Week in Geek, episode 12, recorded 11/8/17. News since last recording, including: Amazon developing a Lord of the Rings show; Fox news including renewing The Orville and A Christmas Story Live; Disney news including their fight with the Los Angeles Times, their potential purchase of parts of Fox, what this means for their streaming service, casting for The Lion King, and the MCU passing $5 billion domestic ticket sales; DC news including Wonder Woman now being the highest grossing origin story, Justice League’s 2-hour cap, and the poaching of Brian Michael Bendis on the comics side; and the mixed reception for Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express. We’ll be back with more Week in Geek in January!
Week in Geek, episode 11, recorded 11/1/17. News since last recording, including: Lin Manuel Miranda’s Kingkiller Chronicles prequel show; Veronica Mars miniseries?; DC and their odd anti-franchise-hype leading up to Justice League; Daredevil season 3; and Super Mario Odyssey. Then instead of diving into the 40 minute discussion of Hollywood and sexual abuse, tune back in for that in Episode 66 of the Comparative Opinions podcast!
Week in Geek, episode 10, recorded 10/26/17. News since last recording, including: Punisher versus Justice League; Thor: Ragnarok and the future of Thor; contenders for worst movie of the year; more is coming from the Dark Tower; Pandemic Legacy Season 2; quick TV show news including Star Trek Discovery, Doctor Who, and Daredevil; and potential movies coming up including X-23 and Deathstroke. Oh, and libraries are not dead.
Week in Geek, episode 9, recorded 10/18/17. News since last recording, including: Hollywood is full of stories in the wake of Harvey Weinstein, how long will it last?; a Settlers of Catan movie, apparently; a Hulk 3-movie story arc; looking ahead at Marvel Phase 4; Joss Whedon and director credit for Justice League; Solo: A Star Wars Story; and NetFlix pushing unique content in a big way.
Week in Geek, episode 8, recorded 10/11/17. News since last recording, including: Blade Runner 2049 box office; Scorsese blames Rotten Tomatoes as Hollywood’s biggest problem; Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood’s actual biggest problem; Marvel’s bad NYCC including Punisher delayed, retailers breakfast gone wrong, and a deal with their very own villains; DC’s decent NYCC including Justice League, Batman: The Animated Series coming to Blu-Ray, and Constantine coming to Legends of Tomorrow; and a listing of top current shows for conservatives and liberals, of which the hosts watch some of each.