The Geeks OUT Podcast: Queermos Before Bros

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 the Comic Book Queers Podcast, as they discuss the all LGBTQ+ cast announced for Billy Eichner’s queer rom-com Bros and celebrate the newly out Elvira as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: The Emmys continue the tradition of being so white after touting diversity
BRETT: Marvel abruptly ends yet another queer heavy book in Guardians of the Galaxy

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: The Night House, 9 Perfect Strangers, Foundation, Midnight Mass, Star Wars: Visions, Aquaman: The Becoming
BRETT: Doom Patrol, American Horror Story: Double Feature, Inferno, Killer Queens

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Queer icon Elvira comes out in new memoir

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Billy Eichner’s queer rom-com Bros to star an all-queer cast

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Muppets Haunted Mansion

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New red band trailer for animated movie Injustice
• Warner Bros. reveals trailer for next Fantastic Beasts sequel
• New trailer for Night Teeth
• Netflix plans a Roald Dahl universe of movies and shows 
• New trailer for Army of Thieves
• Final trailer for Halloween Kills
• New trailer for Finch
• Voice cast for Super Mario Bros. animated movie announced

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TV

• Showtime orders series adaptation of Let the Right One In
• New trailer for AppleTV+ series Invasion
• Paramount+ orders second season of the Rugrats revival 
• New trailer for season 3 of Batwoman
• Fox releases a COVID vaccine PSA starring Family Guy characters
• New teaser for Marvel’s Hit-Monkey
• Hulu announces season 3 of The Orville will finally premiere in March 2022
• New teaser of season 4 of Stranger Things
• First look at The Sandman

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COMIC BOOKS

• New copyright battles loom at Marvel

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Brother Day (Foundation)
• BRETT: Cyborg (Doom Patrol)

The Geeks OUT Podcast: I Know What You Did Last Reboot

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 Daniel Stalter, as they discuss the first trailer for a reboot series of the movie I Know What You Did Last Summer, the trailer for Hawkeye and celebrate Gwendoline Christie joining the cast of Wednesday for our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will both host Jeopardy this year
DANIEL: New trailer for I Know What You Did Last Summer series

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Love & Monsters, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Y the Last Man
DANIEL: The Twisted Ones, Hollow Heart, Clean Room, Tragedy Girls

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Gwendoline Christie joins Addams Family series Wednesday as Morticia’s rival

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

HBO Max cancels Genera+ion

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Hawkeye

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin
• Warner Bros. working on reboot of Lost Boys
• New trailer for Nightmare Alley

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TV

• HBO Max/Cartoon Network announce new animated series Batwheels
• New trailer for 4400 reboot
• Amazon developing She-Ra live action series 
• New teaser for season 2 of Locke & Key
• New trailer for One of Us Is Lying
• Hulu renews Only Murders in the Building for season 2
• Hulu show first image from Marvel’s Hit-Monkey

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COMIC BOOKS

• Dan Parent launches Kickstarter for Kevin Keller omnibus
• DC announces new several new series including Batgirls

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Theodora (The Haunting)
DANIEL: Jesse Walsh (Nightmare on Elm Street 2)

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Neo Through the Looking Glass

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 the return of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Michelle Rose, as they discuss our first look at The Matrix: Resurrections, WandaVision making history at the Emmy’s for the MCU, and celebrate our first trailer for season two of We’re Here in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Showrunner for failed New Warriors series shares exec thought it was “too gay”
MICHELLE: New trailer for The Matrix: Resurrections

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Shang-Chi, Kate, Malignant, Only Murders in the Building, Killer Queens, Nine Stones
MICHELLE: The MCU, The Tomorrow War, Big Brother, Supergirl, Marvel’s What If, Clickbait

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

WandaVision makes MCU history winning first Emmy award

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New trailer for season 2 of We’re Here

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Midnight Mass

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Injustice animated movie
• Universal announces Halloween Kills will stream on Peacock same day
• New trailer for Don’t Look Up
• New trailer for Red Notice
• After much shuffling Venom 2 moves up 2 weeks
• New trailer for Moonfall
• New trailer for Ron’s Gone Wrong

