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The 2019 Scrooge-Off!
Dec 2 • 38 min
Okay, so technically this is the first (and probably only) "Scrooge-Off" we're ever going to have, but none of that matter when you've got the Christmas spirit, right? And on this episode, we get some very hilarious ragers to jump on and battle over their…
Black Friday Free-For-All
Nov 29 • 47 min
Everyone has different feelings about Black Friday, but that's not the only Friday we care about at Nerd Rage! We got our ragers to pick ANY Friday to fight for, but only one of these will come out on top! Find out which Friday is YOUR champion! Come see…
Nerd Rage TGD at the Minnesota Fringe! Episode 3!
Nov 25 • 55 min
In our 3rd episode of our adventures at the Minnesota Fringe Festival we debate Zombies vs Mermaids, the merits of Tom Bombadil, a whole lot of late 90s television, was the moon landing faked and more… are you ready to rage!? Featuring Laura Bidgood,…
Live at Oakland Comedy Festival 2019
Nov 18 • 47 min
A bit ago, our fun, little podcast was lucky enough to be part of the Oakland Comedy Festival where we came back to All-Out Comedy Theater for a hilarious, SOLD-OUT show that only we can provide. It's no-holds-barred nerd warfare in this very special live…
A King-Sized Debate: The Stephen King Show
Nov 11 • 45 min
With the release of "Doctor Sleep" nationwide this past weekend, Nerd Rage: TGD brought out some of its biggest horror afficionados to talk some of their favorite scary (and one not-so-much) Stephen King stories in this episode's rage cage. Can "Carrie"…
Death of Understanding: The Death Stranding Episode!
Nov 4 • 43 min
Every now and then a video game comes out that looks to change the landscape of gaming with its innovations in narrative, gameplay, and artistic scope — and sometimes a game like "Death Stranding" comes out. SHADE! Okay, nerds, "Death Stranding" comes out…
The Monster Match: Alien/Predator vs. The Thing/The Blob
Oct 28 • 35 min
As we near Halloween, we at Nerd Rage: TGD have decided to take some of our favorite sci-fi and horror aliens and do what any self-respecting nerd would do — ship the f*ck out of them! On this episode, our two teams argue the merits of their respective…
Nerd Rage: LIVE at the Minnesota Fringe! Episode 2!
Oct 21 • 52 min
Our intrepid debater and sometimes Moderator Wonder Dave headed off to Minneapolis Minnesota where he gathered some of the funniest nerds in town for a very special Minnesota Fringe Festival edition of Nerd Rage The Great Debates! In the 2nd episode of…
Nerd Rage: LIVE at the Minnesota Fringe!
Oct 14 • 54 min
We went to Minnesota and recorded some episodes with some of our favorite Nerds of the Northland at the Minnesota Fringe Festival. We've taking care of hitting the road… are you ready to rage? Come see us live during the Oakland Comedy Festival at All Out…
Yaasss, Witch: The Witches Tournament!
Oct 7 • 33 min
We continue our annual tradition of spooky debating with a "rage cage" mini-tournament on your favorite Halloween witches! Can Morgan Le Fay leave the "The Witches" spellbound? Do the girls of "The Craft" have something in the cauldron for 2015's "The…
Midsommar vs Us
Sep 30 • 27 min
What the heck's a Midsommar? Who the heck are Us? All that matters is we put some nerds in a box to take these two movies head to head! Which one's scarier? Which one's better? Time to kick off October with a battle of this year's hottest horror films!…
Live at SVCC 2019!
Sep 23 • 41 min
We debuted this show 3 years ago at a brand new convention, with no idea how this would go. Well now we're back, and we're ragier than ever! Find out if Ant-Man going through Thanos's exhaust port is a good idea, which Star Trek crew would make the best…
Sci-Fi & Die: Annihilation vs. Ex Machina
Sep 16 • 29 min
Though we love our "Star Wars" and "Star Trek" here at Nerd Rage: TGD, sometimes you like to watch something a little more cerebral, a little more heady when it comes to sci-fi — enter director, Alex Garland, and two of his most recent cinematic gems!…
Cary’d Away: “The Princess Bride” vs. “Robin Hood: Men In Tights”
Sep 9 • 36 min
We're gonna be frank, here — if you're not a fan of Cary Elwes, then you need to stop listening to this podcast, full-stop. Not this episode, but this WHOLE PODCAST. Okay, that's a joke, but seriously — if you're a nerd, you can't not like Cary, but if…
Nerd Rage: LIVE at Games of Berkeley!
Sep 2 • 51 min
Even though Komedio couldn't make its annual pilgrimage to Gen Con this year, they came to US, instead, as Berkeley's own "Games of Berkeley" was chosen by Gen Con as an official pop-up. That said, we at Nerd Rage were on hand to put on another crazy live…
The Best Games of ‘98!
Aug 26 • 37 min
We heard you, gamers, and after much demand, we here at Nerd Rage: TGD have gone and created a free-for-all episode for one of the BEST years in video games — 1998! Will "Banjo-Kanzooie" be too much for "Mario Party" to bear? Can Link from "The Legend of…
Parks & 30 Rock: Tina Fey vs. Amy Poehler
Aug 19 • 32 min
On this episode of Nerd Rage: TGD, we've got a Bossypants Battle of epic proportions as we ask which of these comedy queens reigns supreme! Can Tina Fey come at her bestie with the fury of a mean girl, or will Amy Poehler simply say "Knope?" Misogynists…
Nerd Rage: LIVE in Oakland!
