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The home of the podcast series The Nerds Who Haunted Themselves, And Why Not? (coming soon) and Why Comics?

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December 31, 2019

Nerds Special: 2020 Talk

In which Stuart is joined by Tom Stewart & Tony Esmond to talk about the year to come...

For this Special Nerds episode, Stuart is joined by Tom Stewart (That Comic Smell) and Tony Esmond (ACP) to talk about what they would like to see in the world of comics in 2020.

 

Title Music - Who My Tryna Fool by Ruth's Curtain

LINKS;

TONY- Website - Twitter @Ezohyez

TOM - Twitter @uramyx 

THAT COMIC SMELL - Website - Twitter @ThatComicSmell

ACP - Podbean - Twitter @theawesomepod - Facebook - Big Cartel

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - Facebook

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In which Stuart is joined in the NerdCave by an old friend to talk about the year that was 2019...

Andy returns to the pod to join Stuart in a conversation about 2019, discussing everything from their personal highs and lows, favourite films, comics and more, all in that usual rambling way that is the Nerds Who Haunted Themselves.

 

Title Music - Who My Tryna Fool by Ruth's Curtain

Links - 

The Nerds Who Haunted Themselves: FACEBOOK

Stuart: FACEBOOK  |  INSTAGRAM  |  TWITTER

Andy: FACEBOOK  |  INSTAGRAM  |  TWITTER

True Believers:  WEBSITE  |  FACEBOOK  |  TWITTER  |  INSTAGRAM  |  MAILER

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In which Stuart Mulrain asks Pete Genepool the big question...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Pete Genepool (ComicHaus), to talk comics and answer the big question (with some random tangents including Hollyoaks & Astro Turf!!!)...

WARNING - This episode contains spoilers for the last X-Men film; Dark Phoenix.  Sorry about that.

Recommendations - Catalyst, 32 Kills, Close, Impossible

LINKS

COMICHAUS - Twitter @Comichaus - Website - Facebook

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - FacebookComics

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

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In which Stuart Mulrain asks Tom Stewart the big question...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Tom Stewart (That Comic Smell), to talk comics and answer the big question...

Recommendations - That Comic Smell, Fred Egg Comics, Comic Arts Festival Podcast, READ COMICS!

LINKS

TOM - Twitter @uramyx 

THAT COMIC SMELL - Website - Twitter @ThatComicSmell

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - FacebookComics

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

 

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In which Stuart Mulrain and guest Tom Stewart don't discuss a love story, but do discuss a story about love...

This episode, Stuart is joined by That Comic Smell's Tom Stewart to discuss the 2009 comedy; (500) Days Of Summer, the lies romantic comedies tell us and that slightly awkward feeling of seeing something of your younger self in an problematic hero.

Further Viewing:

Silver Linings Playbook, Ruby Sparks, Lost In Translation, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, High Fidelity, Annie Hall, The Graduate & the films of Wes Anderson.

 

LINKS

TOM - Twitter @uramyx - That Comic Smell

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd

NERDS - Facebook

(500) Days Of Summer - IMDb

Title Music - Storytelling Man by Ruth's Curtain

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In which Stuart asks Steve Sims the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Steve Sims (Beast Hunting Battle Badgers), to talk comics and answer the big question...

Recommendations - Bone, Usagi Yojimbo, TMNT: City Fall, Akira, The Fabulous Freak Brothers, Maus, Circuside, Just Go To Cons

BEAST HUNTING BATTLE BADGERS #5 is out now.

LINKS;

STEVE - Twitter @BattleBadgers - InstagramWebsite

BATTLE BADGERS - Website - Facebook

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - Facebook, Comics

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In which Stuart asks Barry Nugent the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Barry Nugent (Geek Syndicate), to talk comics (with some tangents into the films & TV they inspired) and answer the big question...

Recommendations - Planetary, DC: The New Frontier, Half Past Danger, Queen & Country, Velvet

 

LINKS;

UNSEEN SHADOWS - Twitter @Unseen_Shadows - Website

GEEK SYNDICATE - Twitter @GeekSyndicate - Website - Facebook

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - FacebookHello To Jason IsaacsTales From Beyond Infinity

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In which Stuart Mulrain and guest John Tucker attempt the race that eats its young...

Stuart heads into unknown territory again and checks out the 2012 documentary The Barkley Marathons for the first time; ready to talk with John Tucker about his love of the film.  With spoilers and bonus Lost In Translation talk too (so an episode and a bit in one awesome package).

Further Viewing & Reading:

Where Dreams Go To Die, Tales From Out There (book), When We Were Kings, Paris Is Burning & One Day In September.

PLEASE NOTE; In the episode it is mentioned that the film is available on Netflix UK.  Since recording the film is no longer in their library, but it is available to rent at the links below.

 

LINKS

JOHN- Website - Twitter @johntuckerart

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd

NERDS - Facebook

The Barkley Marathons - WebsiteIMDB - Amazon Prime (Rent Or Buy) - YouTube (Rent)

Title Music - Storytelling Man by Ruth's Curtain

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In which Stuart asks Sara Dunkerton the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Sara Dunkerton (MULP), to talk comics and answer the big question...

Recommendations - Maus, Elmer, Blacksad, Grandville, Mouse Guard, Beasts Of Burden, Beast Hunting Battle Badgers, Brian Talbot: Grandville and the Anthropomorphic Tradition

 

LINKS;

SARA - Twitter @saradunkerton (also Instagram) - Facebook - Blogspot

MULP - Twitter @mulpcomic - Website

PAWS FOR THAWT - Instagram @pawsforthawt - Tumblr

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - FacebookHello To Jason IsaacsTales From Beyond Infinity

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In which Stuart asks Russell Mark Olson the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Russell Mark Olson (Gateway City), to talk comics and answer the big question...

Recommendations - Corpse On The Imjin!, Harvey Kurtzman, EC Comics, Joe's Bar, Torpedo, Slots, Pup & Grumpicorn & Matt Hardy

 

LINKS;

RUSSELL - Twitter @russell_m_olson - website - Facebook - Instagram

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - FacebookHello To Jason IsaacsTales From Beyond Infinity

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