Geeks with Kids

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Geeks with Kids is a bi-weekly geeky podcast from a parenting point-of-view.

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122 - The Geeks do Stephen King with IT's Jake Sim
We all float here. After his debut novel "Carrie" was released in 1974, Stephen King has gone on to create some of the greatest horror, supernatural, suspense, and fantasy novels. His book and works of short fiction have gone on to be adapted into many films, television series, and comic books - both great... and bad. Join Erik, Steve, Matt, and Michael as they jump into the legacy of this great American author alongside IT's very own Belch Huggins, actor Jake Sim. Which adaptations are the best? What insight do we get into the making of Andy Muschietti's "IT?" And where exactly is that supercut? Find out why the devil's voice is sweet to hear on Geeks with Kids. What do you think of the works of Stephen King?  Gather your losers and let us know at or  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
October 17, 2019
121 - Our Favourite Gaming Moments of 2019
As this generation of consoles is seemly coming to the end, the geeks have gathered to talk about their favourite gaming moments of 2019. Join Erik, Matt Moore, Steve, and Hawk as the talk about the best gaming experiences they had on PC and console. What makes each game unique? Are games headed towards a more cinematic experience? And what games are they excited for in the upcoming year? Find out on Geeks with Kids. Let us know what your favourite video game experience of 2019 is at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
October 11, 2019
120 - The Geeks vs The Worst Video Game Movies
Test your might as the Geeks return to answer the Internet's #2 question - what is the worst video game film? Join Steve, Erik, Matt Moore, and Hawk as they drudge through some of the worst video game movies since the New Angeles quakes. Are bad video game movies at least fun to watch? Why do companies keep financing Uwe Boll? And more importantly which film has the lowest Rotten Tomatoes score? Find out on Geeks with Kids. Let us know which video game film was the worst at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
October 1, 2019
119 - The Geeks Journey To The Dark Crystal
Another world, another time... in the age of wonder. After 37 years, the cult film classic "The Dark Crystal" saw the release of the Netflix produced prequel series "The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance." Join Erik, Steve, Matt, and Michael as they delve into the making and impact of both the original film and the new bingable series. What fond memories do they have of the original film? Does the new series expand the mythos? When would they show the film and series to their kids? And what exactly do Nintendo Wii controllers have to do with it? The journey begins as darkness rises on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of the Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance?  Gather your fellow Fizzgigs and let us know at or  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
September 17, 2019
118 - The Geeks Do D23
Did you know that only 2 major blockbuster films this summer weren't made by Disney? There's a reason why they have their own convention - the D23 Expo. Join Matt, Steve, Erik, and Hawk as they look at some of the biggest announcements from the House of the Mouse.  What left them speechless? Who fangirled out when Lizzie McGuire was announced? What'd they think of all of the Star Wars news? And which of them are getting Disney+? Come be a Disney shill with us on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of the announcements at D23 Expo 2019? Let us know at or  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
September 7, 2019
117 - The Curious Case of Veronica Mars
A long time ago, we used to be friends. On July 19, everyone's favourite sarcastic PI with a quick sense of humour - Veronica Mars - returned for a fourth season to the joy of marshmallows everywhere. Join Erik, Mallory, and Lauren as they talk about the series, the Kickstarted film, and the incredibly divisive fourth season. Did they love or hate it? How does it compare to the movie? And what exactly is the best version of the theme song? Find your Logan inspirational quote on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of the latest Veronica Mars? Let us know at or Instagram: Twitter: Facebook Page: Tumblr: YouTube:
August 24, 2019
116 - Far from Spider-Man
Excelsior! In celebration of the latest film entry - "Spider-Man: Far from Home" - the geeks have gathered to talk about everyone's favourite friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man. Wax nostalgic as we discuss the Raimi-verse all the way to the present day Marvel Cinematic Universe films. Which film villain do we think is the best? Who exactly is their favourite Spider-Man actor? And what did we think of the cameos at the end of "Far from Home?" Find out tiger on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of "Spider-Man: Far from Home"? Let us know at or  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
August 8, 2019
115 - The Geeks React To Comic-Con
The biggest geek convention of the year, San Diego Comic-Con, has just shuddered their 2019 doors leaving fandom with so many conflicting emotions. Join the geeks as they chat about five of the biggest announcements from this yearly geekfest. What trailers made them squee? Which trailer made Matt Moore's brain explode? And what exactly is coming from Marvel's Phase 4? Find out on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of #SDCC2019? Did we miss any important announcements? Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
July 24, 2019
114 - Franchises That Need To Die
From "Predator" to the "Alien" films, there are some franchises that just seem to keep rising from the dead. Now with the impending release of "Terminator: Dark Fate," the geeks have gathered to talk about the franchises that need to die. What film killed their favourite franchises? What makes "Alien vs Predator" even worse? And what franchises should come back to life? Are you ready? Let do this on Geeks with Kids. What franchises should be put to pasture? Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
July 19, 2019
113 - The Rise and Fall of the X-Men franchise
They are children of the atom, homo superior, the next link in the chain of evolution. Each was born with a unique genetic mutation, they protect even those who cannot accept their differences. They are the X-men. Join Matt, Steve, Hawk, and Erik as they talk about the rise and fall of the X-men film franchise. What were the highlights of the Fox films? Where do they go now that the characters are Marvel owned? And why won't they just let Hugh Jackman sing and dance? Find out on Geeks with Kids. Where do you think the X-men films are headed? Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
July 5, 2019
BONUS - Who should Keanu Reeves play in the MCU??
