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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.”

Posts tagged MC Brooks
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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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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WTF Did We Just Watch??? The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot

Special Bonus Episode!

Did you see the trailers and ads for The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then The Bigfoot and say “hey, this looks outlandish and possibly amazing” like Mike did? Well…if you’re still thinking you might want to see this movie then don’t listen to this podcast. Mike and MC saw it and rip into the film, recounting the plot to Steve and Ulysses. Special guest, Ulysses E. Campbell of Fantastic Forum also takes the time to give a respectful tribute to the recent passing of Valerie Harper. Give it a listen!

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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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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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Overflow on the Mic - Our Duty to Bianca

Mike and MC team up for a new mash up project “Overflow on the Mic.”

The two do an editorial of sorts for their previous episode about the Bianca Devins Tragedy and clean up what the real cause of her horrific death was: toxic masculinity.

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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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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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The Diner - The Movies of 1989

Mike, Steve, MC and Ulie discuss the incredible line up of movies that came out in 1989 “at the Diner.” With the 30th anniversary of the release of arguably the biggest comic book inspired summer blockbuster, Tim Burton’s Batman, the crew discuss it’s impact and compare Batman and Superman as characters and what they represent.

Recorded June 21st, 2019 via Skype.

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Geek Sheets - GOT, Arrow and Avengers

Mike, Steve, MC and special guest Ulysses E. Campbell discuss the month’s geeky/nerdy news. Topics include: the Game of Thrones prequels, the impact on tourism the show has had, Mike catching up on “The Arrow,” the two Avengers games coming out in 2020, and Avengers: Endgame adding some post-credit scenes and their push for the #1 box office record.

Recorded June 21st, 2019 via Skype.

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