Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The IseeRobots Show Ep.8: The Top 5 Cakes Of All The Times And The Summer Movie Awards!





This week on the ISR Show we have what I think might be the best show I've ever produced content wise! We have a To 5 List as well as The Summer Movie Award Winners with a special guest! It's an awesome episode!

We start off with a little convo between me and Engineer Emily where we discuss her recent discussion with that alien we met the other week.. it's pretty sad and also exciting! There may be a quest on the way!

From there we talk about a movie I took in called Hustlers.. It stars J-Lo and is about exotic dancers and such.. 

Then we move onto the main event! A Top 5 List Of The Greatest Types Of Cakes Of All The Times and Space. It's thorough and is sure to be super controversial. We all have our favorite cakes right? These are mine. 

At the end of the show we open up an action figure, have a follow up to the flea market talk from last week and talk so much more! It's an exciting hour and for sure one for the record books!

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Thursday, September 12, 2019

IseeRobots Television: 1988 KOFY TV 20 Country Dance Party Commercial Breaks


Back when Line dancing was all the rage KOFY Bay Area TV 20 jumped into the trend with both feet (In Cowboy boots) first with a new program called aptly enough Country Dance Party. It was a spin-off of their already popular show KOFY Dance Party which was more or less a Bay Area Version of American Bandstand. It's an institution here in The Bay and airs every Saturday night on TV 20 and has for years... 

The show was a tie in with popular country music radio station KSAN which at the time was the top country/western station in the Bay Area, they've since switched to a classic rock format and a new name THE BONE! but that's neither here nor there.

Anyhow, I was at a thrift store the other week and found a VHS Tape with 6 full episodes of Country Dance Party, complete with commercials! I was so stoked. Local TV commercials are my holy grail and this tape was chocked full of them.  

I wanted to rip the entire thing to Youtube and save the episodes for future generations. I feel that it's important for them to know that back in the late 80's people in urban areas like San Francisco and San Jose would sometimes on the weekends rock spangly cowpoke shirts and fancy cowboy boots and go out to bars and dance to Randy Travis and The Gatlin Brothers but Youtube is ruthless when it comes to music copyrights so I was only able to get away with a  few bits of the show and the commercials. I'm cool with that though. Those are the gold right?

Some of the highlights to me are the awesome KOFY Station ID breaks where the feature local dogs on chairs and there at the beginning is an AWESOME commercial with Chuck Norris where he utters the AMAZING line.." I don't step on toes, I step on necks." from his classic film, Braddock: Missing In Action III.... 

Anyhow, I hope you guys get something out of this. I feel like old commercials are a great way to get a blast of 80's nostalgia. To me they give you a more realistic feeling of what it was like back in the day then the actual shows do and local commercials with all their bad acting and weird cinematography are an even more realistic look back into the past... Enjoy!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

The IseeRobots Show Ep.7: Seven For A Secret Never To Be Told



Hey kids. This week on the ISR Show we start off with some talk about my damaged ankle.. I tripped in the garage and it's had me laid up for days. I'm much better now but at the time I was bumming! It's all good though. I got some interesting talk out of it.

For At The Movies we talk about the latest Stephen King joint.. IT part 2.. I saw it on the Sunday it came out and I'll tell you all about it in as spoiler free way as I can.. 

Then for the main event of the show we talk about a not so fun trip to sell at the Sebastopol Flea Market as well as a brief history of the market mostly based around my early days of going there. It's a pretty good segment. It's fun to hear me fail.. lol.

At the end of the show I talk a ton of stuff, Trapper Keepers, Megos at Target and a ton of other weird stuff..Bats at Wal-Mart.. It's a good time overall..  

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Saturday, September 7, 2019

Geekfest Rants Ep.395: D23 2019 Marvel & Star Wars





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 Hulk and Moon Knight, to updates on Wanda Vision, Black Widow, and Falcon and the Winter Soldier.

Plus, on the Star Wars side we have new trailers for The Mandalorian and Rise of Skywalker.  And some bonus information on the Cassian Andor series, an Obi-Wan series, and the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel.  You better start saving your Republic Credits.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Wrestling Scan: August 9th 2019 Arena Mexico CMLL Flyer


This is the flyer from The Arena Mexico Lucha Libre show that the fam went to when they were recently in Mexico City on business... Man, lucha is fun live and Arena Mexico has an Awesome Vibe. I've been there once myself and had a great time. 

The family said it was fun but wasn't the same without me there.. That's nice of them to say but I'm sure that it was awesome nonetheless.. IDK, maybe what they meant was that it was fun but would have been WORSE! If I'd been there. You never know if something is a complement of not when you get it through a text... 

I don't really have any insight into the matches or anything you know, having not gone and all but this piece of paper has been floating around my office for weeks now and the only way that I didn't feel wack about tossing it in my He-Man Garbage can was if I scanned it in to the World Wide Web and saved it for future generations.. 

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The IseeRobots Show Ep.6: Six Of One. Half A Dozen Of The Other




This week on The IseeRobots Show we start off with a segment recorded from inside our touring ship, The Callisto Flyer. Me and Emily take it out for a spin and have an interesting encounter!

For At The Movies we take a look at 2 movies. The 1st one was a flick called Blinded By The Light and the 2nd was a scary shark movie called 47 Meters Down, Uncaged.. Each one was good in their own way...

Then for the main event of the show I talk a bit about some recent changes I've made to my comic book subscriptions. It's way more interesting than it sounds.

