There Will Be Geek

Cav, Chani and Mike wittering about geek stuff.

Episode 46 – Worst Christmas

This week, we return triumphant to kick over the nativity scene, proposition the Carol singers and give Santa a wedgie. We look into the very worst pop culture offerings that Christmas has to offer, be it TV, Film or Music, getting our urchin hands dirty so you don’t have to. Plus Chani gets her cowboy on, Cav breaks the earth, […]

Episode 40 – Vampires – Do They Suck

This week, we debate all things Vampire – where do they come from, what is it that appeals about them, which are the best examples of the genre and so on. We pick out our favorite bloodsuckers, and those we’d rather stake out on a tropical island at noon. And there’s bonus Nicholas Cage.Plus Chani wants the kids to get […]

Episode 36 – Ready Player One

With the forthcoming release of Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ready Player One, we thought is might be a good idea to revisit the novel, and see if it really was as good as the first pass led us to believe. Yeah. About that… We talk about the limits of nostalgia, terrible marketing, bad writing, and how far a gimmick will get […]

Episode 35 – Pop Culture Conspiracy Theories

This week, you’re going to have to watch your backs… they have eyes everywhere. We’ve gone too far down the rabbit hole, and it’s everywhere – the Moon, Abbey Road, all the way to the White House (Thanks Obama). I’m telling you, they’ve got body doubles, replacement band members, ghost writers, the whole nine yards. You’ve got to get the […]

Episode 34 – Pop Culture Couples – a Valentine’s Day Special

This episode, your favourite hopeless romantics travel through time and space, via war zones, alternate realities, and all points in between to bring you our favourite examples of couples and love in Pop Culture. Plus in our Thimble of Win, Chani raises hell, Cav goes to war and commits sin, and Mike is searching for a soothing balm. Get your […]

Episode 32 – Review of 2017: Part 1

This week, we give you the first half of our review of 2017. We give you our favourite Geek moments from last year, covering our usual bases of Games, Film, TV, and anything else we can come up with. It’s a long one, and part two will be with you shortly.   We’ll be looking to have a more regular […]

Episode 31 – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Space Opera

This week, we look at Space Operas, and give praise/a good kicking to several notable examples of the genre, taking in Film, TV, Books and Games. We journey form Epsilon 3 to Mongo, from the Systems Commonwealth to the moons of Jupiter, all the while dispensing our verdicts without mercy. We’re not including Star Wars, Star Trek or Doctor Who […]

Episode 29 – What We Did On Our Holidays: Part 2

We’re back once again with our hiatus review. This time, we’re talking about the best in TV and film from while we were away galavanting (in the case of at least one of our number, getting married). We take a look at Stranger Things, Star Trek: Discovery and Game of Thrones (with honourable mentions for The Defenders, and The Tick). […]

Episode 28 – What We Did On Our Holidays: Part 1

Once again, it’s time to welcome back your three favourite Geek Vacationers, as we pass around the novelty donkeys, and break out the slide show while Uncle Marmaduke passes out in the corner after one too many brandies…   In this episode, we’ll be looking at Chani and Cav’s exploits, as we hear all about their adventures in the world […]