The Geeks OUT Podcast: Queerer Things

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 Andrew Fafoutakis, as they discuss the newest trailers for Stranger Things and G.L.O.W. and celebrate Jill Soloway signing on to write/direct the Red Sonja remake in This Week in Queer. 

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New trailer for season 3 of Stranger Things
ANDREW: Pose renewed for season 3

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Toy Story 4, Euphoria, Agents of SHIELD, Bravest Knight
ANDREW: Chambers, Aggretsuko, Los Espookys, Alternatino

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for season 3 of GLOW

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Red Sonja finds new director in Jill Soloway

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for The Terror: Infamy

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Prequel to Hunger Games coming
• Avengers: Endgame extended edition coming to theatres
• Pixar announces new movie Soul
• A new Paranormal Activity movie in the works
• New trailer for Ready or Not

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TV

• Big names circling The Stand remake miniseries
Queer Eye renewed for two more seasons
Angel’s 20th reunion happening at NYCC
• New trailer for The Boys
• New trailer for new animated series Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?

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COMIC BOOKS

• J.J. Abrams writing Spider-Man miniseries with his son
DC’s restructuring effectively ends Vertigo and expands YA slate

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Bash
• ANDREW: The Boys

The Geeks OUT Podcast: X-Meh Dark Phoenix

Geeks OUT Podcast: X-Meh Dark Phoenix

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Josh Trujilllo (@losthiskeysman) “live” from HeroesCon as they discuss their thoughts on Dark Phoenix, the new trailer for Doctor Sleep, and celebrate Tracee Ellis Ross bringing back Daria’s Jodie as our Strong Female Character of the

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Josh Trujillo, “live” from HeroesCon as they discuss their thoughts on Dark Phoenix, the new trailer for Doctor Sleep, and celebrate Tracee Ellis Ross bringing back Daria’s Jodie as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New trailer for Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep
JOSH: New details released for Steven Universe: The Movie

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Dark Phoenix, Pose, NOS4A2
JOHN: Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Chernobyl, Nintendo E3

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

MTV orders Daria spinoff Jodie from Tracee Ellis Ross

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

DC announces new Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy mini

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Frozen 2

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for horror themed The Banana Splits Movie
• An animated Spice Girls movie is coming
• New Black Christmas remake coming this holiday

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TV

• New trailer for Veronica Mars revival
• New trailer for Pennyworth
• Syfy developing Lobo spinoff from Krypton
• New teaser for second half of Young Justice: Outsiders
DC Universe reassures future after Swamp Thing cancelation
Russian Doll renewed for season 2
Love, Death & Robots renewed with new supervising director Jennifer Yuh
• Disney+ orders new Chip ‘n’ Dale animated series
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic introducing lesbian couple

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel unveils new Strikeforce
DC Black Label reimagining Harley Quinn’s origin

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Michael Fassbender
• JOSH: Jennifer Lawrence

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Scary Stories to Tell at Pride

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 more Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark trailers, a dark future for Swamp Thing, and celebrate a special pride edition of The Babadook in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: DC Universe cancels Swamp Thing & reportedly reevaluating streaming service
JOHN: New trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Slasher: Solstice, Black Mirror, Dodge City, Misfit City, Doomsday Clock
JOHN: Swamp Thing, Theater of Terror, Good Omens, Dark Crystal

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Jessica Jones

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Special Pride edition of The Babadook is coming out

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser for Amazon’s Undone

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Ad Astra
• A Magic 8-Ball movie is in development
• New promo for The Lion King remake
First poster for Wonder Woman 84
Black Adam finally secures director

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TV

• The Good Place coming to an end with season 4
Magic: The Gathering coming to Netflix from the Russo Bros.
• Netflix announces animated Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous
• Elizabeth Hurley is coming to season 3 of Marvel’s Runaways
• Revival of 90’s X-Men: The Animated Series being pitched to Disney
• Syfy cancels Deadly Class and Happy!
• New trailer for Starz’s The Rook
• New trailer Apple TV Plus series For All Mankind
• New teaser for Carnival Row
• The CW releasing new anthology series Two Sentence Horror Stories

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COMIC BOOKS

The Walking Dead kills off another main character
Marvel teases new event starring Angela & Wiccan on a team

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Chidi
• JOHN: Jason!

