Comm Talk by Geek Devotions

Comm Talk an extension of the YouTube channel Geek Devotions which is a show by a couple of devoted geeks devoted to letting people know that they are loved. Comm Talk is a series of podcasts where geeks gather to share their passion for different geeky things freely.

085: Christian Music or Music Made by Christians | PRM

January 17th, 2021

This week on Comm Talk by Geek Devotions, John and Steve return for another episode of Primitive Rhythm Machine. This time they are talking about a variety of topics such as the difference between the music industry today and back in the day, and the struggles that some "Christian Bands" have in presenting the gospel.

0:00 Intro / Chit Chat
3:48 John’s Epiphany about bands chasing trends
12:32 How did the music Industry use to run?
17:53 How the music Industry runs today
19:18 The Struggle to find good music
23:40 Live vs Studio
26:30 Do Christian bands do a good job of presenting The Gospel?
34:32 Are you a band with a message or a message with a band?
38:26 Band Recommendation –
Grave Robberrr | https://graverobberrr.bandcamp.com/music
Tourniquet | https://tourniquet.net/
42:00 Home Work – Check out band called My Epic’s Behold album | https://myepicrock.com/
45:18 John’s review on Colors by Resurrection Band
53:30 Steve gets a Failing Grade
55:10 If you have a Secular band that you have a Christian Alternative you’d like to suggest email Stephen Stevenandchrista@me.com or reach out to Geek Devotions directly and the guys will talk about it on the show.
58:02 Closing

We want to give a very special thank you to the Devoted Patreon Geeks who help to support Geek Devotions on a monthly basis: Francisco Ruiz, Adam Arciniega, Cody McGurk, Erin Straus, Andrew Markham, Paul Turner, Jacob Russel, Mike Alderman, Nathan Marchand, The Dapper Man, Dale White, Ashley Kronenbitter, Victoria Dalton, and  Michael Joesph Manacci.

If you'd like to become a Devoted Patreon Geek or learn more about the benefits of becoming one, click the link below;

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084: Review of Bass Reeves A Family Friendly Comic

January 3rd, 2021

This week on Comm Talk, Branson brings us another fun episode of B's Views and Reviews where he reviews family friendly and at times faith based comics. This week he's taking a look at Bass Reeves by Allegiance Arts!

Interested in checking out Bass Reeves? Visit the Allegiance Arts Website!

If you’re an independent Comic Book writer, email Branson at branson.boykin@gmail.com

0:00 Intro
0:45 Who is Bass Reeves
2:25 Summary of the Bass Reeves Comic
3:53 The Artwork of Bass Reeves
5:34 Retro Rewind Podcast Promo
7:29 Branson’s favorite parts of Bass Reeves
11:48 Content
12:58 Outro

Theme Song: “Smile” by DJ Lebreno = https://soundcloud.com/lebreno Used with the Express Permission of DJ Lebreno

083: Is There Anything Good In 2020?

December 13th, 2020

This year has been challenging for many, but can any good be found in it? This week on Comm Talk, Dallas and Celeste sit down to talk about the challenges from the year, how they dealt with the stresses of the year, and some victories from 2020!

Time Stamps

00:00 – Stinger
00:38 – Intro
1:53 – One of the Best Parts of our Year
3:03 – Challenges and Opportunities found in 2020
8:52 – Biggest Challenge of the year
19:38 – Promo for Playing Games With Strangers
21:19 – How we dealt with the stress of the Year.
36:00 – Growth in Geek Devotions
42:19 – One thing we were happy about happening in 2020
47:52 – Challenge – What’s one thing you’re thankful for that happened this past year?

