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Rifftrax Anagram Challenge!

November 10th, 2008 by Bill Corbett · 89 Comments

(…now unscrambled for your convenience.)

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Say, who doesn’t like anagrams!?!

[Looks around. Gulps.] …Wow, that’s a lot of you. But! For those of you who don’t mind them, as much, here’s a little contest you might enjoy.

    The RIFFTRAX ANAGRAM CHALLENGE

    Your task:

    Create a witty, even poignant anagram from a Rifftrax-related name. What’s a Rifftrax-related name? Examples: the title of a movie we’ve riffed, a character name in a Rifftrax-riffed movie, an actor in such a movie, etc. Other ideas might be fine too, but they must relate to Rifftax in order to ensure further indoctrination for our future zombie army give this game some parameters.

    You can enter as often as you wish. But as is so often true, quality beats quantity. (<--- Not necessarily applicable to bacon.)

    Please provide the name you're anagrammizaterating, as well, so we don't have to guess. Only an ass would make people guess.

    Write your entries in comments below. Winner gets a free Rifftrax of his/her/its choice.

    DEADLINE: Friday, November 14, 11:59 PM

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So… does that all make sense? The goal is to make the anagram funny, but also relate in some way to the original. An example directly above, from my former stomping grounds in Park Slope, Brooklyn… someone did a guerilla anagram by cover of night on the marquee of the porn-chic American Apparel store.

(Here’s a great anagram-creating site. There are others, too.)

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Note to winner of the pre-contest contest *, Michael T. Bradley: contact me at Bill AT Rifftrax dot com if you’re interested in helping to judge this round. If not, no worries. In any case, we owe you a free Rifftrax!

(* I do know how to complicate things, don’t I? Lordy.)

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89 responses so far ↓

  • 1 ritalin yak faces on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:32 am

    I Call John Semen
    Metabolic Twirl
    My Viper Hunk

  • 2 Bill Corbett on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:36 am

    As a wise old man once said:

    “Please provide the name you’re anagrammizaterating, as well, so we don’t have to guess. “

  • 3 Enron Hubbard on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:46 am

    Bad Theatre Fillet = Battlefield Earth

  • 4 Scooter on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:01 am

    No milk seen=Mike Nelson

    I’m trying on Kevin Murphy, but that’s hard since it has a v and a y to use up

    and Bill Corbett has too few vowels

  • 5 Scooter on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:07 am

    oh I see what you did there. using William instead of Bill, and the full Micheal J Nelson

  • 6 Katie M. on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:19 am

    Jello N. Machines = Michael J. Nelson

    (hey, it’s early…)

  • 7 Walter on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:23 am

    Magneto Cerebro = Erect Boomerang
    Magneto = Goat Men

  • 8 secretidentitycrisis on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:26 am

    “sigh, anal myth-man” reminds me of a certain ‘happening’ director.

  • 9 Scooter on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:39 am

    I came up with the “No milk seen” on my own, but if it helps me win I’d like to change my answer to one from that site you offer: Senile Monk

  • 10 Katie M. on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:41 am

    Patrick Swayze = Crazy Weak Tips

  • 11 Katie M. on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:55 am

    Joey Pants = Ten Joy Spa

  • 12 secretidentitycrisis on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:00 am

    Your three Star Wars prequels:

    Math Men Teach Peon = The Phantom Menace
    To Catch Senate Folk = Attack of the Clones
    Then Shove, Get Fire = Revenge of the Sith

  • 13 Mario "Asteroid" Panighetti on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:01 am

    DisembAudio => Abused Idiom
    RiffTrax Presents => Fax Ferret Sprints
    Speed iRiff => Riffed Pies

  • 14 Smuttynose on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:05 am

    I Am Legend=Gem Denial
    Rifftrax Blog=Flirt Brag Fox
    The Day After Tomorrow=A Moderate Frothy Wort

  • 15 Smuttynose on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:09 am

    A Carnal Fanlight Fax Merger=Enlarging a Fractal Farm Hex

  • 16 Krud on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:15 am

    britney spears = yes, best pair (NR) / pestery brains

    keanu reeves = skeeve near u

    battlefield earth = daft elite blather

  • 17 Krud on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:16 am

    Oops, these were supposed to be part of that last comment:

    patrick swayze = waspy kite czar

    john travolta = a total horn VJ

  • 18 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:17 am

    I got Clobber Tilt for Bill Corbett, although Belt Rib Clot almost sounds as good as Big McLargehuge or Blast Hardcheese.

