Fake Nerd Podcast

Fake Nerd Podcast

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A weekly pop culture podcast that tries to put a positive voice out into the zeitgeist.


FNP #156: Disney’s Animated Retellings feat. Jenn Lundstrom
Aug 19 • 158 min
Jenn (TheKeyThief) Lundstrom Returns!
FNP #155: Author Intent vs. Audience Interpretation
Aug 12 • 195 min
It’s a long one guys! Strap In!
FNP Review Special: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
Aug 7 • 51 min
**SPOILERS FOR FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW**
FNP #154: Comparing The Boys Comic & Series
Aug 4 • 135 min
The Boys comic and TV series!
FNP Special: The X-Men Films feat. Mike Matola
Jul 31 • 137 min
Mike joins the Fake Nerds once again!
FNP #153: Mike’s Impossible Trivia Challenge III
Jul 28 • 142 min
Mike Matola Returns!
FNP Special: San Diego Comic Con 2019
Jul 23 • 158 min
It’s Our Comic Con 2019 recap!
FNP #152: Review of The Lion King (2019)
Jul 23 • 157 min
**SPOILERS FOR THE LION KING (2019)**
FNP #151: What Makes A Good/Bad Adaptation
Jul 19 • 193 min
Sorry for the delay but there’s a lot in this one!
FNP #150: Review of Spider-Man: Far From Home
Jul 8 • 177 min
**SPOILERS FOR SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME** It’s just three of us today as we celebrate our 150th!
FNP #149: Discussion of the Conjuring Universe
Jul 1 • 181 min
We’re almost to 150 guys!
FNP Review Special: Annabelle Comes Home
Jul 1 • 49 min
**SPOILERS FOR ANNABELLE COMES HOME**
FNP #148 Review of Toy Story 4
Jun 26 • 163 min
**SPOILERS FOR TOY STORY 4**
FNP Annual 2019
Jun 19 • 105 min
Happy Anniversary Fake Nerds!
FNP #147: Review of Men In Black: International
Jun 17 • 159 min
**SPOILERS FOR MEN IN BLACK: INTERNATIONAL**
FNP Special: Why We Love Star Wars with Ken Napzok
Jun 12 • 113 min
Ken Napzok joins us to talk about his new book!
FNP #146: Review of Dark Phoenix
Jun 9 • 160 min
**SPOILERS FOR DARK PHOENIX**
FNP #145: Review of Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Jun 4 • 145 min
Our equipment threw a temper tantrum this week. **SPOILERS FOR GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS**
FNP Review Special: Aladdin (2019)
May 28 • 67 min
**SPOILERS FOR ALADDIN**
FNP #144: Is It Brightburn: A Brightburn Review
May 27 • 155 min
**SPOILERS FOR BRIGHTBURN**
FNP #143: Review of John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
May 19 • 129 min
**SPOILER WARNING** For John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
FNP #142: Review of Pokemon: Detective Pikachu
May 12 • 145 min
Pika Pika! This week, we catch them all!
FNP #141: What Happens After the Endgame
May 6 • 221 min
If you haven’t seen Avengers: Endgame, probably a good idea to skip this one
FNP #140: Ranking the MCU Part 2
Apr 28 • 94 min
This is not the review of Avengers: Endgame, but it is a Marvel episode!
FNP Review Special: Avengers: Endgame
Apr 28 • 183 min
***SPOILER WARNING***
FNP Special: MCU Rewatch #4
Apr 25 • 131 min
We wrap up our MCU rewatch with Black Panther, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Doctor Strange, Ant-Man and the Wasp, Thor: Ragnarok, and Avengers: Infinity War
FNP #139: MCU Bingo Cards!
