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

The Geeks OUT Podcast: The Rise of Baby Yoda

Geeks OUT Podcast: The Rise of Baby Yoda

In this super-sized return of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Jon Herzog (@JonHerzog on Insta) as they discuss the brief queer moment in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the success of The Mandalorian, new trailers for Gretel & Hansel and The Quiet Place: Part II, and celebrate Indya Moore joining Steven Universe Future as a non-binary character in This Week in Queer.

In this super-sized return of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Jon Herzog as they discuss the brief queer moment in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the success of The Mandalorian, new trailers for Gretel & Hansel and The Quiet Place: Part II, and celebrate Indya Moore joining Steven Universe Future as a non-binary character in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Marvel’s Kevin Feige teases a trans character is coming soon, or maybe not
JON: Star Wars: ROS’s LGBTQ characters get a backstory, yet their kiss is cut from release in Singapore and Dubai

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Midnight Kiss, John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch, Incoming!, X-Men, Doomsday Clock
JON: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Mandalorian, The Morning Show, Schitt’s Creek, Witcher

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for A Quiet Place: Part II

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Steven Universe Future introduces non-binary character voiced by Indya Moore

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Gretel & Hansel

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Disney developing Deadpool 3
Cats is on track to lose $70 million
• New trailer for Tenet
• New trailer for Onward
• New trailer for Dolittle
• Fun Home is being made into a movie

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TV

• Disney+ jumps WandaVision premiere to 2020
• FX developing Stephen King’s Carrie into limited series
• Epix orders series based on Stephen King’s short story Jerusalem’s Lot
• Netflix developing another reboot of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
• Netflix cancels Daybreak after one season
• Netflix renews Raising Dion
• New trailer for Medical Police
• Quibi orders adult reboot of Legend of the Hidden Temple
Star Trek: Picard already renewed for a second season
• New trailer for Hunters

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel elevates Hulkling in Empyre crossover

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Ted & Alexis
• JON: David & Patrick

The Geeks OUT Podcast: #20biteen, Year End Review

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 year end edition of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin and J.W. Crump look back at the highs and lows of pop culture through a queer lens. We list our favorite moments, characters, and creators, and look to the future for our hopes for 2020.

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Merry Xbox-mas

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 the newly announced Xbox Series X console, new trailers for Stargirl & Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and The Hallmark Channel banning/unbanning a commercial featuring a lesbian wedding in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Orlando Jones announces his firing from American Gods
J.W.: A queer Singled Out reboot is coming to Quibi

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Crisis on Infinite Earths, New Mutants, Lois Lane
J.W.: Astronomy Club, Rick & Morty, Florence, The Hollow

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Stargirl

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

The Hallmark Channel removes queer holiday commercial

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Ghostbusters: Afterlife

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Joker nominated for 4 Golden Globes
New trailer for reboot of The Grudge
• Reboot to Home Alone finds it’s cast
• Warner Bros. releasing John Wick 4 & Matrix 4 on same date
• Flash and Shazam 2 coming out in 2022
• New teaser trailer for Birds of Prey
• New trailer for Antlers

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TV

• Thomas Lennon joins Supergirl
Code 8 spinoff coming to Quibi
• New trailer for Miracle Workers: Dark Ages
• New merch being released for The Mandalorian
Marvel TV is being phased out
• Ethan Hawke returning to The Purge
• New trailer for The Witcher
• New trailer for Dracula

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VIDEO GAMES

• New Tinder-like simulator game Table Manners being released on Steam
• Valve removes Nazi steam profiles
• Xbox announces new console

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Superman (Brendan Routh)
• J.W.: Harley & Poison Ivy

The Geeks OUT Podcast: It’s a (Wonder) Woman’s World

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 the new trailers for Wonder Woman 1984, Black Widow, and Mulan, & celebrate Rebekah, the young trans activist featured in the latest Marvel’s Hero Project on Disney+ in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New teaser trailer for Black Widow
JON: New trailer for Wonder Woman ‘84

