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The Down And Nerdy Podcast is a podcast by nerds for nerds! Host James Witham talks movies, comics, video games and more from geek culture! New Episodes uploaded each week!

The Down And Nerdy Podcast is a podcast by nerds for nerds! Host James Witham talks movies, comics, video games and more from geek culture! New Episodes uploaded each week!
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The Down And Nerdy Podcast is a podcast by nerds for nerds! Host James Witham talks movies, comics, video games and more from geek culture! New Episodes uploaded each week!




Ep 227 - Siren: Cast & Producer Interviews

We're taking an early trip back to Bristol Cove! Season 2 of Siren doesn't premiere on Freeform until February of 2019, but we couldn't wait to share our interviews with the cast and producers from San Diego Comic-Con last month! Hear from Executive Producers Emily Whitesell & Eric Wald, along with cast members Fola Evan-Akingbola (Maddie), Eline Powell (Ryn) & Alex Roe (Ben) about what's happening in Season 2. Where is Ben and Maddie's relationship? Will we learn more about the siren...


Ep 226 - Low Road West: Phillip Kennedy Johnson Interview

Will you survive on the Low Road West? This week we talk to writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson about his new comic book series for Boom! Studios, as well as some of his other work! What were his inspirations for Low Road West? Will they have a similar feel to his work in The Last Sons of America and Warlords of Appalachia? Hear that and more when we talked to him at SDCC this year! We also have our SPOILER FILLED review of Death of Superman, another review of the much anticipated Boom! Studios...


Ep 225 - Death of Superman: Cast & Crew Interviews

One of the most iconic stories in comic book history is being adapted yet again. We're talking to the cast, producers, directors and more from the Death of Superman movie being released by WB Animation and DC Entertainment. You'll hear from Jake Castorena (co-director), James Tucker (Executive Producer), Phil Bourassa (Character Designer), Sam Liu (o-director/producer), Christopher Gorham (The Flash), Jerry O'Connell (Superman) and Rebecca Romijn (Lois Lane) about telling this story a...


Ep 224 - SDCC 2018 Recap Part 2 w the DC Lego Aquaman Cast & More

San Diego Comic-Con 2018 has come to a close! This week we wrap up our coverage of SDCC with all of the biggest news from Friday through Sunday. Hear about all of the trailers from Aquaman, Shazam!, the Arrowverse, The Gifted, Star Trek: Discovery and more! We also tackle the James Gunn news, some big comic book announcements and news of the first transgender superhero on TV. If that wasn't enough, hear from the cast, producers and writers of Lego DC Super Heroes Aquaman: Rage of Atlantis!...


Ep 223 - SDCC 2018 Part 1 w. Sam Humphries & Infidel Creative Team From Image Comics

San Diego Comic-Con is finally here! This year, we're breaking up our coverage into 2 parts! This week, we talk about the news, trailers and more from Wednesday and Thursday at SDCC! We'll talk about the Titans trailer, the return of Star Wars: Clone Wars, Doctor Who and much more! Plus we have some AMAZING GUESTS including writer Sam Humphries, Stern Pinball Director of Marketing Zach Sharp and the creative team behind Image Comics' hit Infidel! Listen as James brings you the show direct...


Ep 222 - From The Bridge: Director Spencer Lee Interview

We are headed to the front lines of fandom this week! We're getting you ready for San Diego Comic-Con even earlier this year by talking to Director Spencer Lee of the documentary, From The Bridge. What was it like discussing fandom with some of the pioneers of comic books, science fiction and more? What defines fandom itself? How do we deal with the problems in fandom? Spencer talks to us about that and much more. We also give our SPOILER FILLED review of Ant-Man and The Wasp, talk about...


Ep 221 - Cullen Bunn Interview: Harrow County, Metro & More

Guess who has a ton of great books our right now? No surprise, it's Cullen Bunn! The standout writer returns to the show this week to talk about Harrow County, Bone Parish, Asgardians of the Galaxy and more! Plus, the Metro comic is headed to Kickstarter, and he talks about how that all came to pass. You won't want to miss all of the great comic book talk this week. We also give a SPOILER FREE review of Batman #50, talk about a big DC movie rumor and address the Ahmed Best/Jar Jar Binks...


Ep 220 - Judge Dredd Under Siege: Mark Russell Interview

Time to take a trip to Mega City One! This week James talks to writer Mark Russell about the new IDW Publishing limited series, Judge Dredd: Under Siege. What was one thing he wanted to make sure he got right in this series? Was injecting humor part of the plan at the start? You can also hear us talk to Mark about a very under used part of Dredd's arsenal. Listen before Issue 2 comes out on July 4th! We also give our SPOILER FILLED review of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, highlight the...


Ep 219 - The Expanse: Cas Anvar Interview

The Expanse has been saved! So this week, we hope aboard the Roci with it's pilot Cas Anvar (Alex) to talk about the upcoming Season 3 finale. How did he feel when the show was canceled by Syfy? How excited is he for the move to Amazon? What can fans expect from the upcoming finale? We talk about that and MUCH more! After a week of talking about E3, we get back to What We're Reading with 2 great new comics. We also give a full recap of the Arrowverse, along with our thoughts on the recent...


