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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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If you love trippy sci-fi shows, this is your lucky day. Today on GeekFest Rants join Carlos as he reviews two fantastic new sci-fi show that just concluded on streaming services. One is Devs, from the mind of Ex Machina's Alex Garland. This one is about determinism vs. free will... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Geekfest Rants
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Let's take one final trip to the world of Star Wars - The Rise of Skywalker. Join Carlos today at GeekFest Rants as he reviews the movie adaptation novel version of the last chapter of the Skywalker saga. How much more does this book add to the existing film? Does... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Today we take a pause from our usual geek topics to look back at how this show started. Join Carlos as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary of GeekFest Rants. We'll take a peek behind the curtain to see how the show was inspired and formed, who our past co-hosts have... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Are you a Star Wars poster collector? Today on GeekFest Rants we have some Star Wars poster you might not have see before. Join Carlos on this video presentation as he searches for the strangest international original trilogy Star Wars posters. From the easily recognizable ones to the outright bizarre... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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If you like weird, mind-bending films, this is your lucky day. Join Carlos today at GeekFest Rants as he discusses the films Vivarium and Color Out of Space. Both films seem to be flying under the radar but you can find them on Amazon Prime and/or Netflix DVDs. They are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Time to go down the Kenner Star Wars action figure collecting rabbit hole. If you are a hardcore Kenner Star Wars action figure collector, sooner or later you will encounter the Repro battle lines being drawn. Join Carlos today on GeekFest Rants as he chronicles the latest skirmish in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Do you enjoy behind the scenes making-of movie books? Well, we have a fantastic one here for you. Join Carlos today on GeekFest Rants as he reviews J. W. Rinzler's The Making of Planet of the Apes. This could very well be the definitive Apes making-of book. He'll also go... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Have you ordered your Tesla flying car yet? Oh, wait, they don't exist yet? Darn, we have been waiting for flying cars for so long. Join Carlos today on GeekFest Rants as we look at different film versions of what a flying car society would look like. From Blade Runner... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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What happens when an artist branches out to a different medium? Sometimes it's fantastic and sometimes you get a celebrity music album. Today on GeekFest Rants Carlos will explore the phenomenon of the Celebrity Album. From the train wrecks , to the hits, to the personal guilty pleasure favorites. Have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Have you ever seen the classic Disney film, Song of the South? Probably not. What made Disney pull this film from rotation and bury it in their vault? What makes this film so offensive today? Or was it always offensive? Then we take a look at the racially explosive masterpiece,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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In 1983 William Peter Blatty wrote Legion, his sequel to the Exorcist, but not until 1990 did we get to see his film version of that book. But was it truly his version of the book? Join Carlos on GeekFest Rants as he examines the book, and Director's Cut. We'll... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Will the real director please stand up. Did Steven Spielberg or Tobe Hooper direct Poltergeist? Sometimes it's not as easy as looking at the credits to see who directed a movie. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos will sift through Ghost Directors and the infamous Alan Smithee directing credit. Then on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we mourn the passing of a friend, Charles Lippincott. Charlito, to his friends, was responsible for the initial deals to market and licence Star Wars. From the Kenner action figures, to the Marvel comics, to pre-premier convention appearances, to fan relations, and to most marketing and... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Convention time is here. Unfortunately it seem most cons are being cancelled due to COVID-19. So what can be done about it? Join Carlos and Kyle at GeekFest Rants as they theorize on what Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2020 will or would have been about, depending on it's undetermined fate.... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we return to cover Part 2 of our Best of Star Trek The Next Generation. Among these great episodes we have, All Good Things, Lower Decks, The Pegasus, Descent, Tapestry, Chain of Command, Relics, I Borg, The Inner Light, Parallels, and many more. Perhaps today is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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How many mad scientists can you fit inside a killer robot? One....well, most of one. Not sure what I'm talking about? Well...find out today on GeekFest Rants as Carlos reviews the latest and greatest action figure entries into the Tron and The Black Hole action figure lines. Recently, Diamond Select... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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As we obey our Stay-At-Home order, what better time to dive deep into Star Trek The Next Generation. Join Carlos today at GeekFest Rants as he picks the best episodes of Next Generation. He'll go over some fan favorites like The Best of Both Worlds, Darmok, The Inner Light, The... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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In this new age of Social Distancing, we here at GeekFest Rants hope you are all safe and healthy. To help you pass the time, Carlos will review his new, re-acquired Kenner Creature Cantina. You will learn why this item marks a special moment in his Star Wars vintage collection.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Who are the great artists that came up with the first Star Wars movie posters? Here are a few: Tom Jung, Greg Hildebrandt, Tim Hildebrandt, and Tom Chantrell. Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos returns to posters of the month with the classic original Star Wars movie posters. These are true... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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As promised, we at GeekFest Rants are taking a second look at Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. This time around, Carlos Perrone is joined by Steve Fowlkes. Does this movie get better the more times you watch it? Is this a good conclusion to the nine film Skywalker saga?... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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There was a time when we would set our alarms at 8AM or earlier, on Saturday mornings, in order to watch some of our favorite TV shows. Carlos did it in the 80s and Steve in the 90s. Today on GeekFest Rants we time travel to our childhood, to a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants we conclude our review of the first season of The Mandalorian. Join Carlos and Steve as they mine for easter eggs in this rich Star Wars landscape. Does this second half of the season live up to the potential to the first half? What new characters... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Today on GeekFest Rants Carlos and Steve wrap up their reviews of Star Trek: Short Treks with the Pike-centric "Ask Not", two animated shorts , "Ephraim and Dot" and "The Girl Who Made the Stars", and the Picard themed "Children of Mars". Then we jump off to the eagerly awaited... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Innovations in action figure design don't occur very often. But when it happens, collectors and competitors take notice. Join Carlos and Steve on GeekFest Rants as they step back into their action figure collecting days to reminisce about McFarlane action figures. These are the more grown up collectable figures that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2020 at Geekfest Rants
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Star Wars Galaxy's Edge is complete and GeekFest Rants is there to review it. Join the Perrones today as they walk you through the groundbreaking latest attraction at Disney Hollywood Studios, Star Wars Rise of the Resistance. Is this the best ride ever? How easy is to be able to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2020 at Geekfest Rants