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Geek Confidential

From the brainiac behind Daytime Confidential and Pop Confidential comes the latest addition to the League of Legendary Podcasts–Geek Confidential. Join the Geek Confidential team each week as they unholster their phasers, activate their lightsabers and don their capes to geek out on the latest superhero, sci-fi and fantasy news from the realms of TV and film.
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Jul 25, 2016

Beam us up, Scotty! On this week's Geek Confidential podcast Luke Kerr and Craig Peters are joined by Duane Eckholm to review the latest installment of the Star Trek franchise, Star Trek Beyond.

The first trailer for Justin Lin's Start Trek Beyond didn't provide a good first impression of the film. Was it as bad as the trailer indicated or was it much better? The trio dives into the latest mission of Captain Kirk (Chris Pine) and the Enterprise crew. They share what they loved and hated about Star Trek Beyond.

Star Trek Beyond didn't just make news as a film. Real world events, including the deaths of Leonard Nimoy and Anton Yelchin, drew headlines around the world. The three discuss the film's tributes to its passing stars. They also discuss the "controversy" of Sulu (John Cho) being revealed as gay in the new movie.

The Geek Confidential podcast wraps with Luke, Craig and Duane ranking Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness and Star Trek Beyond.

Jul 18, 2016

Oh no it's Pokémon Go! On this week's Geek Confidential Luke Kerr and Craig Peters take a quick dive into the global phenomena.

The duo discuss the Nintendo mobile app that has spawned crazy headlines, crazier behavior and fulfilled the childhood dreams of a generation.

From Pokémon Go players finding dead bodies to Nebraska University opening Memorial Stadium to Pokémon hunters they discuss it all.

Luke doesn't understand why Nintendo didn't remove reverential locations such as Auschwitz and the Holocaust Museum.  

All this and more on Pokémon Go on this week's Geek Confidential podcast.

Jul 6, 2016

On the second episode of Geek Confidential Luke Kerr is joined by co-host Craig Peters and two friends, Duane and Casie Eckholm, who share a passion for World of Warcraft and Warcraft the movie.

The four World of Warcraft players dive into the premiere of Warcraft–directed by Duncan Jones. Listen as they dive into the characters and casting and dissect the plot and cinematography. Did Warcraft live up to expectations? Who were their favorite character depictions. Did Warcraft bring the world of Azeroth to life as they'd always imagined? Find out which Warcraft scenes they geeked out over.

Casie and Duane recount their experiences Convert to Raid's Minnesota Meet Up for the Warcraft premiere. Casie shares how Well Played Party planned the event and teases what the group has up their sleeve for BlizzCon 2016.

The four discuss Blizzard's mega hit Overwatch before wrapping the episode by discussing World of Warcraft: Legion which goes live August 30th.

All this more on this week's Geek Confidential!

Jul 5, 2016
From the brainiac behind Daytime Confidential and Pop Confidential comes the latest addition to the League of Legendary Podcasts–Geek Confidential. Join the Geek Confidential team each week as they unholster their phasers, activate their lightsabers and don their capes to geek out on the latest superhero, sci-fi and fantasy news from the realms of TV and film.
 
On the Geek Confidential premiere host Luke Kerr is joined by Jamey Giddens, Melodie Aikels and Craig Peters to dish about X-Men Apocalypse. Find out what they loved, what they hated and if they thought it was better than Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

From returning franchise favorites Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence) to fresh faces Jean Grey (Sophie Turner), Cyclops (Tye Sheridan) and Nightcrawler (Kodi Smit-McPhee) they discuss the sprawling cast.

How did the story hold up? Was there enough characterization? Was the CGI as good as hoped or worse than expected?

Find out what the Geek Confidential gang loved, what they hated and if they thought it was better than Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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