In the Peanut Gallery with Mystery Science Theater 3000: Essays on Film, Fandom, Technology and the Culture of Riffing

In the Peanut Gallery with Mystery Science Theater 3000: Essays on Film, Fandom, Technology and the Culture of Riffing


The award-winning tv sequence Mystery technological know-how Theater 3000 (1988-1999) has been defined as "the smartest, funniest convey in America," and eternally replaced the best way we watch videos. The sequence featured a human host and a couple of robot puppets who, whereas being subjected to a few of the worst movies ever made, supplied ongoing hilarious and insightful remark in a mode popularly often called "riffing." those essays characterize the 1st full-length scholarly research of Mystery technological know-how Theater 3000--MST3K--which blossomed from humble beginnings as a Minnesota public-access tv exhibit right into a cultural phenomenon on significant cable networks. The booklet comprises interviews with sequence author Joel Hodgson and solid individuals Kevin Murphy and hint Beaulieu.

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