Way back in episode 228, we did Nerd Lunch Civil War. Now, eclectik comes back on the show to host a sequel. The Nerds are presented with popular divisive topics and must pick a side and argue why they pick it. Monopoly or Scrabble? Brosnan or Moore? Michael Jackson or Prince? And so much more. 

Direct download: NerdLunch_324_Nerd-Lunch-Civil-War-II.mp3
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Shawn Robare, Evan Hanson, and Michael May unpack Unbreakable, sift through Split, and get into Glass. They also converse on the career of M Night Shyamalan, wondering if one of us has made a gross error and wasted the other person's valuable time. 

Direct download: FCAI005-ShatteredTrilogy.mp3
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The Star Wars panel is back to discuss the Solo movie that they didn't talk about in May 2018.  

Direct download: 323_-_Star_Wars_Solo_drilldown.mp3
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Andrew Bloom of Classic Film Jerks returns to the podcast pitching a topic of his own. In this episode we swap the casts from the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the DC Extended Universe films. How many times will we cast Jeremy Irons? Only one way to find out---listen now!

Direct download: NerdLunch_322_Marvel-DC-Cast-Swaps.mp3
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Evan Hanson, Jay Ryan, Paxton Holley, and Michael May hang out in the sinister Bats Cave, talking about the first screen appearance of the Dark Knight in the 1943 serial, Batman. There are thrills and there are shudders, but mostly there’s a lot of laughter as the panel spelunks deep into the Caped Crusader’s history.

Direct download: FCAI004-Batman43.mp3
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Our annual festival of prognostication returns to start off 2019 with Rondal Scott as our Fourth Chair guest soothsayer. After crowning the 2018 Nerdstradamus champion, we make predictions for the coming year in TV, fast food/junk food, a wildcard category, and play Avengers Endgame Overs and Unders. Also listen for a trio of big Nerd Lunch announcements in this episode.

Direct download: NerdLunch_321_Nerdstradamus2019.mp3
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On this December/January episode of The Chap Report, Corey is joined by Chris "Tank" Tanski as they take a look back at the movies of 2018. They reveal their Top 10 films of the year, discuss the ones that just missed the cut, and geek out about what movies they are excited for in 2019.

Direct download: The_Chap_Report_with_Tank_Top_10_of_2018.mp3
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The holiday tradition continues as Michael DiGiovanni returns to the Fourth Chair for the 2018 Nerd Lunch Christmas spectacular. This year we're giving the holiday treatment to our Movie Menus franchise topic and creating Christmas movie tie-in menus for some popular restaurants. Where will reindeer pastries be on the breakfast menu? Which burger chain will be the place to go for this year's hottest toy? Why do restaurant executives get nervous when we do this topic? Get answers to all of these questions plus a plate full of Christmas cheer in this episode.

Direct download: NerdLunch_320_XmasMovieMenus.mp3
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It's the final episode of Nerd Lunch presents Down the Rabbit Hole. We visit the Lord of the Rings wiki and welcome CT's daughter Annaliese from Dragonfly Ripple to join Jeff, Pax and CT. Savor this episode like lembas bread, because once it's over...it's over!

Direct download: RabbitHole25_Annaliese-LotR.mp3
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It's the annual Ninja Day episode!  This year we are joined by Evan Hansen to discuss the 1997 Chris Farley martial arts vehicle, Beverly Hills Ninja.

Direct download: 319_-_2018_Ninja_Day_episode.mp3
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This month, The Chap Report welcomes eclectik, the mysterious podcast and pop culture aficionado. Corey and e reminisce about the UnderScoopFire days, talk about the Art of Podcasting, debate streaming television versus traditional viewing, and plot out future collaborations. Its not only a fun trek down memory lane, but a hopeful look to the future.

Direct download: The_Chap_Report_2.0_with_eclectik.mp3
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In this extra helping Pax does a very special episode of I Read Movies to cover the 1989 novelization to Star Trek V by JM Dillard.

