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July 31, 2017

Nerd News Show Ep 087: This One Is About Comic Con…

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This week Rob and Maria recap the crazy fun time they has at San Diego Comic Con! The discussion centers around what it’s like to attend Comic Con with more experience under your belt, and the importance of Hotel location as it relates to planning out your day.

From there, they talk about the debacle that was the collectibles and Hall H lines. Attendees were tremendously disappointed by line management, and the admittance of counterfeit wristband holders into Hall H. They also talk about whether or not the [...]

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July 17, 2017

Nerd News Show Ep. 086: Disney’s D23 Expo / SDCC Survival Guide

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This week Rob and Maria recap the biggest announcements from Disney’s D23 Expo, held this past weekend. There’s a ton of Avengers: Infinity War hype, a sweet new Star Wars themed hotel, and some Lion King and Aladdin updates as well!

From there, they give you the keys to the kingdom and offer sage advice on how to survive San Diego Comic Con! If you’re a comic con newb, make sure you stick around. We drop handy gems about how and what to pack, what to expect when you [...]

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July 10, 2017

Nerd News Show Ep 085: Internet Indifference

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This week, Rob and Maria dissect the new Spider-Man: Homecoming movie and how the Marvel Cinematic Universe could’ve been much bigger. They also discuss how another member of The Walking Dead family almost jumped ship to Marvel.

There’s also a pretty lengthy discussion about the Doctor Who finale, and whether or not it’s time for the Doctor to regenerate into a woman.

San Diego Comic Con is right around the corner, and Rob and Maria share their anxiety for the upcoming mega show!

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June 29, 2017

Star Wars’ Beloved R2-D2 fetches $2.75 Million at Auction

The Star Wars universe is vast and rapidly growing.  So why not a better time than now to sell off a complete R2-D2 unit which was assembled from components from the original “Star Wars” trilogy with a little mixed in from  “Star Wars:Episode I- The Phantom Menace” and “Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones”. The Los Angeles-area auction house Profiles in History were responsible for auctioning off Luke Skywalker’s companion. The auction house stated that there were no internal mechanics so no Death Star plans or  bleeps will not be heard.  This patchwork R2-D2 unit sold for 2.75 million dollars. Among other items [...]

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