HNP Episode 43 - Batman The Animated Series: So Good You’ll Cry Part 2

September 13, 2017

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On this episode of the Holy Nerdy Podcast, we return for Part 2 of our retrospective of the crazy good 90's cartoon, Batman: The Animated Series. The series just celebrated its' 25th anniversary last week and we got through just over half of our Top 5 Episode countdown. This is it folks, our top 2 episodes. These episodes are the best of the best (and that's saying a lot), and we're here to go over what made these episodes so special back then and especially today. Enjoy

 

Topics

Caleb's Hallucinogenic, Kaleidoscopic, Acid Trip Of A Dream

Top 5 Episdoes Continued

Chris #4 - If Your So Smart, Then Why Aren't You Rich?

Caleb #4 - Over The Edge

Christian Bale, Please Come Back

Batman And Harley Quinn Mini Review

Caleb Honorable Mention - Legends Of The Dark Knight

Chris Honorable Mention  - Joker's Favor

Chris And Caleb #1 - Heart Of Ice

 

Ren & Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon Bonus Episodes

Caleb and I are currently preppring for our first "Bonus" episode detailing the history as well as audio commentary of the short lived and hugely divisive series featuring our favorite psychotic chihuahua and dimwitted cat, The Ren & Stimpy: Adult Party Cartoon. We will be releasing the first episode for free soon. The next episode containing more history as well as commentary on the next episode in the series will be released as soon as we hit 10 Reviews on ITunes. Additional episodes after that will be released at 10 review intervals until we complete the animated series. We are really looking forward to these bonus episodes. We have done our homework and have compiled a treasure trove of backstory and history on creator John Kricfalusi including introductions for each episode from John K. himself.

 

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HNP Episode 42 - Batman The Animated Series: So Good You’ll Cry Part 1

September 8, 2017

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On this emotional episode of the Holy Nerdy Podcast, we look back at arguably the greatest animated series of all time, Batman: The Animated Series, as it celebrates its' 25th Anniversary this week. We talk about what made this series so special, and cover each of our Top 5 episodes of the series. Emotions run high as we dive back into our childhoods as we recount how each episode made us feel as kids and now as adults. A lot of these episodes struck an emotional cord in both of us (especially Caleb). We also cover one episode each that we both think are terrible (There's not many, believe me) and one each that when we were kids we thought was cool, but now as adults looking back, maybe isn't that great anymore.

This episode was originally over five and a half hours long unedited, so we decided to cut the episode in half to make it better on you for listening. So if you are a fan of this series or if maybe you are interested into getting into the show and want to know the best episodes (In our opinion), then you should get a kick out of this one. We had a blast recording it.

Enjoy.

 

TOPICS

Caleb Gets Sick.........Again

Want Some Cheese Curds?

A Peek Into Caleb's Psyche During A Bad Faver Trip

One Year Of The Holy Nerdy Podcast!!!!

Batman The Animated Series Top 5

Chris #5 - The Forgotten

Caleb #5 - Robin's Reckoning

History Lesson On VCRs

Chris #4 - Christmas With The Joker

Caleb #4 - Judgment Day

Chris #3 - Feat Of Clay Part 1 & 2

Caleb #3 - Beware The Grey Ghost

Adam West We Love You And We Still Miss You

1000 Downloads!!!

Chris #1 Hated Episode - Cat and The Claw

Caleb #1 Hated Episode - Prophecy Of Doom

Caleb #1 Hated Episode - Honorable Mention - The Underdwellers

What Caleb Would Do Differently In This Episode

Chris #1 Episode That Wasn't As Cool As I Remember It - Bane

Caleb #1 Episode That Wasn't As Cool As I Remember It - Moon Of The Wolf

To Be Continued In Episode 43

 

 

Ren & Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon Bonus Episodes

Caleb and I are currently preppring for our first "Bonus" episode detailing the history as well as audio commentary of the short lived and hugely divisive series featuring our favorite psychotic chihuahua and dimwitted cat, The Ren & Stimpy: Adult Party Cartoon. We will be releasing the first episode for free soon. The next episode containing more history as well as commentary on the next episode in the series will be released as soon as we hit 10 Reviews on ITunes. Additional episodes after that will be released at 10 review intervals until we complete the animated series. We are really looking forward to these bonus episodes. We have done our homework and have compiled a treasure trove of backstory and history on creator John Kricfalusi including introductions for each episode from John K. himself.

