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Hosted by Tyler Day and Michael Henderson, Hokey Religion is two guys talking about Star Wars. From the films to Dengar's medical bills, Hokey Religion covers the theories, happenings, and excitement concerning the Star Wars world that Tyler and Michael have obsessed over since childhood. Whether a casual or fanboy, join us in our Hokey Religion.
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 been and where do we go from here. If you enjoy the show and would like to take it to…
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 ones. Stream Show To download file, right click…
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 somewhat artsy, sci-fi-ish, scary, and funny....what else could you ask for? Oh…
Nate's back for a second week in a row, and we're joined by Green Machine Comics co-owner Steve Mix to discuss the impact of the changes at DC Comics, and the DC Universe.By Fanboy Planet
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 Kenner Star Wars action figure collecting circles. All of it…
Nate Costa, prodigal fanboy, returns for this week's discussion of a pulp revival, streaming surprises, Wicked Chicken, and our picks of the week!By Fanboy Planet
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 over some of Rinzler's past and future book projects. Then it's time, once aga…
The Fanboys discuss what went right and wrong with Comic-Con@Home! Spoiler: It was mostly right. Also, the Eisner awards, and what's happening in TV and movies!By Fanboy Planet
We discuss the ComicCon@Home Experience and the Parallel Cons that are appearing. And then discuss changes in DC streaming services.By Fanboy Planet
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 to Total Recall. From Back to the Future to the Fifth Element. We have plenty of…
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 a listen maybe some of your favorites made the…
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, Do the Right Thing. A prophetic film whose themes seem to keep repeatin…
The drought continues. Quick, is there anything left to talk about?! Oh, wait...Mandalorian books, Star Wars tabloids, and Ron Jon!
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 cover topics like Brad Dourif's tremendous performance, to the recasting of Jason Miller…
Join us as we try and figure out what Star Wars things have or haven't been canceled or pushed. Star Wars Squadrons, Jedi Temple Challenge, Celebration, High Republic, and more.
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 posters of the month, we'll look at the Star Wars …
Our Cinequest interview this week is with the creators of Take Out Girl, nothing to do with the current state of restaurants but an intriguing film you're going to want to see.By Fanboy Planet
Brian Volk-Weiss, creator of the television show A Toy Store Near You, tells us a timely tale of toy stores in the age of Covid-19.By Fanboy Planet
Welcome to another pandemic episode, where very little Star Wars is happening in the world. Let's talk about Boba Fett in The Mandalorian, the final Clone Wars season, and respect for Dave Filoni.
We're back from hiding! But also still hiding, because of quarantine and viral loads wafting about any living being. Let's see if we remember how to do this, I am willing to bet we don't.
Jocular Jon Bogdanove and Tim Powers are back with a look at Fantastic Four #8: Meet the Puppet Master. We ALSO meet the future Mrs. Benjamin J. Grimm, Alicia Masters. Reed has been working on a formula to try and change the Thing back to human form and has Sue and Johnny try to bar Ben from entering his lab until it is finished. This leads to a fi…
The Rise of Skywalker is almost here! Let's talk about final thoughts, theories, hopes, and dreams. More importantly, let's figure out what the Ewok space program looks like.
Disney+ is out, which means The Mandalorian is out, and it was good. Let's talk about the first episode and much more, all on today's episode.
The Rise of Skywalker final trailer hit, our brains melted, our hearts gave out, we went through strenuous medical procedures, extensive physical therapy, and now we're ready to talk about it.
New York City Comic Con took place and many new exciting books were announced. In other news, Bob Iger spoke in his new book about George Lucas' involvement in Disney's Star Wars. All this and more on Episode 103!
Tyler went to Batuu (Disney's Galaxy's Edge), come listen to just how magical it was. Also, have you looked into The Rise of Skywalker rumors? Some are FANTASTIC, the others are really REALLY dumb.
Tim Powers & Jon Bogdanove are back with the 7th issue of the original run of Fantastic Four. Kurrgo the ruler of Planet X is seeking to find a way to save his world from a runaway asteroid that is poised to strike the planet causing an extinction level event. Monitoring the Fantastic Four on Earth, Kurrgo believes that only they can help save his …
D23 gave us more than we could have hoped for. A Mandolorian trailer, an Episode IX "special look", and more. So much to think about!
Could there really be an Imperial remnant fleet awaiting instructions from The Emperor? Can Wookiee's really rely on Flappy Tech? All this and more on the monumental episode 100!
This episode of Hokey Religion features Sith Troopers, Admiral Ar’alani, a VERY large McDonald's, and more!
Today we talk about Alphabet Squadron, Thrawn, and what the future in-universe political landscape could possibly look like for Star Wars.
Join us for today's episode where we implore you to consider that there is so much more to talk about that Rey's parents, cooler threads to pull at, and possible sinister connotations. Also, we invent a physical audiobook, so that's something.
Joins us as we discuss the important news from the Vanity Fair Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker issue, specific details about how a "Backwards Man" functions, and some new tidbits on Galaxy's Edge.
Three more Star Wars films on the release schedule? You bet! Bad guys seducing young adults to the Dark Side? Definitely! Too many Star Wars books to read? Absolutely!
Let's look back at the time Emperor Palpatine resurrected in the old Expanded Universe, bad prophecy rhyming and all.
Star Wars Celebration 2019 has given us so much to talk about. The Mandalorian, Galaxy's Edge, Jedi: Fallen Order, and Episode IX! Join us for an extra long episode as we pour out all of or emotions.
Celebration is jam-packed with amazing guests. What's the First Order's actual plan? What will we get for Episode IX at Celebration? All this and many other noises on today's episode!
So much Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge news was released in the past couple of weeks and we can barely contain our excitement.
Tune in for discussions about upcoming films from the Game of Thrones duo, rumors for The Mandalorian, Anthony Daniel's stroking out on twitter, and more. The more is mainly that we REALLY JUST WAST STAR WARS CHEERS.
If R5-D4 is in The Mandalorian what might that mean? Does EA know how to make video games? After we tackle these questions we get into pretty heavy Episode IX plot rumors that have us both excited.
It's 2019 and we're still here! There's more Galaxy's Edge rumors, upcoming novels, our hopes and dreams for Episode IX, and other things I forget at this moment. All that and possibly something else in our first episode of the year!
Jon Bogdanove and Tim Powers are back again to discuss the SIXTH issue of Fantastic Four, when Dr. Doom teams up with the Sub Mariner to try and defeat the Mighty Foursome. Life seems to finally be taking on a semblance of normalcy for the Fantastic Four, although Sue and Johnny fight over her not-so-secret crush on Namor. Meanwhile, Dr. Doom swear…
Merry Christmas, everybody. Here's the Radio Dramatization of FF#5 to go along with the commentary Jon and Tim did on the issue in the previous episode. Dig it.By Tim Powers
Award winning comic book artist Jon Bogdanove and his pal ciomedian Tim Powers break down Fantastic Four #5 and pay tribute to the late, great Stan Lee, who had just passed shortly before recording this episode. The Fantastic Four come face to face with Doctor Doom for the first time, the evil genius who would become the group's greatest foe as he …
Another holiday, another episode! Let's talk about cast announcements for The Mandalorian, Solo's award submission flub, and more.