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Double-sized anniversary episode! Ron and Ed welcome fan-favorite guest Hector Navarro from DC Daily to close out the Tournament...And crown The Third GOAT of GOATS! *** ATTENTION! Be sure to listen through to the very end of the podcast for an extremely important announcement. *** The Elite Eight, based on YOUR votes: From the VILLAINS Division: M…
 
Ed and Ron talk to Screen Junkies' Eric Goldman about his Nerd GOAT: Kitty Pryde! The absolute heart and soul of the X-Men, unfairly sidelined! Eric is the Executive Editor at Fandom Entertainment, responsible for huge amounts of content you love at fandom.com. He also co-hosts the WE ENJOY WRESTLING podcast, and spent years working as an editor fo…
 
Ron and Ed talk to Screen Junkies' Danielle Radford about her Nerd GOAT: Storm, aka the greatest leader the X-Men have ever had! Danielle is one of the main writers for your OTHER favorite YouTube series HONEST TRAILERS, as well as the new SyFy panel show THE GREAT DEBATE! She also co-hosts the horniest wrestling podcast on the internet TIGHTS AND …
 
BIG NEWS! On June 22, Producer Bill, Ed and Ron are officially launching the 'GOAT Comics' Kickstarter. Be a part of the crew's bold foray into publishing! Long-time Nerd GOAT fans know that Bill and Ed are lifelong cartoonists. GOAT Comics is their newest venture with the ever-expanding GOAT brand! The book is a 48-page graphic album, combining or…
 
Ed talks to friend-of-the-show and comedy gadfly Jeffrey Baldinger about a problematic GOAT: Mr Fantastic of the Fantastic 4! A companion to our Reboot It season finale! Follow @jeffbaldinger on Twitter and Instagram, or visit www.jeffreybaldinger.com to check out all Jeff's current and upcoming projects! Also, he urges you to live in the now, down…
 
Ron and Ed drive a Pinto to 1980s Los Angeles to talk about an action-comedy Nerd GOAT: Axel Foley from Beverly Hills Cop! An iconic rogue cop that broke the trope. — SUBSCRIBE TO 'REBOOT IT' ON YOUTUBE! This week: Season 2 ends with a HUGE bang as we LIVESTREAM the most cursed superhero property in Hollywood: FANTASTIC FOUR! @ 5:30pm ET / 2:30pm P…
 
Ed, Ron and Producer Bill discuss one of the last Avenger GOATs standing: The Mighty Thor! Wherein we discover that Odin is essentially a Real Housewife. Ed Greer recounts Norse mythology and it's your new favorite segment. Ron Swallow can't get enough of that sweet arrogant-dummy-to-wise-leader character arc. And Producer Bill forces us to confron…
 
Ron, Ed and Producer Bill talk the lone exception to Ed's anti-magic bias: Ghost Rider! A fascinating look at when a superhero is not a superhero... The biker with the flaming skull is, improbably, one of the most literary comic book figures, part of a tradition that stretches back centuries! The character is an absolute masterclass in taking advan…
 
Ed and Ron dangle from the edge of a building and wear racist signs into Harlem to discuss Ed’s GOAT: John McClane from the Die Hard franchise! Yippie ki-yay. — SUBSCRIBE TO 'REBOOT IT' ON YOUTUBE! This Wednesday: Power Rangers SUBSCRIBE TO RON'S NEW YOUTUBE CHANNEL: Breakfast And A Book FINALLY, SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PATREON! AMAZING extra content and …
 
Ron, Ed and Producer Bill explore an original Image Comics GOAT (and one of the last ones standing): Erik Larsen's Savage Dragon! An absolutely bonkers magnum opus. We celebrate the achievements of a creator who's spent his entire life building the story and universe of an intensely unique hero. It's a series that's gone from hard-boiled Frank Mill…
 
