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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 Star Wars
The Diner - With Emily Whitten

Mike and MC are joined “at the Diner” by author and well-versed geek, Emily Whitten. They discuss her upcoming graphic novel The Underfoot: The Mighty Deep, 90s music, meeting heroes, favorite sandwiches and french fries, Emily’s go-to VHS movies as a kid, and so much more. Give it a listen and hit up her website theemilyesse.com and pre-order a copy of her book today!

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The Diner - "I Cannot Sanction Your Buffoonery"

Mike, Steve and James Rambo are back “at the Diner” to discuss movies that would have been vastly different for one small change. They also discuss some behind the scenes moments with these films.

Recorded March 1st, 2019 via Skype.

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The Diner - Interview with Lan Pitts Part 2

Part 2 of our GGR Pirate Radio interview with Lan Pitts, author of WWE: Forever. Mike and MC discuss with Lan “in the Diner” his likes and dislikes when it comes to food, music, movies, and more! Tune in and get to know a little bit more about Lan!

Recorded Friday January 11th 2019 via Skype.

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Geek Sheets for November - Star Wars News, A New Luthor, Aquaman/Amazon Team Up and R.I.P. Stan Lee

Mike, Steve, MC and special guest Ulysses E. Campbell discuss the biggest news in the geeky/nerdy world for the month of November. Topics include: Disney’s announcement of a new Star Wars series featuring Diego Luna’s Rogue One character Cassian Andor, Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano announced as stars in Jon Favreau’s The Mandalorian, Jon Cryer announced as the new Lex Luthor on CW’s Supergirl series, An Amazon Prime/Aquaman team up for early access and discussion of the passing of comic legend Stan Lee.

Recorded Friday November 30th, 2018 via Skype.

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Geek Sheets - Wonder Woman 2 Pushed Back, Luke Cage Cancelled, and The Favreau/Lucas BFF Connection

Mike, Steve, MC Brooks and special guest C-Gats discuss the Geek Sheets for the 4th week of October. Topics include: Wonder Woman 84 pushed back, Luke Cage gets canned, and George Lucas on set of “The Mandalorian” with Jon Favreau. Plus, in what is becoming a weekly segment, Mike plays another clip from Rob Paulsen’s “Talkin Toons.”

Recorded at the FXBG Public Radio Studios on Friday October 26th, 2018.

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Geek Sheets: Dark Phoenix, Star Wars Talk, and Venom

Mike, Steve and MC review the Geek Sheets for the first week of October. Topics include: The X-Men: Dark Phoenix trailer and subsequent delay of the release, the passing of director/producer Gary Kurtz and his impact on the Star Wars franchise. The crew delve into some more Star Wars news such as John Favreau’s new series The Mandalorian, the revival of Star Wars: Clone Wars, and the direction JJ Abrams may be taking Episode IX. They finish with some talk about Sony’s new release, Venom.

Recorded October 5th, 2018 at the FXBG Public Radio Studios in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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Geek Sheets: Captain Marvel Trailer, Disney Streaming Service and Star Wars Release Changes

Part 2 of our Geeky/Nerdy News in review features Mike and Steve with guest Ulysses E. Campbell. They discuss the Captain Marvel trailer, the new Disney streaming service, the changes in plans for the Star Wars release schedule and so much more.

Recorded live at the FXBG Public Radio Studios in Fredericksburg, Virginia on September 28th, 2018.

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Geek Sheets: Joaquin's Joker, Trek Shorts and Korg!

MC Brooks gives us a rundown on the goings on at Baltimore ComicCon 2018 and Ulysses E. Campbell joins the crew for discussion of the Geek Sheets!

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Geek Sheets, Iron Fist Season 2 Review and Hill Hippie

Ruby Slippers found, Tarantino on Star Trek, Domhnall Gleeson talks in his sleep, an Iron Fist S2 review and the Hill Hippie from FXBG Public Radio!

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The Geek Sheets and Guest Steve Conley

Mike and Steve have GGR contributor Andy Bartsch and special guest, artist Steve Conley. They discuss Steve's current project The Middle Age and some of his previous work. They the quartet talk about the biggest news in the Geek/Nerd world. 

Recorded at the FXBG Public Radio Studios on August 10th, 2018 via Zencastr. 

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Rival City's "Mt. Rushmore"

Mike and Steve go back to the mountain: Mt. Rushmore, that is. This time around they discuss the best sports figures from New York and Chicago, cities that are rivals to their hometowns.


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Best Comic Book Moments

Mike and Steve are joined by ROCKDEEP ROGUE RADIO broadcaster MC Brooks and artist James Rambo to discuss their favorite comic book moments. Towards the end of the episode, the "council" discusses fast food restaurants and delicious food. 

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The State of Geekdom - BONUS CONTENT!!

Mike and Steve are joined by Fantastic Forum's Ulysses Campbell to discuss the state of geekdom: will the 'Golden Age' eventually die? Is there anything to the fan-boy fervor over inclusivity at the expense of continuity? Join our trio as they discuss these topics and more! 

This bonus content episode includes Mike, Steve and Ulie discussing sports before they dive into the "State of Geekdom."

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GGR Flashback: How to Fix the Star Wars Prequels

With the relaunch of GGR Pirate Radio, Mike and Steve are re-releasing their first ever episode! Back in 2014, Mike and Steve were joined by author Vik Azeem to discuss their "certain point of view" about how the Star Wars prequels could be improved.

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