Playing Games with Strangers: https://playinggameswithstrangers.com/ 

Theme Song: “Smile” by DJ Lebreno = https://soundcloud.com/lebreno Used with the Express Permission of DJ Lebreno

We want to give a very special thank you to the Devoted Patreon Geeks who help to support Geek Devotions on a monthly basis:
Francisco Ruiz
Adam Arciniega
Cody McGurk
Erin Straus
Andrew Markham
Paul Turner
Jacob Russel
Mike Alderman
Nathan Marchand
The Dapper Man
Dale White
Ashley Kronenbitter
Scott Minor
Michael Joseph Manacci

If you’d like to become a Devoted Patreon Geek or learn more about the benefits of becoming one, click the link below;
https://www.patreon.com/GeekDevotions

You can do a one time gift via PayPal here
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Visit our Website: http://www.geekdevotions.com

082: What is Primitive Rhythm Machine?

December 6th, 2020

For this episode of Comm Talk By Geek Devotions; we are introducing a new segment called Primitive Rhythm Machine. This new monthly instalment features our dear friends John Harju and Stephen MacDonald who aim to educate you Devoted Geeks about really good Christian music and how to use discernment about what we as Christians listen to. In this episode, we have a loose introduction of Steve and John and their thoughts on music in general. They also take some time to talk about how they hope the show will go and assign listening homework for each other, and you.

Time Code:

0:00 Show Intro
1:00 Meet John and Stephen
6:00 What on earth is happening here?
7:40 What’s the Intentions of PRM?
10:12 How do John and Stephen interact with secular music?
23:42 What is Stephen’s musical taste?
28:43 What caused a shift in Christian Music?
33:15 Was there a band or album that opened Stephen’s eyes to “alternative” Christian music?
42:26 John’s musical tastes
49:30 General Music recommendations
57:36 Album Homework…
Stay of Execution - Deliverance: https://www.facebook.com/DeliveranceRocks/
White Lighter - White Lighter: https://www.facebook.com/whitelightermusic/ 

If you have questions or recommendations for PRM, email Stephen at steveandchrista@me.com

Playing Games with Strangers: https://playinggameswithstrangers.com/ 

Theme Song: “Smile” by DJ Lebreno = https://soundcloud.com/lebreno Used with the Express Permission of DJ Lebreno

We want to give a very special thank you to the Devoted Patreon Geeks who help to support Geek Devotions on a monthly basis:
Francisco Ruiz
Adam Arciniega
Cody McGurk
Erin Straus
Andrew Markham
Paul Turner
Jacob Russel
Mike Alderman
Nathan Marchand
The Dapper Man
Dale White
Ashley Kronenbitter
Scott Minor
MagicFroggi
Michael Joseph Manacci

If you’d like to become a Devoted Patreon Geek or learn more about the benefits of becoming one, click the link below;
https://www.patreon.com/GeekDevotions

You can do a one time gift via PayPal here
https://www.paypal.me/geekdevotions

Check out our Devoted Geek Apparel: https://www.revivalsigns.org/geek-devotions 

Visit our Website: http://www.geekdevotions.com

Lost Files | CT001: Free Comic Book Day 2017

October 18th, 2020

Originally Aired 5-7-2017 

Welcome to the Lost Files of Comm Talk. When we transferred hosts, we lost the original 13 episodes of Comm Talk. Thankfully our dear friend, John Harju of Playing Game with Strangers rescued those files for us. In this episode Celeste and Dallas talk about our haul from Free Comic Book Day 2017

 

Check out Playing Games with Strangers here! https://playinggameswithstrangers.com/ 

 

Theme Song: “Smile” by DJ Lebreno = https://soundcloud.com/lebreno Used with the Express Permission of DJ Lebreno

We want to give a very special thank you to the Devoted Patreon Geeks who help to support Geek Devotions on a monthly basis:
Francisco Ruiz
Adam Arciniega
Cody McGurk
Erin Straus
Andrew Markham
Paul Turner
Jacob Russel
Mike Alderman
Nathan Marchand
The Dapper Man
Dale White
Ashley Kronenbitter
Scott Minor
MagicFroggi

If you’d like to become a Devoted Patreon Geek or learn more about the benefits of becoming one, click the link below;
https://www.patreon.com/GeekDevotions

You can do a one time gift via PayPal here
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Visit our Website: http://www.geekdevotions.com

081: Review of Superman Smashes the Klan Part 2 feat Carlos Renfroe

October 11th, 2020

This week on Comm Talk by Geek Devotions, Carlos Renfroe joins us for part 2 of our discussion on DC Comic's Superman Smashes the Klan. In this episode we review book 2.