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Twilight Sparkle Batman

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 Robert Pattinson being cast as the new Batman, anxiously await the final season of Jessica Jones, and celebrate Hulu’s new animated queer fairy tale series The Bravest Knight in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Disney, WB and other production companies threaten to leave Georgia
JON: Robert Pattinson to play the new Batman

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Rocketman, The Hot Zone, X-Tremists, War Scrolls, Heroes in Crisis
JON: Game of Thrones is over!!, POSE Season 1

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for The Kitchen

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Season 1 of queer animated series The Bravest Knight coming to Hulu

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser & date announcement for final season of Jessica Jones

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Annabelle Comes Home
• New trailer for In Fabric
• Captain Marvel continues to come out on top
New teaser for Pixar’s Onward
Tom King is working on New Gods movie

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TV

• First look at season 3 of GLOW
• First trailer for The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance
• Full trailer for Swamp Thing

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COMIC BOOKS

Free Comic Book Day was hugely successful for comic shops

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Elton John (as played by Taron Egerton)
• JON: Bald vampire Zachary Quinto

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Terminator – The Future is Female

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 his best friend Keisha Zollar, as they discuss new teasers for season 3 of Westworld and season 2 of Pose, & celebrate Linda Hamilton and Mackenzie Davis in Terminator: Dark Fate as our Strong Female Characters of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Verified ratings comes to Rotten Tomatoes
KEISHA: New teaser for season 3 of Westworld

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Booksmart, Cooties, Twilight Zone, Spider-Man: Life Story
KEISHA: Ted Bundy Tapes, Dead to Me

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New trailers for season 2 of Pose

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Abominable

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Toy Story 4
• Sonic the Hedgehog officially delayed
• The live-action Akira movie from Taika Waititi coming 2021

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TV

• New trailer for Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City
• First teaser and poster for Star Trek: Picard
• New trailer for Swamp Thing
• New look at Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance premiering in August
• Mini trailers for season 5 episodes of Black Mirror
• New thirst trap teaser from season 3 of Stranger Things
• Alabama bans episode of Arthur celebrating Mr. Ratburn’s marriage
Game of Thrones series finale breaks records

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COMIC BOOKS

• Boom Studios releasing Buffy The Vampire Slayer: The Chosen Ones
• An all-female Sinister Syndicate coming to Amazing Spider-Man
Marvel changing a variant cover showing the wrong gay couple kissing

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Crisis on Infinite Netflix Shows

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 fellow board member Teri Yoshiuchi, as they discuss the next Arrowverse crossover event Crisis on Infinite Earths and whether it will come to Netflix, get excited about the new Batwoman trailer, and celebrate Mr. Ratburn’s wedding on the PBS cartoon Arthur in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: The CW’s Crisis on Infinite Earths team-up to span 5 episodes
TERI: New trailer for His Dark Materials

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: The Society, iZombie
TERI: Game of Thrones, Diaspora, World of Warcraft: Classic

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

First trailer released for Batwoman

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Mr. Ratburn from PBS’s Arthur “comes out” and gets married

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

First look at Nancy Drew

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New teaser for Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
• New trailer for Batman: Hush
• The next Star Wars trilogy coming from GOT showrunners
Chris Rock is rebooting Saw
New trailer for Midsommar

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TV

• Syfy orders Vagrant Queens based on the comic from Mags Visaggio
• New trailer for Los Espookys
Rick and Morty is returning in November
• New teaser for Adult Swim’s Primal
• Hulu adapting Stephen King’s Eyes of the Dragon into a series
• First look at Katy Keene
• First look at new series Evil
• First look at new series Emergence
• First look at new series neXt
Snowpiercer gets renewed for another season, moves to TBS
• New trailer for season 5 of Black Mirror
• New trailer for Motherland: Fort Salem

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COMIC BOOKS

• Marvel releasing an Age of Conan: Valeria mini

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Batman
• TERI: Captain America

The Geeks OUT Podcast: I Am Mother’s Day

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 trailers for Spider-Man: Far From Home and It: Chapter 2, and celebrate The CW ordering Batwoman, Nancy Drew, and Katy Keene to series as our Strong Female Characters of This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home
J.W.: New trailer for It: Chapter 2, which will feature controversial scene from the book

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Agents of SHIELD, Cloak & Dagger, The Society, Riverdale
J.W.: Shark Tank, Tuca & Bertie

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTERS of THIS WEEK IN QUEER

CW orders Batwoman to series, along with Nancy Drew & Katy Keene

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for I Am Mother

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

The Bob’s Burgers movie is coming out July 2020
• The New Mutants now coming out April 2020, Gambit never
• We’re getting Star Wars & Avatar movies every other year starting in 2021
David S. Goyer is working on a Hellraiser reboot

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TV

• 14 shows were canceled in one day, including The Passage
• Some have been saved (The Orville, What We Do in the Shadows, & more)
• FX orders A Christmas Carol miniseries starring Guy Pearce and Andy Serkis
• New trailer for the final season of Legion
• New teaser for HBO’s Watchmen
• Netflix orders an interactive Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt special
• Geena Davis joins season 3 of She-Ra and the Princesses of Power