  • 19 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:21 am

    The Matrix: That Remix or Tax Hermit

    Point Break: Beatnik Pro, Probate Ink, or the best: Pirate Knob

    Spider Man: Mad Sniper, Damn Spire,

  • 20 Eric Fell on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:22 am

    Nicolas Cage = Oceanic Slag
    Bonesaw = Bean Sow
    Plan Nine from Outer Space = Mourn Top Paleface Sinner.

  • 21 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:23 am

    Oh, and:

    Iron Man: Ram on In, or Anon Rim.

  • 22 SomeGuyRiffs on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:26 am

    Very Hunk Imp (Kevin Murphy)
    Belt Rib Clot (Bill Corbett)
    Senile Monk (Mike Nelson)

  • 23 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:28 am

    The Forbidden Zone:
    Befriended Nth Zoo
    Indebted Fez Honor
    Indebted Frozen Ho
    Inbred Dozenth Foe
    Robotized Fend Hen
    Benzene Dido Froth
    Befriend Doth Zone (sounds like a stoner at Ren Faire)

  • 24 Smuttynose on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:28 am

    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull=hide-and-go-seek nonjournalistically. Thanks, TDFM!

  • 25 Conor Lastowka on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:29 am

    I noticed in the latest Simpsons Treehouse of horror, they made a variation of the same joke we did in Transformers, or should I say Farmer Snorts

  • 26 secretidentitycrisis on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:29 am

    The Trouble With Women = Betroth While We Mount

  • 27 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:29 am

    I tried finding one for Mary Jo Pehl, but they all sound dirrrrrrtyyyyyy. The least filthy sounding is Jam Her Ploy.

  • 28 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:30 am

    Of COURSE you would, A Cornstalk Woo!

  • 29 ready4sumfootball on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:32 am

    Disembaudio: Odium Abides

  • 30 Derek on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:36 am

    Keanu Reeves = Suave Keener
    DisembAudio = I, Sumo Baddie

  • 31 Derek on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:47 am

    Star Wars Holiday Special = A Radically Ass-Tripe Show

  • 32 Rubicon on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:49 am

    Schnappi, das Kleine Krokodil =
    Kindliness: Child Karaoke Pop

  • 33 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:51 am

    The Day After Tomorrow:
    A Feared Hot Wormy Tort
    A Reamed For Worthy Tot
    A Fathered Motto Worry
    A Forearmed Worthy Tot

    The Lord of the Rings:
    Threefold Shorting
    Frightened Sloth Or
    Threefold Thong Sir
    Fleshed Thing Rotor
    Fleshed Groin Troth
    Fender Girl Hotshot

    Star Trek Generations:
    A Enrage Retort Stinks
    A Sergeant Inert Stork
    A Sergeant Snorter Kit
    A Retainer Treks Tongs
    A Streaker Tenor Sting

  • 34 Bill Corbett on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:55 am

    “Belt Rib Clot (Bill Corbett)”

    Yeah, too much bacon WILL give you a belt rib clot.

  • 35 secretidentitycrisis on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:07 am

    I am Beowulf!

