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We nerds can sometimes have a tendency to have tunnel vision when it comes to the things we love and experience. The More You Nerd Podcast is going to change that! We're about finding new geeky things to love and expanding our nerd horizons based on weekly challenges. Email your challenges, questions, and comments to TheMoreYouNerd@gmail.com.

The More You Nerd


    • Sep 21, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
    • every other week NEW EPISODES
    • 1h 7m AVG DURATION
    • 464 EPISODES

    4.7 from 118 ratings Listeners of The More You Nerd that love the show mention: stay nerdy, mike left, nerdtastic, myles, nerd culture, dakota, horizons, puns, drew, easily one, expanding, awsome, video games, nerds, challenges, new things, comics, podcast is great, twitter, movies.



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    Batversary | Robin’s Reckoning

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2022 41:32


    Plenty is said about the performances of Batman and the Joker in Batman The Animated Series, so we're taking the time to watch how well they portray the Caped Crusader's partner in fighting crime, Robin! Come listen as we explore this Emmy winning two-parter! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Batversary | Heart of Ice/Beware the Gray Ghost

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2022 54:50


    It is shockingly the 30th anniversary of Batman The Animated Series, so we're going to take this month to cover the episodes that mean the most to us! Come join us to talk about one of the greatest animated series of all time! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    BatMyles Begins | Tim Drake

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2022 37:26


    Today's is an episode of reflection as we take some time to get to know our good buddy Myles a little better. We've known for a long time what his favorite character is, but we've never really taken the time to ask why. That changes today! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Toon Level | Sonic the Hedgehog

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2022 48:17


    In this episode we talk about the hog so nice they tooned him twice, Sonic! Yes that's right, Sonic the Hedgehog had TWO cartoon series airing at the same time! But which one was better? Which one was more true to the games? Listen and find out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Birthday Challenge | Star Trek Lower Decks

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 44:34


    Couldn't help myself folks! With season three right around the corner I will take any opportunity to gush about this show. We dive into a little bit of the history of the show, and then basically spoil many of the great moments of seasons one and two, you've been warned! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Toon Level | Captain N The Game Master

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 46:17


    It took Nintendo another decade to bring together a cast like this! Here we have the first major video game crossover as Captain N leads his team through different levels of Videoland to save it from the evil Mother Brain! But does it hold up?! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    The Games That Made Us | World of Warcraft

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2022 72:52


    In days that seem more recent than they are, one game stood above all others. A game that changed the way other games tried to be. A watershed that revolutionized an entire genre. This is the story of one man's experience with that game, the changes that it brought to his life, and what happens when you can't go home again ... Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    The Games That Made Us | Final Fantasy VIII

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 75:12


    In this episode we flash forward a number of years to talk about a game that honestly doesn't get enough credit. Yes it's in the shadow of its super impactful older sibling, but in a number of ways Final Fantasy VIII eclipses its prior incarnation. Yes that was difficult to type! But it doesn't make it any less true! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    The Games That Made Us | Link’s Awakening

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2022 66:01


    This week we focus on a game that is way more important, not just to us, but to the Zelda franchise as a whole. While it's not overlooked, it's rarely given its due as one of the greatest games of all time! It had an ocarina before ocarinas were cool ... Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nerdlympics | Summer Game News

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 75:19


    It's summer 2022 and we've got ALL* the big news from all the largest announcements and hugest press conferences! It's so big we can't even fit it into an episode! It's bursting at the seams! Do podcasts have seams? *We do not have all the news, just the stuff that directly interested us. As far as we are aware podcasts do not have seams. Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nerdlympics | Missed Connections: Castlevania Symphony of the Night

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 58:11


    It's another missed classic in our Summer Games at The More You Nerd, and this time it's up to Drew to dive into one of the most iconic games of the Playstation 1 era, the game that put the -vania in Metroidvania, Castlevania Symphony of the night! Tsacdop is podcast spelled backwards! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nerdlympics | Birthday Challenge: Resident Evil

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 57:00


    I'm not sure whether to call this a Birthday Challenge or a Missed Connection or a Sadaptation, but for Myles's B-Day we watched 2021's Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City and are here to talk allllll about it! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nerdlympics | Missed Connections: Portal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 54:25


    This was a triumph! I'm making a note her, huge podcast episode! Well ... not that huge. Average at best. Our expectations were already set so low ... Sorry! GlaDOS infected our notes there, but this week we put Myles through Portal for the first time! Does the game hold up? Listen and find out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Clone Wars | Star Odyssey

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 36:22


    Hoo boy, gang. Buckle up, because this one is a doozy. We have been known to partake in B Movies, but what about a C-? Maybe an F+? This week we cover Italian production Star Odyssey in a record short episode runtime ... Tune in to find out why! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Clone Wars | Starchaser The Legend of Orin

