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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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On today's GeekFest Rants, Carlos and Steve V. dissect the world of superheroes on TV, reviewing all of last season's offerings including DC's Arrow, The Flash and Gotham, and Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, Agent Carter and their breakout Netflix hit Daredevil. They also preview upcoming shows such as Legends of... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Geekfest Rants
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It's time for us to take a look at Japan and see what our geek neighbors have been up to all these years in the realm of sci-fi/fantasy animation. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos and James take you through a basic course in the world of Anime. We'll cover classics... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we take a trip to the post-apocalyptic Australian Wasteland featuring George Miller's Mad Max franchise. Join Carlos and James as they examine the progression of this action adventure classic that made Mel Gibson a super star. Plus we preview the rebooting of this great series with... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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38 years ago, I read Avengers #162, and it forever cemented my allegiance to Earth's Mightiest Heroes. I was never an "X" man, and while I enjoyed The Fantastic Four, The Avengers were always my team. I was fortunate enough to come of age in the midst of George Perez's... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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As the entire world gears up for box office records to be broken with the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Carlos and Steve V. offer up a commentary on the original film during this week's episode of GeekFest Rants . As superhero films have slowly taken over the world,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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It's that time again, Star Wars Celebration time. This year it was held in Anaheim California. Join us at GeekFest Rants as Carlos and James pick out the most importantly awesome news that came out of this amazing Star Wars fan gathering. We have a new Teaser for Star Wars:... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Buckle up and hit the NOS button on today's GeekFest Rants as Carlos and James take a trip into the world of The Fast and the Furious franchise. They cover all seven films plus the bonus mini-movies. Find out about it's stars' backgrounds and success, plus the heart braking tragic... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Tom Hanks has long been acknowledged as a modern-day Jimmy Stewart in the film world. An argument could be made that Grant Gustin is filling that role in the TV landscape with his role as Barry Allen in “The Flash,” the CW series whose hero brings a touch of old-fashioned... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we continue with the next chapter in the Star Wars saga's Marvel comic book movie adaptation, The Empire Strikes Back. Listen to Carlos and James as they take a look at how the introduction of Al Williamson and Archie Goodwin to the movie adaptations changed the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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When the Mikes and Carlos get together it usually means one thing, classic sci-fi. Today's entry is The War of the Worlds. This classic H.G. Wells story, later adapted for radio by Orson Welles, and was finally turned into a film in 1953. Join us today at GeekFest Rants as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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On this week's episode of GeekFest Rants Carlos and Steve V. dissect the new Marvel/Sony partnership that finally allows our favorite web slinger, the Amazing Spider-Man to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe! How is the deal structured? What films will he appear in? Who has final say? We'll have... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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This week's episode of GFR features Part 2 of our Leonard Nimoy tribute. Carlos and Steve V. discuss the late actor's interaction with fandom (which was almost universally positive) as well as Steve's two in-person encounters with Mr. Nimoy, experiences he will always treasure. Stream Show H Episode 236 -... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on a special two part episode of GeekFest Rants we take the time to remember the career of Star Trek fan favorite, Leonard Nimoy. Carlos and James will go over some of Mr. Nimoy's most popular TV and film roles from Star Trek's beloved Mr. Spock, to Dr. William... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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On today's episode of GFR, our intrepid trio of Carlos and the Steves provide commentary over the final chapter in the Star Wars saga, Return of the Jedi! Wait a sec...hold on.....come again....you mean there's a new trilogy coming out? With the original actors? Episode VII???? And JJ Abrams is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at Geekfest Rants
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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 Feb 27, 2015 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 Feb 25, 2015 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