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The official Geek Therapy podcast. Hosted by Josué Cardona, Lara Taylor-Kester, and Link Keller. Since 2011, Geek Therapy has been teaching that the best way to understand each other, and ourselves, is through the media we care about.

Location:

United States

Description:

The official Geek Therapy podcast. Hosted by Josué Cardona, Lara Taylor-Kester, and Link Keller. Since 2011, Geek Therapy has been teaching that the best way to understand each other, and ourselves, is through the media we care about.

Twitter:

@GeekTherapy

Language:

English


Episodes

Inherited Hobbies

6/4/2023
#353: The crew discusses how we got into certain interests and fandoms, who we have passed them on to, and the unique feeling of pride watching someone go farther and deeper into the hobbies and media we love. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Inherited Hobbies appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:57:20

Analysis Paralysis

5/21/2023
#352: Josué, Lara, and Link discuss choice paralysis, how we make decisions, and the anxiety around making choices. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Analysis Paralysis appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:03:01

Book Yuck, Book Yum

5/7/2023
#351: Josué, Marc, and Link discuss books, what makes us fall in love with them, or bounce off them completely. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Book Yuck, Book Yum appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:04:53

Asking/Receiving

4/23/2023
#350: Josué and Marc talk about the particular discomfort of realizing you need help, and asking for it. From My Hero Academia to Batman, we love hearing stories about team members realizing the strength and power of actively receiving support. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Asking/Receiving appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:04:29

Recast, Refashion, Remake

4/2/2023
#349: The crew talks about characters in media being recast, and apply the metaphor to real life relationships. (Link apologizes for forgetting to mention the extremely good example of Greg from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend until after recording) Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Recast, Refashion, Remake appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:07:39

The Adaptation of Us

3/19/2023
#348: The crew talks about adaptations; how they are successful or unsuccessful, what we expect and desire from them, and how they engage new and existing fans. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post The Adaptation of Us appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:00:24

Button Mashing Through Life

3/5/2023
#347: Marc and Link discuss stories about ‘What if’s and alternate timelines. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Button Mashing Through Life appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:53:34

The Mortifying Ordeal of Being Known

2/19/2023
#346: Link, Lara, and Marc discuss the particular excitement and anxiety of sharing a beloved piece of media with others. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post The Mortifying Ordeal of Being Known appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:01:05

Wakanda Forever

2/5/2023
#345: Lara, Marc, and Link discuss Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, its representations of grief, and how we resonated with the storytelling. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Wakanda Forever appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:00:44

Canceled

1/15/2023
#344: The crew talks about shows canceled too soon (or too late), the interplay of expectations, and the emotional impact of not getting a story conclusion. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Canceled appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:03:59

It’s a Mostly Wonderful Life

12/25/2022
#343: Marc and the crew talk about It’s a Wonderful Life, and imagining a world without you in it. We discuss stories about removing yourself from the timeline and how and why it resonates with people. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post It’s a Mostly Wonderful Life appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:05:49

Gone but not Forgotten

12/11/2022
#342: The crew talks about some recent celebrity deaths and how we memorialize and pay tribute to meaningful people in our lives. We also discuss how we would like to be remembered. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Gone but not Forgotten appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:24:54

Heart of the Cards

12/4/2022
#341: What starts as a conversation about YuGiOh and Pokemon turns into a discussion about passion, perseverance, frustration, and reflection on purpose and goals. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Heart of the Cards appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:04:05

Wendell and Wild

11/20/2022
#340: Link and Josué discuss Wendell and Wild, covering topics like trauma, survivor’s guilt, family dynamics, and shadow integration. Plus, the power of good representation and stop motion animation. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Wendell and Wild appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:48:15

Taylor Swift

11/13/2022
#339: Lara, Marc, Link, and special guest Kayla gush about the newest Taylor Swift album. They discuss favorite songs, the effectiveness of lyrics, and the terrifying power of fandom and parasocial relationships. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Taylor Swift appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:59:48

Halloween Season

10/30/2022
#338: The crew talks about Halloween and what it means to them. We talk candies, costumes, and community participation. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Halloween Season appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:58:50

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

10/16/2022
#337: The crew watched She-Hulk and loved how it centered a woman’s persepective and experience within the MCU. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post She-Hulk: Attorney at Law appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:04:55

Just Order More Nachos

9/18/2022
#336: Link wants to talk about trans characters in media, specifically Barney from Dead End: Paranormal Park. The crew discusses how trans characters get portrayed and the types of stories they generally exist in, and how the representation matters. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Just Order More Nachos appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:05:03

The Warm Fuzzies

9/4/2022
#335: As we go into the cold season, Marc, Josué, and Link discuss their comfort media. They touch on how media fulfills different needs in different contexts, and how we choose to seek them out to fulfill those needs. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post The Warm Fuzzies appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:02:01

A League of Their Own

8/28/2022
#334: Lara is obsessed with the new A League of Their Own series, and loved the original movie. Link and Josué join her in discussing how the show expands on themes and characters in the original, and how showing queer joy really hits a home run. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. … A League of Their Own Read More » The post A League of Their Own appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:12:34