The Geeks OUT Podcast: Binge-Watching in the Time of Corona

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Bobby Hankinson as they discuss all the movies shifting to on-demand to binge during quarantine, the questionable name choices in the upcoming New Warriors, and celebrate Rosario Dawson joining The Mandalorian as Ahsoka Tano for our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Invisible Man, The Hunt, Trolls World Tour, Emma, Birds of Prey, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Bloodshot rushed to home video and on-demand, Onward coming to Disney+ April 3rd
BOBBY: Cats was the big winner at the Razzies

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Motherland: Fort Salem, Westworld, Supergirl, Something is Killing the Children, Yoshi’s Crafted World
BOBBY: Onward, Frozen 2, Drag Race, WWE, The Simpsons, McMillions, NatGeo, Brawlhalla

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Season 2 of The Mandalorian to feature Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Marvel announces new New Warriors team members to much backlash

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Upload

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Black Widow joins the list of other movies now delayed
Simon Pegg & Nick Frost release Shaun of the Dead inspired PSA

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TV

• New trailer for season 2 of Harley Quinn
• New trailer for season 2 of What We Do in the Shadows
• New trailer for season 4 of One Day at a Time
• New trailer for season 4 of Nailed It!
• While The Resident is on hold, they donated medical supplies to local hospital
• The Friends reunion special is on hold
• New teaser for Reno 911! revival
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power to end with season 5
• New teaser for Midnight Gospel
• Some series are getting shorter seasons, while others finished filming
• Lots of free streaming options, plus free 30-day trials for premium services

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COMIC BOOKS

Willow mini-series coming from Mariko Tamaki & Natacha Bustos
Free Comic Book Day has been postponed
Image, Dynamite, and Diamond working to alleviate retailers concerns during quarantine
Devil’s Due has made digital comics library free

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Anacostia Quarter-maine
• BOBBY: Agent Doug Matthews

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Social Distance+

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Jon Herzog as they discuss all the shows they’ll be binging while social distancing, new trailers for Disney’s Jungle Cruise & Pixar’s Soul, and celebrate Wonder Woman’s new writer Mariko Tamaki as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Mulan, New Mutants, and A Quiet Place Part II postponed, Disney, Shang-Chi, Netflix, Jurassic World: Dominion, The Batman, Countless shows halt productions, and WonderCon has been postponed, DragConLA has been canceled
JON: New trailer for Disney’s Jungle Cruise

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Yesterday, Steven Universe Future,Giant Size X-Men: Jean Grey & Emma Frost
JON: Star Wars: Clone Wars, Star Trek: Picard, Evil, Bob’s Burgers, Will & Grace

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Mariko Tamaki taking over Wonder Woman this summer

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Y: The Last Man casts trans actor Elliot Fletcher

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Pixar’s Soul

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Black Widow
Frozen 2 is coming to Disney+ 2 months early
• New Mutants might have queer representation
• New red band trailer for Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge
• Scream 5 is in the works

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TV

• New trailer for Central Park
• New trailer for The Letter for the King
Lost in Space renewed for final season
• Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) will appear in Disney+’s She-Hulk
• New character teaser for DC Universe All Star Games
• New trailer for Stargirl
• New trailer for 50 States of Fright

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COMIC BOOKS

• Steve Orlando moves to Marvel with Darkhold
Immortal Hulk’s Dr. McGowan outs herself as trans

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Ben Schnetzer
• JON: Elliot Fletcher

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Netflix and Fever Chills

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Eric Green as they discuss the canceling/postponing of SXSW & ECCC as fears mount over the corona virus, the controversy that struck Rupaul’s Drag Race, and celebrate Dreamer getting the spotlight on Supergirl in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Rupaul’s Drag Race season 12 starts with controversy & Netflix cancels AJ and the Queen
ERIC: Hocus Pocus 2 gets a director

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Onward, The Invisible Man, Horse Girl
ERIC: X-Men (as always), The Wicked + The Divine, Picard

