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Nerdist Podcast: Vacation Brain
Episode 622: Nerdist Podcast
Vacation Brain
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Nerdist Podcast: Vacation Brain

Some hostful goodness to start off your new year! The guys talk about what movies they have seen recently, how Chris learned how to take a vacation, and what they all did over the holidays. Also, Chris started watching some new TV shows, and Matt likes to take old people trips!

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  1. Pat says:

    I love you all, but I’m on Team Matt for the sports thing.

  2. M Rowe says:

    This hostful goodness was a great way to end a very long week. It fills me with happy hope that there will be more hostful postcasts this year compared to the last year.

  3. Patty Marvel says:

    Nice MST3K reference around 40:00ish. I should pop in a DVD…

  4. RiffTrax says:

    Thanks for mentioning our appearance on NatGeo!   You can watch all the episodes at http://RiffTrax.TV Give us a jingle @RiffTrax 

  5. JD says:

    The sports memorabilia guy from Home Shopping Network was Don West, who went on to work for TNA Wrestling.

  6. Daniel says:

    The Mortal Instruments reminded you of not good Harry Potter because it started as Harry Potter fanfic and the author got banned from for plagiarism of multiple authors. So she changed the title, character names, and terms. Then she published it, sold the movie rights and made bank. So yeah.

  7. Nikki says:

    after seeing the Interview, I will never hear Katy Perry’s “Firework” the same way! hahaChris and Jonah – so right about the sports thing!the monster ultra sunrise omg – I also can’t believe that is actual copy on the side of that can…wow.More power to D, I keep a Sting replica dagger on my side of the bed…

  8. FreshMetal says:

    Thanks Katie, you jinxed the Cowboys.  >:(

    • Jess says:

      I think part of the blame also falls to my brother’s teacher. He made a Dr Pepper bet with his students that the Cowboys would beat the Seahawks lol

  9. JetpackBlues says:

    I popped for Zero Theorem before Thanksgiving and watched it twice. Totally recommended, especially for those going through mid-life crisis. 
     Jonah is right, it’s 100% Terry Gilliam.

  10. Rebecca says:

    The show Chris was watching was Hawaii Life. It’s fine, but just another knock-off of House Hunters.

  11. BWayne says:

    I’m not a sports guy per se, but it is a bit of a tired bit at this point and here’s why- It’s the pretending you know less about it than you do.  Just faking a lack of knowledge is – less funny.  ‘Sports balls’ sure- funny but you will have guests on that explain certain basics of sports- so we know that you have certain knowledge and then later you kind of fake ignorance b/c fits better with a certain image.Also at this point in life you can let go of the- sports guys bullied you so you have to resent them.

  12. Jennifer Davies says:

    Katie I feel your pain. I am also from the Bay Area!!! Im hoping for a vengeful Baltimore win vs Seattle in the Super Bowl!!!!  

    • RavensHater says:

      Glad the Ravens got edged out yesterday.  Now the whole franchise can spend their off-season serving time in the clink.  From security, cheerleaders and players on the field, it seems like they’re recruiting straight from the parole exit of the City Jail.

      • NotARavensHater says:

        That was a close game.  That Ravens offense is quite dangerous.  However, have to hand it to the Pats.  Really where able to throw the Ravens D off balance.  If the Ravens could just somehow learn to balance their defensive and offensive prowess, they would be quite a dangerous team.

  13. David says:

    17:09 Lily “Carter”… City of Bones indeed.

    • Jordan says:

      I noticed this too, LOL.
      Chris meant to say Lily Collins, but accidentally said the name of a pornstar. hehehehe

  14. HereToStay says:

    The TV series Friday the 13th was sorta like the what you guess were talking about. They would try and recover cursed items back to their vault in the shop. Spooky Spooks!

  15. kerrell says:

    What’s this? Another Hostful so soon. Hell yeah! If you haven’t listen to it yet,then listen to it right now and enjoy the hostful goodness.

  16. Kyle says:

    Feeling a lot of anger from someone’s team who didn’t even make the playoff’s there Katie Levine. Go Hawks.  🙂

  17. Joe Jarosz says:

    Another hostful so soon? It’s a MLK miracle!