Everyone loves the Marvel Cinematic Universe and everyone loves Keanu Reeves. It's only fitting that MCU honcho Kevin Feige has recently stoked the flames of imagination by saying that he has been speaking with John Wick himself to find a character and property that would fit. So join Erik, Matt, Steve, and Hawk as they discuss who they'd love to see Neo play in the MCU. Would they like to see him play a villain or a hero?  Find out on Geeks with Kids. What did you think about our choices? You Keanu let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
June 27, 2019
112 - A Look Back at E3 2019
After a whirlwind week of announcements, the Geeks have returned to look back at E3 2019. Join Erik and the two Mikes as they chat about what was and wasn't announced at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo? Did Microsoft excite with their Project Scarlett news? Is EA making the right moves with Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order? And did any announcement excite us enough for a pre-order?? Find out on Geeks with Kids. What did you think about E3 2019? Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
June 19, 2019
BONUS: E3 2019 Predictions
It's that time of year again when gamers gather 'round the old Twitch stream to watch The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2019. Join the geeks as they chat about what they hope to see over the course of week-long festivities. Will we see the next Xbox? Are we finally going to play the remake of Final Fantasy VII? And what exactly is a Stadia? Find out on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of our predictions? Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
June 8, 2019
111 - Blood on Black Wax
Ba dum... ba dum... ba dum ba dum... dun dun dun... Did the image of a Great White Shark go through your head? Do tubular bells play in your head on a misty night? Then the latest episode of Geeks with Kids is just for you. Join the Geeks as they talk with Rue Morgue's Aaron Lupton and Jeff Szpirglas, authors of "Blood on Black Wax," about the book they created on the iconic horror soundtracks and scores that make their hair stand up. Which album art brought back fond memories? Which albums kept them up at night? And what is the best John Carpenter score?  Find out on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of "Blood on Black Wax?" Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
June 5, 2019
110 - The Geeks vs The Game of Thrones
After 8 seasons and 71 episodes, HBO's "Game of Thrones" has finally come to an end. Join the geeks as they sing a song of ice and fire about the series finale of George R.R. Martin's fantasy epic. Did it live up to the hype? Who finally sat on the throne? Were they disappointed? And how exactly does this relate back to Star Wars? Find out if they break the wheel on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of the finale of "Game of Thrones"? Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
May 22, 2019
BONUS: May the 4th Be With You
Every generation has a legend. Join the geeks as they celebrate Star Wars Day - May the 4th - by talking about the legacy of Peter Mayhew, the original Chewbacca, and the first teaser trailer for "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker." Did the teaser live up to the hype? Has it changed any of their minds? And what theories do they have about the final saga film? Find out on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of the teaser? Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
May 4, 2019
109 - The Geeks Assemble for "Avengers: Endgame"
Geeks assemble! With the release of Marvel's 22nd film - "Avengers: Endgame" on April 25th, 2019, the geeks have gathered to chat about the cinematic event.  Join Erik, Steve, Schaus, Hawk, Matt Moore, and guest Nick Maylor (from "Foote & Friends On Film") as they discuss Stan Lee's final cameo, the original 6 Avengers, and what their favourite MCU moments leading up to this film were. Were there any Easter Eggs that surprised them? Did the film do the fans justice? And what scene garnered the biggest cheers in the theatre? Find out with Geeks with Kids. What did you think of "Avengers: Endgame?" Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
April 30, 2019
BONUS: Game of Thrones - The Deadpool Edition
Just ahead of the release of the massive "Battle of Winterfell" episode of HBO's "Game of Thrones" the Geeks gathered to pen their own dead pool list. Join Erik, Hawk, Jenn and Matt Moore as they George R.R. Martin their way through picking who lives, who dies, and who will finally sit on the Iron Throne.  Who do you think will make it through? Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
April 28, 2019
BONUS: Avengers Endgame - The Deadpool Edition
With the release of Marvel's 22nd film - "Avengers: Endgame" - the geeks decided to get together and do what FOX can't - create a dead pool of characters that will die in this epic film. Which characters did we miss? Do you think any of our choices will live? Come play the Avengers bingo with us on Geeks with Kids. What did you think of our list? Let us know by email at or at  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
April 25, 2019
REVIEW: Ubisoft's "Assassin's Creed 3: Remastered"
The geeks are back with a review of Ubisoft's "Assassin's Creed 3: Remastered." Join Erik, Steve and Matt Moore as they talk about the positives and negatives of the remastered version of the 2012 entry in the famed series. What's upgraded in the game? Are there bugs galore? And how does the game fair against "Assassin's Creed: Origins" and "Odyssey"? Find out on Geeks with Kids. Let us know what you thought of "Assassin's Creed 3: Remastered" at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
April 24, 2019
108 - The Geeks Enter The Twilight Zone
Consider this: a group of geeks sitting around postulating on a certain topic.  Each one brings their own opinion and views to the table.  What they don’t know is that this communal voice is being broadcast into the airwaves of a different place... a place known as the Twilight Zone. Let us know what your favourite "Twilight Zone" episode is at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
April 16, 2019
REVIEW: Ubisoft's "The Division 2"
The geeks are back with a special review of Massive Entertainment & Ubisoft's "The Division 2." Join Erik and Hawk as they talk about the positives and negatives of the highly anticipated sequel to the 2014 Tom Clancy hit, set in a world ravaged by a weaponized version of the smallpox virus. What's new in the game? Are the steaks higher? And will they ever be able to handle the Dark Zone? Find out on Geeks with Kids. Let us know what you thought of "The Division 2" at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
April 8, 2019
107 - The Best Video Game Movies
Test your might as the Geeks return to answer the internet's #1 question - what is the best video game film? Join Erik, Matt Moore, Steve, Schaus, Hawk and Bowman as they search the Outworld ruins for the answer. Is there even a good video game movie? Is a direct adaptation better than one that captures the spirit of the game? And more importantly who's a better Lara Croft - Angelina Jolie or Alicia Vikander? Find out on Geeks with Kids. Let us know what your favourite video game movie is at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
April 5, 2019
106 - Captain Marvel and the Future of the MCU
Holy mother-loving Flerken, the Geeks are back with another Marvel-tastic episode.  Join Matt Moore, Steve, Schaus, Hawk, Erik, and Jenn as they talk about Carol Danvers' introduction into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Was the film overwrought with 90's nostalgia? Do the Skrulls live up to their comic book counterparts? And what exactly is a Flerken? Gather around true believers as we go higher, further, and faster on Geeks with Kids. Let us know what you thought of Captain Marvel at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
March 24, 2019
105 - The Movies That Time Forgot
What do a shrink ray, a Max Headroom impersonation, Steven Spielberg's wife, AC/DC, the Power Glove, and Electro-shock therapy have in common? Why they are from the movies that time forgot of course! Join Erik, Steve, Moore, Schaus, Hawk, and new cadet Bowman as they talk about films they loved as kids that have fallen by the wayside. Do these films hold up today? Will they shows these films to their kids? And which films did they watch too young?  Let us know what other movies time forgot by email at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
March 8, 2019
REVIEW: Ubisoft's Trials Rising
The geeks are back with a review of that latest entry in the Trials series - Trials Rising. Has the beloved 2D racer retained that classic Trials feel? Have they added enough new content for the diehard fans? Strap on your helmet and jump on the tandem bike as we crash our way around the world in this crazy game. Let us know what you thought of Trials Rising by email at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
March 4, 2019
104 - The Geeks vs Black Mirror
In the latest episode of Geeks with Kids, we talk about one of our favourite anthologies "Black Mirror."  Join Matt, Erik, and Michael as they look at their favourite episodes, and how they mirror modern society and technology. What episode hooked them on the Charlie Brooker series? What episodes would they show to parents? And what's up with that pig?  Find out with Geeks with Kids. Let us know what favourite episode by email at or visit  Instagram:  Twitter:  Facebook Page:  Tumblr:  YouTube:
February 22, 2019
REVIEW: Ubisoft's Far Cry New Dawn
The geeks are back with a bonus episode where we review "Far Cry New Dawn."  Join Erik, Matt, and Steve as they talk about the positives and negatives of Ubisoft's latest entry in the Far Cry franchise. What's new in the game? Did the game change that much since Far Cry 5? And are the Twins a greater threat than Joseph Seed?  Find out on Geeks with Kids. Let us know what you think of the game by emailing or visit Instagram: Twitter: Facebook Page: Tumblr: YouTube:
February 14, 2019
BONUS: The Wrap-up - Anthem & The Division 2
After a couple days with the Division 2 beta, the Geeks are back with a BONUS episode. Hawk, Schaus, and Erik talk about the positives and negatives of the two biggest demos of the month - BioWare's "Anthem" & Ubisoft's "The Division 2." What impressions did they have on the games before and after playing the betas. And which game would they introduced to the kids?   Let us know by emailing or visit Instagram: Twitter: Facebook Page: Tumblr: YouTube:
February 11, 2019
103 - Betas, Pre-orders, and Anthem... oh my...
