Beer With Geeks: A Geek Pop Culture Podcast

Beer With Geeks: A Geek Pop Culture Podcast
A couple of guys, a couple of beers, and a whole lot of pop culture nostalgia.
170: Creators, Spouse, …Parrot?
Aug 18 • 42 min
Frank and Tim take some time to talk about some of their all-time favorite Disney villains. Tim forces Frank to choose his favorite. Anxiety ensues. Cheers! Beers of the Week Sam Adams Porch Rocker Harpoon IPA
169: Little Caesar’s
Aug 11 • 41 min
Tim makes a compelling argument to Frank about the Planet of the Apes franchise on this latest edition of "Hit Me With Your Best Shot"! Beers of the Week Red Barn Brewing Little Devil IPALinks:Little Devil - Red Barn Brewing | UntappdFrank & Tim meet…
168: You’re Killin’ Me Smalls
Aug 4 • 38 min
Baseball season is in full swing, so Tim & Frank remember three classic films about America's favorite pastime: Angels in the Outfield, The Sandlot, and Field of Dreams. Beers of the Week Stony Creek Sun Juice Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin
167: Thinking About Roller Coasters
Jul 28 • 33 min
Frank and Tim ask each other the age-old question, "Which Hogwarts house are you?" Cheers! Beers of the Week Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin Stony Creek Sun JuiceLinks:Harry Potter Sorting Hat Quiz: Which House Are You In? | Time.comTim's Sorting Hat…
166: Doctor Who: The Workplace Comedy
Jul 21 • 42 min
Frank is joined by friend of the show Rhiannon to geek out about the big Doctor Who news: Jodie Whittaker is the new Doctor! Rhi shares her experience being a Whovian and the amazing story of where she was when she heard the huge announcement. Cheers!…
165: Howling Commando Grandpa
Jul 14 • 39 min
Moments after seeing Spider-Man: Homecoming, Frank and Tim bring you their review of one of the most anticipated geek movies of the summer. Put on your tights and grab some web fluid. Cheers Beer of the Week Narragansett Del's Shandy
164: The Science Award
Jul 7 • 123 min
Frank, Tim, and Damon are SO ready for Spider-Man Homecoming that they take a walk down memory lane with this commentary track of 2002's original Spider-Man film starring Tobey Maguire and directed by Sam Raimi. Cheers! Beer of the Week Trillium Pocket…
163: There’s A Lot of Ologists
Jun 30 • 34 min
Tim and Frank play geek MASH! They pull together their fantasy planets, dwellings, transportation, careers, hangouts, and hobbies. Plus a few honorable mentions. Cheers! Beers of the Week Switchback Ale Sam Adams Porch Rocker
162: Gangster Regal
Jun 23 • 38 min
Frank turns to Professor Tim for a deep-dive into Black Panther. They talk the character's history and the new teaser trailer. Cheers! Beers of the Week Sudwerk Doppel Bock Weihenstephaner Vitus WeizenbockLinks:Black Panther Teaser Trailer | YouTubeThe…
161: So Long, Old Chum
Jun 16 • 32 min
In memory of Adam West. Tim and Frank reflect on the life of the Bright Knight and recount their favorite memories from his long and storied career. Beers of the Week Switchback Ale Weihenstephaner Vitus WeizenbockLinks:Batman '66 Meets Wonder Woman '77…
160: War Can Be Fun When You’re Indiana Jones
Jun 9 • 73 min
Frank, Tim, and guest Palmer bring you this super-sized edition all about WB's newest DCEU outing: Wonder Woman. Cheers! Beers of the Week Sam Adams Irish Red Ballast Point Unfiltered SculpinSpecial Guest: Palmer.
Jun 2 • 39 min
Tim and Frank discuss their favorite comic book movie adaptations, but with one important rule: no Marvel or DC. What will they come up with? Listen and find out. Cheers! Beer of the Week Sam Adams Porch Rocker
158: Star2-D2
May 26 • 32 min
Tim and Frank play a VERY geeky game of "Would You Rather," plus some Alien follow-up from last week. Cheers! Beers of the Week Founders All Day IPA New Belgium Fat Tire Belgian Style Ale
May 19 • 34 min
It's another installment of 'Hit Me With Your Best Shot'! Tim hits Frank with his best shot as he tries to sell him on that classic Ridley Scott sci-fi thriller: Alien. Cheers! Beers of the Week UFO White UFO GrapefruitLinks:Support Frank and Tim on…
156: All Geeks Considered
May 12 • 43 min
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is here! One of the guys loved it, the other was ambivalent. Can you guess who's who? Strap in and get ready: Tim and Frank are here. Cheers! Beers of the Week Harpoon Citra Sea IPA Harpoon Sweet SpotLinks:Support Frank and…
155: Max Rebo’s Uncle
May 4 • 31 min
May The Fourth Be With You! Frank and Tim celebrate Star Wars Day with a trivia grudge match from that galaxy far, far away. Cheers! Beers of the Week Sam Adams Irish Red Omission LagerLinks:Episode 40 - 'Distant Sun' and 'Ace Reporter' | Starkville Super…
154: Jet Lag Strikes Again
Apr 28 • 36 min
Tim returns to the USA! Before Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 drops, Frank and Tim look back at the original and everything that made it so special. Cheers! Beers Drinks of the Week Wachusett Brewing Horseshoe Ale Twinings Darjeeling Tea Bigelow Green Tea
153: The Room Where It Happens
Apr 21 • 45 min
Frank gets together with friends Dan and Damon to talk the smash hit Broadway musical "Hamilton". This is the manliest discussion of show tunes you'll ever hear. Cheers! Beers of the Week Harpoon Camp Wanamango Clipper City Heavy Seas Loose Cannon Hop³…
152: Comic Book Blasphemy
Apr 14 • 35 min
Tim and Frank are still obsessed with Logan, Hugh Jackman's farewell to the character of Wolverine. They dive deep into the movie's highlights and where they think the future of X-Men films will be headed. Beers of the Week Heavy Seas Winter Storm…
151: The Prince Did NOT Have Weird Toes
Apr 7 • 37 min
Frank and Tim have both seen Disney's new Beauty and the Beast, and they have some thoughts. (Spoiler alert: they liked it). Auto-tune, overblown outrage, and celebrity casting; they discuss it all. Beers of the Week Heavy Seas Winter Storm Imperial ESB…
150: Two Nerds Make Fun of Captain America
Mar 31 • 46 min
It’s episode 150, and Tim and Frank are back to talk about the trailers for two of the most anticipated geek movies of the year: Justice League and Spider-Man Homecoming. Cheers! Beers of the Week Sudwerk Brewing Co. Rye of the Lager Sudwerk Brewing Co.…
96: The Prince’s Weird Toes (Rebroadcast)
Mar 17 • 35 min
In preparation for the new Disney Beauty and the Beast, here's one of our favorite episodes from the archives! Tim and Frank head into the Disney Vault to discuss a classic: Beauty and the Beast. Be our guest and listen to this nostalgia-filled chat about…
149: Yen Sid
Mar 10 • 33 min
Put on your sorcerer's hat. While Tim is away, Frank is joined by friend of the show Andrew to chat about a forgotten Disney classic: Fantasia. Cheers! Beer of the Week Omission LagerSpecial Guest: Andrew.