Direct download: Nerd_Lunch_Extra_Helping_-_Star_Trek_V_novelization_by_JM_Dillard.mp3
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Author Sue London returns to the show and we inch our way one step closer to finally completing our Star Trek movies Drill Down series. We chat about Star Trek V, what our first experience was with the movie, what went wrong, what went right, what also went wrong and try to come up with a few ways it could have been improved. Also: #Werehorse!

Direct download: NerdLunch_318_Star-Trek-V-Drill-Down.mp3
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It's the PENULTIMATE episode and for those who don't know, "penultimate" means "next to last." Jonathan DeMuth returns for maybe the final time and we fulfill one of Carlin's dreams...to do an episode at IMDb. Are we successful? Well, this here is an episode, isn't it?

Direct download: RabbitHole24_Jonathan_IMDb.mp3
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Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when disks were floppy, graphics were VGA, and gaming was great. Jeeg, Pax, and guest Christian Nielsen discuss some of their favorite computer game soundtracks, goofy gaming violence, lame cutscenes, and more.

Direct download: NerdLunch_317_RetroPCGaming.mp3
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It's an all-Mike episode when Michael DiGiovanni, Mike Downs, Mike Westfall, and Michael May discuss their favorite pop culture Mikes, then drop said characters onto a Battle-Royale-style island to fight to the death. Who is the ultimate Mike? Only one way to find out!

Direct download: FCAI003-MikeDrop.mp3
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In this months episode, Corey welcomes pop culture sage William Bruce West to the show. They cover topics ranging from the possible West Week Ever Podcast to Halloween and scary movies as well as the experience of watching a wrestling event in person. It is ALWAYS a good time when WBW guests on a podcast, and this time is no different!

Direct download: The_Chap_Report_2.0_with_William_Bruce_West.mp3
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Jeeg and Pax are joined by Sexy Armpit Jay and Michael May for the 2018 Halloween episode.  In this episode we select 16 movie monsters, put them in tournament brackets, and debate until we get a winner.  And there are some good discussions in this one.  Download and find out for yourself!

Direct download: 316_-_Movie_Monster_Sweet_16.mp3
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This month on Nerd Lunch presents Down the Rabbit Hole, we are joined by onsecondscoop.com's Dubba and we talk about treats and no tricks on Wikipedia. Okay, some tricks, too. But what is no trick is this is an episode that you are not going to want to miss because there's a very special announcement. And when a podcast says there's a special announcement...you know what that means. Listen and find out if you're right!

 

Direct download: RabbitHole23_Dubba.mp3
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On this episode we are joined by Shawn Robare to do a drilldown on the Ready Player One movie released this year.  This is a followup to episode 97 where we did a drilldown on the original book by Ernest Cline.

Direct download: 315_-_Ready_Player_One_movie_drilldown.mp3
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Deleted discussion from episode 97 about an eventual Ready Player One movie from back in 2013.

Direct download: Nerd_Lunch_Extra_Helping_-_2013_Ready_Player_One_movie_discussion.mp3
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This month's episode of The Chap Report is a discussion with Sarah, known to the UnderScoopFire world as former Brian Hail Mary *redacted*. We had deep conversation about Sarah's journey: her childhood, her married life, her struggles, and her decision to follow her heart. Its a pretty straight forward talk about being transgender.

Direct download: The_Chap_Report_2.0_with_Sarah.mp3
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Adam from SequelQuest and our old co-founder PLee hop on the show to rifle through some old cheap comic bins and create super hero teams again. This time, it's all young characters as we form the 50 Cent Bin Teen Titans.

Direct download: NerdLunch_311_50-cent-bin-teen-titans.mp3
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Andrew Bloom from Classic Film Jerks returns to the Hole and we do a "classic holin'" by visiting Wikipedia and giving ourselves no theme. We learn about all the things Ben Franklin invented along the way. Hashtag education!

Direct download: RabbitHole22_AndrewBloom2.mp3
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John Vanover joins us in the Fourth Chair this week to spend the 99 Jeegbucks we've each earned as our Nerd Lunch appearance fee. The catch is those bucks can only be spent in the online store assigned to us by another member of the podcast panel. Listen to find out what oddities make it into our shopping carts.

Direct download: NerdLunch_313_99Jeegbucks.mp3
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