Keanu collective! The boys take one of the most treasured and admired actors of today. We each narrow down our top 5 and dive back into a career that makes him one of Hollywood and the internets favorite. Also we address the spider in the room and see if we can make sense of this ugly custody battle. Thanks sideshow!
Catching us by surprise in the tail end of the summer is the new Amazon series, THE BOYS! On this episode we sit down to discuss season 1 and all that is good (and bad) with The Seven.
Also without spoiling it (for once) we discuss Quentin Tarantino's latest film, ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD. We touch on the what worked, what didn't, and just how will Tarantino put Sam Jackson in STAR TREK.
More News Bites discussing TITANS, HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS, MARVEL rumors, and of course THE WALKING DEAD
Back from San Diego, we relive stories, moments, and our absolute fantastic experiences we had during Comic Con's 50th. From the walking, the parties, the food, and the unforgettable moments with friends that tagged along to join us this year. We extend a HUGE THANK YOU to Sideshow Collectibles for making the trip this year possible.
Also we go over some of the big news that came out of 2019's Comic Con, and talk IT: CHAPTER 2, TOP GUN, JAY AND SILENT BOB, and of course the MARVEL panel with the reveal of the PHASE 4 lineup, along with the surprise tease of PHASE 5 with the reveal of BLADE.
We're back from the Upside Down to give you an attempt at a lightning fast episode. We sit down to finally discuss two of the summer's biggest works SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME and STRANGER THINGS 3!
Also Jazen and David give their thoughts on the immersive and incredibly detailed new land at Disneyland, Star Wars Galaxys Edge,
With San Diego Comic Con on the horizon looming like a massive tidal wave we are hyped as ever for what's to come for the second half of 2019!
6 episodes concluding an 8 year saga and people are still unhappy. On this episode, with the help of the very wonderful Julia Kelly, we discuss the finale of the always subversive Game of Thrones.
Julia gives us her theories on Drogon's final act, her opinion on the new Batman casting news, and stumps us on the show discussing her dream cosplay for Comic-Con.
An episode full of laughs, Anchorman references, and therapy after a harrowing final season of Game of Thrones
FINALLY we have reached the conclusion of the 10 year-22 film saga of the MCU and it's only appropriate for us to dedicate a massive discussion episode to it.
Digging deep with explore our favorite moments, favorite easter eggs, theater experiences, and we speculate on the future of the MCU.
Also, we discuss the Spider-Man Far From Home trailer, the creepy IT: Chapter 2 trailer, and we wonder if Watchmen will HBO's next big cultural phenomenon after viewing the latest trailer
With one episode left, we discuss the very divisive last couple of episodes of Game of Thrones.
Nerds at the Cool Table - Episode 34: Everyone Else Is Just Catching Up (w/ special guest Van Lathan)
Van Lathan joins us on this episode of the Cool Table! During the lifetime of this show we’ve come to the realization how much a place like Nerds at the Cool Table was needed among our peers and having a fellow certified nerd like Van join us only continues to solidify its place.
As the anticipation for the Endgame builds we look back at the entire catalog of MCU films and TV shows to bring you our TOP 3 MCU REVEALS & TWISTS!
On the heels of the latest Star Wars Episode 9: Rise of Skywalker trailer, we discuss the new direction it seems to be going as the end of the saga comes to a close and we wonder how much of the past is truly being “killed” like stated in The Last Jedi.
And finally in our newest Game of Thrones segment of the show, we discuss the past 2 episodes of Season 8; the premiere episode Winterfell and the calm before the storm episode A Knight Of All The Seven Kingdoms.
The Marathon Continues! Before jumping into our regularly scheduled program we give a short tribute to Nipsey Hussle.
Onto the main event, SHAZAM takes over our whole episode. With a discussion that spills onto our Us discussion, we just couldn’t get enough of DC’s latest film (except for Jazen).
We anticipate the wave of a very heavy spring with the looming return to Westeros, the big conclusion to the MCU’s Phase 3, and that fabled odyssey to the desert, Coachella!
Concluding the episode we talk everything Game of Thrones; from shitty mixtapes, our official death pool, and our favorite obscure characters from the series
Finally we sit down and discuss the movie before the main event of Endgame, CAPTAIN MARVEL. Our thoughts, concerns, and hopes for the sequel as well as the holes it filled in the overarching Marvel Universe. Followed by her appearance in the Endgame trailers and how she fits in with the Avengers team
Also we talk James Gunn's return, Marvel's What If series potential, and the satisfaction of having Fox heroes under the Disney banner now that the deal is done.
Super Duper Kyle pays the Cool Table a long awaited visit!
We nerd out to just about everything we could that one episode can contain; Game of Thrones, video games, Pokemon, Marvel vs DC, representation in media, anime, bingeable TV shows, the Disney classic A Goofy Movie, and so much more!!
Who didn't have a toy box filled with kid's meal toys in the 90s? We take a trip through memory lane discussing our favorite kid's meal toys and promotions from the golden era of fusion of fast food, pop culture, and the toy industry! Talking backpacks, trading cards, and VHS tapes that shaped our love of geeky properties we still hold dear to this day.
