Fantastic Geeks (and where to find them)

Fantastic Geeks (and where to find them)

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Join best friends and YouTubers Anna Brisbin and Tessa Netting as they cover all things nerdy including TV shows, books, movies, animation, and pop culture. Listen in as these two proud Ravenclaws debate ship wars, play games like Would You Rather, and sort characters into Hogwarts houses. New episode every Friday. See you next Geek!


51: Ask a Gryffindor | HOW TO PROVE You’re A Gryffindor! w/ Chris Villain
Jul 12 • 51 min
Tessa goes back to her Gryffindor roots and Brizzy confronts her opposite-house as they are joined by human anime character Chris Villain to discuss all things Gryffindor! How do you deal with people telling you you’re just a Gryffindor because it’s…
50: Our Pottermore Wizarding Passports | WHO AM I, HEDWIG?!
Jun 7 • 48 min
Tessa and Brizzy make BRAND NEW Pottermore accounts to build their Wizarding Passports! They have to get sorted AGAIN— what are the odds they’re both still Ravenclaw? They also have to build their Potter identity using their faves, getting a wand, and a…
49: Kiss Marry Crucio BROADWAY EDITION w/ Corey Lubowich | WHO’S HOTTER- Shrek or Simba?!?!
May 31 • 55 min
Tessa and Brizzy are back talking Broadway, but this time with Starkid member and Tin Can Brother Corey Lubowich! Listen to them play Kiss Marry Crucio with ALL your favorite Broadway characters from Hamilton, Cursed Child, Book of Mormon, RENT, Wicked,…
48: Game of Thrones FINALE Breakdown! | WE’RE STILL SCREAMING
May 24 • 79 min
Tessa and Brizzy visit Westeros one last time (before sailing west to the Resteros) to give their full SPOILER breakdown and review of the SEASON FINALE of the epic saga that is Game of Thrones! Did they sign the petition to fix Season 8? Do they agree…
47: Harry Potter Q and A | Answering Your Ravenclaw Riddles
May 17 • 36 min
Tessa and Brizzy are back to offer up their Ravenclaw wisdom and answer your Harry Potter related questions! How would each Hogwarts house respond to a situation? Who would we cast in a movie about the founders of Hogwarts? What do you say to someone if…
46: If Harry Potter Characters Had Pokemon | WHO DESERVES MAGIKARP!??!
May 10 • 37 min
Brizzy and Tessa are gonna be the very best, like no one ever was, and talk all about Pokemon! After seeing an early screening in Japan (thank you WB!), what’s Brizzy’s spoiler-free review of Detective Pikachu? If Hogwarts allowed Pokemon, which Pokemon…
45: Avengers: Endgame Review | We love this movie 3000
May 3 • 78 min
*WARNING: THIS REVIEW WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS!* It is time for Tessa and Brizzy to assemble and talk about the epic conclusion and culmination of 21 blockbuster Marvel movies- Avengers: Endgame! What were our favorite moments? How many times did Tessa cry?…
44: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Teaser Trailer Breakdown and Theories w/ Joe Moses | WHO IS THE SKYWALKER THO
Apr 26 • 62 min
Helmet and Star Wars super fan Joe Moses is BACK with Tessa and Brizzy to break down the new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer that was released at Star Wars Celebration! Why is Rey back on what looks like Tattoine? Is Palpatine REALLY still…
43: Avengers: Endgame Theories and Predictions w/ Dom Fera | Ant-Man is goin’ WHERE??!
Apr 19 • 68 min
We’re in the Endgame now! Tessa and Brizzy are joined by Spider-Man superfan and filmmaker Dom Fera to theorize about what exactly will happen in Avengers: Endgame. Who will die? How will they fix the snap? Who will get the final blow against Thanos? Some…
42: Sorting Game of Thrones into Hogwarts Houses | THREE-EYED RAVENCLAW?
Apr 12 • 49 min
Winter is HERE so Tessa and Brizzy are sorting the Houses and characters of Game of Thrones! Are Starks humble hardworking Hufflepuffs or noble do-gooder Gryffindors? Was Bran born to be a Ravenclaw or forced to become one? Is the Night King the best…
41: Pottermore Patronus Quiz (BREAKING IT DOWN) | Expecto Patro-WHAT??!
