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Entries from July 2009

Forever? Really?!

July 31st, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 15 Comments

Awhile back RiffTrax hosted a little competition to see who out there had the best riffing chops. The winners, the very lovely and talented Doug Walker, Rob Walker, and Brian Heinz from thatguywiththeglasses.com. These brave men waded in where no one else dare go, to the grim innards (yes, you can wade into innards, let [...]

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“What Goes On” Wiseau Remix

July 30th, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 13 Comments

The biggest story of Comic Con had to be the presence of Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero, aka Johnny and Mark from The Room, at a booth not too far away from ours.  Here is a picture my friend Lisa (Yes, I know) took of them holding a rubber duck:

And here is a pic of [...]

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Tags: Great Music · RiffTrax · The Room

Why newspapers are going bankrupt

July 29th, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 48 Comments

Yes, yes, you might read any number of commentaries about why the decline of the newspaper happened so rapidly . But nobody is addressing the key issue: that the comics used to look like THIS:

And now look like this:

Let’s take a closer look at the Katzenjammer Kids comic (the Born Loser strip is best left [...]

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Tags: RiffTrax · silly

Kevin’s New Look

July 22nd, 2009 by Kevin Murphy · 35 Comments

As Comic-Con looms, we’re packing our bags and heading out to San Diego with ENTIRELY NEW LOOKS!*  We’ve already made Bill and Mike over, now to the real trouble spot- Mr. K.W. Murphy.  Kevin’s owned a single pair of jeans for eleven years, and has watched his yellowing Munsingwear golf shirt go in and out [...]

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Tags: Comic Con · Events · Fashion · In the Media · Joey Pants · RiffTrax · RiffTrax Live!

Rifftrax Live, across the U.S.A.! 8/20/2009

July 15th, 2009 by Bill Corbett · 80 Comments

We’ll be saying a lot more about this over the next days and weeks. But for the moment, let the pure awesomeness speak for itself:

LIVE in 433 theaters across the U.S.A.
More info HERE from our producing partners at Fathom Events.
And Conor has even more 411 HERE on the Rifftrax Forum.
Stay [...]

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Bill Corbett’s New Look

July 13th, 2009 by Kevin Murphy · 48 Comments

It’s not easy being a Bill Corbett – riffer, writer, actor, father, amateur soft drink developer. Mixing a career and family can be tough, even confusing, evidence when Bill sent his young daughter to close a contract in Hollywood. (She was a pit bull at the negotiating table, by the way).  This leaves Bill the [...]

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Tags: Fashion · RiffTrax

A stunning development

July 2nd, 2009 by Conor Lastowka · 29 Comments

 

I’ll let the comment of Youtube user “elasticxplastic” speak for myself: WTF DID I JUST WATCH
Honestly, this is one of the greatest things I’ve ever seen.  The stunning surprise of that pan over is a moment I will remember right up there with the “Snakes and Rats” speech that truck driving woman gave on the [...]

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Tags: RiffTrax · video

Rare early RiffTones footage!

July 1st, 2009 by Bill Corbett · 37 Comments

Ah, memories. A few things jumped out:
– I can’t believe I used to wear such a small red bow tie! Roughly a third the size of the red bow tie I wear these days.
– Kevin has always danced like a dream, and this video proves it. It’s hard not [...]

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