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L.A.R.P. vs. Dungeons and Dragons

5/28/2018
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This is it - the final episode of season one. We knew we had to do something epic for all our loyal nerd listeners, so we threw ourselves swords-first into the mystical realms of Live Action Role Playing and Dungeons and Dragons. Tune in to hear if the team was able to survive their quests and make it back in one piece, or if the ghouls, goblins, and demonic ogres were too much to overcome. Don’t forget to follow, review, and share!

Duration:01:07:12

Indiana Jones vs. Han Solo (w/guest Cameron Hope)

5/21/2018
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It’s a battle of the Harrison Fords! Join the Nerd L.A.I.R. crew as they pit everyone’s favorite Star Wars bad boy, Han Solo, against the whip-crackin’, fedora wearin’ archaeologist, Indiana Jones. They’ll cover weapons, adventures, sidekicks, and more as they brave this treacherous debate to find out which iconic Harrison Ford character stands above the other. Will Indy be able to secure his fortune and glory? Or will Han blow the doctor away in less than 12 parsecs? Download to find out!...

Duration:00:49:37

Ghostbusters (1984) vs. Ghostbusters (2016)

5/14/2018
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At Nerd L.A.I.R., we ain’t afraid of no ghosts and we ain’t afraid to take on one of the most hotly contested subjects the internet has ever seen; is the 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters better than the 1984 original? Strap on your proton packs and grab a can of Ecto-Cooler, it’s time to choose a team and decide once and for all which group of professional paranormal investigation and elimination experts is worthy of getting your call!

Duration:00:38:56

Vampires vs. Werewolves (w/guest Cameron Hope)

5/7/2018
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One sucks and one bites - so which do you prefer? Join the Nerd L.A.I.R. team as they search the shadows for an answer to the age-old question - which monster is better, Vampires or Werewolves? You’ll have a howling good time as they delve into the history of the creatures, their powers, and how they’ve been transformed by pop culture. Special guest and vampire enthusiast Cameron Hope joins the crew to lend her expertise, but will it be enough for the blood-suckers to conquer the beasts?...

Duration:00:45:35

Braveheart vs. Gladiator

5/4/2018
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Two men. Two dead wives. And a whole lotta blood. Get ready for William Wallace to take on Maximus Decimus Meridius as we pit Braveheart against Gladiator in our battle of the epics! Will Wallace’s band of Scottish rebels be enough to take out Maximus and his gladiator pals? Tune in as we wage war and decapitate our enemies with this enthralling episode! Don’t forget to follow and review!

Duration:00:52:44

Harry Potter: Best Hogwarts House (w/guest Danielle Williams)

5/2/2018
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You know their names, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin, you know their members, you know their founders, but which Hogwarts house is the best? Join the Nerd L.A.I.R. crew as they break down the highs and lows of these wizarding cliques with special guest and Harry Potter expert, Danielle Williams. You know both Gryffindor and Slytherin think they’ve got this one in the bag, but a few surprises might be in store… Don’t forget to follow and review!

Duration:00:58:52

Pokemon vs. Digimon (w/guests James Bernard and Max Masin)

4/30/2018
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Little did Dan know that when he screamed out “Pokemon Go!” and flung his Pokeball across the room that he’d be met by a flurry of Digimon ready to do battle. But will the digital monsters be able to conquer the pocket monsters? Tune in to hear the team battle over these animated creatures and find out if Digimon’s ultimate form will be needed to overthrow Pokemon’s ever-evolving state. The Nerd L.A.I.R. crew is joined by two amazing experts as they delve into the toys, games, characters...

Duration:00:51:00

Civil War: Team Cap vs. Team Iron Man

4/27/2018
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In honor of today’s Avengers: Infinity War release, the Nerd L.A.I.R. crew is looking back at Civil War and arguing who was in the right - Captain America and those refusing to sign the Sokovia Accords, or Iron Man and those willing to join a body of world leaders. The team dives into the politics of both sides, the underlying motivations, and what giving up autonomy would mean for the Avengers. So before you head off to see Avengers: Infinity War, refresh your Marvel memory with our Civil...

Duration:00:51:26

Spiderman vs. Spiderman vs. Spiderman

4/25/2018
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With great power comes great responsibility. With great Spidermen comes the need of the Nerd L.A.I.R team to debate which one was best. Will it be Tobey McGuire, the incredible original from Spider-Man? The ever cool, completely charming Andrew Garfield from The Amazing Spider-Man? Or maybe the quirky, endearing Tom Holland from Spider-man: Homecoming? Join us as we put these web-slinging wall-crawlers head to head to head in today’s episode!

Duration:00:47:07

Lara Croft vs. Samus

4/22/2018
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Tomb Raider’s Lara Croft takes on Metroid’s Samus Aran as two of the toughest female video game characters of all time square off in the Nerd L.A.I.R. The team tackles backstories, playability, game libraries, and more as they examine the evolution of each character to determine once and for all who reigns supreme as the best female protagonist in gaming history. Will the bounty hunter be able to take down the adventurer? Or will Lara Croft’s double-wielding prowess be enough to knock out...