 

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PODCAST UPDATE 9/6/17

September 6, 2017

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This week's podcast will be little late this week due to the holiday weekend, Caleb's recent sickness, Hurricane Irma's arrival, and the fact that our recent episode we recorded last night where we look back at Batman The Animated Series is well over 5 and a half hours long!! Due to the epic length of this next episode, we have decided to split this one into two parts. One will be released around Friday of this week and the other next Wednesday. This gives us a little buffer room where we can take a week off because due to Caleb being a first responder in Florida, he will have his hands full battling Hurricane Irma. Also while he's fighting the good fight, I'll use that time to produce more content that will make our upcoming Ren & Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon Bonus Episodes even more special.

-Chris

HNP Episode 41 - Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story

August 30, 2017

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On this super exciting episode of the Holy Nerdy Podcast, this is it folks. This is what you, we, everybody has been waiting for. Joining us in our digital studio have two special guests who are crafting something near and dear to mine and Caleb's hearts. Ron Cicero and Kimo Easterwood are two filmakers who are neck deep in the editing process on their upcoming documentary, "Happy! Happy! Joy! Joy! The Ren & Stimpy Story. They were kind enough to come on our show and talk about their journey in making this film, which covers the inception, life, death, and legacy of this highly beloved and influential 90's kids cartoon. In case the fact hasn't been made very clear up until now, Caleb and I have been lifelong fans of Ren and Stimpy since it aired on Nickelodeon 26 years ago way back in 1991. Needless to say, the opportunity to speak with these two guys about this show (which we love so much) has been a literal dream come true. This film will be heading to IndieGoGo in about two weeks (9/12/2017). So if you are a die hard fan of the show as we are, or even a casual fan, or even if you are interested in learning about the life of one of the most influential cartoons in the history of animation, we urge you to check out their campaign and back it if you are able.

 

Happy! Happy! Joy! Joy! The Ren & Stimpy Documentary Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/renandstimpydoc/

Sign Up Page: http://ladiesandgentlemeninc.com/renandstimpydoc/

 

After the break we come back and I cover my time at AnimeFest 2017. This is in my opinion one of the best anime conventions I have ever attended and I got to see tons of official and cool fan made works, watch some very interesting panels about the creators in the industry, as well as meet some of the greatest animators, scriptwriters, musicians, and voice actors in the business. I had a very fun time and can't wait until it comes around again next year.

Caleb and I are currently preppring for our first "Bonus" episode detailing the history as well as audio commentary of the short lived and hugely divisive series featuring our favorite psychotic chihuahua and dimwitted cat, The Ren & Stimpy: Adult Party Cartoon. We will be releasing the first episode for free soon. The next episode containing more history as well as commentary on the next episode in the series will be released as soon as we hit 10 Reviews on ITunes. Additional episodes after that will be released at 10 review intervals until we complete the animated series. We are really looking forward to these bonus episodes. We have done our homework and have compiled a treasure trove of backstory and history on creator John Kricfalusi including introductions for each episode from John K. himself.

 

Topics

Happy! Happy! Joy! Joy! The Ren & Stimpy Story

Interview with Ron Ciceros and Kimo Easterwood

IndieGoGo Campaign Will Go Live On 9/12/2017

AnimeFest 2017 Experience

Akward Anime Guest Moments

I Got To Meet Atsuko Tanaka Studio Ghibli Veteran Animator!!

Yuri On Ice!? WTF Is This? Why The Hell Are Fans Going Crazy Over It?

Yuri On Ice Redneck Review

OneKAway Promos & Shoutout

The Dragon Ball Panel Was HUGE!!!

Furry Boners!!!

