The Salty Nerd Podcast

The Salty Nerd Podcast

A funny and irreverent look at movies, tv shows, and pop culture from a bunch of salty nerds. Every week the Salty Crew looks at different movies and TV shows, breaks down what makes them work (and what doesn't), and offers their smarty-pants opinions and commentary. Meant to be informative and entertaining, if you're looking for a fun, yet educational, podcast about movies, tv shows, and other stuff Hollywood pumps out, then be sure to check out The Salty Nerd Podcast!

Recent Episodes

Original vs. Remake: The Fly (1958)

Nov. 30, 2022

The Fly 1958 movie review from the Salty Nerds has them screaming "Help Me! Help Meeeee!" while watching this boring af movie. Based on a short story by French writer George Langelaan, which was originally published in Play…

Original vs. Remake: The Thing (1982)

Nov. 25, 2022

The Thing (1982) movie review from the Salty Nerds have them going gay over Kurt Russell - and there's no coming back from that! A remake of the 1951 original The Thing From Another World, this interpretation from John Carpe…

Thanksgiving Special: Poultrygeist, Night Of The Chicken Dead

Nov. 24, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving 2022 everyone! In this Thanksgiving special episode, the nerds dive into Poultrygeist: Night Of The Chicken Dead, and instantly regret it. When an ancient Indian burial ground is bulldozed in order to ope…

Original vs. Remake: The Thing From Another World (1951)

Nov. 23, 2022

The Thing From Another World movie review from the Salty Nerds has them looking at the precursor to John Carpenter's classic film, The Thing. How's it hold up? Based on the short story "Who Goes There?" from John W. Campbel…

Retro We Watch: The Vampire Lovers (1970)

Nov. 18, 2022

The Vampire Lovers movie review from the Salty Nerds has them stunned that a horror exploitation film from the 1970s could be so much fun. Based on a novella that pre-dates Dracula, The Vampire Lovers is the first instance o…

Retro WeWatch: The Valley Of Gwangi (1969)

Nov. 11, 2022

The Valley of Gwangi movie review from the Salty Nerds has them tearing into Alex's pick for the retro re-watch of November 2022. The Valley of Gwangi 1969 is basically a re-hash of King Kong, but with dinosaurs and cowboys…

Recent Blog Posts

Robert Zemeckis Reunites With Tom Hanks For "Here"

Robert Zemeckis and Tom Hanks reunite to bring some Forrest Gump magic to their new movie, HERE.

Netflix Doubles Down On Dave Chappelle

Despite controversy, Netflix is moving forward with Dave Chappelle and his projects.

Peacemaker Breaks Record At HBOMax

HBOMax's Peacemaker series is breaking records for the streaming service.

About the Hosts

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Alex Almony

Host/Creator/Salty Nerd

The man with the golden voice, Alex was the master-mind behind the creation of the Salty Nerd Podcast, and is the frontman of the show.

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Barbarian Space Viking

MattVader is the man who keeps the discussions lively with his humorous interjections and salty takes on all the topics the Nerds discuss.

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Jude JuJu

The Ambassador Of Estrogen

She’s the “Ambassador Of Estrogen” on the show, and gives a unique female perspective to the topics, while being entertaining and charming.

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Matthew Kadish

Frustrated Producer

Kadish wears many hats, producing the show and booking guests, while also directing and editing each episode. He’s also the resident film geek, whose job is to educate as well as entertain.