Friday, January 19, 2018

Geekfest Rants Ep.331: Star Trek - TMP Figures & Comic - Rambo II & Conquest Apes Posters




Today on GeekFest Rants we begin to explore Star Trek: The Motion Picture.  Carlos will start by covering the Mego action figure line and the Marvel comic book adaptation. How do these figures compare to other Mego lines?  What hidden surprise does the comic book have?

Then we return to our posters of the month with Rambo: First Blood Part II and Conquest for the Planet of the Apes.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Magazine Scan: Man's Daring, Nov 196? Nazis! Natives! Hell In A Blue Bikini!


This is another wacky magazine cover that I found in a pile of papers. Why is it that I have the magazine cover but not the magazine? Weird but sucky.

I was reading up on this style of magazine a bit and it seems that the genre is called "sweats" I'm not to sure why. Is it because they give you the sweats because they are so scary/sexy? I know not. That sort of makes sense I guess. I feel a bit sweaty looking at it. It is a big muggy today though. Not warm or anything just muggy. That's prolly like what it's like in the dungeon that those two gals are in. Muggy and gross.

This cover is wild! It looks like the scary headhunter is working with the Nazis. I wonder how that came about. Also, why are they gonna chop that gal's head off? Just because they are mean I guess. It's a good thing that that soldier is on the way down to help out. What a hero.

The year of the magazine fell off the side of the paper. From what I can tell Men's Daring was published in the 1960's. 

Man, that chick in the front looks mad scared. Who can blame her I guess. Also, I want to know more about this naked army of U.S Geisha Girls. Why are they from the U.S? Is Gen. Yagishi American? Maybe but I kind of don't think so. As far as I can Google there is no such person. Is it a fictional tale? Prolly. Why would I think that it was anything but? I'm such a mark 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Toys R Us Report Ep.142: My Big List Of Movies That I Saw Plus Tons More! Star Wars Figures!


Hey kids! Thanks for stopping by. We have a super fun show ahead of us this week. We start off with some talk about the Earth Base and my office and how I moved stuff around.

From there we talk on a movie I saw called The Darkest Hour. It's about Winston Churchill. I really dug it but the wife fell asleep for a minute.

Then it's onto the main event of the show where we take a look at the big list of movies I saw over the last year. I took in 75. That's not bad but I wanted a solid 100.. What can you do? I tried.
For the last segment we chat about a Star Wars figure I bought and some TV shows I've been watching...

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Man's Adventure Magazine Cover. November 1961. Nazis! Nymphomania And Much More!


This is another cool thing I found while digging through my papers. It's not the whole magazine mind you, just the cover. I think that's enough but I would like the rest of the mag, if you happen to have it lying around send it over to your boy. He's interested. 

This is super interesting to me though. It has Nazis, chicks shooting Nazis (That's dope) an article about Nymphomania and a bunch of other pulpy type stuff. Magazines used to be so cool.  I got a couple of magazines in the mail today, one of them had tips to sustain your marriage spark and the other one had low-fat recipes. Neither one was for me mind you but nevertheless, they seem lame.

I like how the Ratzis have The Swastika on their torture pole. Those guys were great with their branding. I think that's why they are still so popular today. That and the fact that a lot of people are super gross and stupid. 

This mag came out November of 1961.. They really knew how to make a cover back then. The two mags we got earlier had some celeb that I wasn't familiar with and the other one had a pic of a bowl of leaves with like other leafy greens on top of them. I dig it, you have to sell to your audience but man, it's super boring. Even the gals who get it have to think that. They do right? 

Friday, January 12, 2018

Geekfest Rants Ep. 330: Star Wars - The Last Jedi - The Review Strikes Back



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Today on GeekFest Rants the Review Strikes Back as we take a second look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  Join Carlos as he welcomes his son Kyle for a different perspective on this latest entry in the Star Wars saga. 

What's better than a 47 year old arguing with a 19 year old about the script of The Last Jedi?  Are these films made for people of different ages?  Will we ever drink milk again?  Where will these films take us next?

Thursday, January 11, 2018

After Hours On The Yard. A Scan From Showtime Magazine Oct 1981


I recently found a few Showtime Magazines over at The Flea Market. These were basically little advertisements for whatever was playing on the channel that month. This page really jumped out at me. As a kid I considered Showtime to be like HBO's sleazy brother. It was the place where you could find like naked movies and sex comedies, you know, the stuff that your folks did not want you to watch. 

This ad up there is really great and sort of solidifies that feeling I had about them as a kid. Let's take a quick look at some of the stuff they have there.

The Happy Hooker Goes To Hollywood... Sound dope. I've never seen a Happy Hooker movie but I understand that they were pretty racy and that there were a ton of them. According to Wikipedia Adam West was in this flick.

