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olden McNeely and Jake Young are your guides on a psychotropic journey into the secret origins of nerd culture. Fill your ears with education each week as the hosts tackle subjects from the worlds of comic books, video games, anime and film. Untold stories, bizarre facts and crazed deconstructions will fly at you at dangerous speeds, do not listen if you are pregnant or nursing. Make no mistake, this IS the sweatiest podcast in human history.

olden McNeely and Jake Young are your guides on a psychotropic journey into the secret origins of nerd culture. Fill your ears with education each week as the hosts tackle subjects from the worlds of comic books, video games, anime and film. Untold stories, bizarre facts and crazed deconstructions will fly at you at dangerous speeds, do not listen if you are pregnant or nursing. Make no mistake, this IS the sweatiest podcast in human history.
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olden McNeely and Jake Young are your guides on a psychotropic journey into the secret origins of nerd culture. Fill your ears with education each week as the hosts tackle subjects from the worlds of comic books, video games, anime and film. Untold stories, bizarre facts and crazed deconstructions will fly at you at dangerous speeds, do not listen if you are pregnant or nursing. Make no mistake, this IS the sweatiest podcast in human history.

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English


Episodes

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

5/17/2018
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Holden & Jake discuss the bizarre history of the fabulous "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure". This topic was given to us by one of our Patreon supporters. Want us to to talk about your favorite fandom? Support us on Patreon!

Duration:01:22:40

Transformers II

5/10/2018
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This week Holden & Jake wrap up their discussion of Transformers by exploring the Michael Bay movies. Want even more transforming robots? Support Holden & Jake on Patreon for bonus content! Itty Bitty 8 Bit Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:17:01

Transformers: The Origin Story

5/3/2018
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Holden and Jake journey back to the 80s to discuss the history of "Transformers" and trace how the toys became a cultural phenomenon. Patreon subscribers get even more than meets the eye!

Duration:01:14:40

BioShock

4/26/2018
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Holden and Jake dive into the world of BioShock. Patreon subscribers get bonus content, behind the scene sneak peeks and help us choose upcoming topics! Support us today!

Duration:01:14:27

Jurassic Park

4/19/2018
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Holden and Jake discuss "Jurassic Park", from the Michael Crichton book to the impressive special effects in the Steven Spielberg film. This topic was chosen by one of our Patreon subscribers - support us today and get weekly bonus content! Theme for Harold (var. 3) Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:10:29

Godzilla Bonus with Matt McMuscles

4/16/2018
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Didn't get your fill of Godzilla? Matt McMuscles joins us to talk even more video games, comics and "Godzilla goes to Hell". The whole episode plus lots of other bonus goodies are available to $5 and up subscribers on our Patreon page.

Duration:00:12:45

Ghost Rider

4/12/2018
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Holden and Jake talk the history of Ghost Rider, from Johnny Blaze to Nicholas Cage. Patreon subscribers get even more skull-blazing content, consider supporting us today!

Duration:01:11:35

Shadow of the Colossus

4/5/2018
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Holden & Jake discuss the history, development and impact of 2004's "Shadow of the Colossus". Patreon subscribers get even more Wizard and Bruiser action!

Duration:01:06:29

Godzilla

3/29/2018
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Holden & Jake are joined by Matt McMuscles to discuss all there is to know about Godzilla. Want even more radioactive monsters? Support us on Patreon!

Duration:01:33:14

The Iron Giant

3/22/2018
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Holden & Jake discuss 1999's animation classic "The Iron Giant". This episode is brought to you by our supporters on Patreon.

Duration:01:12:53

Philip K. Dick

3/15/2018
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Holden and Jake discuss the life, work and legacy of science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. This topic was chosen by one of our Patreon supporters. Want even more Holden & Jake? Consider supporting us on Patreon!

Duration:01:15:38

Street Fighter Part II

3/8/2018
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Holden & Jake are back to talk even more Streetfighter. Want even more Wizbru? Consider supporting us on Patreon!

Duration:01:20:51

Talkin' "Street Fighter" with Woolie from Super Best Friends!

3/6/2018
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In this bonus episode Jake sits down with Woolie to discuss all things "Street Fighter". Enjoy the show? Consider supporting us on Patreon!

Duration:00:40:11

Street Fighter Part I

3/1/2018
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Holden & Jake discuss the iconic "Street Fighter" franchise in our multi-part series. Enjoy the show? Consider supporting us on Patreon!

Duration:01:11:09

Kingdom Hearts

2/22/2018
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Holden and Jake discuss "Kingdom Hearts", from the early days in development to the numerous sequels, and they seek to finally answer the question "Does Mickey fuck?" Brought to you in part by our supporters on Patreon.

Duration:01:12:17

Doritos & Mountain Dew

2/15/2018
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Starting from the early days of hillbilly themed snacking to video game tie-ins and memes, Holden and Jake talk about the premium gamer fuel that is Doritos & Mountain Dew. This week's topic was chosen by our Patreon subscribers.

Duration:01:00:39

Hellboy

2/8/2018
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Holden & Jake discuss Hellboy - from the early days being published by Dark Horse Comics to the Guillermo del Toro movies. This week's topic was picked by one of our Dungeon Master tier Patreon subscribers

Duration:01:09:44

Naruto

2/2/2018
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This week Jake and Holden discuss the lore, legacy and development of Naruto.

Duration:01:06:31

The Haunted Mansion

1/26/2018
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Jake and Holden discuss the history of and legends surrounding The Haunted Mansion ride at Disney!

Duration:01:05:01

Dark Souls

1/18/2018
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Holden and Jake discuss the creation, gameplay, and fan community of Dark Souls.

Duration:01:14:45

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