The Geeks OUT Podcast: Marvel vs. DC – The Pride-Off

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 final trailer for the massively built up “Snyder Cut” of Justice League, DC’s big campaign announced for Wonder Woman’s 80th anniversary, and celebrate all the queer artists and writers announced as part of DC Pride in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN:  Netflix is testing out a new crackdown on password sharing
ERIC: Bob Iger and Bob Chapek chair Disney’s Diversity Councils

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Promising Young Woman, Moxie!, Genera+ion, Resident Alien, Super Mario 3D World
ERIC: X-Men (as always), All My Relations, Extremity, Raya and the Last Dragon, Lego VIDIYO

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

DC announces “Believe in Wonder” campaign for Wonder Woman’s 80th anniversary

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

DC announces new DC Pride anthology and variant covers 

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

Final trailer for Justice League: The Snyder Cut

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• HBO Max confirms that Batgirl and Zatanna movies still in development
• Pepe Le Pew removed from Space Jam 2
• New trailer for Vanquish
• New trailer for The Unholy
• Movie theaters in Los Angeles can reopen at 25%

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TV

• The History Channel is releasing a docu-series celebrating 55 years of Star Trek
• Peacock developing series based on George R.R. Martin’s Wild Cards
• Netflix cancels/expands Special season 2 to 30min
• Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit being developed into a musical
• Michelle Gomez joins season 3 of Doom Patrol
• HBO Max adapting comic Slam! into animated series
• New trailer for book 4 of Infinity Train
• Cast reveal for The Powerpuff Girl live-action pilot
• New trailer for the Kung Fu reboot
• New teaser for Amazon Prime’s Them from Lena Waithe
• First look at Starz’s Heels
• Ducktales living on as a podcast, This Duckberg Life
• New trailer for Falcon & The Winter Soldier

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COMIC BOOKS

• New The Nice House on the Lake horror comic coming from James Tynion IV
• Marvel announces Marvel Voices: Pride #1 plus

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Jason Momoa
• ERIC: Henry Cavill

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Raya Gotta Be About Asians

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 Kate Moran, as they discuss Disney’s newest movie, Raya and the Last Dragon, debate whether more inclusion in Hogwarts Legacy washes away J.K.’s TERF past/present, and celebrate Alan Scott, the Green Lantern, coming out in a new story from James Tynion IV in This Week In Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN:  San Diego Comic Con is canceled for virtual event and a smaller IRL one in November
KATE: Upcoming Hogwarts Legacy gives the option to play as transgender character

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Coming 2 America, Debri, For All Mankind, The Real World Homecoming, Wiccan & Hulkling, DC’s Infinite Frontier
KATE: Sims 4 Kits disappoints again, Wandavision Finale, Raya, Super Mario in Animal Crossing

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Watch Raya & the Last Dragon on March 12th for less than premiere access & support a non-profit

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

The original Green Lantern, Alan Scott comes out

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser for HBO Max series Made for Love

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for the documentary Operation Varsity Blues
• New study shows Netflix is better at inclusion than traditional studios
• New trailer for Thunder Force
• New trailer for Voyagers
• New look at Space Jam 2

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TV

• New trailer for AppleTV+ series Calls
• Fox renews The Simpsons for two more seasons bringing them to 750 episodes
• Fox’s Animation Domination extends to Monday
• The CW renews Superman & Lois after airing one episode
• CBS orders a pilot based on Sarah Cooper’s book
• New trailer for South Park’s vaccination special
• First look & reintroduction to The Proud Family
• Sony secures showrunner for new Silk series
• The Golden Globes address their lack of diversity during broadcast
• Starz is working on a Party Down revival

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VIDEO GAMES

• New Switch system coming in time for the holidays
• Act 1 of Hamilton was recreated on Animal Crossing

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Vision
• KATE: Agatha

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Call Me By the Shape of Your Water

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 Aaron Porchia, as they discuss all the new shows coming to Paramount+, the new trailer for Disney/Pixar’s Luca, and celebrate a nostalgic BTS look at Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

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SINCE WE’VE BEEN GONE

Charisma Carpenter speaks out about Joss Whedon – New trailer for Snyder Cut Justice League – Gina Carano fired from The Mandalorian & future Star Wars shows – New Constantine will be diverse – Tim Burton directing Wednesday Addams series – New trailer for Invincible

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN:  Paramount+ makes a bunch of announcements (Twilight Zone reboot canceled, Drag Race All-Stars, Rugrats and Frasier revivals, Halo series & classic movies being adapted to series)
AARON: Ta-Nehisi Coates is developing Superman reboot with J.J. Abrams