148: You Wouldn’t Download A Car
Mar 3 • 31 min
Tim puts on his Professor hat and elbow patches, and regales Frank with the history of Wolverine, with a few X-Men twists and turns along the way. Cheers! Beers of the Week</> Omission Lager Harpoon Brewing Winter Warmer
147: Workin’ On My Night Cheese
Feb 24 • 34 min
Tim and Frank chat about one of their all-time favorite sitcoms: 30 Rock. Put on your Sheinhardt Wig and grab a beer. Cheers! Beer of the Week: Saranac Black Forest Ale Saranac Cold Brew Coffee Lager
146: Quarter-Hearted
Feb 17 • 33 min
Frank regales Tim with the tale of his recent experience seeing George Takei at a live Q&A and screening of that most legendary of Star Trek films: The Wrath of KHAAAAAAN! Cheers! Beer of the Week: Saranac Black Forest Ale Saranac Cold Brew Coffee Lager
145: Live Your Life By Shipoopi
Feb 10 • 41 min
Frank and Tim talk (and sing) about their favorite musicals of all time. Whether the Broadway or Hollywood varitey, there are just too many to choose from, so consider this part 1. Cheers! Beers of the Week Saranac Black Forest Ale Saranac Cold Brew…
144: A Cocky Kid
Feb 3 • 27 min
Tim and Frank battle each other in a Star Wars trivia face-off. Who will win? Who will lose? Who will be thrown to the Sarlacc? Listen and find out. Cheers! Beer of the Week: Sam Adams Old Fezziwig Ale Sam Adams Octoberfest
143: Llama Face!
Jan 27 • 30 min
Frank and Tim talk about the emperor who had no clothes — because he got turned into a llama. That's right, it's The Emperor's New Groove! Cheers! Beer of the Week: Ipswich Ale Brewery Sessionable IPA Kannah Creek Vertical Drop Robust Red Ale
142: The Science Room
Jan 20 • 31 min
Tim and Frank enjoy a throwback to 2008 with the musical dramedy web series that captured the hearts of geeks everywhere: Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. Cheers! Beer of the Week: Weyerbacher Merry Monks Ale
141: State of the Geek Union 2017
Jan 13 • 34 min
Frank and Tim look ahead at 2017 and the movies, comics, and TV they're most looking forward to in the new year. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Samuel Adams Cream Stout Harpoon Winter Warmer
140: Mustafar, Far Away
Jan 6 • 39 min
Tim and Frank go Rogue and talk about a band of rebels who stole the plans to an evil Empire's ultimate weapon. It's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Cheers! Drinks of the Week: Weyerbacher Merry Monks Ale Bigelow Green Tea
139: More Exciting Christmas Lies
Dec 23, 2016 • 29 min
We've all seen lots of Santas in movies and TV, but which ones are the most memorable? Tim and Frank talk it out. Merry Christmas and cheers! Beer of the Week: Egg Nog!
138: Mini-Horsepower
Dec 16, 2016 • 34 min
Frank and Tim make their lists for Santa — except their lists are full of toys they wish they had growing up in the 90s. Cheers! Beer of the Week: Leinenkugel Ginger Shandy
137: The Monster At The End of this Podcast
Dec 8, 2016 • 39 min
Tim and Frank throw it back to the 90s, when PBS was a staple of kids' TV. From Mister Rogers to Bill Nye the Science Guy, this is a trip in the wayback machine. Cheers! Beer of the Week: Leinenkugel Ginger Shandy
Bonus: DC TV Talk Mixtape
Dec 3, 2016 • 4 min
Outtakes from our Crossover episode.Special Guests: Beau York, Matt Beall, and Will Benson.Links:Supergirl TV TalkFlash TV TalkLegends TV TalkPanel to ScreenPodastery StudiosThought Bubble Audio
136: Crossover TV Talk
Dec 2, 2016 • 69 min
The DC TV Crossover event you've been waiting for is finally here. The heroes of DC TV Talk gather at the Hall of Justice to recap and discuss Heroes vs. Aliens: Invasion!Special Guests: Beau York, Matt Beall, and Will Benson.Links:Supergirl TV TalkFlash…
135: LIVE From Rhode Island Comic Con
Nov 25, 2016 • 20 min
Tim, Frank, Damon and Dan are LIVE from Union Station Brewery in Providence, RI after a day at Rhode Island Comic Con. The guys recap their day at the Con, including meeting Cyborg and almost meeting Wonder Woman and Jimmy Olsen. Cheers! Beers of the…
134: No Fighting In The War Room
Nov 18, 2016 • 41 min
Grab your Vaulting Boots of Valtorr and your Cloak of Levitation! Tim and Frank review Marvel's Doctor Strange this week. Cheers! Beers Meal of the Week: Shawarma!
