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  • 94. Spooky Video Game Secrets

    Video games have all kinds of secrets, but some are more nefarious than others. What dangers lurk in the depths of their code? Find out the terrifying truth here!


    Intro and Outro music:
    Shadowlands 7 - Codex Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Voice Actor:
    Nic Hamill- hamill_nic18@yahoo.com

    • assassinscreed
    • creature
    • death
    • easteregg
    • fallout
    • ghost
    • ghoul
    • glitch
    • hack
    • halloween
    • hidden
    • holiday
    • horror
    • murder
    • scary
    • secret
    • sonic
    • spirit
    • terrifying
    • videogame
    • 93. HBO's Watchmen and Star Wars Trailer

      Watchmen is back and on HBO! But not the movie, a new series set years after the original graphic novel! How does it continue the legacy? Is it a worthy sequel? And has it been enough time since the original movie? Find out here!

      • alanmoore
      • comic
      • davegibbons
      • dc
      • drmanhattan
      • jeremyirons
      • niteowl
      • ozymandias
      • political
      • reginaking
      • review
      • rorschach
      • sequel
      • starwars
      • timblakenelson
      • titans
      • trailer
      • tv
      • watchmen
      • zacksnyder
      • 92. Joker

        He's here and grittier than ever! Does this standalone version of Joker work or is it a convoluted mess? Will it spawn a series of standalone DC movies? And what legacy will it have? Find out here!

        • alfred
        • arthurfleck
        • batman
        • brucewayne
        • clown
        • comic
        • dark
        • gotham
        • joaquinphoenix
        • joker
        • movie
        • origin
        • rrated
        • spinoff
        • standalone
        • superhero
        • thomaswayne
        • toddphillips
        • villain
        • zaziebeetz
        • 91. Are Video Game Remasters Good?

          Crash Bandicoot, Final Fantasy X, Spyro, Halo...the list goes on and on. So many games recently have been remasters of games released 10 - 30 years ago. Is that a good thing? What happens when the landscape of games is mostly remasters? Let's take a look.

          • cloud
          • crashbandicoot
          • discussion
          • finalfantasy
          • gaming
          • linksawakening
          • nintendo
          • playstation
          • port
          • ps4
          • remake
          • remaster
          • retro
          • spyro
          • stadia
          • switch
          • videogame
          • xbox
          • xboxone
          • zelda
          • 90. Pokemon Hasn't Changed

            With over 28 games, Pokemon has pumped out the same formula time and time again. And with the jump to the Switch with Sword and Shield, that's more evident than ever. Is this a good thing? A bad thing? And how might some change affect the franchise? Find out here!

            • blue
            • disappointment
            • discussion
            • ds
            • firered
            • gamefreak
            • gba
            • gen8
            • gold
            • heartgold
            • leafgreen
            • nintendo
            • pokemon
            • red
            • shield
            • silver
            • soulsilver
            • switch
            • sword
            • videogame
            • 89. Kingdom Hearts Is The Best - Here's Why

              Kingdom Hearts has been around for forever. So why is it still divisive? What makes it so endearing to some and so appalling to others? Let's dive in and find out who should play and why.

              • action
              • ansem
              • disney
              • donald
              • finalfantasy
              • game
              • goofy
              • heartless
              • keyblade
              • kingdomhearts
              • mickey
              • nobodies
              • organizationxiii
              • riku
              • sora
              • square
              • squareenix
              • videogame
              • xehanort
              • xiblade
              • 88. Titans are Back!

                DC's Titans show is back for season 2! How does it stack up? And where is it going? Find out here!

                • batman
                • beastboy
                • dc
                • dcuniverse
                • deathstroke
                • dove
                • hawk
                • raven
                • review
                • robin
                • season2
                • show
                • starfire
                • streaming
                • superhero
                • teentitans
                • titans
                • trigon
                • tv
                • wondergirl
                • 87. Goodbye MCU Spider-man... + D23

                  Spider-man is out of the MCU FOREVER! Well, for now anyways. BUT, lots of awesome MCU and Star Wars stuff is coming to Disney+.

                  • blackpanther
                  • breakup
                  • contract
                  • deal
                  • disney
                  • disney+
                  • kevinfeige
                  • mandalorian
                  • marvel
                  • mcu
                  • moonknight
                  • msmarvel
                  • obiwan
                  • phase4
                  • shehulk
                  • show
                  • sony
                  • spider-man
                  • split
                  • tv
                  • 86. The Boys: An Exercise in Brutality

                    The Boys has hit Amazon Prime Video! What happens when the Justice League turn evil? (well, sort of). Let's find out!

                    • adaption
                    • adult
                    • amazon
                    • amazonprimevideo
                    • atrain
                    • blacknoire
                    • brutal
                    • comic
                    • gore
                    • hero
                    • homelander
                    • jackquaid
                    • karlurban
                    • powers
                    • simonpegg
                    • starlight
                    • superheroes
                    • thedeep
                    • tv
                    • villain
                    • 85. Video Game Showdown

                      We pit video game characters from across the videoverse against each other in a no-holds-barred match! Who will come out on top? Find out on this episode of Cuz We're Nerds!

                      • arbiter
                      • brawl
                      • deathstroke
                      • fight
                      • godofwar
                      • kratos
                      • lauracroft
                      • mortalkombat
                      • nathandrake
                      • predator
                      • raiden
                      • showdown
                      • smashbros
                      • sora
                      • spyro
                      • tombraider
                      • uncharted
                      • versus
                      • videogame
                      • vs
                      • 84. It's Morphin Time! Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid

                        Let's go Rangers! We dive into the amazing new tabletop game, Power Rangers: Heroes of the Grid. With so many minis and awesome gameplay mechanics, how will we fare against the vile Rita Repulsa????


                        12:35 - Power Rangers
                        36:00 - Trogdor


                        Buy Power Rangers: https://www.renegadegamestudios.com/products?category=Power+Rangers
                        Buy Trogdor: https://trogdorboardgame.homestarrunner.com/



                        --Sound FX Credits--
                        Power Up Sound FX: https://freesound.org/s/132560/
                        Slightly sped up and pitch-tuned

                        Guitar Scratch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvBhtsj_kDA

                        • 90s
                        • alpha
                        • boardgame
                        • coop
                        • game
                        • heroesofthegrid
                        • homestarrunner
                        • kickstarter
                        • lordzed
                        • megazord
                        • mightymorphin
                        • miniatures
                        • morphin
                        • powerrangers
                        • review
                        • ritarepulsa
                        • tabletop
                        • trogdor
                        • zord
                        • zordon
                        • 83. The Lion King and COMIC-CON!

                          The Lion Kin...COMIC-CON! COMIC-CON IS HERE! ...But this thing called The Lion King came ou- COMIC-CON!


                          Sigh...yes, comic-con.


                          1:05:15 - Comic-Con Talk

                          • animated
                          • beyonce
                          • classic
                          • disney
                          • donaldglover
                          • drstrange
                          • jonfavreau
                          • lionking
                          • marvel
                          • marvelstudios
                          • mcu
                          • movie
                          • phasefour
                          • remake
                          • review
                          • shangchi
                          • startrek
                          • theeternals
                          • whatif
                          • witcher
                          • 82. Streaming the Future

                            HBO Max, Disney+, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon...the list goes on and on. There are now way too many streaming services around; and the list keeps growing. When will the bubble burst, how will it happen and how can we avoid it? Find out here on Cuz We're Nerds!

                            • amazonprimevideo
                            • bubble
                            • cable
                            • cbs
                            • crunchyroll
                            • disney+
                            • epix
                            • hbo
                            • hbogo
                            • hbomax
                            • hbonow
                            • hulu
                            • netflix
                            • showtime
                            • starz
                            • streaming
                            • streamingservices
                            • toomany
                            • trogdor
                            • youtube
                            • 81. Spider-man: Far From Homecoming

                              Spidey is back in action and teaming up with Mysterio! What secrets does this new ally hold? Is he friend or foe? Find out here!

                              • avengers
                              • elementals
                              • ironman
                              • jakegyllenhaal
                              • jonwatts
                              • marvel
                              • mcu
                              • movie
                              • mysterio
                              • peterparker
                              • phasethree
                              • review
                              • sequel
                              • shield
                              • spiderman
                              • stark
                              • superhero
                              • tomholland
                              • webs
                              • zendaya
                              • 80. We Couldn't Come Up With A Topic...So Here's What We Did

                                We couldn't think of a good topic on such short notice...so we're talking about all sorts of things! Head on over for TV shows, anime, books, video games and more!

                                • anime
                                • assassinscreed
                                • comics
                                • cthulhu
                                • discovery
                                • junglebook
                                • kingdomhearts3
                                • mythbusters
                                • naruto
                                • random
                                • review
                                • startrek
                                • tvshow
                                • umbrellaacademy
                                • videogame
                                • 79. Toy Story 4: Woody's Journey

                                  Woody and the gang are back in Toy Story 4! What shenanigans will they get up to? Does Andy show up? And what's up with Forky? Find out here!

                                  • andy
                                  • animated
                                  • buzzlightyear
                                  • disney
                                  • fourquel
                                  • keanureeves
                                  • littlebopeep
                                  • movie
                                  • pixar
                                  • review
                                  • sequel
                                  • story
                                  • timallen
                                  • tomhanks
                                  • toy
                                  • woody
                                  • 78. Men In Black: International

                                    The Men (and women) in Black are back! Opting to go international, how does this spinoff compare to the original trilogy? Can superstars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson keep it afloat?

                                    • action
                                    • alien
                                    • chrishemsworth
                                    • garygray
                                    • guns
                                    • liamneeson
                                    • mib
                                    • movie
                                    • rebeccaferguson
                                    • review
                                    • scifi
                                    • spinoff
                                    • suits
                                    • tessathompson
                                    • tommyleejones
                                    • willsmith
                                    • 77. Dark Phoenix: The Last Stand

                                      With the Disney purchase of Fox, the last X-Men movie is here: Dark Phoenix! Does it right the wrongs of The Last Stand? Is Sophie Turner any good? How about that new director? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!

