If you have listened to even ten minutes of the two of us talking over the past couple years, you will recognize our commitment to allowing anyone and everyone to find the activities, content, and art forms that interest them, and feel free to immerse themselves in that interest in whatever fashion and to whatever degree makes them happy. For some, that is casual enjoyment of a film franchise — we had an episode on casual fandoms. For others, it’s fan fiction and conversation about non-canonical relationships among fictional characters. We’ve had conversations about that as well. We’ve discussed fanatic appreciations of television, film, music, sports, politics, even social activism. We do this for one important reason: because when you understand someone’s interests better, you can hopefully see why those interests exist, even if you don’t share them in the same way, or to the same degree. The fact that it makes them happy, with no harm to others, is the point. Love what you love. We try, and most often succeed, in being positive people. We revel in seeing others get excited about an upcoming release, or watching someone discovers a new passion. We may not share that passion. We may not be as interested in something coming to market. But we love that others do. What we cannot abide, however, is gatekeeping. This disgusting behavior never seems to die out, and perhaps it’s because of the immediacy of Internet response, or the growing public awareness of these acts of intolerance and exclusion, but with the recent news story of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” actor Kelly Marie Tran being effectively run off social media by hateful comments by so-called fans who attacked her for what they perceived as ‘ruining their fandom’, we’d had enough. This time, In Defense Of is going on the offensive. Joined by Joy Piedmont of Reality Bomb, and Don Klees of Acorn Media, we’re asking everyone to tear the gates off.
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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 ...