Aug 12 • 62 min
LIVE from All-Out Comedy Theater in Oakland, California, Nerd Rage debuts with a hilarious show featuring eight all-stars in one of the most chaotic and unpredictable shows, yet! Ms. Frizzle vs. Carmen Sandiego, a battle of uselessness between Yamcha and…
Who’s the Sexiest Star Trek Captain? With BEN HARRISON from “The Greatest Generation” Podcast!
Aug 5 • 30 min
On this ultra-nerdy crossover episode, the very cool and hilarious Benjamin Harrison from The Greatest Generation Podcast and Friendly Fire drops by to debate with some of your favorite Nerd Rage all-stars over just who is the sexiest captain in "Star…
The Best Movies of 1999, Part Two!
Jul 29 • 48 min
In part TWO of the "Best Movies of the 90's" tournament, those who moved on got the opportunity to change their movie for the semi's and finals, leading to some of that good ol' chaos this podcast is known for (seriously, the finals are ridiculous). "Star…
See Nerd Rage @ MN Fringe Festival!
Jul 23 • 0 min
Nerd Rage is headed to the largest Fringe Theater Festival in North America! Join us in Minneapolis Minnesota for 5 great shows! More info available on facebook. Purchase tickets here. August 1, 2019 ¤ 10 PM ¤ MN Fringe Festival: Nerd Rage! The Great…
The Best Movies of 1999, Part One!
Jul 22 • 59 min
1999 was a hell of a year for movies for us here at Komedio HQ, so what better way to talk about them than another tournament? In part one of this two-part episode, we take "The Matrix," "Office Space, "Deep Blue Sea," "Eyes Wide Shut," "Galaxy Quest,"…
Nerd Rage: LIVE at Betabrand!
Jul 15 • 66 min
On June 13th, 2019, your favorite nerds were asked to record at the Betabrand Podcast Theater in San Francisco for a very special LIVE episode of Nerd Rage: TGD! On this night, FOUR teams were brought into the fold to discuss your favorite horror movie…
Dragon Age: Who’s The Best Dragon?
Jul 8 • 35 min
Dracarys, bitches! On this episode, we have a free-four-all (God, I love writing that) to decide just who is the greatest dragon in all of fiction (sorry, Drogon, not you)! Does Smaug deserve his mountain of gold over Kazul from the "Enchanted Forest…
Full Fourth: The Greatest American Hero
Jul 1 • 35 min
It's the season THREE premiere, geeks, and with Independence Day on the horizon, Nerd Rage: TGD asks, "Who exactly IS the greatest American hero?" From historical bad-asses to the funniest Captain America knock-off I've ever heard, we get some good in on…
Season 2 Finale: LIVE @ PianoFight!
Jun 24 • 60 min
Wonder Dave takes the reins of hosting at this special live show at San Francisco's PianoFight for Nerd Rage: TGD's seasons TWO finale! In this episode, we get some of your absolute favorite all-stars to come together for some truly hilarious geek warfare…
See Nerd Rage Live @ All Out Comedy Theatre in Oakland!
Jun 19 • 0 min
Check out Nerd Rage LIVE! at All-Out Theater in Oakland on July 21st! Get tickets HERE! Produced by Komedio Comedy Find more episodes of Nerd Rage! The Great Debates at NerdRagePodcast.com Stay informed on Komedio live shows and podcasts visit Komed.io ✉️…
Guys & Dolls: Toy Story vs. Child’s Play
Jun 17 • 32 min
On this week's episode of Nerd Rage: TGD, we get some new Nerd blood in to debate two different toy-themed franchises that BOTH have movies opening THIS weekend! Do Woody and Buzz have what it takes to take Chucky to infinity and beyond, or will the…
Incendio! The Roast of Harry Potter
Jun 10 • 59 min
Last November, in front of a sold-out audience at The Set-Up in San Francisco, Nerd Rage: TGD broke out their wands for a very special show — THE ROAST OF HARRY POTTER! Listen to some of your favorite Nerd Rage: All-Stars talk everything Hogwarts, with…
See NERD RAGE! Live in San Franciso @ The BetaBrand Podcast Theatre!
Jun 4 • 0 min
SEE NERD RAGE LIVE IN SF! Thursday, July 13 @ 6:30 pm Nerd Rage! The Great Debates will be at the BetaBrand Podcast Theatre 780 Valencia Street in San Francisco in San Francisco! Tickets are FREE and available through Eventbrite, Google the event or click…
Romper Room Ruckus: The Children’s TV Free-For-All!
Jun 3 • 40 min
On this episode, Nerd Rage: TGD gets into the studio with our friends from Awesome Theater to discuss the inspiration for their new full-length sketch show, "Awesometown," — children's television shows! In a very special free-for-all, we go all in and…
Nerd Rage: LIVE In Santa Cruz!
