Nerds Drink Whiskey: Episode 144: Where we Kill Beggan

Nerds Drink Whiskey: Episode 144: Where we Kill Beggan

Dogger's in Yelm

Featured Whiskey:
Kilbeggan Traditional Irish Whiskey

Nerds Drink Whiskey Event
Saturday August 4th at Doggers in Yelm, Wa

Recorded at:
Dogger's In Yelm
404 1st St S, Yelm, WA 98597

Nerds Drink Whiskey
Always Sip, Never Slam

Mark Carras:
Host, producer, and editor

Gabe Glandon:

Jeff Morris:

Ed Halbert:

All Camera work:
Kara Hillius

Alan Smithee:

Michael Arms:
Intro and outro music

Please join us at:

Owen Grady: "I say we shut this whole thing down."
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)




Lucifer writers working on season four!

By now most of you know that the show Lucifer has been saved by Netflix.

showrunner Ildy Modrovich announced that Lucifer writers get to work on writing season four next Monday!

She also told fans that they are shooting in L.A. on the WB lot.


Aldi's $17 Whisky Was Just Named the Best in the World

At the Spirits Business Scotch Whisky Masters, judges bestowed two gold medals on the Aldi brand—one for its Highland Black Scotch Whisky, and another for its Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky.


Longtime DC Comics artist Ethan Van Sciver has left DC comics.

When a fan aksed if he would ever return to DC, he made his intentions very clear.

"Maybe one day, but I want to do CYBERFROG for the next couple of years at least.  I want to own something I create. DC is great, was good to me, and I had a good time there, but it’s time to try to get rich."

Van Sciver has raised over $187,000 to date with an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to fund a 48-page Cyberfrog: Bloodhoney OGN - the first of four planned volumes.




Disney whips out the cash!

Disney is seen likely to raise its offer with cash to win the bidding, sources tell CNBC.

Last week, Comcast launched a $65 billion cash offer for the Fox assets, outbidding Disney.

Earlier, Disney reached an agreement with Fox to buy the assets for $52.4 billion in stock, and that bid has gained in value to about $55.5 billion.CNBC has reported the company was willing to add cash if needed to win the bidding.

The assets at stake include Fox's movie studios, National Geographic, FX, Star TV, stakes in Sky, Endemol Shine Group and Hulu as well as regional sports networks.


Some are saying that director James Wan’s Lighter version of ‘Aquaman’ is a shocking change from the past.

But the change in Tone shouldn't be taken as a slight to Zack Snyder’s DCEU Movies.

But as this follows the extreme failure of Justice League, what else are we to think?

To read more on Aquaman, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday


Dark Horse announces a ‘Stranger Things’ comic series!

The first series of which is scheduled to launch in September.

It will be a four-issue miniseries that will give us a look into Will's experience in the Upside Down.

It all starts on September 26th.


Warner Bros. Is Cracking Down on Harry Potter Fan Events.

The news comes out of a report this weekend by the Associated Press, focusing on the recent de-Potterization of a Quidditch tournament/festival at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Organizers for the event were one of several recently contacted by Warner Bros. to be told that new guidelines for fan events meant that no names or terms from the Potter franchise could be used outside of an official capacity by Warner itself.

The events can still go on, but more as generically wizard-y gatherings rather than explicitly Harry Potter themed.


Billy Dee Williams back as Lando Calrissian?

Star Wars daily news fansite Fantha Tracks claims their sources have confirmed that Billy Dee Williams will return in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX to reprise his role as the ever-cool Lando Calrissian.

The 81-year old actor revealed that he was training three times a week and following a new diet plan.

Star Wars: Episode IX is set to arrive in theaters on December 20, 2019.




Zombie Orpheus Entertainment just won “Best Gaming Film” at the Origins Film Awards for "The Gamers: The Shadow Menace."

This 52 minute production brings back the characters from the original 2002 film.

The Gamers: The Shadow Menace was created  in joint partnership with Zombie Orpheus Entertainment (ZOE) And Dead Gentlemen Productions (DGP).


On a recent episode of Kevin Smith's Fatman on Batman podcast, Avengers: Infinity War screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely gave serious praise to an overlooked Marvel villain.

The Mental Organism Designed Only for Killing (or  more commonly known as MODOK)!

"I've wanted to put M.O.D.O.K. in, and it's very hard to go, 'Here's the supporting character: The giant head. And then we're gonna get on with the story. We just came to him for information.' You kinda gotta design the whole movie around the guy with the giant head. But I have love for M.O.D.O.K. and I also think, properly done, he'd be f**king terrifying."

Any Modok fans out there?


Netflix ten episode Lucifer to be two parts?

Lucifer’s Netflix produced Season 4 will have two parts to the story.

It will be done in ten episodes.

