The Geeky Brummie Podcast – Issue 138!

It’s time for the The Geeky Brummie Podcast – Issue 138!

On this week’s action packed show:

How Are You?

  • Guy goes Ghetto Golf
  • Leigh teaches the team about Super Smash Bros Ultimate
  • Kallen names his audio production company
  • Keith covets a house in Wales
  • Phil gets trolled on Twitter

Oooh What Do We Like!

The team each pick two things each which they’re currently loving.

Future Films of 2018

We have a look what’s left in the film listings for 2018 and see if there’s anything worth your admission.

#GeekyGoingsOn – Issue 138

We select some of the best of the week’s Geek offerings & what’s going on in the local area:

Comic of the Week:

Firefly #1


Firefly #1 from Boom Studios by Greg Pak, Dan McDaid & Lee Garbett

BOOM! Studios, along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Avengers), presents an all-new era of the pop culture phenomenon Firefly , as one of the most demanded stories in the franchise’s history is revealed for the first time!

Captain Malcolm ‘Mal’ Reynolds, a defeated soldier who opposed the unification of the planets by the totalitarian governed Alliance, will undertake any job-legal or not-to stay afloat and keep his crew fed. Find out now how his story began as BOOM! Studios delves into Mal’s past, how he met his first mate Zoe and the real truth about the War of Unification.the intergalactic civil war that divided friend and family alike. Focusing on family, loyalty, identity, and the price of redemption, writer Greg Pak (Mech Cadet Yu, Totally Awesome Hulk) and artist Dan McDaid (Judge Dredd: Mega City Zero) take you back to the battleground where Mal’s journey began.

Podcast of the Week:


Homecoming from Gimlet Media by Eli HorowitzMicah Bloomberg

The first scripted series for Gimlet Media, starring Catherine Keener, Oscar Isaac, David Schwimmer, David Cross, and Amy Sedaris.

Homecoming centers on a caseworker at an experimental facility, her ambitious supervisor, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life — presented in an enigmatic collage of telephone calls, therapy sessions, and overheard conversations.

Videogame of the Week:


Spyro Reignited

Spyro: Reignited from Activision by Toys for Bob

Spyro is back & he’s all scaled up! The original roast master returns with the Reignited Trilogy on November 13th.

Local Listings:

  • 8 – 18th November 2018: SHOUT– The festival of queer arts & culture for Birmingham

SHOUT grew out of a desire to celebrate and promote the diversity of Birmingham’s LGBT cultural community. Launching in 2009, SHOUT Festival (a project of Birmingham LGBT) was created as a direct response to a significant lack of representation for of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, and Queer in Birmingham’s arts venues.


Part of the “Fresh Off the Boat” Asian Comedy Season from Victoria Park Productions is supported by BFI’s Comedy Genius programme.

Bhaji on the Beach with a very special Q&A hosted by Radio & TV Broadcaster Suzi Mann. The evening is a celebration of Asian Female comedic talent with a special screening of the acclaimed film, directed by Gurinder Chadha and written by Meera Syal.


Part of Anim18: A Celebration of British Animation

In this hand-drawn animated tale, elderly married couple Hilda (Peggy Ashcroft) and Jim Bloggs (John Mills) have their quiet, simple lives in the English countryside interrupted when they learn of an impending nuclear attack.

Not completely understanding the gravity of their situation, Hilda and Jim react archaically and insufficiently after the attack — and the film takes a dark turn as the radiation begins taking its toll on the unsuspecting couple.


Join the McClanes this festive season for a celebration of the true meaning of Christmas; Family, friends and surviving one hell of an office party. Yippy-Ki-yay, Merry Christmas!

John McClane (Bruce Willis), officer of the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro (Bonnie Bedelia) and her co-workers that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber (Alan Rickman) during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.


Queen music playing in the bar throughout the night
HIV awareness with 10% of ticket and bar takings going towards the charity NAT (National AIDS Trust)
Prize on the night for best chevron moustache


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