May 27 • 73 min
Nerd Rage: TGD is back on the road, folks — this time at DNA's Comedy Lab in wonderful Santa Cruz, California. On this episode, three teams made up of some of your favorite all-stars as well as some new faces take the stage to talk the best superhero…
Something Lawful: The Character Alignment Show
May 20 • 35 min
Hey there, Ragers! On this episode, some of your favorite Ragers (including one of two Nerd Rage's villains) go a little more intellectual as they discuss the merit of character alignments in gaming! From Dungeons & Dragons to another game (which will get…
Courtrooms & Caucuses: Model UN vs Mock Trial
May 13 • 30 min
Just when you thought this show couldn't get any nerdier, we put two of academia's nerdiest clubs against each other to see which extracurricular activity rules the roost! Can Mock Trial definitively put Model United Nations away for good, or does Model…
Pranks For The Memories: Jackass vs Borat
May 6 • 26 min
Hey, Ragers! On this episode, Nerd Rage: TGD goes in on some your favorite out-there pranksters to see who's the real champion of embarrassing themselves in public. Do Johnny Knoxville and his merry band have what it takes to send Borat packing, or will…
Who’s The Next Avenger
Apr 29 • 38 min
No spoilers, just DREAMS and RAGE as we pick who we want to see join the Marvel Movieverse! Sure they've had over 20 movies, but we're STILL missing our favorite heroes! Who do our ragers pick as the next hero they want to see join this pantheon? We've…
Avengers: Assembled?
Apr 22 • 33 min
With "Avengers: Endgame" on the horizon, it's only fitting that your friends at Nerd Rage look forward into the MCU and determine what superheroes should take the Avengers into Phase Four. Here, our Ragers draft superheroes and put their respective teams…
Money Moves: Richie Rich vs Scrooge McDuck
Apr 15 • 22 min
It's Tax Day, fellow nerds, so let's get right into it and decide which comics/cartoon character is the shining example of the bourgeoisie! Does Richie Rich have what it takes to deserve his place on Mt. Richmore, or will Scrooge McDuck cause the young…
Hell In A Zelda feat. MOTHER! F*CKING! HOODSLAM!
Apr 8 • 39 min
Get your swords and boomerangs out, "Legend of Zelda" fans, because Nerd Rage: TGD is hanging out with the cool folks from Oakland, CA's own [HOODSLAM](www.birdswillfall.com) to talk which "Legend of Zelda" game is superior. Will "Breath of the Wild's"…
Bird Rage! The Egret Debates
Apr 1 • 29 min
It's April Fool's Day, and on THIS episode, our producer, Will Scovill, and I decide to play a hi-LARIOUS prank on some of your favorite ragers while here in Seattle by forcing them to do a debate about birds. It didn't go as planned, but Marc's shitty…
Nerd Rage: LIVE from Seattle!
Mar 25 • 93 min
Recorded at The Rendezvous in downtown Seattle, sometimes with live shows, things can get chaotic — other times, "chaotic" is an understatement. On this episode? It is most DEFINITELY the latter. Four comics from San Francisco, four comics from Seattle, a…
The Nic Cage Tournament, Part Two
Mar 18 • 19 min
We continue our Nicolas Cage tournament (lovingly titled the "Cage Match") in this episode as the four victors from last week's episode go head-to-head with each other to determine which Nicolas Cage movie reigns supreme! Like last week, it's usually here…
The Nic Cage Tournament, Part One
Mar 11 • 31 min
There isn't a holiday honoring the saint that is Nicolas Cage, but on this episode of Nerd Rage: The Great Debates, your favorite nerds do their damnedest to make that happen. From "Mandy" to "Adaptation," "Vampire's Kiss" to "Bangkok Dangerous," we get…
NINETEEN EIGHTY FINE: The 1989 Tournament!
Mar 4 • 30 min
What's hitting it's dirty thirty this year? EVERYTHING from 1989! And we're going to pit these nerds against each other to find out what was the BEST movie from 1989! Will Batman defeat the sinister Dead Poets Society? Will UHF survive the romance of When…
Captain’s Orders: Captain Marvel vs. SHAZAM!
Feb 25 • 22 min
On this episode of Nerd Rage: TGD, two big screen-ready Captains go head-to-head for the true mantle of "Captain Marvel!" Will Carol Danvers' photon powers prove she's the true guardian of the galaxy, or will Billy Batson and his dope mini-cape and bring…
Black Sails and Monkey Tails: One Piece vs. Dragonball
Feb 18 • 30 min
Get your weeb hats on for this episode, 'cause it's the battle of anime's biggest and most long-standing series — "One Piece" versus "Dragonball!" Will "One Piece" make Goku and company walk the plank, or will Luffy stand in awe of "Dragonball's" 9000+…
Valentine’s Day: Singles vs. Couples!
Feb 11 • 40 min
Valentine's Day is upon us, nerds, so let's ask the age-old question (according to Tirumari Jothi) — what's better: being in a relationship or being single!? Is having a partner the greatest Valentine's Day gift of all, or is love just a battlefield and…
Private Dick Measuring: Sherlock Holmes vs. Batman
Feb 4 • 38 min
Get your magnifying glasses, kids, 'cause on THIS episode of Nerd Rage: TGD, we decide who's the better detective — Batman or Sherlock Holmes! Will the Dark Knight Detective signal his inevitable win, or is Sherlock's victory simply elementary? Whether…
Nerd Rage: LIVE @ PianoFight!
