On this week’s episode of Marvelous Geeks, Gissane Sophia and Morgan McNair sit down to discuss the production of Hamilton that aired on Disney+. They discuss the first time they heard the album, their favorite tracks, and the fact that the hype behind Hamilton is revolutionary for a reason–changing the way people who aren’t typically into Broadway look at the world of musical theatre.
We hope you’re staying safe and healthy. God bless.
On this week’s episode of Marvelous Geeks, Gissane Sophia sits down with the inimitable Katie Kawa, head writer and founder of Nerdy Girl Notes to discuss Emmy award winning TV drama, The Americans! We discuss the series’ strengths and lovingly call out anyone who’s into TV/film who still hasn’t watched the show.
There are spoilers half way through the podcast and you are warned when to turn it off if you want to remain unspoiled.
On this week’s episode of Marvelous Geeks, Gissane Sophia and Jenna Guidi are back to discuss what’s taken over their lives since March, the Bridgertons! Bridgerton is a collection of eight historical romance books written by the inimitable Julia Quinn that’s coming to Netflix sometime this year. (That’s another point of this podcast, a plea for Netflix to give it to us sooner than later. Please.) We rank the books based on our favorites, discuss our favorite pairings, and share our hopes for the TV series.
This is not a spoiler free podcast. If you haven’t read the books and want to be surprised, hold off listening until you do.
On this week’s episode of Marvelous Geeks, Gissane Sophia sits down with the biggest Taylor Swift fan she knows, one of her favorite humans, Amanda Lee. The two discuss their top favorite songs off of Folklore along with their favorite lyrics from each song. They also choose a favorite song from Swift’s entire discography.
On this week’s episode of Marvelous Geeks, Gissane Sophia returns after an unplanned hiatus (blame technology and app updates) to talk all things ITV/PBS’s Sanditon with the ever so talented artist and fellow historical romance enthusiast Jenna Guidi. We get into some of our favorite parts of the series, promise to return for full episode reviews if there’s a renewal, and talk all things TV series and trust issues.
On this week’s episode of Marvelous Geeks, Morgan McNair and I (Gissane Sophia) are back to discuss the act of shipping and civil discourse when you don’t agree with another one’s choice. The conversation features different ships from shows like One Tree Hill, Jane the Virgin, Harry Potter, and more. We discuss what it means to be a fan and distinguishing between something that isn’t written well vs. something that doesn’t resonate with us. And finally, in the midst of all this conversation carries to note how much we dislike what’s happening with writing nowadays and the decision to subvert expectations. This is a podcast episode that could go on and on because the topics up to debate are ones that are constantly being had amongst all sorts of fandoms.
On this week’s episode of Marvelous Geeks, I sit down with the darlings Morgan McNair and Leen Bernardo to discuss (more so squeal repeatedly) over what an absolute treasure Spider-Man: Far From Home was, the superlative performances, and the utter delight of the kids + their innocence. Join us in also celebrating the fact that Avengers: Endgame is now the number one grossing film worldwide! Ah! But on a serious note, Peter Parker’s superhero alias should be angel-man. There’s no child as pure and I could not love him more even if I tried. (I’ve said this before so let’s be real, it’s possible. I probably, most definitely could.) The conversations with Happy have a piece of my heart forever — we’ve come so far and it’s so precious to have witnessed this growth. The films lighthearted humor is a breath of fresh air amidst the darkness in fiction we’ve been exposed to lately. Peter and MJ are the sweetest duo and must be protected at all costs. They might just be my new favorite MCU couple since my original babies are retired somewhere in the 1940s. And one last thing, I still have no words for how good Tom Holland is at ming me full blown sob with the benevolent vulnerability he brings to this character. There’s so much heart in every word he breathes to life, he’s without question, the best Spider-Man we’ve ever and will ever have, and I’m a bit tired of this universe consistently making this kid cry. Let him live, Marvel! That’s the journey we love most for him. The moments of innocence and pure joy reflected in the time spent with his loved ones.
11 years and 22 movies have amounted to one of the most beautiful cinematic experiences of our time – a journey, I could not be more grateful to have experienced alongside so many marvelous geeks. This isn’t the first or last time the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be featured, but there’s something about these initial reactions that are so unbelievably special to us. So much of what we’ve watched through the years has built up to this moment in exquisite fashion and we cannot believe the utmost satisfaction we’ve felt at the end of Avengers: Endgame. We’ve got a ton lined up for the end of phase three and what might just be our favorite film in the universe so far, but for now, this two part episode review will do. Our first initial thoughts and reactions. The attempts to wrap our heads around the masterpiece that we’ve been fortunate enough to witness live. It’s been a blessing in so many ways and we’re in complete awe. Avengers: Endgame wasn’t perfect, but it’s as close as a film in its genre could come. We laughed, we cried (a lot), and most importantly, we celebrated.
On this week’s episode of Marvelous Geeks, I sit down with one of my nerdiest friends/coworker to talk all things Game of Thrones before the final season aires. We get into our favorite characters, moments, quotes, and predictions. Listen to find out who we think will sit on the Iron Throne, who we want, who we absolutely don’t, and the characters we need to survive most.
For two weeks in a row Marvelous Geeks episodes feature two lovely former coworkers turned friends, Malia Dickinson and Sarah Parsons to discuss all sorts of topics pertaining to the minds of creative souls and all the social media aficionados, too. We talk all things spreading kindness, business, finances, Disney, the MCU, cons, the films we want to see more, and scream about our love for 2018’s Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.