Grab your controllers as the geeks return for a gamer-centric episode.  Join Steve, Matt, Erik and Schaus as they talk about the ups and downs of pre-orders, betas, and Bioware/EA's upcoming Anthem. What incentives made the geeks pre-order a game? What pre-order broke them? Why does every game offer a beta? And why was there so much drama during the Anthem VIP demo? Let us know by emailing or visit Instagram: Twitter: Facebook Page: Tumblr: YouTube:
February 7, 2019
102 - The Best & Worst Films of 2018
The geeks return with their best and worst films of 2018. Join Matt, Erik, Steve and Hawk as they talk about the state of Marvel/DC films, their overall favourite 3 films, their honorable mentions, and the worst of the worst that graced the silver screen in 2018. Did your favourite films make our list? What were the worst films you saw this year? Let us know by emailing or visit Instagram: Twitter: Facebook Page: Tumblr: YouTube:
January 27, 2019
101 - Celebrating Fandom Part 2: Star Trek, Horror Films, and Video Games
We continue celebrating fandom in our 101st episode of Geeks with Kids. Join Erik, Hawk, Schaus, Steve, Matt Moore, Stu, Mallory, and Belle as they discuss more of our favourite fandoms, what we love about them, and how we can introduce someone new to it. Star Trek, Horror Films, and Video Games are in the queue for this round. Which geek is the Trekkie? Is it Trekkie or Trekker? Which horror films did we see at a far too young age? And which games should we get Mallory to play? To share your fandom, please email or visit Instagram: Twitter: Facebook Page: Tumblr: YouTube:
January 12, 2019
100 - Celebrating Fandom Part 1: Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars
In a very special episode of Geeks with Kids, we celebrate 100 episodes by chatting about some of our favourite fandoms, what we love about them, and how we can introduce someone new to it. Joining us on this supersized episode is a returning Mallory, and new geek, Belle! In part 1, we find out who's a Harry Potter fan, who's a Tolkien fan, and who's a Star Wars fan. The last one isn't a surprise, it's Erik.  To share your fandom, please email or visit Instagram: Twitter: Facebook Page: Tumblr: YouTube:
January 6, 2019
BONUS: Have Yourself A Very Geeky Christmas
Ho Ho Ho...ld on a minute! The Geeks are back for a very special bonus Christmas episode. Join the Geeks as they talk about their favourite holiday memories, their geeky traditions, and debate their favourite movies of the season. Need help finding a geeky gift for your loved one? Find out what the Geeks suggest on Geeks with Kids.
December 29, 2018
Episode 99: The Princess Bride
Jump off your Rodent of Unusual Size and get cozy as the Geeks talk about one of the greatest fantasy films of all time "The Princess Bride." Does the film still hold up today? What made director Rob Reiner get sick on set? And can you really start a land war in Asia? Find out on Geeks with Kids.
December 29, 2018
Episode 98: Remembering Stan Lee
This week, the geeks take a look back at the legacy of Stan The Man Lee, the man who stirred the imaginations of millions with his creations at Marvel Comics. What are our favourite memories of Stan? Do we have a favourite character of his? And what is this the perfect way to introduce your kids to the vast work of Stan Lee? Join true believers in saying Excelsior to his memory on Geeks with Kids!
November 26, 2018
Episode 97: The Geeks Play Starlink
This week, the geeks embark on an epic space odyssey as they review "Starlink: Battle for Atlas." Released by UbiSoft Toronto, this toys-to-life game hopes to be the hit of the Christmas season. How do the little toys work? What game does Erik keep comparing it to? And is this the perfect way to introduce your kids to the realm of science fiction? Find out on Geeks with Kids!
November 10, 2018
Episode 96: A Spooktacular Halloween
Join Erik, Michael and a returning Craig for a chocotastic Halloween episode. What Halloween TV specials are the best? Should teenagers still Trick or Treat? And what really is the best Halloween candy? Find out why candy corn really is the worst on Geeks with Kids!
October 26, 2018
Episode 95: Rise of 30 Year-Old Sequel!
The Geeks will journey back to the 80s, when some of the greatest movie franchises first rose from the blockbuster era, and continue 20-30 years later. What made these giants of cinema first stand out? What has endured and has kept them alive (for good or ill) in the present cinematic environment? And how have the sequels, set decades later hold up the ideals and unique elements of the films that first spawned them? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
October 13, 2018
Episode 94: No Free-To-Play Lunch!
This week, the geeks delve into the world of Free-to-Play. How has this new phenomena affected the gaming landscape? What are the upsides, and downsides, of being able to try something, but then have to pay to keep the good times rolling? Is this approach to offering a taste actually new? And where do we draw the line, between having our fun time gated, and our wallets enticed? Find out on Geeks with Kids
October 2, 2018
Episode 93: Your Friendly, Neighbourhood Spider-Geeks
With the release this week of a brand new Spider-man game on the PS4, the geeks swing in to share their thoughts on the friendly neighbourhood webslinger. What makes Spider-man a perennial favourite amongst comic book superheroes? Which live-action Peter Parker captures his jovial, loveable character? What do the geeks want to see for the future of the Spiderverse movies? Is the new video game any good? Find out with Geeks with Kids!
September 13, 2018
Episode 92: The Dark Knight, 10 Years Later
This week the geeks take a look at the film Variety calls "An ambitious, full-bodied crime epic of gratifying scope and moral complexity." Released 10 years ago, Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight" is still a gem in the comic book genre. Does Christian Bale's gravelly voice hold up? How does Heath Ledger's Joker compare to Jack Nicholson or Jared Leto? Does everyone do a Michael Caine impersonation while saying "... the size of a tangerine?" Find out on Geeks with Kids.
