What if Superman was an evil little prick: Brightburn (Because Nerd #25)

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT!!! Baby alien from a distant solar system crash lands on earth! Loving midwestern couple struggling to have a child decide to raise him as their own! And though he appears perfectly human, it turns out that actually he possesses extraordinary superpowers! Who is this mysterious super-person?? “Superman” you think, well no, you dummy! Turns out you’re wrong again! Because today we’re talking about the superpowered sociopath (and evil version of a young Superman) Brightburn! So grab a clean pair of underwear and put them on over your pants, because the rays of the yellow sun have revealed our true nerd powers on this episode of Because Nerd!

A Mighty Robot: Voltron (Because Nerd #24)

On this episode of Because Nerd, we’re talking about a mighty robot who is loved by Good and feared by Evil! That’s right! We’re talking about the Legendary Defender, Voltron!!! And we’re asking the question, “Why does Voltron have an Interlock, anyway??” Like seriously, did someone get a DUI while driving Voltron?! But first, we kick things off with a discussion about ofter notable Mechs that hold a sweet spot in hearts. So, Activate Interlocks and connect Dynotherms because it’s time to form Because Nerd!!!

Killing Batman: Ruby Thursday (Because Nerd #18)

It is that time again, and Because Nerd is here to deliver! This week the Nerds take a deep dive into the confusingly sexy character of Ruby Thursday and ask the proverbial question, “Can she kill Batman?” We also take a detour to the left side of the highway to uncover just how the Wayne family made all of their millions (or is it billions??). There is also a brief discussion about how well of a restaurant greeter Bull’s Eye would have been, and we explore what sort of bullshit Alfred has had to put up with for all these years (it’s a lot)! Smoke’em if you got’em, cause it’s time for Because Nerd!

Rainbow Party: Umbrella Academy (Because Nerd #17)

This week on Because Nerd, the Nerds delve deep into the inner workings of the Umbrella Academy! Season 2 in on the horizon, and we give the utmost thorough review of Season 1! Does Luther suck or not?! Is Diego better at targeting than Hawkeye?! Did #5 fuck up the time travel equations intentionally?? Find out, on this week’s action packed episode of Because Nerd!!!

You don’t look well: Marvel Zombies (Because Nerd #16)

ZOMBIES! with SUPER POWERS!!! Hank Pim chews on Tchala for years, Wasp is just a head, the Avengers dine on Galactus like an all you can eat buffet! WHAT IS GOING ON?! The Nerds aim to get to the bottom of it! Bonus: The Nerds unravel what’s up with nuisance of New York City, Spiderman. […]