You’ll be shocked to hear that I’m basically too damn busy/lazy/pissed off at the COVIDiocy to have much energy for long-form blogging these days. However I’ve found new home on MeWe and am keeping up with regular short takes there. I have a few fun group contributors too, and would love to add you to […]Read more "GalaxyJane is Now on MeWe"
As per my previous post, B-Fest 2020 dates have been announced early this year. Looks like it will be February 7th and 8th at Northwestern University. They have been poor about keeping the website updated the last few years, but when tickets go on sale, (which has been anywhere from Novemebr to the first week […]Read more "B-Fest 2020 Dates"
*NOTE* This has been sitting in my drafts folder 80% complete for 6 months. I got to a certain point, hit the wall and blanked on how to deal with the pain (the reason why will be obvious). Then I refused to post anything else because I hadn’t finished my annual B-Fest write up (as […]Read more "B-Fest 2019 – Crap and More Crap"
26 January 2018. The sun sets over Lake Michigan as a cool breeze ruffles the hair of the secretive creatures that scutter towards their lair for the next 24 hours. The time, 6:00 PM; the place, Norris Auditorium; and the event all these curiously masochistic examples of humanity have gathered for; B-Fest 2018 It Begins: […]Read more "B-Fest 2018 – Craptastic Voyage"
Now I just have to make sure I have properly allowed for the time difference between California and Undisclosed Desert Location™ and that the new episodes are actually all available on Netflix for your streaming pleasure… My initial thoughts on the overall aesthetic and the first movie choice still stand, so I won’t reiterate here, […]Read more "Hurrah! Now I’m Allowed a Real Chat! (Warning: Massive MST3K Spoilers Ahead)"
Got preview access to the rest of Season Eleven today and my initial impression remains positive. The movie choices include some infamously notorious stinkers that are well suited for Jonah and the bots to take apart as well as some more obscure choices that I suspect will be new to even the most hardened MSTies. […]Read more "More New MST3K Thoughts. Nope, No Spoilers, I Promised Joel. "
For any B Fest fans out there, long time attendee Tim who distributes the annual ‘soundtrack’ CDs to all and sundry could use a little help keeping the tradition going for B Fest 2017. My first year as an attendee he came up to me out of nowhere and presented me with all of the […]Read more "B Fest Fans – Help Keep a Tradition Alive"
January 22nd 2016, Norris Auditorium, Northwestern University – Once again I took my favorite seat, (second row, second seat from the left) curled up under my fuzzy blankie (to hide my personal Facebook updating during the event), and settled in for 24 more hours of the best of the worst. What I lacked in theme […]Read more "B-Fest 2016 – More Crap Happens"
On the evening of January 23rd, 2015, round about 6PM, I settled myself in for 24 butt-numbing hours of things man was not meant to wot of. Yes my friend, can your heart stand the shocking facts of…B-FEST 2015? What is a B-Fest, one might (legitimately) ask? It’s an annual 24 hour celebration of all […]Read more "B-Fest 2015 – Crap Happens"