Episode 16 – Armageddon vs. The Core

In episode 16 of “Passion of the Geeks” Pat & Greg talk some tech news about Google and Apple, recommend some exciting literature and new games before they try to settle an important question: Which movie is worse/better, The Core or Armageddon?

Today I found out.

  • Google cancels its free Photo upload space (Pat)
  • Apple releases new Macs with the new M1 Chip(Greg)

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  • Death Gate Cycle by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
    (Pat)
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Ghost of Tsushima – Legends (Greg)

Story of the Week
Armageddon vs The Core

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Episode 15 – Herzog vs. Kinski (unplugged)

In this weeks “Passion of the Geeks – Unplugged”, Greg talks about the collaboraton between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski and how complete and utter madness led to some prett compelling movies.

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Episode 14 – Buffy, Slayer of the Vampires

In episode 14 of “Passion of the Geeks”, Pat & Greg talk about another delay for Cyberpunk 2077, say goodbye to Sean Connery, recommend some games, movies and shows, before they dive into an in-depth discussion of Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer and why this show is so important to them.

Today I found out.

  • One last(?) delay of Cyberpunk 2077 (Pat)
  • The Snyder Cut Cast grows.  (Greg)
  • Rest in Peace Sean Connery (Greg)

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  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines by Troika Games (Pat)
  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (Greg)
  • The Mandalorian Season 2 (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • Buffy the Vampire Slyer

Links & Sources

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Episode 13 – A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Douglas Adams

In episode 13 of “Passion of the Geeks” Pat & Greg briefly review Star Wars Squadrons,  talk about Amazon’s new Game Streaming service, the lack of new movies in theatres and share their enthusiasm about Baldur’s Gate IIITed Lasso and The Right Stuff, before they try to answer the question about life, the universe, and… they talk about Douglas Adams.

Today I found out.

  • Amazon Luna Game Streaming Service Announcement (Pat)
  • No new movies in 2020 but there’s a future for Star Trek  (Greg)

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  • Baldur’s Gate III Early Access (Pat)
  • Ted Lasso on AppleTV+ and The Right Stuff on Disney+ (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Douglas Adams

Links & Sources

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Episode 12 – Musicals!

In episode 12 of “Passion of the Geeks”, Pat & Greg talk about Enola Holmes, new consoles, Disney’s Mulan and a bunch of other topics before they discuss their love for musicals and flesh eating plants from outer space. 

Today I found out.

  • HarmonyOS 2.0 was released by Huawei (Pat)
  • Playstation and X-Box (Greg)

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  • Mulan – Original and Remake (Pat)
  • Fall Guys and the Music of Max Richter (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • Musicals

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Episode 11 – Spider-Man is Amazing

In episode eleven of “Passion of the Geeks”, Pat & Greg pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman, share some exciting Nintendo news, discuss Star Trek – Lower Decks (maybe for the last time) and the new Dune Trailer. For their main topic they go into an in-depth discussion about what makes Spider-Man so amazing. 

Today I found out.

  • It’s the 35th Anniversary of Super Mario Bros.
    and Nintendo releases a new Game & Watch
    and Super Mario 3D All-Stars for Switch (Pat)
  • Chadwick Boseman passes at 43, Dune Trailer (Greg)

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  • The Orville (and a short Star Trek Lower Decks verdict) (Pat)
  • The Boys Season 2 on Amazon Prime, Mulan on Disney+  (Greg)

Story of the Week

Spider-Man is Amazing

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Episode 10 – Our Gaming Origins

In episode ten of “Passion of the Geeks”, Pat & Greg talk about their gaming roots and what they remember about their first gaming systems. They also share sone thoughts on the DC Fandome event and debate how evil Facebook really is. 

Today I found out.

  • Oculus VR will require Facebook accounts in the future (Pat)
  • DC Fandom Event(Greg)

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  • Horizon – Zero Dawn now on PC (Pat)
  • High Score on Netflix and Tremors (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • Our Gaming origins

Links & Sources

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Episode 9 – TV worth revisiting

In episode 9 of “Passion of the Geeks”, Pat & Greg talk about some TV revivals in development, the new Sandman radio play and Greg’s lack of Pokemon knowledge, before they each share some “old” tv shows worth revisiting.

Today I found out.

  • New Knight Rider Movie in the Works From Spyglass Media & James Wan (Pat)
  • Mulan goes to Disney+ (Greg)

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  • Pokemon Sword/Shield (Pat)
  • Sandman on Audible (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • TV worth revisiting

Links & Sources

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Episode 8 – Blade

In the 8th episode of “Passion of the Geeks” Pat & Greg talk about some cool shows on strange streaming services, an awful Trollslayer and Superheroes with varying degrees of success before they tell you why you should definitely watch the first two Blade movies. 

Today I found out.

  • Leverage returns as a 13-episode series on IMDB TV (Pat)
  • Cobra Kai is coming to Netflix(Greg)

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  • Gotrek & Felix: Trollslayer (Warhammer fantasy book) (Pat)
  • Rising Stars by J. Michael Straczynski and Umberalla Academy Seaosn 2 on Netflix (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • The Blade Trilogy

Links & Sources

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Episode 7 – Jules Verne

In the 7th episode of “Passion of the Geeks”, Pat & Greg discuss the upcoming Star Trek comedy show, talk some movie release date shenanigans and dive into an in depth discussion of French author Jules Verne and his most famous stories and what they mean to them.

Today I found out.

  • Star Trek: Lower Decks Animated Series (Pat)
  • Movie release date shuffle (Greg)

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  • Octopath Traveler for Switch and PC (Pat)
  • Ghost of Tsushima, Palm Springs (Greg)

Story of the Week

  • Jules Verne

Links & Sources

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