When your plan is a no-go – Episode 85

In this episode the Grills had planned to talk about YouTube “stars”. Then the shooting happened right before recording.
So, to be sensitive, we bailed on that topic and did the rest of our news and banter. We did touch a bit on “mass shootings” and such in place of our main topic.

Our best wishes go out to YouTube and all affected by that tragic event.

World of Geekcrafts – Episode 84

In this episode Nineof12, Linda, and Guest Host Jackie Hern talk about our crafting endeavors and dive into the details of creative streaming, selling, and promoting such products in various venues.

Desert Island Picks – Episode 83

The Grills bring their “desert island” lists of music, movies/tv, and books.

What are yours?

Music Albums:

Nineof12: Jethro Tull-A Passion Play, David Bowie-The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, Labyrinth Soundtrack, NIN -Pretty Hate Machine, Depeche Mode – Some Great Reward

Linda: Nightmare Before Christmas Revisited, The Silent Force- Within Temptation, Out of the Blue- Electric Light Orchestra, Beethoven’s Last Night- Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Into the Woods Movie OST

TheJen: Weezer Blue Album, Pink Floyd – Wish you were here, NIN – Pretty Hate Machine, The Matrix Soundtrack, Sublime – 40oz to Freedom. Radiohead, Rush, LZ, Stroke 9

Movies/TV:

Nineof12: The Princess Bride, (if TV is okay MASH), Moulin Rouge, Dead and Breakfast, NMBC

Linda: Dark Crystal, Transformers Prime, Fifth Element, The Great British Baking Show, Captain America: Winter Soldier

TheJen: Shawshank Redemption, What Dreams May Come, is it cheating to say the Lord of the Rings (all 3), Goodfellas, Good Will Hunting, Cloud Atlas, True Romance, Lock Stock and 2 smoking barrels

Books:

Nineof12: Sandman Anthology-Neil Gaiman, Illusions-Richard Bach, Stranger in a Strange Land -Robert Heinlein, Lamb-Christopher Moore, Legend of Drizzt-RA Salvatore

Linda: Black Swan-Mercedes Lackey, Pearls of Lutra-Brian Jacques, Cardcaptor Sakura Manga-CLAMP (does manga count?), Dracula-Bram Stoker, Grimm Brothers Collection of Fairy Tales

TheJen: Dead Souls-Gogol, Anna Karenina-Tolstoy, Brave New World-Aldous Huxley, Neuromancer-William Gibson, Rohinton Mistry-A Fine Balance

It’s Right Up Your Horror Alley – Episode 82

The Grills have a great conversation with J-F. Dubeau, two time DragonAward nominated writer, Kobo Emerging Writer nominee, and author of ‘The Life Engineered’ and ‘A God in the Shed’

Links:

http://www.jfdubeau.com/books/

tommerrittbooks.com

Geek Grills dedicates this episode to Stephen Hawking R.I.P.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-43396008

No One Can Talk-O Tuesday – Episode 81

An episode in which the Grills discuss Archetypes and Tropes.

Please chime in by emailing us at geekgrills@gmail.com or giving us a ring at (508) 474-5577

Check out this funny site the Grills were using/talking about: http://tvtropes.org/

I Want To Live In Wakanda – Episode 80

In this episode, the Grills and guest @CurtisLaraque SPOIL the Black Panther movie.

So…you’ve been warned.

For Background, the comic Wiki:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Panther_(comics)

When You Wish Upon A Dumpster Fire – Episode 79

In this episode, the Grills have a visit with special guest @ethancaine (aka Amos, aka, Anthony Lemos) of the Ritual Misery Podcast and <> infamy.

We catch up, hit on some nerdy news, and then grill our well marinated colleague.

Geek Grapevine – News links

Where you can find our guest’s work:

http://ritualmisery.com/

The cool audio drama ‘cast Nineof12 mentioned:

http://www.thebrightsessions.com/

Happy Valentine’s Day – We <3 You! - Episode 78

Hey folks, everyone is getting access to this episode at the same time because we totally just love all of you so much. The main topic discussed in this episode is FanFic, FanArt..that sort of thing.
Some FanFic we referenced:
https://www.fanfiction.net/s/6423427/1/Frostblood
The HP Fanfic SIMS vid: https://www.reddit.com/r/DeepIntoYouTube/comments/7m3m0i/part_1_of_a_110_part_series_where_the_storyline/
Origins of Fifty Shades:
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/hayleycuccinello/2017/02/10/fifty-shades-of-green-how-fanfiction-went-from-dirty-little-secret-to-money-machine/amp/
Artists whose stuff Ember was showing on stream:
Frankenstein and his bride: Vulgardragon’s Den – Chad Susan, can be found on FB
Etched Glassware by: www.raysvinyls.com
Hero, Villain, and Anti-hero prints by: www.facebook.com/charlesdrake Twitter: @dezoo_art

Getting Drunk Is My Favorite Thing – Episode 77

In this episode the Grills are joined by Abby, Murphy, and Shana. Three women who brew/distill/infuse a variety of wonderful beverages! We all geek out on the process, as well as other wonderfully nerdy things.

Other links and online sources:

http://mead-makers.org

https://www.homebrewtalk.com

http://www.stormthecastle.com/mead/

“One Last Drink” by Enter The Haggis used with permission. Thanks guys!  Check them out at:   https://enterthehaggis.com/

Cooking With Jackie – Episode 76

In this episode the Grills are joined by special guest @jackiehern81 of <> fame;  she’s a Puppeteer, Podcaster, Archivist, and Booker for Cordkillers.

Other Links:

https://www.gofundme.com/xu-where-theres-a-will-theres-a-way

http://frenchspin.com/2017/11/the-phileas-club-98-life-as-a-woman/