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Home Before Dark

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Dreamer takes on transphobic villain in upcoming episode of Supergirl

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Connected

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

SXSW film fest canceled due to coronavirus fears
Christian Bale confirmed to be playing the villain in Thor: Love & Thunder
• Onward’s “queer content” has been banned in multiple countries
• New trailer for Scoob!
• No Time To Die moved to November
• First look at the redesigned Batmobile from The Batman
• New trailer for animated Justice League Dark: Apokolips War
• New trailer for Artemis Fowl

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TV

• New trailer for Penny Dreadful: City of Angels
• Disney+ developing a prequel to Beauty & the Beast starring Gaston and LeFou
• Season 3 of Ducktales premiering in April
Quibi announces free trial and 50 shows at the premiere
• Amazon announces revival of The Kids in the Hall
• Taika Waititi developing two animated shows based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
• HBO developing series based on video game The Last of Us
Stargirl to premiere in May on DC Universe and a day later on the CW
Supergirl is pregnant

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COMIC BOOKS

Sean Gordon Murphy pulls variant cover for anti-LGBTQ writer’s comic
ECCC is officially postponed until the summer
• Marvel teasing Black Cat’s queer identity

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Rios (Santiago Cabrera)
• ERIC: Narek (Harry Treadaway)

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Hiding My Candyman

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Teri Yoshiuchi as they discuss the new trailer for the Candyman remake, gear up for Syfy’s “We Are Her(oes)” campaign, and celebrate the gay wedding being featured in the new Borderlands 3 expansion in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New trailer for Candyman remake
TERI: Netflix’s Carmen Sandiego getting Choose Your Own Adventure special

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Hunters, Supergirl
TERI: Picard, WoW Classic

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Syfy celebrating female creators in We Are Her(oes) campaign

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Superman: Red Son features queer Wonder Woman

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

Borderlands 3 expansion to feature gay marriage

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Onward to feature The Simpsons short film
Christina Aguilera recorded new music for Mulan remake
• Logan director in talks to take over Indiana Jones 5 from Spielberg
• New trailer for Rumble
• New trailer for A Quiet Place Part II
• Chris Evans in talks to join Little Shop of Horrors remake

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TV

• Things are not going smoothly with the Lizzie McGuire revival
• Love Simon sequel series, Love Victor moving to Hulu
The Proud Family revival is officially happening
Y: The Last Man finds a new Yorick
Riverdale is losing two parents
• New trailer for new Amazon series Tales from the Loop
• The Creepshow revival is coming to AMC
• Cast announced for season 10 of AHS
• Syfy orders series based on George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead

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VIDEO GAMES

GDC officially postponed until summer due to Coronavirus fears
Animal Crossing: New Horizons will include gender neutral options

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Onward, to More Queer Representation

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Steve Gianaca as they discuss Lena Waithe voicing Pixar’s first out queer character in Onward, wonder what led to Dan DiDio being ousted from DC Comics, and take in the first teaser for the final episodes of Steven Universe Future as our Clip of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Dan DiDio removed from co-publisher role at DC Comics
STEVE: The long-awaited Pokemon Home App launches on mobile and switch

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Portrait of a Woman on Fire, High Fidelity, Marvel’s Voices
STEVE: Finally diving into Star Trek. Have so far watched TOS, TAS, the first 4 movies and halfway through S1 of NG. Playing DQ 7 and Pokemon Sword/Shield

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for I Am Not Okay With This

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Persona 5 is removing a few homophobic sequences from its new relaunch

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser for the final episodes of Steven Universe Future

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Eli Roth signs on to direct Borderlands movie
New trailer for Run
• New trailer for Beneath Us
• Onward features Disney/Pixar’s “first” queer character
• New Star Wars movie in development from director of Sleight & writer of Luke Cage

