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Media Nerds Podcast

Kenton and Dan. Dan and Kenton. Two peas in a movie/TV/Internet/video game/iPhone/social media-filled pod, or rather – podCAST. Every week the conversation ranges from Star Wars to Breaking Bad, Google AdWords to Instagram vs. Vine. No media will be left untouched, they consume it all. Take a listen and join the discussion. Tweet @kentonlarsen to let him know what you think (criticism only, please!) while @danvadeboncoeur is happy to accept all praise.
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Jul 4, 2018

One week after the wrap-up of FanQuest, Dan & Kenton talk about the event highlights. They also ask each other the questions they wanted to ask Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo if they'd been able to have him on the podcast longer. 

Jun 26, 2018

Lucasfilm Creative Executive and Story Group member Pablo Hidalgo returns to the Star Wars Nerds podcast during FanQuest 2018 to discuss his trip home to Winnipeg, what's changed at Lucasfilm in the three years since he was last there (hint: a lot!) and thecompleteplotsynopsesofthenextsixStarWarsfilms. Just kidding, he doesn't talk about that. But he does talk about his job of filling in the details of the Star Wars Universe, writing the "Official Guide" companion books to the films, and the relationship between Canon and what's now called "Star Wars Legends."  

Jun 8, 2018

Fellow Star Wars Nerds Carson Samson, Chris Schiffmann and Kelly Stifora join Kenton & Dan for a round table discussion on Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Come to FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus and meet Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo. Get your tickets today at http://fanquestcon.com

Jun 2, 2018

The Nerds have caught up on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and they've had enough! Maybe it's time for Disney to pump the brakes on the "three films a year" model.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

May 25, 2018

Dan & Kenton have a spoiler-filled discussion about Solo: A Star Wars Story. Hint: they both loved it. Buy why does Kenton think this film is the best Star Wars movie since Return of the Jedi? WARNING: Don not listen to this episode until after you have seen Solo!

Come to FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus and meet Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo. Get your tickets today at http://fanquestcon.com

May 13, 2018

There's less than two weeks until Solo: A Star Wars Story comes out and Kenton has flagged a potential conflict between the 1st careening of the film and game 7 of the Western Conference Final between the Winnipeg Jets and the Vegas Golden Knights. Whatever will he do?

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

 

May 10, 2018

Dan relates his experience of taking 31 students to Chicago for a school field trip. In the Nerd News, Childish Gambino shares his vision of America. In Recommendations, Dan shouts-out a web series only available in the U.S. of A.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

Apr 22, 2018

It's the end of an era! The Nerds sign off from local cable access channel Shaw TV Winnipeg for the final time, as all of their current employees have taken a buyout offer. What's next for Shaw? What's next for Producer Billy?

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

Apr 21, 2018

The Nerds discuss the new Solo TV spots as well as Empire magazine's  new photo of Paul Bettany's character in the film. Does this mean we'll see Boba Feet in Solo: A Star Wars Story?

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

 

Apr 9, 2018

The full Solo trailer dropped during an episode of American Idol, and both Dan & Kenton were watching (not really!) They give their initial thoughts and reactions to the trailer in this bonus episode.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

Apr 7, 2018

Should Meryl Streep be the new Leia? Dan & Kenton discuss the merits of the recent petition calling for this casting. The also try to get excited about the new Denny's Solo-themed menu items. Then it's a discussion about what other movies any good Star Wars fan should also watch. 

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

Mar 31, 2018

Kenton tells Dan all about meeting comedy legend John Cleese at his recent show in Winnipeg, which leads to a discussion about meeting celebrities. How much money would you pay to see which celebrity? It's like a monetized version of your "cheat list."

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

Theme by Kenton Larsen, additional music by Schuyler Hunt. Download Emulated Reality on your favorite music service: https://www.emulatedreality.com 

 

Mar 24, 2018

It's been more than five years since Kenton & Dan started recording their nerdy media conversations in a college basement. Today they look back on the last 200 episodes, talk about how media has changed in the last five years (supplemented by the new CRTC report) and try to re-create their long lost 1st episode.

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, June 23 & 24 at the Red River College Exchange District Campus. Get your tickets at http://fanquestcon.com

Mar 23, 2018

From the archives: We spoke with Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo just a few weeks before the release of The Force Awakens. This interview (originally posted Oct. 30, 2015) has been re-mastered, re-edited and re-imagined for a new generation of podcast listeners. Enjoy!

You can come meet Pablo at FanQuest! He'll be in Winnipeg for the con June 23 & 24. Tickets and info at http://fanquestcon.com

 

Mar 21, 2018

Netflix has reached a few meaningful milestones over the last few months, and so Dan & Kenton thought it'd be a good time to talk about the impact that the streaming juggernaut has had on regular ol' cable TV. 

This episode is brought to you by FanQuest, pleased to welcome Lucasfilm Creative Executive Pablo Hidalgo to Winnipeg June 23 & 24. Come to FanQuest and talk Star Wars with Pablo! Tickets and info at http://fanquestcon.com

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