Our first impressions of the latest shows Umbrella Academy, Doom Patrol, and Deadly Class!
Also we dive into tangents about Halloween candy strategies, dating shows from the 2000s, and sending "you up?" texts after brunch.
we got another bonus episode, a dream casting episode! We finally discuss the elephant in the room; who will play the next BATMAN. We go over our Top 3 choices of candidates and tear each one apart..sort of.
Also we finally review trailers for SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOME, BIRDS OF PREY, HOBBS AND SHAW (we have a lot of thoughts about this one)
We bring you our second Power Ranger interview! This time we call on the power of the Mastodon and summon Walter Jones, the ORIGINAL Black Ranger as special guest!
All 4 of us discuss the impact the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers had on all of our childhoods, David discusses how the movie Brink was a staple growing up, and our database, Jazen breaks out into the theme song of one of Walter's more eclectic starring shows, Space Cases.
Nerds at the Cool Table - Bonus Episode 2: Superboy Is Going To Sell Fit Tea (DC Universe's Titan's Review)
In our second ever bonus episode we get down to it and discuss just what did Robin mean by “fuck Batman” in the initial trailer for the DC Universe’s streaming service flagship show, Titans!
We review Season 1 on where it got it right and where it can improve upon for Season 2. There’s spoilers all over this podcast so make sure you’ve seen DC’s Titans beforehand.
We’re back at top of 2019! With more breathing room between us, we jump in and review 2018’s last two comic book films; Aquaman and Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse. Both vastly different and very much linked to each other via something new we’ve never seen onscreen before.
To round off the topics, we look forward to what 2019 has to offer and name our Top 5 Most Anticipated Films of 2019.
Also we get in depth discussing Jordan Peel’s upcoming followup, Us, and we question whether or not Netflix will cancel Punisher right after it’s release!
Merry Christmas ya filthy animals! It’s Christmas time at the Cool Table. We gather ‘round and discuss our favorite Christmas movies of all time and argue just what qualifies as a Christmas movie. The choices vary but are full of old favorites which we all make solid cases for (Home Alone franchise, Nightmare Before Christmas, and Stars Wars to name a few)
Also with news that Celebrity Deathmatch is being rebooted, we grab onto some low hanging fruit and dream up some potential matches that you could probably only get away with in claymation.
Plus we discuss the Captain Marvel trailer, Avengers Endgame trailer, the upcoming Brightburn movie by James Gunn, and we wonder just how can Netflix top the iconic status of “anything for Salinas” when they release their upcoming Selena series.
Grab some egg nog, ditch your family and listen to the very special Christmas episode of Nerds at the Cool Table
Nerds at the Cool Table - Episode 26: The One Where We Replace Jazen (w/ special guest Sterling "Steelo" Brim)
We lose a host and gain a guest host. We're joined by Ridiculousness cohost Sterling "Steelo" Brim at the cool table! He fits right in with plenty of off-topic discussions, chicken sandwich bets, and some lowkey DC bashing.
On this episode we discuss a meme that asks "Which famous martial artists actor would you pick in a fight to back you up" (Blade doesn't count)
Also, we ask the question can Momoa Aquaman opening weekend do Vinny Chase Aquaman opening numbers, we discuss whether we can separate the artist from their actions, Can the Oscar's ever be relevant, is Candyman real, and just how big does the Brinks truck have to be to get Quincy Jones to executive produce the music on Netflix's live action Cowboy Bebop!
We’re drinking to the life and legacy of the late Stan Lee. The four of us reflect on his life, legacy, impact, and favorite cameos. A legend who’s creations brought us all together for this very podcast.
Also we discuss and review the life of another legend, Freddie Mercury, in the film Bohemian Rhapsody.
Plus Detective Pikachu, Breaking Bad vs The Wire, theories on the new implications of the Pixar Universe, and where is Emilio Estevez?
Daredevil Season 3 Spoilers all over this episode! Episode 24 kicks into gear minutes after David finishes all episodes of Daredevil Season 3 after a weekend of intense cyber bullying by the rest of the crew. We give you a thorough, in depth, and extremely spoiler heavy review of Season 3.
Also we reluctantly review Venom while struggling to find the small glimmer of positivity in it.
We dig into some news bites and briefly talk about the pleasant surprise of a streaming service DC Universe is.
Sit back and make sure to finish Daredevil Season 3 before listening to this episode.
Season 2 kicks off with a guest host and honorary 5th member for this episode Matthew Bordenave! With a resume as a storyboard artist that ranges from the newest DC Universe show Young Justice Outsiders, Flashpoint Paradox, Ultimate Spiderman, The Dark Knight Returns, and one of David’s favorites, Moon Beam City.
Matthew runs us through a typical process of an animated series, from inspiration, script writing, character design, and everything in between that creates some of our favorite moments in animation.
Also, we do another trailer play by play, this time with two back to back trailers; Spiderman Into The Spiderverse and Dark Phoenix. As usual we all have a lot of thoughts and opinions.
Join us and a fellow nerd/creative/and listener as we do what we do best as we kick off our jam packed second season of Nerds at the Cool Table