It has been an eventful week for the Geek Out guys with both Sam and Jake celebrating their birthday (They share the exact same birthday, only separated by a matter of hours). However, before the annual fanfare, the somber news of Robin Williams' passing breaks leading Sam and Chris to discuss the gravity of clinical depression, a deeply personal conversation for both. Jake leads the trio in a reflection of some of their favorite Williams' performances and then provides his best recollection of how his and Sam's birthday celebration went, something Sam struggles to remember. Finally, Jake explains why Mel Gibson makes the perfect villain in The Expendables 3.

Direct download: Episode06.mp3
Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 4:00am EDT
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This week has the trio reflecting on their respective realizations that they were geeks. Additionally, they recount how they each fell into their mutual love of comic books, left the medium, and then fell in love with them all over again. Chris proudly displays his collection of Electric Blue Superman. Sam reveals what his favorite comic book is. Jake still hasn't seen The Trouble with Tribbles.

Direct download: Episode05.mp3
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This week is particularly comic book heavy with Chris and Sam discussing the latest comic book adaptation, Guardians of the Galaxy. Jake is still hung up on prolific comic book writer Grant Morrison and the trio trade anecdotes and reflections on the legendary and esoteric Scottish writer ranging from Chris' thoughts on the Batman of Zur-En-Arrh to Sam's personal favorite single issue of Superman ever to Jake's recent reading of Morrison's univerally acclaimed run on Animal Man.

Direct download: Episode04.mp3
Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 1:00am EDT
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It's a big week for the geek gang as news and reveals trickle out of San Diego Comic-Con. The trio name some of their favorite news out of the biggest entertainment convention in the country and look back on cons past. Sam reveals himself as the biggest (Read: only) fan of Star Trek: The Original Series of the group. Chris reveals his deep appreciation of the works of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and discusses his latest film, Hercules. Jake fanboys out hard over Mad Max and Scrubs before promising to watch The Trouble with Tribbles.

Direct download: Episode03.mp3
Category:Nerd Talk -- posted at: 12:00am EDT
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