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An episode of The Credible Nerds

By Justin & Marc
Welcome to The Credible Nerds podcast! We like to talk about anything in the Nerd Cosmos!
We discuss Star Wars & Star Trek, DC & Marvel, The Wheel of Time & The Cosmere, Harry Dresden & Harry Potter, Transformers & The Terminator, Middle Earth & Westeros, and more!
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Episode 39 - Summer Conventions 2019
Join the Credible Nerds as we discuss the latest announcements from San Diego Comic Con 2019 and D23! These summer 2019 conventions produced a lot of film and TV news. We discuss the latest Marvel and Star Wars news from Disney and then some news from DC and the Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event that is scheduled for this fall on the CW's Arrowverse shows. We spend time discussing the DC comics version of this Crisis on Infinite Earths and how/if the CW will be able to do the story some justice.  Thanks for listening to the Credible Nerds podcast! You can find an extended episode with bonus content on our Patreon page. Ditch these annoying ads and join us and support us on Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds for AD FREE episodes, bonus content and exclusive episodes only available to Credible Nerds Patreon members! Also subscribe to the Credible Nerds' YouTube channel where you can find exclusive video content and some of our podcast episodes posted there too!
1:11:12
October 8, 2019
Arguments As To Why The Phantom Menace is a Great Star Wars Movie - Episode 3: Planets
Join us for Episode 3 of Arguments As To Why The Phantom Menace is a Great Star Wars Movie! This new series will address reasons why The Credible Nerds believe that The Phantom Menace is great Star Wars. Each episode will address one topic and how the topic is important and improves the Star Wars Skywalker Saga.  This first series is about The Phantom Menace, then we will work our way through the rest of the films and end with Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker.  This second episode deals with the different planets we see our characters visit in The Phantom Menace and how they play into the story. They aren't just interesting backdrops to the film, they have an impact on the story, the characters, and the galaxy!   We talk about the beauty of Naboo, the stark environment of Tatooine, and the immense magnitude of Coruscant.  Our Patrons get this episode days before it's available to everyone else! For ad free episodes, join us and support us on Patreon - patreon.com/thecrediblenerds. There you can find all of our podcasts and even exclusive episodes you won't find here.
14:08
August 27, 2019
Arguments As To Why The Phantom Menace is a Great Star Wars Movie - Episode 2: Galactic Organizations
Join us for Episode 2 of Arguments As To Why The Phantom Menace is a Great Star Wars Movie! This new series will address reasons why The Credible Nerds believe that The Phantom Menace is great Star Wars. Each episode will address one topic and how the topic is important and improves the Star Wars Skywalker Saga. This first series is about The Phantom Menace, then we will work our way through the rest of the films and end with Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker.  This second episode deals with the different Galactic organizations in The Phantom Menace and how they play into the story. They aren't just throwaway concepts, they have an impact on the story, the characters, and the galaxy!  We talk about the Trade Federation, the Jedi, the Sith, the Senate, and symbiosis and balance. We go into the topic of the Balance of the Force a little and discuss how important that is for the whole Saga - from Episode I to Episode 8: The Last Jedi. Our Patrons get this episode days before it's available to everyone else! For ad free episodes, join us and support us on Patreon - patreon.com/thecrediblenerds. There you can find all of our podcasts and even exclusive episodes you won't find here.
23:04
August 20, 2019
Arguments As To Why The Phantom Menace is a Great Star Wars Movie - Episode 1: The Jedi
Join us for our new podcast series - Arguments As To Why The Phantom Menace is a Great Star Wars Movie! This new series will address reasons why The Credible Nerds believe that The Phantom Menace is great Star Wars. Each episode will address one topic and how the topic is important and improves the Star Wars Skywalker Saga. This first series is about The Phantom Menace, then we will work our way through the rest of the films and end with Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. This first episode deals with the Jedi and how important they are to the film as well as the Saga. We discuss the Jedi Temple, the Jedi Council, the Jedi Trials, individual Jedi, lightsabers, and more!  For ad free episodes, join us and support us on Patreon - www.patreon.com/thecrediblenerds. There you can find all of our podcasts and even exclusive episode you won't find here.
22:50
August 16, 2019
Episode 38 - The Two Year Anniversary Show
It's been two years for us here at The Credible Nerds Podcast!!  Marc and I reminisce how we got started and how we still enjoy doing the podcast! We discuss our 5 favorite Nerdy things this past year - from DC films to the Avengers to Star Wars Celebration.  We then look forward to the next year and what we're excited that's coming up such as The Dresden Files - Peace Talks! Thanks for joining us and supporting us as we get two years under our belts! Support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/thecrediblenerds - we hope to keep doing the podcast for two (and a lot) more years! 
1:10:06
August 10, 2019
The Fourth Ta'veren - Episode 7: The Eye of the World Chapters 33-38
Join the Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, as we revisit one of our favorite epic fantasy series - The Wheel of Time. We are a family friendly Wheel of Time podcast that you can listen to with your kids as you raise them right with the Wheel of Time! In this episode we discuss the latest Wheel of Time news such as the first casting announcement for the series! We then review Chapters 33-38 in Book 1 of The Wheel of Time, The Eye of the World. We keep it mostly spoiler (minor spoilers only) free as we talk Caemlyn, Ogier, and how Perrin and Egwene are rescued from those evil Whitecloaks. We then lift the spoiler free ban and discuss the love triangle of Morgase, Taringail, and Tigraine and what that's all about. It's like Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, where all of the major characters in the story can be traced to these three and their relationships. We talk about the Kingdom of Andor and how it began that Andor only had Queens for rulers. Also, check out KnerdKraft on Etsy to buy a pretty cool Wheel of Time Randland map. Check out his other stuff too! Support us on Patreon for AD FREE episodes and bonus content! As a Patreon supporter you get access to this ad free Patreon episode, as well as the exclusive bonus content in which we spend more time after the episode talking about The Forsaken, or Chosen if you're a Darkfriend, and who is the most powerful Forsaken. We discuss the White and Black Books and which one is more canon than the other. Support us on www.patreon.com/thecrediblenerds and choose the Emond's Field tier for all of our past and future Wheel of Time episodes! Music is "Red Right Hand" by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and "Time" by Hans Zimmer.