At the end we do some Summer Of Fitness and talk about some cool wrestling figures I got from Mexico! It's a really great segment, one not to be missed.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

WWF Flyer For 1989 Cow Palace Show I Went To With My Dad And Brother



1989 was my sophomore year of High School. I was still totally into WWF at the time and used to get teased by cooler kids. They were right in retrospect. I still watch wrestling but man, it does suck sometimes.. lol. 

I remember getting teased a ton for wearing my Rowdy Roddy Piper shirt to school at least once a week. I never learned my lesson though. I still wore that shirt on the reg. 

I bet I went to this show and never told ANYONE that I did.  Watching it on TV and wearing shirts was one thing but actually going to a live show was a whole different animal. I wasn't really secure in myself and my loves to let the extent of my dorkiness be known..

The card is pretty great really. Shawn Michaels was there, Dusty Rhodes was there, The Ultimate Warrior was there.. Man, it was star studded! Also Ted Dibiase and Ronnie Garvin, for some reason I was a huge Rugged Ronnie Garvin Mark.. I was dumb. 

I remember being so geeked when he won the NWA title from Ric Flair and then being really disappointed and weirded out to see him as champ on TV.. It just felt wrong.. 

I really only have a few memories of going to this show though.. I remember that the main event was really short and that The Warrior spent more time running to the ring and shaking the ropes then he did fighting Ravishing Rick Rude. Another distinct memory was that Dusty Rhodes was over like clover. The place went nuts when he came out even if he was wearing polka-dots. 

One thing I want to point out is that my dad HATED wrestling but he was nice enough to take me to the Cow Palace to see WWF on numerous occasions and he never complained and even on a few trips he was willing to stand around outside the building to see if any of the dudes where there signing autographs. It was super nice of him. 




This was on the flipside of the flyer.. It's all pretty standard fanclub fare but one thing that really stands out to me is the Hulk Rules Shoelaces.. I love weird random items like that.. I found some on Ebay a minute ago. They are listed at 19.99 and look like this...


In my imagination they were yellow. If they were it's entirely possible that they'd be getting mailed to my house right now... I have a pair of green Saucony's that would look AWESOME with some yellow Hulk Rules Shoelaces... 

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Geekfest Rants Ep.394: Director's Cuts and Special Editions





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 might reverse your opinion on a film.

Join Carlos and Steve at GeekFest Rants as they go down the list of some of their favorite  Director's Cuts or a Special Editions.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The IseeRobots Show Ep.5: Accidental Collections



Hey kids. This week on The ISR Show we have a ton of fun stuff for ya. We start off with a little talk between me and Emily about being alone and about making the choices to do things as opposed to making the choices to not do things and how you can't complain about it..

For At The Movies we talk on a flick I saw called The Kitchen. It's a 70's New York flick about some gals who start a protection racket in Hell's Kitchen. It was alright.. I don't know it didn't really connect with me.

Then in the main event of the show we talk about something we all know about, Accidental Collections or those collections of things we have that we don't really know where they came from.. I'm gonna cover a few of mine.

At the end, the final segment I'm gonna touch on a couple different things, The CW and it's recent Direct TV blackout, The CW Crisis On Infinite Earths and some other stuff, my Facebook problems.. It's all pretty fun.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Video Magazine Scan: S & S Sound City and The Video Station



I like this advert a lot. Like a lot. I really dig the Carmen San Diego looking gal in the upper right hand corner. What I dig about it is that she's sort of like a spy or something doing some clandestine work to find the best price on consumer electronics.. I guess her name is Toll Free Barbara and she's supposed to be the lady on the other side of the line when you call in to order something.. I suppose her office setup is like supposed to be outside on a street corner under a lamp of some sort..

I REALLY dig the black and white graphic of VCRs and stuff in the center/bottom area. I want all of those things! There are so many cool things about this ad, like how they feature blank VHS and that they sell Video Disc Players..

I looked up S and S Video and it looks like they were in business up until a couple of years ago in NYC.. I always look these businesses up when I post an ad or something. Sometimes you are pleasantly surprised and they are still open to customers. This time they weren't but they almost were which is kind of good but also kind of sad.. It means you just missed them...



This is a really great one too. It's basically like a business that sells you all that you need to open up your own video store! I would so order one if they were still around. I'd set it up in my garage and just hang out there.. Well, it costs 34,500 dollars so I guess I'd have to open up to customers and try and recoup some of that bread but it'd be an exclusive clientele.. 

One of the things that I notice is that they offer you a "protected territory" that sounds a bit criminal, like they won't let ANY other stores open up near you.. if you know what I mean....

I'd really like to have a brochure from this place. I really want to know what you get for your money.. Do you think they send you like cases and cases of VHS tapes and shelves and all that stuff? They must right? It's prolly like some sort of subscription type deal too where you have to keep ordering new releases from them.. I'd still be interested..  

I also really like their corporate logo. It's like a house and a tv and has symbols that show that you can watch movies at home.. It really shows you what they are about... 

Friday, August 16, 2019

Geekfest Rants Ep.393: Star Trek Borg Figures




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 here, we'll also take a wide look at the history of Star Trek figures.

Today we truly go where no GeekFest Rants has gone before.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

IseeRobots Television: 80's Commercials From KGO Bay Area TV 7


There are a ton of fun commercials on this block. Nothing like awesome or anything but it is a nice slice of 80's life. Sometimes it's nice to see something that is sort of average to take you back to what day to day life was like. 

I'm not trying to say that these are wack or anything because that's not the case at all. There are some cool Winter Olympic spots and a neat Mcdonalds one.. I love a Mcdonald's commercial.. They really take me back. 

I'm a big McDonalds lover.. I still eat there like once a week or so.. IDK, it's nostalgic for me to sit at the same McD that I've gone to my whole life and drink a coffee and eat a cookie..