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The Week in Geek is a radio talk show broadcasting in the Metro New Orleans area from News Talk 99.5 WRNO FM on Sundays at 7pm CST. Thanks to the power of the internet our show has been heard around the world via the Spreaker radio app. We cover all topics related to geekdom such as comic books, video games, movies, books, conventions, cosplay, and many more! We have been fortunate enough to bring our listeners interviews from actors in film, TV, and voice overs also authors, comic book artists, geek musicians, and fan groups. The hosts of The Week in Geek are David Ducorbier and Brian Held, Jr. both members of the Gulf Coast Sci-Fi/Fantasy Fandom Community for many years. Our video game pick of the week correspondent is Skungy Scontrino, our Facebook Admin is author Ernest Russell, and our Chief Librarian for book reviews is D L Held.

The Week in Geek is a radio talk show broadcasting in the Metro New Orleans area from News Talk 99.5 WRNO FM on Sundays at 7pm CST. Thanks to the power of the internet our show has been heard around the world via the Spreaker radio app. We cover all topics related to geekdom such as comic books, video games, movies, books, conventions, cosplay, and many more! We have been fortunate enough to bring our listeners interviews from actors in film, TV, and voice overs also authors, comic book artists, geek musicians, and fan groups. The hosts of The Week in Geek are David Ducorbier and Brian Held, Jr. both members of the Gulf Coast Sci-Fi/Fantasy Fandom Community for many years. Our video game pick of the week correspondent is Skungy Scontrino, our Facebook Admin is author Ernest Russell, and our Chief Librarian for book reviews is D L Held.

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The Week in Geek is a radio talk show broadcasting in the Metro New Orleans area from News Talk 99.5 WRNO FM on Sundays at 7pm CST. Thanks to the power of the internet our show has been heard around the world via the Spreaker radio app. We cover all topics related to geekdom such as comic books, video games, movies, books, conventions, cosplay, and many more! We have been fortunate enough to bring our listeners interviews from actors in film, TV, and voice overs also authors, comic book artists, geek musicians, and fan groups. The hosts of The Week in Geek are David Ducorbier and Brian Held, Jr. both members of the Gulf Coast Sci-Fi/Fantasy Fandom Community for many years. Our video game pick of the week correspondent is Skungy Scontrino, our Facebook Admin is author Ernest Russell, and our Chief Librarian for book reviews is D L Held.

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@twigradio

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English

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Episodes

80's Rock Legend Rick Springfield : Journalist Jesse Hyde : GoT Spinoffs : LotR & Tolkien : Obi Wan Kenobi : TWIG 6/19/22

6/21/2022
80's Rock Legend Rick Springfield joins the show to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his album "Working Class Dog". We discuss the new tour and re-recorded Live Album that he did in his living room. We also discuss his love of Sci-Fi, comics, and his love of acting. Investigative Journalist & Podcaster Jesse Hyde stops by to talk about his new podcast from Novel & iHeart Radio "Deliver Us from Ervil" It's the story of the Mormon Fundamentalist Lebaron family, and their rise from Cult to...

Duration:00:49:55

NYC Paramedic & Author Anthony Almojera : E3 Game Announcements : Ezra Miller Legal Woes : Kevin Conroy : TWIG 6/12/22

6/15/2022
Our Guest tonight is NYC Paramedic, and now author, Anthony Almojera. His new book entitled "Riding the Lightning" encompasses 2 years of his life starting just before the dawn of the Covid-19 Pandemic. The stories he tells are both inspiring and terrifying. The amount of money the NYC first responders are paid may shock you. In Top Nerd News we cover the ongoing Legal problems of Ezra Miller aka The Flash. Also we discuss how the Voice of Batman, Kevin Conroy, shared his coming out story...

