Geek Talk with Tyler
By Tyler Brooke
Geek Talk with TylerMar 06, 2023
The Domestication: The Sensual
Another in my Domestication miniseries, we will discuss how and why many things in media get sexualized. I will be accompanied by my guest Heather, whom you may recognize from Adorkable Cosplay. If you like this episode, support both of our pages, recommend us to your friends and most importantly, stay geeky!
The Dangers of Reboots
This episode talks about the reboots and all of the dangers that come from them. We will be discussing about good reboots and the bad and how many it too much. I will be accompanied by the, I'm a Muslim podcast, Shehla. If you like this episode, follow and recommend us, but most importantly, stay geeky!
Romances in Media
This will be our Valentines Day special! In this episode, we will be discussing some how romance is portrayed in pop culture and storytelling. The right ways to do it, the tropes that come with it, how to do it naturally and some good examples there of. I will be accompanied by Mimi Francis who has experience in romance as a romance author. If you like this episode check out her works and support me on all the social media platforms, donate, buy my merch and all that fun stuff. But no matter what you do, remember, stay geeky!
The Controversy: Star Wars vs Star Trek
This long awaited episode talks about the heated controversy in the world of science fiction due to it's popularity, legacy and impact, Star Wars vs Star Trek. Much like our previous episodes, we will be talking about the differences between the two of the franchises respectively and the impacts both of them have left. I will be accompanied by returning guest, JV Hilliard (author of the War minister series). Hope you had as much fun listening as we did recording. If you like this episode, follow, like, subscribe and don't forget to support me on Patreon. But no matter what you decide to do, remember, stay geeky!
Why we Retcon?
As you can tell this episode dives into the world of retcon. What it is, why we do it and some examples thereof. Like a good portion of my episodes, this will have some adult language. So I don't recommend this if you are a sensitive adult or have small children. This episode will be accompanied by the head of the 4 giants of the Slab Lounge (a subsidiary to the Mad Hen House YouTube Channel), Dougem Madhen. If you liked this episode, follow our misadventures on his channel. Leave a like, a comment and a follow for more wonderful content and remember, stay geeky!
Into the Metaverse
This episode will be discussing the metaverse. What it is, how it has impacted our lives and has it necessarily made them better. This episode will be accompanied my good friend, Vincent. Whom you may recognize from my episode: The Controversy: PlayStation vs XBOX. Unlike the previous episode he was in, this episode will be a solo appearance (save for your cohost of course). Hope you enjoy listening as we did recording. But no matter what you do, remember, stay geeky!
Fact in Fiction
This episode dives into the reality of fiction. How we perceive it, how the reality of the world of fiction compares with that of our own and if their reality would be plausible by our standards. Returning guest, Danielle M Orsino (birth of the fae series author) joins me as we discuss this topic and a special thanks to her for inadvertently giving me this idea for this episode by having her books discuss about realistic dragons. If you like her works or as a guest, follow her on Instagram and/or vote for her for my upcoming poll for the Geek Talk with Tyler Hall of Fame (which ends Dec 1st 2023) and remember, stay geeky!
Tyler talks to Warren Davis
What better way to bring in the New Year then with a new phase of Geek Talk with Tyler. In this episode I pick the brain with the Qbert creator, Warren Davis. If you want to see more of Qbert, add #bringbackQbert to your media platforms. This is also the episode in which my new theme song, so a very special shout out to Mr. C and Marlene Sharp for introducing us. So catch this and more episodes to come and remember, stay geeky!
Geek Talk with Tyler Christmas Episode: The reading of Peter and the Coal Christmas
This episode will not only serve as the last episode of the year, but our Christmas episode as well. This episode will be accompanied by two returning guests. Kenn Viselmann and Marlene Sharp. We will be reading my published book, Peter and the Coal Christmas and be discussing what we've been up to as well as some of our holiday picks. Hope you had as much fun listening to this episode as we did recording it and hope you can catch our wonderful lineup of episodes next year. Happy Holidays and stay geeky!
The Source Material Episode
This episode will discuss the source material. Wither you're watching a movie, show or spin-off series, good chance they all take inspiration from books, comics, literature, mythology and real life events, we will be discussing on how it's always important to give the source material, credit where credit is due. This episode will be accompanied by The Relam series' author, CRRice.
Context is a b*tch
This episode talks about how context is important to pretty much anything you do. This episode will also be discussing how context can make something less funny, just as funny or even more funny. This episode is dedicated to all the people who listen to my show, but don't always know what I'm talking about. I will be accompanied by Warminster series' author, JV Hilliard. I hope you have as much fun listening to our discussion as we did recording and talking this episode and remember, stay geeky!
Toys to Toons
This episode will be discussing all of the toys, action figures, collectables, etc. that eventually develop their own media appearances. We will be talking about Mattel, Hasbro and all other toy based companies who eventually find their way to small and large screens. This episode will be accompanied by The Rock Nerd Radio show's very own Dan Leanne.
