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Hard NOC Life

Mar 30, 2020

For the fourth week in a row, Dominic and Keith continue to discuss COVID-19's effect on the nerd pop landscape.

Movie theaters are closing, the Olympics have been cancelled, and people across the country are being ordered to shelter at home. Pop culture may seem inessential in a time like this, but the arts is what...


Mar 23, 2020

This week on Hard NOC Life, Dominic and Keith are joined by fashion photographer and Birds of Prey superfan Lauren Nakao Winn.

Back in February, Lauren's Birds of Prey twitter appreciation thread went viral when it was retweeted by Cathy Yan. Now that the entire world has gone viral with COVID-19, Warner Bros. is...


Mar 16, 2020

This week on Hard NOC Life, Dominic and Keith continue to discuss how Coronavirus is upending the nerd pop landscape.

For the next several weeks, life across the globe is changing fundamentally, and pop culture is no different. From the suspension of pro sports to the indefinite delay of blockbuster movie releases, the...


Mar 9, 2020

This week on Hard NOC Life, Dominic and Keith discuss the effect Coronavirus panic has had on the nerd pop landscape.

Since the episode was recorded on Friday afternoon, events such as Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle and South by Southwest in Austin have been indefinitely postponed. MGM has moved the opening of...


Mar 2, 2020

This week on Hard NOC Life, Dominic and Keith dig deeper into the leaked script for the original version of Star Wars Episode IX.

First, the hosts consider Lucasfilm's latest storytelling initiative, Star Wars: The High Republic and what it means for the future of the franchise. Then, they spend the rest of the podcast...