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We’re The GCE. We are geeks just like you. We are comic collectors and Netflix bingers. We write about stuff that we love and news you need to know. And now, we're bringing you all that in podcast form.


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We’re The GCE. We are geeks just like you. We are comic collectors and Netflix bingers. We write about stuff that we love and news you need to know. And now, we're bringing you all that in podcast form.




Elevate Your Gaming: Learning About Audeze Mobius Headphones with Sankar Thiagasamudram

Safe indoors means more time for activities like video gaming, binge movie and TV-watching, and, depending on who you are quarantined with, drowning out external noise. When it comes to how we are tuning in (and tuning out at the same time), look no further than California-based audio manufacturer Audeze. Audeze's Mobius gaming phones blew my mind. Founder and CEO Sankar Thiagasamudram explained the history of this stunning piece of tech, while teaching me about how to shop for a new...

Infamous: Tiger King - the Netflix Series Gets the Comic Book Treatment

Once again conjoining the powerhouse team of writer Michael Frizell and artist Joe Paradise (yes, that's his real name), TidalWave Comics is coming out with an imaginative 22-page flip book style story of the Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin story. Frizell and Paradise have worked together before, and publishe Darren G. Davis shares what makes their work so magical. "Infamous: Tiger King" will be out on June 24, 2020. It features cover art by Jesse Johnson (which is also this episode's...

Matthew Heafy Talks Streaming and New Trivium Album

Amidst these chaotic Covid-19 times, it was fantastic to talk with Matthew Heafy who brings so much comfort and entertainment to his fans as a musician and as a streamer. As the lead singer and guitarist for metal band Trivium, he has been on stage for more than two decades. In recent years, he has opened up his connection to fans, not just of his music, but to those who also share a love of video gaming. He streams daily, both practicing playing guitar and playing games like Fortnite and is...

Chatting Video Games & the Creative Process with Kyle Nicolaides from Beware of Darkness

Alternative rock band Beware of Darkness' Kyle Nicolaides is a huge geek. Citing video game music as one of his introductions into loving music and wanting to be a musician, we talk some of his favorite soundtracks. Kyle was kind enough in this episode to get down into the nitty gritty about what's it's like to create music with and without depression. Kyle is also no stranger to being apart of video game history. The band's 2013 single, "Howl," has been featured on Saints Row IV, Need for...

Celebrating NY with On Location Tours and Mike Dolce

There’s no better way to celebrate New York then by talking about our experiences with On Location Tours. Joining Laura of The Geek Chic Elite this episode is Mike Dolce, of the Secrets of the Sire Podcast. He was kind enough to invite me on the Secrets of the Sire podcast a few weeks ago to talk about Jane Foster as Thor in Taiki Watiti’s upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder Movie and some other hot takes on the X-Men and Agents of SHIELD. Mike will be at NYCC at booth #1042, so drop in and say...

The Legacy of Barbie with Robin Gerber

Historian, author and speaker Robin Gerber divulges into the legacy of Barbie with her new book, Barbie Forever: Her Inspiration, History, and Legacy (September 24, 2019). There are few things nerdier then Barbie, and in this episode we explore the history and international impact of Mattel founder Ruth Handler's greatest creation. For more on Robin Gerber, please visit her website: For more on the GCE, please visit: www.

Chris Jaymes Talks Sons of Chaos with the GCE

The Geek Chic Elite Podcast spoke with Chris Jaymes this week on his new graphic novel, Sons of Chaos. He’s written, produced, directed and acted in a number of projects including Lost, Netflix’s Bad Samaritans, The Human Common and Boxing Day. But his latest venture pulls upon the spirit that’s made movies like 300, and tv shows like Game of Thrones so popular. Penning his first graphic novel as a joint venture for IDW Publishing and Penguin Random House, Chris Jaymes goes down to the heart...


Eisner Award Nominee Rachel Smythe

Each year, San Diego Comic Con hosts the Eisner Awards, which highlight the accomplishments and achievements of creator’s and industry professionals in comic books. For our annual relaunch of the GCE podcast, we spoke to first-time Eisner Award nominee Rachel Smythe. The New Zealand writer and artist is known for her Webtoon webcomic Lore Olympus, chronicling the mythological romance between Hades and Persephone. Set amongst a more contemporary background, the story deviates from the...


