Episode #253


The nerds discuss Life is Strange, The Walking Dead’s return, and we talk all things WestWorld in our podcast within a podcast: White Hat, Black Hat!

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Episode #252


The nerds discuss Emily is Away Too, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Logan, The CW super hero lineup (I guess), and we talk all things WestWorld in our podcast within a podcast: White Hat, Black Hat!

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Lucha Lowdown Interview: Melissa Santos

 

The Lucha Lowdown interviews Melissa Santos, the incredibly talented Ring Announcer for Lucha Underground on El Rey Network.

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Episode #236


The nerds discuss the hype around opening week of Star Wars, newest entries into the Toy Hall of Fame, mid-season finales of the The Walking Dead, Arrow, and Flash, and the newest blockbuster trailers from Batman V Superman, Civil War, & TMNT Out of the Shadows.

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Episode #235


The nerds discuss Halloween costumes and updates from their favorite fall shows The Walking Dead, Arrow, Flash, and new to the show iZombie.

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Episode #232


The nerds discuss new TV shows The Muppets & Scream Queens, expectations for Arrow, Flash, & The X-Files after their season preview trailers, how ol’ Billy Finger is finally getting credit for Batman, a big discovery on Mars (sounds like Mars needs some freedom!), and possibly a wrestling segment.

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Episode #231


The nerds discuss and look back at the great life of horror master Wes Craven, mobile game Fallout Shelter, Marvel Civil War teams, a possible Nickelodeon revival, and Kermit’s new girlfriend.

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Episode #229


The nerds discuss all the awesome news from D23, horror movies on the rise, Zorro’s apocalyptic comeback, Walking Dead/Fear the Walking Dead & (apologies in advance) SummerSlam talk & news.

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The Fantastic 10: Comic-Con 2013 Exclusives

 

Well Nerdopsphere, June is almost over and that means Comic-Con is just around the corner along will all those exclusive goodies we nerds covet so dearly. I am breaking down in no particular order the ten coolest exclusive items that have been announced so far!

 

 

10. SDCC 2013 Gold Mini 10-Doh!
Squid Kids Ink-Booth 5150-Price: $20.00
Admittedly I know very little about Squid Kids Ink, but I think this is the perfect keepsake for the nerd on a budget who wants something on their desk or mantle to represent their trip to Comic-Con.

 

 

 

 

9. Batman #21 SDCC13 exclusive variant cover
DC Entertainment- Booth 2315-Price: $10.00
What would Comic-Con be without comic books? Being totally honest, I am a bit underwhelmed thus far from what DC is offering in terms of exclusives. The best thing making the list is a variant cover for ten bucks for a comic that you could pick up at any local comic shop. That being said, the ability to have this exclusive cover and then get it signed by the people who wrote and drew it is a nifty combo for the avid collector. I can’t get too down on DC either, not after they gave out those Owl masks for free last year.

 

 

 

 

 

8. Pam’s Dolphin Puppet
Factory Entertainment Inc-Booth 3351-Price: $25.00
If you are a non-Archer fan you probably think I am crazy to include this, but to those that are, you realize how awesome this is! This is a fully functional exact replica that is perfect for your next HR meeting. Lord knows the BDNS have been having a lot of those. And here is a link for those of you who need a refresher: http://youtu.be/c7WK2vTn03s

 

 

 

7. Masters of the Universe He-Man with Battle Axe and Shield Mini Bust Paperweight
Action Figures Xpress-Booth 3345-Price: $60.00
This piece is a little pricey, but speaking from experience everything I have gotten from Action Figures Xpress has been very well made. This is a great piece to compliment last year’s Power Sword/Castle Grayskull business card holder combo. This is perfect for any Master of the Universe fan.

 

 

6. Game of Thrones: 7″ Stark Shield Wall Plaque
Dark Horse Comics-Booth 2615-Price: $30.00
Last year Dark Horse had some very choice GoT items like their Hand of the King Brooch. Though I suppose a brooch is a sort of pin, isn’t it? I digress. The brooch was incredibly awesome and well-made and I expect this to be no different. My tip would be to see how many they have in stock and wait it out until the last day when they have their sale.

 

 

5. Game OF Thrones Set of 5 Exclusive Posters
Poster Party-Booth 401-Price: $30.00
As an avid poster collector this is a great deal! You get 4 full sized house posters and one GoT poster with the dragon shadow. Best bargain is for the lot, but you can buy them individually. I mean who really wants to hang up a House Tully poster anyway.

 

 

4. Cheetara 14inch and Snarf Deluxe 2 Pack
Mezco Toys-Booth 3445-Price: $50.00
The Last two ThunderCats exclusives of Mumm-Ra and Lion-O are proudly displayed on my mantle so this is an automatic buy for my collection or any Thundercats fan. I am a bit disappointed that I have to wait another year for them to release Tygra as an exclusive. If they do the Thunder kittens before him I riot.

 

 

3. Resident Evil Undercover S.T.A.R.S. Badge
Hollywood Collectibles Group-Booth 735-Price: $49.95
Simply put this is bad ass! It may be a bit pricey, but it’s an amazingly detailed metal replica from the Resident evil games, and it comes in a leather badge holder. If you are planning on a Resident Evil Cosplay, this will really complete the look.

 

 

2. Dragonball Z Exclusive 3 Piece Scouter Set
Bluefin Distribution-Booth 140-Price: $25.00
IT’S OVER 9000!! We were all thinking it. Out of everything announced so far, this may be my favorite item. For 25 bucks you get a bad ass DBZ scouter only available at the Con! It makes sound effects and comes in red, green or purple variations. This is an absolute must buy!

 

 

 

1. Star Wars Black Series 6-Inch Boba Fett Action Figure with Han Solo in Carbonite Accesory
Hasbro-Booth 3329-Price: $44.99
Hasbro consistently produces some of the coolest exclusives year in and year out. Unfortunately the other constant are the lines for their products. This is one of the best and most detailed action figures I have ever seen and it just so happens to be for the Fett man and a hansicle in tow. It’s not cheap, but if you can beat the line this is a great one for any collector.

That does it for this round, but I am sure there are more awesome SDCC 2013 exclusives yet to be revealed!

Google Glass Is…Who Am I Kidding, Frakking Awesome

As much as I want to bag on this technology and talk about how we have this endless need to share worthless crap, I just can’t. You can rip on it for everyone is going to look like Jordy from Star Trek TNG, but you know what…Jordy was fucking cool so why wouldn’t you. I’m not sure how much I would want to wear this considering I know how much I either lose or break a pair of sunglasses, but I would definitely want to give these a shot as long as the price tag is not crazy. Would you wear these Nerdosphere and what would you wear them for? I think our first video would have to be a Google hangout for lucky fans to follow us in our Comic Con adventures.

Update: Slated for an early 2014 release, developer editions are priced at a whopping $1,500. The BDNS will be taking donations soon enough so you can follow our movements. So pony up that cash cheap skates haha.