Ed and Ron go EEEEVIL with Producer Bill and his villain GOAT: Bane! A 90s gimmick with a surprisingly ground-breaking spin on Batman's rogues. We journey back to the Knightfall saga to examine how the comics world first encountered the spine-snapper in a luchador mask. Then, Bill lays out the foundational allegory behind Batman, and how The Joker …
 
Ron, Ed and Producer Bill celebrate one of the most significant, storied, and psychotic franchises in all of comics: The Uncanny X-Men! A true deep dive, covering almost every era of the team, with the Nerd GOAT crew each waxing poetic on their favorite rosters, stories and creators. Wild picks abound for our favorite lineups, and the Battle Royale…
 
Ed, Ron and Producer Bill go EEEEVIL with a true quarantine nightmare: The Xenomorph from the Alien franchise! Still the greatest movie monster OF ALL TIME. — SUBSCRIBE TO 'REBOOT IT' ON YOUTUBE! This Wednesday: The Lord of the Rings PLEASE HELP US OUT! Our PATREON is open for business. It's been a tough month for the gig economy, and Ed and Ron wo…
 
Support us on PATREON at patreon.com/nerdgoatpodcast and hear more great exclusive content like this! The Nerd GOAT crew is taking a one-week hiatus, but we don't want to leave you podcast-less. Instead, enjoy a sneak peek at one of our most popular Patreon episodes - the infamous voiceover-palooza! Ed, Ron and Producer Bill bring to life some of t…
 
Ron, Ed and Producer Bill Skype from a safe distance to talk about an under-the-radar GOAT currently in development at Marvel Studios: Moon Knight! — THIS WEDNESDAY: 'REBOOT IT' RETURNS, ONLY ON YOUTUBE! Season 2, Episode 1: Green Lantern PLEASE HELP US OUT! Our PATREON is open for business. It's been a tough month for the gig economy, and Ed and R…
 
Ed and Ron talk to improv-sario Phil S. Gould about his Nerd GOAT: The Silver Surfer! A GOAT he shares with The Man behind Marvel himself - Stan Lee! Phil performs improv the first Tuesday of every month as part of MAGIC WORDS w/ SHAZAAM! show at The Clubhouse in LA. Follow @phool on Twitter and @phool2056 on Instagram! — SUBSCRIBE TO 'REBOOT IT' O…
 
Ron and Ed talk to Emma Fyffe about her Nerd GOAT: Tifa Lockhart! We go big for International Women's Day with an epic episode about an epic franchise. ANNOUNCING: Emma's brand new podcast NOT SAFE FOR WEEBS, a celebration of the greatest and most controversial ships in anime and video games! Emma is one of the greatest geek presenters around!. Als…
 
Ed and Ron talk to cosplayer Stephanie Sandmeier about her Nerd GOAT: Mulan! Learn the history of a cultural icon, and her crucial links to Matt Damon and Danny Osmond. Stephanie hosts the super-enjoyable mukbang show FOODIE FUNCTION on NerdBot Media. She's also a passionate cosplayer who will be slaying as Mulan at Wondercon! And she's the residen…
 
Ron and Ed go EEEEVIL -- kinda?! -- with Klee Wiggins and her villain-ish GOAT: Boba Fett from Star Wars! Witness the continuing saga of Ed Greer vs The Jedi! Klee is a super-talented comedy writer and standup comedian who can be seen on the MOVIE TRIVIA SCHMOEDOWN this Wednesday, 2/26! Follow @KleeWiggins on Twitter and @Klee_WigginsSF on Instagra…
 
Ed and Producer Bill go EEEEVIL with Ed's villain GOAT: The Four from Warren Ellis and John Cassady's Planetary! A deep dive into a true modern comics masterpiece. — SUBSCRIBE TO 'REBOOT IT' ON YOUTUBE! Coming soon: Season Two! THIS WEEK ON PATREON: HBO's WATCHMEN! Coming soon: The Greatest Cartoons Of All Time! — Planetary is a series that dissect…
 
