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Each week mild-mannered radio producers Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad talk pop culture news and debate a controversial topic in contemporary geekery: Kirk vs. Picard? Was Douglas Quaid dreaming in Total Recall? No topic is off limits.

Each week mild-mannered radio producers Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad talk pop culture news and debate a controversial topic in contemporary geekery: Kirk vs. Picard? Was Douglas Quaid dreaming in Total Recall? No topic is off limits.

Location:

United States

Description:

Each week mild-mannered radio producers Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad talk pop culture news and debate a controversial topic in contemporary geekery: Kirk vs. Picard? Was Douglas Quaid dreaming in Total Recall? No topic is off limits.

Language:

English

Contact:

312-371-7806


Episodes

Geek/CounterGeek – Hamilton and the American Revolution

7/6/2020
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad discuss the news that the trio of Sam Neil, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum will be showing up in Jurassic World: Dominion, and according to Sam Neil they will play a big part in the story. Plus, like the rest of America, Misty and Keith watched Hamilton when it debuted on Disney+ and discussed the best and worst representations of the American Revolution in pop culture. [EP158]

Duration:00:32:46

Geek/CounterGeek – Keith Watches Logan’s Run For The First Time

5/18/2020
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad react to the news CBS All Access will be producing another new Star Trek series, this time focusing on the characters of Captain Pike, Spike and Number One on the pre-Captain Kirk USS Enterprise. Plus, for May's Pop Culture Blind Spot segment, Keith watched Logan's Run for the first time. He and Misty share their thoughts on the 1976 movie. [EP157]

Duration:00:26:10

Geek/CounterGeek – Reviewing Star Wars: The Clone Wars

5/11/2020
This month's Pop Culture Blind Spot will be either "Logan" or "Logan's Run," vote in the poll at twitter.com/geekcountergeek Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad share their thoughts on the series finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.Plus, Misty is making progress on creating her comic book while Keith's novel "Righteous Might" is available for pre-order and should be shipping on June 1st!

Duration:00:21:49

Geek/CounterGeek – Quarantine Binge-Watch Edition

4/20/2020
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad react to the announcement that Disney is planning on a live-action CGI re-make of Robin Hood. That's the one with the fox, not the one with Kevin Costner. Misty and Keith have spent their COVID-19 lockdown binge-watching a couple of series: The Vision of Escaflowne, which Keith was watching for the first time, and Star Trek: Discovery, which Misty was watching for the first time. Plus, the lockdown has also provided Misty and Keith with ample opportunity to...

Duration:00:33:43

Geek/CounterGeek – Reviewing Star Trek: Picard

3/30/2020
Could one of the changes that comes about because of the COVID-19 outbreak be that from now on movies will be released on-demand at the same time they are in theaters? Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad discuss. Plus, Misty and Keith share their thoughts about the first season of Star Trek: Picard on CBS All Access. [EP154]

Duration:00:29:36

Geek/CounterGeek – Misty Sees Dr. Strangelove For The First Time

3/23/2020
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad are both sheltering in place as the nation wrestles with the COVID-19 outbreak, which of course begs the question, what is the best movie about a virus destroying society? Plus, in this month's Pop Culture Blind Spot segment, Misty watched the classic Cold War comedy Dr. Strangelove first the first time. Results were mixed.

Duration:00:26:05

Geek/CounterGeek – 5 TV Shows To Get To Know Us

2/26/2020
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad discuss their hopes for Indiana Jones 5, since Harrison Ford is promising it will be a good one. The third Jurassic World movie has a name. Plus, Misty and Keith share the five TV shows that have had the biggest impact on their lives. [EP152]

Duration:00:27:31

Geek/CounterGeek – Reviewing Star Trek: Picard

1/30/2020
There is lots of news out of Team Disney. Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad talk about the new live-action remakes on the horizon, and trouble in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Plus, Star Trek: Picard has finally dropped on CBS All Access. Misty and Keith share their reaction to the return of Jean Luc-Picard. [EP151]

Duration:00:30:19

Geek/CounterGeek – What Will Nicolas Cage Steal In National Treasure 3?

