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Hosted by Mo'Kelly and Tawala Sharp; Nerd-O-Rama is your daily source for news, analysis and conversations from the world of comic culture.

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    The "StoryTerrace"

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 9:42

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we're revisiting our conversation with “StoryTerrace” CEO Rutger Bruining who joined the program to introduce his amazing memoir writing service that offers ‘a personal biographer for anyone who wants to preserve their stories – or for those that have dreamt about writing a memoir but simply don't have the time or the skill'…

    “Hawkeye” on the Roundtable!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 66:33

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; the Friday Knights join forces on a Wednesday to deliver a spoiler filled review of the new Disney+ series “Hawkeye”…

    ‘America's Big Deal' & ‘The Buy Pile'

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 31:22

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama, we welcome the Emmy-nominated co-host of the nationally syndicated Access Hollywood, Scott Evans, who joins the program to introduce his USA Network hit series ‘America's Big Deal,' the first live, shoppable competition series…PLUS – Hannibal Tabu has everything you need to know about what's on comic shop shelves in a brand new edition of ‘The Buy Pile'!!!

    Reboots & Remakes Galore!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 35:19

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly & Tawala are joined by veteran journalist, comic book writer, podcaster and talk-radio host Mark Rahner as the delve into the latest batch of Hollywood remakes & reboots, including “Lethal Weapon 5,” “Point Break,” “Under Siege,” and “Rocky”…

    “Ghostbusters: Afterlife” on the Roundtable

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 52:15

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; the Friday Knights of the Legendary Nerd-O-Roundtable delve into a spoiler filled review of “Ghostbusters: Afterlife”…Plus – “Rocky vs. Drago”, “Cowboy Bebop”, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” and more…

    The Mystery of the Meanest Teacher, the Top 5 & Tech Thursday!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 30:49

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy #TBT episode of #NerdORama; we're revisiting our conversation with New York Times bestselling author, Ryan North AND Eisner Award-winning illustrator, Derek Charm who joined the program to introduce their DC Comics middle-grade graphic novel “The Mystery of the Meanest Teacher: A Johnny Constantine Graphic Novel”…PLUS – TaSh the ‘Carnival Jedi' has a brand new “Top 5” & Marsha Collier has the latest in geek with a brand new edition of “Tech Thursday”!!!

    B. Scott & the “Twenties After Show”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 12:57

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome one of the most prominent voices in celebrity news blogging, B. Scott, who joins the program to introduce their hit BET series the “Twenties After Show with B. Scott”…

    Red Notice, Road House, No Way Home & The Buy Pile

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 29:49

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly & Tawala review “Red Notice”, rebuke the “Road House” remake AND they drop the new “Spider-Man: No Way Home Trailer”…PLUS – Hannibal Tabu has everything you need to know about what to check out and what to avoid on comic shop shelves with a brand new edition of “The Buy Pile”!!!

    Disney+ Day Recap & Mo's “Eternals” Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 22:08

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly & Tawala recap all the nerdy goodness from Disney+ Day 2021…Plus…At long last…Mo' gives his review of Marvels “Eternals”!!!

    Enter the Twilight Zone…Encyclopedia

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 29:58


    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome author and friend of the program; Steve Rubin, who joins the program for an in-depth discussion of his “exhaustive and engrossing” guide into the world created by Rod Serling with the “Twilight Zone Encyclopedia”…


    Terciel and Elinor, the Top 5 & Tech Thursday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 24:45


    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome bestselling novelist Garth Nix who joins the program to introduce his long-awaited “Old Kingdom” prequel story “Terciel & Elinor,” the never-before-told love story of Sabriel's parents Terciel and Elinor, and the magic that both brought them together and threatened to tear them apart…PLUS – TaSh the Carnival Jedi has a brand new ‘Top 5' AND Marsha Collier has the latest in geek with a brand new edition of ‘Tech Thursday'!!!


    “Young Justice: Phantoms” with Brandon Vietti & Greg Weisman

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 15:29


    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome Brandon Vietti and Greg Weisman; the Executive Producers/Showrunners of “Young Justice: Phantoms,” who join the program to share details on season 4 of the hit HBO Max and Warner Bros. Animation series…(new episodes drop Thursday's on HBO Max)


    “The Harder They Fall” & “The Buy Pile”

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 24:14

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly & Tawala heap well deserved high praise onto the Netflix release “The Harder They Fall”…PLUS – Hannibal Tabu has everything you need to know about what's on comic shop shelves with a brand new edition of “The Buy Pile”!!!