The REBOOT IT Season Finale is our most heated, sacrilegious and amazing ep ever! Billy Biz, Ed Greer, Ron Swallow and Producer Bill actually reboot all of Star Wars! Ed and Bill's slash-and-burn zeal collides with Ron and Billy's deep reverence for the franchise, and a straight-up fight ensues. But the conflict almost becomes a metaphor for the ve…
 
Ed, Ron and Producer Bill go EEEEVIL with Ron's villain GOAT: The Machine Intelligence from The Matrix! The most important A.I. overlords ever put to film. — WATCH REBOOT IT ON YOUTUBE! This week: STAR WARS: THE SKYWALKER SAGA! Our bonus-length Season One finale! COMING SOON ON PATREON: An Impassioned Deep Dive on HBO's WATCHMEN! — Not a dream, not…
 
REBOOT IT episode 6 murders all the slasher tropes as Billy Business, Ed Greer, Ron Swallow and Producer Bill reboot Mrs. Voorhees' favorite franchise: Friday The 13th! We boil down the archetypal teen horror film to its barest bones and pick apart every piece of it: The hockey mask, the teen sex, Camp Crystal Lake, even Jason himself - none of it …
 
Ron and Ed talk to pro artist Ryan Ebelt about his Nerd GOAT: Mad Max Rockatansky! Is this franchise better than Star Wars? Someone might make that argument... — WATCH REBOOT IT ON YOUTUBE! This week: FRIDAY THE 13th! NEW ON THE PATREON: A Deep Dive into RISE OF SKYWALKER and The Overall State of STAR WARS!! — Ryan is the in-house artist for blockb…
 
Ed and Ron go EEEEVIL with returning guest Rick Wood and his villain GOAT: Skeletor! Hear Rick's Skeletor impression go off the rails in all the best ways. — WATCH REBOOT IT ON YOUTUBE! Coming soon: FRIDAY THE 13th! NEW ON THE PATREON: A Deep Dive into RISE OF SKYWALKER and The Overall State of STAR WARS!! — Rick is a comedian whose love for Skelet…
 
REBOOT IT episode 5 is Jon Peters' toughest assignment yet as Billy Business, Ed Greer, Ron Swallow and Producer Bill attempt to reboot Bond! Can the most tired of all film franchises be saved?! With demands for a shockingly twisty story, the reinvention of our supporting cast, and a Bond of unique intelligence, we discover that an honest look at o…
 
Ron and Ed talk to Profiles in Eccentricity's Aaron Pita about his Nerd GOAT: Dr Manhattan! Spoilers for the Watchmen TV series and the Doomsday Clock comic series! Aaron, of course, is the Be-All-End-All Ken Doll, the Skeet Lovers’ Pizza, and the co-host of one of our favorite podcasts: PROFILES IN ECCENTRICITY from Starburns Audio! PIE is a Nerd …
 
Ed and Ron go EEEEVIL with Producer Bill and his villain GOAT: Darkseid! The source of Star Wars, Thanos, and He-Man is still the greatest "space magic saga" ever told! — WATCH REBOOT IT ON YOUTUBE! Coming soon: JAMES BOND! STANDUP ALERT: January 16, see Ron perform at Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank, CA! — In a debate that began off-mic, Producer …
 
REBOOT IT episode 4 answers the Bat-phone, LIVE at LA Comic-Con. Billy Business, Ed Greer, Ron Swallow and Producer Bill explain how to reboot Batman! We throw down mash-up and after mash-up, with a narrative culled from a slew of modern classics, an aesthetic that marries Tim Burton with Nicolas Winding-Refn, and the note-perfect way to have your …
 
Ron and Producer Bill go EEEEVIL with livestreamer Michael Maxwell and his villain GOAT: The Joker! Come for the chaos, stay for the homoerotic radio drama! Michael is the mastermind behind the JACK OF ALL NERDS family of shows, including CINEBLOKES, THE MIDNIGHT SOCIETY, and their flagship Facebook Live show on the NERDBOT FACEBOOK PAGE (featuring…
 
