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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 77: DragonCon 2017

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Dragoncon 2017 Wrap Up

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 77: DragonCon 2017 wrap up. We survived the wrath of CON 2017 . This week we recorded live at Dragon Con including our ask a newbie experiment and a discussion on the year in Nerd. In science we have a real Scientist. While at con we got to sit down with Dr. Sarah Milkovich of NASA and JPL and talk about the Mars Rover 2020 and the future of Mars exploration. Also in Blowing Smoke we interview legendary author Kevin J Anderson and talk about his writing career, playing in the Star Wars Universe, doing steampunk with Rush and his current projects. We also smoke the Jacobs Ladder by Southern Draw Cigars and review the Marshal Zhukovs by Cigar City Brewing.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 76: Evil Shenanigans

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Evil ShenanigansCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 76: Evil Shenanigans. The time is Meow. With the announcement of a release date for the long awaited Super Troopers 2 we thought it would be a good time to look at the movies of Broken Lizard. Broken Lizard are the comedy minds behind Super Troopers, Beer Fest, and Club Dread. Its time to bring back the mustache and chug some syrup. In science we talk about NASA’s new spacecraft, gambling robots, air on mars, and the Deadpool of phone screens. In Nerd news we discuss our plans for Dragon Con, The Defenders, a new Punisher Trailer, DC’s new movies line up, every Star Wars character getting a movie, and the passing of Tobe Hooper. This week we smoke La Gran Llave by A.J. Fernandez and review the Sidecar by Sierra Nevada.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 75: Monster Test

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Monster Test

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 75: Monster Test, WE all know who to call when you have ghosts, but who do you call when you have monsters. The Monster Squad. If you want to join the Squad you’ve got to past the monster test, so to get you prepared this week we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of Monster Squad. We also discuss its comparisons to its predecessor Goonies. No science this week as we update our Dragon Con survival guide for 2017 and get ready to slay the dragon. In News we discuss the Disney and Netflix split, Wonder Woman blueray release dates, Joss Wheadon’s Justice League changes, Cable and Dead Pool, Karl Urban returning to Judge Dredd, Hell Boy getting his Blood Queen, and the new Star Wars Battle Front. Also this week we smoke the Hex by Sindicato and review the Witty Twister by R.J. Rockers.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 74: Graboid Perfection

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Graboid PerfectionCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 74: Graboid Perfection. Ok nobody move or get on a rock quick there are graboids in the area, because this week were talking about Tremors! We’re going to hunker down in the bunker like Burt Gummer and discuss the 5 Tremors films, yes they made 5 of these. In science we discuss Navy laser guns, Facebook building skynet, mad scientist island, and the pending solar eclipse. In News, we discuss the Ready Player One trailer, the new Thor trailer, Stranger Things, a new Spawn movie, the Doctor becoming a woman, and the return of IT. This week we smoke the Fuma Em Corda from CAO and review the Emergency Drinking Beer to stock your fallout shelters.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 73: Murphy’s Law

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Murphys LawCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 73: Murphy’s Law. This week we’re heading to Old Detroit and celebrating 30 years of Robocop. 30 years ago this week Officer Alex Murphy was murdered by the dad from that  70’s show and rebuild by OCP to be the future of law enforcement. A six million dollar man for a new generation. In science we talk about the birth of the space Marines, a robotic moon base, and robot lawyer, and an inappropriate death by volcano. In news we talk about first images of Ready Player One, some behind the scenes of the Last Jedi, the return of Daniel Craig to Bond, Luke Cage’s new director, the new Black Canary, Squirrel Girl casting, and The Tick trailer. This week we smoke the Carrillo Original Rebel and review the Kasteel Triple.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 72: Full Metal Kubrick

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Full Metal Kubrick

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 72: Full Metal Kubrick. Happy 4th of July to today we are celebrating 241 years of America and 30 years of Full Metal Jacket. This week we take a look at our two favorite Stanley Kubrick films, Full Metal Jacket and The Shining. I do not recommend watching these two movies back to back, like I did, you’ll get the weirdest nightmares. In science we talk about spy bots, robot colonoscopies, mind erasing, and spinach hearts. In Nerd News we talk about the new Jumanji trailer, Netflix Death Note, Marvels Inhumans, Nintendo SNES classic, and Top Gun 2 getting a release date. This week we also smoke the B. G. Meyer Standard Issue and review Cadence by Reformation Brewery.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 71: Moore Bond

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Moore Bond

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 71: Moore Bond. Bond, James Bond. We are back with another Bond retrospective, this time honoring the passing of Sir Roger Moore. We take a look at his career over the course of his seven times as Bond and the impact he had on pop culture and the history of Bond. In Science we look at robot composers and negotiators. chickens in space, and universal translators. In News we talk about the new Black Panther trailer, Star Trek Discovery, and the death of Adam West. We also cover some highlights of E3 and talk about the new Spiderman game, Metroid Prime 4, Assassins Creed Origins, and Atari getting back in the game console business. This week we smoke the Punch Gran Puro Nicaraguan and review the Panther by RhineGeist brewing.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 70: Pirates of the Caribbean

