The Best Damn Nerd Show
By The Best Damn Nerd Show
The Best Damn Nerd ShowAug 31, 2020
THE FINAL INTERVAL
The Nerds say "And welcome" to the Nerdosphere one last time in order to say goodbye, and pay tribute to The Best Damn Nerd Show in "The Final Interval"! Thank you so much to each and every listener for the nearly 13 years of love and support! One last time we remind you, if you're a nerd always say it loud, and say it proud!
BDNS ANNOUNCEMENT II
Another message and a save the date from The Microphone Alchemist, James Kincaid. December 22nd 8PM PT. Be there, Nerdosphere!
A message from The Microphone Alchemist, James Kincaid.
EPISODE 69 - NICE
The Nerds discuss Thor bringing the party and the douche chills in What If?, Star Wars Visions, and Davis helps kick off Spooky Season by hyping up Muppets Haunted Mansion, and Escape The Undertaker!
EPISODE 68 - RIP NORM
The Nerds pay tribute to the late Norm MacDonald, discuss the Director of Dune's comments on the MCU, react to the trailer for Hawkeye, and more!
EPISODE 67 - HAIKU, HIGHER INFLATION
The Nerds discuss KOTOR getting a remake, Shang Chi's box office performance, the latest episode of Marvel's What If?, The Matrix Resurrections, and invite you all to compose some BDNS haiku!
EPISODE 66 - FAUX VALENTINE AND THE TEN BRACELETS
The Nerds discuss the backlash over Daniella Pineda and Netflix attacking Cowboy Bebop fans, the latest episode of Marvel's What If? and Shang-Chi and The Legend of the Ten Rings!
EPISODE 65 - NO WAY HOME, WHAT IF? & THE WITCHER
The Nerds discuss the first trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home, the latest episode of Disney+'s What If?, the animated Witcher spinoff: Nightmare Of The Wolf, and more!
EPISODE 64 - GHOST OF THE MCU
The Nerds discuss the MCU deciding to revisit an old mistake in Shang Chi, if they are hyped for The Eternals, what they thought of the latest episode of What If?, a new He-Man show, and more!
EPISODE 63 - WHAT IF?
The Nerds discuss the first episode of the MCU's animated series "What If?", Scarjo suing Disney, Taika Waititi wanting to do a Star Wars movie, rumors about a new Batman show and more!
EPISODE 62 - THE SUICIDE CRUISE
The Nerds discuss what they thought of The Suicide Squad, and Jungle Cruise, react to the Y The Last Man trailer, Stranger Things Season 4 teaser and more!
EPISODE 61 - BDNS: REVELATION
The Nerds are back from their vacation with a brand new episode! This week they discuss Comic-Con exclusives, Masters of the Universe: Revelation, and all the nerdy board games they played together!
EPISODE 60 - BEST OF THE BDNS VOL. 1
The Nerds are off on an adventure this week so please enjoy this best of the BDNS volume 1! Relive some of their best moments from the past year including their greatest fights, bracket battle surprises, and even special previously unreleased audio!
EPISODE 59 - THANK HEAVEN
The Nerds are back to review the season finale of Loki, they go back to the movies and discuss Scarjo's MCU sendoff in Black Widow, Deadpool making his MCU debut and more!
EPISODE 58 - JOURNEY INTO MISERY
The Nerds discuss the latest episode of Loki, The Tomorrow War, Mavel & DC pulling out of Comic-Con and more!
EPISODE 57 - PREQUELS & OTHER BAD IDEAS
The Nerds discuss the Supernatural prequel causing a rift between Jensen Ackles & Jared Padaleck, The Sopranos upcoming prequel film The Many Saints of Newark, live action Netflix adaptations of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Cowboy Bebop and more!
EPISODE 56 - NO ENCHANTMENT FOR OLD MEN
The Nerds discuss the latest episode of Loki, George R.R. Martin's latest comments about Game Of Thrones, Harrison Ford getting injured on set, Stephen Amell being forced off an airplane and more!
EPISODE 55 - MASTERS OF THE NERDOSPHERE
The Nerds are discuss the 2nd episode of Loki, how Kevin Smith has revealed himself to be a liar, and why that is bad news for Masters of the Universe: Revelation, thoughts on E3 and more!
EPISODE 54 - NERDS OF MISCHIEF
The Nerds discuss the debut episode of the latest MCU series: Loki, what is already wrong with Amazon's Lord Of The Rings series, why we should be excited for Y The Last Man, the latest rumblings within the DCEU and more!
EPISODE 53 - ARMY OF THE DEAD
The Nerds review the latest from the Snyderverse! Ok, not the one you're probably thinking of, but it's the latest Zack Snyder zombie film that sends Dave Bautista and company on an undead heist of Las Vegas!
