The Geeks OUT Podcast: Coming “Out” on Disney+

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 HBO Max’s decision to release the Snyder Cut of Justice League, get excited about Tuca & Bertie getting a second season on Adult Swim, and celebrate Out, the first Pixar SparkShort on Disney+ to feature a queer main character in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Justice League the Snyder Cut is coming to HBO Max is 2021
STEVE: Season 2 of Umbrella Academy coming July 31

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Hightown, Stargirl, Mythic Quest
STEVE: She-Ra, Picard, FF7 Remake, Animal Crossing, Lore Olympus

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Tuca & Bertie has been picked up by Adult Swim

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New Pixar SparkShorts Out now on Disney+ featuring first queer main character

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Old Guard

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Shazam director releases short-form horror film Not Alone in Here
New music video for Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
David Arquette officially signs on to Scream 5
Disney adapting The Snow Queen for live-action movie
New trailer for The Last Days of American Crime
New trailer for Antebellum
New trailer for Tenet
New trailer for We Bare Bears: The Movie

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TV

• Ruby Rose is leaving Batwoman
• First look at the new limited series The Stand remake
Motherland: Fort Salem renewed for season 2
• New trailer for Space Force
Muppets Now coming to Disney+ July 31
• Peacock is developing Little Mermaid inspired series Washed Up
• New trailer for season 2 of The Alienist
What We Do in the Shadows renewed for 3rd season

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COMIC BOOKS

• Boom! Studios announces early launch for Wynd
Scribd expands into comics and more in new streaming service
DC Universe celebrating Pride by featuring LGBTQ+ stories

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SHILF

• KEVIN: The Dad from Out
• STEVE: Cloud

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Enter Sandman

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 super-sized episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by artist & Geeks OUT co-founder Josh Siegel, as they discuss an audio drama of The Sandman coming to Audible, get excited about Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, and celebrate Harley Quinn getting her moment with Poison Ivy in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New seasons of CW shows delayed ‘til 2021 while airing Swamp Thing in the fall
JOSH: Star-studded audio adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman coming to Audible

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Kimmy vs. The Reverend, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, Hollywood
JOSH: Star Wars, Westworld, Journey to the Microverse

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Katee Sackhoff join season 2 of The Mandalorian

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Harley Quinn finally shares her feelings with Poison Ivy

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

CBS All Access orders Star Trek: Strange New Worlds

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Hamilton is coming to Disney+
Disney developing live action remake of Atlantis: The Lost Empire
New Mutants gets new late August release date

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TV

• Disney+ developing a Percy Jackson series
• Season 2 of Doom Patrol coming June 25
• Season 5 of Riverdale will have a time jump
• AMC developing two Anne Rice series
• New trailer for season 2 of The Twilight Zone
• Ryan Murphy announces American Horror Stories

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COMIC BOOKS

• DC introduces new vigilante Clownhunter
• Amazon options queer comic mini-series Youth

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Kipo
• JOSH: She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Daddy Shark Do Do Do

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 John Constantine running into his ex King Shark in Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, Taika Waititi directing a new Star Wars movie, and celebrate all the queens announced for Drag Race All Stars in our Clip of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: ABC brings back the Wonderful World of Disney
JON: Taika Waititi directing & co-writing a new Star Wars movie

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Gretel & Hansel, Westworld, The Outsider, Upload
JON: Rewatching all the MCU Movies, The Half of It, Night Vale Books, Star Wars Clone Wars and Rebels, Carry On

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Becky

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Constantine dated King Shark according to new Justice League Dark movie

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

Drag Race All Stars staying on VH1

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Demolition Man sequel in development
Tom Cruise developing space adventure movie with NASA & Elon Musk
Neve Campbell in talks to return to Scream franchise
Alamo Drafthouse launches their VOD service

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TV

• Season 2 of The Mandalorian to feature Boba Fett
• Disney+ developing series based on National Treasure
• Disney+ orders Just Beyond anthology series based on R.L. Stine books
The Right Stuff is coming to Disney+
Muppets Now coming to Disney+ this summer
Upload renewed for season 2
• CBS orders The Equalizer and Clarice to series
CBS All Access is getting overhauled
Nic Cage cast as Joe Exotic in new series 
American Horror Story may have to change storyline
• HBO Max orders adult animated series Santa Inc.  
• New trailer for Adventure Time: Distant Lands
• New teaser for Netflix’s revival of The Babysitters Club  
• New teaser for Netflix’s Space Force
• Adaptation of The Midnight Club coming to Netflix

