Ep 51 – Hainese Chicken In Your Mouth

photoThe Nerd Out Gang hits the road on a Hainese Chicken Quest! Plus Roy Choi and guava cheese pot pies, getting sucker-punched by sad movies, A Guide to X-Men Movies, and the Big 4-0!

Recorded 6.4.14

Hainese Chicken with Rice! We took a field trip with some Nerd Out pals – Luke, Kano, Rolf, Ash – to The Green Zone in San Gabriel Valley, to capture the awesomeness of HCwR (which Ritzy had in Singapore and is dying to have Stateside). Please see our reaction shots to dinner, above.
Ritzy also ate The Best Thing Ever, Guava Cheesecake, at Roy Choi‘s Pot.
Instructions Not Included. Nor are tissues or Prozac.
Snoop and Seth Rogan get high and talk Game of Thrones.

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Ep 50 – I’m a Porn Star!

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It’s our 50th episode with Charlotte Stokely! We talk sex, superheroes, D&D, and the best of pop culture. (Midlife crisis, eat your heart out.) 

Recorded 5.8.14

Check out our friend Charlotte online and on Twitter.
Jimmy Fallon & Emma Stone have a kind of amazing lip-sync-off. (How rad is her dress?)
Zak Smith is a rad DM, and we want to invite ourselves.
Billy On The Street!
What Charlotte loves: Battlestar Galactica, X Files, Fringe, Switched at Birth.
Baby Lit! Best books for smart ‘rents.
Maca!
The same 4 or 5 questions we ask everyone: Thor, itty bitty race cars, dinosaurs, redneck, TuPac. We don’t mess with married men. Thanks, Charlotte.

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Episode 49 – Wasting No Time Throwing Him in Some Tank Tops & Shit

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We survive Coachella Weekend 1 with a lil’ dose of Jared Leto. Los Planetas, Sket One does Darth Vader, and general sleep deprivation. 

Recorded 4.14.14

Los Planetas live in concert!
Sket One’s Our Father Darth Vader. Is. Amazing.
See and meet Ritzy at the awesome annual Eat Your Art Out. Orrrr see her at “Music In Our Paint.” That’s gonna be amazing. We will be there, let us know if you’re coming!
Chris Evans on Jimmy Fallon…as Jimmy says, “If you’ve ever wanted to hear stories of how a young Chris Evans tore down a bunch of wallpaper (and blamed his brother) and managed to misbehave so badly that he failed to see ‘Ace Ventura’ three times, this is your lucky day.”
Ritzy finally finished Kevin Smith’s book!
RIP TV Without Pity.

Episode 48 – Nonchalant about shit

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All about That Walking Dead Episode, Spartans & Greeks & Persians: oh my!, taking cosplay to a new level, and Ritzy (finally) feels the Benedict Cumberbatch tingles. 

Recorded 3.21.14

Going to Comic Con? Going to the first-ever SDCC fashion show?
The battle of Thermopylae. Best battle ever.
DVDASA, our new podcast peeps! Check out David Cho on Smodcast, and Kevin Smith returning the favor by showing up to DVDASA.

Episode 47 – Burning Question

fictionalcharactersTormented by hot fictional characters, overwhelmed by things on TV, dying to get your SCIENCE on? We are here for you. 

Recorded 2.26.14

Hit us up if you want some stickers!
Zapocalypse burning question: If someone is shot ink the head, do they still come back as zombies? Help!
Holler for Cosmos.
Burning, insanely nerdy question: If you could have sex with any fictional character, who would it be? Please see our collage, above, detailing some of our reader – and your loverly hostesses’ – submissions. We still would love to hear your thoughts, leave them on our Facebook page….

Episode 46 – Hershel’s Zombie Head

justice-league-zack-snyderAll hail the return of The Walking Dead! And that ONE question we want you to answer. Plus King of the Nerds, The Returned, SNL, Disclosure & lots more. 