Marketing to Geeks
Since the holidays are upon us, we will be discussing the best way to market to geeks. With all of the different possible forms of merch now a days, we are going to be discussing the best way to market to geeks. This episode will be accompanied by the former co-owner of The Dragon Den & Dungeon Hall, Eli.
Body Images in Media
Our Thanksgiving episode Body Images in Media. Talks about all the larger then life characters as well as those with realistic body proportions and how the media portrays them. This episode will be accompanied by my good friend and associate Rick Man of Rickmanart.
Multiverse: True or Trope
This episode will talk about the multiverse and how it has been portrayed in media and wither we believe if it's real or if it's just another trope used in media. My guest for this episode will be Chivas. The creator of The Whole Armor comic series.
The Controversy: Live Action vs Animation
It's that time! We have another The Controversy episode in the works. As the title suggests, this one will be discussing animation and live action. Things like The MCU, The live action Disney films and everything in between. As such, I thought it would be apropos to bring in an artist to weigh his opinion on the matter. The artist in question is none other then Gee Terado of the Rated G podcast and a very special thanks to Rickman of Rickmanart for introducing us. Hope you enjoy listening to this episode as we did recording it. Remember, stay geeky.
The Domestication: Of the Supernatural
This will serve as the Halloween episode of the Geek Talk with Tyler lineup for 2022. It will also serve as the beginning of my mini series, The Domestication where we talk about how many things become a domesticated by media. In this case, the creatures that go bumb in the night. My cohost for this episode will be the talented Danielle M Orsino (author of the birth of the fae series). Happy Halloween and stay geeky!
The Fascination with Superheroes
This episode will be discussing the world of superheroes and our fascination towards them. We also mention some of our favorites, hope they are yours as well. This episode will be accompanied by Boser from For Geek by Geeks online community. Hope you have as much fun listening as we did recording.
Squid Game Challenge 50th episode special
This is our 50th episode special. As such and in honor of Squid Game's second season, we decided to have a Squid Game challenge of our own. Characters selected by guests, sponsors, regular listeners, friends, family and more. The rules for these selections had to be: humans only, no powers, no weapons, no cybernetic enhancements and no gag characters. In order they are: Seiya Ryuuguuin, Sam Wilson, Malcolm Wilkerson, Oliver Queen, David Xanatos, Frank Castle, Bruce Wayne, Tom Sawyer (LOEG), Sherlock Holmes, Angus MacGyver, Dick Grayson, Cliff Booth, Natasha Romanov, Aragorn, Lara Croft, Han Solo, Shang Chi, Seita Yokokawa, Leonard Hofstader, Captain Kirk, John Wick, Leonidas, Cher Horowitz, James Bond, Newman, Terry McGinnis, Jamie Lannister, Olivier Armstrong, Steve Harrington, Chris Smith, Lady Shiva, Tony Stark, Sonya Blade, Kenzo Tenma, Captain Levi, Leon S Kennedy, Roronoa Zoro, Dexter Morrigan, Ash Williams, Indiana Jones, Lois, Sora, Clint, Arthur, Mumen, Vincent Smith, Kim Possible, Oroku Saki and Sterling Mallory Archer. If you'd like to see who nominated these characters, please go on either the Facebook page or Instagram page found on the geektalkwithtyler website. Remember, stay geeky.
Ghost Stories: The Original Abridged Series
This episode will serve as the first of my Halloween based episodes. We will be talking about the cult classic series, Ghost Stories. An anime that takes place in Japan and tells the story of 4 kids and their cat who is possessed by the Ghost Amanojaku. However, what's most famous about it, were the changes made to the dubbed version. Find out what they are when my cohost Mickey (cohost for my One Piece episode and my Abridged Series Episode) discuss what they are.
The Controversy: DC vs Marvel
This episode will serve as the finale to our Phase Four lineup. I can't think of a better way to do so with another controversy episode tackling the two most popular comic book companies in existence. This episode will be accompanied by Dan Lenanne (Host of the Rock Nerd Radio Show and cohost to my episode Cartoons then and now) and Rickman of Rickmanart (my cohost for many of my episode (including Comics: More then DC and Marvel, The MCU: Looking at the past 13 years and So you want to be creative? and also serves as the talented artist behind my logo).
The Ranking: The Twelve Talismans of Shendu
This episode will serve as the beginning of my mini series "The Ranking". In it, we will be discussing the each of Shendu's talismans from Jackie Chan Adventures. In it, we will be discussing each of the talismans and we will be ranking them worst to best. We will be discussing their everyday use, their combative use, how they pair with the others and how hazardous they can be. I will be once again accompanied with Joseph Alaire from Feyruin the untold story. Hope you had as much fun listening as we did recording it.
A character's backstory
This was meant to be released as a Phase 3 episode, but it rests comfortably in Phase 4 now. This episode will discuss how a character's backstory is imperative to the character themselves.
Animals and their cultural Inspirations
This was meant to be released as a Phase 3 episode, but it rests comfortably in Phase 4 now. This episode will discuss how animals have served as inspirations to some of our favorite character's, stories and more.
Historical Impacts in Media
This episode will be talking about how history has had historical impacts on media. From different points in history like Japan, America and even Greece. This episode will be cohosted by radio personality Mick O'Herien.
Spin-offs in Media
This episode (as the name suggests) talks about spin-offs in media. Why they exist, who they are for and what are some ones we liked/would like to see. The guest for this episode will be Curtis Bloes who you might recognize from the Time Bandits minute. The podcast that goes minute by minute for the 80's cult classic film, Time Bandits.
Villains Iconic and Impact
Love them or hate them, villains serve as the crucial part to any story. We will be discussing their importance and impact. My guest will be Joseph Alaire from the Feyruin the untold story. Hoe you all enjoy listening as we did recording.
Marketing to Kids
This episode will discuss how to market to kids. What grabs their attention, the best way to do it and how it's different then Marketing to kids is. I will be joined by recurring guest Marlene Sharp and my latest guest, Kenn Viselman.
What does it mean to be popular?
This episode talks about what it means to be popular, what makes something popular, the different types of popularities that exist and the tropes that dictate the realm of popularity.
The Art of Storytelling
This episode will discuss the art of story telling. How to do it right, what to know for it and how it's impactful to future storytellers. I'll be joined by Shannon Peel, the website organizer for BrandAPeel.
Dragons: The standout of mythology
As this title will tell you, this episode will discuss about dragons. How they stand out in the mythological world and the impact they left. This episode will be accompanied by Birth of Fae series author, Danielle M Orsino.
The POV of female authors with Danielle M Orsino
This episode will discuss the pov (point of view) for female authors. We also discuss women in media and how they are portrayed. This episode will be accompanied by Danielle M Orsino (the author of birth of the fae series as well as a long time geek of eastern and western media). If you like this episode and are interested in Orsino's works, please support the author.
Tyler talks to Greg Weisman and Marlene Sharp
The start of my mini series, Tyler Talks, I will be discussing with Greg Weisman and his works. If that name sounds familiar to you, you've probably watched Young Justice, Spectacular Spider-Man, W.I.T.C.H., Star Wars Rebels and of course, Gargoyles. If you are a fan of that show, add #KeepBingingGargoyles for the chance of a revival series. We talk about his involvement in not only that series, but the other shows he's worked on, we talk about his personal relationship with the cast and we just have a great time with the episode overall. I hope y'all have fun listing to this episode as I did recording it. A special thank you the Marlene Sharp who introduced us and helped make this episode possible.
Business in fandom with Marlene Sharp
This episode will discuss about the business side of fandom (as the name suggests). By that I will be discussing how business plays into situations like how games, shows and even movies run the way the run and why the run that way. I will be talking to Marlene Sharp who has been involved with such games and series including: Yokai Watch, SONIC BOOM and Sonic the Hedgehog.
The Controversy: XBOX vs Playstation
This will serve as the finale before our Phase Four episodes. In another controversy episode, we will discuss yet another controversial topic. XBOX vs Playstation. I will have returning guest Edward from you may recognize from my Memes and Gifs episode as well as my episode about Satires and Parodies and the new guest on the scene, Vincent. Both of whom are gifted players and would like to share their thoughts on this controversial discussion.
Voiceover 101 with Roy Worley
This episode will talk about people who want to get into voiceover's. I'll be joined by my guest, Roy Worley who has lent his voice to over 250 titles.
The 4th wall and why we break it
From Deadpool to Looney Tunes to The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the act of breaking the fourth wall has been going on since shows and movies have existed. This episode talks about the fourth wall. What it is and why we break it. This episode will be cohosted by Vinny Murphy who you may recognize for Dissecting Fiction.
Plot holes in Media
This episode will be talking about the glaring plot holes in movies and tv shows. We talk about why they are there and who they are really for.
TV Shows for busy schedules
As the name will tell you, this episode talks about good programming for people who have busy schedules. Listen to our picks and what we recommend and hopefully you will use our words to find some good shows during your busy schedule.
Toxicity in the Geek Community
This episode will discuss the aspects of toxicity that lies within the geek community. What it is, how it hurts the geek community and some examples of such. Hopefully, by the end of the day, everyone will have a more open mind about the other fandoms.
Memes, GIFs and the impact they leave
This episode will talk about memes, gifs and they impact they leave as the title suggests. It talks about the history thereof and how they can impact our lives and why we use them.
Stereotypes in the geek community
This episode will be discussing the stereotypes that Geek Community has to deal with. This episode covers everything from body pillows to glasses to braces. It talks about how geeks are portrayed in the media and how to overall not judge a book by it's cover.