Apr 5 • 66 min
Fantastic Geeks is BACK, baby!! And comin’ in swinging with Tessa and Brizzy summoning their happiest memory ever to take the FULL Pottermore Patronus Quiz together with ALL the questions, breaking down their decisions for each one, and discovering their…
Fantastic Geeks is COMIN’ BACK!
Mar 9 • 1 min
Fantastic Geeks (and where to find them) is RETURNING APRIL 5 for Season 2! Get ready for more Harry Potter, Marvel, Game of Thrones, and Disney goodness and some incredible special guests! Follow us to stay up to date & send us an owl:TW:…
40: SEASON 1 FINALE | A Fandom Mash-Up
Dec 7, 2018 • 53 min
Tis the season to celebrate ALL fandoms with Brizzy and Tessa in the PODCAST FINALE of Season 1! It’s time for ALL the Would You Rather, Kiss Marry Crucio, and Sorting characters submitted from you guys! Would they rather spend a night in the Forbidden…
39: Geeking Out w/ Hank Green | Accio Deathly Hallows
Nov 30, 2018 • 70 min
Tessa and Brizzy are joined this episode by YouTuber, weblebrity, educator, and now AUTHOR extraordinaire Hank Green. How did Harry Potter transform his experience on the internet? What Hogwarts houses are the characters from his new novel An Absolutely…
38: Credence EXPLAINED | Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Theories (SPOILERS)
Nov 23, 2018 • 82 min
Brizzy and Tessa go slightly mad as they focus in on one of the most mysterious characters in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald— Credence Barebone!! Trying to uncover EVERYTHING there is to know about Credence after watching the new movie, they…
37: DISCUSSING the SECRETS! | Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Nov 16, 2018 • 72 min
In this spoiler-filled episode, Tessa and Brizzy are joined by Sarabeth to FINALLY open up about all of the details of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald! Who did what now? And WHAT does that mEEAAN? How could these things even be possible??…
36: Grindelwald is Credence’s DAD?? | Our Predictions For Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald w/ the SuperCarlinBrothers
Nov 9, 2018 • 71 min
Tessa and Brizzy are joined by the YouTube theory masterminds that guessed that Maledictus is Nagini before anyone else- the SuperCarlinBrothers J and Ben! Does Fawkes have a connection to the Philosopher’s Stone? Could Newt’s Kelpie secretly be the Loch…
35: Geeking Out w/ Jackie Emerson | More Than a Hunger Games Tribute
Nov 2, 2018 • 68 min
Tessa and Brizzy are joined by none other than Hunger Games tribute and boss lady feminist extraordinaire Jacqueline Emerson! They talk Foxface, the dangers of the entertainment industry, the meaning of Potter and being an artist, and Hunger Games…
34: SUPERWHOLOCK | Supernatural, Doctor Who, & Sherlock
Oct 26, 2018 • 67 min
Ep 34: SUPERWHOLOCK | Supernatural, Doctor Who, & Sherlock Tessa and Brizzy are joined by Brizzy’s old roommate Alexis to breakdown the cult phenomenon that is SuperWhoLock: Supernatural, Doctor Who, and Sherlock. Why do so many people adore these…
33: Nagini CONFIRMED | Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald FINAL TRAILER BREAK DOWN
Oct 19, 2018 • 61 min
Tessa and Brizzy are losing their wizard minds as they go through the third and FINAL Fantastic Beasts trailer! Why is there so much water and Raven imagery? What are these evil black cloths taking over Paris? What are their thoughts and feelings after…
32: We met J.K. ROWLING! w/ Cherry Wallis | The Fantastic Beasts Fan Event of a Lifetime
Oct 12, 2018 • 54 min
We. Are not. Okay. On the most incredible Wizarding World weekend trip of a lifetime in New York City, Tessa and Brizzy attended a Lumos Charity Gala hosted by J.K. Rowling, watched a special Lumos production of Cursed Child introduced by J.K. Rowling,…
31: Geeking Out w/ Dan Fogler | Jacob Kowalski’s NOT a Hufflepuff??!