Recorded 2.14.14

We’re on Instagram, nerds!
Okay, our BURNING question: WHAT FICTIONAL CHARACTER WOULD YOU HAVE SEX WITH? Post in comments. We are debating this one for a cage match on next episode.
Not only do we love the Jaguar Super Bowl commercial, but we found out “friend of podcast” Milland Raval worked on it. Holler!
Is the Batman v Superman movie delay because they are actually filming a Justice League movie? Or both back to back?
Lisa is watching King of the Nerds. It’s terrible. Can’t…avert…eyes….
Jim Parsons will be hosting SNL! Ritzy is so excited.
We LOVE French TV show The Returned. Catch a marathon/repeats on Sundance channel.
Disclosure with Sam Smith – new Nerd Out fave.
Paper, the new Facebook app, is awesome.

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Episode 45 – Bombs of Awesome in Your Mouth

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SDCC countdown, baked goods, Lex Luthor, Grammys: good & bad, screener time, RIP Ya Heard Show.

Recorded 1.31.14

All this clean livin’ has Lisa jonesing for DONUT FRIEND. (Come on, don’t you want to stuff them all in your face?!) Salutations to our fellow music biz refugees!
#SDCC badge: it’s done been gotten. You going?
Jesse Eisenberg is Lex Luthor?! Was Michael Cera busy that month?
CRUSH BEAT: our dear Tom Hiddleston originally auditioned for the role Thor, and it’s half SNL skit/half cramazing/half sorta hot. (FYI, Hiddleston is 6’2″ and Hemsworth is 6’3″. Now we know.)
It’s an annual holiday in LA: SCREENER TIME! Ritzy is all caught up on her movies, what have you been watching?
Lisa attended the Grammy Merit Awards Ceremony and was in the same room as a Beatle. The whole thing was pretty cool. Check out the highlights. 
The Walking Dead returns! And man, does Rick looks rough.

 

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Episode 44 – Crush Beat

sherlock2014 brings a slew of new goodness: Sherlock lives! Clean livin’! Thrones sneak peek! Crush beat! Hormones!

Recorded 1.20.14

There’s a new Game of Thrones trailer. Thoughts?
Outlander. Jamie Fraser. A million squees at once, silenced by this first trailer.
First ever CRUSH BEAT: Hiddleston vs Cumberbatch dance off (we’re calling Hidds the winner), and Hiddleston’s Jaguar commercial…so deliciously evil.

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Episode 43 – The Ho Ho Hollerdays

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Ho ho ho…ho’s! Last ep of year. We attend Hollywood Babble On: have a John Hughes moment in the bathroom, don’t get our letter read, and Lisa gets drunk. A good time is had by all. We nerd out on Godzilla, SciFi, Sherlock, and – naturally! – much more.

Recorded 12.19.13

The episode of Hollywood Babble On that we attended.
Coming soon: Washington DC’s Museum of SciFi. We want it!
Goddamn, we are excited for Godzilla.
Sherlock makes you smarter. We think you should make a resolution to watch/catch up in 2014!
Check out Roy Choi’s book. We love him.
Telltale is developing a Game of Thrones game!
Tom Colicchio on Food is the New Rock

Episode 42 – Eating Slim Jims & Shit

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In honor of Douglas Adams! We spend most of the ep discussing The Walking Dead mid-season finale, but also see see movies and TV, and also dead people. 

Recorded 12.3.13

We’re going to Hollywood Babble On…finally! Our podcast inspiration!
Twenty Rangers For 20 Years – awesome Power Rangers art show in LA.
We met Christabel Nsiah-Buadi and she interviewed Michonne right on the cusp of her Walking Dead appearance…we love them both.
Check out the French “zombie” series, The Returned. It’s on our DVR/to do lists.
…and you MUST watch Sherlock! FINALLY coming back!
The Walking Dead. Wow. TV Without Pity is our fave forum if you want to chat with other fans.