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Two geeks separated by an ocean discuss the latest news in comics, film, TV, video games, and all things nerdy!

Two geeks separated by an ocean discuss the latest news in comics, film, TV, video games, and all things nerdy!

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United States

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Two geeks separated by an ocean discuss the latest news in comics, film, TV, video games, and all things nerdy!

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English


Episodes

Episdoe 99 - Fantastic Beasts Franchise Review

7/27/2022
This week's episode wraps up our Wizarding World marathon as we tack all three Fantastic Beasts films. But before that, we spend quite a bit of time discussing our favorites from San Diego Comic Con. Tracklist: 2:17 - Some of our favorites from San Diego Comic Con (Multiverse - Avengers: Secret Wars and Avengers: The Kang Dynasty, Wakanda Forever, Ironheart, Daredevil: Born Again, Thunderbolts, Walking Dead 6 episode mini with Rick and Michonne) 34:46 - Fantastic Beasts franchise intro...

Duration:01:16:49

Episode 98 - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Parts 1 & 2) review

7/20/2022
This is the conclusion to our Harry Potter franchise before we jump into the Fantastic Beasts series next. Did the 7th films have the payoff we hoped for? Did our favorite characters survive He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named? Did Jasmin change her mind about Dobby? All these and SO MUCH MORE are answered as we bring the franchise to a close! Tracklist: 1:42 - What we've been watching (Ms. Marvel, Obiwan) 19:22 - Netflix woes continue as they report massive Q2 losses 31:09 - Apple TV announces live...

Duration:01:18:09

Episode 97 - Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince review

7/13/2022
We switched up our recording schedule so Mark could stay up late and hang with our friends over at the Pop Culture Philosophers! Be sure to give that episode a listen AFTER you hear what we have to say about Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Also, Mark is finally sorted -- can you guess which house he's in? Tracklist: 2:19 - Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin drops trailer, will be streaming on HBOMAX July 28th 5:59 - Ralph Fiennes talks about his NSWF Harry Potter spin off involving...

Duration:01:03:39

Episode 96 - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

7/6/2022
This week, we are joined by Cookie from Just A Little Podcast, as we continue our HP marathon. We put him on the hot seat and ask him all sorts of nerdy questions before we get to this week's meat and potatoes. Tracklist: 2:40 - Nextar acquires 75% of CW for a whopping $0 upfront, but they'll absorb over $100M in projected losses 14:18 - Getting to know Cookie 32:09 - HP5 trivia (Spoiler: Mark was really bad at this) 38:39 - Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix review You can...

Duration:01:14:17

Episode 95 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Review

6/29/2022
Back yet again as we continue with our marathon! This fourth installment brings us to the awkward teenage phase with bad hair and questionable dialogue. But before we get to that, we talk about more Scream 6 casting news, another Game of Thrones spin off, and what we've been up to! Tracklist: 5:31 - Courtney Cox set to return for Scream 6 reprising her role as Gale Weathers 11:41 - Kit Harrington will play Jon Snow in yet another Game of Thrones spin off 17:53 - What we've been up to...

Duration:01:18:12

Episode 94 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Review

6/15/2022
This is the film that really kicks the franchise into a higher gear! Is it possible that Mark and Jasmin are on the same page with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban? Tracklist: 3:43 - Neve Campbell not returning for Scream 6? 7:36 - Resident Evil trailer reaction 13:22 - Sandman teaser reaction 28:26 - Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban review You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or if you would like to support us you can donate to our KoFi or become a...

Duration:00:58:54

Episode 93 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Review

6/8/2022
We keep rolling with our HP marathon as we tackle the second film. Honestly, seems like we both were on the meh train with this one, while acknowledging that it is a necessary bridge to the rest of the franchise. Let us know what you think about Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets? Tracklist: 8:13 - Westworld Season 4 news 10:12 - An Arachnophobia sequel? 17:20 - What we've been watching and reading (Immortal House of X, FBI: Most Wanted, Top Gun: Maverick) 32:42 - Harry Potter and...

Duration:01:10:48

Episode 92 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone - Review

6/1/2022
We're back and in the lead up to our 100th episode, we're revisiting one of the BIGGEST franchises in the world! That's right, we're going to be reviewing all of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films! Tracklist: 1:34 - Thor: Love and Thunder trailer 6:08 - Scream 6 casting rumors 7:20 - What we've been watching lately (Sonic 2, The Bad Guys, Moon Knight, Dr. Strange and the Multiverse of Madness) 18:14 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone review - We talk about being late to the...

Duration:00:57:48

Episdoe 91 - Blade Runner: Origins Vol 1

4/17/2022
On this episode, we spend quite a bit of time talking about our trip to New York! It is official, the GU crew has FINALLY met in person! In addition to Mark and Jasmin meeting, they also met up with some fellow podcast nerds including Phable, Big Herm, and K! We hung out, bought comics together, crashed a live show, went to a bar, and ended the night with $1 pizza in the rain! Tracklist: 2:00 - A recap of Mark and Jasmin meeting for the first time and hanging out in NYC!! 9:13 - We also...

Duration:01:14:36

Episode 90 - Morbius Review

4/10/2022
Guess what? By the time this episode drops, Mark and Jasmin will have FINALLY met in person! That's right, after meeting online and working on a GU website back in 2013, the Geeks Unleashed are going to be face-to-face! In this episode we take a look at another entry into the Sony Spider-Man Shared Universe with Morbius. We also talked about what we've been watching (Jasmin: Sasaki & Miyano, Kotaro Lives Alone; Mark: The Batman) where we've been, and we play a little live action vampire...