Oct 5, 2018 • 66 min
Tessa and Brizzy are joined by none other than Jacob Kowalski himself— actor Dan Fogler! They talk Broadway, the miracle that was his Fantastic Beasts audition, Star Wars and Reylo, and the SECRETS Dan has about the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes…
30: Roasting & Sorting Disney Princesses | Mulan has Cedric Quaking!
Sep 28, 2018 • 61 min
Tessa and Brizzy get down to business to say something nice, something savage, and something sorty about the first seven Disney princesses! Why is Ariel so obsessed with Eric? Is Mulan the ultimate Gryff or the ultimate Puff? Why would Pocahontas pass on…
29: TOP 5 BOOKS that shaped us | From The Little Prince to Lemony Snicket
Sep 21, 2018 • 38 min
Brizzy and Tessa rack their brains yet again and choose the top 5 books that have shaped them as humans, in both good ways and bad! From children’s stories to science fiction fairytales to young adult fiction to tales of spooky fantasy - THIS EPISODE HAS…
28: Sorting Celebrities into Hogwarts Houses w/ Michaela Bryce | Is Justin Bieber in MY HOUSE?
Sep 14, 2018 • 63 min
Break out the Sorting Hat! Michaela Bryce is BACK and helping Tessa and Brizzy sort famous celebrities that you suggested into Hogwarts houses! What house is Chris Pratt in? Which common room has The Rock taken over? And Taylor Swift is definitely a…
27: SHREK IS LOVE, SHREK IS LIFE | Hufflepuffs are like onions
Sep 7, 2018 • 46 min
SomeBODY once told me that Tessa and Brizzy have wanted to do a Shrek episode…well the fairytale creatures have spoken and the wait is FINALLY OGRE! Which character from Shrek would we want to marry? Is Donkey ACTUALLY a human? What are our favorite, most…
26: Harry Potter Gender-Bent Casting! | Benedict Cumberbatch as McGonagall PLEASE!!
Aug 31, 2018 • 40 min
Tessa and Brizzy are racking the actor catalogues of their brains to come up with the perfect gender-bent cast for the Harry Potter films. Who would be the perfect looney Luna Lovegood?? The most deliciously odious Dolores Umbridge? The gender-bent Drarry…
25: TOP 5 MOVIES that shaped us | From Beauty and the Beast to The Ring
Aug 24, 2018 • 38 min
Brizzy and Tessa rack their brains and choose the top 5 films that have shaped them as humans, in both good ways and bad! Disney movies, Christmas movies, scary movies, musical movies, animated movies, Mary Kate and Ashley movies- THIS EPISODE HAS ‘EM ALL…
24: Would We Survive the Hunger Games?! | Taking ALL the Buzzfeed Fandom Quizzes
Aug 17, 2018 • 45 min
Tessa and Brizzy hunker down to learn about the deepest darkest depths of their souls…. via nerdy buzzfeed quizes. What Game of Thrones house are they? Which Marvel character are they? What song from the Shrek original soundtrack describes THEIR LIVES?!…
Ep. 23: Sorting Our Pets into Hogwarts Houses! | Do we match our animals?!
Aug 10, 2018 • 46 min
Tessa and Brizzy find the most “official” pet sorting quizes the internet has to offer to sort their dog(s) and cat(s) into Hogwarts houses! What’s their history with magical creatures? What are their DREAM pets? And what freakin house are Luna and Remus…
Ep. 22: Broadway! w/ Malinda Kathleen Reese | SORTING ALL THE MUSICALS
Aug 3, 2018 • 55 min
Tessa and Brizzy are joined today by musical and comedic genius Malinda Kathleen Reese to talk all things Broadway! What are THE best Broadway shower songs? What’s the beef between Billy Elliot and Shrek The Musical? Is Legally Blonde actually made for…
21: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald | COMIC CON TRAILER BREAK DOWN! This trailer is RIDDIKULUS!
