AHHHHH! #MayThe4thBeWithYou

May 3, 2017
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It's #MayThe4th! #FakeStarWarsDay! And so your hosts celebrate it the only way they know how: PAIN. While torturing each other, we uncover the many horrors of this marketing day, including....

  • #MayThe4thBeWithYou
  • #StandWithJohn
  • #StarWars
  • #WonderWoman and #BoxOffice
  • David Goyer's Masters of the Universe
  • Star Trek Sex Robots
  • The Death of @CraigSorrell / What We Checked Out

Tune In and Listen Harder. You'll Laugh a Lot and Live a Little Longer.

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

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Home of the Original Zinger

April 26, 2017
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It's another OUTRAGEOUS show! No mercy is shown and the boys continually SWEEP THE LEG on each other. Mercy is for the weak. It is not for Words With Nerds. Also they talk about:

  • The Blade Runner Bit
  • Tr8lers of the Furious
  • Toilet Beer
  • Dawsons Creeky Cloaks and Daggers
  • What We Checked Out

Tune In and Listen Harder. You'll Laugh a Lot and Live a Little Longer.

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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You Got Pals, You Got Yourself a Tribe

April 19, 2017
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Craig reminds John of a very important lesson this week. When you've got #pals, you've got it all. They give a refresher course on the beauty of real friendship, even while caught in a Catch-22. Along the way they also talk about:

  • John Needed a Victory
  • The Emmanuel Goldstein of the Internet
  • Benjamin Button Ripped Off "Mork & Mindy"
  • Livestream Killed the Celebration Star
  • The Last Jedi: Posters and Trailers
  • Moments v Cohesion: Dawn of the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy
  • Nerd News
  • What We Checked Out
  • Into the Woods and...some special messages.

Tune In and Listen Harder. Maybe you'll stop being outraged.

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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It’s a Westworld After All

April 12, 2017
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John and Craig go from Hard Powder to Soft Robots as they muse on the magic that is modern life. They decode some secret messages from X-Men Gold, argue the finer points of cereal, detail 4Chan beating LaBoeuf, share what they checked out and John has a special surprise about Batman for Craig.

Tune In and Listen Harder.

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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The Neverending Argument

April 5, 2017
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Join John and Craig as they plot a Dazzler movie, argue about The Perpetual Reboot Theory and the Immutable Impermanence of Character Trivia, Iron Fist their way through a list of what they checked out, and lecture Marvel Comics about market forces. Plus some other stuff that'll put a smile on your face.

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

Help the show: Visit our sponsors LootCrate at www.lootcrate.com/wordswithnerds and enter wordswithnerds at checkout to get receive a discount on your purchase.

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Die Shawndorman Die!

March 29, 2017
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It's Shawn "@yayshawndorman" Eastridge's farewell episode! A wonderful person, friend, and guest of the show, Shawn bids farewell to us in person as he prepares to go into the wild yonder of varmints and Rick Grimes. As he shows himself out, we discuss....

(00:00) Craig's Problem
(02:06) Shawndorman's Farewell Tour
(04:00) Correcting Craig
(05:45) Justice League Trailer
(18:45) Venomous Sony
(24:30) National Feminist Hero Michael Bay
(29:50) WB, Legion & The R Sausages
(43:00) Promoting Wonder Woman & Serialized Shorts
(47:00) What We Checked Out
(01:24:00) Farewell Shawndre 3000

...and the typical much, much more you've come to expect.

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

Help the show: Visit our sponsors LootCrate at www.lootcrate.com/wordswithnerds and enter wordswithnerds at checkout to get receive a discount on your purchase.

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So Lazy It Drives You Crazy

February 16, 2017
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We may be lazy, and it may drive you crazy, but we bring you great entertainment every week! Craig gets challenged by a listener, Marvel Comics changes course, they rant about literary allusions to Harry Potter and George Orwell, and there's no more Aftermath in John's Star Wars. Tune In!

