Enjoy “Johnny at the Fair” and “The Rebel Set” riffed on by Joel and the bots.
For those who don’t know, the premise of Mystery Science Theater 3000 is that Joel Robinson is stranded on a spaceship with a couple of robots he made himself. A mad scientist and his assistant force Joel and the bots to watch really bad movies, and sell the results to cable TV.
Back in the 90s, Turkey Day often featured a 24-hour marathon of MST3K episodes run back to back. For this Turkey Day, I’m offering just a single episode (#419), consisting of a short and a feature. Continue reading →
Boning up on essential skills for coping with nuclear Armageddon
With the recent dramatic lack of brinksmanship by the Donald, people of Guam have needed a refresher course on what to do in case of nuclear attack. But have government brochures really provided adequate information?
The following video offers a quick drill on essential aspects of civil defense, with multiple choice questions designed to test your knowledge. Example:
How do you protect yourself from fallout?
A. Hide in the basement until it goes away.
B. Wear protective rubber underwear, and simply brush yourself off at the end of the day.
C. Run naked through a field of sorghum.
After viewing the video, you should at least be able to answer this question: What is the most practical thing you can do in the event of a total thermonuclear war?