The Nerds of Nostalgia Podcast (general)

Greg and Jenius travel to planet Mungo and take on Ming the Merciless and talk/listen to the greatest soundtrack/movie of all time, Flash Gordon! Like a slice of perfectly aged cheese, this episode tackles several of the themes to help save your Friday! DIVE!!!

Direct download: Flash_Soundtrack.mp3
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Greg and Jenius celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with Robert Rodriguez's From Dusk Till Dawn! They talk Trejo, Hayek, Marin, and Jenius talks of his love of felines! 

Direct download: From_Dusk_TIll_Dawn_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius cram for their midterms and talk Rodney Dangerfield and Back to School! They talk their favorite Rodney roles, college comedies, and get dirty with a Rodney's Role Edition of FMK. 

Direct download: Back_to_School_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius finish off the summer of action with the underrated motorcycle classic, Stone Cold! Come for the Bosworth, stay for the Baxley! 

Direct download: Stone_Cold_Live.mp3
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A jam packed episode where we combine our horror podcast Nightmare Junkhead to talk all things Edgar Wright! We are joined by Adrian Torres from the Phantom Zoned Podcast and we start by sampling the variety of flavors in Wright's Cornetto Trilogy: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, The World's End. 

We then review Wright's latest theatrical release, Baby Driver, and end things with a top 5 list of our favorite film soundtracks! 

Direct download: Wright.mp3
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Greg and Jenius get their siege on and welcome in the Summer with one of the great modern martial arts masterpieces of our time, The Raid! They talk their favorite martial artists, martial arts films, and martial arts fight scenes! 

Direct download: The_Raid_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius are back at camp and shenanigans abound as they talk of the craziness of 1981's The Burning! They talk Cropsy, Angela, and Jason Alexander! 

Direct download: The_Burning_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius marvel the wonder of the hair of Mick Garris then delve into his masterpiece, Critters 2! There is talk of Gremlins, Ghoulies, and the rocking theme that is the Critters Skittle! 

Direct download: Critters_2_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius go undercover and talk about one of the great teen films from the 80's, Just One of the Guys! They talk Terry, hairy chests, and William Zabka! 

Direct download: Just_One_of_the_Guys_Live.mp3
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Our latest episode finds Greg and Jenius talking the Joe Dante classic, The Burbs! They talk their love of Tom Hanks and talk to the audience regarding the sexiness of the Klopeks! Sardine? 

Direct download: The_Burbs_Live.mp3
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Apologies up front for the sound quality, we talk one of the weirdest martial arts film from the 80's, 1987's Miami Connection! 

Direct download: Miami_Connection_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius wax nostalgic and offer up a fan commentary track for the newly released Wawwork! 

Direct download: Waxwork_Commentary.mp3
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We crash The Media Rewind podcast and are now reposting their episode as ours! Think of it as cross-podination...and we talk about the Purge franchise! 

Direct download: Media_Purge.mp3
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We're back! And unlike the man behind the mask we're not out of control as we talk about one of the best entries in the Friday the 13th series, the beloved Jason Lives! We're joined by special guest Brian Corey from the Necronomicast podcast! 

Direct download: Jason_Lives_Live.mp3
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After an extended break Greg and Jenius are back and things get quite personal as we learn just what was going on and they segue into a discussion of films that are connected with personal events. 

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Greg and Jenius hang 10 and dive into one of the great romance movies of our times...Point Break! Greg breaks out his Power Point Break and tries to convince Jenius that Utah and Bodhi's journey is spiritual and romantic! 

Direct download: Point_Break_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius are joined by Dustin Pryor of the Media Rewind podcast to talk their favorite "American" movies. They take inspiration from the 5cast and break all 3 list their top 5 American films! What makes the list? What did we leave out? Listen in to find out! 

Direct download: America.mp3
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Greg and Jenius attempt to get through the game zone that is Tapcade with another live episode where they talk Arnold Schwarzenegger and The Running Man! 

