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The Week in Geek is a radio talk show broadcasting in the Metro New Orleans area from News Talk 99.5 WRNO FM on Sundays at 7pm CST. Thanks to the power of the internet our show has been heard around the world via the Spreaker radio app.

We cover all topics related to geekdom such as comic books, video games, movies, books, conventions, cosplay, and many more! We have been fortunate enough to bring our listeners interviews from actors in film, TV, and voice overs also authors, comic book artists, geek musicians, and fan groups.

The hosts of The Week in Geek are David Ducorbier and Brian Held, Jr. both members of the Gulf Coast Sci-Fi/Fantasy Fandom Community for many years. Our video game pick of the week correspondent is Skungy Scontrino, our Facebook Admin is author Ernest Russell, and our Chief Librarian for book reviews is D L Held.
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Emmy Award winning actress Leah Remini from "King of Queens" joins the show to discuss her new Game Show on GSN called "People Puzzler" D Squared also admits he's had a crush on her since the 90's and she doen't "hate" the idea.New York Times Best Selling Author Claudia Gray returns to the show to talk about her latest entry into the DC Universe. "House of EL - Book 1 - The Shadow Threat" Claudia takes on the challenge of building the world of Krypton as it teeters on the edge of oblivion. Top Nerd News has a buffet of new movie trailers...BOSS LEVEL, Willy's Wonderland, Superman & Lois, and finally Godzilla vs Kong.All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 1/24/21
The Creator's and Hosts of Blerd-ish.com Keith Cooper & Mark Wallace join the show to discuss what Blerd-ish means, and what their mission is all about. Keith and Mark also give their unique takes on Wonder Woman 84, Cobra Kai, and the calls for Marvel to remove the Punisher Logo.Emmy Award Winning Actor, Producer, and Musician Joe Morten and Grammy Award nominee Kenny Lehman join the show to talk about their new song "Wake Up America". Joe Morten shares his thoughts about the racism on the set of "Justice League" and how timely the message is in his new song. All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 1/17/21
Rob Belushi aka Linus from "How I Met Your Mother" joins us to discuss his new Game Show "Get A Clue" on the Gameshow Network. Top Nerd News covers the the continued fight amongst Hollywood Elite and Warner Brothers, over their decision to simultaneously release Blockbusters on the Big Screen and on HBO Go. Skungy and D-Squared dig deep into all the problems surrounding Cyberpunk 2077. Can the game be salvaged? Can the Company be saved? All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 1/10/21
Jim McBride - AKA Mr. Skin is ready to celebrate with his Top 10 Celebrity Nude Scenes of the Year. That's right, even with all of 2020's bad news, The World's Foremost Authority on Celebrity Nudity has come up with a whole new bumper crop of naked movie stars, TV actresses, and multimedia skinsations who made it all bare-able.Skungy brings us back to an E for Everyone Rating with his Top 10 Video Games of 2020Top Nerd News covers Star Trek News, Lethal Weapon 5, and a WW84 spoiler-free review.All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 1/3/21
We close out the year 2020 on a high note by remembering our friend and show host Brian Held. We play a collection of Brian's friends and family who called in to share some touching, inspiring, and hilarious stories about Brian. Callers include Bart Pittari, Lewis D'Aubin, Julie Schiavo, Joyelle Silverblatt, Missy Mooney, Tedd Walley, and Kim Richardson. Also we play the infamous "I Kill Dragons" Video.This Year Can't End Fast Enough and Next Year Will Be What We Make It.Week in Geek 12/27/20
Malcolm Banks of Fandoms Anonymous takes over The Week in Geek. We share his full recap of Everything Disney revealed in their Investors Day presentation. There was A LOT and Malcolm breaks it all down. Subscribe to his YouTube Channel Fandoms Anonymous.....Do it...Now!Top Nerd News we breakdown the Trailer to the new season of Transformers War for Cybertron Trilogy : Earthrise. We also talk about Chadwick Boseman's final movie on Netflix "Ma Rainey". We close the show with Tom Cruise being an ***hole, Merry Christmas from The Week in Geek 12/20/20
The Week in Geek Presents : "Gifts for Geeks" Holiday Special. Gift ideas for all the geeks in your life! We open the show with a recap of the Media Blitz that was the Disney Investor's Day. We recap all the shows announced for Disney+ which includes 11 new Star Wars productions, several Marvel Series and Movie updates as well. Later Skungy goes through several of the new titles that were announced at the Game Awards.....Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Back4Blood, Warhammer, Evil Dead and more! All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 12/13/20
This was the fake commercial for the imagined product called Local Celebrity Brian Held in your Pocket. When I made this spot, I had Brian read all the lines that you hear in this bit. He had no idea what I was planning to do with the audio. He kept asking me why I wanted him to record those lines. I had to constantly reassure him that I had no nefarious intentions. When we originally played this on the air, Brian was laughing so hard that he was crying and wheezing because he couldn't catch his breath. We actually had to go to a commercial break just so that we could compose ourselves. This bit will forever live in our memories here at The Week in Geek.