August 27, 2018
Episode 91: SDCC Part 2 - Electric Boogaloo
San Diego Comic-Con 2018 had so many announcements that we're back for a second episode. Join the two Michaels, Steve, and Erik as they talk about the announcements they missed the first time around. What's the deal with all The CW reboots with "Roswell" and "Charmed"? Will YouTube Red have a hit with their haunted ship show "Origin" or will Syfy's "Nightflyers" be more haunted ship-ier? Is anyone excited for the show that never seems to die, "The Walking Dead"? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
August 9, 2018
Episode 90: The Geeks vs Comic Con 2018
The Geeks take on San Diego Comic Con 2018 in this weeks episode. Join Steve, Erik, and Michael as they discuss a small amount of announcements from this massive geekfest. Did anyone like DC's "Titans" trailer? Which one is the bigger Wizarding World nerd? How much do they love Jodie Whittaker as the new Doctor? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
July 25, 2018
Episode 89: Celebrating 10 Years of Marvel Studios
This year marks the 10th year of Marvel Studios. Join the two Michaels, Erik and Steve as they celebrate the highs and lows of Marvel's astonishing 20 blockbuster films. Which film did they think was the best? Do they spoil "Ant-Man and the Wasp"? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
July 16, 2018
Episode 88: Playing with Retro Power
The geeks are now playing with power on this retro gaming themed episode. Join Michael, Erik, and the prodigal son Szpirs as they discuss the games and systems they grew up with. Did they play with power or were they Sega fanboys? What lesson did Szpirs learn from "The Legend of Zelda?" Pop on some synthwave and go back in time with Geeks with Kids, it's so bad.
June 27, 2018
Bonus - E3 Roundup 2018
The geeks are back for a bonus episode marking the end of E3 2018. Join Erik, Steve, and the two Mikes as they talk about what rocked and what sucked at The Electronic Entertainment Expo. Did Sony pull out another win? Did we switch over to Team Microsoft? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
June 19, 2018
Episode 87: Movies that broke us
The geeks get to wax nostalgic on the latest episode of Geeks with Kids. Join Steve, Erik, and the two Michaels as they relieve childhood traumas while discussing movies that broke them. Which movies did they pick? Did they really leave off the Transformers animated movie? Should Erik get TMN for his household? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
June 13, 2018
Bonus - E3 Predictions 2018
With the start of gaming's biggest event of the year The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2018 happening shortly, the geeks decided to get together to predict what they'd like to see. Join Erik, Steve, and the two Michaels as they chat about the different conferences, what they hope to see, and the general state of the gaming industry now. Will they get any of their predictions right? Will someone keep score? Will Sony finally let us change our PSN names? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
June 9, 2018
Episode 86: Geeks at Medieval Times
Enter a realm of chivalry, rivalry, and revelry as Erik, Steve, and Mike talk about their experiences at Medieval Times dinner & tournament. Joined by special guests Princess Mallory, King Matt, Master of Ceremonies John, and head knight Kyle from the show, the geeks delve behind-the-scenes into what goes into performing a show with over 75 people and 20 horses involved. Find out with Geeks with Kids.
May 29, 2018
Episode 85: May the Fourth Be With You
The geeks are back for their annual May the Fourth episode. Join Steve, Erik, Mark and Mike as they talk about their preferred watching order for the Star Wars saga and how they are going to introduce the films to their kids. Do they find a deeper meaning in the films? Do they go off on The Last Jedi? Did Erik trigger Steve? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
May 7, 2018
Episode 84: Down the Card Game Rabbit Hole
This year marks the 25th Annivesary of the seminal "Magic the Gathering." Join Mark and Steve, as they delve into how they found themselves Collectible Card Game addicts, as they reminisce about several long forgotten games from the dawn of the hobby in the mid 90s, and discover what Card Games mean to them now as adults with children. Find out with Geeks with Kids.
April 30, 2018
Episode 83: Ready Podcast One
Jump into the land of nostalgia with Erik, Steve and Mike as they discuss Steven Spielberg's "Ready Player One." Does the film live up to Ernest Cline's nostalgia-filled book? Is there enough RUSH in the film? And just how amusing is Simon Pegg's American accent? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
April 10, 2018
Episode 82: Old Geeks Yell at Cloud
Catch up with Mark, Szpirs, and Erik as they get to the heart of what matters to all true Geeks: where to find a good butter tart. Erik explains the things we should watch like Rise and Dear Evan Hansen while Szpirs and Mark berate him about not watching Babylon 5 yet. Some Star Wars gripes, some obscure card game plugs, and more in this most conversational of conversational podcasts.
March 29, 2018
Episode 81: EGLX and me
This one's for the gamers! Erik and Steve are united by gaming this week as they talk about their time at EGLX - the Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo 2018. Join the geeks talk about the panels, booths and people they met at Canada's largest video game expo. Did it rock? Did it suck? Find out with Geeks with Kids. Full disclosure: GWK were presented media passes for this convention.
March 27, 2018
Episode 80: Timeless #Clockblockers
Calling all clockblockers! Erik and Mallory are back talking about the time travel show that came back from the dead - Timeless. Join the geeks as they talk about time travel, strong historical figures and heroes from all different walks of life. So grab a seat on the lifeboat, and let's make some history with Geeks with Kids.
March 12, 2018
Episode 79 - Fandom: The Good vs The Bad
Mark, Steve and Erik are back talking about a subject close to their hearts - fandom. The good, the bad, the geeks talk about the state of fandom today. What makes a good fan? What takes a fan too far? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
February 28, 2018
Episode 78: Absentia
Mark and Erik are back, this time with a returning Steve, to talk about Showcase's latest thriller "Absentia." Produced by and starring former Castle actress Stana Katic, "Absentia" tells the story of FBI agent Emily Byrne (Katic) who reappears after 6 years.  Were they hooked?  Did it suck?  Find out with Geeks with Kids.
January 29, 2018
Episode 77: The Last Jedi's Stretchy Face
The geeks are back with their yearly look at Star Wars' newest addition to the saga. Join Erik, Mark and Szpirs as they look at this divisive film in fandom.  Do they like it? Do they hate it? What’s with Szpirs’ stretchy face?  Find out with Geeks with Kids.
January 4, 2018
Bonus Episode 76: #Happy! Happy? Happy...
Mark and Erik are back this week for a bonus episode. This time around they look at SyFy's take on author Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson's HAPPY! Have either of them even read the comic? Should that matter? Does Showcase have another hit on their hands? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
December 12, 2017
Episode 75: #MeToo and Marvel's Runaways
After a long hiatus, the geeks are back.  Join Erik, Mark and Szpirs as they recall what they did on their time-off, talk about what it's like raising their kids in the time of #MeToo, and discuss Marvel's latest television entry "The Runaway."  Does it suck? Does it rock? Was that a dinosaur? Can Erik stop gushing about Showcase? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
December 8, 2017
Episode 74: Wonder Woman or Wait a minute, DC made a good film?
This week, Erik is joined by Mallory and Lauren as they take on DC's newest film "Wonder Woman." Join us as we discuss ladies in film, parenting (sorta) and thighs in superhero landings. Find out more at
June 18, 2017
Episode 73: Marty and Mike's TV Teardown!
