This week on The Surly Nerd…
In level 1, Comic Industry News: Mark Miller and the end of Kick-Ass, James Robinson leaving not only Earth 2 but also DC Comics, we discuss Merida becoming a Disney princess, Rob Liefeild’s new Kickstarter, and a Nebraska library being asked to pull “The Killing Joke” from their shelves.
In level 2, Entertainment News: The Gremlins remake, who is joining the set of Star Wars now, Syfy calling it quits on Warehouse 13, the end of Zombieland, the Wonder Woman series, Assassin’s Creed the movie, Red 3 and the end of How I Met Your Mother
In level 3, Game Industry News: The price of Nvidias new handheld, layoffs at Trion studios, new Xbox controller rumors, speech recognition in the PS4, the Ouya at E3, Nintendo cracking down on youtube posters as well as their E3 strategy, EA’s new studio for Star Wars and their desire to get rid of online passes as well as what they think about the Wii U
We close out this week as always with our Drinks at the Inn segment where we talk about EA pulling away from Nintendo and what that means to the future of the Wii U. Sit back and grab a drink as we get a bit rant-y on this week’s episode of…The Surly Nerd
We’ve made it to episode 19 and this week we kick up the audio quality so you can hear us drunkenly rant about all the nerdy things you love in higher audio resolution…or something.
We kick off the week with level 1: Technology News where we hit up everything from the new Apple products to robots who paint your dreams. In Level 2: Gaming Industry News we chat about Nintendo taking a hit on the Wii U, what the creator of Wing Commander is up to and what it means for the gaming industry, what’s up with Zynga and a college course on gaming at Rice University and the people who work in the industry who make us sad.
In level 3 we have entertainment news with talk about the Walking Dead, X-men, The Avengers and what the hell Michael Bay is yelling about these days. We move from there to our Drinks at the Inn segment where we talk about the 80s horror/comedy classic HOUSE and why you should have been watching it.
Grab yourself a drink or two and curl up with all of us here at… The Surly Nerd! Also, If you like the music this week its brought to you by Harley Poe. Check them out, its great stuff.
Sexier than an 8-bit striptease but not nearly as amusing, we are: The Surly Nerd
Greetings adventurers and welcome to episode 14 of our little show. We have a super-mega-ultra packed show for you this week, starting off with Level One: Technology News. In level one we cover everything from Valves new hardware, to Microsofts wearable xbox controller. We finish up level one with some Wii U news, HPs smartphones and a new tech lobby group in Washington.
From there we move on to Level Two: Entertainment News where we cover everything from Gremlins to Looney Tunes. As we jump into comic movie news we touch on Batman, Thor and Guardians of the Galaxay then chat a bit about Boondock Saints III, the Castlevania movie and how London is handling rude people at the cinema. We move from there to Level 3: Video Game News where we talk about the ARMA developers being arrested, where the Wii U is sold out already, Microsofts long term plan for the HALO franchise and a ton of Tokyo Game Show goodness for your ears. We close up level 3 with the humble indy bundle before we wrap the show up all together with our Drinks at the Inn segment.
So grab a drink and settle in by the fire once again adventurers for another episode of: 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
Greetings Adventurer, and Welcome to The Surly Nerd!
This is episode 1 of our ongoing podcast. In this installment James and Tony will be talking about some recent movie news, Microsoft leaks and our overview of E3. So if you are a Microsoft, Sony, or Nintendo fan we have something for you.