    Fable… I… Um… Ow
    or
    Me Awful Bio

  • 36 Smuttynose on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:12 am

    That’s right, Science Rises Dirty T*t! (secretidentitycrisis)

  • 37 SomeGuyRiffs on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:15 am

    A Severe Nuke (Keanu Reeves)
    Astray Peck Wiz (Patrick Swayze)
    Yep Brain Rests (Britney Spears)
    Camera Hairy (Mariah Carey)

  • 38 secretidentitycrisis on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:17 am

    Thanks, “Stun My Toes”

  • 39 secretidentitycrisis on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:23 am

    George Lucas…

    “Sauce Logger”
    “Glucose Rage”
    “Age, Ego, Curls”

  • 40 Krud on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:23 am

    The Day After Tomorrow =

    Mr. T: R Weather today, foo

    Too Warm, Mr? They Farted

  • 41 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:31 am

    M. Night Shyamalan:
    Anal Hammy Nights
    Nasal Hammy Thing
    Shaming Hat Manly
    Hating Mash Manly
    Malign Mynah Shat
    Slanting Ah Hammy
    A Lama Nights Hymn
    Hangman Shat Limy
    Amalgam Ninth Shy

  • 42 secretidentitycrisis on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:32 am

    Stale Sly Never Lost = sylvester stallone

  • 43 Queen Shadowrama on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:33 am

    Frodo Baggins: Sad, Bring Goof

    Who’s the goof? Why “Mama Geese Wigs” of course! (Samwise Gamgee)

    They also drag “Sag Mole” around with ‘em on a silver elven rope. (Smeagol)

  • 44 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:34 am

    And just as his movies resemble poor cooking, Michael Bay comes back as: Bah Meal Icy

  • 45 SomeGuyRiffs on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:36 am

    Ornamental Pita (Natalie Portman)
    Caved Hard (Chad Vader)
    Meaty Big Euro (Toby McGuire)
    Nasal Hammy Thing (M. Night Shyamalan)

  • 46 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:42 am

    Shia LaBouf!
    A Fail Sub Ho
    Sahib Afoul
    Oaf Hail Bus
    A Bah Foil Us

    And Anakin Skywalker comes back as:
    Awake Snarl Kinky
    Kayak Learns Wink
    Warlike Sank Yank
    A Leaky Swank Rink
    Wanna Yak Elk Risk
    Anal Yaks Knew Irk

  • 47 secretidentitycrisis on Nov 10, 2008 at 11:54 am

    Wendy’s Baconator =Warns To Body Acne

  • 48 Krud on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:03 pm

    Firewall = Aw, filler / Well, fair

    The Happening = Night pen heap

    Spider-Man 3 = Pi Means 3, Dr?

  • 49 Krud on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:09 pm

    Daniel Radcliffe = radical elf fiend

    Daniel Craig = A darn CGI lie

  • 50 ready4sumfootball on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:14 pm

    Rubeus Hagrid: His Guru Beard

    Tom Marvolo Riddle: Immoral, Voted Lord

  • 51 Krud on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:22 pm

    *re-reads blog entry*

    An anagram-creating site? Where’s the fun in that? ‘:P

  • 52 Michael T Bradley on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:27 pm

    Brian O., if you are ….

    (I fear you …)

  • 53 MSTJon on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:31 pm

    Bacon Mayonnaise = A Cannabis Omen, Yo

    As one would susupect…

  • 54 michael on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:33 pm

    We don’t make movies = A Devotee In Moms Wok/
    A Veined Sow Mom Toke

    We make fun of them = Take Home New Muff

    This is Rifftrax! = I fix shirt farts! (my personal fav)

    Transformers = Farm Snorters

    The Fifth Element = The Men Filth Fete (it’s funny if you translate ‘fete’)

  • 55 ready4sumfootball on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:38 pm

    Hulk Smash Hulu Servers = Uh, versus Hulk? Harmless.

  • 56 Krud on Nov 10, 2008 at 12:42 pm

    Joel Schumacher = M.C. Escher, haul O.J.

    (Actually, that would be cool, which means it’s totally unrelated to Joel Schumacher…)

  • 57 Michael T Bradley on Nov 10, 2008 at 1:03 pm

    This is “a readable tomfoolery of yours,” no doubt.

