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Geek Life Crisis

Welcome to Geek Life Crisis. Who are Steve and Chuck? We have time-traveled to present-day fro the 20th Century (via aging) and now do a comedy podcast. We reminisce about college days while commenting on current geek culture. You'll visit for the geek info, and then we'll yell at you to get off our VR lawns. We are Gen X... in a Millennial World. (Sung to the tune of Madonna's "Material World".)
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Jun 22, 2017

Episode 24 - RIP Old Chum - Adam West Tribute

Our tribute to television's first Batman, Adam West. Chuck and I hit the highlights of Mr. West's life and career, in our own personal style (yes we send him off in Spock's photon torpedo... that's how we do).   There's trivia and a little quiz at the end.

This was a special episode to us, so we asked for a little help from our friends.  I asked them to send in promos that also talked about Adam West.  And I was really happy to include their submissions.  It made the episode more fun for me, and I hope it does for you as well.  In order of placement in the show, and where you can find them:

Large Marge Sent Us - Podcast on iTunes and wherever the best pods are found.

The Podcouple - Podguy and Podgirl drop in with their Batman beat, go find their pod too!

MissGeek89 - she's got an amazing Instagram account, that is growing in leaps and bounds.  Who knew she had a cool accent?  (I know, I probably have the New York accent to her and many of you.) Go follow her and tell her "Geek Life Crisis sent me"  (sorry sweeties!)

Ashe976 - our #1 fan, Kentucky's finest, Ashley!  Find her on Instagram also!  She's a true geek through and through, and we need more fans like her.

 

That's it for now... I'm fried as usual after editing, otherwise I'd write more.

Your podcaster,

Steve

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifechuck

@geeklifecrisis

(does anyone read this?)

www.geeklifecrisis.com

Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr, or at Taco Bell.

#bringbackishtar

#chuckisyourspock

#alohaman

Jun 12, 2017

Episode 23 - Wonder Woman Review

We talk about how great Wonder Woman and how much we love Gal Gadot.  We also teach you to say her name correctly!

Buzzwords: Ludendorff, Monty Python and The Holy Grail, DC Comics, Drucilla, Lynda Carter, Blue Moon, Fun, college, potatoes, Debra Winger, George Perez, Pulp Fiction, The Watch, hat box, ugh... I can't think of any more. Ummm... movie?  that was a lame attempt.  Just listen, it's funny.

ENJOY!

-Geek Life Steve

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifechuck

@geeklifecrisis

www.geeklifecrisis.com

Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, OKC

#bringbackIshtar

Chuck is your Spock (not just mine).

Please rate us on iTunes, and follow us on Facebook!  Help us stop the war with love. Thank you prisoners!  Peace!  LLAP! 

May 25, 2017

Episode 22 - Geeks of The Galaxy Vol 2

Our review of Guardians of The Galaxy Volume 2

SPOILERS!

This ep is all review.  No geek chat, no geek news, no geek birthdays, and no geeky funereal announcements.

Buzz words from the show:

Groot, "The King of Comedy", "Tango and Cash", Ashe976, Sweet, Fox on The Run, Rocket, Drax, Miley Cyrus, Peter Quill, Celeste and her blonde hair, dogies, and other stuff.

Enjoy!  Thanks for listening!  Please tell a friend, and rate us on iTunes! 

Find us on Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook!

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST!

Geekily yours,

Steve

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifechuck

@geeklifecrisis

www.geeklifecrisis.com

#ishtarsequelnow

#iamyourspock

email me pics of your geekiest stuff: geeklifesteve@gmail.com

PEACE!  LLAP!  May the Force Be With You! 

#HarryMuddisComingBackYoureWelcome

 

 

May 17, 2017

Episode 20 - Logan Review

How many potatoes do you think Chuck and I give Logan, from 1-10?

