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May 16, 2022

In this new episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Christopher Murray (@mxmurray__ on Insta) as they discuss the Stranger Things season 4 premiere, new trailers for Westworld and Love, Death + Robots, and celebrate our first look at the queer horror movie They/Them in This Week in Queer.

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  Firestarter, Dr. Strange, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Heartstopper
  • CHRISTOPHER: Destiny 2, FF shirt collection at Uniqlo, Death Stranding

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER:  New teaser for season 4 of Westworld

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER:  First look at queer horror movie They/Them

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for volume 3 of Love, Death + Robots

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS 

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Storm, Regent of Sol
  • CHRISTOPHER: Mr. Sinister
May 2, 2022

It's the continued return of the Flame Cast, our celebration of past, present, and future Flame Con guests. Join Kevin in a conversation with Jay Edidin, writer, editor, and podcaster. He's best known as one of the hosts of Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men . In this conversation, we get to know Jay, who/what inspires him, where he finds community, and what he gets Down & Nerdy with in pop culture.

Apr 25, 2022

In this new episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Will Choy (@thewillchoy), as they discuss their love of Everything Everywhere All at Once, the new teaser for Thor: Love and Thunder, and celebrate a new trailer for Angelyne as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  Sonic 2, Choose or Die, The Final Purge, Heartstopper 
  • WILL:  Great Pottery Throwdown, Everything Everywhere All at Once, Massive Talent

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER:  New trailer for Angelyne

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER:  First look at Rupaul’s Drag Race All-Stars (All Winners season)

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New teaser for Thor: Love & Thunder

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK:   

MOVIES

  • After losing 200k subscribers Netflix floating ad-supported tiers

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS 

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Misha Collins
  • WILL: Emma Frost
Apr 17, 2022

It's the return of the Flame Cast, our celebration of past, present, and future Flame Con guests. Join Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) in a conversation with Eric & Ray with Rage Gear Studios (@ragegearstudios) as we get to know their influences and what they get Down & Nerdy with in pop culture.

Apr 11, 2022

In a new episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Tea Berry-Blue (@teaberryblue) as they discuss the new trailers for Russian Doll and The Bob's Burgers Movie, the queer storylines in Our Flag Means Death, and hope that MCU executive and fellow queer, Victoria Alonso's words sway the Disney CEO to do more, in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  Everything Everywhere All At Once, Morbius, Young Justice, Severance, X-Men Red
  • TEA: OUR FLAG MEANS DEATH, also Moon Knight, Julia, Old Enough!

 

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER:  New trailer for season 2 of Russian Doll 

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER:  MCU exec calls for Disney CEO to take a stand at GLAAD Media Awards

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for The Bob’s Burgers Movie

 

QUICK HITS: 

TV

  • HBO Max developing a prequel series to IT     
  • Elliot Page’s character on The Umbrella Academy is reintroduced as Viktor 

COMIC BOOKS 

  • DC announces creative teams for 2nd Round Robin tournament    

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Blackbeard/Taika Waititi
  • TEA: Vico Ortiz

  

Mar 28, 2022

After a little break, the Geeks OUT Podcast returns with Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and Jon Shutt (@jonshutt on Insta) as they discuss Jamie Lee Curtis officiating her trans daughter's wedding in cosplay, the trailers for Roar and Men, and celebrate the queer and ally employees who participated in the #disneywalkout in This Week In Queer. 

This Weeks Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  X, The Lost City, Star Trek: Discovery, Minx, Kirby & The Forgotten Land
  • JON: Archane, Star Trek: Picard, The Witcher, Clone Wars, Horizon

 

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New trailer for Roar

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Across the country Disney employees staged a walkout to protest the company’s support of “Don’t Say Gay” bill’s sponsors

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Men 

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: Oscar Isaac
  • JON: Moon Knight
Mar 10, 2022

In our final celebration of the 300th episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) sits down with the prolific writer James Tynion IV (@ReadTinyOnion), as they reflect on the very first Flame Con in 2015. They discuss the many books James has worked on in the 7 years since, how the industry has changed, and what projects he has on the horizon.

Mar 9, 2022

We're celebrating the Geeks OUT Podcast's 300th episode with a look back at the first Flame Con back in 2015 with host Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) and the hotly in-demand artist, Kevin Wada (@kevinwada). They look back at that first year, reflect on how things have changed for both Kevin and the Industry, and discuss some of the projects that he has coming up.

