Southern Fried Asian: Greg Pak Returns

Southern Fried Asian is back and so is one of our previous guests. Keith welcomes back Greg Pak — whose moving new autobiographical project I Belong to You / Motherland is being turned into a choral performance in Austin — to discuss belonging and loss and share memories of his mother and childhood in Texas.

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Hard NOC Life 271: Attack of the ‘Obi-Wan’ Flashbacks

Keith, Dominic, and Britney are back to talk about the latest installments of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ms. Marvel. What’s #NerdPoppin: Lightyear, Blade: Trinity on TNT and the Golden State Warriors NBA Championship, plus the announcement of a Joker sequel featuring Lady Gaga.

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Hard NOC Life 270: ‘Ms. Marvel’ But We Don’t Talk About Bruno

Before Keith, Dominic, and Britney break down the latest Obi-Wan Kenobi, they heap praise upon Ms. Marvel! What’s #NerdPoppin: Stranger Things, Black Adam, and Everything Everywhere All At Once.

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Hard NOC Life 269: ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode III Revenge of the Darth

Keith, Dominic, and Britney break down the most recent episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi and its surprise Vader confrontation. What possibly could await our heroes for the remainder of the season?

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Hard NOC Life 268: ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ First Reactions

Keith, Dominic, and Britney are here to review the first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi, which dropped on Disney+ over Memorial Day Weekend. They also cover all the major news from Star Wars Celebration, including the Ahsoka series and the Andor trailer.

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‘AAPI Toy Heroes’ with Kuya P

Shelf Conscious is back! This time, Keith is joined by fellow NOC and creator of The NRW, Kuya P a.k.a Patrick Michael Strange, as he launches his own action figure podcast called AAPI Toy Heroes.

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Southern Fried Asian: Chef Tim Ma

On a new episode of Southern Fried Asian, Keith talks to his Chef Tim Ma — founder and CEO of Lucky Danger, the renowned American Chinese takeout restaurant in D.C. — about his southern roots in Arkansas and Virginia and why it’s important to honor the legacy of American Chinese cuisine.

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Hard NOC Life 267: The Arrowverse is Dead, Long Live the Arrowverse

Keith, Dominic, and Britney are back to talk about more cancellations of The CW’s DC content. They then shift to Marvel and discuss all of the forthcoming Disney+ content — including the She-Hulk trailer — before breaking down the recent Vanity Fair cover story on Obi-Wan Kenobi and the future of Star Wars.

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Hard NOC Life 266: One Year of the ‘Shelf Conscious’ Action Figure Podcast

Exactly one year ago, Keith launched the latest addition to the Hard NOC Media podcast family: Shelf Conscious. To celebrate that anniversary, we’re sharing that initial episode — featuring fellow NOC toy collector William Bruce West — here on the Hard NOC Life feed.

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Hard NOC Life 265: ‘Doctor Strange’ in the Multiverse and ‘Moon Knight’

Keith and Britney dive deep into the Multiverse after a brief detour to the Field of Reeds to break down the Moon Knight finale and review Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. They also share thoughts on the latest Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer and mourn the passing of iconic comic book artist, George Perez.

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Hard NOC Life 264: ‘Moon Knight’ Before and Afterlife

Keith, Dominic, and Britney is join the goddess Taweret on a journey into the afterlife as they break down the penultimate episode of Moon Knight while mourning the passing of comics icon Neal Adams and the cancellation of most of The CW’s DC shows.

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Hard NOC Life 262: Moon and Thunder

Keith and Britney were going to discuss the most recent episode of Moon Knight, but Marvel just dropped the first teaser for Thor: Love and Thunder! After breaking that down, they turn back the skies to discuss Moon Knight and speculate what Discovery’s takeover of Warner Bros. means for the future of DC Films.

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Hard NOC Life 261: SWANASA Excellence (Feat. Swara Salih and Simone Ashley)

Dominic and Britney are joined by our very own Swara to break down episode two of Disney+’s Moon Knight and continue the debate over Kamala Khan’s power set in the latest Ms. Marvel promo. Then, newest NOC Lyra interviews Bridgerton star Simone Ashley about representing on the popular Netflix series before the crew speculates about what Ezra Miller’s predicament means for the future of The Flash in the DCEU.

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Hard NOC Life 258: ‘Ms. Marvel’ Stretch Goals

Dominic and Britney break down the Ms. Marvel trailer — including the live action version’s controversial power set — and discuss the character’s pop cultural significance before speculating about Moon Knight and other sides of Disney+ Marvel.

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Hard NOC Life 257: Certain Points of View on ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’

Keith, Dominic, and Britney are joined by fellow NOC, Preeti Chhibber, author of the forthcoming Spider-Man’s Social Dilemma to discuss her new book and break down the Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer, as well as DC’s movie schedule shakeup and Disney+ adding Netflix’s slate of Marvel shows.

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Hard NOC Life 256: Begin ‘The Batman’ Spoiler Review

After raking in $130 million at the box office, Keith, Dominic, and Britney are here to break down all the highs and lows of Matt Reeves’ epic film noir take on The Batman. How would Keith rewrite The Riddler? What did Britney think of Emo-Bruce? Where does Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman rank for Dominic?

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Hard NOC Life 255: ‘The Batman’ Rises Again

Keith, Dominic, and Britney look back at the long and winding road The Batman has taken from inception to the big screen. From its origins as a spinoff featuring Ben Affleck’s DCEU Batman to COVID delays and its current incarnation as a film noir reboot, the Hard NOC crew share their anticipation for Matt Reeves’ take on the Dark Knight Detective.

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