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This a podcast where comics, their adaptations, and all things superheroes are discussed by fans like you. From page to screen, we run in between, analyzing and reviewing your favorite comic book media. If any comic book property has been adapted to another medium, Darryl and Phil will be there to cover it.
 
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As geeks, we enjoy all kinds of entertainment. But at Geeks Represent, we especially value stories told from the perspectives of people of all kinds of races and cultures. We feel it’s incredibly important to not only have these stories told with sincerity but to tell them well through accurate portrayals of people of color. This is why it’s especi…
 
We’ve talked about a variety of topics in season one, including some pretty complex and serious issues. And while those are great to talk about, sometimes it’s nice to talk about simple things. This brings us to tonight’s topic, time travel! It’s one of the most popular and used aspects of science fiction and fantasy and there are so many ways it’s…
 
Since the world is STILL crazy, it’s nice to have an outlet to escape every once in a while whether it’s manga, books, tv shows or movies. Here are our summer 2021 TV picks! Thanks for tuning into Geeks Represent! If you've enjoyed this discussion subscribe to our podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and everywhere podcasts can be …
 
Here at Geeks Represent, we feel it’s important to support up-and-coming content creators, especially those of color with stories and art to share with the world. And since it is the Halloween season, we thought it’d be fitting to talk about the art form that is cosplay and to introduce to you a super dope artist making waves in the cosplay communi…
 
As we said in a previous episode, there’s a notion that geeks are unfit and have unhealthy habits. Hopefully, you learned a lot about fitness in that episode, and today we’ll be talking more about the food and cooking side of staying healthy both physically and even culturally. So without further ado, here’s NomNom! Cooking with Geeks! Timestamps 0…
 
As more people are getting vaccinated (as should you!) and restrictions are getting looser, we’re slowly starting to travel again and getting to enjoy the events we loved to go to. Our very own fellow podcaster Sean got to go to this year’s New York Comic-Con last weekend and if you follow his Instagram, it looks like he had a blast. Here’s Sean an…
 
When you think of geeks, what body types do you normally think of? Chances are, due to decades of stereotyping in the media, you think of generally unfit nerds with unhealthy habits. But here at Geeks Represent, we believe a healthy geek is a happy geek and that we should all do our best to keep fit and live sustainable lifestyles. Today, we’ll be …
 
In 2016, Warner Bros released Suicide Squad, DC’s attempt to introduce the comic book team to the movie universe. This isn’t about that movie. Today we’ll be talking about “The” Suicide Squad currently available in theaters and on HBO Max. It’s almost the exact same premise: criminals get extorted into doing high-risk missions for the government. A…
 
Since the world keeps acting crazy, it’s nice to have an outlet to escape every once in a while whether it’s manga, books, tv shows, or movies. Here are our picks for movies that made an impact on our lives. Thank you for joining us for our first season of Geeks Represent! This has been an incredible first run and we can’t wait to give you more con…
 
On our last episode, we started discussing the difference between cultural appropriation and appreciation. As you can imagine, it was a very long conversation, so long that we had to split it into two episodes. Here is Part Two. Timestamps 00:00:11 Intro 00:00:30 Asians Being Drawn to Black Culture 00:03:26 Pop Culture Comes from Black Culture 00:0…
 
Diversity of cultures is one of the things that makes America truly beautiful. Depending on where you are, you’re able to immerse yourself into your neighbor’s cultural identity while also sharing your own. This leads to greater empathy and understanding between people whose ancestors may have lived oceans apart. But when does appreciation turn int…
 
Our podcast was formed to talk about the representation of people of all backgrounds, whether it be race, gender or sexual orientation. To celebrate Pride Month, we will talk about the portrayal of LGBTQIA+ in entertainment, particularly but not limited to those of color. Timestamps 00:00:19 Intro 00:00:37 The Importance of Watching/Listening to St…
 
Since the world keeps acting crazy, it’s nice to have an outlet to escape every once in a while whether it’s manga, books, tv or movies, so here are each of our favorite adaptations based on books from this year so far! Timestamps 00:00:20 Intro 00:00:33 Jashelle’s Recommendation (Stumptown) 00:07:24 Joe’s Recommendation (Invincible) 00:10:17 Secre…
 
You knew this was coming. We love it, you love it. There was no way we were not going to talk about the global phenomenon that is anime. For the last half century, anime has gone far beyond the borders of Japan to reach audiences all around the world. That includes black people, so much so that anime has become a valid part of black American cultur…
 
In many ways social media has brought the world together, but it has also been a toxic source of division. Even before the pandemic, it’s hard to get away from the awfulness in the world. Because we’re forced to quarantine and keep our interactions online, it just seems like something horrible is happening every day. It can feel like the world is f…
 
Back we recorded this episode, we just finished a wild election, so we all needed a nice distraction from all the craziness going on social media. So here some more of our favorite shows we recommend from 2020! Timestamps: 00:00:14 Intro 00:00:28 Darryl’s Recommendation: Taskmaster 00:08:04 Marshall's Recommendation: Schitt's Creek 00:18:22 Sean's …
 
