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.

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

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.


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.

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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.






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. 

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July 15, 2017

Speakin’ Geek & the legacy of Spider-Man

On the latest episode of Speakin' Geek Steve and Graham look back on the legacy of the cinematic Spider-Men who have donned the red and blue spandex and wielded the spidey powers that only a Spider-Man can. They discuss the beginning of his cinematic journey in 2002 all the way up to this year's Spider-Man: Homecoming. 

It's a lot of fun and there's a sprinkle of nostalgia thrown in as Graham and Steve also look back on the Spectacular Spider-Man and the Animated Spider-Man series from the 90's. Fans of everyone's favourite wall-crawler should definitely give this episode a listen.

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July 7, 2017

Speakin’ Geek at MCM ‘17 Part 2

We're back with our concluding coverage of MCM Comic Con. This time around Graham finish's his interview with Vic Mignogna, chats about tigers with Nell Tiger Free and works out how many versions of Shannon there is in the world with Emily Rose. There are many other interviews including Nolan North and Troy Baker but we'll let you discover those on your own. Check out the list below to see where to skip to if you have a particular favourite from this year's MCM. 

Vic Mignogna Interview Part 2: 12: 35

Nell Tiger Free: 18:11

Emily Rose: 22:03

Troy Baker: 31:05

Nolan North: 37:32

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July 3, 2017

Speakin’ Geek at MCM ‘17 Part 1

On today's episode of Speakin' Geek Graham was at MCM Comic Con Ireland this last weekend and he had a lot of fun meeting icons and idols of his childhood. There were Power Rangers, Pokémon trainers, legendary football players and an infamous alchemist. Check out the notes below to skip to what part of the episode you'd like to hear. Let us know what you think and if you were at MCM Comic Con this year. Cheers and be sure to like and subscribe:

Sam J. Jones Interview: 6:32

David Fielding Interview: 11:43

Walter Jones and Karan Ashley Interview: 15:49

David Yost and Austin St. John: 19:07

Veronica Taylor Interview: 24:10

Vic Mignogna Interview Part 1: 29:14

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June 30, 2017

Speakin’ Geek & we’re sharing

On the 37th episode of Speakin' Geek Graham and Steve talk about sharing, and how film studios want every film they have to be part of a shared universe. We go through the DCEU, praise Marvel for pioneering what we know as the modern trend of shared universes and we rip apart 20th Century Fox's attempt at a cinematic universe and so much more.

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June 17, 2017

Speakin’ Geek & a sliver of hope

Episode 36 of Speakin' Geek is here and this time Graham and Steve are feeling in a brighter mood. This may have to do with the topic: Hope. The hope that's brought thanks to original and fascinating ideas brought to us by authors like Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, Terry Brooks and much more. It's an episode filled with excitement and hope we hope you enjoy and let us know your hopes for the future of entertainment. 

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