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Join Allan and Jonathan as they discuss all things geek from the 80s to today. Hear their thoughts on the music, movies, cartoons, toys and shows that made them the Nerds they are today. Relive memories of your childhood as they tap into the nerd in you! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nerdinme/support

Join Allan and Jonathan as they discuss all things geek from the 80s to today. Hear their thoughts on the music, movies, cartoons, toys and shows that made them the Nerds they are today. Relive memories of your childhood as they tap into the nerd in you! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nerdinme/support

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Join Allan and Jonathan as they discuss all things geek from the 80s to today. Hear their thoughts on the music, movies, cartoons, toys and shows that made them the Nerds they are today. Relive memories of your childhood as they tap into the nerd in you! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nerdinme/support

Language:

English


Episodes

80s TV Shows: Reruns

7/23/2020
The 80s was the Golden Age of of TV sitcoms. These shows kept us company when we weren't outside playing during our summer vacation. Listen in as the Nerd In Me crew talk about some of their favorite shows that we would watch over and over again. Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at nerdinmepodcast@gmail.com Allan's IG: instagram.com/dr.indianajones Jonathan's IG:...

Duration:01:02:32

80s Movies: Die Hard

6/14/2020
Welcome to the party pals! This week, Allan and Jonathan discuss the movie that made Bruce Willis a star, Die Hard. Listen as the guys talk about this hit from 1988 that broke all the rules. See how Willis's John McClane changed what we thought an action hero should be. Marvel at how Alan Rickman brought a sense of style and intellect to his role as villain Hans Gruber. Also, is John McClane a cannibal? Finally, where does Die Hard rank among the action movies of the 1980s? Tune in and find...

Duration:00:49:30

80's Music: Hair Bands

5/30/2020
Many genres of music were prevalent in the 1980s, but nothing defined the decade like the hair bands. With a style that combined the androgynous look of 70s David Bowie, the leather and make-up of glam bands, along with the sound of a more pop friendly form of heavy metal, bands like Def Leppard, Motley Crüe, and Bon Jovi exploded onto the music scene and gave us some of the best known rock anthems of all time. Listen as Allan and Jonathan discuss the 80s cultural phenomenon that was the 80s...

Duration:01:03:37

80s Toys: Toy Guns

5/17/2020
Whether you were shooting water, caps, pellets, darts, or discs, almost everyone on the block had a toy gun. This week, Jay from the Enter the Nerd Zone podcast joins Allan and Jonathan as they talk about toy guns from the 80s. Brands like Entertech, Super Soaker, Lazer Tag and others helped kids in the 80s pretend to be cowboys, indians, cops, robbers, army men, and space heroes. Download and listen as the boys wax nostalgic about the toy guns of their...

Duration:00:56:34

80s Cartoons:Great Intros

4/26/2020
Nothing got you ready for an episode of your favorite cartoon like its intro theme song! This week the NIM boys discuss some of their favorite cartoon intros of all time. Which intro was so cinematic and adrenaline pumping Jonathan would've paid $5 to watch it? Which of Allan's choices was originally a cartoon from Japan? Finally, which intro do the guys agree is great but the cartoon itself was meh? Find out on this week's episode! Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast Instagram.com/NerdInMe...

Duration:01:03:58

Quick Hit Recommends: Chuck (TV Series)

4/4/2020
Welcome to our debut show of Quick Hit Recommends! Zachary Levi would cry out "Shazam!", he would cry out for Sarah! Chuck is a spy/comedy show that aired from 2007 to 2012. Listen in as the Nerd In Me crew discuss this binge worthy show. Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at nerdinmepodcast@gmail.com Allan's IG: instagram.com/dr.indianajones Jonathan's IG:...

Duration:00:25:30

TV Worth Binging

4/2/2020
Stuck inside and can't think of what to watch? Well, the Nerd in Me guys team with The Enter the Nerd Zone and Stuff You Don't Need to Know Podcasters Jay and Pete to bring to you some binge worthy tv suggestions! Get in touch with the guys: Instagram.com/NerdInMe Facebook/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at nerdinmepodcast@gmail.com Allan's IG: instagram.com/dr.indianajones Jonathan's IG: instagram.com/momsbasementcollectibles --- Support...

Duration:01:10:42

70s Movies: Superman The Motion Picture

3/30/2020
Its 1978 and the world would believe a man could fly. Today we talk about Superman The Motion Picture starring Christopher Reeve, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman and Marlon Brando. Listen in as we reminisce about one of our favorite superhero movies of all time. So strap on your cape and hold on as we take flight. Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at nerdinmepodcast@gmail.com Allan's IG:...

Duration:01:05:44

80s-90s Romance Mix Tape

2/19/2020
Happy Valentine's Day! This week the fellas bring you another mix tape. What songs do the guys use to tell their loved ones how they feel? Which iconic love songs from back in the day made it onto the latest Nerd in Me mix tape? Give it a listen to find out! Music-There is Romance by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/4520-there-is-romance License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Get in touch with the...