Old School Dragon Ball Memories

Anime Fan Art And Artists

ITunes Reviews = More Bonus Episodes

 

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HNP Episode 40 - BEEP! BEEP! Caleb!!!

August 26, 2017

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So...Where to begin? First and foremost, if you don't like this episode that is fine BUT please come back for episode 41 because we're going to have some bad ass guest in the digital studio. We're going to have Happy Happy Joy Joy The Ren & Stimpy Story in our digital studio and we're going to talk about their Ren and Stimpy Documentary and ask this some questions about the most funny hilarious cartoon show from the 90's. So be sure to check that out EPISODE 41!!!! Ok now its time for this episode, so I'm going at it alone this week (Caleb). Chris was at Dallas Animefest the WHOLE weekend so on a spur of the moment decision I decided to take on a daunting task... This episode is pretty interesting, I did a lot of research on the topic at hand but what happens in this episode is I tangent crazy and derail on some wild stories of me growing up, being afraid of the dark, and letting my imagination get the best of me. All in all I had a really fun time but damn did I miss Chris. Call it what you want but mad RESPECT to the individuals that sit down and give infomation over and over and over. It takes a lot out of you mentially for sure. I mean some guys do a daily show that last for hours. So I'm thankfull that Chris sits with me and helps pull this show together. He is the WIZARD after all. 

Bob Grey or Pennywise the Dancing Clown or as most people know him/her? IT

So I'm really excited for the new movie coming out, it looks sooooooo gooooood. So in preperation for it, I dove head first into a rabbit hole of weird shit and horror. I did so much reasearch on Stephen Kings IT that I almost drove myself crazy (litterally) I kept seeing balloons bouncing around me while I'd work or be driving. I'd see red clown noses on people as I would have conversations with them. Still trying to get over this shit.

I definitely had a really fun time durring this discussion with myself. Its not perfect and it has its moments but all in all I had a lot of fun. Grab a drink and maybe listen to this in the dark (I recorded this in the dark, while drinking...f u n...t i m e s....) listen as I get scared, tell some spooky stories of the past and give out some dumb Pennywise inspersonations. We've got stickers now so make sure you like our social media pages and then send us your address and we'll get you a sticker in the mail. Still working out some details but right now thats the best way you can get one. 

Topics

Pennywise The Dancing Clown Introduction

Ren And Stimpy Documentary (Sooooo Pumped For This Interview. Episode 41 Baby!!!)

Chris Come Back!!! I Need You!!!

A Little Bit Of Batman (As Always)

Will The New "IT" Movie Follow The Book More Closely?

Caleb Has His Own Expierience With Pennywise...Research...Its A Hell Of A Drug

Blast From The Past, The Cemetary Photos Story 

Is Hypnosis Real?

Back To "IT"

Bill Skarsgård's Pennywise Is Juvenile Which Is Terrifying

Go See The Movie But More Importanly LISTEN TO EPISODE 41!!!!!

 

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HNP Episode 39 - Do the Nigri Derp!!

August 16, 2017

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On this episode of the Holy Nerdy Podcast, we discuss a pretty big win on our part. By sheer accident we were able to nab an exclusive interview with a pair of guys who are currently producing a "tell all" documentary about the Ren and Stimpy show called "Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren And Stimpy Story. This documentary shares interviews with the artists, creators, and people of the fandom and wraps it all up in a delicious burrito-like package. We will have them on the show on 8/26/17, so get ready. It's going to be really fun.

Interestingly enough, we also have a Ren and Stimpy announcement to make. Caleb and I will be producing a series of "bonus episodes" for the show. This bonus content will include audio commentary for some of your favorite 90's cartoons. The first in this series will be commentary on the little known Ren and Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon. This series of episodes were heavily criticized for being overtly disgusting and adult themed. It was canceled by Spike TV early before all the episodes were aired and we are going to cover them all. In addition to the commentary for each episode, we will be giving an in depth break down of each episode as well as words from the show's creator John K. before each episode describing why these are the way they are. 