1:14:06
July 12, 2019
Episode 36 - The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars Celebration Chicago Episode 9 Panel
This is the audio version of the SWCC 19 Episode IX panel. Hosted by Stephen Colbert and featuring guests like JJ Abrams, Kathleen Kennedy, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Billy Dee Williams, and more of the cast from Episode 9!  This is the moment that the title and the first trailer for The Rise of Skywalker was revealed to the world. The trailer is featured at the end of the video. The panel also features stills and artwork from Episode IX that has only been shown here at this panel. There's also a moment where the audience sings Happy Birthday to Daisy Ridley as her birthday was the day before, I believe.  Check out our YouTube channel for the video version, and make sure you subscribe to our channel!
1:04:37
July 2, 2019
MTMTE - A Transformers Podcast - Episode 2: Transformers (2007)
The Credible Nerds continue with More Than Meets The Eye - A Transformers Podcast. Join Justin and Marc with guest host - Kimball, as we breakdown the 2007 film - Transformers directed by Michael Bay! We give a short rundown of the film and analysis of the characters and plot and we realize that we are thinking too much about this Transformers film and just need to have fun with it!  But we do discuss where do the Transformers come from, what's the Allspark, how long has the Cybertron Civil War been going on, and more. We discuss what we think of Sam and McKayla and how their relationship works. We also compare Sam and Charlie from Bumblebee and how they each carry their movie.  Thanks for listening to Episode 2 of MTMTE as we breakdown the Transformers! Also support us on Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds for ad free episodes and exclusive Credible Nerds content. The Credible Nerds podcast is a family friendly podcast that you can listen with your kids as you raise them right!
43:42
June 16, 2019
Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day Twenty-Two: Avengers: Endgame
This is it! The Day we've been counting down to, The Endgame. With an episode almost as long as the actual film, The Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, with special guest, Kimball, break down this final Avengers film and what it means for the 22 films and 11 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Is this the end? Probably not, and with a new Spider-Man film on the horizon, we'll keep exploring the MCU.  We talk Tony, Steve, Thor, and how their story ends or doesn't end. We talk about the fate of Black Widow and what does Ant-Man bring to the film? All this and more in this episode!
1:27:40
June 5, 2019
Episode 37 - Star Wars Outer Rim Review
Join the Credible Nerds as Marc gives a quick review on his initial gameplay of the yet to be released Star Wars Outer Rim game from Fantasy Flight Games! He gives his initial thoughts and what he liked about the game so far.
07:58
May 21, 2019
Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day Seven: The Avengers
Listen as The Credible Nerds review The Avengers, the 7th movie in our Marvel Avenger's Review series! We break down this first movie that finally brings all these great characters together and we see how the Avengers are formed!
1:05:44
April 23, 2019
Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day Six: Thor
The Credible Nerds review Thor, the 6th movie in our Marvel Avenger's Review series! Listen in as we break down this otherworldly Asgaardian adventure, and how The Nerds believe this is one of the better MCU movies.
39:44
April 23, 2019
Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day Five: Iron Man 2
The Credible Nerds review Iron Man 2, the 5th movie in our Marvel Avenger's Review series! Listen in as we break down this sequel to the hit movie Iron Man, and how The Nerds believe this sequel stacks up next to the first Iron Man.
28:38
April 23, 2019
Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day Four: The Incredible Hulk
Listen in on this fourth episode of our Marvel Avengers Review series as The Credible Nerds discuss The Incredible Hulk. We debate whether Bruce Banner and The Hulk are two different beings or are they two halves of a whole? Which Hulk is the better Hulk? The Hulk from this film or the Avenger's Hulk? We talk about why Abomination is stronger than The Hulk and what makes them different.
56:24
April 8, 2019
Episode 35 - Star Wars Celebration 2019 - Preview of Celebration Chicago
The Credible Nerds are going to Star Wars Celebration 2019 in Chicago! We are joined in this episode by a special guest who's been to many SW Celebrations. We are glad to have the Chosen One, Devin, join us on this episode. Chicago will be his 7th Celebration!  We discuss past Celebration experiences from Celebration I in 1999, all the way to Celebration Orlando 2017. We talk about what we're looking forward to the most in Chicago. Marc hasn't been to a Celebration yet, so we'll get his perspective on he's looking forward to in Chicago. 
50:51
April 8, 2019
Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day Three: Iron Man
Join The Credible Nerds for this exclusive episode in the Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day Three - Iron Man! We cover this first film in the Iron Man series and how it fits in with the overall Avengers storyline. This film is third in the chronology of the Avengers story and is the origin story of how Tony Stark becomes Iron Man.
28:56
April 8, 2019
Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day One: Captain America The First Avenger
We've updated and re-released our previous recording of our review of Captain America: The First Avenger from last year in anticipation of Avengers: Endgame due to be released on April 26th, 2019! Join your hosts, Justin and Marc, with special guest, Harry, for a Credible Nerds exclusive Avengers podcast episode as we talk Captain America: The First Avenger in our Avenger's Review series. We review the film that starts the Avenger's story and see how The Avengers begin to assemble. *Apologies, as this episode may seem a little disjointed as I edited it out of our weekly podcast, Episode 15, to create this episode.