Jan 28 • 65 min
The Ragers go hard in this very special LIVE episode of Nerd Rage, held on January 10th at PianoFight in San Francisco! In front of 32,000 people (no need to look into that), we take three teams of some of your favorite all-stars to talk cartoon boy…
Avatar: The Last Airbender vs. The Legend of Korra
Jan 21 • 31 min
Let's get ready to brave the elements: Earth, Water, Air and Fire cause today we've got an Avatar battle of epic proportions. On this very special episode, Wonder Dave teams up with the writers of Black Nerd Problems to determine which show was superior —…
Marc’s Nerd Rage: LIVE Highlights! Vol. 2
Jan 14 • 26 min
Off the heels of a successful debut at San Francisco's PianoFight, Nerd Rage: TGD is celebrating with another hilarious compiliation of live show highlights from Marc Abrigo, himself. In this episode, we go back to Komedio's Silicon Valley Comic-Con debut…
Coming Attractions Tournament, Part Two
Jan 7 • 44 min
It's here, nerds — the semi-finals and finals of our Coming Attractions of 2019 tournament! Will Cyberpunk 2077 hacks its way into victory past the new "Addams Family" movie, or will the cinematic debut of Sonic the Hedgehog pass a fallen Nick star up on…
Coming Attractions Tournament, Part One
Dec 31, 2018 • 61 min
It's New Year's Eve, dorks, which means ONE thing here at Nerd Rage: TGD — time to preview some of 2019's blockbusters! In this very special first of a two-part mini-tournament, we bring together eight Ragers to duke it out and figure out who can defend…
Best Gifts Ever Tournament
Dec 24, 2018 • 45 min
It's the season of giving, everyone, and with that, we here at Nerd Rage: TGD have brought together some of your faves for one of our most favorite shows, yet! On this episode, we talk our favorite Chrismas presents from our holidays gone past — from My…
The Christmas Special… Special!
Dec 17, 2018 • 49 min
We're just a little over a week away from Christmas, which means — you guessed it — time to cue up your favorite Christmas special! In this special mini-tournament, our guests bring their favorite Christmas special to the table to decide which one's the…
Scots and Thots: Outlander vs. Riverdale
Dec 10, 2018 • 39 min
It's a scrappy one on today's episode, as we take two of TV's most popular page-to-screen adaptations and put them head-to-head. Can "Outlander" show Archie why they're the real blast from the past, or can the "Riverdale" gang prove there's strength in…
The Kids Are All-Dwight: The Office (UK) vs. The Office (US)
Dec 3, 2018 • 33 min
We're doing some transatlantic ragin' on this episode as we talk cubicle combat — it's "The Office" (UK) versus "The Office" (US)! Can Michael Scott show David Brent how much of a boss (or bawse) he is, or can Jim and Pam pull it together to put Tim…
Marc’s Nerd Rage: LIVE Highlights!
Nov 26, 2018 • 32 min
This week, we gave our producer Will Scovill some time off for Thanksgiving, leaving Marc to get on mic and cobble together a "best-of" show that features three of his most favorite debates from hosting "Nerd Rage: Live" this year. Starting with Fanime in…
Pottermore-ghoulis: Harry Potter vs. Game of Thrones
Nov 19, 2018 • 50 min
In an episode we're sure is going to be a divisive one, Nerd Rage: TGD brings together some hardcore fans of both "Harry Potter" and "A Song of Ice and Fire"/"Game of Thrones" to talk which franchise has the real magic. Can Harry school ASOIAF,…
The Battle of Hogwarts!
Nov 12, 2018 • 43 min
Alright, Harry Potter nerds — with the "Fantastic Beasts" sequel coming out this Friday, we decided to put the houses against each other in our own personal, Nerd Rage-style Battle for Hogwarts. Does Griffindor have what it takes to make it to end? Is…
Live at Kraken Con 2018
Nov 5, 2018 • 51 min
It’s about that time of the year when Nerd Rage visits one of our favorite local comic conventions in the Bay Area — KrakenCon! Join Wonder Dave, Tirumari Jothi, Stephen Ku, and more for a LIVE recording from the Oakland Convention Center. Are you ready…
The Ballad of Jack Skellington
Oct 29, 2018 • 31 min
This is Halloween, this is Halloween — or is it Christmas? Wait, what? On this episode where we had waaaaay more fun than we thought we would, some of your favorite Nerd Rage combatants throw down and decide which holiday is ACTUALLY befitting of "The…
Mini-Episode: Live at Tourettes Without Regrets!
Oct 22, 2018 • 10 min
Absurdity and MORE absurdity collide in this mini-episode of Nerd Rage: TGD, as Wonder Dave takes the hosting reins to debut Nerd Rage at Oakland's craziest underground performance art show, Tourettes Without Regrets! Because it's Halloween, Dave gets…
Tricks Vs. Treats!
