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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.”

Posts tagged Steve Monnich
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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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 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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The Diner - WTF Boston??

Mike, Steve, and MC have a “Diner” conversation about the reputation of the sports fans of Boston. The also delve into racism in sports both from players and fans alike.

Recorded June 14th, 2019 via Skype.

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Happy Father's Day

Mike, Steve and MC (with a quick appearance by TK who had to go have Chinese food with her Dad) talk about Father’s Day. They discuss the life lessons they learned, the wisdom that was imparted on them and how they try to integrate that into their own fatherhood.

Recorded Friday, June 14th 2019 via Skype.

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The Diner - Sci-Fi Tech Talk

Mike, Steve, New GGR contributor TK, and guest Ulysses E. Campbell have an “at the Diner” conversation about science fiction technology they would want in the world and the positive and negative consequences they may have.

Recorded May 31st, 2019 via Skype.

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Geek Sheets - Sci-Fi Extravaganza

Mike and Steve are joined by GGR newcomer TK Walker (the Liquid Terminator) and Fantastic Forum’s Ulysses E. Campbell. First, Mike and Ulie’s weekend at Escape Velocity 2019 and then the quartet discuss a Science Fiction centric Geek Sheets!

Recorded May 31st, 2019 via Skype.

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