Comic Book Portfolio Reviews with Tom Akel at Keystone Comic Con

Of the many incredible things you can see or do at a comic convention, having a portfolio review by an industry professional is one of them, but it can be a very daunting task for the prospective creator. The GCE spoke with Line Webtoon's Head of Content Tom Akel at the inaugural Keystone Comic Con about how to prepare and what to expect with the portfolio review process. You may have to adjust your volume throughout the podcast as we were sitting next to an active wrestling match at the...


Getting to Know Dale Lazarov at Keystone Comic Con

One of my favorite things about comic cons is roaming the aisles of Artist Alley and discovering talent and creators unbeknownst to you before. In this case, writer, art director and licensor Dale Lazarov posted in a Keystone Comic Con group that he was attending the convention. His post caught my eye and I sought him out the next day to chat with. Lazarov's imprint can be found at and The Geek Chic Elite can be found at


Bob McLeod Talks Comic Book Inspiration and Legacy at Wizard World Philadelphia

Legendary comic book artist Bob McLeod came one the podcast and recorded this interview the Geek Chic Elite back in May 2018 at Wizard World Philadelphia. In this interview, McLeod recounts his inspiration outside of other comic book artists, his current endeavors and if he has any information on the upcoming New Mutants movie. For more on Bob McLeod, please visit his website at:


Artist Ellie Morlino at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

Ellie Morlino's art caught The Geek Chic Elite's attention while attending Wizard World Philadelphia 2018. The artist, currently exhibiting as an illustrator and in school for computer animation, chatted with us about Saturday morning cartoon inspirations, Frozen inspiration and what's it like as a first-time exhibitor at a convention. You can view Ellie's work at her website: Visit the GCE over at our website for more!


Chatting with Extra Life at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

Extra Life is a charity gaming organization that has raised over $40 million since its inception, ten years ago. The Geek Chic Elite spoke with rep Mike Torres as Wizard World Philadelphia 2018 to learn more about the program and how anyone can truly become a hero. For more on Extra Life, please visit their website at Visit the Geek Chic Elite at:


Avengers Infinity War Spoilers

This week, Laura brings Gary on board to talk spoilers, reactions and theories on one of the biggest movies ever, Avengers Infinity War. The movie is the culmination of ten years of Marvel's hard work into their cinematic empire. Is there any stopping this juggernaut - of course not. The Geek Chic Elite doesn't demand your silence, but does warn you that there are a million spoilers!


JOHN BOYEGA & Awesome Con!

The Geek Chic Elite were invited to partake in an interview with Awesome Con's Lacey Gilleran, who chatted with John Boyega about Star Wars (hint- filming starts soon for Episode IX , Pacific Rim Uprising, anime and his directorial aspirations. Awesome Con is a comic convention based in Washington D.C. and will run this year from March 30 to April 1. John Boyega will be attending the convention along with many other guests. For more:


Talking Long Island Roots with Marc Guggenheim

Marc Guggenheim is known for a lot of important things, such as creating DC's hit television shows Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow. While attending Ace Comic Con on Long Island from December 8 - 10, Marc talked about his native roots, that being Long Island, and how they have influenced his (and his family's) work. More on:


Robinne Lee on SyFy's Superstition

The GCE Podcast is back and chatting with Robinne Lee, who plays Bea Hasting's on SyFy's Superstition. We talk fears, Thanksgiving and what it was like to be earning a JD while getting jobs as an actor.


GCE Interview with Teach Grant

We're back this week with an interview with Canadian actor Teach Grant. Known for his roles in Supernatural, The Flash, Lucifer, and for writing/directing the 2014 film Down Here, Grant has been really busy. However, he took some time out of his schedule to chat with us about his upcoming roles in Once There Was a Winter, Altered Carbon, Damnation and Van Helsing. You can learn more about Grant on our website Photo credit to Robert Rowland.


Lee Meriwether at Eternal Con 2017

Lee Meriwether graced the main stage of Eternal Con 2017 on day two. Sharing fun stories about her time on set of the 1966 Batman movie and Tunnel Time, Ms. Meriwether entertained the crowd. The Geek Chic Elite were in the crowd and listening in, and we've got a couple of snippets from her endearing chat. Visit out website: Learn more about Eternal Con:


GCE Interview with Stan Lee!!

Hello! We’ve got a great interview with Stan Lee for you to listen to for our first official podcast episode. Find us online at: