About the show

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 10 - Secret Plans

    Episode  |  September 12th, 2012  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 40 mins
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    This week, the Nerd Overload crew discuss how they initially got into the world of geek culture, as well as their plans for the future of the website!

  • Episode 9 - First Blood

    Episode  |  August 27th, 2012  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 21 mins
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    Nerd Overload (formerly Pizzacast!) is back with another classic episode! This week, we discuss a ton of stuff that was way more topical a month ago when we recorded, such as the Penny Arcade Kickstarter campaign, mc chris' YouTube breakdown, San Diego ComicCon highlights, and Gallagher. Enjoy!

  • Episode 8 - Superman's Punch Car

    Episode  |  July 6th, 2012  |  Season 2  |  51 mins 18 secs
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    After various recording issues, Nerd Overload (formerly Pizzacast!) is BACK! This week, the crew talk about the passing of acting great Andy Griffith, Marvel Comics' next big movies, the total radness that is Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and the OnLive video game service, plus a heaping helping of stuff we've watched lately and ANOTHER round of Master Debaters! Join us, won't you?

  • Episode 7 - Knowing is Half the Battle

    Episode  |  June 22nd, 2012  |  Season 2  |  57 mins 5 secs
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    This week... we discuss the possibility of a Draw Something TV series, the popular webcomic Starslip ending after an impressive 7-year run, a truly ridiculous revelation within the pages of Batman, and the new LEGO Batman 2 video game. All this, plus William Shatner music and a surprising amount of G.I. Joe talk!

  • Episode 6 - Creative Editing

    Episode  |  June 17th, 2012  |  Season 2  |  57 mins 14 secs
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    Nerd Overload (formerly Pizzacast!) is BACK!! In this Frankenstein's Monster of a show our intrepid hosts voice concerns over the new Tomb Raider trailer, try to make sense out of DC Comics' 'Zero-Issue' event, talk about some Kickstarter campaigns and finally go over some new movie trailers. Then, we totally lose steam AGAIN as we dip into the PXT Mailbag!

  • Episode 5 - Dangerously Close to Fan Fiction

    Episode  |  June 2nd, 2012  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 33 mins
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    This week on Nerd Overload (formerly Pizzacast!)... we try to guess who the gay superhero is from DC Comics [NOTE: We were way off. We recorded this a week ago before DC's official announcement.], E3 pre-coverage, webcomics talk, My Little Pony-flying Final Fantasy VI, Dan Harmon leaving Community, and the rough start for Diablo III, as well as many other many other topics. Plus, we totally lose steam by the end as we read some messages from the PXT Mailbag!

  • Episode 4 - Death's Bone Vagina

    Episode  |  May 26th, 2012  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 32 mins
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    This podcast has been three weeks in the making! Cody, Sam, and Samantha make their triumphant return to podcasting with some light discussion on G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, the Silverhawks animated series, Wolfenstein 3D, and the passing of Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, before diving into Free Comic Book Day talk, a lengthy and fairly scattered review of the Avengers, the return of Toonami on Cartoon Network, and the delay of the game Bioshock Infinite. And we also dip back into the PXT Mailbag! Enjoy, folks!

  • Episode 3 - Awful, But I Like It

    Episode  |  May 6th, 2012  |  Season 2  |  56 mins 2 secs
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    Now with 20% MORE PLANNING! This week, Samantha, Sam, and Cody delve into a myriad of topics, such as Dark Shadows Classic, awful 90s cartoons, Kevin Smith's 'Comic Book Men,' the DC Comics Robot Chicken Special, the Sonic the Hedgehog Fanfilm, and various Kickstarter campaigns. We wrap things up with the first installment of our new Mailbag segment! All this, plus golf practice and Sailor Moon in this week's Nerd Overload (formerly Pizzacast!)!

  • Episode 2 - Unusable Content

    Episode  |  April 17th, 2012  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 3 mins
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    Cody, Samantha, and Sam return to ramble through some brief highlights (and lowlights) of recent conventions HorrorHound Weekend Columbus and Ohayocon, touch briefly on a possible Ghostbusters III/remake, discuss DC's 'New 52' and the Captain Marvel (Shazam) reboot for way too long, and wrap up with some Kinect Star Wars dancing and Mass Effect 3 ending fun. Join us for all this... and more!

  • Episode 1 - Believe in the Magic!

    Episode  |  March 31st, 2012  |  Season 2  |  53 mins 32 secs
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    Not a dream! Not a hoax! Not an April Fool's joke! The first episode of Nerd Overload (formerly Pizzacast!) is HERE! This week, Sam, Cody, and Samantha discuss the new Hunger Games movie, the Dark Shadows trailer, the return of Cartoon Planet, Michael Bay's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle debacle, and have a startling revelation about the show Cash Cab... and much, much more!

  • Friday Clip-Show - Space Stallions [Video]

    Article  |  February 10th, 2012
    By Sam Dunham
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    It's Friday! Here's an awesome animatic for a fictional animated series called Space Stallions!

  • Gotham City Impostors (PS3)[Review]

    Article  |  February 8th, 2012
    By Cody Pinnick
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    Review of the game Gotham City Imposters.

  • Friday Clip-Show: My Fandom Is Like Voltron [Video]

    Article  |  December 16th, 2011
    By Sam Dunham
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    It's Friday! Here's a music video for the song 'My Fandom is Like Voltron' by Scott Kurtz and Kris Straub.

  • The Pull List #2 - “Electric Boogaloo” [Review]

    Article  |  December 15th, 2011
    By Sam Dunham
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    Reviews for Resurrection Man #4, Uncanny X-Force #18, Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #4, Suicide Squad #4, Green Lantern #4, Star Trek/Legion of Superheroes #3 [of 6].

  • The Fighting Fists of Shanghai Joe (1972) [Review]

    Article  |  December 13th, 2011
    By Sam Dunham
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    Review of the 1972 spaghetti-kung fu-western The Fighting Fists of Shanghai Joe.

  • Friday Clip-Show - Italian Spiderman [Video]

    Article  |  December 9th, 2011
    By Sam Dunham
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    It's Friday! Here's episode 1 of the internet sensation Italian Spiderman!