                                      • cyclops
                                      • darkphoenix
                                      • delay
                                      • disney
                                      • end
                                      • fox
                                      • jeangray
                                      • laststand
                                      • magneto
                                      • movie
                                      • mystique
                                      • phoenix
                                      • professorx
                                      • review
                                      • sequel
                                      • series:xmen
                                      • simonkinberg
                                      • sophieturner
                                      • space
                                      • xmen
                                      • 76. Godzilla: King of the Monsters

                                        Atomic Breath! The King Lizard himself is back in this followup to 2014's Godzilla. Will he be able to take on King Ghidorah? What about Rodan? And will Kong make an appearance? Find out here on Cuz We're Nerds!

                                        • action
                                        • bobbybrown
                                        • charlesdance
                                        • fight
                                        • godzilla
                                        • japanese
                                        • kaiju
                                        • kingkong
                                        • kong
                                        • kylechandler
                                        • legendary
                                        • michaeldougherty
                                        • monster
                                        • monsterverse
                                        • movie
                                        • review
                                        • sequel
                                        • shareduniverse
                                        • watanabe
                                        • zilla
                                        • 75. Aladdin (Live-Action) and Brightburn

                                          Aladdin flies back onto screen's in Disney's live-action remake! Does it soar or plummet? And what of the Gunn family's newest venture, Brightburn? Does it stick the landing?


                                          1:28 - Aladdin (SPOILERS)

                                          53:52 - Brightburn
                                          1:00:42 - Brightburn (SPOILERS)

                                          1:12:26 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                          • agrabah
                                          • aladdin
                                          • animated
                                          • disney
                                          • evil
                                          • genie
                                          • gore
                                          • gunn
                                          • horror
                                          • indie
                                          • jafar
                                          • jasmine
                                          • liveaction
                                          • magic
                                          • musical
                                          • naomiscott
                                          • remake
                                          • sultan
                                          • superman
                                          • willsmith
                                          • 74. The Wickiest John Wick Movie (Parabellum)

                                            Wick is back and better than ever! As his trilogy closes, will too will his character? Can the movie keep up with all the copycat films? And DANG let's talk about that book fight.

                                            • action
                                            • adjudicator
                                            • bullets
                                            • continental
                                            • fight
                                            • fishburne
                                            • guns
                                            • halleberry
                                            • hightable
                                            • jonwick
                                            • keanu
                                            • mcshane
                                            • movie
                                            • review
                                            • sequel
                                            • shoot
                                            • stahelski
                                            • threequel
                                            • trilogy
                                            • wick
                                            • 73. Detective Pikachu is Shocking!

                                              The first live-action Pokemon movie is here! Is it any good? Why did they choose Detective Pikachu as the base game? Does it make any sense? Let's talk about it!



                                              The Pokemon Theme music is property of its respective owners and Cuz We're Nerds claim no ownership. Its use here is for parody purposes only.

                                              • adaption
                                              • anime
                                              • ash
                                              • battle
                                              • blue
                                              • charizard
                                              • cubone
                                              • evolve
                                              • gengar
                                              • mewtwo
                                              • movie
                                              • pikachu
                                              • pokeball
                                              • pokemon
                                              • psyduck
                                              • red
                                              • review
                                              • ryanreynolds
                                              • trainer
                                              • videogame
                                              • 72. The Future of the MCU

                                                With the final boss defeated, what's next for Marvel Studios? Will they forge forth with a new team of Avengers or let things settle and focus on smaller more intimate stories? Find out on this episode of Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                Oh, and we also talk the newest Spider-man: Far From Home trailer.

                                                • avengers
                                                • blackwidow
                                                • comics
                                                • endgame
                                                • eternals
                                                • farfromhome
                                                • feige
                                                • infinitysaga
                                                • infinitywar
                                                • kevinfeige
                                                • marvel
                                                • marvelstudios
                                                • mcu
                                                • phase4
                                                • sequels
                                                • shangchi
                                                • snap
                                                • speculation
                                                • spiderman
                                                • thanos
                                                • 71. Avengers: Endgame

                                                  The end is here: 11 years of build-up to the final gathering of the Avengers (at least as we know it). It's been a long road, but was it worth it? Does Endgame finally give us the much needed satisfaction we deserve? Or has it fallen under the weight of its own hype?

                                                  • avengers
                                                  • captainamerica
                                                  • comics
                                                  • conclusion
                                                  • dusted
                                                  • endgame
                                                  • hulk
                                                  • infinitygauntlet
                                                  • infinitysaga
                                                  • infinitystones
                                                  • ironman
                                                  • marvel
                                                  • mcu
                                                  • movie
                                                  • phasethree
                                                  • review
                                                  • russobros
                                                  • snap
                                                  • thanos
                                                  • thor
                                                  • 70. Us...The movie, not me and Zach

                                                    Woah! A spooky movie! Why are we doing this? Idk, it was Zach's idea. Anyway, we discuss Jordan Peele's new movie.

                                                    • 2019
                                                    • horror
                                                    • movie
                                                    • nyong'o
                                                    • peele
                                                    • review
                                                    • scary
                                                    • tethered
                                                    • us
                                                    • winstonduke
                                                    • 69. The Hellboy Reboot Sucks

                                                      Hellboy is back and redder than ever! Why is he so red you ask? Because the movie they put him in SUCKS! I mean really. It's hard core. If you don't believe me just listen in and find out why.






                                                      Thumbs up icon by Icon made by Dave Gandy from www.flaticon.com

                                                      • abesapien
                                                      • action
                                                      • bad
                                                      • bloodqueen
                                                      • boxofficebomb
                                                      • comic
                                                      • guillermodeltoro
                                                      • harbour
                                                      • jovovich
                                                      • makeup
                                                      • mcshane
                                                      • mikemagnola
                                                      • movie
                                                      • pearlman
                                                      • reboot
                                                      • review
                                                      • superhero
                                                      • 68. Shazam: Better Than Aquaman

                                                        What happens when you combine an angsty teenager and the powers of gods? You get Shazam! How does DC's first comedic film work in the masquerade of intensely serious ones? Let's get into it!


                                                        18:09 - SPOILERS

                                                        • action
                                                        • asherangel
                                                        • billybatson
                                                        • comedy
                                                        • dc
                                                        • dceu
                                                        • deadlysins
                                                        • markstrong
                                                        • movie
                                                        • origin
                                                        • powers
                                                        • review
                                                        • shazam
                                                        • sivana
                                                        • superhero
                                                        • zacharylevi
                                                        • 67. Anime Showdown

                                                          Who'd win in a fight between Goku and All Might? What about Aang and Luffy? We break down some of the biggest battles our anime heroes have ever faced.

                                                          • afrosamurai
                                                          • anime
                                                          • attack
                                                          • avatar
                                                          • best
                                                          • champion
                                                          • cowboybebop
                                                          • dbz
                                                          • dragonball
                                                          • fight
                                                          • goku
                                                          • gundam
                                                          • myhero
                                                          • onepiece
                                                          • pokemon
                                                          • showdown
                                                          • spike
                                                          • versus
                                                          • vs
                                                          • yugioh
                                                          • 66. Is Stadia The Death of Consoles?

                                                            Google's Stadia stands to disrupt the console market as we know it! With its cloud-based system, will there even be a needs for consoles in the future? Let's hash it out.

                                                            • assassinscreed
                                                            • chrome
                                                            • cloud
                                                            • controller
                                                            • esports
                                                            • gaming
                                                            • google
                                                            • microsoft
                                                            • nintendo
                                                            • pc
                                                            • playstation
                                                            • portable
                                                            • ps4
                                                            • sony
                                                            • stadia
                                                            • switch
                                                            • videogame
                                                            • xbox
                                                            • 65. What James Gunn's Return Means for Marvel & DC

                                                              James Gunn is back! Disney has hired Gunn to direct Guardians of the Galaxy 3 again, but what does this mean for his participation in Dc's Suicide Squad Movie? What does this mean for the future of the MCU? And did Disney make the right decision with Gunn? Find out on this week's episode of Cuz We're Nerds!



                                                              Images courtesy of Marvel Studios and Warner Bros. Pictures.

                                                              • chrispratt
                                                              • cosmicphase
                                                              • dc
                                                              • dceu
                                                              • director
                                                              • disney
                                                              • fiege
                                                              • guardiansofthegalaxy
                                                              • harleyquinn
                                                              • jamesgunn
                                                              • margotrobbie
                                                              • marvel
                                                              • mcu
                                                              • phase4
                                                              • rocketraccoon
                                                              • starlord
                                                              • suicidesquad
                                                              • superhero
                                                              • thejoker
                                                              • trilogy
                                                              • 64. Is Captain Marvel Good?

                                                                Captain Marvel, the first female-led movie in the MCU is here! Does it deliver? And how does it connect to past films? Let's dive into it!


                                                                35:32 - SPOILERS



                                                                Images courtesy of Marvel Studios

                                                                • 90s
                                                                • avengers
                                                                • cosmic
                                                                • coulson
                                                                • female
                                                                • jackson
                                                                • judelaw
                                                                • kree
                                                                • larson
                                                                • marvel
                                                                • mcu
                                                                • mendelsohn
                                                                • movie
                                                                • nickfury
                                                                • origin
                                                                • review
                                                                • shield
                                                                • skrull
                                                                • space
                                                                • superhero
                                                                • 63. Battle for Rokugan & Jump Force | Board Game Spotlight

                                                                  Game time! We review Battle for Rokugan (from Fantasy Flight) and Jump Force (the video game) and let you know why you should or shouldn't try them out!




                                                                  Image courtesy of Fantasy Flight Games

                                                                  • areacontrol
                                                                  • bandai
                                                                  • boardgame
                                                                  • daimyo
                                                                  • dragonball
                                                                  • fantasyflight
                                                                  • feudal
                                                                  • fighting
                                                                  • japan
                                                                  • naruto
                                                                  • onepiece
                                                                  • review
                                                                  • rokugan
                                                                  • shinobi
                                                                  • shonen
                                                                  • shonenjump
                                                                  • strategy
                                                                  • tabletop
                                                                  • tokens
                                                                  • videogame
                                                                  • 62. Most Anticipated Summer Movies

                                                                    Summer 2019 is packed with big-budget movies! We break them all down and explain why you should or shouldn't be excited.