133: It’s My Iliad
Nov 11, 2016 • 35 min
It's a magical episode as Frank and Tim list their all-time favorite wizards from TV, film, and books. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Leffe Blonde Ale
132: Why’d It Have To Be Snakes?
Nov 4, 2016 • 33 min
Marvel's Luke Cage is on tap as Tim and Frank discuss what worked, what didn't, why the music was so amazing, and why all the villains are named after snakes. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Leffe Blonde Ale
131: Which Max Shreck?
Oct 28, 2016 • 29 min
Tim and Frank bring you their third annual Halloween Spooktacular! This year they bring you their favorite TV and movie vampires of all time. Happy Halloween! Beers Blood of the Week: YOURS! Mwahaha!
130: I Wanna Hold Your Beer
Oct 20, 2016 • 37 min
Frank gives Tim a lesson in Beatles history on another edition of Hit Me With Your Best Shot. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Sam Adams OctoberfestHenry's Hard Orange Soda
129: Beer Conquers All
Oct 14, 2016 • 29 min
Tim and Frank remember their favorite extended film cuts. Don't worry, it's still a normal-sized episode! Cheers! Beers of the Week: Sam Adams OctoberfestHenry's Hard Orange Soda
128: Zorro Was Here
Oct 7, 2016 • 37 min
Hit Me With Your Best Shot is back! Tim convinces Frank to give his favorite pulp hero movies a shot: The Shadow, The Phantom, and The Mask of Zorro. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Sam Adams Porch RockerRamblebrew (a.k.a. Frank's Homebrew)
127: That’s Not How The Holodeck Works!
Sep 30, 2016 • 34 min
Frank and Tim take a topic suggestion from listener @StJohnOfPetra and they cast their favorite superheroes as the crew of the Starship Enterprise. Who is the best captain? Who is the best red shirt? Listen and find out. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Sam…
126: Fat Man’s Theme
Sep 23, 2016 • 34 min
Tim and Frank take a look at their favorite non-superhero characters in superhero movies. Both the MCU and the DCEU get some love, and some of their picks will surprise you. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Ramblebrew (a.k.a. Frank's Homebrew)
125: Armand Assante?
Sep 16, 2016 • 40 min
Frank and Tim are inspired by the recent Disney live action remakes like The Jungle Book and Pete's Dragon, so they're counting down their favorite animated films they'd like to see remade as live action features. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Samuel Adams…
124: Gordon Sundae
Sep 9, 2016 • 33 min
24 years ago this week, Batman: The Animated Series made its triumphant TV debut. Tim and Frank review the first episode "On Leather Wings" and reminisce about the series overall. Also, Tim's childhood action figure collection makes an appearance. Cheers!…
123: I’ll Sign Your Dolly
Sep 2, 2016 • 40 min
Tim regales Frank and our special geek panel with tales of his adventures at Boston Comic Con 2016. A very special thanks to good friends of the show Damon and Dan for joining us on this episode. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Sam Adams Light Harpoon Sweet…
122: Twenty Flump-Flump
Aug 26, 2016 • 29 min
This week, Tim and Frank are talking about America's favorite small-town high schooler: Archie Andrews. The guys review the recent Archie comics reboot and talk about their memories of Archie, Veronica, Betty, and Jughead growing up. Cheers! Beers of the…
121: It’s Báné
Aug 19, 2016 • 52 min
If you've kept up with the internet, Frank and Tim's review of Suicide Squad might surprise you. Take a listen and tell the guys what YOU thought of the movie. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Harpoon Brewery Sweet SpotDogfish Head Festina Pêche
120: Podcast Rebirth
Aug 12, 2016 • 34 min
Tim and Frank have been reading DC's new Rebirth titles and waiting to talk about it. Finally, the time has come. Cheers!
119: Spock’s Box
Aug 5, 2016 • 45 min
As promised, Frank and Tim are back with their Star Trek Beyond review. What did the guys think of the much-anticipated, much-maligned movie? Come aboard the Enterprise and find out. Cheers! Beer of the Week: Southern Tier Choklat Stout
118: The Slow-Motion Picture
Aug 1, 2016 • 47 min
San Diego Comic Con brought tons of exciting announcements and trailers, so Tim and Frank are all over it. This episode focuses mostly on the DC TV and movie announcements. Part 2 of 2. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Harpoon UFO Big Squeeze ShandyDogfish Head…
117: Guardians and Asgardians
Jul 29, 2016 • 30 min
San Diego Comic Con brought tons of exciting announcements and trailers, so Tim and Frank are all over it. This episode focuses mostly on the Marvel announcements. Part 1 of 2. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Harpoon Brewery IPAAllagash White
116: Trekker v. Trekkie
Jul 22, 2016 • 31 min
Star Trek is back in theaters! To gear up for Star Trek Beyond, Frank and Tim recap the reboot universe so far, starting with 2009's Star Trek and 2013's Star Trek Into Darkness. Enjoy this one with some Romulan Ale. Cheers! Beer of the Week: Dogfish Head…
115: I’m a Lyin’ King
Jul 15, 2016 • 33 min
"Oh my God it's a Lion." Did you know those are actual lyrics from Disney's The Lion King? Tim and Frank are joined again by Damon to chat about their Lion King memories. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Narragansett Summertime Citra Ale Cisco Brewers Whale's…
114: Who Owns Archie?!
