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Sci-Fi Archives

Visit our archives of the MST3K pages previously hosted by the Sci-Fi Channel's SCIFI.COM.

Goodbye Sci-Fi

Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett reflect on MST3K's final broadcast.

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Visit, the official site of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

And don't forget about RiffTrax, the place to find commentaries by Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett.

And be sure to visit The Mads are Back to see Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff live!

And check out the official web site of Joel Hodgson.

‘Keep Manos Free’

This seems like a worthy cause to us.

Great ‘Manos’ Article

…by Jackie “Debbie” Jones herself. Lots of great personal memories. Check it out here.

‘Atomic Brain’ Restoration in Progress

I know you are probably Kickstartered out but I wanted to alert you that our pal Benjamin Solovey, who masterminded the “Manos” restoration, has another film restoration in the works. It’s “The Atomic Brain” AKA “Monstrosity,” from 1963.

He writes:

Working in 4K from the original 35mm camera negative, we have seen in […]

A Couple of Mr. B Promo Pics

Banu Gibson, wife of Buzz Podewell, was recently archiving some of his old pictures and came across these two “Mr. B Natural” promo shots. She was kind enough to send them to us.


Says Banu: “Buzz never answered emails or inquiries regarding if that was him in the short. He wasn’t interested […]

Restored ‘Manos’ Due in Fall

According the Synapse Films Facebook page:

SYNAPSE FILMS ART REVEAL for our upcoming edition of MANOS: THE HANDS OF FATE! Cover art created by the awesome Joel Robinson, a man we’ve known for years and we’ve finally had the opportunity to work with. More details to come, but we’re fast-tracking this one as […]

Get Well Soon, Pia Zadora

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Pia Zadora was hospitalized with serious head and leg injuries after a fall from a motorized golf cart driven by her teenage son near their northwest Las Vegas home. Zadora’s husband, Mike Jeffries, tells the Las Vegas Sun the singer-actress suffered a head injury and a compound ankle […]

MANOS, The Hands of Felt Now on DVD

This is right on the outside edge of on-topic for us, but MANOS – THE HANDS OF FELT, a puppet musical re-imagining of our favorite movie, “MANOS – The Hands of Fate”, is now available on DVD and digital download.

Visit for more information.

RIP The Giant Spider

Various lowlifes are constantly looking for large amounts of unguarded metal to take to scrap dealers to get cash (often to buy drugs). When they happened on the metal frame of the giant spider from “Giant Spider Invasion,” dollar signs probably appeared in their eyes.

And so, farewell, giant spider…


Restored ‘Manos’ Screenings

The restored version of “Manos, the Hands of Fate” will be screened Wednesday, Aug. 7, at 9 p.m. at SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave. N. in Seattle. More info here. So, a big ‘Manos’ week in Seattle.

There will also be a showing Thursday, Aug. 22, at 8 p.m. at PhilaMOCA, […]

‘Manos, the Hands of Felt’ in Seattle (featuring special guests)

“Manos, The Hands of Felt,” “a giddy puppet musical re-imagining of the cult classic” will be performed Fridays and Saturdays, Aug. 9-10 and 16-17 at 8 p.m. at the Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave. in Seattle. Following the Saturday, Aug. 10, performance there will be a question-and-answer session with Jackey Raye Neyman […]