The Assembly of Geeks Podcast Network

Just in time for Valerian and the City of A Thousand Planets, we discuss the Valerian and Laureline comic books.

Direct download: CBN_Valerian.mp3
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Check out this special edition of Skytalkers as Caitlin and Charlotte discuss the D23 Expo in Anaheim! First, they go shot-for-shot looking at the behind the scenes sizzle reel for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Then, they react to the new posters. Finally, they get really excited over Walt Disney World’s and Disneyland’s upcoming Star Wars themed land: Galaxy’s Edge. 

Direct download: July_19_D23_Special_Skytalkers.mp3
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This week we'll talk about Star Wars announcements and other D23 news.  We'll also share some of our best and worst experiences at comic conventions.  Other topics this week include the announcement of the new Doctor, the unique story surrounding The White Knight, Tom Holland's Uncle Ben idea and Valerian's score on Rotten Tomatoes.

Direct download: Geek_Directive_July_18_2017.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:05pm CST

This week's episode welcomes back the guys from Video Game Bang (Cory, Aaron & David).  They'll discuss Overwatch and Rocket League E-Sports, Destiny 2, Spite and much more!

Direct download: Gamers_Dominion_-_Summer_2017.mp3
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Believe it or not, we all managed to see Spider-Man last weekend, and we'll discuss our reactions today.  We'll also talk about Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, Gotham By Gasslight and recent movie trailers.  GANNIN has us play a very difficult game of "It's All Connected".

Direct download: Geek_Directive_July_11_2017.mp3
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This week begins the Skytalkers journey through the Star Wars Machete Order.  It all starts with 1999's The Phantom Menace. After a brief discussion about Dark Disciple and Forces of Destiny, we begin our thoughts on the first prequel film.  We'll talk about the story, the characters and the behind-the-scenes documentary.

Direct download: Skytalkers_The_Phantom_Menace.mp3
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Following her introduction in Darth Vader #3 (2015), Doctor Aphra became a fan favorite.  After escaping death at the hands of her former boss, she went on to continue her adventures in her own comic book series.  This week's episode of Comic Book Noob is all about her.

Direct download: CBN_Dr_Aphra.mp3
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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
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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
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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
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