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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 85 - Stranger Things Season 2! - Recap and Review

11/17/2017
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Have you finally watched season 2 of Stranger Things on Netflix?! Well on the feature segment today we recap and review the whole thing! What characters did you like? Was there too much action? Too much character development? What was with that one episode that wasn't even in Hawkins Indiana? We tackle it all. For Nerdy News we cover the mysterious time travelling gambler who can't lose, the Marvel Cinematic Universe's record breaking box office receipts, and a new algorithm that can...

Duration: 01:27:10


Episode 84 - 666 Spooky Spectacular!!!

10/29/2017
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It's time for Halloween! Every year we have a Halloween themed episode, so this year we decided to go with a very random theme...666! We took the 6th sequel in the top three slasher movie franchises and put them under our nerdy microscope for review! Nightmare on Elm Street 6: Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers, and Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives! These movies took us on quite a campy, hokey, and gory ride. Join us for the craziness! For Nerdy...

Duration: 01:38:32


Episode 83 - Star Trek Discovery VS The Orville - Copy Cat Cinema!

10/4/2017
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This week we jump into Copy Cat Cinema: TV Edition! With Star Trek: Discovery and The Orville! We pick a side and fight it out for which one is better...then we say how we really feel. For Nerdy News we discuss some weird origami butterflies in Seattle, Hurricane Irma after effects, and tattoos with medical benefits! For Trailer Reviews we cover Annihilation (from the writer/director of Ex Machina) and the possible sleeper hit, Osiris Child. Stay tuned as well for Star Trek triva, a...

Duration: 01:07:16


Episode 82 - Game of Thrones Season 7 and So Much More!

9/18/2017
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We have a spoiler-filled feature segment covering everything that happened on the eventful season seven of Game of Thrones! Get our take on the deaths, battles, new loves, and the Hot Topic Pirate! For Nerdy News, yet another odd radio burst comes to us from the far reaches of the galaxy, and The Simpsons fires their composer/conductor! Stay tuned later in the show for a game of Would You Rather and some Radical Recommends! For Trailer Reviews we scrap the bottom of the barrel with...

Duration: 01:24:49


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 47 - Nerdy News Roundup

10/19/2015
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A Play On Nerds' Video Game Correspondent and the head of our Twitch channel, Patrick Kuczynski, joins Jarman and Steve for a full Nerdy News Roundup! We discuss all sorts of nerdy happenings, from science news, the Ghostbusters reboot, upcoming video game releases, sci-fi/fantasy celebrities that have been arrested recently, nerdy conventions coming to a town near you, and what you soon won't be able to watch on Netflix!Also Trailer Reviewsof the Rocky sequel (?)Creedand from the creators...

Episode 46 (Minus 4) - Don't Panic!

10/5/2015
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Our guest Paul Wright, all the way from Liverpool, England is an expert fan of all things related to Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. He helps us discuss the whole franchise in the feature segment; from the awesome radio series it started off as, to the books, television shows and finally the feature film.Before we jump in the odd end of the galaxy, we have some Nerdy News, where we discuss the recent revelation of flowing water on Mars, and the recent scientific testing...

Episode 45 - DragonCon 2015 Recap and More!!

9/15/2015
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Jarman has returned from his trip with Twitch lead and Video Game Correspondent, Patrick,to Atlanta, GA for the largest geeky convention on the east coast of the U.S. - DragonCon! He covers a little bit of what he experienced there, but please subscribe to our YouTube channel (YouTube.com/APlayOnNerds) to see all the video and interviews we took posted there very soon.We also cover the passing of horror director and writer, Wes Craven. His unique contribution to film will certainly be...

Episode 44 - Top 30 Geeky Fandoms

8/20/2015
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For today's feature we delve into Geek Out magazine's Top 30 Most Epic Fandoms of All Time! From Pokemon, to Doctor Who, to Star Trek, to all things Tim Burton. We discuss the merits of each and try to decide what's missing from the list, and what simply doesn't belong.We also cover some Nerdy News involving strangely evolved animals and recent skunk ape sightings in Florida.Then in Trailer Reviews we cover Vin Diesel in The Last Witch Hunter and Norman Reedus in Air.New intro music...

Episode 43 - Reality Kings: EdTV VS The Truman Show

8/3/2015
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Join us this wee as week on the podcast as wesee the triumphant return or our re-occurring segment, Copy Cat Cinema! This time with EdTV VS The Truman Show!It's where we take 2 movies made around the same time, with all-too-similar plots. Some of our previous entries have been Gremlins VS Critters, or Armaggeddon VS Deep Impact, Volcano VS Dante's Peak... you get the idea. Then we both pick a movie and defend it as the better of the two films, whether we believe it or not!We start off the...

APON Trailer Reviews - Batman VS Superman & Suicide Squad!

