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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

Language:

English

Contact:

5044918884


Episodes

The CW Releases New Schedule, DC Publishing News, and Will Gargoyles get another Season on Disney+ : The Week in Geek 5/17/20

5/18/2020
The CW Released their new schedule and updates on Supernatural's Final Season. DC Comics had a plan when they claimed to be able to print comics before the end of the pandemic. Will we see a continuation of the series "Gargoyles"? Or could we see a live action movie in the future? Sylvester Stallone talks about Demolition Man 2????? Skungy's Pick of the Week is the Dresden Files Card Game that has made the jump to the Switch as well. The Week in Geek 5/17/20

Duration:00:54:57

Dean Rueter : Author of "The Hidden Nazi: The Untold Story of America's Deal with the Devil" 5/10/20 TWIG

5/10/2020
Netflix drops a trailer for "Space Force" and Disney+ adds a familiar face to Season 2. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Doom : Eternal Dean Rueter : Author of "The Hidden Nazi: The Untold Story of America's Deal with the Devil" joins the show and he and D-Squared do a deep dive into WWII History. The Week in Geek w/ D-Squared 5/10/20

Duration:00:54:29

G.I. Joe is Getting a Reboot and Hasbro Picked the Worst Transformer Incarnation for a New Movie : The Week in Geek 5/3/20

5/3/2020
G.I. Joe is Getting a Reboot and Hasbro Picked the Worst Transformer Incarnation for a New Movie. Skungy's Pick of the Week is more of a Breakdown of the entire Assassin's Creed Franchise after Ubisoft drops a trailer for their latest offering, Assassin's Creed : Valhalla. The Week in Geek 5/3/20

Duration:00:49:22

John L. Armijo : America's Movie Cop 4/26/20 TWIG

4/26/2020
John Armijo, America's Movie Cop joins the show to talk about the Projects his done with our late friend Bran Held. We also discuss the multiple projects he has brewing, and what's next once the pandemic ends. Find more about John here https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4597836/ D-Squared and Skungy talk about the Streaming Wars, and the late entry that is HBO Max coming May 27th, later the guys talk about the leaked titles for the next season of The Mandalorian. This weeks Small Business...

Duration:00:54:51

John R Mangus : Actor, Writer, and More 2020-04-19

4/22/2020
Actor & Writer John R. Mangus joins the show to remember our friend Brian Held, but also to discuss the effects of Covid 19 on Hollywood South. Find out more about John here.... https://www.imdb.com/name/nm5572297/ Ernest "Cyber Ernie" Russel shares his latest project "All That Weird Jazz" by Pro-Se Press. Find out more here...... http://prose-press.com/

Duration:00:54:50

Brian Held Live Call-In Memorial Show : Part III - 4/05/20

4/5/2020
When Brian and I started this show it was to give our community....the Geek Community a voice. In honor of Brian, and in service to you, with an inability to gather in groups, we will have a Live, Call-In Show this Sunday at 7 pm CST and every Sunday at 7 till everyone has had a chance to share their stories of Brian. I will create an event page with the call in number. I know it’s not the same as being with each other laughing and crying, but this is what I can do. I don’t have answers, I...

Duration:00:57:53

Brian Held Memorial Show with the TWIG Family and YOU the Extended TWIG Family 3/29/20

3/29/2020
When Brian and I started this show it was to give our community....the Geek Community a voice. In honor of Brian, and in service to you, with an inability to gather in groups, we will have a Live, Call-In Show this Sunday at 7 pm CST and every Sunday at 7 till everyone has had a chance to share their stories of Brian. I will create an event page with the call in number. I know it’s not the same as being with each other laughing and crying, but this is what I can do. I don’t have answers, I...

Duration:00:57:56

Brian Held Memorial Show with the TWIG Family and YOU the listeners. 3/22/20

3/22/2020
When Brian and I started this show it was to give our community....the Geek Community a voice. In honor of Brian, and in service to you, with an inability to gather in groups, we will have a Live, Call-In Show this Sunday at 7 pm CST and every Sunday at 7 till everyone has had a chance to share their stories of Brian. I will create an event page with the call in number. I know it’s not the same as being with each other laughing and crying, but this is what I can do. I don’t have answers, I...

Duration:00:57:48

2020-03-08 TWIG

3/8/2020
Top Nerd News in the first segment covers the effects of the Coronavirus on the geek community in the form of event cancellations. Our second segment continues Top Nerd News with Mandalorian Season 2, What We Do in the Shadows Season 2, Tom Hanks' Greyhound, and more. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Two Point Hospital for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. This Week in Geek History and Celebrity Birthdays closes out the show.