Oct 15, 2018 • 37 min
We're inching closer and closer to Nerd Rage's favorite holiday, and we've taken some of your favorite all-stars to talk all your favorite (and not-so-favorite) Halloween tropes and themes! "The Monster Mash" vs. "Thriller!" Jack o'lanterns vs. pumpkin…
The Monster Mash! Part Two
Oct 8, 2018 • 37 min
Halloween is approaching, nerds, so make way for the finals of this two-part tournament as four newcomers to Nerd Rage: TGD cap off our first-ever monster mash! Can werewolves take on a killer doll? And what REALLY happens when you leave a bunch of…
The Monster Mash! Part One
Oct 1, 2018 • 51 min
With Halloween at the end of the month, we at Nerd Rage: TGD and the cast and crew of Awesome Theater's "Terror-Rama" go all in on our favorite monsters in part one of this two-part tournament! From ghosts to Frankenstein, and mummies to… children… which…
Escape from Elm Street: John Carpenter vs Wes Craven
Sep 24, 2018 • 36 min
We're getting closer to Nerd Rage's favorite time of the year (the wolf is back!), so gear up as we talk two of horror cinema's biggest names — Wes Craven and John Carpenter! Is Freddy Krueger something straight out of R.J. MacReady's nightmares, or will…
That New Sith: Old Star Wars Canon vs. New Star Wars Canon
Sep 10, 2018 • 44 min
You've been asking for it, and Nerd Rage: TGD finally answers the call as we discuss the Star Wars universe before and after the Disney acquisition! It's Kyle Katarn and the old canon vs. Rey and the new canon as we talk which EU has the better heroes,…
Bat-Mania! Part Two.
Sep 3, 2018 • 40 min
In the exciting conclusion to our two-part tournament on Nerd Rage: TGD, we get to the nitty-gritty of who exactly is Batman's great villain! Can Roxie Rocket jet her way to the top over the Riddler? Can Harley Quinn hammer in enough votes to take the…
Bat-Mania! Part One.
Aug 27, 2018 • 52 min
In this special first half of a TWO-PART tournament on Nerd Rage: TGD, we welcome EIGHT different ragers to the floor as we discuss just who is Batman's great villain. Can Mr. Freeze put the Red Hood on ice? How much luck does Two-Face have over the…
Nerd Rage: LIVE! @ MAGWest 2018
Aug 20, 2018 • 46 min
In this special LIVE episode, Nerd Rage: TGD heads to Santa Clara for MAGFest 2018, the only con this side of the country dedicated to music and video games! In this episode, the Nerd Rage audience has some of your favorite all-stars answering all kinds…
Nerd Rage: LIVE! @ Gen Con 2018
Aug 13, 2018 • 44 min
In this very special live episode, Nerd Rage: TGD heads back to Indianapolis for its annual pilgrimage to Gen Con! On this episode, some of your favorite Nerd Rage all-stars team up with some of Indy's funniest comics to talk their favorite Star Trek…
Episode 42: The Board Game Battle Royale!
Jul 30, 2018 • 33 min
Our ever popular mini-tournament format is in full GenCon mode as some of your favorite Komedio kids defend their favorite childhood board games! Does "Battleship" have what it takes to blow "Candyland" out of the water? Can "Clue" topple "Jenga?" And who…
Baaaaa-ltic Avenue: Settlers of Catan vs. Monopoly
Jul 24, 2018 • 35 min
Every now and then, you record an episode where it's off the rails virtually right off the bat. And what better episode to breed this chaos than a battle between two classic capitalist board games! Does Settlers of Catan have the wherewithall to trade its…
Of Dice & Decks: D&D vs. Magic: The Gathering
Jul 16, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode, some of your favorite Ragers go toe-to-toe regarding their favorite tabletop fantasy games. Can Dungeons & Dragons show they're on a level all their own, or does Magic: The Gathering have a few cards up its sleeve? Whether you're…
The Geek Show vs. Komedio
Jul 9, 2018 • 42 min
Take a bunch of geeky theater kids and put 'em against a group of nerdy comedians, and what do you get? One of the most riotous nerd-on-geek battles ever on Nerd Rage: TGD! On this episode, we take cast members from Bindlestiff Studio's "The Geek Show"…
The Cusacks vs. The Gyllenhaals
Jul 2, 2018 • 40 min
In the movie business, nepotism talks, but it's talent that walks. On this episode of "Nerd Rage: The Great Debates," cast members of "The Geek Show" come together to talk their favorite movies from two of Hollywood's most talented sibling mainstays —…
The Anime Spectacular!
Jun 25, 2018 • 42 min
It must be Tirumari's birthday, because Nerd Rage has FINALLY gotten their druthers together to record an entire show dedicated to anime! On the first of three episodes to feature both comedians from Komedio and cast members of the "The Geek Show," we…
Nerd Rage: LIVE! @ SF Comic-Con 2018
Jun 18, 2018 • 56 min
And we go back to where it all started for Komedio, San Francisco Comic-Con (in Oakland, because of course), for a really fun "Nerd Rage: TGD" in a PACKED house! We talk Star Wars, Star Trek, "Firefly," and geekdom's favorite road trip-ready car in this…
Nerd Rage: The Three Way Show!