REBOOT IT episode 3 BELONGS IN A MUSEUM! Billy Business, Ed Greer, Ron Swallow and Producer Bill commit sacrilege with a boundary-pushing reboot of Indiana Jones! As we address the problem of making an old-fashioned hero in an old-fashioned story with a very old star cool again, we stumble into amazing reinventions of classic characters and a forma…
 
Ron and Ed talk to Oscar-winner Charlie Wachtel about his Nerd GOAT: Jerry Maguire! A guest and GOAT with much to say about success, agents and public backlash. Charlie is an A-list screenwriter with a bevy of great projects in the works. Listen to the episode to hear him reveal a new one that sounds AMAZING. And if you haven't yet, do yourself a f…
 
Ed and Ron talk to José Suicidio himself Henry Phillips about his Nerd GOAT: Bobby Goren from Criminal Intent! The primetime procedural character that broke the mold. Henry is a prolific comedian and actor with a bevy of great projects out in the world. Check him out in the final season of SILICON VALLEY, binge his amazing satirical cooking show HE…
 
REBOOT IT episode 2 is more powerful than 1.21 jigawatts! Billy Business, Ed Greer, Ron Swallow & Producer Bill reboot a truly timeless classic: Back To The Future! Can we manage to honor some of the most iconic characters and performances in cinema while bringing something new to the table? Or might this become another "Ghostbusters 2018 Situation…
 
Ron and Ed talk to voice actress Erika Ishii about her Nerd GOAT: Pikachu from Pokemon! The marketing ploy that became a symbol of national pride. You can see Erika in CARNIVAL ROW and VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE - L.A. BY NIGHT. She's lent her vocals to such shows and games as SHENMUE 3 and AFTERPARTY. Follow @erikaishii on Twitter and @theerikaishii …
 
Ed and Ron go EEEEVIL ... PSYCHE, just kidding! - with comedian Jeremiah Watkins and his NON-Villain GOAT: Professor Snape from Harry Potter! Jeremiah is a breakout star from the smash hit comedy shows ROAST BATTLE and KILL TONY. Get on board now and say you knew him when! Check out his website www.jeremiahwatkins.com, his podcast JEREMIAH WONDERS,…
 
The premiere of REBOOT IT is here! Billy Business, Ed Greer, Ron Swallow & Producer Bill reboot Hollywood’s favorite mutant: Wolverine! Hugh Jackman is OUT and the boys from Nerd GOAT and Hot Takes are IN, to plot a movie that's so much more than just a Wolvie reboot. With a story structure you'll never see coming, an inspired twist on Logan's comi…
 
Ron and Ed talk to the incredible Bryan Edward Hill about his Nerd GOAT: Batman! Another blockbuster guest who has helped shape the GOAT he's loved since childhood. Bryan is a prolific writer for comics, television and film. In addition to his work on DC Universe's TITANS, he is currently writing BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS for DC, X-MEN: FALLEN ANGEL…
 
Ed and Ron talk to Abed Gheith about his Nerd GOAT: Donald Duck! A walk down memory lane, from childhood to the early days of Hollywood institution Channel 101! Abed is a longtime collaborator of Rick & Morty co-creator Justin Roiland, and this episode contains their secret origin. In addition to writing on RICK AND MORTY, Abed has performed and wr…
 
Ron and Ed talk to Emmy-winning writer Kevin Avery about his Nerd GOAT: Han Solo! A second look at one of our earliest GOATS, with a bit more canon under his belt. Kevin won an Emmy as part of the brilliant writing staff for LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER. He's the head writer on THE NEW NEGROES for Comedy Central, and is currently writing for …
 