    What's Geeky with Azie Tesfai AKA ‘Guardian'!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 16:27

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #nerdORama we welcome accomplished actress Azie Tesfai; who joins the program after making Arrowverse history as the first actor in any Greg Berlanti-produced series to pen an episode on any of his shows, with her co-writing episode 12 of the sixth and final season of “Supergirl,” which sees her character Kelly Olsen become the ‘Guardian'!!!(New episodes in the final sixth season air Tuesday's at 9pm on the CW)

    “Eternals” & “The Harder They Fall” on the 825th Episode

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 95:56

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy edition of the Legendary Nerd-O-Roundtable; the Friday Knights celebrate 825 episodes of #NerdORama with a fiery debate over Chloé Zhao's “Eternals”…PLUS – Dr. Liz breaks down the African American experience in the ‘Old West' juxtaposed against the amazing Netflix release “The Harder They Fall”!!!

    Space Force, the Top 5 & Tech Thursday

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 30:05

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; we're revisiting our conversation with Col Matthew Spencer, SSC CORE Team Lead; who joins the program to discuss the Los Angeles based “Space Force Acquisitions Division”…PLUS – TaSh the Carnival Jedi has a new ‘Top 5' and Marsha Collier has the latest in geek with a brand new edition of ‘Tech Thursday'!!!!!!

    Samantha Ware…Life lessons learned on the way to Hollywood

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 16:53

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we're revisiting our conversation with actress Samantha Ware who joins the program to discuss her journey to Hollywood and landing roles on ‘All Rise', ‘Glee' & 'Doom Patrol'…

    Nerd News & ‘The Buy Pile'

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 24:40

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; “Army of Thieves” is on Netflix, haters are review bombing Marvel's Eternals because of its “wokeness” and Okoye is leading the MCU Phase 4 charge to Disney+ and beyond…PLUS – Hannibal Tabu is back with everything you need to know about what's on comic shop shelves with a brand new edition of “The Buy Pile”!!!

    ALLBLK's “Lace”a

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 18:03

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama, we welcome the creators of the hot new ALLBLK series “Lace” – Tracy Grant (Writer/Producer, Co-Creator, Executive Producer) alongside Katrina Nelson and Michelle Ebony Hardy (Showrunners)…Lace follows the “courtroom, boardroom, and bedroom chess matches of attorney Lacey McCullough as she and her firm navigate clients, cases, exclusive call-girl (and boy) services, and their personal lives”!!!

    “Child's Play” with Brad Dourif AKA “Chucky”!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 12:18

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy pre-Halloween edition of #NerdORama; we welcome iconic actor Brad Dourif, the star of all seven Child's Play films as well as the new series Chucky on USA Network and Syfy; where the vintage ‘Good Guy' doll turns up at a yard sale in a small town, leading to a series of horrifying murders that expose the town's hidden secrets!!!

    Envy Over Shatner's Trip to Space, The Top 5 & Tech Thursday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 23:48


    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; the green eyed monster called envy has arisen to hate on William Shatner's Blue Origin Orbit…PLUS – TaSh the Carnival Jedi has a spooky new ‘Top 5' AND Marsha Collier is back with a brand new edition of ‘Tech Thursday'!!!


    “What Waits For You (LAPD Detective Tully Jarsdel Mysteries)”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 18:29

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; we welcome crime fiction author Joseph Schneider, who joins the program to introduce his latest book – “What Waits For You (LAPD Detective Tully Jarsdel Mysteries)”…The story of a community terrified by a murderer with nothing left to lose, and the only cop in LA who might be able to put a stop to the hysteria!!!

    The ongoing hubbub over Superman's new motto & ‘The Buy Pile'

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 27:08

    On today nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama, Mo'Kelly, Tawala and special guest Mark Rahner delve into the ongoing hubbub over Superman ditching his 'American way' motto…PLUS – Hannibal Tabu in back in full E-FF-E-C-T with a brand new edition of ‘The Buy Pile'!!!

    Disney Delays, Anakin's Return & Dune

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 23:47

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly, Tawala & veteran journalist, comic book writer, podcaster, talk-radio host and game writer Mark Rahner weight in on the latest Disney/MCU Film delays AND Hayden Christensen's returning as Anakin Skywalker in the Disney+ Ahsoka series…PLUS - Final thoughts on Dune!!!

    “Dune” on the Roundtable!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 65:44

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; John Considine returns to the Legendary Nerd-O-Roundtable to join the Friday Knights in an epic, spoiler filled review of Denis Villeneuve's “Dune”!!!