Jun 11, 2018 • 40 min
You asked for it, so we delivered — love the occasional chaos of the Nerd Rage? Then, you're in luck, as we grab three of our favorites on Nerd Rage to debate some of their favorite nerdy things, THREE WAY-STYLE! It's Ghostwriter vs. Ghost Rider vs.…
John Hughes Spectacular
Jun 4, 2018 • 32 min
If you loved Jake Ryan or wanted a day off with Ferris Bueller, it's for breakfast club so get on board these planes, trains and automobiles because in this episode we dig into the works of writer and director John Hughes… are you ready to rage? Catch…
Nerd Rage: LIVE @ FanimeCon 2018!
May 28, 2018 • 36 min
For the first time, ever, Komedio and Nerd Rage: The Great Debates head to the Bay Area's biggest anime convention, FanimeCon 2018! This show is absolutely bananas as we talk the legitimacy of Disney princesses, Thanos and his masturbatory habits, and…
Season 1 Wrap-Up
May 21, 2018 • 56 min
This week we take a break from the debate to reminisce about our past year with Nerd Rage! The Great Debates. Produced by Will Scovill & Komedio Comedy Find more episodes of Nerd Rage! The Great Debates at NerdRagePodcast.com Stay informed on Komedio live…
Mini-Tournament: Mobile Game Madness!
May 14, 2018 • 38 min
"Nerd Rage: The Great Debates" returns with a fresh new mini-tournament for you, here, as we delve into the craziness of mobile gaming! In this episode, we've got four of your favorite Nerd Rage all-stars debating their favorite mobile games in the…
Built Ford Tough: Han Solo vs Indiana Jones
May 7, 2018 • 31 min
In the '80s, there was only one rough and tumble actor that made being a nerd look cool, and in this episode, we celebrate Mr. Harrison Ford by examining his two biggest and most iconic role roles: Han Solo vs. Indiana Jones! Can Han leave Indy in a cloud…
Outta Retirement: John Wick vs. Taken
Apr 30, 2018 • 36 min
It's the battle of the middle-aged stone-cold killers, as Nerd Rage does a deep-dive on the budding rivalry between the "John Wick" and "Taken" franchises! Will John Wick have the gumption to take this fight outside the Continental, or will "Taken's"…
Tournament of Champions: The Finals!
Apr 23, 2018 • 37 min
And here we are: the FINAL FOUR and the "Nerd Rage: The Great Debates" FINALS! No spoilers here, all — who's going to take the season one championship belt between "Dune," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Saga," and "Home Alone?!" Twists and turns abound in…
Tournament of Champions: Bracketology Elite Eight
Apr 18, 2018 • 9 min
Wonder Dave and Kristee Ono are back cracking jokes and breaking down brackets! This time they're looking at the Elite 8. If you haven't listened to the episodes already go back and do that first cause here there be spoilers matey! Produced by Will…
Tournament of Champions: Elite Eight
Apr 16, 2018 • 52 min
The nerds get nerdier and the rage gets harder to contain as we're finally in the Elite Eight of Nerd Rage's Tournament of Champions! On this episode, we see Nerd Rage mainstays and new faces go to battle as we unpack "King of the Hill" vs. "Dune," "Saga"…
Tournament of Champions: Bracketology Sweet 16
Apr 11, 2018 • 13 min
Kristee Ono and Wonder Dave recap the Sweet 16 of the Nerd Rage Tournament of Champions 2018! Here there be spoilers matey! Produced by Will Scovill & Komedio Comedy Find more episodes of Nerd Rage! The Great Debates at NerdRagePodcast.com Stay informed…
Tournament of Champions: Sweet Sixteen, Part Two
Apr 9, 2018 • 46 min
We're back in the Sweet Sixteen, fellow Ragers, as we find ourselves in the second half of the next round in Nerd Rage's Tournament of Champions! On this episode, we see "Resident Evil" vs. "Home Alone!" Burritos vs. Count Chocula! Daylight Savings Time…
Tournament of Champions: Sweet Sixteen, Part One
Apr 2, 2018 • 49 min
With round one of our first four conferences over, Nerd Rage's Tournament of Champions moves onto the sweet sixteen where the winners of the first round square off for a chance to move on to the elite eight! Who will move on to the be the undisputed…
Tournament of Champions Bracketology Round 1
Mar 28, 2018 • 31 min
It's our first ever Bracketology Special! Nerd Rage All Stars and hosts of the Women's Wrestling Podcast Kristee Ono and Wonder Dave review what went down in the first round of Tournament of Champions. Watch Out Matey cause here there be spoilers if ye…
Tournament of Champions: Conference Four, Round One
Mar 25, 2018 • 53 min
In the fourth and FINAL conference of Nerd Rage's Tournament of Champions, we bring our last eight comedians and podcasters to the fold for an opportunity at the Nerd Rage championship title! On this episode, we tackle our last first-round debates for…
Tournament of Champions: Conference Three, Round One
Mar 19, 2018 • 53 min
In the THIRD conference of Nerd Rage's Tournament of Champions, we bring eight more hilarious comics, podcasters, and even a pro wrestler to the arena for a shot at the Nerd Rage Season One championship belt! On this episode, we tackle four more…
Tournament of Champions: Conference Two, Round One
Mar 12, 2018 • 38 min
In round one of conference two in Nerd Rage's Tournament of Champions, we bring eight more comics, writers, and podcasters to the fold to crown our first ever Nerd Rage grandmaster debater! On this episode, we have four hilarious and geektacular…
Tournament of Champions: Conference One, Round One
Mar 5, 2018 • 49 min
Nerd Rage: TGD meets March Madness as we're here with the first-ever Nerd Rage: Tournament of Champions! Thirty-two comics, podcasters, and writers have come together to champion their most treasured geekdom through an entire bracket for the chance to be…
Ocarinas & Odysseys: Super Mario vs. Legend of Zelda
Feb 26, 2018 • 36 min
It's icon vs. icon on this episode of Nerd Rage when our debaters go head-to-head discussing two of Nintendo's biggest cash cows. Does the "Super Mario" franchise have the fire flower-power to burn our favorite Hylian, or will Link and the rest of the…
Fus Ro Dark: Horror vs. Fantasy Games
Feb 19, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode Nerd Rage, we took some of our more vocal gamers to pit genre versus genre in this debate of horror vs. fantasy games. Can "Resident Evil" and "Silent Hill" strike enough fear into the hearts of Team Fantasy, or will the likes of "Skyrim"…
Nerd Rage: Battle of the OTP’s!
