Lucasfilm's resident Star Wars Nerd Pablo Hidalgo joins Dan & Kenton for a spoiler-free discussion about how he helps shape the Star Wars Universe. It's very finding that this is episode 7 of this podcast.
Yes, it's true. After years of drinking the Apple Kool-Aid, Dan has given in to his hate. Plus, Kenton rants about Elite Fitness and the nerds talk Walking Dead.
Dan & Kenton bask in the glory of the final SW:TFA trailer. Behold! They also re-live the chaos of Monday night: Canadian election, ESPN Football, class prep, buying Star Wars tickets, it was a crazy time !
Dan & Kenton discuss the good, bad, and extremely ugly aspects of political advertising. Do these awful attack ads actually influence who we vote for?
Regardless, this Monday is Election Day in Canada, be sure to GO OUT AND VOTE!
Dan & Kenton talk about the upcoming Central Canada Comic Con and all the Star Wars awesomeness that will be there. They also celebrate the non-disneyfication of Star Wars: Force Awakens and the glory of the Star Wars: Battlefront Beta.
02:30 - Star Wars at C4 Comic Con
07:30 - J.J. has final cut!
14:20 - Star Wars: Battlefront Beta
23:50 - When will the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer drop?
27:00 - Shitty Star Wars rumors
Dan makes an announcement regarding the upcoming Central Canada Comic Con, then the Nerds tear into Facebook for trying to hijack their second screen.
00:00 - Intro
01:30 - Dan's announcement
06:45 - Nerd News: Bill & Ted 3 and Jimmy "What's up with that?" Iovine
16:10 - Facebook's new second screen tools for broadcasters
37:05 - New & returning TV shows
42:00 - Media recommendations
Dan & Kenton talk about Tim (Admiral Ackbar) Rose's recent comments regarding the secrecy surrounding the plot of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a film that he apparently makes an appearance in.
The podcast then takes a sharp turn into the Age of Ultron (hey, it's all Disney!) and Dan tells a heartwarming tale about a recent experience with Marvel Comics.
00:00 - Intro
04:40 - It's a trap!
20:00 - Kenton finally saw Avengers: Age of Ultron
28:00 - Dan's Marvel story
31:15 - Star Wars Toy Update with Kenton Larsen
42:00 - Shitty Star Wars Rumors
Dan & Kenton talk advertising this week, given Apple's recent introduction of Adblocking technology to iOS. The conversation ranges from high-end Ford television spots to intrusive, cookie-tracking online banner ads. And Robert Patrick comes up more than a few times.
00:00 Intro - happy podcasting week!
04:42 Nerd News - X-files trailer, the Terminator Dies, and Amazon bans Apple TV
15:30 Jaguar - For men who want hand jobs from women they hardly know
21:00 Online Ads - Are we obligated to view them in order to support the content?
34:00 Facebook legal disclaimer posts - why do people think this will work?
41:00 Lotion-imbued Kleenex - It's like God kissing you
55:20 Media recommendations for the week
Dan & Kenton dispel the completely unbelievable rumors being spread about The Force Awakens. There is no genuine spoilers for this film out there, despite what the clickbait websites would have you believe. The Nerds then review Chuck Wendig's Aftermath, the first canonical post-Jedi novel. They'll save you time and money by recommending you not read it.
00:00 - Intro & new website!
03:00 - Shitty Star Wars rumours, how they get started and why they're ridiculous
23:00 - The aftermath of Aftermath
41:00 - Star Wars merch & toys update
47:30 - Quick discussion about the Star Wars Rebels animated series
49:45 - Wrap up
Dan & Kenton gear up for the new TV season by running down their fave and not-so-fave new and returning shows. Then, the Nerds make their Emmy picks. Spoiler alert: Kenton predicts a disastrous hosting job by Andy Samberg.
Kenton & Dan welcome Star Wars super-fan Chris Schiffmann (@Cshifty) to the second episode of Star Wars Nerds. Chris shares his Star Wars “origin” story, his disdain of Jar Jar, and some delicious sugary Star Wars cereal!
The Media Nerds began this week excited about Stephen Colbert's return to television, but was the excitement warranted? And finally, Apple delivers the set-top box Kenton & Dan have been talking about for years.
by talking about all the awesome Star Wars toys they bought for themselves (yes, two grown men bought toys, that’s how we roll). They also discuss this new podcast and what they hope to achieve with it!
Dan & Kenton jump on board the popular hashtag and give their returning students a bit of advice on how they can be successful in the Creative Communications program. Plus, some minor changes are on the way to this podcast and the Nerds are gearing up to launch an all-new podcast in a galaxy far, far away....