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The Best Damn Nerd Show

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The Best Damn Nerd Show is your weekly interval for the best and worst in nerd culture. We are a podcast covering nostalgia, movies, TV, video games, comics, board games, and more.

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THE FINAL INTERVAL

December 30th, 2021

2:43:23

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 …

BDNS ANNOUNCEMENT II

December 15th, 2021

2:10

Another message and a save the date from The Microphone Alchemist, James Kincaid. December 22nd 8PM PT. Be there, Nerdosphere! 

ANNOUNCEMENT

October 6th, 2021

5:07

A message from The Microphone Alchemist, James Kincaid.

EPISODE 69 - NICE

September 27th, 2021

55:23

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

September 20th, 2021

1:01:50

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

September 13th, 2021

1:35:26

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

September 6th, 2021

1:38:43

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

August 30th, 2021

1:21:02

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 …

EPISODE 64 - GHOST OF THE MCU

August 24th, 2021

1:01:55

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 63 - WHAT IF?

August 16th, 2021

1:27:29

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

August 10th, 2021

1:08:44

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

August 2nd, 2021

1:18:36

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

July 26th, 2021

1:51:44

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 …

EPISODE 59 - THANK HEAVEN

July 19th, 2021

1:59:59

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 …

EPISODE 58 - JOURNEY INTO MISERY

July 12th, 2021

1:31:38

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

July 5th, 2021

1:05:41

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 …

EPISODE 56 - NO ENCHANTMENT FOR OLD MEN

June 28th, 2021

1:13:44

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

June 21st, 2021

1:41:27

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

June 14th, 2021

1:15:31

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 …

EPISODE 53 - ARMY OF THE DEAD

June 7th, 2021

1:00:14

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

May 31st, 2021

59:00

The Nerds diversify their portfolio with crypto and NFTs! They also discuss J.J. Abrams Star Wars admission, and play another installment of …

EPISODE 51 - MAX PAYNE UNRATED

May 24th, 2021

1:09:49

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 …

EPISODE 50 - FATALITY, INVINCIBILITY, & THE HIDDEN TEMPLE

May 17th, 2021

1:06:18

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

May 10th, 2021

1:12:16

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 …

EPISODE 48 - MORTAL KOMBAT KRITICALITY

May 4th, 2021

1:38:18

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 …

EPISODE 47 - PRELUDE TO KOMBAT

April 26th, 2021

1:23:57

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 …

EPISODE 46 - FRISKY DINGO

April 19th, 2021

1:15:46

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 …

EPISODE 45 - GODZILLA VS KONG

April 12th, 2021

1:04:52

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 …

EPISODE 44 - RESTORE THE SNYDERVERSE?

April 5th, 2021

55:59

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, …

EPISODE 43 - STREAM WARS: DCEU VS. MCU

March 29th, 2021

1:12:56

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 …

EPISODE 42 - THE SNYDER CUT

March 22nd, 2021

1:25:25

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 …

EPISODE 41 - ADULT SWIMMING

March 15th, 2021

1:41:07

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 …

EPISODE 40 - Valheim, Vision, & Vaccination

March 8th, 2021

1:18:27

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

March 1st, 2021

1:26:17

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 …

EPISODE 38 - GAMES & HALL OF FAMES

February 22nd, 2021

1:04:14

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

February 15th, 2021

1:29:47

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 …

EPISODE 36 - HEART OF THE CARDS

February 8th, 2021

1:37:40

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 …

EPISODE 35 - GAMESTONK

February 2nd, 2021

1:19:09

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

January 25th, 2021

1:17:15

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 …

EPISODE 33 - FAILURES TO LAUNCH

January 18th, 2021

1:50:29

The Nerds discuss Transformers: War For Cybertron: Earthrise, cannibalism breaking out among the Hollywood elite, a BDNS bracket competition, and in …

EPISODE 32 - WW84

January 11th, 2021

1:24:01

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 …

EPISODE 31 - JOCKS VS. NERDS

January 4th, 2021

1:41:47

The Nerds kick off your 2021 interval with two classic warring factions: Jocks, and Nerds. Should competitive gaming be considered a sport, can …

EPISODE 30 - THE 2020 NERDYS

December 28th, 2020

1:30:10

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 …

EPISODE 29 - CHRISTMAS WITH THE BDNS

December 21st, 2020

1:44:29

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 …

EPISODE 28 - SUPERSIZE YOUR NERDGASM

December 14th, 2020

1:50:09

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, …

EPISODE 27 - COVID, CONSOLES, & MONOLITHS

December 7th, 2020

1:22:23

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 …

EPISODE 26 - THANKSGIVING LEFTOVERS

November 30th, 2020

1:34:42

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, …

EPISODE 25 - FPS PERSPECTIVES

November 23rd, 2020

1:53:07

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 …

EPISODE 24 - WOW: PAST & PRESENT

November 16th, 2020

2:15:46

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 …

EPISODE 23 - YOU'RE THE MANDO NOW DOG

November 9th, 2020

1:43:28

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, …

EPISODE 22 - HALLOWEEN 2020

November 1st, 2020

1:40:16

Happy Halloween, Nerdosphere! The Nerds celebrate and relive some of their favorite Halloween memories, face their fears, and crown the inaugural Horror October Madness champion, and share a few tricks and treats along …

EPISODE 21 - I WANT TO PLAY A GAME

October 26th, 2020

1:41:30

The Nerds continue the October spooktaculars by discussing when horror meets gaming! From Resident Evil to Until Dawn in video games, and also what …

EPISODE 20 - HORROR-BLE TV

October 12th, 2020

1:44:16

The Nerds discuss their favorite scares, spooks, and thrills that came via the small screen! From The Twilight Zone, and The X-Files to Stranger Things, and  Haunting of Hill House; plus the Horror October Madness …

EPISODE 19 - THE REAL LOVECRAFT COUNTRY

October 12th, 2020

1:25:21

The Nerds delve deep into the forbidden pages of the Necronomicon to discuss the works of H.P. Lovecraft, and the ever growing Cthulhu Mythos! From …

EPISODE 18 - OCTOBER HACK & SLASH

October 5th, 2020

1:40:32

The nerds kick off the October spook season in style by cutting deep on the best all time slasher films! Halloween, Friday The 13th, Nightmare on Elm Street, and Scream are just a small slice of what they get into!

