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Episode 62: Intro To Our New Friend Stephanie

Episode 62: Intro To Our New Friend Stephanie. We flashback to February 2019 where the guys talk to our new friend Stephanie about when we first met at ComicCon 2018, she does strawpedos with us, and teaches us how to open a beer bottle with a lighter. Stephanie talks about her up and coming trip to Japan in April, the significance of all her tattoos, and she also reads an insert from her drunk journal. The guys also discuss her insane list of all her food allergies that she must keep with her at all times.

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Episode 53: Thanksgiving Chicken Run Flashback Episode

Episode 53: The Thanksgiving Chicken Run Flashback Episode. During this Thanksgiving month, the guys decide to share their story of a yearly tradition they call The Chicken Run. They discuss the origin of The Chicken Run as well as what fast food items they recently purchased to celebrate this tradition. It started off with trying to decide which fast food chain had the best chicken nuggets, which slowly became a journey to purchase as many different food items from each chain to bring back home and feast on. They finally decide which chain has the best chicken nuggests, and Vic uses his new tag name for the very first time.

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Episode 51: New York ComicCon2018!

Episode 51: New York ComicCon2018! The guys go to New York Comic Con at the Javits Center. They discuss the items they purchased, Gen’s encounter with Dean Cain, the people they met, networking with other podcasters, and getting a chance to talk with a comic book writer and illustrator.

Check out the Youtube clip of our time at New York Comic Con!

https://youtu.be/31NIYEA7n9M

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Episode 50: Mistressed and the Milestone 50

Episode 50: Mistressed and the Milestone 50. Today the guys celebrate their 50th episode with their special guest, Twitch Streamer and Gfuel Influencer Manager Mistressed. The guys sit with Mistressed to talk about how she became an Influencer Manager for Gfuel, traveling to different parts of the U.S. and U.K. to attend video gaming conventions (like E3, PAX, EVO), how she got into Twitch Streaming, and famous streamers she has met.

Check out her Twitch channel: Twitch.tv/mistressed

Twitter: @mistressed_

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Episode 49: Jerel's Play Accepted into The New York New Works Festival!

Episode 49: Jerel's Play Accepted into The New York New Works Festival!  In this special episode, Al and Jerel have a one-on-one post conversation about the two night showing of Jerel's play, Angels at Work held at the Kraine theater.  Jerel and Al give their review of the play, Jerel tells us a story on how difficult it was to cast certain parts in the play, how NerdSpork was represented in the Playbill, and Angels at Work being accepted into The New York New Works Festival!

http://www.theworldvoiceensemble.com

 www.nynwtheatrefestival.com

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Episode 48: Flashback Episode Part 3 - Honesty, Marriage, Video Games, and Strippers?

Episode 48: Flashback Episode Part 3 - Honesty, Marriage, Video Games, and Strippers?  In this flashback episode, the guys travel back 2 years ago, two weeks before Mario and Geenie tied the knot to discuss how they met, what video games they like to play together, our family dog Girlie getting her tail caught between the door frame--No worries! She is okay and so is her tail--sounded worse than it actually was.  The guys also provide Mario some marriage tips (LOL!), as well as discuss Al's bachelor party experience.

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Episode 47: Awesome Mike!

Episode 47: Awesome Mike!  The guys introduce their new friend, "Fighter Mike", "He-Man Mike", "Wolverine Mike", "God Mike", or just Mike.  He talks to the guys about his passion--Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, winning 1st place in the NAGA (National American Grappling Association) tournament, knocking out opponents, breaking his ankle during a match, meeting members of the Gracie family and sparing with them, as well as his training and diet regimen before a fight.  He also shows us his NAGA Championship belt!  He truly is...Awesome! 

http://www.nagafighter.com

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Episode 40: Our Visit to Pax East 2018!

Episode 40: Our Visit to Pax East 2018!  The guys go to Pax East in Boston.  We discuss our time at the Boston Convention Center for Pax East, Pickle Vic gives a quick movie review of Isle of Dogs, we discuss planning a trip to Pax West, planning a visit to Funko Pop headquarters, and Al discusses the time when he called in as a guest on a friends Youtube show.  We discuss this an more while Al tries to fix Evil Ray's mic.

Check out our video clip of our time at Pax East on our Adventures page:

https://nerdspork.squarespace.com/adventures/

We created a Youtube page as well!

