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The Geekdom Fancast

Derek and Myke are a couple of nerds who love watching TV shows and films, so we're just like you! We talk about the movies we just watched, shows we've been addicted to, and things we're excited about! Sometimes we even bring along a friend!
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Apr 25, 2019

When we first talked to Reime Schemes on our 85th episode, we instantly were charmed by the unique journey that led him to being a hip hop artist on the verge of releasing his first record. One drop and four music videos later, we caught up with him in what seems like a pivotal moment in his career. We talk to him about how he's been touring the world, embracing his mixed race background, and how he's finding a newer audience through the internet. Myke also pitches him some business ideas and he takes us through the making of his new music and the music for his new single "Thief Ah Whine".

 

Listen to his new song on Reime Schemes' Soundcloud, and check out his video on YouTube! Follow him on Instagram @ReimeSchemes for news about any upcoming shows! 

Apr 18, 2019

The DC Boys are back in town just in tome to bring their magic to our drunken double feature! James and DJ from MetaSquid Studios shows Jamesflix and Gamesters Pair of Dice hit the podcast hot, like a bolt of lightning, as we talk about the two non-Marvel comic book movies that are coming out this season. For those of you not keeping score that means we're going to quickly give our overall, non-spoiler thoughts on the new Hellboy THEN we get into the boy-wizard extraordinnaire himself: Shazam! Not only is it a full spoiler review of Shazam, it's a drunken review as well SO OF COURSE we also talk about a bunch of other stuff other than the movies. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Fantastic Four, ninja movies, some inappropriate coming of age "firsts", and tons more. 

Make sure you subscribe to MetaSquid Studios on whatever you listen to your podcasts, and follow on twitter @GamestersDice! 

Apr 11, 2019

Good news, bad news members of the Geekdom. Bad news is that Myke wasn't able to be part of this episode because he was too sick to attend this year's Wondercon. Good news is Derek was joined by two of our favorite friends of the show / podcast extraordinaires in their own right: Tyler McPhail of the Grand Geek Gathering and Albert Patrick from Who What Wheres Why! Tyler talks about his panels and we all talked about all the cosplayers this year, especially compared to SDCC and LA Comic Con. Albert and Derek then talk about the panels they went to including Dark Phoenix, Deadly Class, and Into the Badlands.

Make sure to find Albert https://www.whowhatwhereswhy.com/

and listen to Tyler's shows at https://www.thegrandgeekgathering.com/

Mar 28, 2019

We have what might be our first triple feature movie discussion podcast this week as Captain Marvel has already flown into our lives, Us has made us afraid of Santa Cruz, and we're about to hear DC say the magic word -- Shazam! We have two of our own Captain Marvels joining us, producer, actors, and pop culture personality extraordinaires Lance Paul and Jasan Avalos on panel to discuss three of the biggest movies that are coming out this season. 

First Lance gives us his early, rough impressions of Shazam - the hero formerly known in the comics as Captain Marvel. Then we talk about the current, MCU newcomer and title owner, Captain Marvel and then we finish with a light spoiler free discussion of Us!

Follow Lance @thetravelingnerd and follow Jason @JasonAvalos and find out about all their cool film, and otherwise, projects coming out! 

Mar 14, 2019

Damian Holbrook, one of our favorite con panel moderators, TV Guide Network hosts, TV Insider writers, and TCA Board members, returns to the podcast just in time to help you set your DVRs for the upcoming year. We talk to him about the 2019 TCAs, the big television press tour for the Television Critics Association where networks, streaming channels, and premium cable channels show off what they've got going on! He dishes about the best panels, the new shows he's excited for, "journalists" that ask terrible questions, George Clooney overshadowing an entire A-List TV cast, and more! 

Follow Damian on Twitter @damianholbrook and check out his coverage on TV Insider! 

Mar 7, 2019

When we originally pitched this episode to Ryan we had thought it would be about trashing this trainwreck of on an Oscar ceremony - suffice to say we were kind of wrong. We still had to bring our favorite movie critic and journalist, Ryan Scott, on to talk about the 2019 Oscars! We get into how the ceremony actually went pretty well, how this year felt different, the surprises of the night, what we thought was snubbed for nominations in general, and how why there might have been a ratings jump! 

Follow Ryan at @ryanscottwrites on Twitter and check out his great reviews and articles! 

Mar 4, 2019

The Geekdom Gamescast is a monthly video game bonus episode in collaboration with God Hates Geeks hosted by Myke and GHG's own Travis Moody. 

We had so much to say about our main subject of this episode that we ended up breaking it apart to stand on its own - and it is worth it for our guest, Adam Bower's expertise in looter shooters alone. That's right, we have GHG's resident Destiny expert on to talk about the newest, and biggest, looter shooter to come out this quarter - Bioware's ANTHEM. Before we take off in our Javelin's we do talk about Apex Legends and the Division 2 beta a little as well. 