Feb 12, 2018 • 36 min
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Nerd Rage: TGD grabbed some of your favorite all-stars to debate their favorite One True Pairings from their geekdom of choice. How will Jayne and Mal from "Firefly" fare against Lapis and Peridot from "Steven…
Live at SF Sketchfest 2018
Feb 5, 2018 • 49 min
Komedio and Nerd Rage: TGD started 2018 like a house on fire, ending their January back home with a raucous live show for SF Sketchfest! Recorded live at the Gateway Theater in San Francisco, Nerd Rage debates the best boarding school in geekdom, which…
Live at Further Confusion 2018!
Jan 29, 2018 • 49 min
Earlier this month, Komedio and Nerd Rage: TGD were lucky enough to have been invited to Further Confusion 2018 in San Jose, California. What happens when your favorite debaters go head-to-head with each other in front of the furry community? Find out on…
Nerd Rage’s Jackie Chan Spectacular
Jan 22, 2018 • 42 min
Well, it's the third week of January, which can only mean one thing — we're just a few months away from Jackie Chan's birthday! And what better gift can an actor get than a bunch of nerds debating their work on a podcast, right? So, on this show, we talk…
Live at Dark Odyssey 2017: Part 2
Jan 15, 2018 • 31 min
When one of the nation's biggest kink conventions decides to put on a live recording for a geeky podcast, what hijinx could possibly happen? Find out here, as Nerd Rage: The Great Debates sets up shop at Dark Odyssey in San Francisco, part two. From subs…
Live at Dark Odyssey 2017: Part 1
Jan 8, 2018 • 48 min
When one of the nation's biggest kink conventions decides to put on a live recording for a geeky podcast, what hijinx could possibly happen? Find out here, as Nerd Rage: The Great Debates sets up shop at Dark Odyssey in San Francisco, part one. From subs…
New Year’s Resolutions
Jan 1, 2018 • 36 min
It's the New Year and at Nerd Rage: TGD we take our resolutions very seriously. This week we'll be pitting the top New Year's Eve cliches against each other to find out which have the potential to last and which will fizzle out faster than a New Year's…
Nerd Rage: Year in Movies (2017)
Dec 26, 2017 • 38 min
In Nerd Rage: TGD's year-in-review of our favorite (and not-so-favorite) nerdy flicks, we bring out a whole cavalcade of Nerd Rage all-stars to debate some of the biggest and most hyped films of 2017. "Valerian" vs. "The Mummy!" "It" vs. "Blade Runner:…
Yippie-Ki-Yay, Mogwaif*cker: Gremlins vs Die Hard
Dec 18, 2017 • 38 min
On this episode of "Nerd Rage," the Debaters argue over the best non-traditional Christmas movie. Will "Die Hard" be just another midnight snack for Gizmo and company, or will John McClain prove HE runs Nakatomi Plaza? Whether it's Hans Gruber or hella…
Nostalgia Wars: ’80s vs ’90s Cartoons
Dec 11, 2017 • 38 min
Cartoon nerds, unite, as we pull out all the stops in discussing our favorite animated shows from both the '80s and '90s. How do the Muppet Babies fare against the kids of Acme Looniversity? Can Alvin and the Chipmunks leave on a high note against the…
War and Capiche: “The Sopranos” vs “The Wire”
Dec 4, 2017 • 45 min
On this episode of "Nerd Rage: The Great Debates," we call up our most loyal enforcers to settle which game-changing crime drama was the bigger hit. Does "The Sopranos" have what it takes to come at the king, or will "The Wire" end up sleeping with the…
Nerd Rage: Live at GenCon 50
Nov 27, 2017 • 73 min
The "Nerd Rage" crew flew all the way to Indianapolis for a SOLD-OUT live recording at GenCon 50 — the "best four days in gaming!" On this very special episode, we take suggestions from the audience and debate the fundamental differences between One Punch…
Nerd Rage: One-Shots!
