The Fandalorians: Teachers by Day, Nerds by Night

The Fandalorians: Teachers by Day, Nerds by Night

Throughout the day, Mr. Richardson, Mr. McDonald, and Mr. G educate America's youth. By night, however, they debate and discuss anything in the world of entertainment, and pop culture. Join us every Monday for debates, banter, and fun on the #1 public school teacher pop culture podcast in the world, the Fandalorians: Teachers by Day, Nerds by Night. Proud member of the Unfiltered Studios Podcast Network Available wherever you listen to podcasts Email: Thefandaloriansmailbag@gmail.com Twitter: @Fandalorianspod Instagram: fandalorians.podcast

Episodes

February 21, 2024 43 mins

In this episode of the #1 public school school teacher pop culture podcast  we are revisiting a clip from episode 81 : Boyce , Bron, the Black Experience and You posted back in April of  2023.

In this episode we were joined by high school teacher Jamaal C Boyce and discussed how he created his groundbreaking High School course and his new book Teenage Perspectives on the Black Experience in America 

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In this episode of the podcast, we take a field trip to Red Shirt Comics in Port Jeff, New York to talk to Josh Darby about comic books and fandom. Afterwards, we answer some fun questions such as, which Disney Princess would make the best spy and what type of zombies would be the worst to deal with, Zombie Pokemon, Smurfs or Minions. Class is back in session.

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February 9, 2024 46 mins

On today’s Afterschool Special Podcast, Mr. Richardson and Mr. McDonald are joined by his wife, Lauren, to do a post observation review of Netflix’s The Crown.

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 On today's podcast, America’s favorite teachers are joined by America’s Favorite Teacher’s favorite guest, Brandon Katz, as we try to determine what will be the top movie of 2024.  Also, Brandon is making a record 6th apperance tying Mr. Richardson's daughter,  Hayden. Brought to you by Unfiltered Studios.

 PART 2

02:20 Mr. Richardson’s Intro

04:56 Mr. McDonald’s Intro 

08:11 Mr. Giannone’s Intro 

15:45 Building Mee...

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On today's podcast, America’s favorite teachers are joined by America’s Favorite Teacher’s favorite guest, Brandon Katz, as we try to determine what will be the top movie of 2024.  Brought to you by Unfiltered Studios. 

11:25 Braket Rules

15:16 Madam Web vs Kraven the Hunter 

19:12 Wicked vs One Love

22:35 Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim vs Imaginary 

28:39 Ballerina vs Saw 11

Round 2

31:00  Dead Pool 3 vs Lord o...

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January 22, 2024 48 mins

On today's podcast, we are joined by our friends at the Pop Culture Five Podcast for part 2 of our 90s nostagia draft.  

0:00 Welcome Back Class
2:22 Round 4: Sportscenter Craig Kilborn
6:22 Round 4: The Dream Team
9:10 Round 4: Terminator 2
13:21 Round 4: The Jerry Springer Show
14:48 Round 4: X-men the Animated Series
18:48 Worst of the 90s: The Electric Slide
20:40 Worst of the 90s: Knic...

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January 16, 2024 68 mins

On today's podcast, America’s favorite teachers are joined by our friends at the Pop Culture Five Podcast as we hop in our way-back machine and draft what we are most nostalgic about from the decade of the 1990s.

2:41  Mr. Richardson is tired...again? 
4:00  Mr. McDonald's Son vs. the 8th graders 
4:35 Mr. G's Book Club
6:17 Welcome Pop Culture 5 Podcast!!
13:23 90s Nostalgia Draft
17:4...

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January 9, 2024 61 mins

On today's podcast America’s favorites teachers discuss Netflix’s Ambitious Star Wars-ish movie, Rebel Moon 

2:27  Mr. Richardson - It's a Christmas Miracle
6:42  Mr. McDonald - Teaching the New Teachers
10:07 Mr. G Book Talk
16:50 Rebel Moon Summary
20:05 General thoughts
22:55 What we liked
28:55 What would you do differently?
35:22 Best line
35:53 Most rewatchable moment
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December 30, 2023 53 mins

This week on our special New Years Eve episode our beloved teachers/podcasters discuss their top 3 and worst 1 of 2023.  Class is back in session!!!!  

