Episode 83 – Wonder Woman Jun06

Episode 83 – Wonder Woman...

From the glittering shores of Themyscira, it’s Infinity +1! Your hosts Jason, Allison and Kyle are back again this week to talk about the latest in superhero cinema with the release of Wonder Woman! An accompanying Conundrum dives into the all-too-strange backstory of the Greek goddess for everyone who hasn’t read the comics for 60+ years. Then in the second segment, the hosts are puzzled by the same question G. Conner Slater asked—Why Does Superman Never Gets His Deepest Wish? How does a birthday present to the Man of Steel lead into a discussion about dreams, hope, reality and destiny? Why, you’ll have to listen on to find out! Question of the Week: What is your favourite plot twist? The song in the break is North Hill Transit Speedrun by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

All Who Wander: The Return of the King Movie Jun01

All Who Wander: The Return of the King Movie...

Mae govannen, fellow wanderers, and welcome to ninth and final episode of All Who Wander, the in-depth audio exploration of one of J. R. R. Tolkien’s most famous works, The Lord of the Rings. In this episode, Allison and Kyla are joined by Jen Perry and Infinity +1 host Jason Dueck to talk all about the finale of Peter Jackson’s trilogy—The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.  How did some of the screenplay changes affect Éowyn’s agency? How did Sam pluck up the courage to finally ask Rosie out? How many endings does this story have? Download and subscribe to the Infinity +1 feed on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Kyla’s Twitter: @rlandnews Jen’s Twitter: @catholicinkling Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Geekdom House on Twitter:...

Episode 82 – FanQuest (feat. D.C. Douglas) May30

Episode 82 – FanQuest (feat. D.C. Douglas)...

The only podcast recording this episode live from FanQuest, it’s Infinity +1! This week is a special episode recorded right from out booth at FanQuest here in Winnipeg. Jason, Kyle, and friend of the show Dustin Schellenberg unite to talk about their favourite moments of the convention and share their favourite Star Wars moments in honour of the 40th anniversary of the legendary franchise. Then, in a very special second segment, Jason was joined by FanQuest guest and voice actor extraordinaire, D.C. Douglas for a conversation about the world of voice acting and some personal history about D.C.’s time in the industry. Question of the Week: What is your favourite Star Wars moment? Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast D.C. Douglas’ Twitter: @DC_Douglas Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Dustin’s Twitter: @PDschellenberg Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 81 – Come and Get Your Love May23

Episode 81 – Come and Get Your Love...

The podcast who knew what was in the Lost hatch all along, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle relive the most impactful deaths in their video game history in the Question of the Week and Allison awards May’s edition of the Sweetdiculous Award to a podcast for writing nerds. Then in the second segment, we revisit Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 through the eyes of Rocket Raccoon with the help of Come and Get Your Love by Allison Barron. If you want to hear what Allison and Rocket have in common beside a love for destruction and sarcasm, you’ll have to listen on! Question of the Week: What video game character do you most regret killing? Sweetdiculous Award: Writing Excuses The song in the break is It’s Not Old Skool It’s Classic by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

All Who Wander: The Return of the King Book 2 May18

All Who Wander: The Return of the King Book 2...

Mae govannen, fellow wanderers, and welcome to episode eight of All Who Wander, the in-depth audio exploration of one of J. R. R. Tolkien’s most famous works, The Lord of the Rings. In this penultimate episode, Allison and Kyla are joined for a final time by the mayor of Hobbiton himself, Michael Boyce, to talk about the end of the Third Age of Middle-earth and the many exciting endings of The Return of the King. Why is it important to examine topics like diversity in works like this? What is the role of the true king of Gondor? Will Sharkey ever get his groove back? Download and subscribe to the Infinity +1 feed on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Kyla’s Twitter: @rlandnews Michael’s Twitter: @mwboyce Geekdom House on Twitter:...

Episode 80 – Community Origins May16

Episode 80 – Community Origins...

