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Hard NOC Life

Aug 10, 2018

Shawn returns to Hard NOC Life as he and Keith break down the week that was in Nerd Pop.

This week, Shawn talks more about decolonizing fandom (1:00) and decentering whiteness in pop culture (10:00). Meanwhile, Keith goes on an extended rant about Crazy Rich Asians backlash (14:00). Then they turn to television and talk...


Aug 3, 2018

This week on Hard NOC Life, Laura Sirikul fills in for Shawn and joins Keith for another week in Nerd Pop and celebrate the beginning of "Asian August!"

Laura, who also co-hosts the Titans Podcast, shares her thoughts on the show's trailer (1:00), meeting Ryan Potter at Comic-Con (6:00), and why they started the...


Jul 27, 2018

This week on Hard NOC Life, Shawn and Keith recap the week in Nerd Pop, by running down what happened at Comic-Con and diving into the rise of the Black Auteur and Afro-Surrealism.

Keith kicks off the show by recalling what he did in San Diego (1:00) before he and Shawn dive into the James Gunn fiasco (6:45), Rally For...


Jul 20, 2018

On a new episode of Hard NOC Life, Shawn and Keith Chow have another talk about the week in Nerd Pop, with a special focus on rebooting and reimagining classic shows.

Before diving into the topic of the week, Keith and Shawn sing the praises of New York congressional candidate -- and low-key Nerd of Color-- Alexandria...


Jul 13, 2018

Welcome to a new era of Hard NOC Life! Starting with this episode, Shawn Taylor joins as the permanent co-host alongside Keith Chow as they break down the week that was in nerd pop culture.

After introducing the newly revised format, Keith and Shawn throw back to the Childish Gambino episode and discuss the recent