Nov 20, 2017 • 37 min
In a little bit of a departure from both our usual show format and any semblance of sobriety, we at the Great Debates go hard in the paint with three totally unrelated (but still hilarious) topics: a battle of the overrated superheroes, a dust-up between…
A Sondheim of Ice & Fire: ’80s Musicals vs ’70s Musicals
Nov 13, 2017 • 44 min
Two of Broadway's most influential eras go full-on Jets vs. Sharks on this episode, when we debate musicals from the 1980's vs. musicals from the 1970's. Do musicals from the '80s evoke the better memories, or do '70s musicals have the bigger Superstars?…
Animation Anonymous: Bojack Horseman vs. Rick and Morty
Nov 6, 2017 • 48 min
We open up the month of November with the battle of the slightly depressing, but always hilarious adult cartoons. Will Netflix's favorite drunken '90s sitcom star hoof it to the winners' circle, or will Adult Swim's dimension-hopping duo demonstrate give…
Undead Serious: The Walking Dead vs. Evil Dead
Oct 30, 2017 • 35 min
On the third and final part of Nerd Rage's spook-tacular, our teams get into what happens when you have two of the biggest undead-related franchises in horror square off. Will "The Walking Dead" leave Ash and company in shambles, or is the "Evil Dead"…
Slash Fiction: Freddy vs. Jason vs. Alien vs. Predator
Oct 23, 2017 • 35 min
On the second part of Nerd Rage’s Halloween spook-tacular, our nerds go all in on sci-fi and horror’s biggest showdowns for the ultimate bloodbath. Will the Xenomorph and the Predator finally find prey worth hunting, or will Freddy Krueger and Jason…
Enter The Blair-anormal: 90’s Horror vs. 00’s Horror
Oct 16, 2017 • 45 min
Get your favorite creepy novelty masks out, cool kids, because in the first part of our Nerd Rage Halloween Spooktacular, we pit the most influential ‘90s horror movies against their modern day counterparts! Are “Scream” and “The Blair Witch Project”…
Nerd Rage Live at San Francisco Comic Con 2017
Oct 9, 2017 • 21 min
Coming at you from SF Comic-Con 2017, Komedio is joined by the hilarious Jackie Kashian (“Conan,” The Dork Forest podcast, The Nerdist) for another edition of “Nerd Rage: The Great Debates” — recorded LIVE from the Moscone Center in San Francisco,…
Live at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2017
Oct 2, 2017 • 53 min
Silicon Valley Comic-CONQUEST! On this episode, Komedio is joined by very special guest Mike Drucker ("Bill Nye Saves The World," "The Tonight Show w/ Jimmy Fallon") for the very first iteration of "Nerd Rage: The Great Debates" — performed LIVE in front…
Cowabun-GO!: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vs. Teen Titans
Sep 25, 2017 • 42 min
With more hormones than a season of “Thirteen Reasons Why,” Nerd Rage: TGD is back with the battle of the teenage superhero teams! Are the Turtles a single deathstroke away from victory, or will the Titans leave our heroes in a half-shell a bunch of sewer…
Murder In the First-Person: Overwatch vs. Team Fortress 2
Sep 18, 2017 • 42 min
On this episode of “Nerd Rage: The Great Debates,” we get some of Komedio’s biggest gamers in one room to talk team-based, FPS superiority! Can the new kid on the block, Overwatch, ultimately get on the payload, or does Father Time have no bearing on…
Ghost Encounters of the Third Kind: INDEPENDENCE DAY vs. GHOSTBUSTERS
Sep 11, 2017 • 43 min
Nerd Rage jumps into two movie franchises tailor-made to be watched over and over again on cable. Do New York’s finest paranormal investigators have the Keymaster to victory, or will Jeff Goldblum and Will Smith be lighting their cigars, early? Whether…
Hakuna Moana: Old Disney vs. New Disney
Sep 4, 2017 • 52 min
Dust off that pair of Mickey Mouse ears and put on your favorite soundtrack, ‘cause on this episode, Disney’s “greatest generation” takes on its millennials. Will old school Disney paint with all the colors of a win, or will new school Disney have them…
Fusions & Fireballs: Super Smash Bros. vs. Steven Universe
Aug 29, 2017 • 37 min
On this episode, we’re talking bright colors, vibrant animation, and the catchiest tunes you’ll ever hear. Does our favorite plumber and the rest of the Smash roster have the upper Master Hand, or do Steven and his fellow Gems have gold in their sights?…
A Neo Hope: STAR WARS vs. THE MATRIX
Aug 21, 2017 • 36 min
When two movies change the landscape of Hollywood forever, only one can win a duel of the fates. Can Luke Skywalker and the “Star Wars” gang Force their way into the winners’ circle, or does Agent Smith and friends have the superior Kung Fu? From…
Babies, Geniuses, and Baby Geniuses: Nickelodeon vs. Cartoon Network
Aug 14, 2017 • 39 min
From Bluffington to Townsville, if you grew up in the ‘90s or early 2000’s and loved cartoons, you were either all about the Big Orange or the Black-and-White. In this episode, our teams attempt to prove beyond the shadow of a doubt which channel had the…
Agents of D.I.E.S.E.L.: The Marvel Cinematic Universe vs. The Fast & The Furious
Aug 7, 2017 • 50 min
One team is a group of world-saving badasses who defy the laws of gravity and physics, and the other is the Avengers. In this episode, our teams attempt to set the record straight over which of these two blockbuster properties holds the title of…