The podcast whose idea of formal wear is a Donkey Kong tie, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle celebrate some of their favourite fictional mothers in the Question of the Week, then load up some Saved Files from the last few weeks, including a very special presentation by our very own Incantatem. Then in the second segment, Attack on Titan‘s Sasha Braus has to learn how to accept her past while not being defined by it. Our hosts look at Attack on Titan Reminds us to Value our Origins by Victoria Grace Howell as a an origin point for a discussion about small towns and their own communities and accepting when the loudest voices aren’t representative of the whole. Question of the Week: Who’s your favourite fictional mother? The song in the break is It’s Not A Keygen by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from Teepublic Oath for Termina by...

Episode 79 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 May09

Episode 79 – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2...

The only podcast that’s still hooked on a feelin’, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Allison, and Kyle gush all about seeing Marvel’s latest movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and celebrate it the traditional way, with a Guardians-themed Conundrum. ***All spoilers are contained in the second half of the podcast*** Then in the second segment, our hosts share their favourite moments from the movie, how their expectations were met or subverted, and rank it among the rest of the films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Question of the Week: Who’s the perfect villain for your super-squad? The song in the break is GB Hauz by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Princess Leia’s Stolen Death Star Plans by Palette-Swap Ninja Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

All Who Wander: The Return of the King Book 1 May04

All Who Wander: The Return of the King Book 1...

Mae govannen, fellow wanderers, and welcome to episode seven of All Who Wander, the in-depth audio exploration of one of J. R. R. Tolkien’s most famous works, The Lord of the Rings. In this episode, Allison and Kyla are joined again by the mithril man himself, Michael Boyce, to look into the nooks and crannies of The Return of the King. What’s so special about the Paths of the Dead? Who takes credit for felling the King of the Nazgûl? And wait, Sauron has a mouth? Download and subscribe to the Infinity +1 feed on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Kyla’s Twitter: @rlandnews Michael’s Twitter: @mwboyce Geekdom House on Twitter:...

Episode 78 – Kyle’s Interview / Ghost in the Shell May02

Episode 78 – Kyle’s Interview / Ghost in the Shell...

The only podcast that knows Sonic would whoop Mario’s butt in the Olympics, it’s Infinity +1! Jason, Allison, and Kyle give their answers to the final Question of the Week in the archetype series, and pick apart everything Kyle said in his interview with Casey Covel. Then in the second segment, the new Ghost in the Shell movie harkens back to many of classic science fiction’s classic problems. Your hosts are here to dig into each one to uncover even more of the moral quandaries asked by Dustin Schellenberg and Kevin Cummings in their articles Rage Against the Humanity and Who Is Mira Killian? Question of the Week: Who’s your favourite hero? The song in the break is Failing Job Prospects by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 77 – Allison’s Interview / Invading Worlds Apr25

Episode 77 – Allison’s Interview / Invading Worlds...

The only podcast that survived Order 66, it’s Infinity +1! Jason, Allison, and Kyle answer the penultimate question in the character archetype series and then pick apart all of Allison’s answers from her interview with writer Casey Covel. Then in the second segment, the hosts use Zootopia as a lens to view gatekeeping in both the geek and Christian community and discuss why it’s such an important thing for Geekdom House to be aware of to do its mission. You’ll want to check out Invading Worlds in Zootopia by Kevin Cummings to see where the discussion begins. Question of the Week: Who’s your favourite character known for their plucky comic relief? The song in the break is Tracking Eva by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Sweetdiculous Award: Samurai Jack Season 5 Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

All Who Wander: The Two Towers Movie Apr20

All Who Wander: The Two Towers Movie...

Mae govannen, fellow wanderers, and welcome to episode five of All Who Wander, the in-depth audio exploration of one of J. R. R. Tolkien’s most famous works, The Lord of the Rings. In this episode, Allison and Kyla are joined by Jen Perry and Infinity +1 host Jason Dueck to talk all about the second movie in Peter Jackson’s trilogy—The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. What makes the production design for Edoras so great? Who was originally supposed to appear at the battle of Helm’s Deep? How are the hobbits treated differently on the screen compared to the page? Helm’s Deep: How To Film An Epic Battle by Nerdwriter1 Download and subscribe to the Infinity +1 feed on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Kyla’s Twitter: @rlandnews Jen’s Twitter: @catholicinkling Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Geekdom House on Twitter:...

