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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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After 2 Long Weeks we are back in studio. W. Earl Brown from Deadwood, AMC's Preacher, Star Wars : The Mandalorian joins us to talk about his crazy awesome new movie "American Sausage Standoff" He tells us a few stories about his work on the set of The Mandalorian and Timothy Olyphant, and he and Jon Favreau's career starts as they both auditioned for beer commercials.We start the show off with The Matrix : Resurrections trailer, and wonder what it all means with Neo not remembering his identity, or even his girlfriend. Later we recap all the new game announcements from PlayStation Showcase 2021, like KOTOR, GTA, Spiderman and Wolverine!We round out the show with Major Spoilers for Marvel : What If episodes with Zombies and Dr. Strange.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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 9/12/21
Rod Roddenberry, son of Star Trek Creator Gene Roddenberry stops by to #TalkTrek & #ThinkTrek on what would have been his Father's 100th Birthday. We talk all things Trek and even ask him to sign the Petition for a Benjamin Sisko Monument here in New Orleans.LEGO Artist Paul Hetherington joins the show to talk about the Brick Universe Tour that just passed through NOLA, as well as his creations in LEGO House Masterpiece Gallery. We also discuss how he got into LEGO collecting and building, and where he draws his inspiration. Learn more about him at paulhetheringtonartist.com Author Stephen Kurczy takes time to talk about his new novel "The Quiet Zone" There is one place in America deemed a "Quiet Zone" which means no wifi or cellphones or radio waves of any kind. So how and why does this place exist? And what kind of people come here.....om purpose. Well listen to this interview and then go buy the book.....or the illuminati will come and find you.In Top Nerd News we cover The Eternals new trailer, the New NERF M41-A Blaster from ALIENS, and the new Jeopardy Host fiasco.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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 8/22/21
The Brendan Fraser Renaissance starts NOW! Where is this leading man? Why isn't he still on the Big Screen? How do we get him back? D-Squared takes us through Brendan's greatest big screen moments, and his lowest of moments that started the trending hashtag of #SadBrendan In Top Nerd News we cover the Weekend Box Office Numbers for Free Guy, and compare it to Suicide Squad. Why is Print Media trying to claim that Suicide Squad is "tanking"? We also cover the controversy of Shang Chi Actor Simu Liu and Disney CEO Bob Chapek. Why does everyone take things so personal? Was he right or wrong? Later D-Squared talks about the weekends event at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner brah! Brick Universe is a LEGO Fan event with Builders from across the Globe!Skungy's Pick of the Week is Monster Slaughter! Monster Slaughter is a tactical game inspired by horror movie classics, where each players takes control of a family of three monsters: father, mother and child, each with their own stats and family power. Their objective is to scour the cabin looking for five guests, find their hiding spot and “take care” of them! Rid the world of those Pesky Teenagers!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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 8/8/21
The Walking Dead is Good Again?!? D-Squared walks back his comments about the long running AMC Series. In Top Nerd News we cover the latest snippet from the new movie "Free Guy" with Ryan Reynolds. Venom Trailer : Let There Be Carnage reminds the guys of Natural Born Killers. Looking at streaming services, Paramount Plus and Disney Plus prepare to release two anticipated series...What If? and Star Trek : Lower Decks. Skungy's Pick of the Week has 2..count 'em two games this week. The Ascent and Zombie Army 4 : Dead War. SPOILERS for The Jungle Cruise & The Suicide Squad. You have been warned...the last segment of the show deals with heavy spoilers for both movies!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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 8/8/21
Walking Dead Alum Sarah Wayne Callies aka Lori Grimes stops by to discuss here new Scripted Podcast #Aftershock on the iHeart Radio App. The cast includes Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan) and David Harbour (Stranger Things / Black Widow).Bugs Bunny, Yogi Bear and Fred Flintstone Voice Actor Jeff Bergman joins the show fresh off of his premier of "Space Jam : A New Legacy" with LeBron James. We play a game of the Hanna Barbera Bracket Challenge......D Squared barely keeps it together.Airplane! Actor Robert Hays aka Ted Striker takes time out of his Hawaiian vacation to discuss his new show "Fasten Your Seatbelts" The interview quickly goes off the rails as we spend most of the interview making fart noises.....Finally, we round out the show with a replay of friend of the show JLC Jamie Lee Curtis! FOR THE HORDE!!!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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 8/1/21