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Pirates of the CaribbeanCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 70: Pirates of the Caribbean. Avast me hearties raise the colors and prepare for battle. This week we review the new Pirates movies and talk about the many adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow. In News we talk about the return of Animaniacs, Spiderman Homecoming trailer, Wonder Woman’s opening weekend, the Far Cry petition, Sonic Mania, Nintendo Switch online fees, Castlevania gets a release date, and a Sin City tv series. This week we smoke the La Antiguedad from My Father and review the Black Butte Porter by Deschutes Brewery. And not a pirate episode without rum so this week we review the Leadslingers Black Flag Rum in Rum 30.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 69: The Fifth Element

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The Fifth Element

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 69: The Fifth Element. This week we talk about the 20th anniversary of The Fifth Element. So break out your Multi Pass and book your ticket to Floston Paradise. In science we talk about arming robots, new dinosaur named for Ghostbusters, a new contender for worlds hottest pepper, and  the new blue. In news we talk about Star Trek Discovery, a Resident Evil reboot, the Witcher TV series, the new Planet of the Apes trailer, Tom Hardy playing another villain, and the return of the Predator. This week we smoke the Kentucky Fire Cured Swamp Thing, and review the Troegenator from Troegs Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 68: East Bound and Down

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East Bound and Down

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 68: East Bound and Down. This week we’re going to do what they say can’t be done. I hope you got your ears on because this week we’re talking about the 40th Anniversary of Smokey and the Bandit. Probably one of Burt Reynolds most famous rolls and the movie that made being a trucker cool. In science we talk about starting a moisture farm, robots having babies, killer deer, and the healing power of hot sauce. In News we talk about Game of Thrones spin offs, Blade Runner 2049, the Defenders, Wonder Woman, Guardians of The Galaxy, Call of Duty WWII, and Kingsmen 2. We also smoke the CAO Steel Horse Roadkill and review the Edmund Fitzgerald by Great Lakes Brewing.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 67: Road Trippin

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Road Trippin

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 67: Road Trippin. This week we take a look at the great American past time of the road trip. We talk about our favorite road trip movies and offer advice on how to survive your summer road trips with our road trip survival guide. In science we talk about Russian Terminators, poop clothing, real life Star Trek tech, and life on Saturn. In news we talk about the new trailers for Thor, Star Wars VIII, and Battlefront II, We also talk about the Nintendo classic being discontinued, Carmen Sandiego on Netflix, and Mega Man movie, and Dead Pool finds a Cable. This week we review the Camacho Ecuador BxP and the Unita Detour.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 66: To Catch A Predator

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To Catch a PredatorCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 66: To Catch a Predator. Execute Order 66, wait wrong podcast. This week we try and catch a predator and I’m not talking about the guys in the windowless vans. We are celebrating 30 years of the Predator. Get to the choppers. In Science we talk about space skyscrapers, Elon Musk building cyborgs, recycled rockets, and the Dooms Day vault. In news we discuss a lot of trailers. We watch new trailer for IT, Anabell Creation, King Arthur, Spiderman Homecoming, and The Mummy. We also discuss the release of Ghost in the Shell. We also review the Gispert Intenso and drink the A Tout Le Monde.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 65: Chronicles of Logan

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Chronicles of Logan

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 65: Chronicles of Logan. This week we get old like old man Logan. We take a look back at the career of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, and review the final time he pops out the claws for Logan. In science we talk about new planets being found, robots that can read your mind, Lab grown chicken, and Spanish sex bots. In Nerd News we talk about the new Transformers trailer, Diablo 3, a new sonic game, Stephen King’s Dark Tower movie poster, Beauty and the Beast open numbers, and review the new Ghost Recon. This week we smoke the Crown Heads Jericho Hill and review the Southern Charred beer.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 64: 3 Guys 1 Pencil

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3 Guys 1 Pencil

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 64: 3 Guys 1 Pencil. This week it’s personal. People keep asking if we are back, Yeah I think we’re back! This week we are talking about the surprise action hit John Wick and how it has changed the action movie genre. In Blowing Smoke we discuss the passing of Bill Paxton and talk about our favorite Paxton appearances. In Nerd News we look at the Dead Pool teaser, the return of Duck Tales, the last Skull Island Trailer, xbox’s new subscription service, and the Netflix Castlevania series. This week we smoke the CAO Honor, a cigar that helps generate money for the Operation Surf military charity, and review the Venture Stout by Unknown Brew Co.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 63: Alice in Zombieland

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Alice in Zombieland

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 63: Alice in Zombieland. Who’s ready for an Apocalypse? Break out the umbrellas cause we are going back to Racoon City. This week we are talking about the Resident Evil film series and review the latest installment, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. In science we discuss NASA poop shoots, teaching computers betrayal, bring back the woolly mammoth, and electric rocks. In news we talk about Batman needing a director, Kevin Smith’s new projects, the death of the Thimble, Attack on Titian movie, live action Lion King, and Infinity War gets started. This week we’re smoking the Alec Bradley Post Embargo, and review the Wise Blood IPA from Wild Heaven.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 62: Return of xXx