25:14
April 5, 2019
The Fourth Ta'veren - The Children of the Light
In this excerpt from Episode 6, we talk about the Whitecloaks and their history and how they fit in in the overall Wheel of Time story.  *There are spoilers for the overall story,
20:26
March 14, 2019
Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day Two: Captain Marvel
Join the Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, with special guest host, Kimball, as we review the recently released Captain Marvel film. We enjoyed the film and give our thoughts on the film, the characters, and how the overall story fits in to the already established MCU. Does it fit in with Captain America: The First Avenger, The Avengers, and how will it impact the next film - Avengers: End Game?  Initially published as Marvel Avengers Review Series - Episode 21 - Captain Marvel Also, support us on Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds for AD FREE and bonus episodes from The Credible Nerds. 
37:44
March 13, 2019
The Fourth Ta'veren - Episode 6: The Eye of the World Chapters 27-32
Join the Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, as we revisit one of our favorite epic fantasy series - The Wheel of Time. We are a family friendly Wheel of Time podcast that you can listen to with your kids as you raise them right with the Wheel of Time! In this episode we discuss the latest Wheel of Time news as new episode titles are announced!  We then review Chapters 27-32 in Book 1 of The Wheel of Time, The Eye of the World. We keep it mostly spoiler (minor spoilers only) free as we talk steddings, Whitecloaks, and playing the flute for your dinner.  We then lift the spoiler free ban and discuss the Children of the Light and what they are all about. Are they the good guys, because they walk in the Light, or are they bad because they like to torture Darkfriends? You can listen and decide as we breakdown their history and their influence with other nations and kingdoms.  Support us on Patreon for AD FREE episodes and bonus content! As a Patreon supporter you get access to this ad free Patreon episode, as well as the exclusive bonus content in which we spend more time after the episode talking about what happens to the Whitecloaks after the Last Battle and what happens to Rand, Mat, and Perrin's Ta'veren-ness (is that a word?). Are they still ta'veren, does the Wheel still need them? Support us on www.patreon.com/thecrediblenerds and choose the Emond's Field tier!
59:40
March 12, 2019
Episode 34 - Glass - an M. Night Shyamalan film
The Credible Nerds review the film 'Glass'  and how it completes the trilogy started with Unbreakable, way back in 2000. Is it a worthy conclusion? Will there be a sequel? How did characters from 2000 hold up to characters in 2019? Is it a superhero film? We talk about these questions and more! The Nerds loved this film and thought it a good break from the usual superhero films from Marvel and DC and encourage you to see it for yourselves! Check out our AD FREE episodes on Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds, as well as exclusive content only for our Patreon subscribers. 
38:08
March 2, 2019
The Fourth Ta'veren - Episode 5: The Eye of the World Chapters 21-26
Join the Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, as we revisit one of our favorite epic fantasy series - The Wheel of Time. We are a family friendly Wheel of Time podcast that you can listen to with your kids as you raise them right with the WoT! In this episode we discuss the latest Wheel of Time news as a new director is announced for the first two episodes and Brandon Sanderson stops by the WoT writers room. We then review Chapters 21-26 in Book 1 of The Wheel of Time, The Eye of the World. We keep it mostly spoiler (minor spoilers only) free as we talk Bayle Doman, Whitebridge, and wolves!  We then lift the spoiler free ban and discuss the differences between angreal, sa'angreal, and ter'angreal.   Support us on Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds for AD FREE episodes as well as exclusive episodes and content that can only be found on Patreon. 
1:04:44
February 27, 2019
MTMTE - A Transformers Podcast - Episode 1: Bumblebee: The Movie
The Credible Nerds are starting a new podcast series - More Than Meets The Eye - A Transformers Podcast. Join Justin and guest host - Kimball, as we breakdown this latest film in the Transformers film universe, Bumblebee: The Movie. Initially billed as a prequel to the Michael Bay films that started in 2007, we discuss the film and is it really a prequel to those films or not? How well does it fit in with the rest of the Transformers films? What did we like about it, and was it worth seeing? *definitely!  Join us as we talk Bumblebee and the Transformers! Also support us on Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds for ad free episodes and exclusive Credible Nerds content. The Credible Nerds podcast is a family friendly podcast that you can listen with your kids as you raise them right!
44:48
February 26, 2019
The Fourth Ta'veren - Episode 4: The Eye of the World Chapters 16-20
Join the Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, as we revisit one of our favorite epic fantasy series - The Wheel of Time. We are a family friendly Wheel of Time podcast that you can listen to with your kids as you raise them right with the WoT! In this episode we discuss the latest Wheel of Time news and review Chapters 16-20 in Book 1 of The Wheel of Time, The Eye of the World. We keep it mostly spoiler (minor spoilers only) free as we talk Baerlon, Nynaeve, and Shadar Logoth!  We then lift the spoiler free ban and discuss the Seven Ajahs and Aes Sedai.  Also join us on Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds for ad free episodes and more exclusive Wheel of Time content that can only be found on our Patreon account.
1:18:41
February 2, 2019
The Fourth Ta'veren - Episode 3: The Eye of the World Chapters 11-15
Thanks for listening to the Fourth Ta'veren! We are a family friendly Wheel of Time podcast. In this episode, we cover chapters 11-15 from The Eye of the World Book One in the Wheel of Time.  We open with the latest Wheel of Time news, then move in to a mostly spoiler free review of the chapters, 11-15. There may be some minor spoilers, but we try to talk around anything too revealing.  We then spend time discussing the Breaking of the World. This discussion contains some spoilers, so listen at your own risk if you want to remain spoiler free! In this episode, after we had wrapped things up, Marc and I spent some more time speculating about who would win in a duel - Rand, Mat, or Lan.  This bonus content definitely has spoilers, so be aware.   You can also find more AD FREE episodes and exclusive bonus content and all of our episodes on Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds. If you feel so inclined - support us on Patreon for more content!
1:00:16
January 17, 2019
The Fourth Ta'veren - Episode 2: The Eye of the World Chapters 6-10
In our second episode we cover the latest Wheel of Time news - the #hearthcontest that the Wheel of Time Writers room is having for Wheel of Time fans! We review the second Prologue - Ravens, and Chapters 6-10. We discuss ta'veren and how they bring balance to the Pattern. We talk about what is out of balance and why 3 ta'veren are needed.  For AD FREE episodes and more episodes with exclusive bonus content support us on Patreon.com/TheCredibleNerds.
