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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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Aug 5, 2018

As David and Michael rewatch their way through the Marvel movies, Michael tries to defend Ang Lee's Hulk and make it fit into the MCU. Will David be convinced? Will you?

Jul 29, 2018

To get through the long wait before Avengers 4, Michael and David are rewatching the Marvel movies and some of the TV shows in more or less chronological order. Having seen Captain America die at the end of The First Avenger, they deal with the fallout of that in the two seasons of the ABC TV series, Agent Carter.

Jun 19, 2018

After years of Carlin trying to convince Annaliese that she needs to read the Middle-Earth books, she finally falls into the Hobbit hole. Hear her epic journey that began with the movies and ended with her screaming through the books. AND...can she take tackle the Silmarillion challenge and win?

Jun 17, 2018

To get through the long wait before <i>Avengers 4</i>, Michael and David are rewatching the Marvel movies and some of the TV shows in more or less chronological order. They begin with the WWII adventure, <i>Captain America: The First Avenger</i>, paying special attention to characters and story seeds that become important in later films.

Jun 12, 2018

Dashiell makes his first major foray into Westerns...albeit, a sci-fi Western...with Brisco County, Jr. Find out who his favorite characters are and hear him explore his feelings about Westerns in general.

Jun 5, 2018

Carlin and Annaliese discuss one of Annaliese's new favorite shows that's not new at all...Quantum Leap.

May 29, 2018

Carlin and Dashiell further explore modern Superman comics leading up to the takeover by Brian Michael Bendis. In this episode, find out what Dashiell thinks of Action Comics 999-1000 and DC Nation #0.

May 1, 2018

Carlin recently watched the old Filmation Flash Gordon cartoon and Dashiell joined along the way. Major changes happened in the second season and it became a house divided over the opinion of those changes. Check out a fun discussion about the pink dragon that either ruined or improved Flash Gordon.

Apr 24, 2018

The episode years in the making! Annaliese has finally gotten over her issues with Star Trek and has begun watching Deep Space Nine. She and her dad do a halfway point check-in to see how things are going and make some softball predictions about what's coming next.

Apr 17, 2018

As a way to share one of his life experiences, Carlin is jumping on the Brian Michael Bendis bandwagon as he takes over Superman comics. This is the first in a series of podcast episodes that will detail Carlin and Dashiell's journey reading Superman comics. First up, is the on-ramp to the Bendis takeover as they read Action Comics 993-998.

Apr 10, 2018

Carlin recently bought and read the entire Dan Slott and Mike Allred Silver Surfer run from Marvel Comics. And as he was reading it...he knew he would have to share this Doctor Who-like run on the series with Annaliese. And they basically saved their post-reading conversation for this installment of the podcast. Toomey, my podcast player!

Feb 12, 2018

Carlin and Dashiell have a "Green Lantern Day" and watch two animated movies and the live action Ryan Reynolds GL movie.

Jan 30, 2018

It's a podcast crossover! After discussing Tim Burton's Ed Wood on a recent episode of Mystery Movie Night, David and Michael decided to watch the three movies talked about in that film: Glen or GlendaBride of the Monster, and Plan 9 from Outer Space. Were they as fun as Burton made them look? Or as bad as their reputation? David knows!

Jan 7, 2018

Annaliese finally watched the 1989 Batman movie. What does she think of this historic comic book film? Does it even mean anything to someone who lives in a world where 10 comic book movies are released each year?

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