Geek Universe with Jim Yelton

Host Jim Yelton is joined each week by a special guest to discuss all manner of Sci-Fi, Comics, Fantasy, and Pop Culture

October 15th, 2019    

GEEK UNIVERSE RADIO: Marina Sirtis Plays “Trump Or Ferengi”

Originally broadcast the weekend of January 19-20, 2019, this episode of the show is one for the record books! Marina Sirtis of Star Trek: The Next Generation and NCIS becomes the first celebrity from the Trek Universe to step into the Trivia Thunderdome to play “Trump Or Ferengi.” We also find out about oringinally auditioning to play Tasha Yar on TNG, what it’s like working with Johnathan Frakes all of these years later on FOX’s The Orville, and much more.

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January 17th, 2019    

GEEK UNIVERSE RADIO with Special Guest Johnathan Frakes

Originally broadcast the weekend of January 11-12, this episode of the show features a great conversation with Johnathan Frakes. We chat about the early days of Star Trek: The Next Generation, how he transitioned into directing, his post-Trek career, and how he was able to reunite with his TNG co-star Marina Sirtis for an upcoming episode of the FOX sci-fi/comedy The Orville!

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November 27th, 2018    

Geek Universe Radio: Mystery Science Theater 3000 FIRST FRIDAY LIVE

FROM THE ARCHIVES...This show was originally recorded in front of a LIVE audience at the August 2017 First Friday Mystery Science Theater 3000 event from the St. Louis Science Center. Our very special guests for the evening were Harold Buchholz, one of the executive producers for the MST3K reboot series, and Bob Bukoski, who recreated the robots for the reboot! We talked about Joel Hodgson's amazingly funny original series, how the reboot came to be, our favorite episodes, the robots, the hosts, the Mads, and much more. Join us for a return trip to the Satellite of Love on this special LIVE episode of Geek Universe!

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November 21st, 2018    

Geek Universe Radio: RIP Stan Lee

On this week's show, host Jim Yelton and guest Van Allen Plexico remember the late, great Stan Lee and Jim shares the "Spider-Man Story" from one of the very first Geek Universe LIVE events.

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November 13th, 2018    

GEEK UNIVERSE Radio: JAMES BOND LIVE from the St. Louis Science Center

It's another great LIVE show from St. Louis Science Center's November First Friday with special guest Colin Burnett from Washington University. Colin teaches in the university's Film and Media Studies program and is working on a book about everyone's favorite British superspy. Jim and Colin discuss the ever-changing franchise and the various actors who have played Bond over the decades.

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July 26th, 2018    

Late Night @ ConQuesT 49: Celebrity Trivia Thunderdome

Originally broadcast the weekend of 7/16-17, 2018...this episode of Geek Universe features Trivia Thunderdome with a twist! At Conquest 49 in Kansas City, instead of having contestants from the audience, this is a celebrity All-Star edition of the fastest growing trivia game show. Listen to Part One of the fun and frivolity as some of the conventions favorite guests and panelists face off to see who will survive the Trivia Thunderdome...

February 11th, 2018    

Geek Universe LIVE: Star Wars The Last Jedi

Geek Universe Radio: Star Wars and The Last Jedi with Dr. Dan Yezbick and Jason Shepherd

Originally broadcast the week of 1/13/18, we bring you another great First Friday event from the St. Louis Science Center. This time we are chatting about Star Wars Episode VIII…how did we like it? What does it mean for the conclusion of the Skywalker saga? Are we excited for Disney’s new Star Wars themed land, Galaxy’s Edge? Dr. Dan Yezbick, from St. Louis Community College, and Superfan Jason Shepherd (both returning Geek Universe All-Star guests) join host Jim Yelton and the Science Center crowd for another fun night with twists and turns discussing our favorite galaxy far, far away.

From the dangerous minds behind the 30 Minutes of Geek podcast, it's even more great guests, nerdy conversations, and geek humor...now on the radio!!! Because the weekend demands more than 30 Minutes of Geek, it's GEEK UNIVERSE with Jim Yelton! Nationally Syndicated on talk radio stations around the country and streaming on-demand through geekuniverseshow.com

May 14th, 2017    

Geek Universe LIVE: Bring Back Firefly!

Originally broadcast during the weekend of 5/6/17...this week's episode features segments from the Geek Universe LIVE show at the St. Louis Science Center's First Friday event with the theme of "Bring Back Firefly." Host Jim Yelton was joined by Dr. Dan Yezbick, from St. Louis Community College, and over 300 fans who love the crew of the Serenity! The discussion ranged from favorite characters and most loved episodes to the cast and people behind the scenes who made this one of the greatest failed series of all-time. We even had time for some questions from the audience.

 

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December 20th, 2016    

Geek Universe 2016 Holiday Special With Zombies Galore!

RECORDED LIVE AT THE ST. LOUIS SCIENCE CENTER...from 11/4/16, Geek Universe LIVE was part of the St. Louis Science Center's "The Walking Dead"-themed First Friday event. Jim was joined by superfan Trevor Williams, Kevin and Christian from the St. Louis chapter of The Zombie Squad, and dozens of fans in the audience to talk about why we love these characters, why Negan is a great villain, what mistakes Rick keep making, and how awesome it is that there is a dude walking around with a tiger!

From the dangerous minds behind the 30 Minutes of Geek podcast, it's even more great guests, nerdy conversations, and geek humor...now on the radio!!! Because the weekend demands more than 30 Minutes of Geek, it's GEEK UNIVERSE with Jim Yelton! Nationally Syndicated on the GLN Radio Network and streaming on-demand through www.geekuniverseshow.com!

April 11th, 2016    

Geek Universe Radio: Writer Joe Kelly on Deadpool, Man of Action, & the DC Movie Universe

Originally broadcast the week of 04/04/16...Writer Joe Kelly has worked on some of the biggest characters in comics for both Marvel and DC Comics as well as having produced outstanding work with his own creations such as I Kill Giants and Four Eyes. Joe joins us for the entire show this week to talk about his comics work, his collaborators at Man of Action and their animated shows like Ben 10 and Ultimate Spider-Man, as well as sharing news about the short film he is directing.

Plus, we couldn't have Joe on the show without asking for his opinions on the recent Deadpool and Batman Vs Superman movies. Wait until you hear what Joe thinks about the DC movie universe's dark take on the Man of Steel...

From the dangerous minds behind the 30 Minutes of Geek podcast, it's even more great guests, nerdy conversations, and geek humor...now on the radio!!! Because the weekend demands more than 30 Minutes of Geek, it's GEEK UNIVERSE with Jim Yelton! Nationally Syndicated on the GLN Radio Network and streaming on-demand through www.geekuniverseshow.com

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