Archive for the 'Superheroes' Category

Episode 146: Boombox Barbecue

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Ahh, summer! Kids are out of school, adults are still at work being resentful of summer vacation, and people generally want to be outside and go on trips or just relax by the pool. On those hot summer weekends, when you're firing up the grill and need some tunes for entertainment, what are some of the best songs to crank the boombox to? Well worry no longer, for the Geek Salad crew is here to give some entries to their summer playlists with Geek Salad episode 146: Boombox Barbecue!

Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine all have very different ideas about what makes a great summer playlist, so even if one song doesn't work for you, there is sure to be a better one around the corner. Who will have the most eclectic mix? Who's playlist was primarily picked by their daughter? If you've been listening for any length of time, you probably already know the answers. But if not, then let the burgers sizzle and enjoy Boombox Barbecue! And even if you know the answers, go ahead and enjoy anyway, because... what the hell? And be sure to stick around after the conversation as Andy, Mike, and Joe give their review of Wonder Woman.

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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 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 138: The Discount Defenders!

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Superheroes have been on television for almost as long as there has been television. However, things are considerably different now than when Superman would bust through cheap sets and Batman danced the Batusi. To go over the current crop of excellent (and not so excellent) superhero TV shows, join Andy, Mike, and Joe in Geek Salad episode 138: The Discount Defenders!

From DC's "Arrowverse" to Marvel's Defenders, the Geek Salad crew express their love, indifference, or dislike for all of the current comic-inspired TV shows (or as many as they can remember, anyway). Which Supergirl character do Andy and Mike completely disagree about? What do Mike and Joe think about the most recent seasons of Arrow? The answers to these questions and more (obviously) can be found within.

Sweet Christmas!

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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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Geek Salad - 2016 in Review

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

So... 2016, the year that had the Grim Reaper as a patron saint. There were a lot of very high profile tragic deaths this year, but Andy and Mike attempt to keep things positive during their 2016 Year in Review.

Recorded while on the road to do an errand, the two go over some of the brighter moments of the past year, while also discussing the rocky start to the DCEU, as well some of the losses we've suffered this past year.

From all of us here at Geek Salad, we wish you a very Happy New Year and here's hoping 2017 is a bit less killer.

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 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 129: Six Flags Over Valhalla

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Get your tickets and Fast Passes ready, because the team at Geek Salad is going to be taking you on a wild ride!  Relive the fun, the laughs, and the motion sickness when Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine discuss their favorite amusement parks. 

 

From the parks that the gang grew up around in New England, to some of the most head scratching “amusement” parks imaginable (Dollywood, I’m looking right in your general direction!) to the House of Mouse, the Geeks have you covered!

(For the parents out there, we would like to point out that, while we are discussing a whole bunch of Family FunTime destinations, this show is definitely NOT for your kids!!!)

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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 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 128: Uncle Ben Dies Again… and Again… and Again…

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

In 1962, the world was first introduced to a comic book superhero that was quite unique for the time, and who has since gone on to become one of the most popular superheroes ever: Spider-Man! His history has been long and not always bright, but thankfully, it has finally resulted in the beloved character finally joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In honor of this, Geek Salad is proud to bring you episode 128: Uncle Ben Dies Again... and Again... and Again...

Listen along as Andy, Mike, Joe, and Katherine go through Spider-Man's story, throughout all forms of media. They discuss the good and the oh-so-bad of his comic storylines, villains, video games, television appearances, and films. This all culminates in the group's review of Captain America: Civil War.

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 PlayStore or the Apple App Store! 

Contact Geek Salad at geeksalad@yahoo.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 theirTwitter feed: @geeksaladradio

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

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2015 Year in Review

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

It is the last day of 2015 and to celebrate the year that was, Andy and Mike take a moment to go over the year that was, honor those that we lost in the world of entertainment, and look forward to some of the movies coming out in 2016.

Oh yeah, and they might give their non-Spoiler thoughts on a little movie called Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well.
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 geeksalad@yahoo.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 121: Pixar - Don’t Blame Us For Planes!

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

There was a time when 3D animated films were the stuff of rumors and legends. And then came Pixar! With Pixar's 16th film, The Good Dinosaur, just a few days away from release, the Geek Salad crew is looking back and ranking the 15 previous films in Geek Salad episode 121: Pixar - Don't Blame Us For Planes!

Andy, Mike G, Joe, and Katherine go through the list of Pixar films, from Toy Story to Inside Out and see where they are ranked according to ratings sent in by Geek Salad listeners... and anyone else who they could beg a list from. So which one came in first and which one came in dead last. The latter is fairly easy to figure out (hint: it rhymes with "Mars 2").

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 geeksalad@yahoo.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 116: By the Power of the Fur-Lined Man-Panties!

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Break out your Sword of Power (or Sword of Protection for all the ladies) and flex those overly muscular arms because it's time for Geek Salad episode 116: By the Power of the Fur-Lined Man-Panties! The Geek Salad crew unite to protect Eternia from the forces of evil and discuss He-Man, She-Ra, and all the Masters of the Universe.

Join Andy, both Mikes, Joe, and Katherine as they go over the highs and the incredible lows of the Masters of the Universe toy and cartoon lines. Remember such classic characters as Moss Man, Snout Spout, and Dinosorb? Yeah, no one else does, either. Then stick around after that for the gang's chat about the Deadpool red band trailer.

This episode is dedicated to Lou Scheimer.

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Contact Geek Salad at geeksalad@yahoo.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.”  Please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio and check out their website at http://www.geek-salad.com

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

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Episode 115 Deleted Scene (Comic Con Chat)

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Here it is, a little late, but still fun all the same. Cut from episode 115, but saved from the editing room floor (actually a hard drive), is the discussion the Geek Salad crew had on some of the trailers that had their debut at Comic Con.

Will Andy's ambivalence for all things DC keep him from enjoying the Batman v Superman trailer? Will Deadpool swear up a storm in his trailer? If you're listening to this clip, you probably already know the answers. Still, it's a fun conversation.

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Contact Geek Salad at geeksalad@yahoo.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.”  Please subscribe to their Twitter feed: @geeksaladradio and check out their website at http://www.geek-salad.com

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

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Episode 111: Shawarma…ASSEMBLE!!!!

Monday, April 27th, 2015

We're here to talk to you about the Avengers Initiative....

 

...and with those words, the Marvel Cinematic Universe kicked into high gear!  From the 2008 release of Iron Man, to last year's surprise hit Guardians of the Galaxy, the MCU has been kicking butt throughout the movie industry. 

 

...and now Geek Salad is here to rank them...

 

 

Thanks to our friends on Facebook, the team of Andy, Mike G., Joe, and Katherine count down from 10 to 1 the favorite films in both Phase 1 and Phase 2, leading up to the May 1st release of Avengers: Age of Ultron.  Which movies will end up lower than expected?  Which movies got more love than usual?  And who will rank supreme?

 

Then, stay tuned for a trio of Trailer Parks, where the team discuss the latest trailers from Star Wars Episode VII:  The Force Awakens, Batman vs. Superman:  Dawn of Justice, and Ant-Man.

 

 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!

Contact Geek Salad at geeksalad@yahoo.com.  Geek Salad is also available on Facebook under the group heading “Geek Salad Podcast.”  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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