This week we take a look at some early reactions to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and look back on Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. We also react to the frustrations surrounding the release of the Nintendo NES Classic game system.
Other topics this week include the passing of Robert Vaughn, the proposedBig Bang Theory spin-off and the appearance ofChewbacca in the Han Solo movie.
Scott looks back on some of the crazy things that have happened at the Fantastic Fortress in 2015, including GANNIN's creation of a shirking ray, the development of our own comic-con, and the rise of our arch nemesis.
Scott talks with Dr. Travis Langley about his new book, Dark Side of the Mind: Star Wars Psychology. We get ready for Jessica Jones and discuss which characters should not return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. GANNIN attempts to recover after getting attacked by The Troll.
Other topics discussed include the return of Bob Newhart to The Big Bang Theory, the character deaths in Gotham and the beginning of Season of the Force at Disneyland.
Richard and Sarah fromSkywalking Through Neverland join the Geek Assembly to discus the Season 2 premiere of Star Wars Rebels. Amy shares advice for making a a trip to San Diego Comic-Con. GANNIN attempts to start his own comic convention at The Fantastic Fortress.
Other topics include The Force AwakensYou Tube record, therenewed interest in the Jurassic Park theme, a Batman video game disappointment and a Star Trek fan getting to pitch his TV show idea to studio executives.
We've talked about the Batman documentary, Legends of the Knight & now we've seen it! In today's episode we review the film and discuss how heroes like Batman inspire people to do wonderful things. In today's geek assembly meeting, we take a look at this long list of cancelled Star Wars projects and react to some of the games and TV shows listed.
Other topics discussed include female stuff in The Lego Movie sequel, memories of Carol Ann Susi and Spiderman's big paycheck.
All of this, plus reaction to the Avengers trailer and GANNIN tries to be Ultron!
Jeff & Scott are joined by Kay (Fangirl Blog), Emily (Wrong Button Blog) and Cory (Coffee With Kenobi) to discuss geek TV and the state of geek culture in movies/television.
We review the premieres of shows like Gotham and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and decide what geek shows we would put on the air.
We also discuss whether or not geek themes is over-saturating pop culture and share thoughts on aMarvel movie college course.
The new fall TV season is almost here and we're getting excited! This week, the spotlight is on an old favorite and a new geek TV show!
When it comes to the success of The Big Bang Theory, it's amazing just how many different people love the show. However, not everyone in the geek community is a fan. We examine why we love the show & some of the reasons others dislike it.
Gotham is bringing us a unique Batman TV series and we're ready to check it out. John and Derek from The Gotham TV Podcast join us to talk about the excitement and expectations leading up to the premiere.
Other geek topics discussed today include reactions tothe new Batmobile, Peggy Carter's appearance on Agents of S.H.I.E.D., Harry Potter movies, Fangirl's upcoming review of Star Wars Rebels and Jeremiah Stewart of Bombad Radio reports back from Salt Lake City Comic Con.
Plus, GANNIN tries to turn today's Geek Assembly meeting into a sitcom.
Behold! Guardians of the Galaxy is here! We've seen it and we're ready to share our reactions! Bobby Blakey (The Mighty Movie Master) joins the discussion. Merchman is back from Wizard World's San Antonio Comic-Con and as expected, he brought some stuff back with him, including an interview with cosplayerIvy Doomkitty.
Other topics in this episode include the leaked test footage from a proposed Deadpool movie, Darth Vader's rumored involvement in Episode VII and the Big Bang Theory contract negotiations.
All of this and WE'RE BUILDING A SPACESHIP!
Our special guest host is Jessica Mederson of the Legal Geeks. She helps us understand how she and Josh Gilliland tackle the legalities surrounding some of our geek characters, including Batman, Superman, Darth Vader, Godzilla & more.
Fangirl sends in a transmission from Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios and shares what she has experienced there.
Other geek topics discussed on the program include new Star Wars rumors surrounding a new original trilogy Blu-Ray release, a cool opportunity to support charity and get some cool Episode VII stuff, looking over some positive memories of Episode I: The Phantom Menace and the new Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer.
And Merchman has finally seen Godzilla and shares his thoughts on the film.
Today's assembly is full of pretend pew-pew battles, virtual worlds, geeky portrayals and lots of discussion. It all starts cartoon talk aboard the Admiral's "ship" in Hanger Bay 94, including reactions to one of the new Star Wars Rebels Characters.
Later, we stay on the TV theme as we discuss how geeks and nerds are portrayed on TV shows like The Big Bang Theory and reality shows like King of the Nerds.
Other geeky topics include the announcement that The Clone Wars is coming to Netflix, how much of Black Widow we want to see, more "Is Firefly ever coming back?" talk, the return of The Flash of the 1990s and a unique take on Robin Hood.
Plus, the Mighty Movie Master gives us his review of Robocop!
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