Geek Chat and Geek News: Star Trek, Harry Mudd, and Joss Whedon's Batgirl, First Contact Day, Zephrym Cochran

Geek Celebrity Birthdays and Quizzes: Russell Crowe, Daisy Ridley, and Robin Wright

RIP Chuck Barris (Gong Show)

Our 1-10 potato rating of: LOGAN

Other stuff: Airplane, Metamorphosis, Total Recall, Malaysia, Gene Gene The Dancing Machine, Batman, Gladiator, Moon, Abbot and Costello, Sarlacc, random other stuff too, 1-question Pete, limerick, Jor-el

"Bring Back Harry Mudd" has worked as my sign-off, as Raine Wilson will portray Harry Mudd in the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery.  For some reason we didn't mention the name of the show.

Also we have a commercial for "The Pod Couple" podcast.  They are a groovy couple that crank out like 4 episodes to my one every month.  Sorry for the delay Pod-Guy and Pod-Girl.  Please support them, find their podcast on iTunes, and give a good rating/review!

Thanks for listening!  We've got big plans for future episodes so tell a friend!

Your cohost,

Steve

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifechuck

@geeklifecrisis

www.geeklifecrisis.com

** Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr

Please, be a pal, do good deed and leave us a review on iTunes? 

#ishtar2ordie

#ishtarsequelnow

#harrymuddyourewelcome

#bringbackjimkirk (he's back!?)

 

 

Apr 11, 2017

Hello friends... this is the promo we're playing on other podcasts and I thought, why not share it here as well?  I'm paying for this host site, so here, here's another minute of content!  :)

Currently you can hear this promo on recent episodes of "ThePodcouple" podcast, and "Large Marge Sent Us".  Chuck and I recommend both these podcasts; go listen, subscribe, rate, review, rinse, and repeat.

Our next episode is either:

1. Review of Logan.

or

2. Interview with Neal Adams. 

Text me if you have preference.

(Probably it'll be whichever gets fully edited first.)

PLEASE TELL A FRIEND ABOUT OUR PODCAST.  Grab their phone and show them how to subscribe if they don't know about podcasts.  #trypod

Hey, isn't the trailer for "Thor Ragnarok" awesome? 

Don't you just hate Perry's wife?

#IshtarSequelNow

Please rate and review us on iTunes!  It takes less time than listening to this one minute promo.

#chuckisyourspock

@geeklifechuck

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifecrisis

www.geeklifecrisis.com

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr.

No really, are you still reading this?  Then go and review us on iTunes!

-Steve

 

Apr 3, 2017

Episode 19 - RIP Bill Paxton and RIP Richard Hatch

Geek Chat: Blame It On Rio, Stripes, Barney Miller, Bachelor Party

Geek News: NASA, Moon 2, Cloning Wooly Mammoth, TRAPPIST-1, Trapper John MD, MASH, Planet BJ

Celebrity Geek Birthdays: Zack Snyder, Milana Vayntrub (Other Space), Rachel Weisz

RIP Tribute: Bill Pullman or Bill Paxton, and Richard Hatch (Apollo from Battlestar Galactica)

Mentions: Jack Soo, Police Squad, Logan, @SUEthetrex, Other Space, Real Genius, Weird Science, Aliens.

At the very end I snuck in my quality impression of Forest Whitaker.  He thinks he's so big.

www.geeklifecrisis

@geeklifecrisis

@geeklifechuck

@geeklifesteve

We are on Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter, iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast, The Podcast Source, and Google Play.

We have a special promo on this episode for one of our favorite podcasts: "Large Marge Sent Us" - Please find their podcast and subscribe.  Emily and Andre blab about the movies from the 1980's and 1990's that shaped their lives.  They crank out funny episodes!  Congrats to them on their 50th episode!  Find them on Instagram at: largemargesentus and on twitter @TheSweetieClub  Go, follow them, find them now!  Tell them Large Geek Life Steve sent you!  Ahahahhahahaaa!

#bringbackharrymudd  

#chuckisyourspock

PEACE!

Feb 27, 2017

Episode 17 - RIP Carrie Fisher

Geek Talk:  Prisoners and 1,000 Downloads  (Thank you!)

