The Geeks OUT Podcast: Sonic the Hedgehog, Tails of the City

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 Sonic the Hedgehog taking in the view of San Francisco in his new movie, confirm that the #futureisfemale where female led movies outperform those led by men, and peep our Clip of the Week for season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Details emerge of sexual harassment of Eliza Dushku on the set of Bull
JON: Marvel announces all-female team limited series from Gail Simone

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Nightflyers, Elseworlds, Once Upon a Deadpool, X-Men Red
JON: The Mortal Engines

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Study confirms women-led movies do better at the box office

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New trailer for season 2 of Future Man reveals poly/bi main character

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

First posters for Sonic the Hedgehog movie draw mixed reaction
 New trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters
 We’re now closer to reboot/revival of The Toxic Avenger
• Birds of Prey gets a new villain
Doctor Strange director returning for sequel
New details for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel & spinoff
• Pixar announces new movie and cast

 

TV

• First look at Lighting in costume in Black Lightning
Stargirl adds Hourman, Starman, and Wild Cat
Swamp Thing adds Blue Devil
Arrowverse crossover next year to be a “Crisis”
Titans season finale to feature Robin vs. Batman
First look at Netflix’s Carmen Sandiego reboot
Season 2 of The Punisher coming in January
Full cast revealed for Star Wars series The Mandalorian

 

COMICS

The Other History of the DC Universe by John Ridley potentially canceled
 DC canceled Border Town after allegations of abuse against the writer

 

SHILF

KEVIN: Hourman
 JON: Blue Devil

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Avengers 4-play

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 Marvel finally releasing the Avengers 4 teaser, a new trailer for Captain Marvel, and celebrate SonicFox winning at The Game Awards in This Week in Queer.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Kevin Hart withdraws from hosting the Oscars after finally apologizing for homophobic tweets
ANDREW: New trailer for Avengers 4: Endgame

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Grinch, Doomsday Clock, Uncanny X-Men
ANDREW: Nailed It, She-Ra, Ralph Breaks the Internet

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Captain Marvel

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

SonicFox wins at The Game Awards and our hearts

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser trailer for The Umbrella Academy

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for live-action Kim Possible movie
 Marvel developing a Shang-Chi movie
 New details about Spider-Man: Far From Home
• Warner Bros. developing a Plastic Man movie
• New trailer for Brightburn

 

TV

• New adaptation of Ghost in the Shell coming to Netflix
• Syfy developing revival of Night Gallery
• Golden Globe nominations announced
The Good Place renewed for season 4
Doctor Who renewed for season 12
New trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina holiday special
New trailer for Arrowverse’s Elseworlds

 

COMICS

BOOM! unveils new character designs for Buffy reboot
 Marvel bringing Conan the Barbarian into new Avengers event

The Geeks OUT Podcast: #BuryYourGays—WWJD?

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 Netflix’s continued purge of Marvel shows with the cancelation of Daredevil, check out the teaser for The Lion King remake, and lament The Walking Dead’s continued use of the #BuryYourGays trope in This Week in Queer.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New trailer for Happy Death Day 2U
JON: Netflix cancels Daredevil

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Ralph Breaks the Internet, Sonic Forces, Heroes in Crisis, Uncanny X-Men
JON: Adventurers Guild: Twilight of the Elves, Binge Mode: Harry Potter, Return of Wolverine

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Sony orders Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse sequel & female spinoff

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

The Walking Dead continues to “Bury Your Gays”

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser trailer for The Lion King “live-action” reboot

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
 Jordan Peele officially producing Candyman remake
 New teaser for Disney’s Artemis Fowl
New trailer for Once Upon a Deadpool and another one here!
Julie Andrews voicing a character in Aquaman
DC developing Blue Beetle movie
Margot Robbie revealed official title Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

 

TV

• Adult Swim orders a Blade Runner anime series
Netflix orders live-action Cowboy Bebop series
 Alexis Denisof joins Chilling Adventures of Sabrina season 2, plus new teaser
New trailer for final season of Voltron Legendary Defender
New trailer for Young Justice: Outsiders
New trailer for season 2 of Marvel’s Runaways
 Disney releasing new animated Star Wars web series on YouTube
YouTube to feature the return of Woody Woodpecker

 

VIDEO GAMES

 Bethesda bans Fallout 76 players over targeting gay players
Xbox promoting their Adaptive Controller for the holidays (and there’s a great behind the scenes video with more info about the Reindeer Games commercial’s star, Owen!)