This week, while the Geeks are away, join Marty, and old but new Geek, Mike, as they cut their way through the upcoming horde of TV nostalgia reboot faire.  Are there some shows that are being resurrected that should just be left dead and burried?  Are there other shows that are making a comeback that you thought you didn't need, but deep down you really want to see?!  Find out this week on Geeks with Kids!
May 25, 2017
Episode 72: We love to hate Riverdale
Join Erik, Mallory and Andrew as they watch the final episode of Riverdale's ridiculous first season. Is it as crazy as they hoped? Did Archie finally become interesting? Are there more sexy cheerleading dance-offs? Find out at
May 14, 2017
Episode 71: May the Fourth Be With You....Always
Aaron, Marty, Mark are joined by the prodigal Szpirs as we muse about all the geeky things! International Tabletop Day - how did Szpirs get his kid into board games AND Firefly at the same time? Free Comic Book Day - how do the geeks get their lil Jawas into FCBD without blowing their motivators? May the Fourth - the geekiest day of them all! We discuss our plans, watching order, and barely badmouth the prequels at all! Tangents include Luke Skywalker's literacy level, memories of Dr. Whos past and present, and epic battles against technology! Pour yourself some blue millk and jump to light speed with this week's Geeks With Kids. Check it out on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, YouTube, ShoutEngine, and your favourite podcasting software. The books Szpirs is incoherently blabbering about is this one: ...whose title essay is an expansion of this one: this guy: Find your Free Comic Book Day LCS here: Check out the official Star Wars May the 4th Site:
May 3, 2017
Episode 70: Star Wars and the Power of Myth
Join a ridiculous sick Erik as he talks Star Wars and myths with Mallory and Andrew. Did Mallory enjoy "The Last Jedi" trailer? How many times can Erik bring up the idea of being morally grey? Did Andrew finally get a cellphone? Find out with
April 25, 2017
Episode 69: Marty and Aaron's Excellent Adventure
This week, Marty and Aaron team up to discuss the awesome new Thor: Ragnarok trailer, Star Wars Celebration and some twisty tangents that touch on Bill and Ted, Aaron Sorkin, Dr. Who and horror movies from back in the day.  Will Aaron pen the Jay and Silent Bob v. Bill and Ted crossover event?  Which geek property does Marty think would be a shoe in for their own annual Celebration?  Will the impending thunderstorm put the kaybash on this week's podcast?  Find out on Geeks with Kids!
April 12, 2017
Episode 68: Raising Geeklings pt. 1 - Music
Join Erik and a returning Mike as they discuss the importance of music while raising their kids.  What genres did they try? Did they pop headphones on their pregnant wives? How does one introduce metal to a child? Find out with
April 8, 2017
Episode 67: The Power Ranger vs Bullying
Join Erik, Mallory and a returning Stu as they look at the new Power Rangers movie and talk about the effects of bullying. Did Erik enjoy the film? What exactly does the Power Rangers have to do with bullying? Find out with
April 2, 2017
Episode 66: Geekdom vs. Beliefs
This week, Aaron, Mark, James, and returning Geek, Marty, explore how the depths of their geek appreciation may not reconcile with their beliefs and how such contradictions could influence their kids.  Will Marty find salvation in the West Wing?  Which games will Mark not lay his hands on?  Will James deliver his thoughts on Watchmen and Arrow?  Is Aaron prepared for the reckoning of children vs. the burried horror movies in the basement?  Find out this week on Geeks with Kids! 
March 23, 2017
Episode 65: So long Hugh, and thanks for all the SNIKT!
This week, Aaron, James and Mark bid a fond farewell to Hugh Jackman's portrayal of their favourite Canadian mutant as they talk about Logan, their favourite Wolverine cinematic moments, the new Deadpool 2 teaser, and which comic book movies need the "R" treatment.  Will Mark see Logan before it gets spoiled for him, or will today's discussion just make him hunger for more?  Which comic book movie does Aaron think needs a hard-"R" premiere?  Is James the last DCCU hopeful in the world?  Find out this week on Geeks with Kids!
March 16, 2017
Episode 64: Buffy turns 20
Join Erik, Michael and Steph as they look back on 20 years of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Which episodes do they think are the best? Will Michael remember any of the song titles from "Once More with Feeling"? Is David Boreanez sick of talking about Angel? Find out with
March 9, 2017
Episode 63: Geek vs. Fake Awards
Aaron returns for another solo mission as he flies off the handle about the Oscars, Suicide Squad and how Mark Hamill is next in line for an Oscar.  Will Aaron's future award predictions pan out, or will they be left standing on the red carpet?  Is Aaron afraid of bringing in the other Geeks to podcast, or is a lack of sleep catching up to him?  Tune in this week for another stellar episode of Geeks with Kids!
March 1, 2017
Episode 62: Geek vs. the Solo Mission
Join Geek Aaron on his one-of-a-kind solo mission, as he dives, and drives, headlong into the new cast photo from the Han Solo film, and touches base with the world on how he spent his Family Day long weekend.  Will Aaron be able to handle this Kessell Run jaunt, Eric Carmen styles? Will apologies be made? Is Aaron capable of dealing with the terrible twos?  Find out this week on Geeks with Kids!
February 22, 2017
Episode 61: Geeks vs. F@#$%&?! Kevin Smith
Join Geeks Aaron, Mark and James this week as they curse a blue streak in honour of Kevin Smith's news of a new Jay and Silent Bob flick set to tackle the hot topic of Hollywood reboots.  Will Mark feel comfortable enough to swear on headset by the end of the Podcast?  Will James share some food recipes to make your mouth water...and your heart stop?  Will Aaron find a way to bring Bill and Ted into the View Askiew-niverse?  Find out on this week's episode of Geeks with Kids!
February 15, 2017
Episode 60: Geeks LX vs Superbowl LI
Join Geeks Aaron, Mark and an exhausted Erik, as they discuss some "sportsball-thing" called the Superbowl, complain about the Trump, and ponder what a superhero baseball team might look like.  Also, they dive into what sports they see their kids participating in in the future, the best geeky Superbowl foods money can buy and what their favourite fictional sport might be.  Will Erik be awake enough to chow down on some delicious wings?  Are Mark's picks for the best Superhero baseball team, All-Star caliber?  Has Aaron solved the mystery of the technical glitches?  Why are these Geeks so hung up on the Superbowl?  Find out this week on Geeks with Kids!  
February 8, 2017
Episode 59: The Geeks' Final Fight - Geeks in Time!
The Ninja Turtles take on Streets of Rage this week on Geeks with Kids.  Join Erik, Aaron and Marc as they celebrate the 30th anniversary of Double Dragon.  Which Beat Em Up game do we think is the best? Do they think The Batman film will be fine without Ben Affleck? Are there four lights? Do they finally get rid of all their technical issues? Find out with
February 5, 2017
Episode 58 - Who is your daddy and what does he do?
