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GGR Pirate Radio

GGR Pirate Radio really exemplifies the "pirate radio" mantra. We talk movies, video games, relationships, comics, TV, sports, music and everything else under the sun. The only format: there is no format. All are welcome to talk about the thinks they “geek out” over as long as you follow the only rule: “don’t be a juicebag.”

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College Scandals and Comedy Controversy

Mike and MC discuss Felicity Huffman’s jail time for her involvement in a college admissions bribery scandal. Is anyone really shocked that a rich, white person bought their child a spot in a prestigious college? The two also discuss the issues with the college system currently in place. They also talk about comedians like Dave Chappelle who claim to be “censored” or “cancelled” yet continue to make millions. They discuss Chappelle’s recent special and the biggest insult it created: it wasn’t funny.

Recorded September 13th, 2019 via Skype.

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RIP Eddie Money, Friday the 13th, The BBC & Washington FB Sucks

Mike and MC are running the podcast this evening! They discuss some recent news such as the passing of rock star Eddie Money, the meaning of Friday the 13th and some talk about numerology. They also discuss Bang Bros offering $10 million for the naming rights to the Miami Heat’s arena and the awful disgrace that is Washington NFL football.

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Mt. Bustmore and More Listener Questions

MC Brooks came up with the idea of Mt. Bustmore: the biggest busts in drafts, free agency, ownership, management, etc for our respective teams and some infamous busts such as Jamarcus Russell. Not really a bust, but they also discuss Vince Young and his $5,000 a week Cheesecake Factory tab. They also answer questions from Jeremy K. Lee and Yolanda Harvey about the Spider-Man Marvel/Sony spat and the glut of 80s and 90s movie remakes.

Recorded Friday Sept 6th, 2019 via Skype

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Listener Questions - Football Mt. Rushmore

Mike, Steve, and MC answer some listener questions. First one was courtesy of Dave Thomas, a fellow podcaster. He asked “What is your Washington football Mt. Rushmore?” Mike and MC cover their DC football pantheon plus Steve gives his take on his best Steelers of all time.

Recorded Friday September 7th, 2019 via Skype

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Geek Sheets - D23 News Part 2
Geek Sheets - D23 News Part 1

Mike, Steve, MC and special guest Ulysses E. Campbell of Fantastic Forum discuss some of the big news out of D23. They focus on the Disney Plus announcement and the teaser trailer for Jon Favreau’s “The Mandalorian” series.

Records August 30th, 2019 via Skype.

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Bonus Episode - Chicken Sandwiches, Corporations, and Scumbags

A special mid-week podcast! Mike, MC, Steve and Rambo talk about the Chick Fil A/Popeyes twitter battle, the morality of chicken sandwiches, and navigating through a world where nothing is pure and untainted any longer.

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Best Movies of the 90s

Mike, Steve, MC and Rambo discuss their favorite 90s movies

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The MCU & Sony Spider-Break Up

Mike, Steve, MC and Rambo discuss the Spider-Man news of the MCU and Sony being unable to reach a deal to continue their relationship. Who’s to blame? Can it be fixed? What kind of stories could we see going forward if the relationship is fractured?

Recorded Friday August 23rd via Skype.

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Best Movies of the 80s Part 1

Mike is joined by GGR contributor James Rambo and special guest Emily Whitten to discuss their favorite 80s movies. They also talk about dealing with the legacy of actors, directors, and producers who have proven to be child molesters, rapists, or other types of horrible humans.

Recorded August 16th, 2019 via Skype.

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Overflow on the Mic - What We're Watching

Mike and MC combine forces for “Overflow on the Mic” to discuss the shows they’re currently watching or have just finished. They go into great detail about the final season of Orange is the New Black and Amazon Prime Video’s The Boys.

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The Random Question Generator Part 2

Part 2 of the Random Question Generator! Mike, Steve, and MC discuss topics that range from hats to technology to the different cities where we wouldn’t mind living.

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Best Movies of the 70s Part 2

Mike, Steve, TK and Ulie continue their conversation about the best movies of the 70s.

Recorded August 2nd, 2019 via Skype.

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Best Movies of the 70s Part 1

For the month of August, we’re talking movies! The GGR Pirate Radio crew started with the 70s. Join Mike, Steve, TK and special guest Ulysses E. Campbell of Fantastic Forum as they discuss their favorite movies from the disco era.

Recorded Friday August 2nd, 2019 via Skype.

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The Bianca Devins Tragedy

Mike, Steve, MC and TK discuss the Bianca Devins murder. Not only was the brutal killing of a 17 year old girl horrific, social media’s response to the sharing of the grisly murder scene photo was equally abhorrent. Is our fame-obsessed society to blame for these sorts of disgusting displays of selfish narcissism? The crew discuss the fallout and details of this tragic event.

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The Diner - Lessons From Growing Up

Mike, Steve, MC and TK are “at the Diner,” discussing lessons they learned when they moved away from home the first time, whether it was for college, their first apartment, joining the military, etc.

Recorded July 19th, 2019 via Skype.

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5th Year Anniversary Special!

It’s the 5 year anniversary of the Great Geek Refuge!! Mike, Steve, and Rambo talk about the early days of GGR including a scary, early moment with a reddit account. There’s a great combination of reminiscing and current conversations as there's also an appearance by MC Brooks and C Gats from Blerdcon 2019. Tune in and enjoy our 2 hour special!

Recorded July 12th, 2019 via Skype.

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The Year of Spider-Man

Mike and MC discuss the renaissance Spider-Man has been experiencing. From the success of last year’s Into the Spider-Verse to the PS4 game and to the Tom Holland-led MCU’s films, Spider-Man has been on top of the world. James Rambo joins Mike and MC a little later to join the conversation.

Recorded Friday July 6th, 2019 via Skype.

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