                                                                    Images courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures, Lionsgate and Walt Disney Pictures

                                                                    • aladdin
                                                                    • anticipate
                                                                    • avengers
                                                                    • blockbuster
                                                                    • film
                                                                    • godzilla
                                                                    • hellboy
                                                                    • hollywood
                                                                    • joker
                                                                    • lionking
                                                                    • marvel
                                                                    • movie
                                                                    • phoenix
                                                                    • pikachu
                                                                    • pokemon
                                                                    • shazam
                                                                    • spiderman
                                                                    • summer
                                                                    • upcoming
                                                                    • xmen
                                                                    • 61. Why You Should See Generation X...(you shouldn't)

                                                                      Generation X was released in 1996 with the hopes of starting a TV series, but that didn't happen. Why not? Is it really that bad? And how does the first live-action X-Men attempt come together? Find out on this week's episode of Cuz We're Nerds!

                                                                      • bad
                                                                      • banshee
                                                                      • buff
                                                                      • cerebro
                                                                      • cyclops
                                                                      • dreams
                                                                      • emmafrost
                                                                      • fox
                                                                      • jubilee
                                                                      • marvel
                                                                      • mondo
                                                                      • movie
                                                                      • mutant
                                                                      • pilot
                                                                      • powers
                                                                      • review
                                                                      • series:xmen
                                                                      • skin
                                                                      • tv
                                                                      • xmen
                                                                      • 60. X-Men: The Last Stand (But It's Not?)

                                                                        X-Men 3! Enter: the PHOENIX! Or well, sorta. X-Men: The Last Stand is known for a lot of things, but being good isn't one of them. Is it because of the half-hearted Dark Phoenix storyline? Or is it because of the boundless mutants that are more or less unnamed? Let's figure it out on this week's episode of Cuz We're Nerds!

                                                                        • angel
                                                                        • beast
                                                                        • cure
                                                                        • cyclops
                                                                        • death
                                                                        • jackman
                                                                        • jeangray
                                                                        • juggernaut
                                                                        • kittypryde
                                                                        • leech
                                                                        • magneto
                                                                        • movie
                                                                        • mutant
                                                                        • phoenix
                                                                        • ratner
                                                                        • review
                                                                        • series:xmen
                                                                        • trilogy
                                                                        • wolverine
                                                                        • xmen
                                                                        • 59. X2: Worse Than The First One

                                                                          X2: X-Men United came out in a time where superhero movies were just starting to spread their wings. Regarded as the best of the original trilogy, does it hold up? Is it actually the best? Or has nostalgia reared it's usually favorable head? Find out on this episode of Cuz We're Nerds!

                                                                          • cyclops
                                                                          • darkphoenix
                                                                          • fox
                                                                          • jackman
                                                                          • ladydeathstrike
                                                                          • marvel
                                                                          • mckellen
                                                                          • movie
                                                                          • mutant
                                                                          • nightcrawler
                                                                          • origin
                                                                          • review
                                                                          • sequel
                                                                          • series:xmen
                                                                          • singer
                                                                          • stewart
                                                                          • stryker
                                                                          • superhero
                                                                          • wolverine
                                                                          • xmen
                                                                          • Special: The Stan Lee Tribute Event

                                                                            Legion M held "Excelsior! A Celebration of the Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible & Uncanny Life of Stan Lee" on January 30, 2019. We were lucky enough to go. Find out all about the momentous memorial for our lifelong hero, Stan Lee.

                                                                            • agentsofmayhem
                                                                            • chinesetheater
                                                                            • event
                                                                            • feliciaday
                                                                            • kevinsmith
                                                                            • la
                                                                            • laurencefishburne
                                                                            • lee
                                                                            • legionm
                                                                            • markhamill
                                                                            • memorial
                                                                            • powentertainment
                                                                            • redcarpet
                                                                            • seangunn
                                                                            • special
                                                                            • stan
                                                                            • stanleyleiber
                                                                            • stannlee
                                                                            • tomdesanto
                                                                            • tribute
                                                                            • 58. X-Men: 20 Years Later

                                                                              Almost 20 years ago, X-Men gave movie goers a unique experience, but how has it held up over the years? Was the movie that started a franchise headed in the right direction? Is Mystique's new look too risque and should Wolverine be able to bend his wrists? Find out here on Cuz We're Nerds!

                                                                              • cyclops
                                                                              • darkphoenix
                                                                              • hero
                                                                              • jeangrey
                                                                              • magneto
                                                                              • movie
                                                                              • mutant
                                                                              • professorx
                                                                              • registration
                                                                              • review
                                                                              • rogue
                                                                              • schoolforthegifted
                                                                              • series:xmen
                                                                              • singer
                                                                              • statueofliberty
                                                                              • storm
                                                                              • superhero
                                                                              • unitednations
                                                                              • wolverine
                                                                              • xmen
                                                                              • 57. Super Mario Bros. Movie Mayhem

                                                                                There's a live action Super Mario Bros movie?!? Can't be any good...right? We dive into this notorious film and uncover if it's really a piece of trash or a hidden gem (...or coin...or fire flower...or mushroom...).

                                                                                • 90s
                                                                                • adaption
                                                                                • bowser
                                                                                • coin
                                                                                • daisy
                                                                                • hoskins
                                                                                • jankel
                                                                                • kingdom
                                                                                • koopa
                                                                                • leguizamo
                                                                                • luigi
                                                                                • mario
                                                                                • morton
                                                                                • movie
                                                                                • mushroom
                                                                                • peach
                                                                                • princess
                                                                                • review
                                                                                • series:levelup
                                                                                • videogame
                                                                                • 56. Open World Ruining Games?

                                                                                  Are open worlds ruining video games? Why are most AAA games released set in an open environment? Does it help create innovative gameplay or stifle new ideas? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!

                                                                                  • aaa
                                                                                  • bandersnatch
                                                                                  • blackmirror
                                                                                  • console
                                                                                  • elderscrolls
                                                                                  • fallout
                                                                                  • freeroam
                                                                                  • game
                                                                                  • grandtheftauto
                                                                                  • gta
                                                                                  • innovation
                                                                                  • openworld
                                                                                  • playstation
                                                                                  • ps4
                                                                                  • rpg
                                                                                  • series:levelup
                                                                                  • skyrim
                                                                                  • switch
                                                                                  • videogame
                                                                                  • xbox
                                                                                  • 55. VR: The Next Step? (and Bird Box)

                                                                                    Virtual Reality: the next step for gaming...or is it? Should VR be hailed as the next best thing or simply a passing gimmick? Does it hold any real value? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                    Arc Reactor: https://www.instagram.com/p/BsdI1zBleFN/

                                                                                    43:08 - Whatcha Been Up To?
                                                                                    47:14 - Bird Box (Spoiler-free)
                                                                                    54:34 - Bumblebee

                                                                                    1:08:55 - SPOILERS (Bird Box, Titans, Detroit: Become Human)

                                                                                    • birdbox
                                                                                    • bullock
                                                                                    • bumblebee
                                                                                    • detroit
                                                                                    • future
                                                                                    • game
                                                                                    • gaming
                                                                                    • headset
                                                                                    • htc
                                                                                    • oculus
                                                                                    • rift
                                                                                    • roomscale
                                                                                    • series:levelup
                                                                                    • tech
                                                                                    • titans
                                                                                    • transformers
                                                                                    • videogame
                                                                                    • virtualreality
                                                                                    • vive
                                                                                    • vr
                                                                                    • 54. Aquaman

                                                                                      Aquaman is here! Does James Wan's newest entry into the DC(EU?) film series strike a chord? Or does it fall flat? Find out here on Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                      24:20 - Super Cereal
                                                                                      26:26 - SPOILERS
                                                                                      1:03:50 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                      • amberheard
                                                                                      • aquaman
                                                                                      • atlantis
                                                                                      • aurthur
                                                                                      • cgi
                                                                                      • curry
                                                                                      • dc
                                                                                      • dceu
                                                                                      • film
                                                                                      • jameswan
                                                                                      • justice
                                                                                      • justiceleague
                                                                                      • mamoa
                                                                                      • mera
                                                                                      • movie
                                                                                      • origin
                                                                                      • review
                                                                                      • sequel
                                                                                      • unitetheseven
                                                                                      • willemdefoe
                                                                                      • 53. Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse

                                                                                        Woah! Animated Spider-man movie from Sony...gotta be bad right? We take a look at Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse to uncover how it's able to pull off the impossible: make a good Sony Spidey movie.


                                                                                        25:08 - SPOILERS
                                                                                        1:08:53 - Super Cereal
                                                                                        1:10:42 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                        • cage
                                                                                        • dimension
                                                                                        • goblin
                                                                                        • kingpin
                                                                                        • mahershala
                                                                                        • miles
                                                                                        • morales
                                                                                        • movie
                                                                                        • mulaney
                                                                                        • noir
                                                                                        • parker
                                                                                        • peni
                                                                                        • peter
                                                                                        • prowler
                                                                                        • review
                                                                                        • schreiber
                                                                                        • shameik
                                                                                        • spider-ham
                                                                                        • spiderman
                                                                                        • steinfeld
                                                                                        • 52. Trailer Talk (Avengers, Captain Marvel, Spider-man, Godzilla)

                                                                                          So many trailers this week! We take a look at all of them and give our thoughts and predictions for each. Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel, Spider-man: Far From Home and Godzilla: King of the Monsters incoming!


                                                                                          3:13 - Godzilla: King of the Monsters
                                                                                          13:45 - Spider-man: Far From Home (POTENTIAL SPOILERS)
                                                                                          27:21 - Captain Marvel
                                                                                          38:27 - Avengers: Endgame

                                                                                          1:03:26 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                          • avengers
                                                                                          • captain
                                                                                          • endgame
                                                                                          • godzilla
                                                                                          • marvel
                                                                                          • mcu
                                                                                          • phase4
                                                                                          • predictions
                                                                                          • ronan
                                                                                          • russo
                                                                                          • sequel
                                                                                          • spiderman
                                                                                          • supersmash
                                                                                          • trailer
                                                                                          • 51. Ripped-Off Characters

                                                                                            Who came first: Hawkeye or The Green Arrow? It's hard to tell when most comic companies seem to copy each other's characters. Take a look at some of Marvel and DC's ripped-off characters and what makes them similar but also distinct.


