The Geeks OUT Podcast: Witches Get Stitches

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 trailer for the remake of The Witches, get excited for NewFest’s all trans table read of Brokeback Mountain, and celebrate the news of Iman Vellani being cast as Ms. Marvel for our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Regal Cinemas to close all theaters
JON: New trailer for remake of The Witches

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Boys in the Band, Julie & The Phantoms, The Immortal She-Hulk
JON: Enola Holmes, The Boys, The Great British Baking Show

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Newcomer Iman Vellani cast as Ms. Marvel

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

The NYC LGBTQ Film Fest is doing a virtual reading of Brokeback Mountain with an all trans cast

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Orange Years

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Warner Bros. orders film adaptation of Black
• Disney+ adds a GroupWatch option
• Jamie Foxx to return as Electro in Spider-Man 3
• New trailer for The Craft: Legacy
• New animated Dr. Seuss movies announced
• New trailer for Bad Hair
• New trailer for Spell
• New trailer for Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey

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TV

• New trailer for Marvel’s 616
• Netflix orders Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story from Ryan Murphy
• New promo for The Connors
ABC announces new diversity & inclusion standards
• New teaser for The Snoopy Show 

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COMIC BOOKS

• L.A. Comic-Con schedules in-person event for December      
Milestone Comics’ library is now available for digital downloads 

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SHILF

• KEVIN: BooBoo Stewart
• JON: Kamala Khan

The Geeks OUT Podcast: We’ve Got 20/20 WandaVision

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 WandaVision, get excited for the first look at Javicia Leslie as Batwoman, and celebrate Jonathan Bennett being cast in Hallmark’s first queer Xmas movie in This Week In Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Marvel rearranges movie schedule again in light of COVID
ERIC: Marvel reintroducing S.W.O.R.D. in December

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Enola Holmes, Fantasy Island, Lovecraft Country
ERIC: X-Men as always, the Leprechaun movies

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

First look at Javicia Leslie as Batwoman

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Hallmark’s first queer X-mas movie casts Jonathan Bennett

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for WandaVision 

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for The Croods: A New Age
• Zack Snyder gets $70mil for Justice League reshoots
• Black Adam finds it’s Hawkman
• New trailer for Books of Blood
• New trailer for Over the Moon

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TV

• Supergirl is ending with season 6
• Disney+ developing a Nick Fury series starring Samuel L. Jackson
• New trailer for Helstrom
• The Simpsons and Family Guy announce new voice actors for POC characters
• A spinoff of The Boys is being developed for Amazon
• HBO Max orders The Suicide Squad spinoff series Peacemaker   
• New trailer for The Haunting of Bly Manor     
• Netflix cancels The Dark Crystal: The Age of Resistance 

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COMIC BOOKS

• Hellboy and Savage Dragon endorse Biden/Harris      
Archie Comics will release same-day on Comixology Unlimited 

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Monet
• ERIC: Apocalypse

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Tatiana Maslany: Attorney-at-Law

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 Lifetime casting a real-life couple as the leads in their first queer X-mas movie, the new trailer for season 2 of The Mandalorian, and celebrate Disney+ casting Tatiana Maslany as She-Hulk for our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New Harry Potter game reportedly doesn’t involve J.K. Rowling
JON: New trailer for season 2 of The Mandalorian

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: We Are Who We Are, Ratched, Away
JON: The Boys, GLOW Season 2, A Wizard of Earthsea, The Invisible Man

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Tatiana Maslany cast as She-Hulk for Disney+ series

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Lifetime casts married gay couple as leads in The Christmas Setup

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Love and Monsters

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Ant-Man 3 adds Jonathan Majors as Kang the Conqueror
• New trailer for Synchronic
• New trailer for Evil Eye
• New trailer for The Lie
• New trailer for Nocturne
• New trailer for Black Box

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TV

• HBO Max renews Raised by Wolves for a second season & Harley Quinn
• DC Universe becomes DC Universe Infinite and only offers comics
• CBS All Access is rebranding to Paramount+
• SNL adds first out Black LGBTQ cast member Punkie Johnson
• First look at the black-ish animated election special
• Netflix orders animated reboot of Good Times   
• New BTS look at the Animaniacs revival 

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VIDEO GAMES

• Sony announces more details for Playstation 5 but screws up pre-orders

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SHILF

• KEVIN: RBG
• JON: RBG

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Crash Into Diversity

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 President of NYCGaymers, Raffy Regulus, as they discuss the new diversity/inclusivity initiatives coming to the Oscars in 2024, get excited for a redesigned and playable Tawna in Crash Bandicoot 4, and celebrate the news of a new season of Kipo & the Age of Wonderbeasts in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Ubisoft apologizes for misconduct & “inappropriate content” in a game
RAFFY: The Oscars release new inclusivity requirements for Best Picture nominees