Duration:00:49:53

Keith Cooper of Blerd-ish.com : Willow Disney+ Series : Hollywood Box Office Numbers : Obi-Wan Spoilers : The Week In Geek 6/5/22

6/7/2022
Our Guest tonight is Keith Cooper of Blerd-ish.com who gives us his thoughts on the racist social media attacks on actress Moses Ingram who plays Inquisitor Reva in "Ob-Wan Kenobi" on Disney Plus. We discuss who these supposed "fans" are, why they continue to do it, and how Disney responded. In Top Nerd News we cover the new "Willow" series, the Box Office numbers for Top Gun 2 "Maverick, as well as "the Batman" which appears to have made more money than "Dr. Strange". We also go over the...

Duration:00:50:42

Denise Crosby : Tasha Yar of Star Trek the Next Generation & Trekkies : Major Obi-Wan & Stranger Things Spoilers : The Week in Geek 5/29/22

5/29/2022
Denise Crosby who played Tasha Yar on Star Trek the Next Generation stops by to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of "Trekkies". She produced and hosted Trekkies and Trekkies 2 twenty five years ago and it's being remastered and re-released on Blu-Ray. We discuss the small numbers of new Star Trek fan groups, as well as Star Trek alumni at conventions who really love and respect the fans. We also ask if she may pop up in Picard Season 3. In Top Nerd News we cover some Star Wars Celebration...

Duration:00:54:15

Heroes & Resident Evil Actress Ali Larter : Martha Howard of MobiCon Apr 27th-29th : TWIG 5/15/22

5/16/2022
Actress Ali Larter stops by to talk about her new movie "The Last Victim" with Ron Perlman & Ralph Ineson. We talk about filming outdoors, how Ralph sounds like Sam Elliot, and Dave asks why she loves Fennel & Fennel Seeds so much. Martha Howard aka Little Red Fox Cosplay aka Event Coordinator of Mobicon aka Queen of the Mermaids joins the show to talk about MobiCon coming up in 2 weeks on April 27th, 28th, and 29th in Downtown Mobile. Expect Comic & Author Guests, Hands On Creative events,...

Duration:00:55:46

John Waters Legendary Director of Hair Spray & Cry Baby : Author & Tech Reporter Tripp Mickle : Dr. Strange & Dr. Who News TWIG 5/8/22

5/9/2022
Legendary Director & Writer and the Pope of Trash John Waters is our Guest. He talks about his new book "Liarmouth" which is actually his very first fiction novel. But it has all the hallmarks of a John Waters creation, sex, violence, comedy, and talking genitalia. We also ask him if he would like a talking body part. Tripp Mickle, former Tech Reporter for the WSJ stops by to discuss his new book, "After Steve : How Apple Became a Trillion Dollar Company and Lost it's Soul". We discuss the...

Duration:00:51:59

Emmy Nominated Writer & Producer Gary Janetti : Edward R Murrow Winner David Weinberg : Hosts of Nerd Colosseum Podcast : TWIG 05/01/22

5/2/2022
Emmy Nominated Writer & TV Producer from "Family Guy" & "Will and Grace" Gary Janetti. Also, Gary is a New York Times Best Selling Author, and he checks into the show to promote his new book "Start Without Me (I'll Be There in a Minute)" Gary talks about his new semi autobiography filled with essays about his youth and career. We also discuss his Instagram page and his nearly 1 million followers. Hilarity ensues when we play a game where he has to decide whether a Book Review is Real or...

Duration:00:50:27

Ginny Weasley from Harry Potter Bonnie Wright : Bard and Author Brian D Anderson : Thor Love & Thunder : TWIG 4/24/22

4/28/2022
Actress Bonnie Wright who played Ginny Weasley in Harry Potter, joins the show to discuss her new book "Go Gently : Actionable Steps to Nurture Yourself and the Planet" We discuss the small steps or first steps you can do to help yourself and the environment. We later talk about what family gatherings would look like when Harry & Ginny have a double date with Ron & Hermione. Renegade Bard of Mystery and Mayhem, Best Selling Author and Globetrotter Brian D Anderson stops by to talk about his...