 

SHILF

KEVIN: Reed Richards
JON: Tony Stark

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Fantastic Queers and Where to Find Them

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 Calvin Cato as they eulogize Stan Lee while discussing his history as an ally, wonder if the new Alita: Battle Angel trailer is enough reason to see the movie, and celebrate Ezra Miller living his queer fantasy while promoting Fantastic Beasts 2 in This Week in Queer.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN & CALVIN: Comics pioneer Stan Lee passed away

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Fantastic Beasts 2, Uncanny X-Men, Plastic Man
CALVIN: Supergirl, Flash, Ducktales

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Alita: Battle Angel

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Ezra Miller spills the tea in Playboy spread

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

New teaser trailer for Toy Story 4 plus bonus “reaction video”

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Pokemon Detective Pikachu
 New poster for Child’s Play reboot
 New trailer for Leprechaun Returns
• New trailer for Disney’s live action Dumbo remake
• Disney reveals sneak peak at new Star Wars rides

 

TV

• Agents of SHIELD renewed for season 7
• Supergirl  casts Jon Cryer as Lex Luthor
Young Justice: Outsiders to premiere Jan. 4th
Syfy announces animated comedy Alien News Desk
First look at Hooded Justice in HBO’s Watchmen series
Doctor Who doing New Year’s Day special instead of X-Mas
Gotham promo teases introduction to Bane
Promos for Arrowverse Elseworlds tease role reversals
Netflix announces a Chilling Adventures of Sabrina X-mas special
Big Mouth renewed for season 3

 

COMICS

 Kelly Thompson writing new Sabrina the Teenage Witch miniseries
 Marvel officially announces War of the Realms

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Going Rogue with 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 Tea Berry Blue as they discuss Disney+ streaming service ordering a Star Wars: Rogue One prequel series, get excited about the premiere of She-Ra & the Princesses of Power, and celebrate Michelle Yeoh in talks for her own Star Trek series as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Disney + officially announced with a Star Wars: Rogue One prequel series
TEA: New poster for Once Upon a Deadpool

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: The Haunting of Hill House
TEA: Daredevil, Punisher

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Michelle Yeoh in talks to star in Star Trek: Discovery spinoff

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

She-Ra begins this week!

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Captive State

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Shrek & Puss and Boots getting a soft reboot
 Animated Super Mario Bros. movie in development
 New trailer for The Secret Life of Pets 2
• Taron Egerton won’t be in Kingsman 3
New trailer for Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
New trailer for Missing Link
• Ezra Miller is queer AF at Fantastic Beasts 2 premiere

 

TV

• HBO orders miniseries The Plot Against America based on Philip Roth book
CW developing a reboot of The 4400
The Purge renewed for season 2
New trailer for Deadly Class
AMC announces multiple The Walking Dead movies

 

COMICS

 Sequel coming to Wolverine: The Long Night podcast
Magic: The Gathering being developed into manga
 IDW releasing Enemy of the People: A Cartoonists Journey
 Marvel Rising Toy Variant Covers
 Preview of Ms. Marvel story about the Silk Road

 

SHILF

KEVIN: Lion-O
 TEA: She-Ra

The Geeks OUT Podcast: The Meg 2- Bigger & Megger

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 The Meg getting a sequel, are pleasantly surprised about the new trailer for Isn’t It Romantic, and celebrate Shannen Doherty standing up for the Charmed reboot as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Marvel/Disney developing a Falcon/Winter Soldier mini-series
J.W.: VH1 special RuPaul’s Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular & Fox’s Rent casts Valentina as Angel

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Supergirl, Haunting of Hill House, Heroes in Crisis, Extermination
J.W.: Survivor, SNL

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Shannen Doherty stands up for Charmed reboot

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

The return of Unhhhh

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Isn’t It Romantic

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Live action Attack on Titan movie in the works
 Sequel to The Meg greenlit
 New trailer for animated movie Spies in Disguise
• Birds of Prey adds Ewan McGregor to cast
Unproduced Night of the Living Dead sequel coming in 2019

 

TV

• Hulu developing series Woke on cartoonist Keith Knight
AMC developing Kevin Can F*** Himself
 Showtime orders Penny Dreadful: City of Angels
Freeform developing series based on Stephen King’s Joyland
First look at Henry Cavill’s character in The Witcher
Fox developing series based on Dean Koontz’s Strangers
 Naomi Watts to star in Game of Thrones prequel
Bojack Horseman renewed for a sixth season
Castlevania renewed for a third season

 

VIDEO GAMES

 New trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – World of Light
 Demo released for one-weekend only for Tetris Effect

 

SHILF

KEVIN: Pyro
J.W.: Iceman/Firestar/Spider-Man

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Witches Get Shit Done

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 the witchy goodness of AHS: Apocalypse & Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, take heart in GLAAD’s Where We Are On TV report, and celebrate Jamie Lee Curtis and Halloween as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Star Trek: Lower Decks animated series coming to CBS: All Access
KATE: Black Widow and The Eternals rumored for 2020

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: American Horror Story: Apocalypse, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Iceman
KATE: Sims 4 Get Famous releases 11/16, The Good Place, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Bob’s Burgers

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Halloween gets highest opening ever for horror movie with female lead