Apr 24 • 146 min
This week, we speculate the shit out of Avengers: Endgame! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast Teepublic:…
FNP #138: Review of Hellboy (2019)
Apr 16 • 173 min
We’re down one nerd this week but we’ve got a lot of news, so that won’t stop us! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast Teepublic:…
FNP Special: MCU Rewatch Part 3
Apr 12 • 209 min
Our penultimate chapter in our journey to place all the Marvel Cinematic Universe films in continuity order continues this week! Do you guys like hot takes??? We got a lot of them in this part! Guardians of the Galaxy (7:20) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2…
FNP #137: Review of SHAZAM!
Apr 8 • 143 min
Say my name so that my power may flow through you! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast Teepublic:…
FNP #136: Review of Dumbo
Apr 1 • 117 min
This week, the fake nerds take to the skies! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast Teepublic:…
FNP Special: MCU Rewatch Part 2
Mar 28 • 150 min
Corrected Version! Now you can listen to the full journey that the fake nerds are taking through the first 20 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe! They’re doing the impossible: Putting the films in a watchable chronological order, cause who else will??…
FNP #135: Review of Us
Mar 24 • 117 min
This week, our doppelgangers take over! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast Teepublic: https://www.teepublic.com/user/fakenerdpod…
FNP #134: A Requiem for 20th Century Fox
Mar 17 • 160 min
What an incredibly excited week! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast Teepublic: https://www.teepublic.com/user/fakenerdpod Bread…
FNP Special: Interview with Chris Swindle
Mar 16 • 87 min
A special treat for you all! We sit down for a long and engaging interview with Voice Actor, Chris Swindle. He’s recently appeared as Sully in Kingdom Hearts 3 and has appeared in many other things like Disney Infinity and Valerian. Listen to the four of…
FNP #133: Review of Captain Marvel
Mar 11 • 146 min
Higher, further, faster baby! We’ve got a review of Captain Marvel and so much more! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast…
FNP #132: Discussion of Umbrella Academy
Mar 4 • 141 min
It’s a double dose of Umbrella Academy this week! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast Teepublic:…
FNP #131: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Feb 25 • 112 min
It’s Oscar sunday! But we don’t talk about that Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast TeePublic:…
FNP Special: MCU Rewatch Part 1
Feb 22 • 113 min
Like everyone else in the geek world, we’ve decided to go through all the MCU films leading up to Avengers: Endgame. But we’re attempting to go through in continuity order! The first part in a four part saga! Captain America: The First Avenger (8:53) Iron…
FNP #130: Review of Alita: Battle Angel
Feb 18 • 136 min
Big Announcements and Special Guests! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/fakenerdpodcast Merch: https://www.teepublic.com/user/fakenerdpod Bread…
FNP #129: Review of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part
Feb 11 • 131 min
Another long one! At least we’re consistent… Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: The Fox/Disney deal is getting closer to a reality and we finally touch on those…
FNP #128: Discussion of Deadly Class
Feb 3 • 130 min
Before the superbowl, we talk about Poison 101 Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Just so much. Hobbs and Shaw trailer and our first look at Birds of Prey and…
FNP #127: Hype Expectations vs. Reality
Jan 28 • 130 min
This episode is super hyped! Hope we can meet your expectations Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Comics and comic books TV shows dominate this week’s news.…
FNP Review Special: DragonBall Super: Broly
Jan 25 • 87 min
This week we’re reviewing the most DragonBall movie that ever DragonBalled! Full spoilers for DragonBall Super: Broly! This was a wild right guys, so get ready. Brandon may or may not have a meltdown over a certain characters name…
FNP #126: Review of Glass
Jan 22 • 144 min
This week our opinions are Split and our thoughts remain Unbreakable as we talk about Glass Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Is Ghostobusters 3 to late? Does…
FNP #125: The Return of Mike Matola
Jan 14 • 131 min
It’s the return of Mike Matola in this week’s episode! Don’t forget to listen to the end for a special gift from Mike! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Time…
FNP #124: 2018 Top Ten
Jan 6 • 164 min
We’re back with the first episode of 2019 and now we’re talking about 2018 still! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Scraped the barrel for this one! Main…
