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Firefly February
1 week ago

Firefly February

Join the Nerds on Earth as we rewatch Firefly during the month of February.
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How the Upside Down of Stranger Things is Very Real in the Mind of Millions
1 week ago

How the Upside Down of Stranger Things is Very Real in the Mind of Millions

Millions of kids played D&D in the 80s. But millions more parents were nervous that the imaginary demons in the D&D books might corrupt those same kids. We look at how Stranger Things portrays that.
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What Happens As We Stare into our Black Mirror
1 month ago

What Happens As We Stare into our Black Mirror

I don’t know that I’ve ever felt about a show the way I do about Black Mirror. A new season of this British TV show turned Netflix hit dropped recently …
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Why You Should Watch Scrubs, A Supremely Nerdy Show
1 month ago

Why You Should Watch Scrubs, A Supremely Nerdy Show

This hit comedy’s nerdy credentials might surprise you…
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How Charles Manson Inadvertently Inspired the Runaways Comic Book
2 months ago

How Charles Manson Inadvertently Inspired the Runaways Comic Book

America in the 70s and 80s were driven by fears of Santanic cults that kidnapped children. What does this have to with Hulu and a comic book?
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The Greek word nostalgia means to return home to our pain. Then why does it feel so good to remember our old toys?
2 months ago

The Greek word nostalgia means to return home to our pain. Then why does it feel so good to remember our old toys?

There is nothing wrong with nostalgia. Well, unless it prevents us engaging our future. We look at nostalgia in nerd culture.
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Marvel did not make a Misty Knight & Colleen Wing team-up show while I was on vacation
2 months ago

Marvel did not make a Misty Knight & Colleen Wing team-up show while I was on vacation

Daughters of the Dragon was an under appreciated comic. The appearance of Misty Knight and Colleen Wing on Netflix’s Marvel shows leaves us wanting more.
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Why we need our hero, MacGyver, more than ever.
2 months ago

Why we need our hero, MacGyver, more than ever.

A look back at MacGyver and why we need more heroes like him.
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Nerds and Why We Love Rebellions
2 months ago

Nerds and Why We Love Rebellions

What is it about rebellions that compels us nerds so? We look at a couple famous rebellions from pop culture for a clue.
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