About Us

Geek Freaks

Geek Freaks is a podcast with four friends discussing the latest in geek culture. There are different shows on the Geek Freaks feed including News of the Week, Level Up, Push to Talk, and more future projects. News of the Week goes over the big stories in comic books, video games, movies, and tv. Level Up is a monthly series that dives into industry-changing games. The discussion analyses the story, gameplay, and design of each iconic title. Push to Talk is hosted by Eddie “Squeaks” Martin. Squeaks chats with rotating guests about geek-favorite topics or interviews writers and developers. Special events like announcement reactions and convention coverage are available as soon as possible. Geek Freaks has additional shows on the horizon for YouTube, Patreon, and your favorite podcast platform.

Frank Lourence – Host & Producer

Frank Lourence at BlizzCon 2019

Frank is the co-host of News of the Week and Level Up; and host of Sloop. He loves podcasting because he gets to research his favorite things and share them with others.

In his free time, Frank plays video games while chatting with friends in Discord. He also likes binging Netflix and Hulu. He is an avid podcast listener, suggesting The Dollop, My Favorite Murder, and Small Beans.

  • Favorites
    • Game – World of Warcraft
    • Comic – Flash, Flashpoint
    • Show – The Simpsons
    • Movie – Shawshank Redemption
    • Book – A Song of Ice and Fire

Eddie ‘Squeaks’ Martin – Host

Eddie “Squeaks” Martin

Squeaks is a co-host on News of the Week and host of Push to Talk. He is a father to Kairi (named after Kingdom Hearts) and husband to Sarah. He works as an airman for the US Air Force.

In his free time, Squeaks is either gaming on his PC or PlayStation or headed to Disneyland. He often reads comics and novels, making him a great source for suggestions.

  • Favorites
    • Game – Kingdom Hearts
    • Comic – Spawn
    • Show – Attack on Titan
    • Movie -Romeo + Juliet by Baz Luhrann
    • Book – Harry Potter

Jonathan Lourence – Host

Jonathan Lourence

Jon is co-host of News of the Week and is the Geek Freaks’ Convention Reporter. He and his wife Susy just welcomed their new baby, Marko (named after the Saga comic).

You can find Jon at your local Comic or Video Game Conventions. He is also on top of the latest binge worthy shows, usually bringing in a grade on the next big hit.

  • Favorites
    • Game -Minecraft
    • Comic – Saga
    • Show – Star Trek Voyager
    • Movie – Ready Player One
    • Book – Ready Player Two

Daniel Amaral – Host

Daniel Amaral

Daniel is the hard core gamer and anime watcher of the group. He is on top of the eSports scene and the latest in gaming reveals. Making him vital to the News of the Week show.

Daniel is usually play Call of Duty or World of Warcraft with his friends. He also enjoys restoring his pickup during his downtime.

  • Favorites
    • Game – Final Fantasy 10
    • Comic – Batman Beyond
    • Show – Naruto, Seinfeld
    • Movie – Rocky 4
    • Book – Island of the Blue Dolphin