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Return of xXx            Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 62: Return of xXx. Welcome to the Xander Zone. This week we get extreme and take a look at the Triple X film series and review the latest installment, xXx The Return of Xander Cage. Who’s the beter X, Vin Diesel or Ice Cube? In Science we take a look at future predictions, robot bats, a new moon, and other rocks from space. In News we complain about super bowl results and talk about new trailers for Guardians of the Galaxy, Ghost in the Machine, Stranger Things 2, John WIck 2, Fate of the Furious, and the Pirates of the Caribbean. We also smoke the new Rocky Patel Dark Dominican, and review the Victory Anniversary XX.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 61: Rise of the Underworld

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Rise of the Underworld

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 61: Rise of the Underworld. This week we try not to get bitten as we dive into the world of Vampires and Lycans. We take a look at the Underworld film series and review its latest installment. In science we discuss declassified CIA reports, new organs, robot hearts, and jet pack firefighters.  In News we talk about Star Wars VIII gets a title, Cthulhu gets a game, King Kong gets a universe, Cartoon Network gets a samurai and Logan/Power Rangers gets a trailer. We also review the La Amistad by Hoyo and sample the Ode To Mercy from Wild Heaven.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 60: Going Back To Camp

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Going Back to Camp

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 60: Going Back To Camp. We’re done with that bitch of a year 2016 and have decided to start 2017 off on a lighter note. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Ernest Goes To Camp that kicked off a whole series of Ernest goes somewhere movies. So this week we talk about the history of Ernest P. Worrell and talk about our favorite movies. This week we also sit down with the guys behind Unruly Miles Productions and talk about their new web-series Teach Me Something that we were a part of. In News we talk about the loss of our Princess Carry Fisher, Nintendo switch, the return of Constantine and the CW, Beauty and the Beast, and new Funko Pop news. We also review  the new Exodus from Torano and sample the Trekked by Uinta Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 59: A Very Scary Christmas

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A Very Scary Christmas

Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 59: A Very Scary Christmas. HO HO HO the jolly fatman is back in town, and Santa Clause is on his way too. This week we fall down a xmas hole and talk about our favorite Christmas Horror movies. It’s a very bloody holiday. In science we talk about NASA parachutes, the effect of Pokemon, and the passing of John Glenn. In news this week, we talk about Rogue One, Ducktales, the new Ghostrecon, and Star Trek Discovery. We also unwrap a few presents and review The Oscar and Wicked Weeds Milk and Cookies.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 58: 2016 Cigar Nerd of the Year

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Cigar Nerd of The Year 2016

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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 58: 2016 Cigar Nerd of the Year. Its that time again when we honor an actor that has made an impact of cigar culture with there works. The 2016 Cigar Nerd of the Year is Sylvester Stallone. This week we discuss his most smoking roll, that of Barney Ross in The Expendables. In science we discuss profiling AI, cat bondage, Chernobyl, and poop in space. In news we discuss Netflix downloads, Nintendo Park, Guardians of the Galaxy games, Marvel vs Capcom, Aquaman, and Disney gets a Death Star. When you wish upon a Death Star should be the new theme. We also review the Check Six by Camacho and Triple Burner by Brooklyn Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 57: GoldenEye Never Dies

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Goldeneye Never Dies

PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 57: GoldenEye Never Dies. Time for more 007, as we dive into part two of our James Bond Special. This time we take a look at the movies of Pierce Brosnan’s Bond, GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies,  The World is Not Enough, and DIe Another Day. In Science we discuss robot cops, nightmare machines, hot pot accidents, and the prediction that we only have 1000 years left. In Nerd News we talk about The Doctor Who Christmas Special, Skull Island, Inhumans TV show, and the Nintendo Classic. We also sample the CAO Amazon Basin and the Salty Scott. This episode is sponsored by Strikeforce Energy. Use promo code CigarNerds for 20% off your order.

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 56: Remember Remember

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PrintCigar Nerds Episode 56: Remember Remember.  Remember Remember the 5th of November? We do and the movie V for Vendetta. This week we discuss the movie and graphic novel that inspired a generation and discuss it’s impact on pop culture.  In Science we talk about deadly farts, super moons, artificial intelligence, and alien rocks. In News we talk about a Starship Troopers reboot,  Wonder Woman, Stranger Things, Sonic, Mass effect, a live action Voltron, and Harry Potter Phones. Since we are not tired on Halloween yet we have a couple of spooky reviews for you, the Tatuaje Krueger and Fear of Ghosts by Stillwater Artisanal Ales. 

