Archive for the 'awesomeness' Category

Episode 154: The Year We Were Introduced to Chinese Turkey

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

In 1983, a holiday movie was released that was only a modertate success at the time. However, that film has gone on to become one of the most beloved Christmas movies of all time. In fact, so many people enjoy this film that is has become an annual tradition for it to be played for 24 hours straight on certain cable channels from Christmas Eve to Christmas Day. Yes, this film is Bob Clark's "A Christmas Story", and here in Geek Salad episode 154: The Year We Were Introduced to Chinese Turkey, the Geek Salad gang show their own love for the film by providing a running commentary on it.

In this interactive episode, grab your own copy of this Christmas classic, pop it into your media player of choice, and listen along with Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine as they riff on the film, MST3K style. However, the crew spend about as much time praising the films various aspects as they do cracking jokes about them. All four of them quite adore this movie, too, after all.

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Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised

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Episode 153: Huked on Fonicks Wrked 4 We

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Honestly, who reads books these days? I thought books ceased to exist once you leave school. Well, apparently not, because the Geek Salad crew is getting all edumacated and literatical as they discuss some of their favorite books, book series, and authors in Geek Salad episode 153: Huked on Fonicks Wrked 4 We.

And if you don't understand the joke for that title, look up the commercials for Hooked on Phonics... or at least listen to Brian Regan's first comedy album.

And before you go thinking that we're just a bunch of weirdos (which we are anyway) for reading books, we got a TON of listener feedback for this episode, so we're obviously not the only one. So whether you've got a letter of admission to Hogwarts, are hiding from the dozen more monsters Stephen King wrote about this year, or just chilling the the Fremen of Dune, pull up a comfy chair and enjoy this latest episode before tackling the latest adventure in Tortall.

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Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

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Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised

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Side Salad: Stranger Things Season 1 Review and Trailers

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

In a special Side Salad out just in time for the premiere of Stranger Things season 2, Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine give you their quick thoughts on season 1. They go over all the good and the... well, there really wasn't any bad.

After that, they also give their reviews of four recently dropped trailers in the return of Trailer Park. They discuss the trailers for The New MutantsBlack PantherJustice League, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Some were better than others, but the overall agreement is that Porgs are adorable.

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store!

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

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Episode 152: MU-TH-UR is a Bitch!

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

In space, no one can hear you scream….that goes double if you’re watching any of the “Alien” movies past 1986’s “Aliens.” 

 

So to celebrate Geek Salad’s 10th Annual Halloween show, Mike, Katherine, Joe, and Andy sit down to discuss the horror that is the “Alien” movie series.

 

From Ridley Scott’s tense 1979 entry into the series, to the clunky schlock-fests in the “Alien vs. Predator” series, and back to Scott’s navel-gazing into the prequels, we’ve got you covered!

 

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Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

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Episode 151: Nintendon’t!

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Video game technology has certainly come a long way since its beginnings, and along that path, there have also been a large number of missteps. So break out your Atari Jaguars and Nintendo Virtual Boys as Geek Salad breaks down some video game fails in Episode 151: Nintendon't!

Join Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine along with special guest Other Joe, Katherine's husband, and a triumphant return by original co-host, Mike C. They are pulling out all the stops to remember all the games and systems that brought us pain and misery through the years. Whether it was hours upon hours of dying in the original NES game of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles simply because my favorite turtle is Raphael, or trying to work out what kinds of drugs the designer of the Nokia N-Gage was on, they tackle the most memorable failures.

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

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Episode 150: Chimichangas and Shawarma, A-holes! part 2 (The Whedon Cut)

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

The Geek Salad crew has returned to finish off their countdown of the top 20 comic book movies of all time in Geek Salad episode 150: Chimichangas and Shawarma, A-holes! part 2 (The Whedon Cut).

