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My Naive Little Brain - Week of 9/16/20

The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

Release Date: 09/13/2020

Dear Son, I'm Stoned - Week of 10/21/20 show art Dear Son, I'm Stoned - Week of 10/21/20

The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present this year's Horror Month, in which we're discussing films starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. Week 3 brings us two more Hammer movies, The Mummy (1959) and The Gorgon (1964). We discuss story and plot, cultural appropriation in film, more background than you probably care about, and a bunch of stuff in between. Plus our usual tangents galore and our comics picks of the week.

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You're Still Wrong About Candy Corn - Week of 10/14/20 show art You're Still Wrong About Candy Corn - Week of 10/14/20

The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present this year's Horror Month, in which we're discussing films starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. Week 2 brings us two more Hammer movies, The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) and The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959). We discuss the degrees of adaptation in these films, the casting of characters around Lee & Cushing, more background than you probably care about, and a bunch of stuff in between. Plus our usual tangents galore and our comics picks of the week.

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#AllTheHorror Bonus Episode - Horror Express show art #AllTheHorror Bonus Episode - Horror Express

The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present this year's #AllTheHorror collaboration, where we host a discussion of the 1972 film Horror Express. This time we're joined by Amelia from Pitney & Amelia's Bitchen Boutique, Jackie from Jackie Watches Stuff, and Trish from Invasion of the Remake. This is one for the ages, in which we discuss geography, the benefits of regular showers, how to hide in a confined space, Rasputin lookalikes, making movies on vacation, childhood horror, and a ton of other stuff.

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Dear Diary, First Night Here - Week of 10/7/20 show art Dear Diary, First Night Here - Week of 10/7/20

The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present this year's Horror Month, in which we're discussing films starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. Week 1 starts us off with a pair of Dracula movies, Horror of Dracula (1958) and Dracula AD 1972 (1972). We discuss the overall feel of Hammer horror films, the sense of teamwork between Lee and Cushing, how the Dracula story has evolved over time, and a bunch of stuff in between. Plus our usual tangents galore and our comics picks of the week.

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To Make A Buttload Of Money - Week of 9/30/20 show art To Make A Buttload Of Money - Week of 9/30/20

The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present another Casting Call episode, this time for a modern film version of DC's Creature Commandos. They were in the title Weird War Tales, and they were a group of "traditional" movie monsters fighting for the good guys in World War 2. This one presents us with some interesting ideas, being somewhere between superheroes, movie monsters, and traditional drama stories. Plus our usual tangents galore and our comics picks of the week.

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Comic Shop Round Table - Week of 9/23/20 show art Comic Shop Round Table - Week of 9/23/20

The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present our round-table discussion of the recent behavior of DC Comics. We invited two local comic shop owners, Gabriel Mendez from Red Pegasus Comics in Dallas and Shado Wiley from Carpe Diem Comics in McKinney. We cover DC's firing of Diamond, some of the casting choices, some of the influences (in both directions), and a bunch of stuff in between. Plus our usual tangents galore and our comics picks of the week.

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My Naive Little Brain - Week of 9/16/20 show art My Naive Little Brain - Week of 9/16/20

The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of two classic TV shows, The Honeymooners and The Flintstones. The Honeymooners was the template for the American sitcom in general, and The Flintstones in particular. We cover the beginnings of both shows, some of the casting choices, some of the influences (in both directions), and a bunch of stuff in between. Plus our usual tangents galore and our comics picks of the week.

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I Gave My Cast Members Aneurysms - Week of 9/9/20 show art I Gave My Cast Members Aneurysms - Week of 9/9/20

The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present our latest Q&A episode. We had two awesome questions (out of many, some of which we'll cover soon) about the comics industry in general. We cover comics in the mass market, the pricing of comics, access to comics in general, and a bunch of stuff in between. Plus our usual tangents galore and our comics picks of the week.

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The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present our recent chat with comics creator David Pepose. He came on to tell us (and you) about his current Kickstarter campaign for The O.Z., a dark twist on the magical land we all know and love. We also got him to catch us up on what else he's up to since we last hung out with him.

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The Fellowship of the Geeks Podcast

The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of two movies, Dick Tracy and Darkman, that released in 1990. Both were groundbreaking films in their own way, and in very different ways. We talk about the each of them, including some history on how they were made, a bit about when they were made, how well we think they were made, Danny Elfman, and a bunch of stuff in between. Plus our usual tangents galore and our comics picks of the week.

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The Fellowship is pleased to present our discussion of two classic TV shows, The Honeymooners and The Flintstones. The Honeymooners was the template for the American sitcom in general, and The Flintstones in particular. We cover the beginnings of both shows, some of the casting choices, some of the influences (in both directions), and a bunch of stuff in between. Plus our usual tangents galore and our comics picks of the week.
 
Announcements:
Come hang out with us! We may have finally come up with an alternative to our monthly meetups on 2nd Saturdays in Garland, TX; details on Facebook & Twitter & the Events tab on our website
We're super excited to announce our partnership with ComicBooks For Kids. Details on the website (and you should be listening to hear more, too 🙂)
 
What we're up to this week:
Horrible week, Supernatural/social media fandom rant, nothing but editing podcasts 🙂, also a guest blog on Ghosts of the Stratosphere - check them out, watching The Flash on Netflix, Big Bag o' Nothing
 
Check out our sponsor page! Head to the website and click on the banners for Things From Another World! (Click through the TFAW banner on our site and we get a cut. Thank you!)
 
We added our picks to the website as their own page! It's an easy reference for you to find some cool stuff to read (especially in social distancing mode). So go check it out, and hit the site as you need or want 🙂 
 
You can also catch a tiny cameo by Phil if you listen carefully 😉 
 
Picks for the week of 9/16:
Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: Empire volume 6 (Marvel)
Adler #4 (Titan)
You Look Like Death: Tales From The Umbrella Academy #1 (Dark Horse)
Slaughterhouse-Five graphic novel adaptation (BOOM! Studios)
A Study in Emerald graphic novel (Dark Horse)
The Magicians: New Class (Archaia/BOOM! Studios)
The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys (Dark Horse)
Royal City Complete Collection (Image)
 
Shoutouts:
Please do what you can for not only local comic shops, but also your favorite creators online - many of them have online shops or Patreons or Kickstarter stuff - obviously take care of you and yours first, but if you can afford to buy something, every little bit helps
Pop Goes The Culture podcast network - go check them out! 🙂
#PodernFamily - an awesome group of indie podcasters supporting each other; find a podcast on literally anything by searching the hashtag
Manny the Martyr - thanks for letting us use your music; check them out by clicking the link
You, dear listeners! Thanks for listening, and if you haven't yet, subscribe so you won't miss next week's exciting episode :-)
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