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)

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Release the Peacock

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 the Black Gay Comic Geek, Michael Lamar Simeon, as they discuss Peacock launching – but not on Roku or Amazon, the new trailer for Project Power, and celebrate the news of an Atomic Blonde sequel as our Strong Female Character in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: John Lewis, civil rights leader/activist/comic writer, passes away
MICHAEL: Peacock not available on Roku or Amazon

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Palm Springs, Dexter, Snowpiercer, Killer Camp, Empyre
MICHAEL: Excellence, The Destroyer, Prodigy, Hamilton, Old Guard 

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER OF THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Atomic Blonde sequel being developed for Netflix

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Project Power

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• First look at Mattel’s Wonder Woman 1984 line 
• Noah Centino cast as Atom Smasher in Black Adam movie
• New trailer for The One and Only Ivan
• Velma was originally gay in animated series & James Gunn’s Scooby-Doo
• New teaser trailer promoting New Mutants panel

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TV

• CBS partnering with NAACP to ensure diverse voices & stories
• Spectrum orders series from deaf and queer model Nyle DiMarco
• Disney+ orders Clone Wars spinoff, The Bad Batch
• New teaser for Muppets Now
• The Falcon & Winter Soldier and other Marvel shows release delayed
• New trailer for season 5 of Lucifer
• New teaser for season 2 of Snowpiercer  
• New teaser for Chucky series
• New trailer for Woke 

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel announces Marvel Made collectible boxes & Marvel Masterpieces
• Rorschach maxi-series announced from DC Black Label
• Dynamite removes variant cover from ComicsGate fundraising campaign
• 2019 was the biggest year in sales for Comics & Graphic Novels

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Tim Drake
• MICHAEL: Nightwing

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Changing of The Old Guard

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 longtime listener, Mike Moon, as they discuss the SFC & queer filled action movie The Old Guard, the renewal of HBO Max’s Legendary, and celebrate the new Batwoman, Javicia Leslie, as our Strong Female Character of the Week. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Disney World reopens to mixed reactions

MIKE: Podcast that are currently getting me through it (Jay & Miles, The Greatest Generation, Homo Superior)

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: The Old Guard, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, Doom Patrol
MIKE: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Star Trek Discovery, Star Girl, Dawn of X

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New Batwoman is announced

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

HBO Max renews Legendary & We’re Here

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Star Trek: Lower Decks

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• New trailer for An American Pickle
• New trailer for Happy Halloween, Scooby-Doo
• WB is reportedly developing a Zatanna movie & Constantine movie
• Halle Berry reconsiders playing trans character in a new movie
• Thandie Newton is serving some tea
• New teaser for Halloween Kills 

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TV

• HBO Max orders animated series based on Hair Love short
Gotham City PD series spinoff from The Batman ordered by HBO Max
• Stargirl renewed exclusively on The CW
• CW cancels Katy Keene
• Chilling Adventures of Sabrina ending this year
• New trailer for season 2 of The Umbrella Academy
• Amazon developing series based on Fallout  
• New teaser for season 2 of The Boys
• Teaser trailer for season 2 of PEN15
• Comedy Central orders revival of Beavis and Butt-head
• The Great renewed for season 2
• Lee Daniels developing reboot of The Wonder Years, featuring a black family
Quibi is not doing well 

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COMIC BOOKS

• New trailer for Audible’s adaptation of The Sandman
• The Far Side comic returns, sorta
• Spotify teams with Archie Comics for scripted podcasts

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Singled, Out & Queer

Geeks OUT Podcast: Singled, Out & Queer

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Geeks OUT President Nic Gitau (@cocodevaux), as they discuss the trailer for the new reboot of The Baby-Sitters Club, the first look at AppleTV+’s adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation, and celebrate Quibi renewing Singled Out hosted

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Geeks OUT President, Nic Gitau, as they discuss the trailer for the new reboot of The Baby-Sitters Club, the first look at AppleTV+’s adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation, and celebrate Quibi renewing Singled Out hosted by the queertastic Keke Palmer & Joel Kim Booster in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Multiple comic professionals face harassment accusations