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

GLAAD Where We Are On TV report shows representation is on the rise

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Netflix’s Bird Box

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

 Wonder Woman 1984 moved to summer 2020
 New trailer for Reign of the Supermen
 New trailer for How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Clueless reboot in the works

 

TV

• Disenchantment renewed for season 2
First look at Shane West as Bane on Gotham
 Extended trailer for The Passage
New promo for Titans introduces Doom Patrol
New BTS photo of Batwoman & Supergirl
The Simpsons reportedly dropping Apu

 

COMICS

Marvel’s hip-hop variants made into actual album covers
Mark Waid crowdfunding his ComicsGate lawsuit

 

SHILF

KEVIN: Stephen Amwell as Flash
KATE: Batwoman

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Supergirls Just Wanna Have Fun

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 Tom Lotito from Geeks OUT DC as they discuss the demise of Luke Cage, the promises from Geoff Johns of queer characters (maybe) in the next season of Titans, and celebrate Supergirl focusing less on romance and more on empowerment as our Strong Female Character of the Week.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Jason Blum gets called out for minimizing female directors
TOM: Netflix cancels Luke Cage

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Halloween, Venom, Flash
TOM: Bad Times at the El Royal, Daredevil, O.K. KO let’s be heroes hits Hulu, Unstoppable Wasp

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Supergirl to focus on empowerment not romance

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Geoff Johns makes vague promise to add queer character for Titans

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Escape Room

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

The Warrens return for Annabelle 3
 New trailer for The Kid Who Would Be King
 New trailer for The Curse of La Llorona
 New music video/trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
 
Tom Holland shows off new Spider-Man costume

 

TV

•  Supergirl adding Lex Luthor to season 4
New trailer for Legends of Tomorrow
 Poster for Arrowverse Elseworlds crossover
New look at Raven & Starfire in Titans
New trailer for Super Drags

 

COMICS

Playboy to feature James Bond comics
Boom! Studios releasing a Rugrats Chanukah special

 

SHILF

KEVIN: Chris Evans
TOM: Evangeline Lily

The Geeks OUT Podcast: James Gunning for Suicide Squad

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 and J.W. Crump discuss James Gunn taking over writing & possibly directing on Suicide Squad 2, share their views on the latest episode of South Park, and celebrate our first look at Ruby Rose as Batwoman in This Week in Queer.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Marvel fires Chuck Wendig over ComicsGate twitter war
J.W.: James Gunn hired to write, possibly direct Suicide Squad 2

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Black Lightning, Supergirl
J.W.: Charmed, Telltale Walking Dead

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

BBC America study shows kids want more female superheroes

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

First look at Ruby Rose as Batwoman

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

South Park gives a mixed message about The Simpsons

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New trailer for Pet Sematary remake
 New trailer for The Possession of Hannah Grace
 New trailer for Glass

• Deadpool 2 getting a PG-13 re-release
 Scarlett Johansson to make $15mil for Black Widow solo
 New teaser trailer for live-action remake of Aladdin

 

TV

• Kidding renewed for season 2
DC’s Secret Six in development at CBS
 New clip from Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Iron Fist has been canceled
First look at Rebecca Romijn as Number One on Star Trek: Discover

 

COMICS

DC regrets showing us the full Wayne
Marvel reveals new Guardians of the Galaxy

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Hell Yaass, Helldaddy!

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 post-NYCC episode of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin and Jon Herzog discuss all the news from NYCC including the latest poster for the Hellboy reboot, an extended look at Aquaman that focuses more on Mera, and celebrate She-Ra and the Princesses of Power having LGBTQ characters in This Week in Queer.

 

BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New teaser for season 2 of Marvel’s Runaways
JON: New trailer for Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

 

DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN:The Gifted, Shatterstar, Captain America Annual
JON: Venom, A Star is Born

 

STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

Extended trailer released for Aquaman shows off more of Mera

 

THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New trailer for She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, plus promises of LGBTQ representation

 

CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery

 

THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

New poster for Hellboy reboot
 Rosie Perez to play Renee Montoya in Birds of Prey
 New trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
 Disney developing a live-action Lilo & Stitch

 

TV

•  Titans greenlit for season 2
Matt Bomer joins Doom Patrol
 First teaser for Harley Quinn animated series
Erika Alexander joins Black Lightning
Jon Favreau’s Star Wars series called The Mandalorian & releases first photo
Teaser trailer for season 2 of American Gods
Teaser promo for Amazon’s The Boys
New trailer for Good Omens
Netflix adapting Chronicles of Narnia in to series and movies
Black Mirror will have a Choose Your Own Adventure episode
Amazon orders adaptation of The Wheel of Time
Gina Gershon joins Riverdale
Full trailer for season 3 of Daredevil

 

COMICS

Archie Comics releasing two new supernatural series
DC introduces new Wonder Comics imprint
Marvel bringing back Avengers weekly

 

SHILF

KEVIN: Hellboy
JON: David Tennant in all of his different hairstyles