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The place to go when you are looking for some nerdy stuff that is a little off the beaten path. I talk about typical nerdy things, but I like to stretch out into new nerdy territory as much as possible.

Generally Nerdy Dustin James

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The place to go when you are looking for some nerdy stuff that is a little off the beaten path. I talk about typical nerdy things, but I like to stretch out into new nerdy territory as much as possible.

    Week In Nerdom 05-18

    Week In Nerdom 05-18

    Music

    Follow-ups/Corrections
    Ozzy Osbourne - New record out in September according to Sharon. Chad Smith to play drums and produce, with Robert Trujillo and Duff McKagan on bass and Andrew Watt on guitars and other production duties.
    As I Lay Dying - Josh Gilbert, bassist/vocalist, has left the band. Citing “other musical opportunities.”


    New Music/Video
    My Chemical Romance - Foundations of Decay https://youtu.be/V2kWUJkRvVs
    Gwar - Berserker Mode https://youtu.be/B_c2fVbQnqs
    Motionless in White - Slaughterhouse feat. Bryan Garris from Knocked Loose. https://youtu.be/JbVXWcB5xAg
    Lorna Shore - Sun//Eater https://youtu.be/mK8mw2X-4ug

    Tours
    311 - Sept 2 in Columbus OH through Nov 12 in LA. In 311 fashion the NY, Chicago, and LA shows will be multiple nights, and each night will have the band performing one of their first six albums in its entirety. https://www.311.com/shows/
    Ghost, Mastodon, Spiritbox - Aug 8 in San Diego, through Sept 23 in Green Bay. Final date w/ Carcass instead of Mastodon.
    Bloodywood - Sept 24 Louisville, KY (Louder Than Life Festival) through Oct 13 in Dallas TX. https://www.bloodywood.net/tour


    Sinsaenum
    Working on third record. Have found a replacement for Joey Jordinson, though have not officially announced who.


    Cliff Burton
    Museum for the iconic bassist has opened in Ljungby Sweden, near the fatal bus crash site in 86.
    https://blabbermouth.net/news/museum-dedicated-to-metallicas-cliff-burton-officially-opens-near-site-of-tragic-bus-accident-video-photos

    Gaming/Tech

    Trailers
    Multiversus - https://youtu.be/ygCmFLiUH3g sometime this year…

    SpaceHey
    Myspace now has a clone… Created by a German teenager named An, with 500,000 users as of last week.
    https://nerdist.com/article/myspace-replica-spacehey-social-networking-nostalgia/

    iPod
    Apple has officially discontinued the iPod Touch, their final model.

    Comic Books/Books

    George Perez
    Comic book legend passed at 67 due to pancreatic cancer.

    Batman: Dear Detective
    Lee Bermejo is writing a new kind of Batman tale. Utilizing the cover art he has done in the past to tell a new story. Sept 6

    TV/Streaming

    Follow-ups/Corrections
    The Boys Spinoff - The spinoff found its first lead in Jaz Sinclair. Sinclair, best known for playing Rosalind in Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, will headline the series. She will play a college student and superhero named Marie. Also cast was Lizze Broadway, who plays another college student/supe named Emma. Maddie Phillips and Chance Perdomo will appear as well.

    Dune: Sisterhood - Diane Ademu-John will serve as showrunner on the series. In addition, Legendary has shared that Johan Renck will direct the first two episodes as well as executive produce the show. The show will serve as a prequel to the films. Set 10,000 years before the ascension of Paul Atreides,
    Mayfair Witches - Jack Huston cast as Lasher. The White Lotus‘s Alexandra Daddario will also star in the series. According to Variety, which broke the news, Daddario plays RowanAlso joining the cast, per Deadline, are Tongayi Chirisa as Citroen; Annabeth Gish as Diedre; Beth Grant as Carlotta; Erica Gimpel as Ellie; and Jen Richards as Jojo.
    Cobra Kai - https://youtu.be/Wrmx6gc0a8I Sept 6 season 5
    Dr Who - Cast next Doctor in Ncuti Gatwa from Sex Education.
    Black Mirror - Season 6 only 3 episodes, but each will be “feature length.”
    Cancellations - Batwoman, Space Force, Legacies, MODOK, Naomi
    Quantum Leap - Reboot Series moving forward at NBC. Still no Bakula.
    Komidogu - https://youtu.be/6TalpEU4SzU Andrew Bowen Johnny Cage voice actor.

    Trailers
    Mystery Inc. - https://youtu.be/dVrYAkeFVeY
    Westworld - https://youtu.be/_-0MwZPWKD4 season 4 June 26
    The Boys - https://youtu.be/K-8VYKUZYiw season 3 June 3

    Movies

    Trailers
    Avatar: The Way of Water - https://youtu.be/blXjuUn2HsQ
    Hustle - https://youtu.be/nM4iy0reaCA

    • 44 min
    Week In Nerdom 4-27

    Week In Nerdom 4-27

    Music

    New Music/Video
    Journey - https://youtu.be/hxW9ALoYlds You Got the Best of me from Freedom due out july 8.

