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NH73 – Radio Free Hurdles (Gag Reel 3)

7/16/2010
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Travel plans interupt our regularily scheduled program. It's gag reel time again. This time around we're not just serving up a smorgasbord of gaffs, but some choice cuts and never before heard classics like: Memories of Kurt Cobain (15 minutes of tangent from either the 1st or 2nd Zombies episode) Mediocracy (unreleased Idiocracy mini-episode recorded Read the Rest...

Duration:01:07:20

NH72 – To Infinerdery and Beyond

7/9/2010
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Pixar films, specifically Toy Story 3. This is one of those times where Jakob and Mandi's lack of knowledge about the subject matter is going to piss people off. Battlestar GalacTALKa: Wrap-up of Season 4.0 plus speculation on what a pile of bollocks 4.5 is going to be and who does and does not wear Read the Rest...

Duration:00:46:24

NH71 – Trials and Tribulations of Nerds in the Workplace

6/25/2010
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Nerds gotta eat. That means they have to leave the basement and work beside the normies, risking their pride and their hides daily like true heroes. Or do they? They could just work in nerdy jobs all their lives like Jakob and Mandi. Shownotes: The Hurdled Nerd

Duration:00:57:36

NH70 – Prom Bombers

6/18/2010
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Another jump into the mirror universe where we examine Nerds' Hurdles, things which are hurdles for nerds. Such as high school prom. If John Hughes taught us anything, that's were nerds get their nooky on. Or hide in the corner hating everyone. Jakob and Mandi reminisce about the perennial bastion of coolie-woolie normalcy that is Read the Rest...

Duration:00:51:07

NH69 – Sexy Hurdles Part Deux: Sex Shops

6/11/2010
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Mandi promised a sexy episode for #69 so she and Jakob tackle sex shops for part dee-ucks of the Sexy Hurdles series. They also try to hurdle Zack and Miri Make a Porno and Igor gets a second job. Shownotes: The Hurdled Nerd

Duration:00:57:02

NH68 – Free Masons From Conspiracy

6/4/2010
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Jakob and Mandi visit a Masonic Lodge then talk about how nerdy they and the people who think they're up to something sneaky are. That and dead celebs. Note: If you downloaded this before 5:30 pm EST on June 4th, that version of the episode was mysteriously missing 3 minutes where the hosts discuss the Read the Rest...

Duration:00:54:12

NH67 – Scienced!

5/28/2010
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Mandi blinded Jakob with science. That way he couldn't see her having her way with Bill Nye. If you listen closely you can hear birds singing. Summer's come to Canada and that means the windows are open at the Hurdle Hut. If you're in the area, drop by and visit Jakob and Mandi at the Read the Rest...

Duration:00:52:34

NH66 – Pinball Wizards

5/21/2010
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In darkened recrooms, all but unknown to the general public, lurks a special type of nerd. The pinball nerd. They came out of their basement arcades for theToronto Pinball and Gameroom Show. Shownotes, links, videos, etc.: The Hurdled Nerd

Duration:00:47:53

NH65 – TCAF and Jeph Jacques (indie and web comics)

5/14/2010
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Jakob and Mandi brave the crowds at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) and speak with Questionable Content creator, Jeph Jacques. Shownotes, links, photos here: The Hurdled Nerd

Duration:00:54:21

NH64 – May The 4th Be With Us

5/7/2010
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A New Hurdle. May the 4th, Star Wars day. Who's cool and who's in Star Trek? Shownotes are HERE.

Duration:00:35:46

NH63 – BSG: Psychodyke and the Razors

4/30/2010
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We might not have Morena Baccarin but we have something Starbase 66 didn't have last week. The lovely Ro Karen drops by the Hurdle Hut to discuss the Battlestar Galactica stop-gap movie, Razor. We even manage to recognise Psychodyke herself, Michelle Forbes this time around. Shownotes here.

Duration:01:00:55

NH62 – Get on the Jebus

4/23/2010
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Probably the all-time biggest superhero wizard with the most fanboys has to be Jesus of Nazareth. This week Jakob and Mandi get metaphysical. Shownotes HERE.

Duration:00:59:47

NH61 – Complete TOSsers

4/16/2010
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It's time to give a toss about TOS. Jakob and Mandi get seminal with Star Trek. Shownotes HERE.

Duration:00:57:37

NH60 – Buffy

4/9/2010
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Popular demand demanded we do Buffy The Vampire Slayer (series) if we want to stay popular. If there's one thing Buffy taught us, it's the importance of being popular. And saving the world. A lot. NOTE: Season 5 &6 spoilers.

Duration:00:47:27

NH59 – Toronto Nerd Up special / BSG 3 wrap-up special

4/2/2010
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Jakob and Mandi brace themselves for the Toronto Meet-Up (with liquids) and talk about BSG season 3. "Special" things about this dual episode: Jonnyboy[slim] audio comment; SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS; Field recordings from the meet-up; Over half an hour too long for Jakob's liking / attention span! Shownotes with links and videos HERE.

Duration:01:27:28

NH58 – Geek Chic

3/26/2010
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They say the clothes make the man. Unfortunately the clothes also make the nerd. Jakob and Mandi discuss the pitfalls of nerd fashion. *Project GalacTALKa returns next week with a special extended BSG segment. Shownotes HERE.

Duration:00:51:44

NH57 – Gag Reel 2: Electric Nerdaloo

3/19/2010
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Thince Jakob and Mandi are on Vacathion in Britith Columbia, I have taken the inithiative to edit and upload thith weekth epithode. I hope you enjoy it ath much ath doeth I and the Banana. Your ever faithful manthervant, Igor.

Duration:00:45:37

NH56 – Live Theatre

3/12/2010
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A night out at the "theatah" with Jakob and Mandi. Specifically the Rhubarb Festival in Toronto. Blood, shit, piss, vomit and transgendered country singers. Bravo! Shownotes here.

Duration:00:53:50

NH55 – Flynn Lives in Tron-to

3/5/2010
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Flynn Lives in Toronto. Last weekend Jakob and Mandi went to the pre-screening of the new Tron Legacy trailer (which gets its official release with Alice in Wonderland tonight). In this episode they talk about the emotional aftermath of that event and the original 1982 movie, Tron. There's no GalacTALKa this week due to... well, Read the Rest...

Duration:00:44:35

NH54 – Throw Owen from the Train

2/26/2010
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This is the episode which convinced Jakob and Mandi to give up alcohol for Lent. It's vaguely about Wes Anderson movies. Shownotes and reference materials HERE.

Duration:00:58:51