 
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 55: Creepy Clown Time

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Creept Clown Time

PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 55: Creepy Clown Time. It’s Halloween time so lets talk about a popular recent topic, Creepy Clowns. We look at the history of creepy clowns and discuss some of our favorite creepy clowns in pop culture. This week in Blowing Smoke, we talk to Chris Ferdico of Warfighter Tobacco. In News we talk about the new Lando Calrissian, Guardians of the Galaxy vol 2, Red Dead Redemption 2, Deadpool 2 gets a new director, the Nintendo Switch, and the passing of Steve Dillon, and the Logan trailer. We also review the new Rocky Patel Fifty Five and The Devil’s Tramping Ground  from Aviator Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 54: Magnificent

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Magnificant

PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 54: Magnificent. This week we take a trip back to the old west. Dust off your six shooters and mount up. We’re going to talk about the Magnificent 7, old verses new. The 1960 original is one of the most classic westerns ever made, can the new generation stand up. In Science we talk about creepy clowns, the first 3 parent baby, and wind turbines. In News we talk about Power Rangers, Iron Fist, Resident Evil, Underworld Blood Lines, and the Suicide Squad extended cut. We also get gangster and try the new CAO Consigliere and Seven Bridges from Jekyll Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 53: Getting Wilder

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Getting Wilder

PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 53: Getting Wilder. This week we honor a comedy legend and pay tribute to Gene Wilder. We finally make it back to the Nerd Cave and discuss our favorite Gene Wilder movies. In science we talk to a real scientist, Dr Stephen Granade from Dragon Con, youtube, and NASA. In Blowing Smoke we sit down with a legend, Master Blender Ricky Rodriguez of CAO and General Cigar. In news we talk about the CW app, the return of Flash and Agents of Shield, Nintendo projectors, and Magnificent Seven. We also review the Foundry Cigars Time Flies and the Stone  Brewing  Bitter Chocolate Oakmeal Bourbon Stout.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 52: At The Con

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At the Con

PrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 52: At the Con. This week we celebrate anniversaries, 2 years of podcasting and 30 years of Dragon*con. We braved the record crowd of 77000, dodged Storm troopers and hobbits, and even crossed the food court to bring you a new episode recorded live at Dragon*con.  We also recorded a few interviews. In Science we talk to Trey Roski and Greg Munson, the founders of BattleBots, about the origins of fighting robots and what the future of the sport looks like. In Blowing Smoke we talk to world renowned author, Michael A Stackpole, about what it takes to be a writer and creating characters in the original Star Wars expanded universe. We also review the Perdomo Lot 23 and Wells Brewing Sticky Toffee Pudding Ale
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 51: The Upside Down

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The Upside Down

PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 51: The Upside Down. This week we travel through time and dimensions to end up upside down in 1983. This episode we are talk about the hit Netflix Original Stranger Things, so grab and Eggo and enjoy the show. We also discuss the passing of a cigar legend Carlos Fuente Sr. and review the Don Carlos Eye of the Shark. As we prepare for the madness that is Dragon Con, we update our Dcon newbies guide and discuss all the changes for 2016. In Nerd News we talk about a new Mary Jane, Bad Boys 3, a Clue reboot, a Lost Boys tv series, Metal Gear vs Zombies, and Ready Player One filming. Also we review the Imperial Doughnut Break by Evil Twin Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 50: Live Long and Prosper

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Live Long and Prosper

PrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 50: Live Long and Prosper. This week we celebrate making it to 50 episodes and 50 years of Star Trek.  We talk about the rebooted Star Trek universe and review Star Trek Beyond. In science we talk about car therapists, mind controlled drones, dragon ants, and Einstein’s theories coming true. In nerd news we talk about Ninja Turtles release date, Pumpkin Head getting a reboot, Suicide Squad, and Star Trek VR. We also review the Dark Circle by South Bound Brewing and the Kentucky Fire Cured Flying Pig by Drew Estates.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 49: Face Huggers

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Facehuggers

PrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 49: Face Huggers. Some times you just need a hug, and that’s ok. Unless its from an Alien Face Hugger. This week we return to LV-426 to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Sci-Fi classic Aliens. I hope this heartburn is just the Krystals and not a Xenomorph In science we talk about robot cowboys, falling in your sleep, and Elon Musk’s plans for world domination. In nerd news we cover the most exciting things coming out of SDCC 2016. New trailers from DC and Marvel, the return of XXX, and the new Star Trek series. We also review the CLE TAA Azabache and Item 9 from Brash.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 48: Independence Day

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  • PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 48: Independence Day. It’s time to celebrate our Independence by blowing stuff up, drinking beer, and talking about movies. Twenty years ago one of my favorite alien invasion movies was released, Independence Day, and twenty years later we go a sequel. This week we discuss both. In science we talk about robo gloves, saving ferrets with drones, robot stingrays, and the effects of Pokemon fever. In Nerd News we talk about Evil Dead board games, Red Dead Redemption on Xbox one, Kevin Smith returning to the DCU, can Pokemon Go save Nintendo, and Wrestling Comics. We also review the Brick House Traveler and The Gun Bunny by Service Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 47: There can be only one

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There Can Be Only OnePrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 47: There can be only one. This week we do a little head hunting and talk about thirty years of Highlander. From Conner MacLeod to Duncan MacLeod we cover it all. In Science we talk about robot dogs, killer cars, stoned sheep, and big glasses. In News we review Range 15 and discuss Ghostbusters animated series, Punisher release dates, new Resident Evil details, Lynda Carters return to the DCU, and Star Trek fan film guidelines.  We also review the Tatuaje TAA exclusive 2016 and the Samiclaus.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 46: Danger Room

