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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

Ser Alliser Thorne from Game of Thrones Owen Teale : Lestat from Queen of the Damned Stuart Townsend : TWIG 6/6/21

6/7/2021
Ser Alliser Thorne from Game of Thrones, Owen Teale joins the show to talk about his new movie "Dream Horse" Owen is a Tony Award winning actor, and one heck of a nice guy. He regales us with a story about a man from Greece who ran up to him with a knife......it ended well. Lestat from "Queen of the Damned" and Dorian Grey from "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" Stuart Townsend stops by to discuss his new movie "Grace & Grit" He and D2 swap stories about their meetings with the one and...

Duration:00:50:12

Pitch Perfect Actor John Michael Higgins : This Is Us Actor Asante Blackk : Army Ranger Spencer Coursen : TWIG 5/30/21

6/2/2021
John Michael Higgins : Pitch Perfect Actor and Game Show Host of "America Says' on GSN stops by to discuss the new season beginning May 31st. D-Squared and Michael talk about their Musical backgrounds after playing a clip of his college Acapella group "The Zumbyes" of Amherst College. Emmy nominated actor Asante Blackk from the NBC hit series "This Is Us' joins the show to discuss his groundbreaking new podcast and audio drama "Here Comes the Break" on iHeart Radio. It's a audio drama and a...

Duration:00:54:08

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton : *NSYNC Member Joey Fatone : Infinity Science Center Steven Cruthirds : The Week in Geek 5/23/21

5/23/2021
D-Squared antagonizes another guest by consistently getting his name wrong..... *NSYNC Member & Game Show Host Joey Fatone drops in to discuss his new season of the game show "Common Knowledge" Weekdays at 4:30 pm Central on the Game Show Network. All's well that ends well as David & Joey come to an understanding on how to pronounce his name. Former First Daughter, Teacher, Mother, and now Podcaster Chelsea Clinton stops by to discuss Public health, Mental health, Stigmas and George Takei....

Duration:00:55:45

Oscar Nominee Minnie Driver : NYTBSA Josh Malerman "Birdbox" : Julio Diaz of Pensacon : The Week in Geek 5/16/21

5/17/2021
D-Squared makes a new friend when New York Times Best Selling Author of "Birbox" Josh Malerman stops by to discuss his new book "Goblin" The guys reminisce about Haunted Hayrides, how Covid Era Movies have a distinct Live Theatre Vibe, as well as 90's Anthology Horror TV Series like Outer Limits, Monsters, and Ray Bradbury Theater. "Goblin" hits shelves Tuesday May 18th! Julio Diaz of Pensacon and Host of "Let's Go Pensacola" on Newsradio 923 FM and 1620 AM joins the show to talk about...

Duration:00:57:42

WWE Champion Drew McIntyre : NYTBS Author Andy Weir : Thorbjorn Harr of Vikings : The Week in Geek 5/9/21

5/10/2021
D-Squared asks 6'5" Scottish WWE Champion where he keeps his Skirts....... WWE Champ Drew McIntyre joins the show to talk about his new book "A Chosen Destiny : My Story" Drew also talks about a gift he received from Jerry "The King" Lawler. New York Times Best Selling Author of "The Martian" Andy Weir stops by to talk about his latest novel "Project : Hail Mary" We keep our discussion of his new book spoiler free, as well as talk about real life space exploration. Norwegian Actor...

Duration:00:54:24

WWE Legend Jerry "The King" Lawler : Writer & Artist of "Infinitum" Tim Fielder : The Week in Geek 5/2/21

5/3/2021
D-Squared gets a little personal with WWE Legend Jerry "The King" Lawler. He asks about the rumors of him having never touched a drop of Alcohol, as well as his Heart Attack on Live Television, plus a Surprising Anecdote about a Mid-South Wrestling Icon. The King actually joined the show to discuss his new episode for WWE's New Show "WWE's Most Wanted Treasures" Sundays at 9pm Central on A&E. We talk about his search for Andy Kaufman's Neck Brace, and his original blue Royal Robes and...

Duration:00:55:16

Roy Wood Jr. from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah" Falcon & Winter Soldier SPOILERS at the End : The Week In Geek 4/25/21

4/26/2021
Roy Wood Jr. from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah" joins the show. We discuss his new "Acoustical Audio Presentation" called Roy's Job Fair on the iHeart Radio Podcast Network. We also cover his Radio Career, Worst Interview from the Daily Show, and then we get serious as we close out talking about the Derek Chauvin verdict. In Top Nerd News we go over the new Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Trailer, Female Samurai's in a 47 Ronin sequel, Resident Evil animated...

