All posts by Archaeon

S05E04 – Jackanory

Everything has a story – even if you don’t see or understand it, and this week we decide to take a look at what they mean for popular media. Join us as we find out if a blockbuster movie needs a plot, what a set-up

S05E03 – 100th Episode Special

Born from an egg on a mountain top … Sorry. Wrong show. Welcome to the 100th episode of The Geek Show – the UK’s best, live FM radio broadcast dedicated to all things geek, and what a ride it’s been so far. From our humble

S05E02 – Anime Attacks 2012

The all-star convention-running cast of this episode featured not only our own Phil: DJ LastKnight & Kitacon party-master, but our friends and fellow Geeks, Tucky of Sunnycon, and Phil of Amecon. We’re looking forward to both of these and if you’re in the area (or, like,

TGS – S05E01 – War

This week marks the start of our fifth series, and we’ve got some big things lined up over the coming months – the first one being our 100th episode! To kick things off we’ve decided to take a look at one of mankind’s greatest pastimes, so

Full Metal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos

Dairy farming isn’t something that one would normally associate with anime and manga, especially as there’s nothing really entertaining about looking after or milking cows. There is, however, a rather improbable connection between these seemingly disparate industries, and nowhere is this more apparent than when

Probably the best reading of Star Wars – EVER!

Over the years there have been numerous parodies and re-imaginations of the Star Wars trilogy – the original one that is, not the one that starts with the Jar-Jar love-fest. Robot Chicken, Family Guy, and even the mighty Spaceballs, took the story and made it

Guilty Crown

Many people are aware of the financial problems faced by the anime industry, and one of the methods that studios have adopted over recent years to try to shore up their crumbling foundations is to adapt popular manga, games, and more recently, Western comics. This

Tiger & Bunny

Superheroes have long been a staple of popular culture, especially in the West, and over the years characters like Superman, Batman, Spiderman, and even The Hulk have become household names. With their popularity at an all-time high thanks to video game tie-ins and movie adaptations,

Ben-Tou

Times are hard, and in these days of global economic crisis and recession more and more people have joined the hunt to find the best bargains. As with anything in life though, experience is what counts, and veterans in the ways of saving money will

Sacred Seven

“Haste makes waste.” Entertainment is a cut throat industry, and while every studio and publisher scrabbles around in a desperate search for the next big thing, they must continue to make ends meet in some way. When it comes to anime this is usually achieved