of Nostalgia

How much of your Star Wars fandom is driven by nostalgia? Kenton & Dan attempt to answer this question after a bit of a “theatre-going experience” tangent. Then, they continue to develop their as-yet-untitled standalone Star Wars film.

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Getting Social With the Nerds

Dan shows off his new iPhone and talks about why he wasn’t able to post on Instagram or Snapchat with his shitty Android. This leads into the Nerds’ annual “state of social media” discussion. In recommendations, Kenton drinks the La La Kool-Aid.

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We’re Okay With J.J.

Dan invites Canadian Prime Minister and Star Wars fan Justin Trudeau to guest on the podcast next time he’s in town. Then, the nerds weigh in on the J.J. debate and Kenton gives us an update on his never-ending Star Wars toy hunt.

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Spicing Up the Emmys

Kenton & Dan talk TV and the Emmys, recounting the previous night’s winners, losers and surprises. They then take a look at the upcoming new crop of TV and discuss which shows they are looking forward to.

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Here Today, Gone Trevorrow

Yeah, yeah, we know that J.J. has already been named director of Episode IX. We recorded this episode the day before that story broke, and we don’t have time to record another one. So please, travel back with us to a more innocent time, when we ask the question: what the hell is going on over at Lucasfilm?

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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

Originally recorded January 27, 2017: [read more...]
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The Media Nerds on Shaw TV Episode 3

Originally recorded January 20, 2017: [read more...]