Chapters

  • (00:00) Paint-By-Craig
  • (03:49) Capt. Bang-A-Rang
  • (07:00) Marvel Changes Course
  • (13:00) The Dork Knight Strikes Again
  • (19:45) Google Screws Up Space
  • (26:00) You Need a Clever Name
  • (37:00) No More Aftermath?
  • (42:50) Fortunate Star Wars Fan
  • (46:00) What We Checked Out

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).
But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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Time To Push The Powder

February 9, 2017
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In a world filled of cold, John and Craig stumble upon something that will warm you up. But that's just part of the story. This week, there are some things that happen that are unprecedented for the show. Hear Craig say the words “you were right” and hear John say the phrase “I agree with you.” There are tales of “that guy” at football championship parties, and we mourn the sad loss of creative nerds on one of the biggest stages of advertising. We ponder (then figure out) how Sony lost $1 billion and then read the synopsis of a movie that is either awesome or completely awesome. You decide. Plus some things are reviewed and we do ask “and where... is The Batman”

Chapters

  • 00:00: The Last Word
  • 02:43: How Does That Taste
  • 06:14: That Guy
  • 12:45: John May Be Right
  • 16:06: When Did Funny Die
  • 25:28: And Where....Is The Batman
  • 33:05 One Billion Dollars
  • 42:04: That Name Again is Mr. Plow
  • 50:46: 2 For 2 on Predictions
  • 52:07: This Is Offensive
  • 55:01: Checked Out
  • 1:01:28: Wrap Up

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).
But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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Australian IQ Test

January 26, 2017
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Are you a Young Einstein? You just might be if you can pass this simple Australian IQ Test. This episode isn't all Serious though, we discuss the saturation of Funko, ridicule nerds for getting bent out of shape because of the title of the next Star Wars film, discuss that Amazon is laughing at Netflix, give crazy theories, tell tales and have a good time. One host learned that being on painkillers still doesn't make Suicide Squad enjoyable, and a broken foot is still less painful than watching Manchester By The Sea. Both hosts checked out a lot of things this week, and they give their reviews and commentary.

Chapters

  • 00:00: IQ Test
  • 04:23: The Boot
  • 06:30: Star Warsify
  • 07:53: John's Crazy Theory
  • 12:24: The Last...
  • 17:42: Un-Discovered
  • 21:03: Not-so-Fun(ko)
  • 25:39: Where's Galen
  • 29:44: Manchester By The ZZZZZZZZ's
  • 37:18: Another Movie Challenge
  • 38:23: My Left Foot
  • 40:26: Checked Out
  • 1:07:32 Hunt Us Down

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).
But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also email them at wwnpodcast@gmail.com

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Grumpier Old Nerds

January 19, 2017
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Is it possible we've gotten too old and grumpy to be trusted anymore? Probably not. We yell about political gatekeeping on escapism, but we haven't gone crazy like Joss, hoarded zombies for the apocalypse or rejected Indigo like the Lanterns did. Listen and enjoy!

Chapters

  • (00:00) Wonder Whoa-Man
  • (03:46) Reasonably Grumpy Old Men
  • (11:57) Whedon is Crazy Like MJ
  • (16:56) Celebrity Politics
  • (28:13) Doomsday Tremors
  • (33:59) Lanterns of Many Colors
  • (46:15) What We Checked Out

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).
But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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We Are Hope to the FBI

January 12, 2017
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Never fear, the nerds are here! Craig Milhouse Sorrell took a meeting with the FBI and they've got a plan in place to handle whatever radical ideologies the world has to offer! Consulting with the Secretary of Zingers, J. kesseljunkie Hoover, they determine when you die from lifetime achievement awards, why Disney can't help but punk WB, and settle who would win in a fight: the Justice League or the Super Friends. Also they thank their friends from La Cosa Nerdstra.

Chapters

  • (00:00) The Golden CES Globe Conventions
  • (05:48) Number One Among Mobsters
  • (12:30)The FBI's Secret Recipes
  • (24:45) Ready Disney Comic Player Wars Episode VIII
  • (31:45) Why Do You Keep Going?
  • (38:00) Justice League v Super Friends
  • (47:15) What We Checked Out

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).
But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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Happy Nerd Year 2017

January 5, 2017
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Another year has passed, and your hosts made it to 200 episodes. For 2017 John and Craig kick off discussing why Batman is so cool (naturally), 50 year anniversaries that were celebrated with a whimper, then in true Words With Nerds fashion - make predictions for 2017. Uber Deaths, Movie Deaths, Comic Book Storyline Deaths. But it's not all about the grim reaper for 2017, there are some surprises, and other predictions for the Nerd Year from your hosts. Some things were checked out, and one host swears it gets dusty in his house when a particular movie plays. Celebrate the Nerd Year and listen!

