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Nerd Overload is your weekly geek culture show! Sam Dunham, Cody Pinnick, Samantha Cross, 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 236 - Trust the Fungus

    Episode  |  July 8th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 3 secs
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    This week, we discuss the new Jumanji: The Next Level and Charlie's Angels trailers, Paul Rudd joining the Ghostbusters 3(?) cast, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the changes Netflix made to Neon Genesis Evangelion and the reaction to the imminent removal of The Office and MUCH, MUCH MORE!

  • Episode 235 - A Knight to Remember

    Episode  |  June 24th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
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    This week, Josh regales us with his adventures at Origins Game Fair, and after that we discuss trailers for the Monster Hunter film, the horror remake of The Banana Splits, and the Shining pseudo-sequel Doctor Sleep, and finally wrap things up with some good ol' controversy over the Telltale Minecraft: Story Mode debacle AND MORE!

  • Episode 234 - Oops All Video Games! (E3 2019 Special)

    Episode  |  June 17th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    This week, it's ALL VIDEO GAMES, ALL THE TIME as we cover an absolute pile of news from E3 2019, including game announcements from Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Bethesda, Ubisoft, Devolver Digital, Nintendo AND MORE!

  • Episode 233 - Scent of a Gamer

    Episode  |  June 10th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  58 mins 5 secs
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    This week, Sam and Josh are joined by guest co-host Jordan Taylor as they discuss the recent Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct, the Xbox body wash, the cancellation of DC Universe's Swamp Thing, as well as review Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Doctor Who Season 8 AND MORE!

  • Episode 232 - Picard's Magic Flute Hands

    Episode  |  June 3rd, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
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    On this week's show, we discuss The Sonic the Hedgehog movie delay, the trailer for Star Trek: Picard, the Pokemon Press Conference (including Pokemon Home, Pokemon Sleep, Pokemon Masters, and Pokemon... Shirts?), and Mario Maker 2 news, as well as review the new Aladdin and, yes, Detective Pikachu.

  • Episode 231 - Hot Dragon Takes

    Episode  |  May 27th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 4 mins
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    This week, our merry band of dragon lady and sword boys discuss Rick and Morty's return, Robert Pattinson as a possible Batman, the Mario Kart Tour iOS game leak, the death of the Ouya, give a spoiler-free review of Detective Pikachu and, yes, we talk about Game of Thrones, despite none of us actually watching the show (but hey, it's good for SEO).

  • No, I Haven't Seen That! Episode 06 - The Naked Gun (1988)

    Episode  |  May 20th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  37 mins 53 secs
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    It's the return of Nerd Overload's frequently infrequent side podcast No, I Haven't Seen That!, the show where Cody watches classic and contemporary movies that he has somehow managed to miss! This time around, he's taking a look at 1988's The Naked Gun starring Leslie Nielsen! Join us, won't you?

  • Episode 230 - Avengers: Endgame Spoilercast!

    Episode  |  May 13th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  59 mins 27 secs
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    This week, our plucky band of hosts discuss Avengers: Endgame (INCLUDING SPOILERS. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.), as well as the 'leaked' Detective Pikachu, trailers for It Chapter 2 and Spider-Man: Far From Home, then wrap things up with Sony's State of Play, including the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne DLC and Final Fantasy VII Remake!

  • Episode 229 - The Long Night

    Episode  |  May 6th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    This week, we discuss the live action trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog that's NO GOOD, talk about Anthem's problems and the potential walkout at Riot Games, scratch our heads at this new Intellivision game system and the Earthworm Jim game that's exclusive to it, as well as highlight a few local comic cons, games Whispers of a Machine and Super Blood Hockey and the newest season of She-Ra on Netflix. All this PLUS... a SPOILER-FREE discussion of Marvel's Avengers: Endgame!!

  • Episode 228 - A Pile of Dust in a Spider-Sock

    Episode  |  April 29th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 13 secs
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    This week, we discuss the top-secret City of Heroes MMO server and video game preservation, the Capcom Home Arcade console, and Persona 5 Scramble, as well as revisiting Final Fantasy VII, Netflix's Ultraman, Pinky and the Brain AND MORE!

  • Episode 227 - Burger Sounds

    Episode  |  April 22nd, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
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    This week, we discuss Nintendo VR, both of the Lion King and Addams Family trailers, the Coyboy Bebop live-action cast, Taika Waititi helming a live-action version of Akira, the Disney+ app and its programs, Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker, as well as reviews for Shazam!, season 2 of Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Elder Scrolls: Blades AND MORE!

  • Photo Gallery: The Cosplay (And More) of Steel City Con - April 2019

    Article  |  April 15th, 2019
    By Sam Dunham
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    Photo gallery from Steel City Con - April 2019!

  • Episode 226 - Detroit: Become Yoshi

    Episode  |  April 8th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  58 mins 45 secs
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    This week, we discuss MULTIPLE Joker-related news items, the upcoming Dragon Quest Movie, Mark Hamill as Chucky, old movie theater gimmicks, spoiler-free reviews of Jordan Peele's Us and The Twilight Zone, The Orville, Yoshi's Crafted World and... The Bee Movie. Yes, really.

  • Episode 225 - Todd, Let Me Play Your Game

    Episode  |  April 1st, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
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    This week, we review a bunch of game, such as the Resident Evil 2 Remake, the Nintendo Switch port of Final Fantasy VII, Hasbro's Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid, as well as discuss Cat Fest 2019, the film Ready Player One, the Star Wars poster leak, the trailer for Dora and the Lost City of Gold, and wrap things up with highlights from the first-ever PlayStation State of Play.

  • Episode 224 - Captain Marvel Spoilercast!

    Episode  |  March 25th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  56 mins 24 secs
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    This week, we go higher, faster, and further with our (lightly) spoiler-filled review of Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel, as well as discuss the latest Nintendo Indies game announcements, the upcoming Konami classic game collections, Bill & Ted 3 officially a go, the Suicide Squad sequel is now a reboot, James Gunn is back helming Guardians of the Galaxy 3, Google's Stadia gaming service AND MORE!

  • Episode 223 - David Cronenberg's 'Hello Kitty'

    Episode  |  March 11th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  58 mins 57 secs
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    In this week's ALL NEW, ALL NEWS episode, we speculate on the newly-announced Hello Kitty movie, cower at Sonic the Hedgehog's bad live-action design, Brian K. Vaughn working on the live-action Gundam film, the truly terrifying trailer for Brightburn, Masahiro Sakurai's insane work ethic, Nintendo Labo VR AND MORE!