Nerds With Alcohol Show
A couple of entertaining guys talking nerdy while having a few drinks. Comics, movies, games, booze, special guests, and more.
info_outline Episode 195 - The Big 5-0 09/17/2020
Episode 195 - The Big 5-0 This week we celebrate Chris' birthday while talking nerdy. We discuss the new Mandalorian season 2 trailer. We talk about the new Xbox and Playstation consoles and what we've now heard regarding prices. Now that Russ is starting to catch up on Critical Role we talk about how Laura Bailey won D&D in one of their episodes. All this and so much more, you don't want to miss it.
info_outline Episode 194 - Labor Day 09/10/2020
Episode 194 - Labor Day This week we recorded on a special day due to Chris having his sports nerd event on the usual recording day. We discuss a lot of nerd stuff this week, including the latest Black Panther rumors, some new shows we are patching on Prime and HBO Max, and what is happening for Star Trek Day. Give us a listen, and remember you can join us live every week on Twitch (twitch.tv/drinkingnerds), Tuesday nights at 8:00 pm Eastern.
info_outline Episode 193 - New Rig Better Stream 09/03/2020
Episode 193 - New Rig Better Stream This week we got a late start but once we were going everything ran great. Chris built a new computer and that appears to have seriously helped with the streaming issues from the last couple of weeks. This week we talk about the untimely death of Chadwick Boseman. We also discuss the news from Kenosha, Wisconsin. We also get into some tech talk about the newly announced graphics cards from Nvidia. Plus comics, alcohol, and plenty more nerd ramblings.
info_outline Episode 192 - Audio Good Video Bad 08/27/2020
Episode 192 - Audio Good Video Bad This week the technical issues rear their ugly heads once again. The audio seems to be fine but the video is another story. We hope you enjoy listening to us talk about a huge alcohol maker acquisition, Baldur's Gate 3, and DC Fandome. While there was some frustration, we still had a good time as always.
info_outline Episode 191 - Tavern Knights 08/20/2020
Episode 191 - Tavern Knights This week we announce our next adventure, our new show Tavern Knights. To help us with this we bring some of our friends from the show on to help us celebrate. We talk D&D and general nerd stuff with everyone. It was a great time.
info_outline Episode 190 - Shake Ups 08/13/2020
Episode 190 - Shake Ups Running mate announcements, DC layoffs, video game delays, Star Trek cartoons, and a Doctor returning are just some of the things we talk about this week. Remember you can catch the show live on Twitch on Tuesday nights at 8:00 pm Eastern time; twitch.tv/drinkingnerds.
info_outline Episode 189 - Still Learning 08/06/2020
Episode 189 - Still Learning We are going on four years and we're still learning things, especially about video now. This was not our best video podcast, and was fraught with technical issues. Luckily, the audio was just fine. We have a great time talking about all sorts of pop culture topics this week. Streaming, movies, TV, and video games, we cover it all.
info_outline Episode 188 - Comic Con At Home 07/30/2020
Episode 188 - Comic Con At Home You guessed it this week is all about Comic-Con@Home that happened over the weekend. There is so much to talk about. We discuss several of the panels, including New Mutants, Stumptown, What We Do In The Shadows, and more. We do discuss a few things from outside of the con as well.
info_outline Episode 187 - More Delays 07/23/2020
Episode 187 - More Delays This week we discuss how the Coronavirus has now delayed yet another show, Falcon and The Winter Soldier. We also talk about streaming services and shows moving around, as well as the brand new service. We also talk a little bit about the upcoming Star Trek animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks. There is also a lot of news about the virtual Comic Con that will be happening this week.
info_outline Episode 186 - Bad Batch 07/16/2020
Episode 186 - Bad Batch This week we discuss the multiple celebrity deaths that happened this week. We also talk about some of what is going on in the world. As always we talk a lot of pop culture/nerd news. We discuss the newly announced Disney+ Star Wars animated series, The Bad Batch. We talk about the release of the new Dresden Files book, Peace Talks, as well as comic book and video game news.
