Episode 12

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome back! During our hiatus, Ritzy was busy making the world a better place in SE Asia (including catching up on Game of Thrones)…while Lisa consumed a prodigious amount of entertainment so you don’t have to. Thank her later.

Recorded 1.26.12

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Ritzy returns from her Little Lotus – Army of Snipers sojourn! Check out videos/updates…ya done good, folks. (The “Midway shots from Woebots” short vid is awesome.)
Bent Con

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

…A lot of this. Only cock-ier. Hey, Lisa had fun.
CES
Lisa guested on The Table Set podcast about getting your Mardi Gras party on. If you love podcasts about entertaining, parties, cooking, eating, drinking: check ’em out, they’re great.
The Art of Flight – action sports at its finest/most badass.
Haywire: girls kicking ass. What’s not to like?
Plus loads of movies and TV y’all have heard of. So Google it.

Episode 11

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Holidays! Check our Dcon recap, plus the latest entertainment good (Dr. Who!), bad (Breaking Dawn), and ugly crying (The Notebook). 

Recorded 11.26.11

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Little Lotus – Army of Snipers: FUNDED! Thanks to everyone who helped support…you can follow their progress/adventures/do-gooding @ the blog.
Dcon – The Last March of the Ents. In Legos. Brilliant.
Dcon – Suckathon.
RIP Anne McCaffery. (If you haven’t checked her out, start with Dragonriders of Pern – Dragonflight.)
Ritzy’s new + improved store is up!
Twatlight – Breaking Hymens coverage. Courtesy of our wannabe BFF Michael K.
Ab Fab…with Idris Alba. Talented, hot, best name ever?
Should Lisa play Diablo 3? Battle.net friend her! (I’m gonna need the help…. – Lisa)
Pretty badass card set: Deck of the Living Dead. Support cool art on Kickstarter!

…thanks for your support and an awesome 2011, and we’ll see you in the new year with more nerding out. And zombies. XOXO

Episode 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

So we have a nerd-on for Chris Hardwick…plus what we’re doing this weekend (D Con!), The Great TV Lay In, Running For Your Lives, and a ranking of Tootsie Pops.  In person, no less.  

Recorded 11.3.11

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Designer Con!  Visit Ritzy and Ya Heard Show @ Booth 329.  Cool story about on LA Times.
Donate to Army of Snipers and send artists to work with refugee kids @ the Thailand/Burma border.  Good cause…all it takes is $10!
American Horror Story
The Only Way Is Essex…okay, who can tell us the entomology of “REEM”?  Any Brits?
Ritzy LOVES Misfits.  Find it on BBC, Hulu Plus…or alternative sources.
Do you love The Walking Dead?  What about…The Talking Dead?  With Chris Hardwicke!
Speaking of that guy…he’s EVERYWHERE.  He has a great article in Wired this month about being a nerd and triumphing.  “Because there is a tremendous and fulfilling sense of control in understanding every single detail of a thing more than any other living creature.”  Yeah.  He’s one of us.  Recommended reading.
History Channel: Zombies, A Living History.  (Geddit?)
The first annual Zombie Run.  Watch a runner, or watch the – spoiler alert! – first zombie attack from the zombie POV!
Fellow Nerd Friend John B @ podcast N3rd Link.   (We loooove our fellow podcasters!  Shout out!)
The Tootsie Roll Indian.  Lisa grew up thinking you got a free one with the Indian on the wrapper.  No dice…urban legend.  Crushed.  Still: Cherry FTW. Best flavor.

 

Episode 9

 

 

 

 

 

We’ve been busy prepping for the Zombie Apocalypse aka ZA aka THE ‘POCALYPSE.  But The Nerd Out gals are never too busy to nerd out…with the cock out.    

Recorded 10.20.11

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AOS x Little Lotus  – help Ritzy and Army of Snipers raise money to visit refugee camps @ the Thailand/Myanmar border and bring some art to the kids and peeps there.
We heart The Walking Dead.  Did you see the webisodes?  What do you think about the new season?
Pan Am may or may not survive being on “the bubble,” but those ladies did some CIA work.

 

 

 

 

 

Nightmares Fear Factory photos.  See above.  HOURS of enjoyment.  Trust.  (It took us at least an hour to pick a couple fave photos.)
Lisa read The Psychopath Test.  If you have to ask: you aren’t one.  Recommended!
Zombie Buy: your one stop shop for the ZA.  @zombiebuys on Twitter.  Launching soon.
Want to experience the ZA?  (“No, really?  Are you insane?” – Lisa)  Atlanta’s ZA takes you into a post-Apocalyptic city to experience it.  If your undies can take it.
Breaking news: NEW GEORGE ROMERO ZOMBIE MOVIE.
We’re meeting TX’s Zombie Response Team on their swing thru So Cal!  They sell some cool stuff and are folks after our own hearts.  Interview to come….
NEED A HAND TRUCK?  Ritzy Checks Your Tech for the best dolly (if you’re into lugging shit around, or if your man won’t step up [and if he won’t = different conversation]).

 

Episode 8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hip hop, steampunk shagging, The Avengers, running from zombies, Reddit: yes, we come to bring unto you the latest from the nerd-o-sphere.  