7/25/2015
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Trailer Reviews of Suicide Squad and Batman VS Superman, from the July 20th, 2015 full episode of the A Play On Nerds podcast.See our earlier podcast posts for the full episode.New intro music provided with permissionby the awesome Jimmy Hinson of Big Giant Circles. Find himBandcamporiTunes!Follow us on Twitter - @APlayOnNerdsLike us on FacebookWatch us stream live on Twitch.tvCheck us out on YouTubeListen to us on SoundCloudFollow us on Instagram - @APlayOnNerdsFollow us on TumblrAdd us...

APON Nerdy News - July 20th, 2015

7/25/2015
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Nerdy News from the July 20th, 2015 full episode of the A Play On Nerds podcast. - Nintendo's CEO dies, strange lights on the planet Ceres, and poop eating plants!See our earlier podcast posts for the full episode.New intro music provided with permissionby the awesome Jimmy Hinson of Big Giant Circles. Find himBandcamporiTunes!Follow us on Twitter - @APlayOnNerdsLike us on FacebookWatch us stream live on Twitch.tvCheck us out on YouTubeListen to us on SoundCloudFollow us on Instagram -...

Fallout Game Franchise - Podcast Feature Segment

7/25/2015
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The feature segment from the latest episode: All you need to know about the Fallout game franchise from Bethesda. From it's creation, to the upcoming Fallout 4!See our earlier podcast posts for the full episode.New intro music provided with permissionby the awesome Jimmy Hinson of Big Giant Circles. Find himBandcamporiTunes!Follow us on Twitter - @APlayOnNerdsLike us on FacebookWatch us stream live on Twitch.tvCheck us out on YouTubeListen to us on SoundCloudFollow us on Instagram -...

Episode 42 - Fallout Shelters, Bat Dung and Killer Gods

7/20/2015
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First up it's Nerdy News, where we discuss the passing of Nintendo's CEO,Satoru Iwata, as well as the perplexing relationship between bats and pitcher-plants. Also, those creepy lights on the planet Ceres are still causing problems for our friends at NASA...For our main feature, Steve and Jarman, along with our special guest co-host, Patrick, jump into the world of Bethesda's Fallout. It's an awesome game series with it's fourth (technically 5th) installment coming out soon. With all the...

Episode 41 - "Jurassic" Sized Episode

6/19/2015
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Steve and Jarman jump head on into the world of real and fake dinosaurs. First we discuss some fun crazy facts about the real deals that walked this earth over 65 million years ago, then we jump into the genetically modified soup of the Jurassic Park franchise; reviewing the first three films. We throw in our totally valid opinions on Jeff Goldblum's strange laugh, tons of random trivia on the films, and utter let-down of the third film.Only then do we jump into a spoiler-filled review of...

Episode 40 - Monty Python's Everything!

6/3/2015
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It's our 40th episode, ad the 40th anniversary of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, so we though we would give an in depth look into the history of Monty Python, each of their individual members, and the movies that made them such a huge sensation across the globe. We play some hilarious clips, talk about the merits of each film, and give our own personal take on their impact in our own lives.Before the feature, we jump into some pretty nightmarish Nerdy News, and experience the return of...

Episode 39 - Hosts of the Rusted Robot Podcast!

5/19/2015
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The lovely hosts of the Rusted Robot Podcast, Shawn and Brigitte Vanderloo,join us to discuss how their nerdy podcast came to be, and what adventures they've had since it began. Listen to their show weekly to hear a robot profile, discussing a robot from science fiction (or even real life) in great detail, along with a nerdy collectible of the week, geeky news, and other random games and segments. (Including Brigitte's great love for Arrow's Stephen Amell)You can find them over at...

Episode 38 - Marvel's Ultron Explained!

5/6/2015
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Have you seen Avengers: Age of Ultron yet?! Confused by who this Ultron guy is that now apparently has his own "Age"? Well join Jarman and Steve as they go to comic book school with Geoffrey Combs, a man with a 25,000 comic book collection, as he explains to them the history of Ultron, from his 1968 trash can form, to his James Spaderific version of today.We also ask Geoff his opinion on other various comic book characters, and the overall future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.The show...

Episode 37 - Pinball Mania!

4/22/2015
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Steve and Jarman jump into the world of pinball, exploring it's unique origins and crazy history that brought it where it is today.Before the feature, we feature some crazy and mysterious Nerdy News, and after the feature we speculate on some awesome nerdy properties with Trailer Reviews; covering the possibilities of Ant-Man, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens!New intro music provided with permissionby the awesome Jimmy Hinson of Big Giant Circles. Find...

Episode 36 - One Year Anniversary Show!

4/6/2015
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Join Jarman and Steve as they embark on a legend...wait for it...dary journey across their last year in podcasting. From the humble beginnings of the podcast one year ago to the ridiculousness growing empire A Play On Nerds has become today.You'll hear bit of our guests throughout the past year, the random segments we've developed, the crazy news stories we've covered, the movies and trailers we've reviewed, and so much more. If you're just getting started with our podcast, this is a great...
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