If you'd like our thoughts on part one check out episode 65 of Comm Talk! https://geekdevotions.podbean.com/e/065-superman-smashes-the-klan-part-1-review-feat-carlos-renfroe-1589058425/ 

 

Check out Healing Truth Ministries by following the links below Podcast: https://healingtruthministries.podbean.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/healingtruthorg Instagram https://www.instagram.com/healingtruthorg/

0:00 Intro

1:03 Reminder of Episode 65 |
If you'd like our thoughts on part one check out episode 65 of Comm Talk! https://geekdevotions.podbean.com/e/065-superman-smashes-the-klan-part-1-review-feat-carlos-renfroe-1589058425/ 

1:34 Back story of the book "Superman Smashes the Klan

6:08 Review of book 2

22:51 Commercial break for Retro Rewind Podcast |

Listen to the #RetroRewindPodcast as Francisco, Paul, and a guest host take another look at movies, video games, and sometimes TV Shows which are 15+ years old. We discuss what we like, what we don't like, and finally ranking what's a Classic, Nostalgic, or Tragic.
Find all RRP's stuff at: http://retrorewindpodcast.com/
Check out their podcast on iTunes and Google Play!
Follow RRP on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook: @retrorewindpod

26:55 Deeper thoughts on the themes in Book 2

50:38 Outro

Theme Song: “Smile” by DJ Lebreno = https://soundcloud.com/lebreno Used with the Express Permission of DJ Lebreno

We want to give a very special thank you to the Devoted Patreon Geeks who help to support Geek Devotions on a monthly basis:
Francisco Ruiz
Adam Arciniega
Cody McGurk
Erin Straus
Andrew Markham
Paul Turner
Jacob Russel
Mike Alderman
Nathan Marchand
The Dapper Man
Dale White
Ashley Kronenbitter
Scott Minor
MagicFroggi

If you’d like to become a Devoted Patreon Geek or learn more about the benefits of becoming one, click the link below;
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080: Is the Alien Franchise Worth Watching? Part 1

October 4th, 2020

This week on Comm Talk by Geek Devotions, Dallas and Celeste take a look at the entire Alien Franchise. Is this a series worth watching? Or is it best left alone? Join us to find out!

Check out the Timestamps below to jump to the portion of the discussion you want to hear:

0:28 Explanation of today’s episode
6:41 Discussion on Prometheus
15:53 Can we recommend Prometheus?
17:04 Discussion on Alien Covenant
36:35 Can we recommend Alien Covenant?
37:50 Victims and Villains Promo
39:04 Discussion on 1979’s Alien
54:51 Can we recommend Alien?
55:48 Outro

Theme Song: “Smile” by DJ Lebreno = https://soundcloud.com/lebreno Used with the Express Permission of DJ Lebreno

We want to give a very special thank you to the Devoted Patreon Geeks who help to support Geek Devotions on a monthly basis:
Francisco Ruiz
Adam Arciniega
Cody McGurk
Erin Straus
Andrew Markham
Paul Turner
Jacob Russel
Mike Alderman
Nathan Marchand
The Dapper Man
Dale White
Ashley Kronenbitter

If you’d like to become a Devoted Patreon Geek or learn more about the benefits of becoming one, click the link below;
https://www.patreon.com/GeekDevotions

You can do a one time gift via PayPal here
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079: Review of Red Rooster a Family Friendly Comic | BVR

September 27th, 2020

This week on Comm Talk by Geek Devotions, we have our first official review of B's Views and Reviews, Branson takes a look at Allegiance Arts' Red Rooster. Is this a good comic to read? Is it truly family friendly? Or is this one destined for... the farm?  Listen and find out!

