Nerd Rage! The Great Debates

Nerd Rage! The Great Debates

Every week on Nerd Rage! The Great Debates, your moderator, Marc Abrigo, challenges the funniest stand-up comics, podcasters, and even pro-wrestlers to take sides and square off to settle some of geekdom’s hottest (and often times, weirdest) debates: how many muscle cars does Vin Diesel need to beat Captain America? Is Steven Universe a better frontman than Super Mario? And just what the hell will a lightsaber accomplish in the world of the Matrix? All will be settled -- are you ready to rage? ... Show More

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July 14, 2019 66 min

On June 13th, 2019, your favorite nerds were asked to record at the Betabrand Podcast Theater in San Francisco for a very special LIVE episode of Nerd Rage: TGD! On this night, FOUR teams were brought into the fold to discuss your favorite horror movie icons as dating options, comic books' worst parents, and prospective Super Smash Bros. characters. Get ready, 'cause while this store might be Betabrand, this is ALPHA-brand RAGE! C... Read more

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July 7, 2019 35 min

Dracarys, bitches! On this episode, we have a free-four-all (God, I love writing that) to decide just who is the greatest dragon in all of fiction (sorry, Drogon, not you)! Does Smaug deserve his mountain of gold over Kazul from the "Enchanted Forest Chronicles," or will the titular Reluctant Dragon exact poetic justice over the Dragonzord from "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers?" Burn the throne, bitches -- it's time to RAGE! Catch Ne... Read more

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It's the season THREE premiere, geeks, and with Independence Day on the horizon, Nerd Rage: TGD asks, "Who exactly IS the greatest American hero?" From historical bad-asses to the funniest Captain America knock-off I've ever heard, we get some good in on this freedom-themed free-FOUR-all. Whether you're a symbol of hope, or just a culture-appropriating ninja with some jacked-up vocal cords -- ALWAYS be ready to RAGE! Catch Nerd Ra... Read more

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June 23, 2019 60 min

Wonder Dave takes the reins of hosting at this special live show at San Francisco's PianoFight for Nerd Rage: TGD's seasons TWO finale! In this episode, we get some of your absolute favorite all-stars to come together for some truly hilarious geek warfare as we web-swing our way into our third year. It's the end of the season, so while it's definitely time to rest -- we don't forget to RAGE! Catch Nerd Rage: LIVE at All-Out Theater... Read more

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Check out Nerd Rage LIVE! at All-Out Theater in Oakland on July 21st! Get tickets HERE! (https://tinyurl.com/y39q49yl) Produced by Komedio Comedy Find more episodes of Nerd Rage! The Great Debates at NerdRagePodcast.com (http://nerdragepodcast.com/) Stay informed on Komedio live shows and podcasts visit Komed.io (http://komed.io/) ✉️ e-Mail us at KomedioComedy@gmail.com (put “Nerd Rage” in the subject line) Find us @NerdRageTGD ... Read more

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On this week's episode of Nerd Rage: TGD, we get some new Nerd blood in to debate two different toy-themed franchises that BOTH have movies opening THIS weekend! Do Woody and Buzz have what it takes to take Chucky to infinity and beyond, or will the demonic doll put the final dagger in a Disney franchise that refuses to die? Oh, Andy -- you came and you gave without taking, but now it's time to RAGE! Catch Nerd Rage: LIVE! at All-O... Read more

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Last November, in front of a sold-out audience at The Set-Up in San Francisco, Nerd Rage: TGD broke out their wands for a very special show -- THE ROAST OF HARRY POTTER! Listen to some of your favorite Nerd Rage: All-Stars talk everything Hogwarts, with some special guests to take the dais, including a particularly surly Defense of the Dark Arts professor and... Hari Patel? We are J.K. Rowlin' DEEP in this one, so let's get ready t... Read more

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SEE NERD RAGE LIVE IN SF! NERD RAGE! THE GREAT DEBATES! https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/2/26fc23e8-cf4c-47a3-965a-27801b1671cc/FLyuKnZ7.jpg Thursday, July 13 @ 6:30 pm Nerd Rage! The Great Debates will be at the BetaBrand Podcast Theatre (https://www.forbes.com/sites/katetalbot/2019/05/21/betabrands-podcast-theatre-how-the-audio-revolution-is-influencing-retail/#32e1736b69ba) 780 Valencia Street in San Franci... Read more

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On this episode, Nerd Rage: TGD gets into the studio with our friends from Awesome Theater to discuss the inspiration for their new full-length sketch show, "Awesometown," -- children's television shows! In a very special free-for-all, we go all in and decide between some true classics: will "Reading Rainbow" throw the book at "Bob the Builder?" Will "Sesame Street" be moved out of "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood?" And what do you MEAN n... Read more