Join us this week as Geek Aaron returns, with his guest host, and soon to be geek with kids, Mark.  Listen in as the dynamic duo discusses the new Logan red-band trailer, which Marvel heroes would make awesome dads and their pitch for a reboot of Three Men and a Baby, Marvel styles!  Is Logan up to snuff to wear the title belt of "Daddy of the Year"? How do some of the other Marvel heroes measure up?  Who do Mark and Aaron see as the top picks to helm what could be the best super-hero movie idea of 2017?  Do the machines win, or will Aaron's recording sound better in post? Find out on Geeks with Kids!
January 25, 2017
Episode 57: Geeks vs The Nintendo Switch
The Geeks are back for year 3 and they're trying new things.  Join Erik, Craig, Danielle and Mike as they discuss the Nintendo Switch January presentation.  Did I saw discuss?  I meant they're doing a commentary.  Will the Switch be a Day 1 purchase? Does Erik screw up the audio and video? Find out with
January 18, 2017
Episode 56: Geeks vs Gilmore Girls
Join Erik and a returning Mallory as they share their love-hate relationship with the "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" mini-series. Love-hate? Or is it more hate-hate? Can Erik convince Mallory to stop banging her head against the table because of the show? Will Erik remember what actually happened in the mini-series? Find out with
January 5, 2017
Episode 55: Christmas vs Hanukkah
Join Erik and Mallory for their spectacular Christmas episode... or is it their Hanukkah episode?  Does Mallory get the story of Hanukkah striaght? Can Erik convince Mal to play BeanBoozled with him? Will the One-Of-A-Kind craftshow finally sponsor this podcast? Find out with
December 22, 2016
Episode 54:Geeks and the Furious Fate of the Baywatch Spidey Assassin Homecoming!
Join Geek Aaron, Mark (The other, other Mark) and returning co-host, James, as they discuss the passing of Alan Thicke, and what they thought of the new round of trailers released this week. Who was pleasantly surprised by Assassins Creed? Who thought that Baywatch was all that and a bag of chips? Are the Geeks stoked for Spidey, or is this relaunch doomed to be snared in a DC-esque web of woe? Find out this week on Geeks with Kids!
December 15, 2016
Episode 53: Invasion of the Sidekick Bottle Episode! (Sort of...)
This week, Geek Marty steps up as host with his sidekick, James, and late fill in, Aaron, as they discuss their favourite sidekicks, and the new trailers for the Mummy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.  What did they think of these trailers?  Who has a soft spot for Robin as a sidekick?  Is Arthur from The Tick the best sidekick ever?  What the heck is a bottle episode?  Is this a bottle episode?  How does this connect back to Hawkeye, Aaron Sorkin and Community?  Tune in this week to find out on Geeks with Kids!  
December 7, 2016
Episode 52: Christmas with the Geeks
This week, Join Geek Aaron, Marc from Dance Robot Dance, and everybody's favourite former Lando turned Wookie, James, as they celebrate Ron Glass, discuss Kev Smith's departure from Buckaroo Bonzai and how they are preparing for Christmas times!  Will the Geeks unanimously agree Die Hard is the best Christmas movie of all time?  Will James sing us a Kinks Chirstmas carol?  Will Aaron get the Wookie a Christmas gift, or will he get him a Chirstmas gift card? Find out on Geeks with Kids!
November 30, 2016
Episode 51: GWK with a Side of DRD
This week, join geeks Szpirs and Aaron, as they welcome back special guests, Kristi and Marc from Dance Robot Dance!  Listen in as Marc and Kristi face off against Szpirs' Geek Compass test and discuss the debacle that is Hamilton-Gate!  Will the Geeks steal any more DRD material and jokes?  Is Star Trek Generations really that bad?  Will Kristi eat some ice cream on mic? Find out, today on Geeks with Kids!
November 24, 2016
Episode 50: Now You're Playing with Power
Join Erik and special guests Kristi and Marc as they discuss the recently released Nintendo NES Classic.  Is the mini-console everything they dreamt it would be or does it fall a little short?  Find out at
November 16, 2016
Once More With Geeking....
Join geeks Szpirs and Aaron and their guests Crystal and AJ as they talk Simpsons longevity, amd discuss the best and worst that Buffy the Vampire Slayer has to offer.  Will the machines win, yet again?  Is Szpirs a demigod of editing and holding off the robopocalypse?  Will Aaron be faced with the curse of the deadly time delay?  Will their guests weigh in on Halloween and other geeky topics?  Find out this week on Geeks with Kids!
November 9, 2016
Episode 48: Geeks vs Remakes
What's that? The geeks prime return to discuss the passing of Steve Dillon, Star Trek: Discovery and our love and hate of remakes. Check out for more content and rate us on iTunes, Stitcher and the Google Play Store.
November 2, 2016
Episode 47: Game-o-ween!
The Geeks prepare for Halloween in a star-studded (possibly) extravaganza! We talk about spooky video games like Red Dead Redemption 2 (zombies?), Resident Evil and Journey (not actually spooky....or a band from the 80's). Also, geekly Halloween traditions, some new Marvel trailers, Star Wars casting news, and heaping helping on what's going on in the Arrow-verse. Join Geeks Aaron, Erik, and Szpirs with James and Marty - all with 50% new jokes. Hit up for bonus content and remember to subscribe and judge us on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play.  
October 25, 2016
Episode 46: Geeks vs Bad and Good Finales
Join the original geeks, Szpirs, Erik and Aaron, and their table-flipping discussion about the best and worst season and series finales they have ever experienced.  The geeks also circle around to discuss Supergirl's moniker, the Witcher card game, and new trailer reactions.  Which geek had screamed obscenities at the end of Battlestar Galactica?  Which geek still has not listened to Hamilton the musical in its entirety? Which geek has a bone to pick with Miley Cyrus? What is not the Onion?  Find out this week at
October 19, 2016
Episode 45: Geeks vs. The Good Ol' Days
Join Geek Aaron, Marty and James as they wax on about the good ol' days, life in the 90s, cast parties of the past and long forgotten TV shows that once were, and shall be again.  Will Aaron be able to sustain his recording this week, or will the machines win again? Will Marty and James become full time Geeks and move out of the shadow of the Lando? Who will sing this week? Find out at
October 12, 2016
Episode 44: Geek vs Princess
Two episodes in one day!?  Join Erik and guest Mallory as they talk about the joys of being a princess at Medieval Times.  Sorry about the fuzzy audio for Erik, he was just way too excited about the possibility of being a pretty, pretty princess. Find out more at and more about Mal at
October 5, 2016
Episode 43: Geeks v Hamilton Comic Con, Trek v Trump, Szpirs v the Machines
The season of horrors is upon us! Join Erik, Aaron, Szpirs, James, and Marty for a dive into the season of spookiness. In this week's episode, James visits Hamilton Comic Con with his progeny in tow and shares his tips for convention-ing with kids. We talk our favourite Halloween movies, Rogue One merchandise, and a heaping helping of Trek vs. Trump. It's another awesome Geeks With Kids! Check out for liner notes and extra content.  