Geek News: King Tut, Anthony Bourdain, Meteors, Orick Vacuums, Atlantis, Alterna Comics on pulp style newspaper.

Geek Celebrities and quizzes: Howard Stern, Nick "Nicolas" Cage, and Stephen Hawking.

And then our tribute to Carrie Fisher (and Debbie Reynolds).

That's the basics, I'm fried right now.  Maybe I'll rewrite this later.

www.geeklifecrisis.com

On TWITTER

@geeklifecrisis

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifechuck

Find us Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumbler.  (Not Tinder or Grinder).

GeekLifeSteve@gmail.com

#bringbackharrymudd

Peace, and may the Force be with you!

Steve and Chuck

Jan 29, 2017

Hello friends!

This episode we were lucky enough to talk with two of the most popular performers in American Sideshow: Donny Thomas and Adam Realman.

They both cut their teeth (no pun intended with regard Donny) at The Coney Island Sideshow, now known as "Sideshows by the Seashore".  Coney Island has been the epicenter for NY Sideshow performance, with a foothold on the boardwalk for over 100 years.

We discuss PT Barnum, the rise and fall of the American circus.  Adam needs your phone books!  Otherwise he may tear your cell phone in half instead.  Donny schools us on sideshow definition of geek!  And we hear about sideshow acts that went wrong for them as well as audience members.

Adam and Donny are professionals, don't try any of these stunts at home.  Instead, go to Coney Island and sign up for a class.  Adam is actually the dean of the school in which he was once taught. 

Donny Vomit is on tour with "Strange for Hire", and Adam remains part of the vital local sideshow scene.  Here's how you can keep up with them on the interwebs:

www.adamrealman.com  (Adam)

www.strangeforhire.com  (Donny)

On Instagram, Facebook, and the Twitter:

@adamrealman

@donnyvomit

@strangeforhire

Also, check www.coneyisland.com for this year's "Sideshows by The Seashore" schedule. 

Come out to Coney Island for the Labor Day weekend "Mustache and Beard Contest".  I'll be there for a follow up interview, and try to win the contest.  (Not likely.) Also the Mermaid Parade! 

One more thing!  We have a show producer!  Allan David hooked us up with these two guests, and we really appreciate it. We look forward to doing more work with Allan.  He's @hexo66 on Instagram, go follow him.  Thanks Allan!

Your Ringmaster,

Geek Life Steve

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifechuck

#bringbackharrymudd

www.geeklifecrisis.com

geeklifesteve@gmail.com

 

Jan 22, 2017

Our review of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Geek Chat:  Chuck and fam might have enjoyed Christmas in the crapper.  Steve didn't like his Loot Crate toy.  Oh no!

Geek News: Bladerunner's Decker is back and older than ever, Lost in Space: Is Doctor Smith still creepy? Star Trek: Discovery gets new cast member. 

Geek Birthdays included: Samuel L. Jackson, Harry Shearer, and Ralph Fiennes!  There is a brief geek quiz for each.

This episode I added an "INSIDE JOKE" drop, because Chuck and I seem to have these from time to time, and I don't always want to cut them.  Feel free to ask if you are interested.

EXPLICIT RATING earned just because we talk about Samuel L. Jackson's favorite curse.

No Geek "In Memorium" this episode, but in our future "extended cut you will hear our good-byes to John Glenn.  RIP John Glenn!  Oh, and Zsa Zsa Gabor.

Finally we review Rogue One.  We talk about the characters and plot and give our potato rating.  Chuck does something he says is unprecedented in the annals of our show.  Turns out it may have been precedented in the annals after all. 

Enjoy!  The song at the end is silly, not my best effort, but I was fried staring at the screen trying to wrap this episode up.  Happy New Year my friends!

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www.geeklifecrisis.libsyn.com

@geeklifechuck

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifecrisis

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Please be original, and give us a 5 star rating on iTunes.

#bringbackharrymudd

Peace!