1:02:55
December 14, 2018
Nerd Nation News for December 10, 2018
Your daily nerdy news update from The Credible Nerds! In this episode I discuss Marvel Studios' The Black Panther and The Avengers: Infinity War award show nominations. There is a Spider-man: Far From Home trailer summary from Brazil that I review. I report on Aquaman's success in China and how it's already earned over $100 million dollars in just 4 days! And I also discuss the latest Batgirl film news. Then I recap the latest Star Wars live action series news about Cassian Andor's upcoming adventures. You can also listen to our podcast ad free on Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds.
18:25
December 11, 2018
Carrie Fisher Tribute From Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017
Listen to this exclusive live audio from Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017 from The Credible Nerds. George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, and Billie Lourd give tribute to the late Carrie Fisher. Afterwards, John Williams himself conducted the Orlando Orchestra in playing Princess Leia's Theme from Star Wars: A New Hope. This was recorded in person while at the 40th Anniversary panel in SWCO 2017. Carrie Fisher is still missed by many, including us here at The Credible Nerds. #starwars
13:24
December 3, 2018
Promo for Episode 33 - The Crimes of Grindelwald
Here is a short sneak peek for Episode 33.
01:10
November 29, 2018
Episode 33 - Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
We review Fantastic Beasts 2, The Crimes of Grindelwald! We rehash the film and breakdown the relationships that are presented to us in this film. Newt/Leta and Leta/Theseus and Newt/Leta/Theseus, Newt/Dumbledore, Newt/Tina, Dumbledore/Grindelwald, Jacob/Queenie, Credence/Nagini and Credence/Grindelwald! Yes, there's lots to talk about! We also talk about how this film connects with Fantastic Beasts 1, as well as the Harry Potter series. Thanks for joining us on The Credible Nerds podcast! Check out our Patreon account for an extra 5 mins of bonus content for this episode.
1:10:51
November 25, 2018
The Fourth Ta'veren - Episode 1: The Eye of the World Prologue - Chapter 5
Join the Credible Nerds on their latest podcast journey as we tackle The Wheel of Time series. We are a family friendly Wheel of Time podcast that you can listen to with your kids!  We start with a review and recap of Book One - The Eye of the World, with the Prologue and then move through Chapters 1-5. We also discuss the story basics of Aes Sedai, The One Power, Trollocs, and Gleemen. We will be addressing these topics and others more in depth as we go along.  This is our introductory episode and we will be covering the whole Wheel of Time series over the next few months.  Support us on our Patreon page, Patreon.com/thecrediblenerds for AD FREE episodes as well as more episodes with extra exclusive content for our patrons.  *Intro music is Red Right Hand by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds.
46:10
November 20, 2018
Episode 32 - Remembering Stan Lee
Join the Credible Nerds are we give tribute to the great Stan Lee and talk about our brief personal interactions with Stan Lee over the years and talk about his long legacy of creating great characters for comic books. Excelsior!
13:42
November 13, 2018
Episode 31 - Solo: Revisited
The Nerds revisit Solo: A Star Wars Story in celebration of the home video release on digital, Blu-Ray, DVD, 4K and everything else. We are joined by Rachelle who gives her input on this film and what she liked about it. The episode definitely benefits from her perspective.  You can also check out our initial review of Solo: A Star Wars Story that was recorded on June 21st, 2018.  The music in this episode is "Buckle Up Baby" by Fatboy Roberts. *Due to happenings that recently came to light, The Credible Nerds will no longer be endorsing Fatboy Roberts. 
55:45
October 12, 2018
Episode 30 - Brandon Sanderson’s Legion and Spider-Man on the PS4
The Nerds talk about the latest Brandon Sanderson book release, Legion Book 3 - Lies of the Beholder, and some of his other books. We talk about the recently released Spider-Man video game that was released on Sony's PS4. We've seen some early gameplay and it looks good. Marc updates us on Kingdom Hearts and when that game is supposed to finally be released.
21:28
October 12, 2018
Episode 29 - Joker is coming
The standalone film, Joker, is now in production and some initial photos and info has been released! The director, Todd Phillips, has been releasing some official photos, and some other photos have been leaked with Joaquin's new Joker look. The Nerds talk about the latest info and what we think about this standalone film.
18:40
October 12, 2018
Episode 28 - Latest Marvel News for Oct 2018
The Nerds talk about the latest Marvel announcements! From the recently released Captain Marvel trailer, to the Netflix Daredevil Season 3 series, to upcoming shows on the Disney Marvel streaming app. Listen in and be in the know for all things Marvel!
25:35
October 12, 2018
Episode 27 - The Wheel of Time Twitter Q & A Discussion
Join the Nerds as they discuss a recent Q & A Twitter session with Wheel of Time showrunner, Rafe Judkins - @rafejudkins. Rafe spend an hour answering fan questions about his work on the Wheel of Time TV adaptation. He has written a few scripts so far, and is developing the show further for Amazon Studios. Marc and I review some of these questions and answers and give our take on them. If you love Wheel of Time or never heard of Wheel of Time we hope you take time to listen and enjoy the episode. (*the episode does contain minor spoilers for the overall story.)
44:06
October 12, 2018
Episode 26 - Venom and Man of Steel News
The Credible Nerds talk about the latest Venom news, such as run time and MPAA rating, as well as a new star has been revealed to be in the film! We also talk about the latest Man of Steel news that set the internet on fire last week, is Henry Cavill leaving the role of Superman? The internet sure would like you to think so as every nerd news site has clickbait articles about this. Is it true or is it #fakenews? We also talk about the new DC streaming app and the exclusive content that will be streaming on the new app. Teen Titans for adults anyone?
