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Dragonfly Ripple: Bringing Up the Next Generation of Nerds

Nerd dads Carlin Trammel (Nerd Lunch and Pod, James Pod) and Michael May (Michael May's Adventure Blog and Kill All Monsters comic) explore the concepts of and put into practice what it means to pass along their nerdy/geeky interests to their kids. Join them in their nerd parenting journey.
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May 2, 2019

An epic movie deserves an epic episode. For only the second time in Dragonfly Ripple history, the entire Dragonfly Ripple and Jetpack Tiger crew assemble to talk over Avengers: Endgame. Did everyone enjoy it? What were the favorite moments? Who cried the most? The answers are here along with SPOILERS galore!

Apr 24, 2019

Finally caught up and ready for Endgame, David and Michael converse about Carol Danvers and cats as well as the other Captain Marvel.

Apr 15, 2019

FINALLY! The long wait is over. Dashiell and Carlin have read the Man of Steel mini series written by Brian Michael Bendis. Hear what they think! Is Superman finally Dashiell's guy?

Apr 8, 2019

Carlin and Dashiell talk about their recent adventures playing Dungeons & Dragons.

Apr 1, 2019

Carlin and Dashiell get back to the Superman comics project they talked about last year. This time, they pick up the filler Superman Special and Action Comics Special and find out they truly are just fillers. Also, is Superman Dashiell's "guy?" Listen and find out.

Mar 25, 2019

Carlin and Dashiell check out the post-Rebirth Flash run by Joshua Williamson and various artists. Also: An update on where things are at with their Superman reading project.

Mar 15, 2019

David and Michael finish their MCU rewatch (before watching the brand new Captain Marvel, anyway) with a discussion of what Ant-Man and the Wasp adds to the series.

Mar 13, 2019

David and Michael walk through the Infinity War scene by scene, reliving the adventure and speculating about what's to come.

Mar 7, 2019

David and Michael spend some extra time on Black Panther, going through the film scene by scene; talking about their favorite parts as well as a couple of things they (well, Michael, really) didn't like.

Mar 2, 2019

Carlin and Annaliese talk about the first two seasons of LOST. And Annaliese has questions. LOTS of LOST questions.

Feb 24, 2019

David and Michael talk about the funniest Marvel movie, whether the humor works for them as part of the MCU, and how Ragnarok changes everything.

Feb 18, 2019

In this episode of Jetpack Tiger, Carlin and Dashiell talk about their recent foray into playing with Hot Wheels.

Feb 15, 2019

David and Michael hash out how Homecoming compares to the Sam Raimi and Marc Webb Spider-Man films. 

Feb 8, 2019

David and Michael gab about Guardians 2 and what makes it one of their favorite Marvel movies.

Feb 4, 2019

David and Michael meet about the Master of the Mystic Arts, what's great about his film, and why it isn't higher on their list of MCU favorites.

Jan 25, 2019

David and Michael discuss the Avengers' break-up, focusing on the Accords and how each character responds to them. And getting introspective, they also talk about what they might do if asked to sign.

Jan 21, 2019

Our most philosophical episode yet. A discussion about what happened in the movie Stranger Than Fiction and more specifically, how did the metaphysics work in that movie. Be warned...there are massive spoilers in this podcast for the movie.

Jan 14, 2019

Annaliese and Carlin discuss two of the Christopher Guest-directed mockumentaries: Best in Show and A Mighty Wind. Also, Harlan Pepper better stop naming nuts. 

Jan 7, 2019

An episode that was supposed to be about Ghostbusters went off the rail super quick. So this is mostly a huge waste of time that snowballs into one of the oddest episodes we've ever done. Plus: Annaliese discovers Grimace from the McDonaldland characters for the first time.

Dec 26, 2018

Annaliese hosts this special episode of Jetpack Tiger talking about the first four books and movies in the Harry Potter universe.

Dec 17, 2018

A show that Carlin has been itching to do since the podcast began! Annaliese has finally watched the UK sci-fi comedy, Red Dwarf. Find out if it was everything to her that Carlin made it out to be.

Dec 14, 2018

David and Michael talk about the dark and hard-to-watch first season of Jessica Jones

Dec 10, 2018

Concluding an earlier discussion about the 1960s Batman series, Carlin and the kids have finally finished that series and discuss the oddities of season 3, only to follow that up with something even worse...1979's Legend of the Superheroes. Is Legend canon? Listen to our discussion on it to find out what we think.

Dec 7, 2018

David and Michael talk about their favorite parts of the superhero comedy and whether its villain is worthy of the rest of it. They also start ranking the MCU heroes in this episode and wonder why they haven't been doing that all along.

Dec 3, 2018

We've talked about the Bone comics before with Annaliese, but now Dashiell has taken it upon himself to read the comics. Annaliese hosts this edition of the show where Dashiell gives his thoughts on this epic comic book series from Jeff Smith.

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