EPISODE 17 - HEROQUEST RETURNS

September 28th, 2020

2:05:23

On a very special BONUS edition the Nerds discuss one of the most influential boardgames of all time: HeroQuest! With the announced refresh of the game by Hasbro they leave no trap unsprung, and no wandering monster …

EPISODE 16 - MANDALORIAN MELEE

September 28th, 2020

2:01:40

The Nerds discuss, and go to war over: The Mandalorian! They discuss the “Baby Yoda” phenomenon, what exactly is a Mandalorian, their origins, on set rumors, what they loved, or hated about season 1, hopes for season 2, …

EPISODE 15 - BATMAN DAY 2020

September 20th, 2020

1:49:53

The Nerds don their cape and cowl to celebrate Batman Day! From his most iconic comic stories, best portrayals on the big screen, sidekicks, and …

EPISODE 14 - PLAYING WITH THE BOYS

September 14th, 2020

1:56:44

Put on your capes and ready your darkest sense of humor because the Nerds are discussing THE BOYS! The hit super hero series from Amazon Prime Video as they reflect on what they loved in season 1, it’s comic book …

EPISODE 13 - BILL AND TED FACE THE BDNS

September 7th, 2020

1:39:25

The Nerds discuss a most excellent and iconic film duo: Bill and Ted! From their Excellent Adventure, Bogus Journey, and now in 2020 as they Face The …

EPISODE 12: FALL GUYS VS MARIO PARTY

August 31st, 2020

2:15:03

The nerds dive head first into party games, sharing their opinions on the best and worst the video game genre has to offer. From Mario Party to Fall Guys, the nerds discuss their favorite and least favorite …

EPISODE 11 - TMNT vs. MMPR

August 24th, 2020

2:27:19

The Nerds discuss and duke it out on behalf of two mega powered fandoms: The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers! Whether you still shout “Go Go Power Rangers!”, or “Turtle Power!” You …

EPISODE 10 - MUPPET MANIA

August 17th, 2020

1:50:15

The Nerds discuss The Muppets YAAAAY! Talking Kermit, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, Fozzy & the gang through all their A-List, fun and hilarious iterations and adaptations! Tune in Nerds, we got a Muppet Babies situation going …

EPISODE 9 - TRANSFORMERS: NERDS, ROLL OUT!

August 10th, 2020

2:29:42

The Nerds react to the top nerd news of the week, but their main discussion point is everyone's favorite robots in disguise, The Transformers! From the G1 series, the toys, animated film to Beast Wars, the Bayformers, …

EPISODE 8 - THE DCEU

August 3rd, 2020

2:39:28

The Nerds give their thoughts on all things DCEU! The ups, the downs, the successes & misses within DC Comics' cinematic universe, where they …

EPISODE 7 - SDCC AT HOME 2020

July 27th, 2020

2:09:38

The nerds discuss San Diego Comic-Con going virtual! The news from around the Nerdosphere, the footage, the panels, the announcements, what worked, what didn't...and well even though it was different at least the BDNS …

EPISODE 6 - SHADOWS OF BRIMSTONE

July 27th, 2020

1:38:53

The nerds discuss one of their all time favorite table top board games, Shadows of Brimstone! From how their taste in boardgames led them to this tale of the weird west to their favorite expansions, characters and …

EPISODE 5 - SNES VS SEGA GENESIS

July 20th, 2020

1:46:32

The Nerds take a look back, and debate a classic console war: Super Nintendo vs Sega Genesis! From Link To The Past to Golden Axe, & Mortal …

EPISODE 4 - AVATAR: STATE OF THE UNION

July 20th, 2020

1:54:48

No, not that blue alien movie! The Nerds discuss the landmark animated series/universe of “Avatar The Last Airbender”! Their favorite episodes, …

EPISODE 3 - COMIC-CON RETROSPECTIVE

July 15th, 2020

2:05:11

The Nerds discuss and reflect on the biggest event of every year: San Diego Comic-Con! From panels they have loved or hated, brushes with greatness, recurring jokes, exclusives, and more they take a look back on what …

EPISODE 2 - THE X-MEN XTRAVAGANZA

July 15th, 2020

2:19:59

The Nerds discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly from all things X-Men! They go in depth on which comic arcs stand the test of time, their favorite moments from the animated series, the highs and lows of the film …

EPISODE 1 - ANOTHER REBOOT

July 15th, 2020

2:00:26

The Best Damn Nerd Show is back and better than ever! The Nerds are back to “say it loud & say it proud” as they reboot their landmark podcast to save the Nerdosphere from all the imitators. On this episode the …

TRAILER - THE NEW ERA

July 1st, 2020

5:37

The Best Damn Nerd Show is resurrected. Like a Phoenix from the ashes, and we aren't talking about that terrible X-Men movie, The Best Damn Nerd Show has returned to delight and set the Nerdosphere right again! The band …

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