    Tours
    Avatar - Light the Torch and Otep. July 6 in Toronto and runs through July 31 in Tucson. Pre-sale tickets are available today, Tuesday, April 26, at 12 p.m. ET. The regular on-sale is set for Friday, April 29 at 10 a.m. local time. https://avatarmetal.com/tour/
    Staind - September 8 in Niagara Falls, New York to September 24 in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Tickets on sale April 29 https://www.ticketmaster.com/staind-tickets/artist/717721

    Papa Het’s Master Core Strings
    Ernie Ball
    * Never before offered gauge combo (11, 14, 18p, 28, 38, 50)
    * "Master Core" heavier core to wrap ratio
    * Wound strings wrapped with Paradigm plasma-enhanced nickel-plated steel around ultra-high-strength tin-plated steel hex core
    * Paradigm ultra-high-strength tin-plated steel plain strings
    * Thicker sound
    * Added pitch stability
    https://www.metallica.com/papa-hets-ernie-ball-hardwired-master-cores-strings/JHEBSTRINGTIN.html

    Tattoo The Earth
    ANTHRAX, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, HATEBREED, AT THE GATES, MUNICIPAL WASTE, ENFORCED. The Palladium Outdoors in Worcester, Massachusetts Saturday, August 27. Presale starts April 27th.
    https://blabbermouth.net/news/anthrax-black-label-society-hatebreed-at-the-gates-others-confirmed-for-tattoo-the-earth-return

    Suggests
    Pantera - Cowboys from Hell


    Gaming/Tech

    Follow-ups/Corrections
    Netflix - With the loss of 200,000 subscribers in Q1, Netflix will FINALLY roll out an ad supported tier… in a few years. https://nerdist.com/article/netflix-launching-ad-supported-tier-earnings-interview/
    Instagram - Templates https://www.engadget.com/instagram-tests-user-created-templates-feature-for-reels-videos-190817702.html


    Trailers
    Sonic Origins - https://youtu.be/Im9CxOSSiFU June 23 on all current and next gen consoles.
    Apex Legends - https://youtu.be/cheYIVEtVQ4 Season 13. New Legend called Newcastle. New ranked system that favors teamwork?

    Jack in the Box
    The most recent chain experimenting with automated kitchen staff. San Diego
    https://www.engadget.com/jack-in-the-box-miso-burger-drink-robots-120005783.html

    Suggests
    Apex Legends

    Comic Books/Books

    Dark Web
    New Spider-Man event being teased. More to be revealed on FCBD May 7th.

    Suggests
    “Neuromancer” William Gibson

    TV/Streaming

    Follow-ups/Corrections
    Bone - The Netflix adaptation of Jeff Smith’s beloved comic has been cancelled. https://nerdist.com/article/bone-adaptation-netflix-cancellation-jeff-smith-comic/

    Suggests
    Linus Tech Tips… I CAN’T STOP WATCHING!!

    Movies

    Follow-ups/Corrections
    Madam Web - Release date finally released. July 7th 2023 https://deadline.com/2022/04/spider-man-across-the-spider-verse-summer-2023-theatrical-release-sony-release-date-changes-1235007010/
    Super Mario - Movie moved to April 7/April 23 2023. https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/status/1518756878251089921?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
    Dune - Part Two is in pre-production, with principal photography to begin in July.
    Wonka - https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/timothee-chalamets-wonka-set-to-be-a-musical/ Going to be a MUSICAL? Set for Dec 2023
    Salem’s Lot - Set for release Sept 9th.

    Trailers
    Black Phone - https://youtu.be/nQWAVkx8O74 Ethan Hawke is a creep.

    Animal Farm
    Andy Serkis’ LONG (11 years) running development hell movie is finally happening.

    Sony
    CinemaCon announcements for Venom 3 and Ghostbusters 5 (Afterlife sequel) El Muerto.


    Warner Bros
    CinemaCon announcement for The Batman 2.
    https://twitter.com/ErikDavis/status/1519095640826908672
    Trailer for Black Adam shown… to be released to the public soon.

    Suggests
    Night House


    Rumor Mill

    Uncharted
    New game said to be in the works at Naughty Dog.

    Time Bandits
    Taika Waititi remaking the movie said to be offering the lead role to Peter Dinklage.

    Twisted Metal
    2 new characters said to be getting cast: Quiet and Agent Stone.

    Guardians 3
    Darkhawk rumored to be making an appearance.

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    Week In Nerdom 420

    Week In Nerdom 420

    Music

    Tours
    Anthrax/BLS/Hatebreed - from July 26 in Phoenix through Aug. 28in Philadelphia https://www.anthrax.com/tour

    Dance Gavin Dance
    The band has lost their bassist, Tim Feerick. They have made the decision to continue with their Swanfest festival date and the subsequent tour.

