Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 16. If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerdy/geekie 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). This week, we’re covering all those same topics, but with a focus on the world of Star Wars!!
It’s on like Obi-Wan!
Here are links to SOME of the awesome nerdy stuff we covered on the podcast. Not all of the things, but most of the stuff that you might wanna 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.
- Enter our Star Wars Prize Pack Giveaway and you might be the lucky fan who receives all of these awesome prizes from Funko & 3DLightFX.
- Check out this awesome Sideshow Collectibles Darth Vader giveaway from Gemr. It’s super easy to enter. Just follow the instructions on the image below.
- And speaking of Sideshow Collectibles, they are hosting their own giveaways (yes, that is plural).
- 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
- Star Wars: The Force Awakens (D: J.J. Abrams) – Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, Peter Mayhew, John Bodega, Kenny Baker, Andy Serkis …
Star Wars Movies & TV to Buy
- Star Wars Trilogy Episodes IV-VI (Blu-ray + DVD – via Amazon.com)
- Star Wars Trilogy Episodes I-III (Blu-ray + DVD – via Amazon.com)
- Star Wars Steelboks (All 6 Episodes Available Individually via BestBuy.com)
- Star Wars – Complete Saga – Digital (via Amazon.com)
- Star Wars Clone Wars – Season 1-5 (Blu-ray – via Amazon.com)
- Laugh it Up, Fuzzball: The Family Guy Trilogy (Blu-ray via Amazon.com)
- A Comprehensive (canon) Guide to Marathoning Star Wars [Collider]
- J.J. Abrams Talks Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deleted Scenes & His Love of Episode IV [Collider]
- Disney will show The Force Awakens for the first time publicly tonight in LA at world premiere event – [screenrant]
- Abrams reveals why Leia isn’t a Jedi in TFA...but Rey might be – [moviepilot]
- Could the strongest of the Sith make it into TFA? – [comicbook]
- Star Wars Underworld might not be as dead as we thought [slashfilm]
- Star Wars Toy Commercial – SNL [YouTube]
- Loot Crate (DEC) GALAXY – Star Wars Exclusive Funko Pop! Confirmed – SIGN UP NOW
- Smuggler’s Bounty (NOV) THE FIRST ORDER – Nerd Fu Reveal available now – What’s In The BOX???!!!
Funko/Vinyl Sugar Information
- Sully & Steve share some of their wants, needs and “wish they would make” Funko items
Star Wars BB-8 Ring (exclusive) – [thinkgeek]
Star Wars R2D2 Laundry Hamper – [thinkgeek]
- Star Wars Monopoly [Part of “Classic Board Games with a Nerdy Twist”]
- Star Wars 6″ Black Series Figures [Entertainment Earth]
- Star Wars Egg Attack Figures from Beast Kingdom [Entertainment Earth]
- Star Wars Battlefront on sale – Xbox One & PS4
- Star Wars Battlefront team begins to shift to Battlefield 5 [GameSpot]
- YouTuber Jack “jackfrags” Mason uses a “modified” version of SweetFx to make an insane, real life mod of Battlefront – [polygont]
InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #402, which includes a couple of Star Wars titles, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!
- Karan the Last Palawan #9
- Darth Vader Annual
- …. and many, many more
- New Orleans Wizard World [Jan 8 – 10] – added: Norman Reedus & Anthony Mackie!
- PAX South [Jan 29 – 31] – 3-Day tickets are sold out! Individual days still available, but for how long?!
- Darthsy – the new Star Wars inspired T-Shirt design from our friends at TeeNoEvil