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The Geeks OUT Podcast

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Oct 29, 2018

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Kate Moran (@kickasskmo) as they discuss the witchy goodness of AHS: Apocalypse & Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, take heart in GLAAD's Where We Are On TV report, and celebrate Jamie Lee Curtis and Halloween as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: American Horror Story: Apocalypse, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Iceman
  • KATE: Sims 4 Get Famous releases 11/16, The Good Place, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Bob’s Burgers

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Halloween gets highest opening ever for horror movie with female lead

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: GLAAD Where We Are On TV report shows representation is on the rise

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Netflix’s Bird Box

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Stephen Amwell as Flash
  • KATE: Batwoman
Oct 22, 2018

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Tom Lotito from Geeks OUT DC as they discuss the demise of Luke Cage, the promises from Geoff Johns of queer characters (maybe) in the next season of Titans, and celebrate Supergirl focusing less on romance and more on empowerment as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include: 

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN:  Halloween, Venom, Flash
  • TOM: Bad Times at the El Royal, Daredevil, O.K. KO let's be heroes hits Hulu, Unstoppable Wasp

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Supergirl to focus on empowerment not romance

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Geoff Johns makes vague promise to add queer character for Titans

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Escape Room

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

 

SHILF

Aug 13, 2018

In this week's episode, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by comedian & Flame Con performer, Bobby Hankinson (@bobbyhank) as they discuss the new teaser for American Horror Story: Apocalypse, the possibility of Gal Gadot playing Hedy Lamarr, and weigh in on the excitement and "controversy" over Ruby Rose playing Batwoman in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Fantastic Four, Castle Rock, Crash Bandicoot
  • BOBBY: Riverdale, WWE RAW, Fortnight

 

 

FLAME CON FAVES:

 

  • KEVIN: Cosplay Corner, Ultimate Clapback, Performances
  • BOBBY: Jen Bartel

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Gal Gadot in talks to play Hedy Lamarr in Showtime limited series

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Ruby Rose cast as Batwoman

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New look at Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-it Ralph 2                                         

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

 

VIDEO GAMES

Gay gamer wins world title at the 2018 Evolution Championship Series

May 11, 2018

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and John Jennison (@Johnneecurtis) spoil plot points from Avengers: Infinity War, discuss Annette Benning joining the cast of Captain Marvel, and celebrate the new gay rom/com Alex Strangelove in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Legion, Riverdale, Exiles, No Justice                                          
  • JOHN: Detective Comics, Action Comics Special #1, Infinity War

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Captain Marvel adds Annette Bening to the cast



THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Trailer for Netflix’s Alex Strangelove



CLIP OF THE WEEK: Teaser trailer for Shane Black’s The Predator released



THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: F.P. Jones
  • JOHN: Old Man Lex
Mar 30, 2018

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by @GrahamNolan, back from his hiatus, as they discuss the new trailer for Fear the Walking Dead, the return of the Fantastic Four to Marvel Comics, and celebrate Gina Rodriguez becoming Carmen Sandiego, our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN:  Agents of SHIELD, Saga
  • GRAHAM: Jessica Jones, Batman, Cloverfield Paradox, Black Lightning, not the X-Men books

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Carmen Sandiego is coming to Netflix starring Gina Rodriguez

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Captain Marvel brings back queer actor Lee Pace and more

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for season 2 of Westworld

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Marko
  • GRAHAM: Fab Fighter
Jan 19, 2018

In this week episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Lynae DePriest (@ThoughtressPoet) as they discuss the new trailer for Tomb Raider, take a sneak peak at Freeform's Cloak & Dagger, check out the new Heathers reboot, and celebrate Love, Simon in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

 

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN:  Star Trek: Discovery, Black Lightning, Avengers No Surrender
  • LYNAЀ: Pinky & Brain, Living Single

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New trailer released for Tomb Raider

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Trailer for Love, Simon released

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Trailer released for new Heathers reboot series