EPISODE 52 - TO THE MOON
The Nerds diversify their portfolio with crypto and NFTs! They also discuss J.J. Abrams Star Wars admission, and play another installment of “Nerdgasm or Nogasm”!
EPISODE 51 - MAX PAYNE UNRATED
The Nerds bring back Movie Night with a ghoulish little twist! First up on the review block is the 2008 adaptation of the hit and critically acclaimed video game, Max Payne! Did the movie live up to the source material or was it just a Valkyr induced noir fever dream?
EPISODE 50 - FATALITY, INVINCIBILITY, & THE HIDDEN TEMPLE
The Nerds bring to a close the Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter Bracket Battle, create their own Invincible characters, discuss the Legends of the Hidden Temple reboot, and more!
EPISODE 49 - EMILY IS INVINCIBLE
The Nerds do a postmortem on the Emily is Away < 3 streams, the final round for the Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter bracket battle, review the first episode of The Bad Batch & the world of Robert Kirkman/Amazon’s Invincible!
EPISODE 48 - MORTAL KOMBAT KRITICALITY
The Nerds review 2021's Mortal Kombat movie. Was it a total fatality or a flawless victory? Also on the show Round 3 of the Mortal Kombat vs Street Fighter Bracket Battle came to a close, and they do a post mortem on part one of James' Emily is Away < 3 stream!
EPISODE 47 - PRELUDE TO KOMBAT
The Nerds discuss more Mortal Kombat ahead of it's release on HBO Max, and how writer Greg Russo is already distancing himself from the finished product. Also on the show: round 2 of the Mortal Kombat vs Street Fighter Bracket Battle, a Quan Chi HBO Max series?, Zack Snyder in the MCU and more!
EPISODE 46 - FRISKY DINGO
The nerds get nostalgic for one of the best gems in the history of Adult Swim: Frisky Dingo! Also on this episode they conclude Round 1 of the Mortal Kombat vs Street Fighter bracket battle, and discuss the sure fire 2021 game of the year, "Emily Is Away
EPISODE 45 - GODZILLA VS KONG
The Nerds go back to the movies (some more literally than others) to discuss the cinematic colossal clash that was Godzilla vs Kong! The Illuminerdy also unveiled the Mortal Kombat vs. Street Fighter brackets, and more!
EPISODE 44 - RESTORE THE SNYDERVERSE?
The nerds are back to discuss more about Zack Snyder's Justice League, and what the hopes are for the #RestoreTheSnyderVerse movement. Also on the program more plans for the Mortal Kombat vs Street Fighter bracket, nostalgia abounding over The Last Blockbuster and more!
EPISODE 43 - STREAM WARS: DCEU VS. MCU
The Nerds discuss the history that Zack Snyder's Justice League made, the new movements to "Restore the Snyderverse", and "Release the Ayer Cut", as well as on the MCU side of things the latest on the fate of Black Widow, and their take on the first two episodes of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier! All that and more!
EPISODE 42 - THE SNYDER CUT
The Nerds got out their popcorn, and had an old fashioned movie night! They discuss "Zack Snyder's Justice League" AKA "The Snyder Cut"! What did they like or dislike about the finished product, and what drama still manages to surround the project? We get out all our thoughts, and in less than 4 hours!
EPISODE 41 - ADULT SWIMMING
Get the kids out of the pool because it's time to talk Adult Swim! From it's origins via Space Ghost Coast to Coast to now the Rick and Morty phenomenon the Nerds dive into many of their favorites from Cartoon Network's iconic programming block.
EPISODE 40 - Valheim, Vision, & Vaccination
The Nerds discuss Jon's exploits in the survival game Valheim, the finale of WandaVision in Nerdgasm or Nogasm, the CDC having a zombie survival plan, and more!
EPISODE 39 - MORTAL KOMBAT VS STREET FIGHTER
The Nerds discuss two of the most iconic fighting games of all time: Mortal Kombat & Street Fighter! Inspired by the trailer for the upcoming Mortal Kombat movie they break down some of their favorite things about both game franchises, characters, moments, the movies and more!
EPISODE 38 - GAMES & HALL OF FAMES
The Nerds discuss restoring classic video games, the new Mortal Kombat movie trailer, a video game hall of fame that was news to us, and more!
EPISODE 37 - PODCAST TYCOON
The nerds wrap up the latest Bracket Battle: Sports vs. Esports, and then escape to their 2nd, and 3rd lives and explore the world of simulation games! From The Sims, SimCity, of course Roller Coaster Tycoon and more!(edited)
EPISODE 36 - HEART OF THE CARDS
The Nerds discuss a topic near and dear to their hearts: Customizable Card Games! From Magic: The Gathering, to Legend of The Five Rings, Star Wars, and more, the nerds deal you hand of nostalgia and hilarity with a look back at some of the best card games in history, and share their own moments of triumph/heartbreak from their playing days.
