Extra Scrolling: Luke Gygax at GaryCon IX

March 30, 2017

Luke Gygax, son of Gary Gygax, the creator of Dungeons & Dragons, shares stories of his father and the life that lead to GaryCon in Lake Geneva, WI. Recorded March 25, 2017 


The Unsettling Eeriness of Providence (with Mark Brett)

March 28, 2017

Special Intro: Deconstructing the Beatles lecturer Scott Freiman  

Special Guest: Dork Forty writer Mark Brett  

Film at 11: Dave Chappelle is BACK  

BookIT: Providence by Alan Moore  

App-etite: VPNs for Internet security  

And Now the News... The Senate wants more ads, the people want taco sauce, Miller Lite and a connection to the hive mind.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms32817


It’s Like Dungeons and Dragons, Only Real

March 21, 2017

Special Intro: Bill Corbett - from Rifftrax and Mystery Science Theater 3000  

Film at 11: Jackie (2016)  

BookIT: Empire of Imagination: Gary Gygax and the Birth of Dungeons & Dragons by Michael Witwer  

App-etite: Concur Mobile  

And Now the News... Hamilton is starting a second national tour, Alexa is in your iPhone and Star Wars land is being constructed in Orlando.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms32117


March Madness for the Wee Folk and the Big Folk

March 14, 2017

Special Intro: Tom Merritt -- host of the Daily Tech News Show and author of Pilot X  

Film at 11: Weiner (2016)  

BookIT: A Generation of Sociopaths: How the Baby Boomers Betrayed America by Bruce Cannon Gibney  

App-etite: Sign up for the inaugural Too Much Scrolling March Madness Bracket Contest  

And Now the News... “Who are you?” How much storage do you have? What’s your battery life? Can you grow potatoes on Mars?  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms31417


Relax Caesar, It’s the Nones of March (with Kevin Moseley)

March 7, 2017

Special Intro : Rebecca Hanson - the new Gypsy on Mystery Science Theater 3000  

Film at 11: Logan (2017)  

BookIT: Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel (2016) by Tom Wainwright  

App-etite: Computer and Internet Security with special guest Kevin Moseley  

And Now the News... The Internet had a bad day last Tuesday but YouTube TV is here to save us while we have a pizza delivered via shoe GPS.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms3717


Rolling the Dice (with Professor Jonathan Chestnut)

February 28, 2017

Special Intro : Joel Hodgson - Creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000  

Film at 11: Arrival (2016)  

BookIT: The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien  

App-etite: Pathfinder RPG (w/ Special Guest Professor Jonathan Chestnut)  

And Now the News... Are we living in a post-app world? Would you travel to a new world? In the not-too-distant future this world will get new episodes of MST3K.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms22817


Post Presidents’ Day Extravaganza

February 21, 2017

Special Intro: Michael Albright from Down in Front  

Special Intro #2: Jonah Ray, the new host of MST3K  

Film at 11: Mystery Science Theater 3000 is coming to Netflix April 14, 2017  

BookIT: The Atlantis Gene by A.G. Riddle  

App-etite: Roll the Ball  

And Now the News... Star Trek is real, MST3K is getting its own comic book and Wedding Taco Bells are ringing.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms22117


We’ve Brought Chocolates and Flowers! (With Michael Albright)

February 14, 2017

Special Guest: Michael Albright, from Chicago’s Riffing crew Down in Front, reviews the exciting week ahead for MST3K fans in Chicago.  

Film at 11: The LEGO Batman Movie (2016)  

BookIT: Norse Mythology (2017) by Neil Gaiman  

App-etite: Dr. Jackson Crawford teaches you Old Norse and Modern Icelandic.  

And Now the News... A new season of Mystery Science Theater 3000 is coming to Netflix, Dear Evan Hansen is on Broadway and the Chicago Auto Show is open at McCormick Place.   

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms21417


Darkness! No Parents! Fifty Shades Darker!

February 7, 2017

Special Intro: Robert Murphy  

Film at 11: The Love Witch (2016)  

BookIT: Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit (2012) by Corey Olsen

App-etite: The Tolkien Professor podcast by Corey Olsen  

And Now the News... TESLA has batteries in California,  America has enough bacon for everybody and Hooters has a new idea for your chicken wings.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms2717


Lies & Made Up Facts (Groundhog Day Edition)

January 31, 2017

Film at 11: iBoy (2017)  

BookIT: The Fellowship of the Ring (1954) by J.R.R. Tolkien  

App-etite: Just Watch  

And Now the News... You can address your Amazon Echo like Kirk would, It may be the end of the Jedi line in Star Wars episode VIII and we mourn the passing of Mary Tyler Moore and the War Doctor this week.  

Show Notes: http://bit.ly/tms13117