Chapters

  • 00:00: Batman is Cool
  • 03:53: Push That Button
  • 07:30: 50 Years
  • 10:52: Paywall Killed the Television Show
  • 13:29: 2017 Predictions
  • 48:22: We Can't Win No Matter What
  • 52:04: Checked Out

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).
But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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International Terriblism

December 8, 2016
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The Zinger factory is in Christmas Output mode and your hosts are back with another delicious episode. Join them as they plumb the depths of the geek universe for the freshest takes, the hardest cookies and the tastiest previews of what's to come.

(00:00) Eminently Bribable
(06:30) Funny You Should Say That/Zingers
(9:00) Trailers
(20:00) Directors
(40:45) What We Checked Out

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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Hot! Mathematics! Action!

November 17, 2016
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This week you know you're flying a Jefferson Starship, as your humble hosts help celebrate Life Day with a cavalcade of joy! Along the way, they ponder why comic books are so complicated, recover from a punch in the heart and debate the great imponderables of geek culture.

(00:00) I Know Terrible People
(04:16) Happy Life Day!
(17:00) Too Long; Didn't Care
(31:25) Nerd News
(38:00) What We Checked Out
(62:00) The Apocalypse Debate
(75:35) And Good Night

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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The Revenant, Too: The Revenanting

November 9, 2016
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Meet the new boss, same as the old boss! This week Craig fights for his life as John pursues him like a Neon Demon. They cover WB's blasé attitude toward the world audience, Tyler Perry putting the beat down on Ron Howard, Harry Potter's warmups, and more!

(00:00) Exciting Changes
(02:20) You Said Rick
(04:15) The Neon Demon
(15:30) 1 Billion Reasons Not to Care
(21:40) Tyler Perry Kills Ron Howard
(30:30) Beating Thor 3
(38:00) Mojo Jojo on the Big Screen
(40:00) Harry Potter Yoga
(43:30) What We Checked Out and Good Night

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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Suicide Nerds

August 10, 2016
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We're not gonna hurt ya. We're just gonna make you enjoy our review and analysis of Suicide Squad, the invention of a new ratings scale for movies, and accentuating the positive in things we loved this week.

Chapters

  • 00:00 The Breen Scale
  • 04:00 Suicide Nerds
  • 16:00 The Necessity of It All
  • 28:00 Loving the Joker
  • 40:00 The Positive & Our Final Words
  • 58:30 Things We Liked This Week

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

Twice as Long as You’d Expect

August 4, 2016
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Come slide across all the scales, relatively, as Craig and John debate whether Aquaman is a Merman, critical reactions are frozen in amber, and whose universe we're living in. Explore Channing Tatum's Merman parts while putting together your own Suicide Squad. Get a sprinkle of rage and a dash of recommendations to boot.

Chapters

  • 00:00 Rewatch? What is Rewatch?
  • 06:20 Revisionism and Ratings Scales
  • 18:30 Skwad Goals
  • 27:00 Connecting the Universes
  • 40:00 Nerd Rage
  • 56:00 We Recommend It

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

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I Can’t Spoil This For You

July 14, 2016
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Listen as Craig and John navigate spoiled waters with ease this week, delving into the state of comic book movie adaptations, new frontiers for old characters and the John Goodman scale. Along the way are the traditional surprises with some big laughs.

Chapters

  • 00:00 #MetaBeer
  • 05:30 Better than a Neil Breen Movie
  • 14:00 The Force Awakens Comic Book Adaptation
  • 33:00 I'm sure Chuck Wendig is a Great Guy
  • 39:00 Mr. Sulu's Final Frontier
  • 53:00 Have You Seen It?

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

Crisis on Infinite Nerds

June 16, 2016
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This week John and Craig find out that Elon Musk built the Matrix and then filled it with hepatitis-laden water. While they soak in it, they ponder why Thanos gotta be like that, the ascendant Chinese Filmocracy, and the status of speaking your mind on the Internet. Oh, and they also chat about some crazy Star Trek stuff and what they checked out.

Chapters

  • 00:16 Elon Musk v Drakkar Noir
  • 03:38 Five Times the Hepatitis Water
  • 19:00 Desperation and Data Breaches
  • 25:00 Chinese Filmocracy
  • 33:00 Free Speech in the EU
  • 39:56 Thanos the Racist
  • 46:56 What We Watched and Good Night

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

Craig v Foggy: Dawn of Cereal

April 21, 2016
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As Daredevil protects our Batman-cereal-fueled podcast, we are all left wondering whether AMC's defeat is culture's gain or a sign of its implosion. Along the way, we wonder if Director's Cuts are the salve they proclaim to be, or if some Nerd News can patch fences torn by curses.

