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Holden McNeely and Jake Young are your guides on a psychotropic journey into the secret origins of nerd culture. Fill your ears with education each week as the hosts tackle subjects from the worlds of comic books, video games, anime and film. Untold stories, bizarre facts and crazed deconstructions will fly at you at dangerous speeds, do not listen if you are pregnant or nursing. Make no mistake, this IS the sweatiest podcast in human history.
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HBO's Game of Thrones Pt. I

HBO's Game of Thrones Pt. I

2019-05-2301:15:26

Holden and Jake dive deep into the history behind HBO's adaptation of "Game of Thrones"   See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here!    Protect your online activity TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free at http://expressvpn.com/wizard   Want even more Wizzin and Bruisin? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes!     Theme for Harold, Samba Isobel Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Neopets

Neopets

2019-05-1601:17:34

Holden and Jake are joined by Karina Farek to explore the story behind Neopets.    Get $80 off your first month at http://hellofresh.com/bruiser80 with promo code: bruiser80   See Wizard and the Bruiser live on Sunday, June 9 at The Bellhouse, NYC. Get your tickets here!      Want even more Wizzin and Bruisin? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes!     GlitterBurst Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
RoboCop

RoboCop

2019-05-0901:16:50

Holden and Jake explore the making of iconic 80s cyberpunk film "RoboCop" Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard   I'd buy that for a dollar! Patreon supporters get bonus episodes every week. Beach Bum Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Ant-Man

Ant-Man

2019-05-0201:20:27

Holden and Jake dive deep into the convoluted history behind Marvel Comic's Ant-Man. Protect your online activity TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free at http://expressvpn.com/wizard   Want even more WizBru action? Our patreon supporters get weekly bonus episodes!    Nowhere Land Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
One Punch Man

One Punch Man

2019-04-2501:14:16

Holden and Jake explore the history behind Japanese manga "One Punch Man"   Get your first month of treatment for free at http://keeps.com/wizard   Want even more Wizzin' & Bruisin? Patreon supporters get weekly bonus shows!   Local Forcast, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Ren & Stimpy

Ren & Stimpy

2019-04-1801:22:35

Holden and Jake recount the story behind controversial yet acclaimed 90s cartoon "The Ren & Stimpy Show"   Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com This episode was brought to you by our Patreon supporters. Happy happy joy joy!   Hep Cats, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Dead Space

Dead Space

2019-04-1101:18:184

Holden and Jake explore science fiction survival horror video game "Dead Space"   This episode was brought to you by one of our Patreon supporters. Our Patrons help the show and get weekly bonus episodes.     Get your first refill pack free at http://getquip.com/wizard Honey Bee, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Harry Potter Pt. 2

Harry Potter Pt. 2

2019-04-0401:13:506

Jake and Holden are joined by Jackie Zebrowski to dive even further into the world of "Harry Potter" and discuss the cultural impacts of the series, from real life quidditch to fanfiction.   Accio, cash! This episode was brought to you by our Patreon supporters. 
Harry Potter Pt. 1

Harry Potter Pt. 1

2019-03-2801:01:206

3 cities, 3 shows for one great guy! Get tickets for the Jason Saenz Benefit Extravaganza here: LA - April 1st NYC - April 1st DC - April 3rd   Holden is joined by Jackie Zebrowski to discuss the story behind J. K. Rowling's beloved fantasy series "Harry Potter"   Protect your online activity TODAY and find out how you can get 3 months free at http://expressvpn.com/wizard   Tool Cool, Thief in the Night, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/--
Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

2019-03-2101:01:215

Jake is joined by Meghan O'Keefe and Mike Lawrence to discuss "Captain Marvel" Get $100 off the Eero base unit and 2 beacons at http://eero.com/wizard with promo code: wizard Robinhood is giving listeners a free stock at http://wizard.robinhood.com Want even more Wizbru? Patreon supporters help out the show and get weekly bonus shows!     Apero Hour, Local Forecast, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Comments (30)

Isaiah Bradford III

great episode. I only knew parts of the Ant Man history

May 14th
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Logan Lane

Please, also do a Last Airbender riff!!

Apr 27th
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Lotun Kanji

Everytime Holden speaks I just imagine Roger from American Dad

Apr 5th
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Joshua Clark

can u guys please do an episode covering Planescapes "Torment" I beg u

Apr 4th
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Joshua Schiffman

I just finished up the Cowboy Bepop episode so of course I'm going to watch the fuck out of it on Hulu now. I love the show guys. Congrats on the nuptials Holden!

Mar 22nd
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Joshua Schiffman

Joshua Schiffman It was definitively worth it. when the theme song started I felt myself getting pumped up like when I was a teenager lol.

Mar 22nd
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Andrea Addington

Joshua Schiffman OMG! big fan of Cowboy Bebop is here!

Mar 22nd
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Joshua Clark

plz cover Planescapes Torment! Plzzzzzzz

Mar 20th
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Joshua Clark

I listen on castbox how do I do the listener survey

Mar 20th
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William

Thanks for putting out a podcast so close to your wedding! You are the man!

Mar 15th
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Yousef Suedan

great podcast. I love the topics. keep it up.

Mar 11th
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gunplaboi

Anyone know where I can find the full episode? Looks like this upload was cut short

Mar 3rd
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Jeremy peyton

great episode

Mar 1st
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Anthony Fizer

mortal Kombat

Feb 19th
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grawlicks shmalicks

Great stuff, I particularly enjoy it when Jake makes a reference Holden doesn't know and Holden riffs off it. DK3: Jake, "the covers by Andy Kubert were ok." Holden, "Upside-down Batman what even is that? It's just Batman walking on his hands!"

Feb 14th
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Paul Swinbank

Excellent podcast, who knew so much cool stuff had other cooler stuff happening around it 😁 also totally going to play through some Zelda games now.

Jan 31st
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azrealus99

The Doom theme is almost exactly Master of Puppets

Jan 24th
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Anthony Fizer

digemon is where it was at.

Jan 22nd
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Samantha Woodall

New to Castbox so I haven't gotten to go through many of your episodes, but have you done one over Tokyo Ghoul? If not I would love to see one!

Jan 16th
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Tasteful Ratatouille

why does the opening music sound like a limp bizkit song?? 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

Jan 14th
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Jess R.

brings back the memories .... bed knobs and broom sticks would be a good one also. thanks for another awesome show.

Jan 11th
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Kay Bouman

atla, lotr and one piece all within a few weeks. you're killing it guys

Jan 3rd
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