FNP Holiday Annual 2018
Dec 25, 2018 • 105 min
As another year roles around, we give this special gift to our fans for keeping this show going for this long. It’s the Fake Nerd Podcast Holiday Annual! Join us in a festive journey as we exchange gifts and talk about all sorts of holiday related topics!…
FNP #123: Reviews of Bumblebee & Aqauman
Dec 23, 2018 • 135 min
While you’re traveling for the holidays, why not listen to our thoughts on the two biggest movies of the week! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: We keep the…
FNP Review Special: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Dec 17, 2018 • 91 min
We’re joined by a special guest to talk about the latest from Sony Animation: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse! Check out what we had to say about one of the most unique animated films in recent years and the debut of many exciting spider characters from…
FNP #122: Flash/Arrow/Supergirl: Elsworlds
Dec 17, 2018 • 155 min
The whole gang’s back together! But there’s something wrong with the multiverse! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Lots of stuff to talk about, including the…
FNP #121: Nostalgia: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Dec 9, 2018 • 75 min
It’s just Ben and Brandon this week! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: The Video Game Awards, Brightburn and the new Men in Black Main Course: Nostalgia, Who…
FNP Special: Review of God of War (2018)
Dec 5, 2018 • 72 min
This special is long overdue! Come listen to the fake nerds talk about the new God of War game!
FNP #120: Review of Ralph Breaks the Internet
Dec 4, 2018 • 146 min
We’re back from Thanksgiving with a catch up! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Thank goodness we just have a bunch of trailers from last week cause this week…
FNP Special: Mythellaneous Episode 1
Nov 21, 2018 • 55 min
Hey Fake Nerds! We thought you would be interested in hearing the first episode of our first spin-off show, Mythellaneous! Check it out and subscribe to the feed if you’re interested!
FNP #119: Review of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald
Nov 19, 2018 • 170 min
The 10th Wizarding World film is here! Is there still magic left in this franchise? Funko: Follow this link to get free shipping on all Funko Cereal products while supplies last funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/543249/5541 Bread and butter: We remember the life of…
FNP #118: Review of Overlord
Nov 12, 2018 • 123 min
This one came out with a bit of an echo guys, but it’s on time! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Disney+ and some new Netflix anime shows Main Course: Review…
FNP #117: Streaming Pros & Cons
Nov 9, 2018 • 107 min
This one is worth the wait guys! Technical difficulties be damned, episode 117 is here! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: What even happened last week? Let us…
FNP #116: Reboots that May or May Not Have Worked
Oct 29, 2018 • 92 min
We’re back with another episode! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Pirates 6 and How to Train Your Dragon lead our news this week Main…
FNP #115: Review of Halloween (2018)
Oct 22, 2018 • 164 min
We’re back! We’re spooky! We have a super cool announcement! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Catching up from the last two weeks, we talk about James Gunn,…
FNP #114: Review of Venom
Oct 8, 2018 • 127 min
As if through a time portal, Venom has come to the big screen! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Tons and tons of news has come out of New York Comic Con, and…
FNP #113: Jurassic Park Trivia Feat. Mike Matola
Sep 30, 2018 • 128 min
Today we are joined by artist superstar Mike Matola! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: DC Casting news, A Sequel to Batman: The White Knight, New Netflix…
FNP #112: Discussion of the Predator (Yautja) Franchise
Sep 24, 2018 • 145 min
Did you guys know the name of the Predator species is Yautja? Just one of the many things you learn on this show! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: So. Much.…
FNP #111: Review of The Predator
Sep 16, 2018 • 107 min
The Predators have come to earth once more and it’s up to the fake nerds to stop them!… We’re doomed Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: The Chilling Adventures…
FNP Commentary: Suicide Squad
Sep 12, 2018 • 120 min
It’s our long awaited Suicide Squad Commentary! Join the fake nerds as they watch the controversial DC Film and enjoy Brandon’s first time watching the film! Note: This is a commentary on the theatrical cut of the film, not the extended cut.