Duration:00:45:59

King Kong vs. Godzilla (w/guest Darryl Cordova)

4/20/2018
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Disclaimer: There are a few audio issues with this episode. We offer our sincere apologies in advance and hope you’ll still give it a listen as it’s a fun one! Now on with the show - Perhaps the most revered and famous giant monsters of all time, King Kong and Godzilla have faced off many times before, whether on the big screen or in fan fiction from their loyal supporters, but will the misunderstood gorilla be a match for the prehistoric lizard in the eyes of the NL team? Tune in as...

Duration:00:50:26

Dumbledore vs. Gandalf

4/18/2018
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The term Great Wizard gets thrown around a lot these days (right?), but few magic men have felt the power of true wizardry like Dumbledore and Gandalf. Whether you’re a Harry Potter fanatic or a die-hard Lord of the Rings enthusiast, you should check out who our fellowship felt deserves the crown of most powerful wizard. Is Dumbledore able to able to keep Gandalf the Grey from passing him? What about Gandalf the White? Tune in and then let us know your opinion @nerdlair1! Don’t forget to...

Duration:00:47:44

Family Guy vs. South Park

4/16/2018
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A battle that began brewing well before the Nerd Lair team got a hold of it, Peter, Stewie, and the Family Guy gang have long been at odds with Cartman, Kyle, and the other South Park kids. Tackling the animated adult sitcom from wholly different angles, both shows have garnered die-hard fans and expanded into video games, merch, and more. But who deserves the crown? Tune in to hear a rare 3 against 1 argument as the Nerd Lair team tackles that very question. Don’t forget to follow and...

Duration:00:43:28

Toothless vs. Stitch

4/13/2018
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Pets, Animal Companions, Best Friends - no matter what you call them, we’re out to decide which animated one is best. Will it be Stitch - the slobbery, bad mouthed alien who loves to shake his butt at people from Disney’s Lilo and Stitch? Or Toothless - the lovable, cranky, food motivated dragon from Dreamworks’ How to Train your Dragon? Join the Nerd L.A.I.R. crew while we duke it out. (Spoiler: cuteness inovolved).

Duration:00:39:21

World War Z vs. 28 Days Later

4/11/2018
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Zombies. A staple of the horror genre for generations. And while they used to be slow-moving and brainless, zombies are now found flat-out sprinting at their victims and using teamwork to capture fresh flesh to feast on (I guess those team building retreats really paid off). Join the Nerd L.A.I.R. team as they crash two of these new-age zombie monster movies against each other and see if Brad Pitt’s World War Z can take a bite out of the Cillian Murphy starer, 28 Days Later. Don’t forget...

Duration:00:46:44

Ross and Rachel vs. Chandler and Monica (w/guests Jamie Rapaport and Andrew Perkins)

4/9/2018
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Friends, which was recently named the greatest sitcom of all time, has given us many fun topics to debate - from “were they on a break?” to “what was the best season?” And while everyone has an opinion, when it comes to who was the best couple, there can be only one true winner. So join the Nerd L.A.I.R. team as they sharpen their Unagi skills, put the chick and the duck to bed, and get into a heated battle to determine if Chandler and Monica can beat out Ross and Rachel to wear the crown...

Duration:00:48:48

Apple vs. Android

4/6/2018
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Cell phones are like excuses, everybody has one. Whether you’re a militant Apple follower and stand in line for hours to get the latest iPhone, or you’re a die-hard Android fan, selecting from their endless options like the Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, or budget-friendly Moto G5. Whatever your tastes, you’re going to want to tune in for Nerd L.A.I.R.’s Apple vs. Android debate as things get heated fast. Both teams are wholly devoted to their devices and have comes to battle. What side of...

Duration:00:46:18

Buffy: Spike vs. Angel (w/guest Max Masin)

4/4/2018
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Buffy certainly had it rough - between vampires, school drama, and Xander’s terrible dad jokes. But towering above those woes was the eternal dilemma of which boy to love, Spike or Angel. Join the Nerd L.A.I.R. team as they break down Joss Whedon’s undead creations to decide which heartthrob should get the girl.

Duration:00:46:11

Goonies vs. Stranger Things

4/2/2018
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Goonies never say die, so you know they’re bringing their all against the Stranger Things crew. Join us as Mikey and his pals take on Eleven and the kids from ST. Things are about to turn Upside Down. Don’t forget to like/follow/review!

Duration:00:48:01

Firefly vs. Battlestar Galactica (w/guest Megan Reinking)

3/30/2018
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Fire up this galactic battle as Battlestar Galactica takes on Firefly (see what we did there?) in today’s episode! Don’t forget to like/follow/review!

Duration:00:41:43