Duration:00:55:13

YouTube Sensation Randy Rainbow : Reality TV Star Frankie Grande & Hector Navarro from Nickelodeon : Stranger Things Theories : TWIG 4/17/22

4/25/2022
Emmy Nominated YouTube Sensation and Political Satirist Randy Rainbow joins the show to talk about his new book "Playing with Myself". We discuss his Musical "Pink Glasses" Tour, his new Albums, and his love for Broadway Showtunes. The Great Frankini from Nickelodeon's "Henry Danger" and Reality TV Star Frankie Grande, along with Writer Hector Navarro stop by to discuss their podcast "SpongeBob Bingepants" We talk about their interviews with all the Voice Actors, writers and producers of...

Duration:00:51:34

Doug Jones of ST Discovery, Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth & more : Money Guru Jacob Goldstein : Scion E-Sports Founder : TWIG 4/3/22

4/5/2022
Actor and man of a thousand faces, Doug Jones is on the show. We caught up with him at CyphaCon in Lake Charles this weekend. Doug Jones is a National Treasure and the uncontested Fan Favorite for his unbelievably kind heart and genuine love for his fans. We discuss his budding romance on ST:D as well as his return as Billy in "Hocus Pocus 2" We also tip him off about the many plots by fans to kidnap him and take him to a nice dinner. Jacob Goldstein formerly of NPR's "Planet Money" stops...

Duration:00:51:02

Patricia Tallman of Star Trek & Night of the Living Dead : Psyche of Boss LVL Podcast : Halo Series : The Batman & Joker : TWIG 3/27/22

3/27/2022
Actress and Stunt Woman Patricia Tallman who played Barbara in the Tom Savini "Night of the Living Dead", as well as countless Star Trek Appearances, stops by to discuss her upcoming appearance at CyphaCon in Lake Charles April 1st-3rd. We discuss the NotLD remake, her run in with Adam Nimoy, her book and #BringBackBarbara. Psyche, one of the hosts of the new iHeart Radio Podcasts "Boss LVL" joins the show to talk about the new pod and the issues they tackle in an effort to Level UP!...

Duration:00:49:48

CyphaCon April 1st-3rd Show Runner Garrett Manuel : The Pentaverate : Ms. Marvel : Halo The Series : The Week in Geek 3/20/22

3/20/2022
CyphaCon is April 1st thru the 3rd in Lake Charles, and the Showrunner Garrett Manuel stops in to tell us about this years Guests, Activities, Dealers Room and more! Meet Doug Jones from Star Trek Discovery or sign up for a Tournament in the Scion E-Sports Arena! In Top Nerd News we praise the New Orleans home town hero Anthony Mackie as he prepares to build a Film Studio in NOLA East. We also discuss his new role in "Twisted Metal". Then we cover the new Mike Myers Netflix series "The...

Duration:00:52:42

Star of "Outsiders" and Fox's "Empire" Actor Skylan Brooks : Obi Wan Kenobi Trailer : Star Trek Strange New Worlds : TWIG 3/13/22

3/13/2022
Actor Skylan Brooks from Fox's Empire and star of the new movie "Outsiders" stops by to talk about his new movie. We also take about his movie with Joe Manganiello "Archenemy" and whether or not he played D&D with Joe at his kicka$$ Man Cave. In Top Nerd News we talk about the Movie Date Mix Ups at Warner Brothers, and the state of the DCEU. We also breakdown the new Star Trek Strange New Worlds teaser and marvel at the direction and creativity of the new Disney + Series "Obi Wan...

Duration:00:54:48

Bubba from Forest Gump Mykelti Williamson : In Honor of our New Game "TWIGO" we Flashback to Past Guests : The Week in Geek 03/06/2022

3/12/2022
Bubba from "Forest Gump" Mykelti Williamson joins the show to talk about his new movie "Butter". We also discuss his work with the ensemble cast on Con-Air and the one time some jackass grabbed his daughter at an airport. In honor of our new game "TWIGO" that we played at CoastCon in Biloxi the past weekend, we flashback to some amazing past guests. We revisit Ben Barnes from The Punisher and play some of his new music, and we play a trivia game with Jane Lynch from Glee & Wreck-it...

