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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 Steve Monnich
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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"The Civil War" Discussion

Mike recently watched the PBS documentary "The Civil War: A Film by Ken Burns" on Netflix. He, Steve and MC discuss the documentary and the conversations it still inspires in today's world.

Recorded May 24th, 2019 via Skype.

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"Music As Food" Analogies

A trip to Washington, D.C., meeting the whole GGR crew, hitting up a comic shop, eating delicious burgers, Dream Theater concert, experimental music, AwesomeCon preview and more.

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Meet the "Gorls"

Mike, Steve and MC are joined by their newest podcasters, Tricia aka “TK” and Jasmine aka “Janelle Hart: The Mouth of the South.” Get to know the ladies that you’ll be hearing more from soon on the Great Geek Refuge.

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"Should I Stay or Should I Go?"

Mike, Steve, MC and Ulie discuss the Bryce Harper saga and talk about the biggest heartbreaking and franchise changing signings for their favorite sports teams.

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Captain Marvel Commentary and Discussion

Mike, Steve, MC Brooks and special guest Ulysses E. Campbell discuss Marvel's latest release, Captain Marvel. They discuss the fervor and anger surrounding the movie, a growing trend with many recently released films. The episode is completely spoiler-free!

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The Diner - Sponsored by Limp Brisket

Mike, Steve and Rambo continue their discussion “at the Diner” about small changes to movies they would make if given the opportunity. They also discuss differences between original versions, books, deleted scenes and a goldmine of an idea for Fred Durst to start a BBQ franchise.

Recorded March 1st, 2019 via Skype.

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February Geek Sheets at the Diner

Mike, Steve, and MC discuss the geeky/nerdy news of the month and talk about celebrities they’d want to punch in the face.

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The Diner - WTF Virginia, Mountain Lions & No Such Thing As Heroes

Mike, Steve, MC and special guest C Gats are back “at the Diner” talking about topical stories in the news. Topics include: Virginia’s political mess, No one out crazies Florida, a man fights a mountain lion with his bare hands, movie news, and celebrities and their indiscretions.

Recorded February 9th, 2019 via Skype.

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Best Albums of the 90s Part 2

A follow up to last week’s “Mike on the Mic,” Mike, Steve, MC Brooks and special guest C Gats hang out “at the Diner” to discuss their favorite albums of the 90s…and Steven Tyler’s creepy beard he’s grown among other things.

Recorded February 8th, 2019 via Skype.

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