A Long Strange Pirate Trip (Smells Like Patchouli Oil)

May 23, 2017

Special Intro:  Jonah Ray, the new host of MST3K  

Film at 11: Pacific Rim (2013)  

BookIT: The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America by David Hadju  

App-etite: Ponzi Supernova podcast  

...And Now the News: Google is changing your world view, Amazon is hiring economists and the Summer of LIVE riffs is here!   

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms52317


Following the Owls to Twin Peaks

May 16, 2017

Special Intro:  Impressionist Craig Gass -- Tracy Morgan has a new Netflix comedy special this week  

Film at 11: Batman & Bill (2017 on Hulu)  

BookIT: The Republic of Pirates by Colin Woodard  

App-etite: The Bob’s Burgers Music Album  

...And Now the News: Ransomware is out there. Update your software! Microsoft has some great projects planned for 2017 and Tesla wants to be your roofer. 

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms51617


Thank You, Offreds of the World

May 9, 2017

Special Intro:  Scott Freiman, creator of Deconstructing the Beatles  

Film at 11: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)  

BookIT: Change Agent (2017) by Daniel Suarez  

App-etite: Google Street View  

...And Now the News: Microsoft is making laptops, Hulu has LIVE TV, and your yacht is not secured from cyber pirates.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms5917


By the Chest Hair of Hasselhoff!

May 2, 2017

Special Intro:  Gavin Edwards -- author of The Tao of Bill Murray  

Film at 11: Captain Fantastic (2016)  

BookIT: Anansi Boys (2005) by Neil Gaiman  

App-etite: Triggr  

...And Now the News: Facebook is a propaganda portal, A dentist in Alaska pulled a tooth while on a hoverboard and the tricorder has been invented.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms5217


May Day Pole Dancing - A Celebration!

April 25, 2017

Special Intro:  Bill Sininger from Prolific Games  

Film at 11: Bill Nye​ Saves the World on Netflix  

BookIT: To Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History by Lawrence Levy  

App-etite: The Great Courses  

...And Now the News: Is Google a monopoly? Can we have our flying cars now? Did we find the elusive Unicorn?  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms42517


Extra Scrolling: Doctor Who Season 10 Episode 1: “The Pilot”

April 20, 2017

Extra Special Intro:  Noel Clarke -- Mickey Smith, Neve McIntosh -- Madame Vastra and Sylvester McCoy -- The Seventh Doctor from Doctor Who  

Special Guests:  Chris Mau -- Owner of the Blue Box Cafe in Elgin, IL and Deb Hohlfelder  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tmsdrwho


Midi-chlorians and Taxes (with Bradley Weatherholt & Kyle Brodeur)

April 18, 2017

Special Intro:  Eddie Volkman from 103.9 The Fox  

Special Guests: Bradley Weatherholt and Kyle Brodeur -- producers of The Prequels Strike Back: A Fan’s Journey (2016)  

Film at 11: Mystery Science Theater 3000 on Netflix  

BookIT: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance  

App-etite: YouTube TV  

...And Now the News: Earth Day is this Saturday, April 22, 2017, go out and make your part of it a little better.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms41817


Extra Scrolling: Mystery Science Theater 3000: Experiment 1101

April 14, 2017

Extra Special Intro:  Joel Hodgson, Jonah Ray, Bill Corbett, Baron Vaughn, Trace Beaulieu, Bridget Nelson, Hampton Yount, Mary Jo Pehl, and Rebecca Hanson From Mystery Science Theater 3000  


Courtney Adoette, Super Fan  

Michael Albright, Down in Front, Chicago MST3K Meetup Group  

Julie Cowden-Starbird, Down in Front, Podlander Drunkcast  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tmsMST3K2017


Doctor, Who Plays The Bad Movies?

April 11, 2017

Special Intro: Hampton Yount -- the new voice of Crow T Robot on on Mystery Science Theater 3000  

Film at 11: The Prequels Strike Back: A Fan's Journey (2016)  

BookIT: Whographica: An Infographic Guide to Space and Time (2016) by Steve O'Brien, Simon Guerrier and Ben Morris  

App-etite: BritBox has all of the classic Doctor Who episodes  

And Now the News... ISPs can legally sell your browsing data to advertisers, Android devices are taking over the Internet and YouTube TV is now available in 5 US cities.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms41117


No One Will Ever Believe You (with Gavin Edwards)

April 4, 2017

Special Intro: Baron Vaughn -- the new voice of Tom Servo on Mystery Science Theater 3000  

Special Guest: Gavin Edwards -- author of The Tao of Bill Murray: Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing (2016)  

Film at 11: MindGamers (2015) presented by Fathom Events  

BookIT: The Tao of Bill Murray: Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing (2016) by Garvin Edwards  

App-etite: The Masters at Augusta  

And Now the News... Verizon has new spyware, LBRY.io has a new idea for the world’s knowledge and Jeff Bezos has a 13 foot tall robot suit.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms4417