Thanks again to Black Girl Nerds (@blackgirlnerds) and India (@indiamovies) for putting together this awesome blerd geek get together. It couldn't have been more fun Live Tweeting The He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special. And the podcast turned into a truly memorable way to end the year with great peeps and tweeps. You can check out the hashtag #BlerdGeekHolidayParty
We were first joined by @BlerdWords, who gave us a throwback with a He-Man rap.
The friends of GSB quickly called in and joined the fun!
I threw the show into chaos when I asked why Man of Steel polarized us geeks so much!
<Geek Soul Brother> Hey everybody!
<jamiebgn> Hey guys!
<Guest 5> Hello! It's Natty!
<Guest 6> hi
<Guest 6> twitter: iamjackiebrown
<jamiebgn> Btw...got you on mute while live tweeting...will join in the podcast when the live tweet ends
<Guest 5> Hello everyone!
<Guest 5> Hey Scifigasm!
<StClinton> Hi All... Hope all are doing great....
<Scifigasm> not listening to the call but just in the chat
<Scifigasm> it was on netflix
<jamiebgn> That was so much fun!
<jamiebgn> Talkshoe want let me call in
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<Guest 12> Hey room!
<Guest 11> Hey all! Thanks for setting this up! It was really fun. (Twila Dang)
<Guest 12> erm, is anyone else in here? (Maurmaur82)
<Guest 8> Uh, my first time so I'm just listening.
<BlerdMedia> NO MILEY
<Guest 12> Did Trick Daddy get a mention?
<jamiebgn> Can we announce the name of the people talking on the call?
<Guest 16> test
<Guest 8> Dang, now that's a pic
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<ShotznBottlez> hey blerd media!
<BlerdMedia> Hey, Hey!
<BlerdMedia> New name for the new chat?
<ShotznBottlez> you know i used to bartend BMG lol
<BlerdMedia> You're so worldly! 3 languages, baking, programming, bartending, etc, etc, etc!
<Guest 18> lol @ no flying cars! Right!
<Guest 12> Flying cars? Where are the f*ckin' robots!!
<Guest 12> One of the Transformers was dated 2010. It's 2013, almost 2014, and not actual transformers.
<ShotznBottlez> loll thanks ,I like to be well rounded BMG
<BlerdMedia> I see. So do I. SNS.
<ShotznBottlez> My resolution is to travel more and say "yes" more to other opportunities lol
<Guest 12> Not even a Veritech fighter
<Guest 14> How does she spell her name? I'm Kaia. Ki-EE-uh.
<Guest 18> Florida in the house!!
<jamiebgn> Hey Kaia!
<Guest 14> Heyyyyyy. Half circle wave.
<Guest 5> Hey!
<ShareefJackson> what's good, i finally got this working. listening in over the phone
<jamiebgn> Hey Shareef!
<ShareefJackson> damn call dropped won't let me back inthough
<ShareefJackson> oh well
<ShareefJackson> hey jamie
<Guest 14> Oh wow. Somebody has been hitting the negg eog hard
<ShareefJackson> ok i just joined as guest
<Guest 5> Hey guys!
<Guest 28> appreciate the comment to talk about science and math in a way that is accessible
<Guest 28> Blade Trinity is so awesomely bad that I rewatch it for fun:)
<ShareefJackson> thanks guest 28
<Guest 28> couldn't take the first Hulk because it lacked dignity. Remember how high Hulk bounced?
<Guest 28> RIP Peter O Toole. SuperGirl also great for camp
<Guest 33> RIP Peter O'Toole (no, I'm not over it)
<Guest 33> Been watching Lawrence of Arabia on repeat gross sobbing
<IndaLauryn> People were comparing it to Superman Returns.
<IndaLauryn> In comparison, Man of Steel is practically a masterpiece.
<Guest 27> Man of steel was split between tradition and what a modern day superman would actually be
<jamiebgn> Excellent point Inda
<Guest 33> Opinions on the Batman vs. Superman movie/
<Guest 33> ?
<IndaLauryn> The climax was wayyyyy too long
<IndaLauryn> it lasted like 40 minutes!
<Guest 28> So true that I'm still thinking Christopher Reeve when I think Superman movie. So I rewatch Smallville tv collection. How about you guys?
<jamiebgn> I enjoyed MOS
<Guest 27> the mythos of superman was flawed to begin with
<IndaLauryn> Me, too, but they could have cut the climax by about 20 minutes.
<Guest 27> the idea that he had humanity was always a huge flaw to that character
<jamiebgn> Alot of folks were also upset with the fact that Lois Lane knew about the duality of Clark Kent and Superman
<Guest 33> He was raised by humans...a flaw? or inevitable due to environment?
<IndaLauryn> Jamie, I actually like that she figured it out. She's supposed to be a Pulitzer prize winning journalist, so she should have figured it out.
<IndaLauryn> But I enjoy MOS because I'm always here for Michael Shannon.
<jamiebgn> I agree...just saying that was a plot point that didn't sit well with some folks
<IndaLauryn> I know, but that's the one thing that makes sense, so I don't see why people got upset about it.
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<Guest 28> love the current conversation about the motivations of the villain:) What's Skeletor's motivation?
<Guest 36> Baby in bed... blerdwords listenin in...
<Guest 28> Is he really like Scar from Lion King or an evil uncle from Shakespeare?
<jamiebgn> I really had no idea Skeletor's voice was that weak. It wasn't menacing at all.
<Guest 28> Skeletor has a kindness towards puppies and small humans that need jackets.
<jamiebgn> I guess as a kid I didn't really know the difference
<Guest 33> Scar, definitely Shakespearean...but there are a lot of movie chars. that are.
<jamiebgn> LoL Guest28
<Guest 28> If the cartoon was on mute, I would have been scared of Skeletor and piggy-snorting Hordak:)
<Guest 28> so cool to hear about the people's choice noms
<Guest 36> bye..
<Guest 28> Thanks everyone! Happy Holidays!
<Guest 28> bye for now
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<Guest 36> Happy Holidays folks.... blerdwords name is Kyle, my friends call me Ferg
<Guest 37> is it still going on?
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<Guest 17> What's BlerdWords?
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<Guest 36> blerdwords.com it's my blog @blerdwords and got a youtube channel too
<Guest 17> ooohk
<Guest 36> Going to keep my daughters in toon with BGN...
<Guest 17> that's cool
<Guest 12> shameless self promotion http://diariesofasuperdupersenior.blogspot.com/
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<Guest 36> no problem with a little selfplug...:)
<jamiebgn> Thanks everyone! Happy Holidays!
<Guest 36> Good night all and happy holidays !
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<ShareefJackson> fun call - peace
<Guest 12> Happy Holidays!!