28:36
October 11, 2018
Nerd News Roundup for August 20, 2018
Join The Credible Nerds, Justin, Marc, and guest host Kimball, as we discuss the latest nerd news: - Venom and the non Spider-Man Universe that Sony is creating. - New character additions to the Disney Marvel Spider-Man: Far From Home. - DC and WB are developing a new Supergirl movie, and we talk more about the recent Batwoman casting announcement and how diversity is important in the DC Universe. *formerly known as 3 Nerdy Things.
30:39
October 11, 2018
Nerd News Roundup for August 14, 2018
Join The Credible Nerds as we discuss the latest Nerd News and Headlines! Today we discuss: - The latest guest announcement for FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention - The James Gunn firing - Patrick Stewart announces NEW Star Trek! *formerly 3 Nerdy Things
16:17
October 11, 2018
Nerd News Roundup - August 7 2018
Join the Credible Nerds as we discuss Three Nerdy Things for August 7, 2018! - Batwoman on the CW! - Recent news on the Star Wars Live Action Series - Black Panther is breaking records! *formerly 3 Nerdy Things
10:45
October 11, 2018
Nerd News Roundup - Aug 3 2018
The Credible Nerds discuss: - The return of the classic 1986 animated film - Transformers: The Movie and how it will be back in theaters for 1 night only! - We discuss how General Leia will be in Star Wars Episode 9. - as well as the latest updates for The Flash standalone film. Check out Geek Remixed on Soundcloud for some sweet nerd remixes!
12:06
October 11, 2018
Episode 25 - FanX Salt Lake Comic Con 2018 wrap-up
Join the Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, as we start off by talking about our visit to our local Nerd Mecca - FanX 2018 (Salt Lake Comic Con). We give our thoughts on FanX 2018 and our experience there. We got to meet some of our favorite stars and had a great time at panels! We enjoyed talking to some of the convention stars, and wished we could've talked longer with some others. We regretfully missed out on Ben Affleck and Katee Sackhoff photo ops though. We talk about how if there are hundreds and hundreds of VIP's, are you really VIP? We compare our FanX experience to our New York Comic Con experiences and how the different cons are better or worse than the other. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
24:07
October 11, 2018
Episode 24 - One Year Anniversary!
It's been One Year since we started our podcast! We reminisce and talk about how that first year went for us. We talk some recent FanX SL Comic Con Guest Announcements, the latest movie news from Star Wars and The Batman. We also spend some time talking about who we would cast for the various characters in the upcoming Wheel of Time TV series being produced by Amazon Studios. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
59:26
October 11, 2018
Episode 23 - Trailers from San Diego Comic Con 2018
Join the Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, as we discuss the recently released trailers from San Diego Comic Con 2018. Aquaman, Shazam!, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Glass, and Fantastic Beasts 2! We also talk about the new model of streaming services that movie studios are gravitating towards. How will this affect Netflix and Hulu? Is it a good thing for the Nerd consumer?
58:15
October 11, 2018
Episode 22 - Final Thoughts on Infinity War and The Last Jedi
Marc's back and we discuss upcoming conventions - Salt Lake FanX and Star Wars Celebration 2019, as well as some upcoming summer movies. We revisit The Last Jedi six months later as well as give our final thoughts on The Avengers Re-Watch series now that Avengers 3 is out. We discuss where are all the superheroes when the Earth is about to be destroyed?
1:34:29
June 21, 2018
3 Nerdy Things - June 4th, 2018
The Credible Nerds discuss three nerdy things for June 4th 2018. Star Wars Celebration 2019 tickets go on sale June 5th - are you going? We talk about the new logo for Wonder Woman 2 and the latest news from this film. A new trailer for the latest Transformers film - Bumblebee, drops tomorrow! This latest Transformers film isn't directed by Michael Bay - so is it going to be good?
18:40
June 21, 2018
Episode 21 - Solo: A Star Wars Story Review
Join The Credible Nerds as we give a spoiler filled review of Solo: A Star Wars Story with special guest host - Harry. We break down the film and discuss what we like about Solo and how well it fits into the rest of the Star Wars Universe.
1:13:03
June 21, 2018
Episode 20 - May The Fourth Be With You 2018
Marc and Justin delve into the history of May the Fourth Fan Day and how it came to be. We talk our memories of Star Wars since 1977 until 2018, and where the Star Wars franchise can go from here.
1:02:02
May 6, 2018
Avengers: Countdown to the Endgame - Day Twenty-One: Avengers: Infinity War
The Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, with special guest, Kimball, review Avengers: Infinity War. This is a SPOILER filled review show, so listen only if you've seen the movie! We talk about the motivations of Thanos, the return of past favorite characters, and the shocking ending of Infinity War. We again address who is the most powerful Avenger and how the Avenger fared against Thanos. It's a longer episode, but we dive deep into the story and character development. Let us know what you think! Join us on our Facebook page - The Credible Nerds and sound off about your thoughts on Infinity War.
1:44:37
May 6, 2018
3 Nerdy Things for April 28, 2018
Listen to 3 Nerdy Things! A short podcast dedicated to the latest nerd news from The Credible Nerds. We bring you the newest and most recent news from the Nerd Cosmos. In this episode we talk about DC's announcement at Cinemacon regarding the up and coming Aquaman. A new Star Wars animated series is set to debut this fall! Plus not one, but two Star Trek movies are in development.
16:29
April 28, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #14 - Captain America - Civil War
Are you Team Cap or Team Iron Man? The Credible Nerds break down Captain America: Civil War and it's impact on the Marvel Avengers Cinematic Universe. We talk about how the super soldier storyline is again addressed and dropped. We talk about how Tony Stark and Steve Rogers have been fundamentally unable to come to decision and that this movie is a culmination of that. We also talk about who is the strongest super soldier and how does Steve Rogers stay strong?