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Danger RoomPrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 46: Danger Room. This week we talk about  the other MCU and discuss the X-men movies. Before there was the Avengers, the first comic book team movie on the scene was the X-men. The movie that made Hugh Jackman famous. In science we talk about the possibility we’re living in the matrix, octopus aliens, celebrity robots, and self driving car road rage. In News we talk about Voltron, TMNT2, hero weight sets, geeky drink sets, Mortal Kombat beer, and Mall Rats 2. We also review the Saint Luis Ray Reserva Especial and The Blue Grass Billionaire from Clown Shoes Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 45: The Day Walker

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The DaywalkerPrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 45: The Day Walker. There has been a lot of lately of comic book movies being R rated. This is nothing new so we look back at the OG of Marvel movies, before there was even a MCU, there was Blade. We discuss the Blade trilogy made famous by Wesley Snipes. This week in science we talk about robot arms, sonic screw drivers, universal translators, and killer crocs. In Nerd News we talk about Captain Hydra, a possible return of Blade, fan made Ghostbusters trailer, Bond getting a new director, and Batman coming to Samsung. We also review the Edge A-10 by Rocky Patel and Bedeviled by Wicked Weed Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 44: Do You Feel Lucky Punk?

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Do You Feel Lucky PunkPrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 44: Do You Feel Lucky Punk? This week our nerds celebrate reaching 44 episodes by discussing the most iconic of weapons, the 44 Magnum and the person who made it famous, Clint Eastwood. We take a look at one of Clint Eastwood’s most famous characters Dirty Harry and the five movies he played him in. In science we talk about Chewbacca becoming a beetle, charging your phone with pee, building zombies, and Space X. In news we discuss the wave of TV cancellations, Yoga Hosers gets a trailer, the new Doom game, and our thoughts on Captain America Civil War. This week we also review the Macanudo Inspirado Orange and the Coastal Empire Dawn Patrol. Go ahead make my day.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 43: Punishment

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Punishment

PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 43: Punishment. This week we put on our skull logo shirt and punish the guilty, as we discuss who’s the best cinematic version of the Punisher. From Dolph Lundgren  to Jon Bernthal, we look at the good, the bad, and the ugly. In Blowing Smoke we interview Mike Dixon aka the Rhino. We talk about his adventures with cosplay, whiskey, cigars, and getting to be in a Range 15. In news we discuss Netflix, early Captain America reviews, Tomb Raider, Flash, and the Killing Joke. We also review the Old Powder Keg Maduro from Battleground Cigars and Departed Spirit from Three Taverns brewery.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 42: Ace in The Hole

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Ace in the hole

  • PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 42: Ace in The Hole. This week we gamble with our lives by eating truck stop food on our way to Ohio for the 2016 International Steampunk Symposium. While we were there, we recorded a live show about the culture of Poker and our favorite poker movies. In science we discuss empathy or lack there of, star fish hunting robots, fear of A.I., and invisible trains. In news we talk about Dr Strange, TMNT, Suicide Squad, Rogue One, Killing Joke, and Predator. We also review the Judge by Jail House Brewing and The Banker by H.Upmann.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast: Cigars 101

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Cigars 101Print This week we’re dropping a bonus podcast. Last weekend made an appearance at the International Steampunk Symposium, where we presented a panel on introduction to cigars for new cigar enthusiast. Everything a newbie needs to know about that smoke life. So for everyone that couldn’t make trip to Ohio here is the audio we recorded at the panel. Our regularly scheduled episode also recorded at the Symposium will be up next week.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 41: DC Animated Count Down

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DC Animated Film CountdownPrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 41: DC Animated Count Down. This week while Batman V Superman is opening to mixed reviews we decide to look at Batman and Superman stories that everyone agrees on, the DC animated universe. We count down the top 10 animated DC films. In science we look at pizza delivering robots, Boaty McBoatface, growing hearts, and eating flesh. In news we review  Batman v Superman, Krang casting, Terminator, and Agent Carters return. We also review the Foundry Ramon Allones and Reformation Brewing’s Providence.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 40: Private Eyes

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Private EyesPrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 40: Private Eyes. This week our nerds go undercover and back in time to discuss the 80’s explosion of detective shows. We look at everything from the great mustaches of Magnum P.I. to the question who had a better truck Simon and Simon or The Fall Guy? We also discuss who made better gadgets MacGyver or the A-Team? In science we talk about the effects of space travel on the body, robot chameleons, black metal, and the end of Mythbusters. In news we look at the new GHostbusters trailer, our first look at Spider-Man, and the return of the tick. We also review the Punch Signature and the Terra Incognita.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 39: Finding Francis

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  • Cigar Nerds Episode 39 Finding FrancisPrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 39: Finding Francis. This week things get a little crazy and Canadian as our nerds sign up for the Weapon X program and break some fourth walls. This week we are talking about everyone’s favorite merc, Deadpool. We discuss the everything from the origins of the merc with the mouth in comics to his record breaking film debut. In science we talk about the latest robot news, headphones that get you high, and finally flying cars. The future is here. In news we discuss Ready Player one casting, the return of Dare Devil, Iron Fist, and World War 3. We also review the MUWAT from Drew Estates and the Tocobaga from Cigar City Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 38: Escape From The Thing