EPISODE 35 - GAMESTONK
The Nerds make history by for the very first time nerding out over what's going on with...the stock market?! Marc debuts a fiendishly delicious new game, and the Bracket Battle: Sports vs. esports continues on!
EPISODE 34 - BDNSVISION
The nerds reveal the results of the first round of their Sports vs. Competitive Gaming Bracket, check in on WandaVision after three episodes of the latest from Marvel Studios, and rapid fire review news about a possible Batman The Animated Series revival, the Mortal Kombat movie reboot, Resident Evil Village, and all of the official sources revealing that aliens currently walk among us in Nerdgasm or Nogasm!
EPISODE 33 - FAILURES TO LAUNCH
The Nerds discuss Transformers: War For Cybertron: Earthrise, cannibalism breaking out among the Hollywood elite, a BDNS bracket competition, and in honor of Cyberpunk 2077 they discuss other similar launch fails, and much more!
EPISODE 32 - WW84
The Nerds are back in 2021, but go retro to the 80's while they talk about Wonder Woman 1984! Was it a smart move to release on HBO Max, was it a worthy follow up to the 2017 film, what did the nerds think of it, can Chris Pine rock a fanny pack? The nerds lasso up the truth to those answers and more!
EPISODE 31 - JOCKS VS. NERDS
The Nerds kick off your 2021 interval with two classic warring factions: Jocks, and Nerds. Should competitive gaming be considered a sport, can sports be nerdy, what are the best sports video games, what does playing Fantasy Football say about you, are Baseball players too fat to be considered athletes?! All this and much more! Play ball!...or something
EPISODE 30 - THE 2020 NERDYS
It's time for the greatest and only awards show that matters: The Nerdys! Who will take home the coveted prizes as judgements for the best and worst of 2020 are handed down?! Put on your suit & tie, wear your best dress, pop that champagne, and ring in the New Year in style, Nerdosphere!
EPISODE 29 - CHRISTMAS WITH THE BDNS
It's the most wonderful and nerdy time of the year! The Nerds are here full of Christmas cheer to celebrate the holiday season! They discuss their favorite Christmas movies, music, debate if Die Hard is a Christmas movie, reveal their secret Santa gifts, and oh yeah something happened on The Mandalorian! Merry Christmas, & season's greetings, Nerdosphere!
EPISODE 28 - SUPERSIZE YOUR NERDGASM
The Nerds are back and to try and discuss all of the recent revelations/news with a giant sized edition of Nerdgasm, or Nogasm! Hayden returning as Darth Vader, The Mandalorian spinoffs, Mass Effect making a return, Spider-Man's past, present, & future, all those stories and many more were discussed! But wait, there's more! It was also time to talk about the Toy Hall of Fame class of 2020, and take a look at the Davis' intimate experience playing Cyberpunk 2077!
EPISODE 27 - COVID, CONSOLES, & MONOLITHS
The Nerds kick off the final month of 2020 and introduce what will become the next BDNS Bracket: the greatest consoles of all time! Be sure to jump on discord to help shape the tournament. They also play Nerdgasm or Nogasm where they take on the monolith phenomenon, HBO Max, Solid Snake being cast, the latest big spoiler from The Mandalorian, and much more!
EPISODE 26 - THANKSGIVING LEFTOVERS
Happy belated Thanksgiving, Nerdosphere! We hope you saved room for some leftovers because the nerds are gonna fill your plate by discussing their latest nerdy exploits, give their take on season 2 of The Mandalorian, play Nerdgasm or Nogasm, and even rank their favorite Thanksgiving dishes! Pile it all on, and say it loud & proud!
EPISODE 25 - FPS PERSPECTIVES
The Nerds discuss their favorites from the First Person Shooter genre with a heavy emphasis on the multiplayer classics that gave us so many great memories! Goldeneye, Halo, Wolfenstein, Doom and many more are revisited!
EPISODE 24 - WOW: PAST & PRESENT
The Nerds discuss the alpha and omega of the MMORPG genre and enter the World Of Warcraft! They discuss their entry into the game, favorite old stories, why James sucks at it, guild drama and moments of glory as they prepare for WoW's next expansion: Shadowlands!
EPISODE 23 - YOU'RE THE MANDO NOW DOG
The Nerds get back to business after Spooky Season 2020 as they take on the major Nerdosphere news stories in "Nerdgasm or Nogasm", give takes hotter than the twin suns of Tatooine on The Mandalorian's Season 2 debut, pay tribute to Sean Connery, and more!