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Mar 23, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Bobby Hankinson (@bobbyhank) as they discuss all the movies shifting to on-demand to binge during quarantine, the questionable name choices in the upcoming New Warriors, and celebrate Rosario Dawson joining The Mandalorian as Ahsoka Tano for our Strong Female Character of the Week.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Motherland: Fort Salem, Westworld, Supergirl, Something is Killing the Children, Yoshi’s Crafted World
  • BOBBY: Onward, Frozen 2, Drag Race, WWE, The Simpsons, McMillions, NatGeo, Brawlhalla

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Season 2 of The Mandalorian to feature Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Marvel announces new New Warriors team members to much backlash

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Upload

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

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SHILF

  • KEVIN: Anacostia Quarter-maine
  • BOBBY: Agent Doug Matthews
Mar 16, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Jon Herzog (@jonherzog) as they discuss all the shows they'll be binging while social distancing, new trailers for Disney's Jungle Cruise & Pixar's Soul, and celebrate Wonder Woman's new writer Mariko Tamaki as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Yesterday, Steven Universe Future,Giant Size X-Men: Jean Grey & Emma Frost
  • JON: Star Wars: Clone Wars, Star Trek: Picard, Evil, Bob’s Burgers, Will & Grace

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Mariko Tamaki taking over Wonder Woman this summer

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Y: The Last Man casts trans actor Elliot Fletcher

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Pixar’s Soul

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

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SHILF

  • KEVIN: Ben Schnetzer
  • JON: Elliot Fletcher
Mar 9, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Eric Green (@ericopolis) as they discuss the canceling/postponing of SXSW & ECCC as fears mount over the corona virus, the controversy that struck Rupaul's Drag Race, and celebrate Dreamer getting the spotlight on Supergirl in This Week in Queer.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Onward, The Invisible Man, Horse Girl
  • ERIC: X-Men (as always), The Wicked + The Divine, Picard

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New trailer for Home Before Dark

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Dreamer takes on transphobic villain in upcoming episode of Supergirl

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Connected

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

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SHILF

  • KEVIN: Rios (Santiago Cabrera)
  • ERIC: Narek (Harry Treadaway)
Mar 2, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Teri Yoshiuchi (@teriprime) as they discuss the new trailer for the Candyman remake, gear up for Syfy's "We Are Her(oes)" campaign, and celebrate the gay wedding being featured in the new Borderlands 3 expansion in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Hunters, Supergirl
  • TERI: Picard, WoW Classic

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Syfy celebrating female creators in We Are Her(oes) campaign

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER:  Superman: Red Son features queer Wonder Woman

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Borderlands 3 expansion to feature gay marriage

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

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Feb 24, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Steve Gianaca (@sgianaca) as they discuss Lena Waithe voicing Pixar's first out queer character in Onward, wonder what led to Dan DiDio being ousted from DC Comics, and take in the first teaser for the final episodes of Steven Universe Future as our Clip of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Portrait of a Woman on Fire, High Fidelity, Marvel’s Voices
  • STEVE: Finally diving into Star Trek. Have so far watched TOS, TAS, the first 4 movies and halfway through S1 of NG. Playing DQ 7 and Pokemon Sword/Shield

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New trailer for I Am Not Okay With This

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER:  Persona 5 is removing a few homophobic sequences from its new relaunch

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New teaser for the final episodes of Steven Universe Future

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

  • Eli Roth signs on to direct Borderlands movie
  • New trailer for Run
  • New trailer for Beneath Us
  • Onward features Disney/Pixar’s “first” queer character
  • New Star Wars movie in development from director of Sleight & writer of Luke Cage

 

TV

 

VIDEO GAMES

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Riker
  • STEVE: Deanna Troi
Feb 17, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by John Jennison (@johnneecurtis) as they discuss Rick Moranis returning to movies with a Honey I Shrunk the Kids reboot, geek out over the voice cast for Masters of the Universe, and celebrate the cast of Birds of Prey as our Strong Female Characters of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Sonic the Hedgehog, Midsommar, Picard, Mythic Quest, X-Men, Harley & Poison Ivy 
  • JOHN: Birds of Prey, Locke & Key, From Here to Eternity

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Birds of Prey 

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: New interview confirms Eternals’ gay character and relationship

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Minions: The Rise of Gru

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

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SHILF

  • KEVIN: Man-at-Arms
  • JOHN: Skeletor
Feb 10, 2020

In this special episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) talks with the creators/EP's of Kipo and the Age of the Wonderbeasts, Radford Sechrist (@RadSechrist) & Bill Wolkoff (@flying_lobster), as they discuss the rich world they created, our new favorite queer character Benson, and the inspiration for all the great music from this new animated series from Dreamworks Animation, now streaming on Netflix.  

Feb 2, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Tea Berry-Blue (@teaberryblue) as they discuss Doctor Who introducing a new POC Doctor, the new trailer for The Thing About Harry, and celebrate queer horror comic Memetic, from James Tynion IV & Eryk Donovan, being developed into a movie in This Week in Queer.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN: Loki reportedly introducing Sera, MCU’s first trans hero
  • TEA: The Good Place finale

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Stumptown, Bojack Horseman
  • TEA: The Witcher, S3 Sabrina

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Doctor Who introduced the first POC Doctor

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Queer horror comic Memetic is being developed into a movie by Lionsgate

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for The Thing About Harry

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

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TV

 

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SHILF

  • KEVIN: Chidi
  • TEA: Eleanor
Jan 27, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Sam Johns (@DipsOff) as they discuss the ups and downs with Marvel animated shows, the new trailer for Freeform's Motherland: Fort Salem, and celebrate the new contestants announced for season 12 of Rupaul's Drag Race in This Week in Queer.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Kipo & the Age of Wonderbeasts, October Faction, Star Trek: Picard, Batwoman
  • SAM: Perfect Blue, The God of Small Things

 

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New trailer for Motherland: Fort Salem

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: New teaser for season 12 of Rupaul’s Drag Race

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Short Circuit on Disney+

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

  • X-Factor returns and it’s the queerest X-team so far
  • Random House announces graphic novel imprint
  • Boom announces new YA series Wynd from James Tynion IV

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Atlantiades
  • SAM: Wonder Woman
Jan 13, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by C. Blaine Horton (@ginger_rodger on Insta) as they discuss the new trailer for Locke & Key, get their hopes up watching the new Birds of Prey trailer, and celebrate all the nominees for the GLAAD Media Awards in This Week in Queer.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Ready or Not, Suspiria, The Dark Crystal, AJ & the Queen, Infinity Train  
  • BLAINE: Puella Magi, Greedfall, Godsgrave

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New trailer for Birds of Prey

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: GLAAD Media Award Nominations announced

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Locke & Key

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

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TV

 

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SHILF

  • KEVIN: Tilda Swinton
  • BLAINE: Cate Blanchet
Jan 6, 2020

In this super-sized return of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Jon Herzog (@JonHerzog on Insta) as they discuss the brief queer moment in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the success of The Mandalorian, new trailers for Gretel & Hansel and The Quiet Place: Part II, and celebrate Indya Moore joining Steven Universe Future as a non-binary character in This Week in Queer.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Midnight Kiss, John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch, Incoming!, X-Men, Doomsday Clock
  • JON: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Mandalorian, The Morning Show, Schitt’s Creek, Witcher

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New trailer for A Quiet Place: Part II

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Steven Universe Future introduces non-binary character voiced by Indya Moore

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Gretel & Hansel

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

  • Marvel elevates Hulkling in Empyre crossover

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Ted & Alexis
  • JON: David & Patrick
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