The Scream Queen Jamie Lee Curtis stops by to talk about her new pod "Good Friends" We talk about her pod and her love of the World of Warcraft. FOR THE HORDE!!!Operations manager for Mechacon Omega drops by to talk about the Final Mechacon coming up this Weekend July 23rd thru the 25th at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown New Orleans. Download the App to find out about all the events and safety protocols at the event.Megan and Dreux of Suzaku 7 talk about their new album premier at Mechacon Omega this Friday July 23rd at 7pm. Finally, Paranormal Investigators Kendall & Vera Whelpton drop in to talk about their new Documentary "The Sleepless Unrest : The Real Conjuring House" They stayed in the Haunted House that the movie the Conjuring was based on for TWO weeks! Not only did it talk to them....it followed them home.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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 7/18/21
Fear the Walking Dead Actor Colman Domingo joins the show to talk about his new movie "Zola" out now in Theaters. We discuss how he became the only Actor in the Walking Dead Universe to Direct an Episode for AMC. In Top Nerd News we cover Marvel's : What If, Transformers: War For Cybertron: Kingdom, and Paramount's new Stop Motion Snake Eyes PSA......spoiler alert...D-Squared gets angry.Skungy's Pick of the Week is Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.We close out the show with MAJOR SPOILERS for LOKI Episode 5 and Marvel's Black Widow.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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 7/11/21
Gene Simmons of KISS stops by to discuss the new 4 Hour A&E Biography: KISStory. Later the Founding Father of the KISS Army regales us with a story about Stan Lee and the KISS Comics. We revisit our interview with New York Times Best Selling Author Josh Malerman of "Birbox" Josh stops by to discuss his new book "Goblin" The guys reminisce about Haunted Hayrides, how Covid Era Movies have a distinct Live Theatre Vibe, as well as 90's Anthology Horror TV Series like Outer Limits, Monsters, and Ray Bradbury Theater. His new novel "Goblin" is out now!Oscar & Golden Globe Nominee Minnie Driver stops by to talk about her new podcast on the iHeart Radio Podcast Network "Minnie Questions with Minnie Driver" We discuss the same 7 questions she asks all of her guests. Which questions she finds to be the most revealing, and we also talk about her time in "Finishing School" and cruising the country with Dave Grohl on the Foo Fighters Tour Bus.Finally Musician Dani Filth, lead singer of "Cradle of Filth" joins the show to talk about his new movie "Baphomet" Later he helps D-Squared pick out a new band name, by sharing what he had for breakfast and the color of his underwear......Hard Hitting Journalism at it's finest.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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 6/27/21
WWE Superstar Charlotte Flair stops by to talk about the season finale of "WWE's Most Wanted Treasures" as she and her Dad Ric Flair search for his Butterfly Robe.Author and Podcaster Terry Miles discusses his new book "Rabbits" which is based on his wildly popular podcast by the same name. We also talk about his bravado in shedding light on a game that may cause his "disappearance".Director of the POV movie "Hardcore Henry" Ilya Naishuller drops by to talk about his new movie "Nobody" starring "Better Call Saul" actor Bob Odenkirk and old Doc Brown himself...Christopher Lloyd.Finally Musician Dani Filth, lead singer of "Cradle of Filth" joins the show to talk about his new movie "Baphomet" Later he helps D-Squared pick out a new band name, by sharing what he had for breakfast and the color of his underwear......Hard Hitting Journalism at it's finest.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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 6/20/21
This is the Showcase Comic Con Spectacular. Showcase Comic Con is June 26th & 27th at the Harbor Center in Slidell...brah. Our first guest is the show organizer and owner of Showcase Comics in Slidell, Tim Stodard. We go through the guest list and what you can see and experience at the Con.In an act of Karma, local Comic Artist Preston Asevedo turns the tables and antagonizes D-Squared. Preston explains the difference in Tattoo work and Painting, as well as the Indie Comics that he's currently working on.Tim Lattie of Lattie Ink rounds out the show. You'll know Tim Lattie from his Ghostbusters work with IDW, as well as his own project Night 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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 6/13/21
Ser Alliser Thorne from Game of Thrones, Owen Teale joins the show to talk about his new movie "Dream Horse" Owen is a Tony Award winning actor, and one heck of a nice guy. He regales us with a story about a man from Greece who ran up to him with a knife......it ended well. Lestat from "Queen of the Damned" and Dorian Grey from "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" Stuart Townsend stops by to discuss his new movie "Grace & Grit" He and D2 swap stories about their meetings with the one and only Anne Rice.Skungy's Pick of the Week is a board game / dice game called "Dice Throne"In Top Nerd News we cover the "Summer of Drizzt" which includes a new D&D Movie and TV series. Plus we hear a supercut of Henry Cavill's amazing acting skills.....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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 6/6/21
