Mike Nelson

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    There is Life After MST3K (Joel Hodgson Version)

    Washington Post TV columnist Tom Shales has the scoop on the new incarnation of one of Time magazine's top 100 shows ever, Mystery Science Theater 3000. For those unfamiliar with the Comedy Central program, which premiered -- this can't be right, can it? -- 20 years ago, creator Joel Hodgson's them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Tuesday's Headlines & Surprises: Anaheim Subsidizes Private Tennis Club

    Slow Road to China: Officials at the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) are puzzled as to why a private construction company is repeatedly missing deadlines to finish the $550-million road-widening project, according to a story by Ellyn Pak at the Register. The delays aren't just costing ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 5, 2007


    Allow me to write a similar column to !Ask a Mexican! called Ask an American, and lets see which column people like more

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2006

    MST3000 for Your PC or Mac and DVD

    Whenever we read Rob Nelson's byline on a Weekly film review, we picture Mike Nelson of Mystery Science Theater 3000 fame. One of those Nelsons has a new website, RiffTrax, that allows you to download Rob, er, Mike's commentary to certain movies and blast it from your computer while watching that DV ... More >>

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Big Hands, Warped Minds

    The creators of the late, great Mystery Science Theater 3000 find an new home on the Web