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Come join our expert panel as we talk about the fourth episode of season 1 of Strange New Worlds, Memento Mori, and how it seems as though Star Trek Writers have no concept of basic science.

We will also dive into the first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi, and if it's going to be a boring entry i…

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In this special episode, Kadish gets to chat with prolific and legendary author Kevin J Anderson about his amazing career, and writing for legacy franchises such as Star Wars, DUNE, and more!

Some of the topics covered in this interview - how Kevin writes so fast, working with co-authors, indie pu…

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In this episode of the Salty Nerd Podcast, the nerds talk about Human Simulation Movies - movies that explore various aspects of the virtual world, the metaverse, and how Sims can replace humans and real-world experiences.

First up is the cheese-tastic Bruce Willis film Surrogates, about a future …

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Event Horizon movie review from the Salty Nerds has them taking a close look at this "Haunted House In Space" from the stankiest director to ever live, Paul WS Anderson.

In this movie Sam Neill is horny for a black hole to a hell dimension, but Laurence Fishburne wants none of that and just wants …

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HALO Episode 9 review from the Salty Nerds has them celebrating the fact that this season of the HALO TV series is finally over and they don't have to watch it anymore.

It's been a rocky road for the HALO series. COVID delays forced a change in showrunners mid-way through the season, causing inco…

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In this special episode, Kadish gets to chat with prolific and legendary author Kevin J Anderson about his amazing career, and writing for legacy franchises such as Star Wars, DUNE, and more!

Get signed copies of Kevin J Anderson's books here: https://www.wordfireshop.com/

#StarWars #DUNE #Wri…

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Sunshine movie review from the Salty Nerds has them wondering why this movie isn't better, especially since it looks so pretty.

In this movie, Cillian Murphy and Chris Evans get horny for the sun! Filmmaker Danny Boyle directs Rose Byrne and a super-thin Benedict Wong from a script by the borderl…

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Pandorum Movie Review from the Salty Nerds has them wondering why this sci-fi horror thriller failed at the box office.

In this movie, Ben Foster, Dennis Quaid, and the super-hot Antje Traue are all settlers on a spaceship that gets inhabited by weird mutant cannibal hunters, and they gotta get to…

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Firefly S1E8 review from the Salty Nerds has them asking if "Out Of Gas" is the best episode of Firefly ever made?

In this episode, a random disaster strands the Serenity and her crew out in the black. And as Mal desperately tries to save the day, he has flashbacks as to how he and his crew came …

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In this special episode of the Salty Nerd Podcast, we get Doctor Rodney McKay himself - David Hewlett - to sit down and talk nerdy with astrophysicist Doctor Thomas Targett PhD, and get into the nitty-gritty behind the reality of the science used in shows like Stargate Atlantis and Stargate SG-1.

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Strange New Worlds continues to be an enjoyable entry into the Star Trek universe of TV shows... so long as you don't think about it too hard. The fact is, Strange New Worlds actually creates a lot of continuity problems within the Star Trek universe, and in this episode, our panel will discuss th…

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In this episode of the Salty Nerd podcast, the nerds are talking about Sci-Fi Horror Movies! Not good ones, mind you, but they try really, really hard.

First up is the fancy-schmancy art-house flick Sunshine, from UK director Danny Boyle and screenwriter Alex Garland, where Cilian Murphy and Chri…

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No Escape (1994) movie review from the Salty Nerds has them talking about this prison movie that has absolutely no women in it.

And yes, there's a ton of subtly gay subtext throughout this Martin Campbell directed film that he made because he wanted to buy a new house. Oh, and for some reason thi…

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Soldier (1998) movie review from the Salty Nerds has them talking about this Paul WStanky Anderson movie starring Kurt Russell that is also a sort-of side-sequel to Blade Runner.

Basically, Kurt Russell is a specially trained soldier who fights other supersoldiers like Jason Scott Lee while lustin…

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HALO Episode 8 review from the Salty Nerds has them doing the Humpty Dance as Master Chief decides to lose his V-card to an enemy spy and we're all wondering why we're even bothering to watch this show anymore.

As CBS continues to copystrike and block any and all videos related to HALO, the Salty …

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Fortress (1992) movie review from the Salty Nerds has them laughing at this cheesy sci-fi prison movie starring Christopher Lambert.

However, the highlight of the review is when the Nerds discover that you can see some of Lambert's naughty bits in a love scene in the movie. And this revelation ro…

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Conspiracy Theory Movie Review from the Salty Nerds has them totally bored as Mel Gibson plays crazy and Julia Roberts phones it in.

Conspiracy Theory is Richard Donner's only non-Lethal Weapon movie with Mel Gibson, about an evil Patrick Stewart who experiments on Mel Gibson to turn him into an M…

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Firefly S1E7 Review from the Salty Nerds has them taking a look at Jaynestown, the backwater settlement where Jayne Cobb is a bonafide folk hero.

This episode is all about Adam Baldwin and his portrayal of Jayne, and it's a lot of fun to see the heartless mercenary celebrated as a hero of the peop…

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Burn After Reading movie review has the Salty Nerds wondering what the point of this movie is, because ultimately, there is no point to this movie.

A darkly comedic take on the "spy thriller" genre, the Coen Brothers consider Burn After Reading the third film in their "Trilogy of Idiots" films. B…

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Nerds Never Say Die is a Las Vegas based charity that serves to raise awareness for mental health issues and offer counselling for the purpose of suicide prevention.

Nowadays, the many facets of modern life can be overwhelming, especially for "nerds" who may live outside societal norms. Part of h…

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The Manchurian Candidate (2004) Movie Review from the Salty Nerds has them wondering if a story about globalist corporations conspiring with politicians to usurp democracy and put in a candidate they can control in the White House is actually a work of fiction or a documentary.

This movie is a rem…

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Mission Impossible 3 movie review has the Salty Nerds wondering WTF happened to JJ Abrams?

In the third movie of the Mission Impossible franchise, fledgling director JJ Abrams stepped in off the success of his spy-oriented TV show ALIAS to take over Tom Cruise's baby. And you know what? It was a…

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Every Star Trek fan is celebrating Strange New Worlds as it gets back to "Star Trek" basics with great characters and classic storylines. But is the show actually good? Or are we being deceived? Our expert panel talks about this, Episode 2 entitled "Children of the Comet", and more in this episo…

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The Salty Nerds talk about sci-fi prison movies! Sort of.

The first movie is the Paul WS Anderson side-sequel to Blade Runner, starring Kurt Russell as the titular SOLDIER. Todd, who has been trained from birth to be a killing machine, gets dumped on a trash planet and must protect the trash peo…

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