Jul 8, 2016 • 33 min
Ever get the feeling things aren't quite right? Like a parallel universe? Frank and Tim are talking about their favorite parallel universes in comics this week. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Sam Adams Porch Rocker Sam Adams Summer Ale
113: When Internet Friends Were Dangerous
Jul 1, 2016 • 35 min
Tim doesn't quite get Twitter, so Frank explains it to him in another edition of Hit Me With Your Best Shot. Cheers!
112: Writing on Glass
Jun 24, 2016 • 34 min
Friend of the show Damon joins Tim and Frank again to talk about everyone's favorite "comedy": The Martian! The novel, the movie, they talk about it all. Cheers!
111: Alan Grant: Green Lantern Dinosaur Hunter
Jun 17, 2016 • 37 min
Tim and Frank are back and continue their recap of DC TV shows with Arrow season 4 and DC's Legends of Tomorrow season 1. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Sam Adams Porch Rocker Narragansett Del's Shandy
110: Barold
Jun 10, 2016 • 34 min
DC's TV shows reached new heights this past season. Frank and Tim recap Gotham season 2 and The Flash season 2. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Guinness Nitro IPA Jack's Abbey House Lager
109: Who? Ha?!
Jun 3, 2016 • 34 min
Tim and Frank remember the genius of Darwyn Cooke by flipping through the pages of his love letter to the DC Universe: DC The New Frontier. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Guinness Nitro IPA Jack's Abbey House Lager
108: Flighty Like a Hydroplane
May 27, 2016 • 37 min
Get ready for a trip back to the Jazz Age as Frank and Tim talk about one of the greatest novels of all time: The Great Gatsby. The guys have really given this one some thought, so you won't want to miss it. Cheers! Beer Beverage of the Week: Gin…
107: My Bloated Elephant
May 19, 2016 • 54 min
Tim and Frank saw Captain America: Civil War, and they are here to talk about it. SPOILER WARNING: don't listen to this one until you've seen the movie. Cheers!< Beers Beverages of the Week: Barefoot Red MoscatoBombay Sapphire Gin on the rocks
106: Knowledge’d
May 13, 2016 • 34 min
It's time for another installment of Hit Me With Your Best Shot! Before you see X-Men: Apocalypse, take a listen to Tim giving Frank his top reasons why he enjoys the X-Men. Cheers! Beer of the Week: Harpoon Brewery Camp Wannamango
105: The Joke Graveyard
May 4, 2016 • 35 min
May the Fourth be with you! We're coming to you early this week on Star Wars Day to discuss our hopes and speculation for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Pour yourself some blue milk and have a listen. Cheers! Beers of the Week: Harpoon Brewery Camp…
104: Two Unlikable Idiots
May 1, 2016 • 38 min
Frank and Tim couldn't avoid talking about everyone's least favorite Spidey movie: Spider-Man 3. It's a vent session of Venomous Beers of the Week: Cisco Brewers Sankaty Light LagerWestbrook Brewing Co. White Thai
103: Horrible Crapfest
May 1, 2016 • 34 min
Tim and Frank continue ramping up for Spider-Man's return to the big screen later this year with a chat about Spider-Man 2, Tobey Maguire's second outing as your friendly neighorhood Spider-Man. Cheers! Beer of the Week: Left Hand Milk Stout…
102: Lesbian Lizard Lady
Apr 15, 2016 • 33 min
It's Frank's turn to change Tim's mind on another edition of Hit Me With Your Best Shot! This time around, the guys talk Doctor Who. Allons-y, Geronimo, and Cheers! Beer of the Week: Samuel Adams Escape RouteJack Daniel's Tennessee Honey
101: Distinctify It
Apr 8, 2016 • 134 min
Frank and Tim have their brand new home video copies of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, so they sat down for one of their trademark commentaries. Beer, Star Wars, and space lasers. Who could ask for anything more? Cheers! Beer of the Week: Goose Island Sofie
100: Were You Killed By A Cephalopod?
Apr 1, 2016 • 32 min
Episode 100 is here! Tim and Frank look back on their favorite Beer With Geeks episodes and explore what their lives might be like if they weren't podcasters. Thanks to all of you for listening for 100 episodes! Here's to many more. Cheers! Beer of the…
99: Batman v. Superman Spoiler Special
Mar 25, 2016 • 71 min
Two heroes enter! One hero leaves! Frank and Tim were treated to an early screening of Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice so they could bring you their spoilerific review of the film as soon as possible. It goes without saying that you should see the…
98: 098: Many Heads of Chest
Mar 18, 2016 • 30 min
Tim and Frank prepare for Batman v. Superman with a re-watch of some classic crossover episodes of Superman: The Animated Series featuring appearances by the Dark Knight. It's a throwback to 1997! Cheers!
97: Toyman’s Yo-Yo
Mar 11, 2016 • 31 min
Frank and Tim are talking about the longest-running comic book show in TV history: Smallville. Hear how it paved the way for today's comic book shows and how it played a role in the early days of Frank and Tim's friendship. Somebody saaaaave us… a beer.…
96: The Prince’s Weird Toes
Mar 4, 2016 • 34 min
Tim and Frank head into the Disney Vault to discuss a classic: Beauty and the Beast. Be our guest and listen to this nostalgia-filled chat about this movie masterpiece. Cheers!
95: 70 Podcasts?!
