Geeks with Kids

Geeks with Kids

Geeks with Kids is a podcast from a parenting point-of-view. Want to connect? Send us an email at podcast@geekswithkids.ca or visit us at www.geekswithkids.ca Instagram: www.instagram.com/geekswithkids/ Twitter: twitter.com/geekswithkidscn Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/GeeksWithKidsPodcast/ Tumblr: geekswithkids.tumblr.com/ YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCGBX7Iwb1KBQK_2wEjEpa7w

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May 5, 2021 145 min

"Lucky for you, I don’t have any standards." - Kano

After numerous failed attempted to revive this film franchise, Simon McQuoid's "Mortal Kombat" was finally released in theatres and streaming services on April 23rd, 2021. Join the geeks as they talk about the film adaptation of one of their favourite fighting games.

What is their history with the franchise? What did they think about the film? Who was their fav...

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"I'm a Black man carrying the stars and stripes. What don't I understand?" - Sam Wilson

On April 23rd, 2021 the incredible "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" aired its finale on Disney+. Join the geeks, alongside Everything is Permitted's Brittany Tomes, as they talk about the final episode, the series as a whole, and its impact on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

What did they think of the finale? Ho...

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"Let them fight." - Dr. Ishirō Serizawa


On March 31st, 2021 the long-awaited "conclusion" of Legendary films' Monsterverse films - "Godzilla vs Kong" - hit theatres and streaming services. Join the geeks as they talk about the MonsterVerse films starting with the original 1933 "King Kong" and the 1954 "Godzilla." 


What did they think of the originals and do they hold up today? Do the mo...

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"I've come to enlighten you to the great darkness. I will bathe in your fear." - Steppenwolf

On March 18th, 2021 the Zack Snyder cut of "Justice League" was released after a long and arduous fan campaign (#releasethesnydercut). Join the geeks as they talk about one of the most hotly anticipated releases of the year. 

What surprised them? What did they think about the roles Cyborg and The Flash played in the film...

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"Who knows what I might be next? We have said goodbye before, so it stands to reason-" - Vision

"We'll say hello again." - Wanda


On March 5th, 2021 the Marvel concluded its run of "WandaVision" and took a major step towards the future of the MCU. Join the geeks as they are joined by the incredible Canadian Comic Writer/Illustrator Jim Zub to talk about the finale. 


What surprised them? What did they th...

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February 24, 2021 95 min

"We are an unusual couple you know." - Wanda

"Oh, I don't think that was ever in question." - Vision


On January 15, 2021 the Marvel Cinematic Universe released it's first offical television show - WandaVision. Blending the styles of classic sitcoms with the MCU, Wanda Maximoff and Vision begin to suspect that their ideal suburban lives are not what they seem.


Join the geeks as they talk about their favouri...

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February 12, 2021 88 min

"We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep."

The Tempest, Act IV, Scene 1


On February 5th, 2021 consummate actor and Canadian Christopher Plummer passed away at the age of 91. His career spanning seven decades, the geeks have gathered to celebrate his life and work.


From his acclaimed performance as Captain Georg von Trapp in the "The Sound of Music" to his celebrated Str...

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"And who are you to deny greatness? If you would deny it to yourself, you deny it to the entire world. 

And we will not be denied."


With the Playstation 5 slowly making it into households, the Geeks have gathered to celebrate our favourites from the last generation - the Playstation 4.


We're going to be honest with you. Some of our favourites aren't the best games. They might not even be good games. But they'r...

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"You're the best around. Nothing's gonna ever keep you down."

  • Ancient Proverb... or Joe Esposito
  • So we're just a couple weeks into dumpster fire 2.0, so the geeks thought that we would gather to piece together our favourite movies, TV shows, and video games from dumpster fire 1.0 - the year 2020.

    What made it onto their lists? Were there any picks we disagreed on? What did we leave out? And why is Cyberpunk 2077...

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    "Not all Mandalorians are bounty hunters; some of us serve a higher purpose."

  • Bo-Katan
  • Well hot damn, that's how you do Star Wars. Join the geeks as they take a look at the second season of Disney+'s "The Mandalorian."