Duration:01:14:16

Episode 89 - The King’s Man review

4/5/2022
Is this, perhaps, our shortest episode ever? That alone should tell you everything you need to know about our thoughts on The King's Man. Tracklist: 0:47 - Where we've been traveling! Jasmin was adventuring in South Africa while Mark was cruising in Bruges. 6:59 - What we've been watching and/or reading 13:05 - The Oscar's slap heard 'round the world 19:57 - The King's Man review Our apologies for the audio quality this week! You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or...

Duration:00:57:08

Episode 88 - Peacemaker Season 1

3/13/2022
For the first time in a long time, we've rated this series the same! The jokes landed, the chemistry with the cast was off the charts, and it was all wrapped up in a violent, profanity laden bow! Spoiler: we LOVED Peacemaker! Tracklist: 1:18 - What we've been watching (Jasmin - Sasaki & Miyano and Salaryman's Club; Mark finally finished all of Power) 11:59 - Blind reaction to Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer 19:17 - Walking Dead spin-off, Isle of the Dead, set to premiere in 2023 and will follow...

Duration:01:12:47

Episode 87 - A Discovery of Witches The Final Season Review

3/6/2022
OMG, we're BACK again! Yes, after several weeks off because of life happenings, Mark and Jasmin are back to poddin'! We talk about what we've been up to over the past six weeks and cover a few pieces of news. Then we dive in to the final season of A Discovery of Witches and see if any of our predictions from Season 2 came true. Tracklist: 8:44 - What have we been up to while on hiatus! 20:10 - I Am Legend moving forward with sequel starring Will Smith and Michael B. Jordan 28:43 - Hulu...

Duration:01:06:29

Episode 86 - Ghostbusters Afterlife Review

1/30/2022
This week, we're catching up! We talk about what we're reading and watching, go over a bit of news, and then dive into another nostalgic feature as we discuss Ghostbusters Afterlife. Tracklist: 2:05 - What have we been up to this week (Jasmin read hilariously inappropriate D*ck Fight Island; Mark is continuing to watch Power and picked up She-Hulk #1) 13:38 - Netflix announced new casting for the live action He-Man film 19:30 - Jason Momoa rumored to be joining The Fast and Furious...

Duration:01:17:18

Episode 85 - Scream 5

1/23/2022
We are back to talk about one our ALL TIME FAVORITE franchises! But before we get into Scream 5, we go through live trailer reactions for Moon Knight and Picard season 2, and we'll also catch up on what else we've been watching this week. Tracklist: 3:02 - Catching up on the week (Jasmin's been watching Ranking of Kings and Mark has moved on to season 2 of Power.) 9:17 - Moon Knight reaction trailer 16:06 - Picard season 2 reaction trailer 21:38 - Scream 5 review - We go over some trivia,...

Duration:01:30:15

Episode 84 - 2022’s Most Anticipated List

1/18/2022
We are BACK to our regularly scheduled geekery as we catch up on what we binged over the holidays, talk about a few news bits that have us excited, and dive into the things we're looking forward to so far in 2022! Tracklist: 2:19 - What we caught up on over the holidays (Tokyo Revengers, The Silent Sea, Power, The Matrix: Resurrections) 16:39 - The return of Justified, new mini series Justified: City Primeval 22:27 - Talks of a Quantum Leap revival from the showrunners of La Brea 27:00 -...

Duration:01:11:57

Episode 83 - GU Conversations - A Mental Health Check-in

1/12/2022
TW/CW Happy 2022! We are back and the gang's all here! This episode is a special, intentional deviation from our norm and we hope you'll give this a listen if you're a newbie or a regular. Mark, Jasmin, and Stephen sit down to talk about our mental health during the pandemic. What kind of things popped up for us, what measures we've put in place to work our way out of it, and how general geekery and pop culture have helped us keep our sanity as we move into this third calendar year of a...

Duration:01:20:40

Late to the Party Book Club - Episode 13 - Scott Pilgrim Vol 2

12/23/2021
We have decided that Scott Pilgrim will henceforth be known as a Christmas book. No, we will not be taking questions on the matter. In fact, we hope you'll join us next year as we cover volume 3 in December 2022! In great spirit, as always, we were joined by Rockin' Robbie (who has also been co-opted into this new tradition) to help us get through Scott Pilgrim Vol 2: Scott Pilgrim vs The World! Tracklist: 5:51 - Thoughts on the artwork 21:13 - How's the video game boss progression for...

Duration:00:57:18

Episode 82 - Best of 2021 Year End Show (With Guests!)

12/21/2021
Wrapping up another year of podcasting! For this year's year end extravaganza, we decided we would chop it up with some of the friends we've picked up along this journey. We were joined by Amir and K from Paperbacks & Soundtracks and Phable and Big Herm from The PCP Bad Batch. Be sure to check out their shows as well! Thanks so much, especially to all of our listeners! Thank you for the downloads, the likes, the comments, and for buying us some comics as well! We definitely appreciate the...

Duration:01:34:40

Episode 81 - Spider-Man: No Way Home (SPOILERS!)

12/19/2021
Please do not listen to this episode until AFTER you have seen Spider-Man: No Way Home. As a spidey fan, we want you to be as unspoiled as possible. Tracklist: 5:28 - Brief thoughts and ratings for Homecoming and Far From Home 33:39 - LAST CHANCE TO BE UNSPOILED! We jump into all of our spoilery thoughts on Spider-Man: No Way Home for the rest of the episode You can follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram or if you would like to support us you can donate to our KoFi or become a...

Duration:01:43:40