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May 26, 2019 73 min

Nerd Rage: TGD is back on the road, folks -- this time at DNA's Comedy Lab in wonderful Santa Cruz, California. On this episode, three teams made up of some of your favorite all-stars as well as some new faces take the stage to talk the best superhero wedding guests, which James Bond actor could legitimately save the world, and your favorite Disney sidekicks! Whether you're in the warm California sun, or the safety of your nerd cav... Read more

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Hey there, Ragers! On this episode, some of your favorite Ragers (including one of two Nerd Rage's villains) go a little more intellectual as they discuss the merit of character alignments in gaming! From Dungeons & Dragons to another game (which will get a lot of mentions in the show, believe me), does the idea of morality really matter? The only podcast where chaos is never neutral -- let's get ready to RAGE! Produced by Komedio ... Read more

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Just when you thought this show couldn't get any nerdier, we put two of academia's nerdiest clubs against each other to see which extracurricular activity rules the roost! Can Mock Trial definitively put Model United Nations away for good, or does Model UN plan on vetoing Mock Trial's victory. No matter SIDE of the gavel you're on -- always be ready to RAGE! Catch Nerd Rage: LIVE! at DNA's Comedy Lounge on May 16th in Santa Cruz! P... Read more

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Hey, Ragers! On this episode, Nerd Rage: TGD goes in on some your favorite out-there pranksters to see who's the real champion of embarrassing themselves in public. Do Johnny Knoxville and his merry band have what it takes to send Borat packing, or will Borat leave the Jackass crew with more than a foot in their collective behind? Whether you're welcoming people to Jackass or the glorious nation of Kazakhstan, always be ready to RA... Read more

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April 28, 2019 38 min

No spoilers, just DREAMS and RAGE as we pick who we want to see join the Marvel Movieverse! Sure they've had over 20 movies, but we're STILL missing our favorite heroes! Who do our ragers pick as the next hero they want to see join this pantheon? We've got a lot of options, and a lot of RAGE! Produced by Komedio Comedy Find more episodes of Nerd Rage! The Great Debates at NerdRagePodcast.com (http://nerdragepodcast.com/) Stay info... Read more

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April 21, 2019 33 min

With "Avengers: Endgame" on the horizon, it's only fitting that your friends at Nerd Rage look forward into the MCU and determine what superheroes should take the Avengers into Phase Four. Here, our Ragers draft superheroes and put their respective teams against each other for the sake of Marvel's future, and, well -- hilarity ensues. If you even THOUGHT about forgetting Dazzler, then let's get ready to RAGE! Produced by Komedio Co... Read more

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It's Tax Day, fellow nerds, so let's get right into it and decide which comics/cartoon character is the shining example of the bourgeoisie! Does Richie Rich have what it takes to deserve his place on Mt. Richmore, or will Scrooge McDuck cause the young heir to the Rich dynasty to turn Tale and run? Whether you're rollin' in dough, or swimmin' in gold, always be ready to RAGE! Catch Nerd Rage: LIVE! (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ne... Read more

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Get your swords and boomerangs out, "Legend of Zelda" fans, because Nerd Rage: TGD is hanging out with the cool folks from Oakland, CA's own HOODSLAM (www.birdswillfall.com) to talk which "Legend of Zelda" game is superior. Will "Breath of the Wild's" new school sensibility secure its seat on the throne, or will "The Ocarina of Time" lead to the young upstart's swan song? Whether you're linked to the past, or on your second windwak... Read more

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It's April Fool's Day, and on THIS episode, our producer, Will Scovill, and I decide to play a hi-LARIOUS prank on some of your favorite ragers while here in Seattle by forcing them to do a debate about birds. It didn't go as planned, but Marc's shitty bird puns are pretty on-point. You can even say it's un-BEAR-able -- so let's get ready to RAGE! Come see Nerd Rage: LIVE! on Thursday, April 18th @ PianoFight and "The Geek Show: Ga... Read more

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March 24, 2019 93 min

Recorded at The Rendezvous in downtown Seattle, sometimes with live shows, things can get chaotic -- other times, "chaotic" is an understatement. On this episode? It is most DEFINITELY the latter. Four comics from San Francisco, four comics from Seattle, a whole bunch of rowdy audience members, and a venue just for us? You bet your ass this is a good one. This might be Emerald City, but there ain't no yellow brick road -- let's ... Read more

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March 17, 2019 19 min

We continue our Nicolas Cage tournament (lovingly titled the "Cage Match") in this episode as the four victors from last week's episode go head-to-head with each other to determine which Nicolas Cage movie reigns supreme! Like last week, it's usually here that we write something witty, but that's not happening -- so let's get ready to CAGE! Catch "Nerd Rage: LIVE!" back in the Bay Area on 4/18 at PianoFight in San Francisco. Prod... Read more

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