Tessa (of Fanimorphs fame) returns to the basement to watch Catwoman! We discuss how cats definitely can’t do what Catwoman does, what constitutes a creepy friend, and if you should be in barefeet while painting or not! 

All that and more this week on 2 Nerds in a Basement!


The Andalite Chronicles: Part 1

The story of Elfangor! Finally! We talk about part one of The Andalite Chronicles this week and get deep into the story of the purple alien that started it all.

We discuss the logic of Andalite life (including Andalite plastic, Andalite formal wear, and weak Andalite bodies), what meat does to your brain, and whether or not Loren and Elfangor deserve to be together. Tune in for the first of this three part series on the origin of the biggest hero in Animorphs lore!


Live from the Gardens: The Pretender

We talk rabbits, rabbits, and more rabbits this week on Live from the Gardens! As the only new morph from Animorphs #23: The Pretender, rabbits are the star of the show this time around.

How many rabbit babies can two rabbits make in seven years? What’s up with the two different poo types that rabbits lay? What would happen if you only ate rabbit meat for your protein? Find out the answer to this and more by tuning in!

Hypothetical Question of the Week: If you could have one human job but you were a rabbit, what would that job be?


Spiderman II

This week Matt McKinnon returns to the basement to discuss Spiderman 2! We talk about why Doc Ock couldnt just be mourning his wife, he had to be crazy, How much of a boss aunt May is, as well as the fact that Sam Raimi just can’t help but be Sam Raimi.

All that and more this week on 2 Nerds in a Basement!


Animorphs #23: The Pretender

This week on The Dork-Bajir Chronicles we tackle another magnificent Tobias book, this time with a sneaky reveal at the end! We talk bird boy and existential crisis in our discussion of Animorphs #23: The Pretender.

Strap in for a super long look at Animorph relationships in our OTP Alert this week as well as Mikael being stuck up about THE BIG REVEAL! Did you forget what gets revealed this book about Tobias’ past? TUNE IN TO FIND OUT YOU HUNGRY FANS.


Live From the Gardens: The Solution

The very last episode about the David trilogy! We talk rats and orcas in this bittersweet farewell to the most evil villain the gang has ever faced. Join us for tons of trivia and dope animals facts on this week’s episode of Live from the Gardens about the morphs from Animorphs #22: The Solution!

What does “degloving” a rat mean? Why are orcas so badass? What do these animals do when they’re making love? Classic questions like this are all revealed within!

Hypothetical Question of the Week: How many rats would it take to kill an orca and how would they do it?


Chick Gon Give It To Ya


Okay, this one’s not so bad. Quinn and Mikael pluck and breakdown “The Whole Chicken,” a video spot for KFC that features a dancing chicken and HEAVILY features DMX’s classic ditty: “X Gon Give It To Ya.”

Is it a real chicken or a computer generated chicken? This is the question that shrouds this episode in mystery and intrigue. Follow along as our dedicated analysts tear down and rebuild this strangely entrancing ad that kinda just reminds you that KFC does bad stuff to chickens.


Animorphs #22: The Solution

Finally! The David Trilogy comes to a close and so does our discussion of his tragic end! We discuss Animorphs #22: The Solution on this week’s episode of The Dork-Bajir Chronicles!

We pitch a few more alternative solutions to the David problem, argue about how far thought-speak should go, and just generally upset Tessa as the boys take a big dump on Cassie, yet again. Join us for the exciting conclusion of possibly the darkest time in Animorphs story arcs!


Live from the Gardens: The Threat

We talk dragonflies and fleas on this episode of Live from the Gardens about the morphs Animorphs #21: The Threat!

Join us for talk of flea leaping, the artistry of a dragonfly, and the secret fourth host of the show: Darby, the middle ground modesty-centered host. Also, the hosts discover the wonder that is flea circuses and how dragonfly babies, on closer inspection, are actually really messed up!