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In Nerdificent comedians, Ify Nwadiwe and Dani Fernandez break down all that is nerdy. Whether you’ve spent years rolling dice in a friend’s basement or got hooked after seeing a comic book movie, they’ve got something for you. Each episode Dani and Ify deep dive into a nerdy subject or subculture and break down the history, culture, and future of it; all while making you laugh.

In Nerdificent comedians, Ify Nwadiwe and Dani Fernandez break down all that is nerdy. Whether you’ve spent years rolling dice in a friend’s basement or got hooked after seeing a comic book movie, they’ve got something for you. Each episode Dani and Ify deep dive into a nerdy subject or subculture and break down the history, culture, and future of it; all while making you laugh.

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In Nerdificent comedians, Ify Nwadiwe and Dani Fernandez break down all that is nerdy. Whether you’ve spent years rolling dice in a friend’s basement or got hooked after seeing a comic book movie, they’ve got something for you. Each episode Dani and Ify deep dive into a nerdy subject or subculture and break down the history, culture, and future of it; all while making you laugh.

Language:

English


Episodes

116: Pixar

7/28/2020
Sabina Graves returns to discuss the history of Pixar Animation. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:11:13

115: Toonami

7/21/2020
Dani and Ify discuss the history of Toonami. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:50:46

114: Death Note

7/14/2020
Ify Nwadiwe talks to anime expert and Funimation Host Cheyenne Ewulu about the anime series Death Note. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:41:35

113: Ahsoka

7/7/2020
Star Wars expert and return guest Riley J. Silverman joins Dani to discuss the known life of Ahsoka Tano. Footnotes: Why Ahsoka is the Best Jedi Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:03:16

112: Dōjinshi

6/30/2020
Dani Fernandez is joined by Emma Fyfe and Chris Lamb, as they discuss the professional fan art that is dōjinshi. A form of fan-fiction, by young manga makers, these unlicensed mangas continue storylines, deepen, characters, and sex up some favorite ships from popular manga series. Once an underground industry, dōjinshi is now growing into a popular, legal, art and legitimizing creators across Japan. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:55:33

111: Cartoon Network

6/23/2020
This week Dani and Ify are joined by Jeff Trammell, Lead Writer of Craig of the Creek and voice of Cannonball, to discuss the history of Cartoon Network. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:14:59

110: Queer Gaming Revisited

6/17/2020
For Pride, Dani and Ify revisit their conversation on queer culture in gaming. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:14:32

109: Gunpla

6/9/2020
Dani and Ify are back to their regular schedule exploring Gundam models throughout the ages with Cody Ziglar. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:07:54

Mental Health May: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing

5/26/2020
Mental Health May comes to a close with a deep dive into the science behind Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. Footnotes: What is EDMR? EMDR Methods How EDMR is Being Adapted During the Lock Down Haley Williams on EDMR EDMR for Key Workers in UK EDMR in Grey's Anatomy Brain Spotting Loba from Apex Legends Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:02:26

Mental Health May: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

5/19/2020
Mental Health May continues as Dani and Ify explore Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Footnotes: Mayo Clinic Harvard Medical National Library of Medicine Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:59:37

Mental Health May: Somatic Therapy

5/12/2020
Ify and Dani kick off Mental Health May, with therapist Karen Erlichman. Together, they take a look at the history and therapeutic practice of somatic therapy. Footnotes: Interview with Peter Levine Somatic Therapy Bessel Van Der Kolk Hakomi Method Monica LaSage TED Talk Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:02:01

Episode 108: Akira

5/5/2020
Dani and Ify are joined by actor Erika Ishii as they breakdown Katsuhiro Otomo's Akira. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:13:42

Episode 107: The Last Dance

4/28/2020
Dani and Ify are joined by sports nerd Mark Ellis, as they discuss the Bulls of the 1990s, and the GOAT, Michael Jordan. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:10:18

Episode 106: Quarantine Question Session

4/21/2020
We asked all of you to send us your burning questions for Dani and Ify, and you came through! It's a grab bag episode. Get in here. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:01:51

Episode 105: Quarantine Recommendations

4/14/2020
Dani and Ify give their tv, film, and book recommendations for lock down. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:00:10

Episode 104: Black Canary

4/7/2020
Dani and Ify are joined by Editor of The Mary Sue, Princess Weekes, to discuss the complex history of DC's Black Canary. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:54:43

Episode 103: Batman

3/31/2020
One again, our daring duo fight for good by staying in their individual caves to talk about one of the greatest to ever wear a cape and cowl. Nerdificent dives into Batman with special return guest, DC All Access' Hector Navarro. Join us, as we take a look at the legacy of Batman in popular culture. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:13:20

Episode 102: Iron Man

3/24/2020
Week one of the lock down has concluded in LA. Dani and Ify spent the week revisiting the best moments of Marvel's billionaire underdog, Tony Stark. Guest Coy Jandreau walks us through the connection to Walt Disney, Howard Hughes, and Tony's famous facial hair. Join us, as we escape our reality and embrace the nostalgia wave on this week's Nerdificent. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:00:54:33

Episode 101: Favorite Fandoms

3/18/2020
With the pandemic in full effect and Ify out of town, Dani sits down with show producer, Joelle, to take a trip down memory lane. They revisit the horror movies, cartoons, and musicians who impacted their world view. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers

Duration:01:03:12

Episode 100: Scary Movie

3/10/2020
Dani and Ify celebrate their 100th episode with a special 20th anniversary look back at the Scary Movie franchise with guest, Rotten Tomatoes Film Critic, Chauncey K. Robinson. FOOT NOTES: Every Movie Spoofed in the Scary Movie Film Franchise - Adam K. Raymond Ebert's Review of Scary Movie - RogerEbert.com An Oral History of Scary Movie Shirley Li Leaving 'In Living Color' - Alan Carter 'Scary Movie' Opening Weekend Box Office Report - Rebecca Ascher-Walsh, Learn more about your ad-choices...

Duration:01:11:52