The Week in Geek Radio Show

The Week in Geek Radio Show

The Week in Geek is a radio talk show broadcasting in the Metro New Orleans area from News Talk 99.5 WRNO FM on Sundays at 7pm CST. Thanks to the power of the internet our show has been heard around the world via the Spreaker radio app. We cover all topics related to geekdom such as comic books, video games, movies, books, conventions, cosplay, and many more! We have been fortunate enough to bring our listeners interviews from actors in film, TV, and voice overs also authors, comic book artists, geek musicians, and fan groups. The hosts of The Week in Geek are David Ducorbier and Brian Held, Jr. both members of the Gulf Coast Sci-Fi/Fantasy Fandom Community for many years. Our video game pick of the week correspondent is Skungy Scontrino, our Facebook Admin is author Ernest Russell, and our Chief Librarian for book reviews is D L Held.

Episodes

May 3, 2021 55 min
D-Squared gets a little personal with WWE Legend Jerry "The King" Lawler. He asks about the rumors of him having never touched a drop of Alcohol, as well as his Heart Attack on Live Television, plus a Surprising Anecdote about a Mid-South Wrestling Icon. The King actually joined the show to discuss his new episode for WWE's New Show "WWE's Most Wanted Treasures" Sundays at 9pm Central on A&E. We talk abo...
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Roy Wood Jr. from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah" joins the show. We discuss his new "Acoustical Audio Presentation" called Roy's Job Fair on the iHeart Radio Podcast Network. We also cover his Radio Career, Worst Interview from the Daily Show, and then we get serious as we close out talking about the Derek Chauvin verdict.
In Top Nerd News we go over the new Shang-Chi and the Legend of the ...
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D-Squared apparently upsets his guests from the new documentary "Crop Circle Realities" Director Darcy Weir calls D2 illiterate...but Crop Circle Expert Gary King was super cool and nice.
Rafe White - Convention Organizer and moderator of Southern Geek fan community on Facebook joins the show to give his unique perspective on the return of Conventions to the Gulf South. He tells us about his experiences at Huntsville Comic C...
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Actor Michael Pare from Eddie and the Cruisers, Streets of Fire, and the Philadelphia Experiment joins the show to discuss his new movie "Hollow Point" We also discuss the science behind the Philadelphia Experiment and his friendship and cooking competitions with Uwe Boll.......and what is Authentic German Sauerbraten?
Dr. Randall Bell aka The Master of Disaster joins the show to talk about his book "Post-Traumatic Thriv...
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"Criminal Minds" "Duck Tales" and the All New "Birdgirl" on Adult Swim, Actress & Voice Actress Paget Brewster joins the show to talk about the "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law" Spinoff "Birdgirl" We discuss how she broke Chandler from "Friends" heart, why "Criminal Minds" spinoffs never really took off, and finally we do the "Hanna-Barbera Bracket Challenge" In a ...
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This week is jam-packed with guests. Aidan Gillen, Littlefinger from Game of Thrones joins us to discuss his new psychological thriller "Rose Plays Julie" which is out now on VOD. We also discuss his thoughts on Alien Life and the Controversial ending of Game of Thrones.
Sandi Harding is the General Manager and Star of the new Netflix Documentary "The Last Blockbuster". A resident of Bend, Oregon she runs the one and...
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Actor, Director, Cultural Conservationist, and now the Martian Manhunter, Harry Lennix is our guest. We discuss his new role, his thoughts on the Snyder Cut, and his work in his hometown of Chicago as he works on the African American Museum of Performing Arts.
In Top Nerd news we cover the new resident Evil title, Loki Debut date, Gotham Knights delayed, and more.
Major Spoilers for the Snyder Cut of Justice League, and the 1st epi...
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Top Nerd News includes the latest attempt to ban "violent" video games coming out of Chicago. EA Gate explodes as FIFA players learn of attempts to extort players out of money for in game enhancements. The Unholy trailer starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan directed by Sam Raimi. TMNT new side scroller announced. Skungy gets fired for trying to review a board game when a game 30 years in the making slips under his radar. FANTASY GE...
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Academy Award Winning Actor, Singer, Jeweler George Chakiris who famously played Bernardo in West Side Story joins the show to discuss his new memoir "My West Side Story". Take notes on how to recover from a disastrous start to an interview.
Top Nerd News includes Space Jam 2 news on Lola Bunny's appearance, Jupiter's Legacy Vs The Boys and the escalation warfare between the streaming services. Later we dig in to a D...
