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In Nerdificent comedians, Ify Nwadiwe and Dani Fernandez break down all that is nerdy. Whether you’ve spent years rolling dice in a friend’s basement or got hooked after seeing a comic book movie, they’ve got something for you. Each episode Dani and Ify deep dive into a nerdy subject or subculture and break down the history, culture, and future of it; all while making you laugh.... Show More

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February 18, 2020 70 min

Warning! Electrified episode ahead! This week on Nerdificent Dani and Ify are joined by writer and illustrator Crystal Savage to discuss Milestone's own Static and the TV series Static Shock! From paperback beginnings to the multi-season TV show, learn a little more about this static superhero on this episode of Nerdificent!


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February 11, 2020 71 min

Welcome back to Nerdificent and Happy Black History Month! All throughout February we'll be celebrating Black companies, characters, and leaders in the Nerd World starting with Milestone Comics! Milestone Comics was a Black owned and created comic book company that sought to make comics that capture the complexities of Black life. Capturing all of those nuances, subtleties and complexities allowed an opportunity for young Bl... Read more

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February 4, 2020 59 min

Welcome back to the finale of our series on Star Wars! Dani and Ify have spent weeks covering the many facets of Star Wars; this week we end with maybe the coolest character in the universe, Lando Calrissian. Dani and Ify are joined by 'Why We Love Star Wars' author Ken Napzok to discuss the handsome space cowboy. Whether you're Billy Dee all the way or have a little crush on Donald Glover, learn a little more about ... Read more

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January 28, 2020 58 min

Welcome back to another edition of Nerdificent and another chapter in our series on Star Wars! This week Dani and Ify are joined by Wendy Lee Szany and Teno Stark to discuss the iconic outfits, uniforms, and armor that decorate and protect the characters of the Star Wars universe. Learn about the legendary hands that crafted the instantly recognizable looks of this Space Western right here on Nerdificent! 


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January 21, 2020 69 min

Hello, and welcome back to our mini-series on Star Wars! The next stops on this Star Tour take us to the many planets that make up the setting of your favorite moments in Star Wars. Dani and Ify are joined by planet fanatics Anthony Carboni and Klee Wiggins to help decide where we’d all most like to settle down. All aboard from Bespin to Yavin, get ready for a light-speed journey through the planets of Star Wars on Nerdificent!<... Read more

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January 14, 2020 57 min

Welcome back! It’s a whole new year and here at Nerdificent, we’re starting off by doing a multi-episode deep dive into all things Star Wars! Our journey begins with the force - that omnipresent power that allows the Jedi and Sith to stir drinks without using their hands, and Rey and Kylo to facetime without phones. Dani and Ify are joined by an expert panel of Ash Crossan, Catrina Dennis and Emma Fyffe to discuss this mystical ... Read more

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January 7, 2020 64 min

The 2nd Chapter of the 'Best of 2019' Clip show! See you with a brand new episode next week!

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December 31, 2019 80 min

Part 1 of the 'Best of 2019' Clip Show! Happy New Year!

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December 24, 2019 50 min

Ify does the Decade in review!

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December 17, 2019 57 min

Listen to this episode, you will! This week Dani and Ify are joined by Comedian and 'Tigtone' Writer Joseph Scrimshaw to discuss the little green alien from a galaxy far, far away, Yoda! From Baby Yoda to Ghost Yoda, learn a little more about this tiny Jedi on this week's episode of Nerdificent!


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December 10, 2019 47 min

Be careful with that dice roll, this week we're talking about Jumanji! Dani and Ify dive deep into the game and the franchise as a whole all the way up to the latest film. Learn about the book, the game, and the movies all right here on this episode of Nerdificent!


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December 3, 2019 69 min

Shuffle your decks and make sure you brought enough land cards! This week on Nerdificent we’re talking about Magic: The Gathering. Dani and Ify are joined by 'Dog Stepfather' Mark Ellis to discuss this World famous card game. From opening packs to winning tournaments, learn a little more about this popular card game right here on this edition of Nerdificent! 

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November 26, 2019 67 min

Choose your character and get ready to enter the battlefield as this week we talk about MOBAs (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena games). Dani and Ify are joined by their producer and long-time MOBA fan, Danl Goodman to talk about the most popular genre of video game in the World. From the earliest days of Starcraft mods to the League of Legends 2019 World Championships - many angles of the MOBA experience are covered on this week&... Read more

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November 19, 2019 67 min

Hey Toon fans, welcome to this after-school episode of Nerdificent! This week Dani and Ify are joined by co-host of Historical Roasts, Eddie Furth, to discuss Disney's cartoon block The Disney Afternoon. Whether you grew up with the Goof Troop, TaleSpin, or Darkwing Duck there's plenty of after-school shows to take you back on this week's edition of Nerdificent!


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November 12, 2019 46 min

Welcome back to another awesome edition of Nerdificent! This week Dani and Ify are joined by Community Manager at Serial Box, Rachel Pinnelas, to discuss Orphan Black. Whether you're counting down your favorite episodes or learning about the series for the first time, there's plenty for everyone on this week's episode of Nerdificent!


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November 5, 2019 57 min

Who watches the Watchmen? Well, on Nerdificent you can listen about them! This week Dani and Ify are joined by writer and fan favorite Joelle Monique to discuss this ever-expanding franchise. From the earliest iterations to the new HBO series, learn about the Watchmen on this weeks Nerdificent!


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October 29, 2019 72 min

It’s the last episode of Spooktober and the gang is talking about the Sultan of Scare, Stephen King! Dani and Ify are joined by comedian and favorite guest Lucé Tomlin Brenner to discuss the many works and the history of this famous author. Have a wonderful, safe, Halloween and enjoy this episode of Nerdificent!

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October 22, 2019 56 min

Spooktober continues on this week's Nerdificent with the scariest doll in horror, Chucky! Dani and Ify are joined by writer Joan Ford to discuss the Child's Play franchise! From the first appearance of Chucky to his many reincarnations and cast of characters, all the dolls come out to play on this spooky episode of Nerdificent!


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October 15, 2019 51 min

Get ready to share your scares, this week the gang is talking Aaahh!!! Real Monsters! Dani and Ify are joined by legendary writer and showrunner Michael Price to talk about three very special monsters and the world they inhabit. Whether you grew up wanting to be Oblina or felt like more of a Krumm everyone gets their scare on on this week's Nerdificent!

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October 8, 2019 60 min

Don't say it 5 times! This week Ify is joined by 'Craig of the Creek' head writer, Jeff Trammell to discuss the not-so-sweet horror classic, Candyman! Lots of laughs on this one, strap in watch out - it's another edition of Nerdificent! 

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