With Father's Day upon us, we take some time to celebrate geek dads this week. It all starts with a conversation with Regina Davis (Comic Book Noob) and her father Mark Davis. Matt Moore, as well as other Geek Assembly members share thoughts on being geek dads.
Other topics this week include The Killing Joke's screening date, the appearance of Superman on the Supergirl TV series, the new Netflix series, Stranger Things, the new Star Wars Lego series, The Freemaker Adventures, the Blu-ray release of the animated Transformers movie and Hayley Atwell's thoughts on Captain America's Civil War kiss.
All this and The Troll finally makes another appearance.
In his latest comic book, Captain America has declared his allegiance to Hydra! The internet has responded with intrigue and outrage. So, Russ Burlingame (ComicBook.com) joins The Geek Assembly to infuse some context into the whole situation. With Nick Spencer receiving death threats over the story, we examine the disturbing trend of loud, irrational nerd rage. We discuss Jordan Maison's commentary called, Taking Fandom Personal - The Need For Thick Skins.
Other topics discussed this week include the possibly of Tom Hiddleston becoming the new James Bond, thedelay of No Man's Sky, finding out that Mel Gibson turned down the role of Odin and the newest list of upcoming geek movies.
All this and GANNIN initiates his plan to draw The Troll out of hiding.
A special podcast showcasing the (spoiler-free) reactions of podcasters, listeners, fanboys and fangirls after seeing Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Plus, you'll hear some of the debates, speculations and rumors that lead up to the release date.
Noah Tarnow of The Big Quiz Thing visits the Geek Assembly to challenge Scott, Amy and Jeff to a geeky quiz game.
Also, everyone reacts to the first week of the fall TV season.
Other topics discussed in this episode include John Boyega's reaction to reading the script for The Force Awakens, a set of Harry Potter themed shots, a possible "choose your own adventure"-style movie on HBO and the Angry Birds movie trailer.
All this and Amy learns some pretty extreme combat lessons from Colonel Toutman.
Lauren Gallaway guest hosts (for Amy). GANNIN plays a little geek word association with the assembly. Scott shares his thoughts on the movie It Follows. We share some of our plans for Star Wars Celebration Anaheim.
Other topics includeManu Bennett's thoughts on how Arrow recently handled the reappearance of Deathstroke, Stephen Amell's role in the next Ninja Turtles movie, the new Muppet Show idea anda new Batman animated movie.
Other relevant links -
It Follows trailer
Scott interviews Richard Jefferies (about the USS Enterprise)
This week, GANNIN attempts to try out a new tractor beam on the Admiral's flying car. In today's Geek Assembly meeting, we share geeky holiday gift ideas. You'll get introduced to our new Geek Assembly host - Amy Marie, who will officially join us in January.
Other topics include the latest on Roberto Orci and Star Trek 3, ideas for more Hunger Games movies, an awesome Groot tree topper and another project for Greg Berlanti.
We'll also react to the trailer for Terminator Genisys and how they got some classic Nikes made for the film.
NINE MORE MARVEL MOVIES in the next FIVE YEARS! Marvel recently announced that line-up to the world and the Geek Assembly is meeting this week to make sense of it all! Adam Holmes of Cinemablend joins us to break down the movies, how they all tie together and what may happen as we get to Infinity War Part 1 & 2.
We'll also take a look at some of the new ideas getting pitched to LEGO!
Other news stories in this episode include, casting for the Supergirl TV series, Stephen Amell's thoughts on The Flash movie, an aging Terminator photo and the people helping the creator of Operation.
And what Star Wars clothing item is Merchman buying now????
Why is Dr. Doom fighting the Muppets? Clearly, you have to hear the episode to find out. It would definitely be one of the weirdest crossovers of all time (or maybe there's something weirder).
After hearing about some Jim Henson movie sequels, we take time to discuss whether or not other 1980's sequels and reboots can work - including a new Ghostbusters movie and Bill & Ted 3.
We also get a report from Fangirl's trip to Geek Girl Con and we take a look at some of the news and events from New York Comic Con.
Other geeky topics in this episode include Michael Keaton's fondess for his Batman movies, Joel Schumacher's shock about the fan reaction to Bat nipples, a newly announced Batman movie and a very interesting comic book battle.
It's the one year anniversary of the Assembly of Geeks! GANNIN tries to figure out that means and we try to explain it to him by highlighting movies that are celebrating their 10th, 15th, 25th and 30th anniversaries this year.
As we continue to look forward to the geek TV shows coming up this fall, Jeff & Colleen Roney from the Once Upon A Time Fan Podcast share their thoughts on the series and the upcoming Frozen themed season.
Teresa Delgado shares her Dragon Con report with the Geek Assembly and it's full of fans, crazy stories, cosplayers and selfies!
We also hear from a Geek Assembly member who is successfully raising a Star Wars fangirl.
Other topics discussed in the meeting today include expensive TV shows that Netflix acquired, what we noticed about this rough cut of the Star Wars cantina scene, what Stan Lee ALMOST did in Guardians of the Galaxy and the opening of a 4DX movie theater in Los Angeles.
Aboard the Geek Seeker, Merchman shares some of the best scenes from Assembly of Geeks this past year - including battles between GANNIN and Admiral Eighties, monsters like the one that attacked us, and explosions caused by experiments gone awry. If you've never listened to an episode of Assembly of Geeks before, this is a great way to find out why this show is truly a geeky podcast experience.
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