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Entries from June 2007

From MST3K to RiffTrax, the Mike Nelson Revolution

June 28th, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

(via Bad Ass Birds)
When cult classic Mystery Science Theater 3000 left the air in 1999, it had won a Peabody and an army of fans. Since then, host and head writer Mike Nelson has forged a successful career writing several hilarious books, and has worked in many other media.
Today he talks to us about stand [...]

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Tags: Interviews · RiffTrax

Quick Stop Entertainment Interviews Bill Corbett

June 22nd, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

When not plying his skills as an acclaimed playwright, Bill Corbett has been known to manipulate a gold robot and walk around, pasty-faced, with his brain in a glass dish.
Okay, so the pasty-facedness of the previous statement actually applies to the character of The Observer that Bill played for 3 seasons during Mystery Science Theater [...]

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RiffTrax delivers DIY laughs and a promising business model

June 22nd, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

(via Digital Solid)
As promised in a prior post, I did indeed throw a RiffTrax party. It was Sunday. My wife and I hosted three people, and we screened the latest James Bond movie, Casino Royale. The party was a success, and the highlight was undeniably the movie heckling supplied by our virtual guests of honor, [...]

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Tags: In the Media · RiffTrax

RiffTrax: Behind The Riff

June 20th, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

Well okay, this isn’t really a “behind the scenes” documentary of any sorts. That’s still in the works… maybe. What this IS is, is… are… some more behind the scenes photos, or “action shots,” if you will. Not the type of action you might see at one of Mike’s famous sushi parties, or even at [...]

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Ask Mike! (and Kevin!)

June 19th, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

In what could also be considered the 5th episode of the fastest-growing podcast about RiffTrax-related questions that have been submitted by RiffTrax forum users, today we have the pleasure of having Kevin Murphy join us for this current round of Q & A!
Thrill!
As your questions are answered!
Gasp!
As they are answered in a somewhat humorous fashion!
Return!
Soon!
For [...]

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Tags: Podcast · RiffTrax

RiffTrax acquires Cuts.com!

June 12th, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

From the desk of Mike Nelson:
A New Era of RiffTrax has begun!
Yes, RiffTrax continues its steady march toward global domination is very excited to announce its acquisition of Cuts.com. I’ve always been aware that there are talented people out there in the RiffTrax universe, and when our fans began to prove it by ruling [...]

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Tags: RiffTrax · RiffTrax DIY

Mystery Science Theater Creators Return, With Downloadable Snark

June 11th, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

John Scott Lewinski / Wired
Eight years after Mystery Science Theater 3000 crashed to Earth, fans still mourn the demise of the series whose robot characters offered snarky running commentaries on some of the 20th century’s most mockable B movies.
Now fans can hear those caustic asides directed at a new crop of movies, with a pair [...]

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Tags: In the Media · RiffTrax

Ask Mike! Episode the Fourth

June 7th, 2007 by torgosPizza · 1 Comment

Where does Mikes name come from, and what kind of kung fu should a monkey practice? These are the pressing questions (along with several more) submitted in our forum that Mike and DisembAudio must tackle in this, the latest installment of our world-famous* podcast!
* Slight exaggeration

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Tags: Podcast · RiffTrax

RiffTrax Needs You!

June 6th, 2007 by torgosPizza · 2 Comments

RiffTrax is looking to hire some help on a contract basis that could lead to a full time position.  Check out the job description and if you feel you fit the bill then email your resume to jobs@rifftrax.com

For more information, please follow this link!

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