It's 2016, and we can finally discuss The Force Awakens without a spoiler warning. We share our in-depth thoughts on the film and talk about some of the negative reactions. We also take a close look at the controversy surrounding Rey and Star Wars merchandise.
Other topics in this episode include details about the second season of Agent Carter, a Voltron reboot and an Indiana Jones documentary that's coming out this summer.
Plus, The Troll attacks the narrator and GANNIN scrambles to save the day!
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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.
Matt Moore (Comic Book Noob) guest hosts for Jeff. We discuss Carrie Fisher's response to the Slave Leia controversy and take a look at some of the unique and bizarre Slave (or Hutt-Slayer) Leia merchandise that's been produced over the years.
We also look ahead to 2016 and announce our hopes for the geek world in the new year.
Other topics in this episode includethe reason why The Hulk isn't appearing in Civil War, reactions to the new Batman vs. Superman trailer, the number of people auditioning for Han Solo and George Lucas's reaction to The Force Awakens. Plus, Scott announces plans for a Star Wars movie reactions podcast.
All this and Amy gets to use her bow and explosive arrows a lot.
Other link - Important and/or Insane Slave Leia Merchandise
Matt Moore of Comic Book Noob guests hosts as we examine recent fan reactions to George Lucas and Severus Snape. First, we discuss the exchange between J.K. Rowling and fans about Harry Potter's decision to name his son after Snape. Later we analyze a CBS This Morning interview with George Lucas and discuss his relationship with Star Wars fans.
Other topics include the latest on a new Gremlins movie, a new Incredible Hulk comic series,the big budget for Legends of Tomorrow and theCaptain America: Civil War trailer.
Here's how you can help Nathan Ashley see Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Justin Bolger (ApexFan.com) guest hosts as we discuss the new developments surrounding Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and the new Star Trek series. Since Amy and Justin have been wanting to talk Star Trek for awhile, GANNIN marks the occasion with several inspired themes.
Other topics in this week's episode include a new comic book themed TV series starring Rupert Grint, the people that made the Deadpool movie possible, what John Boyega and Daisy Ridley will do when The Force Awakens comes out and what Norman Reedus says about this season's Walking Dead.
Also - CBS is Already Ruining the Star Trek TV Reboot
Scott is back after making his first trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as a fan. He shares what it was like to experience The Hogwarts Express, Diagon Alley and Hogsmeade. Along the way, we're reminded why he's known as Merchman. We also react to the new trailer for The Force Awakens and look over a top 30 list of comic book TV show pilots.
Other topics in this episode include Zack Snyder's comments about the Batman/Superman fight, a possible Die Hard prequel movie, details on Kirkwood Smith's character in Agent Carter and the trailer for Jessica Jones.
Dan Zehr of Coffee With Kenobi joins the Geek Assembly to discuss the second season of Star Wars Rebels. We look over some of the news and merchandise that was unveiled at this year's New York Comic-Con.
Also, Richard and Sarah from Skywalking Through Neveralnd visit our Halloween party to discuss Star Wars Halloween costumes and their prize pack giveaway.
Other topics in this episode include new Agent Carter Season 2 announcements, a possible Time Bandits television series, a possible R rating for The Killing Joke and reactions to DC Superhero Girls.
All this and Jeff attempts to confront Zack Snyder about his movies.
Other links -
Review of Jessica Jones (Episode 1)
New figures for The Force Awakens
Lauren Gallaway joins the Geek Assembly to discuss the upcoming seasons of Arrow and The Flash. Scott poses an interesting question about when to see The Force Awakens. GANNIN makes a big mess in the coffee house and tries to cover it up.
Other topics discussed include a new Ghostbusters animated movie, how much money it costs to be Batman, the revelation of Sarah Michelle Gellar's role in Star Wars Rebels anda new Black Widow comic book series.
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.
It's our Season 3 premiere! Jeff and Scott discuss their Force Friday experiences and where they found the best stuff. Lauren Gallaway joins the Geek Assembly to discuss time travel in movies and television shows. Does time travel ever work in a story? What's more important - the science or the number of plot holes? We discuss it all and examine The Time Machine, Back to the Future, Terminator, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Flash and more.
Other topics this week include Force Friday's rarest collectible, a Goonies immersion theater experience, the upcoming C-3PO comic book and Chris Evans talking about his future with Marvel.
All this and the Geek Assembly meets its arch nemesis.
A special thanks to Steve Van Zandt for his work on this episode!
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