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Steven Universe Future, Castle Rock, Astronomy Club
JON: Knives Out/Jojo Rabbit Double-Header, Mandalorian/Binge Mode: Star Wars

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for live action Mulan

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New episode of Disney+ series Marvel’s Hero Project features young trans hero

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New animated short film Hair Love from Sony Pictures Animation

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for No Time To Die
Disney developing new Planet of the Apes movie
• J.J. Abrams continues to insist Star Wars will have LGBTQ representation
• First look at Ghostbusters: Afterlife
• New trailer for Free Guy

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TV

• New teaser trailer for season 2 of The Boys
• New trailer for season 2 of Lost in Space
• New trailer for The Outsider
• New trailer for AJ and the Queen
• New teaser for season 5 of Legends of Tomorrow
• New trailer for Avenue 5
• Disney+ orders Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge competition show
• Animated Tigra & Dazzler show getting overhauled
• Disney+ developing spinoff series to live-action Aladdin
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina part 3 coming in January

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel introduces new Strange Academy
• Batman to introduce Alfred’s “replacement”
• Marvel introduces new X-title Hellions

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Red Guardian
• JON: Mr. Sinister

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Super Thankful for Melissa & Billy Dee

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 extra stuffed episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Nick Reid as they discuss the latest revelations from HBO’s Watchmen, applaud Billy Dee Williams coming out as gender fluid, and for speaking out about IPV, we celebrate Melissa Benoist as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Watchmen reveals identity of Hooded Justice, while exploring race and sexuality
NICK: The Proud Family revival ordered for Disney+

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Parasite, Noelle, The Dragon Prince, Avengers, Killadelphia
NICK: Frozen 2, His Dark Materials, The Mandalorian

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Melissa Benoist opens up about IPV

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Billy Dee Williams reveals gender fluidity

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Onward

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Elizabeth Banks to direct/star in Invisible Woman

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TV

• New teaser for Dispatches from Elsewhere
• New trailer for The Walking Dead: World Beyond
• Don’t expect queer love in the first season of Harley Quinn

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COMIC BOOKS

• Icon Howard Cruse passes away

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Gabriel Kringle
• NICK: Elsa

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Skeletors in My Closet

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 John Jennison as they discuss new trailers for the final season of Marvel’s Runaways & Amazon’s Hunters, possible gay-baiting in He-Man and the Masters of the Multiverse, and celebrate Kevin Conroy as Batman in Crisis on Infinite Earths in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: He-Man and the Masters of the Multiverse possibly gay-baiting
JOHN: Stargirl will be bi-network

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Knives Out, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Watchmen, Daybreak, Annihilation: Scourge
ERIC: The Good Place, Theater of Terror, Disney Plus

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Runaways confirms final season

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New details & photos reveal plot details for Crisis on Infinite Earths including Kevin Conroy as Kingdom Come Batman

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Hunters

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Cats
Noah Hawley is directing new Star Trek movie
• Black Adam to introduce the JSA
• New teaser for Antebellum

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TV

• Titans finally gives us Nightwing
Undone coming back for season 2
• Apple renews Servant before it premiers
• New trailer for Steven Universe Future
Game of Thrones pressured nude scenes
Lord of the Rings series already renewed for a second season
• New trailer for Doctor Who
• New teaser for Avenue 5
• New trailer for season 2 of Project Blue Book
• New trailer for V Wars
• New teaser for AJ and the Queen
• New trailer for The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage!
• New trailer for Infinity Train: Book Two

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel announces new Spider-Woman series
• Boom! changes Angel to Angel & Spike

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Prince Keldor/Skeletor
• JOHN: He-Man

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Resting Sonic Face

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 Calvin Cato as they discuss the newly revamped Sonic the Hedgehog trailer, the highs and lows from the launch of Disney+, and celebrate the new game Tell Me Why featuring a trans hero in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New revamped trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog movie
CALVIN: Disney+ experienced many glitches on launch

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: The Mandalorian, Rick & Morty, AHS: 1984, Immortal Hulk
CALVIN: Batwoman, Life is Strange, Street Fighter 5

