The Geeky Brummie Podcast – Issue 139!

It’s time for the The Geeky Brummie Podcast – Issue 139!


On this week’s action packed show:

How Are You?

  • Leigh starts his Xmas shopping
  • Guy gets angry at a quiz
  • Ryan talks complaints via Twitter


Plus Nathan Barley, East 17 and “Lads”

Weird News

We discuss a band performing for empty audiences and black and white TV’s

Disney Plus

We go over the news of what’s coming to Disney’s new streaming service and argue if we need another one…

Youtubers & Cash-Ins

We pick up an infamous new book from a celebrity YouTuber and see if it’s worth the cover price.

Shadow Gaming – Review

If you’ve not checked out Leigh’s awesome article yet (here), get the lowdown on the Gaming PC streaming technology service from Blade.

#GeekyGoingsOn – Issue 139

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

Comic of the Week:


Middlewest #1 from Image Comics by Skottie Young & Jorge Corona
The lands between the coasts are vast, slow to change, and full of hidden magics. Mistakes have been made, and in this NEW ONGOING SERIES, an unwitting adventurer searches for answers to quell a coming storm that knows his name. From author SKOTTIE YOUNG (I HATE FAIRYLAND, Deadpool) and artist JORGE CORONA (NO. 1 WITH A BULLET, Feathers, Big Trouble in Little China: Old Man Jack) comes the tale of Abel, a young boy who must navigate an old land in order to reconcile his family’s history.

YouTuber of the Week:

Digitser: The Show from Mr Biffo

Helping you relive the teletext days is legendary blocky text wordsmith Mr Biffo of teletext gubbins Digitiser & website Digitser 2000

An ambitious and anarchic retro gaming series from the mind of games industry legend Mr Biffo – with Larry Bundy Jr, Octavius Kitten, Gameplay Jenny and Paul Gannon!

Videogame of the Week:


Bendy & The Ink Machine from Joey Drew Studios

Bendy and the Ink Machine™ is a first person puzzle action horror game that begins in the far days past of animation and ends in a very dark future.

Play as Henry as he revisits the demons of his past by exploring the abandoned animator’s workshop of Joey Drew Studios. With twists and turns at every corner, you never know who or what is waiting for you in this decapitated world of shadows and ink.

Solve the riddle. Escape the workshop. Above all, fear the machine and survive.

On PC, XBOX One, PlayStation 4 & Nintendo Switch

Local Listings:

MCM COMIC CON 2018 AT NEC (weekend & general day tickets available) Guests include
• David Morrissey (The Walking Dead & Dr Who)
• Jason O’Mara (The Man in High Castle, Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D)
• Mary McDonnell (Major Crimes, Battlestar Galactica)
• Daphne Zuniga (Spaceballs, The Sure Thing, Melrose Place)
• Jorge Vargas (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)
• Adam Tuominen (Power Rangers Ninja Storm)All the usual as well
• Comic Village
• Cosplay & Masquerade
• Steampunk
• UK Garrison
• MCM Kidzone including Build-a-Bear, Face Painting, MCM Reading Corner and Nintendo
• MCM Live Stage and Theatre Panels


  • MON 19 NOVEMBER 8:00PM
    Birmingham Symphony Hall Produced by Brian May & Roger Taylor With the country currently in the grips of Queen fever once again – fans of their music will no doubt be thrilled to learn that there will be another chance to hear Queen’s greatest hits performed live when the Queen Extravaganza, the ‘official’ tribute band hand-picked by Roger Taylor and Brian May, returns to the UK for a further series of shows in 2018.



  • FRI 16 – SUN 18 NOVEMBER
    THE MOCKINGBIRD CINEMA TURNS 2! As a full time cinema and Birmingham’s only fully independent cinema. Join them for a weekend of birthday fun. They launched with Fantastic Beasts 1 and are now playing Fantastic Beasts 2. For anyone watching a film with them, you will get a free bag of popcorn from the bar plus 40% off draught pints. Just show your ticket to claim these.



    ELECTRIC CINEMA SHOCK & GORE PRESENTS: SUSPIRIA Starring: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Jessica Harper and Chloë Grace Moretz Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino unleashes his primal re-imagining of Dario Argento’s classic in this nightmarish, blood-soaked delve into the human psyche. A darkness swirls at the centre of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe’s artistic director (Swinton), an ambitious young dancer (Johnson), and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.



    MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! returns to ARENA BIRMINGHAM Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes brings together the Avengers, Spider-Man and new fan favourites, the Guardians of the Galaxy, to stop Loki in his quest to rule the universe.



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