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Escape from the thingPrintThe Cigar Nerds Episode 38: Escape from the Thing. This week our nerds fight off shape shifting aliens and try to escape from New York as we take a look at the legendary career of Director John Carpenter. Not only is he responsible for some of the greatest horror and sci-fi movies but also one of our favorite movies Big Trouble in Little China, which turns 30 this year. We also review the Partagas 1845 and the Homework Series number 6 from Ballast Point. In science we discuss drone hunting birds, new spiders, and beer pong playing robots. In News the discuss a new Doom Game, X-Files, Ready Player One, new Xmen and TMNT2 trailers, and Dead Pool 2.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 37: Groovy

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Groovy

  • PrintThe Cigar Nerds Episode 37: Groovy. This week our nerds open up the Necronomicon and raises some deadites as they discuss season one of Ash vs Evil Dead. Grab your boom stick and gas up your chain saw hand. In science we look at the real X-Files, look into Planet X, and discuss amphibious drones. In News we talk about the return of X-files, Legends of Tomorrow, Star Wars delays, and new Justice League cartoons. We also sample the Pulled Porter from Sweetwater Brewery and the Perdomo Habano Maduro.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 36: The Hateful Two

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The Hateful Two

PrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 36: The Hateful Two. This week our Nerds go back to the old west and review the latest movie from Quentin Taratino, The Hateful Eight. Then we pay tribute to the coolest man in cinema and take a look at the career o Samuel L. Jackson. In science we talk about hover boards, meteor guns, and the latest technology from CES 2016. In news we talk Dare Devil season 2, Mortal Kombat, Flash News, and the return of Tales from the Crypt. We also review the Alec Bradley Tempus and Black Xantus.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 35: The Nerds Awaken

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The Nerds Awaken

PrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 35: The Nerds Awaken. After a long nap and a couple of prequels the Force has awaken. This week we assemble a team of Nerds to talk about the history and cultural impact of Star Wars. Then we give our spoiler heavy review of The Force Awaken. You have been warned there are many spoilers in the second half of this episode. We also review the La Historia by EP Carrill0 and we drink the Ferry Man by Orpheus Brewing.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 34: The Naughty List

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The Naughty List

  • PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 34: The Naughty List. This week we’re making a list and checking it twice gonna find out who’s naughty or nice. We take a look back at some of the worst Christmas movies of all time and give a few suggestions of what to watch instead. We also look at weird Christmas traditions from around the world. We also review Jekyll Brewing’s Red Neck Christmas Stout. We also interview Nicholas Syris of LH Premium Cigars and review the LH Maduro and Colorado. In news we talk about TMNT 2, Independence Day Resurgence, Star Trek Beyond, and Point Break.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 33: Shaken not Stirred

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Shaken Not StirredPrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 33: Shaken Not Stirred. This week out nerds earn our OO status as we take a look back at the career of our most recent James Bond, Daniel Craig.  We also help with your holiday shopping in our Cigar Nerd Gift Guide. In Science we talk about the latest in robot bar tending and rescue, animal cloning, and 3d printed cars. In Nerd News we talk about the new Captain America and Batman V Superman Trailers, new Mortal Kombat DLC, and the slave Leia controversy. We also review the Hamlet by Rocky Patel and the Bad Mother Shucker by Abita.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 32: Ghost of a Chance

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Ghost of a Chance

PrintThis week our nerds move from discussing fictional ghost and take a look at real ghost. We sit down with Paranormal Georgia Investigation to discuss all things paranormal. We review the Battleground Cigars Lincoln and the Heavy Seas Greater Pumpkin. In science we discuss face transplants, getting hit in virtual reality, sonic brain surgery, and rail guns. In News we pay tribute to a few lost legends, review Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and Sony Play station news.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 31: Turtle Power

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Turtle PowerPrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 31: Turtle Power. This week our nerds venture down into the sewers and talk about the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. We take a look back at their history from comic books to movie franchises. We also review the Shellback from Camacho Cigars and the Teufel Hunden from Service Brewing. In science we talk about robot bikers, shape shifting clothes, the best city to survive a zombie outbreak, and how estrogen can save your life. In Nerd News we talk about Ash Vs Evil Dead, the Warcraft movie, and new Star wars news.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 30: Poltergeists

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PoltergeistsPrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 30: Poltergeists. This week our nerds rise from the grave for another Halloween special. We talk about our favorite ghost movies and compare the original Poltergeist to the remake. Later we talk about real hauntings with Ed Laughlin of Ghosts of Georgia Paranormal Investigation. We review the new La Palina Red Label and Terrapin’s Walking Dead IPA. In science we discuss water on Mars, robotic skin, and alien stars. In Nerd News we talk Godzilla vs King Kong and the start of the fall TV season.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 29: Rock Toons