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for DC Universe’s Harley Quinn

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New game coming out Tell Me Why features trans main character

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Spongebob Movie: Sponge on the Run

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Marvel announces 5 more untitled movies
Black Adam has an official release date
• Freeform airing gay Valentine’s Day movie The Thing About Harry
• New trailer for Scoob
• New trailer for Fantasy Island from Blumhouse
• Netflix teams up with Nickelodeon for movies & series
• Birds of Prey is running art competition

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TV

• The Witcher already renewed for season 2
Batwoman introduces Alfred’s daughter
• New teaser promos and photos for Crisis on Infinite Earths
Titans renewed for another season
Gossip Girl reboot to be diverse & queer
Frank Miller’s Sin City being developed into a series

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel announces Falcon & Winter Soldier comic
• Wolfsbane’s resurrection opens fresh wounds in New Mutants

The Geeks OUT Podcast: GLAAD Your TV’s 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 super-sized episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by J.W. Crump as they discuss the new trailer for Universal’s Invisible Man, the trailer for Netflix’s new anthology series Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings, and celebrate GLAAD’s latest report on LGBTQ+ representation on TV in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Crisis on Infinite Earths is getting an aftershow, plus new teaser
J.W.: New trailer for Universal’s Invisible Man

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Doctor Sleep, His Dark Materials, Watchmen
J.W.: All Rise, BoJack Horseman, Seth Meyers Special

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings anthology series

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

GLAAD report shows growth in representation

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Servant coming to AppleTV+

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

The Sanderson Sisters are officially a go for Hocus Pocus sequel
New teaser trailer for Pixar’s Soul
• New trailer for Wendy
• First look at Scoob
• Joker beats out The Mask as most “profitable” comic movie
• New trailer for Color Out of Space
• Scream 5 is in development
• Disney+ series Loki to tie directly to Dr. Strange sequel

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TV

• Kung Fu reboot with female lead in development at CW
Arrow features an overdue “coming out”
• HBO unscripted series We’re Here follows small town drag makeovers
• Marvel’s Moon Knight and She-Hulk get head writers
• Sens8’s Brian J. Smith comes out

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VIDEO GAMES

Overwatch director explains why the first black female character will be in sequel
• Protestors demonstrated outside of BlizzCon last weekend

The Geeks OUT Podcast: HBO Max-imum Derek

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 Tea Berry-Blue as they review all the new details announced for HBO Max, what The Good Place can teach us about teaching others, sweat over Henry Cavill in the new trailer for The Witcher, and discuss Delta censoring queer content in movies in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Details for HBO Max released, including two new series based on Green Lantern & Strange Adventures
TEA: New Gender inclusive emoji release is a step forward, but not as inclusive

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Terminator: Dark Fate, Eli, BoJack Horseman, Luigi’s Mansion 3
TEA: Jojo Rabbit, The Good Place, Godzilla movies

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

HBO Max orders DC Super Hero High from Elizabeth Banks

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Delta called out for censoring queer movies

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Witcher

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for reboot to The Grudge
Game of Thrones showrunners step away from Star Wars
• Final trailer for Jumanji: The Next Level
• Marvel announces Ant-Man 3
• Release date for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel
• First look at Halloween Kills
• Avatar coming to Disney+
• Playstation Vue is shutting down

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TV

• HBO orders Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon, while passing on another starring Naomi Watts
• CW developing a Superman & Lois series
• New teaser for Amazon Prime series Hunters
• New trailer for Work in Progress co-written by Lilly Wachowski
• New trailer for season 3 of The Dragon Prince
Pennyworth renewed for season 2
• New trailer for The Mandalorian
• New trailer for BBC’s limited series Dracula
• Launch of Apple TV+ and reviews are in

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COMIC BOOKS

DC teases new official timeline
• Marvel is bringing back Giant Size X-Men

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SJHILF

• KEVIN: Turnstyle Jumpers
• TEA: The former staff of Deadspin