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Features

Tuesday, August 12 2014

"You Should Have to Make Your Case with Comedy": An Interview with MST3K's Michael J. Nelson

He has been the host and head writer of both Mystery Science Theater 3000 and RiffTrax, and now takes on his biggest comedy challenge yet: riffing 1998's Godzilla in front of a live audience.


Wednesday, October 10 2007

Part 4 - Feasts from the Fringe

Cable created supply where there was little or no demand. Out of the myriad of subject specific programming, a few gemstones managed to shine.


Sunday, April 11 2004

You Can Say Stuff With a Puppet You Can't in Person: Trace Beaulieu in Orlando, Florida, 2004

MST3k taps into a more sophisticated language than do shows of lesser scope.


Columns

Thursday, October 30 2008

Robot Roll Call: Mystery Science Theater 3000

The 20th anniversary DVD release of Mystery Science Theater 3000 is less a greatest-hits package than a reminder of simple joys, like mocking lousy movies.


Reviews

Sunday, August 3 2014

Joyous Cadre of Cinematic Excrement: 'Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXX'

There are good MST3K box sets, and then there are great MST3K box sets. The difference? All the Jack Palance jokes you could ever hope for.


Tuesday, July 23 2013

The Turkey Skewering Experts' 27th Collection Is, of Course, Hilarious

Four feature-length episodes of the brilliant bomb-diffusing series represent four distinct eras in the show's evolution. While individually each is excellent, watched back-to-back, the experience can be jarring (if still hilarious) with the many cast changes.


Monday, March 25 2013

The Satellite of Love is Still Trapped in Orbit: 'Mystery Science Theater 3000: Volume XXVI'

Stories of subterranean civilizations make up just two of the four wonderfully awful films, here.


Wednesday, May 30 2012

'Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXIII' Suffering, So that We Don't Have to

If Dante had scored these guys as his guides through the underworld, he wouldn't have had such a sour face in all of those Gustave Doré's illustrations.


Tuesday, September 6 2011

'Mystery Science Theater: The Unearthly' and 'Red Zone Cuba'

Two movies, two types of bad. Red Zone Cuba keeps it coming, and The Unearthly just keeps it going...


Blogs

Sunday, January 23 2011

Even As You Gag on It: MST3K vs. Post-War America

Nothing destroys the charm of a meal more quickly than having a personality.


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