                                                                                            30:32 - Super Cereal
                                                                                            1:08:56 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                            • analogue
                                                                                            • avengers
                                                                                            • character
                                                                                            • clone
                                                                                            • comics
                                                                                            • copycat
                                                                                            • copyright
                                                                                            • dc
                                                                                            • deadpool
                                                                                            • deathstroke
                                                                                            • doppleganger
                                                                                            • duplicate
                                                                                            • greenarrow
                                                                                            • hawkeye
                                                                                            • hero
                                                                                            • justiceleague
                                                                                            • marvel
                                                                                            • stolen
                                                                                            • superhero
                                                                                            • theif
                                                                                            • 50. Stan Lee: The Legend

                                                                                              Our hero has passed. We celebrate his life and achievements in this special biographical episode. Discover the origin of the man, the myth, the legend: Stan Lee.



                                                                                              Special Thanks to the book "Stan Lee and the Rise and Fall of the American Comic Book" written by Jordan Raphael and Tom Spurgeon.


                                                                                              Music Credits:

                                                                                              -Luminous Rain
                                                                                              -Americana
                                                                                              -Impending Boom
                                                                                              -Despair and Triumph
                                                                                              -Dark Times

                                                                                              The above songs are attributed to:
                                                                                              Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
                                                                                              Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
                                                                                              http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/


                                                                                              The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan by Chris Zabriskie
                                                                                              Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
                                                                                              Source: http://chriszabriskie.com/uvp/
                                                                                              Artist: http://chriszabriskie.com/

                                                                                              Other Music:
                                                                                              https://www.purple-planet.com
                                                                                              https://www.bensound.com

                                                                                              • avengers
                                                                                              • comics
                                                                                              • creator
                                                                                              • death
                                                                                              • ditko
                                                                                              • hulk
                                                                                              • ironman
                                                                                              • jc
                                                                                              • joan
                                                                                              • kirby
                                                                                              • lee
                                                                                              • lieber
                                                                                              • marvel
                                                                                              • pow
                                                                                              • spiderman
                                                                                              • stan
                                                                                              • stanley
                                                                                              • thor
                                                                                              • tribute
                                                                                              • xmen
                                                                                              • 49. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Review

                                                                                                Newt Skamander is back! But does he live up to the first film? Crimes of Grindelwald roars into theaters as fans ask the question: is this really what they released? We talk through some of the more baffling decisions to find the best moments of the film.


                                                                                                1:38 - Spoiler-free
                                                                                                16:02 - Super Cereal

                                                                                                18:20 - SPOILERS
                                                                                                1:02:12 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                • disappointment
                                                                                                • dumbledore
                                                                                                • grindelwald
                                                                                                • harrypotter
                                                                                                • hogwarts
                                                                                                • magic
                                                                                                • monster
                                                                                                • movie
                                                                                                • newt
                                                                                                • niffler
                                                                                                • potter
                                                                                                • prequel
                                                                                                • review
                                                                                                • rowling
                                                                                                • sequel
                                                                                                • skamander
                                                                                                • voldemort
                                                                                                • wand
                                                                                                • witch
                                                                                                • wizard
                                                                                                • 48. The History of Dr Who

                                                                                                  Discover the winding history of Dr Who from the mouth of someone who's seen just about every possible episode. What led it it's untimely cancellation? How did it return? And how has it changed over the years? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                                  Note: This episode was recorded before Stan Lee's passing. Rest in peace Stan.

                                                                                                  41:00 - Super Cereal
                                                                                                  1:14:02 - Whatcha Been Up To?


                                                                                                  Frost Waltz (Alternate) Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
                                                                                                  Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
                                                                                                  http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

                                                                                                  • alien
                                                                                                  • bbc
                                                                                                  • capaldi
                                                                                                  • companion
                                                                                                  • doctor
                                                                                                  • history
                                                                                                  • jodie
                                                                                                  • moffat
                                                                                                  • regenerate
                                                                                                  • sciencefiction
                                                                                                  • scifi
                                                                                                  • screwdriver
                                                                                                  • show
                                                                                                  • smith
                                                                                                  • tardis
                                                                                                  • tennant
                                                                                                  • time
                                                                                                  • tv
                                                                                                  • whittaker
                                                                                                  • who
                                                                                                  • 47. Pokemon

                                                                                                    Pokemon Let's Go comes out next week so we thought this is a perfect chance to talk Pokemon! What sort of dark secrets does the series hold? What're the best games? And what's our favorite ways to play? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                                    47:10 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                    • badge
                                                                                                    • blue
                                                                                                    • console
                                                                                                    • conspiracy
                                                                                                    • eevee
                                                                                                    • elite
                                                                                                    • fantheories
                                                                                                    • four
                                                                                                    • games
                                                                                                    • go
                                                                                                    • gold
                                                                                                    • gym
                                                                                                    • letsgo
                                                                                                    • pikachu
                                                                                                    • pokemon
                                                                                                    • red
                                                                                                    • silver
                                                                                                    • switch
                                                                                                    • videogame
                                                                                                    • yellow
                                                                                                    • 46. Collecting All The Things

                                                                                                      Time for the big one! Collecting penetrates most nerds' lives. But why do we do it? What different types of things do we collect? And how can you exploit that addiction to buy the perfect Christmas gift? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                                      37:12 - Super Cereal
                                                                                                      55:35 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                      KEHASUK Artist: https://www.kehasuk.com/

                                                                                                      • buy
                                                                                                      • christmas
                                                                                                      • collecting
                                                                                                      • collection
                                                                                                      • convention
                                                                                                      • curate
                                                                                                      • design
                                                                                                      • display
                                                                                                      • figure
                                                                                                      • funko
                                                                                                      • games
                                                                                                      • models
                                                                                                      • nerd
                                                                                                      • pop
                                                                                                      • posters
                                                                                                      • prop
                                                                                                      • shelves
                                                                                                      • statue
                                                                                                      • toys
                                                                                                      • videogame
                                                                                                      • 45. Video Game Urban Legends

                                                                                                        Halloween is upon us! We take a look at some of the scariest urban legends surrounding video game culture. Are they real? How scary are they? Do they make sense? We discuss all.


                                                                                                        31:02 - Super Cereal
                                                                                                        1:01:45 - Whatcha Been Up To?



                                                                                                        Myst on the Moor Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
                                                                                                        Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
                                                                                                        http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

                                                                                                        • creepypasta
                                                                                                        • curse
                                                                                                        • death
                                                                                                        • fallout
                                                                                                        • game
                                                                                                        • halloween
                                                                                                        • herobrine
                                                                                                        • holiday
                                                                                                        • horror
                                                                                                        • legend
                                                                                                        • minecraft
                                                                                                        • morrowind
                                                                                                        • pokemon
                                                                                                        • scary
                                                                                                        • sonic
                                                                                                        • special
                                                                                                        • spooky
                                                                                                        • spoopy
                                                                                                        • videogame
                                                                                                        • zelda
                                                                                                        • 44. The Disney Empire

                                                                                                          Over the years, Disney has grown an enormous amount. Between the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and the upcoming purchase of 21st Century Fox, they hold some of the most popular entertainment franchises in the world. But is that a good thing? We discuss the benefits and drawbacks of having one company with so much power.


                                                                                                          33:55 - Super Cereal
                                                                                                          47:18 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                          • disney
                                                                                                          • empire
                                                                                                          • expanding
                                                                                                          • fox
                                                                                                          • hulu
                                                                                                          • king
                                                                                                          • kingdom
                                                                                                          • lucasfilm
                                                                                                          • marvel
                                                                                                          • mcu
                                                                                                          • mickey
                                                                                                          • monopoly
                                                                                                          • movies
                                                                                                          • pixar
                                                                                                          • power
                                                                                                          • reboot
                                                                                                          • saturation
                                                                                                          • starwars
                                                                                                          • streaming
                                                                                                          • xmen
                                                                                                          • 43. Venom

                                                                                                            Whether we wanted it or not, Venom is here! Does the first Spider-man spin-off from Sony work? Can the titular symbiote hold his own? And if not, what's next? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                                            29:56 - Super Cereal
                                                                                                            33:03 - SPOILERS
                                                                                                            1:10:55 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                            • alien
                                                                                                            • antihero
                                                                                                            • brains
                                                                                                            • carnage
                                                                                                            • comic
                                                                                                            • eddiebrock
                                                                                                            • klyntar
                                                                                                            • marvel
                                                                                                            • movie
                                                                                                            • nerd
                                                                                                            • opinion
                                                                                                            • review
                                                                                                            • riot
                                                                                                            • sony
                                                                                                            • spiderman
                                                                                                            • spinoff
                                                                                                            • symbiote
                                                                                                            • toxin
                                                                                                            • venom
                                                                                                            • villain
                                                                                                            • 42. Contest of Champions

                                                                                                              Earth's mightiest heroes come to blows in the Contest of Champions! We talk some of the fights presented in these classic comics to discover who would actually win. It's hero vs hero! Man vs beast! Angel vs... Frenchman??


                                                                                                              30:57 - Super Cereal
                                                                                                              1:09:39 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                              • beatdown
                                                                                                              • blackpanther
                                                                                                              • cable
                                                                                                              • champion
                                                                                                              • competition
                                                                                                              • contest
                                                                                                              • deadpool
                                                                                                              • fight
                                                                                                              • gambit
                                                                                                              • hulk
                                                                                                              • marvel
                                                                                                              • quicksilver
                                                                                                              • scarletwitch
                                                                                                              • showdown
                                                                                                              • spiderman
                                                                                                              • storm
                                                                                                              • thor
                                                                                                              • versus
                                                                                                              • vs
                                                                                                              • wolverine
                                                                                                              • 41. Con Survival Kit

                                                                                                                Conventions can be hard. Between the overwhelming crowds and your need to get to every panel, they can be both the best time every and a logistic nightmare. We break down how you can make the most out of your con-going experience. Prep, execution and more.


                                                                                                                1:07:31 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                Caleb's Oblivion keyblade - https://www.instagram.com/p/BoQB23KhOJh/?taken-by=cuzwerenerds
                                                                                                                Jacob's keyblade - https://www.instagram.com/p/BoQGKATBEMI/?taken-by=cuzwerenerds


                                                                                                                Thumbnail photo credit: DAVID MAUNG/EPA-EFE/REX/SHUTTERS
                                                                                                                taken from https://variety.com/2018/film/news/comic-con-2018-six-takeaways-1202882124/

                                                                                                                • collecting
                                                                                                                • comic
                                                                                                                • comicpalooza
                                                                                                                • con
                                                                                                                • convention
                                                                                                                • cosplay
                                                                                                                • crowd
                                                                                                                • dc
                                                                                                                • dragoncon
                                                                                                                • event
                                                                                                                • guide
                                                                                                                • marvel
                                                                                                                • momocon
                                                                                                                • panel
                                                                                                                • prep
                                                                                                                • stanlee
                                                                                                                • tips
                                                                                                                • vendor
                                                                                                                • wizardworld
                                                                                                                • wondercon
                                                                                                                • 40. The Stigma of D&D

                                                                                                                  D&D is hugely popular, but it still has a stigma. Why? Also, take a closer look at table-top RPGs in general and learn how easy and fun they are to get into.


