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Now displaying: April, 2020
Apr 27, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by the writer of Wonder Woman and Midnighter, Steve Orlando (@thesteveorlando) as they discuss the queer fantasy of Netflix's Hollywood, the new title for Venom 2, and celebrate Russian Doll co-creator, Leslye Headland, developing a new Star Wars series for Disney+ as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN: The Willoughbys, Circus of Books, Mrs. America, Home Before Dark 
  • STEVE: The Kingdom, Dark Side of the Ring, Big O

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: A new female-led Star Wars series from Russian Doll showrunner, Leslye Headland, in development for Disney+

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: New trailer for Hollywood

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

  • DC announces they’re expanding their Digital First and Essential Reads
  • Doctor Aphra audiobook, based on Star Wars comic, is coming out in July
  • AFTERSHOCK continuing production and development while other companies pause

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Midnighter & Daken & Shatterstar
  • STEVE: Black Bolt & Mon-El

*Photo Credit: Fwee Carter (@fweecarter)

Apr 20, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Geeks OUT President, Nic Gitau (@cocodevaux), as they discuss our first look at all the thirst traps in the new Dune movie, DCUniverse's Harley Quinn revealing Clayface to be queer, and celebrate the trailer for Peacock's Angelyne as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN: SDCC has been canceled for 2020
  • NIC: First look at Dune reboot

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Zombieland 2, What We Do in the Shadows, Killing Eve, Pennyworth
  • NIC: The Secret Commonwealth (Book 2 in the follow up trilogy to His Dark Materials), Telling Lies

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New teaser for Peacock’s Angelyne

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Harley Quinn reveals that Clayface is queer

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New teaser for interactive special of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

  • Disney moves Soul & Raya and the Last Dragon back due to COVID-19
  • Artemis Fowl coming to Disney+ June 12th
  • Marvel meets with John Krasinski about possible future project(s)
  • Fandango plans streaming festival to support movie theatre employees
  • Boom! Studios inks development deal with Netflix
  • New trailer for musical remake of Valley Girl

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

  • Archie Comics celebrates 80th anniversary with digital exclusives
  • DC announces limited shipping of comics while Diamond teases a May return

 

SHILF

Apr 13, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by J.W. Crump (@JWCrump) as they discuss how broadcast TV is changing due to the pandemic, the new-to-Netflix Code 8, initial thoughts on Quibi, and celebrate the first look at Rupaul's Secret Celebrity Drag Race in This Week in Queer.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN: Broadcast networks scramble to fill their schedules
  • J.W.: All Rise first drama series to record in quarantine

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Birds of Prey, Code 8, Charmed, Ducktales
  • J.W.: Animal Crossing, One Day at a Time, Schitt’s Creek

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Barbara Gordon (s2 of Harley Quinn)

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: New promo for Rupaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: SNL returns with socially distant show

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

VIDEO GAMES

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Jordan
  • J.W.: Jessica???
Apr 6, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Michelle Micor (@mrose220) as they discuss the internet phenomenon that is Netflix's Tiger King, the new convention coming to your home, and celebrate DuckTales introducing Violet's dads in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN: Marvel adjusts entire movie slate and officially announces Captain Marvel 2
  • MICHELLE: HomeCon is coming to your home next week

 

DOWN & NERDY:

 

  • KEVIN: Ma, Locke & Key, Tiger King, Amazing Stories, Vagrant Queen
  • MICHELLE: Iron Man 3, Batwoman, Animal Crossing, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Dark Horse hosting live reading of Legend of Korra with animated cast

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: DuckTales introduces Violet’s dads

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New promo for Peacock’s Cleopatra in Space

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Win
  • MICHELLE: Lena Luthor

 

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