Join your hosts Craig Sorrell and John Mills as they expose the core of a superhero's symbolism, fight over the integrity of fictional friendships and taste the rainbow for you.

Chapters

  • 00:16 Redecorating the Batcave by Selling Out
  • 18:28 AMC v The Internet
  • 24:28 Director's Cuts, Why Not?
  • 38:58 Daredevil!
  • 55:50 What We Checked Out & Goodnight

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

Going Commando

April 7, 2016
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Here we go! An action adventure unlike any other is unleashed this week as we learn that Craig goes Commando, John’s still trying to access Tron, and WB is dropping F Bombs all over its movie slate.

Enjoy as your hosts Craig Sorrell and John Mills uncover the Wayne investigation, nitpick lightsabers, praise cold pizza and trash Gambit. It’s definitely not a trap.

Chapters

  • 00:16 Alexa, Who’s the Worst Dinner Party Guest?
  • 05:00 WB Reshoots the F Bomb
  • 25:00 Minority Opinion
  • 53:00 News & Elegy for Akbar

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

Superman Blew Up On My Face

March 30, 2016
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Batman. Superman. Wonder Woman. And now, the greatest hero of all time joins them: Versus. What were our thoughts of Versus and what it accomplished in two-and-a-half hours?

There was so much to unpack that Craig and John brought in Shawn “Dorman” to look at Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice from every angle possible. Not content with analyzing the movie alone, they also look at:

  • Chelada Tallboys as punishment for crimes old and new.
  • The positives they found in a movie they didn’t like
  • Technical choices that impacted the final product
  • Tonal decisions
  • DC/WB are in the same wilderness Marvel was until recently, and how it affects reception
  • What could change their opinions

But most importantly, they learned not to look a gift can right in the face.

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig). Find Shawn at @yayshawndorman.

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

Craig Sorrell: Furry Road

March 10, 2016
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Sybock's army has assembled at Words With Nerds HQ and they're ready to storm the theatres anew. John Mills and Craig Sorrell explore social implications of busting ghosts, field a semi-incoherent call, expose the latest Nerd News, and review a few choices to help make your DVR lists. And as always, a few special surprises lurk within for the adventurous.

Chapters

  1. Lap Baby #Sybock (0:00)
  2. #Ghostbusters (7:30)
  3. #IronFist (22:30)
  4. #NerdNews (30:00)
  5. Recommendations and Good Night (44:30)

Words With Nerds is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or through your podcast app of choice. Interact with the show on twitter at @nerdswords. You can reach the show hosts directly at @kesseljunkie (John) and @craigsorrell (Craig).

But why let Twitter have all the fun? Interact with the boys on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

Spider-Man’s Free Clinic

March 3, 2016
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Lots of exciting things on the latest episode. This week we explore the answers to questions you didn't know you had. We take an in depth look at:

  • What defines being a pilot
  • Can one of the hosts actually do their own research?
  • Craig gets challenged by a listener
  • The fate of humanity being in one man's hands
  • Can comic book movies make a great drama
  • Feeling bad for Mary Jane Watson
  • Movie tie-ins

Plus much more! Of course, also our usual reviews and commentary. 

Grab a bottle and let the daemon out as you listen and enjoy.

Remember you can always interact with the show by calling the Nerd Hotline and leaving a message at 571-308-NERD! You can also follow us on twitter at @nerdswords, @kesseljunkie, and @craigsorrell!

It’s a Golan-Globus World After All

February 25, 2016
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What do Superman, Deadpool, Chuck Norris, and Robert Downey, Jr. have in common? Explore the geekery of it all as John Mills and Craig Sorrell deliver a wonderful episode full of insight! Anticipate the coming R-rated imitation wave in the wake of Wade Wilson's big-screen debut & hear Craig open his gifts on-air. Experience John's review of "Deadpool." Revel in the wonder that is Words With Nerds.

Chapters
  1. Happy Birthday, Mr. Craigpool 0:00
  2. The Presentation of the Gifts 4:15
  3. John, Deadpool and the R-wave 9:45
  4. Golan-Globus + RDJ = Superhero Movies 22:45
  5. Recommendations and Good Night 44:45