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COMIC BOOKS

Marvel is releasing some “digital first” comics starting this week
Joker’s 80th Anniversary comic to feature Punchline’s origin

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Nandor
• JON: Taika Waititi

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Baby Yoda is Mask4Mask

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 Keisha Zollar, from Netflix’s #AstronomyClub, as they discuss Disney making their own face masks, take a trip in the teaser for Lovecraft Country, and celebrate the announcement of season 2 of Kipo and the Age of the Wonderbeasts as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Marvel announces new production schedule starting May 26th
KEISHA: Disney Store releasing their own reusable masks

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: We’re Here, 50 States of Fright, The Plot Against America
KEISHA: DEVS, Definitely DEVS, UnDone, What We Do In the Shadows

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New teaser for season two of Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Neil Gaiman commits to trans writers for Sandman series

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser trailer for Lovecraft Country

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

The complete Skywalker Saga is coming to Disney+ on May the 4th
Disney is developing a live-action remake of Hercules produced by Russo Bros.
AMC, Regal, and other theatres upset with Universal over Trolls 2 going VOD
The Oscars change rules about non-theatrical movie releases
We Are One: A Global Film Festival coming to YouTube
New trailer for documentary My Comic Shop Country

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TV

• New trailer for NOS4A2 season 2
• ABC is doing a Mother’s Day sequel to their Disney Family Singalong
One Day at a Time releasing animated election special
• HBO is developing a Hellraiser series
• New trailer for Reno 911! Revival
• Netflix orders an anthology Social Distance series from Jenji Kohan
• New trailer for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend
• New trailer for final season of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
• New sneak peek at Hulu’s Love, Victor 
• New trailer for Crossing Swords
Greg Berlanti donates $1million to support cast/crew & COVID-19 relief funds

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel launches Paul Scheer’s World’s Greatest Book Club w/ special guests
• The Creators4Comics campaign has brought in over $430k for comic shops & retailers

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Patrick
• KEISHA: Dan Levy

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Bi the Bi w/ Steve Orlando

Geeks OUT Podcast: Bi the Bi w/ Steve Orlando

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.

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by the writer of Wonder Woman and Midnighter, Steve Orlando, 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.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Venom: Let There Be Carnage debuts new logo and moves to June 2021
STEVE: Oni-Lion Forge and DC Comics create the Book Industry Charitable Foundation

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DOWN AND NERDY

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

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

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

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New trailer for Hollywood

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Trolls World Tour most successful digital debut
Scoob! moves to VOD
The Flash moves up and Shazam 2 moves back
SXSW announces virtual film festival on Amazon

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TV

• Season 3 of The Mandalorian is in pre-production
• Angel & Agents of SHIELD’s J. August Richards comes out
Westworld renewed for another season
NOS4A2 delayed to June 21st
Fraggle Rock is returning to AppleTV+
HBO Max to launch May 27
• New trailer for HBO Max’s Legendary
• New trailer for HBO Max revival of Looney Tunes
• New trailer for HBO Max’s The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo 
Harley Quinn season 1 episodes coming to Syfy
Agents of SHIELD final season premieres May 27th
• New teaser for season 2 of NOS4A2

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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

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SHILF

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

*Photo Credit: Fwee Carter (@fweecarter)

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Queerantine with Angelyne

Geeks OUT Podcast: Queerantine with Angelyne

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

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Geeks OUT President, Nic Gitau, 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. 

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BIG OPENING

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

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DOWN AND 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

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New teaser for Peacock’s Angelyne

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Harley Quinn reveals that Clayface is queer

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser for interactive special of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

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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

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TV

• HBO Max orders Overlook series based on The Shining
• HBO Max developing Justice League Dark series
Sesame Street releases special message for parents
Peacock will launch on time, but without most original programs
• New teaser for Peacock’s revival of Saved by the Bell
• New teaser for Peacock’s revival of Punky Brewster
• New trailer for HBO’s Perry Mason reboot
• New trailer for Never Have I Ever
• New trailer for Solar Opposites
Mandalorian docuseries coming to Disney+
Agents of SHIELD final season premieres May 27th
• New teaser for season 2 of NOS4A2

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COMIC BOOKS

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

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Josh Hartnett as Ethan Chandler
• NIC: Natalie Dormer as Madga in Penny Dreadful: City of Angels

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Code 8 Minutes

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 J.W. Crump, 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.

