Common Geeking Program
This Is Just Second Life Again [July 2022 News]

This Is Just Second Life Again [July 2022 News]

August 7, 2022

SHOW NOTES

  • Star Trek “Strange New Worlds” Announces Season 2 Crossover with “Lower Decks”
  • “The Rehearsal” Releases on HBO Max
  • Jordan Peele’s Nope is Highest Box Office Grossing Original Movie since “Us”
  • “Everything Everywhere All At Once” crosses $100 Million at Worldwide Box Office
  • God, just… so much MCU news
  • Multiple VFX Studios Report Marvel Studios Work is Strained, Difficult, Unrealistic
  • Minecraft Adds Tribute to Recently Passed Streamer Technoblade
  • Trailer for “Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves” Movie
  • Next Theatrical Avatar: The Last Airbender Film will Center On "Aang Gang”
  • Summer Games Done Quick Cheating Scandal
  • “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Film Releases on Netflix
  • Elon Musk Sued by Twitter To Complete Platform Sale
  • Facebook Posts $2.8 Billion Loss  in Metaverse Investments

CREDITS

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Editing & Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Take Me Down to Cameo City [Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness]

Take Me Down to Cameo City [Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness]

July 15, 2022

That's right babyyyyy, continuing (and hopefully ending) our streak of multiverse-related media. This time around it's the big one of the year, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Join Jeff, Colin, and Chowder to break down how well (or not well) the movie used the multiverse concept and see how it compares to other multiverse media.

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Taeemul Chowdhury 

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Morbin’ Time Has Passed [June 2022 News]

Morbin’ Time Has Passed [June 2022 News]

July 4, 2022

SHOW NOTES

  • Sonic Frontiers Disappointment
  • Sonic Origins Music Change, Michael Jackson Confirmation
  • Starfield Announcement
  • Hollow Knight Silksong Release Window, Game Pass Day 1
  • Diablo Immortal Pay-To-Win Widely Panned
  • Among Us VR Port Announced
  • Three Avatar The Last Airbender Movies Announced for Theatrical Release
  • Morbius Rereleased, Bombs Again
  • Street Fight 6 Reveal Met with Universal Praise
  • One Piece Comic Final Arc Announced
  • Castlevania Nocturn Series Announced at Netflix
  • Overwatch 2 Install will Replace Overwatch 1
  • Netflix Announces Squid Game Competition Show

 

CREDITS

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Editing & Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Multiverse? Therapy? Why not Both? [Everything Everywhere All At Once]

Multiverse? Therapy? Why not Both? [Everything Everywhere All At Once]

June 22, 2022

Our second CGP episode in a row about multiverse nonsense, this time around, Jeff, Chowder, and Colin take a look at the film Everything Everywhere All At Once. It's been quite the year for multiverse-related media and this one also involves everything bagels so where could you go wrong?

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Taeemul Chowdhury 

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

All Abba’t It [May 2022 News]

All Abba’t It [May 2022 News]

June 3, 2022

Colin, Jeff and Chowder reel from the terrible turns in geek news but bond over the unexpected joy that this month has brought!

SHOW NOTES

  • Star Trek Picard Season 2 Finale
  • Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Premiere
  • Halo: The Series Finale, Controversy
  • She Hulk Trailer Released, Controversy
  • Avatar 2 Trailer Released
  • Lego Announces Fully Transformable Optimus Prime Kit
  • Ncuti Gatwa Announced as Next Doctor Who Lead, First Black Doctor
  • Netflix Lays Off 150 Staffers
  • Seth Green Bored Ape NFT Stolen, Show Placed on Hold
  • Mob Psycho 100 Season 3 Trailer Released

CREDITS

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Editing & Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Bob Odenkirk is not Kevin Spacey [Undone]

Bob Odenkirk is not Kevin Spacey [Undone]

May 20, 2022

This time around, Jeff, Colin, and Chowder take a look at the trippy rotoscoped show Undone on Amazon. The show explores mental health issues and generational trauma, all packaged within a non-linear narrative full of time-dilated sci-fi nonsense. 

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Jeff Leavitt

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

The Greatest Enterprise [April 2022 News]

The Greatest Enterprise [April 2022 News]

May 6, 2022

Colin, Jeff and Chowder break down last month's geek news from the massive to the implausible, all from varying states of nap-ness!

News Stories

  • Bungie Announces Digital-First, Remote Work Approach
  • Twitter Accepts Elon Musk’s Offer to Buy Twitter, Take Company Private
  • Halo Infinite Community Incresingly Dissatisifed with Content Delivery
  • Halo The Series Growing Increasingly Acclaimed with Community, Critics
  • Apple Will Delist Apps that Have Not Been Recently Updated
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Is the Highest-Grossing Film Adaptation of a Video Game ever
  • “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” Trailer Released, Starring Daniel Radcliffe
  • Elden Ring Player “Let Me Solo Her” Gains Notoriety as “The Jarnished”

 

  • “Thor: Love and Thunder” Released, Reveals Lady Thor
  • Elliot Page’s “The Umbrella Academy” Character will Transition in Upcoming Season
  • “The Flash” Actor Ezra Miller Assaults Another Victim in Hawaii
  • Harbro Announces Optimus Prime Companion Piece Eerily Similar to Jeff’s April Fool’s Prank

 

  • Star Trek Picard Season 3 Teaser Announces Reunion of The Next Generation Cast
  • “Nimona” Film Adaptation Revived at Netflix
  • Netflix Reports First Net Subscriber Loss Ever, Shares Tumble, Projects Cancelled
  • Disney Opposition to “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Prompts Retaliation from Florida Legislators, Governor
  • Square Enix Sells Eidos, Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix Montreal to Embracer Group for $300,000,000 to Pursue NFT Business Model
  • Labor Complaint Filed Against Nintendo
  • California Lawyer Quits Over Accusations that Gov. Gavin Newsome Meddled in Activision-Blizzard Investigation / Lawsuit
  • Kingdom Hearts 4 Announced

 

CREDITS

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Editing & Original Music by Colin Ketchen

A Rat with Wings [The Batman]

A Rat with Wings [The Batman]

April 19, 2022

On this episode, Jeff, Jocelyn, and Chowder take a look at the most recent live action movie about everyone's favorite bat-themed super hero, The Batman. Can you follow all of our riddles to find the secret message in this episode... stay tuned to find out (there isn't one)

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Taeemul Chowdhury

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Optimus Prime Companion Piece [March 2022 News]

Optimus Prime Companion Piece [March 2022 News]

April 1, 2022

Everybody forgets to prepare for April Fools' Day... or do they!? It's a low-effort geek news roundup covering an unusually quiet month with Colin, Jeff and Chowder.

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Taeemul Chowdhury

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Percy Does the Naruto Run [The Legend of Vox Machina]

Percy Does the Naruto Run [The Legend of Vox Machina]

March 20, 2022

This week, Jeff, Chowder, and Jocelyn discuss The Legend of Vox Machina, the animated adaptation of part of the real-play D&D podcast, Critical Role. Jocelyn was actually part of the editing team for the animation studio that worked on the show, and is able to bring some juicy insider information. Tune in to see what that's all about! Ooo very  mysterious.

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Jeff Leavitt and Taeemul Chowdhury

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

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