FNP #110: Looking Back on Summer 2018
Sep 9, 2018 • 109 min
Back from Long Beach Comic Con the Fake Nerds bring another episode! … Must be Sunday Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: (18:18) We finally have our first…
FNP #109: Making Sense of Fandom
Sep 3, 2018 • 136 min
We’re back from our Disneyland outing and we’ve got tons of new things to talk about! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘LDW15’ till end of day Sept. 3rd to get 15% off your purchase funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/510976/5541 Bread and butter: Tons of DC Universe…
FNP #108: Interview with Steve Alten (Author of Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror)
Aug 20, 2018 • 94 min
Last week, we review The Meg. This week we interview the author of the book it’s based! Steve Alten joins us to talk about his novel, Meg: A Novel of Deep Terror and it’s long road to the big screen. Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off…
FNP #107: Review of The Meg
Aug 13, 2018 • 134 min
Giant Sharks and the Dark Avengers have taken over the show! Bread and butter: Ruby Rose cast as Batwoman and the Oscars are changing things up, and more! Main Course: (1:02:30) Review of the Meg FNGBookClub: (1:55:00) Dark Avengers #1-6 Tags:…
FNP #106: Reviews of Teen Titans Go to the Movies & Christopher Robin
Aug 6, 2018 • 115 min
I know what you’re all thinking: “Christopher Robin isn’t something you should talk about!” to which I say: “We like cute stuffed animals ok! Eeyore for life!” Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase…
FNP #105: There’s a Leak At DC
Jul 30, 2018 • 120 min
We try to keep it light this week since we had a huge Con episode Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: A major Star Wars announcement and a couple cool trailers.…
FNP #104.5: San Diego Comic Con 2018 - Part 2
Jul 24, 2018 • 102 min
It’s part Two of our two part recap of the biggest convention ever! San Diego Comic Con is here and it brought so much juicy goodness. Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread…
FNP #104: San Diego Comic Con 2018 - Part 1
Jul 24, 2018 • 102 min
It’s part One of our two part recap of the biggest convention ever! San Diego Comic Con is here and it brought so much juicy goodness. Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread…
FNP #103: Interview with Christie Shin
Jul 17, 2018 • 103 min
**UPDATED** A big announcement and a cool interview! Funko: Follow this link and use ‘Shop10’ to get 10% off your purchase http://funko.pxf.io/c/1259891/406387/5541 Bread and butter: Tons of cool new comic news, new EW first looks at some exciting movies…
FNP #102: Review of Ant-Man and the Wasp
Jul 9, 2018 • 104 min
The fake nerds have escaped from the quantum realm to bring you this latest episode! Bread and butter: New comics from Marvel and Image and a new line of cereal from Funko?! Main Course: (44:04) A Review of Ant-Man and the Wasp FNGBookClub: (1:24:10) City…
FNP #101: Review of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Jul 2, 2018 • 128 min
Some technical difficulties abound but it’s a pretty great episode of the Fake Nerd Podcast! Bread and butter: Harlan Ellison has passed away and DC Universe unveiled it’s content. Main Course: (49:10) Review of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom FNGBookClub:…
FNP #100: It’s Our 100th Episode
Jun 25, 2018 • 200 min
It’s our 100th episode! (121 if you count the specials). We have fun new changes to the show! A new logo and new segment intros! It’s the same show but with a new coat of paint. Bread and butter: AMC is doing a movie pass, Alex Kurtzman is destroying Star…
FNG Special: E3 2018
Jun 18, 2018 • 126 min
Ryan takes the reigns in this special E3 episode of the Fake Nerd Podcast. Listen to Ryan and the gang gush about video games and all the exciting announcements coming from E3
FNG #99: Review of The Incredibles II
Jun 18, 2018 • 110 min
It’s been 14 years but the Incredibles have finally returned to our screens! Bread and butter: Chris Hardwick, Geoff Johns and Tom King…Need we say more?? Main Course: (44:32) Review of The Incredibles II FNGBookClub: (1:32:43) Rising Stars Vol. 2 - Fire…
FNG Special: The Fabled Blooper Special!