Mar 8, 2022

In the continued celebration of the 300th episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) sits down with Nicole and Nicole from the South Street Art Mart (@SouthStArtMart), a queer indy art market located in Philly. They reflect on being there at the first Flame Con (2015) under a different entity, how things have changed for them in the past 7 years, and discuss why they come back to Flame Con year after year.

Mar 7, 2022

In celebration of the 300th episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) sits down with Hazel Newlevant (@HNewlevant) for a look back at the first year of Flame Con (2015) while discussing their work, favorite memories from that inaugural event, and how things have changed for them and the industry in the past 7 years.

Mar 7, 2022

In this celebration of 300 episodes of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by his original co-host, Jake Weatherman (@thejakeycakes on Insta), and frequent co-host Jon Herzog (@jonherzog), as they reflect on the past 7 years, look to the future, and tease our bonus Flame Con Retrospective episodes.

**This episode is dedicated to our friend and frequent guest host, John Jennison who passed last month. 

"It Is Sometimes A Mistake To Climb; It Is Always A Mistake Never Even To Make The Attempt. But Is It Really So Bad, To Fail? If You Do Not Climb, You Will Not Fall. This Is True. But Is It That Bad To Fail, That Hard To Fall? Sometimes You Wake, And Sometimes, Yes, You Die." - Dream (Sandman)

Feb 9, 2022

In this super-sized lead up to the 300th episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Graham Nolan (@GrahamNolan) as they discuss the complex queer drama in the latest episodes of Euphoria, the banning of Maus by a school board, and celebrate Nyle DiMarco joining the Queer as Folk reboot in This Week in Queer. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

  • KEVIN: Tennessee School Board bans Maus
  • GRAHAM: New trailer for final season of Killing Eve

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  The Legend of Vox Machina, Euphoria, Sabretooth, The X-Cellent
  • GRAHAM: X Deaths of Wolverine, Nightwing, those video game ads in Grindr, Omelet

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: New trailer for Joe vs Carole

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: Peacock’s Queer as Folk reboot adds Nyle Dimarco

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for part 4 of Disenchantment

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS 

  • More comics announced for Substack from some big names
  • Marvel announces Eternals/Avengers/X-men event series Judgment Day

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN:  Vax (Legend of Vox Machina)
  • GRAHAM: None, until I have way more therapy
Jan 24, 2022

In this week's episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Teri Yoshiuchi (@TeriPrime) as they discuss their thoughts on Peacemaker, get excited about all the Star Trek shows getting renewed & coming soon, and celebrate all the nominees for GLAAD Media Awards in This Week in Queer.

This Weeks Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  Injustice, Scream, Peacemaker, Euphoria, Yellowjackets, Archive 81
  • TERI:  The Witcher, Stay Close, Wheel of Time, D&D Wild Beyond the Witchlight

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Reports seem to suggest Batgirl will feature DCEU’s first trans character

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: The GLAAD Media Award Nominations announced

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: Paramount+ announces premiere dates and renewals for Star Trek: Picard, Discovery, Strange New Worlds, Lower Decks and Prodigy plus a new trailer for Star Trek: Picard

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

COMIC BOOKS 

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN:  Steve & Sam & Bucky & John
  • TERI: Captain America(s)
Jan 10, 2022

In the return of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Geeks OUT President, Nic Gitau (@cocodevaux) as they discuss the toll Omicron is taking on tv productions & the Grammy Awards, the new trailer for The Batman, and celebrate record making and current Jeopardy Champion, Amy Schneider as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

This Week's Topics Include:

BIG OPENING:  

 

DOWN & NERDY: 

 

  • KEVIN:  The 355, The Book of Boba Fett, Superman: Son of Kal-El
  • NIC:  Power Born of Dreams: My Story Is Palestine; Alice in Borderland; Dafne & The Rest (Todo lo Otro)

 

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Trans Jeopardy champion Amy Schneider making history

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER: New merch seems to confirm America Chavez will be queer in Dr. Strange 2

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK: New trailer for Moonfall

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK: 

MOVIES

 

TV

 

VIDEO GAMES 

 

SHILF

  • KEVIN: The Riddler 
  • NIC: Selina Kyle
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