Jay from The Sexy Armpit and The Purple Stuff Podcast returns and the podcasters come up with ideas for shows that have the word "new" in them. Hear about "The New Cheers," "The New Just Shoot Me!," "The New Head of the Class," and a NEW version of Married with Children.

Also, be sure to come back next week for episode 300!

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:45pm EST

The Nerds take a quiet moment before the big 'Triple C' arrives to answer questions from friends and Fourth Chair Army members. Lots of transparency and fun discussions. Plus, hear our friend Eddie Jimmy Olmos again.

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EST

John Vanover returns to the Fourth Chair for our annual Nerdstradamus predictions show. After revisiting our amazing soothsaying performance from last year and crowning the 2017 Nerdstradamus champion, we prognosticate about 2018 and play overs and unders for Avengers: Infinity War. Prepare to be amazed!

Direct download: NerdLunch_297_Nerdstradamus2018a.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EST

This week the Nerd Lunch Star Wars panel reconvenes to discuss the latest in the Skywalker saga, Star Wars The Last Jedi.  There are a wide range of opinions on this divisive entry in the franchise, so buckle up for a wild ride!  And by wild ride I mean "a pretty low key, rational discussion of the movie".

Direct download: 296_-_Star_Wars_The_Last_Jedi_drilldown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Jonathan DeMuth returns to Down the Rabbit Hole and there's a new twist this episode. Jeff and Jonathan each have to follow their own separate tracks to see who can get to the page for "tricorn" first! Lots of questions are asked and then immediately answered with nonsensical questions in this episode!

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:38pm EST

Welcome to 2018! It's a brand new year and a brand new world. One wear Disney owns everything. The Nerd Lunch crew welcome Robert Zerbe and eclectik back to the show to discuss the Disney acquisition of FOX. What are the pros and cons? What will change? What will stay the same? And in traditional Nerd Lunch fashion, we decide to come up with a few Disney/FOX mergers of our own!

Direct download: NerdLunch_295_Disney-FOX-Merger.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Jeeg, CT, and Michael May discuss the first season of Seth MacFarlane's sci-fi love letter, The Orville. The nerds discuss what drew them to the show, their favorite characters, episode highlights, and what they're hoping to see in season 2. 

Direct download: NerdLunch_EH_OrvilleSeason1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am EST

Andrew Bloom from the Classic Film Jerks podcast joins Carlin and Jeff for a Christmas-themed episode of our show. Hilarity ensues as we see if we can get from the "Scrooged" page on Wikipedia to "Bethlehem, PA." 

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

It’s the most wonderful time of the year as we once again welcome Michael DiGiovanni to the Fourth Chair for the Nerd Lunch Christmas spectacular. This year we create Christmas specials for characters and celebrities that never had them but should have. First on the docket are pitches for an idea we joked about last year: The Doof Warrior Christmas Special.

After you’ve enjoyed this episode, be sure to check out DiGio’s previous Christmas appearances dating back to 2012.

Direct download: NerdLunch_294_ShouldHaveBeenXmasSpec.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EST

This week is the annual Nerd Lunch Ninja Day Special.  We are again joined by Keith Rainville from VintageNinja.net and this time we discuss the bananas on bananas ninja vs kaiju movie, Magic Serpent from 1966.

Direct download: 293_-_2017_Ninja_Day_episode.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EST

Back in 1996, CT and a friend from college, Carl, worked as grips on an episode of the syndicated show Sightings. In this extra helping, CT and Carl reminisce about their weekend working on this show. Additionally, CT tracked down the director of the episode, Patrick Taulère, and talked to him about some of what happened behind-the-scenes of Sightings (including how Happy Days' Henry Winkler was involved). Get your incense ready and take a listen to this special episode!

Direct download: NerdLunch_292b_Sightings.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EST

The nerds welcome Tim Lybarger back to the Fourth Chair to talk about things they completely missed the boat on. That acclaimed movie that everyone loves? Never saw it. The hot gadget that changed everyone's life? Never got one. That popular show everyone talked about it in the office? Never watched an episode. If you want to find out how out of touch the guys are, don't miss the boat on this episode.

