All Things Nerd 4.9: Stepping Out and Stepping Up – Weekly Nerd News

All Things Nerd S04E09

The All Things Nerd! Podcast is recorded live every Friday evening on the Malice Corp Twitch channel. We record live so everyone, and anyone can come join in the fun. Talking the latest in Geek, Nerd, & Pop Culture with a dash of comedy, and completely unrehearsed. Come be a Geek Enthusiast or Nerd Aficionado, and join us for the live stream. Your reactions and interaction feed the content of the final product. All Things Nerd S04E09 Main Topics: Bob Iger steps down, Steven Spielberg drops out of Indy 5, Star Wars: The High Republic, and Westworld viral marketing.

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Season 4 Episode 9:

Get Your Geek On!

  • The Malice Corp Geek Enthusiasts and Nerd Aficionados talk about what they’ve been doing since last episode. What you should be checking out, and what you should stay far away from? – 1:29


What The Upfronts: TV Pilots

  • Ever wonder what a show is about based on just it’s name? This improv game the MaliceCasters make their prediction of what a show is about based of just the title. – 13:20


Nerd News:

  • Disney CEO Bob Iger Steps Down From His Position: After everything Iger has done for the Disney brand in his tenure. Will this be good or bad for the House of Mouse? – 24:10
  • Steven Spielberg Won’t Direct Indiana Jones 5: All Indy films have been directed by Spielberg. James Mangold will step in for the possible last time we see Harrison Ford don the fedora, and pick up the whip. – 29:49
  • New Series of Star Wars Books and Comics, The High Republic: Taking place 200 years before The Phantom Menace. In an era that won’t be touched by any other projects. What do we hope to get from the series? – 38:14
  • Westworld Viral Marketing Campaign: Westworld steps up the viral marketing for season 3. Sending out emails to get you involved in the world and links for focal points on what’s going on this season. – 43:19


Rapid Fire Nerd News: Quick reactions when there’s too much to discuss.

  • Little Shop of Horrors Remake Casting: Chris Evans for the dentist. Scarlett Johansson, and Taron Egerton in talks for the leads – 49:23
  • RIP Kazuhisa Hashimoto: The Konami Code creator has passed away – 51:38
  • Jeopardy Throws Shade at George RR Martin: There is no escape from not having the Winds of Winter done already. – 53:13
  • The Biggest Explosion Since The Big Bang Discovered: It was HUGE! – 54:19


Somebody’s Gotta Talk About It: The odd, strange, downright funny story’s that somebody has to talk about!

  • Disney Galactic Starcruiser Seeks It’s First Admiral: Keeping the experience immersive Disney has fun in their job posting for new Star Wars hotel general manager. – 58:11


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