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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 they would make. 

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This week on The TRU RPT we start off with a new song by DJ.Iceberg Thirteen. It's pretty fun and it transitions nicely into a segment I recorded over at The Mojo Sales Flea Market where I talk about fools not wanting to sell you stuff.. It's pretty decent.

For At The The Movies we talk a bit about Creed II which I liked but thought had pretty weird psychology. The flick made me root for the bad guy way more than it did the good guy.. It was kind of odd. Let me know what you think if you've seen it too.

From there we move into some Mego Talk some Christmas messages from some pals and end the show with a little bit of talk about Fonzie and his cousin in Waukesha... 

Overall it's a pretty fun episode and yes, I am aware that I forgot to talk about the 2 missing entrants to the 5 Mic Movie Hall Of Fame.. Don't worry. I'll get to it next episode... 

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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 Art of Ghost in the Shell.  Four very different books hitting some of the geeky subjects we love.  

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We have a super fun show ahead of us this week. We start off with me musing on how to turn luck you way. I spent a rainy morning in my garage. The secret is basically to Keep On Truckin' 

From there we talk about a movie I saw called I Kill Giants. I loved it and I hope I can convince you guys to go check it out. It's a terrific look at the grieving process. 

For the main event of the show we tackle something that we should have done a long time ago, The Inaugural Class Of The 5 Mic Movie Hall Of Fame. This week we go over 10 movies that should have been in from the jump. This is part two of a set of twenty. 

In the final segment we talk about toys and comics and things of that sort. It's a fun 20 minutes of this and that..

Make sure to hop on over to Support The Report and check out how you can get the ISR Supertape VHS Tape! While helping to support the show. Man, we need all the help that we can get.

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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 we'll take a trip to an imaginary Geek Mall.  What if we could put together a mall filled with just all the nerdy, geeky stores we love?  Well, here is your chance.  It's a genre fan's dream come true.  Too bad it's just a dream. 

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We have a super fun show ahead of us this week. We start off with me mopping up after last week's incident with the mini-sub. Iceberg and Emily are both there. It's a fun heartfelt moment in time..

From there we talk about a movie I saw called Ralph Breaks The Internet. It's the sequel to Wreck It Ralph. It was a lot of fun.

For the main event of the show we tackle something that we should have done a long time ago, The Inaugural Class Of The 5 Mic Movie Hall Of Fame. This week we go over 10 movies that should have been in from the jump. Next week we will do 10 more.. 

In the final segment we take some texts and have a great time listening to those. There is also some toy talk and stuff like that!

Make sure to hop on over to Support The Report and check out how you can get the ISR Supertape VHS Tape! While helping to support the show. Man, we need all the help that we can get.

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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 Stan Lee said it best "The world may change and evolve, but the one thing that will never change is the way that we tell our stories of heroism. Stories have room for everyone, regardless of their race, gender, religion, or color of their skin. The only things we don't have room for are hatred, intolerance, and bigotry. That man next to you, he's your brother. That woman over there, she's your sister...Excelsior!" 

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