    ‘Rhodes to the Top', TaSh's ‘Top 5' & Letitia Wright

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 20:34

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; we welcome the Chief Brand Officer for ‘All Elite Wrestling' (AEW), Brandi Rhodes, who joins the program to introduce the new TNT series ‘Rhodes to the Top', which follows husband and wife (and professional wrestlers) Cody & Brandi Rhodes as they start a new family while building a wrestling empire…PLUS – TaSh the @CarnivalJedi has a brand new ‘Top 5' AND Mo'Kelly & Tawala weight in on Letitia Wright's “alleged” anti-vax views…

    Lilliam Rivera & “Unearthed: A Jessica Cruz Story”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 15:04


    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome writer Lilliam Rivera who joined the program to introduce her new DC Comics YA Graphic Novel ‘Unearthed: A Jessica Cruz Story'; a reimagined origin story of the fan-favorite Green Lantern “navigating the challenges of life as a DREAMer in a city plagued by rising xenophobia”…


    Superman's Sexuality and New Motto + ‘The Buy Pile'

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 31:51

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly & Tawala delve into politics and pop culture to examine the uproar over the Son of Superman coming out as bisexual AND Superman swapping his 'American Way' motto for one that reflects 'A Better Tomorrow'…PLUS Hannibal Tabu has everything you need to know about what to purchase and what to pass up on comic shop shelves in a brand new edition of ‘The Buy Pile'!!!

    DC Fan-Dome Nerd-O-Rama Recap

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 23:45

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly & Tawala recap the awe-inspiring highlights from DC Fan-Dome!!!

    The Nerd-O-Rama ‘Week-End' Review (10/15/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 31:19


    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy edition of the #NerdORama ‘Week-End Review' – MAJOR nerd news on everything from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 to Keanu Reeves' “BRZRKR”…PLUS – the comic shop rundown for next week, new trailers from ‘Hawkeye', ‘House of the Dragon' & ‘Peacemaker' AND a brand new ‘Toy Report'!!!


    “America My Love, America My Heart”, the Top 5 & Tech Thursday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 23:16

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy #TBT episode of #NerdORama we're revisiting our conversation with acclaimed author/artist Daria Peoples-Riley, who joined the program to introduce her powerful book for young readers “America My Love, America My Heart”; a book which encourages them to examine ‘their personal beliefs and attitudes toward the many different colors of America'…PLUS – TaSh is back with a brand new Top 5 AND Marsha Collier has the latest in geek with a brand new edition of Tech Thursday!!!

    “Aquaman: King of Atlantis”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 15:42

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome Showrunners Victor Courtright (ThunderCats Roar!) and Marly Halpern-Graser (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) to the program to introduce the highly anticipated HBO Max animated mini-series event, ‘Aquaman: King of Atlantis'…A “playful reimagining” of the iconic DC Super Hero that tells an original tale about Aquaman's first adventures as King of Atlantis.

    The Expanse, Agatha Harkness & The Buy Pile

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 20:35

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly & Tawala delve deeper into ‘The Expanse' and weigh in on the newly announced ‘Agatha Harkness' spinoff series for Disney+…PLUS – Hannibal Tabu is back in E-FF-E-C-T with a brand new edition of ‘The Buy Pile'!!!

    “No Time to Die” with James Bond Historian Steve Rubin

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 16:33

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; we welcome the author of the “James Bond Encyclopedia”, Steve Rubin, back to the program for an in-depth analysis of Daniel Craig's 5th and final turn as 007, in the 25th installment in the Bond franchise - “No Time to Die”…

    “What If…?” there was “No Time to Die” on the Roundtable!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 68:08

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; the Legendary Nerd-O-Roundtable delivers a heated, spoiler filled review of “James Bond: No Time to Die”…PLUS – The Friday Knights delve into the “What If…?” finale AND “Squid Game”!!!

    Rocky vs. Drago, the Top 5 & Tech Thursday!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 19:35

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama, Mo'Kelly & Tawala geek out over the new trailer for the Rocky 4 ‘Director's Cut' – “Rocky vs. Drago”…PLUS – TaSH the Carnival Jedi has a brand new “Top 5” and Marsha Collier is back with the latest in geek with a brand new edition of “Tech Thursday”!!!

    Dalan Musson & “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 29:48

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; we're revisiting our conversation with Screenwriter/Actor Dalan Musson, taking an in-depth journey behind the scenes of the amazing Disney+ series “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier” and what ‘may or may not' lie ahead for the new Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe…

    “White Smoke” & “The Buy Pile”

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 19:09

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama, we welcome NY Times bestselling author Tiffany D. Jackson back to the program to introduce her highly anticipated new YA novel ‘White Smoke,' which offers “a contemporary spin on the classic haunted house story that blends thrills & frights with social commentary”…PLUS – Hannibal Tabu has everything you need to know about what's on comic shop shelves in a brand new edition of ‘The Buy Pile'!!!

