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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Halloween Invader resin figure available now!


Celebrate Halloween with the Sea-Borgs' worst nightmare!

For a limited time only! Grab the special Halloween colorway of the Sea-Borg Invader figure from MonsterPants toys!

This translucent orange resin figure features a horned skull head on a cyborg body with a skeleton motif inspired by Japanese toys, Hong Kong sci-fi villains, and Mexican Day of the Dead figures.

Handmade by filmmaker James Felix McKenney (Hypothermia, Automatons),  these Halloween Invaders are available to purchase from now until October 28 for $25 each plus shipping at the MonsterPants online store:

The figures are also for sale on Etsy:

Figures are packaged in a clear bag with header card.

The enemies of the Sea-Borgs, these decaying and toxic Invaders came to the Sea-Borg world to strip it of its natural resources and poison its water. For the Sea-Borgs the Day of the Dead has come!

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 23: Laser Dicks!

 It's a look back at the glory days of the VHS tape and the local video store. On this episode Laree and Jim take a trip down memory lane as they talk about their first exposure to the VHS format, renting VCRs, The Octagon, Star Wars on super-8, Monty Python, Chuck Norris, the Cult movie section, Pink Flamingos, The Toxic Avenger, Barbie doll porn, Back to the Future, favorite video stores, The Princess Bride, scat videos, Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, Battle Beyond the Stars, Infra-Man, Laserdiscs, The Devils, Lair of the White Worm, Browsing the video store aisles, The Phantom Menace, GreenCine, Laree's life as a video store clerk, "adult" films, the arrival of DVDs, Absolute Beginners, Homemade compilation videos and watching porn with other dudes.

Available now on iTunes!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Before Geeks Were Cool Podcast Episode 22: Weird Tales!

It's a monster-sized episode focusing on author HP Lovecraft and Lovecraftian cinema! Feel the dread as your hosts talk about how they each first discovered Lovecraft, their visits to Providence, Re-Animator, From Beyond, The Dunwich Horror, Necronomicon, The Evil Dead, Castle Freak, Bleeders, Dagon, Laree's Lovecraft movie appearance, Possession, The Silver Globe (which Phantasm fan Jim mistakenly refers to as The Silver Sphere), The Thing, The Mouth of Madness, The Mist, Prince of Darkness, Event Horizon, Color from the Dark, The Curse, Alien, Promethius, Alien vs. Predator, Europa Report, The Last Winter, The Shuttered Room, The Wicker Man, the Call of Cthulhu role-playing game, Hellboy, pulp magazines, Conan the Barbarian, Lovecraft's racism, the cute-ification of Cthulhu and how Bronies are the lowest form of fandom.

Program note: This will be the last of the weekly podcasts. From now on, we will be releasing slightly longer episodes every other week.

All sanity is lost on iTunes!