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Now displaying: August, 2020
Aug 31, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by J.W. Crump (@JWCrump) as they discuss Marvel (finally) canonically acknowledging Hercules' queer identity in the latest issue of Guardians of the Galaxy, the new trailer for The Babysitter: Killer Queen, and celebrate Big Mouth re-casting Missy with comedian Ayo Edebiri, as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN: After 4 years of battling colon cancer, Chadwick Boseman passes away
  • J.W.: HBO Max announces docuseries Equal about LGBTQ+ activists

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN: Freak Show, Bloodshot, Bill & Ted Face the Music, Trinkets
  • J.W.: Stage Mother, The Goes Wrong Show, Fangs, The Wig, The Bitch, and the Meltdown, The Memo, Happy & You Know It, Cinderella and the Glass Ceiling

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Big Mouth has found their new Missy 

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: This coming week’s Guardians of the Galaxy confirms Hercules queerness

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for The Babysitter: Killer Queen 

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

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TV

 

VIDEO GAMES

 

Aug 24, 2020

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Lynaé DePriest (@LynaeDePriest) as they discuss news from DC Fandome, including the first look at The Suicide Squad, The Batman, and celebrate the new trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN: Project Power, Umbrella Academy, Teenage Bounty Hunters
  • LYNAÉ: 3%, Lovecraft Country, I May Destroy You, The Chi

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New trailer for Wonder Woman 1984

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: New teaser for Bad Hair

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New look at The Suicide Squad

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

Aug 10, 2020

In this week's super-sized episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by new Eisner & Hugo award winning artist, Tana Ford (@tanaford), as they discuss Tana winning a Hugo award over livestream, cheer for Disney's The Owl House confirming a main character's bisexuality, and celebrate Lilly Wachowski affirming that The Matrix is a trans allegory in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include: 

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN: The Go Go’s, Star Trek: Below Decks, Razorblades, Empyre, Yes, I’m Flagging
  • TANA: Palm Springs, Perry Mason

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Reboot of A League of Their Own coming to Amazon

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Lilly Wachowski discusses The Matrix as a trans allegory

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Ratched

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Nyles (Palm Springs)
  • TANA: Sarah (Palm Springs) (Cristin Milioti)

 

Aug 3, 2020

In this week's special live-streamed edition of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by drag performer Misster (@HeyThereMisster), as they discuss the leaks of Nintendo beta designs, praise the winners of the GLAAD Media Awards, and celebrate Beyoncé gifting us with Black is King on Disney+ as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN: Newspapers pull Six Chix’s Pro-Mask & Pro-BLM comic strip
  • MISSTER: Nintendo leak of beta designs

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN: Tank Girl, Don’t Look Deeper, X-Factor
  • MISSTER: Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Legend of Korra

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Beyoncé’s Black is King visual album debuts on Disney+

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: GLAAD Media Award winners announced

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for animated “choose your own” Batman: Death in the Family

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

  • Marvel launches new web comic “Heroes at Home”
  • First look at the Mean Girls comic sequel
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