0:13 New Year's Eve Spectacular
0:56 Mr. Richardson's brother is a moron.
5:50 Mr. Richardson hangs out with Yogi
8:28 Mr. G has a Secret

12:18 Top 3 of 2024: Mr. McDonald
16:43 Top 3 of 2023: Mr. G
19:00 Top 3 of 2023: Mr. Richardson<...

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December 20, 2023 17 mins

On today’s Afterschool Special Podcast, Mr. Richardson sits down with our #1 Male fan, David Owens to discuss their love of wrestling and the return of CM Punk to the WWE.  

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December 18, 2023 33 mins

On today’s episode, we do a late post obseration review of DC's Blue Beetle

2:05 Mr. Richardson is not prepared.
2:46 Mr. McDonald Loving Those Christmas Movies
3:39 Mr. G's Book Corner
5:58 Post Observation Review of Blue Beetle.
6:50 What did you enjoy about this film?
14:10 What would you change about this film?
15:55 Favorite Quotes from the film?
17:14 Most Rewatchable Moment

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December 10, 2023 48 mins

On today’s episode, we discuss Dave Filoni’s Star Wars promotion, a new writer for the Avengers movies, Batman Christmas connection, the loss of a TV icon and end with a discussion on the future of Marvel and Disney.


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1:39 Mr. Richardson and the NBA
3:12  Mr. McDonald and Facial Hair
5:17 ...

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December 3, 2023 40 mins

On today's episode, Mr. Richardson and Mr. McDonald are joined once again by Eddie, the Man of a Thousand Shows, to do a post observation review of season 1 of “Gen V.”

3:23 Background Knowledge: Gen V
4:52 What is the Premise of the Gen V?
6:20 How successful was season 1 of Gen V?
12:22 What would you change about season 1?
13:12 Senior Quote: Best Line of the Season.
16:35 Most Rewatchable Mome...

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This episode of the podcast is part of our brand new "After School Special" series.  Mr. G and his book club partner, Erin, take you on a deep dive into Still Life with Crows, a suspense filled thriller written by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child that will keep you on the edge of your seat. 

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November 19, 2023 61 mins

Lesson Plan:   On this edition of the number #1 Public Teacher Pop Culture Podcast, we are thankful to break down the multitude of trailers that have been released recently.  Also we end up discussing Thanksgiving foods, raisins in potato salad and if toys should or should not be segregated.

2:15  The Prodigal Children Return
4:46  McDonald's Son Powered On
6:05 Mr. G book Club Promo
9:17 Thanksgiving of...

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November 13, 2023 50 mins

 In this episode of the #1 public school teacher pop culture podcast, we answer essential questions by determining if it is a "good idea" or a "bad idea"

* Do we need a live action Gargoyles show?
* Should Disney have used
Robin Williams voices for a new Genie short?
* Should the MCU switch from
Kang to Dr. Doom?
*Should the MCU bring back
Robert Downey Jr. and the original Avengers?

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October 30, 2023 78 mins

In this episode of the podcast the guys are joined once again by music teacher Trevor Hewitt for a post observation review of Disney's Star Wars Ashoka. 


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  In this episode of the #1 public school teacher pop culture podcast, we answer essential questions such as:

* Can you enjoy "The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon" and "Gen V" if you haven't watched the original series.
* What would be the teacher rating for the
Toy Story/NFL crossover game?
* Does
Martin Scorsese have a point about Marvel movies or is this old man yelling at the cloud?" 

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October 10, 2023 39 mins

 In this episode of the #1 public school teacher pop culture podcast, we answer essential questions such as:

* What did the writers "get" in the writers strike?
* Why is chorus teacher and jingle maker, Mr. Hewitt, calling the guys out?
* What was Eddie, the man of a 1000 shows, big issue with Game of Thrones?
* What do the guys think of Taylor Swift at NFL games?

3:16 Mr. Richardson meets Ivory
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September 26, 2023 61 mins

In this episode of the #1 public school teacher pop culture podcast, we answer essential questions such as:

Is it significant that the top three movies of 2023 are not sequels for the first time in 20 years?

What is the reason for Mr. McDonald's belief that Interstellar is the greatest film of the 2010s?

How likely is it that Mr. G's plan to consolidate streaming services will succeed?

What makes Mr. Richardson think that the...

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