Death Game has a terrific graphic. I've never seen this either but again according to Wikipedia it's a 1977 flick about two gals who take a dude hostage and torture him...yikes.

Dogs! That's another cools sounding one. It seems that domestic dogs are starting to attack people and all that. Again, yikes..

Devils's Rain. That one stars William Shatner.. ' Nuff said

The Ritz sound wacky.. Here's the synopsis... A tubby Ohio garbageman (Jack Weston) flees from his hit-man brother-in-law (Jerry Stiller) to a gay Turkish bath in Manhattan. 

On the real though, if we had Showtime I would have been all over these joints. We had HBO, you know, cuz we were classy... I think the real reason for that though is cuz my dad was into boxing and HBO had the big fights.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Toys R Us Report Ep.141: The Top 5 Movies Of 2017 Plus Tons More!



Hey kids! Thanks for stopping by. We have a super fun show ahead of us this week. We start off with the drawing for the Christmas Junk Box! The turnout was great and I really appreciate you guys helping out. It was a lot of fun to put the box together and the winner can reach me HERE!

From there we talk about a movie I saw called All The Money In The World. It was overall a very harrowing experience. Tune in to find out why. 

Then it's on to the Main Event of the show, my top 5 movies of 2017. It was an alright year for movies. Not the best, not the worst but there were a lot of fun flicks this year.
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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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The P.P Ep. 14: Yay!



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Tonight Kevin and I are yappin up a storm about health, the Tubbs Fires, Christmas Gifts, Please Stand By, our love to each other, and much more! We also have a wrestling/comic quiz featuring a guest appearance by the great Doug McCoy!!

A super fun time was had by all! Enjoy!

Friday, January 5, 2018

Geekfest Rants Ep.329: Star Wars Galactic Nights - 92 Backs/Last 17



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Today on GeekFest Rants we visit Disney's Galactic Nights. A one night event for all things Star Wars at Hollywood Studios.  Join Carlos as he attends a special panel previewing the upcoming 2019 Star Wars park expansion, Galaxy's Edge. 

Then we take a final look at Kenner's 92-Backs/Last 17 wave of Star Wars action figures. 

This marked the end of an era in Star Wars action figure wave collecting and the hardest one to find.  Your collection is not truly complete until you have these figures.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

The Mr. Sensational Gino Vega Podcast Ep.9: Atari 2600/Sears Video Arcade Memories Plus Tons More!


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Hey everyone, at long last the “Mr. Sensational” Gino Vega Podcast is BACK! My podcasting was seriously derailed by the Northern CA fires in October, but I finally managed to get things together and come up with another installment of The World’s Most Mundane Podcast.

That’s right, we’re BACK, baby! And that means another hour or so of rambling, tangential talk—this time somewhat centered around my Grandma’s recent funeral and memories I have of playing with my Atari 2600/Sears Video Arcade as a kid. 

Check it out if you’re so inclined, and don’t forget to visit www.iseerobots.com for all the great content on the I See Robots Radio Network!

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Classic Episode Repost: Pooptronics Cellular Presents Ep.82: The Top 5 WWF Jobbers Of The 1980’s



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Hey kids! Thanks for stopping by. We have a super fun show ahead of us this week! I really mean it this time. It's super fun.  We start off with me talking to Iceberg about the argument we had last week an believe it or not, dude plays a new song he's been working on. I was gobsmacked!

Then it's on to me jibba-jabbing about some random topics. Comic books, The Cloak And Dagger TV Show, all sorts of stuff and then it's onto the main event where we take a look at all sorts of 80's WWF Wrestlers! I love wrestling so it was fun to get to talk on it for awhile!

We picked up 2 new Patrons this week! That's always fantastic. The 1st is a long time friend of the show, Mr.Sensational himself, Gino Vega. He and Me go way back so dude, big up to you. The 2nd is a fella that I know from Twitter, he goes by This Guy Games, He goes by @ThisGuyGames over on Twitter. Make sure to give him a follow. Dude RULES!!!! 

It's a great show like always, Make sure to tell a friend and make sure to stop by SupportTheReport.com and check out how you can get the ISR Supertape VHS Tape! It's totally worth it! Just do it already!
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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Geekfest Rants Ep. 328: Star Wars - The Last Jedi - Geek Review


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"This is not going to go the way you think". Wow, Luke was not kidding.  Today on GeekFest Rants, Carlos takes a first look at Star Wars: The Last Jedi.  Probably the most divisive Star Wars film so far. 

We will go scene by scene and pick apart every wonderful and awful thing about the latest entry in the Star Wars saga.  Is this film faithful to the original Lucas vision or even The Force Awakens? 

Where will this go next?  Where does it stand among all other Star Wars films?  Is this the greatest one ever or the worse one?  And keep in mind, we only saw it once.