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 56:59


    Take three parts Star Wars, and mix them with 3 ounces of Heavy Metal. Send overseas to bake on high for a few months and you get this movie. An animated film released during the "Disney Drought" that carries its own unique style. Is it really as much of a ripoff as some of the reviews claim? Listen and find out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Clone Wars | Message From Space

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 59:47


    For our second clone, we head across the pond to see what Japan has to say about Star Wars. Take the studio that brought you the shows that would become Power Rangers, add in an eclectic director of numerous Japanese crime dramas (that would inspire Tarantino!) and a cast from all over the globe. Mix that together and you have one of the most interesting spins on the Star Wars formula we've seen! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Clone Wars | Battle Beyond the Stars

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 57:04


    This month, in honor of all the new Star Wars content coming out, we decided to dip back in time and check out some of those "could have beens," Some of those coattail riders. Cash ins. RIPOFFS?! And what better place to start than the B-movie ship that launched a thousand careers: Battle Beyond the Stars! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Anime-pril | Demon Slayer

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 52:31


    It's the most popular show of the past couple of years, it's the highest box office for an anime film of all time, what more could the two of us possibly have to say?! Find out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Anime-pril | One Punch Man

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 61:45


    Saitama is down on his luck and unemployed, but what happens when he decides to defend a young boy from a monster? He becomes a superhero! Not because he has to, just because he thinks it might be fun. We watched the first four episodes of One Punch Man, come check it out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Anime-pril | Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 59:51


    What do you get when you cross 80s era Japanese manga, pop-art, and rock music? The most surprising thing the boys have seen this year so far. Join us as we discuss the first 4 episodes of Jojo's Bizarre Adventure! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Anime-pril | Inuyasha

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 62:30


    We know it's a month early but we couldn't wait, it's anime time! This month we're looking at anime missed connections, starting with one from the early Toonami/Adult Swim days: Inuyasha! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    GameSpace | Elden Ring

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 50:29


    The boys cover one of the biggest games of the last few years, Elden Ring! But what happens when a game this huge encounters the real life of two busy people?! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    GameSpace | Make a Mario

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 71:04


    Myles and Drew sit down to pitch their own Mario spinoff games, but what results is something completely unexpected ... (but let's be honest not THAT unexpected ...) Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Spoilercast | The Batman

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 73:33


    Yes yes I know we said we were talking about video games all month. But then a BATMAN HAPPENED. THEEE Batman! You knew we couldn't resist! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    GameSpace | Destiny 2: The Witch Queen

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 54:46


    Guess what game is back again to grace your ears on our particular corner of the internet. That's right, Destiny rears its head once again as the boys talk ever so briefly about it's latest expansion while waxing nostalgic about online multiplayer games in general. Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    GameSpace | Michelle Iannantuono and Livescreamers

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2022 94:16


    As we begin a month focused on video games, we are joined by a creator who has tapped into the essence of what it means to be a full time game streamer. In the first film Livescream, and now in their second film Liverscreamers, Michelle Iannantuono reaches what it means to put yourself out into the world as a streamer, and what that can mean when things go too far. This is one of the most introspective episodes we've done in a while! You can pledge to the film at this link. *Note, this episode does feature explicit language.*

    Toon In | Highlander The Animated Series

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2022 69:32


    In this episode we cover the wildest animated adaptation so far. You may know Highlander. Immortals. Swords. Jettators? We're joined by Audie and TV's Travis of the Let's Watch Highlander podcast to check out the far flung future in Highlander the Animated Series! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Toon In | Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventures

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2022 40:32


    The first Bill and Ted movie was a hit! So what do you do while you prepare for a sequel? Make a brand new cartoon of course! Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventures is a rarity, Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves voiced their characters! But things are not always so radical dudes. Sometimes they are bogus. What did we think? Find out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Toon In | Robocop

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2022 45:36


    It's time to initiate our three directives: Watch content. Research content. Discuss content in a public matter. Let's go back to 1988. Robocop is a big hit at the box office. So what do the suits in OCP do? Make a toy line! But how will we ever sell toys to gets for our bloody R rated film? MAKE A CARTOON! Check it out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Toon In | The Karate Kid

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2022 58:48


    It's a new month, and a new theme! This time out we're looking at some of the oddest animated adaptations of your favorite live action movies. First up, what happens when Daniel-san has no more karate tournaments to win? Well why not travel around the world in search of a magic shrine? What do you mean they NEVER EXPLAIN THE CONCEPT OF THE SHOW IN THE SHOW?! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Spoiler City | Ghostbusters: Afterlife

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 56:08


    It's spoiler time once again for another of 2021's banner releases as a classic comedy franchise rises from the grave once again! Find out what we think as we dig in to Ghostbusters: Afterlife! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Spoiler City | The Matrix Resurrections

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 67:39


    It's been twenty years since the remnants of humanity faced off with the machines ... but can we ever go home again? The boys spend a little time discussing the original Matrix trilogy before diving head first into coding phrases and cool leather outfits as they discuss the latest in the cyberpunk saga! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Spoiler City | Spider-Man: No Way Home

