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NERD OVERLOAD PODCAST 153 – Pider-Man: Homecoming

This week on the Nerd Overload Podcast, we discuss the new Squirrel-Girl casting for Freeform’s New Warriors show, the upcoming Amazon revival of The Tick, Netflix’s adaptation of Gerard Way’s Umbrella Academy, Disney’s supposed inability to cast a non-white Aladdin, as well as Sam’s adventures at this year’s Indy Pop Con and a (mostly) spoiler-free review of Marvel and Sony’s joint venture, Spider-Man: Homecoming!

The song this week is ‘Spider-Man’ by The Ramones.

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Photo Gallery: The Cosplay (And More) of Indy PopCon 2017

Well, it’s another year, and once again Sam from Nerd Overload made the trek to Indianapolis, Indiana to experience Indy PopCon 2017! Entering its fourth year, PopCon is a celebration of all aspects of pop culture, featuring comics, gaming, sci-fi, anime, internet culture, movies and television, music AND MUCH, MUCH MORE! From great guests and panels, to excellent artists and a wide variety of vendors, this year’s PopCon was the best yet! And of course, wherever awesome fandom is found, a multitude of amazing cosplay is sure to follow!

Hit the link to check out what IndyPopCon 2017 had to offer!

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Photo Gallery: The Cosplay (And More) of Indy PopCon 2016


Last weekend, I, Nerd Overload’s resident Editor and self-described “Web Wizard” (or Webizard, if you will) Sam, made the trek out to Indianapolis, IN to attend a celebration of geek and pop culture, otherwise known as Indy PopCon 2016! Celebrating it’s third year, Indy PopCon is a host to a plethora of celebrities from all walks of life, from actors and musicians to YouTubers and podcasters, and of course, multitudes of fans in amazing cosplay!

Hit the link to check out what IndyPopCon 2016 had to offer!

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Indy PopCon Convention & Operation Supply Drop Join Forces To Benefit Military


Indianapolis, IN – April 13, 2016 – The Indy PopCon pop culture convention has selected Operation Supply Drop as its title charity partner for the PopCon 2016 show, held June 17 – 19, 2016 in the Indiana Convention Center. Operation Supply Drop (OSD) serves service members by collecting donations of video games, game systems and other geek culture entertainment items – shipping them overseas to troops on active deployments and to military medical and transition facilities. At this year’s PopCon, the Indiana Convention Center will become a donation collection site for fans wishing to donate to troops, and PopCon will partner with OSD to provide VIP experiences for select wounded veterans.

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