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Wizard and the Bruiser

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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

Adventure Time

6/27/2019
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Join Jake the Wizard and Holden the Bruiser as they voyage to the land of Ooo to tell the tale behind beloved animated series "Adventure Time" Thanks to CrotchyDonkles (link NSFW) who made this episode possible! Join our Patreon today and get tons of bonus episodes, private discord chats and more!

Duration:01:05:56

Chrono Trigger

6/20/2019
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Holden and Jake explore the making of the role-playing video game "Chrono Trigger". For a limited time, receive your first month of treatment for free, go to http://Keeps.com/WIZARD Thanks to the Patreon supporter who made this episode possible! Join today and get tons of bonus episodes, private discord chats and more! Theme for Harold, Bossa Antigua Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:08:38

Princess Mononoke

6/13/2019
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Holden and Jake explore the making of beloved Studio Ghibli film "Princess Mononoke" Spirit of the Forest! We implore you, donate to our Patreon, and get access to weekly bonus episodes!

Duration:01:08:24

Epic Games

6/6/2019
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Holden and Jake explore the history behind video game dev giant Epic Games. See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here! Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard Get weekly bonus episodes and help us make this show by supporting us on Patreon! Theme for Harold, Bossa Antigua Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:25:16

HBO's Game of Thrones Pt. 2

5/30/2019
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Holden and Jake continue their series on HBO's Game of Thrones and dive deep into the casting, music and more. See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here! What do we say to the God of student loans? Not today - Patreon supporters help us produce this podcast!

Duration:01:29:11

HBO's Game of Thrones Pt. I

5/23/2019
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Holden and Jake dive deep into the history behind HBO's adaptation of "Game of Thrones" See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here! Protect your online activity TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free at http://expressvpn.com/wizard Want even more Wizzin and Bruisin? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes! Theme for Harold, Samba Isobel Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By...

Duration:01:15:25

Neopets

5/16/2019
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Holden and Jake are joined by Karina Farek to explore the story behind Neopets. Get $80 off your first month at http://hellofresh.com/bruiser80 with promo code: bruiser80 See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here! Want even more Wizzin and Bruisin? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes! GlitterBurst Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Duration:01:17:33

RoboCop

5/9/2019
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Holden and Jake explore the making of iconic 80s cyberpunk film "RoboCop" Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard I'd buy that for a dollar! Patreon supporters get bonus episodes every week. Beach Bum Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:16:49

Ant-Man

5/2/2019
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Holden and Jake dive deep into the convoluted history behind Marvel Comic's Ant-Man. Protect your online activity TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free at http://expressvpn.com/wizard Want even more WizBru action? Our patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes! Nowhere Land Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:20:26

One Punch Man

4/25/2019
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Holden and Jake explore the history behind Japanese manga "One Punch Man" Get your first month of treatment for free at http://keeps.com/wizard Want even more Wizzin' & Bruisin? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus shows! Local Forcast, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:14:15

Ren & Stimpy

4/18/2019
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Holden and Jake recount the story behind controversial yet acclaimed 90s cartoon "The Ren & Stimpy Show" Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com This episode was brought to you by our Patreon supporters. Happy happy joy joy! Hep Cats, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:22:33

Dead Space

4/11/2019
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Holden and Jake explore science fiction survival horror video game "Dead Space" This episode was brought to you by one of our Patreon supporters. Our Patrons help the show and get weekly bonus episodes. Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard Honey Bee, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:18:16

Harry Potter Pt. 2

4/4/2019
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Jake and Holden are joined by Jackie Zebrowski to dive even further into the world of "Harry Potter" and discuss the cultural impacts of the series, from real life quidditch to fanfiction. Accio, cash! This episode was brought to you by our Patreon supporters.

Duration:01:14:17

Harry Potter Pt. 1

3/28/2019
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3 cities, 3 shows for one great guy! Get tickets for the Jason Saenz Benefit Extravaganza here: LA - April 1st NYC - April 1st DC - April 3rd Holden is joined by Jackie Zebrowski to discuss the story behind J. K. Rowling's beloved fantasy series "Harry Potter" Protect your online activity TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free at http://expressvpn.com/wizard Tool Cool, Thief in the Night, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution...

Duration:01:13:50

Captain Marvel

3/21/2019
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Jake is joined by Meghan O'Keefe and Mike Lawrence to discuss "Captain Marvel" Get $100 off the Eero base unit and 2 beacons at http://eero.com/wizard with promo code: wizard Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com Want even more Wizbru? Patreon supporters help out the show and get weekly bonus shows! Apero Hour, Local Forecast, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Duration:01:01:20

They Might Be Giants

3/14/2019
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Holden and Jake explore the history behind alt band They Might Be Giants. Say we're the only bee in your bonnet! Patreon supporters get weekly bonus content and help bring Wizbru to you each and every week! Awesome Call, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:10:48

Stanley Kubrick

3/7/2019
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C-c-cross over episode! Holden and Jake are joined by Frank Conniff, Trace Beaulieu, and Carolina Hidalgo from Movie Sign with the Mads to discuss one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers, Stanley Kubrick. Check out Movie Sign with the Mads! Want even more WizBru action? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus content.

Duration:01:05:20

Activision

2/28/2019
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Holden and Jake discuss the history behind video game corporate overlords Activision. Get your first month of treatment for free at http://keeps.com/wizard This episode was brought to you by our Patreon supporters! Support us today and unlock weekly bonus content - no microtransactions ever, we promise. Nowhere Land, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:18:04

Invader Zim

2/21/2019
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Holden and Jake explore Jhonen Vasquez's iconic animation series "Invader Zim". Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com Want even more Wizbru action? Support us on Patreon! Hep Cats, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:12:17

Return of the Jedi

2/14/2019
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Holden and Jake discuss the making of the final installment in the original Star Wars trilogy "Return of the Jedi" Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard Want even more WizBru? Patreon supporters get lots of bonus goodies! Off to Osaka, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Duration:01:17:21