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Entries from May 2007

SFist Interviews: Michael J. Nelson of RiffTrax and MST3K

May 23rd, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

All those folks who are still complaining about the cancellation of “Mystery Science Theater 3000″–and by “all those folks,” we mean us–wake up! The MST3K guys are still at it–they just aren’t trapped in space any more. In fact, Mike Nelson, Bill Corbett, and Kevin Murphy will be in San Francisco this weekend skewering a [...]

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Ask Mike! Episode 3

May 22nd, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments

 
icon for podpress  Ask Mike! Episode 3 [1:46m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

We apologize for the length of this episode. It’s a short one, with only a couple questions, but we feel they’re important! And you might enjoy them anyway. Hey – and it’s free!
If you’ve ever wanted to know which living actor Mike would most like to riff with, now’s your chance to find out! (It’s [...]

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RiffTrax Live! for San Francisco Sketch Fest

May 20th, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments

Hopefully many of you already have your tickets! But in case you live in a place with no Internet (how do you read this anyway?), Mike, Kevin and Bill are performing another as-yet-unnamed film LIVE as part of the SF Sketch Fest! There will be two shows around Memorial Day Weekend – Sunday the 27th [...]

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Tags: Events · RiffTrax · RiffTrax Live!

Interview with Mike: "Michael J Nelson of Mystery Science Theater Takes on Hollywood"

May 18th, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments

 
icon for podpress  Mike Nelson takes on Hollywood [12:30m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

Michael J. Nelson co-starred with two wisecracking puppet robots for many seasons on the cult tv series “Mystery Science Theater 3000.” The puppets may have been retired but Nelson and his pals are still wisecracking and taking pot shots at movies. And now they don’t need anybody’s permission to take on some of Hollywood’s biggest [...]

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Mike and Mary Jo in the studio!

May 14th, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments

Mike and Mary Jo recorded the next commentary track today, for none other than Mariah Carey’s magnum opus, "Glitter." Check out the photo from today’s recording session below!

Want to know ahead of everyone else what the next movie is? Join us in the forum for our semi-regular games of 20 questions, scavenger hunts, and more! [...]

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Ask Mike! Episode 2

May 14th, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

 
icon for podpress  Ask Mike! Episode 2 [3:17m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

What do slipper shoes, Stone Brewing Company, and Captain Janeway from Star Trek: Voyager all have in common? They’re the subject of this week’s Ask Mike! podcast, where you, our loyal fans, can submit questions to Mike for him to answer. Thanks to everyone who’s submitted questions so far, and if you’d like to submit [...]

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Mix bad movies and funny commentaries to create first profitable podcasts

May 10th, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments

It’s been almost a year since I marveled over the ingenuity of director Kevin Smith. As part of the theatrical release of his movie Clerks II, Smith released a free director’s commentary on iTunes, in Podcast form.* Back then I called it a smart way to get his core audience back in the theaters. I [...]

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G4 "The Feed" blog about RiffTrax

May 9th, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments

Someone at G4TV read the writeup about us in the NY Times, and decided to post about us in their blog (”The Feed”). This is the second time they have mentioned us; the first was a brief mention about Star Wars Episode 1 a while back.
G4, the fastest growing network on television for 2006, launched [...]

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MST3K: The Final Frontier (NY Times article)

May 6th, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments

(via The New York Times)
WHEN “Mystery Science Theater 3000″ was canceled after 11 seasons in 1999, 146 distraught fans bought a full-page advertisement in Daily Variety urging another network to continue the show. But the series was not revived, and today devotees cannot even tune in to reruns because its premise – a host and [...]

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Mike Interviewed by Mancow!

May 1st, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments

 
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Mancow Mullins, a popular Chicago radio talk show host, recently had Mike on the phone for a brief, yet interesting interview. Check it out!

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Kevin and Mike on Free Beer and Hot Wings Radio show!

May 1st, 2007 by torgosPizza · No Comments

 
icon for podpress  Mike and Kevin on Free Beer & Hot Wings [13:23m]: Play Now | Play in Popup | Download

The guys who run the nationally-broadcast morning show of the same name, Free Beer and Hot Wings had Mike and Kevin on recently to discuss all things RiffTrax. These guys are huge fans of MST3k and RiffTrax, and so needless to say, the interview went quite well. Listen to it by clicking below!

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