If you’re in the San Diego area, come see us at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido for our Christmas Shorts-stravaganza! We’ll be there, up on stage, on the 16th of December. There will be many suprises, one of which I’ll spoil. I will wrestle a bear while Kevin, dressed as a cowboy, [...]
November 20th, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 44 Comments
September 3rd, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 67 Comments
Brit explains… the British constitution (A Guest Post by Blogger Extraordinaire Brit)
Ah, America, America, God Bless America! We British invented America, of course, back in medieval times. But, as with so many of our inventions, we couldn’t work out how to make any money out of it and in the end we got bored and [...]
August 16th, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 59 Comments
Who wants a free iPod Touch? Everyone on the planet save for a few bellicose Luddites, that’s who! You can win a free iPod Touch crammed-to-bursting with free RiffTrax! Just enter our Twitter drawing, and come to our Live Show on August 20th! You’ll also win free RiffTrax for everyone in your theater – even [...]
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 [...]
June 15th, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 40 Comments
A friend (thanks Rick!) suggests that Tommy Wiseau could easily play the keyboardist/flautist when it comes time to make the biopic of these guys (who, I should point out, turn in a performance almost as weird as Tommy’s in The Room.)
June 4th, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 31 Comments
Blogger extraordinaire (and bad wax figurine enthusiast) Brit brings to us the rich interior life and, shall we say, offbeat personality of this man, John Portsmouth Football Club Westwood:
John Portsmouth Football Club Westwood wears a novelty Pompey top hat, a blue and white dreadlock wig, a blue-check vest, shorts and a pair of tattered blue-check [...]
June 1st, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 19 Comments
Come on, Youtube!: The Wall Street Journal had a delightful and sad article on the decline of Grape Nuts that they titled (as you can see) No Grapes, No Nuts, No Market Share: A Venerable Cereal Faces Crunch Time. So far, so good. But alas, neither the original Seinfeld routine that the title pays homage to, nor [...]
May 21st, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 50 Comments
Jonathan Coulton, along with Paul & Storm, go through the extensive, rigorous and often very painful RiffTrax training program.
May 5th, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 49 Comments
I see your ropeless jump rope and raise you jogging without the ground.
May 1st, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 14 Comments
On this, the 1st day of May, Van Morrison has tender words of sweet love for you and yours.
April 30th, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 66 Comments
Tomorrow is May. Though I will still be busy with RiffTrax, I do plan on spending all my spare time a-maying. While traditionally, a-maying involves amorous adventures with fair maidens, that’s not how I celebrate it.
No, this is how I do a-maying.
And may I introduce you to my a-maying partner?
April 28th, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 28 Comments
Impromptu RiffTrax Live! Happening in just a little bit! Cost? One thin dime.
April 28th, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 47 Comments
The sheer unbounded awesomeness of this! A wax figure of Dalton – and it’s for sale!
I am of course putting in a bid and we shall see.
April 23rd, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 30 Comments
Funny, and worth the click. (Sorry, can’t embed.)
April 21st, 2009 by Mike Nelson · 103 Comments
When will they invent a bloodthirsty, evil hell-beast for the rest of us? They have! Gone are the days when vampires were dreary, basement dwelling Eastern Europeans in capes. Now they are dreary, fey little d-bags wearing lipstick and shuffling around like unenthusiastic Lord Byron impersonators without the animal machismo or ruffled shirts. And they’re [...]