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Geeks with Kids is a podcast from a parenting point-of-view. Want to connect? Send us an email at podcast@geekswithkids.ca or visit us at www.geekswithkids.ca Instagram: www.instagram.com/geekswithkids/ Twitter: twitter.com/geekswithkidscn Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/GeeksWithKidsPodcast/ Tumblr: geekswithkids.tumblr.com/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCGBX7Iwb1KBQK_2wEjEpa7w

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Canada

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Geeks with Kids is a podcast from a parenting point-of-view. Want to connect? Send us an email at podcast@geekswithkids.ca or visit us at www.geekswithkids.ca Instagram: www.instagram.com/geekswithkids/ Twitter: twitter.com/geekswithkidscn Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/GeeksWithKidsPodcast/ Tumblr: geekswithkids.tumblr.com/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCGBX7Iwb1KBQK_2wEjEpa7w

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English


Episodes

144 - The Geeks vs Our Favourite Samurai Films

7/30/2020
"A samurai is more than a killer" Sensei Ishikawa With the release of SuckerPunch's Ghost of Tsushima, the Kurosawa-inspired franchise quickly became the fastest-selling original IP and got us thinking about our favourite Samurai films. Join Erik, Steve, Matt, Hawk, and Markus as they talk about The Sword of Doom (1966), The Twilight Samurai (2002), The Warrior's Way (2010), Harakiri (1962), and 13 Assassins (2010). What makes a great Samurai film? What makes these films unique? And what...

Duration:02:20:19

143 - The Pod Turned Upside Down

7/15/2020
How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scottsman... ...grow up to be a hero and a scholar? Lin-Manuel Miranda's international hit Hamilton: An American Musical has finally hit Disney+, and so the geeks have gathered to pop on their musical theatre hats to talk about the show. Join Matt, Erik, Schaus, Hawk, and returning special guest Markus as they talk about Hamilton. What did they think about the pro-shot #HamilFilm? Did they have any issues with the show? What are their...

Duration:02:14:32

Bonus - The Geeks Take a Look at Assassin's Creed Valhalla

7/8/2020
ODEN IS WITH US!!!! After years of teasing and rumours, Ubisoft officially announced Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla on April 30th with a cinematic trailer. Join Erik, Matt, Steve, and special guest Markus as they talk about one of their favourite video game franchises. What did they think of the cinematic trailer for Assassin's Creed Valhalla? What do they hope is in the game? What aspects of the game do they want to change? And what are they looking forward to at the Ubisoft Forward event on...

Duration:01:01:32

142 - Movies That Spark Joy

7/2/2020
We're Marie Kondo'ing this episode up! Join Erik, Matt, Hawk, and Steve as they take a look at the movies that spark joy - our film version of comfort food, if you will. What makes these films special to us? What scenes make us smile? And why is there a Matt Moore rant section now? Find out on Geeks with Kids. What movies spark joy in you? Send us a note at podcast@geekswithkids.ca or www.geekswithkids.ca Instagram: www.instagram.com/geekswithkids/ Twitter:...

Duration:02:10:34

Bonus - Remembering Sir Ian Holm

6/24/2020
On June 19, 2020, the venerable English actor Sir Ian Holm passed away at age 88 after a long fight with Parkinson's. Join the geeks and special guest Brittany from Everything Is Permitted as they celebrate the versatile actor who played everything from Hobbits to Jack the Ripper. Which roles come to mind when they look back at Sir Ian Holm's extensive ouevre of films? And what made these roles special? Find out on Geeks with Kids. What are your favourite roles of Sir Ian Holm? Send us a...

Duration:00:46:16

141 - The Geeks Take On Final Fantasy VII Remake

6/17/2020
After 5 years and a developer switch, the Final Fantasy VII Remake was finally released on April 10th, 2020. Originally released on the original Playstation in 1997, Final Fantasy VII captured the imagination of a generation. Will this updated version do the same? Join Erik, Matt, Schaus, Hawk and Jenn as they take a look at the remake of the quintessential Final Fantasy game. How did they get into the Final Fantasy Franchise? What did they think of the changes? And hot damn... what did...

Duration:01:56:27

140 - The Geeks Enter The Tournament

6/5/2020
A group of unlikely friends. A trading card game of epic proportions. A tournament the likes have never been seen. And a beautiful outsider that turns everything on its head. Join Erik, Matt, Steve, Hawk and Lauren as they take a look at some of the best news of the past two weeks, as well as Patricia DiSalvo Viayra's 2018 film "Tournament?" Just how familiar are they with the Collectable Card Game world? How did they feel about the characters? And as geeks, how many of the stories have...

Duration:02:15:33

139 - You Son of a Bitch, I'm in - The Heist Film Episode

5/20/2020
A crack team of specialists. An invaluable prize. All with a plan that just can’t fail. Welcome to twists and turns of heist films, a genre near and dear to our hearts that just begs for more bags of popcorn. Join Matt, Erik, Steve, and Hawk as they take a look at some of the best heist films - "The Sting," "Inception," "A Fish Called Wanda," and "Heat." What makes a good heist film? What makes each of these films unique? What are our favourite moments? And what films missed our...

Duration:01:18:50

BONUS - The Geeks React to "Star Wars: Clone Wars" S07E12 - Victory and Death

5/5/2020
This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - Ahsoka and Rex must use their wit and skills to survive the turbulent end of the Clone Wars. Join Erik and Hawk as they are joined by Julian from "Everything is Permitted" to talk about "Victory and Death" - the 12th and final episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." How did they react to the series finale? How does it fit in the greater "Star Wars" mythos? Do they view the original films differently now? And what do they think about the future of Ahsoka...