    At the end of the first season, Din Djarin was tasked with finding The Child's people. How did the second season go forward with this task? What were the high and low points of the sea...

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    "You're literally all we've got!" - Hermes


    Join the geeks as they take a look at two of Ubisoft's biggest releases of the year - "Assassin's Creed Valhalla" and "Immortals: Fenyx Rising."  From a series we've loved for years to this new franchise, we chat about the ups and downs of these open-world adventure games.


    How did Valhalla advance the story between the Assassins and Templars? W...

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    "Be greater"


    On November 12, Sony officially released it's 5th generation console, aptly named the Playstation 5. Join the geeks as talk about the PS5 and their experiences with the console after having it for 2 weeks.


    The geeks then chat about their (sometimes disastrous) pre-order process, to their (sometimes disastrous) console pickup experience, to finally playing the beast of a console. What games did they play f...

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    "Nothing is true; everything is permitted"


    Join the geeks as they look back at Ubisoft action-adventure steal video game franchise - "Assassin's Creed."  From the original 2007 game, all the way to present day, we chat about the ups and downs of the series and what we thought about the much divisive feature film.


    Which games made the top of our lists? What games hit the bottom? And is why is Ezio the hallmark ...

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    "Werewolf Bar Mitzvah

      Spooky scary

    Boys becoming men

      Men becoming wolves"

    Join the geeks on this spooky remixed episode of Geeks with Kids as we talk about the scariest thing of the 2020 Fall season... the amount of times we've lost an episode. Wait did I say scary? I meant to say sad...

    This week Matt unveiled some of his favourite films of the Halloween season to the Geeks - "Silver Bullet" (1985), "Tr...

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    October 28, 2020 55 min

    "Everything is connected, and I'll use that to expose, to protect, and if necessary - to punish."


    Join the geeks on this extra special episode of Geeks with Kids as we talk about Ubisoft action-adventure hacker franchise "Watch Dogs" while streaming the game over on Twitch.


    What did they think about "Watch Dogs" and "Watch Dogs 2?"  How did the games evolve over time? Do they prefer Aiden Quinn...

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    October 7, 2020 117 min

    A tale of intrigue... an epic clash between two titans where hopes are dashed and tears are shed... a tale of fear and loathing... this is a Markus tale.

    Join the geeks as we talk about the next gen video game console first impressions, Rick Moranis getting punched in the face, childhoods being destroyed with "The Witches," South Park, multi-verses, Jamie Foxx, movies being delayed, and the state of movie theatres. 

    Phew......

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    Wait... what?

    A lot has happened since we've last seen each other. Join Erik, Steve, Matt, Hawk, and Markus as they talk about missing episodes, recent trailers, the Playstation 5 showcase, and Microsoft purchasing Zenimax Media.

    What did they think about the PS5 showcase? Did anyone get a PS5 preorder? And what happens now that Microsoft owns The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, and Doom franchises?

    Find out on Geeks with Kids.

    What di...

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    September 2, 2020 29 min

    Excellent!

    The Geeks are back with a most righteous bonus episode about Bill & Ted Face the Music, the latest installment in the Bill & Ted films.

    Join Erik, Hawk, and Markus as they talk about how they discovered Bill & Ted. How does the latest film fit in the franchise? What are their favourite parts? And who is Dennis Caleb McCoy?

    Find out on Geeks with Kids and don't forget to be excellent to each other!

    What di...

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    August 26, 2020 120 min

    Boom.

    On August 22nd, DC Comics joined online with their creators and fans for an online event called DC FanDome - a celebration of the characters and their upcoming DC Comics properties.

    Join Erik, Steve, Matt, Hawk, and Markus as they talk about their favourite announcements. Who will they play in Gotham Knights? What made Steve's brain break during The Flash film panel? And how excited is everyone for Matt Reeves' The Ba...

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    August 12, 2020 107 min

    "...we call ourselves "sports entertainment" because of the athleticism involved..." - Vince McMahon

    With #summerslam just around the corning, the geeks have gathered with two TikTok Wrestling Federation icons to talk about all things wrestling.

    Join Matt, Markus, Erik alongside special guests from #heelclub @heelhugz and @_heelchris as they talk about #TTWF - the TikTok Wrestling Federation. How were they i...

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