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John and Craig talk about #DragonCon, #GetRichQuick Schemes, #PartsThatAlmostWere, #MichaelJackson as #JarJar, #JohnTravolta as #ForrestGump, #WhatTheyCheckedOut, and the ongoing battle against #HashtagOveruse.

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#John is missing and #Craig invites a very special guest on the show this week. The Lovely Lady Sorrell joins Criag to talk about reboots to franchises and if they work on attracting new audiences, nerds and the internet being wrong, an economics lesson for Star Trek fans, #girlpower, and the power of #champagne. Craig and the Lady Sorrell also share what they #checked out this week while battling #HashtagOveruse.

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John and Craig resume their observations about #StarWars, #SocialMedia, whether #ItReallyHappened, #BillyDee back on board for #EpisodeIX, their movie club movie, #SkyCaptain and the #World of #Tomorrow, #WhatTheyWatched and the continuing battle against #HashtagOveruse.

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Craig and John discuss Shirtpunch.com, the recent kerfluffle in a fandom far, far into Twitter, being spoiled with theme parks, and what they checked out amid all the Hashtag Overuse...and they have an additional movie assignment for June!

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#Craig (@craigsorrell)  and #John (@kesseljunkie) discuss #Vegan @Twitter Warriors, #AMostViolentYear, the #Venom Trailer, #EvangelineLilly, What One of Them Thought of #InfinityWar, #CrashTheShow, What They Watched, and #HashtagOveruse.

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Craig and John rant about #Thanos' (new) (unofficial) origin story, field a listener #question about #connecteduniverse ubiquity, dissect and #destroy a "list of six rules" for seeing #InfinityWar that went #viral, and share what they watched. All in the name of defeating #HashtagOveruse.

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Craig and John discuss the #Solo trailer, #AI taking over the world, #ReadyPlayerOne, #JurassicPark, #TheDirectorAndTheJedi, #Superheroes, #Batman, #InfinityWar, #HashtagOveruse...and more!

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Craig #interviews John in this #episode delving into 13 #films that were formative to the #film viewing tastes of "kesseljunkie." Also they talk about things they #watched, the #Solo #AStarWarsStory trailer, and continue fighting #HashtagOveruse.

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John & Craig blast through the universe setting records straight, doing good deeds, and setting fire to tin foil hats. Along the way they discuss #DCComics, #JustlceLeague, #Marvel fans, #StarWars news, and continue to battle the Emperor's #HashtagOveruse.

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John and Craig ponder why #StarTrek is never in charity memorabilia auctions, what to make of #StarTrekDiscovery thus far, the #TeamMarvel reaction to Craig's #Inhumans critique, share a #Clue about what they checked out, and start off their new movie club with the 1990 classic #Flatliners. And they do it all in the name of #HashtagOveruse.

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Another week, another crazy show full of goons and giggles! We're here to fill you in on the latest about the #HanSoloMovie, Martin Scorsese producing a #Joker (??) movie, debate #Arcade games, beat up on #TheDefenders, review some #MarvelComics, and continue our quest of #HashtagOveruse. Enjoy!

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Loosen up those hips as we set the nerd world on fire with Peanut Butter and Mayonnaise Sandwich recipes, marvel about being right about robots, report from Dunkirk about IMAX lies and savage moviegoers, dig on David Hasselhoff, watch Netflix buy MillarWorld in a play for a life without Disney and much, much more! We are your recommended daily allowance of laughter right here, dependably every week.

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It's the podcast that changed history! This week we storm the beaches in our annual #SDCC San Diego Comic-Con Recap and Bashing, review #Dunkirk and a few other things, find out our recommendations are making a difference, go on a journey of #Discovery with #StarTrek and engage in the usual back-and-forth about #Marvel trailers, #DC comic book movie rumours, and wonder where to find out news about comic books since San Diego ain't 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.

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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Welcome to another Crusade from Words With Nerds. Is this the one? No, but one host did choose wisely and get the right Grail for this episode. This week, Craig and John do not cross the seal and sit down to discuss Star Wars not having a plan, hypocritical nerds (again), solving a brewery problem Craig has been having, and ponder if one can pass the Snyder Maru. Also in this episode, one hosts believes in second chances, the other thinks one was enough. Craig and John check out some things and review them for your entertainment. By listening to this show, you have chosen wisely

Chapters:

00:00: Not Darth Batman Day
04:51: Somethings Never Change
06:22: Vanilla Craig Solves It
09:24: Gift Bearing Hips
13:15: Van Johnson Rules
14:22: Infinite Sadness
23:19: I Love It When A Plan Comes Together
30:40: Nerds Fight About Money
33:15: A Good One in Everyone
37:08: Snyder Maru
44:25: Second Chances
50:15: The kessel Grail
51:42: Checked Out
1:09:26: A Nerd Lies On Twitter

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.

Want delicious pre-cooked meals delivered to your door (LIKE A KING!,) check out our sponsor www.mealtimebox.com . Delicious meals delivered to you, no cooking, no hassle, no trouble. Dinner is served! enter NERDS at checkout for a 15% discount for this amazing service.

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John and Craig discuss #SpiderMan Pizza, accept some corrections from the peanut gallery, debate the life and death of franchises, chuckle about Dan Aykroyd losing the #Ghostbusters memo, and sleep through a meeting with #DoctorStrange. Of course they also share their views on the #WonderWoman movie! Confused? You won't be, when we guide you through the latest nerd news, views and reviews worth listening to.