Feb 26, 2016 • 35 min
Frank and Tim share some of their own favorite podcasts of every length and topic. If you're looking for more great shows to listen to every week, you're gonna like this one! Cheers!
94: The Suicide Squadcast v Beer With Geeks - Part II: World’s Finest
Feb 20, 2016 • 74 min
Crisis on Two Podcasts! Tim and Frank cross over with Scott and Tim from The Suicide Squadcast for a super-sized episode. This concludes our epic Superhero / Supervillain match-up that started on The Suicide Squadcast Episode 27, so be sure to check that…
93: They’re Called Optic Blasts!
Feb 18, 2016 • 39 min
Deadpool is finally here and Frank & Tim are weighing in. Yeah, just two of us. It's almost like the studio couldn't afford another podcaster. Cheers!
92: He’s Just the Russian Kid, It Doesn’t Really Matter
Feb 12, 2016 • 40 min
Introducing "Hit Me With Your Best Shot," an ongoing series where our hosts defend their favorite geeky topics to one another. On our first outing, Frank admits he doesn't enjoy Lord of the Rings, and Tim explains why Frank should give it a shot. Cheers!
91: Superman, Don’t Look At My Soul
Feb 5, 2016 • 42 min
In 2006, Superman returned to the big screen. Frank and Tim discuss where Superman Returns fits in with other Superman films. How does it stack up against Man of Steel or the original Superman films? Listen and find out. Cheers!
90: Bane Was Only Supposed to Blow the Bloody Doors Off
Jan 29, 2016 • 29 min
Tim regales Frank with the tale of Knightfall. This is the story of Bane, the Man Who Broke The Bat! If you enjoyed The Dark Knight Rises or Tim’s recaps of the Arkham games (here and here), you’ll love this too!Links:Beer With Geeks Episode 61: There’s…
89: John Malkovich is Norman Osborn
Jan 22, 2016 • 36 min
Tim and Frank remember the first Spider-Man movie in glorious detail. As we ramp up for Spider-Man's first MCU appearance in Captain America: Civil War, take a listen and remember his first film.
88: Is That a Bony Protrusion or Are You Happy To See Me?
Jan 16, 2016 • 36 min
Tim and Frank prepare for Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice by revisiting one of the most iconic Superman stories of all time: The Death and Return of Superman.
87: Kltpzyxm!
Jan 8, 2016 • 38 min
Frank and Tim look back at one of the greatest superhero cartoons of all time — Superman: The Animated Series. Look, up in the sky! Cheers!
BONUS: The Force Awakens Spoiler Special Part 2
Dec 31, 2015 • 64 min
The Year of Star Wars is officially complete as Frank & Tim wrap up their Star Wars: The Force Awakens discussion.
BONUS: The Force Awakens Spoiler Special Part 1
Dec 29, 2015 • 44 min
The Year of Star Wars finale has arrived! Tim and Frank have finally seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens and one podcast can't contain their thoughts about it. Stay tuned for part 2 later this week!
86: Button-phile
Dec 18, 2015 • 33 min
Kris Kringle! Topo Gigio! Burned a turkey? This week, Tim & Frank are talking about that 90s Christmas classic The Santa Clause! Holiday Cheers!
85: Floose & Flammy
Dec 11, 2015 • 37 min
Which DC Comics villains are your all-time favorites? Frank & Tim have strong opinions. Which villain is the greatest of them all? Listen to find out. Cheers!
84: Tim The Whale
Dec 4, 2015 • 33 min
Tim and Frank are joined by a friend of the podcast for a roundtable Jessica Jones discussion. Cheers!Special Guest: Damon Warnock.
83: Jon Peters’s Hair
Nov 27, 2015 • 47 min
Only one man is weird enough to make Batman, Frankenweenie, and Pee-wee's Great Adventure. This week, Tim and Frank are talking their favorite Tim Burton films. Cheers!
82: Driving Optimus Prime
Nov 20, 2015 • 38 min
This week, Frank & Tim put all their favorite movie aliens on the battlefield to duke it out. The winner might surprise you! Cheers!
81: Dave the Trooper
Nov 13, 2015 • 136 min
The Year of Star Wars nears a close with our Return of the Jedi commentary. Just a few more weeks until we're all watching The Force Awakens in theaters!
80: Medium-to-Hard Reboot
Nov 6, 2015 • 32 min
It's Bond season! With a new Bond film in theaters, Tim and Frank look back at the Daniel Craig era so far. Is Casino Royale a hard reboot, or does it follow previous Bond continuity?
79: Burl Ives vs. Wolf Man
Oct 30, 2015 • 30 min
Happy Halloween! All the Universal Movie Monsters enter the ring. Only one leaves. Can you guess who it is? Tim and Frank break it down this week. Cheers!
78: Impromptu Star Wars Trailer Chat
Oct 23, 2015 • 31 min
This totally unplanned chat about the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer was recorded prior to a regular Beer With Geeks recording session. Enjoy this off-the-cuff chat between Frank & Tim, and may the Force be with you!
77: Time Traveling Angel in the Outfield
Oct 21, 2015 • 31 min
Coming to you early this week because it's October 21, 2015: the day Marty McFly and Doc Brown traveled to in Back to the Future Part II. Frank recounts his love for the franchise and geeks out about the films with Tim.
76: Blowup Doll Podcaster
Oct 16, 2015 • 34 min
Frank and Tim may not be the world's biggest gamers, but this week they're looking back on their favorite consoles. Cheers!
75: Squeeze the Meat
Oct 9, 2015 • 128 min
The Year Of Star Wars rolls on with The Empire Strikes Back this week! Spoiler Alert: you'll NEVER believe what really happened to Luke's dad. Cheers!