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TV

• New trailer for season 2 of Star Trek: Picard
• First look at new cast for Star Trek: Strange New Worlds
• New trailer for Star Trek: Prodigy 
• New trailer for Squid Game
• Roku saves Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist with a movie special
• HBO Max orders Batman podcast
• New trailer for Aquaman: King of Atlantis
• New trailer for Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel severs ties with anti-semetic artist Joe Bennett
• Marvel launches updated Marvel Unlimited app with Infinity Comics
• DC premieres new Batman comic on WEBTOON

The Geeks OUT Podcast: American Podcast Story

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 J.W. Crump, as they discuss all the American Stories coming soon from Ryan Murphy, and celebrate DC exploring Tim Drake’s queer identity in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: AMC works out deal with Warner Bros. for shortened releases in 2022
J.W.: There will now be two “hosts” of Jeopardy

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Swan Song, Titans, Star Trek: Lower Decks
J.W.: Casually Comics, Magic, Glow Up

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Catherine Zeta-Jones is Morticia Addams in Wednesday series

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

DC Comics acknowledges Tim Drake’s queer identity

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for the final season of Lucifer

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Idris Elba joins Sonic the Hedgehog 2 as Knuckles
• Sony moves Venom 2 back a month
• New trailer for Night of the Animated Dead
• Emma Stone signs on for Cruella sequel

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TV

• New trailer for The Other Two season 2
• HBO renews The White Lotus for season 2
• New teaser for season 3 of Doom Patrol 
• First look at series adaptation of I Know What You Did Last Summer
• New trailer for Clickbait
• New trailer for season 2 of Kid Cosmic which is renewed for season 3
• New trailer for Q-Force
• The cast for How I Met Your Father more diverse than predecessor
• New trailer for Impeachment: American Crime Story
• New trailer for American Horror Story: Double Feature
• FX doubles down on Ryan Murphy with American Love & Sports Story shows
• New trailer for the newly renewed What We Do in the Shadows

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COMIC BOOKS

• Batman writer James Tynion IV is leaving DC exclusive for Substack
• Comic creators at Marvel barely compensated when characters are adapted

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Connor Kent
• J.W.: Tim Drake

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Y It Gotta Be About the Last Man

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 new trailer for Y: The Last Man, the trailer for Cinderella, and celebrate Muppet Babies embracing Gonzo’s gender non-conformity in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New trailer for Y: The Last Man
ERIC: NPH to star in Uncoupled on Netflix

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: The Suicide Squad, Pray Away, Why Women Kill, Lisey’s Story
ERIC: The Owl House, Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life, 70’s and 80’s X-Men-ish comics

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Cinderella

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Latest episode of Muppet Babies reveals Gonzo as gender non-conforming

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Sinphony

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Venom: Let There Be Carnage
• Two straight cis stars of Jungle Cruise talk about importance of queer rep
• Colin Jost and his brother to write new live action TMNT movie
• Cobra Kai star Xolo Maridueña to play titular Blue Beetle movie
• New trailer for Kate

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TV

• New trailer for season 4 of Stranger Things
• New teaser for Impeachment: American Crime Story
• Disney+ renews Star Wars: The Bad Batch 
• Disney+ announces a Halloween Lego Star Wars special
• New trailer for Marvel’s What If…?
• Comedy Central/Paramount+ renews South Park for 4 seasons and 14 movies
• Adult Swim renews Tuca and Bertie
• First look at the Lord of the Rings series coming Sept. 2022
• The queer fantasy Valdemar series is being developed into a series
• NBC outright cancels Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide before it even premieres

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COMIC BOOKS

• Due to rising COVID risk NYCC likely to require vaccination
• New Star Wars: The High Republic: Out of the Shadows confirms ace/aro character

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Clayface
• ERIC: Poison Ivy from the Harley Quinn cartoon

The Geeks OUT Podcast: The Blizzard of our Discontent

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 lawsuit (alleging widespread harassment) that is blowing up at Activision-Blizzard, the new trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and celebrate our first look at the Chucky series which features a queer lead in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: With COVID rates climbing Netflix mandating vaccination
TERI: Following widespread harassment allegations, Activision-Blizzard employees walk

