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Geek culture for the casual nerd

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24. Avengers Infinity War Part 2

5/15/2018
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Part two is here! The geeks break down the second half of Avengers Infinity War. What they liked, didn't like, laughed at, and loved. The geeks also are needing your Infinity War feedback! Call/Text 832-930-3283 and leave your thoughts on the film, you may make it on the fan feedback episode!

Duration:00:47:04

23. Avengers Infinity War Part 1

5/10/2018
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A spoiler filled episode of our greatest heroes the Avengers! The geeks get together to break down this massive film. Much like this Avengers movie we are breaking this episode into two parts. We’ll pick up with our thoughts on the second half of the movie in our next episode. We have also opened the phone lines again! Leave us a message or send us a text at 832-930-3283 with your Avengers Infinity War thoughts and we play them on an upcoming episode. As always you can email us at...

Duration:00:52:03

22. Gearing Up For Infinity War

4/27/2018
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The geeks get together to talk about what we might see in Infinity War and a little background on the movie before you go see it. From the big Marvel fan to the casual superhero film fan, the geeks will get you ready for the film. They talk about who Thanos is, where he came from, and what may be his motivation in this film. Also for the casual Marvel fans they offer some suggestions on what Marvel films to see to get you set before Infinity War. Thanos Copter -...

Duration:00:32:35

21. Interview with CEO of Hero Within, Tony Kim

4/24/2018
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The geeks are joined by Mr. @Crazy4ComicCon himself, Tony Kim. Tony is the CEO and founder of the Marvel and DC fashion brand, Hero Within. He is a passionate geek, from Comic Books, table top games, to all things San Diego Comic-Con and comic conventions everywhere. The gang talk about how comics impacted Tony as he was growing up, how Hero Within was started, and some of the many interactions he's had at conventions. Tony also shares some stories of hosting and moderating many panels at...

Duration:01:43:28

20. Black Panther

3/27/2018
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The geeks are joined by friend of the show Moses Uvere to *finally* talk about Black Panther. Born in America, the son of Nigerian parents, Moses has a take on the movie that many in the geekspace may not consider. Things get personal as the four men take a deep dive into the superhero film that has blown through box office expectations and what it means to black Americans and those of African heritage. Black Panther https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1825683/> Roy Wood Jr tweet about...

Duration:02:00:15

19. Going to a Geeky Convention

3/20/2018
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Friend of the show Luke returns to help the geeks talk about conventions. No, not norms of social behavior, but gatherings of like-minded casual nerds and hardcore geeks based on myriad interests or a singular focus. If you’ve thought about going to that comic or sci-fi convention, but wonder what you might be getting yourself into, this episode will walk you through what to expect. If you have any more questions, email us at geeks@bigfatgeekpodcast.com or hit us up on any of our social...

Duration:00:49:51

18. Back To The Future

3/13/2018
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The geeks are joined by friend of the show Luke Erlenbusch to talk about one of the iconic science-fiction films of the 1980s: Back to the Future. Crank up the flux capacitor, make sure your radiation suit is packed, and your Walkman has fresh batteries, because we're cranking it to 88 miles per hour and dialing the time circuits for 1985! Visit https://wp.me/p8JxSv-4S to see a video of Dallas building a Lego DeLorean! Back to the Future...

Duration:00:59:08

17. Bad Sci-Fi We Love

3/7/2018
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We all have them. Those guilty pleasure movies which, no matter how we find them while channel surfing, or where in the movie we may find it, we'll stop and watch. Most of the time, these aren't even particularly good movies, but occasionally they are. Chris, Nathan, and Dallas share with you their top 3 bad flicks in the science-fiction and fantasy realm. The guys talk about why these movies matter to them, and discuss what each other thinks of them.

Duration:00:43:16

16. Interview With Robert Kroese: Bad Novelist

2/27/2018
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Chris, Nathan, and Dallas are joined by author of 18 books, Robert Kroese. They talk about Rob's books, which include Mercury Falls, the hilarious Starship Grifters, the taut City of Sand, critically acclaimed The Last Iota, and his latest, The Dream of the Iron Dragon. The guys delve into Rob's personal geek history, and he shares how he got into writing novels about sarcastic angels and intergalactic con men. Rob discusses his somewhat unconventional journey in the realms of...

Duration:00:56:22

15. Solo Movie Trailer Reaction, and Introducing "Ancient Geek Mythology"

2/14/2018
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The trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story is out and Chris, Nathan, and Dallas have opinions, thoughts, and theories. They also dive deep into the known background of Han Solo from the original trilogy and the old Extended Universe in a brand new show segment, Ancient Geek Mythology. With this new segment we will explore the history of geek topics, characters, and ideas, and hopefully you will learn something you may not have known before. Time Stamps: Han Solo Trailer Thoughts -...