1/21/2020
It's Oscar season and that means there are also Oscar snubs. Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad share their experience watching a movie that was a clear snub: The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot. All of the franchises are getting a revival. Disney has announced that they are officially moving forward with a National Treasure 3. Misty and Keith wonder what Nicolas Cage will be stealing in the newest installment. Plus, Misty and Keith talk to writer and podcaster Jacob Airey about his...

Duration:00:31:20

Geek/CounterGeek – Keith Watches The Running Man For The First Time

1/14/2020
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad react to the first trailer for the new Jared Leto movie Morbius, and some very surprising news about the next Star Trek movie. Plus, in the January Pop Culture Blind Spot segment, Keith watched The Running Man for the first time.

Duration:00:29:10

Geek/CounterGeek – Best Movies of the Decade

1/8/2020
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad react to the announcement there will be a sequel to the Rian Johnson movie Knives Out, and the new Star Wars movie set hundreds of years before the Skywalker saga. Misty and Keith talk about their picks for the top movies of the decade. Plus, Misty made a big step forward in her comic book project. [EP148]

Duration:00:33:47

Geek/CounterGeek – The Star Wars Holiday Special (Not That One)

12/30/2019
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad share their review of the first season of The Mandalorian, now that the season has finished. Plus, Misty and Keith also got the chance to see The Rise of Skywalker and gave their reaction

Duration:00:36:46

Geek/CounterGeek – Misty Watches The Right Stuff For The First Time

12/9/2019
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad share their review of the new movie Knives Out, and wonder why Rian Johnson did such a good job with that while The Last Jedi was less than stellar. Plus, in this month's Pop Culture Blind Spot segment, Misty watched the 1983 movie The Right Stuff for the first time. [EP146]

Duration:00:41:17

Geek/CounterGeek – Does The Terminator Franchise Have A Dark Fate?

11/19/2019
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad share their review of The Mandalorian and the Disney + experience. Plus, Terminator: Dark Fate bombed at the box office, but does that mean the franchise is done for? [EP145]

Duration:00:34:23

Geek/CounterGeek – Keith Sees RoboCop For The First Time

10/21/2019
EP144: Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad review Zombieland Double Tap. Plus, for the October Pop Culture Blind Spot segment, Keith watched RoboCop for the first time ever, and it was a less than stellar experience.

Duration:00:32:56

Geek/CounterGeek – Twilight Zone 60th Anniversary

10/7/2019
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad talk about the new trailers for Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard that dropped at New York Comic Con. Plus, Misty and Keith celebrate the 60th anniversary of the debut of The Twilight Zone

Duration:00:39:35

Geek/CounterGeek – The Worst Historical Films

9/28/2019
EP142: Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad discuss the news that Disney and Sony have buried the hatchet and will be making more MCU Spider-Man movies after all, and the news that Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum will be in Jurassic World 3. Plus, Misty and Keith recently had the chance to watch Pompeii. Those torturous two hours have them wondering: what is the worst historical movie ever made?

Duration:00:29:29

Geek/CounterGeek – The Best Space Movies of All Time

9/20/2019
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad talk about the recent spike of TV and movie reboots since they themselves rebooted the podcast. In honor of the release of the movie Ad Astra, Misty and Keith compile a list of the best space movies of all time. Plus, Misty and Keith have both made good progress on their projects and Keith is looking for a few good beta readers.

Duration:00:39:41

Geek/CounterGeek – Misty Watches Howard The Duck For The First time

9/13/2019
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad share their reviews of the new Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance For September's "Pop Culture Blind Spot" segment, Misty watched the movie Howard The Duck for the first time. Plus, Misty and Keith's projects were paused for a while because of their move but figure to be shifted into high gear over the next few weeks.

Duration:00:31:42

Geek/CounterGeek – Misty and Keith Go To DragonCon in Atlanta

9/6/2019
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad run down the listener responses to the question of what TV show or movie could make for a good reboot. Speaking of revisiting past franchises, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has landed on Netflix. Plus, Misty and Keith were not able to make much progress on their creative projects because of their move and the trip to Atlanta, but DragonCon did provide some learning opportunities that could be helpful.

Duration:00:32:00