    Suggests
    Neurosis - Through Silver in Blood

    Gaming/Tech

    Follow-ups/Corrections

    Trailers
    Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes - https://youtu.be/w5TrSaoYmZ8 EPIC!!

    D&D Beyond
    Hasbro has bought the companion app from Fandom for $146.3 million. Now OG D&D and Beyond will be under the same roof, both as part of Wizards of the Coast. This should make integration between the 2 that much smoother.
    https://nerdist.com/article/dd-beyond-hasbro-acquisition-wizards-of-the-coast-dungeons-and-dragons/

    Netflix
    Testing their password crackdown in Chile, Costa Rica, and Peru.
    https://variety.com/2022/digital/news/netflix-subscribers-pay-users-outside-households-1235206575/

    Crazy Taxi
    Sega is rebooting the franchise. Sega’s Super Game Project…



    Suggests
    Smash Bros Melee

    Comic Books/Books

    Trailers
    Squirrel Girl - Marvel has teamed with SiriusXM for a new series from Ryan North https://youtu.be/7wONfF9WjkU directed by Giovanna Sardelli, and has original music by Justin Huertas and Steven Tran. The series stars Milana Vayntrub as Squirrel Girl and features performances by Crystal Lucas Perry (Nancy Whitehead), Leo Sheng (Koi Boi), Davied Morales (Chipmunk Hunk), Erica Schroeder (Tippy T. Squirrel), Tina Benko (Rachel Oskar), and Peter Hermann (Brain Drain). Vayntrub was set to play Squirrel Girl in a live-action New Warriors series on Freeform before it was canceled.

    The Vampire Slayer
    author Sarah Gailey
    The Vampire Slayer #1 will go on sale on April 20th.

    Luda
    Grant Morrison’s FIRST NOVEL! The comic book legend will be releasing their first piece of nonfiction about magic and drag queens.

    Batman White Knight: Red Hood
    Much like the Harley book that came out when the second book was running, this spin off will launch in July. This time Sean Murphy teams up with writer Clay McCormack (Bloody Her), artist Simone Di Meo (Future State: Harley Quinn), and colorist Dave Stewart (Batman). In this book apparently Jason Todd gets his own Robin named Gan.


    Suggests
    Chuck Palanhiuk “Lullaby”

    TV/Streaming

    Follow-ups/Corrections
    Witcher - Robbie Amell as Gallatin, Meng’er Zhang as Milva, Hugh Skinner as Prince Radovid, and Christelle Elwin as Mistle. New casting
    Fall of the House of Usher -
    https://nerdist.com/article/mike-flanagan-the-fall-of-the-house-of-usher-netflix-series-edgar-allan-poe/
    Flash - Jesse L Martin (Joe West) leaving the series for NBC’s The Irrational.

    Trailers
    Love, Death, and Robots - Volume 3 https://youtu.be/YHXaMVQq4cc May 20th
    Kids in the Hall - https://youtu.be/zm2rAjmH_JQ Coming to Prime May 13th after 26 years. Red Band https://youtu.be/xGVpj6kUZLM

    Humanimals
    Voice actor Vic Mignogna has reportedly been hired to voice the lead character in a series to be produced by what appears to be an NFT scam. But good for him if it actually happens.
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GfZpe7bbBF8fnn0JZhJpyBnRYrKIxBmhw9VMhhiE_54/edit

    Star Trek: TNG
    YouTube Channel Gazelle Automations have created effectively an animated pilot episode for a sequel series that never will be.
    https://youtu.be/Jyz2pVqrEkI

    Suggests
    MK Conquest

    Movies

    Super Mario Bros
    The Great Mission to Rescue Princess Peach has been restored and is available to watch on YouTube. Thanks to a group of fans calling themselves Femboy Films.
    https://youtu.be/vzlZy9zpw0Q

    Streets of Rage
    Sega’s next video game property to get a movie. Derek Kolstad, who wrote John Wick and Nobody, will be penning the script

    Trailers
    Thor: Love and Thunder - https://youtu.be/tgB1wUcmbbw

    Suggests
    Power Rangers Bootleg Universe https://youtu.be/vw5vcUPyL90

    • 42 min
    Sitting Down With John Leguizamo at DiNK Denver 2018

    Sitting Down With John Leguizamo at DiNK Denver 2018

    I was super honored to sit down with John Leguizamo at DiNK Denver 2018.

    We talk about his comic book work, past, present, and future. Things get a touch personal for a minute when we talk about the characters from his past, whom he has talk about extensively in his multiple one man productions on Broadway.

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    Sitting Down With Joe Kelly and Steven T Seagle

    Sitting Down With Joe Kelly and Steven T Seagle

    MORE FROM DiNK!

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    In this interview we talk about Man of Action's history as a company, the guys' time with the big 2, I Kill Giants, Ben 10, future Man of Action projects, and everything in between.

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