Each week mild-mannered radio producers Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad talk pop culture news and debate a controversial topic in contemporary geekery: Kirk vs. Picard? Was Douglas Quaid dreaming in Total Recall? No topic is off limits.
Geek/CounterGeek – Hamilton and the American Revolution
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad discuss the news that the trio of Sam Neil, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldblum will be showing up in Jurassic World: Dominion, and according to Sam Neil they will play a big part in the story. Plus, like the rest of America, Misty and Keith watched Hamilton when it debuted on Disney+ and discussed the best and worst representations of the American Revolution in pop culture. [EP158]
Geek/CounterGeek – Keith Watches Logan’s Run For The First Time
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad react to the news CBS All Access will be producing another new Star Trek series, this time focusing on the characters of Captain Pike, Spike and Number One on the pre-Captain Kirk USS Enterprise. Plus, for May’s Pop Culture Blind Spot segment, Keith watched Logan’s Run for the first time. He and Misty share their thoughts on the 1976 movie. [EP157]
Geek/CounterGeek – Reviewing Star Wars: The Clone Wars
This month’s Pop Culture Blind Spot will be either “Logan” or “Logan’s Run,” vote in the poll at twitter.com/geekcountergeek Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad share their thoughts on the series finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.Plus, Misty is making progress on creating her comic book while Keith’s novel “Righteous Might” is available for pre-order and should be shipping on June 1st!
Geek/CounterGeek – Quarantine Binge-Watch Edition
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad react to the announcement that Disney is planning on a live-action CGI re-make of Robin Hood. That’s the one with the fox, not the one with Kevin Costner.
Misty and Keith have spent their COVID-19 lockdown binge-watching a couple of series: The Vision of Escaflowne, which Keith was watching for the first time, and Star Trek: Discovery, which Misty was watching for the first time.
Plus, the lockdown has also provided Misty and Keith with ample opportunity to make progress in their novel and comic book projects.
Geek/CounterGeek – Reviewing Star Trek: Picard
Could one of the changes that comes about because of the COVID-19 outbreak be that from now on movies will be released on-demand at the same time they are in theaters? Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad discuss.
Plus, Misty and Keith share their thoughts about the first season of Star Trek: Picard on CBS All Access. [EP154]
Geek/CounterGeek – Misty Sees Dr. Strangelove For The First Time
Misty Callahan and Keith Conrad are both sheltering in place as the nation wrestles with the COVID-19 outbreak, which of course begs the question, what is the best movie about a virus destroying society?
Plus, in this month’s Pop Culture Blind Spot segment, Misty watched the classic Cold War comedy Dr. Strangelove first the first time. Results were mixed.
Love this! They're fun to listen to and it's a great way to nerd, sorry, geek out!