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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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Two final trailers have been released for two major Star Wars properties: Star Wars-The Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian. Today on GeekFest Rants, join Carlos and Steve as they go shot by shot on these two action packed trailers. Are there any new surprises? Which one are we most... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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The origin story is at the heart of every good comic book film. And this might be the best one yet. Join Carlos and Steve at GeekFest Rants, as they explore the terrifying world of Joker. Here is a movie that takes it's cues from such film classics as Taxi... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos takes a look back at the life and work of actor Bill Paxton. From the classics like Weird Science, Aliens, The Terminator, True Lies, Titanic, and Avatar to his rock band Martini Ranch, to his TV roles in Big Love and Agents of Shield. Plus... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Have you heard the News? As in Huey Lewis and the News. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos profiles his favorite 80s rock signer/band, Huey Lewis and the News. We cover all the albums, from the mega successful Sports to the Back to the Future soundtrack, to Fore!, to many more.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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If there is a landmark Anime film out there, this ... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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OK, we have been waiting for this for a long time, but finally, it's here. We visited Star Wars Galaxy's Edge at Disney World Hollywood Studios. Join GeekFest Rants' Carlos and Kyle as they describe their visit to this new Star Wars themed land. We hit the park three times... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Just when you though we had enough information on Marvel and Star Wars, Disney unleashes some more announcements at D23. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos is joined by his son Kyle to go over all the developments on the MCU and Lucasfilm. We'll cover newly announced Disney+ shows like She... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Once upon a time, the best next thing to watching a great film, was knowing that a Director's Cut or a Special Edition was going to be released soon to the home video market. Sometimes this was a success, specially when you already loved the theatrical cut. And occasionally it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we find out that Resistance Is Futile. That is, resistance to trying to put together a video episode of GeekFest Rants. Join Carlos as he takes a deep dive into the world of Star Trek Borg action figures. Particularly Playmates but also Art Asylum. But while... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Are you ready for Phase 4? It's Marvel time at San Diego Comic-Con and the big story this time is the Phase 4 lineup. Join Carlos and Kyle as they discuss all the upcoming Marvel projects including Black Widow, Eternals, Loki, Wanda Vision, Blade, and many more. Plus, we take... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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As we live through this age of social media and nerd rage, one phrase that comes up every now and then is Not My Trek. Today on GeekFest Rants we are joined by Andrew E.C. Gaska to try to debunk some of the most common arguments against modern Star Trek.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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When it comes to the Star Wars saga, does reading the books increase your enjoyment of the films? Are the movie adaptations faithful to the films? Do you prefer the Expanded Universe? How much are writers allowed to add to the existing stories? Join Carlos and Steve at GeekFest Rants... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos examines two iconic Lucasfilm posters: Revenge of the Jedi and Raiders of the Lost Ark. These are some of the most highly sought after movie posters of the 80's. Drawn by two masters of poster design, Drew Struzan and Richard Amsel. We'll go over the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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What is a Mary Sue? What is it's connection to Star Trek? How has this term been applied in the past and how is it applied today? And, can this term be weaponized for alternative reasons? Find out today at GeekFest Rants with Carlos and Steve. Stream Show Episode 388... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants, join Carlos and Steve as they dive deep into Star Trek Discovery, Season 2. We meet new classic characters like Captain Pike and Spock. We are introduced to new threats like the Red Angel and Control. We'll discuss the hits and misses of this exciting new... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we take a look at Cyborg. No, not DC's Cyborg or Jean-Claude Van Damme' s Cyborg. Instead we are looking at the book Cyborg by Martin Caidin which inspired the TV sci-fi favorite, The Six Million Dollar Man. We will cover the many direct connections between... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Does anyone remember a time when we had these things called toy stores? Well, today on GeekFest Rants we travel back in time to our early days of toy collecting. Join Carlos and Steve as they compare and contrast two somewhat different kinds of collecting backgrounds. From actual toy stores,... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Vintagesploitation. Have you ever heard this term before? We had not, until we listened to an episode of The Chive Cast and we started to notice a new trend in marketing Star Wars toys: appeal to Star Wars collectors by recreating vintage looking items. Is this a money grab or... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos and Steve return to recap the highlights from Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019. This time around we cover the return of The Clone Wars, Hasbro's newest toys, the soon to be open Galaxy's Edge, for our gamers out there - Jedi Fallen Order, and the... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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As we begin our recap of Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019, we will start with the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker teaser trailer. Today on GeekFest Rants join Carlos and Steve as they go shot by shot into the Episode IX trailer. We'll see some returning characters, some new... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Have you ever watched a movie that left you with more questions than answers? Or you did not know if you liked it or not until you talked to some people about it? Or that it was so disturbing that you has to stop watching it? Well, welcome to art... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we return to our Happy Place... Star Wars toys. Join Carlos as we take a deep dive into Star Wars concept ship toys. We'll begin with Galoob's Series Alpha, then to Hasbro Solo additions, and to the Hot Wheels concept Cantwell collection. When it comes to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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You have good movies and bad movies. Usually the good movies are the ones you want to re-watch. But not always. Today on GeekFest Rants join Carlos and Steve as they go down the list of some very good movies that for different reason, we may not want to see... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in". A very ironic line from Godfather Part 3. Today on GeekFest Rants, join Carlos as he takes an unexpected trip back into the Star Wars toxic fandom Rebel Force Radio Controversy from last year. It would seem that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2019 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we are going to take a trip back to a planet ruled by talking apes. Join Carlos Perrone as he again welcomes back writer Andrew E.C. Gaska to chat about his latest book, Death of the Planet of the Apes. If you ever wondered what happen... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2019 at Geekfest Rants