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Goodbye Sci-Fi

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

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RIP Wayne Fitzgerald

Whidbey Island, Wash.–Wayne Fitzgerald, the main title designer of hundreds of films and television shows including “Apocalypse Now,” “The Graduate,” “Chinatown,” “Dallas,” “The Searchers,” “The Godfather” and “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died here Sept. 30. He was 89.

MSTies will remember his work for the movie in episode 615- KITTEN WITH A WHIP.

The L.A. Times has a nice perspective.

Thanks to Tracy and Timmy for the heads up.

Now Available from RiffTrax…

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There was also a short released this week. Get it here.

Weekend Discussion Thread: Cell Phones

Alert regular Jay suggests:

Virtually all of the films featured in MST3K are from a time before the advent of cell phones. Both a blessing and a curse cell phones have changed the way the world works. How many times have you been watching an episode and thought, “If they’d only had a cell phone …”. Just imagine the scene where Tanya and Leslie introduce Crenshaw to the wonders of the hand-held internet.

Have at it!

RIP Sid Haig

LOS ANGELES–Sid Haig, a character actor whose credits extend from 1970s blaxploitation films to cult horror classics such as “House of 1000 Corpses,” died here Sept. 21 of a lung infection. He was 80.

Haig appeared in more than 50 films, from George Lucas’ “THX 1138” to the 1971 James Bond film “Diamonds Are Forever” to Quentin Tarantino’s “Jackie Brown.” MSTies will remember him as Donar in the movie in episode 1111- WIZARDS OF THE LOST KINGDOM II.

Entertainment Weekly has a nice obit.

Thanks to Timmy for the heads up.

Weekend Discussion Thread: MST3K-Inspired Foods

Alert regular Duke of Puddles, suggests:

Late last Sunday night I was nursing a ‘Vulcan Mind Probe’ (mentioned in episode 407- KILLER SHREWS) and … ok, it was a cold ham sammich but I was wondering what kinds of food or drink ideas could be inspired by MST movies? Diabolik deviled eggs came to mind.

Me (walks out, looks at the camera and says) “Pancakes … Oh I blew it!”

What’s your pick?

Keep those WDT ideas coming!