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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. Continue reading “Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 58: 2016 Cigar Nerd of the Year” »
Cigar 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. Continue reading “Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 53: Getting Wilder” »
Do You Feel Lucky PunkThe 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. Continue reading “Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 44: Do You Feel Lucky Punk?” »
Private EyesCigar 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. Continue reading “Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 40: Private Eyes” »
Cigar Nerds Episode 39 Finding FrancisCigar 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. Continue reading “Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 39: Finding Francis” »
Mission ImprobableThe 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. Continue reading “Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 25: Mission Improbable” »
The 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. Continue reading “Cigar Nerds Podcast Episode 23: Judgement Days” »
The 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.