Jul 27, 2018 • 68 min
Tessa and Brizzy are taking Defense Against the Dark Arts with Dumbledore as they go through the new Fantastic Beasts trailer released at Comic Con! Why is evil magic cloth covering the buildings? What’s up with that glowing skull?? Why are people in…
20: The Lion King w/ Brian Hull | Mufasa is THICC!
Jul 20, 2018 • 51 min
Tessa and Brizzy are joined by the talented and hilarious Brian Hull to go on a safari to the Pride Lands to talk everything THE LION KING! Will the live action remake be good? Is Scar the most successful Disney villain? What Hogwarts classes would Timon…
19: ADVICE for Potter Fans | What if your crush HATES Harry Potter??!
Jul 13, 2018 • 38 min
Tessa and Brizzy offer their Ravenclaw wisdom to give you their BEST advice for all your Potter predicaments! What do you DO when you have no more books or movies left? How do you deal with being teased for your Hogwarts house? How do you convince someone…
18: Harry Potter Books VS Movies w/ Lana | WHAT HAPPENED TO PEEVES??!
Jul 6, 2018 • 55 min
Tessa and Brizzy are joined by Potter style icon Lana to compare the Potter BOOKS VS MOVIES! What is missing from the films? What scenes and characters matched PERFECTLY with the books? Who’s the most book-accurate film actor? Why can’t Dumbledore just…
17: THE BEST DISNEY MOVIE OF ALL TIME | Disney Bracket Part 2
Jun 29, 2018 • 26 min
Tessa and Brizzy battle it out in Part 2 of our Disney bracket show down to determine the BEST Disney movie of ALL TIME. Will Tessa get over her hatred of Aladdin? Can any Disney movie honestly beat The Lion King? WHICH DISNEY MOVIE WILL WIN?!?!! JOIN US…
16: THE ULTIMATE DISNEY MOVIE SHOW DOWN | Disney Bracket Part 1
Jun 22, 2018 • 24 min
Tessa and Brizzy, with YOUR help, debate through the Disney half of the popular Disney/Pixar bracket to decide which Disney movies are THE BEST. The Lion King v. Tarzan. Frozen v. Moana. Aladdin v. Hercules. The Little Mermaid v. Pocahontas….AND MORE! WHO…
15: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child w/ Michaela Bryce | Is it CANON?
Jun 15, 2018 • 61 min
Tessa and Brizzy are not KEEPING THE SECRETS ANYMORRRE as they finally dish all of their opinions on the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Why is Scorbus THE most obvious thing? How should time travel work in the wizarding world? What is up with…
14: Sorting Marvel Superheroes | THANOS…THE ULTIMATE HUFFLEPUFF?!?!
Jun 8, 2018 • 33 min
Brizzy and Tessa hunker down to sort as many heroes & villains of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as humanly possible. Do Captain America & Iron Man clash because of their houses? Are Thor and Loki secretly Hogwarts founders? How do you sort characters who…
13: Avengers Infinity War | Thanos Potter and the Deathly Stones Part 1
Jun 1, 2018 • 32 min
Tessa and Brizzy don’t feel so good… after watching this FREAKING MOVIE!! Why did Starlord have to be SUCH a Gryffindor? Is Thanos the ultimate hero? What do we think happens NEXT?? Of all of Doctor Strange’s 14,000,605 possibilities, you don’t want to…
12: Pottermore Ilvermorny Sorting Quiz (BREAKING IT DOWN) | Tessa and Brizzy kinda HATE THEIR HOUSES lol
May 25, 2018 • 64 min
Tessa and Brizzy take the FULL Pottermore Ilvermorny House Sorting Quiz together with ALL the questions, breaking down and talking through each one, while they discover their Ilvermorny house percentages once and for ALL. Are they more Thunderbird,…
11: Rugrats | Is Tommy Pickles secretly the Doctor?
May 18, 2018 • 52 min
Hold on to your diapies, babies, we’re goin in! Tessa and Brizzy reminisce on the ultimate 90s nicktoon Rugrats! Did Angelica inspire Tessa’s character Hazel in BUNK’D? Was All Grown Up good? Are all the babies ACTUALLY DEAD??! Find out in the bestest…
10: FAIRLY ODDPARENTS w/ Butch Hartman | Timmy Turner’s a Slytherin?!
