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: Loki What We Have Here

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 Sammie James, as they discuss the new trailers for Loki, Cruella, Pose, & Star Trek: Discovery and celebrate all the winners for the GLAAD Media Awards in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN:  Regé-Jean Page responds to racist reasons he wasn’t cast on Krypton
SAMMIE: New trailer for the final season of Pose

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Thunder Force, What Lies Below, Them
SAMMIE: Creepshow, Wynonna Earp, What Big Teeth

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New Cruella trailer

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Winners announced for the GLAAD Media Awards

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser for Star Trek: Discovery

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for animated Batman: The Long Halloween
• Taika Waititi releases new animal rights short film Save Ralph
• New teaser for Ghostbusters: Afterlife
• New Stephen King Rules Dollar Baby Film Festival announced
• New trailer for The Night House
• New trailer for Things Heard & Seen
• New trailer for The Woman in the Window
• Paramount announces a new Star Trek movie coming in 2023

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TV

• New trailer for Jupiter’s Legacy
• Fox gives Duncanville and early season 3 renewal
• New trailer for Girls5eva
• Peacock orders a reboot of Queer as Folk
• Teaser for Star Trek: Picard teases the return of Q
• New trailer for Star Trek: Lower Decks
• New trailer for Loki
• HBO Max orders a Magic Mike competition series

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VIDEO GAMES

• Intel introduces the possibility to monitor/censor hate speech at GDC
• Lil Nas X introduces new Twerk Hero game

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Brainy
• SAMMIE: Dreamer 

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: Dipping into the Live-Stream

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 special live-streamed episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by drag performer Misster, as they discuss the leaks of Nintendo beta designs, praise the winners of the GLAAD Media Awards, and celebrate Beyoncé gifting us with Black is King on Disney+ as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Newspapers pull Six Chix’s Pro-Mask & Pro-BLM comic strip
MISSTER: Nintendo leak of beta designs

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Tank Girl, Don’t Look Deeper, X-Factor
MISSTER: Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Legend of Korra

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Beyoncé’s Black is King visual album debuts on Disney+

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

GLAAD Media Award winners announced

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for animated “choose your own” Batman: Death in the Family

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Love in the Time of Corona
• Regal Cinemas will begin to reopen in late August 
• AMC Theaters agree to new deal with Universal
• New trailer for Kajillionaire  
• Tenet continues to confuse and will now release internationally and in some US theaters

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TV

• Star Trek: Discovery season 3 coming in October
• New trailer for We Are Who We Are
• New trailer for Infinity Train: Book 3
• Prequel series to The Witcher is coming to Netflix
• New trailer for Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous  
• New trailer for Teenage Bounty Hunters
• First look at Sarah Paulson in Ratched 
• Netflix acquires a slew of classic 90’s black sitcoms
• Jeff Loeb reportedly made anti-asian racist comments working on Daredevil  
• Emmy Nominations feature a number of firsts and record noms for Watchmen and will be virtual 

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel launches new web comic “Heroes at Home”
• First look at the Mean Girls comic sequel  

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: Queer Stories to Tell in the Dark

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 extended episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Brett Mannes from the Comic Book Queers Podcast, as they discuss the new teaser of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, get happy about Marvel announcing a new Valkyrie solo series, and celebrate all the winners of this year’s GLAAD Media Awards in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New teaser trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
BRETT: New trailer for Twilight Zone reboot

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Star Trek: Discovery
BRETT: X-Tremists, Detective Comics #1000, Mr. & Mrs. X

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Marvel announces new Valkyrie solo series

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Steven Universe, Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, and The Elder Scrolls Online: Sommerset win GLAAD Media Awards

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

Sneak peak at season 6 of Agents of SHIELD

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Annabelle Comes Home
• Child’s Play reboot adds Mark Hamill
New trailer for Brightburn
• New trailer for Netflix’s The Silence
Angelina Jolie in talks to join The Eternals

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TV

• Runaways renewed for season 3
• New trailer for NOS4A2
Arrow is losing Felicity before it’s final season
• New trailer for Legends of Tomorrow
• First look at Stargirl & update on Swamp Thing’s premiere
• New teaser trailer for Pennyworth series
• Netflix renews The Order for season 2
The Dragon Prince renewed for season 3
• New trailer for season 2 of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
Apple TV+ announced

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COMIC BOOKS

Wiccan & Hulkling returning for limited series by Tini Howard
DC teases the year ahead

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Roy Harper
• BRETT: Booster Gold & Blue Beetle

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Thor’s Trap Centr-al

Geeks OUT Podcast: Thor’s Trap Centr-al

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by @LynaeDePriest as they discuss Black Panther’s historic Oscar nomination, wonder if we’ll get as swole as Chris Hemsworth with his new fitness app Centr, and celebrate the nominees for this year’s GLAAD Media Awards in This

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Lynaé DePriest as they discuss Black Panther’s historic Oscar nomination, wonder if we’ll get as swole as Chris Hemsworth with his new fitness app Centr, and celebrate the nominees for this year’s GLAAD Media Awards in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Bryan Singer still directing Red Sonja despite new allegations (Content Warning)
LYNAÉ: Oscar nominations announced & Black Panther becomes first superhero movie nominated for Best Picture

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Glass, Deadly Class, Buffy, The Immortal Hulk
LYNAÉ: The Passage, Good Trouble

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power returns for season 2 in April

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

GLAAD Media Award nominations announced

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Umbrella Academy

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New images from Captain Marvel
• Chris Hemsworth wants to help you get swole
• Matt Smith joins Morbius
• Sequel to Bumblebee is already in development

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TV

• Freeform’s Siren exploring polyamory
• CW orders pilots of The Lost Boys, Nancy Drew, and Riverdale spinoff
• First look at Jon Cryer as Lex Luthor on Supergirl
• Netflix in early development of Resident Evil series
Hulu raising rates on most plans
• First trailer for The Boys

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COMICS

DC offered fans a chance to tour their collections if they donated to GLSEN
• Kickstarter’s Comics had a record year last year

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Billy (Deadly Class) 
• LYNAÉ: Nathan (Misfits)