Podcast: Shawshank Shenanigans (S02E64)

Welcome to the Nerd Fu podcast – Season 2: Episode 64.  If you’re looking for the latest & greatest in nerdy/geeky news, then this IS the podcast you’ve been looking for.

Every week (mostly), 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).

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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.

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Movies in Theaters This Week

  • A Monster Calls (d. J.A. Bayona) w/ Lewis MacDougall, Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell
  • Hidden Figures (d. Theodore Melfi) w/ Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Parsons, Mahershala Ali
  • Underworld: Blood Wars (d. Anna Foerster) w/ Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Charles Dance, Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver


Movies / TV to Buy

  • Denial
  • Blair Witch
  • Girls (s5)

Movie News


TV  / Streaming News


Subscription Boxes

  • Loot Crate (Jan) ORIGINS
  • Firefly Cargo Crate (Jan) YOSAFFBRIDGE
  • Marvel Collector Corps (Jan) SUPERHERO SHOWDOWN
  • DC Legion of Collectors
    • Next Box  (Mar) SUPERMAN
  • Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty (Jan) EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

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Other Great Collectibles




InvestComics Hot Picks of the Week Hot Picks #456, (Top 5: #94) which includes a Harley Quinn #11 title, is here and Jay has the lowdown on the latest comics you should be picking up or passing up!



  • Marry Me #1
  • Underworld Blood Wars (one shot)
  • Deadpool The Duck #1
  • Supergirl Being Super #1
  • …. and many, many more
  • WIZARD WORLD NEW ORLEANS [Jan 6 – 8] @ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
    • Tickets: 3-Day General $80 | Fri $40 | Sat $50 | Sun $45 ***All prices increase $5-10 onsite and have a $5 admission fee added***
    • Guests include: Christopher Lloyd, David Duchovny, Ian Somerhalder, Dean Cain, Dave Bautista, Mitch Pileggi, Michael Rooker, Nichelle Nichols, Ryan Hurst, Theo Rossi, Steven Yeun, Ray Park, Robert Englund, Tom Felton, Tom Wilson, Peter Mayhew, Michael C. Hall, Michael Cudlitz, Jewel Staite and more
  • PAX SOUTH [Jan 27 – 29] @ Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX
    • Tickets: 3-Day Sold Out | Fri – Sun $35
    • No guest / panel info yet
  • EMERALD CITY COMICON [Mar 2 – 5] @ Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA
    • Tickets: 4-Day Sold Out | Thur $20 | Fri & Sun $40 | Sat Sold Out
    • Guests include: Anna Silk, Jon Bernthal, Millie Bobby Brown, Peter Mayhew, MIchael Rooker, Stan Lee, Robert Englund, Shannon Purser aka BARB from Stranger Things,
  • PAX EAST [Mar 10 – 12] @ Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
    • No guest / panel info yet
  • SXSW [Mar 10 – 19] in Austin, TX pretty much in the whole city
    • Tickets: As of now until Jan 13 – Music, Film, or Interactive badges each $1125 | Platinum badge $1450 ***Prices increase after Jan 13 to Feb 10 then even more onsite
    • Guests include: WAY too many to list but here’s the link for all the info you can handle
  • WONDERCON [Mar 31 – Apr 2] moved back to the Anaheim Convention Center in California
    • Tickets: 3-Day $65 | Fri & Sat $30 | Sun $18 ***Must be register or use your Comic-Con registration info***
    • No guest / panel info yet
  • C2E2 [Apr 21 – 23] @ South Building at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL
    • Tickets: 3-Day $70 | Fri $30 | Sat $40 | Sun $35
    • Guests include: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Stan Lee,  Evanna Lynch, Jon Bernthal, Millie Bobby Brown, David Yost, Walter Brown

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About Steve

Co-founder of Nerd Fu, mild-mannered artist, gamer, movie aficionado, SDCC disciple.

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