Jun 14, 2018 • 15 min
This is it fake nerds! Our friend and partner Jeremy, put together this very funny blooper reel that we’ve been talking about since New Years!
FNG Annual 2018
Jun 12, 2018 • 117 min
It’s been two years! Two years since you first heard our horrible audio quality, you’ve heard us grow to better audio quality though, so there’s that. We wanted to put something out that celebrated the show and what we’ve done these past two years, and…
FNG #98: The State of Fandom
Jun 11, 2018 • 134 min
Somehow we manage to manage to talk about more than the trailers! Bread and butter: Trailers! Trailers! More Trailers! I guess DC is making another Joker movie too. Main Course: (1:19:08) Kelly Marie Tran was bullied off social media. What a perfect time…
FNG #97: Review of Solo: A Star Wars Story
Jun 4, 2018 • 120 min
Sparkz and Brandon are back! Bread and butter: Spawn to Sonic to Comixology, We have some quick things to get through Main Course: (52:55) Review of Solo: A Star Wars Story FNGBookClub: (1:44:05) All-New Wolverine Vol. 1: The Four Sisters Giveaway:…
FNG #96: Predicting E3
May 28, 2018 • 88 min
It’s a two man podcast this week as Ben and Ryan go through a butt ton of news before they talk about their predictions for E3. For bread and butter Jake Gyllenhall might be Mysterio, Idris Elba is Quasimodo (wait what?), Watchmen gets a contemporary…
FNG #95: Review of Deadpool 2
May 21, 2018 • 134 min
It’s a new episode! Tons of news and a fun new giveaway in honor of the release of Deadpool 2! Bread and butter: Tons of comics, Batwoman coming to the Arrowverse and some more disappointing Godzilla news, It’s another jam packed episode! Main Course:…
FNG #94: Movie Sequels We’d Like to See
May 14, 2018 • 144 min
From Unexpected movie sequels, to movies that we want sequels to, it’s a jam packed episode of the show! Bread and butter: DC not holding the line at $2.99, Predator trailer and Jurassic Park the Ride closing down, among many, many more. Main Course:…
FNG #93: Talking Star Wars with Ken Napzok
May 6, 2018 • 137 min
We have a fun episode this week! We get to sit down with the 5th biggest Star Wars fan, Ken Napzok! Bread and butter: DC’s streaming service, DC Universe and a whole lot of trailers pack this weeks news. Main Course: (46:43) Star Wars with Ken Napzok!…
FNG #92: We Read Thanos Comics!
Apr 30, 2018 • 99 min
This week, we don’t talk about Avengers. We talk about the Mad Titan, Thanos Bread and butter: Fast and the Furious and Star Wars get animated and Venom has a new trailer! Main Course: (41:43) Thanos. Want to know more about the character before seeing…
FNG Review Special: Avengers: Infinity War
Apr 30, 2018 • 134 min
**SPOILER ALERT** We talk in great detail about Avengers: Infinity War. Check out what your favorite fakers thought of the latest in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. You have been warned…
FNG #91: Discussion of Dark Nights: Metal
Apr 22, 2018 • 149 min
The dark multiverse has invaded! Evil versions of the Fake Nerds have traveled with Barbatos to sink the earth in to the dark! Bread and butter: Spider-Gwen cancelled? Jurassic World and Deadpool trailers? Steven Spielberg doing a DC Comics film?? Main…
FNG #90: Movies We’ve Liked So Far!
