Ever mindful of the future, The Nerdstravaganza Gang once again revisit the topics of dwindling retail, rising minimum wages, and what automation means for us all. Will a lucky few lead mankind into the future, as the rest of us relax with a beer and some porn?
To commemorate America’s Independence Day, Brian and Tom contemplate the hard-won rights of consumers to vote with their dollars against the evils of artificial scarcity, scalping, and dubious value dished out piecemeal for a premium price.
As Uber’s bid for world domination suffers a serious setback and their CEO steps down, Tom and Brian are reminded of the many cartoon leaders who faced failure after failure in the cartoons of their youth.
E3 means games, games, and more games, and for Tom and Brian it means talk, talk, and more talk. Listen in as they discuss mid-lifecycle system revisions, confusing naming conventions, and, of course, some Switch.
Geekly Weekly Round Up –
Morikami Museum in Boca Raton, FL
Sushi & Stroll at the Morikami
Oshogatsu at the Morikami
Android Statue Garden
Tom’s new MacBook Pro
Dragon Quest VII
There may be no more satin tights, but she can still stop a war with love. She’s Wonder Woman, and in this episode on The Nerdstravaganza Podcast, Kam and Brian discuss her long-awaited DCEU debut.
In the best-selling 251st episode of The Nerdstravaganza Podcast, the geeks talk about brick and mortar retail, and what hope they stand in a future of online ordering and ever faster shipping.
In a closing chapter of an unintended trilogy about the fine art of film, the Ganzartistes turn what was supposed to be a straightforward episode about franchises they’d like to see continued into one about perpetual indentureship in service to shared entertainment.
Geekly Weekly Round Up –
Universal Studios Orlando
Deception: Murder in Hong Kong
Batman: Arkham Knight
Final Fantasy XV
With Summer movies still on the mind, now is the perfect time to join a “rebooted” cast starring Tim, Ryan, and Chet as they weigh film franchise reboots against universe building and cite some examples to tilt the scales.
Show Notes –
Spider-Man Reboot Reboot
Star Wars Prequels
Self-destructing Force sensitive droid
The Sun Crusher
The World isn’t ready for Wonder Woman…
…but we are!
Now that the 2017 summer movie season is here in full force, the nerds gather ’round the popcorn to discuss The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and the blockbusters left to follow.
While not aptly described as a genre, videogame music is a category of music near and dear to many a nerd’s heart. In this episode, Brian inspires a conversation about some memorable game music by singing the praises of a current favorite.
Show Notes (Featured Soundtracks and Songs) –
Let it Die
Final Fantasy 6
Super Mario Bros. Underground Theme
Dr. Wily’s Castle from Megaman II
Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest
Suikoden – Black Forest