May 11, 2018 • 58 min
Tessa and Brizzy are joined today by animation legend Butch Hartman (creator of Nickelodeon classics like Fairly Odd Parents, Danny Phantom, and more!) to chat about the magic behind his cartoons! What are Timmy’s parents names? How does Butch feel about…
9: Doctor Who The Ninth Doctor | Luna Lovegood = BEST Companion!
May 4, 2018 • 40 min
Brizzy and Tessa travel through time to talk all about Doctor Who, specifically the Ninth Doctor played by Christopher Eccleston. What character from another fandom would be the perfect companion for the Doctor? Would Brizzy and Tessa rather travel to…
8: Star Wars: The Last Jedi w/ Joe Moses | Lion King 2 but with dark Hufflepuffs
Apr 27, 2018 • 39 min
Tessa and Brizzy jump into hyperspace to discuss Star Wars: The Last Jedi with Joe Moses! What is Snoke’s REAL fate? Is Reylo a tale as old as time? And between Joe and Brizzy— who can do a better Porg impression?? Find out all this and more in this…
7: Pottermore Hogwarts Sorting Quiz (BREAKING IT DOWN) | Are we STILL in Ravenclaw??
Apr 20, 2018 • 57 min
Tessa and Brizzy take the FULL Pottermore Hogwarts House Sorting Quiz together with ALL the questions, breaking down and talking through each one, while they discover their Hogwarts house percentages once and for all!! Which road tempts them the most?…
6: The Avengers | Kiss Marry CRUCIO Chris Pratt, Chris Evans, or Chris Hemsworth?
Apr 13, 2018 • 35 min
Tessa and Brizzy Hulk SMASH into the Marvel Cinematic Universe to talk all things Avengers! Why does Brizzy love Ant-Man but Tessa hates Captain America? Why would Spider-Man be our BFF? Which Infinity Stone is the ULTIMATE TIMETURNER? Throw on your cape…
5: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald | Let’s apparate into Hogwarts, break down the trailer, AND TALK ALL THE THEORIES
Apr 6, 2018 • 48 min
Tessa and Brizzy apparate into Hogwarts and discuss the Crimes of Grindelwald teaser trailer and theories: Is Maledictus ACTUALLY Nagini? Credence is related to WHOM? Are we Team Dumbledore or Team Grindelwald and does their represented romance matter to…
4: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them | Better than the Potter films??!
Mar 30, 2018 • 31 min
Tessa and Brizzy dive into Newt’s case to talk all about Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them! Is it better than the Potter films? Why is Newt being a Hufflepuff SO IMPORTANT? Can you guess which fantastic beast Brizzy is impersonating? All this and…
3: Stranger Things | Steve is a single Slytherin soccer mom AND WE LOVE HIM
Mar 23, 2018 • 35 min
Tessa and Brizzy dive into the UPSIDEDOWN to get deep in Stranger Things 1 and 2! Why is Steve the BEST? Will douchebag Billy ever be redeemed? What was the STRANGEST Thing?! Find out in this straaaange episode! JUSTICE FOR BARB! Follow us to stay up to…
2: Black Panther w/ Tiffany Sutton | Why T’Challa is BASICALLY Harry Potter
Mar 16, 2018 • 41 min
Anna and Tessa are joined by actress and Disney Bounder Tiffany Sutton to chat Black Panther! Why is the film so important? How is T’Challa EXACTLY like Harry Potter? Is Okoye a Gryffindor or Ravenclaw? Find out all that and more in this juicy episode!…
1: Harry Potter | THE ULTIMATE POTTER EPISODE
Mar 9, 2018 • 53 min
Calling all witches, wizards, muggles, and geeks! In their debut episode, Anna (Brizzy) and Tessa chat about the fandom that started it all…Harry Potter! Why is Harry Potter so important to them? Was Dumbledore a bad guy? What exactly is the function of a…
Trailer Episode
Mar 1, 2018 • 1 min
Fantastic Geeks (and where to find them) launches March 9th!