Archive for November, 2015

Ep 142 – Pumpkin Spice

Now that we’re done November, we reflect back on what we’ve been up to since Hallowe’en. ┬áSo, here’s Nerd Tangent shenanigans since the Great Pumpkin season began. EAR OPTIONS: Listen direct from the Nerd Tangent website on your computer HERE. Download the podcast from iTunes (don’t forget to give us a 5-star review if you’ve […]

Ep 141 – (Near) Masterpiece Theatre

What makes a film a masterpiece? Or, more to the point, what makes a near-masterpiece? The debate begins, as Todd thinks it involves being re-watchable and enjoyable, while James thinks it means having a deeper or transcendent message. John just looks for ninjas. Deep discussion, plus a new classic bit – David Lynch does Star […]

Ep 140 – Spy Film Overload

2015 has certainly been the year for espionage at the cinema, from Mission: Impossible and the Man From UNCLE, to James Bond and Bridge of Spies, to Kingsman and Blackhat. Spy movies of all stripes filled the screens. The nerds figure out how to deal with secret agent overload, and discuss ideas on how to […]

Ep 139 – As Always, Star Wars

Todd, James, and … Just Bob… discuss being weeks away from a new Star Wars film. What story hints did the final trailer provide? What fears do we have after the Prequel Trilogy disaster? What cautious optimism are we carrying with us into this next installment of the franchise? EAR OPTIONS: Listen direct from the […]