NIC: Disney re-themes Splash Mountain after The Princess and the Frog

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Harley Quinn, The Floor is Lava, You Brought Me the Ocean
NIC: Drag Race, Hannibal, This One Summer

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for The Baby-Sitter’s Club reboot

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Quibi renews the queertastic Singled Out for a second season

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Foundation

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Michael Keaton in talks to play Batman in new Flash movie
• Queer filmmaker and icon Joel Schumacher passes away
• New trailer for animated movie Superman: Man of Tomorrow
• Tenet & Mulan pushed back again, to August
• Elizabeth Banks to star in live action Magic School Bus movie
• New trailer for Over the Moon 
• New trailer for The King’s Man
• SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run moving to onDemand & CBS All Access 

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TV

• New trailer for Brave New World
Central Park, Big Mouth, Family Guy, & The Simpsons recasting non-white roles being played white actors
• New trailer for Muppets Now
• New trailer for docuseries Into the Unknown: Making Frozen 2
• New trailer for Unsolved Mysteries revival
• Netflix picks up Cobra Kai
• Syfy cancels Vagrant Queen  
• New trailer for Crunchyroll’s animated latinx series Onyx Equinox 

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COMIC BOOKS

• Eisner Awards redoing voting process after anomalies occur
• Skybound announces virtual Skybound Expo

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Snyder Cut or Uncut?

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 comedian Jay Jurden, as they discuss the first look at the Snyder Cut of Justice League, get a taste of the new Candyman, and celebrate the Daria spinoff, Jodie coming to Comedy Central as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: 13 Reasons Why ends with horribly inaccurate AIDS death
JAY: New animated teaser for Candyman reboot

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Superman: Red Son, Roswell, NM, One Day at a Time, Kipo, Wynd
JAY: The Last Airbender, One Piece, X-titles

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Daria spinoff, Jodie, coming to Comedy Central

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Noah’s Arc: The ‘Rona Chronicles coming to YouTube July 5th

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

First look at the Snyder Cut of Justice League

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Oscars 2021 delayed until late April
• New trailer for Palm Springs
• Jurassic World and Avatar sequels among the first to go back into production
• New trailer for Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons
• AMC Theatres & Regal will reopen in July now requiring masks
• Scholastic is developing an adaptation of Animorphs 

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TV

• Warner Bros announces DC Fandome virtual event
The CW announces they’re finally blocking hateful comments on social media
• New trailer for season 2 of Doom Patrol features the SeX-Men
Doctor Who audio series introduces the first trans companion ever
• New trailer for Warrior Nun
• New trailer for Cursed
• Shudder greenlights a season 3 of Creepshow  
• Nickelodeon orders reboot of The Smurfs
• New trailer for Close Enough 

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel Unlimited releases free books from black artists/writers
• DC Comics producing podcasts exclusively for Spotify
• Milestone Comics may make a return
• Free Comic Book Day turning into Free Comic Book Summer

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Wiccan
• JAY: King Teddy (Hulkling)

The Geeks OUT Podcast: CW Coming Out Party

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 Calvin Cato, as they discuss J.K. Rowling’s latest TERF musings and the new Chuck Tingle book inspired by it, and celebrate CW stars Chyler Leigh & Lili Reinhart coming out as our Strong Female Characters of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: JK Rowling makes more TERF statements, HP stars and Nicole Maines speak out, WB less so, which inspired a new book from Chuck Tingle 
CALVIN: Actor who played Elongated Man on Flash fired for racist tweets

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Artemis Fowl, Stargirl, The Great, Snowpiercer, The Hollow, Ring Fit
CALVIN: She-Ra, Our Worlds at War, Steel, Shantae & the Seven Sirens, Streets of Rage

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Chyler Leigh from Supergirl and Riverdale’s Lili Reinhart come out

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Nickelodeon celebrates Pride by highlighting LGBTQIA+ characters & actors

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Lovecraft Country

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

• Disney developing a Lionel Ritchie inspired movie musical
• New trailer for Bill & Ted Face the Music
• Wonder Woman 1984, Tenet, and Matrix 4 all have been pushed back
• The Oscars look to become more inclusive
• New trailer for You Should Have Left
• New trailer for Archive 