Apr 16, 2018 • 102 min
We may be down two this week, but Brandon and Sparkz are up to the challenge! Bread and butter: They talk a lot about the new giant shark film, The Meg and the Fast and the Furious spin-off… There’s a lot of Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson in this…
FNG #89: Interview with J.K. Woodward
Apr 8, 2018 • 104 min
This week, Brandon boldly goes to the Mirror Universe with artist J.K. Woodward (Star Trek: The Next Generation - Mirror Broken) Bread and butter: The Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer dropped just before we recorded! What luck! Main Course: Interview with…
FNG #88: Review of Ready Player One
Apr 2, 2018 • 122 min
We couldn’t decide to do an April Fools joke so we didn’t Bread and butter: Captain Marvel just started filming and Uwe Boll threw a tempertantrum Main Course: Review of Ready Player One FNGBookClub: Infamous Iron Man Vol. 1
FNG Book Club #1: Ready Player One
Mar 29, 2018 • 76 min
To coincide with the release of Ready Player One in theaters, we decided to review and discuss the novel it’s based on! Out in 2011, written by Ernest Cline, the novel tells the story of Wade Watts and his friends searching for a valuable Easter egg in…
FNG #87: Review of Pacific Rim: Uprising
Mar 27, 2018 • 91 min
The Kaiju have returned and it’s up to the fake nerds to save the planet! …We’re doomed. Bread and butter: From three new Justice League teams to three new Marvel themed attractions, this episode does not have a theme, I just thought that was a fun…
FNG #86: Reviews of Tomb Raider & Annihilation
Mar 20, 2018 • 129 min
Sorry for the delay but there are SPOILERS AHEAD! Bread and butter: WB threw another dart at the DC dart board and came up with a New Gods movie. Plus the latest trailer for Avengers Infinity War dropped this week. Guess which one we were most excited…
FNG #85: Review of A Wrinkle In Time
Mar 12, 2018 • 131 min
March Madness begins! Bread and butter: Avengers Infinity War, Lost in Space and Dc’s Black Label are among the many topics you’ll hear us ramble on about! Main Course (1:09): A Wrinkle In Time FNGBookClub (1:51): Swamp Thing Winter Special #1 Tags:…
FNG #84: Making Sense of the Cloverfield Franchise
Mar 6, 2018 • 117 min
Did you guys hear that Netflix dropped the new Cloverfield movie?? Well we talk about that. Bread and butter: Tons of new comics announced for Marvel’s new Fresh Start initiative and Marvel Studios is confident and Fox might be a little to confident. Main…
FNG #83: Discussion of Black Lightning
Feb 26, 2018 • 110 min
This week, in honor of Black History Month, we take a look at the CW’s newest offering, Black Lightning. Bread and butter: So much comic book news! Marvel relaunching again! Joss Whedon is returning to Buffy and more! Main Course: Black Lightning!…
FNG #82: Review of Black Panther
Feb 19, 2018 • 117 min
Wakanda Forever!!!! Bread and butter: Is Transformers ending and SHIELD coming back?? What about trailers?? We have everything! Main Course (45:00) (I think?): Review of Black Panther FNGBookClub: Caliber: First Canon of Justice
FNG #81: Marvel TV Round-Up (Gifted & Runaways)
Feb 12, 2018 • 121 min
It was a huge week for trailers! We probably missed some but we tried our best! Bread and butter: More Star Wars, more DC and more trailers! (so many trailers… what the hell??) Main Course: A two for one deal - Gifted and Runaways! What did the fake nerds…
FNG Special: Super Bowl Trailers
Feb 5, 2018 • 45 min
Did someone say it was Super Bowl weekend??? That means a whole bunch of TV spots and trailers! So we recorded this very special podcast to talk about the various trailers and teasers that dropped during the big game. From Jack Ryan to Jurassic World:…
FNG #80: Interview with Mike Matola
Feb 5, 2018 • 134 min
It’s taken us a year but we finally have Mike Matola on! Bread and butter: From Fantastic Beasts, to Brian Michael Bendis and Ant-Man and the Wasp, you can bet we find enough to talk about this week. Main Course: An Interview with Line by Line artist,…
FNG Special: Interview with Andrea Romano
Jan 31, 2018 • 56 min
Here it is nerds! Our very special interview with the legendary voice director, Andrea Romano! We discuss her long career, not just her time with the DCAU. We hope you enjoy listening to it as much as we enjoyed doing it!