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Actress, Model, Producer, Director and Screen Writer Louise Linton joins us to discuss her new Movie "Me You Madness" out now on VOD. The movie is an homage to the 80's and we play some 80's movies soundtrack trivia. Prop Maker Jesse Shoemaker stops by to tell us about his Charity Event online called "Alpha Strike for Angels"
In Top Nerd News we cover the new trailer for "Shadow & Bone" which is s...
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New York Times Best Selling Author Terry Brooks of the Shannara Chronicles joins the show to discuss his new Hardcover Collection of Short Stories entitled "Small Magic" which comes out March 2nd 2021. We also discuss his new series "child of Light" which will arrive on October 12th of this year. In Top Nerd News we talk about the new "Mortal Kombat" Trailer, Disney's "Cruella" and the outcry fro...
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TV Personality & Culinary Traveler Adam Richman of Man Vs Food and more, joins the show to talk about the new season of "Modern Marvels" on the History Channel that he will be hosting. Have you ever wondered how mass produced food still tastes good, also you can find out how to help Local Restaurants!
In Top Nerd News we cover the new Justice League trailer for the Snyder Cut. We also dig into the Golden Globe nomination...
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Hall of Fame Songwriter Don McLean who wrote "American Pie" joins the show to discuss the 50th anniversary of American Pie. I think I made him mad, and we're treated to a 3 minute rant on the meaning and power of lyrics in music.
Author Dan Frey of "The Future is Yours" which comes out February 9th tells us the inspiration of his latest novel. We also discuss the ongoing battle of getting Hollywood to option new ...
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Nicole Kang of the CW's Batwoman stops by to talk about her new movie "Ten Minutes to Midnight" We also discuss what being in the Batwoman series means to her and other POC. We're also joined by James Parker the co-host of Winning at Life with Gregory Ricks...the Money Show....to talk about the Game Stop short sell. In Top Nerd News we cover Zack Snyder's Justice League, HBO Max, and the Mandalorian. Skungy'...
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Emmy Award winning actress Leah Remini from "King of Queens" joins the show to discuss her new Game Show on GSN called "People Puzzler" D Squared also admits he's had a crush on her since the 90's and she doen't "hate" the idea.
New York Times Best Selling Author Claudia Gray returns to the show to talk about her latest entry into the DC Universe. "House of EL - Book 1 - The Shadow Threat"...
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The Creator's and Hosts of Blerd-ish.com Keith Cooper & Mark Wallace join the show to discuss what Blerd-ish means, and what their mission is all about. Keith and Mark also give their unique takes on Wonder Woman 84, Cobra Kai, and the calls for Marvel to remove the Punisher Logo.
Emmy Award Winning Actor, Producer, and Musician Joe Morten and Grammy Award nominee Kenny Lehman join the show to talk about their new song "...
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Rob Belushi aka Linus from "How I Met Your Mother" joins us to discuss his new Game Show "Get A Clue" on the Gameshow Network. Top Nerd News covers the the continued fight amongst Hollywood Elite and Warner Brothers, over their decision to simultaneously release Blockbusters on the Big Screen and on HBO Go. Skungy and D-Squared dig deep into all the problems surrounding Cyberpunk 2077. Can the game be salvaged? Can ...
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Jim McBride - AKA Mr. Skin is ready to celebrate with his Top 10 Celebrity Nude Scenes of the Year. That's right, even with all of 2020's bad news, The World's Foremost Authority on Celebrity Nudity has come up with a whole new bumper crop of naked movie stars, TV actresses, and multimedia skinsations who made it all bare-able.
Skungy brings us back to an E for Everyone Rating with his Top 10 Video Games of 2020
Top Nerd ...
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We close out the year 2020 on a high note by remembering our friend and show host Brian Held. We play a collection of Brian's friends and family who called in to share some touching, inspiring, and hilarious stories about Brian.
Callers include Bart Pittari, Lewis D'Aubin, Julie Schiavo, Joyelle Silverblatt, Missy Mooney, Tedd Walley, and Kim Richardson. Also we play the infamous "I Kill Dragons" Video.
This Year Can...
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Malcolm Banks of Fandoms Anonymous takes over The Week in Geek. We share his full recap of Everything Disney revealed in their Investors Day presentation. There was A LOT and Malcolm breaks it all down. Subscribe to his YouTube Channel Fandoms Anonymous.....Do it...Now!
Top Nerd News we breakdown the Trailer to the new season of Transformers War for Cybertron Trilogy : Earthrise. We also talk about Chadwick Boseman's final movie...
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