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Nerd Overload is your weekly geek culture show! Sam Dunham, Cody Pinnick, Samantha Cross, and Josh Harrison provide all of the video game, comic book, TV, film and all around pop culture news and reviews... with a side of comedy!
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Episode 241 - Dolemite!!

Episode 241 - Dolemite!!

2019-08-1901:01:31

This week, we talk about the GI Joe Snake Eyes solo movie, Universal's Super Nintendo World, and the possibility of SNES games coming to the Nintendo Switch, plus review the game Ion Fury, movies Fast & the Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and Rocko's Modern Life: Static Cling PLUS... have you heard the news about the main man named Dolemite?The song this week is 'Love Shack' by the B-52's.We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out!Topic Linkss:* Eddie Murphy Becomes Blaxploitation Icon in ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Trailer (https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-news/eddie-murphy-netflix-dolemite-is-my-name-trailer-870529/)* Report: Crazy Rich Asians' Henry Golding Could Be G.I. Joe's New Snake Eyes (https://io9.gizmodo.com/report-crazy-rich-asians-henry-golding-could-be-g-i-j-1837243702)* Nintendo appears to be readying a SNES Switch controller (https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/13/nintendo-snes-switch-controller/)
This week, we discuss the newest Pokémon Sword & Shield trailer, Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill on CW's mega-crossover event Crisis on Infinite Earths, the Addams Family animated movie... with Snoop Dogg as Cousin It (?), the New Mutants movie delayed (again), x-men comics-delete, Fortnite streamer Ninja moving from Twitch to Microsoft Mixer AND MORE!The song this week is 'Rock & Roll All Night' by KISS.We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out!Topic Links:* Pokémon Sword and Shield adds new Galarian forms of old Pokémon (https://www.polygon.com/2019/8/7/20758337/pokemon-sword-shield-galar-galarian-forms-nintendo-switch)* Kevin Conroy's Arrowverse Casting Paves the Way for Batman Beyond (https://www.cbr.com/kevin-conroy-arrowverse-casting-batman-beyond/)* ‘The Addams Family’ Trailer: Snoop Dogg’s Cousin It Comes To Town (https://deadline.com/video/the-addams-family-trailer-cousin-it-snoop-dogg/)* What the hell is going on with The New Mutants? (https://www.digitalspy.com/movies/a27014359/the-new-mutants-delayed-cancelled-release-date/)* Marvel just changed everything we thought we knew about the X-Men in one fantastic comic (https://www.vox.com/2019/8/8/20758804/x-men-house-of-x-marvel-d23-mcu)* Ninja announces he is leaving Twitch to stream exclusively on Mixer (https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/1/20750393/ninja-mixer-exclusive-twitch-fortnite-streaming-gaming-announcement)
This week, our intrepid hosts discuss the supposed 'controversy' over Wolfenstein: Youngblood's microtransactions, the pre-EVO 2019 leaks featuring Street Fighter V's E. Honda, Poison and Lucia, Netflix's acquisition of the Rocko's Modern Life and Invader Zim movies, take a deep dive into Hero, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's newest DLC character, and cover the new trailer for the Fred Rogers biopic A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood. All this AND ghost hunting adventures abound!The song this week is 'Can You Picture That' by Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem.We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out!Topic Links:* Wolfenstein: Youngblood’s microtransaction mess, explained (https://www.polygon.com/2019/7/31/20748772/wolfenstein-youngblood-microtransactions-boosters)* Chaos Is The Hero's Weapon In Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (https://kotaku.com/hero-in-super-smash-bros-ultimate-is-for-players-who-w-1836860440)* Major Street Fighter V leak ruins Capcom's 3 character surprise before Evo 2019 (https://www.dexerto.com/street-fighter-v/street-fighter-v-leak-capcom-3-character-evo-2019-867006)* Netflix to run new Rocko's Modern Life and Invader Zim movies (https://news.avclub.com/netflix-to-run-new-rockos-modern-life-and-invader-zim-m-1834694921)* Tom Hanks Mr. Rogers Movie Tells the True Story of Fred Rogers (http://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/you-are-my-friend/)
This week, we're giving you all a double-dose of news, all coming from San Diego Comic-Con 2019! We discuss the new trailer for Star Trek: Picard and the animated Star Trek: Lower Decks, speculate on what kind of Star Wars IX: The Rise of Skywalker Kevin Smith saw that made him completely freak out, go over some morphenomenal Power Rangers happenings, get totally grossed out by that Cats trailer, ask what the heck is the deal with Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding, and finally geek out over all of Marvel Studios' Phase 4 announcements, like Black Widow, Blade, Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness and Thor: Love and Thunder featuring Natalie Portman's Jane Foster as the new Thor!The song this week is 'Cat Scratch Fever' by Motörhead.We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out!
This week, we dive into the Nintendo Switch lite, updates on Pokemon GO, derail ourselves into talking about fast food kids meal toys for a bit, review phone games Shop Titans, LEGO Tower, and Dr. Mario World, do a SPOILER-FREE discussion of Spider-Man: Far From Home, and finally, we hope you're thirsty for content, because we talk about the twitch streamer who's selling her own bathwater. Trust us, it's really a thing.The song this week is 'Bathwater' by No Doubt.We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out!
This week, we discuss the new Jumanji: The Next Level and Charlie's Angels trailers, Paul Rudd joining the Ghostbusters 3(?) cast, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, the changes Netflix made to Neon Genesis Evangelion and the reaction to the imminent removal of The Office and MUCH, MUCH MORE!The song this week is 'Welcome to the Jungle' by Guns 'N Roses.We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out!
This week, Josh regales us with his adventures at Origins Game Fair, and after that we discuss trailers for the Monster Hunter film, the horror remake of The Banana Splits, and the Shining pseudo-sequel Doctor Sleep, and finally wrap things up with some good ol' controversy over the Telltale Minecraft: Story Mode debacle AND MORE!The song this week is 'Walk the Dinosaur' by Was (Not Was).We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out!
This week, it's ALL VIDEO GAMES, ALL THE TIME as we cover an absolute pile of news from E3 2019, including game announcements from Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Bethesda, Ubisoft, Devolver Digital, Nintendo AND MORE!The song this week is 'Pac-Man Fever' by Buckner & Garcia.We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out!
This week, Sam and Josh are joined by guest co-host Jordan Taylor as they discuss the recent Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct, the Xbox body wash, the cancellation of DC Universe's Swamp Thing, as well as review Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Doctor Who Season 8 AND MORE!The song this week is 'Godzilla' by Bear McCreary feat. Serj Tankian.We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out! Special Guest: Jordan Taylor.
On this week's show, we discuss The Sonic the Hedgehog movie delay, the trailer for Star Trek: Picard, the Pokemon Press Conference (including Pokemon Home, Pokemon Sleep, Pokemon Masters, and Pokemon... Shirts?), and Mario Maker 2 news, as well as review the new Aladdin and, yes, Detective Pikachu.The song this week is 'What Is Love?' by Haddaway.We'd like to thank David Pencil for our original intro/outro. You can find more of his work at DavidPencil.com (https://www.davidpencil.com/).Hey! Do you like our logo? Do you also like t-shirts, mugs and other cools stuff? Well now you can get a shirt or mug with our logo on it! Head over to our TeePublic (https://www.teepublic.com/user/nerdoverloadnow) page to check them out!
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