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TV

• First look at the new toys inspired by The Mandalorian
Hawkeye and Ms. Marvel coming to Disney+ in 2021
• New trailer for season 3 of Westworld
Watchmen has affected education in Oklahoma
• New trailer for Beforeigners
Rupaul’s Drag Race All Stars is moving to Showtime
• New teaser for We’re Here
Friends reunion special officially happening
• New trailer for Amazing Stories reboot
• New character posters for second season of Umbrella Academy
• New trailer for Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy: Siege
• Taika Watiti developing The Auteur for Showtime
• Season 2 of Harley Quinn is coming in April
• New trailer for Motherland: Fort Salem

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VIDEO GAMES

• Sony is backing out of PAX East & GDC over concerns of the coronavirus
HQ Trivia shutters

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Riker
• STEVE: Deanna Troi

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Honey I Shrunk the Queers

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by John Jennison as they discuss Rick Moranis returning to movies with a Honey I Shrunk the Kids reboot, geek out over the voice cast for Masters of the Universe, and celebrate the cast of Birds of Prey as our Strong Female Characters of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Rick Moranis returning to Honey I Shrunk the Kids franchise
JOHN: Voice cast announced for Kevin Smith’s Masters of the Universe revival

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Sonic the Hedgehog, Midsommar, Picard, Mythic Quest, X-Men, Harley & Poison Ivy
JOHN: Birds of Prey, Locke & Key, From Here to Eternity

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Birds of Prey

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New interview confirms Eternals’ gay character and relationship

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Minions: The Rise of Gru

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Quibi “movies” The Stranger, Most Dangerous Game
First screen test of The Batman
• New trailer for No Time to Die
• New trailer for The Invisible Man
• New teaser for Spiral
• Lilo & Stitch live action remake likely coming to Disney+
• Dr. Strange 2 gets a new director
• Sequel to Knives Out greenlit
• The Hunt officially being released after being removed from the schedule

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TV

• New trailer for Vagrant Queen
• New teaser for Resident Alien
• New teaser for season 4 of Stranger Things
• New trailer for season 3 of Castlevania
• New trailer for Hunters
• New trailer for Drag Race season 12
• New trailer for NightGowns With Sasha Velour
• Netflix wants more of Lucifer
• Netflix renews Sex Education
Avenue 5 renewed for 2nd season
• CBS is bringing back CSI for a limited revival
• We’re getting a CBS All Access Plus streaming service
Y: The Last Man loses it’s lead

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COMIC BOOKS

DC’s Generation One-Shots answers some timeline questions
• New costumes revealed for the new X-Factor revival

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Man-at-Arms
• JOHN: Skeletor

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Interview w/ Creators of Kipo & the Age of Wonderbeasts

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this special episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin talks with the creators/EP’s of Kipo and the Age of the Wonderbeasts, Rad Sechrist & Bill Wolkoff, as they discuss the rich world they created, our new favorite queer character Benson, and the inspiration for all the great music from this new animated series from Dreamworks Animation, now streaming on Netflix.  

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Memetic Justice, Memes Are Our Friends?

Geeks OUT Podcast: Memetic Justice, Memes Are Our Friends?

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Tea Berry-Blue (@teaberryblue) as they discuss Doctor Who introducing a new POC Doctor, the new trailer for The Thing About Harry, and celebrate queer horror comic Memetic, from James Tynion IV & Eryk Donovan, being developed into a movie in This Week in Queer.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Tea Berry-Blue as they discuss Doctor Who introducing a new POC Doctor, the new trailer for The Thing About Harry, and celebrate queer horror comic Memetic, from James Tynion IV & Eryk Donovan, being developed into a movie in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Loki reportedly introducing Sera, MCU’s first trans hero
TEA: The Good Place finale

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Stumptown, Bojack Horseman
TEA: The Witcher, S3 Sabrina

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Doctor Who introduced the first POC Doctor

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Queer horror comic Memetic is being developed into a movie by Lionsgate

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Thing About Harry

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge
New teaser for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
• MoviePass is dead, long live MoviePass
• New trailer for Fantasy Island
• New trailer for F9
• New teaser for A Quiet Place: Part 2

