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Don't have enough geeky, nerdy fun in your life? Listen to A Play On Nerds! Jarman and Steve play with all sorts of nerdy topics, ranging anywhere from dead Muppet wranglers to a starship captain's toupée. Listen in for feature segments comparing some of your favorite (or most hated) movies of the past, nerdy trivia gone wrong, guests we'll put through geeky torture, and so much more!

Don't have enough geeky, nerdy fun in your life? Listen to A Play On Nerds! Jarman and Steve play with all sorts of nerdy topics, ranging anywhere from dead Muppet wranglers to a starship captain's toupée. Listen in for feature segments comparing some of your favorite (or most hated) movies of the past, nerdy trivia gone wrong, guests we'll put through geeky torture, and so much more!
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Don't have enough geeky, nerdy fun in your life? Listen to A Play On Nerds! Jarman and Steve play with all sorts of nerdy topics, ranging anywhere from dead Muppet wranglers to a starship captain's toupée. Listen in for feature segments comparing some of your favorite (or most hated) movies of the past, nerdy trivia gone wrong, guests we'll put through geeky torture, and so much more!

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Episodes

Episode 93 - The Postman and Problems in Post

5/3/2018
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Due to a terribly unfortunate glitch, we lost the main portion of this episode, where we discussed the movie The Postman, in a new segment To The Death! - where we review a film that one of us absolutely loves, but the other absolutely hates. Jarman is in love with The Postman even though it is pretty universally reviled. But, as mentioned, we lost that whole segment due to a strange computer glitch. What did survive the terrible glitch was our related interview with Shawn Vanderloo, who...

Duration:00:20:14

Episode 92 - Two Terrible Mall Cops

3/29/2018
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Join us for another edition of Copy Cat Cinema! This is where we take two movies made in the same year, that are incredibly similar in premise. For this edition we cover the two gems of filmmaking, Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Observe and Report. For Nerdy News Jarman goes on a rant about bad video game movies, then Steve discusses the discovery of a new originating species of humanity! Since this episode was recorded around the time of St. Patrick's Day, we go into the history of that...

Duration:01:17:41

Episode 81 - Star Trek V: The Final Frontier - Film Review!

8/29/2017
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For our next installment of our ongoing series of reviewing all the films in the Muppets and Star Trek franchises, we now review Star Trek V: The Final Frontier! (In all its glory...) From the cheesy dialog and strange plot choices, to the fan dances and terrible green screens, we cover it all. For Nerdy News we cover a girl with a strange disorder in Scotland that causes her to experience strange tastes when she hears certain words and sounds, and then Steve discusses the upcoming Jabba...

Duration:00:58:13

Episode 74 - The Muppets Take Manhattan with Tough Pigs!

3/14/2017
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For today's episode, in our ongoing series of reviewing every film in the Star Trek and Muppets film franchises, we review The Muppets Take Manhattan! To help us take on this monumental task we have Ryan Roe and Joe Hennes, co-owners of ToughPigs.com; the website for Muppet fans who grew up! These two are huge experts in everything Muppets, and you can find more about them and their site, and every thing Muppets, at ToughPigs.com, or follow them on Facebook. In both places you'll find...

Duration:01:36:28

Episode 72 - The Great Muppet Caper Movie Review!

2/7/2017
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Back with our ongoing series of alternately reviewing every film in the Muppets and Star Trek film series, we're reviewing The Great Muppet Caper! For Nerdy News we cover the announcement of an upcoming live action TV series of the mostly unknown Marvel Comics heroes, Cloak and Dagger, a shortage of bacon reserves in the U.S., and the unfortunate passing of film actor great, John Hurt. For Trailer Reviews we reach into the dregs that are available and talk about the second Power Rangers...

Duration:01:01:30

Episode 71 - Star Trek II - The Wrath of Khan Review!

1/22/2017
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After a long holiday break, we are back! This time around we're reviewing Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, as part of our ongoing series of concurrently reviewing all the Star Trek films and all the Muppet films. It's going to be a wild ride through cinematic history of the two long-lasting film franchises. For Nerdy News we cover the casting of Woody Harrellson in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars spin-off movie, and then some possible explanations for strange pulses coming from the far...

Duration:01:08:40

Stuff and Thangs Podcast - Episode 4 - First Half of Season 7 Recap and Review

12/16/2016
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A Play on Nerds co-host Jarman Day-Bohn and A Play on Nerds web contributor Jerry Herrera dish the dirt on the first half of season 7 of The Walking Dead, up to the mid-season finale. Has the show lost its way? What were the few great parts of this season so far? Is Negan basically a cartoon character at this point? Join us for a lively, unedited conversation on the ups and downs of this confusing season of TWD! If you have any questions or comments related to anything you hear on the...

Duration:01:19:22

Episode 69 - Film Review of The Muppet Movie!

12/12/2016
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For the feature of this episode Jarman and Steve continue their cinematic trek through each of their favorite franchises; Star Trek and The Muppets! This time it's Steve's turn so we're reviewing the first of The Muppets' film franchise, The Muppet Movie from 1979. To start off we have some Nerdy News of the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery tv show casting news, treating cancer patients with hallucinogenic drugs, and super smart jerky birds. Jarman also gives short reviews of the films...

Duration:01:13:05

Episode 68 - Star Trek The Motion Picture Review

11/16/2016
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Oh America. You elected Donald Trump to be our next president. Steve and Jarman share their woes regarding the presidential election. To lift our spirits, we discuss some Nerdy News of alien water found on earth and the upcoming Star Trek/Aliens crossover comic! We then review Star Trek: The Motion Picture in our ongoing series of reviewing every Star Trek film and every Muppet film! Over the next several months we'll discuss all these films with other random feature segments filtered in...

Duration:01:03:30

Episode 67 - Walking Dead Season Premiere Review!

