nerdslant Rebel Underground – “Legacy of Mandalore” Review

This week on Rebel Undeground we break down episode sixteen of Star Wars Rebels, wonder why “The Rains of Castamere” wasn’t included in the soundtrack, and revel in all the Mandalorian mayhem that ensues when you combine family issues with blasters, lightsabers, and jetpacks. Check out our YouTube review below as we chat over Sabine’s (Tiya Sircar) homecoming to Clan Wren as she tries to bring her clan and all of Mandalore into the Rebellion. While you’re at it, throw... Read More


Game of Thrones, S6 E7–“The Broken Man” Review: The Happy Memory of Sandor Clegane

Warning: The following review contains spoilers for this week’s episode of Game of Thrones. The episode throws us into the action with a rare cold open! I’m both happy and sorry to see Ian McShane as a one-episode guest shot, but we are in an age of riches that Game of Thrones is a show at all, let alone HBO’s flagship drama, and guaranteed to reach its narrative conclusion. I’ve never seen Deadwood, but I’m pissed about its premature cancellation on... Read More


A Song of Ice and Shorter Seasons for Game of Thrones

Warning: This article contains spoilers for the upcoming and previous seasons of Game of Thrones. HBO’s most successful hit, Game of Thrones, will be returning next year with only seven episodes to its name. The show’s seventh season is most likely going  to close out one of the longest and most convoluted stories television has ever produced. David Beinoff, on of Throne’s creators, told Variety: “I think we’re down to our final thirteen episodes after this season.... Read More


Game of Thrones, S6 E6 – “Blood of My Blood” Review: Do the Right Thing

Warning: The following review contains spoilers from this week’s episode of Game of Thrones. When Peter Dinklage’s name isn’t displayed within the first ten-seconds of the opening credits, something’s about to go horribly, horribly wrong in the best way imaginable. It means an episode so crammed with plot that there’s no place for Tyrion Lannister, which has only happened five times in the show’s history thus far; one was “The Rains of Castamere.” It... Read More

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Introducing the World Of Warcraft Cookbook: Feed Your Alliance in Style

Anyone who’s had the pleasure of playing World of Warcraft knows that cooking and discovering recipes are kind of a big deal. Chelsea Monroe-Cassel, author of the amazing Game of Thrones cookbook, has happily to announced her newest culinary masterpiece: The World of Warcraft: The Official Cookbook. Now you too can create the finest cuisine Azeroth has to offer, and you don’t have to grind your Cooking Skill  to master level or farm for recipes to do it. Interestingly... Read More

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George R.R. Martin Releases New The Winds of Winter Excerpt to Lukewarm Reception

Warning: This following article contains spoilers from the newest chapter excerpt for The Winds of Winter. For fans of George R.R. Martin’s beloved series A Song of Ice and Fire upon (which the popular television show Game of Thrones is based on), you may want to preemptively curb your enthusiasm just a bit on this one. There was undoubtedly palpable excitement on social media at the news that Martin had released another excerpt from his upcoming book The Winds of Winter – the... Read More


nerdslant Live! #4: Daredevil, Archer’s take on Magnum P.I., and Adam Sandler?

For the newest nerdslant Live!, we discuss Netflix’s second season of Daredevil, HBO’s Game of Thrones teaser trailer, the premiere of FX’s newest season of Archer (Or was it Magnum P.I.?), Suicide Squad speculation, and Adam Sandler… wait, what? In addition to listening to the podcast, you can also check it out on our YouTube channel for the full audio-visual experience, including the joy of watching us each get rightfully shot at different times with Nerf guns. ... Read More

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The Ladies of nerdslant Bring to You the First Tea Time Podcast

Once a month, the ladies of nerdslant will be bringing you a podcast exclusively with the female writers on staff they’ve decided to call Tea Time to talk about the nerdy things we all love so dear from a woman’s perspective. For the inaugural Tea Time podcast, the topics ranged from the impending new season of Game of Thrones, the second season of Daredevil recently released on Netflix, how Disney’s become much better when it comes to how they treat/address the LGBT... Read More

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Winter is Coming, Along With the Biggest Battle in Television History

Game of Thrones is upping the ante in season six with the largest battle in television history. In the show’s most recent trailer we got a sneak-peek at some of the battle scenes, including one with warhorses, who’re reportedly difficult to work with according to David Beinoff. The HBO smash-hit co-creator told Entertainment Weekly: “Miguel did such a fantastic job with ‘Hardhome’ we thought we should bring him back – this time with horses. Horses are not easy, at all.... Read More