Ep 218 - E3 2018 Recap

The biggest week in gaming broken down to one hour! Listen to our recap of E3 2018 and all of the press conferences. Hear about the latest games announced from EA Play, XBox, Bethesda, Square Enix, Ubisoft, Playstation and Nintendo Direct! Which games caught our attention the most? What were we sick of hearing about? Were there any surprises? Get those answers, and find out who we think won E3 this year. Find out more about this week's show, and past shows, at


Ep 217 - FLCL: Kari Wahlgren Interview

Before our E3 coverage start next week, we're talking about anime and animation favorites! Hear us talk to Kari Wahlgren who plays Haruko on FLCL. What should we expect from FLCL: Progressive? What was it like to come back to the show after over a decade? We also talk to Kari about her roles in Transformers: Power of the Primes, Rick & Morty and much more! We also have a TON of trailer to review this week, including Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. We also give our take on Scott Snyder's...


Ep 216 - Impulse: Sarah Desjardins Interview

How do you follow Cobra Kai if you're YouTube Red? How about jumping into the world of Impulse!? Hear us talk to Sara Desjardins (Jenna Hope) about the series, set in the Jumper universe. How closely does it follow the books? What intense scene needed to be re-shot? What is her character's relationship like with Henry? Hear about that and so much more! We also give our SPOILER FILLED review of Solo: A Star Wars Story, talk about some exciting new comics and give our opinion on the Fallout...


Ep 215 - Tidewater Comicon Recap: Feat. Peter David, David Fielding & More

We didn't have to travel very far for our latest con coverage! It's our hometown show, and once again we covered Tidewater Comicon! Hear what we thought of this year's show, why we keep coming back every year and some of our favorite moments. Plus you KNOW we got some great interviews! Hear from these great comic book creators: Peter David (Incredible Hulk, Young Justice), Magdalene Vissagio (Eternity Girl, Kim & Kim), Reilly Brown (Deadpool), Tracy Yardley (Sonic The Hedgehog) and Eryk...


Ep 214 - Cobra Kai: An Interview w. Mary Mouser

We're going back to the dojo this week! Hear us talk to Mary Mouser (Samantha Larusso) about Cobra Kai on YouTube Red! She talks to us about how the show tackles the issue of bullying, if there is a love triangle going on with her character and even teases what she would like to see in Season 2! Plus, could she be the next Batgirl? We talk about all of that, and more! We also keep the #SaveLucifer & #PickUpLucifer campaigns going in our spoiler filled review of the Season 3 finale. We're...


Ep 213 - Harbinger Wars 2: Matt Kindt Interview

War is coming to the Valiant Universe! Hear us talk about the highly anticipated Harbinger Wars 2 from Valiant with writer, Matt Kindt! Find out how he approached the story, his thoughts on how the story will affect certain character and even a few teases of what is to come. Harbinger Wars 2 comes to your local comic book shop and digitally on May 30th! We also give our SPOILER FILLED review of Cobra Kai Season 1, talk about Justice League: No Justice from DC Comics and break down some...


Ep 212 - The 100: Tasya Teles Interview

Time to leave our patch of green and head to outer space this week! Hear us talk to Tasya Teles (Echo) about this season of The 100! What's going on between Echo and Bellamy? What was it like having her character evolve so much already for last season? She tells us that and SO much more! Plus, we also talk a little about her role in Far Cry 5. You can also hear James give his SPOILER FILLED review of Avengers: Infinity War, give his opinion of the announcement of the DC Universe streaming...


Ep 211 - The OA, Daredevil: Nikolai Nikolaeff Interview

This week's guest has a lot going on! We talk to Nikolai Nikolaeff about so many different roles you know him from. What was it like to be part of the first season of Daredevil? Could we see Roman return to The OA for Season 2? What is it like playing the "head of the snake" on the History Channel series Six? We ask him about it all! For the first time ever, we also review The 100 on the show! Plus groundbreaking nerd news from the Star Trek world, our thoughts on the big reveal in the...


Ep 210 - Far Cry 5: Julie Nathanson Interview

This week's show is sure to be a cult classic! We're talking about Far Cry 5 with Julie Nathanson (Jess Black). Hear what it was like to play Jess, and what she thought of her back story. Julie also talks to us about playing 2 very different characters in Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay and MUCH more! This week is also our spoiler free review of Action Comics #1000, our SPOILER FILLED review of the Rampage movie and a TON of movie news that we'll talk about in nerd news this week. For more on...


Ep 209 - Rampage Movie: Jason Liles & David An Interviews

It's a monstrous show this week! We're getting you ready for the Rampage movie with TWO big interviews! First we talk to Jason Liles about what it was like to bring George to life on screen. Then we talk to David An who plays Kaplan, who may have an interesting agenda. Both are SPOILER FREE and take you behind the scenes of Rampage from a couple of different perspectives. Plus a chat about giant and tiny animals you won't want to miss. For the first time in a LONG time, James reviews a...


Ep 208 - Timeless: Malcom Barrett Interview

This week, we're going back in time (again!) Malcolm Barrett (Rufus) joins us to talk about Timeless on NBC! What did he expect when the show was saved for a second season? What does he think about how the show deals with events in history? Plus, he reveals what the couple name is for Rufus and Jiya! We also give our spoiler filled review of Ready Player One and give our thoughts on the first Sonic the Hedgehog offering from IDW. Plus nerd news dealing with 3D movies, Wizard World being in...