10/31/2016
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(This episode was recorded prior to last night's episode 2 of The Walking Dead) In this episode we discuss the much anticipated episode one of the new season seven of The Walking Dead! We are joined by A Play On Nerds contributor Jerry Herrera! You may have seen his reviews on our site for such shows as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, Outcast and Westworld! We talk about the events of the episode and how it made us feel (we cried). Before that we discuss EPCOT's Food and Wine...

Duration:01:31:52

Episode 66 - New Baby and Way Too Many Nerdy Fall TV Shows!

10/22/2016
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We're back! After a two month hiatus because of baby-making and real life getting in the way, A Play On Nerds is officially back. For the first half of the episode we talk babies! Steve and his wife Anna gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Joyce, and we talk about the trials and tribble-ations of being new parent. Along that same line we catch up on all the nerdy things we've been doing, from TV shows, books and DragonCon. Listen in for a big catch up session as well as Trailer Reviews of...

Duration:01:04:05

Episode 60 - Game of Thrones! - Part 1 of Many

5/24/2016
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For this episode we delve into a super nerdy discussion about the finer details of the popular franchise, Game of Thrones! From all the different families and their eccentricities, to the many fan theories revolving around the future of the series, to the how the TV series deviates from the books. Listen in to our lively discussion (and trivia game) all about what makes this franchise so awesome. Also, some Nerdy News about upcoming films and horrible asteroid deterrents, plus Trailer...

Duration:01:11:35

Stuff and Thangs - Episode 3 - Fear The Walking Dead Episodes 5-6

5/19/2016
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This week Jerry and Jarman delve back into Fear the Walking Dead with season 2's episodes 5 and 6, "Captive" and "Sicut Cervus" respectively. And...you guessed it, Chris is still awful. If you have any questions or comments related to anything you hear on the show, be sure to email us at StuffAndThangs@APlayOnNerds.com You can also see more of Jerry's work in the form of written reviews and articles over at APlayOnNerds.com! Thank you to the lovely, talented and hilarious xSoppySofax on...

Duration:01:05:28

Special Interview - Batman V Superman - Dawn of Justice Review with a Comic Expert

5/12/2016
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Join us for a late-coming interview with DC Comics expert Geoffrey Combs. We discuss the film Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice from the point of view of a true comic book geek! Follow us on Twitter - @APlayOnNerds Like us on Facebook Watch us stream live on Twitch.tv Check us out on YouTube Listen to us on SoundCloud Follow us on Instagram - @APlayOnNerds Follow us on Tumblr Add us to your Circle on Google + Permalink

Duration:00:53:47

Stuff and Thangs - Episode 2 - FTWD Episodes 2-4

5/7/2016
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Stuff and Thangs, the A Play On Nerds podcast all about the Walking Dead universe, is back! This week Jerry and Jarman review episodes two through four of Fear the Walking Dead. Basically, Nick is still awesome, Chris is still awful, Maddie's becoming more of a leader, and Strand becomes even more interesting! If you have any questions or comments related to anything you hear on the show, be sure to email us at StuffAndThangs@APlayOnNerds.com You can also see more of Jerry's work in the...

Duration:00:51:26

Episode 59 - Copy Cat Cinema - Red Planet VS Mission to Mars

5/4/2016
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Two movies with nearly the same plot, released in the same year...it's time for another addition of Copy Cat Cinema! This time with Red Planet VS Mission to Mars! Steve and Jarman both pick a film and have to fight to the death on which one is better...even though they are both pretty crappy...let's be honest. We also cover some great Nerdy News with awesome discoveries in pre-historic dolphins, ancient homo-sapiens with some serious STDs, the Wheel of Time books getting a TV series, Game...

Duration:00:58:52

Stuff and Thangs - Episode 1 - TWD Finale and FTWD Premiere!

4/18/2016
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Join A Play On Nerds contributors Garrett Yoshitomi and Jerry Herrera for episode 1 of Stuff and Thangs! A Walking Dead Podcast. Every week they'll review the new episode of either The Walking Dead or Fear the Walking Dead, with some discussion of the comics as well....and plenty of hilarious tangents as well. If you have any questions or comments related to anything you hear on the show, be sure to email us at StuffAndThangs@APlayOnNerds.com You can also see more of Garrett and Jerry's...

Duration:00:49:59

Feature Segment - Interview with Marc with a C!

4/13/2016
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Image art by That Katharine! Join us for an awesome interview with Marc with a C! He's a musician that didn't purposefully focus in on all things nerdy, but nerds immediately embraced him as one of their own. He's produced 12 albums and several EPs, all with his own very unique style. We chat with him about what it took for him to get where he is now, his musical influences, and the highs and lows of performing for live audiences. We also get to hear some of his music, including his new...

Duration:01:17:07

Episode 58 - Marc with a C!

4/13/2016
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Join us for an awesome interview with Marc with a C! He's a musician that didn't purposefully focus in on all things nerdy, but nerds immediately embraced him as one of their own. He's produced 12 albums and several EPs, all with his own very unique style. We chat with him about what it took for him to get where he is now, his musical influences, and the highs and lows of performing for live audiences. We also get to hear some of his music, including his new album, Unicorns Get More Bacon,...

Duration:01:36:46

Episode 57 - Upcoming Movie Roundup!

3/30/2016
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Join Jarman and Steve for a trek into the future! ...of movies. We explore the many, MANY sci-fi and fantasy films that are going to be released in 2016 and beyond. Some, no one asked for, some, we are very excited about... What do you think of these upcoming expensive creations? We also tap into some Nerdy News with a discussion of the passing of comedian Gary Shandling and warring ant colonies and how they do it better than humans... For Trailer Reviews, we cover the upcoming Lego...

Duration:01:00:59

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