Archive for the 'British' Category

Episode 155: Playbill and Rent’s Excellent Adventure

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Please refrain from flash photography and make yourself comfortable…Geek Salad is going Broadway with our gala musical episode (disclaimer: outside of a couple of random parts here and there, nobody actually breaks out into song).

 

With the help of guests Matt Jones (i.e.; professional actor type) and Autumn (aka: “Mrs Andy”), as well as a MASSIVE swell of social media feedback, Andy, Mike, Katherine, and Joe cover many different eras and genres of musicals.  While the discussion focuses on the typical Broadway show, the gang does talk about movie musicals, as well as sending Mike and Joe out to Thunderdome to discuss the TV (Stunt) Musical…

 

Due to the length of the discussion, we’ve put together playlists of much of the music discussed on the show.  You can download the Spotify Playlist here

Or check out the YouTube Playlist here

 

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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! 

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!

 

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 139 (Side B): Joshua Tree 2, The Destruction of Bruno

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Thanks for turning the record over, for now it is time for Geek Salad Episode 139: Joshua Tree 2, the Destruction of Bruno (The Albums), where Andy, Mike, Katherine, and Joe discuss some of the best albums released in the entire decade!

 

Enjoy a rollicking discussion that encompasses several diverse genres of music, from the Industrial Goth of the Sisters of Mercy, the Soulful Pop of Whitney Houston, the High School Encompassing Def Leppard, the Sonic Mayhem of Husker Du, as well as a bunch of others….and yes, U2’s “The Joshua Tree” gets a full discussion! 

 

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 139 (Side A): Joshua Tree 2: The Destruction of Bruno

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

1987….The year that yielded some of the best music of the entire decade.  So why does the Top of the Charts look and sound like it was frozen in a time capsule from 1961?  Andy, Mike, Katherine, and Joe try to discover the answer in Geek Salad’s Episode 139:  Joshua Tree 2:  The Destruction of Bruno, where they attempt to break through the notable singles of the year. 

 

While there were some timely stalwarts of 80’s music; Madonna, Bon Jovi, U2, etc…the pop charts were littered with the likes of Lisa Lisa, Billy Vera (who wrote the breakup song to end all breakup songs for “Family Ties”), and Gregory (who?) Abbott…

 

…also, Mike will be hearing Kenny G’s “Songbird” for the first time, so be nice to him…!!!

 

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 137: Kristmas Karol by Edmund Welles (the Well-Known Dutch Author)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

It's Holiday time once again, which also means that it is once again time for Geek Salad to present their annual Holiday episode. This time, they cover Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, and the revenge of Tiny Tim in Geek Salad episode 137: Kristmas Karol by Edmund Welles (the Well-Known Dutch Author).

Ever since it was first published in 1843, hardly any story in history has had as many adaptations as Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. While there have been a number of well-done faithful adaptations, and quite a few fun and different takes on it as well, there have also been more than a few versions that bring out the Scrooge in us. So join Andy, Mike, Joe, and Autumn as they experience both the highs and the lows.

They are also accompanied by three spirits: Jack Daniels, Jim Beam, and Mulled Wine.

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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! 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksaladradio@gmail.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek SaladPodcast.” 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 136: Leg ‘er Down a Smack ‘em Yak ‘em!

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

Well, 2016 has been a bit of a drag….and the Geek Salad team has decided to liven things up!  So with your help, Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine are counting down the Top 25 comedy movies of all time!

 

Thanks to the over 125 individual movie entries submitted, the team has been able to boil down the Top 25, which includes some all time classics, some new favorites, and an obvious top 2 (Ni!)….!

 

So sit back and enjoy this 2 hour plus episode (there *were* 25 movies to recap after all!) and remember the laughter!!!

 

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 134: Sir Not Appearing in This Podcast

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

It is known as one of the greatest legends of all time.  It has been called a great epic story!  It’s also been called “Only a Model……”  And on this night, Geek Salad calls it Episode 134:  “Sir Not Appearing in this Podcast.”

 

Join Andy, Mike, Joe, Katherine, and special guest “Also Joe” as they discuss the legend of King Arthur in the realms of popular culture.  From literature, to music, to television, to movies, the Geek Salad team has you covered, including a not so lengthy discussion on “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.”

 

Special thanks to David McLain for his contribution to the historical film renditions of the Arthurian legend.  Help him out by buying his book “The Time Traveler’s Resort and Museum” and contributing to his Indie Go Go page, www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-time-traveller-s-resort-and-museum#/

 

 

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 131: I Can’t Hear You!!!!

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Hello Cleveland!  Are you ready to rock?  I can’t hear you!  The team of Geek Salad are way louder than you!  And Andy, Mike, Katherine, and Joe have sobered up to tell you their favorite (and comically horrifying) concert and live music stories in Episode 131: I Can’t Hear You! 

 

Have you ever been a beer mule for a Brian Adams concert?  Andy has!  Have you ever seen Eric Clapton 8 times?  Joe has!  Have you ever seen Travis Tritt during the World’s Greatest Mullet phase?  Mike did!  And have you ever had to drive the stoner bus to a Phish show?  Katherine has stores…

 

There are also stories about opening bands that forgot their place in the pecking order, worst encores, and a whole lot more!   So grab your lighter (or your lighter app if you’re..ya know…young…) and hold out hope that they’ll close the show with “Freebird!” 

 

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 125: Tom Bombadil Ain’t In This One, Either

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

Settle down in your favorite little Hobbit hole and break out some lembas bread, as it is time for Geek Salad to venture into Middle Earth with episode 125: Tom Bombadil Ain't In This One, Either.Yes, not even the godfather of all nerd culture, Tolkien, is safe from the Geek Salad crew, this time consisting of Ranger Andy, his Elvish maiden Autumn, Rider of Rohan Joe, and Man of Gondor Mike.

The crew take on the books (ever so briefly as they can be a bit... what's the word... boring), the animated specials (which can be a bit... '70s), and finally all six of Peter Jackson's films. They cover the good and the bad, as well as a discussion on the excessive nature of turning The Hobbit into 3 films.

(Oh, and in case you're wondering, yes, episode 126 was posted before 125. Technical issues, combined with the need to get the wrestling show out by WrestleMania, meant that 126 had to go up in a more timely manner)

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

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

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

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

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