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Nerd Overload is your weekly geek culture show! Sam Dunham, Cody Pinnick, and Josh Harrison provide all of the video game, comic book, TV, film, and all-around pop culture news and reviews... with a side of comedy!

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 409 - From the Files of Nerd Overload

    Episode  |  February 27th, 2024  |  Season 3  |  57 mins 33 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week, the team at Nerd Overload discusses various trailers including Borderlands, Kung Fu Panda 4, Boy Kills World, and Monkey Man. They also cover the Nintendo Partner Direct and provide mini-reviews of Um, Actually, Lisa Frankenstein, Alan Wake 2, Freeway, Vamp, and more!

  • Episode 408 - The Style at the Time [SPICY EDITION]

    Episode  |  February 20th, 2024  |  Season 3  |  55 mins 55 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    Get ready for a HOT ONE this week! We talk about the new cast of the Fantastic Four, Larry David attacking Elmo, Disney buying into Epic Games, mini-reviews of My Bloody Valentine, Thanksgiving horror films, Mario vs Donkey Kong, cat cafes, and The Drew Carey Show... BUT WHO CARES ABOUT THAT! We fulfill our grim contract this week by completing the Hot Chip Challenge while discussing Super Bowl movie trailers! DON'T MISS IT!

  • Episode 407 - Eat the Tokens

    Episode  |  February 6th, 2024  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 37 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week, we ramble about Gibbon: Beyond the Jungle, themed restaurants of yesteryear, Hazbin Hotel, Sonic 3 casting, Avatar the Last Airbender trailer, Megamind 2, Sony State of Play featuring Death Stranding 2 On the Beach, AND MORE!

  • Episode 406 - 2 Dunes 1 Bucket

    Episode  |  January 30th, 2024  |  Season 3  |  57 mins 16 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    On this week's Nerd Overload, we talk about the Dune 2 bucket, plenty of Palworld discourse, the Ohayocon boycott, WWE on Netflix and the trouble with McMahon, as well as reviews of Perry Mason, Marvel's Echo, Ghosts of Tsushima, Roller Champions AND MORE! Check It Out!

  • Episode 405 - The Four Xs - Xpand, Xplore, Xperience and... Eat

    Episode  |  January 23rd, 2024  |  Season 3  |  57 mins 41 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    In this issue of Nerd Overload... we cover the Xbox Developer Direct (including Indiana Jones and the Great Circle), Palworld taking over, a dog in Games Done Quick, no She-Hulk Season 2, as well as mini-reviews of Being There, Atelier Ryza, Heroes of Wrestling 1999 AND MORE! Check it out!!

  • Episode 404 - Much Like WESTWORLD, You Can Tell By Their Hands

    Episode  |  January 16th, 2024  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 20 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week on Nerd Overload, we discuss the trailer for Lisa Frankenstein, the problems with the George Calin AI-generated comedy special, City of Heroes MMORPG returns (kind of), Final Fantasy XIV's content update, the possible release of the infamous film The Day the Clown Cried, video game industry layoffs, and Konami's upcoming classic game packs. We also give mini-reviews of IDW Comics' Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the new Doctor Who specials, The Green Knight, hockey, AND MORE!

  • Episode 403 - We Like Turtles

    Episode  |  January 9th, 2024  |  Season 3  |  58 mins 6 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week on the show, we talk about Jack Black starring in Minecraft: The Movie, someone finally "beating" Tetris, and Mickey Mouse entering the public domain (kind of), as well as mini-reviews of Pokemon Scarlet/Violet DLC, Saltburn, Far Cry 6, bad serialized TV from the mid-2000s, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin and The Lost Years AND MORE!

  • Episode 402 - Post-Christmas Pre-New Year's RambleFest 2023!

    Episode  |  January 2nd, 2024  |  Season 3  |  51 mins 30 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week, we talk about Twitch's wild 48 hours, Kang the Conqueror is no more, and a Death Stranding movie is coming from A24, as well as mini-reviews of Baldur's Gate 3, Vampire Survivors: Emergency Meeting, LEGOs and random Christmas movies!