info_outline Episode 185 - Art vs Artist 07/09/2020
Episode 185 - Art vs Artist This week we talk about a lot of pop culture news, including the death threats and other horrible tweets that people have sent to Laura Bailey because of her performance in the Last Of Us Part 2. We also ask if, for artist that actually do something horrible, are you still allowed to like or enjoy their work, or does it all need to disappear. We also discuss DC Fandome, what SDCC is going to be doing, and the announcement of a Fallout TV series.
info_outline Episode 184 - The Debate Strikes Back 07/02/2020
Episode 184 - The Debate Strikes Back This week we fight with some technical issues, but get through them. We also talk about the passing of Carl Reiner and his long career. We get into Anthony Mackie calling out Marvel Studios for a lack of inclusion. We also talk about music videos, new hobbies, and comic book news. At one point the debate about the last three Star Wars movies comes up again.
info_outline Episode 183 - Nothing Special About That 06/25/2020
Episode 183 - Nothing Special About That This week we talk a little bit about what is going on in the world. Then we get into the nerdy stuff. We say goodbye to some Hollywood legends. Talk about the idea of an old Batman making a return to the big screen. We also get into some video game news, including the huge opening weekend for The Last of Us Part II.
info_outline Episode 182 - Frustration 06/18/2020
Episode 182 - Frustration This week Chris gets frustrated with some technical difficulties, that are solved after only a couple of minutes. Once that is done the show goes on to talk about all sorts of nerdy goodness; video games, PS5 news, virtual fan events, comic books, and more.
info_outline Episode 181 - Record Everything 06/11/2020
Episode 181 - Record Everything This week we talk more about the social unrest in the United States. We also get into comic book, movie, and nerdy news. We also talk about the Mandalorian, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Remember to love each other. Watch out for each other. And record everything.
info_outline Episode 180 - W T Actual F 06/04/2020
Episode 180 - W T Actual F The world is going to hell and we need to talk about it. We talk about the civil unrest and the murder of George Floyd because it needs to be talked about, everywhere. We can't keep letting this go on in our country. The show isn't all serious discussion though, as we do get into some nerdy topics for most of it. Remember to love each other. Remember to take care of each other. Remember that we're all in this together.
info_outline Episode 179 - Take It To The Max 05/28/2020
Episode 179 - Take It To The Max The new HBO Max streaming service launches this week and we discuss it. We also talk about FX announcing shows for 2021, new shows on Netflix and Prime, as well as what shows we're watching now. We also mention the Star Wars anniversaries from last week and this week.
info_outline Episode 178 - Return To The Schoolyard 05/21/2020
Episode 178 - Return To The Schoolyard The Mandalorian news just keeps coming. So of course we discuss it. We also talk about the premier date for season two of the Umbrella Academy. We get into the Unreal Engine on PS5 demo, and how amazing that looks. We also get some comic news and we bring back the schoolyard pick em.
info_outline Episode 177 - Boba Fett Where 05/14/2020
Episode 177 - Boba Fett Where Boba Fett? Boba Fett? Where? On the Mandalorian in season two, that's where. This week we talk about that announcement, and some other Mandalorian news. We also discuss comic books, Swamp Thing, Bloodlines 2, and even Hamilton. All of that plus drink reviews and other pop culture topics.
info_outline Episode 176 - Revenge Of The Fifth 05/07/2020
Episode 176 - Revenge Of The Fifth This week we celebrate Star Wars Day with some news and discussion of, what else but Star Wars. We also talk about the Harley Quinn animated show on DC Universe, 3D printing, Animal Crossing, and a list of returning shows you should binge.
info_outline Episode 175 - Goonies Never Say Die 05/01/2020
Episode 175 - Goonies Never Say Die There is so much to talk about this week. We discuss what some actors are doing, coming together and doing reads of episodes or scenes via video chats, including the casts of Chuck and the Goonies. We also discuss Ray Park coming back to reprise his role as Darth Maul for Clone Wars. We also get into video game and other pop culture news.