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=nerdspork

Visit our Blah Blah Blogs section where our good friend Carissa wrote about her first experience at Pax East 2018. 

 https://www.nerdspork.com/new-blog/

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Episode 35: Red Flags!

Episode 35: Red Flags! It's February and love is in the air.  The guys invite Gen, Carissa, Mattea and Rimi to play a card game called Red Flags, the game of terrible dates.  In this game the guys will draw cards, pick their best attributes, and try to win a date with one of the lovely ladies. However the guys will also be provided a red flag card which could ruin their attributes.  Now the guys argue why the single lady should pick their character to date and reject the other candidates.  Which one of the guys will win in the end? Find out!

Red Flags created by Darin Ross; Skybound.

If you like this game please visit their website and check out their products.

https://www.redflags.com/

Background music:

"let's Do it" -- Topher Mohr and Alex Elena

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Episode 27: Halloween Special 2017!

Episode 27: Halloween Special 2017!  It's Halloween and the guys read three tales of terror for you!  All rights of the stories belong to the rightful publishers and authors mentioned below.  They also discuss their favorite Halloween costume as kids and their favorite candy.

Horror Tales:

- Voices from Tales from the Midnight Hour Vol.2.  Published by Scholastic and Judith Stamper.

- The Gecko from Tales From the Midnight Hour Vol 2.  Published by Scholastic and Judith Stamper.

- There is a Reaper by Charles V. de Vet. Located on Free Domain websites.

Music and Sound Effects:

Gymnopedie No 3 

Gymnopedie No 3 by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100785

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Comfortable Mystery 3 - Film Noire

Comfortable Mystery 3 - Film Noire by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100536

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

Classic Horror 1 - Dark World

Classic Horror 1 - Dark World by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100471

Artist: http://incompetech.com/

https://youtu.be/NoWHzcv1HeU

https://youtu.be/TuYOyDIeLEs

https://youtu.be/HH8WRghL7n8

https://youtu.be/0ohh5KirQdQ

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Episode 25: Beers and Cheers!

Episode 25: Beers and Cheers!  In this milestone 25th episode, we invite Jay, our special guest,  who is very knowledgeable of beers and even brews his own.  Jay was kind enough to educate the guys on the different types of beers, beer percentages, the properties of the different beers, and finally taste test each one that he recommended that we had on site.  On a side note, the guys where hung over the following day.

The beer with tasted (chugged!)

1) Victory Prima Pils --- ABV 5.3%

2) Sierra Pale Ale --- ABV 5.6%

3) Hi Res Triple IPA --- ABV 10.5%

4) Belgium Ommegang Abbey Ale -- ABV 8.2%

5) Weyerbacker Merry Monks Triple Ale --- ABV 9.3%

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Episode 24: Jerel's Trip to Japan, The Eclipse, and The Best He-man Video Game

Episode 24: Jerel's Trip to Japan, The Eclipse, and The Best He-man Video Game.  The guys discuss Jerel's trip to Japan, and his first time visit to VR ZONE in Shinjuku Japan.  The guys also discuss the next Batman movie, the eclipse, and the best He-man video game they found surfing the net.

VR Zone:  

https://vrzone-pic.com/en/

NOTE: The He-man game is free to download (at your own risk).  The game can be located on many different websites, just do a search for "Flash He-man game."

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Episode 23: Batman Almost Got'em!

Episode 23: Batman Almost Got'em!.  The guys play a card game called Batman The Animated Series Almost Got'em by Cryptozoic Entertainment.  This game is based on Batman The Animated series episode called Almost Got'em, where all Batman's rogues are gathered together playing poker, swapping stories on how they almost killed Batman that one time, but what they don't know is that Batman is hiding among them in disguise.  The object of this game is to figure out which of us is Batman in disguise.

If you like this game, please check Cryptozoic's other games at www.cryptozoic.com

Free to use sound affects links:

https://youtu.be/STBy7VZ8rVw

https://youtu.be/2bv0FuSGgR0

https://youtu.be/Ll6CNFVFTC8

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Episode 21: Superfight!

Episode 21: Superfight!  The entire crew is here this time to play a card game called Superfight! created by Skybound. Each competitor creates a Super Powered Being to face off against another based on randomly chosen cards.  Each competitor will present their argument as to why their Super Powered Being will win.  Who will win the Superfight! 

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