                                                                                                                  45:40 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                  • 5e
                                                                                                                  • boardgame
                                                                                                                  • character
                                                                                                                  • d&d
                                                                                                                  • d20
                                                                                                                  • dice
                                                                                                                  • dm
                                                                                                                  • dnd
                                                                                                                  • dragons
                                                                                                                  • dungeons
                                                                                                                  • forcesofdestiny
                                                                                                                  • game
                                                                                                                  • miniatures
                                                                                                                  • play
                                                                                                                  • roleplay
                                                                                                                  • roll
                                                                                                                  • roll20
                                                                                                                  • rpg
                                                                                                                  • starwars
                                                                                                                  • tabletop
                                                                                                                  • 39. Intro to Comics

                                                                                                                    Comics can be a scary place. Between the multitude of titles, the constant reboots and relaunches and all the years of history, jumping in can be daunting. But don't worry, that's where we come in. Learn everything you need to know to start reading comics right here!


                                                                                                                    1:15:51 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                    Recommendations
                                                                                                                    Superior Spider-man - https://amzn.to/2QsRKrO
                                                                                                                    Ultimate Spider-man - https://amzn.to/2xcEzmN
                                                                                                                    Batman: The Long Halloween - https://amzn.to/2OiZB9W
                                                                                                                    Batman: the Killing Joke - https://amzn.to/2NJcVr1

                                                                                                                    Understanding Comics by Scot McCloud - https://amzn.to/2xcOms5
                                                                                                                    Sandman by Niel Gaiman - https://amzn.to/2N7yqCp
                                                                                                                    Y: The Last Man by Brian K. Vaughan - https://amzn.to/2CTYL2c
                                                                                                                    The Wicked + The Divine - https://amzn.to/2xdCZ3r

                                                                                                                    • avengers
                                                                                                                    • batman
                                                                                                                    • beginner
                                                                                                                    • collecting
                                                                                                                    • comics
                                                                                                                    • darkhorse
                                                                                                                    • dc
                                                                                                                    • flash
                                                                                                                    • history
                                                                                                                    • idw
                                                                                                                    • image
                                                                                                                    • indie
                                                                                                                    • justiceleague
                                                                                                                    • limited
                                                                                                                    • marvel
                                                                                                                    • one-shot
                                                                                                                    • spiderman
                                                                                                                    • start
                                                                                                                    • superman
                                                                                                                    • thor
                                                                                                                    • 38. So You Wanna Be A Twitch Streamer

                                                                                                                      So this Twitch thing is pretty popular. Thinking about becoming a streamer yourself? Find out what it takes to start and run your own show, straight from the mouths of people that do it right now.


                                                                                                                      53:00 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                      • beginner
                                                                                                                      • chat
                                                                                                                      • cnc
                                                                                                                      • cncpowerhour
                                                                                                                      • creator
                                                                                                                      • expectations
                                                                                                                      • facebook
                                                                                                                      • games
                                                                                                                      • howto
                                                                                                                      • live
                                                                                                                      • mixer
                                                                                                                      • start
                                                                                                                      • starter
                                                                                                                      • stream
                                                                                                                      • twitch
                                                                                                                      • video
                                                                                                                      • youtube
                                                                                                                      • 37. Greatest Spider-man Video Games

                                                                                                                        Spider-man PS4 is out soon, so what's the best game until now? We take a look at all the console Spider-man games to find out which ones are worth your time.


                                                                                                                        7:45 - Greatest Spider-man Video Games
                                                                                                                        57:18 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                        • best
                                                                                                                        • carnage
                                                                                                                        • console
                                                                                                                        • game
                                                                                                                        • greatest
                                                                                                                        • list
                                                                                                                        • marvel
                                                                                                                        • nerd
                                                                                                                        • nes
                                                                                                                        • ock
                                                                                                                        • play
                                                                                                                        • ps4
                                                                                                                        • shattereddimensions
                                                                                                                        • snes
                                                                                                                        • spider
                                                                                                                        • spiderman
                                                                                                                        • ultimate
                                                                                                                        • venom
                                                                                                                        • video
                                                                                                                        • webofshadows
                                                                                                                        • 36. Digimon Is Better Than Pokemon

                                                                                                                          That's right, we're saying it (or at least Caleb is): DIGIMON IS BETTER THAN POKEMON. Zach and Caleb fight it out to see which franchise is actually better. Which one wins out? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                                                          3:53 - Pokemon vs Digimon
                                                                                                                          42:28 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                          • adventure
                                                                                                                          • agumon
                                                                                                                          • angemon
                                                                                                                          • anime
                                                                                                                          • ash
                                                                                                                          • bulbasaur
                                                                                                                          • charmander
                                                                                                                          • digimon
                                                                                                                          • digivolution
                                                                                                                          • digivolve
                                                                                                                          • evolution
                                                                                                                          • evolve
                                                                                                                          • fight
                                                                                                                          • gatomon
                                                                                                                          • patamon
                                                                                                                          • pikachu
                                                                                                                          • pokemon
                                                                                                                          • squirtle
                                                                                                                          • tai
                                                                                                                          • vs
                                                                                                                          • 35. Does Canon Really Matter?

                                                                                                                            Canon: the distinction between what actually happened in a story and what is essentially fan-fiction. Does it matter? With several of the biggest franchises delving deeper into their own canon, we take at look at its ramifications. Is it good? Bad? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                                                            2:25 - Does canon really matter?
                                                                                                                            59:24 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                            • avengers
                                                                                                                            • ball
                                                                                                                            • bond
                                                                                                                            • canon
                                                                                                                            • comics
                                                                                                                            • dc
                                                                                                                            • digimon
                                                                                                                            • discussion
                                                                                                                            • dr
                                                                                                                            • dragon
                                                                                                                            • games
                                                                                                                            • harry
                                                                                                                            • marvel
                                                                                                                            • mcu
                                                                                                                            • potter
                                                                                                                            • star
                                                                                                                            • story
                                                                                                                            • trek
                                                                                                                            • wars
                                                                                                                            • who
                                                                                                                            • 34. Magic 101

                                                                                                                              Magic: The Gathering - It's a mysterious game. What is it? Is it hard? Do I have to do math? Find out everything you need to know about the game right here right now. Why? Cuz We're Nerds.


                                                                                                                              How to play video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GC5lgV4ew3c

                                                                                                                              2:30 - Picard (Patrick Stewart) returns to Star Trek
                                                                                                                              7:50 - Magic: The Gathering
                                                                                                                              52:07 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                              • 101
                                                                                                                              • beginner
                                                                                                                              • card
                                                                                                                              • deck
                                                                                                                              • game
                                                                                                                              • gathering
                                                                                                                              • hearts
                                                                                                                              • help
                                                                                                                              • how
                                                                                                                              • kingdom
                                                                                                                              • magic
                                                                                                                              • new
                                                                                                                              • patrick
                                                                                                                              • picard
                                                                                                                              • spells
                                                                                                                              • stewart
                                                                                                                              • tcg
                                                                                                                              • thrawn
                                                                                                                              • trading
                                                                                                                              • trek
                                                                                                                              • 33. Mission Possible: Not So Much Fallout

                                                                                                                                Tom Cruise is at it again in Mission Impossible: Fallout! What does this latest installment bring to the table? Find out on Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                                                                1:43 - Disney/Fox shareholders approve merger
                                                                                                                                3:54 - Chris Hardwick returns to AMC

                                                                                                                                6:08 - Mission Impossible: Fallout (no spoilers)
                                                                                                                                24:13 - Mission Impossible: Fallout (SPOILERS)

                                                                                                                                57:07 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                                • action
                                                                                                                                • baldwin
                                                                                                                                • bassett
                                                                                                                                • cavill
                                                                                                                                • cruise
                                                                                                                                • ferguson
                                                                                                                                • harris
                                                                                                                                • henry
                                                                                                                                • hunt
                                                                                                                                • ilsa
                                                                                                                                • kirby
                                                                                                                                • mcquarrie
                                                                                                                                • monaghan
                                                                                                                                • movie
                                                                                                                                • pegg
                                                                                                                                • review
                                                                                                                                • rhames
                                                                                                                                • spy
                                                                                                                                • stunt
                                                                                                                                • tom
                                                                                                                                • 32. Comic-Con 2018

                                                                                                                                  With all the news coming out of Comic-Con, it's hard to keep up. That's why we've given you all the major topics coming out of Comic-Con. Time to jump in!


