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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 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!

  • Episode 222 - Pikachu Does A Cuss

    Episode  |  March 4th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    Hey hey! This week, our hosts discuss Reggie Fils-Aimé departure from Nintendo of American and the rise of Doug Bowser, the newly-announced Pokemon Sword and Shield, and trailers for Detective Pikachu and Dark Phoenix, as well as reviews of Anthem, How to Train Your Dragon 3 AND MORE!

  • Episode 221 - Darth Dudeous

    Episode  |  February 25th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  55 mins 4 secs
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    After our one-week hiatus, we're back to talk about lightsaber dueling as a legal sport, the recent Nintendo Direct including highlights such as Super Mario Maker 2, Dragon Quest XI S, Fire Emblem, Astral Chain, Tetris 99 and the remake of Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, even Fallout 76 problems, reviews of Netflix's Umbrella Academy, DC Universe's Doom Patrol, The LEGO Movie 2 AND MORE!

  • Episode 220 - Sweet Victory

    Episode  |  February 11th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
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    This week, the team runs into the endzone with discussion topics like how Fallout 76 continues to be bad, Dr. Mario on iOS, the Bubsy: Paws on Fire DLC Kickstarter, the end (and disappearance)of Machinima, as well as trailers and commercials from "The Big Game," including Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel, Fast & The Furious Presents... Hobbs & Shaw, Jordan Peele's Us and Twilight Zone AND MUCH MORE!

  • Episode 219 - Required Reading

    Episode  |  February 4th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min
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    Hey-ho listeners! This week we discuss the Detective Pikachu sequel that's already been greenlit, the Metroid Prime 4 delay, we reset the clock on bad Fallout 76 news, the Birds of Prey trailer, the upcoming Free Comic Book Day teaser for 2 new DC Comics lines aimed at younger audiences AND MORE!

  • Episode 218 - The Secret Word Is "BUCKWILD"

    Episode  |  January 28th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 2 mins
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    This week, the funtime gang discuss Fallout 76 potentially going Free-To-Play, the Power Ranger's fighting game (which may or may not be an updated iOS game), Space Jam 2's filming start date, the upcoming Netflix series Space Force and Unsolved Mysteries, Hbomberguy's Donkey Kong 64 marathon for charity, Black Panther's Oscar nod AND MORE!