Duration:00:52:33

"Crop Circle Realities" Documentary Director Darcy Weir & Gary King : Rafe White of Southern Geek : The Week in Geek 4/18/21

4/18/2021
D-Squared apparently upsets his guests from the new documentary "Crop Circle Realities" Director Darcy Weir calls D2 illiterate...but Crop Circle Expert Gary King was super cool and nice. Rafe White - Convention Organizer and moderator of Southern Geek fan community on Facebook joins the show to give his unique perspective on the return of Conventions to the Gulf South. He tells us about his experiences at Huntsville Comic Con, we discuss several upcoming conventions, and we cover the...

Duration:00:52:17

Michael Pare of Eddie & the Cruisers, The Philadelphia Experiment : The Master of Disaster Dr. Randal Bell : The Week in Geek 4/11/21

4/12/2021
Actor Michael Pare from Eddie and the Cruisers, Streets of Fire, and the Philadelphia Experiment joins the show to discuss his new movie "Hollow Point" We also discuss the science behind the Philadelphia Experiment and his friendship and cooking competitions with Uwe Boll.......and what is Authentic German Sauerbraten? Dr. Randall Bell aka The Master of Disaster joins the show to talk about his book "Post-Traumatic Thriving: The Art, Science, & Stories of Resilience" We continue our...

Duration:00:51:41

Paget Brewster of Criminal Minds & Birdgirl - Joshua Bitton of The Pacific & The Tangle - Joey Pants & Dani Pantoliano TWIG 4/4/21

4/5/2021
"Criminal Minds" "Duck Tales" and the All New "Birdgirl" on Adult Swim, Actress & Voice Actress Paget Brewster joins the show to talk about the "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law" Spinoff "Birdgirl" We discuss how she broke Chandler from "Friends" heart, why "Criminal Minds" spinoffs never really took off, and finally we do the "Hanna-Barbera Bracket Challenge" In a fight to the death between Scooby Doo and Yogi Bear, or Grape Ape versus Jabba Jaw, who will be the last Toon standing? Prolific...

Duration:00:51:44

Aidan Gillen "Littlefinger" from Game of Thrones : Jan Wagner "Fantasy General II" : Sandi Harding "The Last Blockbuster" TWIG 3/28/21

3/28/2021
This week is jam-packed with guests. Aidan Gillen, Littlefinger from Game of Thrones joins us to discuss his new psychological thriller "Rose Plays Julie" which is out now on VOD. We also discuss his thoughts on Alien Life and the Controversial ending of Game of Thrones. Sandi Harding is the General Manager and Star of the new Netflix Documentary "The Last Blockbuster". A resident of Bend, Oregon she runs the one and only remaining Blockbuster Video store in the world! Jan Wagner is the...

Duration:00:53:18

Actor, Director & Martian Manhunter Harry Lennix : SPOILERS for Snyder Cut JL in Top Nerd News : The Week in Geek 3/21/21

3/21/2021
Actor, Director, Cultural Conservationist, and now the Martian Manhunter, Harry Lennix is our guest. We discuss his new role, his thoughts on the Snyder Cut, and his work in his hometown of Chicago as he works on the African American Museum of Performing Arts. In Top Nerd news we cover the new resident Evil title, Loki Debut date, Gotham Knights delayed, and more. Major Spoilers for the Snyder Cut of Justice League, and the 1st episode of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. We also want to...

Duration:00:50:52

CEO, Activist & Podcaster Bridget Todd : CrimeDoor App Creator Neil Mandt : Violent Game Ban : The Unholy : The Week in Geek 3/14/21

3/14/2021
Top Nerd News includes the latest attempt to ban "violent" video games coming out of Chicago. EA Gate explodes as FIFA players learn of attempts to extort players out of money for in game enhancements. The Unholy trailer starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan directed by Sam Raimi. TMNT new side scroller announced. Skungy gets fired for trying to review a board game when a game 30 years in the making slips under his radar. FANTASY GENERAL IS BACK!!! Fantasy General 2 Invasion is out for Xbox,...