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

  • Tom King has created a Sanctuary for DC heroes
  • John Ridley writing The Other History of the DC Universe mini-series focusing on POC, Women, and Queer characters
  • New Image series Crude from Steve Orlando, explores being queer in Russia
  • Marvel announces the “Wedding of the Century
  • Stan Lee accused of sexually abusing his nurses

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: M.A.N.T.I.S
  • LYNAЀ: Blankman
Jan 12, 2018

The Geeks OUT Podcast is back, and this week Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by @Rebeatmag & @toughpigs contributor Louie Pearlman (@Louie4711), as they discuss how Black Panther is already breaking records, wonder if Teen Titans Go! to the Movies will be a much needed palate cleanser for the DCEU, and celebrate Thunder from the CW's Black Lightning in This Week in Queer.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN:  The Snagglepuss Chronicles, Iceman, Detective Comics, Phoenix Resurrection, Star Trek: Discovery
  • LOUIE: The Archies (meets the Monkees), The Orville

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Mad Men star cast as Sabrina in new Netflix series

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: First look at Thunder in costume from Black Lightning

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Trailer released for The Tick’s midseason premiere

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Moose
  • LOUIE: Jughead
Aug 4, 2017

Art by Paulina Ganucheau

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by @JonHerzog as they discuss the first amazing look at Domino from Deadpool 2, breakout the shovels as Kingdom joins the list of other shows who "bury your gays" in This Week in Queer, and we raise a milkshake to the wonderful women at Marvel as our Strong Female Characters of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:

  • KEVIN: New clip of The Inhumans shows Medusa’s hair in “action”
  • JON: Jon wrote a book!

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Rick & Morty, X-Men Blue, Secret Empire
  • JON: Comics: Iceman, Peter Parker: Spectacular Spider-Man, Game of Thrones

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: DC comics shows solidarity with Marvel with #MakeMineMilkshake tweet

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Audience Network’s Kingdom “Buries it’s Gays”

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Netflix: Mindhunter Trailer new show starring Jonathan Groff and Anna Torv (Fringe)

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

  • Flash has cast their Ralph Dibny (Elongated Man)
  • This year’s upcoming Arrow-verse crossover event happening over 2 nights in November
  • AMC has greenlit Rainn Wilson as an alien series & developing several series including Shock Theatre (scifi/horror anthology) & Underbelly (horror anthology)
  • Stretch Armstrong animated series coming to Netflix
  • Titans series has cast Raven
  • AHS: Cult releases new character images
  • Divergent series being developed to continue as a TV series on Starz

 

COMICS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Domino
  • JON: Iceman
Jul 21, 2017

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and @GrahamNolan talk about all the announcements from D23 and SDCC, wonder if they can be in a polyamorous relationship with Dr. Marston & the Wonder Women, and boo the haters & celebrate the first female actor to portray The Doctor as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

This Week's Topics Include: 

BIG OPENING:

 

DOWN AND NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Gotham, Fargo
  • GRAHAM: The Wild Storm, Uncanny Avengers, Green Lantern Corps. taking DC recommendations

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Doctor Who casts first female Doctor, Jodie Whittaker

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Trailer released for Professor Marston & the Wonder Women

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New Blade Runner 2049 trailer released

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:

 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMICS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Professor Marston & the Wonder Women
  • GRAHAM: Azrael and Batwing
May 19, 2017

In this special edition of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Geeks OUT newsletter editor Greg Wright (@G_J_W) interviews Vincent Rodriguez III (Josh Chan on "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"). In part one of their interview, Vincent (@VRodriguezIII) showcases his inner geek and reveals which Star Wars episode is his favorite (you won't believe it). In part two, to be released next month, Greg explores Vincent's love of magic, band, barbershop, and gets into more serious questions.
 
Aug 12, 2016

This week, as we prepare for Flame Con take a listen to this special episode recorded live at Nauticon 2016.

 

Featuring: John Jennison, Josh Siegel and our co-host, Kevin Gilligan.

 

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