Due to scheduling difficulties, we had to postpone Part II of our History of Mexico. Instead, Eric and Bryan introduce the WHEEL OF HISTORY. See what it turns out (pun intended)! Enjoy!
Eric, Bryan and guest host Sarah Ashley discuss the history of film. Enjoy!
PHOTO CREDIT: A handprinted, colorized still from Georges Méliès iconic film Les Voyage Dan La Lune (A Trip to the Moon)
The month of Mel Brooksuary continues with The Nerds welcoming special guest Roxi Nobari to talk about Mel Brooks’ masterpiece Young Frankenstein.
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American Slavery Was Not A Sergio Leone Spaghetti Western. It Was A Holocaust. My Ancestors Are Slaves. Stolen From Africa. I Will Honor Them.
-Spike Lee via Twitter, 12/22/12 10:18pm
Those were the words that Spike Lee used to disparage Quentin Tarantino’s new epic film Django Unchained. The plot centers around a slave who is freed and becomes a bounty hunter. He then embarks on a mission to rescue his wife from a sadistic plantation owner. That’s about all that Spike Lee knows about the movie since he has not seen it and will not see it.
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Episode No. 68 — Auld Anxiety
Fresh off their trip to Las Vegas’s New Media Expo, Eric and Bryan offer a belated look at New Year’s traditions from across the globe, and reawaken deep-seated childhood fears.
Even though we were on break during the New Year, Eric and I still wanted to share some New Years traditions that we found intriguing , as well as our recent trip to Vegas. Let’s work backwards, shall we?