Category: TV & Film

Speakin’ Geek is brought to you by Graham Day & Steve Duignan. They explore the latest news, discuss their views on television series, movies & comics with the occasional celebrity guest.

April 4, 2018

GamEir was at a panel for Dublin Comic Con Anime Edition

I was part of a panel that got to meet some of the special guests of Dublin Comic Con Anime Edition. It was an interesting evening where the guests sat down with several members of the press and discussed their careers, their lives, and their fans. 

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April 1, 2018

Speakin’ Geek with Kira Buckland

This past weekend I got to interview Kira Buckland at Dublin Comic Con Anime Edition. She was an absolute delight and discussed the many roles she's had the opportunity to inhabit. We talk about the fandom of Nier: Automata and how she has been blown away by the fandom especially because 2B is such a young character in pop culture circles.

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March 29, 2018

Speakin’ Geek about Ava Duvernay & her New Gods

On this episode of Speakin' Geek Graham once again dives into the DCEU. This time it's all about Ava Duvernay and her new gig. And it's all about the New Gods the legendary creations from comic book icon Jack Kirby. Joining Graham in this Boom Tube to the Fourth Wall is Darren Graham who many will remember from the infamous dissection of the Justice League episode. This time Darren brings his New God size knowledge to the podcast to discuss what Ava may bring to the jumbled table of the DCEU.

If you want to learn more about what Darren is doing when he's not musing about artists like Duvarney check him out at his podcast, movie blog, and Twitter. 

Twitter - https://twitter.com/darren_mooney

the m0vie blog - https://them0vieblog.com/

The 250 Twitter - https://twitter.com/thetwofifty

If you want to find Graham try something like Beetlejuice and who knows he may show up. Orr if you'd prefer the more tech-savvy way you can find him on Twitter, GamEir, Movies.ie, and Scannain.

Twitter - https://twitter.com/GrahamGeekEire

Scannain - https://scannain.com/author/graham/

 

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November 20, 2017

Speakin’ Geek & the injustice of Justice League

Darren Mooney from the 250 podcast joins me once again to dissect the latest outing from the DCEU the highly anticipated Justice League and whether or not it does justice to these iconic characters.

If you enjoyed this episode of Speakin' Geek be sure and leave your thoughts in the comments below and if you're interested in more misadventures of Darren Mooney and me be sure to follow the links below to learn more.

The 250 podcast

The m0vie blog

Darren Mooney Twitter

Andrew Quinn Twitter

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November 13, 2017

Speakin’ Geek & The 250 crossover for the DCEU

On the latest episode of Speakin' Geek I chat with Darren and Andrew from the 250 Podcast about the state of the DCEU ahead of the release of Justice League. We dive deep into the DCEU and what Warner Bros. and Zack Snyder created when Man of Steel hit the big screen and what Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice did to further expand the cinematic mythos.

If you enjoyed this episode be sure to subscribe to the podcast and if you loved the musing of Darren and Andrew check out their podcast below.

The 250 podcast

The m0vie blog

Darren Mooney Twitter

Andrew Quinn Twitter

 

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September 9, 2017

Speakin’ Geek at Leakycon 2017 The Sequel

After last week's episode with the special guests this week I met with some of the heroes of Leakycon, the purveyors of magical goodies. I chatted with several of the retailers at the stalls and what I came away from each interview was that they are all highly enthused fans of Harry Potter and the world he lives in.

Check out all the links to the various store's below if you're interested in anything Potter:

Wizards in Space

Joker's Journal

Ann Arbor Tees

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September 4, 2017

Speakin’ Geek at Leakycon 2017

I was at this years Leakycon because lucky me it was held here in Ireland at Citywest Hotel. I met a ton of incredibly passionate fans, met some idols of mine, and I sat down with some incredible talent including Evanna Lynch, Jim Cornish, and Dan Fogler. The interviews were fantastic, a lot of fun, I learned a lot, and I bonded with Evanna Lynch over Prince of Persia,( yes she's that cool). 

This is easily one of the fun episodes, and I hope you enjoy it. If you enjoyed it be sure to like, favourite, tweet, do all the social media shenanigans and if  I met you at Leakycon let me know how the long magical weekend treated you when we parted ways.

 

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August 24, 2017

Speakin’ Geek & That God Damn Dark Tower

This week on Speakin' Geek Graham and Steve sit down and stir the shit with Stephen King's latest film adaptation The Dark Tower. Starring Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, and newcomer Tom Taylor this adaptation has been over a decade in the making. There's been, JJ Abrams and his Marvel Comics inspired version, then came Ron Howard and his man Akiva Goldman who were going to create a series. They eventually went on to be a part of the team that would make the film audiences were "treated" to. 

With two different perspectives, a lover of the book, and a lover of fantasy there were hopes for The Dark Tower. Sadly they were dashed, and now we get to listen to two relatively young men grumble like old people.

Stay tuned for the next episode of Speakin' Geek and if you enjoyed this episode be sure and leave a rating on Itunes, good or bad. We love any human interaction; we're very lonely.

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August 14, 2017

Speakin’ Geek Dublin Comic Con ‘17 Special

On this episode of Speakin' Geek the lads are away but Graham was lucky enough to attend Dublin Comic Con this past weekend so we have a bunch of fun interviews with some incredible talent. 

Graham got to talk about Declan Shalvey and Philip Barrett about their new title Savage Town, a brutal look at crime in Limerick City. It's a brutally poignant comic depicting life in Limerick City and it's a comic everyone should check out.

Graham chatted with Tracy Sayers about her work on Freya her mythic adventure story about a faerie/human hybrid. Her origins, her other work on sites like Geek Ireland and discussed her appreciation of the talent of the young artist she has with her.

Also, Graham sat down with Gareth Luby about his incredible work, reminiscent of legendary artist Todd Nauck. They talk about his history with hair and Graham sadly goes off on a ridiculous tangent, but don't worry he reigns it in.

Finally, Graham reunites with Paddy Lennon famed author of the Flare series as they reminisce about how Graham and Paddy have discussed this series through every year of its inception. Not only that Paddy talks about his love for action figures and how his panel on them became the number. 2 thing to do at Dublin Comic Con 2017. Check out all the links below to check out their work and be sure to spread the love for Irish born talent. Stay tuned for next episode when Steve and Graham bring down the Dark Tower.

@declanshalvey

@philip_barrett

@reikiwithtracy

@PaddyLennon1

@garethluby

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August 2, 2017

Speakin’ Geek & SDCC 2017

It's been a little while as Steve and Graham have taken the time to prepare and then recover from this year's San Diego Comic Con. We talk all the big news and all the little news and we forget to talk about Ready Player One. 

If you enjoyed this episode be sure and like and follow us on Twitter: @Speakin_Geek

And check out our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SpeakinGeek/

 
 
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