  • Episode 401 - Back From the Void

    Episode  |  December 19th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  58 mins 48 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week, Nerd Overload returns from its sabbatical to talk about trailers for Grand Theft Auto 6, Godzilla vs Kong: New Empire, Amazon's Fallout, IF, Hazbin Hotel, Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F, an update on the OpenHands Foundation donations debacle and The Game Awards 2023, as well as mini-reviews of School Spirits, OSW Reviews, GalaxyCon Columbus, Fortnite's new game modes AND MORE!

  • Episode 400 - Studying Spiders in the Amazon

    Episode  |  November 21st, 2023  |  Season 3  |  58 mins 50 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week on Nerd Overload, we talk about the live-action Zelda, trailers for Madam Web and Garfield, the Coyote v ACME debacle, and the Jirard the Completionist YouTube stuff, as well as The Ohio Retro Games (TORG) Con and old video games!

  • Episode 399 - Cereal Talk

    Episode  |  November 14th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  57 mins 54 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week, Parker returns as we talk about The SAG-AFTRA strike (tentatively) ending, Barbenheimer is going to be an actual film, trailers for Avatar: The Last Airbender, Godzilla Minus One, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, and The Iron Claw, and Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda getting a film adaptation. All this, plus mini-reviews and general ramblings about Saw X, Italian Spiderman, The Finals, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge, Netflix prices, This is GWAR AND MORE!

  • Episode 398 - Building a Better Night Trap

    Episode  |  November 7th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  59 mins 54 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week, the Nerd Overload crew talks about the trailer for Marvel's Echo and a potential shake-up in the MCU, the trailer for Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, Japanese Power Rangers winds up in People Magazine (and other news specifically for Sam and Josh), as well as reviews of WMAC Masters, failed live-action anime adaptations, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Super Mario Wonder, Cult of the Lamb, Hello Kitty Island Adventure AND MORE!

  • Episode 397 - Nobody Likes Ermac (feat. Parker!)

    Episode  |  October 24th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 39 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week, we're joined by friend-of-the-show Parker as we talk about horror movies like John Carpenter's Body Bags, Studio 666, and Ritual, the Sag-AFTRA strike, digital extras in Disney+ shows, YouTubers doxxing one another, the upcoming live-action Avatar and Gargoyles series, Tim Curry, Fortnite AND MORE!!

  • Episode 396 - Fire Ant

    Episode  |  October 17th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  57 mins 3 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week on Nerd Overload, we forgo the news as we ramble on about Bohemian Rhapsody, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, Jennifer's Body, Chopping Mall, Evil Dead 2, Saturday Morning Cartoons, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Star Trek, Nickelodeon live-action shows AND MORE!

  • Episode 395 - That Taylor Swift Bump

    Episode  |  October 10th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  59 mins 47 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week, Jordan Taylor joins us once again as we talk about Animal Crossing teaming with LEGO, the new Pokemon Show 'Cram Adventures Into a Pocket' and the Pokemon Van Gogh exhibit, trailers for Silent Night, Dream Scenario, and Five Nights at Freddy's, and GalaxyCon Columbus' celebrity line-up. All this, plus mini-reviews of Even If the Sky is Falling, Mansfield CrowFest, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, The Pope's Exorcist, The Legend of Alfred Packer, and FTC Wrestling!

  • Episode 394 - She's Got a Krang in There

    Episode  |  October 3rd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 49 secs
    comic books, geek, larp, movies, nerd, nerd overload, news, pop culture, tabletop games, video games, wzmo

    This week, Nerd Overload's crew discusses various trailers with new voices, including The Toxic Avenger remake, Argyle, Scott Pilgrim: The Animation, and Rick & Morty Season 7. One Piece has a second season, and there are layoffs at Epic and WWE. The team also shares mini-reviews of Apollo 10 1/2, An Angry Black Girl and Her Monster, the Saint's Row reboot, Cannibal! The Musical, Shin Ultraman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, Medevil Remake, and Disenchantment. Don't miss out on this episode!