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The ‘Virtual Reality’ Look of 90s Computer Animation

March 2, 2015

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Full disclosure: This article is in no way meant to be a comprehensive cover of the virtual reality boom of the early-90s, nor is it even meant to describe the mechanics of virtual reality. In fact, this blurb has very little to do with virtual reality itself; it mainly just discusses a few specific animation techniques – ones that, […]

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Episode 154

February 11, 2015

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Ben Spencer and Captain Jim Kyle have seen the future and they’re back to share it with you. The boys discuss all of the things that they are looking forward to in 2015, including tv shows, movies, toys and games! 2015 looks set to be a wild ride, and Episode 154 of the Nerd City […]

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No Sleeves, No Problem

February 2, 2015

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With winter in full MF-in’ swing, and with the East Coast and Midwest getting buried under a foot of snow, I figured now was probably a good time to post a summer-related piece in hopes that it might give you something to look forward to and help melt away those February blues (or ‘whites’, seems […]

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Dr. Jose’s Favorite 80s T-shirts.

January 9, 2015

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I’m a t-shirt kinda guy. Always have been, probably always will be. Sure, I clean up nice on special occasions, but nothing beats a comfy tee – preferably with some sort of antiquated, obscure, or flat-out offensive message emblazoned upon it. Yep, I’m one of those types who likes a good ol’ vintage t-shirt. They look cool, and […]

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“Francis”, the name that defined the 80′s.

January 7, 2015

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There are a handful of names that come to mind when pressed for unforgettable 80′s film characters. Marty from Back to the Future. Daniel from Karate Kid. Perhaps Lewis and Gilbert from Revenge of the Nerds. Maybe Brand, Chunk, Data, or Mouth – all from The Goonies. And of course: Jason, Freddy, and Michael. But […]

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Dr. Jose on “New Year’s Evil”

December 31, 2014

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Happy Holidays, gorehounds! Welp, it’s the end of December – and the end of another year. As we wrap up this utter shitshow that was 2014, we should take a moment to reflect upon what we’ve learned and how we’ve grown over the last 365 days. But since that sounds like a real snoozefest (not […]

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Nerd City News!

August 21, 2014

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This is it! This is it! The first ever, brand-spanking new ‘Nerd City News’: This week, intrepid Nerd City Reporter Max Minor covers a variety of topics including Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man, Star Wars, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, The Multiversity, The Simpsons Marathon and much, much more. So put on some tighty whiteys, grab […]

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My Compliments to the Chef; A Nerd City Review

May 29, 2014

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Mama Mia, that’s a spicy movie!! Jon Favreau cooks up a well done film offering laughs, drama and general feel goodery with his latest writer/director effort. Not since Made has Johnny Favor written and directed a film and he continues his streak of great work with Chef. Favreau plays Chef Carl Casper, who was once […]

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Episode 147

January 29, 2014

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Ben Spencer and Captain Jim Kyle are back with a glimpse into the future!  They look forward to some of their most anticipated releases and events of 2014. Wow do they get an entire year’s worth of goodness into one podcast? Skills, my friend. Skills. Episode 147 of Nerd City is the Nostradamus of podcasts. […]

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