Category Archives: E[G] News

A New Way to See What We’re Planning

Do you like knowing what we’ve got up our sleeves? Well, we’ve made it easier by publishing a Google Calendar just for you! Just click on calendar in our top menu and you’ll see a list of everything we’ve got coming. And since it’s a live Google calendar, you’ll always be up to date with Educating [Geeks].

New Calendar

And here’s a peek at the calendar to get you started:

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We Want Your Input!

We’re continuing the celebration of our first year by asking YOU our listeners to give us a piece of your mind! You’ve listened to the podcast, you’ve seen our first two picks for Best of Season 1, but you haven’t told us what you think.

Please, take just a few minutes to fill out this survey because we really want to know what you think. We appreciate your feedback!

Upcoming Episodes for 2014

Happy 2014 dear listeners! We hope you enjoyed listening to the episodes we brought you in 2013 as much as we enjoyed making them. We’ve got big plans for 2014 that we think you’ll enjoy. Here’s a list of all the episodes we have planned so far.

RoboCop & RoboCop 2

Geekhost Cassie gets an education from Alice, Bri and Megan on the 1987 film and its 1990 sequel.

Episode Released – Feb. 7, 2014

Drinking Game Rules Posted – Feb. 14, 2014

Robocop and Robocop 2 are available to rent on Amazon Instant Video.

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Sherlock Season 1 & 2

Alice, Megan and Sara give Bri an education on the Steven Moffat series.

Episode Released – Feb. 21, 2014

Drinking Game Rules Posted – Feb. 28, 2014

You can stream Sherlock Season 1 and Season 2 via Amazon Prime or Netflix.

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Battlestar Galactica Season 2

Alice, Sara, Megan and Cassie return to Ron Moore’s iconic series and continue Geekhost Cassie’s education.

Episode Released – March 7, 2014

Drinking Game Rules Posted – March 14, 2014

Battlestar Galactica Season 2 is available to stream on Amazon Prime and Netflix.

Talent Names - (l-r) Tricia Helfer, James Callis, Katee Sackhoff, Edward James Olmos, Jamie Bamber, Mary McDonnell, Grace Park

The Sandman Vol 1: Preludes and Nocturnes

Guesthost Chako joins Megan to give Bri and Sara an education on book 1 of the Neil Gaiman masterpiece.

Episode Released – March 21, 2014

Drinking Game Rules Posted – March 28, 2014

Buy your copy of Sandman Book 1: Preludes and Nocturnes from Amazon or from your local comic book shop.

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Spirited Away

Nathan joins as a guest host and helps Alice and Bri give Sara an education on the 2003 Academy Award-winning film from Hayao Miyazaki.

Episode Released – April 4, 2014

Drinking Game Rules Posted – April 11, 2014

Spirited Away on DVD from can be purchased on Amazon or with a Netflix Disc subscription.

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X-Files Season 1

Alice, Cassie and Megan give geekhost Andrea an education on the classic 90’s series.

Episode Released – April 18, 2014

Drinking Game Rules Posted – April 25, 2014

X-files season 1 is available to stream on on Amazon Prime, Netflix or Hulu+.

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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Geekhosts Bri, Megan and Sara celebrate May the 4th a little early and give Cassie a little education along the way.

Episode Released – May 2, 2014

Drinking Game Rules Posted – May 9, 2014

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back is available for on DVD and Blu-ray Amazon or with a Netflix Disc subscription.

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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Andrea, Bri and Megan give Alice an education on the 1998 addition to the Zelda series.

Episode Released – May 16, 2014

Drinking Game Rules Posted – May 23, 2014

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is available for purchase from many retailers for a number of gaming systems.

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Educating [Geeks] to be Featured on KJZZ’s The Show

Educating [Geeks] will be featured on KJZZ’s The Show at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 19. Listeners can hear the broadcast by going online to KJZZ or by tuning their radios to 91.5 FM Phoenix.

“I listen to NPR every day so to have our little podcast featured in this capacity is truly an honor.” said Megan Calcote, co-executive producer and host for Educating [Geeks]. “I honestly couldn’t be more excited!”

Co-executive Producer and Host Alice Baker added “We’re a padawan podcast, which makes being featured on The Show especially exciting.”

KJZZ’s The Show airs every Friday from 2-3 p.m. and is part of a new lineup of KJZZ programming launched this July.

Educating [Geeks] is a twice-monthly podcast dedicated to helping geeks discover new passions. The podcast is available via iTunes, Stitcher and Soundcloud.

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