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The good news is that Disney doesn't own this podcast (yet). Even better news: John and Craig talking about people's urge to ruin things, the greatest television shows of all time and why they can still stand today, Artists getting hosed by Sonic the Hedgehog, and they check out a lot of things to review and tell you about it. 

If you have something you think John and Craig should check out, let them know. They want to hear from you.

You can always reach out to the show at wwnpodcast@gmail.com or facebook.com/wordswithnerds, or hunt down Craig on Twitter @craigsorrell. Find John over at www.kesseljunkie.com and leave him some comments on his blog.

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John and Craig talk about a misplaced "well actually", live twitter inevitability, crying over a movie, bad Rotten Tomatoes takes, what they checked out. Plus a whole bunch of great stuff that will give you a chuckle. 

Send us a note, why don't you? WWNPodcast@gmail.com

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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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Craig and John do what they do best: discuss what's happening in the World of #Nerds using their power of words...with nerds, all in the name of combatting #HashtagOveruse.

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Happy Nerd Year! We share gifts, discuss what a #DryBar is, #zing some #nerds about #TopTen lists, share #WhatWeWatched and along the way discuss whether they know it's still #Christmas, and resolve to continue #HashtagOveruse. 

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There's beeeeEEEEeeer! @craigsorrell & @kesseljunkie bring you a #Halloween-themed look at #Poltergeist (it's John's first time seeing it!), the truth about #Spielberg's legacy, some thrilling #books, Lady Sorrell's encounter with #TheDevilsRejects, a listener challenge, and the horror of #HashtagOveruse.

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Podcasts: the final frontier. These are the ramblings of the Words With Nerds hosts John and Craig. Its five-year broadcast: to explore wonderfully nerdy words, to seek out new films, television and new comics, to boldly go where ever they feel like, because this week they explore all kinds of important things. Like the “brave” actor that is no longer offended, toys going bankrupt, the existential powder that may not exist, and discuss The Orville. Explore with John and Craig as they checked out some things, have some recommendations, and entertain you.

Chapters:

00:00: Listener Feedback
05:14: Toys 'R'n't Us
09:35: Hank Hill Directs a Movie
16:11: Philosophical Powder
19:06: This isn't a Marvel Movie?
22:10: 1000 Ways To Die on Network TV
39:45: Checked Out
57:27: Let's Be Franc(o)

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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Ahch-To Baby! This week we react to the latest #Disney #Lucasfilm #StarWars firing - is it just us, or is the thrill of them gone? - and lament the Debate That Never Was about #Unicron and #Galactus. Then a lively discussion is had about why one host liked #Marvel's #TheDefenders and one did not, and share our latest thoughts on #HashtagOveruse. 

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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.

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 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.

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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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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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.

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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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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