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Rock Toons

PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 29: Rock Toons. This week we take a look at the unique relationship between Rock music and Animation. We look back at movies that have been inspired by music like Heavy Metal and Pink Floyd’s The Wall. We also talk about the best cartoon bands from Alvin and The Chipmunks to Dethklok. We also sit down with Mc Lars to talk about his up coming album and the state of Nerd Rap. We review the new Kristoff San Andreas and the Kentucky Old Fashion. In science, we talk about invisibility cloaks, Mars, and how selfies are killing you. In news we look at the return of Doctor Who, a new Men in Black trilogy, and the first teaser for Jessica Jones.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 28: Nightmare of Scream Street

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Nightmare on Scream Street

PrintThis week we pay tribute to the King of Nightmares Mr Wes Craven. We discuss his impact on pop culture, the horror genre, how he made it hard to sleep for several generations of horror fans. We also do a little celebrating as this is our 1 year anniversary of doing the show. To mark the occasion we have a surprise interview with Rocky Patel. We also review his new cigar, the Special Reserve Sun Grown Maduro. In science we discuss tractor beams, space glasses, and super hinge. In news we talk about the new Star Wars toys and recap our Dragon Con adventures.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 27: Bad Boys

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Bad BoysPrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 27: Bad Boys. This week our nerds take a look back at our favorite buddy cop movie, Bad Boys. We talk about its impact on pop culture and the careers of Michael Bay, Will Smith, and Martian Lawrence. We try the AJ Fernandez Enclave and the Terrapin Vapricote in beer 30. We also interview the director and star of the up coming Steampunk Boba Fett fan film. In science we talk about space elevators, giant robots, and staring into peoples eyes. In news we talk about up coming video game news, Captain America details, and Rogue One cast announcements.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 26: DragonCon Survival Plan

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  • DragonCon Survival PlanPrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 26: DragonCon Survival Plan. This week our nerds freak out over last minute Dragon Con plans and share our tips for surviving your con experience. We talk about panels, navigation, food, parties, and everything else you should know for your Dragon Con. In science we talk about different types of drunks, whiskey in space, smart rifle hacks, mapping Pluto, and zombie spiders. In news we talk about Star Wars Land, the Dead Pool trailer, Ready Player one gets a release date, and Ronda Rousey’s Marvel plans.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 25: Mission Improbable

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  • Mission ImprobablePrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 25: Mission Improbable. Your mission, if you choose to except it, is to listen to us talk about all things mission impossible.  This week  we take a look back at the TV series and previous movies and review the new Mission Impossible Rogue Nation. We also review the Romeo Anejo and the Southern Tier Choklat Oranj. In science we take a look at the Snot Bot, the discovery of Earth 2, hand leg transplants, and hackers controlling your car. In News we review Ant Man and Sharknado 3. We also discuss the Marvel Netflix news, return of Married with Children, and the Dead Pool trailer release date.
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Cigar Nerds Episode 24: Summer Vacation

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Summer vacation

PrintCigar Nerds Episode 24: Summer Vacation. This week our nerds discuss some of our favorite summer vacation movies and look at what it takes to be a summer blockbuster. We sample a legendary geek beer in Beer 30, wOOtstout. In science we discuss the importance of nightmares and Star Trek science becoming reality. In news we talk about all the movie news coming out of this years SDCC. Also we try an unreleased cigar from Montecristo.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 23: Judgement Days

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Judgement Day

CigarNerdsLogoThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 23: Judgement Day. This week our nerds prepare for the eventual  robot uprising by studying the Terminator films. We review the new film, Terminator Genisys, then travel back in time to stop Joe from making bad Arnold impressions. We failed.  We sit down with cigar reviewer Eric Howard, the Cigar Commander, and talk the art of writing about cigars. We also learn about hover bikes, jet packs, and NASA blowing up asteroids in Science. Later in Nerd news we talk Spider Man casting, Nintendo theme parks, Batman games, and Dead Pool.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 22: SWAT Raptors

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Swat Raptors

  • Print The Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 22: Swat Raptors. This week our nerds take a trip to the islands and dig up some dinos, when we discuss all things Jurassic Park. We also talk about robotic replacement parts, hover boards, and Bill Nye’s latest space project in science. In Nerd News we look at all the cool things coming out of E3. We also sit down with Eric Carpenter if New Vision Tattoos in blowing smoke. We also review the Las  Calaveras cigar from Crowned Heads and the latest special edition from Innis & Gunn.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 21: Disastrous

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  • DisastrousPrint The Cigar Nerds Episode 21: Disastrous. This week our nerds hide in their bunker and await the end of the world as we talk about our favorite disaster movies. We also review the Leaf by Leaf by Oscar Cigars and sample the Nostradamus in beer 30. In Blowing Smoke we discuss or adventures at the Southern Cigar Festival and interview Glen Case of Kristoff Cigars, Nate McIntyre of Cubanacan Cigars, and Jim Robinson of Leaf by Oscar. In Nerd News we discuss the latest Fall Out, Batman, and Marvel Netflix news.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 20: Quick Stop

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Quick StopPrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 20: Quick Stop. This week our nerds take a look at the films of Kevin Smith, and talk about his importance to pop culture and podcasting. In Beer 30 we review the Terrapin Liquid Bliss and we try the Don Peppin Garcia Original. In science we talk about space swords, raining spiders, and a new fish. We also review Mad Max Fury Road and have an interview with Lou Ann of Cutters Cigar Emporium about the Southern Cigar Festival.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 19: Fast, Not So Furious