October 5, 2016
Episode 42: James vs. The Infinite Disney Crisis
Join the Geeks, and sometimes regular Lando, James, as James dons his best D&D garb and prepares for his greatest challenge yet; Hosting duties!   Will James keep order in the house and avoid too many tangents?  Will Szpirs see his wish for a Marvel Mutant attraction theme park in the future?  Will Erik get his wish and see Star Wars land?  Will the infinite crisis on planet Disney come to a head?  Who will eat the California cheese-burger to fulfill their wildest dreams?  Is James ready for the awesomeness of D&D? The answer to this, life and the universe will be found at!
September 28, 2016
Episode 41: Geeks vs New Landos, The Geek Compass, and Alan Moore (sort of)
Join Geeks Szpirs and James in welcoming Brenna, our newest Lando. We consider the timeless questions of Geekdom and discover James' mysterious connection to Suicide Squad. Calvin and Hobbes spin-offs, AMC loving doges, post-apocalyptic retro-gaming, smokin' hot Vulcans, and exploring the depths of the Whedonverse are all on this week's Geeks with Kids. How should kids experience their first Star Wars movie? Is Topher Grace a secret editing genius? Szpirs makes an embarassing confession, James refutes Alan Moore in a surprising way, and Brenna takes apart the myths of certain DJ's who think only boys play Dungeons and Dragons. 
September 21, 2016
Episode 40: FanExpo 2016
The Geeks are joined by guest host James as they recount their adventures at FanExpo 2016.  Did FanExpo meet their expectations? Did they spend every hard earned dollar that they have?  Find out at
September 14, 2016
Episode 39: Theatre Geeks vs The Season Premieres
Geeks Szpirs and Aaron welcome back loyal theatre geek and parent friend, Marty, as they discuss retiring the Lando moniker, theatre shenanigans from their youth, and the plethora of TV season premieres that pepper the airwaves.  Is there such a thing as a special place in hell for those who talk in the theatre? Are there some TV shows that look so bad, that they might be good?  Will Captain Power save the day and fix the geeks podcast before it is lost to the Internet ether, forever?  Is geek Erik still reveling in the awesomeness that is FanExpo? Will this episode come together?  Go to to find out!
September 7, 2016
Episode 38: Author vs The Compass of Geekdom
Geeks Aaron and Szpirs are joined by @ThatWriterJesse, author of Who Wants To Be a Princess? She undergoes a guantlet of questions to prove her Geekdom. Star Trek or Star Wars? Marvel or DC? Where does she stand? Where do you? Where does anyone? Also, the usual chatter about Star Trek Discovery, cleaning baby barf out of carseats, waaaaaaaaaaaaaaay less comic talk (but some comic talk) AND Szpirs runs a game that isn't terrible!    Follow Jesse at: @ThatWriterJesse Instagram: that_writer_jesse 
August 31, 2016
Episode 37 - Geeks vs the Outrageous Package
Geek Aaron returns along with guest host James to talk about new babies, Fan Expo, #kirbyweek, and lots more. What are the ethics of babies at bars? How can we handle toddler attitude? Will anyone survive a trip into Marvel and DC soliiciations? It's the most conversational episode yet! 
August 25, 2016
Episode 36: He said I'm Tragically Hip
Join the geeks this week as they continue their journey to find replacements for Aaron while he's away on baby duty.  This week they are joined by guest hosts AJ, Crystal and Marty. Listen as they try not to make Erik cry while talking about the Tragically Hip.   To donate to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research -
August 17, 2016
Episode 34: The Geeks vs Szpirs vs Epic Rap Battles
Join the geeks as they continue their adventures with Mark! This week the geeks try to talk about Game of Thrones vs Parenting, the Kingkiller Chronicles, Ghostbusters and more. Do we convince Szpirs that Epic Rap Battles of History isn't actually real? Find out with Geeks with Kids.
July 21, 2016
Episode 33: The Geeks vs Brexit
Join the geeks this week with special guest host Mark as they discuss the craziness of Brexit, the U.S.Avengers, Batman v Superman and more. Oh and don't worry, we talk about Hamilton this week too.
July 6, 2016
Episode 32: Geeks vs Part 2
Continued from our last episode! Host Aaron, Lando James, and Geek Szpirs bombard your ears with chatter on G1 G.I. Joe comics, Captain America's Hail Hydra Meme Party, a bizarre diatribe about Hamilton (the city)'s Light Rail Transit controversy, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Summer/Fall schedule, make pitches for 80's cartoon franchise reboots, air fears about the Warcraft movie, and the Rogue One re-shoots.  
June 22, 2016
Episode 31: Geeks vs the Morbid Card
With Erik away, Aaron, Szpirs and guest Geek James battle the forces of technology to bring you musings on Muhammad Ali, The Tragically Hip's Ticketmaster debacle, screen time for toddlers, and way too much comic talk. Part one of a two part saga! Variant covers available (no, they're not).
June 9, 2016
Episode 30: Geeks vs Optimism
Things are looking up in the worlds of Geekdom. A new crop of trailers, news from DC's movie universe, and cool new Disney rides seem to say so. The Geeks take on Civil War, BvS, and Uncharted 4. Can Szpirs stop saying "deal-breaker"? Are cell phones safe from Aaron? Will Erik cry at the mere mention of Uncharted 4? Also, DC Rebirth, Game of Thrones, and #elbowgate - our most tangental episode yet!
May 25, 2016
Episode 29: The Geeks Return... Again!
The Geeks return after settling down some things.  What's on the docket you ask?  Maybe some news over the past couple weeks... some Batman v Superman spoilers... and Civil War.  Find out more at
May 12, 2016
Episode 28: Geeks vs. Sick Children
The geeks groggily emerge from the trenches of sick children to share tales of horror...and to wax philosophical about the upcoming Ghostbusters movie, Sony's Venom announcement, and all the movies of our youth coming to TV in three-hour bonanzas. Get ready of off-topic rambling, mistaken TV show identities, and what to do (and not do) when our kids get sick. 
March 13, 2016
Geeking Around - Ep 1 - Frosted Tips
Join Erik from Geeks with Kids as he starts his journey with a revolving door of guest hosts.  First up, Mike, his long-time university buddy.  Listen as they catchup, talk about random geek stuff and try to finding a format for this podcast.
March 4, 2016
Episode 27: Geeks vs. Season 2
Season 2 of Geeks with Kids begins!  Sick, tired and under-medicated, the Geeks return with more tangents, more parental advice, and more fatigue than ever!  Did they make it out too see Deadpool despite their coughs due to cold? Did the newest Batman v. Superman trailer knock them out, or did it lull them into a comicbook, movie coma?  Did the Suicide Squad live up to their Ny-Quil fueled expecations?  Did the Last of Us almost ruin one of the Geeks?  Find out in our latest episode!  
