Episode 10: Stranger Things and Recreation (Stranger Things)

The group tries to convince Katy to watch Stranger Things. In the process, they make a shocking discovery about the future of the series. Listen as we thoroughly discuss Season 1 while nimbly avoiding major spoilers.

Episode Highlights:

  • we map out a family-tree of Stranger Thing‘s predecessors and inspirations
  • But What about Barb?!
  • Character Development: who we loved or grew to love
  • Winona Ryder’s acting skills in Stranger Things and that horrible Alien movie
  • A shocking connection between Stranger Things and another, future series
  • Is Steve really Jean Ralphio’s father?

 

Episode 9: A Universe Dedicated to Lou Bega (What We’ve Been Playing)

This week we talk about what games we have been playing in our free time!

Episode Highlights:

  • Our thoughts on No Man’s Sky (and our peculiar naming habits)
  • The Titanfall 2 Tech Test: what’s good and what’s different
  • World of Warcraft stuff
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided : Lethal or Non-Lethal?
  • Reigns, and how it’s like Tinder for Dynasties

Episode 8: Dances with Blowtorches (Ghostbusters)

How well does the new Ghostbusters stack up against the older movies? We discuss this and much more!

Episode Highlights:

  • All the Holtzmann jokes
  • Where the new Ghostbusters improves on the original formula
  • Which themesong from the three films is best
  • How the backlash affected/improved the final product
  • Ben makes a decision about whether or not to see the film
  • Grammar Busters

Episode 7: We gotta register all these heroes…WOCKA WOCKA (Marvel’s Civil War)

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What does Marvel’s Civil War Saga have in common with the current political and cultural climate of the United States? What if the Muppet’s were Marvel heroes? Is Katy an elitist? Find out in this week’s episode!

Episode Highlights:

  • Katy’s eerily good graphic novel snob voice
  • Real World Parallels in Civil War
  • Who do we agree with: Captain America or Iron Man?
  • Issues of Diversity in comic books
  • A very strange discussion of Muppets

Episode 6: How to Avoid Running Into Things (Pokémon GO)

Is Pokémon GO everything we’ve wanted since childhood?  Can we all be the very best (like no one ever was)? This week Flavor of the Geek discusses Niantic’s new spin on Pokémon,  our first impressions of the game, and what we would like to see from it in the future.

Episode Highlights:

  • PokéPuns
  • The Berenstain Bear Conspiracy and Pokémon GO
  • Our favorite things about the app
  • A few major concerns about the app
  • Our craziest Pokémon GO experiences

Referenced Things and Relevant Links

Episode 5: It’s Called King’s Landing for a Reason

It is actually called King’s Landing for a reason. The Flavor of the Geek co-hosts are back in Westoros, discussing the season (6) finale of Game of Thrones, fan theories, and predictions for next season.

Episode Highlights:

  • King’s Landing’s namesake revealed
  • What’s eating the Freys?
  • Varys and Arya as time travellers
  • Our predictions for next season (who lives, who dies, who takes the Iron Throne)
  • Big Bottomed Dragons

Episode 4: What Does Blue Milk Taste Like?

The Flavor of the Geek Cast is joined by special guest Brian Malkiewicz from IGN for this special episode. Between the Force Awakens and the forthcoming Rogue One, the Star Wars Universe is getting a bit of a makeover. The team discusses their memories of the series, their hopes for the new films, and what this means for the fans.

Episode Highlights:

  • Who are Rey’s Parents?
  • What will happen in Rogue One?
  • What do we expect will happen in Episode VIII?
  • What does Blue Milk taste like?