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Movies / Podcast / Pop Culture / Television

Ep 22. Guilty Pleasures – Live at Armadillocon

The Gents vs a Live Audience…recorded at Armadillocon in Austin, the Funky Four pull secret shames from the audience, shows and movies too cringe-worthy to admit they hold dear. Features Trump as a Harkonnen and roller skating disco muses. Filmed in glorious Armadill-O-Vision.
 

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Hollywood / Podcast / Television

Ep 19. NERDS SMASH PUNY ARTISTS

Wherein the Gents discuss the effects, positive and negative, of fan feedback on artistic creations on Hollywood, Netflix, and beyond. Topics include Nerd Rage, Geek Hail Marys, fans influencing writing, and whether a robot female Buckaroo Banzai would fly in today’s culture. Vitriolic Misanthropy Not Included.

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Game of Thrones / Podcast / Sci-fi / Television

Ep 16. Wild Wild Westeros

…in which the Gents discuss the characters and plots of Game of Thrones up to S6e2, connections with the books, who is going to be the last butt in that chair, and which of the Gents likes Gwendoline Christie the most. Winds of Winter not included.

 

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Books / Movies / Podcast / Television

Ep 15. 7 Habits of Highly Successful Time Travelers

As Mickey packs for WhoFest, the Gents delve into the mysteries and media of Time Travel. Books, movies, and TV are poked and prodded, as well as philosophical quandaries. Part 1 of infinity includes Doctor Who, Back to the Future, Simon Hawke, Jack the Ripper in 70’s San Fransisco, bad 60’s Television, Quantum Leap, a hanging, Time Bandits, playing poker with yourself, Voyagers, and somehow….Ed Wood. Flux Capacitor not included.

 

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Comics / Movies / Podcast / Television

Ep 13. Marvel v DC v TV – Fight!

…in which the Gents discuss DC and Marvel on the small screen over the last several decades, from Spiderman’s old goggles to Daredevil’s new duds. Topics wind up devolving into Stan Lee impersonations, the possibility of too many watertowers, and the animosity between WB Film and Television studios. Bonus Feature: Mark Hulks out.

 

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Games / Podcast / Star Wars / Television

Ep 12. Making the Sausage Pt1

…which finds the Gents behind the curtain, answering the questions of what they’re like outside of the show. Topics include Furiosa, Fallout 4, a lack of a parrot, A Star Wars without a Death Star, Hogan’s Heroes gone horribly wrong, and an abuse of a sound fx library. Decorum not included.

 

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Movies / Podcast / Sci-fi / Television

Ep 9. Robo A Go-Go

…in which the Gents discuss the Robot Overlords from films and TV, from Lost in Space and Forbidden Planet to Japanese shows to robotic sheepdogs and horror films, they dare to dig deeper than your Roomba in search of the dirt on droids. Nuts and Bolts not included.

 

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Movies / Podcast / Sci-fi / Television

Ep 8. The XYZ Files … PDQ

The Truth gets lost in the woods as The Gents manage to work Kolchak: The Night Stalker, The Fonz, Laurence Olivier, Lost, Babylon 5, Akira Kurosawa, Mork & Mindy, Phil Lovecraft (PI), Fringe, Evel Knieval, Chris Pine, and Bela Lugosi’s love life into a discussion about The X-Files. Flashlights not included.

 

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Comics / Movies / Podcast / Television

Ep 4. You Got Grit in My Superhero

..in which the Gents discuss adapting comics to television and film. From Jessica Jones to Powers, from Dawn of Justice to The Middleman, no corner of The City is safe from the scourge that are The Gentlemen Nerds. (Shawarma not included.)

 

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