 

Dec 30, 2016

My apologies, this episode had been delayed.   Holidays and other life crap.  But finally it's the episode you've all been waiting for!  The next one!

Here are some of the topics:

Hooters and Jiggers, Alien Pyramids, Lunar Gas Stations, Darth Maul Clones, Marvel Comics, Sarah Silverman, Joe Franklin, Lucy Liu, Mrs. Brady, Florence Henderson, Wesonality, Fidel Castro, Ron Glass, Barney Miller, Firefly, Serenity, our infamous quizzes, and Abe Vigoda gets a quick mention.  #abevigodalives 

Okay, also, the sci-fi world was recently rocked by the death of Carrie Fisher, and what kind of episode do we put out?  RIP Mrs. Brady!  D'oh.  Sorry about that.  Chuck and I will do a Carrie Fisher episode soon.  She and her mother Debbie Reynolds were both forces to be reckoned with.  We hope they are both together on their journey to the next step.

Hope the song at the end of this episode will cheer you up. 

Thanks for listening!  Please give us a rating on iTunes!

@GeekLifeSteve

@GeekLifeChuck

@GeekLifeCrisis

www.geeklifecrisis.com

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

#bringbackHarryMudd

#MrBrooklyn

Also, want a GLC t-shirt?  Chuck and I will get one to you at cost.

 

Nov 22, 2016

Episode 13 - We give our potato ratings to "Doctor Strange"  Is Benedict Cumberbatch dreamy?  Learn how to say Chiwetel Ejiofor! 

A clip I couldn't find that would have made this episode funnier (to me): The whole Spaceballs scene that ends with, "Funny she doesn't look Druish."  Let me know if you can figure out where I wanted to put that clip.  Win a prize!

This is another episode where we put in our potatoes!  

We come up with a new phrase that is sure to sweep the nation:  "You're a star jewel in our bag of crap."

I had extra space at the end of the episode, so I just stuck stuff at the end.  Plus when I finished editing I was pretty fried.  But, that's normal. 

ENJOY FRIENDS!  Please follow us in Facebook. 

www.geeklifecrisis.com

ON THE TWITTER: @geeklifechuck and @geeklifesteve or @geeklifecrisis

geeklifesteve@gmail.com

Instagram:  geeklifecrisis

#bringbackHarryMudd

Chuck is your Spock.  #heymrbrooklyn

Nov 19, 2016

Episode 12 - "Mr. Brooklyn"  Subtitled: "The One Where We Don't Review Doctor Strange"

This episode was supposed to showcase our Doctor Strange review, but we have a 30 minute curfew.  Chuck and I had too much fun with other topics, I just couldn't edit them out.  It's a pretty silly episode, that had me in tears.  Often I say "I just want to do a show that makes ME laugh."  Well, this is it.  

Please enjoy the original song at the end of the episode. 

 

www.geeklifecrisis.com

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifechuck

#bringbackHarryMudd

 

Nov 7, 2016

Episode 11 is here!  Without someone to interview, Chuck and I revert to straight up geeks.  We talk about animated movie "Batman: Return of The Caped Crusaders" -  Is it too dark?  Or is Chuck just a good dad?  We also discussed Netflix' Luke Cage.  Is Luke Cage too dark?  Well, I don't see color.

Also, I had a head cold, so I sound a bit subdued.  Promise to bounce back BIGLY for the next episode.

Topics discussed:  Bobby Flay, Biff Yeager, The Greatest Generation Podcast, OMNI Magazine, Netflix Luke Cage, Planet 9, The Moon, Nemesis, European Space Agency Mars lander, Head Colds, Batman and Robin, Batgirl good, Batgirl bad, Doctor Strange, Harry Mudd, shing!, ummm... other stuff!  Enjoy!

www.geeklifecrisis.com

@geeklifechuck

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifecrisis

#bringbackharrymudd

#iamyourspock

geeklifesteve@gmail.com

 

Oct 1, 2016

"The Black Suit of Death" - is an indie comic that deserves your attention. 