Episode 76 – Jason’s Interview / Hero’s Destiny Apr18

Episode 76 – Jason’s Interview / Hero’s Destiny...

The only podcast that’s never cut off its padawan braid, it’s Infinity +1! Jason, Allison, and Kyle continue down the character archetype trail with this week’s Question of the Week about the loveable giants in fiction. Then it’s time for the first look for the interviews of the Geekdom House staff, starting with Jason. Hear the answers he gave to some very creative (and equally devious) questions. Then in the second segment, it can be difficult to accept when you aren’t the “chosen one” for any situation. Like Zelda in Breath of the Wild, how can we learn to accept when we aren’t the one who has the biggest role in an adventure. Our hosts dissect Dustin Schellenberg’s article Not The Chosen One to try to find some answers and talk about one of their favourite heroes along the way. Question of the Week: Who’s your favourite “warm-hearted guardian” character? The song in the break is Pig-Man by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 75 – Assassins / Adulting Apr11

Episode 75 – Assassins / Adulting...

The only podcast forged by space dwarves, it’s Infinity +1! Jason, Allison, and Kyle continue down the character archetype list with a new (and very wise) Question of the Week, then load up some Saved Files about a new Twitch channel and the latest Marvel trailer. Then, in the second segment, leaving behind “childish things” is something we’re told to do when we reach adulthood, but what about them is so childish? The hosts look at Jen Schlameuss-Perry’s article Adulting After Narnia, which looks for the things that are childish that might not be so worth giving up in life and reminisce about when they each became aware they had become adults. Question of the Week: Who’s your favourite “wise mentor” character? The song in the break is North Hill Transit Speedrun  by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Geekdom House on Twitch: OKLetsPlay Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

All Who Wander: The Two Towers Book 2 Apr06

All Who Wander: The Two Towers Book 2...

Mae govannen, fellow wanderers, and welcome to episode five of All Who Wander, the in-depth audio exploration of one of J. R. R. Tolkien’s most famous works, The Lord of the Rings. In this episode, Allison and Kyla are joined again by the mayor of the Shire, Michael Boyce, to analyze and discuss the second book of The Two Towers. Why shouldn’t you build a house on the Dead Marshes? Does Shelob count as a female character? Is autobiographicalize really a word? Download and subscribe to the Infinity +1 feed on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Kyla’s Twitter: @rlandnews Michael’s Twitter: @mwboyce Geekdom House on Twitter:...

Episode 74 – Power Rangers / Science Faith Apr04

Episode 74 – Power Rangers / Science Faith...

The only podcast where it’s always morphin’ time, it’s Infinity +1! Allison is back to join Kyle and Jason as they run through the next character archetype in this week’s Question of the Week. Then Jason gushes about the Power Rangers movie and throws a strewn-together short quiz to Allison and Kyle about the strange naming conventions of the series. Then in the second segment, our writer Dustin Schellenberg was shocked when his science officer in Mass Effect: Andromeda shared a frank discussion of her faith in God as a science officer, so he wrote about it in Lacking Faith in Science Fiction. The gang takes the topic and gets real with it, sharing personal experiences and the heart of Geekdom House as a refuge from the extremes of both sides of the “faith-only” and “reason-only” communities. Question of the Week: Who’s your favourite archetypical “assassin” character? The song in the break is It’s Not Old Skool It’s Classic by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 73 – All Who Wander / Blood Mar28

Episode 73 – All Who Wander / Blood...

The only podcast available in the language of moisture vaporators, it’s Infinity +1! Jason and Kyle are joined by Kyla Neufeld from the All Who Wander podcast to start a new Question of the Week series geared at building the greatest team in all of fandom. They also debrief about the All Who Wander live event that took place in late March. (Stay tuned to the break for a preview of what you missed if you couldn’t make the show) Then in the second segment, Matt Civico’s article, Curses of the Blood in The Lord of the Rings, serves as a jumping off point for a wonderful examination of why blood is such a common story element. It means life, death, magic, the occult, and seemingly a thousand others things, but why? Listen in to find out! Question of the Week: Who’s your favourite archetypal “soldier” character from any media? Sweetdiculous Award: Laser Time – A pop culture podcast (for adults) that goes into every topic you never thought you needed to hear everything about. Thirty Twenty Ten – A time machine podcast that looks at what was happening in movies, music, games, and pop culture this week thirty years ago, twenty years ago, and ten years ago. The song in the break is It’s Not A Keygen by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Kyla’s Twitter: @rlandnews Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

All Who Wander: The Two Towers Book 1 Mar23

All Who Wander: The Two Towers Book 1...