                                                                                                                                  1:58 - James Gunn fired

                                                                                                                                  8:14 - First Titans trailer
                                                                                                                                  11:38 - Star Wars: The Clone Wars returning
                                                                                                                                  13:52 - Spider-man PS4 game & console
                                                                                                                                  16:01 - Batman: Three Jokers
                                                                                                                                  18:19 - Dragon Ball Super: Broly trailer
                                                                                                                                  19:38 - Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles trailer
                                                                                                                                  20:01 - Iron Fist season 2
                                                                                                                                  21:57 - Young Justice: Outsiders trailer
                                                                                                                                  24:18 - Geoff Johns' new Shazam comic
                                                                                                                                  26:23 - Grant Morrison's new Green Lantern comic
                                                                                                                                  27:46 - Kelly Sue DeConnick's new Aquaman comic
                                                                                                                                  30:00 - Marvel Studios: The First 10 Years book
                                                                                                                                  31:45 - Dr Who trailer

                                                                                                                                  36:12 - Stark Trek Discovery season 2 trailer
                                                                                                                                  37:10 - Glass trailer
                                                                                                                                  39:30 - Lego DC Super-Villains trailer
                                                                                                                                  40:42 - Spider-man: Into The Spider-verse
                                                                                                                                  43:31 - Venom movie
                                                                                                                                  45:10 - The Walking Dead season 9
                                                                                                                                  46:04 - Preacher season 3
                                                                                                                                  47:33 - Bumblebee movie

                                                                                                                                  48:07 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer
                                                                                                                                  50:23 - Godzilla: King of the Monsters trailer
                                                                                                                                  51:47 - Shazam trailer
                                                                                                                                  53:19 - Aquaman trailer
                                                                                                                                  54:53 - Krypton season 2 trailer
                                                                                                                                  57:02 - DC CW TV trailers (Black Lightning, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Arrow, Flash)
                                                                                                                                  1:00:27 - The Gifted season 2 trailer
                                                                                                                                  1:01:01 - Zombieland 2 release date
                                                                                                                                  1:01:24 - Boruto English dub release date
                                                                                                                                  1:04:00 - Wonder Woman: Bloodlines movie

                                                                                                                                  1:04:42 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                                  • aquaman
                                                                                                                                  • batman
                                                                                                                                  • boruto
                                                                                                                                  • bumblebee
                                                                                                                                  • dc
                                                                                                                                  • dragonball
                                                                                                                                  • glass
                                                                                                                                  • godzilla
                                                                                                                                  • justice
                                                                                                                                  • lantern
                                                                                                                                  • lego
                                                                                                                                  • marvel
                                                                                                                                  • shazam
                                                                                                                                  • spider-man
                                                                                                                                  • starwars
                                                                                                                                  • titans
                                                                                                                                  • tmnt
                                                                                                                                  • trailer
                                                                                                                                  • trek
                                                                                                                                  • venom
                                                                                                                                  • 31. Top 25 Board Games

                                                                                                                                    Tabletop games (or board games for you older folk) are a fantastic way to spend your time. Whether you're dueling knights in medieval England or racing through space on a starship, their mechanics and story can transport your to a different world. This week, we take a look at the top 25 board games on Board Game Geek to share some insight.


                                                                                                                                    1:29 - Joaquin Phoenix Joker movie
                                                                                                                                    3:57 - Billy Dee Williams in Star Wars Episode 9
                                                                                                                                    6:19 - Men In Black 4 starts filming

                                                                                                                                    7:41 - Cuz It's News description

                                                                                                                                    9:06 - Top 25 board games
                                                                                                                                    50:47 - Honorable mentions
                                                                                                                                    58:46 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                                    Don't forget to checkout our news show Cuz It's News!

                                                                                                                                    • agricola
                                                                                                                                    • black
                                                                                                                                    • boardgame
                                                                                                                                    • burgundy
                                                                                                                                    • caverna
                                                                                                                                    • gaia
                                                                                                                                    • geek
                                                                                                                                    • gloomhaven
                                                                                                                                    • joker
                                                                                                                                    • legacy
                                                                                                                                    • mars
                                                                                                                                    • pandemic
                                                                                                                                    • phoenix
                                                                                                                                    • rebellion
                                                                                                                                    • scythe
                                                                                                                                    • star
                                                                                                                                    • tabletop
                                                                                                                                    • terraforming
                                                                                                                                    • wars
                                                                                                                                    • 30. Ant-Man and the Wasp...Full of Bugs?

                                                                                                                                      Ant-Man crawls his way back into theaters and this time with a friend: the Wasp! With no input from Edgar Wright, does the sequel grow to great heights or fall flat? Shrink down into the details as we discuss Ant-Man and the Wasp!


                                                                                                                                      1:00 - Ant-Man and the Wasp (spoiler-free)
                                                                                                                                      20:32 - Ant-Man and the Wasp (SPOILERS)

                                                                                                                                      55:18 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                                      • ant
                                                                                                                                      • comics
                                                                                                                                      • dyne
                                                                                                                                      • evangeline
                                                                                                                                      • fishburne
                                                                                                                                      • ghost
                                                                                                                                      • giant
                                                                                                                                      • goliath
                                                                                                                                      • luis
                                                                                                                                      • marvel
                                                                                                                                      • mcu
                                                                                                                                      • movie
                                                                                                                                      • nerd
                                                                                                                                      • pfeiffer
                                                                                                                                      • reed
                                                                                                                                      • review
                                                                                                                                      • rudd
                                                                                                                                      • sequel
                                                                                                                                      • shrink
                                                                                                                                      • wasp
                                                                                                                                      • 29. Kickstarter Horror Stories

                                                                                                                                        Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform that has helped jumpstart many amazing projects, but what happens when that goes awry? Hear some of the horrendous circumstances that poorly managed projects can create. Also, live-action Halo series, Spider-man Homecoming sequel, RIP ToysRUs and more!


                                                                                                                                        0:45 - Spider-man: Homecoming sequel title
                                                                                                                                        2:08 - Dr. Strange 2 confirmed
                                                                                                                                        2:27 - Jared Leto is Morbius The Living Vampire
                                                                                                                                        6:39 - Live-action Halo series
                                                                                                                                        8:48 - DC Universe streaming details revealed
                                                                                                                                        12:04 - Goodbye ToysRUs
                                                                                                                                        14:40 - New Overwatch hero (Hammond/Wrecking Ball)
                                                                                                                                        17:13 - Pokemon Go trading

                                                                                                                                        18:52 - Kickstarter horror stories

                                                                                                                                        47:27 - Whatcha Been Up To?

                                                                                                                                        • art
                                                                                                                                        • board
                                                                                                                                        • cheat
                                                                                                                                        • coolest
                                                                                                                                        • crowd
                                                                                                                                        • crowdfund
                                                                                                                                        • fund
                                                                                                                                        • game
                                                                                                                                        • gofundme
                                                                                                                                        • halo
                                                                                                                                        • horror
                                                                                                                                        • indiegogo
                                                                                                                                        • kickstarter
                                                                                                                                        • money
                                                                                                                                        • pokemon
                                                                                                                                        • precaution
                                                                                                                                        • startup
                                                                                                                                        • stole
                                                                                                                                        • toysrus
                                                                                                                                        • warning
                                                                                                                                        • 28. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review

                                                                                                                                          Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has crawled its way into theaters. Is it more of the same or something fresh? Also, MoviePass changes, Star Wars rumors, The Walking Dead and Marvel spoiling their own comics.


                                                                                                                                          0:49 - Star Wars rumors
                                                                                                                                          4:17 - Silk movie
                                                                                                                                          6:17 - MoviePass changes
                                                                                                                                          9:06 - AMC subscription plan
                                                                                                                                          11:19 - Jon Bernthal returns to The Walking Dead
                                                                                                                                          12:44 - Invincible animated series
                                                                                                                                          14:19 - DC Universe updates
                                                                                                                                          15:56 - Spider-man PS4 in Spidergeddon
                                                                                                                                          17:40 - Marvel spoils X-Men Gold #30
                                                                                                                                          19:19 - Bethesda suing WB over Westworld video game

                                                                                                                                          23:15 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (NO SPOILERS)
                                                                                                                                          35:20 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (SPOILERS)

                                                                                                                                          • bayona
                                                                                                                                          • bryce
                                                                                                                                          • claire
                                                                                                                                          • dallas
                                                                                                                                          • dinosaur
                                                                                                                                          • goldblum
                                                                                                                                          • howard
                                                                                                                                          • lockwood
                                                                                                                                          • malcolm
                                                                                                                                          • movie
                                                                                                                                          • nerd
                                                                                                                                          • news
                                                                                                                                          • owen
                                                                                                                                          • park
                                                                                                                                          • pratt
                                                                                                                                          • review
                                                                                                                                          • sequel
                                                                                                                                          • stygimoloch
                                                                                                                                          • t-rex
                                                                                                                                          • trex
                                                                                                                                          • 27. Best Starter Anime

                                                                                                                                            Anime is now a worldwide phenomenon enjoyed by millions of people! Are you a newcomer looking or a place to start or a seasoned veteran looking for something new? Either way, find out the best beginner's anime on this episode of Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                                                                            00:54 - Nem Infinity War fanatic
                                                                                                                                            3:12 - Bumblebee trailer
                                                                                                                                            4:38 - Lego Movie 2 trailer
                                                                                                                                            5:48 - Spider-man: Into the Spiderverse trailer 2
                                                                                                                                            7:40 - Return of Wolverine
                                                                                                                                            10:19 - Fortnite tournament, Ninja & stuff
                                                                                                                                            13:19 - Aqua Man - first look at Black Manta
                                                                                                                                            14:32 - Geoff Johns steps down from DC Comics
                                                                                                                                            17:00 - Geralt in Soul Caliber 6
                                                                                                                                            18:16 - Call of Cthulu game

                                                                                                                                            19:14 - Best starter/beginner anime

                                                                                                                                            • academia
                                                                                                                                            • afro
                                                                                                                                            • animation
                                                                                                                                            • anime
                                                                                                                                            • bebop
                                                                                                                                            • cowboy
                                                                                                                                            • fighting
                                                                                                                                            • first
                                                                                                                                            • hero
                                                                                                                                            • japan
                                                                                                                                            • kawaii
                                                                                                                                            • kill
                                                                                                                                            • lagann
                                                                                                                                            • mech
                                                                                                                                            • naruto
                                                                                                                                            • punch
                                                                                                                                            • samurai
                                                                                                                                            • senpai
                                                                                                                                            • space
                                                                                                                                            • starter
                                                                                                                                            • 26. E3 Rundown

                                                                                                                                              E3 is upon us! With the year's biggest gaming event just winding down, what big reveals did we see? Were our suspicions correct or were we delighted with surprise? Get the rundown on all things E3 in this week's episode of Cuz We're Nerds!


                                                                                                                                              All conferences & some games timecodes:

                                                                                                                                              2:05 - EA
                                                                                                                                              12:31 - Microsoft
                                                                                                                                              34:28 - Bethesda
                                                                                                                                              45:46 - Square Enix
                                                                                                                                              48:44 - Ubisoft
                                                                                                                                              58:43 - Sony
                                                                                                                                              1:09:04 - Nintendo

                                                                                                                                              • anthem
                                                                                                                                              • assassins
                                                                                                                                              • battlefield
                                                                                                                                              • cyberpunk
                                                                                                                                              • e3
                                                                                                                                              • fortnite
                                                                                                                                              • game
                                                                                                                                              • halo
                                                                                                                                              • hearts
                                                                                                                                              • kingdom
                                                                                                                                              • microsoft
                                                                                                                                              • nintendo
                                                                                                                                              • pokemon
                                                                                                                                              • pubg
                                                                                                                                              • skyrim
                                                                                                                                              • smash
                                                                                                                                              • sony
                                                                                                                                              • spiderman
                                                                                                                                              • starfield
                                                                                                                                              • video
                                                                                                                                              • 25. Best Video Game Console?