    "Venom: This Review is Carnage"…

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 19:47

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly & Tawala double down with their disdain for “Venom: Let There Be Carnage”…PLUS – Disney+ has Star Wars content galore on the horizon and ScarJo may have settled her suit with Disney, but at what cost…

    ‘What If…Venom was a Dumpster Fire' on the 800th Episode of Nerd-O-Rama!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 55:20

    Today…On the 800th nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama, the Legendary Nerd-O-Roundtable wades through the Death Star trash compactor that is ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage' and ‘What if… Ultron Won?'!!!

    “Beasts & Beauty: Dangerous Tales,” TaSh's “Top 5” & “Tech Thursday”!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 25:24

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome the Bestselling Author of the epic fantasy series “The School for Good & Evil,” Soman Chainani, who joins the program to introduce his new literary universe “Beasts & Beauty: Dangerous Tales”; a wildly inventive retelling of the classic Grimm's fairy tales…PLUS – TaSh is back with another “Top 5” & Marsha Collier has the latest in geek with a brand new edition of “Tech Thursday”!!!

    Javicia Leslie…#BatGirlMagic!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 14:11

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we're revisiting our conversation with Actress Javicia Leslie who joined the program to share how she's bringing #BatGirlMagic to her role as ‘Ryan Wilder' on the hit CW series “Batwoman”!!!

    “ZERO GRAVITY…The Journey To Space Is Just A Code Away”

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 15:10

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome Award-winning director, producer, and editor Thomas Verrette to the program to introduce his fantastic and timely new feature documentary – “ZERO GRAVITY”…A film that follows a diverse group of middle school students as they compete in a nationwide tournament to code satellites aboard the International Space Station!

    “TUDUM: A Netflix Global Fan Event” & the NEW Jessica Rabbit…

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 20:02

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; Mo'Kelly & Tawala recap the global Netflix fan event “TUDUM”…PLUS – Thoughts on the Jessica Rabbit redesign that has fans calling Disney out for being too square…

    What If, Star Wars: Visions & The Expanse on the Roundtable!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 53:58

    On today's Nerdtastically Newsworthy episode of #NerdORama the Legendary Nerd-O-Roundtable convenes in person, for the first time in over a year and insanity ensues as the Friday Knights delve into “What If…Thor Was An Only Child”, “Star Wars: Visions”, “The Expanse” and more!!!

    Kyrie McCauley's “If These Wings Could Fly” & Tech Thursday

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 19:15

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome Author Kyrie McCauley with her first novel “If These Wings Could Fly”; which provides a powerful look at teen dating and violence in the aftermath of a school shooting…PLUS – Marsha Collier has the latest in geek with a brand new edition of “Tech Thursday”!!!

    The Nerd-O-Rama “Mid-Week Review” (9/22/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 21:15

    On today's ALL NEW Nerdtastically Newsworthy edition of the #NerdORama "Mid-Week Review" we've got the 411 on the Comic-Con Special Edition AND Disney+ Day…PLUS Hannibal Tabu has a brand new edition of “The Buy Pile” and TaSh the Carnival Jedi has a brand new “Top 5”!!!

    E. Lockhart & “Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero”

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 14:09

    On today's ALL NEW nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome New York Times bestselling author E. Lockhart (Genuine Fraud, We Were Liars) who joins the program to introduce her DC Comics Young Adult graphic novel, “Whistle: A New Gotham City Hero”; which introduces readers to Willow Zimmerman…A courageous sixteen-year-old superhero with big aspirations, and something to say!!!

    Kim Fields & “All the Queen's Men”

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 14:53

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama we welcome Actress, Producer, and Director Kim Fields (The Facts of Life, Living Single, The Upshaws), who joins the program to introduce the compelling new BET+ drama “All the Queen's Men”…

    The Nerd-O-Rama “Week-End Review” (9/17/21)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 27:19

    On today's ALL NEW Nerdtastically Newsworthy edition of the #NerdORama “Week-End Review”; Netflix has greenlit a live action ‘Grendel' series, Hayley Atwell is the new Lara Croft AND Anthony Mackie is Twisted Metal's “John Doe”…PLUS – Hannibal Tabu has a brand new edition of “The Buy Pile” & TaSH the Carnival Jedi has a brand new “Top 5”!!!

    Stargirl/Duncanville Actress Joy Osmanski & Tech Thursday!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 32:40

    On today's nerdtastically newsworthy episode of #NerdORama; we're revisiting our conversation with Actress Joy Osmanski who joined the program to discuss her starring roles in ‘Duncanville' Season 3 AND ‘Stargirl' Season 2…PLUS - Marsha Collier has the latest in Geek with a brand new edition of Tech Thursday!!!

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