This episode Chuck and Steve have a great time laughing and interviewing with Warrior Innkeeper Creative's: Benjamin Kreger, co-creator and writer of a very cool new indie comic book called "The Black Suit of Death", BSD for short.  The BSD was envisioned 20 years ago (by Ben and his friend Ed Ellsworth), and it's finally ready for it's (color) close-up.  Recently Ben and Ed completed a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund finalizing BSD#1.  They jam packed their book with fun background "easter eggs" and cool extras (including Fred Hembeck's "Li'l BSD" comic strip page!). Ben Kreger and Ed Ellsworth write this title together; it has humor, depth, and relatable characters.  Did I mention the art?  Amazing pencils and color work by Dexter Wee.  The guy's a pro.

About Ben: He's a happily married guy, a dad (teaching the lessons of Star Wars and Star Trek to his kids), a proud veteran, and... he's a geek (or is it nerd?).  He followed his dream to succeed in the comic industry, and BSD is an achievement long in the making.   

About the actual Black Suit: It's an extraterrestrial biomechanical killing machine (that you wear), and it is probably the very article which originated our myth of The Grim Reaper.  It reveals itself to a distraught college student named Edd Grimes. Oh, and it comes with a requisite kick-ass scythe.  Will Edd use the BSD for good or something darker?  Can Edd rely on his friends to temper darker inclinations?  Will Mr. Lutz meet an untimely end?  And how does Jar-Jar Binks tie into all this?  Get behind this indie comic to find out.  Go find his page on Kickstarter, go visit his webpage (below), or at least "like" Black Suit of Death on Facebook until you're hooked.  Then tell your local comic shop owner. 

To converse with Ben and Ed On Twitter:

@BlkSuitofDeath (Ed tweets in character)

@WarriorInnkeepr (Ben tweets as Ben)

On Facebook:  Black Suit Of Death and Warrior Innkeeper Creative

Website:

www.warriorinnkeeper.com

www.warriorinnkeeper.com/shop

(Go to the shop listed above to buy "Ides of March", the prequel comic to BSD#1)

Find Dexter Wee on Instagram.  I did.

Did you read what I wrote?  These guys got Fred Hembeck to do original artwork for their book!  Visit www.hembeck.com because Fred Hembeck is awesome.  Always has been.

Believe it or not, I think you will enjoy this interview.  Thank you for supporting Geek Life Crisis. 

@geeklifesteve

@geeklifechuck

@geeklifecrisis

On Facebook: Geek Life Crisis

www.geeklifecrisis

On instagram: geeklifesteve

geeklifesteve@gmail.com

Can we interview you?

Please go to iTunes and give us 5 star review!  We're two guys trying to "make our own thing".  We appreciate all support!  Thank you.

IMPORTANT:

#bringbackharrymudd

#iamfulloftiniermen

 

This is a long description, just go listen.

Aug 1, 2016

Geek Life Crisis, episode 4.  We're talking Bruce Banner today.  Why?  Because we're geeks that watched too much TV growing up.  That, and, Marvel killed off the one and only Bruce Banner in their top-selling comic series Civil War II.  So we talk about the Bruce Banners we've known over the years from TV and movies.

Chuck has fashion surprise for the show.

Birthdays!  Here's who had them:  Vin Diesel, Daniel Radcliffe, Benedict Cumberbatch, and "friend of the show" Donnie Yen.

We read a couple of our iTunes reviews!  Go review us on iTunes and we'll read yours!

Oh, and, the late great Garry Marshall gets the Spock Torpedo treatment.  RIP Garry.

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They said it couldn't be done.  What exactly?  Well, we have our first true commercial.  Thank you Play4Autism for partnering with our show.  Enjoy the promo as it is awkwardly shoe-horned into the podcast, because Chuck and I are still newbies at all this.

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The Urban Dictionary defines "milksop" as an unmanly man.  Here's their example:  "Mr. Engasser is a milksop."  That sucks for Mr. Engasser.

Mr Magee, don't make me angry.  You wouldn't like me when I'm angry.

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