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    Classic Movie Review: The Philadelphia Story
    Posted in: Movies

    Hollywood maintained momentum as it transitioned to a new decade after its oft-touted “greatest year” 1939. 1940 introduced movie classics like Hitchock’s Rebecca, Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator, John Ford’s film adaptation of The Grapes of Wrath, and the more lighthearted The Philadelphia Story directed by George Cukor. The Philadelphia Story brings together Hollywood legends […]

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    Lucy Review
    Posted in: Movies

    The next time I sit down, determined to write good science fiction but floundering with a plausible concept, I’ll think of Lucy and remember that a simple premise yields the best results. So, if you have a problem with Luc Besson’s sci-fi funfest relying on the myth we only use 10 percent of our brains […]

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    Hercules Review
    Posted in: Movies

    My friend was so excited to see Hercules that he paid for everyone else’s ticket. He went on and on about how this was the role The Rock had always dreamed of playing. He talked it up so much that I was actually excited to see it. Little did I know, I was signing up […]

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    What’s New For Loose Canon
    Posted in: Podcasts

    The first NerdGlow podcast, Loose Canon, is well underway. With four episodes live on the web, wannabe Jedi Nicholas Oswald, Patrick Ebersole and Alex Lowe have been quickly showing the world that they spend more time thinking about the Star Wars universe than the universe they live in. This week’s episode is part physics lesson […]

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    Weird Al Round-Up: Return Of The King
    Posted in: Music

    In case you’ve been living under wifi-less rock this week, I’m about reignite some childhood nostalgia. Alfred Matthew Yankovic, better known as ‘Weird Al’, pledged to release eight music videos in eight days. All in conjunction with his latest studio release Mandatory Fun, his first since 2011’s Alpocalypse.   Weird Al has consistently released fresh […]

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    Introducing: The “Loose Canon” Podcast
    Posted in: Podcasts

    NerdGlow was built off the concept of giving nerds a space to write about the things they love. However, some fandoms are so broad and far-reaching that our rants, raves, and ramblings can’t be relegated to just one article, one medium, or even one person. Star Wars is one of those universes for a couple […]

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    22 Jump Street Review
    Posted in: Featured, Movies

    When the 21 Jump Street reboot was announced nearly everybody who heard the news let out an exhaustive groan. Quite audibly. It was a weird couple of weeks. With so many old TV and toy properties being picked up and dusted off for obvious cash-grabs, expectations were reasonably cynical. But when the movie came out the story […]

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    Lucy Promises Some Inspirational Ass-Kicking
    Posted in: Movies

    Summer is in full swing, and the typical host of blockbusting action films is coming down the pike. We can look forward to Dawn Of The Planet of The Apes (though I’ve truly had enough of this franchise), Hercules, and Guardians of the Galaxy, among others. But what I’m most excited for is Luc Besson’s […]

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    4 Fantasy Characters Who Deserve A Spin-Off    
    Posted in: Featured, Movies, TV

    In any series, there are some characters you just want to see more of. Media producers have been capitalizing off this desire since 1941, when Throckmorton P. Guildersleeve (what a name!), a supporting character from radio comedy show Fibber McGee and Molly got his very own program. In the last 70-odd years of pop-culture, there […]