The Nerds of Nostalgia Podcast

Greg and Jenius talk their Star Wars memories and gush over The Force Awakens! 

Direct download: Star_Wars.mp3
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Greg and Jenius head out and invade Illinois for the Days of the Dead horror convention. We talk with Ghoulish Gary Pullin whose art you have seen gracing the works of Mondo, Waxwork, and Deathwaltz and our friends at Atomic Cotton! 

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Greg and Jenius are sending in their ACT scores as they delve into the realm of College based movies! They are joined by Clint Sears, writer of the segment "The Night Billy Raised Hell" from 2015's Tales of Halloween, and Dustin P to create their ultimate list of College based movies

Direct download: College.mp3
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We recap our first annual horror marathon held at Tapcade and talk about our favorite Halloween memories! 

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We head down to Camp Crystal Lake and review the entirety of the Friday the 13th franchise! We are joined by Brian Corey of the Necronomicast to help enhance your listening experience!

Direct download: Friday_the_13th.mp3
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We combine Nerds of Nostalgia with Nightmare Junkhead to bring you THE definitive Halloween retrospective! To sweeten the deal we are joined by Justin Beahm, writer/director of You Can't Kill the Boogeyman, to go deep into The Shape!

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The final entry in our John Carpenter retrospective, we bring back our friend Dustin P and we look at Carpenter's films from the 90's and beyond! We talk In the Mouth of Madness, Vampires, Escape From LA, and Ghosts of Mars. 

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The second part of our retrospective finds Jason Chaffee of Cheap Shots  nerding out over John Carpenter's films from the mid and late 80's into the early 90's.  We examine Big Trouble in Little China, Prince of Darkness, They Live, and In the Mouth of Madness!

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We are joined by Shayne Mathis of The Full Metal Hipster podcast and Zack Kauffman from Atomic Cotton and we swoon over the history of Iron Maiden in anticipation of their new album, Book of Souls. We talk of our personal history with the band and then share our top 5 albums, songs, and ultimate set lists! 

Direct download: Iron_Maiden.mp3
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The first of three episodes where we tackle the films of John Carpenter. We are joined by Nick Spacek from the From and Inspired By Podcast and we talk the films of Carpenter from 1976-1982 including Assault on Precinct 13, The Fog, The Thing, and Escape From New York.

Direct download: Early_JC.mp3
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Our first cross-over episode where we merge Nerds with our horror podcast, Nightmare Junkhead to cover Crypticon! We talk with a number of guests and had a blast!  And stick around till the end as we sing our favorite theme songs! 

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Our mini episode where we talk with a slew of artists/attendees of the first annual Kansas City Comic-Con. 

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We're loading up our backpacks and brown bagging it as we go back to school with a month long look at our favorite movies set in schools! First up we look at flicks set in a high school setting but we get started with a memorial to Roddy Piper and talk about the Deadpool trailer. Then we delve into our favorite high school flicks! Which ones made the cut and which ones did we leave out? Listen in to find out! 

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Our Summer of Stallone comes to an end as we pay tribute to one of Stallone's greatest flicks, Demolition Man! We first talk about what went down at the San Diego Comic-Con, dive into a few of the Stallone flicks we didn't mention last episode, and then finally figure out how to use the 3 sea shells!

Direct download: Demolition_Man.mp3
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A bonus episode where we gush over one of the finest sword and sorcery movies ever made, 1982's Conan the Barbarian. Stay tuned after the episode as we recorded our hosting gig at the Alamo Drafthouse to give you a taste of how the nerds host a screening!

Direct download: Conan.mp3
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We nerd out over everyone's favorite Italian Stallion, Sylvester Stallone! We first pay our respects to those that have gone beyond in nerd news, then we delve into the films of one of the all-time great action heroes!

Direct download: Stallone.mp3
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We go off format as we welcome Adam R and Eric H from the CTRL ALT DELETE podcast! 

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We are joined by Cher D Blame, Mary Magdelene, and Kinsey Scale to talk about their upcoming Fringe show, Al You Need Is Love, a Bachelor parody. Then they compete to win a date with Jenius! Who wins? Who walks away with their dignity? Listen in to find out!