Duration:00:52:06

Harvard Astrophysicist & Author Avi Loeb : Frank Schiavo of CoastCon : The Week in Geek 2/28/22

2/28/2022
Top Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb, author of EXTRATERRESTRIAL: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth joins the show. We discuss his scientific findings on alien life, the Fermi Paradox, and whether or not Earth is ready to meet an alien race. Frank Schiavo of CoastCon stops by to talk about CoastCon this coming weekend March 4th thru the 6th in Biloxi Mississippi. We talk about the guest list, the Dealers Room, gaming room, and the Memorial for our friend Brian Held on Saturday...

Duration:00:55:36

Vampire Diaries Actor Ian Somerhalder : Grammy Winner Debby Boone : Author Danielle Lindemann : The Week In Geek 2/20/22

2/20/2022
Vampire Diaries & V-Wars Actor Ian Somerhalder stops by to talk about two of his passions, Dogs and Bourbon. As a Native of Covington he has supported the Northshore Dog Parade Mardi Paws for years. He also discusses his new Brothers Bond Bourbon and what went into the process of flavor profiles and test batches. Grammy Award winning singer, Debby Boone joins the show to talk about he new rerelease of her Album "Swing This" on all streaming platforms. She explains the changes in the music...

Duration:00:54:48

Actor Aidan Quinn : Comedian Tommy Davidson : WWE Superstars Kofi Kingston, R-Truth, Apollo Crews & Shelton Benjamin : TWIG 2/13/22

2/14/2022
Comedian, Actor, Author, Singer, and Alumni of "In Living Color" Tommy Davidson joins the show. He hears his song on the radio for the first time, and we discuss his novel, his future Sammy Davis Jr biopic, and Jamie Foxx constantly breaking character in "In Loving Color" skits. Actor Aidan Quinn from "Desperately Seeking Susan", "Benny & Joon", and "Practical Magic" stops by to talk about his new movie "Blacklight" that he co-stars in with Liam Neeson. We also discuss his portrayal of...

Duration:00:51:37

Bound & Showgirls Actress Gina Gershon : Scientist & Author Greg Brennecka : The Week in Geek 2/6/22

2/14/2022
Actress Gina Gershon of "Bound" & "Showgirls" stops by to discuss her new movie with Mr. INCONCEIVEABLE Wallace Shawn. Their new Woody Allen movie "Rifkin's Festival" is an homage to the Hollywood greats. Gina also talks about walking away from her agents when she decided to do "Bound" against their wishes. Dr. Greg Brennecka, author of "Impact: How Rocks from Space Led to Life, Culture, and Donkey Kong" discusses his new book and how Rocks from Spaaaaace have influenced our entire...

Duration:00:53:00

Academy Award & Golden Globe Nominee Eric Roberts : Best Selling Author Jo Piazza : The Week in Geek 1/30/22

2/14/2022
Prolific Actor, Academy Award and Golden Globe Nominee Eric Roberts stops by to discuss his latest movie "The Surprise Visit". We also talk about how streaming movies has changed the industry, but also his stint as The Master in Doctor Who. Best Selling Author, Columnist, and Podcast Host of "The Pod Club" Jo Piazza is our guest. We talk about all the podcasts she recommends, her books, and her stint as an Instagram Mom. In Top Nerd News we discuss the Banning of the Award Winning Graphic...

Duration:00:49:50

Peacemaker or a Love Letter to 80's Glam Rock? The Max Rebo Band is Live in Concert on Mos Espa : The Week in Geek 1/23/22

1/26/2022
Is it "Peacemaker" on HBO Max, or an Homage to 80's Glam Rock? From Firehouse, to Poison, to Wig Wam and The Quireboys. We rock out on the Rock of New Orleans and play a clip of Peacemaker that has solidified his spot as a Super Hero. Later we review The Book of Boba Fett and D-Squared wonders what commercials in a Galaxy Far Far Away sound like. Have you ever wondered? Well, Wonder no more, as we hear a Free Ticket Promo for The Max Rebo Band...LIVE IN CONCERT. In Top Nerd News we cover...

Duration:00:52:13