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Alternate Realities: Coherence

A place setting seen from above. The following items are places next to each other, from left to right: a blue glowstick, a fork, a red ping pong paddle, a knife, and a syringe. The words "Coherence: Rearrange Your Brain" run along the bottom of the image

Two Nerds discuss two movies that deal with parallel universes: the not very impressive Alpha Gateway, and the absolutely delightful Coherence.We also talk a bit about Counterpart, a previous podcast subject, and China MiĆ©ville’s The City & The City. While…

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A man stands with his back to the viewer, turned so his face is in profile. Talk buildings crowd in from the sides, but the central background is a blue sky with white clouds. The words "Counterpart" are superimposed

As part of our exploration of parallel worlds, Two Nerds discuss the spy thriller series Counterpart. J.K. Simmons plays a double role as Howard Silk, each of whom are members of a shadowy U.N. agency in two different versions of…

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The First of All Parallel Worlds

Two Nerds have spent the last few episodes discussing time travel, repeating day, or otherwise timey-wimey narratives. Adjacent to that (and often overlapping) are stories that explore parallel worlds. In this outing, we discussthe movies Sliding Doors and Another Earth,…

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