1:26:43
April 27, 2018
Episode 19 - Interview with Author Michaelbrent Collings
Listen in as The Credible Nerds sit down for a nerdy conversation with best-selling author, Michaelbrent Collings! We discuss his career and the many novels he has written and why he tends to gravitate towards the horror genre. We talk all kinds of nerdy franchises, Star Wars, Star Trek - films and TV, DC films, and the Wheel of Time.
1:19:02
April 18, 2018
Mini-Cast 4-12-18 Who is the Most Powerful Avenger?
Listen in as Marc and Justin discuss who we think is the most powerful Avenger? Where does Ant-Man rank on the scale? Is Thor stronger than The Hulk? What about Dr. Strange and his magic?
09:14
April 13, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #13 - Ant-Man
The Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, discuss Ant-Man and his origin story. We see how Scott Lang went from dead beat dad to an Avenger! *OK, not technically an Avenger yet, but he fought an Avenger and won! We talk about how Ant-Man is different but the same as other origin stories, and how it's one of our favorite Avenger films.
56:47
April 13, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #10 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1
Join The Credible Nerds as we review Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 1 and this new direction that the Marvel Cinematic Universe takes. We're introduced to new characters, such as Star Lord, Gamora, Groot, Rocket, Drax. We get to see Thanos and are introduced to a new storyline and new adventures. *We apologize for the poor audio on this one. Not quite sure what happened.
52:14
April 13, 2018
Daily Podcast 3-26-18 - The X-Files Season 11 - Is it any good?
Join us as we talk The X-Files Season 11. How does it fit in with the overall storyline that started in 1993? Is this the last season? Listen in as Justin joins Mulder and Scully in this latest Season of The X-Files!
17:44
April 13, 2018
Mini-cast 4-10-18 Infinity War Predictions
Join The Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, as we speculate about what were going to see in Avengers: Infinity War. We discuss which Infinity Stone is the most powerful and what Thanos' plan is to overthrow the Avengers.
18:54
April 11, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #12 - Avengers: Age Of Ultron
Join the Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, as we break down the second Avengers film and how it advances the overall story and prepares us for Avengers: Infinity War! We discuss Who is Ultron? We break down Captain America and Iron Man's agendas for world peace.
1:10:16
April 11, 2018
Mini-cast 4-5-18 - The Infinity Stones Breakdown
Want to know more about the Infinity Stones, what their powers are and where we've seen them before? Then you're in luck! Listen to this episode and find out!
17:28
April 6, 2018
Daily Podcast 4-2-18 - The Fellowship of the Ring re-read
Join Justin as he gives his thoughts on his recent re-read of The Fellowship of the Ring. Is it still good almost 68 years later?
17:47
April 3, 2018
Daily Podcast 3-31-18 - Ready Player One is Movie Number One!
Join Justin as he talks initial impressions of Ready Player One and how it compares to the book.
20:23
April 3, 2018
Daily Podcast 3-27-18 - The Avengers: Infinity War trailer breakdown
In this episode, Justin breaks down the latest Infinity War trailer scene by scene. Let us know what you think about this trailer and what you think is in store for our Marvel heroes.
20:08
April 3, 2018
Daily Podcast 3-24-2018 - The Last Jedi on Home Video - Deleted Scenes!!
Join The Credible Nerds on our first inaguaral Daily Podcast! In this short mini-cast, Justin talks about the home video release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. There's deleted scenes, a full length documentary, and more!
18:49
April 3, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #11 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2
Join The Credible Nerds as we review Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We get to see more adventures of Star Lord, Gamora,, Groot, Rocket, Drax. The Credulous Nerds didn't think much of this film - what did you think? Did you like it or do you agree with us? *We again apologize for the poor audio on this one. We recorded GotG Vol 1 and 2 back to back and didn't realize it was bad audio until after we were all done. 
51:47
April 3, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #9 - Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Join The Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, as they discuss Captain America: The Winter Soldier! It is one of the better Avenger films and is a breath of fresh air after Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World. The Russo Brothers delivered with their first Marvel film.
1:03:19
April 3, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #8 - Thor: The Dark World
The Credulous Nerds cover Thor: The Dark World, the second film in the Thor movies and the 2nd film in Phase Two of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We discuss the mythology of the the Infinity Stones and how this Thor movie stacks up against the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
45:16
April 3, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #7 - Iron Man 3
Join the Credible Nerds as we review Iron Man 3 and talk about this billion dollar follow up movie to the highly successful Avengers film. Does it live up to the hype and is it a worthy addition to close out the Iron Man Trilogy?
1:02:19
April 3, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #6 - The Avengers
Listen as The Credible Nerds review The Avengers, the 6th movie in our Marvel Avenger's Re-Watch series! We break down this first movie that finally brings all these great characters together and we see how the Avengers are formed!
1:12:00
February 25, 2018
Middle Earth Saga Re-Watch #3 - The Hobbit Chapter 3 - The Battle of the Five Armies
The Credible Nerds discuss The Middle Earth Saga! In this third and final episode of The Hobbit Trilogy we talk about The Hobbit Chapter 3 - The Battle of the Five Armies. Marc and Justin are again joined by a special guest host - Kimball. Join us as we analyze this third film in the Middle Earth Saga! We wrap up this trilogy and talk about our likes and dislikes of this final movie.
1:39:26
February 13, 2018
Episode 18 - 2018 Super Bowl Trailers and Marvel Movies
Join the Credible Nerds, Justin and Marc, for Episode 18. We talk about the many movie trailers that have been released over the past couple of weeks in early 2018.  We talk about the trailers for Solo, Jurassic World 2, The Avenger’s Infinity War, Venom and more! We spend some time talking about the upcoming Marvel movies for 2018 and which one’s were most excited for. So join us as we talk anything and everything nerdy!
