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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.

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

Finally, Disney!

4/3/2022
#324: Marc went to Disney World for the first time and wanted to talk about that experience. Link and Lara share their Disney stories and talk about healing your inner child. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Finally, Disney! appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:59:28

Alien Hour

3/20/2022
#323: Link read Truth of the Divine, a book about the ramifications of first contact. They and the GT crew chat about aliens as metaphors for immigrants and various “othered” groups and how these media reflect the historical and current patterns of human behaviors between social groups. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT … Alien Hour Read More » The post Alien Hour appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:02:59

Turning Red

3/13/2022
#322: Lara, Marc, Link, and Josué discuss Turning Red. We cover the multifaceted representation and the cringe of being a young teen. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Turning Red appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:53:09

Philosophical Bachelor Party

2/27/2022
#321: Marc brings a deeply philosophical question to the team: Are we capable of change? We touch on media examples of role models we strive to emulate and the lived experiences (read: parents) that shape our thoughts and behaviors. Compassion and introspection help us to create the changes we want to see. Questions? Comments? Discuss … Philosophical Bachelor Party Read More » The post Philosophical Bachelor Party appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:06:02

Kimi and the Locked Door

2/20/2022
#320: Link watched Kimi (2022) and wanted to talk about the portrayal of the main character’s agoraphobia and anxious behaviors. Josué and Lara discuss how context impacts our ability to overcome anxiety, and how other media tries to represent the experience. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Kimi and the Locked Door appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:54:38

The Power of Friendship

2/13/2022
#319: Josué thought we’d be talking about procrastination and the feeling of relief when you finally do the thing. But after some reflection, the team realized the power of friendship can help you do anything – even finish that game (or other media) you’ve been meaning to complete. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the … The Power of Friendship Read More » The post The Power of Friendship appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:01:51

Table Top RPG? Twitch Therapy RPG!

2/6/2022
#318: Lara and Special guest Kayla Devorak share some of the major emotional moments and therapeutic epiphanies they’ve had while playing Kids on Brooms with the CASTT Gamers group on Twitch. https://www.twitch.tv/castt_gamers/ Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Table Top RPG? Twitch Therapy RPG! appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:08:07

It’ll Happen To You

1/30/2022
#317: Link and Josué tell Lara about George Romero’s lost-then-remastered The Amusement Park, which is an emotional PSA about elderly abuse. The existential dread sets in, but the end point is finding compassion for those our society mistreats. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post It’ll Happen To You appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:59:46

Eternals and Impossible Choices

1/23/2022
#316: Josué, Lara, and Link discuss Eternals: the diverse cast, impossible choices, family dynamics, and argue whether or not Ikaris is a villain. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Eternals and Impossible Choices appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:03:27

Let’s Talk About Bruno

1/16/2022
#315: The Crew gushes about Encanto, touching on family systems, perfectionism, and growth. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Let’s Talk About Bruno appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:18:44

My Name is Not an Error

1/9/2022
#314: Josué and Link discuss the importance of names. Specifically, how exciting it was to have Josué’s name be included in Forza Horizon 5 Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post My Name is Not an Error appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:47:49

Spider-Man: No Way Home

12/26/2021
#313: Josué and Lara are joined by special guest Marc Cuiriz to discuss and process Spider-Man: No Way Home, full spoilers ahead! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Spider-Man: No Way Home appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:18:01

It’s Just “A” Meeting

10/17/2021
#312: The team discusses Netflix’s Midnight Mass and find it to be full of great conversation starters – family dynamics, religious trauma, forgiveness – and some pretty good monologues! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post It’s Just “A” Meeting appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:05:29

Psycho Goreman

10/10/2021
#311: Link convinced Lara and Josué to watch comedy horror movie Psycho Goreman. The family dynamics and bullying add depth to the characters and make the movie surprisingly relatable. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Psycho Goreman appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:49:22

Batman Personality Disorder

9/26/2021
#310: Josué, Lara, and Link talk about Titans and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and the complexities of getting diagnosed and medicated (in real life and in fiction). Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Batman Personality Disorder appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:50:45

Pandemic Coping

9/19/2021
#309: This episode discusses Brooklyn Nine-Nine and a Vice article on burnout and resilience by Shayla Love, but it’s mostly Link, Lara, and Josué processing burnout and how they’ve been coping during the pandemic. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Pandemic Coping appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:01:08:27

Unexpected Heroes

8/15/2021
#308: What starts as a conversation about The Suicide Squad quickly derails into a larger conversation about what makes heroes unexpected, and why we don’t see many older heroes. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Unexpected Heroes appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:50:58

The Dinos That Made Us

7/11/2021
#307: The team gushes about their love of dinosaurs and dinosaur related content. Including why dinosaurs have been so popular in media, and how they serve as a cultural touchstone. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post The Dinos That Made Us appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:53:23

Learning to Love Your Loki-Self

6/27/2021
#306: Lara, Josué, and Link talk about Loki, self-love, survival, and if it’s even possible to make time loops in multiverses make sense. Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the GT Forum. — The post Learning to Love Your Loki-Self appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:55:59

F9: The F is for Family

6/20/2021
#305: Josué, Lara, and Link discuss F9 and Black Widow, two recent movies that focus on family. Found family or chosen family narratives are common in media and we unpack how they relate to our lived experiences, and shape our expectations of familial relationships. The power of Fambly! Questions? Comments? Discuss this episode on the … F9: The F is for Family Read More » The post F9: The F is for Family appeared first on Geek Therapy.

Duration:00:50:24