This week on The Surly Nerd…
In Technology News: Anti facial-recognition glasses, Anonymous rallying for Aaron Swartz, Apples child labor, AMDs financial problems and Sony’s new ultra-thin tablet.
In Game Industry News: Where THQs properties are headed, Superbot being hit by layoffs, the Nintendo Direct conference and Ralph Nader’s opinion on video game developers.
In Entertainment News: When the new Batman movie will happen, Jimmy Olsen in the Man of Steel, who is going to be in the JLA movie, Christian Bale looking after sick children, what IS going on in Iron Man 3, who else has been added to the First Class roster, and what to expect from the Wolverine movie. We press forward talking about the Ant Man and Doctor Strange movies, J.J. Abrams working on Star Wars, the new Robotech film, Ron Howard directing the Graveyard Book, Cumberbatch working on a Wikileaks movie and Glee ripping off Jonathon Coulton.
We close out the show with Drinks at the Inn so won’t you join us here on…The Surly Nerd
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.
Easier to get your hands on than a Twinkie, and with twice the cream filling we are…The Surly Nerd
Welcome to episode 26 of our little show, adventurers. This week we open up with technology news, talking about Apples stock, Apple bringing Google Maps back, Dells obsession with the PC market, the petition for the White House to build a Death Star and we ask the question: Are we in the Matrix? From there we move on to level 2: gaming news where we cover what Square-Enix is up to, how well the 3DS is ACTUALLY doing, Cliffy-Bs plans for the future. We also find out what the most played games of 2012 were, how THQ fared with the bundle fund-raiser, what they learned from it and talk about GOG.com’s amazing holiday deal.
We bounce over to level 3, entertainment news from there. We kick it off talking about the possibility of a Spy Hunter movie, what’s going on with the next Tron movie and AMCs plans for valentines day. During drinks at the Inn we ask: How much information is too much information when it comes to trailers?
Grab some eggnog and curl up with all of us over here at…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 likeable as an Ewok but also not nearly as furry, we are: The Surly Nerd
This week on the show concludes our IN THE MONTH OF MADNESS. We start off the show with technology news, chatting about the Ouya, the Wii U browser and what’s in store for us in a post Windows 8 world. From there we move on to Level 2, Gaming news and what is going on with 38 Studios and Rhode Island. We talk about video game music, Cliffy B’s opinion on Resident evil and the Shadowgate kickstarter.
We jump into level 3: Entertainment news with some Riddick news, some more Ghostbusters 3 disappointments, Castle Wolfenstein the movie and the Lucasarts buyout. Our Drinks at the Inn segment puts this years In the Month of Madness to rest as we talk about one of our favorite horror movies of all time, Session 9.
Strap yourself in for another awesome news filled week with the crew here at: The Surly Nerd