Common Geeking Program
Respawning Worm Tunnel [Metroid Dread]

Respawning Worm Tunnel [Metroid Dread]

November 19, 2021

This time around, Jeff, Colin, and Chowder talk about the most recent game in the Metroid franchise, Metroid Dread! The game is the first proper new metroidvania genre game in the franchise since 2002. 

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Taeemul Chowdhury

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Person, Newt, Crab [October 2021 News]

Person, Newt, Crab [October 2021 News]

November 12, 2021

Day late and a good-vibe short, this recap of October’s biggest headlines is all over the place!

Show Notes

 

  • Metroid Dread
  • Dune (Part 1, 2021)
  • Star Trek: Prodigy premiere on Paramount+

 

  • HasLab Victory Saber Fully Funded
  • Transformers: Legacy toy line announced at PulseCon
  • Minecraft Live event mob vote
  • Minecraft 1.19 “Wild” Update Announced

 

  • IATSE Strike Vote
  • Ruby Rose alleges abusive atmosphere on set of Batwoman
  • “Rust” shooting incident causes death of movie crew member
  • Sora announced as final Smash Bros. Ultimate DLC character

Credits

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt 

Editing & Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Defined by Tentacles [Squid Game]

Defined by Tentacles [Squid Game]

October 18, 2021

In this episode, Jeff, Jocelyn, and Chowder explore the hit Netflix South Korean drama Squid Game. They break down the plot and talk about some of the stranger implications of the show. 

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Taeemul Chowdhury

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

The Cozy Hole [September 2021 News]

The Cozy Hole [September 2021 News]

October 1, 2021

Colin, Jeff and Chowder bring you the news in the only way they know how: cozily!

SHOW NOTES

  • Horizon Forbidden West Generation Upgrade Price Change
  • Apple v Epic Trial Verdict
  • Star Trek Day News
    • Star Trek Prodigy Release Date
    • Star Trek Discovery Season 4 Release Date
    • Star Trek Picard Season 2 Trailer and Release Window
    • Star Trek Strange New Worlds Casting Announcements
  • Halo Infinite Multiplayer Technical Preview 2
  • HasLab Victory Saber Crowdfunding Goal: UPDATE, REACHED
  • The Matrix: Ressurections trailer released
  • Russel T. Davies returning as Doctor Who show runner
  • Hit Monkey trailer
  • IATSE Strike
  • Activision employees suing company for anti-union tactics
  • Nintendo announces Mario movie casting
  • Bayonetta 3 development update
  • Splatoon 3 update
  • Deltarune Chapter 2 surprise release

CREDITS

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Editing & Original Music by Colin Ketchen

SHAUN! [Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings]

SHAUN! [Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings]

September 19, 2021

This time around, Jeff, Chowder, and Colin do a deep dive into the newest Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Of course not to keep things TOO relevant, they spattered in plenty of references to a Youtube video from over a decade ago, but hey, whatever.

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Taeemul Chowdhury

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Tell Me More About Laser Bears [August 2021 News]

Tell Me More About Laser Bears [August 2021 News]

September 3, 2021

Colin, Jeff and Chowder talk about the newssss again! The month is all over the place, but it’s got some connective tissue to July. Can you guess what it might be? Yes, you probably can.

SHOW NOTES

  • Halo Infinite
    • Multiplayer Preview
    • Releases Dec. 8th
    • Co-op campaign not available at launch
  • Destiny 2
    • The Witch Queen Reveal
    • Hive Guardians, “The Lucent Brood”
    • Light Subclasses Update
    • Trials of Osiris Revamp
    • BattlEye Anti-Cheat Software
    • Destiny Crossplay
    • Weapon Crafting Announced
  • Star Trek Lower Decks Season 2 airing on Paramount+
  • Pokémon
    • Unite developer gives dodgy stance on LGBTQ+ rights
    • Legends: Arceus Reveal
  • Marvel
    • Shang-Chi Trailer
    • Eternals Trailer
    • Spider-Man No Way Home Trailer
  • He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Netflix Release
  • Transformers
    • New Hasbro Pulse-Con Announced
    • Haslab Victory Saber announced
  • Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure
    • Part 6, Stone Ocean Anime Adaptation Releases in December
    • Part 9 Announced
  • Star Wars Visions Trailer
  • Marvel’s What If…? Released on Disney+
  • From Software Clarifies George RR Martin’s Role in Elden Ring
  • MLK Exhibit in Fortnite
  • Activision Blizzard Lawsuit Updates
  • Call of Duty Vanguard marketing omits Activision name

CREDITS

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Editing & Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Deep Pink V-Neck [Masters of the Universe: Revelation]

Deep Pink V-Neck [Masters of the Universe: Revelation]

August 21, 2021

On this episode, Jeff and Chowder take a look at the recent Netflix Masters of the Universe: Revelation, not to be confused with Masters of the Universe: RevelationS, the biblical reimagining of the He-Man universe (which we definitely weren't accidentally calling the show throughout the entire episode). Revelationis the latest reimagining of the He-Man universe, run by Kevin Smith. Jeff and Chowder break down all the pros and cons about the show and talk about some negative fan reactions. 

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Taeemul Chowdhury

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Army of Simps [July News]

Army of Simps [July News]

August 6, 2021

Colin, Jeff and Chowder have a very sh***y conversation about the news, in every sense of the word you can imagine!

SHOW NOTES

  • Halo Infinite Technical Preview — Multiplayer
  • Cristales
  • Ultimate Slip ‘n’ Slide Production Shut Down
  • Star Trek (2023) to be directed by Matt Shakman
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks & Prodigy trailers
  • Activision Blizzard Sexual Harassment Lawsuit
  • Masters of the Universe: Revelations releases on Netflix to mixed reviews
  • Transformers War for Cybertron: Kingdom
  • Live-Action Pokémon Rumored to Be in Development at Netflix
  • Last Season of …jujoli jojos?
  • Steam Deck Announced
  • Nintendo Switch OLED Model
  • French Game Worker’s Union Sues Ubisoft for Culture of Sexual Harassment
  • Space Jam: A New Legacy Animators Not Credited in the Film

CREDITS

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Editing & Original Music by Colin Ketchen

Real Fake Family [Black Widow]

Real Fake Family [Black Widow]

July 16, 2021

Jeff, Colin, and Chowder give their first impressions on the news MCU film, Black Widow. How does this movie fit into the greater MCU timeline? Is it up to snuff compared to other Marvel movies? And most importantly is the Red Guardian actually secretly Sheriff Hopper from Stranger Things gone crazy and taken the name and identity of his long lost Russian Friend Alexei? Stay tuned to find out.

 

Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Edited by Taeemul Chowdhury

Original Music by Colin Ketchen

2 Scoob 2 Scarious [June 2021 News]

2 Scoob 2 Scarious [June 2021 News]

July 2, 2021

Colin, Jeff and Chowder have a deep discussion about sourcing news, mixed E3 results and what heroes do — or don’t — do.

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Created by Colin Ketchen & Jeff Leavitt

Editing & Original Music by Colin Ketchen

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