Duration:00:40:20

14. Star Wars Last Jedi Fan Reaction

1/9/2018
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Chris, Nathan, and Dallas revisit The Last Jedi, all having now seen it at least once more. We also received listener feedback via email and voice mail, and talk about what our listeners had to say! “We Had Such a Great Time”: Rian Johnson On the Path to Star Wars: The Last Jedi http://www.starwars.com/news/we-had-such-a-great-time-rian-johnson-on-the-path-to-star-wars-the-last-jedi> Mark Hamill just literally said 'he's not my Luke Skywalker' about 'The Last Jedi'...

Duration:01:20:35

13. Star Wars: The Last Jedi

12/15/2017
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Two hours after they left the theater, the guys sit down to talk about their first impressions of the latest entry in the Star Wars universe. Chris, Nathan, and Dallas share their initial, spoiler-free reactions, before settling in for a long haul of spoiler-full discussion. Don't worry, the guys give plenty of warning before they jump into spoiler territory. Luke, Rey, Kylo, Snoke, Poe, Finn, Rose, Leia, Chewie, and yes, even the Porg, are discussed at length. The BFG podcast crew...

Duration:01:27:38

12. Predator

12/12/2017
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This year marked the 30th anniversary of one of the 1980s ultimate action films: Predator! Full of Schwarzenegger star power, lots of muscled manly men hunting and being hunted in a Central American jungle, and one of the greatest practical alien effects in cinema, Predator delivered many now-classic scenes and lines, including the (in)famous "Get to da choppa!" which even our kids have heard of, even if they don't know what it's from. - Predator...

Duration:00:31:23

11. Gearing Up For Last Jedi

11/22/2017
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Chris, Nathan, and Dallas are getting excited for the next chapter in the newest Star Wars trilogy. They talk about what we know from trailers, TV spots, interviews, toys, and merchandising, and do some speculation. Figuring heavily in our thoughts is the theme of Luke being a broken man from dealing with Ben Solo's turn to the Dark Side and becoming Kylo Ren. What's a Porg? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Star_Wars_species_(P–T)#Porgs> Rose Tico...

Duration:00:53:51

10. Thor Ragnarok

11/14/2017
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The guys all managed to see the latest Marvel movie within the same week, and knew they had to talk about it! What did they think of Thor: Ragnarok? Well, they thought a lot of it. About it. Whatever. Just listen and find out! Thor: Ragnarok Official Trailer https://youtu.be/ue80QwXMRHg> Team Thor, Pt. 2: Where Are They Now? https://youtu.be/BY9XfmbXOZQ> Thor: Ragnarok Director, Taika Waititi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taika_Waititi> Flight of the Chonchords - Hiphopopotamus...

Duration:00:41:07

9. Geeky Apparel, and How Many Star Wars Shirts Does Chris Own?

10/20/2017
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While Nathan attempts to keep his illness from getting any worse, Dallas is in awe at the sheer number of Star Wars shirts Chris owns. The pair talk about some of their favorite geek wear, places one can find such items, and Dallas makes a confession about his love of stickers and almost buying a backpack made for children. Finally, speaking of stickers, we're giving some away!! Chris's Star Wars shirts...

Duration:00:27:54

8. Starships: Studs and Duds

10/6/2017
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Starships: Studs and Duds While Nathan is under the weather, Chris and Dallas discuss their top 3 and bottom 3 starships from movies and television, and even an appearance from a real life space craft. Dan Carlson's Starship Comparison Infographics http://www.bitrebels.com/geek/size-comparison-of-famous-sci-fi-spaceships-infographics/> Dan Carlson's Star Trek Minutiae Starship Comparison Infographics http://www.st-minutiae.com/resources/comparison/> The Cygnus, from The Black...

Duration:00:40:32

7. Star Trek Discovery

9/25/2017
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Make it so! Star Trek Discovery has launched and the Big Fat Geek Podcast had a launch party! The guys all got together to watch the first two episodes of the first Star Trek TV show in over a decade. Chris, Nathan, and Dallas are joined by their friend Luke to talk about the premiere. From Star Trek Science, to Sarek, to Saru the guys are covering all aspects with the brand new Star Trek series. Spoilers abound so set out on your podcasting journey prepared. Let us know what you thought...

Duration:01:07:14

6. Geek Toys

9/1/2017
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Take a stroll with us down memory lane as we talk about the toys that helped imprint our geekiness, and what we still enjoy collecting. (Or more accurately, what we wish we could collect.) Star Wars, Star Trek, Transformers, and LEGOs are discussed, and many more! Original Death Star play set: [http://www.starwars.com/news/the-vintage-vault-thats-no-moon-its-a-playset] Darth Vader’s Star Destroyer play set: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oUUqlN5W3s] Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture...

Duration:00:58:38

5. Sci-Fi TV Shows

8/21/2017
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In this episode, we talk about our favorite sci-fi TV shows, both current and in the past. Depending on your own age, you may remember some of these as well! *Note* Dallas made a geeky mistake. He mentioned The Expanse is available now on Amazon Prime, but unfortunately it hasn't made it to Prime yet (He may have been thinking of Mr. Robot Season 2). However The Expanse Season 1 is available. Season 2 is currently available to rent or purchase. Star Trek...

Duration:01:01:09

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