Chapters:

00:00  Spider Hut |
02:50  Listener Feedback|
10:30  Dan Aykroyd and the Lost #Ghostbusters Memo|
18:00  Franchise Freakout |
30:00 #WonderWoman |
49:30 The Great #DoctorStrange Debate & What We Checked Out |

Words With Nerds is available on Apple Podcasts, 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

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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.

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.

Want delicious pre-cooked meals delivered to your door (LIKE A KING!,) check out our sponsor www.mealtimebox.com . Delicious meals delivered to you, no cooking, no hassle, no trouble. Dinner is served! enter NERDS at checkout for a 15% discount for this amazing service.

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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.

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.

Want delicious pre-cooked meals delivered to your door (LIKE A KING!,) check out our sponsor www.mealtimebox.com . Delicious meals delivered to you, no cooking, no hassle, no trouble. Dinner is served! enter NERDS at checkout for a 15% discount for this amazing service.

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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.

Want delicious pre-cooked meals delivered to your door (LIKE A KING!,) check out our sponsor www.mealtimebox.com . Delicious meals delivered to you, no cooking, no hassle, no trouble. Dinner is served! enter NERDS at checkout for a 15% discount for this amazing service.

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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.

Want delicious pre-cooked meals delivered to your door (LIKE A KING!,) check out our sponsor www.mealtimebox.com . Delicious meals delivered to you, no cooking, no hassle, no trouble. Dinner is served! enter NERDS at checkout for a 15% discount for this amazing service.

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We're the original, unaltered podcast of your dreams this week, as we tussle over Carrie Fisher's Star Wars insurance policy, recount viewing A New Hope with a new generation, pine for a time when heroes didn't wear capes and killed for snoring, and give you a very special (edition) homework assignment!

Chapters

  • (00:00) Not All Heroes Wear Capes
  • (04:40) Pining for the Old West
  • (05:30) Do You Know the Way to San Jose?
  • (12:00) A Very Special Edition Anniversary
  • (23:40) OK. (Disney's Insurance Fraud)
  • (34:40) What We Checked Out
  • (48:00) Homework Assignment

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

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.

Want delicious pre-cooked meals delivered to your door (LIKE A KING!,) check out our sponsor www.mealtimebox.com . Delicious meals delivered to you, no cooking, no hassle, no trouble. Dinner is served! enter NERDS at checkout for a 15% discount for this amazing service.

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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

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.

Want delicious pre-cooked meals delivered to your door (LIKE A KING!,) check out our sponsor www.mealtimebox.com . Delicious meals delivered to you, no cooking, no hassle, no trouble. Dinner is served! enter NERDS at checkout for a 15% discount for this amazing service.

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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.

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.

Want delicious pre-cooked meals delivered to your door (LIKE A KING!,) check out our sponsor www.mealtimebox.com . Delicious meals delivered to you, no cooking, no hassle, no trouble. Dinner is served! enter NERDS at checkout for a 15% discount for this amazing service.

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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.

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.

Want delicious pre-cooked meals delivered to your door (LIKE A KING!,) check out our sponsor www.mealtimebox.com . Delicious meals delivered to you, no cooking, no hassle, no trouble. Dinner is served! enter NERDS at checkout for a 15% discount for this amazing service.

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The Knights Who Say Nerd

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Bring your blessed iPad Mini as Craig and John sit at the round table to bring you another episode. Both hosts go on a crusade to find answers and even demonstrate their soothsaying abilities as they discuss the inevitable and the world's largest aircraft and not having faith in a product, the prediction of Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook password, how King Arthur just got incredibly dumber...twice, Kevin Smith saying what John already knew, and decide which movies would make better television series. Plus one host is going to win $10 (presumably to buy a lot of peanuts). Also, the hosts checked things out, they review them, and give their usual nerd news and commentary.

Chapters

  • 00:42 Blessed iPad Mini
  • 04:55 Welcome All The Ships at Sea
  • 06:58 World's Largest Death Trap
  • 10:10 Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Password
  • 12:47 King Arthur Just Got Dumber
  • 20:41 The Walking SVU CSI Criminal Intent Dead
  • 23:55 Kevin Smith Makes Terrible Movies
  • 34:22 Craig and John Go Through a Transition... Into Television
  • 49:47 Checked Out and Recommendations

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 atfacebook.com/WordsWithNerds. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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

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This is a learning episode of Words With Nerds. In this episode you will learn Craig is a fan of saying "I told you so." You will lean that the internet is full of phonies when it comes to being comic book fans. You will be educated on how music really makes or breaks a trailer. We all learn a way that John will not die, and with that John has watched way too many Final Destination movies. Learn the difference between judgmental and passing judgement. Craig figures out a way to drink more, and you can learn how. We also learn how to get a black belt without even trying. Also, you will learn what we watched, what we liked, disliked, and learn our opinion on all the important stuff.


Chapters
  • 00:00 I Told You So
  • 04:29 Big Fat Phonies On The Internet
  • 09:37 Beyond Sledgehammers
  • 14:14 A Fitting Song
  • 29:22 Same Movie - Different Song
  • 35:01 Kessel Destination
  • 38:11 The Wrath of John
  • 44:16 Bryan Cranston's Floating Head
  • 51:56 Tapping Laziness
  • 53:49 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 or email them at wwnpodcast@gmail.com. You can also call them on their own Nerd Line at 571-308-NERD.

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