February 22, 2016
Episode 26: The Geeks Awaken
The geeks are back with an all-star cast for their season 1 finale. And what better way to end our first season than to discuss Star Wars: The Force Awakens?  Do they like it? Do they tear it apart? Did they cry like itty bitty babies? Find out with
January 7, 2016
Episode 25: Geeks v. The Year in Review!
Happy 25th Episode! Come join the Geeks, and their number one Lando, Stu, as they delve into the remaining highlights of 2015, as well as their favourite past moments in both geekdom and parenthood.  What were the Geeks surprised by this year?  What did they wish would never happen? Is raising a cat equivalent to raising a child?  Find out at
December 17, 2015
Episode 24: Geeks vs The Fall Schedule
Our heroes are back... two weeks in a row? How is this possible? Find out at
December 3, 2015
Episode 23: It's kinda like Veronica Mars...
Our heroes are back after disappearing again for a couple of weeks. Why did they disappear this time? Maybe to sleep? To watch Fraiser? Find out at, it's kinda like Veronica Mars but with microphones.
November 26, 2015
Episode 22: Gettin' Caught Up
Join the Geeks this week as they discuss major news and events they almost missed out on, like Fury Road, New Star Wars canon, TIFF and Fantastic Four!  Also, much Canadian politics will be discussed!  Who will our Geeks vote for?  Find out at
October 15, 2015
Episode 21: We're baaaaaaaaaack!
Our heroes are back after mysteriously vanishing for a couple of weeks. Why did they disappear? Children? Toys? #MoreBetterToys? Other such things? Find out at
September 24, 2015
Episode 20: The Political One
Join our heroes and special guest host, A.J., as they embark on a perilous journey of wonder and discovery. What do they discover? Ed the Sock? Wesley Snipes? Martial Arts? Politics? Find out how these relate to each other at
August 20, 2015
Episode 19: Pregnancy: the Gathering
She-Geek Crystal joins Aaron, Erik, and Szpirs to talk Magic: the Gathering, Final Fantasy 15, and Street Fighter: Canadian Political Figures Edition. Many tangents ensue. What does the future hold for gestating Geek-babies? Find out at
August 14, 2015
Episode 18: Parenthood, the show and the life
Join two of our heroes, Aaron and Erik, and their wives, Sarah and Megan, as they discuss all things Parenthood! Do they go off on as many tangents as when Szpirs is there? Find out at
July 31, 2015
Episode 17: Life, the Universe and all things SDCC
Rejoice as our three heroes, yes that's right, our three heroes reunite to converse about life, the universe and all things SDCC. What's SDCC you ask and how does it relate to Angela Merkel? Find out at
July 23, 2015
Episode 16: On the Couch 2 - With Sarah
Join Geek, Aaron, and his awesome wife, Sarah, as they sing the praises of Parenthood, gush over the new Deadpool SDCC footage, and debate who is the better Marvel character; Iron Man or Spiderman? Will this match of witts end in bloodshed? Will their 3 year marriage endure this new level of geeky podcasting?  Find out at
July 16, 2015
Episode 15: CanCon vs CantCon
Join our heroes Szpirs and Aaron, and their guest Lando, James, as they delve further into the history of comics, fatherhood and the current state of CanCon in the Great White North.  Is Canadian cinema and creativity locked in a frozen igloo of stagnation? Find out at
July 9, 2015
Episode 14: Can They Handle the Truth? Mystery Guest and the Truths of Parenting.
Join our heroes, Szpirs and Aaron, and their maybe-surprise-mystery guest as they battle with a list of parenting "truths". Will the list triumph? Find out at
July 2, 2015
Episode 13: Comic Book Dads
Join our heroes, Szpirs and Aaron, and their guest "Lando", James, as they talk about what it means to be a seasoned geek parent, which comics are great for kids, TV shows with strong messages for girls, and which properties the littles should avoid! Find out at
June 25, 2015
Episode 12: On the couch with Meg
After a week of technical difficulties, our heroes try something different. Join Erik and his wife Megan as they watch the Playstation E3 conference and talk about what it's like to be married to a geek. Is it a meaningful conversation or do they get distracted by the conference?  Find out at Also here's that proposal we mentioned earlier -
June 18, 2015
Episode 11: Parks and Wreck-It Ralph
Join our three heroes as they discuss the planned Nintendo theme park, babysitting, anime and Kevin Smith-land.  Only on
June 3, 2015
Episode 10: A case of sequelitis
Join our three heroes as they talk about the exciting possibilty of a sequel to the Incredibles, the New Mutants, Kevin Smith and having kid sequels.
May 27, 2015
Episode 9: Where we bid adieu to Harry Shearer
Join our three heroes as they say adieu to Harry Shearer from the Simpsons, go off on more tangents than we can shake a stick at and talk about their first live podcast experience with Tell 'Em Steve Dave.
May 20, 2015
Episode 8: Trailergeddon or How our wallets wept
Our heroes are joined by a guest as they discuss the recent barrage of movie trailers, keeping their kids spoiler free and Erik's unrequited love of Brad Bird.
May 13, 2015
Episode 7: The Geeks vs. Gender Tropes
Our three heroes take a look at the Tree Change Dolls and then discuss gender tropes and how it may affect our kids.  Yes, we get a little serious at
May 6, 2015
Episode 6: The Avengers Age of Music...tron...
With the imminent release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, our three heroes look at the composers of the two Avengers films and the film music of their youth. Then they try to come up with a soundtrack of their own.  Does it work out?  Find out with
April 29, 2015
Episode 5: Power Rangers vs Bullying
Our three heroes are joined by their companion Stu as they discuss the Power/Rangers short and how bullying affected their lives.
April 22, 2015
Episode 4: The Lady Ghostbusters vs The Tatum-busters
Our three heroes are joined by a fourth as they discuss the upcoming Ghostbusters movie wars, ghosts stories and generally just scare themselves as they record in a basement.
April 15, 2015
Episode 3: The episode where we talk about Star Wars for a totally appropriate amount of time
Join our three heroes as they talk about Star Wars for a totally appropriate and acceptable amount of time. Topics include Star Wars, Star Wars and... more Star Wars (and three movies that NEVER HAPPENED).
April 8, 2015
Episode 2: How Super Mario Bros 3 Made Us Feel Old or The Episode Where We Try To Sell Out
Join our three heroes as they examine their own mortality (due to Super Mario Bros 3), discuss how rad the Power Glove is, go off on many tangents and try to sell out. 
April 1, 2015
Episode 1: Year Zero or The Case of the Missing Sleep
Join our three heroes as they embark on their first conversational adventure. In it, they discuss Spider-Man entering the Marvel Cinematic Universe, origins stories, their own parenting origin stories and many, many tangents.
March 25, 2015
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