Greetings adventurers and welcome to the first episode of the year for…The Surly Nerd!
We start off this week in technology news with Windows 8’s sales issues, Sony’s plan for their own HBO Go and we explain to you what a Gamestick is (spoiler: it’s not what you think). Closing out level one we talk about the future of Sony’s DRM with the PS4. We bounce over to level two, game industry news from there where we cover what’s new with THQ, new ways to transfer your xbox account internationally, what’s new with the original Bioshock and finally we chat about what one father would do to keep his kid from gaming.
In level three, entertainment news we delve into EPIX and if it’s going to be good to have on the market, what’s going on with Community and the new Bates Motel TV show and finally we talk about how great J.J. Abrams is to his fans. Drinks at the Inn closes us out this week with a long talk about what we look forward to in 2013.
Pop open a beverage and kick back with us as we plunge headfirst into the new year, here, on…The Surly Nerd.
Bouncing here and there and everywhere, we are…The Surly Nerd
This week we open up the show with Technology News, breaking in our lawsuit” in progress buzzer with a lawsuit against Yelp. We talk about how Playdom has found success with their Avengers game, people going to the moon for vacation and how Spotify is doing worldwide. From there we head over to level 2: entertainment news where we chat about HIMYM, Kevin Smiths retirement plans, what Del Toro is ACTUALLY up to these days and more Ghostbusters rumors. We finish off level 3 with Tron and all the
Marvel movie news you want to hear.
In level 3: gaming industry news we cover 343s new tournament for Halo 4, Journey being up for a Grammy, I (James) gush about how much I love the Legacy of Kain series while Tony listens and we wrap-up with Minecraft sales numbers more THQ bundle news and the Ouya shipping date. Finally, in our Drinks at the Inn we cover the VGAs!
Sit back and relax with the sultry tones of…The Surly Nerd
Not nearly as stuffed as a Thanksgiving turkey, but damn near as tasty…we are, The Surly Nerd!
Welcome to our Thanksgiving holiday blowout special. To be perfectly honest, there’s not a ton of news this week but what we lack in news we make up for in general fucking off.
Level one is technology news, where we cover Firefox 64, the new Xbox casual model, Hulu Plus for Wii U, HPs fourth quarter earnings and what was really going on with that Warner Brothers app. From there we head to level two, entertainment news. More Star Wars, Deus Ex and Hobbit talk takes the stand. A little chatting about Thor 2 and the future of Community before our Drinks at the Inn segment. The news list might seem short this week but we promise it’s worth the listen.
Grab some Thanksgiving leftovers and settle in with us here on…The Surly Nerd
Not nearly as funny as a season of Community but having a better chance to have their season renewed, we are: The Surly Nerd
Welcome to week 2 of our “In the Month of Madness”. We keep the best month in the world rolling with our Prologue where we sing the praises of the shows we’ve been watching. We head from there into Level 1: Gaming news where we cover NPD numbers, what that means for the gaming industry at large and how important Darkstalkers and Mechwarrior Online is to James. A little chatting about THQ studios, Halo 4 being leaked and some mobile gaming happens and we wrap up level 1 with a special segment you’ll just have to hear to enjoy.
In level 2 entertainment news we talk a bunch about the state of Marvels next slate of movies, Gears of War getting launched again and the state of Universal and Matel franchise remakes. We question how important Ridley Scotts sequels and prequels are before we head into our drinks at the inn segment. We wrap up the show there with week 2 of In the Month of Madness where we cover Killer Klowns from Outer Space and tell you whats next in line for all of you to watch as we continue celebrating Halloween.
Strap yourselves in for one hell of a ride for this weeks: The Surly Nerd
Better smelling than a polecat and only half as annoying, we are: The Surly Nerd
Welcome to episode 13 of our little show and what a show we have for you this week. After our prelude segment we drive into Level 1 – Technology News where we talk all about the things Apple and Google are up to these days with a little Valve and Zynga discussion tossed in for good measure. From there we head over to Level 2: Entertainment news, talking about everything from Y: The last man to Transformers 4 to Joe Hills Horns movie adaptation.
Level 3: Video Game News is the meat of our show this week with some Sony Wonderbook news, EA wanting to buy out Valve, Gamestop wanting the Ouya and a TON of Wii U talk. We close out this week with a very brief Drinks at the Inn segment as we get ready for next week.
Sit back, grab a drink or two and enjoy the ravings of a couple of geeky Mad Men here, on the Surly Nerd