                                                                                                                                                E3 is just around the corner! Take a look back at what we think the best home video game consoles are and why. Oh, and we talk about Pokemon Let's Go! as well.


                                                                                                                                                1:05 - Solo: A Star Wars Story box office
                                                                                                                                                3:24 - Avengers 4 original name
                                                                                                                                                7:01 - Wreck It Ralph 2 trailer (Ralph Breaks the Internet)
                                                                                                                                                8:25 - Jamie Foxx is Spawn
                                                                                                                                                10:50 - The Crow remake loses Jason Momoa
                                                                                                                                                13:04 - Dragon Ball Z Super Saiyan 5 transformation fan film
                                                                                                                                                16:12 - Andrew Lincoln leaves The Walking Dead
                                                                                                                                                18:58 - LEGION season 3
                                                                                                                                                19:55 - Hasbro milking Power Rangers
                                                                                                                                                21:54 - Sonic The Hedgehog live action
                                                                                                                                                22:53 - Fallout 76
                                                                                                                                                24:23 - Assassin's Creed Odyssey
                                                                                                                                                25:21 - End of Evolve
                                                                                                                                                26:34 - Battlefield V
                                                                                                                                                29:56 - Fortnite eSports
                                                                                                                                                31:27 - New Avengers: Ultimate Alliance?
                                                                                                                                                33:03 - New Pokemon Switch games

                                                                                                                                                37:33 - Best/most influential consoles

                                                                                                                                                • 360
                                                                                                                                                • best
                                                                                                                                                • console
                                                                                                                                                • eevee
                                                                                                                                                • exclusive
                                                                                                                                                • fallout
                                                                                                                                                • game
                                                                                                                                                • gamecube
                                                                                                                                                • microsoft
                                                                                                                                                • nintendo
                                                                                                                                                • pikachu
                                                                                                                                                • playstation
                                                                                                                                                • pokemon
                                                                                                                                                • ps4
                                                                                                                                                • saiyan
                                                                                                                                                • sony
                                                                                                                                                • spawn
                                                                                                                                                • video
                                                                                                                                                • war
                                                                                                                                                • xbox
                                                                                                                                                • 24. Solo: A Surprising (Star Wars) Story

                                                                                                                                                  Han Solo is back from the dead in the 2nd Star Wars spin-off! Was Ron Howard able to save the film from Chris Lord and Phil Miller? And what about Alden Ehrenreich? Is he any good? Find out as we discuss that and much, much more!


                                                                                                                                                  1:44 - Disneyworld's Galaxy's Edge
                                                                                                                                                  3:15 - HBO Watchment casting
                                                                                                                                                  4:46 - Transformers sequel dropped
                                                                                                                                                  6:04 - Troubled Terminator Genisys development
                                                                                                                                                  7:21 - James Bond 25
                                                                                                                                                  8:35 - Bullseye coming to Daredevil?
                                                                                                                                                  10:48 - Netflix most valuable media company
                                                                                                                                                  11:55 - Boba Fett movie

                                                                                                                                                  14:38 - Solo (spoiler-free)
                                                                                                                                                  27:16 - Solo (SPOILERS)

                                                                                                                                                  • beckett
                                                                                                                                                  • calrissian
                                                                                                                                                  • chewbacca
                                                                                                                                                  • chewy
                                                                                                                                                  • chris
                                                                                                                                                  • falcon
                                                                                                                                                  • ford
                                                                                                                                                  • han
                                                                                                                                                  • harrison
                                                                                                                                                  • howard
                                                                                                                                                  • lando
                                                                                                                                                  • lord
                                                                                                                                                  • maul
                                                                                                                                                  • millennium
                                                                                                                                                  • miller
                                                                                                                                                  • phil
                                                                                                                                                  • ron
                                                                                                                                                  • solo
                                                                                                                                                  • star
                                                                                                                                                  • wars
                                                                                                                                                  • 23. Is Deadpool 2 a Satisfying Sequel?

                                                                                                                                                    Deadpool 2 is here! Is it a decent followup to the surprise hit of 2016? Also, Call of Duty Battle Royale, Batwoman in Arrow, SHIELD renewal, Spider-man 2 villains, new Dragon Ball series and more!


                                                                                                                                                    2:24 - Call of Duty Battle Royale
                                                                                                                                                    4:30 - Spidergeddon
                                                                                                                                                    6:10 - Batwoman in Arrow
                                                                                                                                                    7:56 - Arrow's Goatee
                                                                                                                                                    8:38 - SHEILD Renewal (SPOILERS)
                                                                                                                                                    10:20 - Spider-Man: Homecoming Mysterio & Vulture
                                                                                                                                                    14:04 - Shazam First Image
                                                                                                                                                    16:17 - Mission Impossible: Fallout trailer
                                                                                                                                                    18:34 - New Dragon Ball Series
                                                                                                                                                    20:30 - The Happytime Murders

                                                                                                                                                    23:25 - Deadpool 2 (Spoiler-free)
                                                                                                                                                    32:44 - Deadpool 2 (SPOILERS)

                                                                                                                                                    • arrow
                                                                                                                                                    • beetz
                                                                                                                                                    • brolin
                                                                                                                                                    • cable
                                                                                                                                                    • colossus
                                                                                                                                                    • deadpool
                                                                                                                                                    • domino
                                                                                                                                                    • dragonball
                                                                                                                                                    • duty
                                                                                                                                                    • impossible
                                                                                                                                                    • leitch
                                                                                                                                                    • mission
                                                                                                                                                    • nerd
                                                                                                                                                    • news
                                                                                                                                                    • review
                                                                                                                                                    • reynolds
                                                                                                                                                    • shazam
                                                                                                                                                    • shield
                                                                                                                                                    • spiderman
                                                                                                                                                    • xforce
                                                                                                                                                    • 22. Thanos in Fortnite & Avengers Comic Relaunch

                                                                                                                                                      Crossover of the century! Thanos appears in Fortnite just in time for Infinity War. Season 4 is now also underway and The Avengers' comic series has just been relaunched. Hear our thoughts on these and much more!


                                                                                                                                                      1:10 - Margot Kitter
                                                                                                                                                      1:34 - Infinity War Update
                                                                                                                                                      4:17 - Luke Cage season 2 trailer
                                                                                                                                                      5:23 - The Predator trailer
                                                                                                                                                      6:36 - Death of Superman trailer
                                                                                                                                                      8:15 - Walmart video game leak
                                                                                                                                                      12:30 - Stolen Iron Man Suit
                                                                                                                                                      13:45 - Bill & Ted 3

                                                                                                                                                      15:15 - Avengers comic relaunch
                                                                                                                                                      24:02 - Thanos in Fortnite
                                                                                                                                                      32:22 - Fortnite season 4
                                                                                                                                                      37:29 - Battle Royale games & streaming

                                                                                                                                                      • avengers
                                                                                                                                                      • battle
                                                                                                                                                      • cage
                                                                                                                                                      • comics
                                                                                                                                                      • epic
                                                                                                                                                      • fortnite
                                                                                                                                                      • games
                                                                                                                                                      • infinity
                                                                                                                                                      • kitter
                                                                                                                                                      • luke
                                                                                                                                                      • margot
                                                                                                                                                      • marvel
                                                                                                                                                      • nerds
                                                                                                                                                      • predator
                                                                                                                                                      • relaunch
                                                                                                                                                      • royale
                                                                                                                                                      • streaming
                                                                                                                                                      • thanos
                                                                                                                                                      • twitch
                                                                                                                                                      • war
                                                                                                                                                      • 21. Why Is Marvel Successful?

                                                                                                                                                        Now that Infinity War is behind us, we take a look back at why Marvel Studios is so successful. We also give our definitive rankings of MCU films and talk interview & box office updates for Inifnity War, new Ant-Man trailer, MCU predictions and this podcast's future.


                                                                                                                                                        4:30 - Infinity War update
                                                                                                                                                        13:45 - Ant-Man And The Wasp trailer
                                                                                                                                                        16:05 - Definitive MCU rankings

                                                                                                                                                        25:25 - Why the MCU is successful

                                                                                                                                                        37:40 - Future MCU movies & predictions
                                                                                                                                                        47:00 - Podcast future

                                                                                                                                                        • ant-man
                                                                                                                                                        • captain
                                                                                                                                                        • comic
                                                                                                                                                        • feige
                                                                                                                                                        • infinity
                                                                                                                                                        • iron
                                                                                                                                                        • marvel
                                                                                                                                                        • mcu
                                                                                                                                                        • money
                                                                                                                                                        • movie
                                                                                                                                                        • nerd
                                                                                                                                                        • phase
                                                                                                                                                        • ranking
                                                                                                                                                        • rate
                                                                                                                                                        • studios
                                                                                                                                                        • success
                                                                                                                                                        • superhero
                                                                                                                                                        • three
                                                                                                                                                        • war
                                                                                                                                                        • wasp
                                                                                                                                                        • 20. Avengers: Infinity War

                                                                                                                                                          Destiny finally arrives in 2018's epic crossover Avengers: Infinity War. With 10 years and 18 films of buildup, does the historical milestone even come close to satisfying the hype? Is Thanos wasted like Malekith or is he the best villain to date? And what's next for the MCU? Uncover the nature of a perfectly balanced universe with us as we discuss the biggest film ever - Avengers: Infinity War.

                                                                                                                                                          • avengers
                                                                                                                                                          • captain
                                                                                                                                                          • comics
                                                                                                                                                          • destiny
                                                                                                                                                          • gauntlet
                                                                                                                                                          • guardians
                                                                                                                                                          • infinity
                                                                                                                                                          • iron
                                                                                                                                                          • mcu
                                                                                                                                                          • movies
                                                                                                                                                          • nerd
                                                                                                                                                          • panther
                                                                                                                                                          • phase
                                                                                                                                                          • russo
                                                                                                                                                          • spider-man
                                                                                                                                                          • stone
                                                                                                                                                          • strange
                                                                                                                                                          • thanos
                                                                                                                                                          • three
                                                                                                                                                          • war
                                                                                                                                                          • 19. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Black Panther

                                                                                                                                                            The African nation of Wakanda is finally explored on-screen in 2018's Black Panther. Having long been teased, how does T'Challa's first solo film live up to the hype? Does the social commentary help or hurt the film? And why has it become one of Marvel's most successful movies? Journey to Africa and find out with us as we discuss Black Panther!