Read the full review on our website here: https://geekdevotions.com/2020/09/27/a-review-of-red-rooster/ 

 

Interested in picking up your own copy of Red Rooster? Pick it up at Walmart while supplies last or visit https://www.allegiancearts.com/red-rooster 

 

If you’re an independent Comic Book writer, email Branson at branson.boykin@gmail.com

Theme Song: “Smile” by DJ Lebreno = https://soundcloud.com/lebreno Used with the Express Permission of DJ Lebreno

We want to give a very special thank you to the Devoted Patreon Geeks who help to support Geek Devotions on a monthly basis:
Francisco Ruiz
Adam Arciniega
Cody McGurk
Erin Straus
Andrew Markham
Paul Turner
Jacob Russel
Mike Alderman
Nathan Marchand
The Dapper Man
Dale White
Ashley Kronenbitter

If you’d like to become a Devoted Patreon Geek or learn more about the benefits of becoming one, click the link below;
https://www.patreon.com/GeekDevotions

You can do a one time gift via PayPal here
https://www.paypal.me/geekdevotions

Check out our Devoted Geek Apparel: http://teespring.com/stores/geekdevotions

Visit our Website: http://www.geekdevotions.com

078: Family Friendly Comics | Feat Branson Boykin

September 20th, 2020

This week on Comm Talk by Geek Devotions, our friend Branson Boykin joins us to talk about the term "family friendly" and to discuss the launch a new monthly segment called "B's Views and Reviews" where he will be discussing Family Friendly Comics.

1:50 - Let's Meet Branson Boykin
7:56 - Commercial Break - Retro Rewind Podcast : Listen to the #RetroRewindPodcast as Francisco, Paul, and a guest host take another look at movies, video games, and sometimes TV Shows which are 15+ years old. We discuss what we like, what we don't like, and finally ranking what's a Classic, Nostalgic, or Tragic.
10:34 - What does "Family-Friendly" mean?
15:32 - What will B's Views and Reviews look like?

If you're an independent Comic Book writer, email Branson at branson.boykin@gmail.com

 

See the YouTube Version of this episode here: https://youtu.be/Nd8s5kbsEyE 

 

Check out the article that Southwestern Assemblies of God University did on us! https://www.sagu.edu/news/sagu-alumni-minister-to-overlooked-community-through-geek-devotions

Theme Song: "Smile" by DJ Lebreno = https://soundcloud.com/lebreno Used with the Express Permission of DJ Lebreno

We want to give a very special thank you to the Devoted Patreon Geeks who help to support Geek Devotions on a monthly basis:
Francisco Ruiz
Adam Arciniega
Cody McGurk
Erin Straus
Andrew Markham
Paul Turner
Jacob Russel
Mike Alderman
Nathan Marchand
The Dapper Man
Dale White
Ashley Kronenbitter

If you'd like to become a Devoted Patreon Geek or learn more about the benefits of becoming one, click the link below;
https://www.patreon.com/GeekDevotions

You can do a one time gift via PayPal here
https://www.paypal.me/geekdevotions

Check out our Devoted Geek Apparel: http://teespring.com/stores/geekdevotions

Visit our Website: http://www.geekdevotions.com

 

077: Galaxy Express 999 feat. Nathan Marchand of Monster Island Film Vault

August 16th, 2020

Quarantine episodes have come to an end and Glix has gotten Dallas a ticket back home via the Galaxy Express 999. While on this ride, Nathan joins us to discuss the movie, Galaxy Express 999. Is it a good movie? What's the point of the movie? Join us to find out our thoughts!

For more info on Nathan and the Monster Island Film Vault, click the links below.
Author website:  http://nathanjsmarchand.com

Author contact/social media page: http://nathanjsmarchand.com/contact/

MIFV website:  http://monsterislandfilmvault.com
 

We want to give a very special thank you to the Devoted Patreon Geeks who help to support Geek Devotions on a monthly basis:
Francisco Ruiz - Retro Rewind Podcast
Adam Arciniega
Cody McGurk-Lutricks
Erin Straus
Paul Turner
Jacob Russel
Eric Willson
Mike Alderman
Nathan Marchand - The Monster Island Film Vault
The Dapper Man
Victoria Dalton

Wardale White

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