John Michael Higgins : Pitch Perfect Actor and Game Show Host of "America Says' on GSN stops by to discuss the new season beginning May 31st. D-Squared and Michael talk about their Musical backgrounds after playing a clip of his college Acapella group "The Zumbyes" of Amherst College.Emmy nominated actor Asante Blackk from the NBC hit series "This Is Us' joins the show to discuss his groundbreaking new podcast and audio drama "Here Comes the Break" on iHeart Radio. It's a audio drama and a showcase for new musical talent from the historic "Def Jam Recordings"Former Army Ranger and Author, Spencer Coursen talks about his new book "Safety Trap : Secrets for Staying Safe in a Dangerous World" and of course we have to talk about G.I. JoeSkungy's Pick of the Week is "Biomutant" which is a very strange game...which may be pretty cool, but is it 60 dollars cool?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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 5/30/21
D-Squared antagonizes another guest by consistently getting his name wrong.....*NSYNC Member & Game Show Host Joey Fatone drops in to discuss his new season of the game show "Common Knowledge" Weekdays at 4:30 pm Central on the Game Show Network. All's well that ends well as David & Joey come to an understanding on how to pronounce his name.Former First Daughter, Teacher, Mother, and now Podcaster Chelsea Clinton stops by to discuss Public health, Mental health, Stigmas and George Takei. Her new Podcast "In Fact with Chelsea Clinton" is out now on the iHeart Radio App. INFINITY Science Center Educator Steven Cruthirds visits to discuss Sci-Fi Saturday on May 29th from 10am till 4pm in Pearlington Mississippi. It's their Grand Re-Opening event with VR Games, NASA Guests, Robotics Demonstrations, and more.Top Nerd News includes spoilers for Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead on Netflix, plus some Back 4 Blood news, LOKI, and more.Skungy's Pick of the Week is MASS EFFECT Legendary Edition. Three games in ONE for the price of ONE!!!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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 5/23/21
D-Squared makes a new friend when New York Times Best Selling Author of "Birbox" Josh Malerman stops by to discuss his new book "Goblin" The guys reminisce about Haunted Hayrides, how Covid Era Movies have a distinct Live Theatre Vibe, as well as 90's Anthology Horror TV Series like Outer Limits, Monsters, and Ray Bradbury Theater. "Goblin" hits shelves Tuesday May 18th!Julio Diaz of Pensacon and Host of "Let's Go Pensacola" on Newsradio 923 FM and 1620 AM joins the show to talk about their upcoming Con May 21st thru the 23rd at the Bay Center in Pensacola. We cover their amazing guest line up as well as how they want to keep you safe with their Covid-19 Safety Protocols. Get tickets at pensacon.comOscar & Golden Globe Nominee Minnie Driver stops by to talk about her new podcast on the iHeart Radio Podcast Network "Minnie Questions with Minnie Driver" We discuss the same 7 questions she asks all of her guests. Which questions she finds to be the most revealing, and we also talk about her time in "Finishing School" and cruising the country with Dave Grohl on the Foo Fighters Tour Bus.Skungy's Pick of the Week is Resident Evil 8All that and more on The Week in Geek with D Squared. Sunday nights at 7pm on WRNO.com and the Free iHeart Radio App. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 5/16/21
D-Squared asks 6'5" Scottish WWE Champion where he keeps his Skirts....... WWE Champ Drew McIntyre joins the show to talk about his new book "A Chosen Destiny : My Story" Drew also talks about a gift he received from Jerry "The King" Lawler.New York Times Best Selling Author of "The Martian" Andy Weir stops by to talk about his latest novel "Project : Hail Mary" We keep our discussion of his new book spoiler free, as well as talk about real life space exploration.Norwegian Actor Thorbjorn Harr from History's VIKINGS, and Netflix's Norsemen talks about his new movie "The Tunnel" A disaster movie in the vein of Towering Inferno but in a Tunnel. (It was really good) D-Squared also asks him what the heck is a "lutefisk" and do they really eat it?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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 5/9/21