74: Sextus Digitus
Oct 2, 2015 • 143 min
Order some shawarma and suit up — Frank and Tim are watching Marvel's The Avengers! Cheers! (Recorded after a night of ACTUALLY eating shawarma).
73: Noir Disney
Sep 25, 2015 • 35 min
Not all great comics come from the Big Two publishers. This week, Frank and Tim are talking their favorite non-DC/Marvel comics.
72: Historical Sausagefest
Sep 18, 2015 • 32 min
If you could invite any historical figures to dinner, who would you pick?
71: A-C-T-I-N-G
Sep 11, 2015 • 42 min
Man Crush Corner: Tim & Frank marvel at the American treasure that is Tom Hanks. Cheers!
70: Math Camp
Sep 4, 2015 • 35 min
Back to school time! Frank & Tim discuss their memories of summer vacations and heading back to class. And math camp is a real thing, apparently. Cheers!
69: The Common Man’s Batman
Aug 28, 2015 • 29 min
Tim & Frank are back with a countdown of their favorite Batman moments throughout 75+ years of history.
68: 068: Super Quote-Athon
Aug 21, 2015 • 35 min
Frank & Tim recount their favorite Superman moments in every medium from TV & movies to comics & old time radio.
67: Con Man Ninja Cast
Aug 14, 2015 • 26 min
Tim & Frank have been to their fair share of comic conventions. On the heels of Boston Comic Con, they share their tips and tricks for the ultimate con experience.
66: Call Me Maybe, Ishmael
Aug 7, 2015 • 28 min
Back to school season is almost upon us. Almost feels like we should be doing our summer reading. What classics do you remember reading before heading back to class?
65: Storm Trooper Aim
Jul 31, 2015 • 129 min
This is the one you've been waiting for. The Year of Star Wars finally gets to the 1977 classic that started it all. Get excited!
64: The Dress is Blue and Black
Jul 24, 2015 • 30 min
In honor of Marvel's current Secret Wars storyline, Tim takes Frank down memory lane to another Secret Wars from childhood: the arc from the 90s Spider-Man cartoon! Listen as the guys recap and review the episodes and argue what color Alistair Smythe's…
63: It’s Made of Fathers
Jul 17, 2015 • 93 min
San Diego Comic-Con week! Tim and Frank are joined by friend of the show Palmer in this SUPER sized episode to talk about the hottest Comic-Con news involving DC, Marvel, and of course, Star Wars!Special Guest: Palmer.
62: She’s Dead, Jim
Jul 10, 2015 • 53 min
It's Tim's Arkham Knight recap and review! Warning: MAJOR Arkham Knight spoilers ahead!
61: There’s No Crying In Nanda Parbat
Jul 9, 2015 • 39 min
To celebrate the Arkham Knight release, Tim regales Frank with the story of the first three Arkham games to gear up for his review of the newest installment in the series.
60: Mimosa-saurus
Jun 26, 2015 • 39 min
Jurassic World fever has taken the world by storm, and Frank and Tim are no exceptions!
59: A Depressing Play in 22 Acts
Jun 19, 2015 • 40 min
Tim and Frank finish counting down the top comic book TV shows of the season! Part 2 of 2.
58: Burdened With Glorious Purpose
Jun 12, 2015 • 31 min
Now that the TV season has come to a close, Frank and Tim count down the top comic book TV shows of the season! Part 1 of 2.
57: Star Trek Motel
Jun 4, 2015 • 27 min
What are your geeky blind spots? Those popular shows, books, films, and franchises that you just never could get into? Frank and Tim have a few to share!
56: Sassy Palpatine
May 29, 2015 • 139 min
Tim and Frank continue their Year of Star Wars by closing out the prequel trilogy. Here's their commentary track for Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Why is Palpatine so sassy?!
55: Fanticipation
May 22, 2015 • 29 min
Do you remember the big movie releases you looked forward to the most? With summer blockbuster season in full swing, Frank and Tim discuss their most anticipated movies of the past and future.
54: Gritty As Fudge
May 14, 2015 • 31 min
Are superhero movies getting too dark? That's what Frank and Tim are debating this week. Is Superman just less versatile than Batman? Can DC outdo the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
BONUS: Age of Ultron Spoiler Special
May 2, 2015 • 30 min
Tim and Frank JUST saw Avengers: Age of Ultron and are here to bring you their instant reactions. Literally. They recorded this in the car right after the movie. Bet you didn't see that coming.
53: Vampiric Care Bears
May 1, 2015 • 31 min
The soundtrack of our lives made up of the TV themes we love. And that's what Frank and Tim are talking about this week: the greatest TV themes of all time. Cheers! (Yes, that's one of them)
52: Daredevil’s Advocate
Apr 23, 2015 • 32 min
Frank and Tim's recap and review of Marvel's Daredevil on Netflix comes to a close. The binge watching wasn't for nothing! Cheers!
51: You Can’t Always Trust the British
Apr 16, 2015 • 27 min
Marvel's Daredevil is available on Netflix, so Frank and Tim did what any self-respecting geeks would do: sacrifice an entire weekend to binge watch and then podcast about it. Cheers!
50: Secret Origins
Apr 10, 2015 • 36 min
For their 50th Epiversary, Frank and Tim discuss how they first knew they were geeks/nerds/dorks/whatever you want to call them. It's been a blast bringing you 50 episodes of this show and we hope you stick around for many more. Cheers!
49: Six Degrees of Jell-O
Apr 3, 2015 • 16 min
Snacks! Wikipedia! Kevin Bacon! This episode has it all. Remember Dunkaroos? This one's for you.
48: No, He’s a Padawan
Mar 27, 2015 • 144 min
The Year of Star Wars continues with Frank & Tim's audio commentary for Episode II: Attack of the Clones! May the Force be with you!
