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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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United States

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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

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

The Empire Strikes Back

1/12/2018
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Jake and Holden discuss the creation and nuances of The Empire Strikes Back!

Duration:01:08:14

Evil Dead

1/4/2018
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Jake and Holden review cult horror classic, Evil Dead, and discuss what made the movie so wonderfully, disgustingly terrifying.

Duration:01:03:37

The X-Men Part 2

12/29/2017
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Jake and Holden discuss the more recent renditions of the X-men, including the television cartoons they loved while growing up, and the modern movies.

Duration:01:08:49

The X-Men Part 1

12/21/2017
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Holden and Jake delve into the origin of the X-Men comics, their creators, and how the team has evolved and improved.

Duration:01:04:50

Patreon Snack: The X-Files with Henry Zebrowski

12/15/2017
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Check out a segment of our latest Patreon episode featuring an X-files-centric conversation with Holden and Henry Zebrowski. If you want to check out the full episode, please consider becoming a Patreon subscriber by going to patreon.com/wizbru

Duration:00:05:16

The X-Files

12/15/2017
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Jake and Holden are joined by Marie to talk all things X-Files!

Duration:01:09:38

Weird Al Yankovic

12/8/2017
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Holden and Jake discuss the career and eccentric works of Weird Al Yankovic

Duration:01:13:28

The Muppets Part 2

12/1/2017
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Holden and Jake discuss Jim Henson's later works, the continuation of The Muppets after his passing, and the modern revival of our plush pals.

Duration:01:11:57

The Muppets - Part 1

11/23/2017
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Holden and Jake learn about Jim Henson's life, his lead up to the creation of the Muppets, and some of the characters' early appearances.

Duration:01:02:39

Bonus: Thanksgiving Binge

11/16/2017
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Holden chats with Dave Gonzalez of Storm of Spoilers about their favorite episodes on each other’s podcasts! Feast on these shows @ www.Wondery.com/Thanskgiving Storm of Spoilers' Binge: Wizard and the Bruiser's Binge:

Duration:00:04:59

Deadpool

11/15/2017
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Jake and Holden delve into the most sarcastic superhero of all, Deadpool! They talk the comic book character's creation, the movie that was saved by Deadpool himself: Ryan Reynolds.

Duration:01:03:34

Resident Evil

11/9/2017
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Holden and Jake discuss the Resident Evil series, including the scariness of the games, the terrible voice acting, and the movie spin offs.

Duration:01:06:13

Hayao Miyazaki

11/3/2017
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Jake and Holden discuss the works of Japanese writer, director, and artist Hayao Miyazaki.

Duration:01:07:04

The Thing

10/27/2017
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Holden and Jake talk about one of their favorite sci-fi horror films, The Thing - it's history, creation, and all sorts of crazy fan theories surrounding the infamous plot.

Duration:00:57:43

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