D-Squared gets a little personal with WWE Legend Jerry "The King" Lawler. He asks about the rumors of him having never touched a drop of Alcohol, as well as his Heart Attack on Live Television, plus a Surprising Anecdote about a Mid-South Wrestling Icon. The King actually joined the show to discuss his new episode for WWE's New Show "WWE's Most Wanted Treasures" Sundays at 9pm Central on A&E. We talk about his search for Andy Kaufman's Neck Brace, and his original blue Royal Robes and Crown. OG Nerd, Writer, Artist and Publisher Tim Fielder joins us to discuss his new graphic novel "Infinitum" an Afrofuturist tale. It's available at HarperCollins.com or where ever fine books are sold. We dig into the story of Infinitum, his original work "Matty’s Rocket", and we discuss the significance of Isaiah Bradley's story from "The Falcon & the Winter Soldier"In Top Nerd News we cover the new Netflix Adaptation of "Sweet Tooth" the confirmation of Micheal Keaton reprising his role of Bruce Wayne in the Ezra Miller Flash Movie, as well as Jeff Goldblum joining the cast of the Podcast Dark Dice.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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 5/2/21
Roy Wood Jr. from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show w/ Trevor Noah" joins the show. We discuss his new "Acoustical Audio Presentation" called Roy's Job Fair on the iHeart Radio Podcast Network. We also cover his Radio Career, Worst Interview from the Daily Show, and then we get serious as we close out talking about the Derek Chauvin verdict. In Top Nerd News we go over the new Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Trailer, Female Samurai's in a 47 Ronin sequel, Resident Evil animated feature on Netflix....and the turd that was Starship Troopers : Traitor of Mars.Skungy's Pick of the Week is the new game "Outriders" which is a Co-op Loot Shooter. Also we talk about the new movie "Werewolves Within" and its array of games.We close out the show with "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" SPOILERS. 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. Make sure you Click the SUBSCRIBE button so you never miss a new episode. Follow us on Twitter @TWIGradio and The Week in Geek on InstagramThe Week in Geek 4/25/21
D-Squared apparently upsets his guests from the new documentary "Crop Circle Realities" Director Darcy Weir calls D2 illiterate...but Crop Circle Expert Gary King was super cool and nice.Rafe White - Convention Organizer and moderator of Southern Geek fan community on Facebook joins the show to give his unique perspective on the return of Conventions to the Gulf South. He tells us about his experiences at Huntsville Comic Con, we discuss several upcoming conventions, and we cover the health and safety measures for everyone's eventual return to the Con Circuit. Skungy's Pick of the Week is Disco Elysium.......which conjures images of Burlesque shows toD2's mind. We also discuss a game that hits too close to home for our host.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 4/18/21
Actor Michael Pare from Eddie and the Cruisers, Streets of Fire, and the Philadelphia Experiment joins the show to discuss his new movie "Hollow Point" We also discuss the science behind the Philadelphia Experiment and his friendship and cooking competitions with Uwe Boll.......and what is Authentic German Sauerbraten?Dr. Randall Bell aka The Master of Disaster joins the show to talk about his book "Post-Traumatic Thriving: The Art, Science, & Stories of Resilience" We continue our discussions on Mental Health and how the Covid-19 Pandemic has left a mark on everyone in the world.In Top Nerd News we celebrate April 5th - First Contact Day. Star Trek and Paramount + released several new trailers and articles on what we can expect in the coming year on ST Picard : ST Discovery : Lower Decks and more. Plus D-Squared goes off the rails from his version of 1st Contact Day. We also cover the new Loki Series on Disney + Jensen Ackles as Batman, and Chris Pratt's new movie. Finally we cover the cutest little Stay Puft men in the Ghostbusters Afterlife trailer.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 4/11/21
"Criminal Minds" "Duck Tales" and the All New "Birdgirl" on Adult Swim, Actress & Voice Actress Paget Brewster joins the show to talk about the "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law" Spinoff "Birdgirl" We discuss how she broke Chandler from "Friends" heart, why "Criminal Minds" spinoffs never really took off, and finally we do the "Hanna-Barbera Bracket Challenge" In a fight to the death between Scooby Doo and Yogi Bear, or Grape Ape versus Jabba Jaw, who will be the last Toon standing?Prolific Actor Joshua Bitton from HBO's Acclaimed series "The Pacific" and "The Night of" joins the show to talk about his new Futurific Noir Who Dunnit Drama "The Tangle". We also talk about Robert Heinlein, Acting Methods, and his dream to be the Shortest Klingon in the Star Trek Universe.Joey Pants and his daughter Dani Pantoliano drop by to discuss their new podcast "No Kidding, Me Too". This conversation gets deep and serious pretty quick. Joe talks about his struggles with mental health, from thoughts of suicide to substance abuse, and how he came out the other end. We all share very personal stories about our own mental health, and how simply talking about it, and starting the conversation is the goal. You will also find out more about D-Squared than you might want.....Finally in our Top Nerd News segment we cover the trailer for the new series for Star Wars Disney+ "The Bad Batch" Also, some Samurai and Feudal Japan news is next, followed by some truly shocking news......that William Shatner might be a bad actor.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 4/4/21
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