On our last episode we mentioned that we here at A Little Nerd Music are going on a brief hiatus from recording our podcast. We will be back up and running next month, but in the meantime here are a few things you can do to keep your overwhelming disappointment at bay.
1. Catch up on everything ALNM
We may not be recording right now, but alnmpodcast.com is still up and running! We’ll be concluding our ship bracket at the end of the month, and every week we will still have Music Monday, Throwback Thursday, and Fandom Friday. There will also be some original articles making an appearance here and there. And be sure to look out for our Age of Ultron review on May 1st!
2. Prepare for Avengers: Age of Ultron
Speaking of Age of Ultron, why don’t you prepare yourself for the impending release? Make sure you’re all caught up on the latest episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and maybe rewatch Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Of the movies in Phase II, it’s probably the one that had the biggest impact on MCU at large. And there are always the hilarious cast interviews preceding the film’s American release. But make sure you’re careful with your Google searches if you want to avoid spoilers.
3. Check out Daredevil on Netflix
It likely doesn’t have much of an impact on Age of Ultron, but the recently released Netflix original series is definitely worth checking out if you enjoy the superhero genre at all. It’s darker than the MCU we’re used to and shows the long lasting negative impact those impressive fight sequences we’re all so fond of can have on the people left behind. And this iteration of Matt Murdock will wipe that other Marvel movie out of your mind.
4. Clean up that DVR
I don’t know about you, but between work and day to day life I tend to fall behind on some of my favorite shows. I’ve got a build up of Once Upon A Time and Gotham that I need to start getting through. What shows do you need to catch up on?
5. One show you should be catching up on: Lip Sync Battle
It just got renewed for a second season because it’s awesome. You know that awesome running lip sync sketch Jimmy Fallon has on The Tonight Show? Well, he made it into a series on Thursdays on Spike. Trust me, you don’t know it, but you’ve been waiting your whole life to see The Rock lip sync to “Shake It Off” and Anne Hathaway to take on “Wrecking Ball.”
6. Read all the fic you’ve been meaning to get around to
During this hiatus, some of us are going to be laid up for a little while. So how about doing something you’ve been putting off? Like catching up on some fic on AO3 that you’ve never gotten around to?
7. Watch the NBA playoffs, cause there’s “Strength In Numbers”
Are sports more your thing? Then how about taking some time to watch the NBA playoffs. Watching Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors is always a thrill. Sorry New Orleans fans, but this podcast host is and always will be very biased when it comes to her Bay Area sports teams.
8. Get some rest!
You hear me Kelly? Take a load off! You’re the heart and soul of this podcast and I don’t know what I’d be doing if you hadn’t gotten this whole ALNM thing off the ground. Love you!