1:15:58
February 12, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #5 - Thor
The Credible Nerds review Thor, the 5th movie in our Marvel Avenger's Re-Watch series! Listen in as we break down this otherworldly Asgaardian adventure, and how The Nerds believe this is one of the better MCU movies.
45:30
February 11, 2018
Marvel Avengers Re-Watch #4 - Iron Man 2
The Credible Nerds review Iron Man 2, the 4th movie in our Marvel Avenger's Re-Watch series! Listen in as we break down this sequel to the hit movie Iron Man, and how The Nerds believe this sequel stacks up next to the first Iron Man.
33:04
February 4, 2018
Middle Earth Saga Re-Watch #2 - The Hobbit Chapter 2 - The Desolation of Smaug
The Credible Nerds discuss The Middle Earth Saga! In the second episode we talk about The Hobbit Chapter 2 - The Desolation of Smaug. Marc and Justin are again joined by a special guest host - Kimball. Join us as we analyze this second film in the Hobbit trilogy and listen how Marc loves to point out what parts of the movie aren't in the novel.
1:35:47
January 31, 2018
Episode 17 - Indy 5, Live Action Teen Titans, Shazam, Fantastic Beasts 2
Episode 17 covers the latest movie news from Indiana Jones 5 to Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindewald, and Shazam to Antman and The Wasp! We talk TV shows as well, such as The Runaways and Colony Season 2. We briefly cover The Dresden Files books 4-6. So join your hosts - The Credulous Nerds, Justin and Marc, as we talk anything and everything nerdy!
1:32:08
January 29, 2018
The Avengers Re-Watch #3 - The Incredible Hulk
Listen in on this third episode of our Marvel Avengers Re-Watch as The Credible Nerds discuss The Incredible Hulk. We debate whether Bruce Banner and The Hulk are two different beings are two halves of a whole. Which Hulk is the better Hulk? The Hulk from this film or the Avenger's Hulk? We talk about why Abomination is stronger than The Hulk and what makes them different.
56:49
January 24, 2018
Middle Earth Saga Re-Watch #1 - The Hobbit Chapter 1 - An Unexpected Journey
The Credible Nerds discuss The Middle Earth Saga! In this first episode we talk about The Hobbit Chapter 1 - An Unexpected Journey. Marc and Justin are joined by a special guest host - Kimball. Join us as we dive deep into the first film of the Hobbit Trilogy.
1:30:03
January 22, 2018
The Dresden Files - Books 1 - 3 - Storm Front, Fool Moon, Grave Peril
Join your hosts The Credible Nerds, Marc and Justin, in a new review series as they discuss the latest exploits of our favorite wizard detective for hire - Harry Dresden. In this episode we review books 1-3; Storm Front, Fool Moon, and Grave Peril.
24:44
January 20, 2018
The Avengers Re-Watch #2: Iron Man
Join The Credible Nerds for this exclusive episode in the Avengers Re-Watch series as your hosts Justin and Marc talk Iron Man! We cover this first film in the Iron Man series and how it fits in with the Avengers storyline. This film is second in the chronology of the Avengers story and is the origin story of how Tony Stark becomes Iron Man.
29:43
January 16, 2018
Episode 16 - The Gifted Runaways of Gotham
Join us for Episode 16 of The Credible Nerds podcast! Justin and Marc discuss some new movie news about Suicide Squad 2, a Black Widow standalone, and a new Millie Bobby Brown movie! We talk about some new TV shows - The Runaways, The Gifted, Gotham and updates on Star Wars Rebels, the X-Files, and The Magicians. We also review The Dresden Files books 1-3. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:48:25
January 16, 2018
The Avengers Re-Watch #1: Captain America - The First Avenger
Join your hosts, Justin and Marc, with special guest, Harry, for Credible Nerds exclusive podcast episode as we talk Captain America: The First Avenger in our Avenger's Re-Watch series. We review the film that starts the Avenger's story and see how The Avengers began to assemble. *Apologies, as this episode may seem a little disjointed as I edited it out of our weekly podcast, Episode 15, to create this exclusive Avenger's Re-Watch episode. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
27:20
January 10, 2018
Episode 15 - Gaming with Jumanji, The First Avenger
Join The Credible Nerds and sit back and enjoy our latest podcast - Episode 15! Appropriately enough in this gaming centric episode, we talk about the newest Jumanji movie! We also discuss the latest trailer for Jurassic World 2 - Fallen Kingdom, and give some more thoughts about Star Wars: The Last Jedi. We have a special guest joining us, Harry, to talk about gaming. Harry shares with us his passion for gaming and two of his favorite games, X-Wing Miniatures and the boardgames - Lords of Waterdeep.  Marc talks more about his latest video game adventure - Darkest Dungeon and how much fun he has been having playing it. We start our Marvel Avengers movie re-watch (1:41:35) with the first film on the list - Captain America: The First Avenger. You can also find a separate episode for this Captain America movie review on our list of podcast episodes. Thanks for listening! *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
2:09:31
January 8, 2018
Episode 14 - The Crown Season 2
In this episode we talk about the upcoming Gaming Conventions in 2018 and about the League of Legends tournaments, as well as professional gamers and how they get paid to play video games. We talk about the Disney/20th Century Fox merger and how this effects upcoming Marvel movies. Is it good or bad? We have a special guest, Rachelle, to discuss the Netflix series, The Crown. Season 2 was recently released and we talk Royalty on The Credible Nerds. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:14:06
December 31, 2017
Episode 13 - The Last Jedi Review
Listen in and join us as we delve into Star Wars: The Last Jedi and what our initial reactions are about this new, highly anticipated Star Wars movie. We discuss our likes, dislikes, and some unanswered questions that we have.
