The Geeks OUT Podcast: Call Me Motherland: Fort Salem

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 Sam Johns as they discuss the ups and downs with Marvel animated shows, the new trailer for Freeform’s Motherland: Fort Salem, and celebrate the new contestants announced for season 12 of Rupaul’s Drag Race in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: Cast announced for MODOK, while Howard the Duck and Dazzler & Tigra are canceled
SAM: New trailer for Horse Girl

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Kipo & the Age of Wonderbeasts, October Faction, Star Trek: Picard, Batwoman
SAM: Perfect Blue, The God of Small Things

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer for Motherland: Fort Salem

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

New teaser for season 12 of Rupaul’s Drag Race

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for Short Circuit on Disney+

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Oscar Isaac starring/producing an adaptation of the comic Ex Machina
New trailer for Morbius
• New trailer for Black Widow
• New trailer for Bloodshot
• New trailer for Guns Akimbo
• New trailer for Stargirl
• Disney is doing a “live-action” Bambi and Pinocchio

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TV

• Peacock to launch in July
MacGruber series ordered for Peacock
Superman & Lois gets a series order
• New trailer for Stargirl
DMZ pilot ordered for HBO Max starring Rosario Dawson
• New trailer for ThunderCats Roar
Central Park animated series from Bob’s Burgers EP coming to AppleTV+
Obi-Wan Kenobi series gets episode order reduced
• New trailer for final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars
• Whoopi to join season 2 of Star Trek: Picard

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COMIC BOOKS

X-Factor returns and it’s the queerest X-team so far
Random House announces graphic novel imprint
• Boom announces new YA series Wynd from James Tynion IV

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SHILF

• KEVIN: Atlantiades
• SAM: Wonder Woman

The Geeks OUT Podcast: Nintendo Shoulda Put a Ring-Con Fit

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 Kyle-Steven Porter as they discuss Nintendo’s new fitness game/attachments, the Ring Fit Adventure and Ring-Con controller, the new trailer for Hulu’s Castle Rock based on Stephen King’s books, and celebrate Rupaul and all the queer winners at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in This Week in Queer.

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BIG OPENING

KEVIN: New trailer for season 2 of Castle Rock
KYLE: Nintendo reveals new Ring Fit Adventure

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DOWN AND NERDY

KEVIN: Hustlers, Powers of X
KYLE: Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Invader Zim, Elite, Roswell

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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER

New trailer showcases Regina Hall in HBO’s Watchmen

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THIS WEEK IN QUEER

Rupaul and Queer Eye win early Emmy’s

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CLIP OF THE WEEK

New trailer for AppleTV+’s See

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THE WEEK IN GEEK

MOVIES

Margot Robbie developing reboot of Tank Girl
• Full cast of The Suicide Squad announced
• New trailer for Countdown

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TV

• New trailer for the revival of Are You Afraid of the Dark
• David E. Kelly developing Stephen King’s The Institute for limited series
• New cast announced for CBS All Access’ limited series The Stand
J.J. Abrams gets new deal with WarnerMedia
• AppleTV+ releasing reboot of Ghostwriter
• Hailee Steinfeld in talks to play Kate Bishop in Disney+’s Hawkeye
• GLSEN honoring Riverdale with Gamechanger Award

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VIDEO GAMES

Pewdiepie changes his mind about donating to ADL
• New trailer for the Final Fantasy VII remake

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SHILF

• KEVIN: The Colonel from KFC dating simulator
• KYLE: Raphael from Fire Emblem: Three Houses