Mae govannen, fellow wanderers, and welcome to episode four of All Who Wander, the in-depth audio exploration of one of J. R. R. Tolkien’s most famous works, The Lord of the Rings. In this episode, hosts Allison Barron and Kyla Neufeld are joined once again by the original white wizard, Michael Boyce, to analyze and discuss the first book of The Two Towers. What’s the importance of Aragorn taking over the palantir? Where exactly did the Entwives actually go? Why does Rohan love “eh” names so very much? Buy tickets to the All Who Wander live event on March 25. Download and subscribe to the Infinity +1 feed on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Kyla’s Twitter: @rlandnews Michael’s Twitter: @mwboyce Geekdom House on Twitter:...

Episode 72 – King Kong / Community Mar21

Episode 72 – King Kong / Community...

It’s the official podcast of the The Hand, Infinity +1! This week Jason and Kyle are joined by River East MB’s youth pastor, Aaron Thiessen, to talk all about classic movie monster remakes in the Question of the Week. Then they open up some Saved Files so Jason can talk about Iron Fist and Mass Effect: Andromeda to his heart’s content. Then in the second segment, Jason, Kyle, and Aaron discuss a community event that caused Kyle to re-examine what he wants to see in the communities he’s apart of. From there the discussion evolves into what a healthy community should look like for us as nerds (and for us who are Christians as well). Question of the Week: What famous movie monster do you want to see get a big budget remake like King Kong? Follow FanQuest on Facebook or Twitter The song in the break is GB Hauz by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

Episode 71 – Logan / Time Loops Mar14

Episode 71 – Logan / Time Loops...

Hey, listen bub, it’s Infinity +1! This week Jason, Kyle, and Allison are joined by Geekdom House’s new videographer Nik Enns to welcome him into the family. The Question of the Week celebrates 20 years since the first episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Logan Conundrum we know you’ve been waiting for is finally here! (NOTE: ***Logan spoilers are contained between 29:50 and 38:46***) Then in the second segment, the gang talks about The Problem with Time Loops by Charles Sadnick. Media like Edge of Tomorrow or Steins;Gate often use time loops as a way of examining our obsession with time travel and going back in time to fix some sort of problem, but why does it always go so wrong? Listen on to find out what we think! Question of the Week: What is your favourite episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer? (or your favorite monster-of-the-week show) Follow FanQuest on Facebook or Twitter The song in the break is Failing Job Prospects by Lazy Nerd 204 [used with permission] Download and subscribe to Infinity +1 on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Jason’s Twitter: @VorpalJason Kyle’s Twitter: @videogamefaith Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Nik’s Twitter: @NikolasEnns Geekdom House on Twitter: @GeekdomHouse Buy original Geekdom House merchandise from...

All Who Wander: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie Mar09

All Who Wander: The Fellowship of the Ring Movie...

Mae govannen, fellow wanderers, and welcome to episode three of All Who Wander, the in-depth audio exploration of one of J. R. R. Tolkien’s most famous works, The Lord of the Rings. In this episode, hosts Allison Barron, Kyla Neufeld are joined by Area of Effect writer Jennifer Schlameuss-Perry to talk their way through the first of Peter Jackson’s movie trilogy—The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. What was different in the visual adaptation of the story? Why was Christopher Lee the greatest choice to play Saruman? What is the best musical moment in the score? Listen on and find out! Buy tickets to the All Who Wander live event. Download and subscribe to the Infinity +1 feed on iTunes, Stitcher and Google Play Music now! RSS Feed: http://feeds.feedburner.com/geekdomhouse/infinitypodcast Allison’s Twitter: @AllisonBarron12 Kyla’s Twitter: @rlandnews Jen’s Twitter: @catholicinkling Geekdom House on Twitter:...