Originally Aired: 01/13/17
We discuss the news of the week. CW announces that they are renewing all 4 current DC Berlanti-verse shows, yes even Legends of Tomorrow is coming back. Marvel announced that Brian Micheal Bendis will be writing a new Defenders comic based on the team that will appear in the Netflix Original.
We talk with actor and fellow nerd Ryan Robbins. Ryan has graced us with his presence before but not for awhile. His last appearance on the show was all the way back in 2011. Listen as we catch up and he tells us all about his new series, Pure, which airs Monday nights on CBC. Pure is the story of Noah, a Mennonite Minister who must deal with criminals using his community to smuggle drugs. Ryan gives us the details on this new drama and more! A character actor, Ryan Robbins is constantly reinventing himself, aspiring to keep each character fresh and unique. He has been cast in recurring and lead roles on television series such as Arrow, Hell On Wheels, Ascension, Falling Skies, Continuum and Sanctuary to name a few. Ryan has a strong passion for independent films and has won several awards for his performances in these productions. A multi-nominated and winning receipt of the prestigious Canadian Leo Award, honouring the best in film and television, he also won the Best Actor Award in a feature at the Sacramento Film Festival. For more on Pure, check out the CBC Website.
Our review of The Bye Bye Man starring Douglas Smith, Lucien Laviscount and Cressida Bonas. Synopsis: People commit unthinkable acts every day. Time and again, we grapple to understand what drives a person to do such terrible things. But what if all of the questions we’re asking are wrong? What if the cause of all evil is not a matter of what…but who? When three college friends stumble upon the horrific origins of the Bye Bye Man, they discover that there is only one way to avoid his curse: don’t think it, don’t say it. But once the Bye Bye Man gets inside your head, he takes control. Is there a way to survive his possession?
We also talk with Jade Tailor. Jade plays Kady on the Syfy series The Magicians. The second season of The Magicians begins airing on January 25th at 9pm and Jade talks about her experiences working on the show. Jade Tailor appeared in a recurring basis in the TNT series Murder in the First, and the NBC series Aquarius, opposite David Duchovny. She also appeared in HBO’s True Blood and the NBC series Vegas, among others.On the big screen, Tailor appears in the Lorenzo Di Boneventura film Higher Power, a sci-fi thriller about a regular guy who acquires the power of a demi-God. She also starred in the thrillers Cam2Cam and Altered Perception. Tailor currently splits her time between Los Angeles and New York.
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Geek Hard Logo – Candice Hibbard and Rich Robbins
Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Producers – Andrew Young & James Green
Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark Holman
“Out of the Dark” by Nada Surf
“Mennonite Man” by Lindsay Thomas Morgan
“Corruption” by Iggy Pop
“Bye Bye Love” by The Everly Brothers
“Train Song” by The Newton Brothers (ft. Richard Patrick)
“Gravedigger” by Cab 20
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape