Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a new Batman: Ben Affleck!

And as it does, the online nerd community reacts with the calm, reasoned response we’ve come to expect: outrage, hair-tearing and angry, threatening comments. Sigh.

So once more RevNews host Gary Mitchel turned on the Nerd Signal. Deanna Toxopeus, Tegan Hendrickson, Michael Falkner, and Nathan Laws discuss the announcement and the fan (over)reaction; they talk about what they want and don’t want see in Man of Steel 2: The Battening. They discuss why the geek community seems to be reacting so badly to everything these days.

And we try to get everyone to CALM THE FILK DOWN.

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