The first bonus episode in this series will be released for free, the second episode will be released after we get 10 reviews on ITunes. The third after we hit 20, the fourth after we get 30 and so on and so on. We really encourage fans of the show to go to ITunes and write a review for our show (good or bad) as we feel these bonus episodes will be a really special look back at these crazy Ren and Stimpy episodes. These bonus episodes are definitely made by fans for fans.

After the break things get a little crazy as Caleb asks me why I don't like Instagram model Jessica Nigri anymore. It has nothing to do with her personality or her looks (believe me it has absolutley nothing to do with her looks!) It all boils down to two simple words.........DERP FACE. That's right, I cannot stand her constant need to ruin her sexy photos and videos by making a Derp face at the end. It totally takes me out of the "moment". LOL. I then can't believe my ears when Caleb retorts with the fact that he loves the derp face and wants more!!. Come listen as we debate (and laugh) the Derp face and why or why not it has a place in this setting?

This brings us to our final topic of the episode, internet fame and the lengths people will go to to achieve it. We go over a few recent stories of people who have set out to become "internet famous" only to achieve it, but for the wrong reasons.

Next week I will be at an anime convention and will not be present on next weeks show. Caleb on the other hand will be going at it solo and will be giving an indepth overview of the Stephen King horror classic "IT". From the book, to the original movie, to the soon to be released remake. Come join this Horror Super Fan as he breaks down each one and discusses what it did for the genre and what it meant to him. He's doing some real homework for this one folks. So it will be a good one.

 

TOPICS

Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren And Stimpy Story Documentary

We Will Have The Director And Producer On Our Show In Two Weeks!!!

Ren And Stimpy Adult Party Cartoon Bonus Episodes Are Coming!!!

Please Leave Us ITunes Reviews

Jessica Nigri's Derp Face!!

Chris Hates The Derp Face!!

Caleb Loves The Derp Face!!

What Lengths People Will Go To To Obtain Internet Fame

Caleb's Going Solo Next Week

Hopefully He Doesn't Screw It Up (No Pressure)

 

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HNP Episode 38 - DomiYES, DomiNO, DomiHELLNO!!!

August 9, 2017

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On this episode of The Holy Nerdy Podcast can you believe we are still talking about Comic Con? Yeah, the same Comic Con that ended amost three weeks ago. There is just so much to discuss for just one or two episodes. So here is our third and final Comic Con discussion episode. But Not Before we get into the dotless, not so white elephant in the room. Yes we are talking about the recently released first look at the character of Domino from the upcoming Deadpool 2 movie. We were surprised and disappointed(to say the least) when we saw these images. The first Deadpool movie did such a great job at giving us "comic accurate" versions of Deadpool and especially Collosus. We were expecting them to knock it out of the park with Domino. To say we were underwelmed would be a enormous understatment. Come listen to our long rant as we discuss why we feel the filmakers are making a huge mistake with the beloved female character.

After the break we get back into more Comic Con news as Caleb reads me a list of things "you may not have heard from Comic Con." We dont get far though because into the first off the list, we get derailled and go off on a tangent. (A similar topic tangent, but a tangent none the less.) Finally we finish up the list and the episode.

 

TOPICS

There Is A "Little" Hidden Secret In The Frames Of The Beloved Animated Movie "Fievel Goes West"

Why We Had To "Temporarily" Remove Episode 28 And 37. They Will Be Return, Trust Us.

New Intro Talk

Chef Salty Biscuits Teches Us Some Words That Sound Dirty, But Really Arent

Salty Biscuits Still Hates Aquaman

Domino............That's Not Real.............It Is?...............Really?..............WTF!!!

Nickelodeon Has A Subscription Box That Centers Around Nicktoons!!

What Classifies As A "Nicktoon"...........In Our Eyes

A Brief Rundown of Every Toon That Nickelodeon Classifies As "Nicktoons"

Chris Hardwick....This Is Your Life!!

Exclusive Comic Book Sales From Comic Con

Aliens And Predators Are Still Activley In The Same Film Universe

Want Some Candy?!