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Antebellum, Possessor, The Equalizer, Batwoman, Superman & Lois, The Cruising Diaries
AARON: Charmed, Agents of SHIELD, I Care A Lot,  WandaVision

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Flashback to BTS of Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Hasbro reintroduces a gender neutral Potato Head

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser for Luca

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• WB announces creative team for Blue Beetle movie
• We’re getting first latinx Supergirl in The Flash 
• Sony announces official title for Spider-Man: No Way Home
• New trailer for Mortal Kombat reboot
• New trailer for Cruella
• New teaser for Army of the Dead
• March 5, NYC movie theaters will reopen

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TV

• Hulu announces Animaniacs is getting a season 3
• New trailer for season 2 of Solar Opposites
• New teaser for Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K
• Season 2 of Love, Victor coming in June, to be more “adult”
• New teaser for Falcon and the Winter Soldier
• New trailer for The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers
• Disney+ announces dates for Loki, Star Wars: Bad Batch, Monsters at Work, Rescue Rangers, and a bunch of other shows
• First look at Blackfire in season 3 of Titans
• Peacock orders Frogger game show
• Nickelodeon announces new Avatar studios
• New teaser for Jupiter’s Legacy
• New teaser for The Irregulars
• Netflix renews Fate: The Winx Saga
• Shudder renews Creepshow and orders a black horror anthology series

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COMIC BOOKS

• The Big Two (WB/DC and Disney/Marvel) make statement denouncing anti-asian racism
• Marvel announces Reptil series from designer of Flame Con Flamies, Terry Blas

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Agent May
• AARON: Agent Coulson

The Geeks OUT Podcast: A Tale of Two Twins

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 the latest revelations from WandaVision, check out the new Coming 2 America trailer, and celebrate the new writer for the Blade reboot, Stacy Osei-Kuffour as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN:  New SAG, NAACP Image Awards, and Golden Globe Nominations
NIC: Latest WandaVision introduces a new look to an old character

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: In & Of Itself, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Riverdale, X-Factor
NIC: The Magicians, Remote Control, The Secret Commonwealth, RPDG

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Watchmen writer, Stacy Osei-Kuffour tapped to write Blade reboot

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Jen Richards cast in Clarice to address the Buffalo Bill problem

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Coming 2 America

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Crazy Rich Asians director taking on Wicked movie adaptation
• New trailer for Marvel’s Behind the Mask documentary
• New trailer for The Map of Tiny Pretty Things

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TV

• New ad promotes the new Paramount+ streaming service
• The CW renews almost all of their shows for new seasons
• More guest hosts announced for Jeopardy
• New trailer for Punky Brewster revival
• New teaser for The Nevers
• Creators of Haunting at Hill House are adapting The Midnight Club for Netflix
• New trailer for City of Ghosts
• Ryan Coogler developing Wakanda series for Disney+

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COMIC BOOKS

• Yara Flor is getting her own Wonder Girl series in May
• Controversial artist includes anti-semetic art in Immortal Hulk panel
• James Tynion IV introduces a new Batman rogue, Miracle Molly

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Aaron Taylor Johnson (Quicksilver)
• NIC: Evan Peters (Quicksilver)

The Geeks OUT Podcast: GameStop Saga: The Snyder Cut

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 super-sized episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Fwee Carter, as they discuss the epic battle of new GameStop investors vs. hedge fund companies, get excited for the new Godzilla vs. Kong trailer, and celebrate the nominees of the 2021 GLAAD Media Awards in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN:  Redditors support GameStop by taking on Wall Street
FWEE: Netflix is developing the queer webcomic Heartstopper

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Palmer, The Hardy Boys, Fate: The Winx Saga
FWEE: WandaVision, Digimon 2020

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Netflix developing anime Tomb Raider series 

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Nominations for the GLAAD Media Awards announced

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Godzilla vs. Kong

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Warner Bros. promotes all the movies premiering on HBO Max this year
• HBO Max announces the Snyder Cut is coming March 18
• Netflix developing animated musical based on The Witch Boy
• New trailer for Raya and the Last Dragon
• Kevin Hart joins Cate Blanchett in Borderlands movie
• Luke Evans joins the live-action Pinocchio movie

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TV

• Canadian/CW series Trickster canceled due to fake indigenous co-creator
• New trailer for the final season of Black Lightning
• Tim Drake has been added to season 3 of Titans
• New trailer for It’s a Sin
• New teaser for The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers
• New trailer for The Snoopy Show
• Main cast for The Sandman announced