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BIG OPENING

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

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DOWN AND NERDY

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

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Barbara Gordon (s2 of Harley Quinn)

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New promo for Rupaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

SNL returns with socially distant show

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Extraction
Drive-ins are still going strong
AMC Theatres faces possible bankruptcy
Netflix is developing a sequel to Atomic Blonde
Disney+ is developing “live-action” remake of Robin Hood

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TV

• AppleTV+ programming now free for a limited time
CBS moving to Sunday movies in May
• AMC announces Friday Nights In With the Morgans
• ABC is doing a Disney Family Singalong special
Sesame Street doing a COVID-19 special
Duncanville has been renewed
• Joel McHale hosting Tiger King aftershow
• First look at Netflix’s Space Force
• New trailer for The Midnight Gospel
• New teaser for Adventure Time: Distant Lands
• New teaser for season 2 of Homecoming
• Disney+ developing female led reboot of Doogie Howser, M.D.
• The Simpsons short, Playdate with Destiny now on Disney+
• Disney Animation releasing new series At Home with Olaf
Archer delayed to the fall
• New teaser for Quibi’s revival of Reno 911!

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VIDEO GAMES

Google Stadia Pro is free for the next 2 months
• New controller revealed for Playstation 5

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Jordan
• J.W.: Jessica???

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Hey All You Cool Cats & Queermos

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 Michelle Micor, 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. 

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BIG OPENING

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

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DOWN AND NERDY

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

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Dark Horse hosting live reading of Legend of Korra with animated cast

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

DuckTales introduces Violet’s dads

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New promo for Peacock’s Cleopatra in Space

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Alamo Drafthouse continuing Terror Tuesdays online
Sony moving Morbius, Ghostbusters: Afterlife and more to 2021
Artemis Fowl now coming out on Disney+ exclusively
A Quiet Place Part II coming out Labor Day
Top Gun: Maverick moved to Christmas
Mr. Tuesday has Colin Trevorrow’s rejected Star Wars Episode 9 script animated

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TV

• Superman & Lois gets a Nip/Tuck
HBO offering free streaming for a limited time
• Season 2 of NOS4A2 is coming June 1
• TNT releasing Snowpiercer earlier
• New trailer for Rick & Morty
• New teaser for the Quibi revival of Punk’d
• New trailer for Quibi’s 50 States of Fright
Empire is not getting a planned series finale
Locke & Key has been renewed
• Netflix is releasing a new episode of Tiger King next week
• Netflix cancels October Faction & V-Wars

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COMIC BOOKS

• Organizers of San Diego Comic Con hopeful for July plans
Marvel Unlimited announces free month of digital comics

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Win
• MICHELLE: Lena Luthor

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Queer Bites with Quibi

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 Brett Mannes from Comic Book Queers, as they discuss a proposed Marvel/DC crossover event, first look at Quibi’s queertastic revival of Singled Out, and celebrate a special message from Jodie Whittaker’s The Doctor as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Diamond suspending shipping of comics
BRETT: Geoff John’s open letter re: Stargirl, premiere pushed back a week

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Child’s Play, Black Christmas, Star Trek: Picard, Steven Universe Future
BRETT: Harley Quinn, The Magicians, I’m Not Okay With This

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Doctor Who shares a special message

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New trailer for Quibi reboot of Singled Out

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser for Solar Opposites

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Wonder Woman 1984 pushed to Flame Con weekend
Jason Blum from Blumhouse discusses how movies will likely change
Golden Globes changing rules regarding screening eligibility
New trailer for Into the Dark’s Pooka 2: Pooka Lives!
New trailer for The Main Event
Dragon’s Lair in development with Ryan Reynolds in talks to star/produce

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TV

• Emmy nominations pushed back
Nickelodeon and Disney releasing special content addressing COVID-19 fears
• CW rerunning Crisis on Infinite Earths
• Netflix orders animated Angry Birds: Summer Madness series
• Netflix orders another season of Castlevania
• Cast of Big Mouth did a live table read for charity
• New trailer for Defending Jacob
• New trailer for Quibi’s Survive
• New trailer for Quibi’s Dishmantled
AT&T offering free month of HBO, Cinemax, Epix, and Starz
• Season 3 of Star Trek: Discovery may be delayed
The Letter for the King continues the “bury your gays” trope
• New trailer for final season of Future Man
• Season 3 of Killing Eve coming much sooner

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COMIC BOOKS

CAKE has been postponed until 2021
• Creators call for a Marvel/DC crossover

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Hulkling
• BRETT: Hulkling

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