Podcast: Nerds Unite for Extra Life

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Hi! And welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 11.  If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerd/geek news, then this IS the podcast you’ve been looking for.

“As always”, we bring you the latest in Nerd News, including SCREENSHOT (movies & tv), STOCKPILE (collectibles), HIGH SCORE (gaming), COMICS n CONS (that one explains itself) and WILD CARD (our catch-all, random stuff category).

Headphones in!
Volume up!
It’s on like our Extra Life Marathon!



Below, you’ll find links to some of the awesome things & stuff we talked about on the podcast. Not all of the things, but the most of the stuff that want to throw your money at.

Support Nerd Fu by using the links we provided below.  For most of them, we get a little referral when/if you purchase.



  • We’ve got two great giveaways going on right now, including our Extra Life Giveaway (Help us Spread the Word) and our Assault Walker Giveaway (featuring an exclusive from Entertainment earth).  Enter now, as both of these will end soon!



  • Don’t forget to join our mailing list. We send it out (usually on Friday) to keep you up-to-date on the latest in nerd news. ** We wouldn’t want you missing out on any awesome contests, sales, offers or extra entries (hint, hint)!



Movies in Theaters This Week

  • Spectre (D: Sam Mendes) – Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes…
  • The Peanuts Movie (D: Steve Martino) – Noah Schnapp, Bill Melendez, Hadley Belle Miller …
  • Spotlight (D: Tom McCarthy) – Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber …
  • Trumbo (D: Jay Roach) – Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K. …


Movie News
  • Neill Blomkamp’s Alien film kicked back to make room for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus 2 aka Alien: Paradise Lost  – DETAILS
  • Dragon’s Lair film Kickstarter – READ ON
  • Super Troopers 2 Kickstarter ongoing – CHECK IT OUT



  • Spike’s Lip Sync Battle holiday episode to feature The Night Before cast Rogen, JGL & Mackie – DETAILS
  • CBS to bring Star Trek back to TV … sorta – DETAILS VIA COLLIDER
  • Amazing Stories remake helmed by Bryan Fuller – Steven Spielberg “very involved” – READ ON
  • AMC’s Preacher Trailer is here


Subscription Boxes

  • Loot Crate (October 2015) TIME – Unboxing/Reveal of the best Loot Crate to date – LOOT CRATE TIME
  • Marvel Collector Corps VILLAINS – Unboxing/Reveal of the latest MCC. – WHAT’S IN THE BOX?!


Funko/Vinyl Sugar Information

Funko purchased by ACON Investments

New Reveals from Funko for the last 2 weeks:

  • Call of Duty Funko Pop!’s – Appear to be a GameStop Exclusive, but not listed on their website. Check you local stores
  • Assassin’s Creed Pop!’s [JAN] and DORBZ [FEB] on the way – DETAILS
  • G.I. Joe Pop!’s [DEC] – Snake Eyes, Cobra Commaner, Stormshadow, Roadblock – PRE-ORDER INFO
  • Supernatural DORBZ [JAN] – Sam, Dean & Castiel – PRE-ORDER INFO
  • The Walking Dead DORBZ  [JAN] – Rick, Daryl, Michonne & Walker – PRE-ORDER INFO


Other Great Collectibles







InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #396 is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!


  • Howard the Duck (vol 5) #1
  • Vision (vol 2) #1
  • ExMortis #1
  • Niobe She is Life #1
  • Uncanny X-Men #600
  • …. and many, many more


  • Rhode Island Comic Con [Nov 6 -8] – lineup includes: Carrie Fisher, Jason Momoa, Ming-Na Wen, Karen Gillan, Alex Kingston, Arthur Darrell, Henry Winkler, Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Peter Cullen, Jon Bernthal, Michael Rooker, Scott Wilson…… and many, MANY more
    ** GEMR will be at Rhode Island Comic Con – stop by their booth and tell Dave we said Hi!
  • New Orleans Wizard World [Jan 8 – 10] – added: Ben McKenzie, Chandler Riggs, Jason Isaacs



About Sully

Co-founder of Nerd Fu. TV and TiVo fanatic, movie buff, collector of Pop!'s, part-time gamer.

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