Originally Aired: 12/14/18 – We talk with writer Ed Brisson. Play interview with magicians Alex McAleer & Richard Young. Plus the 30th Anniversary Die Hard.

Show Notes:

We talk with one-third of the writing team behind the current Uncanny X-Men title: Ed Brisson. The comic is currently shipping weekly and with 4 issues already out, the mayhem’s is pretty much up to eleven. Ed talks about the comic as well as working with co-writers Matthew Rosenberg and Kelly Thompson and more! THE CHILDREN OF THE ATOM ARE BACK! New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it all is back and better than ever! Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be…their final adventure?! A crew of amazing writers and artist join forces to bring you X-MEN DISASSEMBLED?!

Our look back on Die Hard‘s 30th Anniversary starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman and Bonnie Bedelia. New York City policeman John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia) and two daughters on Christmas Eve. He joins her at a holiday party in the headquarters of the Japanese-owned business she works for. But the festivities are interrupted by a group of terrorists who take over the exclusive high-rise, and everyone in it. Very soon McClane realizes that there’s no one to save the hostages — but him.

We also play Mr. Green’s sit down with two of the Champions of Magic: Alex McAleer and Richard Young (of Young and Strange). Their current tour is coming to Toronto, December 19th to January 6th. 5 World Class Magicians. One Incredible Show! Join our award-winning team of tricksters for a spectacular night of mystery that’ll keep you guessing for a long time to come. Champions of Magic, the UK’s largest touring magic show, features five of the worlds’ finest magicians. Witness stunning illusions including disappearances, teleportation, levitation, and a heart-stopping finale that sees one performer walk through the spinning steel blades of a giant industrial fan. For more on the Champions of Magic, visit their website.

It was a great show!

Geek Hard Extra:

Plus exclusively for our $4/month+ Patreon supporters, our latest Geek Hard Extra After Credits segment discussing Christmas movies.

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Production Credits:

Geek Hard Logo – Candice Hibbard and Rich Robbins
Technical Production – Gary LaBarr, Recorded at the Reality Radio 101 Studio
Hosts/Producers – Andrew Young & James Green

Music Credits:

Opening Music “Eterna Teen” by Mark Holman
“Socks” by JD McPherson
“X-Men Theme Song” by Sophie Marlon
“Way Down We Go” by Kaleo
“Die Hard” by Guyz Nite
“Dear Die Hard” by Kraken Not Sirred
“A Kind of Magic” by Queen
Closing Music “Kelly’s Heroes” by Black Grape