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The Geeks OUT Podcast

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Now displaying: July, 2021
Jul 26, 2021

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Bobby Hankinson (@bobbyhank) as they discuss the queer start to American Horror Stories, enter the ring in the new trailer for Heelz, and celebrate Michaela Cole joining Black Panther: Wakanda Forever as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN:  All of the Hollywood studios/guilds to require vaccination in COVID protocols, but Sean Penn wants more for his new show
  • BOBBY:  New trailer for Heelz



DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  Old, Snake Eyes, American Horror Stories, MOTU: Revelations
  • BOBBY:  Behind the Attraction, Shark Beach, 100 ft. Wave

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER:  Michaela Cole joins Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER:  Netflix’s The Mitchells vs. The Machines their most watched animated movie

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for The Harper House

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

  • Leslie Grace announced as new Batgirl
  • A new mini-studio for animation is being added to Marvel’s production wing
  • New trailer for Dune reboot
  • New trailer for Malignant
  • New trailer for Demonic

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN:  Idris Elba
  • BOBBY:  John Cena
Jul 19, 2021

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Geeks OUT President, Nic Gitau (@cocodvx) as they discuss MJ Rodriguez's historic Emmy nomination, GLAAD's report on representation, and celebrate Meghan Markle's new animated series Pearl for our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN:  Disney made $60mil opening weekend of Black Widow in Premier Access
  • NIC In historic nomination, Mj Rodriguez is recognized for the final season of Pose

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  Escape Room 2, Space Jam 2, Barb & Star, Loki, Gossip Girl
  • NIC:  Gunpowder Milkshake, witches (Motherland: Fort Salem, Fear Street trilogy) and dramatic baby geighs (genera+tion, betty)

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER:  Meghan Markle creating/producing animated series Pearl for Netflix

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER:  New GLAAD report shows lack of trans rep in major movies for last 4 years

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New teaser for Y: The Last Man

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

  • New trailer for Free Guy teases Deadpool’s entry into the MCU
  • New trailer for Pixar’s Turning Red
  • WandaVision director signs on to direct new Star Trek movie
  • Not satisfied with the current streaming wars, Netflix is getting into gaming
  • New trailer for the documentary Pray Away

 

TV

  • Paramount+ renews revival of iCarly for second season
  • Paramount+ orders Grease prequel series following the Pink Ladies
  • New trailer for season 3 of Titans
  • Cartoon Network teams with Matthew Cherry for Battu animated series
  • Disney+ officially renews Loki for season 2 but without director/EP Kate Herron
  • New trailer for Disney+’s Behind the Attraction
  • New teaser for Chucky series

 

COMIC BOOKS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN:  Edgar (Barb & Star)
  • NIC:  Ava (Gunpowder Milkshake)
Jul 11, 2021

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Mel Cone (@melmaliacone) from NYCGaymers (@OfficialNYCG), as they wonder What If...? Marvel's latest statement about LGBTQ+ representation in the MCU was enough to tide us over until they actually come through, and get excited for the introduction of Renee Montoya in season 3 of Batwoman in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN:  In a new “community outreach” effort the NYPD introduced a new Game Truck
  • MEL The exec-VP of production at Marvel Studios promises more LGBTQ rep

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  Fear Street: 1978, Sweet Tooth, X-Men
  • MEL:  Black Widow, Loki, Otome games

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER:  Black Widow subverts with even more female representation

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER:  Renee Montoya is coming to season 3 of Batwoman

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Marvel’s What If…?

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

VIDEO GAMES

  • Playstation makes a number of announcements in their State of Play showcase 
  • After much teasing Nintendo unveils a new Switch

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN:  Red Guardian
  • MEL:  Yelena
Jul 5, 2021

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by writer Daniel Stalter (@danielstalter) as they discuss the new horror movie with queer leads, Fear Street: 1994, mourn the loss of a second season of Lovecraft Country, and celebrate the new year long queer comic initiative from Vault Comics in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  The Tomorrow War, Monster Hunter, Batwoman, Dragging the Classics
  • DAN: Fear Street: 1994, Drag Race All-Stars, Mare of Easttown

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Sequel to The Old Guard with original cast begins filming in 2022

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER:  Pride will continue through the year with new Vault Comics initiative

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Foundation

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN:  Doctor Aphra
  • DAN:  Jason Solo/Darth Caedus
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