    (are you ready for some football)

  • 58 michael on Nov 10, 2008 at 1:08 pm

    One, two, three, pause… = Now there’s a toupee…/ Thou owes a preteen (that one just sounds wrong. *shakes head in self-disgust*)

  • 59 michael on Nov 10, 2008 at 1:14 pm

    “age, ego, curls”

    ok, that gets my vote for the most accurate one yet! nice!

  • 60 michael on Nov 10, 2008 at 1:21 pm

    just had to add one more. plus, how sad is it to reply to my own post!?! but this one is worth it and i haven’t seen it on here yet.

    roadhouse = aroused ho

  • 61 ready4sumfootball on Nov 10, 2008 at 2:12 pm

    “a readable tomfoolery of yours”

    Nice job! And thanks. :-D

  • 62 secretidentitycrisis on Nov 10, 2008 at 2:37 pm

    Beverly Hills Chihuahua
    or
    A Richly Abusive Hell, Huh?

  • 63 Katie M. on Nov 10, 2008 at 2:44 pm

    Tobey Maguire = Gay Bee Tumor

    (And isn’t he though?)

  • 64 Chris Hanel on Nov 10, 2008 at 2:51 pm

    Nelson, Murphy & Corbett –

    In what can only be described as a negative review of the Sixth Sense riff,

    Belched Tromp Annoys Runt

  • 65 ready4sumfootball on Nov 10, 2008 at 5:58 pm

    Leather Battle Panties: A Petite Nether Ballast

  • 66 Brian O. on Nov 10, 2008 at 6:18 pm

    Moi? I’m just some guy who’s been slowly getting out of drawing furry art and moving into more mainstreamish stuff.

    Of course some would consider that fearworthy.

  • 67 Racer™ on Nov 10, 2008 at 7:01 pm

    Neglect hefty psycho corn
    Copy lengthy screech font

    “Perfect Synch Technology”
    ————
    I’m no good at this… Think I’ll leave it to people who have nothing better to do.

    Skål!

  • 68 ern2150 on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:42 pm

    O, Ms? Bid Adieu.

  • 69 ern2150 on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:44 pm

    (disembaudio)

  • 70 Krud on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:45 pm

    Rifftrax Blog = flax grift, bro / for big (XL) fart

    (Sorry, I don’t know why mine keep including the word “fart”… just lucky, I guess.)

  • 71 YoohooRiffer on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:04 pm

    In celebrating Anakin Skywalkers’ hatred of silt:

    Retch in sheeny sand
    or
    Neither he/sand sync

    = Hayden Christensen

  • 72 Scooter on Nov 10, 2008 at 9:16 pm

    ok, I got this

    Nilbog = Goblin

  • 73 ShutterBun on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:01 pm

    Independence Day: “Need Deny Dean Pic!”

  • 74 ShutterBun on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:02 pm

    Day After Tomorrow: “Too wormy? Redraft!”

  • 75 ShutterBun on Nov 10, 2008 at 10:13 pm

    Kevin Murphy: Him Very Punk (hey, I’ve heard Husker Du references!)

    Bill Corbett: Belt Rib Clot (Baconators = bypass surgery, somehow?)

    Michael J. Nelson: “Input too long (14 letters).

    The permitted input length varies depending on the server load. Currently it’s limited to 0 letters (maximum is 40 letters).”

    Dammit!

    Beowulf: Fawlty Towers

  • 76 ready4sumfootball on Nov 11, 2008 at 7:43 am

    Cerebro Magneto = Bacon? Emerge, Tor!