Recorded 10.11.11

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“Not Far from the Tree: How an Apple Gave Me Life” – awesome essay on Steve Jobs’ legacy by Urb’s Raymond Roker.
Ritzy sees 50/50.
Lisa sees The Avengers trailer.
Steel Magnolias remake.  An all-black cast.  On Lifetime.  We remain unconvinced.
The Best Damn Nerd Show: fellow podcasting nerds.
How To Be A Gentleman…for when you need more Drama in your life.
Yelawolf.
r/jailbait: no longer serving your pervy desires.
Steampunk fiction.  With a bit of cock.  (And a few zombies.)  We present unto you: The Iron Duke.
“Hey! Let’s run a 5K, with obstacles…only we’re chased by zombies!” Lisa: “Fuck you and everything you stand for.” Ritzy: “Tell me more….”
****Correction: 5k in Los Angeles/San Diego is not until next year 2012… whomp, whomp.
Check The Tech: Inkling by Wacom.  Pretty nifty.

 

Episode 7

It’s been a while…we missed you!

Recorded 9.27.11

Ritzy was busy playing with Bill Gates’ first computer while Lisa celebrated Lisapalooza (birthday fortnight, bitches!).  But we’re here, we’re nerding out, and we’re armed to the teeth.  Join us.

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Lars Perkins
Drive.  See it.  Un-see the graphics.
Kevin Smith’s new TV show…SECRET STASH!  “Draper. Meth. Zombies. This show couldn’t be on a better network.”
Misfits on BBC.  Two thumbs up from The Nerd Out.  Season 3 opener.
Temporarily join Lisa’s book club and read The Psychopath Test.  It’s awesome.
Ritzy’s Hawaii event with Dissizit.  DMC stalker video coming soon!
Matt Mogk on the impending zombie apocalypse.  Bring your binocs.
Gun Fun II: The North County Shoot Out.  This is how you kill zombies, people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Nerd Out numero six with your fave nerdy chicks.  

Recorded 8.30.11

Discussed: comic conventions and the obscure stars who love them, the fear/thrill of cosplay, charming+slimy*evil/hot=Colin Farrell, 2D vs 3D, Marty & Elayne, the joy (?!) of Fall TV…and shootin’ guns.  

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Steve Jobs – love him, hate him, can’t deny the genius. Stay strong, Steve.
Mister D aka The Mayor aka World’s Biggest Kid attended Comic Book & SciFi Convention and got a sweet Dyna Girl photo.

 

 

 

 

Marty & Elayne documentary…viva!
Warehouse 13
Terra Nova
Sign up for LAX Firing Range‘s newsletter and get 50% off a session!  Practice makes perfect for the IZA, people.
It may not be zombies, exactly…but something wants to eat your brain.
Lisa’s dilema: .38 special (real life) vs. Sig Sauer (sweet MFin’ killer of the undead)?

WHAT?  You haven’t weighed in on the Impending Zombie Apocalypse?  Whatcha gonna do? Who ya gonna call? Weapon of choice?  Email or Tweet us or leave us a comment…we must be prepared for our IZA episode.

 

Episode 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Nerd Out Five: CA Five-O.  In which we are rocked by “Red State” yet livin’ pretty blue.  

Recorded 8.21.11

Our Zombie Apocalypse episode is coming up and we’d love to hear your thoughts.  Fast vs. slow?  Preferred weaponry?  Do you have a plan?  Email or Tweet us or leave us a comment…we want to know!

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Check out “Red State.”  Prepare for OH SHIT moments.  (PS…nerds love lines.)

 

 

 

Our. Fave. Podcast. Hollywood Babble On.
Beats, Rhymes & Life
Caprica
“Battlestar Galactica” – on sale!
Sold on “Misfits.”
Is Spotify all that?  Discuss.
Zombie Proof House!

Episode 4

The Nerd Out 4.  We’re back…and badder than ever with a special San Diego Comic Con edition!  Plus some apes, plus some Google Plus, plus a George RR Martin signing, and a couple humiliating nerdy confessions cuz that’s just how we roll.  (Photo with our dearly beloved Mista D aka The Mayor of Hollywood.)

Recorded 8.7.11

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San Diego Comic Con
Writing the Apocalypse, the panel we attended
Grant Gould is THE SHIT – one of Lisa’s fave artists…there was a major nerd out going on here.

 

 

 

Sorry, Chris Evans.
Lisa meets George RR Martin…nerdiness! squeeing! bonding! Amazing good timer(s).

 

 

 

Episode 3

The Nerd Out 3.  Comic Con Edition Part I: Con Girls.  

Recorded 7.18.11

We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to bring you some pre-Comic Con coverage: what we want to do, where we’ll be, and why the hell nerds love lines.  It’s NERD PROM!

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Fanny packs aka hip sacks – Ritzy’s accessory of choice
YA’ HEARD! Show – Ritzy’s other (super awesome) podcast: a no-holds-barred look into the current state of the arts, the community, and all things ‘From the Street Up.’
Find Ritzy @ Comic Con, take a pic of her in her hip sack, and win some amazing autographed art from Mr. Shane Jessup!  You can email him here with the proof.
BBC’s The Misfits
Comic Con schedule…where ya gonna meet us?
Hollywood Babble On – our podcasting idols Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman will be at House of Blues San Diego!  If you don’t listen to this podcast, you’re missing out on some good timers.
1st Annual KANPAI KARAOKE!  In SD Saturday night?  Mix it up with artists and your fave Journey song for an amazing night Dtown.
Follow us on Twitter @ #SDCC! It’s @TheNerdOut, @ritzy_p and LisaBee.