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TV

• Promised Neverland is being developed by Amazon
• Watchmen & Stranger Things win Peabody Awards
• New trailer for Crossing Swords
• New trailer for season 2 of Doom Patrol 
Batwoman will not use the “Bury Your Gays” trope
• Riverdale EP apologizes after being called out by Vanessa Morgan
• Premiere of Love, Victor moved out of respect for Juneteenth 
• MTV Movie & TV Awards postponed
• Revival of Looney Tunes decides no guns for Elmer Fudd 

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COMIC BOOKS

• New details of SDCC’s Comic-Con@Home
• Marvel’s Free Comic Book Day coming in July
• DC Comics officially breaks ties with Diamond

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Wrong Hordak
• CALVIN: Hordak

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Hedy Lamarr is a Wonder Woman

Geeks OUT Podcast: Hedy Lamarr is a Wonder Woman

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by 2x Hugo Award nominee, Tana Ford, as they discuss Syfy & USA Network teaming up with GLAAD for Pride month, the new trailer for Hulu’s Love, Victor, and celebrate AppleTV+ ordering the Gal Gadot starring series

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by by 2x Hugo Award nominee, Tana Ford, as they discuss Syfy & USA Network teaming up with GLAAD for Pride month, the new trailer for Hulu’s Love, Victor, and celebrate AppleTV+ ordering the Gal Gadot starring series about Hedy Lamarr as our Strong Female Character of the Week.  

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Christian Cooper, former Marvel editor, thrust into spotlight by a Karen
TANA: New trailer for Perry Mason

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Greta, Devs, Upload, Legendary
TANA: Killing Eve, Rick and Morty, Bob’s Burgers

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

AppleTV+ orders Hedy Lamarr series starring Gal Gadot 

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Syfy & USA Network team up with GLAAD for Pride month

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Love, Victor

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Secret Society of Second-Born Royals
New trailer for Into the Dark: Good Boy
New update to Hulu adds a Watch Party feature
Henry Cavill in talks to return as Superman but only in a supporting role
Cate Blanchett joins Borderlands movie
Miami Dolphins’ stadium being converted into a drive-in theatre 

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TV

• HBO Max launches, but not for all
Fraggle Rock has been revived for a full series on AppleTV+
• Amazon developing series based on the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo books
• New trailer for season 2 of NOS4A2 

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COMIC BOOKS

Marvel makes more comics digital-first, while marking the return to comic shops
• DC turns to Instagram with an exclusive Joker & Punchline story

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Henry Cavill
• TANA: Renfri the Princess

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Coming “Out” on Disney+

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 Steve Gianaca, as they discuss HBO Max’s decision to release the Snyder Cut of Justice League, get excited about Tuca & Bertie getting a second season on Adult Swim, and celebrate Out, the first Pixar SparkShort on Disney+ to feature a queer main character in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Justice League the Snyder Cut is coming to HBO Max is 2021
STEVE: Season 2 of Umbrella Academy coming July 31

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Hightown, Stargirl, Mythic Quest
STEVE: She-Ra, Picard, FF7 Remake, Animal Crossing, Lore Olympus

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Tuca & Bertie has been picked up by Adult Swim

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New Pixar SparkShorts Out now on Disney+ featuring first queer main character

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Old Guard

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Shazam director releases short-form horror film Not Alone in Here
New music video for Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga
David Arquette officially signs on to Scream 5
Disney adapting The Snow Queen for live-action movie
New trailer for The Last Days of American Crime
New trailer for Antebellum
New trailer for Tenet
New trailer for We Bare Bears: The Movie

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TV

• Ruby Rose is leaving Batwoman
• First look at the new limited series The Stand remake
Motherland: Fort Salem renewed for season 2
• New trailer for Space Force
Muppets Now coming to Disney+ July 31
• Peacock is developing Little Mermaid inspired series Washed Up
• New trailer for season 2 of The Alienist
What We Do in the Shadows renewed for 3rd season

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COMIC BOOKS

• Boom! Studios announces early launch for Wynd
Scribd expands into comics and more in new streaming service
DC Universe celebrating Pride by featuring LGBTQ+ stories

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SHILF

• KEVIN: The Dad from Out
• STEVE: Cloud