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

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