I was fortunate to grow up in a time and place where local movie hosts/programming were a norm and not the exception. In Detroit we had Sir Graves Ghastly, Count Scary, Kung Fu Theater (with the infamous Charlie Lum), the Hot Fudge Show, The Scene etc but one in particular always spoke to me the loudest…and that was The Ghoul (rip Ron Sweed).
As 2017 starts, mister X begins a month by month twitter-look back at tumultuous 2016 finding the fun to be had during a pretty sh*tty year…
In the vein of the GEEK JUICE SAFETY BROCHURE and IF GJ RAN EVERYTHING, mister X creates a few innocent, all-inclusive and family-friendly christmas cards for the GJ faithful…
mister X has intercepted sealed documents from the MPAA which reveal a plan to tamper with classic films even more insidious than Ted Turner colorization or Netflix image cropping – TONE-POLICED CINEMATIC CENSORSHIP!
if u wanna buy X a beer to keep him funny, u can donate via PAYPAL
whether it’s MST3K/Rifftrax/Cinematic Titanic, a joe bob briggs dvd commentary or just your favorite net reviewer, the art of snarking on a piece of media is collectively known as ‘riffing’-and when done properly, it transcends smart-assedtry and becomes something…more.
let’s explore this, won’t we?riffing is a gateway to critical media thinking …and the gateway “drug” for many was MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER [...]