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VIDEO GAMES

• You can no longer have sex with Keanu in Cyberpunk 2077
• According to Activision Blizzard, policies to hire diverse workers is too hard
• Konami shutters all 3 production divisions in restructure

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Monica/Geraldine
• FWEE: Darcy 

The Geeks OUT Podcast: 2021 Feels Invincible

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 supersized episode, the Geeks OUT Podcast returns with Kevin and John Jennison, as they discuss the first look at the new animated series Invincible, the new trailer for Superman & Lois, and celebrate Danny Lore and Luciano Vecchio taking over Marvel’s Champions in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN:  Pandemic lowered representation according to GLAAD’s “Where We Are on TV”
JOHN: New trailer for the second season of Are You Afraid of the Dark? revival

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Batman: Death in the Family, 30 Coins, Batwoman, Star Trek: Discovery, The Stand, The Watch
JOHN: Supernatural, WandaVision

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for The United States vs. Billie Holiday

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New queer creative team takes over Marvel’s Champions

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Superman & Lois

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• In a big flex, Netflix promises a movie a week this year
• New trailer for Bliss
• Pandemic delays Quiet Place 2, Morbius, No Time to Die, The King’s Man & Bob’s Burger movie
• Kevin Feige confirms Deadpool 3 will be rated R
• New trailer for Flora and Ulysses

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TV

• Barabara Gordon will be part of Titans season 3
• Peacock renews the Saved by the Bell revival
• Disney+ announces the inclusion of all 5 seasons of The Muppet Show
• Ethan Hawke cast as the villain in Moon Knight
• New trailer for season 2 of For All Mankind
• First look at the animated Invincible series
• Roku buys all of Quibi’s abandoned content
• New teaser for season 2 of Solar Opposites
• Full slate of guest hosts announced for Jeopardy
• New trailer for Clarice
• A new spinoff of Rupaul’s Drag Race is going Down Under
• Daniel Dae Kim leads his first series with the second season of The Hot Zone

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COMIC BOOKS

• The clone wars are coming to Miles Morales: Spider-Man
Dark Horse Comics announces new anti-harassment & discrimination policies 

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Miss Piggy
• JOHN: Animal

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Wilson Cruz Special

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.

While the Geeks OUT Podcast is on a short hiatus, enjoy this special episode featuring Kevin and Geeks OUT President, Nic Gitau, as they chat with queer icon Wilson Cruz, from Star Trek: Discovery. We discuss his breakthrough character on Discovery, his groundbreaking portrayal of Rickie in My So-Called Life, and his work as Executive Producer on the AppleTV+ docuseries, Visible: Out on Television.  You can listen to the audio version by clicking on the link above, or if you’d like to watch this lively interview, check out the YouTube link below.

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The Geeks OUT Podcast: Disney+ Marvel x Star Wars = $$$$$

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 super-sized episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Aaron Porchia, as they discuss the massive amount of shows/movies announced by Disney/Marvel/Star Wars, get excited about the multiverse of characters coming to Spider-Man, and celebrate Gottmik as the first trans man to join Rupaul’s Drag Race in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN:  Marvel announces Disney+ series Ironheart, She-Hulk, Secret Invasion & Armor Wars, and Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special & I Am Groot shorts
AARON: Spider-Man 3 adds to cast and opens up the multiverse

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: The Prom, Star Trek: Discovery, Haute Dogs, Guardians of the Galaxy S.W.O.R.D.
AARON: Spider-Man rewatch, The Parkers, Memorial by Bryan Washington

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Nia DaCosta announced as director for Captain Marvel sequel

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New Year’s Day brings a new cast/season of Rupaul’s Drag Race, including first trans man

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Loki

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Marvel affirms previously announced movies including Ant-Man & The Wasp, Dr. Strange, Thor sequels, plus Shang-Chi, & adds Fantastic Four to the mix
• James Mangold to direct the “final” Indiana Jones movie
• Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon to premiere in theaters & Disney+
• Disney+ exclusive movies include Chip & Dale Rescue Rangers, Pinnochio and Peter Pan & Wendy
• Cast confirmed for live-action The Little Mermaid
• Pixar announces new movie Lightyear, and Turning Red
• Patty Jenkins goes from Wonder Woman to Star Wars: Rogue Squadron
• New trailer for The Midnight Sky
• New trailer for Shadow in the Cloud

