Joe, Brandon, and Allan wrap up episode six of Moon Knight. Egyptian mythology is now in the MCU. The Multiverse of Madness opens up a lot of options for the MCU for the next phase of movies. In science, lots of ground water in Antarctica holds a lot of implications for everything from global warming to the biology of exoplanets. The guys wrap up with the pros and cons of fan fic productions.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan are joined by Jeremy Veldman from the Memphis Astronomical Society with a list of upcoming celestial events. Then they answer a question from the mailbag about what other conventions would they check out. Episode five of Moon Knight gets even crazier. The guys wrap it up with a discussion about suffering for your art.
Ned Canty from Opera Memphis joins Joe, Brandon , and Allan for an uplifting conversation about 30 Days of Opera and Singers on Segways. They get into the evolution of stage special effects and the power of story. The Bad Geek Confession is morphing into The Geek Mailbag. The guys touch on your parents giving away your comic books and Moon Knight finally hits real lunacy.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan start off the show with the news about Spin Launch. A new system for launching payloads into space by hurling them at 5,000 miles per hour. Jeff Bezos wants to build a new mixed use office park in orbit. Bad Geek Confession gets a lesson in the difference between science fiction like Star Trek and a space opera like Star Wars. Then the guys wonder now what happens after the huge merger between Warner Bros and Discovery. Conspiracy Nation encompasses planetary ice caps, hoiden pyramids, colonizing Mars, artificial intelligence, brain implants, and Elon Musk.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan (The Geek Patrol) now have two full hours of broadcast time. Max just might need backup. They start out with a quick visit to the new series by Disney Plus “Moon Knight”. Then they get to announce the final mapping of the human genome and the future of that research. There is a multi-layered Bad Geek Confession and the theory that Jackie Gleason was really an alien. They wrap up with stuff you can build that is a bad idea.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan celebrate seven years of Geek Tank Radio. You get a peek behind the scenes into the past, present, and a few hints into the future of the Geek Patrol.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan broadcasted live from MidSouthCon 38 in Memphis, TN. They start off with a short discussion of the “leaked” Joker clip from “The Batman”. Then they are joined by Steve Mulroy to talk about the upcoming “Star Trek Day” which is an official event in Shelby County, TN. Finally, they get down to enjoying the convention experience.
The Geek Patrol is joined by Danny Chamberlin and Eric Groff, the Co-Chairs of MidSouthCon. They take a peek behind the curtain at what it takes to run an event of this size. There is the year of planning, months of laying out panels, and guests to invite. Then there is the rush of the last few weeks to make sure everything is in place and the event is ready to give thousands of people a great convention experience.
Joe and Brandon just can’t help giving “The Batman” a few more positive compliments while Allan would be impressed by a new villain like Hugo Strange or Egghead. The guys are cautiously optimistic about the upcoming Sony/Marvel release “Morbius”. They wrap up with joro spiders, “Turning Red” by Pixar, and the upcoming “Obi Wan Kenobi”.
Joe, Brandon, and Allan start of with a few complimentary comments about “The Batman”. Then they are joined by Ned Canty, the general director of Opera Memphis and they get into the upcoming double-header of “The Companion” and “Pygmalion”. Even though the stories are written hundreds of years apart, it is amazing how similar they are. It is all about finding the perfect companion no matter if they are purchased, programmed, upgraded, statues, or good old fashioned natural.