“We were going to have two parts to it anyway, so we’ll just tell a really strong, gnarly first part,” said co-showrunner Ildy Modrovich

Co-showrunner Joe Henderson continued by saying “[Doing so] lets us concentrate the story and focus it, and that’s what’s really exciting about this. We have a really strong first half that is now going to make for an amazing story,”



The Incredibles 2 Smashes Box Office Records In US.

According to Box Office Mojo, The Incredibles 2 made just under $182.7 million for the weekend.

The film made a stunning $180 million over the weekend in US, which is the biggest ever opening for animated movie by some distance.

The previous record-holder, Finding Dory, made $135 million in its first three days in 2016.

In addition, that total gives Incredibles 2 the eighth biggest opening of all time and makes it the highest-ever weekend debut for a PG-rated title.


Impossible to find Pappy Van Winkle available in Saratoga California!

Shots of the most sought after American whiskey will be made available during Pappy Days at the Saratoga.

It's a seven-week tasting of America’s cult bourbon, Pappy Van Winkle.

Shockingly we are talking about everything from their 10 year to their 25 year.

Good luck, and may the odds be ever in your favor!


Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 3 goes where on the MCU timeline?

Avengers: Infinity War ripped our hearts out, and made us love the MCU even more for it.

Some questioned if Guardians 3 was going to be a prequel or set after Infinity War?

Well James Gunn himself answered many questions with one tweet.

"It will be after." James Gunn replied.


Return Of Patrick Stewart’s Captain Picard?

Per The Hollywood Reporter, Star Trek Discovery‘s executive producer Alex Kurtzman has inked an overall deal with CBS Television.

The deal is to develop “new series, mini-series and other content opportunities, including animation.”

This may include the long-rumored return of Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard.

Patrick Stewart’s legacy is deeply entwined with that of Star Trek, so his return ought to make Trekkies very happy indeed.


Matt Reeves wants a standalone Batman franchise without Ben Affleck!

Between the endless jokes about 'Batfleck,' the box office flops of Justice League, and Ben Affleck dropping out of directing the still-developing standalone Batman film, DC and Warner Bros can't be too thrilled.

Deadline's Mike Fleming Jr recently wrote "...with Matt Reeves rebooting Batman for a new standalone franchise, likely with a new actor to play the Caped Crusader after Ben Affleck’s stints in Batman v Superman and Justice League."

Are you ready to move beyond Batfleck?


Disney raises its bid for Fox to $71 billion!

That's more than the $65 billion Comcast offered a week ago.

Disney had initially bid $52.4 billion for Fox in December.

The cash option shows that Disney, like Comcast, is willing to take on debt for Fox, one sign of how badly the company wants to win.


Lucasfilm puts future Star Wars spinoffs on hold!

Lucasfilm is reassessing its priorities following the underwhelming debut of Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Lucasfilm are choosing to focus their creative energies on the upcoming Episode IX directed by J.J. Abrams.

Sources say they are also still excited about plans for new films — like the trilogy being developed by The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson.

The new series of movies being developed by Game of Thrones duo David Benioff and D.B. Weiss is also still in the works though.




Al Pacino joins Tarantino's Charlie Manson movie.

The movie is called Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Al Pacino, joins Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Damian Lewis, Burt Reynolds, Timothy Olyphant, Kurt Russell, Luke Perry, Dakota Fanning, and more.

The movie is about Hollywood but as seen through the context of the Charles Manson murders in 1969.

The film will be released on August 9, 2018, the 50-year anniversary of the murders of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca


This is totally just a rumor, but...

Robert De Niro being eyed for Todd Phillips' Joker movie.

Robert De Niro might be joining the DCEU to hang with the Joker – thankfully Joaquin Phoenix‘s, not Jared Leto‘s.

De Niro is being considered for the supporting role of Murray Franklin, described as a white guy ages 65-75.

Phillips’ Joker movie is being produced by Martin Scorsese.


Kevin Smith ‘nearly cried’ buying jeans after 43-pound weight loss

Kevin Smith was almost brought to tears during a recent shopping trip.

“Visited the @destinationxl I’ve been going to for over a decade. Since I’ve lost weight, I was looking to get some new jeans. But I was shocked and delighted to hear ‘We’re a specialty store. We don’t carry jeans that small.’ I nearly cried,” the “Jay and Silent Bob” star posted Wednesday on Instagram.

Kevin, you have not just made your fans even more proud, but inspired.

Nerds Drink Whiskey host Mark Carras was inspired to lose 50 pounds so far.


'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' director Rian Johnson taunted a campaign to remake the movie.

A campaign has started online to remake "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," claiming that a group of producers will provide the budget.

The film's extremly smug director, Rian Johnson, mocked the campaign on Twitter, quoting one of its tweets and adding, "Please actually happen."

An ever growing number of fans have voiced their disdain for the movie since its release in December.

Johnson, meanwhile, is still somehow still attached to write and direct a new trilogy of "Star Wars" films.