Category_Collecting, Category_Groovy Stuff, Category_Horror, Category_Screenings, Category_VHS, Category_Weirdness, Cinema, Cult, Joel Hodgson, Kickstarter, MST3K, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Television, TV, VHS -

Often imitated but never duplicated, the awesomely influential and widely adored cult-cinema centric comedy show Mystery Science Theater 3000 may be returning from the grave. MST3K creator Joel Hodgson is currently running a 30 day campaign through Kickstarter to bring the show back for at least three more episodes, able to be made for a total pledge of $2,000,000, with a potential of 12 episodes AKA a full season (!!), made for about 5 and half million dollars. So, why is this of particular interest to Tapeheads everywhere? Aside from the fact that this show totally rules, and has paid...

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20 Years of Madness, 30 Years of Madness, 90s, Category_Collecting, Category_Groovy Stuff, Category_Music, Category_Screenings, Category_VHS, Category_Weirdness, Comedy, Experimental, Jerry White Jr, Obscure, Public Access, shot on video, TV, Variety, VHS -

When Jerry White, Jr. and a few of his friends first started filming their backyard hijinks with a VHS camcorder in the early 90s, they had little idea that it would be the basis for one of the most significant times in their lives. 30 Minutes of Madness is a cult variety show that ran through the early to mid-90s on Public Access. It’s largely shot-on-video, chock full of low-brow humor, non-sequitur and all kinds of experimental antics, created by a counter-culture collective consisting of self-proclaimed outsider artists from Michigan. These shot-on-video skits contain improvisational entertainment that just drip with...

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