Alex Winter aka Bill S Preston Esquire joins the show to discuss his latest Documentary "ZAPPA" an all-access documentary on the life and times of Frank Zappa. We discuss his love of Napster and returning to the set for Bill & Ted Face the Music.Mac Nirandorn, the owner of Go 4 Games talks about his socially distanced event at the Rivertown Theater in Kenner La. and the launch of his Podcast and Facebook Live show to connect with his customers during the pandemic.Top Nerd News digs into the monumental decision of Warner Brothers to do simultaneous releases to Theaters and HBO Max, as well as Metal Gear Solid casting news, and JJ Abrams stolen stuff. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Immortals Fenyx Rising All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 12/06/20
Grammy Nominated Singer Ke$ha joins the show to discuss her new podcast "Kesha and the Creepies" that started Friday November 20th on the iHeart Radio App. We discuss her love of the supernatural and the unexplained, as well as talk about Atlantis, and Alice Cooper.Award Winning Director and Fight Choreographer Stanley Tong comes on the show to talk about his 9th Movie with Super Star Jackie Chan entitled "Vanguard" which is out in theaters now! Stanley recounts how Jackie Chan almost died on set.....again. Also we discuss his post credit out takes, and how he infuses humor into Jackie Chans fight scenes.Skungy joins us from Retail Hell to preview and breakdown the new Xbox Series X and the PS5. His Picks of the Week are Assassin's Creed : Valhalla and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 11/22/20
Here is the FULL Un-Edited interview with Voice Actor Rob Paulsen. Animaniacs returns on HULU Friday November 20th. Rob and D-Squared talk about his work with Phil Hartman and Paul Reubens in L.A. his podcast "Toon Talk" his Book, and his Battle with Throat Cancer. Check the very end of the pod for a special guest announcement. The Week in Geek with D-Squared Sundays at7pm Central on WRNO or the Free iHeart Radio App. 11/18/20
The Voice of Yakko Warner & Pinky from "The Animaniacs", Rob Paulsen joins the show. John Hannah from "The Mummy" and "Agents of Shield" talks about his new series "Transplant" on NBC. Robert Palmer Watkins from "The Walking Dead" and "General Hospital" tells us about his time on both sets, and his new movie "Last Three Days". Skungy is a zombie this week and quickly touches on the new PS5 and X-Box Releases, as well as Assassins Creed : Valhalla and Call of Duty, All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 11/15/20
Emmy and Golden Globe winning actor Jeremy Piven joins the show to discuss his new movie "My Dad's Christmas Date" out now. We also discuss PCU, Old School, and the Chicago Bears. In Top Nerd News we discuss major SPOILERS from "The Mandalorian", Ahsoka Tano, Johnny Depp's departure from Fantastic Beasts. We get excited about the new LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special, and D-Squared goes off on people crapping on The Mandalorian & La Révolution. Skungy's Pick of the Week is "Watch Dogs: Legion"All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 11/08/20
The Week in Geek Presents ; The Halloween Interview SPOOKtacular!!! Robert Davi - Bond Villain from License to Kill, Die Hard, Goonies, Award Winning Actor, Director, and Singer. Joins the show to talk about his new movie "Blackjack: The Jackie Ryan Story" We also discuss his Italian American ancestry, Frank Sinatra and New Orleans History. James "Murr" Murray of "Impractical Jokers" on his new book "Don't Move" and how he lives in constant fear from his fellow Jokers.Jordan Wolfe creator of "Night of the Living Dead : The Musical" explains why the Original Zombie Flick needed a Musical Score.......it does....and he did!Jeffrey Reddick : Creator of the "Final Destination" Franchise talks about his new movie "Don't Look Back" and his new Usagi Yojimbo series for Netflix.Ami Bruni : Original "Ghost Hunter" from the SyFy Channel, "Kindred Spirits" from the Travel Channel, talks about her new book "Life with the Afterlife: 13 Truths I Learned about Ghosts"All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 11/01/20
