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Hey Nerd fam, are you ready to kick through time with one of the great Latinx superheroes? This week we're talking about America Chavez! Dani is joined by writer and hosts Vanessa Gritton and Toni Sanchez, to discuss their favorite moments with the first LGBTQ Latinx Superhero. From the Multiverse to joining the West Coast Avengers, strap in for this deep dive on this week's episode of Nerdificent!


FOOTNOTES:

Vanessa on Twitter


Toni on Twitter


15 Awesome Facts About America Chavez


Marvel Database: America Chavez

Are you a Charmed One? Strap in and get ready to protect good from evil as we talk about Charmed! This week on Nerdificent Dani and Ify are joined by friend of the pod Omar Allen to discuss the TV series and its iterations. From the OG series to the new, there's plenty of Witchcraft to go around on this edition of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Best 'Charmed' Episodes


How Is The New 'Charmed' Like The Old 'Charmed'?


The Untold Truth Of Charmed

Are you full Vampire or a Day Walker? Find out this week as Dani and Ify discuss the origins of Blade. From the comics, to the silver screen, to the recently announced reboot, learn all about your favorite vampire assassin on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Marvel 'Blade' announcement could hint at Phase 5


SDCC 2019: Marvel Studio's 'Blade' Announced Starring Mahershala Ali

Mind-Blowing Things You Didn't Know About The 'Blade' Movies



Get your badge ready, we're going to Comic-Con! Oh, it already happened? Well where better to hear about it than right here on Nerdificent! Dani and Ify are joined by Laura Sirikul and Joelle Monique to discuss the announcements, the outfits, and all the sights from this year's Comic Con. Don't worry, the line for this episode goes fast so get ready! 

Get your training together, 100 push ups, 100 sit ups, no air-conditioning! It's time to talk One-Punch Man! This week Dani and Ify are joined by cosplayer and writer, Aaron Powell, to discuss this one of a kind super. From Saitama's first appearance to being the highest level S-Tier hero in the game, everyone is getting one-punch in the podcast on this week's Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES :

Aaron on Twitter

Most Powerful Heroes and Villains in One-Punch Man


Best One-Punch Episodes, ranked

Get over here! It's time to put those fists up and take on Goro because this week we're talking about Mortal Kombat! Dani and Ify are joined by Dreamwork's Ben Mekler to discuss this famous fighting franchise. From favorite fatalities to Goro's goriest moments, you'll be sure to get a taste of the Kombat on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Mortal Kombat Timeline Story Explained


Ben on Twitter


Mortal Kombat (1995) - IMDB


Best Mortal Kombat Finishers

My Spidey-Senses are tingling...Watch out! It's another episode of Nerdificent! This week Dani and Ify are joined by Collider's Coy Jandreau to discuss the web slinger himself, Spider-Man. Through many identities and timelines, the gang discusses why they love this multi-faceted hero. Give Aunt May a kiss and hop on the school bus, we're learning about Spider-Man on this week's Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Spider-Man Biography, History of Spider-Man


The Numbers: The Spider-Man Movies Ranked


Coy Goes Comic Book Shopping with Zachary Levi!

Grab your Lasso of Truth and get ready to deliver some Justice, this week we're talking Wonder Woman! Dani and Ify are joined by Writer of All Things, Tamara Brooks, to discuss this famous cape. Dani and Tamara discuss their time on panels together and what drew them to Princess Diana in the first place. Great discussions on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Why Wonder Woman is a Masterpiece of Subversive Feminism


The 10 Best Wonder Woman Comics Ever


The Surprising Origin Story of Wonder Woman


Tamara Brooks on Twitter

It's podcast season on the ol' Warner Brothers lot. That's right, this week the gang is joined by Culture King's own Jacquis Neal to discuss Looney Tunes! From Bugs to Marvin, the trio discuss their favorite characters, moments, and even a little history on this week's episode of Nerdificent! That's all folks!

FOOTNOTES:

History of the Looney Tunes


IMDB: Top 20 Looney Tunes Cartoons


Exploring the Hidden Racist Past of the Looney Tunes




Shine your green diamond and prepare to build a family because this week we're talking about The Sims! Dani is joined by Chris Bryant and Claire Max to discuss the game with the Guiness Record for Most Expansions of a Single Franchise! The three discuss how they got into The Sims and why it was more important to their personal growth than you might think! Whether you started with Sim City or just found Sims 4, this episode of Nerdificent is for you!