FNG #79: Review of Godzilla: Monster Planet
Jan 29, 2018 • 106 min
I know, I know, It’s not Andrea Romano, but Godzilla had a lot to say about his career since 1954 and how it’s changed over the years. Bread and butter: Keeping the news light this week, with some casting news, and talking about the new Pacific Rim…
FNG #78: Interview with Ted Sroka
Jan 22, 2018 • 99 min
Today, we have our first interview of the new year! Ted Sroka joins us to talk about Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite Bread and butter: 300 getting a new comic, Action Comics reaching 1000, & Kid Flash replacing Firestorm?? So much more! Main Course: An…
FNG #77: Looking Forward to 2018
Jan 14, 2018 • 96 min
We’re two down but we got to keep the show going! 2018 looks to be a big year for us and media, so why not take a look forward! Bread and butter: Fox moves some X-Men movies around and Teen Titans Go to the Movies has a trailer! Did we miss something?…
FNG #76: 2017 Top Five(ish)
Jan 8, 2018 • 138 min
We’re back! But be warned, we’re very happy about it! Bread and butter: we cover some news items from the break, like Paramount and Disney then some things from this week. We cover a lot, but would you love us less if we didn’t?? Main Course: our top five…
FNG Holiday Annual 2017
Dec 25, 2017 • 77 min
We have a special gift for you all! Another Holiday special for the year 2017! This one was a lot of fun guys, listen as we unwrap gifts and have a round robin discussion of a few different Christmas themed topics. Happy Holidays/Merry Christmas all! See…
FNG #75: Review of Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
Dec 19, 2017 • 142 min
It’s our last show of the year! So get ready for us to go out with a bang! Bread and butter: Fox bought Disney, So we’ve got a lot to talk about! Main Course: A Review of Star Wars: Episode 8 - The Last Jedi FNGBookClub: Star Wars: Darth Vader Vol. 1 -…
FNG Special: The Disney/Fox Deal
Dec 19, 2017 • 49 min
A slice of bread so big, we needed a special to discuss it! To hold you over till the main episode drops (Any minute now) we give you just us talking about all things Disney and Fox! Disney has closed a deal to buy Fox’s major media assets, so what does…
FNG #74: Separating the Art From the Artist
Dec 11, 2017 • 114 min
Deadpool as Pikachu? Tarantino doing Star Trek? X-Men isn’t going to space? We have so much to talk about so let’s get started! Bread and butter: Tons of news about the new X-Men film and so many trailers! Main Course: How hard is it to separate the art…
FNG #73: Crisis On The CW
Dec 4, 2017 • 138 min
It’s a major crisis that required the whole crew! Earth X has invaded and the only way to fight back is to discuss the entire CW slate! Bread and butter: A little trailer dropped… Have you guys seen it? Assemblers or something? Main Course: Supergirl,…
FNG Review Special: Hot Cocoa with Coco
Dec 1, 2017 • 51 min
-SPOILER ALERT- Sparkz and Brandon review Disney Pixar’s Coco! Come listen to our first review special as we discuss Pixar’s latest film!