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TV

• New trailer for Marvel’s What If…?
• New trailer for WandaVision
• New trailer for Falcon and the Winter Soldier
• New season of The Mandalorian coming Dec. 2021
• Disney announces Ashoka & Rangers of the New Republic, spin-offs of The Mandalorian
• New Andor series based off Rogue One confirmed
• Disney announces new Lando series coming from Justin Simien
• Disney confirms Kenobi series for Disney+
• Star Wars shows announced including The Acolyte, Visions, & A Droid Story
• New animated series coming Star Wars: The Bad Batch
• New Disney+ series announced based on movies, Moana, Tiana, Zootopia, and Big Hero 6, and Pixar’s first series Win or Lose
• New Alien series coming to FX/Hulu from Fargo/Legion creator
• New trailer for Fate: The Winx Saga already accused of whitewashing
• Final season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has a Sabrina the Teenage Witch crossover
• New trailer for season 2 of Batwoman
• New teaser for Clarice
• New trailer for season 2 of Servant
• New trailer for The Watch
• HBO developing a reboot of True Blood
• New trailer for HBO’s new series 30 Coins

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COMIC BOOKS

• John Ridley introduces first black Batman in limited series

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Loki
• AARON: Hulk (from Thor 3 on) 

The Geeks OUT Podcast: HBO to the Max

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 Manness, from The Comic Book Queers Podcast, as they discuss Warner Bros. shocking move to premiere 2021 movies on HBO Max & theaters at the same time, get excited at the news of a possible Naomi series from Ava DuVernay, and celebrate Elliot Page living his truth and coming out as trans and nonbinary in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN:  Warner Bros. to stream all movies on HBO Max while in theatres
BRETT: New cast members announced for Hawkeye

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Uncle Frank, Freaky, The Happiest Season, The Christmas House, Fargo, The Other History of the DC Universe
BRETT: Mariah Carey’s Xmas Special, The Mandalorian, Fortnight, Daredevil

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

The CW is developing a series based on the comic Naomi

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Queer actor/activist Elliot Page comes out as trans and nonbinary

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Prom

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Peter Dinklage to star in Toxic Avenger reboot
• First look at Clifford the Big Red Dog

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TV

• Disney is canceling DuckTales with season 3
• PopTV cancels One Day at a Time (again)
• NBC cancels Superstore
• New teaser for Call me Kat
• New trailer for season 2 of Nancy Drew
• David Ramsey to appear on several Arrowverse shows
• New trailer for the final season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
• After the college admissions scandal, Felicity Huffman has landed on her feet
• First look at the dragons in the GoT prequel House of the Dragon

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COMIC BOOKS

• With X of Swords over we enter the Reign of X 
• DC announces a pair of queer centered YA stories with I Am Not Starfire & Poison Ivy: Thorns

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Daken
• BRETT: Daken 

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

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 get into the spirit with a new queer holiday movie trailer “Dashing in December” and the early X-mas miracle of “Wonder Woman 1984” coming to theaters and HBO Max on 12/25, and celebrate The CW developing a Yara Flor centric “Wonder Girl” series for our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN & NIC:  Wonder Woman 1984 will hit theaters and stream on HBO Max on Xmas

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Underwater, Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, Adventure Time: Distant Lands – Obsidian, Marvel Voices: Indigenous Voices
NIC: His Dark Materials S2 premiere, Animaniacs reboot!,1 week countdown to The Happiest Season];  [everything royal (White Queen, The Crown, The Princess Switch 2)

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

The CW developing a Wonder Girl series centered on latinx character Yara Flor

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New trailer for Dashing in December

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Chaos Walking

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Godmothered
• New teaser for Canvas
• Yet another trailer for the director’s cut of Justice League
• New trailer for Tom & Jerry
• New trailer for Batman: Soul of the Dragon

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TV

• Hulu renews Woke
• New trailer for The Wilds
• Mattel is developing a gameshow based on the card game Uno
• New trailer for the Minions Holiday Special
• HBO Max orders limited series of DMZ based on the comic & The Last of Us
• New teaser of season 2 of Batwoman
• This will be the last season of Black Lightning
• Charmed and The Conners casts trans actor J.J. Hawkins & Alexandra Billings in recurring roles

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COMIC BOOKS

• Vault Comics releasing queer sci-fi horror book Hollow Heart in Feb. 
• SiriusXM announces new set of Marvel podcasts 
• Marvel announces Marvel Voices: Legacy for Black History Month

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Beth Harmon (The Queen’s Gambit)
• NIC: Queen Elizabeth (White Princess)