1:15:31
December 18, 2017
Episode 12 - Avengers vs. Justice League
Join The Credible Nerds for Episode 12 as we talk about Salt Lake Comic Con vs San Diego Comic Con and who owns the words "Comic Con"? We also talk about the upcoming Marvel movie, Avengers Infinity War and who has the last Infinity Stone? We also rehash Justice League and how WB dropped the ball on this movie. Marc and I talk Star Wars Episode 8 - The Last Jedi and what our predictions for this movie are, a few days before we actually see the movie. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:48:10
December 11, 2017
Episode 11 - Justice League, The Punisher, and Oathbringer
Join us on our latest podcast episode where we talk about the recent release of Justice League and our first impressions of this movie. We talk Punisher and what we think of this latest Netflix Marvel series. Oathbringer by Brandon Sanderson has finally been released and we give our initial thoughts on this latest book in the Stormlight Archives. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds no longer endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:15:19
November 28, 2017
A Credible Nerds Exclusive: Skyward Reading at the Oathbringer Book Release Party
The following is a Credible Nerds exclusive audio only clip from the release party (November 13, 2017) of Oathbringer, Book Three of the Stormlight Archive. Read by Brandon Sanderson (the author) himself, this is a very rough draft of the Prologue from an upcoming book titled 'Skyward'. He has asked that if you haven't heard this and plan on going to a release party that you not listen until you can hear it live from him as he reads it. You can see the video version on our YouTube channel. 
15:09
November 15, 2017
Episode 10 - Stranger Things 2049
After a short hiatus, The Nerds are back with a longer episode to make up for lost time! We discuss Blade Runner 2049 and is it a flop or success? How does it tie into the original Blade Runner from 30 years ago and is it worth seeing the original first? We talk about the latest trailer for The Black Panther and how awesome it looks! We dive deep into Stranger Things 2 and talk about our first impressions of this second season. Is Season 2 better than Season 1? Who is Eight? We talk Dart, Demigorgons, and Demidogs and how MadMax is perhaps the best new character of the new season.  *While recording this podcast episode we erroneously referred to Number 8 as Roman, when in actuality her name is Kali played by Linnea Berthelsen. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
2:08:24
October 31, 2017
Episode 9 - King Arthur: The Last Jedi
In this episode The Credible Nerds discuss our final thoughts on Salt Lake Comic Con 2017, and how you can access our content from SLCC17. We give our review of King Arthur The Legend of the Sword and whether we would like to see a second King Arthur movie.  We review the newly released Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer and discuss our thoughts on the trailer. We talk about how or if Princess Leia will survive Episode 8 and Marc learns that Kylo Ren is a Skywalker.  We plug Jim Butcher's newest series, The Cinder Spires Series and Marc gives us a synopsis of this new book - The Aeronaut's Windlass. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:10:04
October 13, 2017
Episode 8 - Is this IT?
Yes, this is IT! The Credible Nerds are talking in depth about IT - Book One. We have a special guest, Jordan, on to talk IT and The Dark Tower. We also get into Salt Lake Gaming Con which happened over the summer of 2017. We talk about some new board games that have come out, and review the 1st Annual JordanCon! We also plug Constant Readers SLC for more Stephen King discussion. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:23:57
September 28, 2017
Episode 7 - Is the MCU leg-IT?
In this episode The Credible Nerds talk Salt Lake Comic Con and is it worth it to be a VIP? We both saw IT recently and discuss our first impressions in anticipation of next episodes full on discussion of IT. We talk Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and is it legit without the inclusion of the X-Men, Wolverine, and The Fantastic Four? We have our first in depth review and discussion of a video game - Divinity: Original Sin 2. Join as we talk nerdy! *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:13:17
September 25, 2017
Episode 6 - JJ and The Tick
Join us as we discuss the latest Star Wars announcement, JJ Abrams being announced as the new director for Star Wars Episode 9. We revisit The Dresden Files and talk about why we like Harry Dresden and his magical journey. We also talk about the new Amazon Prime series, The Tick and it's first episode. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:01:21
September 20, 2017
Episode 5 - The Wonder-ful Tower of Dresden
Justin and Marc talk Wonder Woman and about their re-watch of the digital download release. We talk Harry Dresden and the Dresden Files series of novels. We discuss the Zachary Levi announcement for Salt Lake Comic Con 2017. We also touch on the first few pages of The Dark Tower comic book series. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:06:06
September 7, 2017
Episode 4 - Defenders of the Cosmere
In this Episode we discuss Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere and the many books in this series. We talk Defenders, the new Marvel Netflix series. We also talk about Rocky Balboa and World of Warcraft. 
1:19:11
August 28, 2017
Episode 3 - August 17, 2017
Episode 3 of The Credible Nerds podcast! We have our first guest! Austin joins The Nerds and we talk Star Wars and more! We also discuss the latest episode the Game of Thrones, new guests for Salt Lake Comic Con, Obi Wan Kenobi standalone movie rumors, Flashpoint storyline from the comics. We talk horror movies - It, Annabelle, The Conjouring, and the upcoming The Nun. We also revisit Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and rehash our initial review. Includes music by Michael Giacchino from the Rogue One Soundtrack and also A Dance with Dragonborn by Fatboy Roberts. *Due to recent events, The Credible Nerds do not endorse or support Bobby "Fatboy" Roberts.
1:15:13
August 18, 2017
Episode 2 - August 10, 2017
The Credible Nerds talk Game of Thrones, The Dark Tower, DC vs Marvel, and Comic Cons. We offer our take on Salt Lake Comic Con and what they can do better to catch up to San Diego Comic Con. I apologize for the sound quality on this episode. The mic was a little close and the breathing is a little loud. This will be fixed for future episodes.
1:09:14
August 11, 2017
Episode 1 - What We Like To Talk About
Our first real episode! The Credible Nerds discuss movies, books, Comic Con, and other nerdy stuff.
1:15:47
August 11, 2017
Episode 0 - This Is Us (Not the TV Show)
Introductory episode to The Credible Nerds podcast. Who we are, what we like, and what we hope to accomplish. Give us a listen! Have patience with us as we try to figure things out!
16:43
August 11, 2017
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