Direct download: Running_Man_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius are joined by Patrick Bromley of the F This Movie podcast and talk the seminal work of action auteur Craig R. Baxley. They focus on his unholy trilogy of Action Jackson, I Come in Peace, and Stone Cold! Remember, God forgives, the Nerds of Nostalgia don't!  

Direct download: Craig_Baxley.mp3
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Greg and Jenius delve deep into the woods and talk about one of the all-time great summer camp slashers, Sleepaway Camp. And much like the movie, you really need to listen all the way to the end as some crazy shit is said! 

Direct download: Sleepaway_Camp_Live.mp3
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We take a look at The Book of Strangers and The Door. 

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In honor of Alien Day we wander out of quarantine and travel onto LV-426 and talk the Aliens franchise. And with an episode this big we brought on a special guest, an Aliens enthusiast and DJ from 98.9 The Rock, Ty James! 

Direct download: Alien_Franchise.mp3
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The first in our weekly recap show where we talk Game of Thrones! This first episode we talk about our thought on season 1-5 of the shows and then give you our thoughts on the premier episode of Season 6! 

Direct download: GoT_6-1.mp3
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Our 4th live podcast finds us not inhaling the stoner jam classic, Half Baked! We talk our own "enhanced" experiences with our audience and get lifted! 

Direct download: Half_Baked_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius delve into the second round of New World Madness and pontificate the finer points of action, comedy, boner jams, and horror. Here are the matchups:

The Punisher vs Death Race 2000

Heathers vs Rock'N'Roll High School

Reform School Girls vs Fraternity Vacation

Warlock vs The Stuff

Direct download: New_World_2.mp3
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Jenius and Greg delve into March Madness the nerd way by breaking down and talking the movies of New World Pictures! Who wins? Who moves on? Talk with us over at our Facebook page and our Twitter account! 

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We get to the choppa in our commentary for one of the all time action greats...Predator! 

Direct download: Predator_Commentary.mp3
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Our first live episode recorded at Tapcade in Kansas City and we talk Hamburger: The Motion Picture along with our other favorite boner jams! 

Direct download: Hamburger_Live.mp3
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Greg and Jenius delve head first into Adams College and give a fan commentary track on 1984's Revenge of the Nerds! 

Direct download: Revenge_of_theNerds.mp3
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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! 

Direct download: DoD_NoN.mp3
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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!

Direct download: Halloween_NON.mp3
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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! 

Direct download: Crypticon_NoN.mp3
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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! 

Direct download: High_School.mp3
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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! 

Direct download: Nerd_CTRL.mp3
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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!

Direct download: Al_You_Need_is_Love.mp3
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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! 

Direct download: Cannon_3.mp3
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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. 

Direct download: Cannon_2.mp3
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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. 

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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!

Direct download: What_We_Do_In_The_Shadows.mp3
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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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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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A mini-episode that has no true ending, we sit down and talk before the Gremlins movie night and go from The Cannonball Run to zombies. A true b-side if there ever was one! 

Direct download: B-Side.mp3
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The last episode of the podcast before we switch to the new format and title, we discuss The Babadook, Gremlins, and a whole slew of other holiday goodies! 

Direct download: Babadook.mp3
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We talk the seminal 1984 flick Hardbodies and also discuss our favorite boner jams including Porky''s, Revenge of the Nerds, Hamburger the Motion Picture, and Wild Things! Not for the weak of stomach. 

Direct download: Hardbodies.mp3
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Guest host Genius McGee returns and we go all over the place talking the heavy metal horror genre and get down and dirty with Trick or Treat and Black Roses. Bang your head and play some records backwards!

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Adonus and I delve into The Burbs, the satanism scare of the 80s, and our experience with crazy neighbors. Additional talk shifts to the game Destiny, Home Gaming 101, the proposed remake of Enter the Dragon, and all other sorts of geekiness.

Direct download: The_Burbs.mp3
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Our contribution to the #84athon, we talk Tom Hanks and the awesomeness of Bachelor Party. We also delve into our own party experiences and we learn why you should never put Adonus in a corner.

Direct download: Bachelor_Party.mp3
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