Today we will be discussing the legacy of Chadwick Boseman who tragically passed on August 28, 2020 at the age of 43. The world probably knows him best from portraying iconic superhero The Black Panther in four MCU films, but he’s also portrayed real life black heroes such as Jackie Robinson in 42 and the titular character in Marshall, amongst othe…
 
With all the craziness going on in the world, it’s nice to be able to escape every once in a while. Here are each of our favorite shows of Summer 2020! *This episode was recorded in August 2020 Joe: The Umbrella Academy S2 Marshall: Sword Art Online Alicization Sean: Kingdom (S2) Darryl: Bob's Burgers Timestamps: 00:00:20 Intro 00:00:23 Joe’s Recom…
 
The world has gotten so much smaller thanks to high speed internet and social media. Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, said “Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own laws.” Social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Reddit have made it easier tha…
 
Darryl and Phil review Avengers: Endgame, the Marvel movie eleven years in the making. We discuss all the highly anticipated plot points in this surprisingly this love letter to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After a quick spoiler-free discussion, we talk about the main cast and how their stories resolve. We then look into the future of the MCU, gi…
 
New Show. New Schedule. New naming scheme. Welcome to the first episode of Season 5 of Running on Rooftops! We are catching up to all* the Marvel and DC movies we missed since we last recorded, as well as review the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Captain Marvel. New Schedule Similar to our plans for last season, we are aiming for…
 
Phil sprints through the biggest movie in the world, Avengers: Infinity War. He shares all his initial reactions in part one of our coverage of the movie. He also asks the question we are all wondering, What is up with Thanos and bubbles? Phil also predicts what will happen in the next two Marvel movies, Ant-Man & the Wasp, and Captain Marvel, as w…
 
Darryl and Phil discuss the monumental 1000th issue of Action Comics. We discuss the issue 80 years in the making by going over our favorite stories and covers in this momentous anthology issue. We also talk about the differences between the digital and print issues as well the future of Superman under famed Marvel creator Brian Michael Bendis. 00:…
 
Jessica Jones is back! Darryl gives his spoiler-free thoughts on Jessica Jones Season 2. This season has a fairly slow beginning. Jessica is dealing with the aftermath of killing Killgrave, and it's known by the public that she's the one that's responsible for it. This is largely thanks to Trish, who is using her talk show to highlight powered hero…
 
We are joined by Maxine and Mark Moore for a rousing discussion on Black Panther. We give our spoiler-free impressions of the latest Marvel Studios film, which continues their streak of great superhero movies. We then have a long conversation about the characters, the influence of the movie on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the cultural impact …
 
We review the first half of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 5. The Agents are in Space, and they have a whole nother group of issues they have to fix. We review our overall impressions of this half of the season, discuss time travel, theorize how this season ties into Avengers: Infinity War, and speculate on the show's future. While they are dealing …
 
Black Lightning Phil and Darryl are back together, and charged up for the newest show from the CW! We review Black Lightning, a comic book superhero from DC Comics that doesn't take place in the Arrow universe. Unexpectedly, this show really benefits from this. How could this be? Listen and find out! The next podcast episode will be the week of Feb…
 
Welcome to 2018! Phil is back on track and ready for action with a review of Runaways Season 1. He then goes to his best movies, TV shows, and comics of 2017. There were some microphone issues this week, but we should be back to normal when we review the new theCW superhero show: Black Lightning! 00:00:- Intro 00:53- Phil is back 02:34- Marvel's Ru…
 
Merry Christmas! In honor of the holiday where friends and family come together, Darryl reviews Marvel's Runaways, Hulu's new teen drama in which a group of teens finds out their parents are horrible supervillains. He covers his overall thoughts on the show, and the interesting adaptation choices Marvel chose to add. This show focuses on a group of…
 
Running on Rooftops Episode 100! We are going to take a look at the Tv show that influenced most of the shows that cover, as well as the show that is referenced almost every podcast episode: Smallville. 0:07:15 - Bad The show has not aged well - Some of the choices in music and effects are fairly cheezy in retrospect. Bad Character Writing - A lot …
 
Phil delivers a stripped down version of the podcast this week, as he ranks the last two weeks of DC shows on theCW. Then he gives his impression on the first few episodes of The Gifted. Sorry for all the technical difficulties, but stay subscribed for our 100th episode next week. 00:00:20 - Phil's Technical Difficulties 00:01:47 - Rankings for the…
 
The Fall 2017 season kicked off on theCW last week and Darryl is here to give his opinion on who came back the best. Darryl ranks the 4 returning shows (not counting Riverdale) Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Supergirl. 00:00:00 - Intro 00:01:21 - #4 00:02:49 - #3 00:04:45 - #2 00:06:15 - #1 00:08:30 - Outro Ratings Supergirl The Flash Arrow…
 