Ed and Ron talk to Coy Jandreau about his Nerd GOAT: Deadpool! Guest-starring casual name-drops of Ryan Reynolds, Rob Liefeld, Kevin Smith, Zack Snyder and more! Coy is one of the nicest guys in geekdom, and a longtime rival of Ed's on MOVIE FIGHTS! He also hosts the YouTube shows COLLIDER HEROES and COMIC BOOK SHOPPING, for which he's talked comic…
 
Ron and Ed talk to YouTuber Adam Hlavac about his Nerd GOAT: Laurie Strode! The OG Final Girl has evolved. Nothing can ever be the same. And that rules. Adam is an OG YouTuber and content creator whose HYPER RPG is one of our favorite destinations for geek content. Follow @adamhlavac on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for more! — QUOTES: “You’ll see…
 
Ed and Ron talk to showrunner-in-training Misty Stinnett about her Nerd GOAT: Anne of Green Gables! Pop culture's first punk-rock heroine to flip society the bird! Misty has been a writer's assistant on TV's CLOAK & DAGGER, THE FOSTERS, and to the legendary Jenji Kohan on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. She co-hosts the indispensible podcast GO HELP YOURS…
 
Ron and Ed talk to blockbuster screenwriter Ashley Edward Miller about his Nerd GOAT: Magneto! Go EEEEVIL with a man who created the definitive version of his GOAT. Ashley is an incredibly successful screenwriter whose credits include THOR, X-MEN: FIRST CLASS, and the upcoming reboot of RED SONJA. Follow @ashmasterzero on Twitter for peeks into the…
 
Ed and Ron talk to The Buy Pile's Hannibal Tabu about his Nerd GOAT: Dark Lord of the Sith himself Darth Vader! The grand finale of THE ROBOT GOAT APOCALYPSE! — MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR LOS ANGELES COMIC-CON, OCTOBER 11-13! Nerd GOAT has partnered with the great Billy Business for REBOOT IT, a podcast limited series that kicks off with a live LACC pa…
 
Billy Business joins the Nerd GOAT Crew to officially announce the joint limited series REBOOT IT, kicking off with a live show Sunday October 13 at Los Angeles Comic-Con! THE PANEL: How To Reboot Batman w/ Billy Business and the Nerd GOAT Crew DATE: Sunday, October 13 TIME: 2:30 pm - 3:50 pm ROOM: 406AB From Ed, Ron and Producer Bill, the excavato…
 
Ron and Ed talk to The Goods from the Woods' Carter Glascock about his Nerd GOAT: Rick Deckard from Blade Runner! Part 2 of THE ROBOT GOAT APOCALYPSE! — MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR LOS ANGELES COMIC-CON, OCTOBER 11-13! Nerd GOAT has partnered with the great Billy Business for an awesome new venture that starts with a live LACC panel! Sunday, October 13 …
 
Ed and Ron talk to Travis Clark about his Nerd GOAT: KITT! One of our funniest episodes ever, and Part 1 of THE ROBOT GOAT APOCALYPSE! The Robot GOAT Apocalypse parts 2 and 3 move from A.I. to an android then a cyborg...WHO WILL THESE GOATS BE?! You gotta listen to find out! These next two episodes are 100% two of the biggest characters in all of g…
 
Ron and Ed talk to musician Bonnie Gordon about her Nerd GOAT: Sherlock Holmes! How does a Victorian, asexual, musical sociopath remain such a modern icon? Bonnie is one half of the incredible nerd parody band THE LIBRARY BARDS, who rock the F out for fandom! Go buy their new album BOMBARDED wherever you get rad music! Bonnie is also a long-time co…
 
Ed and Ron welcome Screen Junkies' Hal Rudnick to chat about his Nerd GOAT: Ellen Ripley from the Alien franchise! HOOT HOOT, Owl Nation. In addition to being a prolific writer/actor, Hal is the longtime host of Screen Junkies' MOVIE FIGHTS! He teaches comedy in Los Angeles at the UCB Theatre, where he also co-hosts the venerable live show TOURNAME…
 
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