Duration:00:51:59

80s Cartoons: Guilty Pleasures

1/16/2020
We all had those cartoons that we didn't admit we watched. Maybe you were too old, or the show was considered corny by your friends. This week, the guys come clean and talk about their guilty pleasure cartoons from the 1980's! Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at nerdinmepodcast@gmail.com Allan's IG: instagram.com/dr.indianajones Jonathan's IG: instagram.com/momsbasementcollectibles --- Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:59:28

End of the year show of 2019

12/30/2019
Its the year end wrap up! Listen in as the Nerd In Me crew go over things they were looking forward to in 2019. Did things pan out as they expected? What lies ahead in 2020? Listen in as we give our thoughts as to what's to come! From the Nerd In Me crew, thank you for all of the support the last few years. 2020 looks to be an amazing year of movies, tv and toys! Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review...

Duration:02:25:16

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

12/22/2019
Listen in to our spoiler heavy show of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker! With our special guest Jay from the @stuffyoudontneedto know podcast. Nine movies and 40 years in the making. Does this movie end on a high note? Is this the movie die hard fans will enjoy? Tune in as we discuss the climatic end of the Skywalker saga! Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at...

Duration:01:25:41

80s Toys

12/13/2019
Its that time a year again when the Nerd In Me crew talk toys. Not just any toys but the toys we grew up on. Listen in and see if you played with some of these gems. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook where we will show all the toys that we mention! Plus thank you for all the people that responded on our IG page for sharing your favorite toys as well! Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at...

Duration:01:07:11

Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith

11/23/2019
With Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker less than a month away, the Nerd In Me crew finally complete the Star Wars saga discussion with Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith. Its the movie we've all been waiting for when George Lucas announced he said he was going to make the prequels. There's no Jar Jar and its the story behind Anakin Skywalker and his shift to the Dark Side. Tune in as the boys discuss where this movie succeeds where Episodes 1 & 2 failed. Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast...

Duration:01:07:57

The Mandalorian

11/19/2019
Disney+ has premiered and along with it the first of hopefully many Star Wars properties, The Mandalorian! Join the guys as they discuss the first episode of the show. Afterwards, they delve into what exactly Disney + has to offer its subscribers! Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at nerdinmepodcast@gmail.com Allan's IG: instagram.com/dr.indianajones Jonathan's IG: instagram.com/momsbasementcollectibles --- Support...

Duration:01:00:24

Star Wars Episode II:Attack of the Clones

11/7/2019
In 2002, George Lucas continued the origin story of Darth Vader with Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones. This week, the crew discuss the 2nd film in the prequel trilogy. Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at nerdinmepodcast@gmail.com Allan's IG: instagram.com/dr.indianajones Jonathan's IG: instagram.com/momsbasementcollectibles --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nerdinme/support

Duration:00:50:12

Joker

10/20/2019
Joaquin Phoenix takes on the roll of Joker. And he really takes it on. The Nerd in Me crew give our thoughts on this amazingly filmed movie with the backdrop of gritty Gotham and fantastic acting. Does this movie fit in with the DC comic book universe? Tune in to find out! Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on iTunes email at nerdinmepodcast@gmail.com Allan's IG:...

Duration:01:16:40

Batman The Dark Knight: Joker Interrogation Scene

10/6/2019
The boys are back, breaking down an incredible scene from a great movie! This week its the Joker interrogation scene from the Christoper Nolan classic The Dark Knight. Nolan, Bale, and Ledger combine to give the audience a scene with emotional depth, the nature of good and evil, that questions how far can someone be pushed before they break. Join the guys as they discuss the scene Nolan called "the fulcrum of the entire movie". Connect with the Nerd in Me! Twitter/YouTube: NerdInMePodcast...

Duration:00:48:57

Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace

9/27/2019
20 years ago George Lucas takes us to a galaxy far far away once again. This time Darth Vader is not evil Sith that we know and love, but a 9 year old Anakin Skywalker. The year is 1999 and we were giddy as school boys when the first trailers of the movie dropped. We were going to have the same love and wonder as the original trilogy? Tune in and find out how the Nerd In Me crew feel about this next generation space...

Duration:00:52:21

80s Music-Break Up Songs Mixtape

9/19/2019
There'll be sad songs to make you cry... It's mix tape time again and this time the Nerd In Me crew will be going through some of the songs that stabbed us in the heart. The boys go back to their childhood memories and reminisce about their childhood heartbreaks. Do you remember these sad songs? What were the songs that you listened to during a break up? Let us know! Facebook.com/NerdInMePodcast Instagram.com/NerdInMe Twitter.com/nerdinmepodcast YouTube: NerdInMePodcast Rate and Review on...

Duration:00:56:19