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A Christmas Boner

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is one of our most beloved and well-known stories. This is mostly because it’s in the public domain, so you can remake it with Muppets or cartoon characters or a hollow-eyed motion capture Jim Carrey without paying anyone a dime. This latest adaptation puts a new twist on the classic […]

Seventy Years of Minutes from the Lik-M-Aid Corporation’s Annual Board Meeting

I one day wondered why all packages of Fun Dip candy say “Lik-M-Aid” on top of it, as if it’s just one of the many Lik-M-Aid brands of products. The true story ended up being boring and sad, so I invented a more interesting one and Slacktory.com just published it, so go check it out. […]

The First White House press conference after The Headmaster from Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” was elected President

An oldy but goody from the RiffTrax Blog, reprinted here for your amusement. More Pink Floyd-based humor by me here Press Secretary: We’re going to keep this brief, it’s been a busy first day for the president Press Corp: What was the legislation that the president passed today? The president was eager to accomplish something on his […]

Two updates

To promote our upcoming Live RiffTrax of Birdemic, Sean and I turned four classic horror movies into horrible, lowbrow comedies. They’re up on the RiffTrax Tumblr. We also recently riffed The Hunger Games, and I sat in on another Talkin’ RiffTrax segment to try to break down the series’ appeal:

Big win for the Nats tonight

“Are fans of the opposing team still getting assaulted and brain damaged in always-classy Chavez Ravine? If not I will wear my ‘giant bald eagle perched on top of the capital with fireworks going off in the background’ Nats shirt.” That was an excerpt from an email I sent on 4/22/12. The Nationals were 12 […]

Talkin’ RiffTrax – The Boy in the Plastic Bubble

Another segment in the Talkin’ RiffTrax series has Bill, Sean and I discussing the 70s made for tv movie The Boy in the Plastic Bubble starring John Travolta I edited this one together, which is something I always enjoy getting a chance to do.

Talkin’ RiffTrax – Ghost House

I sat down with Bill Corbett and Sean Thomason to discuss “Ghosthouse“, a terrible movie with an emphasis on Ham Radio and chili:

RBI Baseball Week Bonus Post – “The Mysterious Allure of RBI Baseball” By Kimberly Landrigan

It turned out that five different perspectives on RBI Baseball were not nearly enough. In a special bonus post, Kim Landrigan demonstrates the impact the game could have on you, even if you never picked up a controller. Read all the essays in the series here The Mysterious Allure of RBI Baseball My third year of […]

RBI Baseball Week Post #5 – “RBI, perfection” by Greg Harrell-Edge

I asked five of my friends if they would write an essay about a mystery topic. I wouldn’t tell them what it was unless they agreed to do it, but assured them it would be something they’d enjoy writing about. All five said yes. The topic was RBI Baseball, a 1987 Nintendo game that I’ve […]

RBI Baseball Week Post #4 – “The RBI Way” by Derek Moore

I asked five of my friends if they would write an essay about a mystery topic. I wouldn’t tell them what it was unless they agreed to do it, but assured them it would be something they’d enjoy writing about. All five said yes. The topic was RBI Baseball, a 1987 Nintendo game that I’ve spent […]