The Assembly of Geeks Podcast Network

This week, Genese talks with Dr. Janina Scarlet about the great ways that games can be educational and therapeutic.  During the discussion, you'll hear how role play games help people face their fears and how Call of Duty and help someone with PTSD.  

Direct download: TGD_Dr_Scarlet.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26am CST

This week, Tiffany Ojeda from the Tandem Canon podcast guest hosts for Regina.  We discuss the ongoing drama of the Han Solo movie and talk about how concerned fans should be about it.  GANNIN introduces a new segment that makes us have to pick between two hard choices (Star Trek 2 or Star Trek 4).  

We'll also discuss some new details about Batman and Robin, as well as Batman Returns.  We find out about Spider-Man Homecoming post-credit scenes and early reactions.

Direct download: Geek_Directive_June_27_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:39pm CST

This week's Skytalkers theme is all about different visions of Star Wars.  First, we'll talk to Jim Mello and Alex Ray about their visions for A Star Wars Comic.  Then we'll talk about a vision of Padme that didn't make it into Revenge of the Sith.  Would it have made sense to see Padme with a knife?  We'll discuss.  Then there have been some creative vision issues surrounding the Han Solo movie.  We'll share reactions to the dismissal of Phil Lord & Chris Miller as directors.  (Note: We recorded this conversation before Ron Howard was hired to replace them.)

Direct download: June_24_2017_Skytalkers_Podcast.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:27am CST

With Spider-Man Homecoming hitting theaters in just a few days, we discuss the comic book villain that will be featured in the film.  This week's show is all about The Vulture. Learn all about him before you see the movie!

Direct download: CBN_Vulture.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:45pm CST

This week, we finally get to review Wonder Woman, as well as talk about the reactions of kindergartners.  GANNIN ambushes us with a call from a guy named Al who claims to be with an anti-fake geek organization.  John Phelan is back with a Wonder Woman-themed "Moment in Geek History".  We also discuss Danny Elfman taking on the Justice League soundtrack, a kid who got to be a Ghostbuster for a day, some new Stranger Things toys and more.

Direct download: GEEK_DIRECTIVE_JUNE_20_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:57pm CST

This week, Genese welcomes Tiffany Ojeda and Mia Dallas of Tandem Canon (a video gaming podcast).  They discuss favorite video games, news from E3, the state of virtual reality gaming and more.

Direct download: Gamers_Dominion_Tandem_Canon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:29pm CST

This week, we take time to remember Adam West by discussing Batman, Family Guy, convention appearances and more. GANNIN makes us tell a bizarre Ironman story featuring cotton candy, paint and Dr. Phil.  Other topics discussed this week include the new poster/trailer for Black Panther, the recent Richard Donner tribute, the newly released photos from Mary Poppins Returns and whether or not we should be concerned with Tony Stark's connection to the Spider-Man movie.

Direct download: Geek_Directive_June_13_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:34pm CST

This week, Scott and Jeff discuss Weird Science, another memorable comedy by John Hughes.  Also, Anthony Michael Hall talks about what it was like working with Hughes and having to play Kelly LeBrock's love interest at such a young age.  If you choose to listen while wearing a bra on your head, we won't tell anyone. 

Direct download: BLAST_WEIRD_SCIENCE.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:13pm CST

To us, Princess/General Leia will always be royalty.  Today's episode is all about her. First, we talk to Dr. Annalise Ophelian about the fangirl documentary, Looking For Leia.  We'll also discuss whether or not Leia should be re-cast in order to continue her originally planned story in the new trilogy.  Finally, we'll talk about her role outside the film (but within canon).

Direct download: Looking_For_Leia_June_10_Episode.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:51am CST

This week, Regina and Scott discuss the powerful and popular Spider-Man villain...Venom!

Direct download: CBN_Venom.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:46pm CST