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Free Play 163 | Who Doesn’t Love Killer Microwave AI?

Some people, like Bubba, look upon the impending era of our AI overlords with excitement and joy. Others, like Kate, are a little unsure. And stories with headlines like “Someone turned their imaginary friend into an AI microwave and it wanted to kill them” do little to change her opinion.

Pull List 79 | Not Another Reboot

Chris and co-host Hector talk all that is comic book fandom as they take on the past two weeks of new comics, industry, news and more!

Free Play 162 | Our Biggest Gaming Disappointments

Have you had a disappointment in the game space that really bummed you out? Never fear, the Free Play Podcast is here to help you recover and move on. After Kate had an underwhelming God of War Ragnarök release day, they’re talking all about gaming disappointments they’ve had and how we can all get to a better place.

Pull List 78 | Sassy Murderous Teddy Bears

Chris and co-host Hector talk Halloween and all that is comic book fandom as they take on the past two weeks of new comics, industry, news and more!

Free Play 161 | LTN Con 2022 Recap

LTN Con is one of our favorite weekends of the year here at Love Thy Nerd. It’s a time of coming together as a community, playing games, and learning how to love and serve our nerdy neighbors better. We had some incredible keynote and breakout sessions, vendors, and opportunities to extend our online relationships into real life. Bubba and Kate were there, had an absolute blast, and wanted to recap the weekend with all of you.

Pull List 77 | Felonious Female Firefighters

Chris and co-host Hector continue on the magical journey that is comic book fandom as they take on the past two weeks of new comics, industry, news and more!

Free Play 160 | The Super Mario Movie Trailer

Nintendo finally reveals a teaser trailer for the Super Mario Movie at New York Comic Con. Fans are protesting online about Chris Pratt’s performance (even with barely a sentence uttered). Bubba and Kate nerd out about what we loved from the trailer, what they’re looking forward to with the movie, and speculating about what some of Nintendo’s goals are along with the partnership with Illumination and Universal.

Pull List 76 | I’m On That Zune Life

Chris is back and ready for comic book action with his trusty co-host Hector as they take on the past two weeks of new comics, industry, news and more!

Free Play 159 | Did Twitch Mess Up?

Twitch has taken creators by surprise in a bad way with their latest announcement. They stated how revenue splits for bigger streamers will go from 70/30 to 50/50.This information has the Twitch community up in arms. As it should because this information isn’t exactly fair. Will Twitch’s mistake be the first step in leveling the playing field for competition and innovation for streaming platforms?

Free Play 158 | Tearz of the Kingdom

Well nerds, it’s the moment Matt has been waiting for. For 6 whole years. The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom will allegedly be released on May 12, 2023. It’s it TEARS of the kingdom as in crying? Or tears of the kingdom as in ripping? The internet debates. We cover what we know so far about the new game and Matt rants about how Kirby got an anniversary party while the Zelda series got the cold shoulder.