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A mini episode where I talk with Jarvis Leatherby from the band Night Demon! If you dig thrasy, NWOBHM inspired metal, prepare to meet your new favorite band!

Direct download: Night_Demon.mp3
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We welcome the awesome hosts of the Forever Bogus podcast, Bryce and Elijah, as we cross-pollinate the podcast and talk all about our top 5 favorite toys from our youth! What makes the list? What gets left out? Listen in to find out! 

Direct download: Toys_Part_Deux.mp3
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We talk the Mad Max trilogy in anticipation of the new Mad Max movie, Fury Road. We talk The Road Warrior, Beyond Thunderdome and the original. 

Direct download: Mad_Max_Retrospective.mp3
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We talk all about our favorite villains including Skeletor, Darth Vader, and Clarence Boddicker amongst others. Nerd news includes Suicide Six, Star Wars, Lifeforce, and The Hateful Eight. 

Direct download: Villains.mp3
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The last in our series devoted to the films of The Cannon Group, we start with some nerd news talking the deaths of Tom Towles and Geoffrey Lewis, talk a little Arrested Development and the upcoming remake of Gremlins. Then we delve into the final regions of our Cannon Madness bracket looking at the Strokin' region, the Fantasy/Sci-Fi region, and the Horror region and talk about Texas Chainsaw Massacre part 2, Masters of The Universe, Hot Chili and more! 

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Break out your finest pizza scissors as we start the second in our series devoted to the Cannon Group. We start with a little nerd news and delve into the Sports and Action regions in our March Cannon Madness bracket. We talk Breakin' 2, Rappin', and Over the Top for the Sports region and analyze Death Wish 3, Invasion USA, Exterminator 2, and Cobra for the Action region. 

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The first in a series where we celebrate the canon of Cannon, we talk Ninja 3, Kickboxer, American Ninja, and Bloodsport.

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We talk with the lead singers of local KC metal bands Trogladite and Hammerlord as they promote their upcoming benefit show on March 21st at The Riot Room. We talk metal, metal, and Traci Lords. Sincerely, there is way too much metal for one hand with this one. 

Direct download: Hammerdite.mp3
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We open with some nerd news concerning the recent Alien controvery regarding Neil Blomkamp and discuss the DC/Marvel television and movie properties. We then talk about the awesome arcades in the Kansas City area including Tapcade and Barcadia. We finish up with some arcade memories and our favorite games.

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We recap the Panic Film Festival by talking about Wolf-Cop, Wyrmwood and Billy Club. We talk in depth regarding the horror comedy What We Do In The Shadows and go over our favorite horror comedies!

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Panic Film Fest Live

A noisy episode where we talk with Adam Roberts of the Screenland Armor Theater live during the Panic Film Festival of which he is a co-founder! We talk about the films and the overall experience. Noisy but worth it! 

Direct download: Live_Panic.mp3
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Atomic Cotton

I am joined by the founders of Atomic Cotton, a t-shirt company devoted to all things horror! We talk the convention scene, celebrity encounters, and then talk about our favorite couples in horror. This is the episode not to be missed! 

Direct download: Atomic_Cotton.mp3
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Samurai Cop

The first of 4 in a series of "So bad they're good" movies starts with a film getting a sequel this year, 1991's Samurai Cop! We talk Lethal Weapon, Garey Busey, Robert Z'Dar, and Cosby Cop! 

Direct download: Samurai_Cop.mp3
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Bill Murray Burlesque

I am joined by 3 local KC Burlesque entertainers as they talk the Groundhog Jubilee: A Night of Bill Murray show at the Uptown Arts Bar on 1/31/2015! We talk Ghostbusters, Wes Anderson, and the one and only, Bill Murray! 

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Panic Film Fest

The first official episode of Nerds of Nostalgia, we are joined by KC Canton, founder of the Panic Film Fest. We talk this year's lineup, his website Downright Creepy, and also Rotten Rentals! We close up talking our favorite VHS covers and VHS memories! 

Direct download: Panic_Film_Fest.mp3
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