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From the harsh terrible wastelands (the internet) come two brave heroes (chubby guys with microphones) to do battle with (talk about) the evils of this world (ok, that last bit might be pretty accurate.) This week, Jeremy and Jason run through how Snoop Dogg failed grade 8 history, why Alan Thicke and his wife aced sex-ed, and where Harry Shearer will have to accept that job has the school janitor.

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My name is Luke Gallagher, you may know me as the owner and EIC of the news and entertainment blog known as NerdBastards.com. I’m an active voice on the site and behind-the-scenes puppet master. What I am not, is a personality. I’m not one of those bloggers who like to insert themselves in their work and be some sort of online celebrity. I prefer take a note from Justice Leagues Martian Manhunter and sit up in my watchtower overlooking everything whilst eating copious amounts of Oreos. But, for a change, I’d like to open up and tell you something that I don’t talk about often –  a very different direction that my life almost took. One involving bumps, jumps, and curiously tight fitting spandex.

Before I was the head honcho of Nerd Bastards and writing about nerdful things, I wanted to be a professional wrestler. Trouble was, the reality didn’t quite match up to the fantasy.  (more…)

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Greetings, Nerd Bastards readers, Jake here from The Hall of Comics – where heroes shop. I’m a bag and boarded professional. My passion (and business) is to read, write about and sell comics. In an alliance forged in the stars, The Hall of Comics will be dropping by Nerd Bastards weekly, to bring you the latest word and the weeks best pulls in comics. So sit back, grab a snack, and check out what latest comic titles you should be reading.  (more…)

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It’s now official, The X-Files is coming back to TVs everywhere this coming January. The topic of what shape an X-Files reboot might take came up during an edition of The /Filmcast earlier this year when David Chen noted a tweet from Escapist contributor Bob Chipman who said:

“Sketchy?” Mulder? On the surface you may think that Chipman was referring to Mulder’s occasionally discussed affinity for pornography, but no, he was referencing the ways the world’s changed since The X-Files 1990s heyday, and where we currently sit in the middle of the second decade of the 21st century. To be direct, what Chipman is referring to is the rise of “trutherism.” (more…)

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Greetings, Nerd Bastards readers, Jake here from The Hall of Comics – where heroes shop. I’m a bag and boarded professional. My passion (and business) is to read, write about and sell comics. In an alliance forged in the stars, The Hall of Comics will be dropping by Nerd Bastards weekly, to bring you the latest word and the weeks best pulls in comics. So sit back, grab a snack, and check out what latest comic titles you should be reading.
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In a world where the machines have risen up, spellchecks are useless and autocorrect walks against wombat pinball. Internet word slinger Mason Fabulous and satin voiced flim-flam artist and brand expert Hermes “Bear” Brunson must band together to save the world the only way they now how. By watching trailers on YouTube and talking over them.

Other than watching videos on the radio (which is as exciting as it sounds) this week on the show: (more…)

Get Your Swag On With Power-Up Box!

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You’ve heard of LootCrate and NerdBlock. Now a new challenger enters the monthly subscriptions gift game.

With Power-Up Box you’ll get a box of cool gifts mailed to your house every month! Currently partnered with Marvel, Nintendo, DC, Disney, Capcom, and Star Wars, it’s basically guaranteed you’re gonna get something you’ll love. Each package contains a limited-edition T-shirt and a selection of 4-9 nerd-themed toys (depending on your box type), sent out around the 15th of every month and shipped all around the world. And, if you sign up and hate the packages, you can cancel at any time.

You wont hate it though. Not unless you’re a curmudgeon who doesn’t like receiving packages in the mail. I mean, who doesn’t like coming home to find a mystery box on their door step, to which you immediately reenact Brad Pit’s scene from Se7en – “What’s in the box… what’s in the box?!”?  (more…)

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Greetings, Nerd Bastards readers, Jake here from The Hall of Comics – where heroes shop. I’m a bag and boarded professional. My passion (and business) is to read, write about and sell comics. In an alliance forged in the stars, The Hall of Comics will be dropping by Nerd Bastards weekly, to bring you the latest word and the weeks best pulls in comics. So sit back, grab a snack, and check out what latest comic titles you should be reading. (more…)

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Greetings, Nerd Bastards readers, Jake here from The Hall of Comics – where heroes shop. I’m a bag and boarded professional. My passion (and business) is to read, write about and sell comics. In an alliance forged in the stars, The Hall of Comics will be dropping by Nerd Bastards weekly, to bring you the latest word and the weeks best pulls in comics. So sit back, grab a snack, and check out what latest comic titles you should be reading. (more…)

Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo
It’s time to haul out the lanyards and dust off those comfy easy walking shoes because comic convention season is officially in full swing and just this past weekend one of the premiere events in Canada celebrated a milestone. The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo celebrated its 10th anniversary with an amazing line-up of guests and exhibitors for a record shattering 102,000 faithful fans.

First up, since many of you do not reside in the great white north, if you’ve never attended a Canadian con, you are really missing out. Just remember most of your favorite TV shows and movies are made north of the wall, and once again the Calgary Expo proved to be a fantastic place to celebrate this whole nerd/geek/pop-culture universe that we all live in and love.

What follows is a whirlwind overview of an amazing weekend. (more…)