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TV

• CW orders pilots for The Lost Boys and Kung Fu reboot
Riverdale is doing Hedwig
• Casting news, Linda Hamilton joins Resident Alien, Owen Wilson joins Loki
• First promo for Quibi
• New teaser for The Plot Against America
• New teaser for Hunters
• Netflix orders live-action One Piece series
• Disney+ orders reboot of The Quest
• Disney+ series The Mighty Ducks to feature the return of Emilio Estevez
• Finalists revealed for DCYou Unscripted
• New trailer for new War of the Worlds series

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COMIC BOOKS

• Dynamite releasing The Death of Nancy Drew, in celebration of her 90th anniversary
Amethyst solo series introducing a new queer character

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Chidi
• SAM: Eleanor

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Call Me Motherland: Fort Salem

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Sam Johns as they discuss the ups and downs with Marvel animated shows, the new trailer for Freeform’s Motherland: Fort Salem, and celebrate the new contestants announced for season 12 of Rupaul’s Drag Race in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Cast announced for MODOK, while Howard the Duck and Dazzler & Tigra are canceled
SAM: New trailer for Horse Girl

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Kipo & the Age of Wonderbeasts, October Faction, Star Trek: Picard, Batwoman
SAM: Perfect Blue, The God of Small Things

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Motherland: Fort Salem

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New teaser for season 12 of Rupaul’s Drag Race

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Short Circuit on Disney+

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Oscar Isaac starring/producing an adaptation of the comic Ex Machina
New trailer for Morbius
• New trailer for Black Widow
• New trailer for Bloodshot
• New trailer for Guns Akimbo
• New trailer for Stargirl
• Disney is doing a “live-action” Bambi and Pinocchio

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TV

• Peacock to launch in July
MacGruber series ordered for Peacock
Superman & Lois gets a series order
• New trailer for Stargirl
DMZ pilot ordered for HBO Max starring Rosario Dawson
• New trailer for ThunderCats Roar
Central Park animated series from Bob’s Burgers EP coming to AppleTV+
Obi-Wan Kenobi series gets episode order reduced
• New trailer for final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars
• Whoopi to join season 2 of Star Trek: Picard

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COMIC BOOKS

X-Factor returns and it’s the queerest X-team so far
Random House announces graphic novel imprint
• Boom announces new YA series Wynd from James Tynion IV

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Atlantiades
• SAM: Wonder Woman

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Birds of Prey on Our Hopes

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by C. Blaine Horton as they discuss the new trailer for Locke & Key, get their hopes up watching the new Birds of Prey trailer, and celebrate all the nominees for the GLAAD Media Awards in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New promo for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
BLAINE: ABC’s next musical is Young Frankenstein

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Ready or Not, Suspiria, The Dark Crystal, AJ & the Queen, Infinity Train 
BLAINE: Puella Magi, Greedfall, Godsgrave

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Birds of Prey

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

GLAAD Media Award Nominations announced

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Locke & Key

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Brahms: The Boy II
New trailer for Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made
• New trailer for The New Mutants
• Doctor Strange 2 loses its director
• Joaquin Phoenix wins Golden Globe for Joker
• Rian Johnson working on sequel to Knives Out
• 2019 saw highest percentage of female protagonists in movies

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TV

• New trailer for Devs
• New trailer for Mrs. America
• New trailer for October Faction
• New trailer for Sex Education
Seth MacFarlane signs new deal with NBC
AHS renewed to season 13
• New trailer for Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet
The CW renews everything
Roswell, New Mexico teases LGBTQ reveal in new season
• Trans actor Josie Totah joins Saved by the Bell revival
• Syfy orders Chucky series based on the movies
• New trailer for Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts

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COMIC BOOKS

• New Harley Quinn & The Birds of Prey series doesn’t shy away from queerness
New Warriors returning for a new mini-series

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Tilda Swinton
• BLAINE: Cate Blanchet