FOOTNOTES:

Claire on Twitter

Chris on Twitter

The Best and Worst The Sims expansions


 

Episode 60: The X-Files

Get your flashlight and gun, we're exploring the unknown! This week Dani is back with Ify and the two are joined by Erin Mallory Long of the Best of Friends podcast to discuss Mulder, Scully, and everything X-Files! From their favorite episodes to the least/most believable plot lines, no story is spared! The truth is out there on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Erin on Twitter


Variety's BEST X Files Episodes


X-Files Fan Wiki




Episode 59: The Witcher

Turn on your Blood Scent, I smell a new episode of Nerdificent! This week Ify is joined by Jesse Neil and Keith Kingbay of New Player Has Joined to discuss the adventures of Geralt of Rivia from the franchise, The Witcher. Starting from the fantasy stories of the 80's to the multi-million selling video game series of today (mostly the games), the gang gets into all the clean and very dirty details of one of the World's most popular monster hunters. Save your daughter, and the rest of the World, on this week's episode of Nerdficent!

FOOTNOTES:

New Player Has Joined on Twitter

Sale of 'The Witcher' Over 33 Million


'The Witcher' Script Heavily Edited for English Audiences

A 'Witcher 3' Primer




Episode 58: Intro to Harry Potter

Check the mail, your letter has arrived! This week Ify is joined by Buzzfeed's Kelsey Impicciche to discuss one of the most famous franchises of our era, Harry Potter. The gang breaks it down book by book to give you a taste of the story of Harry Potter. The two share their favorite moments and characters hoping that you too will want to crack open a book or sit down and watch one of the many films of this awesome franchise. If you're new to the franchise, get in line for the sorting hat and find out where you place on this week's episode of Nerdificent!


FOOTNOTES:

Bio of JK Rowling


What are the Houses of Hogwarts?


IGN Top 25 Most Important Characters

Kelsey on Twitter


Buzzfeed Multiplayer on Twitch

Episode 57: Street Sharks

Put on your swim trunks, we're turning into Sharks! This week Dani and Ify are joined by actor, rapper, and theater company owner Malcolm Barrett to discuss the '90s TV series, Street Sharks! In the era of animal heroes, the Sharks cut out their own legacy among other pizza obsessed players. Learn a little about these awesome, aquatic action heroes right here on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Malcom / Verbal on twitter

Ammunition Theatre


Interesting 'Street Sharks' write up

Jawsome: Remembering Street Sharks







Episode 56: Intro to WWE

As the dust STILL settles from Wrestlemania 35 the gang tags in for a little lesson in wrestling. This week Dani is joined by host of Tights and Fights, Danielle Radford, host of Dark 5, Rachel Evans, and HyperRPG's Janel Santa Cruz to talk faces, heels, works, shoots, and a little bit of everything you need to know about the wonderful world of the WWE.

FOOTNOTES:

Superstars of the WWE


Glossary of Wrestling Terms


Danielle on Twitter


Rachel on Twitter


Janel on Twitter

BONUS EP: 'Avengers: Endgame' Review **SPOILERS**

Dani and Ify are joined by Culture Critic Joelle Monique to discuss Avengers: Endgame!

***YES THERE ARE SPOILERS***

Episode 55: Intro to 'My Hero Academia '

This week on Nerdificent, Dani and Ify are joined by Chris Lam of Nerdist to give the listeners a introduction to the world of My Hero Academia. What's a Quirk? Who is All Might? Can you be a superhero? Find out all this and more on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Chris Lam on Twitter


The Best Episode of My Hero Academia


Unofficial Boku No Hero Wiki

Episode 54: Top Moments from the MCU ** NO SPOILERS **

It's almost time! The Endgame is coming! This week, Dani and Ify are joined by legendary guest Hector Navarro of DC Daily and Hyper Heroes to discuss their absolute favorite moments from the MCU as a lead up to the release of Avengers: Endgame on the 26th. Come relive your favorite moments and get a little primer before the big showdown this weekend!

** NO ENDGAME SPOILERS **

FOOTNOTES:

Hector on Twitter


BusinessInsider: Top Moments of the MCU Ranked


ScreenRant: Best Moments of the MCU so far

Episode 53: Teen Titans

Nerd-pod-cast, yeah! This week the gang talks about Teen Titans! Dani and Ify are joined by Ashley Robinson of the Geek History Lesson podcast to break down their favorite moments from the many iterations of the 'Titans' franchise. Whether you watched the cartoon growing up or are a new fan from the live action; get to know all the young heroes on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

DC Comics: It's Time to Rediscover the Teen Titans


TheGamer: Inappropriate Things You Never Noticed in Teen Titans


CBR: 15 Best Teen Titans Episodes


Ashley on Twitter!





Episode 52: 'Game of Thrones' RECAP

Hello, people of the North! Today the gang is gearing up for the final season of 'Game of Thrones'. Need to catch up before season 8? We got you! With the help of tech and gaming host Trisha Hershberger, Dani and Ify delve into their favorite moments from the show and books. SEASON 1-7 SPOILERS AHEAD !!!

FOOTNOTES:

The Books and The Show