Andy, Mike, and Joe are back and they're ready to reveal the top 10 comic book movies. Will The Dark Knight hold onto it's top spot from the episode 50 list? Where will The Avengers sit on the list (considering the last list was made before The Avengers came out), because we know it will make the list somewhere. That movie was awesome! <editorial comment>

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

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Episode 150: Chimichangas and Shawarma, A-holes! part 1 (The Donner Cut)

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

After suffering through the horrors of the top 15 worst comic book movies of all time, it's time to step back into the light. Yes, once again, the Geek Salad crew of Andy, Mike, and Joe assemble to tabulate the votes and count down the top 20 best comic book movies of all time in Geek Salad episode 150: Chimichangas and Shawarma, A-holes!

In fact, this list is so superheroic, it had to be seperated into two parts. Thus, here we present part 1, affectionately known as The Donner Cut. Here we cover numbers 20-11. How many films from the countdown 100 episodes, and six years, ago will still be on the list? Will Superman soar to the top? Will Wolverine crawl past the others? Will I run out of superhero puns? Listen and find out!

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

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Episode 149: Duck Boobs and Bat Nipples

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

We truly live in a golden age of Comic Book movies.  Much like the second golden age of comics in the early 1980’s, the Nerd Generation has never had such an embarrassment of riches….

 

….however, these are not the movies we’re discussing this week. We’ve again taken the votes of the Geek Salad listening audience and compiled the Top 15 Worst Comic Book Based movies of all time!  Join Joe, Andy, and Mike as they count down the head-scratchingly awful, the “How could they possibly continue to get Fantastic Four wrong???”, and Joe’s all but giving up on the DCEU…at least it’s getting harder for him to defend it!

 

Also, special thanks to David McLain, who lends his voice to discuss his choices for the mediocre movies of the genre!   Do him a solid and check out his book, The Time Traveler’s Resort and Museum, which is available to purchase at Amazon!

 

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

 

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

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Episode 148: Evil Will Always Triumph Because Good is Dumb

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

1987 will always be seen as a really excellent year for fun, excellent movies. Why, just look at the top 10 highest grossing movies of that year and you'll see... umm... Stakeout was... uh... and Moonstruck is still talked a... well... Three Men and a Baby?!?

Okay, despite the top 10 of that year, there were some truly great films to come out of 1987. Yes, Geek Salad is back to go over the hits and misses of 1987 movies with episode 148: Evil Will Always Triumph Because Good is Dumb. Join Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine as they discuss such gems as The Princess BrideSpaceballsErnest Goes to Camp, and... Jaws: The Revenge. Okay, so they aren't all gems.

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

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Episode 147: Such Heroic Nonsense!

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Back in 1984, kids had lost interest in most of the toy lines of the day.  Then, Hasbro released the Transformers line, and kids now had toys that could be cars, trucks, jets, and guns, as well as kick-ass robots! Now the Geek Salad team of Joe, Andy, and Mike discuss the toy line, as well as the multiple cartoon and comic book series and the 1986 animated movie.

 

Then, they’ll put their film school nerd caps on to discuss everything wrong with the dumpster fire that is the Michael Bay Transformers series.  It’s at this point that Andy will go off on proper character motivation and action sequencing while Joe and Mike bang their heads against the coffee table trying to figure out how, in God’s name, you can screw up the Dinobots!!!!

 

Geek Salad is available at www.geeksalad.podbean.com, or can be subscribed to at the iTunes store by using keyword “geek salad.”  Geek Salad is also part of the Stitcher family.  Download the app for your Android, iPhone, or Blackberry at www.stitcher.com!

 

Also, check out the Podbean App where you can stream and download the entire Geek Salad archive right from your Android or iPhone!  You can get the app at either the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store! 

 

Geek Salad episodes are now also available to stream on YouTube.  “Like” and Subscribe to their channel at Geek Salad Podcast at www.youtube.com

 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.” Check out their website at www.geek-salad.com, and please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio

Geek Salad is intended for adult listeners and contains coarse language and profanity.  Listener discretion is advised.

 

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