Whether you first heard of the idea of “improv” from a studio that went up in your hometown, from a rather recognizable televised comedy game that saw popularity in the last ten or fifteen years, or possibly even from conversations with performing arts majors on college campuses, most people will have some understanding of what improvisation means. The form has grown in recognition and application in the last 25 years, but dates back as far as some early 20th century vaudeville shows, or even the Commedia dell’Arte of 18th century Italy. Referring to it as “improv acting” may be a misnomer, however, as in many modern instances, there may not even be ‘acting’ involved. Improv skills and their approaches to interpersonal communication have found new applications in team building exercises, speech and behavioral therapy, both elementary and adult education. Of course, there is still the obvious association with quick thinking, listening skills, speaking in public, and everything else you might look to develop in order to “say yes” to any offers you’re presented with. And yes, despite the fact that it appears so off-the-cuff, there’s actually a rather sophisticated structure to improv. We’re joined for the conversation by Julie and Matt, players from the Hartford, Connecticut-based Sea Tea Improv, as well as other improv comedy groups from around the country!
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GonnaGeek.com Show #325 – Windows 10 Hits A Milestone
Posted March 27th, 2020 -
News points include: Rosario Dawson being cast for Mandalorian, Windows 10 hitting 1 Billion Devices, Apple possibly fixing a hotspot bug, and there may be another VR headset coming out. Plus, SP rounds ...
Better Podcasting #221 – Making Podcasting Easier (And The Manual Work That Comes With It)
Posted March 22nd, 2020 -
This week in the show we discuss some ways that we have automated/simplified our process to make podcasting easier. We’ll talk about some of the work that we had to put in to get these processes ...
GonnaGeek.com Show #324 – Gonna Make Stephen Play Geek Wars, Again
Posted March 12th, 2020 -
News points include: A new Intel processor hardware bug, the Nintendo Play Station sells, and there’s a new rover (not) called Rover McRoverFace. Also, Michelle rounds up the previous week’s ...
GonnaGeek.com Show #323 – Gonna Make Chris Hate Something Else
Posted March 7th, 2020 -
News points include: Google Stadia is not enticing for developers, COVID 19 shuts down multiple notable geek/tech events, SpaceX SN1 blows up, we say farewell to Freeman Dyson and Steve Wozniak makes a ...
GonnaGeek.com Show #322 – Gonna Put Stephen In A Box
Posted February 26th, 2020 -
News points include: Android removes apps from the Google Play due to malware, Xbox Series X news roundup, Mad Mike Hughes news round up, Google Chrome vs Chromium Edge and Netflix Top 10 feature.
Better Podcasting #219 – Rebooting a Podcast
Posted February 23rd, 2020 -
This episode we discuss the concept of rebooting a podcast. We’ll go over some of the different methods to reboot a podcast, some of the challenges, considerations, and whether or not we think it’s ...
Beast Wars Transformers With Jeremy Dennis (TransMissions)
Posted February 23rd, 2020 -
No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. Although there might be something more than meets the eye about another Transformers game based on Beast Wars that came out not too long before the subject of the ...
Super Slasher With Luke Herr (Mutliversal Q/RPG Pals Club/Exiled)
Posted February 22nd, 2020 -
Luke Herr from Exiled, Multiversal Q, and RPG Pals Club comes by the show to talk about his comic Super Slasher. Luke is great and I really love everything I’ve seen from him and I don’t expect ...
GonnaGeek.com Show #321 – GonnaGeek Show House Band
Posted February 20th, 2020 -
News points include: Mac Malware outpaces Windows, DirectTV’s Spaceway-1 satellite heads to the space graveyard (and not Stephen’s house), StarCraft Ghost leak, Samsung Galaxy Z has flip issues.
Legion S03E03 “Chapter 22” and S03E04 “Chapter 23” Review (A Marvel Comic Universe Podcast) LoS319
Posted February 19th, 2020 -
The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP Agent Michelle discuss the FX series’ Legion season 3 episodes “Chapter 22” and Chapter 23.” The Agents debrief you on how 3 seasons of Legions compares ...
Who Are The Eternals? With Luke Herr (Mutliversal Q/RPG Pals Club/Exiled)
Posted February 16th, 2020 -
Welcome to the first, and free preview, of a Patreon first bonus yet unnamed series where I talk to people about things that are tangentially related to the show.
Like this one, where Luke Herr from Multiversal ...
GonnaGeek.com Show #320 – Gonna Suffer By Watching Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Posted February 14th, 2020 -
News points include: Netflix adds a feature to disable the auto-previews, Bioware overhauling Anthem, multiple Boeing Starliner glitches, Philips Hue Zigbee Exploit, Amazon still doing amazing in the smart ...