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... Show More

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"Mistakes are valuable lessons often learned too late"


This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - Rafa, Trace, and Ahsoka Tano become spice runners for the Pyke crime syndicate.


Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "Deal No Deal" - the 6th episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." What did they think of the trio's dynamics this week? What "Return of the Jedi" scene was mirrored? And how is Ahsok...










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This week on "Star Trek: Picard" - Picard and his team are pitted against the Romulans and the synthetics of Coppelius in a final confrontation.


Join Erik, the two Michaels, and Julian from "Everything is Permitted" as they talk about "Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2" - the 10th and final episode of the 1st season of "Star Trek: Picard." Did this episode satisfy this group of Star Trek fans? What did they...










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The Geeks return to the realm of Dungeons & Dragons after a daring and successful mission in our last episode. This week, the Geeks enter "The Forgotten Realms" only to encounter Elminster himself, Ed Greenwood.


Join Steve, Erik, Mark, David and special guest Ed Greenwood as they talk about "The Forgotten Realms,"  roleplaying games, and how it all came to be. Where did the idea come from? What are some great f...










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"If there is no path before you, create your own."


This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - Ahsoka Tano unceremoniously descends to 1313, befriends mechanic Trace Martez, and helps track down violence-prone Binary Load Lifter all while hiding her Jedi identity.


Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "Gone with a Trace" - the 5th episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." What did they think of the return of ...










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This week on "Star Trek: Picard" - The crew of La Sirena arrive at Soji's homeworld Coppelius, warn them of the impending Romulan attack, and uncover secrets.


Join Erik and the two Michaels as they talk about "Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 1" - the 9th episode of "Star Trek: Picard." Which geeks disliked this episode? What did they think of a particular returning actor? Again... how is Allison Pill so good in...










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“Trust placed in another is trust earned”


This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - The Republic plan a daring final battle against the Separatist Army with Anakin Skywalker and the Bad Batch infiltrating Admiral Trench's Dreadnought in hopes to change the tides of war. On the surface, Jedi Masters Mace Windu and Obi-Wan Kenobi fend off waves of Battle Droids and discover a secret hidden near the reactor core.


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This week on "Star Trek: Picard" - Picard and Soji return to the La Sirena, Raffi tries to figure out a mystery in Rios' past, Jurati deals with her past demons, and Seven of Nine and Elnor try to reclaim the Artifact.


Join Erik and the two Michaels as they talk about "Broken Pieces" - the 8th episode of "Star Trek: Picard." Which plot thread begin weaving together? Which hologram is their favourite? Ho...










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March 11, 2020 94 min

As Steve and Erik embark on their first online RPG (streaming on Twitch Wednesday evenings at 9 pm et), they thought they'd sit down and chat with their Games Master David about Dungeons & Dragons.


Join Steve, Erik, Mark, and David as they talk about their love of roleplaying and Dungeons & Dragons. How were they introduced to DnD?  What makes the "Forgotten Realms," "Dragonlance," and "Planescape&#...










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"Survival is one step on the path to living"


This week on "Star Wars: Clone Wars" - Anakin Skywalker and the Bad Batch escape the Techno Union facility with Echo in tow. With a battle on the way, they, unfortunately, involve the Poletec people in a war they did not want to be part of.


Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "On the Wings of Keeradaks" - the 3rd episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." Wha...









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This week on "Star Trek: Picard" - Picard and Soji arrive on Nepenthe, the home of some old friends; the crew of the La Sirena attempt to reach the admiral; and Hugh and Elnor face the wrath of a very angry Narissa.


Join Erik and the two Michaels as they talk about "Nepenthe" - the 7th episode of "Star Trek: Picard." What did they think Picard reunion with Will Riker and Deanna Troi? What makes this their f...









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"The Search for Truth begins with Belief"


Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "A Distant Echo" - the 1st episode of the 7th season of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." What did they think of the search for Echo? How does Anakin work with the Bad Batch? And how about that ending?


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What did you think of Clone Wars?  Use the Force at podcast@geekswithkids.ca or www.geekswithkids.ca 

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Join Erik and the two Michaels as they talk about "The Impossible Box" - the 6th episode of "Star Trek: Picard." What did they think Picard and Hugh's reunion? Did they get any First Contact flashbacks? And was that a mini-StarGate?


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What did you think of the latest episode Picard?  Beam us a note at podcast@geekswithkids.ca or www.geekswithkids.ca 


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February 27, 2020 73 min

In 2020, Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" became the first foreign film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture much to the joy and ire of film aficionados on the internet.


Join Erik, Steve, Matt, and Hawk as they talk about some of their favourite foreign films. Why did they pick "Train to Busan," "A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night," "The Triplets of Belleville," and "The Lives of Others?"  D...








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"Embrace others for their differences, for that makes you whole." Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about "The Bad Batch" - the 1st episode of the 7th season of "Star Wars: Clone Wars." What did they think of the premiere? Any surprising call-backs or surprises? And how does the series feel 6 years later? Find out on Geeks with Kids.  What did you think of the return of Clone Wars?  Use the Force at podcast...
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"You need a feather in your hat."

Join Erik and the two Michaels as they talk about "Stardust City Rag" - the 5th episode of "Star Trek: Picard." What did they think of the episode? Any surprising call-backs or surprises? And how does the series feel now that it's at the half-way point?

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In 2006, film reviewer Roger Ebert wrote that video games could not be art to the shock of gamers around the world. Looking back at the 2010s, video game companies defied this statement by creating some of the best narrative, visual, and emotional stories in the medium.


Join Erik, Steve, Matt, Schaus, Hawk and guest host Michael as they talk about Erik's favourite video games of the past decade. What game does he have a love-h...








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February 10, 2020 23 min

Now that the 92nd Academy Awards have come and gone, the Geeks have returned to talk about the surprises of the night.


Join Erik and Matt as they react to their predictions, the winners, and the snubs of Hollywood's biggest night.  What blew their minds? What performance was unfortunate? And what did they think about the Best Picture of the year winner?


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February 9, 2020 36 min

With the 92nd Academy Awards mere hours away, the Geeks have gathered to talk about their winning picks.


Join Erik and Matt as they chat about who they think will win the Oscar in the biggest categories of the night.  What do they think of the nominees? Who did they think got snubbed? And who do they think will win the prestigious Best Picture of the year?


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In 2013, filmmaker Stephen Soderbergh was quoted as saying “In terms of cultural real estate, TV has really taken control of the conversation that used to be the reserve of movies. It's sort of a second golden age of television, which is great for the viewers. … If you like your stories to go narrow and deep, TV is exciting."


Join Erik, Steve, Matt, and Hawk as they chat about the best series of the decade. What genre has ...








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"You're a stranger to history. You're a stranger to war."

With the premiere of "Star Trek: Picard" just hours ago, the geeks have gathered to talk about the new series.

Join Erik and the two Michaels as they talk about the latest addition to the seminal sci-fi show. How did they get into "Star Trek"? What do they think of the call-backs to TNG? What surprised them about the show? And how about that l...

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