Duration:00:54:58

2020-03-01 TWIG

3/2/2020
In the first segment Top Nerd News covers Star Wars Project Luminous aka The High Republic and the announcements around the new direction Lucasfilm is headed after the Skywalker saga. In the second segment we continue Top Nerd News with DC, Universal Studios, Marvel Studios, and more. Skungy's Pick of the Week is a look back at Metal Gear Solid HD for the Xbox and Playstation. This Week in Geek History and Celebrity Birthdays closes out the show.

Duration:00:54:52

Tim Stodard of Showcase Comic Con 2.0 2020-02-23 TWIG

2/26/2020
Brian is still on assignment, so Skungy is sitting in the big boy chair this week. We dig in to the Voice casting for Kevin Smith's "Masters of the Universe : Revelation, plus Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan are in a movie together. Tim Stodard of Showcase Comic Con 2.0 joins the show to talk about the Con this weekend 2-29-20

Duration:00:51:37

2020-02-16 TWIG

2/16/2020
#show

Duration:00:53:43

Brendan Lesalle X-Crawl 2020-02-09 TWIG

2/10/2020
Our guest this week is Brendan LeSalle, creator of X-Crawl, here to give us an exclusive update on what he's been working on as well as to discuss the pitch trailer for X-Crawl that we did voice work for. Top Nerd News covers the Oscars, Birds of Prey, Picard, and more. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Change is Constant and City Fall board games. This Week in Geek History and Celebrity Birthdays closes out the show.

Duration:00:54:01

NYTBS Kevin Hearne 2020-02-02 TWIG

2/2/2020
Our guest this week is NYTBS author Kevin Hearne, of the Iron Druid Chronicles, here to talk about his latest book A Blight of Blackwings available on February 4th. This week while Brian is on assignment Dave is joined by guest co-host David Grubbs for Top Nerd News where they cover Birds of Prey, Batman, the DCEU, and more. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Sudden Strike 4 for the PS4, XBoxOne, and PC. This Week in Geek History will return next week.

Duration:00:51:14

The Overlords of Chewbacchus 2020-01-26 TWIG

1/27/2020
Our in studio guests this week are Aryanna Gamble and Brooke Ethridge, two of the Overlords of The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus, here to talk about their 10th Anniversary parade rolling in New Orleans next weekend. Top Nerd News covers Star Wars The Clone Wars, DC's The Joker, CBS' Picard, and more. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Dragon Ball Z Kakarot for the PS4, XBoxOne, and PC. This Week in Geek History and Celebrity Birthdays closes out the show.

Duration:00:54:57

2020-01-19 TWIG

1/19/2020
Top Nerd News in our first segment covers Cyberpunk 2077, Netflix's Space Force, Gremlins, and more. Top Nerd News in our second segment covers Guns Akimbo, NBCU's Peacock, Baby Yoda, and more. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Star Wars Imperial Assault board game by Fantasy Flight Games. This Week in Geek History and Celebrity Birthdays closes out the show.

Duration:00:54:58

2020-01-12 TWIG

1/12/2020
Top Nerd News in our first segment covers Star Wars the Rise of Skywalker, Disney+'s Obi-Wan series, and the Star Trek reboot and more. Top Nerd News in our second segment covers the Thundercats reboot, Birds of Prey, Doctor Strange, and more. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Death Stranding for the PS4. This Week in Geek History closes out the show.

Duration:00:54:27

Tim Lattie, Caliber Comics, & Matt Ryan from Wizard World NOLA 2020-01-05 TWIG

1/5/2020
Our Wizard World New Orleans 2020 coverage concludes this week with three interviews from the show floor. First up is Tim Lattie, comic artist for IDW, here to talk about all the projects hes been working on. Next is Evan Pozios and Andrea Lorenzo Molinari with Caliber Comics here to talk about their work in the comics industry. Finally, Matt Ryan from Constantine stopped by our booth for a quick interview to talk about enjoying our city and what he's been working on. Top Nerd News covers...

Duration:00:52:47

Lenore Zann 2019-12-29 TWIG

12/29/2019
Our guest this week is Lenore Zann here to talk about her work on the X Men the Animated Series as well as her appearance at Wizard World New Orleans January 3rd through 5th. Top Nerd News covers The Mandalorian, Armed Forces Advertising trends, Esports, and more. Skungy's Pick of the Week covers his Top Five Picks for 2019. This Week in Geek History closes out the show.

Duration:00:55:14

John Glover 2019-12-22 TWIG

12/22/2019
Our guest this week is John Glover, who played Lionel Luthor on the Superman-inspired television series Smallville, here to talk about his work in the industry and his appearance at Wizard World New Orleans January 3rd through 5th. Top Nerd News this week is focused on Star Wars covering the recently released Rise of Skywalker and the latest on The Mandalorian. Skungy is out this week but will return next week with a new pick. This Week in Geek History closes out the show. Merry...

Duration:00:54:58