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 75:52


    It's a new year and we're itching to go in depth with some of our favorites from the last one. After a brief NON-SPOILER section we talk about all of our favorite details from the latest adventure of the friendly neighborhood webslinger. Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nostalgic Jazz | Cowboy Bebop Episodes 24-26

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 77:22


    This is the end my friends, we take a look at the final three episodes of Cowboy Bebop. How does the finale strike us after twenty years? Take a listen and find out! See you, space cowboys ... Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    The 2021 Morey Awards

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 98:29


    It's the end of the year and that can only mean one thing, the annual Morey Awards! This year as been steeped with new media and we've put together THE definitive list of all the award winners folks should check out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nostalgic Jazz | Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 75:06


    We're taking a side trip to a subject that happened years after the original run of Bebop, the Bebop movie! Though it was made later, it takes place during this part of the series and we couldn't resist. Does it fit? Does it hold up? Is it worthy of the Bebop name?! Listen and find out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nostalgic Jazz | Cowboy Bebop Episodes 21-23

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 56:21


    We're nearing the end, and we have some big downs and some huge ups on our journey to the finale! The boys may have found their new favorite character in the show ... WHO? Listen and find out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nostalgic Jazz | Cowboy Bebop Episodes 17-20

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 75:07


    Heck of a block of episodes to cover this week! From one of the zaniest to one of the most troubling to one of the most dog focused, this week has everything! But does every moment hold up? Find out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nostalgic Jazz | Cowboy Bebop Episodes 14-16

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021


    With Myles feeling a little under the weather, we only cover 3 episodes instead of our promised 4, but that includes one of the best episodes of the series so far! Check it out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nostalgic Jazz | Cowboy Bebop Episodes 11-13

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021


    We've reached the halfway point! Is this supposed classic still holding up for our intrepid space cowboys or are we ready to change the channel? When it comes to watching one of the most controversial episodes of the series our answer might surprise you! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nostalgic Jazz | Cowboy Bebop Episodes 8-10

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 68:11


    The boys take a look at the fantastic casts of Cowboy Bebop before diving head first into the next batch of episodes! Does "Radical" Edward still resonate the same way 20 some odd years later? Find out! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nostalgic Jazz | Cowboy Bebop Episodes 4-7

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021


    After three solid starting episodes, is the show still hitting as strong? This round has some pretty big ups and pretty small downs as the guys continue going through the anime classic. Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Nostalgic Jazz | Cowboy Bebop 1-3

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 78:53


    What can be said about the anime classic Cowboy Bebop that hasn't already been said? Impossible to say, but we're going to share our take anyhow! Check out our impressions of the first three episodes of Cowboy Bebop! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Trunk or Treat 2 | Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 71:18


    It's the final spooky podcast of the year, and what better way to spend it than by covering the movie version of one of the scariest collections of stories aimed at young people. Creepier than Fear Street! Spookier than Goosebumps! Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark has repeatedly been pulled out of school libraries ... but how does the movie stack up? Tune in to one of the most divisive reviews we've ever done! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Trunk or Treat 2 | Monster House

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 53:27


    That big scary house across the street? Haunted? Nahhhh ... that house is a MONSTER! We take a look at the 2006 hit animated film Monster House! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Trunk or Treat 2 | Are You Afraid of the Dark 2019

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 63:04


    When Nickelodeon announced the return of The Midnight Society, the hopes and fears of millions of millennials rang out across the internet. Would it capture the fun of the original? Would it be a cheap cash in to exploit old fans foisting it upon their children? Take a listen and find out ... if you dare! *spooky lightning sound effect*

    Showdown | DC vs Marvel 1-2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 64:00


    Ah the 90s ... a time when comic books were NOT on top! So what do the two premiere comic creation houses do? START A FIGHT! Let's talk about DC vs Marvel issues 1 and 2! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Summer Speculation | Movies

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 72:15


    There are TOO MANY MOVIES COMING OUT! Some that are more than a year old, we've got to watch these movies before they go bad! But we've also got brand new movies we need to see fresh! MOVIES! PANDEMIC! WHAT IS GOING ON HERE! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Birthdaze | Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 56:27


    It's Drew's birthday! But unlike birthday challenges of the boys are diving into something they've never seen before (but have always wanted to!). So join us to discuss the nearly forgotten 80s hospital drama from renowned horror author Garth Marenghi ... Darkplace! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Summer Speculation | Video Games

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 78:43


    The boys get together to discuss video games big and small coming out anywhere between now and who knows when. TIME HAS NO MEANING ANYMORE! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

    Summer Speculation | Television

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 80:38


    Myles and Drew take a little time off to discuss ALL of the new tv shows coming out for the next few months. Whether it be broadcast, cable, streaming service, or pure speculation we might just have you covered! Follow The More You Nerd Visit our website and archives at themoreyounerd.comFollow us on Twitter @themoreyounerdLike us on Facebook

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