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Mulan, The Babysitter: Killer Queen, For All Mankind, Empyre Aftermath
RAFFY: X-Men comics (Johnathan Hickman oriented), Spellbreak, Lovecraft Country, Upcoming Hyrule Warriors game, Raised by Wolves

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New look at Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time finally gives Tawna a redesign and makes her playable

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Netflix announces 3rd and final season of Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser for the animated movie Wolfwalkers

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Hulu’s movie anthology series Monsterland
• New trailer for the remake of Dune
• Sony Pictures waiting until the pandemic is over before releasing big movies
• New trailer for Freaky
• Neve Campbell joins Scream 5 as 3rd original cast member returning

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TV

• The Walking Dead is coming to an end, but adds two spinoffs
• New trailer for The Walking Dead: World Beyond
• Peacock orders 2 seasons of dramatic reboot of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
• New trailer for season 3 of Star Trek: Discovery
• Adult Swim cancels The Venture Bros. 
• New trailer for Ratched 

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VIDEO GAMES

• Microsoft gives more details on Xbox Series X & introduces Series S
• New trailer for the documentary Console Wars

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Leah Williams
• JOHN: Jonathan Hickman

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Scary Stories to Tell in the Park

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 Sony developing a Silk series from Marvel, a new trailer for Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, and celebrate Star Trek: Discovery introducing a non-binary and a trans character in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Nickelodeon pulls Made by Maddie after Hair Love comparisons & a new trailer for Netflix series Grand Army drops that is already falling into controversy
JOHN: New teaser for The Haunting of Bly Manor

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: New Mutants, I’m Thinking of Ending Things, Empyre, Guardians of the Galaxy
JOHN: Supernatural, Lucifer, Oracle Decks

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Sony developing Silk series along with other Marvel based shows

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Star Trek: Discovery is introducing a trans and a non-binary character

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous 

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for The Boys in the Band
• Production on The Batman shuts down after the star tests positive for COVID
• John Boyega calls out Star Wars/Disney on their treatment of POC characters
• New trailer for Welcome to the Blumhouse
• New trailer for No Time to Die

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TV

• CBS All Access announces a virtual Star Trek Day
• New teaser for The Stand remake
• Netflix orders The Three-Body-Problem from Game of Thrones ep’s
• New trailer for We Are Who We Are
• AMC cancels NOS4A2 

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COMIC BOOKS

• DC Comics hires former Activision marketing officer as new GM
• Dark Horse teams with Comixology to print Comixology Originals
• Hasbro follows DC Fandome with their own PulseCon

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Dean Winchester
• JOHN: Dean Winchester

The Geeks OUT Podcast: The Killer Babysitter’s Club

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 Marvel (finally) canonically acknowledging Hercules’ queer identity in the latest issue of Guardians of the Galaxy, the new trailer for The Babysitter: Killer Queen, and celebrate Big Mouth re-casting Missy with comedian Ayo Edebiri, as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: After 4 years of battling colon cancer, Chadwick Boseman passes away
J.W.: HBO Max announces docuseries Equal about LGBTQ+ activists

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Freak Show, Bloodshot, Bill & Ted Face the Music, Trinkets
J.W.: Stage Mother, The Goes Wrong Show, Fangs, The Wig, The Bitch, and the Meltdown, The Memo, Happy & You Know It, Cinderella and the Glass Ceiling

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Big Mouth has found their new Missy

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

This coming week’s Guardians of the Galaxy confirms Hercules queerness

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Babysitter: Killer Queen 

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Enola Holmes
• New trailer for Justice League: Directors Cut
• New trailer for Tremors: Shrieker Island
• New trailer for Come Play
• Disney developing movie based on The Haunted Mansion

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TV

• New poster for The Conners promotes mask use
• HBO developing an adaptation of Michael Crichton’s Sphere
• New teaser for season 2 of His Dark Materials
• New trailer for Raised by Wolves
• Netflix orders a series adaptation of Resident Evil
• Networks fill their fall lineups with game shows, sports, and DISCO  
• The Stand is coming to CBS All Access in December 
• NBC orders Kate McKinnon led Joe Exotic limited series
• Fox is developing an animated X-Files series  
• Live-action Powerpuff Girls series is in development

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VIDEO GAMES

• New teaser for Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
• New trailer for Gotham Knights
• Marvel and Galactus are invading Fortnite

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Suicide Squad Goalz

Geeks OUT Podcast: Suicide Squad Goalz

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Lynaé DePriest (@LynaeDePriest) as they discuss news from DC Fandome, including the first look at The Suicide Squad, The Batman, and celebrate the new trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 as our Strong Female Character of the

