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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 28, 2016

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast: Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan try to justify talking about Beyonce's Lemonade, talk about Marvel justifying Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One in Dr. Strange, and justify our love for Ayo & Aneka, a lesbian couple in Black Panther as our Strong Female Characters in This Week in Gay.

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Apr 15, 2016

Curious about nerdiness? New to Geeks OUT? Just plain looking for some new pop culture fun? In this special jumping-on point to the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan provide an introduction to what Geeks OUT is as an organization, who we are as podcast co-hosts, and what our recommendations are for those new to queer geek pop culture. What comics, TV and movies are good gateway drugs to queer nerd bliss? Find out here.

This Week's Topics Include

  • Who Geeks OUT is as an organization
  • Who we are and why we got into comics/geek culture
  • What comics we suggest for LGBTQ readers new to comics
  • What comics we suggest for any reader new to comics
  • What genre TV shows we recommend to LGBTQ viewers wanting to get geeky
  • What genre movies we recommend to LGBTQ movie goers.
Apr 14, 2016

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan discuss the new title and rumors on the Spiderman reboot, the slew of new trailers that were released including the first one for Dr. Strange, problems with Sleepy Hollow & the Powerpuff Girls reboot, and celebrate our Strong Female Character of This Week in Gay: Superwoman by Phil Jimenez!

This Week's Topics Include: 

  • What we're consuming this week in pop culture
  • New Suicide Squad trailer
  • WB announces Batfleck solo movie to be directed by Ben Affleck
  • New TMNT 2 trailer
  • New trailer for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • We’re getting an Underworld: Blood Wars starring Kate Beckinsale
  • The Men in Black & 21 Jump Street crossover has a title MIB 23
  • Tessa Thompson (Veronica Mars, movie Creed) cast in Thor: Ragnarok
  • There will be a Guardians of the Galaxy 3 as part of Phase 4
  • Inhumans movie pushed back to a TBD date to make room for Indy 5
  • Spiderman movie now called Spiderman: Homecoming with Vulture as rumored villain and Michael Keaton is in talks to play the villain
  • Elton John in talks to be in the new Kingsman: The Golden Circle
  • New Star Trek series to take place between Undiscovered Country and Next Gen
  • We may see The Defenders on Netflix in 2017
  • Finn Jones to have unrealistic body for Iron Fist
  • The Powerpuff Girls reboot has a problematic episode dealing with trans issues
  • Sleepy Hollow kills off lead female character
  • DC launching Young Animal imprint headed by Gerard Way featuring return of Doom Patrol
  • We’re getting a new Torchwood ongoing in July co-written by John Barrowman
  • Life with Kevin from Dan Parent coming out in June as digital first mini series
  • David Levithan’s book Two Boys Kissing on Top 10 list of challenged books from 2015 - Reasons: Homosexuality and other (“condones public displays of affection")
  • And our Strong Female Character of This Week in Gay: Superwoman will be Lois Lane, villain is Ultra-Woman by PHIL JIMENEZ
Apr 8, 2016

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan discuss Norman Reedus joining the Wizard World Cruise, the death of a major character from Arrow, and celebrate our Strong Female Character of the Week: Jyn Erso from the teaser trailer for Rogue One.

This Week's Topics Include:

  • What we are consuming in pop culture this week (Walking Dead, Black Panther #1)
  • Batman vs. Superman continues to drop leading to speculations on the future though WB released dates for two unknown DCU movies
  • More photos of Themyscira in Wonder Woman which is being released 2 weeks earlier on June 2nd 2017
  • Shots of Dr. Strange including  Mads Mikkelsen in make-up as…
  • X-Men movie posters released
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story teaser trailer released
  • Arrow kills off a major character
  • Echo Kellum will be series regular for next season of Arrow
  • Dr. Who spinoff called “Class” like british Buffy
  • Sens8 wins GLAAD award
  • Jessica Henwick, who plays the Sand Snake known as Nymeria on Game of Thrones to play Colleen Wing on Iron Fist
  • Freeform has ordered straight to series “Cloak & Dagger”
  • Lumberjanes wins GLAAD award
  • Dr. Ock revealed in Dead No More covers
  • From ImageExpo: Jim Zubkavich announced a new series, Glitterbomb, with artist Djibril Morissette. The series follows an actress who can no longer get any roles due to her age and sets out to bring the entire system crashing down as violently as possible.
  • From ImageExpo: Creators For Creators, a new nonprofit organization that will award a $30,000 grant to one cartoonist or writer-artist team to "support the creation of a new and original work of a length between sixty-four and one hundred pages over the course of a single year."
  • And our Strong Female Character of the Week: Jyn Erso from Rogue One
Apr 1, 2016

In this jam packed 50th episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan breakdown Batman vs. Superman and what it means for Suicide Squad, talk to one of our Top 5 Kiki's (Kiki Jenkins), highlight what they're looking forward to in #DCRebirth, and celebrate our Strong Female Character of the Week - Michelle from 10 Cloverfield Ln.

This Week's Topics Include:

  • What we're consuming in pop culture this week
  • This Hawkeye fan short
  • An interview with writer/creator of the webcomic Idolon, Kiki Jenkins from C2E2
  • Suicide Squad reportedly undergoing massive reshoots in light of BvS
  • Batman vs. Superman opens with over $400mil and increasingly bad ratings
  • Lego Batman trailer released
  • First image of Wonder Woman on Themyscira
  • Fred Armisen is providing the voice of Krang in new TMNT movie
  • Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle details released
  • If Supergirl gets a season 2, we can expect more from Project Cadmus
  • New teaser for Voltron: Legendary Defender and cast announced
  • Steven Universe renewed to Season 5
  • DC Rebirth reveal
  • Joker’s name will be revealed in Justice League #50
  • Steve Rogers is back to his youthful Captain America self
  • Men of Marvel variant covers announced
  • And our Strong Female Character of the Week: Michelle from 10 Cloverfield Lane
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