James Murray aka Murr of the "Impractical Jokers" joins the show to discuss his latest novel "Don't Move". We also discuss the filming of the next Season of Impractical Jokers, as well as the Jokers game show "The Misery Index" Top Nerd News starts with some Animaniacs news, Star Trek Discovery, Jared Leto's return as Joker and apparently there is a meteor that may hit the Earth on Election Day,,,,it is 2020 ya know. Skungy's Pick of the Week is a Halloween Buffet of oldies but goodies. All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 10/25/20
Emmy Award Winning Actor Joe Pantoliano from The Matrix, Bad Boys and the Soprano's joins the show to discuss his new movie "From the Vine" which is out now on VOD. I ask him about Red Pills and Blue Pills, and later I have him pick his favorite Mob Movies. Screenwriter, Director, and Creator of the Final Destination franchise joins the show to talk about his Directorial Debut Movie "Don't Look Back" out now on VOD. We talk about Day of the Dead, Tony Todd, and Log Trucks on the Interstate.Top Nerd News covers the new Lego Star Wars Holiday Special, Jurassic Park and Fossil Auctions, a new Napoleon film by Ridley Scott, and a 2011 NBC Pilot TV Show of Wonder Woman.Skungy's Pick of the Week is G.I. Joe: Operation Blackout. Here's a hint.....it sucks.All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 10/18/20
Actor & New York Times Best Selling Author Henry Winkler presents his latest "Buddy Burger" Story, "Lights, Camera, Danger" on sale NOW! Mimic and Master Impressionist Rich Little is promoting his "Virtually Speaking" Tour. Top Nerd News focuses on New York Comic Con Virtual panels and the news that came from it. A Discworld TV Series, Ready Player Two, The Stand Reboot, and the Animaniacs Return on Hulu. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Crash Bandicoot 4.All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 10/11/20
New York Times Best Selling Author Terry Brooks joins the show to discuss the End of the Shannara Series, and tease his next project. Emmy Award Winning Actress Jane Lynch joins the show to promote her new Game Show gig, The Weakest Link, and then we play a gamer of trivia as well. Top Nerd News includes the return of Supernatural and The Walking Dead. Jamie Fox expected to be returning in Spiderman 3.....SpideyVerse? Skungy's Pick of the Week is Star Wars Squadrons and we wrap the show with Enola Holmes Lawsuit hilarity. All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 9/20/20
D-Squared and Jane Lynch discuss her love of Game Shows, and then play their own Game of Trivia. Emmy Award Winning Actress Jane Lynch from Glee, Wreck-It Ralph and now Host of "The Weakest Link" Premiering Tonight at 7pm on NBC 9/29/20
Another busy show with 3 amazing guests. First we're joined by Amber Nash, the voice of Pam Poovey in the FX series "Archer" Later Fred Van Lente and Joe Cooper joins us to discuss their new graphic novel "the Comic Book Story of Basketball" which comes out Sept. 22nd. Top Nerd News begins with The Mandalorian Season 2 Trailer, Hogwarts : Legacy announcement, and Hasbro Pulse Con. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Super Mario 3D All Stars. All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. The Week in Geek 9/20/20
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