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Fast Not So Furious

Print Cigar Nerds Episode 19: Fast Not So Furious. This week the nerd cave smells a little like gasoline and nitrous as we look back at the Fast and the Furious movies. In Science we talk about how glasses effect your drinking, super spiders, o-rings in space, and sunken treasure. In Nerd News to talk about Super Girl, Legends of Tomorrow, and Oculus  Rift Specs. We also have a review of the My Fathers Cigar Lounge Exclusive and the ST. Bernardus Abt 12.
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Cigar Nerds Episode 18: Cinco De Cigar Nerds

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CigarNerdsLogoCinco De Cigar Nerds

Cigar Nerds Episode 18: Cinco De Cigar Nerds This week our Nerds celebrate Cinco De Mayo by looking at our favorite Latino actors, directors, and comedians. We even research the origins of the holiday. Also in science we talk about the hulk buster armor, gene modification, aliens, and weird things found in Florida. We also review Avengers Age of Ultron and Mortal Kombat X in Nerd News.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 17: Up In Smoke

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Up In SmokePrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 17: Up In Smoke

This week our nerds celebrate 420 as only two guys who don’t do drugs can, by discusing all of our favorite stoner films. We talk about every thing from Cheech and Chong to Harold and Kumar. In science we talk alien radio signals, hydrating beer, and ancient ghost books. In News we recap all the Star Wars news coming out of Celebration and review Dare Devil. We also review the Antono Dark Corojo and the Corsendonk Pater.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 16: Tales From The Crypt

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Episode 16 – Tales from the Crypt

  • PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 16: This week things get a little creepy as we take a look back at one of the greatest horror series, Tales From the Crypt. We discuss its origins in comics all the way to the movies and TV. We also sample the San Lotano Oval and the Burnt Hickory Fighting Bishop. In Science we talk about seeing in the dark, making fuel from poop, and virtual reality. Also in Nerd News we talk new movie trailers, and the finale of The Walking Dead.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 15: Birthday Bash

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Birthday Bash

PrintCigar Nerds Episode 15: Birthday Bash. This week our nerds celebrate their birthdays by bitching about getting old and talking about our favorite movies released the same year we were, 1979 and 1985. We break out the Guinness 1759 and sample the Esteban Carreres Chupa Cabre.  In science we talk about psychology vs neuroscience, Nasa’s trip to Ceres, and try to figure out why Russia is exploding. In nerd news we talk about recent marvel comics news, up coming movie news, and fun internet pranks.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 14: Luck of the Irish

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Luck of the Irish

PrintThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 14: Luck of the Irish. This week our nerds celebrate the tradition of St. Patrick’s Day by discussing out favorite Irish movies, Boondock Saints, The Quiet Man, and Leprechaun. We also review the Gurkha  Kracken and Innis and Gunn Irish whiskey cast. We pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy, a great man that many will miss, and in News we discuss the reboot of some old favorites and recap the end of Agent Carter and the return of Agents of Shield.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 13: Cigar Nerds Man of The Year

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Cigar Man of The Year

PrintCigar Nerds Podcast Episode 13: Cigar Nerds Man of The Year.

This week we decided, with the Oscars going on, it was time to hand out our own award. So we present the first addition of Cigar Nerds MAN OF THE YEAR! This episode we take a look at the films and rolls of Ron Perlman. Perlman’s rolls in Hellboy and Sons of Anarchy, in addition to his obsession with cigars made him the perfect choice for our first inductee. In science we find out if people are getting dumber, answer and age old question, and talk about guns in space. In Nerd News we cover a ton of breaking tv and movie news from Deadpool and Evil Dead casting to a Legend of Zelda tv series.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 12: Cogs and Conundrums

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Cogs and Conundrums

Print The Cigar Nerds Episode 12: Cogs and Conundrums. This week our nerds dust off their top hats and dive into the world of Steampunk. What the hell is Steampunk? Well, we sit down with the guys from the Ratchet Retrocast and try to figure that out in our intro to Steampunk special. Later we talk with author and radio host Travis Sivart about writing in a Steampunk world. In Science! we talk robot bar tenders, shotgun gardeners, and the end of the world.
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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 11: High Skool Reunion

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CigarNerdsLogoThe Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 11: High Skool Reunion. This week we get old school, all the way back to high school. We talk common themes in school movies and see how our own school adventures compare. In beer 30, we sample the Left Hand Brewing Wake Up Dead, and in Science we look at cloud cities and people who post too many selfies, you know who you are. And finally we talk CES and learn about new technology in Nerd News.

 

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Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 10: Parody Wars

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Episode 10: Parody Wars

PrintThe Cigar Nerd Podcast Episode 10: Parody Wars. This week our nerds venture into a galaxy far far away and take a look at parody movies and fan films inspired by Star Wars. We sample some Space Balls beer in Beer 30, and talk lasers, new planets, and life on Mars in Science!.  Then in nerd news we talk about our future predictions for 2015 and see whats worth looking forward to in the new year. We’re Back!

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