47: Tim ‘Xactly
Mar 20, 2015 • 31 min
You may not know this, but your hosts are actually quite talented. Musically talented. Today's conversation is all about our multi-instrumental podcasters' musical origins!
46: Alexander’s Big Bad Terrible Long-Ass Day
Mar 12, 2015 • 34 min
The hills are alive with the voice of Julie Andrews. Tim and Frank recall their favorite films starring the woman who brought to life some of the most classic roles in film, television, and on stage. Step in time and take a listen!
45: I Just Need Ventura Avenue
Mar 6, 2015 • 34 min
Back to the toy bins! Frank and Tim talk 90s fads. Everything from pogs to Bop It.
44: Sexy Robot Assistant
Feb 27, 2015 • 35 min
In the future, one podcast talks about Terminator to save mankind. Give it a listen. We'll be back.
43: Batman Doesn’t Cry
Feb 20, 2015 • 34 min
It's a bat! It's a cat! It's a … penguin? Batman Returns and so do Tim and Frank. This marks the end of the era of Tim Burton making movies about Batman villains that also coincidentally happen to feature Batman in them. We're not big on speeches, so we'd…
42: Uncle Boingle
Feb 19, 2015 • 39 min
Ya wanna get nuts? Let's get nuts! It's the one Tim has been waiting for: Batman 1989! Join Frank and Tim as they ponder why Michael Keaton wore a turtleneck and glasses. And also for an analysis of Jack Nicholson's Joker. If that's your thing. Cheers!
41: The Year of Star Wars Begins
Feb 6, 2015 • 141 min
It's a maxi big episode of Beer with Geeks! Ramping up to the release of The Force Awakens later this year, Frank and Tim are kicking off the Year of Star Wars! Over the course of 2015, the guys will bring you commentary tracks on each of the six existing…
40: The One Where They Talk About Friends
Feb 6, 2015 • 35 min
Frank and Tim are a couple of Transponsters this week as the conversation turns to an American television classic: FRIENDS! Cheers!
39: Caulk Blockers
Jan 25, 2015 • 49 min
Load up the wagon and get ready, because today, Frank and Tim are playing that classic game: THE OREGON TRAIL! Listen in and play along. Don't get dysentery! Cheers!Links:The Oregon Trail by MECC | The Internet Archive
38: Birthday Cheetos
Jan 21, 2015 • 30 min
ROAD TRIP! Tim and Frank have fun remembering their favorite childhood vacations and the usual shenanigans ensue. Cheers!
37: We Didn’t Start The Fire But We Did Shoot the Deputy
Jan 15, 2015 • 31 min
Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? Tim and Frank are. They've actually given it a little TOO much thought. Grab your weapon of choice and get ready for a brain-tastic episode about surviving in the world of the undead.
36: That’s What Beards Are For
Jan 8, 2015 • 31 min
New year, new stuff to geek out about! Tim and Frank take a look at the year ahead in geekdom. Happy New Year and cheers!
35: Punchability Factor
Jan 1, 2015 • 31 min
Every hero is only as good as his villain. Frank and Tim talk about their favorite movie villains. No superhero movies this time! We're just talking good, old-fashioned movie villains. Cheers!
34: MyCocaine
Dec 23, 2014 • 34 min
Bonus episode! This time out, Frank and Tim are talking about their favorite Christmas movies, especially every version of "A Christmas Carol" you've ever heard of. Probably. Merry Christmas! Cheers!
33: Nailed It!
Dec 23, 2014 • 31 min
Rudolph. Charlie Brown. Frosty. It's simply not the holiday season without these classic TV specials. Today the guys are talking about these and many more Christmas specials. Cheers!
32: Santa is Like An Elephant
Dec 19, 2014 • 32 min
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Nothing say Christmastime quite like non-stop Christmas music on your favorite radio station. Or Spotify. On Today's show, Tim and Frank are talking about the best seasonal music. Cheers!
31: The Trouble with Being a Tribbling Trekkie
Dec 16, 2014 • 32 min
It's a podcast, not a doorstop! Tim and Frank talk all things Star Trek on today's show. Ditch the beer for a Romulan Ale. Cheers!
30: 2006 Jokes
Dec 13, 2014 • 31 min
Sides are chosen! Lines are drawn! A podcast is recorded. Ok that's kind of anti-climactic but we promise this episode isn't! Today we're talking Marvel's seminal 2006 crossover event Civil War!
29: I’m A Delver
Dec 12, 2014 • 31 min
Growing up in the 90s, your first CD was a pretty special thing. Tim and Frank look back on the first and favorite music they owned, all the way up to the present day.
28: Whatever Strokes Your Coat
Dec 10, 2014 • 34 min
Do not pass go. Do not collect $200. And definitely do NOT miss Tim and Frank's talk about their favorite board games!
27: Tom Selleck’s Mustache Comb
Dec 2, 2014 • 32 min
This week, Frank and Tim re-read one of the greatest graphic novels DC Comics ever published: Identity Crisis!
26: Tea With Geeks?
Nov 28, 2014 • 48 min
We're back with part 2 of our discussion of the the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ending with the recent trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron.
25: Spider-Man’s Crying Face
Nov 26, 2014 • 34 min
Sure, DC gets a lot of attention here at Beer With Geeks, but we love us some Marvel! This week Frank and Tim are all about the Marvel Cinematic Universe. No worries, this is just part 1 of 2!
24: Lois Was a Mean Girl
Nov 21, 2014 • 36 min
Happy Thanksgiving! What's more American than a little truth, justice, and the American way? You guessed it. This Thanksgiving special is all about Superman: The Movie!
23: I Just Painted it Orange
Nov 18, 2014 • 30 min
If you ever played Nintendo, this is the show for you. From Super Mario Bros to Goldeneye, Frank and Tim have a lot to geek out about.