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COMIC BOOKS

Oni Press & Lion Forge merge, resulting in many layoffs
Marvel celebrating 80th anniversary with massive anthology of 80 stories

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Speckle
• J.W.: Tuca & Bertie

The Geeks OUT Podcast: EndGame of Thrones Spoilerpalooza

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 Jon Herzog, as they share their spoiler filled thoughts on Avengers Endgame and Game of Thrones’ Battle of Winterfell, discuss controversies surrounding the latest Uncanny X-Men and Sonic the Hedgehog film, and celebrate Veronica Mars as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Avengers Endgame projected to become highest grossing movie ever
JON: Game of Thrones’ Battle of Winterfell had over 17 mil viewers

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Happy!, iZombie, Heroes in Crisis, DCeased
JON: She-Ra Season 2

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for revival of Veronica Mars

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Latest issue of Uncanny X-Men features a tone-deaf murder disguised as allegory (check out other important discussions on this here and here)

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

The first trailer for Sonic the Hedgehog reactions lead to a character redesign

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Fantastic Beasts 3 moved to 2021
• The HS play version of Alien now available online
• Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 reportedly filming in 2020
Next Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer to come with a spoiler alert
New trailer for Crawl
California makes Star Wars Day an official holiday

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TV

• New trailer for season 6 of Agents of SHIELD
• New trailer for season 3 of The Handmaid’s Tale
• Hulu orders Ghost Rider and Helstrom series
• New trailer for The Society
• The revival to The Twilight Zone has been renewed

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COMIC BOOKS

She-Ra and The Princesses of Power getting a graphic novel

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SHILF

• KEVIN: America’s Ass
• JON: Daddy Tony Stark

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Dream a Little Dreamer

Geeks OUT Podcast: Dream a Little Dreamer

In this week’s episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin (@Gilligan_McJew) is joined by Rachel Greeman (@zaricharlie) as they discuss Avengers Endgame breaking box office records while introducing the first out gay character in the MCU, check out the new trailer for Men in Black International, and celebrate Supergirl’s Dreamer

In this week’s super-sized episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin is joined by Rachel Greeman, as they discuss Avengers Endgame breaking box office records while introducing the first out gay character in the MCU, check out the new trailer for Men in Black International, and celebrate Supergirl’s Dreamer (@NicoleAMaines) as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Avengers Endgame breaks box office records
RACHEL: Star Wars comic stirs controversy

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Avengers Endgame,Titans, Buffy the Vampire reboot
RACHEL: Gotham, Legends of Tomorrow, Justice League Dark, Wonder Woman

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Supergirl features Dreamer’s official coming out to the public

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Avengers Endgame director plays MCU’s first gay character

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Men in Black International

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New look at Detective Pikachu
• New trailer for Gemini Man
• A remake of Salem’s Lot is happening
New details for James Bond 25
Final trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters

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TV

• Netflix cancels Santa Clarita Diet
• New trailer for season 4 of Lucifer
• New trailer for Catch-22
• New trailer for Swamp Thing
• The CW renews Roswell, New Mexico and most of their shows
• New teaser for Pennyworth
• Disney Channel cancels groundbreaking Andi Mack
• Nickelodeon developing animated Star Trek series

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COMIC BOOKS

DC Universe grows to over 21k digital comics

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Charlie
• RACHEL: Zari

The Geeks OUT Podcast: R.L. Stine’s Queer Street

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 R.L. Stine’s Fear Street being adapted into a trilogy, bemoan Syfy’s The Magicians decision to “Bury Your Gays”, and celebrate Tuca & Bertie as our Strong Female Characters of the Week.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: DC Universe cuts the episode order and releases a teaser of Swamp Thing
J.W.: New trailer for the Child’s Play remake

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Star Trek: Discovery, Happy!, Young Justice: Outsiders
J.W.: The Act, Matt D’Avella on YouTube

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Tuca & Bertie

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

The Magicians ends season 4 “burying their gays”

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for season 10 of Archer

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Final trailer released for Dark Phoenix
• The Eternals seeking gay asian lead
• Captain Marvel surpasses all Batman movies
Mash-up of True Detective & Detective Pikachu
R.L. Stine’s Fear Street adapted into movie trilogy

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TV

• The Gifted has been canceled
• New trailer for season 7 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars
• New teaser trailer for The Boys
Halo casts their Master Chief
Y: The Last Man loses showrunners

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VIDEO GAMES

• First look at Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Mortal Kombat 11 leak of DLC characters (Joker, Spawn, Ash)

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Raiden
• J.W.: Sonya Blade