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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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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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In which Stuart asks Nick Prolix the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by the mighty Nick Prolix (Slang Pictorial, Cockney Kung-Fu), to talk comics and answer the big question...

Recommendations - The Seven Sagas Of Silverbeard, John Tucker, Atom Agency, Owen Sherwood/The Incredible Plight Of Tony Featherneck

 

LINKS;

NICK - Twitter @nickprolix, Instagram, Website

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 Tony Esmond have a Big Brawl on the streets of Texas...

This time Stuart heads into unknown territory and checks out the 1980 Jackie Chan film Battle Creek Brawl (aka The Big Brawl) for the first time; ready to talk with Tony Esmond about his love for the film.

Among the things you should check out after listening to this episode, is the awesome Lalo Schifrin Theme Tune to the film and Jackie Chan on TisWas.

Further Viewing Recommendations:

Drunken Master, The Clones Of Bruce Lee, Wheels On Meals, Project A, Armour Of God, Police Story, Island Of Fire & Dragon Lord.

LINKS

TONY- Website - Twitter @Ezohyez

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd

NERDS - Facebook

BATTLE CREEK BRAWL - IMDB - 88 Films Blu-Ray

Title Music - Storytelling Man by Ruth's Curtain

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In which Stuart asks Vince Hunt the question; Why Comics?...

 

This time, Stuart completes his trilogy of Awesome Pod hosts and is joined by Vince Hunt (The Red Mask From Mars, The Awesome Comics Podcast) to talk about his love of comics and more, all stemming from that one question.

Recommendations - EAGLE, BATTLE, STORM FORCE, GARTH ENNIS PUNISHER, TKO COMICS, OUTER DARKNESS, CINEBOOKS, EUROPE COMICS

 

LINKS;

VINCE - Twitter @jesterdiablo

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

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - Facebook, Hello To Jason Isaacs, Tales From Beyond Infinity

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In which Stuart Mulrain and guest Raechel Leigh Carter talk teenage love in a Scottish School...

For episode three, Stuart talks to artist, writer & zine creator Raechel Leigh Carter about her love of the 1980 Bill Forsyth classic Gregory' Girl (with some random tangents off onto other things too).

LINKS

RAECHEL - Twitter @tinynoggin - Website

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd

NERDS - Facebook

GREGORY'S GIRL - IMDB - Twitter - @gregorysgirl_ (Fan Group) @gregorysgirldoc (Documentary Page)

Title Music - Storytelling Man by Ruth's Curtain

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In which Stuart asks Sarah Millman the question; Why Comics?...

 

Stuart is joined by Sarah Millman (NPC Tea/Heart Of Time) to talk about creating comics, working as a freelancer, the convention experience and more, all stemming from that one question.

Recommendations - Jen Wang, Shaun Tan, Nyankees, Yotsuba, Stephanie Seed

 

LINKS;

SARAH- Patreon - Twitter @Heart_of_Time - NPC Tea 7 KickStarter

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - Facebook

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July 31, 2019

Nerds Special: Con Talk

In which Stuart is joined by Iz McAuliffe & Tony Esmond to talk comic cons...

For this Special Nerds episode, Stuart is joined by Iz McAuliffe (CICE) and Tony Esmond (ACP) to talk about the UK Comic Convention scene.  We talk the highs, lows and all the stuff inbetween.

SHOUT OUTS;

Nottingham Comic Con, Leamington Comic Con, New York Comic Con, Oldham Comic Con, Thought Bubble, Not Another Comic Con, BAM!, Hackney Comic & Zine Fair

LINKS;

TONY- Website - Twitter @Ezohyez

NOBROW - Website - Twitter @NobrowPress - Facebook

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

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

TROOBS - Website - Twitter @OKTrueBelievers - Facebook

NERDS - Facebook

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