Duration:00:44:26

138 - The Geeks Break Down The Star Wars Sequel Trilogy

5/4/2020
We have been teasing this for such a long time and poking the bear so, on this very special May the 4th episode, we have finally gathered to do a deep dive and break down the Star Wars sequel trilogy. Join Matt, Erik, Steve, Hawk, Gus, and Mark as they take a look at "The Rise of Skywalker" and the Sequel Trilogy. How does the sequel trilogy flow? How does it fit in the greater Star Wars saga? What are our favourite moments? And where do we go from here? Find out on Geeks with...

Duration:02:33:32

BONUS - The Geeks React to "Star Wars: Clone Wars" S07E11 - Shattered

5/2/2020
This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - After capturing Maul on Mandalore, Ahsoka's journey to the Jedi Council is disrupted when Order 66 is declared, turning her world upside down. Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "Shattered" - the 11th episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." How did they react when Order 66 was issued? What did they think about the relationship between Maul, Ahsoka, and their former masters? How about that hallway scene? And what do they think about the sound design in...

Duration:00:23:51

BONUS - The Geeks React to "Star Wars: Clone Wars" S07E10 - The Phantom Apprentice

4/25/2020
This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - Ahsoka leads Republic clones to confront Maul's forces on Mandalore. Maul senses the impending chaos and makes a calculated play to ensure his own survival. Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "The Phantom Apprentice" - the 10th episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." What did they think of the return of Maul? What implications are brought forward with Ahsoka's troops? And where does this episode lie within the "Revenge of the Sith" timeline? Find...

Duration:00:27:26

137 - The Cartoons That Made Us

4/23/2020
For some people, their favourite memories from their childhoods are watching cartoons. Some of these have become iconic through the years as multiple generations of people have been able to watch it through various streaming services. Join the geeks as they take a look at some of their favourite cartoons and see what made them special. What made the cut? Where can you find them? And which had the best theme song? Find out on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of our lists? Send us...

Duration:01:50:26

BONUS - The Geeks React to "Star Wars: Clone Wars" S07E09 - Old Friends Not Forgotten

4/18/2020
This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - Anakin and Obi-Wan must decide whether to help Ahsoka pursue Maul or rescue Palpatine. Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "Old Friends Not Forgotten" - the 9th episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." What did they think of the beginning of the Siege of Mandalore storyline? What do the new intro and beginning recap mean to the final episodes of the series? And what did Anakin say to foreshadow the upcoming Order 66? Find out on Geeks with...

Duration:00:19:55

Review - The Division 2: Warlords of New York DLC

4/17/2020
Released on 3 March 2020, "The Division 2: Warlords of New York" is a massive expansion to the 2019 FPS cover-shooter hit. The Ubisoft and Massive Entertainment venture sees the action return from Washington D.C. to the streets of New York City. Rogue Division agent Aaron Keener, and his top four Rogue Agents, have brought the factions of New York City under his control and used them to conquer Lower Manhattan. The Division has a new mission: to stop Keener at any cost. Join Erik and...

Duration:00:18:20

BONUS - The Geeks React to "Star Wars: Clone Wars" S07E08 - Together Again

4/11/2020
"You can change who you are, but you cannot run from yourself" This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - Ahsoka bargains for the sisters' freedom and makes a startling discovery. Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "Together Again" - the 8th episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." What did they think of the finale of the Martez Sisters storyline? How did the Martez sisters react to the news that Ahsoka was a Jedi? And what is in store for Ahsoka and the Mandalorians? Find out on Geeks...

Duration:00:12:10

136 - Matt vs. Matt Extravaganza with Everything is Permitted

4/8/2020
After weeks of planning, our GIANT-SIZED "Matt vs. Matt Extravaganza" crossover event is finally here! Join Erik, Steve, and Matt, as they're joined by special guests Julian, Brittany, and Matt from "Everything is Permitted." Listen as the Matts battle it out mano a mano in a melee of their top ten films of the past decade. Who will be named the victor? Find out on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of our lists? Send us a note at podcast@geekswithkids.ca or...

Duration:01:54:37

BONUS - The Geeks React to "Star Wars: Clone Wars" S07E07 - Dangerous Debt

4/5/2020
"Who you were does not have to define who you are." This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - Rafa, Trace, and Ahsoka Tano try to escape from their imprisonment by the Pyke syndicate. Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "Dangerous Debt" - the 7th episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." What did they think of the prison break trope? What do they think about the disconnect between the Jedi Order and the regular people of the galaxy? And what did they think of the revelation in Rafa and...

Duration:00:14:36

BONUS - The Geeks React to "Star Wars: Clone Wars" S07E06 - Deal No Deal

3/29/2020
"Mistakes are valuable lessons often learned too late" This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - Rafa, Trace, and Ahsoka Tano become spice runners for the Pyke crime syndicate. Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "Deal No Deal" - the 6th episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." What did they think of the trio's dynamics this week? What "Return of the Jedi" scene was mirrored? And how is Ahsoka becoming closer to her "Rebels" self? Find out on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of the...

Duration:00:15:07

BONUS - The Geeks React to "Star Trek: Picard" - S01E10 - Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2

3/27/2020
This week on "Star Trek: Picard" - Picard and his team are pitted against the Romulans and the synthetics of Coppelius in a final confrontation. Join Erik, the two Michaels, and Julian from "Everything is Permitted" as they talk about "Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2" - the 10th and final episode of the 1st season of "Star Trek: Picard." Did this episode satisfy this group of Star Trek fans? What did they think of a very emotional meeting in the episode? What implications arise from a certain...

Duration:00:32:17