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When Nerds Collide #122 – The Empire Strikes back (part 2)

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Podcasts | 0 comments

It’s here! Something we’ve never done before, the second part of our two part episode about one of the greatest movies ever made, The Empire Strikes back! Last episode we brought to you the amazingness of the battle of Hoth and now we talk about the rest of it. From the odds of successfully navigating an asteroid field to finding out who is the father of who (spoiler warning) its all here. We mad lib the synopsis for you folks and even show off a small list of films that could have been influenced by The Empire Strikes Back, at least they are according to Tom and Ryan. Then we break down the rest of the film and give you some facts you may not know or even a trip down memory lane as we discuss some of the...

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When Nerds Collide #121 – The Empire strikes back pt. 1

Posted by on Jul 19, 2015 in Podcasts | 0 comments

The Star Wars saga continues as we dive deep into one of the greatest movies ever made, The Empire strikes back! Of course it take s a second to get to that. Ryan from and the Fadcast joins us. And by ‘join’ I mean he just kinda shows up. There was a lot of talk that happened in the world of media and film and we decided to talk a little about that. Not too much cause we know we will discuss these films more in the future. Then we move onto the main topic at hand. We start off with discussing how great The ESB really is and why. The we get into a lengthy discussion about the beginning of the film, the battle at Hoth and what makes it awesome. Then thats it. To be honest,...

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When Nerds Collide #120 – Tom Squared

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Podcasts | 0 comments

In this fun episode, we are joined by another Tom! Tom friend Tom drops by on the show for some fun. As always we go over a wonderful quiz that wasn’t nearly as easy as Dan thought. So many random topics are discussed. A regular time and conversation is held hanging out with pals! We talk about how crazy Marlon Brando was and sexy the whole time. What movies shouldn’t get remade and why. There is a fine line that hollywood is crossing when it comes to remakes and we discuss why and what shouldn’t be touched! All that and more on this fantastic episode, so turn it up and get ready to laugh your ass off!   Also, the awesome music at the end was provided by JJ and the Buzz. If you liked the song and i...

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Tom’s Diner – Suzanne Vega

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Audial Stimulation! | 0 comments

“Tom’s Diner” is a song written in 1981 by American recording artist Suzanne Vega. It was first released as a track on the January 1984 issue of Fast Folk Musical Magazine. When first featured on one of her own studio albums, it appeared as the first track of her Solitude Standing album in 1987. It was later used as the basis for a remix by the British group DNA in 1990. This is my favorite song of all time. I can listen to it over and over again. The words are kind of meh, but when combined with that beat, the whole is an amazing song. Vega’s original version is a capella. To me, it really is not that great until DNA adds the beat. Below is the original version so you can judge for...

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When Nerds Collide # 119 – July 4th to the future

Posted by on Jul 5, 2015 in Podcasts | 0 comments

In this wonderful episode so many things and conversations happened! Wait to you hear what is in store for your ears. The fabulous Matt and Blair from Super Lamp Shades joins us for an over due appearance. They sit in on topics that everyone loves, the 4th of July. Tom (recording from a secret location) throws out a patriotic quiz, and we all do okay at it. Dan brings along the 4 most patriotic characters you’ve ever heard of. Also, Tom give the best speech about our country you’ll ever hear. (truly) Also, we talk some about Back to the Future. Celebrating its 30th anniversary discussions about the film are made and even how we would feel about a remake. So, come get your fill of independence and time travel, only here at When Nerds Collide! @collidingnerds Check...

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