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Kim Perrone
I am a writer of parenting and human interest articles
Interests: Writing, reading, parenting, karate, movies
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We are going to be awash with tributes to Leonard Nimoy in the coming days and weeks, and deservedly so. I recently commented to another Trek-loving friend that losing him would be like losing one of the family, and it is. Despite major encouragement from my Dad, I didn't embrace... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we continue with our coverage of New York Toy Fair 2015. On this episode we focus on one of our Star Wars favorites, Hasbro. Will they hit it out of the park this years or will they strike out. Plus we'll look at the new-ish action... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Geekfest Rants
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It's that time of the year again, Toy Fair time. Join us as Carlos and James go over what new offerings we'll be seeing at toy stores in the future from the number one toy company, Lego. We'll inspect the usual favorites like Star Wars, Marvel, and DC lines. And... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's GeekFest Rants Carlos and Steve V. discuss the superhero TV and film adaptations that occurred (primarily) before the renaissance that began with Blade and X-Men, when cheap and cheesy adaptations were the norm (aside from the occasional Superman or Batman blockbuster). Pay attention kids! There was a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
Today we are back at the Wayne Toy Show. There Steve gets to chat with dealers Jeff Sotelo, Stephen Schwartzman, and Larry J. Katz. CTW - Episode 6 - Wayne Toy Show - Feb 2015 Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2015 at Crazy Toy World
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It all began with the 12-Backs, the first 12 Star Wars action figures released in 1978. While the movie overtook our lives in the summer of 1977, the action figure line overtook our wallets a year later. Listen to Carlos and James as they give you a beginner's course on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Every trilogy must come to an end. So, will The Hobbit trilogy join the ranks of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, or the original Star Wars trilogy, or The Matrix trilogy, or even the Back to the Future trilogy? Join Carlos Perrone and Mike Sutton today as they return... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Today Carlos Perrone and Mike Sutton have a run in with 1958's The Blob. Find out how a low budget Horror/Sci-Fi movie, with an, at the time, unknown actor named Steven McQueen transformed itself into the classic it is today. Plus, also learn about how it inspired another film, a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Basil Rathbone, Peter Cushing, Robert Downey Jr., Benedict Cumberbatch, all wonderful actors who have given unique portrayals of Arthur Conan Doyle's famed detective Sherlock Holmes. However, if you're a child of the 80s like Carlos and the Steves, you have to add Nicholas Rowe to that list of definitive Sherlocks.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Before the figures were pulled from toy store shelves due to a petition started by a Florida mom, A. Das Baron had a chance to pick up a Walter White figure from the AMC hit series and review it. The story goes that a lady was upset by the fact... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Are you a closet fanboy? Do you let your fandom freak flag fly loud and proud? Or do you do a little bit of both? Today on GeekFest Rants we explore the many faces of fandom. Join Carlos and James as they talk about how different fandoms such as sports,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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As we begin the new year we have a present for you. This is a Bonus Episode called the End Tags Show. Only for the die-hard fans of the show or anyone who wants a quick laugh. Happy New Year from all of us at GeekFest Rants. Stream Show H... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
Join Steve today as he hosted Talking Toys at the latest ToyCon NJ 2. Here Steve was able to sit down, one on one with some fans and discuss their toy collections and answer Toy Hunter questions. Just in time for the holidays see how collecting is a family tradition.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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As we end 2014 here at GeekFest Rants, Carlos and James examine the first half of Season One from Star Wars Rebels. We have been looking forward to this show and specially the heavy McQuarrie influence on it's style of art. We have some new characters to meet and some... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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As the Marvel superhero machine continues to turn out more live action versions of their comic book stars, we focus today on one of the most eagerly awaited ones, Daredevil. Join us today as we present for you the New York Comic Con 2014 - Daredevil panel. Here they presented... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Before the word showrunner existed, we would usually describe this individual as a super-producer/writer/show creator. Today GeekFest Rants takes a look at the work of the late, great Glen Larson. Not only are we familiar with his genre work like Battlestar Galactica, The SIx Million Dollar Man, and Buck Rogers,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
Today on Crazy Toy World, Steve catches up with musician and good friend, Paul Kwiecien. Join us as they discuss Paul's toy/autograph/wrestling shows background, his Toy Hunter appearance, his celebrity experiences, and his love for rock and roll music. Can Steve and Paul get the band together again? Find out... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Sven is back once again, and this time he's on the hunt for a mysterious toy from his past. Join him as he makes the journey to Toycon 2 in search of merriment, adventure and firmly pressed garments! It's a rollicking hootenanny for the entire familial unit! Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
Today on Crazy Toy World, Steve sits down with ECPW Heavyweight Wrestling Champion, Andrew "The Reinforcer" Anderson for a no holds barred interview about his career, his idols, and his toy collection. Don't miss this show and whatever you do, don't ask if wrestling is real. CTW - Episode 3... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's installment of GeekFest Rants our intrepid heroes tackle one of the most important films in the Geek Pantheon: Army of Darkness! It's one of the films held most dear by Carlos and the Steves, who worship at the altar of the almighty Raimi, and who saw the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Every once in a while I lament the fact that I'll probably never live to see an alien creature from another world. Then I come across life forms on our very own planet that, well, fulfill that need. Behold the... Continue reading
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Have you ever wondered what the "Rants" part of GeekFest Rants stands for? Well, today you'll have an answer to that. Join Carlos and James as they pick apart the very short teaser for the next Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens. One of them loved it and one of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
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Join us for A. Das Baron Presents, where today he spotlights classic Kaiju monster, the S.H. Monsterarts' 1964 Godzilla. On this toy review he'll take this wonderful collectible and examine every inch of it. He'll dig into how accurate it has been sculpted and how many points of articulation it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Geekfest Rants
Join Steve today as he hosted Talking Toys at the latest ToyCon NJ 2. Here Steve was able to sit down, one on one with some fans and discuss their toy collections and answer Toy Hunter questions. Just in time for the holidays see how collecting is a family tradition.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2014 at Crazy Toy World
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I should really, really hate Star Trek Generations. At the time of its release, my personal life was imploding. I was 24. My girlfriend of four years (who I thought I would marry) kicked me to the curb the day of its release, and my professional outlook was bleak at... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at Geekfest Rants