FNG #72: Discussion of Runaways
Nov 27, 2017 • 106 min
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Spoiler warning for Runaways! It’s time for another episode of the Fake Nerd Podcast! Bread and butter: From Harley Quinn getting an animated to Mark Millar returning to Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl, we always know how to bring you…
FNG #71: Review of Justice League
Nov 21, 2017 • 146 min
Lots of news! Couldn’t pick which to take out, so we’re talking about most of it! Bread and butter: Star Tours is being split in two! Lord of the Rings on TV! Morbius is getting a movie??? Main Course: A Review of Justice League FNGBookClub: Skip! (Sorry)…
FNG #70: Discussion of Stranger Things 2
Nov 14, 2017 • 132 min
Spoilers ahead for Stranger Things! Huge news week, so strap in! Bread and butter: Fox talked about selling its assets and we have a ton more Star Wars coming our way! Main Course: Stranger Things 2 FNGBookClub: Essex County Tags: #FNGPod #FNGBookClub…
FNG #69: Review of Thor Ragnarok
Nov 6, 2017 • 120 min
Remember, remember, the fifth of November…The weekend that Thor Ragnarok came out! Did we love it or hate it?? You’ll have to listen to find out! Bread and butter: Scooby-Doo meets Batman the Brave and the Bold? J.K. Simmons meets J.K. Simmons? Lion King…
FNG Special: Interview with Christie Shinn
Nov 4, 2017 • 50 min
Hey Fake Nerds! We have a fun special for you today. Christie Shinn (@horatorastudios) joins Ben Magnet to talk about her art and her kickstarter! This girl is great! I’m sure you’ve seen her art online and at cons but check her out on Instagram!…
FNG #68: Scared Nerd Guys 2: The Legacy of George A. Romero
Oct 30, 2017 • 102 min
Back from LACC! Ryan’s Triumphant return! So much to do, so little time! Bread and butter: From Shazam, to Star Trek, to Godzilla, how many other shows bring you so much variety in content! Main Course: A look at the legacy of George A. Romero…
FNG #67: And the Future?
Oct 23, 2017 • 106 min
It’s another jam packed show! Bread and butter: Star Wars! Pacific Rim! Marvel! DC! What else is knew?? Well, we talk about the new developments of the last week like always! Would you love us any less if that weren’t the case?? Main Course: Where do we…
FNG #66: The Unspoken Words
Oct 16, 2017 • 101 min
They may be down two nerds but that still leaves two! It’s also been a while since we’ve done a clever title. Bread and butter: Big news segment as we talk all the latest trailers and the Movies Anywhere app! Main Course: You ever feel like we don’t get…
FNG #65: Review of Blade Runner 2049
Oct 12, 2017 • 122 min
How do you know if you’re a replicant? Perhaps we all are… Bread and butter: Most of the latest and greatest from NYCC and the new Happy trailer! Main Course: A review of Blade Runner 2049 FNGBookClub: Beasts of Burden: Animal Rites Tags: #FNGPod…
FNG #64: Hydra Cap
Oct 3, 2017 • 118 min
Hail Hydra! With those two words, the internet was ablaze! But today, we’re talking about Nick Spencer’s decision to turn Captain America into Hydra’s secret weapon! Bread and butter: It’s a light week but we bring you some fun opinions on Terminator and…
FNG #63: Review of Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Sep 25, 2017 • 129 min
It’s been two weeks, but don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about you! We have a lot to cover this week so strap in! Bread and butter: From Star Wars to Watchmen, it was a crazy two weeks for news, but don’t worry, we got you covered! Main Course: A Review…
FNG #62: Review of IT
Sep 11, 2017 • 119 min
It’s a long one guys! We got a lot to talk about so we hope you enjoy! Bread and butter: We don’t talk about Thor this week but that doesn’t mean we don’t have slew of other news! From Star Wars to Aladdin, we keep you pretty busy with this weeks news.…
FNG Commentary #2: Star Trek: Nemesis
Sep 9, 2017 • 114 min
Another Commentary track! Watch the final Star Trek TNG film with your favorite podcasters! It may not be a great movie but it’s great fun to watch! Come celebrate another anniversary of Star Trek with a trek through one of the not so good films!