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Ladies and Gentlemen, The Rifftones

May 7th, 2009 by Kevin Murphy · 57 Comments

Sparkly vampires!  Sexy Stooges! Mambo-ing zombies!  Bowie-ing Nelson!  They’re all here, and more!
Ever since Rifftrax started, people have asked, “When are you guys going to do more music? What’s the matter with you?  Why are Kevin’s pants so femmy?”    Well in answer to the first question, we’re officially tickled to introduce our first collection, [...]

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Tags: Events · In the Media · RiffTrax · Riffer Blogs · Rifftones · Shane McGowan-Related Items · music

Good Morning…

April 15th, 2009 by Kevin Murphy · 25 Comments

…From Bad Wax Adam Ant.  He wants to you to “Stand and Deliver” a great, great day. So get up, be like Adam Ant, put on pink war paint and a Midshipman’s’ uniform, and dance like a teenage girl.

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Tags: Bad Wax Figures · RiffTrax · Riffer Blogs

Assistance With my Hell-Phone

April 3rd, 2009 by Kevin Murphy · 120 Comments

Folks, I need your advice.  it concerns this phone.  It just showed up in the mail one day, no box, no wrapper of any kind, but with a note taped to it that said “You’ll know what to do.”  What in God’s name is it for?  What’s it connected to?  That naked front panel is [...]

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Tags: Creepitometry · Kevin · RiffTrax · Riffer Blogs · Shocking Conspiracies Only Kevin Sees

Bad Song of the Year

December 31st, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 75 Comments

it’s a daunting task, chasing down a song that will plainly and commonly be considered bad by peoples of all cultures, ages, races, sexes and nationalities.  I find I must leave my own eclecticisms behind – e.g. my affection for the assless be-underpanted idiocy of Devendra Banhart – but I must also keep my bile [...]

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Tags: Bad Music · Creepitometry · In the Media · RiffTrax · Riffer Blogs · Trends

A Truckload of Respite, Anyone?

November 26th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 99 Comments

I’m preparing this weekend to see the latest Bond film, Quantum of Solace, at my local googleplex.*  And I’m a little concerned that I may not take away from it any measurable quantity of comfort which would aid me in a time of duress.  However, I’m certain that there are other Quantities of other Entities [...]

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Welcome to Climax.

November 21st, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 51 Comments

Climax, Minnesota, In Polk County on the North Dakota Border (not far from Cummings), was founded on August 18th, 1897 at a time when opportunity, poverty and the hope of having something of one’s own would drive adventurous people to such places.  Popular legend says the town was named for a brand of chewing tobacco, [...]

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Tags: Geography · RiffTrax · Riffer Blogs · Walleye · baseball

BOOMER’S MOVIE REVIEWS: Beverly Hills Chihuahua

October 7th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 34 Comments

Occasionally my dog Boomer feels compelled to review a movie, generally when that movie includes a dog or dogs, and this fall’s releases promise to keep him busy.
BEVERLY HILLS CHIHUAHUA:  No Paws (out of four)

Okay, let’s get this straight:  Chihuahuas are not dogs.  They’re long-legged mutant rats developed by Nazi scientists in the 1930s and [...]

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Tags: Creepitometry · Events · In the Media · Monsters · RiffTrax · Riffer Blogs · Trends · currency · movies

Rogenomics 101 Part 2: The Hill Curve

September 9th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 13 Comments

One of the most exciting aspects of Rogenomics is its ability to adapt to new Hollywood trends yet remain the most accurate predictor of their outcome. Last time we observed some basic principles; now let’s observe one of the recent additions to the pantheon of Leading Rogenomic Indicators (LRI’s), Jonah Hill. Jonah has dependably [...]

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Rogenomics 101

September 2nd, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 40 Comments

Folks, success in Hollywood is not as much a matter of blind luck and cult membership as some people would like to think. Regarding the seemingly mercurial nature of the box office, screenwriting legend William Goldman famously postulated, “Nobody knows anything.”
Mr. Goldman needs a primer in Rogenomics.
Simply stated, Rogenomics serves to express the [...]

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BAD SONG OF THE WEEK: “Lonely”

August 24th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 23 Comments

Once again, we comb the airwaves to bring you the music you don’t want to hear. This week:
AKON: Lonely

Yo…all. This one goes out to all my players out there, who sleep too heavily to hear their girlfriends banging around the loft, packing all their belongings and vacating the premises; and who then drown their [...]

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BAD SONG OF THE WEEK: Deluxe Edition Volume 1

August 6th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 61 Comments

It was easy to focus on Devendra Banhart as bad artist of the week; his songs could fill out an entire calendar. But to pick one single song as our week’s portion of yuck was excruciating. Witness for example one of his signature songs, performed here on Jools Holland’s show. Enjoy the [...]

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BAD SONG OF THE WEEK: Sexy Can I

July 30th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 35 Comments

“Bad Song of the Week” has been away for several, on summer vacation from bleeding ears. We now bring it back as my bad-savvy niece Laurel (and now several of you) continue to supply us with what’s the worst of the latest and the latest of the worst. This week:

RAY J (Featuring Yung [...]

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My First Con Kiss

July 25th, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 47 Comments

I have now kissed Darth Vader. In public, before God and everybody.
Before you ask, I’ll just say it: He’s a gentle, beautiful man. He smelled of summer lavender blossoming in the fields of Givenchy. His helmet flaps, so delicate, his control panel, so powerful. Moments after this was taken, I swooned. [...]

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See You At The Con – #14 in a Series

July 22nd, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 18 Comments

As we prepare to descend into the valley of the uber-geek, we present another sketch of one of our favorite con archetypes, this time drawn by Mike. Many years ago. If you happen to look like this guy, please remember that we kid because we love.

HUGE Post-Cyberpunk Fan.
Believes he wields tremendous power on [...]

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See You At the Con – #7 in a Series

July 21st, 2008 by Kevin Murphy · 11 Comments

In order to ready ourselves for the onslaught of geekdom, we’d like to share some sketches of our favorite con-going archetypes.

Spearheaded the Walworth County, Wisconsin Save Firefly movement (3 members).
Thinks Doctor Horrible is “longish.”
Works sealing cartons at a rubber novelty fulfillment house.
Has an incomplete collection of Space 1999 action figures.

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Tags: Comic Con · Events · In the Media · RiffTrax Live! · Riffer Blogs