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Jungle Cruise, Jolt, Evil, Icon & RocketU: Revelations
TERI: Magic: The Gathering/D&D Crossover, Manifest, RPDR All Stars

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Scarlett Johansson suing Disney about Black Widow release, Emma Stone considers the same for Cruella

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New trailer for Chucky series featuring queer lead character

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
• Paramount pulls Clifford the Big Red Dog from schedule
• New trailer for Lamb
• Blumhouse producing a new trio of Exorcist movies

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TV

• A series followup to Waterworld is being developed
• TNT renews Snowpiercer for season 4
• Matt Ryan to play a new character next season on Legends of Tomorrow 
• New trailer for season 12 of Archer
• New teaser trailer for American Horror Story: Double Feature
• Disney announces November premiere for Hawkeye
• New trailer for Only Murders in the Building
• Hulu renews Love, Victor for season 3
• Netflix renews Sweet Tooth for season 2
• Netflix developing live action Pokemon series
• New trailer for Brand New Cherry Flavor

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COMIC BOOKS

• Walmart launching “My First Comic” from DC
• Winston Duke to voice Bruce Wayne in Batman Unburied podcast

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Thena
• TERI: Shang-Chi

The Geeks OUT Podcast: American Bondage Stories

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 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.

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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

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DOWN AND NERDY

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

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Michaela Cole joins Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Netflix’s The Mitchells vs. The Machines their most watched animated movie

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Harper House

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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

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TV

• New trailer for Clickbait
• Amazon releasing lesbian reality series Tampa Baes this fall 
• New trailer for Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life 
• Disney’s The Owl House introducing non-binary character
• The Charmed reboot is losing a sister
• New trailer for Star Trek: Prodigy & Star Trek: Lower Decks
• Hulu’s PEN15 releasing animated special
• New trailer for Nine Perfect Strangers

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel announces Marvel’s Voices: Comunidades celebrating Latinx characters/creators
• Archie Comics announces the return of Sabrina in two comics

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Idris Elba
• BOBBY: John Cena

The Geeks OUT Podcast: GLAAD to be Queer

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 Geeks OUT President, Nic Gitau, 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. 

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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

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DOWN AND 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)

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Meghan Markle creating/producing animated series Pearl for Netflix

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New GLAAD report shows lack of trans rep in major movies for last 4 years

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser for Y: The Last Man

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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

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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

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COMIC BOOKS

• DC announces big celebration for 80th anniversary of Wonder Woman
• The 2021 Mad Cave Studios talent search is happening now

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Edgar (Barb & Star)
• NIC: Ava (Gunpowder Milkshake)

The Geeks OUT Podcast: What If…the MCU was Queer?

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 Mel Cone, from NYCGaymers, 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. 

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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

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DOWN AND NERDY

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

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Black Widow subverts with even more female representation

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Renee Montoya is coming to season 3 of Batwoman

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Marvel’s What If…?

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• The full schedule is released for SDCC @ Home
• New teaser trailer for Disney’s Encanto
• New trailer for The Addams Family 2

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TV

• New trailer for new EPIX series Chapelwaite based on Stephen King story
• New teaser for American Horror Stories 
• New trailer for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf 
• New teaser for season 2 of The Witcher
• Netflix is developing a series based on Something is Killing the Children comic

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VIDEO GAMES

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

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Red Guardian
• MEL: Yelena

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Queer Street – 1994

Geeks OUT Podcast: Queer Street – 1994

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

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by writer Daniel Stalter, 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. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: HBO cancels Lovecraft Country though season 2 would’ve changed the country
DAN: New Fear Street: 1994 movie features queer leads

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DOWN AND NERDY

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

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Sequel to The Old Guard with original cast begins filming in 2022

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Pride will continue through the year with new Vault Comics initiative

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Foundation

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Amazon Prime’s Cinderella musical
• WB is releasing an animated remake of Night of the Living Dead

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TV

• New trailer for Masters of the Universe: Revelation
• Disney+ announces a Loki/Simpsons animated short 
• Pride continues with Disney+’s This Is Me Pride Celebration on YouTube 
• FX’s new Alien series to be set on Earth
• New teaser for the Fantasy Island reboot

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel reveals the reason for The Trial of Magneto in the divisive final X-Factor

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SHILF

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