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Get ready to share your scares, this week the gang is talking Aaahh!!! Real Monsters! Dani and Ify are joined by legendary writer and showrunner Michael Price to talk about three very special monsters and the world they inhabit. Whether you grew up wanting to be Oblina or felt like more of a Krumm everyone gets their scare on on this week's Nerdificent!

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Michael Price on Twitter


11 Things You Totally Forgot About Aaahh!!! Real Monsters


History Of The Monster World

Don't say it 5 times! This week Ify is joined by 'Craig of the Creek' head writer, Jeff Trammell to discuss the not-so-sweet horror classic, Candyman! Lots of laughs on this one, strap in watch out - it's another edition of Nerdificent! 

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Jeff on Twitter

Candyman Remake Release Date, Cast and Details


Jordan Peele in Talks to Remake Clive Barker's 'Candyman'

Hop in the seat and get ready to see some Grim, Grinning Ghosts on this week's Nerdificent! Dani and Ify are joined by filmmaker Sabina Graves to discuss one of the most popular attractions in the world and inspiration for a film franchise, The Haunted Mansion. Whether you've rode the ride over and over or are just learning about the franchise, there's a little something for everyone on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

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Sabina on Instagram


Guillermo Del Toro Dishes On 'Haunted Mansion' Remake


10 Things You're Dying To Know About The Haunted Mansion






Choose your weapon and gather some allies, we're hunting huge monsters on this edition of Nerdificent! Dani and Ify are in the studio once again to discuss the famous game series, Monster Hunter. From the earliest iterations to the newest Iceborne expansion, uncover the secrets of Monster Hunter right here on Nerdificent!

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Monster Hunter Timeline


Iceborne Is Exactly What Monster Hunter Needed


Monster Hunter: World Is The King Of Capcom's Sales




The name's Ificent, Nerd Ificent. It is the 75th episode of the show! To celebrate we have the great Marc Bernardin on to talk the past, present, and future of James Bond. Whether you're a Connery fan or prefer a more modern Craig - learn all there is to know about Double-O on this week's Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Marc on Twitter


25 James Bond Facts You've Never Heard Before
James Bond's Best and Worst: Peter Travers Ranks All 24 Movies

Grab your pipe and cap and head to 221b Baker Street, this week we're talking about Sherlock Holmes! Dani and Ify are joined by Author and Host of iHeart Podcast 'Noble Blood', Dana Schwartz to talk about this legendary detective. Learn whether everything you've heard about Sherlock Holmes is fact or fiction and which stories to take a closer look at on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

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Dana on Twitter

Preorder: THE WHITE MAN'S GUIDE TO WHITE MALE WRITERS OF THE WESTERN CANON

The 12 Best Sherlock Holmes Stories, According to Arthur Conan Doyle


Hey Nerd fam, are you ready for Phase 4 of the MCU? This week Dani and Ify are joined by Host and Comedian Jay Washington to talk about the 'Eternals' franchise. From Jack Kirby's creation to their latest appearance as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the gang gets you ready for the next phase of Marvel films right here on Nerdificent!

FOOTNOTES:

Jay on Twitter


Screen Rant: The Eternals Movie Can Play With MCU History


Chloe Zhao to Direct Marvel Studios' 'The Eternals'

Pull back that slingshot and launch yourself into this edition of Nerdficent! This week Dani and Ify are joined by Animator, Producer, and the Director of 'The Angry Birds Movie 2', Thurop Van Orman to discuss the many facets of the franchise. From the conception of the original mobile game to the inner workings of the second film, you get an inside look into Angry Birds on this week's episode of Nerdificent!

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Thurop on Twitter

NYTimes Review: 'The Angry Birds Movie 2'


Angry Birds: The Story Behind iPhone's Gaming Phenomenon

Turn your hat backwards and get ready to battle! This week Dani and Ify are joined by Host and Producer Matt Acevedo to discuss Pokémon! The gang touches on many iterations of the franchise from their first experiences with the Red and Blue editions to Detective Pikachu! Whether your Pokédex is full or you just stepped out of Pallet town there's a little bit of everything on this week's episode of Nerdificent! 


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Matt on Twitter


List of Pokémon (Sprite Gallery)


The 10 Best Episodes of the Original Pokémon Anime


Detective Pikachu: An Absurdly Silly, Wonderful Ride




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!


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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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