info_outline Episode 174 - Jokers Wild 04/23/2020
Episode 174 - Jokers Wild This week we talk about many of the different Jokers that have appeared in Batman media over the years. We chat about what we are doing to keep social while maintaining distance. We also get into discussions about the Hero Forge Kickstarter, and 3D printing in general. We finish things off with a bunch of pop culture news. Remember you can watch the show live on Twitch every Tuesday at 8:00 pm Eastern time; twitch.tv/drinkingnerds.
info_outline Episode 173 - Onward 04/16/2020
Episode 173 - Onward This week our stream got a little smoother as we work out all of the kinks. We talked about the new Pixar movie Onward. We discussed a very funny SNL skit. Got into some Playstation news, as well as the new Final Fantasy VII Remake. Beyond that we get into other movie, comic, and pop culture news.
info_outline Episode 172 - Quarantine Continues 04/09/2020
Episode 172 - Quarantine Continues This week we live stream our show for the second time. We talk about Westworld, the new Marvel movie timeline, more entertainment delays due to Covid-19, and so much more. We also discuss things brought up by our listeners in the live chat. Check us out on Twitch (drinkingnerds) on Tuesdays at 8:00 pm Eastern time.
info_outline Episode 171 - First Twitch Stream 04/02/2020
Episode 171 - First Twitch Stream This week we talked more about how Covid-19 is affecting the nerd world, from more movie delays, to changing comic book releases, to a surge in online D&D games. We also discussed the new Netflix phenom, Tiger King. We finished the show off with the last episode of Picking Apart Picard, as we cover the last two episodes of season one. Join us on Twitch (drinkingnerds), Tuesday at 8:00 pm Eastern time.
info_outline Episode 170 - Social Distancing 03/27/2020
Episode 170 - Social Distancing This week we welcome Russ home but are still practicing social distancing thanks to Covid-19. We talk about the big announcement from Jim Butcher regarding the Dresden Files. We get into some comic book news and how the virus is affecting that industry, as well as how it is affecting the movies. A couple of Mandalorian casting announcements. We finish things up with Picking Apart Picard, episode 8.
info_outline Episode 169 - Corona Sucks 03/20/2020
Episode 169 - Corona Sucks Hey everyone. What else is there to talk about right now than the COVID-19, the Coronavirus. It sucks!! It is affecting everyone in some way. We hope all of you are staying healthy and taking the necessary precautions (not hording toilet paper). We hope that we can continue to bring some more light hearted entertainment to you as we all work together to get through this dark time. Stay safe! Slainte!
info_outline Episode 168 - Alternative Inebriation 03/12/2020
Episode 168 - Alternative Inebriation This week we discuss alcohol but also marijuana, now that it's been legalized for recreational use in our home state. We also talk about the new trailer for the New Mutants movie. We discuss video games, including God of War. We talk about Altered Carbon and the new animated series coming to Netflix. And we finish the show off as we have for several weeks now, with the sixth edition of Picking Apart Picard.
info_outline Episode 167 - C2E2 And More 03/05/2020
Episode 167 - C2E2 And More This week we talk about the C2E2 convention held in Chicago last weekend. We talk TV news about the Magicians and Castlevania. We touch on the trailer for the new Sony Animation movie "Connected." We get into a discussion about the upcoming "Rise Of Skywalker" novelization. And of course we finish things off with the fifth edition of Picking Apart Picard.
info_outline Episode 166 - So Much Going On 02/27/2020
Episode 166 - So Much Going On This week there is so much to talk about. We discuss the Harley Davidson powered Green Machine that takes us back to our childhood. We talk about Baldur's Gate 3 and other video games. We dive into DC comics and movie news. We also get into movies, books, and D&D. Then finish the show off with our fourth installment of Picking Apart Picard.