Feb 28, 2019

If you've heard our previous episode with our returning guest, Albert Patrick, then you know that we weren't going to spend only one hour to cover two months worth of movies that are coming out because he'll probably watch more movies than any of us combined this year! That doesn't mean that we won't have TONS to say about the movies we're excited for, though. It's a brisk, yet meaty block of movie previews for the months of March and April of 2019! Joining Albert is one of the new hosts of his Stuff & Junk Show - Jiaming Liou! Through the course of the episode you'll hear how Jiaming and Albert are basically the bizarro-world Myke and Derek and how that's a recipe for GREAT TIMES. 

Check out Albert's blogs and podcasts at whowhatwhereswhy.com and subscribe to The Stuff & Junk Show everywhere you get podcasts! 

Feb 27, 2019

The Geekdom Gamescast is a monthly video game bonus episode in collaboration with God Hates Geeks hosted by Myke and GHG's own Travis Moody. 

After our month long hiatus, we're back and just in time especially with there big a TON of new releases and news to talk about, both gaming and personal! We get into the new developments in our lives, and why we took a month off, then get into what we've been playing, some news, and the games we are looking forward to that have a confirmed release date in 2019! All that and Artez Bailey returns to talk to us about Kingdom Hearts III!

Feb 21, 2019

Even before we could get our first movie preview episode of the season out, a big movie dropped! Listeners will know how excited Derek was for this movie, so you know that if we did an episode on Bohemian Rhapsody then of course we were going to do a review of ALITA! Did it live up to his expectations? What happens when Robert Rodriguez gets a TITANIC budget? How anime did Myke feel it was? WE Motor Ball our way into it all! NOTE: This is HALF a spoiler review episode, the back half is spoilers and we will give you substantial warning!

Feb 7, 2019

Now that we're finally going to start to get the goods of 2019 we take one last look back at our year in movies and TV. While we did episode reviews on a lot of our favorite movies, there were a lot that we caught up on or missed for one reason or another. We also got to finally talk about the TV we watched!

Jan 30, 2019

With the Big Game around the corner and the NBA mid season right behind it we decided to have another big panel discussion. Producer Myke joins Robert and Derek as they welcome friend of the show and longtime Fancast guest Dana Keels on to talk about the two semi-finals NFL games and the upcoming NBA All Star draft!  

Jan 18, 2019

It was kind of a weird year for the Golden Globes. Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg aren't that obvious of a hosting pair, a promo girl for Fiji stole the red carpet, and A Star is Born only came away with one award for the night. Our buddy Greg Mucino joins us to break down what feels like a weird award season. Also Myke updates everyone on his injury and surgery.

Jan 11, 2019

 

The Geekdom Sportscast is our spinoff podcast format about fantasy leagues, and pro sports in general! This is the NFL Edition hosted by Derek and Robert.

It's Wild Card Weekend and even though Fantasy Football is over we're still talking about the NFL! Plus we finally got our first guest as sportscaster Rudy Reyes joins Robert and Derek to go over all the surprising action from the first round of Playoffs.

 

Jan 10, 2019

Our DC Boys are back! James and DJ from Gamesters Pair of Dice, and our guests for our Justice League movie review episode join us for the first member of the JLA that isn’t the main trinity to get their own movie - Arthur Curry, aka Aquaman. But first Myke goes over his recent injury story and explains why he’s gonna be super loopy for the whole episode. It’s a wild ride of an episode - just like the movie was!

Check out DJ and James’s podcasts at Metasquid Studios on you podcast feed!

Jan 4, 2019

The Geekdom Sportscast is our spinoff podcast format about fantasy leagues, and pro sports in general! This is the NFL Edition hosted by Derek and Robert.

The end is almost here as Week 17 has come and gone! Robert and Derek go over the last week of the NFL regular season, their thoughts on selective teams futures, and start giving their Playoff predictions. Plus they reveal how their fantasy teams finished (good and bad). 

 
Dec 27, 2018

It's the Hailee Steinfeld hour on The Geekdom Fancast! Just like we reviewed two music movies back to back we (accidentally) bundled together two Hailee Steinfeld movies, based on existing multimedia franchises that serve as origin stories. It's quite a doozy and so was one of these movies! In order to get into this youthful double feature, we brought on one of the YOUNGEST guests that the Fancast has ever had - Patrick Rhodes from Marvel-Less Marian!

We first get into Bumblebee, the newest Transformers movie, and maybe the best? We talk about finally nailing some of the Autobot designs, actually wanting to root for the human characters, and being creative about the transformations! It's relatively spoiler free but be ready on that skip forward button just in case.