Conterfeit Hall H Wristbands And How To Get Into Cons For Free

Stupid "Line Sheep" At Cons

 

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HNP Episode 37 - Twitter Kombat Round 2 or the Comic Con Cognizance

August 6, 2017

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[EDIT] As some of you may have noticed, this episode was originally released on 8/02/17, but was taken by us because of a complaint about the topic we were discussing. We have since re edited the episode and "bleeped" out all names, places, websites, and twitter handles of those discussed as best we could to try and keep the integrity of the show intact for all of our listeners. It may make the story a bit hard to follow, but what can you do, right?   -Chris

On this episode of the Holy Nerdy Podcast, it's Round 2 of our Twitter Komat session. This time it's my turn to step in the virtual ring as a disgruntled husband of (REDACTED) who we had on as a guest a couple of months ago came out of the woodwork unexpectedly and tried to start some shit with us and another podcast she was a guest on as well. Him and I fought back and fourth for many hours. Blood was shed, our eyes had to be cut open, and our faces were swollen. Though when all was said and done (and believe me, a lot was said) it was your's truly who stood before his fallen adversary, arms raised high, teary eyed, as I let fouth a thunderous "ADRIAN!!" Seriously though, some guy wanted to start something and I had to put him back in his place and show others what a fat old douche he was. Come listen, you wont be disappointed. After the break, Caleb and I dicuss all the comic con reveals, trailers, news, and other happenings that we didn't get to cover in the last episode. What did we think of the Justice League, and Thor Ragnarok trailers? What other news has us squealing like little nerdy school girls? Listen to our discussion to find out.

 

Topics

Twitter War Round 2!!!

Real Life VS Ren And Stimpy

Young Justice Season 3 Comic Con Reveal

Justice League "Moustache-Gate"

Justice League Comic Con Trailer Reaction

DC Didn't Know Wonder Woman's Potential

Thor Ragnarok Comic Con Trailer Reaction

Michelle Pfeiffer Joins Ant-Man And The Wasp Cast

Ben Affleck Addresses "Quitting Batman" Rumours

How They Could Replace Batfleck

DC's Upcoming Film Slate

Captain Marvel Has Skrulls Up Her Wazoo!!!

Infinity War Talk

Stephen Amell Is A Great F*cking Guy!!!

We Are Getting Stickers!!!

 

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PODCAST UPDATE 8/4/17

August 4, 2017

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You may or may not have noticed that episode 28 and 37 have recently been taken down. This was due to us getting a complaint about the material that we discussed. Fear not though, because those episodes will be edited to remove any mention of names/websites/twitter handles and be re uploaded again. We are sorry for the hurt it may have caused the person involved, but the show must and will go on.

-Chris

HNP Episode 36 - Friday Night Twitter Fights or The Super Mario Woo-Off

July 26, 2017

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On this episode of the Holy Nerdy Podcast, Caleb gets into a Twitter war (as he tend to do) with a couple of random guys fighting over something trivial and uses the first segment to vent and tell me all about it. Next we touched upon some slight Comic Con stuffage including the newest trailer for WB's Justice League. Caleb was still in a firey tizzy at this point, so he let's the superhero team up movie have it and good. We dont spend too much time on Comic Con though as we plan to spend the majority of next week's episode dicussing most of the major news stories that broke during the con. 

After the break we suffer a laughing fit during a clip of a "Woo-Off" between the great Rick Flair and some other wrester. The obsurdity of it all was off the charts!! Finally after we somewhat regain our composure, I give my Top 5 "Movies that I Love That The Majoirty of Audiences Hate". Caleb and I have some pretty strong feelings over most of my picks and dicuss those with a passion never before seen by likes of mortal men. Afterwards we go over the top picks in this category as picked by our listeners who participated in our social media poll. WOO!!!

 

TOPICS

Caleb Loves To Get Into Fights On Twitter

Goku's Japanese Voice Actor Controversy

Justice League Comic Con Trailer Reaction

Caleb's Plan To Protest The Opening Of Justice League

Rick Flair's Hilariously Absurd Woo-Off!!

Chris' Top 5 "Movies I Love That Others Hate"

Social Media Honorable Mentions

 

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