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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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Let's kick off the new year with a look at all the genre goodies heading our way. Join Carlos and Steve as they share all the movie and TV shows that they are looking forward to this year. It's not just Star Wars or Star Trek. We have Marvel, DC,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Geekfest Rants
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"Hey, we don't serve their kind here...Your droids. They'll have to wait outside. We don't want them here." These lines from the Cantina bartender in Star Wars, prompted a whole bunch of questions from us lately. Is there a prejudice against droids in the Star Wars universe? Are droids treated... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Today GeekFest Rants returns to the planet ruled by apes. Well, at least with our toy collection. Join Carlos as we profile the great Planet of the Apes action figure line by Medicom. We'll cover the major past figure lines available plus the current ones. Plus, which figures we wish... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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It's genre book time at GeekFest Rants. Today, join Carlos and Steve as they review some nerdy books on all things genre related. We start with Star Trek Shipyards - Starfleet Ships 2063-2293, then Dungeons & Dragons - Art & Arcana, then Stan Lee's Amazing Fantastic Incredible, and finally The... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants join us as Carlos reviews his collection of not so old Battlestar Galactica Hasbro Titanium ships. He goes over all these fantastic looking ships from the groundbreaking Sci-Fi Channel series. This also includes a few classic 1978 style ships that were part of this line. Then... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants join Carlos and special guest author, Andrew E.C. Gaska, as they look at the history of toxic fandom with events like Gamergate and Comicsgate. Then Carlos returns to cover the Rebel Force Radio controversy with the conclusion of these 3 part investigative reports. The great, late... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos and Steve take a deep dive into the first season of Star Trek Discovery. How does this show compare to it's predecessors? We'll examine the development of the show, the cast, the effects, the music, and the major plot lines. But first we start out... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos dips into comics and posters. First off, he reviews the recent Planet of the Apes Visionaries graphic novel. This highly anticipated volume gives all Apes fans an alternate visual look at the classic story from the perspective of one of the film's original screenwriters and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Two titans of the comic book world have become titans of the cinema world. But how are they faring against each other. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos is joined by new guest co-host Steve Fowlkes. They cover the four major eras of superhero films, 70s-80s Superman era, 80's-90s Batman era,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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"From a Certain Point of View" is not just a very memorable line that Ben tells Luke from Return of the Jedi. It is also a point of argument when it comes to defending toxic fandom. Are all points of view equal? Or are there some points of view that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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It's time for the New York Comic Con 2018 round up. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos highlights some of the news, trailers, and toys featured at NYCC. We'll also include some breaking news around the time of NYCC. Things like Aquaman, Star Wars Resistance, What We do in the Shadows,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Not film documentaries, documentaries about films. There is a difference; these are not your typical behind the scenes, how a movie is made kind of docs. These are about how some movies never got made like The Death of Superman Lives, Doomed, and Jodorowsky's Dune. Or movies about how people... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Things are not going to go the way you think... Today on GeekFest Rants, this line from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, will apply both to the kind of show we are uploading and to one of Carlos' favorite podcasts, Rebel Force Radio. On this episode we are doing an... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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"An elegant weapon, for a more civilized age". That's how Obi-Was described it to Luke. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos will take you through the collectible market of lightsabers, specifically the high end "light up" FX lightsabers. We'll start with the creation of the film prop by Roger Christian, to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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There are good films, bad films, and Cult films. Well, two out of three ain't bad. Today on GeekFest Rants Carlos will look at the Michael Mann WWII horror film, The Keep. Even the greatest of film makers have a skeleton in their closet and this one might be it... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we'll take a look at two upcoming Star Wars animated shows, Clone Wars and Resistance. With the surprise return and addition of a final season of Clone Wars episodes, we might get the conclusion we have been waiting for all these years. Plus a fresh new... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Who are the current trailblazers of science fiction cinema? Find out today on GeekFest Rants as we review the AMC show James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction and it's companion book. On the show we get one on one interviews between James Cameron and Guillermo del Toro, George Lucas, Christopher... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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How would you improve a movie? How many times have you had a conversation with someone, about a movie, that goes something like this: What if, in the story, they would have done that differently? Today on GeekFest Rants we will do exactly that. We will theorize on alternate ways... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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It was the dawn of the third age of mankind, ten years after the Earth/Minbari war. The Babylon Project was a dream given form. Its goal: to prevent another war by creating a place where humans and aliens could work out their differences peacefully. It's a port of call, home... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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When was the last time you heard the story of Star Wars? Now a days, not so much. But a long time ago, before the home video revolution, records were our way of reliving the Star Wars saga. Today on GeekFest Rants Carlos breaks out the turntable (google it kids)... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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It's time for Summer Movie Roundup. Join Carlos today at GeekFest Rants as we go over some of the films out this summer(and spring). Starting with an original small film like Upgrade, with our newest crowned cult actor, Logan Marshall-Green(fake Tom Hardy). Then, if you want sequels, boy do we... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we return for a visit to posters of the month. Join Carlos as he delves into Rogue One and Solo. This brings us to a more modern look at poster design and it's creators. Plus, we get some poster design controversy....yes there is such a thing.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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When it comes to the building blocks of modern science fiction, for at least people our age, in their 40's, it all starts with 2001 A Space Odyssey. Join Carlos at GeekFest Rants as we dip our toe into the ocean that is 2001. From the film by Stanley Kubrick,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos looks at both sides of the Star Wars fandom coin, the positive fan gatherings like Star Wars Celebration and the flip side with the ugly newer toxic fandom incidents. This non traditional Star Wars fan behavior seems to have been gathering steam most recently with... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2018 at Geekfest Rants
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Greetings, Starfighter! You have been recruited by the Star League to defend the Frontier against Xur and the Ko-Dan Armada. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos revisits the 80's cult-classic, The Last Starfighter. This CGI effects groundbreaking film will always have a place in our appreciation of special effects development. We'll... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2018 at Geekfest Rants