Direct download: NerdLunch_292_MissedTheBoat.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm EST

Jeeg from "Nerd Lunch Prime" makes his Rabbit Hole debut and we boldly go into new territory with a three-man crew for the first time. We explore the Star Trek Wikia and try to get from Mintakan Leader Nuria to Data's evil brother Lore in less than seven pages. We also play some dom-jot along the way.

Direct download: RabbitHole12_Jeeg-Star-Trek.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Michael May returns to the show and the podcasters create "Nerd Lunch World" a new amusement park funded with an infinitely huge grant. Each of the podcasters gets to create one land in the park. What does Oz Land, Rock and Wrestling Land, Star Trek Land or Thundarr Land look like? Well, we'll show you by telling you so look with your ears at our latest episode now!

Direct download: NerdLunch_291_Nerd-Lunch-World.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

This week Pax is flying solo and is joined by Digio, Evan Hansen and Charlton Hero to draft our own supervillain teams.  The only rule, they have to be villains that can be regularly found in the bargain bin comics of your local comic shop or comic convention.  Come listen to some awesomely obscure villains!

Direct download: 290_-_50_cent_bin_Legion_of_Doom.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EST

This is the annual Nerd Lunch Halloween Special.  Matt and Jay from Purple Stuff podcast return to discuss the 1986 Elvira MTV Halloween Special.  It's four hours of amazing 80s nostalgia and discuss it all including the skits, the music videos and even the commercials!

Direct download: NerdLunch289-Halloween2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EST

CT recently visited his old college campus and was invited to speak at a class. And it all happened because of the 1995 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers movie. Curious? Check out his presentation and be inspired!

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Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EST

The Nerd Lunch crew welcomes Brad aka FijiMermaid on Twitter back to the show to do a Drive By on the Alien films. We spend a few minutes on each entry in the franchise, what our history is with it and where we want to see it go. We speed by the AvP films for now, saving them for a future Predator Drive By. Lots of fun mini-discussions on these movies. Listen now. Don't wait until after you wake up from your cryogenic sleep!

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Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EST

It's hole time with BloodyPopcorn.com's Joanna joining the show at we head down the Headhunter's Horror House Wiki and try to get from The Fear: Resurrection to some box that Jeff chose. Oh the box from Hellraiser. I, CT, just don't feel like looking up the spelling. Also in this episode: how to say "Horror"!

Direct download: RabbitHole11_Joanna-Skrabala.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Shawn Robare visits again and the crew creates their own new Saturday Morning Cartoon Line-Up. Each podcaster comes up with three shows they'd like to see and the combined roster of shows becomes a brand new Saturday Morning line up. Grab a bowl of Nerd Lunch Crunch and sit in front of the TV for five hours straight of greatness.

Direct download: NerdLunch_287_Saturday-Morning-Cartoons-Line-Up.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

This week we are joined by first time 4th chair guest Adam from the SequelQuest Podcast.  He is joining us to bring back old TV shows.  We are each tasked with picking a show that's been cancelled for at least 10 years and crafting a new, sequel series featuring members of the original cast.  Expect lots of fun, surprising choices like Learning the Ropes, Journeyman and Star Trek Deep Space Nine.

Direct download: 286_-_Undeserving_TV_Revivals_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EST

In our first "Drive-By," a sister topic to the Drill Down shows, we discuss the Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist TV shows that are on Netflix. Borrowing from "Down the Rabbit Hole," we set up a timer and spend designated amount of time discussing each season all the way through The Defenders. We are joined by Robert from To the Escape Hatch and Dubba from On Second Scoop and The Nosh Show for this MARVELous discussion!

Direct download: NerdLunch_285_Marvel-Netflix-Shows.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:31pm EST

CT and Pax survived. Here's a bit more information about how they fared in Irma and what's to come as a result of her wrath.

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Category:general -- posted at: 1:32pm EST

In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the Nerd Lunchers welcome new Fourth Chair guest Zaki Hasan and the four of them do a pseudo-drill down on the series. There's a lot to cover and only so much time to do it. And we also got caught in a time loop while recording, but that's neither here nor there.

Direct download: NerdLunch_284_Star-Trek-The-Next-Generation.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Back from summer hiatus, the Nerd Lunch crew is joined by Rondal from Strange Kids Club to pitch a reboot of the road race movie Cannonball Run.  All of us take turns pitching celebrity teams and talk about who we think would win.  

Direct download: 283_-_Create_a_Cannonball_Run.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EST