Darryl is running solo this episode as he reviews the new Marvel TV Show "The Gifted" The Strucker Family What surprised me the most I'm not hating the kids. Lauren is a good elder sibling, Andy was not the worst. It's also nice that the family isn't completely dysfunctional. The parents were a little less interesting. The mom is a bit stereotypica…
 
Welcome to Season 4! Welcome to Season 4 of Running on Rooftops. If this is your first episode, Darryl and Phil are two guys that enjoy comic books and the media they are adapted to. We will be here every week to rate and review comic book tv shows and movies. There's a lot of new events ahead that we will cover this year, like Gifted, the Justice …
 
Darryl and guest host Joe take a first look take our first look at Netflix mini series: The Defenders. This is the series we've been waiting for since this podcast started, and it does not disappoint. We give our spoiler free impressions on the first three episodes of The Defenders, then we discuss the four main characters and villains in Spoiler S…
 
Spider-Man: Homecoming Darryl and Phil review Spider-Man: Homecoming, the joint release from Marvel and Sony. We reflect on the past few iterations of Spider-Man movies, talk about a basketful of Easter eggs, and gush about Tom Holland and Micheal Keaton. Spider-Man is finally in the Marvel Cinematic Universe everyone. Let's Celebrate! This episode…
 
Gotham Season 3 Review Let's get started by talking about the season three finale of Gotham, Heavy Dirty Soul. Not sure if it's a reference to something but things got pretty heavy, things got pretty dirty and weren't terribly soulful. This finale was pretty effective in wrapping up all the various plots from this past season. We had all of Al Tetc…
 
Awesome-Con 2017 Recap Overall, it was a lot of fun. It took almost an hour to get into the vendor hall and it was super overwhelming at first. I got a chance to see Phil Lamar! The voice of John Stewart in the DCAU Justice League cartoon, Samurai Jack, Hermes from Futurama, among others. I got a chance to see Super Art Fight. A really fun art live…
 
We review the Wonder Woman movie! This a very solid, action packed, origin story movie set in World War 1 that hits some familiar beats, but is a marked improvement for the DCEU. We love how Diana develops in strength and character in the movie and becomes the symbol of love and peace we all know and love. Phil also gives Darryl a quick quiz on wha…
 
Supergirl, Flash, Arrow Finales On the second episode of the week, Phil sprints through last week's finales: Supergirl, Flash, and Arrow. He talks about Supergirl's awesome fight with the Man of Steel, how Barry sucks at executing plans in an effective manner, and Slade's return is glorious. Listen, rate, review, share! Time Codes 00:00 - Intro 00:…
 
Legends of Tomorrow and Marvel's Agents of Shield Finales Darryl is joined by special guest Joe, to discuss and review Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Season 4 and Legends of Tomorrow Season 2. We get into YouTube spoilers, gush over character development, media and the connections between the different Marvel media and discuss the meaning of sentience. …
 
Arrow Season 5 Recap Phil does a fun Arrow Season 5 recap to get us all up to speed for the finale. How many impressions does Phil go through? How many times does Darryl crack up? Listen and find out! Time Codes 00:00 - Intro 00:58 - We're Back! 01:45 - How this episode will go 04:17 Beginning of the Recap 34:05 - Mid Season Finale 56:24 - A Messag…
 
We review the first four episodes of the last pod of Marvel's Agents of SHIELD: Marvel's Agents of Hydra. What character is better off evil? Will the Framework last past the season finale? How do you pronounce Iain De Caestecker? Listen and find out (Except for the pronunciation part, we really aren't sure)! Time Codes 00:00 - Intro 01:32 - Agents …
 
In this episode, Darryl sprints through the start of iZombie Season 3. This isn't a summary or a strict review, but more of an overview of his impressions of the early season. It's a look at where the characters are, and what we are looking forward to in the future. Time Codes 00:00 - Intro 02:14 - Outro 09:33 - Conclusion 10:29 - Next Time Ratings…
 
We review the mind-bending first season of FX's Legion (FOX). This hit show was very engaging and visually beautiful, but it had a few places where it fell flat. Have a listen to hear our opinion Time Codes 00:00 - Intro 00:49 - Overview of Episode 02:08 - Initial Thoughts 07:13 - Comparison to Legion in the Comics 10:01 - Shadow King 12:00 - Olive…
 
We review Saban's Power Rangers! Your hosts are two lifelong fans of the franchise, there was a lot riding on this film for us. It turned out better than expected and flashed us back to our childhoods. Listen to find out our full thoughts! Time Codes 00:00 - Intro 00:53 - Power Rangers Spoiler Free Review 18:34 - Ratings 19:45 - Spoiler Space 19:57…
 
In this sprint, Darryl reviews the Flash and Supergirl crossover episode: Duet. Do the songs reach a sharp point, or do they fall flat? Is the musical melodic or malefic? Listen and find out!!! Time Codes 00:00 - Intro 00:52 - Flash/Supergirl Musical Review 10:30 - Outro Ratings The Flash - Duet Darryl: B…
 
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