The Geekbox: Episode 1

Here it is — the first episode of’s radio podcast. And it’s a whopper, clocking in at just over two hours! An iTunes subscription link is coming soon; for now, you can download the MP3 directly from LibSyn or from Zune Marketplace. And if you like the podcast, please don’t forget to Digg — more Diggs equals more listeners, and more listeners equals more podcasts! I hope you enjoy it!! Feel free to leave comments or feedback on this post’s comments section.

UPDATE #1 (2009-01-18 @ 9:01 pm): This episode’s broken 10,000 downloads in just under 29 hours. Thank you, everyone — make sure all your friends check it out, too! πŸ™‚

UPDATE #2 (2009-01-19 @ 5:05 pm): The iTunes feed is now live — enjoy! It’ll take a couple days before it starts getting indexed in the search engine, but you can snag it from iTunes right here.

UPDATE #3 (2009-01-20 @ 10:41 am): As of this moment, The Geekbox is the #1 podcast in iTunes’ Video Games category, #2 in the Games & Hobbies category, and #8 overall. Thank you, everyone! Keep those subscriptions and reviews coming — let’s get to #1!

The Geekbox — Episode 1 (2009-01-17)
Wherein we discuss who we are and how we got here, our personal 2008 game of the year picks, Greg Ford’s stance (or lack thereof) on fair play, Street Fighter fan fiction, comic books, season 5 of Lost (season 4 spoiler alert!), and Andrew Fitch’s hot date (with bonus dating tips from Karen Chu). Starring Ryan Scott, Karen Chu, Andrew Fitch, Greg Ford, Ryan Higgins, and Ernie P.
Running Time: 2h 1m 34s
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133 Responses to “ “The Geekbox: Episode 1”

  1. seth says:

    yeah, if i didn’t have a dam ipod i won’t use itunes, thank you for all your hard work

  2. Ryan Scott says:

    Alec, that’s what I’d heard. But for whatever reason, it happened fast. No arguments here!

  3. Alec says:

    Doesn’t that application process for Zune take longer then iTunes?

  4. Ryan Scott says:

    Seth, just waitin’ on Apple to validate my feed submission. πŸ™‚

  5. seth says:

    please put the show on itunes asap

  6. Mr.Dingy says:

    Awesome show I’m looking forward to hearing more from you guys.

  7. Ricky says:

    Fantastic Show…. keep it up….
    I dugg it… Will Zune it as well….

  8. monkeystick says:

    loved it.. good conversation all around

  9. Paul says:

    Great show, looking forward to future episodes!

  10. Lailoken says:

    Excellent podcast. Signed up with Digg just to digg it. Good luck guys!

  11. Ian says:

    i like this. first we had ‘Chuf Love’ and now we have the ‘Fitch Hitch’.

    anyway great show.

  12. Kilobytedump says:

    Welcome back guys from a bloody late night in Ireland πŸ™‚

  13. isaac says:

    cant download?

  14. This is amazing. Please, make more! Ryan Scott and Greg Ford might be the most refreshing podcast combination in a while. I hope he continues to be on this podcast!

  15. Les says:

    Thanks Ryan, downloading now!

  16. Draggeta says:

    Sorry I can’t download it on iTunes, as I have a PSP, but downloading right now :O

  17. Churchy says:

    Downloading now! Also Dugg, thanks duuuuudes.

  18. Frenchican says:

    Listening to the direct download right now. Fantastic!!! Can’t wait to subscribe through itunes.

  19. Ryan Taylor says:

    Downloading it right now. Really can’t wait…keep up the good work!

  20. Richlough says:

    Subsrcibed ! Good luck .

  21. Steve says:

    I think Krispy Kreme had two problems when they came out to the east. A) They over expanded. B) Atkins craze started up.

  22. Ryan Scott says:

    nocturnx, there’s an RSS feed linked at the bottom of the right-hand sidebar.

  23. Andrew says:

    Downloading now, I really like the sound of that cast.

  24. Falcomadol says:

    At last!

    Congratulations on posting your first post-1up podcast. Here’s to many more happy returns.

  25. jw chen says:

    thank you Ryanx2, Karen, Andrew, Greg, and Ernie. thank you for your work.

  26. nocturnx says:

    Is there an rss channel address so that I can d/l it on my psp?

  27. r1cola says:

    mmm, so far so good. nice and geekboxy

  28. Daniel Nielsen says:

    Thanks Ryan, i have been looking forward to this podcast ever since you mentioned it.

  29. Only 15 minutes in, but this is an awesome podcast!

    Favorite Ryan memories! Ryan VS Fitch! Fitch VS Marriage!

    So awesome.

  30. Jake says:

    Awesome! Been looking forward to this, thanks Ryan!

  31. Adam says:

    I’m glad I stayed up tonight, thanks from the UK!

  32. CheapyD says:

    yay, and good sound quality for the first ep

  33. Evo says:

    Awesome! I hope you can get Shawn Elliot back on the show someday. I really miss his musings.

  34. Skywarpgold says:

    Downloading now! Can’t wait!

  35. Omega_X says:

    Zune Users!:


    Run that link in your browser.

  36. Ryan Scott says:

    Nazz, I will definitely take that into consideration. I encoded it at 128kbps, because I figured that’s pretty standard. The next one will possibly be a little lower if necessary. I also didn’t expect it to be quite this long. πŸ™‚

  37. Jim says:

    100 megs is a serious bitch on dial-up. I can’t download this unless you compress it more – that’d take me something like eight hours to download.

  38. Sopiep says:

    I look forward to enjoying what all you guys have to say! You’re the coolest, Ryan!

  39. Kevin says:

    2 HOURS YES!!!!can’t wait

  40. Nazz says:

    Thank you Ryan. But next time could you compress the audio a bit more? 100MB is a bit heavy for people with download caps.

  41. ZenGaijin says:

    Been waiting for this for a long time get that Zune feed up and I’m ready to ROCK!

    Also, DUGG!

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  43. Awesome, been looking forward to this. Dugg!

  44. Kholdstare says:

    Now all that’s needed is a iTunes feed. Looking forward to listening.

  45. Hell Yeah! You’re the man Ryan, can’t wait to listen!

  46. Andy says:

    Thanks Ryan.

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