  • 77 Smuttynose on Nov 11, 2008 at 1:37 pm

    A Nit in Anathemas Shirttails=Nathanial Matthias Sinister

  • 78 Smuttynose on Nov 11, 2008 at 1:39 pm

    Paul and Storm=Lost Pun Drama, or Panda Lost Rum

  • 79 Smuttynose on Nov 11, 2008 at 1:46 pm

    Eat our Shorts=
    a) Hoarse Tutors
    b) Thou Roasters
    c) Roaster Shout
    d) Toaster Hours
    e) Oh, Rust Orates

  • 80 deldobuss on Nov 11, 2008 at 5:00 pm

    Cloverfield: Cod Elf Liver
    Cold Life Rev

    Joey Pants: Spat Enjoy

    Manos, the hands of fate: The mane, fat, and hoofs
    (not Rifftrax, but had to try it)
    or The name, hoofs, and fat

    Gandalf the Wizard: Afghan Dawdler Zit

    Captain Jack Sparrow: A Crackpot Sprain Jaw
    A Panic Jockstrap Raw

  • 81 deldobuss on Nov 11, 2008 at 5:02 pm

    Manos is the only one I came up with on my own, I admit.

  • 82 Walter Kovacs on Nov 11, 2008 at 6:05 pm

    Joey Pants And Bacon =

    Panda Annoys Object
    Japan’s Canned Booty
    Banana Cop Dents Joy
    Abandon Any Cop Jest

  • 83 Mr. Alexander on Nov 11, 2008 at 7:27 pm

    Spread out, knuckleheads! Watch how it’s done:

    “Hit bad movie critics attract online fan fix”

    =

    “I love both RiffTrax and Cinematic Titanics”

    I knew that perfect 800 English SAT score would be worth something eventually.

  • 84 euphoriafish on Nov 11, 2008 at 9:19 pm

    There are a good number of anagrams for my favorite Rifftrax movie, The Wicker Man.

    The unriffed film’s effect on its audience:
    “Whack inert Me”

    “Acme threw ink” (describes the transformation from the original boring horror remake to the Warner Bros.-like live action cartoon that is the riffed version)

    Things that may or may not have happened in the film:
    “Mean wreck hit”
    “Take wench rim”
    “Team Wench irk”
    “Mate Wench Irk”
    “Wet Nick, harem”

    Anagrams for Nicolas Cage in this movie:
    “Laconic ages” (it can’t end soon enough!)
    “Cocaine gals” (all the vapid women in the movie act like they’re strung out on something, except for maybe Ellen Burstyn)
    “A gal concise” (well, his ex wife is, isn’t she?)
    “A scenic goal” (he didn’t have one.)
    “Anal Ice Cogs” (kinda describes his acting performance in this one, don’t you think?)
    “Coca Nag Isle” (island of nags on cocaine.)
    “Coca Nags Lie” (so never trust women. ever.)
    “Age An Colics” (Ellen Burstyn is old, and Nick Cage is a colicky angst baby)
    “Cage alco sin” (he must have been very drunk when he signed on to do this movie.)

    “Neon beets tho!” (No, not the bees!!!!)

  • 85 MonkeyCheezPants on Nov 11, 2008 at 9:33 pm

    The one I’m proud of:
    Legend Films = Smelling Def

    Others:
    Mike, Bill, Kevin, Conor = Beck Overkill Minion, Bionic Elm Lover Kink
    Mystery Science Theater = A Testy Reticence Rhymes, A Screech Met Yeti’s Entry

  • 86 trobotcrow on Nov 12, 2008 at 5:19 pm

    For DisembAudio:

    “Aid us, be modi”

    Forgive my use of latin, but since it means “the ways things work” I found it to be highly appropriate. :)

  • 87 trobotcrow on Nov 12, 2008 at 5:22 pm

    small caveat:

    it actually just means “ways” without the “operandi”.

    apologies for not being able to edit my previous post.

  • 88 Thad on Nov 12, 2008 at 11:12 pm

    All right, a long one:

    Ben Affleck is Matt Murdock and Jennifer Garner is Elektra Natchios in Daredevil. (Also, Joey Pants.)

    ->

    Paycheck jerk sucks in bad film, sees in rain. Rentals jolt, offend a lot, endanger vomit, earn a tirade.

  • 89 Sasha on Nov 14, 2008 at 9:07 pm

    Batman and Robin = No Damn Bat Brain