                                                                                                                                                            • africa
                                                                                                                                                            • avengers
                                                                                                                                                            • boseman
                                                                                                                                                            • comics
                                                                                                                                                            • coogler
                                                                                                                                                            • freeman
                                                                                                                                                            • infinity
                                                                                                                                                            • jordan
                                                                                                                                                            • killmonger
                                                                                                                                                            • mcu
                                                                                                                                                            • movies
                                                                                                                                                            • nerd
                                                                                                                                                            • okoye
                                                                                                                                                            • phase
                                                                                                                                                            • serkis
                                                                                                                                                            • shuri
                                                                                                                                                            • three
                                                                                                                                                            • wakanda
                                                                                                                                                            • war
                                                                                                                                                            • whitaker
                                                                                                                                                            • 18. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Thor: Ragnarok

                                                                                                                                                              He's a friend from work! That's what Thor realizes when he clashes with The Incredible Hulk in 2017's Thor: Ragnarok. Departing heavily from the previous iterations of the character, Ragnarok reinvigorates a franchise some felt was stale. Why did Marvel decide this radical shift was the direction they should go in? Was it the brainchild of Chris Hemsworth, Taika Waititi or Kevin Feige? And how does this film set up the epic of Avengers: Infinity War? Travel through the wormhole with us and uncover the secrets of Thor: Ragnarok!

                                                                                                                                                              • avengers
                                                                                                                                                              • blanchett
                                                                                                                                                              • comics
                                                                                                                                                              • grandmaster
                                                                                                                                                              • hela
                                                                                                                                                              • hemsworth
                                                                                                                                                              • hiddleston
                                                                                                                                                              • hulk
                                                                                                                                                              • infinity
                                                                                                                                                              • korg
                                                                                                                                                              • loki
                                                                                                                                                              • mcu
                                                                                                                                                              • movies
                                                                                                                                                              • nerd
                                                                                                                                                              • phase
                                                                                                                                                              • ruffalo
                                                                                                                                                              • surtur
                                                                                                                                                              • three
                                                                                                                                                              • waititi
                                                                                                                                                              • war
                                                                                                                                                              • 17. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Spider-Man: Homecoming

                                                                                                                                                                The MCU welcomes Spider-Man into fold in 2017's Spider-Man: Homecoming! At a time when no one was excited about the prospect of another Spidey film, does the Sony/Marvel deal work? What sets this iteration apart from the previous Raimi and Webb series? And why is Iron Man here? Find out as we crawl through the web of Spider-Man: Homecoming!

                                                                                                                                                                • avengers
                                                                                                                                                                • batalon
                                                                                                                                                                • comics
                                                                                                                                                                • connelly
                                                                                                                                                                • downey
                                                                                                                                                                • favreau
                                                                                                                                                                • ganke
                                                                                                                                                                • holland
                                                                                                                                                                • infinity
                                                                                                                                                                • keaton
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                                                                                                                                                                • 16. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

                                                                                                                                                                  The ragtag group of outlaws return in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! Taking it's name from the incredible music that made the first film so memorable, does this second one live up to the name? How does Peter Quill's father, Ego, impact the plot and satisfy that mystery? But really, can Groot get any more adorable? Blast off to Ego's planet as we discuss Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

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                                                                                                                                                                  • 15. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Doctor Strange

                                                                                                                                                                    The magical realm of Marvel exploded onto the screen in 2016's Doctor Strange. Following the titular hero, the film was the first in the MCU to portray real magic. Does this new ability mesh with the scientific world the MCU had become? How is Doctor Strange any different from Tony Stark? But most importantly, how does this film set up limitless possibilities for the future of the MCU? Open your mind and follow us as we discuss Doctor Strange!

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                                                                                                                                                                    • 14. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Captain America: Civil War

                                                                                                                                                                      All of the Avengers' actions come to a head as they face the Sokovia Accords in Captain America: Civil War. The decision deeply divides the team into 2 camps: Captain America and Iron Man. Which side is the right one? Based on the comic of the same name, how can Marvel adapt such a massive story-line? Are the Russo Brothers able to pull it off? Battle it out with us as we discuss Captain America: Civil War!

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                                                                                                                                                                      • 13. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Ant-Man

                                                                                                                                                                        After world-ending plots and catastrophic events, Marvel decides to tell a smaller story. Ant-Man crawled onto the scene in 2015, 10 years after it was first announced. Having lost fan-favorite director Edgar Wright, the movie was a mystery to movie-goers. Would it have the same charm they'd imagined for 10 years? Had Marvel finally brought about their first flop? Would it even work at all? Find out as we shrink down into the Quantum Realm and discuss Ant-Man!

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                                                                                                                                                                        • 12. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - The Avengers: Age of Ultron

                                                                                                                                                                          Earth's Mightiest Heroes, The Avengers, are back! This time they're sporting a roster bigger than ever adding the likes of Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver and Vision to their ranks. How does the movie juggle its enormous cast? Being the sequel to the biggest hit of 2012, does it live up to the hype? Oh, and HULKBUSTER!!!! Join us as we uncover behind-the-scenes struggles, on-the-screen snuggles and little-known facts in The Avengers: Age of Ultron!

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                                                                                                                                                                          • 11. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Guardians of the Galaxy

                                                                                                                                                                            After 6 years of Avengers-linked movies, Marvel came out of left-field with the release of Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014. Helmed by rather unknown James Gunn, the movie was a smash hit. But why did Marvel go with such an obscure group of characters for their next film? Was Gunn the one who led the charge? And oh, yeah, Thanos is in this movie?!!? Blast off into space with us as we speed through the cosmos discussing Guardians of the Galaxy!

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                                                                                                                                                                            • 10. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Captain America: The Winter Soldier

                                                                                                                                                                              The Winter Soldier was released in a time when fans weren't sure of Marvel's ability to make movies. Having two lukewarm films the previous year, how could a new Captain America movie right the ship? Does the character hold any weight in the modern setting or does he fall flat as a flag-waving boy scout? And, above all, does his costume look better than it did in The Avengers? Jump to the modern day with us as we discuss all this and more in Captain America: The Winter Soldier!

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                                                                                                                                                                              • 9. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Thor: The Dark World

                                                                                                                                                                                Thor, the Mighty Avenger, returns in his second solo outing! Highly regarded as the worst in the MCU, does this film have any redeeming features? How can a director of such popular shows as Game of Thrones lead Thor down a path to critical panning? And how do Thor and Loki condition their beautiful new manes? Find out as we travel to Asgard and beyond in Thor: The Dark World!

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                                                                                                                                                                                • 8. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man 3

                                                                                                                                                                                  After the success of The Avengers, Marvel completes their first trilogy in Iron Man 3. With a new director and more grounded tone, does the threequel live up to its namesake? How do you modernize the racist stereotype that is The Mandarin? And, above all, how do you follow the glorious monstrosity that was The Avengers? Join us as we discuss all this and more on Cuz We're Nerds!

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                                                                                                                                                                                  • 7. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - The Avengers - Part 2

                                                                                                                                                                                    This is part 2 of our look at The Avengers. Be sure to check out part 1 before you dive in here!


                                                                                                                                                                                    After 5 long years, Marvel finally assembles the Earth's Mightiest Heroes: The Avengers! How do the various other films' tones mix together into a cohesive whole? Was it Joss Whedon that made the film so memorable or other behind-the-scenes workers? And really, who is this Mark Ruffalo guy? Assemble with us as we discuss the wonder of 2012's The Avengers!

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                                                                                                                                                                                    • 6. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - The Avengers - Part 1

                                                                                                                                                                                      After 5 long years, Marvel finally assembles the Earth's Mightiest Heroes: The Avengers! How do the various other films' tones mix together into a cohesive whole? Was it Joss Whedon that made the film so memorable or other behind-the-scenes workers? And really, who is this Mark Ruffalo guy? Assemble with us as we discuss the wonder of 2012's The Avengers!


                                                                                                                                                                                      This is part 1 of our look at The Avengers. Be sure to check out part 2 when you're done!

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                                                                                                                                                                                      • 5. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Captain America: The First Avenger

                                                                                                                                                                                        One of Marvel's oldest heroes, Captain America, burst onto screens in 2011 featuring former Fantastic Four actor Chris Evans. With Avengers only a year away, would this new hero inspire fans the same way Iron Man did? How would old-school American values jive in modern day? And isn't a guy in a flag costume just nonsense? Travel through time with us as we uncover Marvel's only period piece, Captain America: The First Avenger!

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                                                                                                                                                                                        • 4. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Thor

                                                                                                                                                                                          Thor had an uphill battle to win when it was released in 2011. Being steeped deep in Norse mythology made audiences wonder how it would gel with the technological universe the MCU had become. Would he stick out like a sore Shakespearean thumb? And would the more fantastical elements of the comics translate at all to screen? Find out as we discuss how Thor came to be and it's relevance in the MCU!

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                                                                                                                                                                                          • 3. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man 2

                                                                                                                                                                                            Marvel's first sequel, Iron Man 2, was a disappointment when it was released in 2010. Why wasn't it the movie everyone hoped it would be? Does it have any redeeming qualities or is it a pile of trash? And why was Terrence Howard replaced with Don Cheadle? Wade through the mess with us as we discuss the buildup, release and aftermath of Iron Man 2!

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                                                                                                                                                                                            • 2. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - The Incredible Hulk

                                                                                                                                                                                              In this episode, we talk about Marvel's first reboot: The Incredible Hulk. Why wasn't it a sequel to 2003's Hulk? What caused Edward Norton to sign on and be subsequently replaced for sequels? Hash it out with us as we give you the scoop on the buildup, release and aftermath of the MCU's second movie, The Incredible Hulk!

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                                                                                                                                                                                              • 1. Road to Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man

                                                                                                                                                                                                2018 marks the Marvel Cinematic Universe's 10th anniversary and the culmination of all their films: Avengers Infinity War. Join us as we take a journey through all their films leading up to the release of Infinity War.


                                                                                                                                                                                                In this episode, we talk about the movie that started it all: Iron Man. Learn how the MCU came to be. Was it smooth sailing or were there bumps along the way? Come along and unravel the history on Cuz We're Nerds!

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