Duration:00:52:49

Academy Award Winner George Chakiris from West Side Story : WandaVision Finale Spoilers : Jupiter's Legacy : The Week in Geek 3/7/21

3/7/2021
Academy Award Winning Actor, Singer, Jeweler George Chakiris who famously played Bernardo in West Side Story joins the show to discuss his new memoir "My West Side Story". Take notes on how to recover from a disastrous start to an interview. Top Nerd News includes Space Jam 2 news on Lola Bunny's appearance, Jupiter's Legacy Vs The Boys and the escalation warfare between the streaming services. Later we dig in to a Dirty Dozen Reboot and a Chucky Revival. SPOILERS for Wandavision Season...

Duration:00:53:48

Actress, Producer, and Director Louise Linton : Prop Maker Jesse Shoemaker : Shadow & Bone : Sony State of Play : The Week in Geek 2/28/21

2/28/2021
Actress, Model, Producer, Director and Screen Writer Louise Linton joins us to discuss her new Movie "Me You Madness" out now on VOD. The movie is an homage to the 80's and we play some 80's movies soundtrack trivia. Prop Maker Jesse Shoemaker stops by to tell us about his Charity Event online called "Alpha Strike for Angels" In Top Nerd News we cover the new trailer for "Shadow & Bone" which is something New from Hollywood....or at least Netflix. We also cover the new Spiderman Title,...

Duration:00:53:18

NYTBS Author Terry Brooks : Mortal Kombat : Cruella & PETA : Blizzcon : The Week in Geek 2/21/21

2/22/2021
New York Times Best Selling Author Terry Brooks of the Shannara Chronicles joins the show to discuss his new Hardcover Collection of Short Stories entitled "Small Magic" which comes out March 2nd 2021. We also discuss his new series "child of Light" which will arrive on October 12th of this year. In Top Nerd News we talk about the new "Mortal Kombat" Trailer, Disney's "Cruella" and the outcry from PETA, as well as how the "Muppet Show" has now been deemed offensive. Skungy's Pick of the Week...

Duration:00:54:17

TV Personality & Culinary Traveler Adam Richman : Golden Globes : Gina Carano : Justice League Trailer : The Week in Geek 2/14/21

2/15/2021
TV Personality & Culinary Traveler Adam Richman of Man Vs Food and more, joins the show to talk about the new season of "Modern Marvels" on the History Channel that he will be hosting. Have you ever wondered how mass produced food still tastes good, also you can find out how to help Local Restaurants! In Top Nerd News we cover the new Justice League trailer for the Snyder Cut. We also dig into the Golden Globe nominations and the fallout from Disney's firing of Gina Carano. Skungy's Pick...

Duration:00:55:53

Hall of Fame Songwriter Don McLean : American Pie 50th Anniversary : Author Dan Frey of "The Future is Yours" : The Week in Geek 2/7/21

2/8/2021
Hall of Fame Songwriter Don McLean who wrote "American Pie" joins the show to discuss the 50th anniversary of American Pie. I think I made him mad, and we're treated to a 3 minute rant on the meaning and power of lyrics in music. Author Dan Frey of "The Future is Yours" which comes out February 9th tells us the inspiration of his latest novel. We also discuss the ongoing battle of getting Hollywood to option new ideas, and not the same tired old stories. Skungy's Pick of the Week is "Scott...

Duration:00:54:10

Nicole Kang of the CW's Batwoman : James Parker of "Winning at Life w/ Gregory Ricks" : The Week in Geek 1/31/21

2/1/2021
Nicole Kang of the CW's Batwoman stops by to talk about her new movie "Ten Minutes to Midnight" We also discuss what being in the Batwoman series means to her and other POC. We're also joined by James Parker the co-host of Winning at Life with Gregory Ricks...the Money Show....to talk about the Game Stop short sell. In Top Nerd News we cover Zack Snyder's Justice League, HBO Max, and the Mandalorian. Skungy's Pick of the Week is "The Medium" for Xbox & PC. All that and more on The Week in...

Duration:00:53:30

Emmy Award Winning Actress Leah Remini from "King of Queens" : NYTBSA Claudia Gray with DC's "House of EL" : The Week in Geek 1/24/21

1/24/2021
Emmy Award winning actress Leah Remini from "King of Queens" joins the show to discuss her new Game Show on GSN called "People Puzzler" D Squared also admits he's had a crush on her since the 90's and she doen't "hate" the idea. New York Times Best Selling Author Claudia Gray returns to the show to talk about her latest entry into the DC Universe. "House of EL - Book 1 - The Shadow Threat" Claudia takes on the challenge of building the world of Krypton as it teeters on the edge of...

Duration:00:48:05