Best board games under $50 for the holidays

So it’s that time of year again. You’ve have to sit down and find the perfect gift for your lovely nerd family member. You know they’re into dragons or lightsabers and board games, but you don’t have the first idea of where to start. Somehow Monopoly or Yahtzee doesn’t seem Continue Reading

17 Nov 2017: How EA Set Fire to the Internet

This week we discuss the Lord of the Rings series on Amazon, the Galaxy Quest TV show, and the Gal Gadot v Brett Ratner story in the rundown. For our main event, the crew dissects the controversy ignited by Electronic Arts/DICE’s latest game, Star Wars: Battlefront II. Why has this game Continue Reading

Blade Runner 2049 Asks What Will Happen When AI Becomes Human-like

This article contains spoilers for Blade Runner 2049. Grasping the central argument of most sci-fi films requires a closer look at the technological and social context of the time period in which it was made. Consider the technologies that entered the mass market by 1982, when the original Blade Runner Continue Reading

Episode 9: Are We in the Prime Universe, and why DSC follows Movie rules

This episode Zach and Kyle break down the chapter 1 finale of Star Trek Discovery. They are joined by Nerd Union contributor Trevor Law. Among the topics they discuss are the idea that Star Trek Discovery isn’t set in the Prime Universe after all, and the fundamental weaknesses underlying DSC’s Continue Reading

I Know I’m Human – A Review of The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31

Upon learning that Mondo Tees and Project Raygun were teaming up unleash upon us a board game version of John Carpenter’s The Thing, I genuinely lept from my chair and cheered. I’m not ashamed to admit that: the combination of two of my favorite things, board games and The Thing Continue Reading

To The Media: You Are Entitled to Nothing

Earlier this week my newsfeed was filled with news of the unthinkable: Disney had banned the LA Times from all screenings of the company. One of their critics had been banned from a critic screening of Thor Ragnarok. The media community rallied behind the Times, and decided that they would Continue Reading

9 NOV 2017: Disney Monopoly, Thor Review, and New Star Wars Trilogy

We hinted at a fantastic surprise this week and though we’re a day later, it came in the form of returning co-host Oliver White and new co-host John Ludwig. They join Commander Shipp and Trevor Law to hopefully dissect the mess of news that got released minutes before the show Continue Reading

The Thor We’ve Always Wanted? Thor Ragnarok review

It should be said that you are going to enjoy every moment crafted for the third installment of Thor. It has the snark, delivers on the action, wraps threads from The Dark World and Age of Ultron, all while forging a stronger identity that should last beyond this film. Letting the Continue Reading

From The Makers Of Nasty Woman T-Shirts Comes The Nasty Feminist Card Game

The women over at Nasty Woman T-Shirt have been quite busy since they first launched their viral T-shirt business. While last year brought about the Nasty Woman T-Shirts, this year brings about their entry into the tabletop card game genre with the announcement of the game Nasty Feminist!