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Lynae DePriest, as they discuss news from DC Fandome, including the first look at The Suicide Squad, The Batman, and celebrate the new trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Massive layoffs happen at DC including Editor in Chief & a third of their editors & name new co-interim-editors in chiefDC Universe shows moving to HBO Max
LYNAÉ: Stranger Things to go past 4 seasons

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Project Power, Umbrella Academy, Teenage Bounty Hunters
LYNAÉ: 3%, Lovecraft Country, I May Destroy You, The Chi

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Wonder Woman 1984

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New teaser for Bad Hair

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New look at The Suicide Squad

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Olivia Wilde to direct female led “spider” movie for Sony
• New trailer for The Batman
• Netflix gets the R.L. Stine Fear Street trilogy
• Amazon announces Welcome to the Blumhouse movie series

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TV

• Netflix renews Warrior Nun for season 2
• Netflix cancels The Society and I Am Not Okay With This due to COVID
• Showtime cancels Penny Dreadful: City of Angels
• Writers quit All Rise after clashing w/ showrunner on depiction of gender/race
• New trailer for Earth to Ned
Supernatural announces return date for final “season”  
• AppleTV+ orders an animated Harriet the Spy series 

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COMIC BOOKS

• The Other History of the DC Universe finally getting released
• Milestone Comics returning early 2021
• Marvel announces Marvel’s Voices: Indigenous Voices one-shot

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Bi Bi Grom Queen

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 new Eisner & Hugo award winning artist, Tana Ford, as they discuss Tana winning a Hugo award over livestream, cheer for Disney’s The Owl House confirming a main character’s bisexuality, and celebrate Lilly Wachowski affirming that The Matrix is a trans allegory in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Disney’s The Owl House confirms a character’s bisexuality
TANA: Hugo Awards announced by an imperfect GRR Martin

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: The Go Go’s, Star Trek: Below Decks, Razorblades, Empyre, Yes, I’m Flagging
TANA: Palm Springs, Perry Mason

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Reboot of A League of Their Own coming to Amazon

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Lilly Wachowski discusses The Matrix as a trans allegory

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Ratched

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Live-action Mulan skipping theatres and going straight to Disney+
• Nia DaCosta signs on to direct Captain Marvel sequel
• Antebellum moves to PVOD
• New trailer for I’m Thinking of Ending Things

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TV

• New trailer for Raised by Wolves
• New trailer for The Third Day
• The CW releases pro-mask hero posters
• New teaser for DC Fandome
• Animaniacs reboot is coming in November
• Comedy Central orders a reboot of Ren & Stimpy  
• New trailer for season 2 of Pen15 

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COMIC BOOKS

• Kelly Sue DeConnick speaks out on comic’s gatekeepers
• Cullen Bunn releasing D&D inspired Deepest Catacombs webcomic

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Nyles (Palm Springs)
• TANA: Sarah (Palm Springs)

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: Edging Closer to New Mutants Release

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 a new trailer and scene from the continuously forthcoming New Mutants movie, get excited for 4 more seasons of The Dragon Prince, and celebrate Mariko Tamaki & Tana Ford winning Eisner Awards in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Tenet, Mulan, Avatar & Star Wars sequels, and more delayed again
JON: The Dragon Prince has been renewed for 4 more seasons

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Relic, Kidding, Agents of SHIELD, X-Men/FF, Wynd
JON: Mysteries: Perry Mason, Tana French – Faithful Place, HBO Documentaries, Luigi’s Mansion 3

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

The Old Guard breaks Netflix viewership records

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Teaser and first scene of New Mutants debuts on Comic-Con@Home

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

Mariko Tamaki wins big at the Eisner Awards, as well as friend of the podcast and Flame Con artist, Tana Ford

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for Bill & Ted Face the Music
• China to reopen movie theaters with several restrictions 

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TV

• New teaser for Helstrom
• New trailer for The Walking Dead: World Beyond and new premiere dates
• Central Park gets a new Molly
The Boys is getting another season and an after-show hosted by Aisha Tyler
• New trailer for Truth Seekers
• Amazon orders Paper Girls to series
• New trailer for season 2 of His Dark Materials  
• New trailer for Lovecraft Country
• New trailer for Dallas & Robo 
• New trailer for Don’t Look Deeper
• New trailer for Rupaul’s Drag Race: Vegas Revue  
• New teaser for season 11 of Archer
DC Universe no longer offering annual subscriptions

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COMIC BOOKS

• Actors Oscar Isaac and Keanu Reeves releasing their own comics

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Sebastian Chacon (Fly Rico from Penny Dreadful)
• JON: Chris Chalk (actor from Perry Mason)