22: Getting Dressed in a Phone Booth
Nov 14, 2014 • 31 min
Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Frank & Tim's discussion of the classic Superman Fleischer cartoons! Hear the guys talk about the animated short films that inspired Batman: The Animated Series and set a new standard for cartoons.
21: Venice Italy Lover Light Bulb
Nov 11, 2014 • 31 min
Oregon Trail. AOL Instant Messenger. Tim and Frank are hooking up their dial-up modems and signing on for a discussion about their first computers today!
20: Justice League Draught
Nov 7, 2014 • 34 min
DRAFT TIME! Or is it Draught Time? Forget your other fantasy leagues, here come Tim and Frank's Fantasy Justice League picks! Download the Draft Kit at the link below to follow along!Links:Justice League Draft Kit
19: The Holograph and the Saxophone
Nov 4, 2014 • 45 min
The Fall TV season has brought a bunch of new live action superhero shows, so Frank and Tim reflect on their all-time favorite live action series.
18: Did You Just Call Me A Dinosaur?
Oct 31, 2014 • 31 min
BOO! Pour yourself a pumpkin beer and enjoy this Halloween spooktacular! The guys talk costumes, monsters, movies, holiday TV specials, and Tim reveals the most embarrassing trick-or-treating story OF ALL TIME. A ghoulish time is guaranteed for all.…
17: Trade Embargoes Are Like Dinosaurs
Oct 28, 2014 • 34 min
We spared no expense to bring you our thoughts on Jurassic Park. Spoiler alert: we love it. Spielberg always finds a way. Cheers!
16: Get Your Mind Out of the Gutter
Oct 24, 2014 • 34 min
Go Spidey go! Brian Michael Bendis's Ultimate Spider-Man is an instant classic among comic book lovers, and Frank and Tim are here to tell you why. Cheers!
15: The Great Gatsby with Wands
Oct 21, 2014 • 36 min
Expelliarmus! Fill up your stein with butterbeer and grab your invisibility cloak because we are all about Harry Potter today.
14: I Decided It’s a Castle
Oct 17, 2014 • 29 min
Everything is awesome, especially today's topic: Legos! Even before there was a movie, building with Legos was a big part of many geek childhoods and — let's face it — adulthoods too. Cheers!
13: Get Out of My Juice
Oct 14, 2014 • 31 min
Snakes. Why did it have to be snakes? That's the question on Frank & Tim's minds today as they discuss the life, times, and adventures of Indiana Jones. Cheers!
12: Oh, Christopher Lloyd?
Oct 10, 2014 • 32 min
We're going way back to the 90s this time. What if we told you we learned classic literature from a Jack Russell Terrier? That's right. What's the story, Wishbone?
11: Am I Monologuing?
Oct 7, 2014 • 32 min
Go to infinity and beyond with Tim & Frank this week as they discuss their first and favorite Pixar films! A surprise pick actually turns out to be a favorite for both of them. You'll just have to listen to find out which one. Cheers!
10: Finland! Finland! Finland!
Oct 3, 2014 • 31 min
Many of you are probably reading this on a smart phone, but do you remember the very first cell phone you owned? That's the topic on tap this week as Frank & Tim take a stroll down digital memory lane. — Sent from my Sidekick
9: The Time Has Come
Sep 30, 2014 • 31 min
Lucy! We're home! This episode takes Frank and Tim on a trip in the wayback machine to the 1950s for a discussion of one of the greatest sitcoms of all time: I Love Lucy. Cheers!
8: This is What Film Sounds Like!
Sep 26, 2014 • 36 min
There have been many great film composers, but none quite like John Williams. Tim and Frank recall their favorite Williams scores and cues in this very musical episode. Cheers!
7: Woody Allen is Christopher Walken
Sep 23, 2014 • 34 min
It's our seventh episode, and the guys couldn't think of any better topic than 007 himself: Bond, James Bond. They run through their first Bond experiences and look back at their favorite moments from the books and films. Cheers!
6: Obnoxious and Disliked
Sep 19, 2014 • 36 min
You know Benjamin Franklin was a renaissance man, but did you know he could sing? This week the guys geek out about one of their favorite film musicals: 1776. This one is worth checking out if you've never seen it. It's got all the marks of a good dramedy…
5: Dip It In Yogurt
Sep 16, 2014 • 32 min
This week, the focus turns to that most manly of topics: chick flicks. Tim and Frank reveal their favorite not-so-guilty pleasure chick flicks and have a little more fun than they should probably admit. Cheers!
4: Get In My Toy Chest!
Sep 12, 2014 • 32 min
"Okay Mr. Light Beer, prove it!" The Toy Story films were some of the most influential movies for kids growing up in the 90s. Frank and Tim recall their own favorite childhood toys through the lens of the Toy Story films. Saddle up because it's time for…
3: Marlon Brando’s Rolex
Sep 5, 2014 • 37 min
This week Frank & Tim chat about the first comic books they ever read and owned. Find out which of the guys started as a Marvel Zombie and grew up to be a Batmaniac! Cheers!
2: Almost Cliché
Aug 24, 2014 • 32 min
The guys are back with a discussion of their two favorite black & white films: Citizen Kane & Psycho. They cover everything from storytelling and cinematography to Alfred Hitchcock's ridiculousness. Towards the end, they'll name their runner-up choices.
1: Because I’m EVIL
Aug 19, 2014 • 30 min
On the premiere episode of Beer With Geeks, Tim & Frank discuss their favorite "Justice League" and "Justice League Unlimited" episodes, characters, and plot lines. Join us as we reminisce about our geeky childhoods over some un-geeky beer. Cheers!