Next we get into the newest Spidey! Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. How does Derek feel about reviewing an animated movie? You'll find out! We talk about how they nailed Spider-Man better than any of the live action movies, what we thought of the animation, and the idea of what can happen next to Miles. We're ending 2018 with a BANG! and a Thwip!

Dec 22, 2018

 

The Geekdom Sportscast is our spinoff podcast format about fantasy leagues, and pro sports in general! This is the NFL Edition hosted by Derek and Robert.

Usually Derek gives Myke a description to post on here because Myke knows nothing about football, but it's the holidays and we're all busy. Safe to say - Derek and Robert are probably getting their asses kicked in Fantasy, because neither seem that happy on social media. Um. Some teams were eliminated from the playoffs, probably and they're not happy about it. They're just don't ever seem to be happy about football right? Some crazy touchdown probably happened though! Wasn't that nuts? Uh. There was a guy who got injured... right? That's a bummer. But football is still happening! I think. I know the Super Bowl hasn't happened yet so it has to be. So, uh. Woo! Let's go Lakers.

 

Dec 15, 2018

The Geekdom Sportscast is our spinoff podcast format about fantasy leagues, and pro sports in general! This is the NFL Edition hosted by Derek and Robert.

The holiday season bites us in the ass here at the Sportscast as Robert and Derek have to do a lightning round of an episode for Week 14! But they still go over the crazy (and random) performance of Derrick Henry, the "Miracle in Miami", and Robert's Texans being upset by the Colts.

Dec 13, 2018

This episode has been a long time coming for Myke, and thanks to Derek, it's finally happening. We're finally dedicating an entire episode to action movies - specifically the ones of the martial arts variety, and we couldn't think of anyone better to discuss them with than David Vo! David runs Martial Arts Action Cinema a website dedicated to action movie news: 24/7! David and Myke geek out about Jackie Chan, Donnie Yen, Jet Li, and more! Derek gets to talk to someone about Into The Badlands and they all come to blows over the Bourne series.

Check out David's site at MAActioncinema.com

Dec 6, 2018

There may not be a Star Wars or a Marvel in sight this upcoming December, but that doesn't mean there aren't good reasons to hit up your local theater. In fact that vacuum seemed to create room for a lot of other movies to take the month! Join us as Sherice comes on to help Derek and Myke go through every weekend in December movie releases! Spoilers: there isn't a lack of The House of Mouse!

Dec 6, 2018

The Geekdom Sportscast is our spinoff podcast format about fantasy leagues, and pro sports in general! This is the NFL Edition hosted by Derek and Robert.

Yes, we're FINALLY back! Robert and Derek tackle the action from Week 13 of the NFL action including those surprising Giants and Bucs wins and what the hell happened to the Saints?! Plus they give their opinions on all the drama of Kareem Hunt and the Packers firing their coach. And let's not forget complaing about their Fantasy Football teams!

Dec 6, 2018

With Christmas less than a month away the rest of the fall gaming releases have come and gone. Travis and Myke are joined by James from the 'Gamesters PairofDice (on the Metasquid Studios Feed) to talk about everything from Assassin's Creed Odyssey to the Spider-Man DLC, WWE 2K19, and some Black Ops 4. Then they go over the recent developments in the gaming industry like Bethesda's big blunder Fallout 76, Sony skipping E3 2019, and more. It's an hour of the classic Gamescast you've come to love.

But if you could care less about all that and want to skip to the real meat of the podcast then scrub over to **1 Hour and 12 Minutes** into the podcast for our full spoiler review of Red Dead Redemption 2. James talks about diving back into the west after completing the original Red Dead several times already, Myke discusses the beginnings of the Online Beta, and Moody dives into the morality of Arthur Morgan. It's the geekiest hour of thirty minutes we've ever recorded.

Nov 22, 2018

Another Thanksgiving is here, but this one will sadly be marked by a terrible loss. 2018 brings with it the first Thanksgiving that the world will be without Stan Lee. While its hard not to mourn his death, we would be remiss if we did not celebrate his life - especially for someone who has given us so much to be grateful for. In this special episode Derek and Myke enlist the help of many of our previous guests, and one special friend of the pod, in commemorating the life and passing of Stan Lee. Stan, we are so grateful to you for helping to create this community that we feel safe and thrive in. Rest in Peace Stan Lee and Happy Thanksgiving to all! Excelsior! 

Nov 16, 2018

It's another Derek and Myke catch up episode! We had so much to say last week about the movies we've watched that it spilled over to this episode. California's also on fire again, so we definitely can't help but talk about that and then we get into 'A Star Is Born' for the majority of the episode. Derek does talk about seeing "On The Basis of Sex" and Myke talks about "The Haunting of Hill House". Its another classic TGF episode! 

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