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RIP Scott Hansen

MINNEAPOLIS — Twin Cities-based comedian and comedy impresario Scott Hansen, who influenced several MST3K cast members’ careers, died September 5 at a hospice here of multiple organ failure. He was 66.

“In terms of comedy in Minnesota, Scott is at the top of the list, said Patrick Strait, author of “Funny Thing […]

Announcing “The Mary Jo Pehl Show”

Dumb Industries has announced its newest live stream series: The Mary Jo Pehl Show. The show will premiere on Twitch on Tuesday, August 24 at 8pm ET / 7pm CT, and is being billed as “a monthly comedy variety show hosted by none other than original Mystery Science Theater 3000 writer & […]

Help for Crist Ballas

Crist Ballas, a longtime BBI staffer, is in the hospital with a heart condition related to COVID-19.

Crist did hair and make-up for numerous MST3K episodes from seasons 2 to 7. He was also a prop builder for MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000: THE MOVIE and appeared in a gorilla suit in episode […]

Details on Joel’s Fundraiser Show

Here’s what you need to know about Joel’s event on Friday.

Clear your calendars, MSTies: On October 30, you’re invited to the Second Annual Puppet Camp and Startling Conclusion of the MIGIZI Fundraiser! This event will feature a telethon-style final push on the fundraiser we began in July to help MIGIZI rebuild, as […]

“Hate Mail” Charity Performance

Rhea Seehorn of “Better Call Saul” and Paul F. Tompkins of “Bojack Horseman,” “Mr. Show” and so much more perform the two-character comedy “Hate Mail,” which was written by Bill and playwright Kira Obolensky.

All proceeds from this event will go to Partners in Health, to provide communities impacted by the […]